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Dynafit PDG Binding

$499.95 $299.96

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If “VO2 Max,” “heart rate monitor,” or “I wish I had done more base training” are frequent phrases you utter, then the PDG Binding likely has a place in your quiver. The same technology as the top-end Low Tech Race 2.0, the PDG is Dynafit’s “budget” race and training binding. The same lightweight toe piece found on the fan-favorite Superlite 2.0 and LTR 2.0 is employed here, this time with an auto-locking toe lever (which is replaceable if you’d prefer a manual locking lever). The heel piece is a descendent of Pierre Gignoux’s Ultimate, one of the lightest and simplest heel pieces on the market. Replacing the titanium heel pins from the Low Tech Race 2.0 with steel pins raised the weight a negligible five grams while lowering the price tag a non-negligible amount. This, of course, also improves the durability since steel is less susceptible to wear. The Dynafit PDG binding, coming to a podium near you.

  • Built from Forged 7075 Aerospace Aluminum, carbon, and steel.
  • Ice-breaker pins on the toe ensure reliable performance no matter the conditions.
  • Proven toe piece design is lightweight and features an auto-locking toe lever, but is easily replaced with a separately purchased manual locking lever for ISMF compliance.
  • Symmetrically or asymmetrically matches the PDG 3.0 ski.
Specifications
Weight
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115g
Weight (pair) 230g
Boot Compatibility Tech
Brakes No
BSL Adjustment None
Riser Heights 1
Vertical Release Fixed
Lateral Release Fixed
Crampon Ready Yes, removable
Specs Verified Yes
Design
Materials Forged aerospace aluminum, steel
Skimo Co Says
Usage Training laps, racing
Notes Low profile with a perfectly flat ramp angle.
Bottom Line Dynafit's top tech at an affordable price.
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Questions & Reviews

9/9/2020
Question from Woodsen S
 
Does this heel piece rotate to allow a flat deck touring mode?
9/9/2020
Answer from jbo
 
Hi Woodsen, not practically, no. It will spin out in a crash, but it's not a mechanism you want to use on a regular basis.
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8/20/2020
Question from Todd Allan Gangelhoff
 
Any brake options for this binding?
8/20/2020
Answer from Tim C
 
Hi Todd,
The only brake option for this would be the Kreuzspitze Tech Brake. It slides into the crampon receptor and is held in place with a small turn buckle you need to mount under foot. A rad little brake that you stash in your pack/pocket on the way up and slides on easily during your transition from up to down.


Tim
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7/2/2020
Brad H (used product a few times)
 
I picked up these bindings a couple months ago and mounted them to me race skis (Atomic Ultimate 65 WC 2016 163cm Skis). I've skied a bunch of laps in them and they are super light and easy to use. I have no idea how they would perform for releasing if I bit it hard, but I can say I've had a slow motion wiped out in some schmoo and they didn't pre-release. I haven't actually raced on them yet, but I think they're a great addition to my quiver.

I'm 5'4" 150lbs and I use these on Atomic Ultimate 65 WC 2016 163cm Skis with Atomic Backland Ultimate Boots.
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2/27/2020
Question from Justin
 
Do you think this binding is durable enough for a touring set up- for example atomic backland 95's with backlands boots?

Thanks
2/28/2020
Answer from TSB
 
Hey Justin, the PDG (and other race bindings) score high for simplicity and durability but may not be the best choice for general ski touring -- the auto-locking toe means no lateral release. If you are looking for a sub-150g race binding with more functionality for touring, I would check out the Kreuzspitze SCTT or the Ski Trab Gara Titan.
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1/16/2020
Question from Jeffrey F
 
How do your order the PDG binding in the manual lock? Thanks!
1/16/2020
Answer from jbo
 
Hi Jeffrey, only the automatic version was sold in these parts.
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8/13/2017
Question from Brian L
 
And what Dynafit Speed Radical release value is it comparable to? (both vertical and lateral)
8/14/2017
Answer from Trace Leches
 
Hey Brian! It's tough to say exactly as it depends on a ton of variables but the short answer is: We have no idea. The PDG binding is new to the US this year so we haven't really been able to put them on our testing machine yet, though by the time we have mounted a few we will be able to have some more concrete data on it. Sorry I don't have a better answer for you!
10/21/2018
Answer from Brian L
 
Any new information on what release value it's comparable with?
10/22/2018
Answer from Trace Leches
 
Hey Brian. Not yet, sorry. If it's anything like the Low Tech Race then it's high. We've seen 10ish consistently vertically and laterally, but seeing as low as 7 and as high as 12 laterally is not uncommon either.
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8/13/2017
Question from Brian L
 
Is the heelpiece compatible with the Superlite 1.0 adjustment plates?
8/14/2017
Answer from Trace Leches
 
Hey Brian, close, but not quite! The Low Tech Race 2.0 Adjustment plate is what you're hunting for!
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Model: PDG MPN: 48780 UPC: 4053865358829

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