Post subject: Bindings for Koflach / Oxygen Vario Superpipe Boots?
Posted: Sat Mar 10, 2012 11:56 am
Joined: Sun Oct 18, 2009 3:18 pm Posts: 307 Location: New Castle, Colorado
What bindings do you recommend for Koflach / Oxygen Vario Superpipe Boots? I found a pair of Superpipes for my wife at a thrift store for five dollars. Do the Superpipes boots need a high-back (such as the Voile Light Rail) or will they work fine for powder days using the Voile Plate Binding?
My wife has a pair of Scrapa Magic AT boots (and Voile Plate Bindings) for all around riding. Just thinking the Superpipe boots might be a better ride for her in soft powder conditions.
Also I would like to upgrade the Superpipe liners to a thermo-molded liner, like Intuition. Does anyone have any suggestions for a liner make and model?
_________________ Ride the Pow! ---- Venture Storm R 163 (2010), Dynafit Binding/Sparks Adapter, Scarpa F1 Boots, Bomber Sidewinder Bindings * Prior 172 Fissile (2012) Dynafit Binding/Sparks Adapter
When I had O2's here on the ice coast i used a regular strap binding. There was some lateral slop in my men's large bindings. I also remember them having a lot of rocker which made it odd because there was so little sole contact with the binding. Isn't the upper on this boot really floppy? From what I remember i wouldn't want to be in anything but powder with a plate binding and these boots.
Post subject: Re: Bindings for Koflach / Oxygen Vario Superpipe Boots?
Posted: Mon Mar 19, 2012 3:29 pm
Joined: Thu Sep 17, 2009 2:38 pm Posts: 205
I rode a pair of Koflach Superpipes for less than a season when I was 13 with plate bindings and I remember nothing but problems with them. I was constantly ejecting off the board and they really were floppy. It's good to have survived my youth. My dad rode Superpipes for a couple of years in strap bindings but he's always been a bit of a character.