Thanks for the reply.
Limited to internet shopping, so can`t go for a stroll during the week. Couldn`t find a 61 for under 6-man.
Would you go for a 161 or 157 in my position?
Cheers for the Malolo link. Aura is just a special edition Malolo released in Japan - right?
Why the Malolo over a Cuda?
Yeah, but if I wait this year, next season comes round and I reassess options again...I`d still like to use a new board this weekend (season) when I head to Nagano and Kagura - while theres still good snow about. Plus I just got a 6-man tax rebate that I`ll blow on nothing if I wait!
no, the aura is not like a malolo at all. Don't bother with it.
I don't like the cuda rocker. It goes under the front foot and it makes you naturally put your weight on the back foot. On groomers you have to make an effort to put your weight on your front foot to use the whole edge. The malolo's rocker was much better.
I used a couple malolos for many years in the Nagano backcountry.
What's your regular board btw?