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younguns44 08-01-2010 4:24 PM

best binding position
 
I have been messing around with different angle and space between bindings but am still having trouble finding something comfortable any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

wakesetter_WW 08-01-2010 4:51 PM

I ride with them spread all the way out to help me stay stable and balanced on the board. Also I angle my toes out for better stance. You can angle your front foot binding more if you want.

Anubis79 08-02-2010 12:45 AM

Have you done the jump test? Put your board down and stand behind it. Jump up and land but not on the board. Look at how your feet are and set up the bindings just like that. It's not a sure bet, but it's as close to natural as you'll get.

younguns44 08-02-2010 11:13 AM

sounds good ill give those a shot

younguns44 08-09-2010 11:00 AM

how far do you turn out your toes?

bc123 08-09-2010 5:09 PM

Well to start whats your ability?

I set up beginers a little outside shoulder width, with a fairly neutral toe setting. Maybe a 10-12 degree toe out?

When in doubt I'd go wider. And use whats comfortable when angling toes out. I go at 18/20 degrees out for mine.

younguns44 08-15-2010 1:38 PM

I am a beginner i can get up and ride both ways but thats about all, on the 10-12 toe degree out is that for both toes?

WakeUKY 08-16-2010 7:16 AM

I had a very close call with a knee injury as a result of my binding rotations... ended up hyper-extending my MCL. After that I started looking more into it and of course you would find that you want the most natural stance possible.

The best way I found to do this is to stand behind your board and jump into the air landing on it. Notice that your feet will naturally land in a rotated manner. Align your boots with your feet as they landed, and you should as I noticed feel a very natural movement when you land.

As far as the distance between your bindings I think that is whatever you feel comfortable with.

younguns44 08-16-2010 9:42 PM

thanks for the advice ill give it a shot


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