|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||28/001.426 ; 28/061.8|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 18 인용 특허 : 8|
An improved snowboard binding (6) has an adjustably positioned toe ramp (44) mounted to the front end (32) of the base (18) with an upwardly curving front portion (62) shaped to conform to the toe (14) of the boot sole (12) to increase the toe-side edge responsiveness. A dampened, energy absorbing heel pad (66) is mounted to the rear end (28) of the base to help absorb impact. Arm channels (84,86) are formed in each of the left and right side flanges (22,24), extend upwardly from the baseplate (20), and are sized to contain the left and right mounting ar...
[ What is claimed is:] [1.] In a snowboard binding of the type comprising a base having front and rear ends, and boot binding structure releasably coupling a snowboard boot to the base, the improvement comprising:a toe ramp mounted to the front end of the base;the toe ramp having an upwardly-extending, sole-supporting upper surface shaped for supporting engagement with a front end of a sole of a snowboard boot for improved performance;adjustable means for securing the toe ramp to the base over a range of front-to-rear positions; andthe toe ramp comprisin...