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K2 Cinch CTS Snowboard Binding Review

Loved my new Cinch bindings and I was pleasantly surprised they matched my board perfectly!
Loved my new Cinch bindings and I was pleasantly surprised they matched my board perfectly!

My girlfriend got me a new snowboard right before our first trip of the season as an early Christmas gift. I wanted to take my old board and the new one on the trip. The original plan was just to use my old bindings for each board. I could just switch out the bindings from board to board, but I’m very lazy. So I decided to get new bindings, the K2 Cinch CTS Snowboard Binding. I was very impressed with them and absolutely love my purchase. Here is my review I wrote up and submitted to the online seller.

Originally submitted at evo

It’s a bird! It’s a plane! Actually, it’s just you strapping in faster than your friends, thanks to the K2 Cinch CTS Snowboard Bindings. This binding is truly committed to more shred time. K2’s Cinch Technology™ means quick and easy entry and exit, on the fly adjustments, and the same superior resp…


Awesome and makes strapping in a breeze

By ukneeq from Dallas, TX on 1/7/2015
5out of 5

Pros: Comfortable, Installs Easily, Adjustable, Easy Entry & Release

Cons: Heavy

Best Uses: All Mountain

Describe Yourself: Intermediate

Was this a gift?: No

I was a little hesitant to order these bindings as I read some bad reviews. I was very pleasantly surprised after getting them and using them though. They are a little on the heavy side, but I’m not really concerned with that as I’m not a pro. Whatever little weight it adds I wouldn’t notice.

I had heard some complaints about them being hard to get in, but I had no problem at all. When the high-back is pushed back I could easily slide my foot in. Then it was so easy to just pull them up and snap them in place. It does take a little effort but that is good so you know they won’t just fly off when you’re riding down the mountain. I could pretty much get into the bindings from any position on the mountain.

I previously had the K2 Auto Bindings, but these make strapping in even easier. I’m so happy with my purchase and would definitely recommend this to anyone that wants to strap in and go!


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I was originally born in Missouri, but traveled around most of my childhood. My mom finally got tired of moving while we were in Dallas, Texas and I have been here ever since. After high school I started college at the University of North Texas (UNT) and started working in the computer field. I currently work for JCPenney as a front end software engineer for their e-commerce website. Before this I worked for AT&T about 12 years and started with them in 1999 (when they were Southwestern Bell). I have many passions and I really love photography. Besides photography I also love sports. I not only like to watch it, but I also love to play. Currently my friends and I play indoor soccer and flag football.

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