Improved ladder straps for smoother and more precise operation. What makes the Spark R&D Arc Pro Splitboard Bindings special is the weight, at only 1.23 lb per binding (557g) this the lightest soft boot splitboard binding on the market. To bear our logo, a splitboard must deliver performance, reliability, durability, and will simultaneously remain as lightweight as possible. I didn’t like the feel of the straps so I frankensteined them with much softer Burton straps. Splitboard bindings. Love your writing, sorry if i seem rude✌. Spark’s Surge Binding is the best splitboard binding for larger riders, dudes with big feet and that are hard on their gear. The bindings slides onto Voile pucks from the front vs Spark from the back. What I like about these bindings is if you add the Union Quiver Disk you can run these bindings on your solid too. PELLI SPLITBOARD JONES NOMAD QUICK TENSION CLIP. Do you know if the flex lock from karakoram is only compatible with their bindings? The splitboard bindings have developed massively in recent years and there are significant differences in the available systems. Shit I want to see JF @ now make a split binding. Mike Hardaker grew up surfing and snowboarding in Orange County and followed his love of surfing to Hawaii before eventually moving to the mountains to concentrate on snowboarding. I would assume so. I would grab them. Thank god someone is trying to invent new splitboarding gear. No, Karakoram bindings use a new interface with five attachment points to provide a stiffer connection to the board. The Spark R&D Arc Bindings weigh only 1.38 lb per binding (626g). The promise: having a real ski grip when going uphill while recovering the sensations of snowboarding when going downhill. Instead of having to adapt a pair of AT toepieces to your splitboard (which involves either drilling new holes into your topsheet and mounting them a la ski bindings or using adapters that add weight, height, and expense), Spark’s Tech Toepieces have a split hole pattern built-in. Use maybe 5 sec to put them in walk mode. MainBindings Bindings. Amazon.com : Universal Splitboard Snowboard Interface by Voile : Snowboard Bindings : Sports & Outdoors Quick View. Once dialed in though there is nothing that compares to the way these bindings work going downhill. In 1991, Brett âCowboyâ Kobernik brought a crude prototype of the first splitboard to Mark âWallyâ Wariakois, the founder of Voile.At the time Wally was intensely focused on innovating new backcountry ski and telemark binding designs, but he saw the future of backcountry snowboarding in Cowboyâs crude design. Focused on the actual "snowboarding" part of splitboarding, the Expedition has quickly gained traction with riders who value ride ability and natural board feel. Im not sure of anyone using these on non-Karakoram. Most likely Plum, some other Euro Brands, Fix? Log In. With splitboard bindings riding more like traditional bindings, shedding weight and becoming super durable as of late, gone are the days of having sub-par gear for splitboard touring. So it’s similar in that regard. Splitboard bindings. Home ... Attacchi split hardboot OK Attacchi splitboard. And for me, being able to edge better with my downhill foot would be huge, is my only option changing my spark setup to karakoram? Beyond my usual knuckle dragging, I feel like a caveman when riding with AT skiers. Voile is still in the splitboard game for now (?) Improved ankle straps with a low profile single screw adjustment reduce pressure points for more comfortable touring. Our selection offers a great range of splitboard gear, splitboard accessories as well sales on past season gear. Do keep in mind that Union Splitboard Bindings look and feel more like a traditional snowboard binding, with that comes a little added weight and the tried and true feel of a binding you’re most likely accustomed to. “Fuck your F*ce” stoked to see you in Denver my friend, and fitting to be out front of The Motet, of all places. I only ask because my local shop has literally sold out of everything else. $20.00. Sorry team. AQ Outdoors & Splitboard HQ are Canadas leading retailer for hardboot splitboard binding setups. More so the actual setup with all the moving pieces and parts. Also, while splitboard mountaineers previously had to use skiing toepieces to clip into for the ascent, Spark has come out with their own tech toepieces. The Surge Pro Bindings for 2021 managed to shave additional weight at 1.33 lb per binding (603g) which super respectable for a binding designed to handle the needs of heavier dudes. Price: $40.00 (4 of 5) 3 Reviews. These bindings forgo the carbon fiber highbacks (found in the Arc Pros) and use Spark’s traditional screws and hardware instead. Super informative article thank you. This binding can still be ridden by lighter riders but it’s stiffer and more reinforced for powerful responsive riding styles. EUR 136,30. same exact design, Actually they slide on backwards compared to the Voile Speed Rail…. About Voile. We have been relentless and disciplined in our pursuit of the simplest, lightest weight and most reliable designs. Telemark Bindings. Splitboard bindings, splitboard skins, splitboard hardware, splitboard kits, and splitboard accessories. Just like all the other Spark Bindings, the Surge’s come with Pillow Line straps, durable buckles and hardware. 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