22 Designs; The M-Equipment; Voile; Rottefella; Binding Parts . $55.00 $ 55. TwentyTwo Designs’ New NTN Binding. Price: $55; Read more... HammerHead Bindings Climbing Telemark … Beginning this fall, the Rainey Designs dealer program has added seven retailers in exclusive territories. Rainey Designs www.raineydesigns.com Rainey Designs first set the standard for bomb-proof bindings with the legendary SuperLoop. 2 colors available. S H C p o n 8 s 9 o r e Z H d W Y U 1 9. In addition, we are in the process of establishing 'Certified Support Centers,' which was an idea several retailers came to me with because I wasn't smart enough to think of it on my own," said Rainey. C/w one pair of 190cm Head Cyber-Cross Titanium Skis with a 102/67/93mm side-cut that generates a 22-meter radius. The little town of around 1,700 people is nestled just below the Tetons and Grand Targhee Resort in Alta, WY. Lynx Telemark Binding (2) Your Price: $499.95 In Stock . or Best Offer. C $79.00. This is the World Famous TelemarkTalk / TelemarkTips Forum, by far the most dynamic telemark and backcountry … or Best Offer. FREE Shipping. $389.95 . 22 Designs is based in Driggs, Idaho and takes it's name from Wyoming Highway 22, which goes over the nearby Teton Pass. The little town of around 1,700 people is nestled just below the … We have been relentless and disciplined in our pursuit of the simplest, lightest weight and most reliable designs. Pre-Owned. 2. 14 watching. So this year, he will also not hire the 30 seasonal employees he usually did. C/w one pair of 190cm Head Cyber-Cross Titanium Skis with a 102/67/93mm side-cut that generates a 22-meter radius. Used) Up for auction is a used pair of Black Diamond Riva Z telemark ski bindings. Rainey Designs SuperLoop Telemark Cable Binding More control over your skis for immediate improvement in your skiing Very Very Very Durable! $389.95 . Rainey has been very busy shoring up the company's reputation with dealers who, when they first heard the news, offered up a one-digit salute in his direction. $65.00. Not only possible, but in fact Rainey exceeded his target by nearly 200 bindings. STD. Was: C $95.75. $0 Shipping. Blizzard CS 30 177 cm Telemark Skis w/Rainey Designs Bindings. The TreadClimber is said to combine the movement of three popular fitness ...read more, In a move with a multi-million-dollar price tag, Nautilus has launched the beginnings of a multimedia advertising campaign that will direct consumers directly to clubs and specialty retailers who are Nautilus customers. With five ...read more, After 20-plus years in the fitness business, Ron Kret made a decision this summer he realized he couldn't avoid for the store he owned, America's Fitness Warehouse. TwentyTwo Designs will now exclusively manufacture and … Shop our bindings now. Russell Rainey, owner of Rainey Designs Inc., told SNEWS® that the company is indeed returning to selling the HammerHead and SuperLoop telemark bindings to retailers, but only … Ten years ago, the binding we originally bought from Russell Rainey was the Hammerhead. Below is info regarding the Superloop … 22 Designs Axl Telemark Binding. Six-hole mounting pattern and three pivot points and over two inches of spring travel for ultimate ride-ability. Rainey determined that he had enough money to produce 1,000 pairs of the new HammerHead bindings, which was well short of the 10,000 pairs of bindings he felt was necessary to fly with the distribution format. He hopes to do as well if not better this year, in addition to selling through retailers. These are my wife's bindings and have seen little use. Skins included. 22 Designs Axl Telemark Binding. and Stock Turnover (How often do I make this margin when I sell my Gizmos?). Used, but in good condition. We introduced the acclaimed free-pivot Axl binding in 2009, and in 2012, the Vice. Retailers had placed significant preseason orders for Rainey's new, critically acclaimed HammerHead binding. There is little doubt in our mind that those same retailers will simply discount the markup for the binding to the retailer cost of $200 to any customer as part of a package deal -- and not charge for mounting. $309.00 $ 309. Thi… Chris Valiante and Collins Pringle launched 22 Designs in 2004 after interning for telemark legend, Russell Rainey, who invented the hammerhead binding. Outlaw X Telemark Binding … $40. This auction includes all … These bindings are in excellent condition and only appear to have been … Rainey Designs Telemark Bindings with Cables Black Yellow Fits 75mm Nordic Norm. ... Russell Rainey… And, since retailers don't make much on bindings to begin with, we weren't too surprised to learn of a growing list of retailers who are buying Rainey bindings at $200 and with plans to mark them for more than the $200 in their own store. 