- Sizes: S, M, L
- Flex: 4
- Entry System: Classic
- Price: £219 / €239
With the addition of the Bent Metal Joint, the binding arm (or should that be leg?) of Mervin Manufacturing continues to expand. It’s still refreshingly straightforward, though, with just a handful of models that nevertheless cover the entire range of riding styles. The Bent Metal Logic bindings seen here are at the softest end of the scale.
So who should get these ones? Well, the flexible urethane highback makes tweaking a piece of cake, so any creative freestyle rider will get on well with these. Our testers also appreciated them in the powder, though; serious heli-dropping hellmen would be better off with the Bent Metal Solution, but for surfy turns these things really deliver.
“Bent Metal’s signature Drive Plate gives you plenty of underfoot cushioning with minimal loss of boardfeel”
For 2018/19 the ankle strap has been improved. The design allows for barely-hindered flex down through the ankle, with no pressure points as you do it. You’ll be able to crank it to just the right tightness thanks to the tough aluminium buckles, and Bent Metal’s signature Drive Plate (essentially, a techier footbed) gives you plenty of underfoot cushioning with minimal loss of boardfeel.
Fans of Sean Genovese’s artwork will be pleased to see it once again back on the Bent Metal Logic – he’s designed one of the three colourways for this winter.