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Old 03-28-2009, 11:06 PM   #9 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by poopypants View Post
uhh freeride I guess, not much park, I just go down the mountain doin whatever. I love powder, but who doesn't... My main questions now are; what kind of things, structurally, make this board undesireable in undesireable conditions?? What parts of the Abacus make it not as versitle as the Roundhouse or A-Frame, or any board? Has anyone had a 1st hand experience with it? I don't want to base whether or not I buy this board on the handful of reviews I can find online..I want to know why it doesn't perform as well as other boards in mixed conditions..Thanks again, Grant

The biggest difference will be the 2 inch setback. That lets the nose float through the powder but otherwise your stance will be a bit too far back. If you are going to just freeride it won't be as big of a deal than when you venture into the park.

But again - at size 13 boot you will probably have overhang and probably toe drag regardless if you buy a powder board or not.
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