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Incorporating features from the rugged Axl, but designed for the resort rather than backcountry, the TwentyTwo Designs Vice telemark bindings provide three pivot positions to match your skiing style.
The Vice is the newest tele binding from 22Designs. Incorporating features of the Bombproof Axl, but designed as a resort skiing binding, the Vice provides three pivot positions to dial in to your skiing style and the snow you're on. TwentyTwo improved on the solid active design of the HammerHead by improving the geometry to come up with the best-skiing binding on the market. If you like the HammerHead, you'll love the Twenty Two Designs Vice. Super durable: 2000 lb test cable attachments won't break, one-piece stainless steel toepiece. Over 2 in. of spring travel for smooth action and durability. Cables routed underfoot for maximum control; plastic boots flex at the bellows instead of tip-toeing. Ultra-secure mounting pattern. Riser height: 1.0 in. or 25mm at rear, with a 2 degree ramp. Weight: 3.2 lbs per large pair, 3.0 lbs for small. Size Small for Mondo 25 and under, Large for 25.5 and up. 2 Year Warranty. Made in the USA
- Tahoe Mountain Sports
Built on the HammerHead's proven chassis, the Vice Telemark Ski Binding from TwentyTwo Designs is the new standard for tele skiing. Constructed with a solid one-piece toepiece, you get ultra-smooth turns and a solid performance. Six-hole mounting pattern and three pivot points and over two inches of spring travel for ultimate ride-ability.
- Mountain Gear
22designs updates the HammerHead For years the 22designs HammerHead was the hallmark of telemark bindings, now the Vice provides the same power as the hammerhead while utilizing many of the same parts as the Axl. This way 22designs is able to offer the same awesome performance as the Axl without a tour mode for a seriously compelling price. A beefy 6-hole mounting pattern virtually guarantees that there will be no pull-outs despite the relatively stiff springs. Three easily adjustable cable guide positions change how active the binding feels. However, each of the three positions is relatively stiff; in the least active position the Vice provides similar tension to Black Diamond 01 bindings with rid stiff cartridges. Paired with a 4 buckle boot, the Vice delivers enough control and confidence for any terrain. Features & Benefits a Super durable: 2000 lb test cable attachments won't break, toe piece forces transmitted steel-to-steel. a Over 2" of spring travel for smooth action and durability. a Cables routed underfoot for maximum control; plastic boots flex at the bellows instead of tip-toeing. a Ultra-secure mounting pattern. a Riser height: 1.1" or 28mm at rear, with a 2 degree ramp. a Pivot location: directly under pin-line. a Size Small for Mondo 25 and under, Large for 25.5 and up. a 2 Year Warranty. a Made in the USA.
Designed and made in the USA, the Twenty Two Designs Vice Telemark Binding has earned the reputation of the best all-around touring binding available.. . . . Borrowing design and experience from the Hammerhead and the Axl, the Vice binding sets the stage for lift-served skiing. Solid one-piece toe construction securely holds your boot. 6 hole mounting pattern creates a rock solid connection with the ski. Choose from three pivot points for the best natural flexion of your boot and skiing style. Over two inches of available spring travel. Mil-spec cables with a load rating of 2000 lb each. Large size suitable for US Mens boot size 26 and up. Weight: 3 lb. 4 oz..
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