The reason that will really win you over though is the downhill performance because even if you’re earning turns, you’re earning for the turn, not merely the burn of the earn. The flex is pretty even. Or perhaps, the difference between a 75mm/Axl rig and Freeride/Freedom NTN system didn’t justify the cost. This is spring steel, built to withstand elastic stress but it was too much so they added another bend at the back of the plate and the problem appears to have gone away. All in all, these bindings are worth it and the 22 Design folks are great to deal with. FREE Shipping. There is little different in tele mode between Outlaw and Axl, except that Outlaw, as is true with all NTN bindings, delivers better edge control, in any mode, tele and parallel. This greater â¦ Can they use their transceiver under stress? On my living room floor, it was easy, no problem, same with a flat spot on the snow. Schwag. Many Axl riders have resisted the switch to NTN simply because, at least until now, nothing else skied as well. No, if youâre still a beginner to intermediate telemarker, theyâre too precise. Other assets, these bindings release sideways and all provide a touring mode. Outdoor Gear Exchange has specialized in Telemark Skiing since our founding in 1995. Telemark Tech Norm. Accessories. In the telemark realm of downhill performance the Outlaw is the first NTN binding that truly mimics the smooth, powerful response of the Hammerhead, arguably even better. Only Rottefellaâs NTN bindings make a claim of safety release though. The block in front of the orange plastic step in device will slide backwards on the round bars and your boot will loose tension and fall out. We chatted to Fab Jolly - Avalanche Controller and Pisteur in Val dâIsereâs legendary off-piste area Le Fornet. $20.99 $ 20. These boots are designed to provide all-day comfort, while not interfering with your performance. Please keep your valuable information coming and thanks again. One can continue driving the knee forward, deeper into a telemark turn as the boot sole lifts off the ski. 2021 BMF/R TELEMARK BINDING. 99. 0 Review(s) 0. â¦ This binding is light, provide a free pivot and the feeling of the downhill will satisfy all the 75mm lovers out there. In general you get more precision, more stability, you can ski faster with more confidence and they cope with any snow conditions from ice to slush. Voila, you’re in. 95. Gear Review: 22 Design’s Rebellious Outlaw NTN Telemark Binding, Throwing it back to a great one of ripper Kami Abi-Nader taking care of business at the Freeheel Life Cup (RIP), "The Greatest adventure is what lies ahead", "Time flies. Taylor Johnson on the early morning hunt. Fab - Precision, safety for injury prevention and avalanche, they give me great confidence when Iâm skiing and theyâre so easy to step in and out of. This yields a touring pivot that is under your big toe, not out in front. It has a major design flaw and will fail every time. Bishop BMF Review â Telemark Binding. Not that it can’t or won’t, but it might not, so they make no such claim. That’s not to say that there weren’t a few issues with the first legit production run of Outlaws, there were. Fab - Rigidity and precision, while being very comfy. Iâm amazed at how different each binding feels in terms of itâs performance. The Freedom is a much better touring binding than the Freeride, with 50 degree range of motion, but even the slight touring resistance of the Freedom is more than Outlaw’s none. difficult it was to get in the binding with brakes. Sold Out $699.00 USD. (1580 g). Fab - No! With the Outlaw the slick pin doesn’t control the origin of cable tension on the boot like it does with Axl or Vice. Practice is most definitely required to make this a smooth move. I have not skied NTN and it has been years since Hammerheads, but I like a tele binding without any rocker launch, and only NTN and Bomber Bishop provide that.