As the no1 binding choice for professional snowboarders, it's obvious that the Cartel is doing something right. Delivering a powerful and responsive ride, its high-end construction gives more experienced riders all the performance and control that they could ever need to really push their riding forward.
Baseplate: Single Component 45% Short Glass Nylon Re:Flex
Re:Flex offers more flex, feel and cushioning than traditional disc bindings, in a package which is universally compatible with all current mounting systems. The minimised cored baseplate with Living Hinge disc not only reduces the weight and footprint of the binding, but also bends freely for a more natural feel that unlocks the board's true flex. The single component baseplate construction features one material throughout creating a consistent response and feel for all terrain domination. The 45% short glass nylon composite gives carbon like performance but at a sensible price.
Highback: Single Component Canted Living Hinge Zero Lean with DialFLAD.
The Canted Living Hinge technology eliminates hardware and weight, and allows you to adjust your Forward Lean and hi-back rotation independently. Riders who prefer a more playful and relaxed feel will dig the Zero Forward Lean. As always, you can still choose to crank them forward for quicker control when carving or climbing icy pipe walls. The higher the Forward Lean angle on your hi-backs, the quicker your heel-edge turns. For mind-blowing micro-adjustability, the DialFLAD systems give you twice the options of the traditional FLAD.
Ankle Straps: New Hammockstrap 2.0 with Flex Slider
Reactstrap roots in a stitch-less construction for ultra-response with minimal materials. The addition of a nylon cross spine equals a more direct connection with the board. The Flex Slider makes strapping in a breeze with a strategically stretched hinging zone that allows the heel strap to flex and fall fully open.
Toe Straps: Gettagrip Cap Strap
Grippy rubber wraps response around the toe of the boot for a locked in fit and pressure-free comfort.
Buckles: Smooth Glide
The most reliable buckles in the industry. Dual-component design with polycarbonate barrel for improved ratchet tongue life. Aluminium levers and steel bases for strength you can trust.
Dampening: Re:Flex AutoCANT Full BED Cushioning with B3 Gel
FullBED cushioning offers full underfoot cushioning that maximizes comfort while minimizing fatigue. Anchored to the baseplate, its stealth trap door design makes it easy to access the mounting hardware. Dual-density EVA automatically settles your boot into a natural position regardless of stance width or angles for improved comfort, reduced fatigue, and more direct board control. The Under-Baseplate Dampening Pad eats up vibrations and impacts so your body doesn't have to. B3 Gel is the same cushioning found in Burton's high-end boots for ultimate dampening that's formulated to withstand repeated impacts without breaking down or hardening up in cold temps.