That is actually a lie. Maybe you are the one I shouldn't be taking advice from.
A reasonable criticism: they are expensive.
I understand that many snowboarders (especially corporate shills - Burton) are often luddites when it comes to new ideas but I just wanted to know the name of the product, not get opinions from people who never used it.
BurtonAvenger = AngrySnowboarder. Just a heads up. I wouldn't tell his knowledge, whether you agree with him or not on some things he definitely knows his shit.
And who the FUCK boards with poles? Unless the dude had a full pack and was riding a split board what use is there for fucking poles? Is the dude essentially paddling on cat tracks? Is he that awful that he can't hold an edge, and too lazy to unstrap and skate?