Ride Machete Wide Snowboard + Union Force Bindings 2013

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Machete Wide Snowboard 2013

No one’s gonna get in your way when you chop your path through the park with the Ride Machete Wide Snowboard. This freestyle twin gives you an edge with Ride s versatile LowRize™ rocker profile for smooth edge control with power. Features Pop Rods® 1.0 for pop, Slimewalls® for smoothness, and Cleave Edge™ for durability.

Product Details

Rocker Type

LowRize™ RockerA twin rockered shape that lifts the contact points just above the snow and has a nearly flat zone under foot.

Flex

Flex Rating (1 Soft - 10 Stiff)6, made to go anywhere on the mountain for freestyle fun, the Machete has extra pop a guaranteed smooth ride.

Shape

Thin Con ConstructionFeatures a tapered tip and tail to reduce swing weight, enhanced tip flex, and sidewalls that run past the effective edge.

Sidecut

Twin

Core

Pop Rods® 1.0Adds the energy of carbon to your riding by using strategic placement in the boards tip and tail. Made up of flat carbon rods.

Laminates

Biaxial GlassDesigned with 90° and 0° angles for a fun and forgiving ride.

Sidewalls

Slimewalls®These skate-inspired urethane sidewalls are forgiving and ductile, absorbing impact when it occurs. The urethane gives you smooth interaction with the snow, wood, or metal surfaces. To top it off, Slimewalls® are practically indestructible.

Base

Fusion 4000 Base™This is a sintered base, making it more durable, harder, and faster than an extruded base. It is the fastest snowboard base material known.

Edges

Cleave Edge™Nearly 50% more steel delivers unmatched resistance to edge cracking and can be detuned to larger radii.

Additional Features

Carbon Array 3™This power distribution technology provides total board control in every stance location. Widespread carbon stringers placed at the binding zone gather input from any stance width and all pressure angles. Rider input is then channeled to the opposing contact point for maximum board control.

Binding Compatibility

2 x 4 Insert Pattern

Specs

  • Terrain: Freestyle, All-Mountain More 
  • Ability Level: Intermediate-Advanced More 
  • Rocker Type: Rocker/Flat/Rocker More 
  • Shape: True Twin
  • Flex Rating: Medium More 
  • Core/Laminates: Wood
  • Warranty: 1 Year
  • Stance: Centered
Size (cm) 154 157 161 164
Effective Edge (mm) 1203 1228 1254 1279
Tip Width (mm) 305 308 312 314
Waist Width (mm) 260 261 262 263
Tail Width (mm) 305 308 312 314
Sidecut Radius (m) 9.7/7.2/9.7 9.8/7.3/9.8 10.0/7.5/10.0 10.2/7.7/10.2
Stance Range (in) 22 22 22 22
Stance Range (mm) 559 559 559 559
Rider Weight (lbs) 125 - 175 150-220+ 160-220+ 170-220+
Width Wide Wide Wide Wide
Binding

Union

Force Snowboard Bindings 2013

Wield your foremost maneuvers with the Union Force Snowboard Bindings backing you up. This stallion of a binding cannot be broken, always running on lightweight durability and flex. They handle well under stress and pressure with robust Dupont™ Zytel® ST high-quality nylon, multizone flexible and durable highbacks, and injected EVA bushings to dampen down harsh landings, ultimately giving your board its full range of flex with minimal constraint. Every element in this binding is on lock down with max efficiency so you can charge around the mountain carefree. May the force be with you.

Product Details

Baseplate

Stage III BaseThis base is made of Dupont™ Zytel® ST and is guaranteed against breakage with a lifetime warranty.

Dupont™ Zytel® STThe highest-quality nylon is used on all Union baseplates to result in strength, safety and security.

Injected EVA BushingsThe bushings dampen underfoot vibrations to promote a more comfortable ride and a smooth, even board flex with no dead spots.

Universal Discs

Highback

Multizone Dupont™ Zytel® ST HighbacksThese highbacks are tapered towards the top, providing flex and tweakability where you want it and support and durability where you need it. Made of Dupont™ Zytel® ST for maintaining flexibility and strength in the widest range of temperatures.

Quick-Adjust Forward LeanTool Free Adjuster allows on-the-fly forward lean adjustment.

Straps

All-New 3D Direct-Connect Strap SystemMulti-Layer Tapered Strap Core evenly distributes pressure.

Tool-Free Size Adjustment

All-New Magnesium BucklesThe magnesium in the buckles is four times the strength of aluminum with only half the weight. Plus, it is easily recycled.

All-New Open Toe StrapsMulti-positional options with open Ultra Grip™ Design

Additional Features

Extruded Anodized Aluminum HeelcupsThe strongest and most versatile aluminum heelcup on the market, extruded aluminum comes out 100% pure and maintains its true shape no matter how much wear and tear you inflict. Also, every Union heelcup undergoes an anodizing process—reinforcing the already bombproof apparatus with 30% more strength.

Grade 8.8 HardwareThe most commonly used hardware is made from "mild steel" that has a property class of only 4.6. Considering how much stress a binding goes through, Union uses only the highest-strength steel, with a property class of 8.8.

Specs

  • Ability Level: Intermediate-Advanced More 
  • Binding Style: Strap
  • Warranty: Limited Lifetime on Base More