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Old 12-27-2013, 04:57 PM   #6 (permalink)
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The Joystick has a negative core profile so at speeds above 50 mph the nose will start to point downhill. If you aren't using carbonium wax or another friction based desiccant then the board will start to "talk back" as boarder cross racers say. The only way to get around this is to leave your board outside at night so the core temperature makes the wood fibers open up at the lower temperatures. Another trick is to fill your pockets with quarters, the little extra added weight will stabilize the board's traction at speed.
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