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Gear Review

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The Forum Republic is the stiffest of the Forum line. The baseplate is made up of nylon with 30% fiberglass. If you want a bit more response out of your binding then grab the Republic.

This year, it has been upgraded with Good Vibes tech. The hinge disk allows the binding to flex 71% more than every other 4 hole disk binding. This gives you more board feel and control. You will love the Good Vibes tech for your 4 hole disk board.

The Ankle strap and toe cap are great. Really comfortable, and very durable. The toe cap is a eva wrapped PU spine. It has yet to fall apart on me.

If you want a bit stiffer of a binding, but don't want to give up board feel. Go with the republic.