Striking the ideal balance between lightning-speed response and playful freestyle performance, the Now IPO Snowboard Binding is a mid-flexing binding designed for ripping anything the mountain throws your way, thanks to its pivoting Skate Tech and Hanger 1. 0 base. Its 30% fiberglass blend delivers stability and response for riding at higher speeds, yet it's not overly stiff when you're perfecting your jib and park skills. Now's Skate Tech features a Hanger 1. 0 base connected to a hinged Kingpin at its center, which acts like a fulcrum for a bit of back-and-forth play that's much like turning on a skateboard truck. This slight rocking motion seamlessly transmits into precise turns with powerful edge hold, while the medium-density bushings bring both cushioning and response to your ride. Sieva ankle straps feature single-injected EVA construction for a solid, boot-conforming fit, and the 3-D minimal toe strap grabs the front of your boot, pulling it back into the heelcup for a better overall fit and greater response. Tool-less adjustable straps give you the option to fine-tune the strap length when you're riding, all without requiring a screwdriver or multi-tool.