ROME KATANA $360
Proving once again to be a weapon of choice for nearly any style of riding, the Katana has only gotten sharper for 2019. Featuring a revamped asymmetrical design, the Katana not only looks sleeker than in years past but also has increased performance to match. Testers were pleased to find the upgraded highbacks provided ample support and response, especially when digging deep into heelside carves, while the improved lateral flex allowed for optimal tweakability when lapping through the park. And thanks to its still highly adjustable interface, the Katana holds its place as an ultimate all-mountain binding that will slice through a variety of terrain.
RAD: The most adjustable bindings tested. BAD: Ankle straps are a tad bulky.