9d 12h 54m 7s. The decision by Nalgene comes on the heels of Peregrine agreeing to become the exclusive ...read more, When SNEWS LLC was acquired by Active Interest Media on Dec. 21, 2007, our friend and business partner, Gene Treacy, had made a decision it was time for him to chart a different course. This is the perfect backcountry binding for the true telemarker. The 75mm design is the original model for telemark bindings, and is based on a wedge shaped binding toe piece which holds a boot with a 75mm wide, angled toe extension, aka the duck bill. Engineers by trade, over the last 13 years Chris and Collins have redesigned and reimagined their bindings. Rainey Designs Telemark Bindings with Cables Black Yellow Fits 75mm Nordic Norm. The club's Member Advantage program ...read more, The SNEWS® team of editors powered by imported dark chocolate and numerous espresso shots (not necessarily in that order), zigged and zagged around the Outdoor Retailer Winter Market floor to ensure we could bring you the most comprehensive take on trends, directions, colors, ...read more, © 2020 Pocket Outdoor Media Inc. All Rights Reserved. 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 unveiling took place at the Live Free Heel Fest (formerly known as La Skieda) in Livigno, Italy. If there is a great place to have a telemark binding company it is in Driggs, ID. 22 Designs Axl Telemark Binding - Small - One Color. SNEWS® View: Tele binding wars appear to be heating up again, with a cast of players fighting for market dominance in a very niche field. The Future Of Telemark? Below is info regarding the Superloop bindings… Long before the technical touring craze took hold there was the Superloop. Voile Switchback Telemark Binding. Show Notes for this episode: the Outlaw and 22 designs Website. O2 Binding by Black Diamond. Outdoor Gear Exchange has specialized in Telemark Skiing since our founding in 1995. It is one of the few, true, legendary telemark binding designs that had an effect on nearly every telemark binding design since its inception although its inventor, Russell Rainey, would be quick to point out even Hammerhead borrowed from other, less successful designs … As a result of the buzz, retailers responded with significant orders. The HammerHead is our first new product encompassing everything I have learned about bindings, and the reviews have been phenomenal. If we were a betting publication, our money would rest on Rainey being acquired by a savvy, innovative company that supports entrepreneurial spirits and embraces cutting edge technology.… Hmmm, Black Diamond, are you reading this? This item will ship to United States, but the … Russell Rainey, owner of Rainey Designs Inc., told SNEWS® that the company is indeed returning to selling the HammerHead and SuperLoop telemark bindings to retailers, but only on a very select basis. Home; Dealers & Demos; Tech Info; Team 22; About Us; FAQ's; Warranty; Contact; Account; 0 Item; Bindings. Ice up or squeak Adjustable cable … 1 color available. "We will provide those dealers with warranty repair parts for free and list them on our site as a preferred dealer.". The decision, which was made the week prior to Outdoor Retailer Summer Market, was conveyed to Rainey dealers via phone calls from Rainey himself and from Steve Hardesty, president of Cima, Rainey's distributor. Top Rated Seller Top Rated Seller. 22 Designs Axl Telemark Binding. Black Diamond Riva Z Telemark Ski Bindings(STD. They’re bindings you’ve seen on the boots of telemark skiers in mountains from Japan to Squaw Valley to Austria. Dimensions are 105/71/93. TwentyTwo Designs Axl. Harness the force of nature like never before. Item Information. 22 Designs is the Leading manufacturer of Telemark Bindings. The heel is always free to lift up, even (especially) in downhill mode. With 1,000 pairs of bindings, Rainey determined that he could make a go of the business only if he sold to consumers direct and essentially made all the bindings himself. The free release touring mode makes going up a cinch because you have zero resistance on your heel. It’s been a good binding to us. Voile Switchback X2 Binding Repair Kit Telemark … Believe it. One pair of Rainey Designs Superloop Telemark Free Heel Ski Bindings for Sale. Pre-Owned. TwentyTwo Designs … or Best Offer. The decision, which was made the week prior to ...read more, A silver anniversary is nothing to gloss over, and the fitness industry has plenty to celebrate -- yes, even in times of adversity and economic hardship. My bindings don't have "pins", and the install may be best to put one of the following locations on the ski's indicated location: a. middle part of flex plate, or b. aft part of flex plate, or c. boot bellows. For those who want the best of both worlds, renowned power and easy earning, beta bindings will be available later this season. Telemark bindings connect the ski to the boot at the front and under the forefoot of the boot. To say that dealers were disappointed with the decision, as well as the timing, would be a mild understatement. Such has been the swing of emotion that