what a let down
By jblaze7469100165433 Ranked #271 - Bindings November 4, 2012
I've had a few pairs of these, last years i loved the bases but i'd chew threw ladder straps every day, sometimes just buckling up loosely in the lift line they would chew.( the previous pair would last a few weeks, then need to be replaced). I contacted ride and they said they have never heard of this problem before.
well long story short, i exchanged emails with them all winter. they questioned my snowboard knowledge constantly( riding 24 years), asking if i knew how to downsize my boot( 14s riding in 12s). they sent me a bunch of replacement parts and finally admitted that i wasn't the only one having the problem. But just throwing inferior parts at it did not resolve the problem. I felt the ankle strap was too long, asked for a shorter one, said i was wrong.
went union, never looked back, never had an issue. what do you know the union straps lock in super tight, no chewing straps, and are shorter?!?!?!
Helpful Votes: 0 Yes
- Eclipse RS
- Ankle Strap:
- Toe Strap:
- 3D ThinGrip
- Infinity (aluminium)
- Baseplate Padding:
- Wedgie 2.5, Wedgie 4.0, Wedgie 5.0, Urethane Rollbar
- Ratchet Type:
- AstroGlyde LT (cored aluminium)
- medium-stiff (8 of 10 on Ride's scale)
- 4-hole, channel