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CAPiTA Defenders of Awesome Snowboard + Union Strata Snowboard Bindings 2022

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CAPiTA - Defenders of Awesome Snowboard + Union Strata Snowboard Bindings 2022CAPiTA - Defenders of Awesome Snowboard + Union Strata Snowboard Bindings 2022CAPiTA - Defenders of Awesome Snowboard + Union Strata Snowboard Bindings 2022CAPiTA - Defenders of Awesome Snowboard + Union Strata Snowboard Bindings 2022CAPiTA - Defenders of Awesome Snowboard + Union Strata Snowboard Bindings 2022CAPiTA - Defenders of Awesome Snowboard + Union Strata Snowboard Bindings 2022
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Snowboard

CAPiTA Defenders of Awesome Snowboard 2022

The CAPiTA Defenders of Awesome Snowboard is a bona fide industry juggernaut that has left stoked out chaos in its wake for years. To ride it is to love it, that much we know, but where do you go from there? How do you improve upon perfection? Thankfully, CAPiTA have opted for incremental change, keeping everything that makes this board special but laying it up with an new Dual Blaster V2 Core™ that sheds a few grams without affecting performance. The result is a D.O.A. that's lighter, more nimble, and even easier to throw around. Awesome!

Product Details

Rocker Type

Resort V1 ProfileRESORT V1 Profile boards take full advantage of the benefits of traditional camber, zero camber, and reverse camber. This next generation design allows you to get the pop and response of a cambered board with all the predictability and easy turn initiation of zero camber or reverse camber shapes.

Flex

Twin Flex

Flex Rating5.5 (1 Soft - 10 Stiff)

Shape

Twin Shape

Blended Radial SidecutBLENDED RADIAL sidecuts feature a single radius arc through the midsection of the board combined with a custom designed blend zone at the contact points. Varying the length of these blend zones and tailoring them specifically for certain aspects of riding greatly improves a board’s performance.

Core

Dual Blaster V2 Core™The Dual Blaster V2 Core™ features internal Poplar strips fused with super light, high strength Paulownia wood featured in premium boards. With a stable and predictable feel underfoot, these lightweight cores provide the energy and reliability required for Capita's most in demand boards.

Laminates

Carbon Fiber BoostersIncreases power and response while remaining ultralight.

Magic Bean ResinThis advanced resin system has a bio-content of 60% renewable, agricultural raw material and is produced with no waste or greenhouse emissions. In production, it has a low-temperature requirement with a high yield output. Poppy, powerful, and extremely durable, MAGIC BEAN™ resin yields much stronger and more rigid qualities allowing a decrease in the wood core thickness. This means you get a lighter board while achieving higher energy return.

Special Blend FiberglassThis configuration uses an optimum blend of 626g/m2 Biaxial fiberglass laminated in conjunction with structural additives to customize performance objectives.

Sidewalls

Fortress™ Kevlar Bound SidewallsWith seven Transworld Good Wood Awards in six years for the D.O.A. series, it’s clear that the performance and value of these boards are unmatched. FORTRESS™ KEVLAR BOUND SIDEWALLS are bonded by a Kevlar “S” wrap from the top of the sidewall to the underside of the core. This lightweight technology binds the sidewall and core material together like no other.

Full ABS1000 Sidewalls

Base

Quantum Drive™ BaseThe QUANTUM DRIVE™ running base is formulated with a progressive blend of compressed ultra-high-molecular-weight polyethylene. As an evolution from the already blazing fast ULTRADRIVE™, this running base features higher density for durability and absorbs more wax to wick longer and ride faster. Properly maintained sintered bases are fast, durable, and are the preferred choice of many high-end enthusiasts worldwide.

Edges

360 Degree HRC48 Steel Edges

Topsheet

PAM16000™ Topsheet with Metallic Underlay

PLT™ Topsheet TechnologyPLT™ technology is exclusive to CAPiTA MFG and magically bonds the topsheet to an already pressed snowboard.

Graphics

Multitech™ Level 4 DeepSpace™ SilkscreenThe DEEPSPACE™ Design Theory takes advantage of the thickness of a transparent topsheet. Strategically layering ink on multiple levels from the top and the bottom imbues graphics with a sense of life through depth.

