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Old 02-17-2014, 01:00 PM   #8 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by poutanen View Post
Generally effective edge is not doing much when you're not carving. For straight lining, a longer, stiffer board (all other factors being equal) will be better.

That said, why do you feel like you're missing straight line speed?
I've been riding more crud lately and I feel very unstable at times going fast on my medium stiff boards (TRS, Rossi Angus and Templar).

I generally prefer shorter boards and I was wondering if getting longer medium stiff board will be better or same length stiffer board will be better for these conditions at higher speed.
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