The Union STR is that brand new, all mountain, mid flexing, high performance and high end snowboard binding being brought down in price for the people of snowboarding. Such greatness in a binding can only be achieved by offering absolute diversity and control throughout the mountain. Ideal for the rider looking for a set of bindings they're not going to outgrow, the Union STR features a mid flex high back allowing torsional flex where it matters yet a solid vertical power transfer on to your heel edge giving you the option to go in hard when you feel the need.
With Unions super tough and durable design the STR also has some epic features thrown in to make your days on the mountain one to remember. Union have used canted baseplates for those of you who prefer to ride with a wider stance; this little feature aligns your ankle and knee joints for better stability and reduction in fatigue so you can ride harder and longer. With a 3D symmetric design, the STR also uses Union's Bone Out ankle straps to reduce any pinching or pressure spots across the top of your boot. Chuck in an ultra grip X Toe strap and your securely fastened for a damn good time. Multi density thermoformed EVA bushings within the super lightweight Stage 5 Duraflex ST Baseplate, allow natural flexation of your board underfoot with minimal contact zones, this also acts as an effective way of dampening those harder landings and vibrations.
These bindings are for the rider anywhere beginner to intermediate who is seeking all the performance of a high end binding without splashing too much cash.With Union's foolproof reputation and current position as one of the industry leading snowboard binding manufacturers, not to mention their lifetime warranty on baseplates and heel cups, you would be crazy not to!
The Union STR Snowboard Bindings in Orange tech specs:
- Baseplate stiffness: 6/10
- Highback stiffness: 5/10
- All mountain/ freeride
- Beginner to intermediate riders
- Stage 5 duraflex ST base
- TR16 Highback
- Multi-density thermoformed EVA bushings
- Extruded 3D aluminium heelcups
- Bone out ankle straps
- Aluminium ratchets
- Ultragrip X toe straps
- Canted baseplates
- Lifetime warrenty on baseplates and heelcups
Medium: UK 6- 9
Large: UK 9+