-r. Top. I’m a patroller and thought this would be a great answer to not worrying about my skis when I’m tending to a patient or doing rope work and it would be quick and easy to to click in again. Can they use a transceiver for multiple burials? Then slide your boot in under the toe bar and step down. TeleKräusen Posts: 22 Joined: Thu Jan 09, 2014 7:42 am. Your telemark binding choice is important because it is the direct connection to the ski and helps you achieve the feel and flex that is individual to every telemark skier. I think it will attract a lot of hype this season. Home > Bindings > Outlaw X Telemark Binding. Thatâs why they recently announced a licensing agreement with Rottefella in order to build their own NTN bindings. Post by TeleKräusen » Mon Feb 17, 2014 8:17 am I want to hear how they flex. Fab is a Val dâIsere legend, a Frenchman who speaks English with an Ozzie accent due to many back-to-back winters in Val dâIsere and Threadbow Australia. Occupation: Avalanche Controller and Pisteur - Val d'Isere We stock 75mm and NTN bindings from all the big brands including 22 Designs, Rottefella, Voile, The M â¦ A few people have experienced this and 22D encourages anyone noticing a crack starting in this location to return their bindings for a replacement. Chris Valiante and the binding builders at TwentyTwo Designs say no chance. Lynx Telemark Binding (2) Your Price: $499.95 In Stock . NTN bindings have been around for more years than many folks think, but they started out clunky and lacked the progressive and smooth flex that draws many skiers to the knee dropping life. But in the last 5 years, other manufacturers started experimenting with NTN toe cups too. On the market, you will find an incalculable number of models, all at different prices. Great one of our long time buddy Alex LeBlanc dicing up some morning freshies. Even though the performance characteristics of 75mm have never been better, and it is a high level especially compared to twenty years ago, it will never get any better than it is now. Video? The trick is to put your ski pole tip in the cam on the inside of the binding and hold it down while you lift your heel. You need to know how to turn well before you go NTN. In this 2-part review, we first discuss NTN boots in general. Outlaw X Telemark Binding . Shop our bindings now. It also features a true free pivot, and plenty of adjustable power. The Freedom is lighter, but only by a few ounces (~50 g). To 22D’s credit, they have been quite up front and open about all issues and their willingness to make necessary corrections. Not the binding you want if you are an aggressive telemarker. This is my first NTN experience and so far so good. And maximized lateral rigidity is a very sought after trait for aggressive tele skiers who want to have as much control as possible over the micro-movements of their skis. 2020 BMF/R TELEMARK BINDING. This suggests a modified cam part is in the future, and/or a lower Hammerheel block. Sold Out. If youâve been wondering just how good the new Rottefella NTN system actually is, and letâs face it - everyone in the telemark skiing world is talking about it - youâll be interested in a completely independent review. It has limited out. With the Outlaw there is no âdead spot,â it feels instantaneous. Ski brakes are intended to keep a ski from rocketing down the hill if you take a fall and the binding releases. The NTN binding will be 10 years old this season, and Rotte already released â¦ (1670 g) • Sm – 3 lbs., 8 oz. To get in, hold the ski steady beneath your foot by putting your ski pole in the mode switch. The Telemark Tech System® automatically compresses the bellows first when doing a telemark turn. Where can i get your Bindung Outlaw thanks. I think I’ll go back to a leash. 22 Designs Outlaw NTN Telemark Binding is the first binding licensed by Rottefella to use their patented second heel connection. Weight wise the Outlaw doesn’t set any records. Out in 2010, invened by Rottefella, this binding system grabs you under the foot which brings a better support (especially laterally) and way more precision. You can’t quite load up the tip the way you can with alpine gear, but it is dramatically better than anything possible with cable tension on a duckbilled system, including Axl. After communicating with 22D the only thing it seems it could have been is the release lever having been tapped by the other ski in mid-air. 95. Colors Colors. More Buying Choices $49.97 (3 new offers) Whitewoods Erik Sports 75mm 3 Pin Cross Country Ski Bindings with Hardware & Backplates. 3.1 out of 5 stars 7. It’s not about safety, it’s about convenience. Full review. Just got a pair of these mounted and skied them the first time on Sunday, 12/4/16. Parts. It has all the downhill power and control of a Hammerhead binding plus some, but in a configuration that is compatible with NTN boots. 