August 12, 2011: For Immediate Release. Spark R&D re-introduces the BLAZE splitboard binding for the 2011/2012 season   Spark R&D is stepping it up again this season; seeking perfection based on customer needs and keeping pace with the rapidly expanding splitboarding community. The BLAZE returns again this season with upgraded components and splitboard-specific features for

Say Hello To The New Mr. Chomps

Mr. Chomps gets a new look with improved features for the 2010/2011 season Here at Spark R&D we pride ourselves on providing the most innovative and high performance splitboarding gear on the market. With that in mind, we would like to introduce you to the newest version of our popular Mr. Chomps splitboard crampon. Stronger:


The next generation is here. Introducing the BLAZE splitboard binding for the 2010/2011 season. Since the very beginning, Spark R&D has been a rider-owned and operated business, pushing innovation in the sport of splitboarding – because that’s what we LIVE for. We are all splitboarders. We have spent hundreds of days in the backcountry. We

Kalifornia Eastside Splitfest

For some photos and stoked-ness, check out the thread Though we couldn’t make it out to this one, we did send along a little something special as a raffle prize … We thought you might enjoy some thoughts from the winner (schwalbster from Am I the most stoked Dude or what? I’m the

Even Babies are Psyched on the Fuse

Seven month old Leo Weber-Thoresen from Austria can’t talk yet, but has THIS to say about the Fuse: Enough said! (By the way, if anyone else has great pics of themselves or their kiddos enjoying their Spark R&D Bindings, send them our way and they might make it onto our website. Thanks for the stoke!)
We are excited to announce that Spark R&D’s Fuse binding has won the ISPO BrandNew Finalist Award for innovation!!! Thank you for all of your votes and comments and support. We couldn’t have done it without you. The sport of splitboarding is growing … and you all are part of the revolution. Be proud. A

Vote for Spark in the ISPO Awards!

The ISPO Brand-New Award recognizes innovation in sports. Our newest binding, the Fuse, is featured in the contest, and so we’d like you to… Check out our video and vote for us here: We’re proud to be in the competition, and may the best splitboard-binding company in Bozeman MT within a few blocks of the

Check out the new hotness!

Spark R&D is psyched to bring you splitphiles news on our fresh binding! Introducing for the 2009/2010 season.. the Fuse! Following up the Backcountry Editors Choice Awarded Ignition II, the Fuse has a pile of improvements. We will be manufacturing the baseplates and heel loops completely in house, offering a solid one piece CNC design,

Custom Baseplates

We recently received the following email: Hi Will, This season I’ve been getting pushed around by some d#$chebag heli opps for riding “their stash”. So I was hoping you have some white base plates for the Bent Metal Biscuits. I’ve got a white one piece and splitboard and next year I can center punch all

New Graphics!!

We are putting a new binding together with our current Ignition II baseplates, built around the Bent Metal Biscuit binder. They have a different graphic.. so we drew up some new art for our baseplates, check em out! We have a few pair of both Black and Red Larges in the store as we speak,