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Union Scott Stevens Contact Pro 2021 Review by The Good Ride
Union Scott Stevens Contact Pro Snowboard Binding Video Review Fast Forward Markers.
0:00 – Intro 0:19 – Summary 0:33 – Weight 0:41 – Highback Flex 1:15 – Flex Underfoot 2:07- Turn Initiation/Response 2:44 – Shock Absorption 3:35 – Boot Support 4:41 – Ratchet System 5:16 – Adjustability 6:38 – Conclusion 7:07 – About Our Review
Turn Ons/Swipe Right: Buttery but supportive freestyle binding with exceptional adjustability and good response for the flex.
Turn Offs/Swipe Left: No Forward Lean
The Union Scott Stevens Contact Pro Is a Contact Pro with a softer high back that doesn’t have forward lean. It makes it more park friendly.
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Union Scott Stevens Contact Pro Review- How it rides and who it is for
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Pretty soft and the Union Scott Stevens Contact Pro takes it a noticeable bit softer than the regular contact pro.
Binding to Boot Adjustability
This is what Union does super well and the Union Scott Stevens Contact Pro is no exception. There is an adjustable heel loop so you can get most boots centered in the binding. That means it will be easy to center on board. Straps have tooless adjustability but you can’t really rotate the highback like the Contact Pro. Its so soft though that it isn’t as much of a big deal as it is with the Falcor and other really stiff union highbacks.
Stance Width Adjustability
Because you can center most boots in the binding you will be able to turn the discs tip to tail and get excellent stance width adjustability with the mini discs.
The new ankle straps for 2021 Union Scott Stevens Contact Pro are for sure the call. They have way more support than past models but still have good freedom of movement for tweakability.
Great right out of the box and I haven’t had ratchet issues with Union for years now.
Pretty close to the Contact Pro and you get a lot more response than you would think from playing around with it in a shop.
Flex Under Foot/Buttering
It butters really well and is right there with the best of the best.
Really good slower speed shock absorption for smaller to medium features. However it still is no slouch when going big. It just isn’t as damp as the Stratas with the more rubbery bushings on the base plate.
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