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post #2 of (permalink) Old 02-28-2013, 02:03 AM
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I am a new rider and I am not sure about a hybrid boards but I know there is a huge difference for me when riding my cambered 158 directional Arbor vs my rocker 155 Arbor. I wouldn't even try to nose rolls or butters on my cambered...not yet at least. Plus the differences in stiffness or softness really does help. But on the flip side I feel that I would never get the speed or bombing the hill sensation from the rocker like I do from the camber. Everyone is always saying it's not the gear it's the rider but really the right gear for what you want to do will really help. Until I get good enough I will always have a quiver of boards for the different styles and ride feels.
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