I have last years freerides, did the CB extremes with them, and had no issues. It really comes down to what kind of touring you're doing. I have a preference for freerides because the bar lets my ski flex evenly underfoot, I can switch between touring and a locked heel with my pole, and its been pretty bombproof for me.
I know 5 other people who swear by freerides for long tours.
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