I've seen this topic last year, and was vert interested in a board.
I've contacted them several times and asked to ship the board to US freight forwarder, as i'm in Kazachstan. Probably i shoud go with assisped purshase service, but i did not.
That topic was discussing at bobmeronline, that carving board, and as Kessler made alpine boards 1st they all know what this is.
All i can say, that later is that topic someone said, that pricing for this board was a mistake, and they will hardly ever do that deals with kessler.
I don't know if i want the "Ride". At least i'm awaiting for custom-made freeride snowboard for me. Can't say what is better, and even Kessler is definately a killer-board i doubt i need two freeride sticks, with "classis" geometry.
However I'd definately go for it, if they offer alpine board or BX board. I'm not sure what i want more though =))