The 3 Best Snowboard Bindings of 2013

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Now IPO Snowboard Bindings

SKATE INSPIRED

A pivoting baseplate on the Now IPO creates a fulcrum-like motion at the ankle (think skateboard trucks), meaning less wasted energy when you lean and, in our experience, the smoothest ride yet.

Ride Revolt Snowboard Bindings

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FIRST RESPONDER

The new urethane highback on Ride’s all-mountain Revolt absorbed vibration and flexed more fluidly than traditional plastic parts. Cushy footbeds and plush straps add to the all-around comfort.

Flow NX2 SE Snowboard Bindings

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ALL ACCESS

In the past, Flow’s bindings were exclusively rear entry. For 2013, its NX2 SE at last lets you take the traditional route and strap in from the side.

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