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Old 12-19-2013, 03:02 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Help choosing new board...

First I'd like to say thanks to anyone who helps me decide what new board to purchase.

I'm using points I get from work to purchase a new snowboard, however I don't have access to all snowboards for purchase but the supplier is big, so many recommendations I'll be able to order.

That said. I'm 6'3", size 13 boot, ride a 12/-12 stance (don't know how wide but it's normally in the middle), and my weight can vary from 215-230 lbs.

I love camber snowboards, and didn't like the 2010 NS Legacy RC tech at all I owned (felt sketchy at times while bombing), and I didn't like the 2011 Ride Machete either (bombing felt fine, but I didn't like the lack of pop out of turns). Prior to that rode a Lamar KJ Lite 162, which I still use as my "rock" board.

Most of my riding will be on hard pack to ice on Southern California groomers, and I'm an intermediate rider, I like to ride fast. I am a beginner when it comes to jumping, spinning, and sliding. I'd like to work on riding switch this year, and 180's.

I tried to get a 2014 Capita NAS 163, but they only had a 160 wide. (maybe I should have just got this one?)

I'm looking for something in a 162-163, with a waist width of 260+. I'm not against trying a hybrid camber/rocker again, but I definitely want something that rides mostly like camber (good edge hold, stable, pop, can bomb, not loose).

I'm looking at a Burton Custom 162 wide (camber), Rossignol Templar Magtek 162 wide, Libtech Darker Series or GNU Riders Choice.

Any other suggestions, or input regarding the above boards?


Last edited by Lightningsloth; 12-20-2013 at 11:39 AM. Reason: added some choices of boards
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