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Kiteboarding Footstraps

Postby njrider » Thu Sep 13, 2012 5:40 pm

I am looking for a good set of footstraps. I would like them to be tough enough to last a few seasons but comfortable and solid so that i don't notice them when riding. Any suggestions are appreciated.

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Re: Kiteboarding Footstraps

Postby knotwindy » Thu Sep 13, 2012 5:42 pm

for a tt or directional?

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Re: Kiteboarding Footstraps

Postby Peter_Frank » Thu Sep 13, 2012 6:11 pm

knotwindy wrote:for a tt or directional?


I would ask the same...

Then again - when the question is asked, it is almost certain it is for a tt :naughty:

(and I dont know about these - my Brunotti tt straps are really good so I dont worry about nothing but directional straps now)

But you are only riding in bare feet I assume - otherwise the answers can be totally different and another ballgame when talking shoes or boots :wink:

:D Peter

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Re: Kiteboarding Footstraps

Postby DocDeuce » Fri Sep 14, 2012 8:41 pm

For a TT.... Shinn straps are tough, extremely comfortable, actually extremely comfy. I have had my shinn monk for two years and no wear or tear on them. Did I say they were comfy :)

DD

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Re: Kiteboarding Footstraps

Postby hmattar » Fri Sep 14, 2012 11:46 pm

I really like liquid force deluxe pads and straps!
Check them out if you can!

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Re: Kiteboarding Footstraps

Postby mariod2 » Tue Sep 18, 2012 4:51 pm

agree, liquid force luxury is good,

but if you have very big feet try some out first before buying.

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Re: Kiteboarding Footstraps

Postby Séb » Tue Sep 18, 2012 5:53 pm

Shinn foot pad made of memory foam are extremely comfortable. And easy to set up too with the Velcro. I know they will be my next purchase for sure!

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Re: Kiteboarding Footstraps

Postby sfpete » Tue Sep 18, 2012 7:23 pm

I know this sounds weird but I like directional straps on my TT. Just straps and a thin traction pad. It is less cushion for landing jumps but I don't care about that. I like the more direct connection with the board, especially gripping with toes.

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Re: Kiteboarding Footstraps

Postby meta » Thu Sep 20, 2012 11:25 am

I bought last year those aboards pads anatomic with d3o inside. Very comfy. And straps fixing place are reinforced with metallic parts.


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