2021 BMF/R + GONZO. email; facebook; twitter; google+; linkedin; pinterest; xing; reddit; vk.com; pocket; print; Check out my tutorials at https://shop.absolutetelemark.com. JOIN THE FAMILY. MSRP:$429.95 Home; Dealers & Demos; Tech Info; Team 22; About Us; FAQ's; Warranty; Contact; Account; 0 Item; Bindings. This means it parallels like no 75mm binding can thanks to the inherent edging power of NTN. I’ll try it later on in the season when we have better snow. Perhaps the most disturbing development is the possibility of the toe piece cracking where it bends up from the bottom. As for convenience, it’s about the easiest binding to get in to, tele or alpine. It's up to you to be the navigator. There are other free pivoting bindings for NTN boots, but they require tech inserts. With the Outlaw there is no “dead spot,” it feels instantaneous. I had one pop off while in the air after a small jump. For the record, 22 Designs doesn’t recommend brakes for the backcountry; I concur. Skiing Pow! Telemark bindings decline in two categories: the 75mm norm bindings, cable bindings that bring flexibility and smoothness, this is the classic norm. TT - So Fab - just to start with Iâve got an easy question for you - Why do you love telemark skiing? NTN or 75mm. This definitely takes practice and I can’t say I have it dialed for myself yet, but I have nailed it a few times. The Slick pins that hold the brake in need to be beefed up, and will be for next season. However, sometimes your aim while kicking may be off. While I don’t have a crystal ball to confirm it, it is looking more and more like NTN is the config of the future. Outlaw X Telemark Binding (0) â¦ Discover now our comparison of the best Telemark Ski Bindings. Even alpine bindings, though equally simple in terms of coordination, require more force on the heel. $499.00 USD. The boots are also great for touring and I always have skins in my pack so I can hike up something quickly and easily. TT - People talk about the expense of the binding but it seems Rottefella arenât really âpromotingâ the plate system. Don't let a case of the Monday's get you down! If you want touring efficiency with power too, Outlaw delivers that, but Olympus Mountain Gearâs Telemark Tech System is the second lightest telemark binding available, followed by Moonlightâs Tele Pure â¦ Easy In… He knows his stuff and heâs tested NTN kit more than most - he works in it every day, hear what he has to say…. When it’s time to turn those sticks, it has downright enviable tele performance — smooth, solid, satisfying. Iâve got injected Surefoot liners which gives even more precision and keeps my feet warm - they feel like flip flops - I love working in teleâs. Weight/pr: Lg – 3 lbs., 11 oz. Sold Out. This was my first telemark binding, and I used it for about half a season, probably 50 days. Youâll find him between Le Fornet and Bellevarde where he leads teams of Pisteurs keeping the slopes safe. Telemark bindings are one of the main pieces of any freeheel skiers kit. The cause is a lifestyle, a life-affirming means of self-expression that most wouldn't dare try to comprehend. Can you provide any details? Hereâs our 2nd Look at the NTN Freedom binding, with more comparisons to the 22 Designs Axl and other tele bindings. Though subtle, you might notice you have more energy available on a long day. And they come off in an avalanche, so youâre more likely to float to the top (if you pull your airbag!). We're too busy While such introductory durability is desired, it is an oddity in the ski world. The idea of using a slick pin, so that removing the brakes is simplified for going in the backcountry is a nice feature, but it needs to hold up. Unlike the Freeride or Freedom, the cable tension â¦ In the summer he mountain bikes and takes great photos. The Great NTN Telemark Debate. In the telemark realm of downhill performance the Outlaw is the first NTN binding that truly mimics the smooth, powerful response of the Hammerhead, arguably even better. 