SNEWS® recently learned of retailers who are actually paying Rainey full pop for bindings to place in their demo programs -- $200 per binding. Rainey Designs Super Loop telemark bindings. Rainey Superloop binding (note from earnyourturns.com) In 2005, 22 Designs purchased Rainey Designs and continued producing the binding with very minor adjustments to the binding through 2012. Finally, there is the future of Rainey Designs. C $79.00. Telemark skier Chris is looking up: Paul Kimbrough. One pair of Rainey Designs Superloop Telemark Free Heel Ski Bindings for Sale. Rainey Design Telemark Bindings $60 (Bellevue) pic hide this posting restore restore this posting. Armageddon-proof. Now we'll take a look at the dynamic balance between those two metrics. Boot center for telemark may not be the best idea. Hope for a new boot/binding standard is still stuck in limbo and until manufacturers make the move to standardization, telemark sales in terms of both units and dollars will remain, shall we say, less than impressive? Rainey Designs. Telemark bindings include the Meidjo 2.1, 22 Designs Lynx and Outlaw X. Telemark Pyrenees, online telemark specialists since 1995. Skis have some wear and tear, but they´ll still get you up (with skins) and down the mountain. Arrives before Christmas. Pre-Owned. Location: Riverton,UT,USA. Jul 1, 2006. Schwag. "Loyalty means a lot to me and I had quite a few dealers still buying my binding at full pop just because they wanted the product in their stores and because they wanted to support me.". Rainey will also guarantee that there will be no discounting and that the retailer will have exclusive rights to the sales of Rainey bindings in the retailer's territory. Since taking over the revolutionary Hammerhead design from Rainey Designs 22 Designs has built upon that powerhouse by adding the efficiency of a free-pivot to three of their four bindings. Telemark Talk / Telemark Tips Forum. Rainey Designs Telemark Bindings. The amount of power you need to make your boot/binding/ski system perform correctly on several factors: 1 - Boot bellows flex: the stiffer the boot bellows the more effort is needed to flex the boot. Telemark skier Chris is looking up: Paul Kimbrough Rainey Superloop binding (note from earnyourturns.com). Scarpa NTN Freeride Binding. K2 Heli Stinx 185cm Telemark Skis w/G3 Cable bindings . ... Russell Rainey, inventor of the Hammerhead, couldn’t afford to deal with repairs. Rainey Designs Superloop Used . "I went to our bank to inform them that we needed to borrow three times more money than we had asked for in the past to make sufficient product to cover retailer orders and the bank said no. They’re bindings you’ve seen on the boots of telemark skiers in mountains from Japan to Squaw Valley to Austria. We … "Whether or not we can actually make, deliver, and sell 1,000 bindings remains to be seen," said Rainey. 22 Designs has been a leader in the telemark binding industry for an impressive 15 years with the same two strong leaders the entire time. Arrives before Christmas. Accessories. Within days of the delivery plug being pulled, SNEWS® received numerous emails from Rainey dealers that ranged from vitriolic diatribes to, well, vitriolic diatribes. SNEWS® View: Though it is disappointing for retailers to lose access to a binding with such a great pre-sales buzz, the margin on bindings after factoring in selling, mounting, and servicing -- especially when discounted as part of a normal package deal -- isn't frankly much to speak of. 22 Designs Owners (L-R) Collins Pringle & Chris Valiante. The Future Of Telemark? Axl, 22 Designs telemark touring binding, will be unveiled to the world next week at the Outdoor Retailer show. Modern plastic boots and cable bindings are stiffer and require more effort to flex the boot. 22 Designs was created in 2004 by Chris Valiante and Collins Pringle, when we inherited the HammerHead binding from Rainey Designs. For those who want the best of both worlds, renowned power and easy earning, beta bindings will be available later this season. In fact, we were several hundred thousand dollars short of what we needed. Rainey added that another, though very secondary reason for restoring the retail connection, is that he began to realize that despite the success his program has had selling direct over the last year, his product and brand name will quickly lose cache in the long term if it is not visible to a broader audience. Press enter for more information. Peregrine, which distributes Dr. ...read more, Calling it a "revolutionary piece of cardiovascular fitness equipment" and claiming the creation of "a whole new product category," the Nautilus Group will introduce the TreadClimber Tuesday in New York. Surface New Life Telemark Skis 22 Designs Telemark Bindings 182cm $ 225. Numerous cutting-edge telemark bindings have followed: … Tried and True. ...read more, The Fitness Experience is continuing to shrink its numbers -- even sealing a deal to hand-over five St. Louis, Mo., area stores to True Fitness -- as a way to focus, to rein in expenses, to stay alive and, as President Doug Pearson told SNEWS®, to get stronger. 