• Head Attack 16 2014

      • Review by DingoSean on Dec 02, 2014 @ 7:53 PM
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      • Reviewed DIN Range: 5-16 Review:

        These are probably my go-to recommendation for freeride and park riders who don't want to shell out a ton of money, but want something well built and solid.

        The Head Attack 16 came out in 2013 to replace the Mojo Series from Head/Tyrolia/Etc and has fit in quite well. It takes the same, very highly regarded multi-degree release heelpiece from the mojo series, all while adding in a fantastic toepiece.

        Similar to the Jester/Griffon from Marker, this has a horizontally opposed spring, which is a very good design for toe elasticity in variable terrain, allowing each toe wing to utilize the full tension of the spring independently.

        The din range is increased to 16 at the max from the Mojo series, but retains a very low 5 as it's lowest setting, thus meaning anyone, intermediate, advanced, expert, would have no problem on this binding.

        Though it is made of quite a bit of plastic, it is an extremely tough composite material, and with a strong steel chassis frame that it's built on, would be no problem for even the big dudes who land with a lot more force.

        The binding releases extremely accurately - often releasing at identical values during ASTM tests even after 50+ days of use, so it maintains itself as well as anything.

        It's modest black/white motif, and lightweight (4lbs) nature mean that this is probably the perfect binding to get for just about anyone. I'd recommend it over the Markers and Salomon/Atomic bindings for sure. The Rossi/Look Pivot/FKS series might be a little better as far as how tough they are, but this one is so much lighter and more affordable that it's simply worth it to forego those in liu of a binding that has just as safe of a reputation when it comes to elasticity, maintaining factory tension, and overall, safety/durability.

        Ratings:
        • Terrain
          Park
          Pow
        • Design
          Clean
          Busy
        • Durability
          Fragile
          Durable
        • Weight
          Light
          Heavy
        • Style
          Uncool
          Cool
        • Reliability
          Sketchy
          Trustworthy
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    • Name:
    • Attack 16
    • Manufacturer:
    • Head
    • Year:
    • 2014
    • Gender:
    • Neutral
    • At A Glance
    • Terrain
    • Park
      Pow
    • Design
    • Clean
      Busy
    • Durability
    • Fragile
      Durable
    • Weight
    • Light
      Heavy
    • Style
    • Uncool
      Cool
    • Reliability
    • Sketchy
      Trustworthy
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    • DIN Range
    • 5 - 16
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