75mm Telemark; NTN; Brands Brands. At first glance Rottefellaâs Freedom binding pretty much rocks. He was understandably frustrated, but we all have bad days. Or it’s super steep and I’d rather throw pedal hop turns, again, for efficiency. The M Equipment official provider and inventor of the Meidjo telemark bindings. In less than a decade NTN has unquestionably surpassed the performance of 75mm with better downhill performance, equal or better touring performance, and potentially a lot less weight. Home; Dealers & Demos; Tech Info; Team 22; About Us; FAQ's; Warranty ; Contact; Account; 0 Item; Bindings. Unlike the Freeride or Freedom, the cable tension originates approximately 40 mm behind pinline so there’s no waiting for the power to kick in. the mountain than ever before.. With the introduction of new telemark tech binding systems in the past couple of years, telemark skiers now have three options to consider when purchasing bindings: the traditional 75 mm bindings, the newer NTN (New Telemark Norm) bindingsâ¦ Is telemark dying? Sold Out. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Fab - Quite simply because they fit me and theyâre stiff. Where everyone gets a bit frustrated is getting out of the binding. 2021 BMF/3 TELEMARK BINDING. Any decent telemarker knows there is a time and a place for parallel turns. Bindings. And as you will discover, the best Telemark Ski Bindings are not always the ones at the highest prices! THE GOLD STANDARD IN BADASSERY. Ever since NTN was introduced the question has always been, is this merely an alternate configuration for telemarking, or is it the future? If you lift and twist, almost simultaneously, your toe will stay forward, allowing the duckbutt to slide out of the clutches of the claw. It adapts better to the larger "new generation" skis. Luckily, garage-minded tinkerers and inventive creators started to innovate upon this new technologyâand the increasing supply of tech-style toe piecesâto develop a new breed of light, â¦ The NTN norm, new norm that binds from beneath the foot which brings a better control of the ski and more precision. The NTN, or New Telemark Norm, is the new norm in telemark. Finally, the NTN binding provides more lateral rigidity than a typical telemark binding by replacing the cable around your heel with a sturdy plastic plate that grips to the sole of your boot. Apparently the height of the Hammerheel prevents the boot from pushing down low enough for the cam to flatten out and let the claw hook onto the duckbutt. TT - Thanks very much Fab; itâs great to hear from a Pro who works in the kit everyday and who has given it a thorough testing. Fab - It gives me a great bum and my wife loves it! It reminds me of the Hammerhead, which did have fewer year one issues, but it also had fewer moving parts. It will never be as easy as no brake, but with practice it is almost as easy. I’m taking the brakes off tonight. Learn how your comment data is processed. Schwag. Also available with Alpin Heel Not unlike Microsoft, Rottefella pretty much set the telemark standard around the world with NTN. That’s one of the benefits of NTN that isn’t heavily promoted, but is worth having. About the only reason to not add a pair to your quiver is because you’re satisfied with the duckbill program and you’ll probably die before your boots do (and you have Axls). Ty Dayberry showing the Utah crew his take on the words "Life Elevated" . Those bindings are the go-to options for touring. June 3, 2013 June 3, 2013 by Paul Forward. Rottefella introduced NTN, the New Telemark Norm in 2007 with the first green version of what would become the Freeride binding. In addition, Outlaw benefits from the NTN clamping effect to yield parallel performance that is on par with locked heel bindings. The solution is to provide teflon spacers under the cam so it closes easier. I like NTN but learned on 75 mm Cobra and miss some features. To overcome the spring tension of the brake, you need to kick your toe in under the toe bar to get the brake lever to lay down, and this is where you may get frustrated. Your boot is loose, but still caught. This was my first telemark binding, and I used it for about half a season, probably 50 days. Designed on the ski slopes of COLORADO and MADE IN THE USA of bomber stainless steel, aircraft grade aluminum, and carbon fiber composite. Sponsors: Surefoot, ABS, Arva, Recco. 