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Old     (west)      Join Date: Apr 2002       06-29-2008, 7:46 PM Reply   
Wanting to get a new pair of bindings. I am riding some old highbacks. No brand preference really. I just want good ankle support and a snug fit (size 9.5, pretty slim foot). Also, should I look into the close toe bindings? Thanks
Old     (nickdakoolkat)      Join Date: Sep 2005       06-29-2008, 8:16 PM Reply   
to be honest most of the new high end bindings are pretty comfy...but I love my SS Drivers the most, and my Ronix Cells are also REALLY comfy...
Old     (weswheels)      Join Date: Mar 2007       06-29-2008, 8:28 PM Reply   
Just got the LF Shane bindings. Super snug around the ankle with no lift what so ever. Good support around the bridge of my foot. I also have narrow feet.
Old    thebiggmann            06-29-2008, 9:53 PM Reply   
Seconding the shanes. I have the '07s and love them. It doesn't look like there is a huge amount of difference in 07 and 08 though, but i haven't looked into the specifics, just saw a pair at a shop.
Old     (srh00z)      Join Date: Jun 2003       06-29-2008, 10:11 PM Reply   
I am riding 08 Murrays and I am really liking them. Plenty of ankle support and very comfy.
Old     (wakeriderixi)      Join Date: Jan 2004       06-29-2008, 10:27 PM Reply   
I don't understand how anyone is recommending the Shane binding after you mentioned you wanted 'good ankle support' and that you are coming from Hyperlite Highback bindings. The comments on this site boggle me sometimes.
That said- there are a ton of supportive bindings on the market that I have never tried but I will recommend four that I have tried and are some of the most popular.
Liquid Force Transits- Great support and has been the standard of a lot of bindings since it's inception.
Liquid Force Watons- Great support, Watson likes a supportive binding and rode the Transits before designing this boot.
Ronix One- Harfs boot. Isn't the stiffest binding but has great feel and middle of the rode support.
Ronix Cells- Chad Sharpe's pro-model binding at Hyperlite was the 3DS/Highbacks. The Cells are his creation through Ronix and the natural progression from those original bindings.
Old     (srh00z)      Join Date: Jun 2003       06-29-2008, 10:29 PM Reply   
I'll second the Transits, a nice binding with great ankle support.
Old     (wakerider111)      Join Date: Jul 2006       06-29-2008, 11:02 PM Reply   
I second the slingshot boots. The ankle support ads a lot of support. very "snowboardy" feel


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