00. Russell Rainey, president of Rainey Designs, has decided the company's business plan no longer supports selling through outdoor retail stores and has begun selling his bindings directly to customers through the company's Web site. Rainey / 22 Designs Hammerhead Telemark Ski Bindings. Telemark Bindings + 190cm Head Skis (NW Calgary) $115. TwentyTwo Designs’ New NTN Binding. "My main motivation to start selling at retail again was out of loyalty," Rainey told SNEWS®. 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. Russell Rainey, president of Rainey Designs, has decided the company's business plan no longer supports selling through outdoor retail stores and has begun selling his bindings directly to customers through the company's Web site. K2 SUPER STINX 188 cm Men's Telemark Skis W/ Voile G3 3-Pin Telemark Bindings. Shop our bindings now. 1 viewed per hour. For his part, Hardesty told SNEWS® that "Rainey was a very good business for us and had a strong retail following. "This is a play to showcase the people who are partners of ...read more, At long last, the New Telemark Norm (NTN) binding system has been revealed to the public. 00. Russell Rainey, owner of Rainey Designs Inc., told SNEWS® that the company is indeed returning to selling the HammerHead and SuperLoop telemark bindings … Voile Switchback Telemark Binding. Scarpa NTN Freeride Binding… Rainey is in the process of working through other ideas too, including drop-shipping bindings directly to retailers for mounting. We stock 75mm and NTN bindings from all the big brands including 22 Designs, Rottefella, Voile, The M … Great condition atomic touring skis with rainey designs bindings $50 . by Tyler Cohen ... It’s bittersweet. Shipping and handling. During the telemark turn the rear foot lifts off the ski. Below is info regarding the Superloop bindings… The Outlaw X is the world's first step-in NTN binding, and also the first with a true free pivot. Great binding with little use. Axl, 22 Designs telemark touring binding, will be unveiled to the world next week at the Outdoor Retailer show. Scarpa NTN Freeride Binding. Rainey's retail program is carefully crafted to protect him and his loyal dealers, he says. He offers a 40-percent margin, meaning the dealer cost is right around $125. "We really want to work with dealers through this, and I hope they will be understanding of our situation and realize I am doing this for the right reasons," said Rainey. And coming on the heels of Voile's introduction of the step-in tele binding last year, the big news this season is the rollout of the Hammerhead ($200), Rainey Designs' first new binding since the … First off, we have to start with the performance. Condition is "Used". "My new Hammerhead binding is to the SuperLoop what the SuperLoop is to the rest of the binding market," says Rainey of his newest innovation. C/w one pair of 190cm Head Cyber-Cross Titanium Skis with a 102/67/93mm side-cut that generates a 22-meter radius. 22 Designs creates USA-made NTN telemark ski bindings with the latest technology and best performance. This is a review of the 22 designs - Outlaw X after one month of skiing on it. O2 Binding by Black Diamond. Variety of Designs. $309.00 $ 309. They have been mounted and used for a short time and have a few minor scratches. 22 Designs Owners (L-R) Collins Pringle & Chris Valiante. 95. It’s been a good binding to us. Of course we are disappointed, but frankly, Russell really had no choice as I understand it. by Tyler Cohen ... It’s bittersweet. favorite this post Dec 14 K2 Schi Devil Telemark ski 167cm $125 (Olympia) hide this posting restore restore this posting. They are a cable attachment binding. Here is a video on how we make our art glass encased floral pendants - depending on their size and complexity, each glass piece takes anywhere between 25 minutes to 45 minutes to make, before assembling them into jewellery . 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 … Yes, these skis include the legendary blue and orange Rainey Designs HammerHead bindings (pre-22 Designs). Rainey Designs. I’m amazed at how different each binding … Used, worked great prior to removing from skis. The flexible leather boots and 3-pin bindings of the original 75 mm design offered very little resistence to the heel lifting off the boot, but also comparatively little control. Built on the HammerHead's proven chassis, the Vice Telemark Ski Binding from TwentyTwo Designs is the new standard for tele skiing. Constructed with a solid one-piece toepiece, you get ultra-smooth turns and a solid performance. In the 2006 GearTrends® Winter Outdoor Magazine article 'Kick Up Your Heels', beginning on page 20 (click here to read), we reported: “Karhu 7TM – Alas, the 'ultimate' telemark binding is not to be.