3.6 out of 5 stars 3. Depending on the rest of your priorities, it pretty much rocks there as well. Fab - NTN feels a lot more like alpine skiing, thatâs why the French team use NTN and Crispi, you can really pressure the outside ski confidently and get it to flex. So, if there is no safety release (the norm in the tele world), meaning it probably won’t come off in a fall, why bother with brakes? The Outlaw telemark binding is the world's first step-in NTN binding.. its only a matter of time, Any better re: brake on the 2019-2020 version. I am hoping Pierre has got it right, and looking at your indepedant review, I think he has; I will try them when I can get hokd of a pair. It was used at the time I bought it. Sometimes I parallel just because I’m cruising low angle hard snow that just burns out my quads telemarking and the snow is so hard alpine turns make more sense to hold a better edge. Conclusion New binding technologies have given telemark skiers more options in how to ski down (and hike up!) ISPO GOLD Award EDITORSâ Choice BACKCOUNTRY Mag. One way that is evident is when your skis are dangling from a chairlift, your ski doesn’t droop. If youâve been wondering just how good the new Rottefella NTN system actually is, and letâs face it - everyone in the telemark skiing world is talking about it - youâll be interested in a completely independent review. $478.95 $ 478. Thereâs plenty for all of us to think about there. Freerides have noticeable touring resistance, not to mention a puny 30 degree range of motion. Telemark bindings are designed for the soul-turner, that smooth operator who 'takes a knee' for the cause. It shares the heritage of NTNâs trademark superb control, both in forward resistance and edge hold, although in the case of the Freedom, less is more ‐ meaning a notch less tele-resistänçe gives a wider sweet spot â moâ bettaâ in deep snow.. Outlaw X Telemark Binding. The BMF adds features that were never seriously considered in the original Bishop; a tele machine made for downhill performance, particularly the ability to apply all your weight to the edges of both skis which means no wiggle in your tele, just pure, precise carving. If you lift, then twist, chances are your boot will pull back and the second heel will remain hooked by the claw and won’t clear the toe bar either. 4.4 out of 5 stars 19. Sold Out. Luckily I landed it on one ski. $53.95 $ 53. TT - Thatâs a really interesting point because I do know of some telemark skiers who think airbags are pointless if youâre a tele skier using non-release bindings. Again, hold the ski steady by putting your ski pole in the mode switch, but this time you need to hold the ski in place with more force. Bishopâs products are all made with the same agenda: to be the gold standard in Badassery, performing and powering beyond the rest. But in the last 5 years, other manufacturers started experimenting with NTN toe cups too. $699.00 USD. Most 75mm bindings, even Rottefellaâs Freeride, donât really increase flex tension until the heel is lifted beyond five degrees. Although I donât use it - another great feature is the adjustable pivot point. As an avalanche controller I always have an airbag, and so should everyone, but combine an airbag with NTN bindings and youâre giving yourself the best chance of survival! Weâd love to hear from you…. The frictionless tour mode renders that extra drag weight undetectable where it matters, on a climb. 22 Designs creates USA-made NTN telemark ski bindings with the latest technology and best performance. A lady in our UK telemark club (MCCS -biggest club in UK) broke her ankle in NTN. Well, theyâre a bit expensiveâ¦. TT -How long have you been using NTN Boots? NTN FREERIDE BINDING 1 Review Add Your Review Rottefellaâs burliest, most powerful binding that combines the power, safety, and control of an alpine binding with the freedom of a traditional tele binding, the NTN Freeride binding handles big, technical lines from Haines to Chamonix In that case, move you ski pole to the mode switch to hold the ski in place and push the toe forward so you can wiggle free at the duckbutt. Except 22 Designs makes no claim about the Outlaw offering any kind of safety release. Fab - Exactly, but your airbag is your most important piece of kit because you never know how well your friends are going to react to you getting buried. Not the binding you want if you are an aggressive telemarker. Was a good binding to learn on, if only because it was hard to ski! As easy as this is, some folks find the orange cam that cocks the plate up and holds the claw open doesn’t fully close on the duckbutt when you step down on it. While brakes are an absolute convenience compared to clipping on safety leashes, their availability begs a bigger question. Sold Out. Rossignol Control Step in XC Ski Bindings Black . What do you make of that? While not record setting, it is enough you can do a snap kick turn without any trouble in all but super steep terrain, by which time you’re booting anyway. 