Union Force is definitely NOT gonna do it for him. I think best options in your price range are Rome Arsenal and Ride Double Agent. The latter is actually a 9 on the Ride's chart, while the SPi is an 8. Both will be comfy, stiff/responsive, and not super expensive.
15 NS Ripsaw . 14 NS Proto HD . 14 NS Cobra . 13 Gnu Space Case EC2 . 2013 Salomon Pow Snake
14 Now Drive . 13 Now IPO
14 Flow Hylite
Last edited by Triple8Sol; 11-09-2010 at 04:43 PM.