Go Back   Starboard Forums > Ask Our Team

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 25th November 2010, 08:54 PM   #1
MOP
Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Posts: 120
Default Snug foot strap position-problem for big feet?

one of six upgrades on the isonic range for 2011 is:

"UPGRADE FIVE: Snug Strap Positioning
All the front footstrap plugs were narrowed down to have an aperture of 14.5cm, which is narrower than usual. The angle of the front strap was also turned to sit more square to the length-axis of the board. These two tweaks combine to give a very snug fit to the front foot, allowing the rider to adjust pitch and roll more effectively as the board reaches top speed."

I would like to remind the starboard developing team and designers that many people have big feet...
In some countries like mine(which is the same as Svein Rasmussens) we also use 7 mm neoprene boots during Winter

It is very imprtant that also the wider options is obtained on future models.
If they are removed many of us wil not be able to use isonics and therefore not buy them...
MOP is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 25th November 2010, 10:30 PM   #2
Erik Loots
Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: The Netherlands, Alkmaar
Posts: 109
Send a message via MSN to Erik Loots
Default

Hi MOP,

I tried both the 2011 iS107 and speed special W54. On the 2011 speed specials you will find enough footstrap position possibilities.

The iS107 has only 3 positions, but can be sailed wider (just move the outer screw one forward). Please do try the normal setup, with the numbers on the new straps I go up to 7. I also have 6mm boots and big feet (european size 46 surfboots), also my feet are reasonable wide, it does work fine once the footstraps are used 1-2 times (stretched/settled). It always makes me wonder how it fits on my speed special W44 tail with a foot bigger than the one foot off, but it works some way

Cheers,
Erik
__________________

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.


2011 Starboard iSonic woodcarbon 107, iSonic speed special W54, iSonic speed special W44
Sonntag Fins
Severne Reflex Sails
Erik Loots is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 26th November 2010, 05:04 AM   #3
mark h
Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: NW England,
Posts: 712
Default

Same for me, like Erik Im UK12 and sail in the cold with 6mm boots I know that a few of the SB team have big feet too. But I can find a good setting. You should be able to find nice setting. If it gets to be a big problem, Dakine contours will help loads
__________________
Cheers - Mark H

The toys:
iSW44 - - iSW49 - iSW53 - iSW58 - iS107 - iS137 - F161.
North Warps: F2012 5.2m, 5.7m, 6.3m, 7m, 8m, 8.6m, 9.5m F2006 11m.

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
mark h is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 26th November 2010, 08:52 AM   #4
Remi
STARBOARD DEVELOPMENT
 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: Thailand
Posts: 2,436
Default

Hi MOP,

Before to go to the narrow option we try with Cyril who have huge feat of 47 and wide and was working really fine and the foot-straps are more soft and can be more open than before, so you should have no problems for this.

All the best
__________________
Remi

Can answer if you have any questions on this following boards :

Carve 111, 121, 131, 141, 151 & 161
Futura 93, 101, 111, 121, 131 & 141.
iSonic 80, 87, 90, 97, 107, 110, 117 & 130
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

UltraSonic 147
Formula Experience One Design
Phantom Race 377 & 377 L / 320
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

Phantom 295 L :
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

Formula 167 :
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

Racing Serinity Cat Concept
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
Remi is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 26th November 2010, 02:04 PM   #5
MOP
Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Posts: 120
Default

That is great to hear!

I do think that the strap options on my kode 112 2010 is wide enough, but i do not like the straps because I cant set them big/high/wide enough when I use 7 mm boots. I changed to tabou straps(same as jp-straps) 2010 and they work very fine. Its nice to hear that the new straps for 2011 is possible to sett longer/wider/higher...

Thanks a lot for the answer, now I am really looking forward to try my new ultrasonic 147 in march!

Last edited by MOP; 26th November 2010 at 02:05 PM. Reason: .
MOP is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
brand new iS 121 WC foot strap screws/holes problem Duracell Ask Our Team 5 15th June 2010 01:31 AM
Quad - foot strap position and further trim wallhalla Ask Our Team 3 26th May 2010 04:02 PM
feet out of strap juan1 Free Forum 9 29th January 2009 12:03 PM
Foot Straps and Large Feet badgb21 Ask Our Team 7 5th February 2008 01:54 AM
Foot strap position. Crash Ask Our Team 5 18th August 2007 08:32 PM


All times are GMT +7. The time now is 11:54 AM.