Sublimation Base Graphic

Binding Compatibility

Stainless Steel 2 x 4 Inserts

Specs

  • Terrain: Freestyle, All-Mountain More 
    Freestyle All-Mountain
  • Ability Level: Intermediate-Advanced More 
    Intermediate-Advanced
  • Rocker Type: Rocker/Camber/Rocker More 
    Rocker/Camber/Rocker
  • Shape: True Twin
  • Flex Rating: Medium More 
    Medium
  • Binding Mount Pattern: 2x4
  • Core/Laminates: Aramid (Kevlar®), Carbon, Wood
  • Warranty: 2 Years
Size (cm) 148 150 152 153W 154 155W 156 157W 158 159W 160 161W 162 163W
Effective Edge (mm) 1176 1191 1207 1222 1233 1256 1270 1287
Tip Width (mm) 287 290 292 295 298 300 304 306
Waist Width (mm) 244 246 248 250 252 254 257 259
Tail Width (mm) 287 290 292 295 298 300 304 306
Sidecut Radius (m) 7.6 7.7 7.8 7.9 8.0 8.1 8.2 8.3
Stance Range (mm) 613 613 639 639 639 664 664 664
Rider Weight (lbs) 90-150 100-150 110-150 120-180 130-190 140-200 160-220 180-240​+
Width Regular Regular Regular Regular Regular Regular Regular Regular
Binding

Union Strata Snowboard Bindings 2022

The Union Strata Snowboard Bindings are a favorite among the Union faithful. Fused Vaporlite bushings create an epic, durable base that absorbs chatter and rails like nobody's business, all while delivering razor sharp precision through sketchy terrain and fast-twitch tree runs. The Forma Ankle Straps keep your feet feeling ready for more on long missions while the Ultragrip X Toe Straps grip tight and secure the relationship between your boots, board, and snow. You just can't go wrong with the Union Strata Snowboard Bindings.

Product Details

Baseplate

Stage 6 | Duraflex STSimply put, Duraflex ST is the same material as regular Duraflex, but with increased glass for more response without the weight. Designed for cold temperatures.

OTE Fused Vaporlite BushingsOTE Fused Vaporlite bushings set new standards for cushioning and vibration dampening. Fused Vaporlite is the future of precise manufacturing.

Extruded 3D Aluminum HeelcupsDesigned for optimum heel hold and minimization of drag, Union 3D Extruded Aluminum heelcups are the strongest in the business.

Canted Footbeds

Baseplate Flex6 (1 Soft - 10 Stiff)

Highback

Strata | Duraflex STLight and asymmetrical, the Strata Highback is responsive and tweakable for whole mountain domination. Simply put, Duraflex St is the same material as regular Duraflex, but with increased glass for more response without the weight. Designed for cold temperatures.

Highback Flex7 (1 Soft - 10 Stiff)

Straps

Hexgrip Toe Strap with Secure LockMulti-positional options and thermoplastic anti-slip material keeps you locked in and on point. Each version has differing amounts of material based on weight. Toe strap adjustment has been redesigned and reinforced with double the connection strength, thanks to the new pin system.

Forma Elite Direct Connect Ankle StrapDesigned by Travis Rice, the Forma Elite Ankle Strap fits his riding style and minimal approach towards the perfect binding.

Tool-less Strap Adjustment

Strap Flex6 (1 Soft - 10 Stiff)

Buckles

MagnesiumUnion's proven bombproof ratchet system, Magnesium buckles are light, sleek, and durable on the mountain.

Additional Features

Grade 8.8 HardwareThe strongest steel available on the market, Union's use of Grade 8.8 represents a commitment to delivering the strongest and most reliable bindings on the market today.

Mini DiskCompatible with 2x4 and The Channel™

Specs

  • Ability Level: Intermediate-Advanced More 
    Intermediate-Advanced
  • Flex Rating: Medium More 
    Medium
  • Binding Style: Strap
  • Binding Mount Pattern: 2x4, Channel
  • Warranty: Limited Lifetime (Baseplates & Heelcups), 1 Year (All Other Parts)
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