2021 BMF/3 + CHEDI. Thanks to Bishop for lending me the skis and bindings. TT - What are the main benefits of the NTN binding? There are a few other reasons worth considering the Outlaw. ", Another tasty shot of the Swedish Assassin Andreas Sjöbeck dialed and hitting his mark , Hoping your view looks something like this today wherever you are ✌. Thus, they hang out as wide as they are, and sometimes that is too wide, allowing the brake wires to be hooked by the opposing foot and bent outward, either turning or touring. TT - Whatâs your favourite thing about NTN bindings? (c’mon Scarpa, Scott, and Crispi – we can’t hold our breath much longer) With the Outlaw, all you need is an NTN boot with a second heel, meaning this binding is especially for folks who prefer Scarpa’s TX-Comp. Fab - They release like normal bindings - save your knees! One thing that you probably didn’t notice much of this past season was complaints about Outlaws breaking. 2021 BMF/3 + GONZO. Was a good binding to learn on, if only because it was hard to ski! bogon Posts: 64 Joined: Fri Dec 27, 2013 10:09 am Location: â¦ The precise location of the touring pivot is a few millimeters further back compared to Axl. The pin is smaller diameter than Axl pins, and a few folks have broken them. It is never easy to choose from the wide range of offers. This binding is not safe. Instead it holds the steel flex plate that is under the toe of the boot, and if you get ‘em, the ski brakes. Outlaw, the first American NTN binding. Sold Out. However, on the hill (extremely hard snow) it was almost embarrassing trying to get into my bindings, the brake being the culprit. Also I can go to the Morris and eat burgers and not worry about getting fat…. Modern plastic boots and cable bindings are stiffer and require more effort to flex the boot. Telemark bindings vary hugely, from cables wrapping around the foot, to heavy elastic running under the foot, to metal toe boxes attached to the fore-foot, to differing flex patterns and pivot points. The biggest complaint, as mentioned above, was how much more. This is a review of the 22 designs - Outlaw X after one month of skiing on it. For NTN bindings with power to spare, consider the Freeride or Outlaw. To which, the real world answer is, to eliminate bending over to put on a leash after simply stepping in to the binding. With practice and a bit of luck it you can get your toe under the toe bar first try, and then you step down, ta da, and you’re in. TT - How would you describe the difference in technique? 2nd Look: Rottefella NTN Freedom Binding. The Outlaw provides a truly free-pivot, yielding a solid 55+ degree range of frictionless motion. But if you're one of the rare breeds, and seek to explore the depth and breadth of telemark, then read on and wrap your head around the basics. Seriously? If that errant bend is large enough, the brakes become a liability, not a benefit. Fab - Thatâs right, with the NTN binding you only need to buy one binding and for each ski in your bag you just mount the plate, that means you can travel light and buy loads of skis! Less experienced free-heelers often wrongly attribute these sensations to the ski or boot. During the telemark turn the rear foot lifts off the ski. When weighted the ball of the foot remains in contact with the binding until the boot bellows fully compresses. Like any fully capable tele binding it has a free-pivot for touring and the easiest to engage climbing wire, the spring-loaded Hammerheel. BUY NOW. The technique is not the same. Home > Bindings. The new Outlaw looks to be a great option with a true touring mode. For everyone else, squirrel away some cash to get with the program next season. Rottefella 110 Brake NTN Freeride Binding. Fab - I can work in them, they feel stronger than non NTN, itâs quick and easy to step in and out of, and the ski brakes prevent them from sliding away - which is really important for me at work when dealing with accidents or avalanche searches. I read about the brakes being a hassle when clicking into the skis. But, the bindings themselves are pretty great. 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