2012 Union Asadachi & Force Binding Review

Union Asadachi Snowboard Bindings
THE GOOD WOOD
+ Stage II Base – Lifetime Warranty
+ Dupont™ Zytel® ST
+ Asym/Symmetrical Highbacks
+ Injected Eva Bushings
+ Extruded Anodized Aluminum Heelcups
+ Quick-Adjust Forward Lean
+ All New Direct-Connect Strap System
+ 3D Multi-Layer Tapered Strap Core
+ Recycled Materials
+ Tool-Free Strap Adjustment
+ All New Magnesium Buckles + Aluminum Cage
+ All New Open Toe Straps
+ Grade 8.8 Hardware
+ Lifetime Warranty Base
Union Force Snowboard Bindings
DOWN FOR THE DURATION
+ Stage II Base – Dupont™ Zytel® ST
+ Multizone Dupont™ Zytel® ST Highbacks
+ Injected EVA Bushings
+ Extruded Anodized Aluminum Heelcups
+ Quick-Adjust Forward Lean
+ All New Direct-Connect Strap System
+ 3D Multi-Layer Tapered Strap Core
+ PU Leather Straps
+ Tool-Free Size Adjustment
+ Magnesium Buckles
+ Universal Disks
+ All New Toe Cup Design
+ Grade 8.8 Hardware
+ Lifetime Warranty Base

2012 Union Contact Pro & Contact Bindings Review

Union Contact Pro Snowboard Bindings
GIGI TESTED – RUF APPROVED
+ Designed by Gigi Ruf
+ Carbon Injected Contact Base – Dupont™ Zytel® ST
+ Contact Pro Dupont™ Zytel® ST Highback
+ Triple Zone Injected EVA Bushings
+ Shift on the Fly Forward Lean
+ CNC Machined Heelcups
+ All New Injected Magnesium Buckles
+ All New Direct-Connect Strap System
+ 3D Multi-Layer Tapered Strap Core
+ Universal Disks
+ All New Toe Cup Design
+ Grade 8.8 Hardware
+ Lifetime Warranty Base
Union Contact Snowboard Bindings
TRUE BOARD FLEX, TRUE BOARD CONTROL

+ Contact Base – Dupont™ Zytel® ST
+ Injected Dual Zone EVA Bushings
+ Extruded Anodized Aluminum Heelcups
+ Quick-Adjust Forward Lean
+ All New Direct-Connect Strap System
+ 3D Multi-Layer Strap Core
+ PU Leather Straps
+ Tool-Free Size Adjustment
+ Magnesium Buckles
+ Universal Disks
+ All New Toe Cup Design
+ Grade 8.8 Hardware
+ Lifetime Warranty Base

2012, K2 Panoramic Splitboard Kit Review

WALK AWAY AND FIND A NEW VIEWPOINT.

The Panoramic is your ticket to the drop out and hike out mindset. Three years in the making our developers brought it all to this lightweight, Bambooyah™ cored backcountry tool. No half stepped plain graphics either. Keeping it core and true to snowboarding in every way.
Top tear tech:
All Terrain Rocker®
Bambooyah™
Hybrilight™

Detail tech:
Baseline: All Terrain Rocker®
Damping: Standard
Construction: Hybrilight™
Shape: Hyper Progressive
Stance: Setback 1″ (25mm)
Core: Bambooyah™ Blend WH4
Glass: Triax / ICG 20
Additives: Carbon Web™ II
Base: 4000 Sintered
Base Bevel: 1°