HOW DO YOU ADJUST YOUR SKI BINDINGS PROPERLY?

Helmet, goggles, ok. Gloves, ok. Poles, ok. And your ski bindings? Correct adjustment is as essential as a good helmet for a successful day of skiing. Find out why it is important to properly adjust your ski bindings, and above all, how to do it!

How do you adjust your ski bindings properly?

1/ WHY IS IT SO IMPORTANT TO ADJUST YOUR SKI BINDINGS?

This can be summed up in two very important words: pleasure and safety. Skiing is a source of pleasure, whatever your level. But no pleasure without safety! Badly adjusted bindings, are risks for injury, shorten or ruin holidays.

In fact, the length of the skis generates significant effort on the legs, in torsion, forward and backward. To avoid injuries, mainly on the knees, ski bindings must release the boot when these efforts are too great for your physical abilities.This is when the ski releases the boot when for example when you fall.

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2/ WHAT SHOULD BE TAKEN INTO ACCOUNT WHEN ADJUSTING YOUR BINDINGS?

It is according to 5 points that the standard defines the hardness of your bindings. This is equivalent to positioning the cursor on the correct number in the binding's window located at the front and at the rear.

These points are:

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A SOFTWARE THAT PROVIDES THE IDEAL BINDINGS ADJUSTMENT, ACCORDING TO ISO 11088

Each year, many falls when skiing are due to an incorrect adjustment of the bindings. So that everyone can easily find the correct setting values, we have set up ananautomatic calculation page accessible to our store teams in our stores and our customers. Everyone can therefore easily check whether the values applied to their bindings are in accordance with their skier profile.

3/ ONCE YOU KNOW the value of your Ideal adjustment, HOW DO YOU Adjust your ski bindings yourself?

First you need to know thelength of the shell of the ski boot:it is usually engraved on the heel or side of it and expressed in millimeters.

This size will allow you to adjust the front and back of your two bindings: On the new models, the system is simplified and you will only have to pull on the lever to unlock the adjustment system. You should slide the front and back of your bindings until you reach the number range of your shell length, at the same time making sure to keep the lever raised.To lock the attachment, simply clip the lever again.

Once the binding has been adjusted to your ski boot, you can proceed toadjust the value, calculated beforehand usingour tool.
Using acrosshead screwdriver, move the values in the form of graduations on the top of the binding. Perform this operation on the front and rear of each binding.

For these two manipulations, do not hesitate to get help from a professional.

5/ A LAST LITTLE WORD TO FINISH OFF

The adjustment is essential, it is essential to take it seriously and it must be carried out by professionals. We give you the means to check your setting with a simple tool, available here click. To have an optimum adjustment, be as precise as possible concerning your weight, your height, and your ski level.

How do you adjust your ski bindings properly?

STÉPHANE

Wedze ski engineer