The stiffest binding in Nitro's arsenal, the Men's Machine Snowboard Binding is light, stiff, and built to make towering peaks feel like they're no big deal. When you're riding a board that's built to stomp huge drops and crush gnarly, steep terrain, you'd be wise to set it up with the Machine. It starts with the Asym Carbon Beam highback, which is infused with carbon fiber to make it incredibly lightweight, yet super stiff and strong for lightning fast response and reliable support. The Machine's ultra lightweight carbon reinforced chassis utilizes Nitro's Dual Air dampening system to take the edge off flat landings and absorb vibration to reduce fatigue. It also has a canted footbed that aligns your legs in a more natural position to reduce stress on your knees and ankles. Board Saver technology features EVA dampening at the heel corners of the binding that not only make the ride smoother, but actually protect your board from stress fractures so your deck lasts longer. The new Perfect Hold ankle straps feature a Flex Window that helps it conform to a variety of boot shapes and distributes pressure evenly for a comfy, yet secure fit. The toe strap is a convertible model that can be worn over the toe or in front of the toe to pull your boot back into the binding's heelcup. The forged aluminum buckles work with the composite Speedwheel for years of smooth, slip free use, and Easy Entry Buckle Tech keeps the straps out of your way when you're stepping into your binding. Finally, the Machine features a mini disc that is smaller than traditional discs so your board can flex more naturally beneath your feet.