Switchback X2 review on Earn Your Turns – Craig Dostie provides his thorough take on these bindings. Price: $329.00 (5 of 5) 2 Reviews. Voile Hardwire 3-Pin Telemark Binding. Voile sells replacement cables in a set of four so you can have spares ready for a while. I’ve had the same boot and binding set up – a series of Scarpa T1s and Cobra R8 bindings – for the past 5 or so years. These bindings… Re: Slightly active bindings: Voile Switchback or X2 Post by Woodserson » Sun May 27, 2018 1:31 pm Nick BC wrote: Caveat: The angle of the dangle on the steel rebar heelpiece that … Voile … . $55.00. BD's O1 (rid-stiff) and Voile Switchback for comparison. A free-pivoting, alpine touring-style telemark binding, the new Voile Switchback X2 allows backcountry telemark skiers to ascend with zero heel resistance thus conserving valuable energy and allowing for … I tend to be a creature of habit. 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