Introducing the Pilot Snowboard Binding, the newest addition to the Now line and preferred binding of choice for team riders, Austen Sweetin, Charles Reid, and Devun Walsh. This versatile ripper is designed to help you navigate steep, scary lines and soar to new heights in the terrain park. Setting the Pilot apart from the rest of Now line is a new baseplate with a drop down medial wall for added flexibility and a wider heel cup that accommodates boots with larger volume and offers a slightly looser feel. Like all Now bindings, the Pilot features Skate Tech. The Hanger 2. 0 baseplate with Skate Tech has a hinge, inspired by the dynamics of a skateboard truck, that acts as a fulcrum to quickly and efficiently transfer energy from edge to edge. This means that instead of flexing your baseplate on turns, all of your energy goes directly to the edge, ultimately reducing foot fatigue and leg pain while improving response. Bushings at the contact points between the baseplate and the board reduce chatter for a smoother ride and prevent board breakage. The Pilot includes medium and hard density bushings that are interchangeable depending on whether you prefer more dampening or response. Flushcup technology positions the highback so that it sits above the heelcup, ensuring the back of your boot is flush with both the highback and the heelcup, which not only improves response, but also gives you the option of riding highback less for the ultimate surfy feeling requires separately sold Highcup. Speaking of the highback, the Pilot's Highback 2. 0 features a redesigned Flex Hinge that prevent calf bite and a bit of a wing that offers added lateral support. New snow clearing channels prevent snow from building up between the highback and heelcup when you're hiking for pow. The 3 D straps are fused with EVA for a comfy feel, and the stitchless design improves durability. The Pilot also includes a Channel system disc in addition to the 4X4 pattern disc so you can ride it with...