The first thing I noticed was the fact it is so freaking light. The Magna traction really holds the edge well and bites when you want it to. The combo of MT and clash camber really helped my shred ability. Probably uped my comfort for speed by 20% because I feel so much more stable while turning. I'm able to fully ride switch now since I'm so comfortable with my edge. I was riding blues and blacks all day with 8" of powder on the groomed runs and thigh deep powder on the back trails hiding plenty of jumps and ruts That I ate up with ease.