Union Force is definitely NOT gonna do it for him. I think best options in your price range are Rome Arsenal and Ride Double Agent. The latter is actually a 9 on the Ride's chart, while the SPi is an 8. Both will be comfy, stiff/responsive, and not super expensive.
16 NS West . 15 NS Snowtrooper BIA . 13 Salomon Pow Snake
15 Now Drive . 14 Burton Genesis
14 Flow Hylite
Last edited by Triple8Sol; 11-09-2010 at 05:43 PM.