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Originally Posted by Raines View Post
Nice reviews

Glad i hold up and didnt buy the cobra as i have a 158 SL... i am 1.87m and 93 kg... i bought the 158 SL and i find it good

Do you think i would feel better in the 161?


Proto vs SL what do you feel better for all mountain riding but not doing rails or boxe?

thanks
I think its personal preference re size. The 158 is fine but if you prefer to go fast on groomers and want better edge hold the 161 would be a bit better.

Re Proto vs SL
Again it depends on what your version of all mountain is. The proto is definitely lighter and would be better if you play around a lot on the slopes doing spins and things along that nature. SL would be a bit better at more carving and going fast situations. Both boards can do what the other does but there is compromise.
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