• sphakka replied to the topic Ranger Bindings in the forum Bindings 5 years, 4 months ago

    Update.

    I tried the crampons: a bit tricky to slide them in, ’cause my boots have insanely cambered soles (back home I cut another bit of rubber ^_^). Otherwise, they do fine. IMO, the blades should be longer and deeper, possibly with a 3-section design similar to the SPX , so as to allow more secure bite on bumpy slopes — I felt sometimes an…[Read more]

  • sphakka replied to the topic Ranger Bindings in the forum Bindings 5 years, 6 months ago

    @WhitePine, see this pic. With La Sportiva Spitfire / Sideral boots (from 2014 — I don’t know if anything has changed with the latest model — the shape looks the same), the short heel riser

    • is hinged in the back slot, resting down towards the puck,
    • when risen, fits perfectly before the sole heel’s edge (indeed it ditches a bit the sole: a…

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  • sphakka replied to the topic Ranger Bindings in the forum Bindings 5 years, 6 months ago

    @WhitePine, see this pic. With La Sportiva Spitfire / Sideral boots (from 2014 — I don’t know if anything has changed with the latest model — the shape looks the same), the short heel riser

    • is hinged in the back slot, resting down towards the puck,
    • when risen, fits perfectly before the sole heel’s edge (indeed it ditches a bit the sole: a…

    [Read more]

  • sphakka replied to the topic Ranger Bindings in the forum Bindings 5 years, 6 months ago

    @WhitePine, this pic shows that, with La Sportiva Spitfire / Sideral boots (from 2014 — I don’t know if anything has changed with the latest model — the shape looks the same), the short heel riser

    • is hinged in the back slot, resting down towards the puck,
    • when risen, fits perfectly before the sole heel’s edge (indeed it ditches a bit the…

    [Read more]

  • sphakka replied to the topic Ranger Bindings in the forum Bindings 5 years, 6 months ago

    I received my toe pieces 🙂 Here are photos of my set-up with La Sportiva Spitfire boots.

    I tested them yesterday on a perfect conditions day. My thoughts:

    • awesome, extremely simple and solid construction;
    • closing the levers is a bit hard, the laces help somewhat;
    • stepping in is a bit trickier than with Dynafit, as you need to squat in…

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  • sphakka replied to the topic Ranger Bindings in the forum Bindings 5 years, 6 months ago

    I received my toe pieces 🙂 Here are photos of my set-up with La Sportiva Spitfire boots.

    I tested them yesterday on a perfect conditions day. My thoughts:

    • awesome, extremely simple and solid construction;
    • closing the levers is a bit hard, the laces help somewhat;
    • stepping in is a bit trickier than with Dynafit, as you need to squat in…

    [Read more]

  • sphakka replied to the topic Ranger Bindings in the forum Bindings 5 years, 6 months ago

    I received my toe pieces 🙂 Here are photos of my set-up with La Sportiva Spitfire boots.

    I tested them yesterday on a perfect conditions day. My thoughts:

    • awesome, extremely simple and solid construction;
    • closing the levers is a bit hard, the laces help somewhat;
    • stepping in is a bit trickier than with Dynafit, as you need to squat in…

    [Read more]

  • sphakka replied to the topic Ranger Bindings in the forum Bindings 5 years, 6 months ago

    I received my toe pieces 🙂 Here are photos of my set-up with La Sportiva Spitfire boots.

    I tested them yesterday on a perfect conditions day. My thoughts:

    • awesome, extremely simple and solid construction;
    • closing the levers is a bit hard, the laces help somewhat;
    • stepping in is a bit trickier than with Dynafit, as you need to squat in…

    [Read more]

  • sphakka‘s profile was updated 5 years, 8 months ago

  • Marco replied to the topic Ranger Bindings in the forum Bindings 5 years, 8 months ago

    I’m one of those still waiting for stuff from them: ordered the toe pierces in Mars (!), got only a couple of vague e-mail replies about things still under development…

    Actually, did anybody manage to get something from them?

    @chrisNZ, please, post some news here! The snow is coming to the Alps!