At first glance Rottefella’s Freedom binding pretty much rocks. It shares the heritage of NTN’s trademark superb control, both in forward resistance and edge hold, although in the case of the Freedom, less is more ‐ meaning a notch less tele-resistänçe gives a wider sweet spot – mo’ betta’ in deep snow. Depending on the …
Tag Archive: free pivot
Nov 19 2012
Sep 27 2012
If safety release, convenient entry and exit from the binding and excellent downhill control are at the top of your list, the Freeride is a good option with inferior but acceptable touring performance. If you don’t need turbo power for turns, with good touring, though not a true free-pivot, Rottefella’s Freedom is the way to go. If you want step-in convenience, don’t need safety release, with solid control and excellent touring, look at NT Spike. If you want Dynafit caliber touring performance and Hammerhead power with catastrophic release capability, TTS is your rig.
Sep 19 2012
Enzo comes with a lot of admirable traits that puts G3 back in the game with an up-to-date, easy to operate, high performance tele binding.
Except for weight, all the shortcomings of the Ascent, G3s first foray into the world of free-pivot telemark bindings, are overcome with the Enzo. It is powerful, easy to switch modes, and appears to be as immune to icing up as a backcountry binding can be.
Aug 01 2012
Feb 03 2012
…it will come as no surprise that the Adrenaline takes direct aim at the fast growing and energetic “big mountain” free-ride and sidecountry community — expect tourability with an emphasis on downhill performance, a wide stance for driving today’s wide-ride skis, true step-in ease of entry, and, high maximum DIN settings. Weight-wise, the Adrenalines will be competitive with the Duke and Guardian/Tracker.
Jan 24 2012