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Old 09-25-2007, 05:43 PM   #1 (permalink)
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So like the title says, I'm torn between two sizes of the 07 GNU RC with magne traction. Either 151.5 cm or 154.5 cm and I am 5'10 130 lbs.

I have been riding a 156 cm for the past 4 years but all I know is I want something shorter. I ride more park when I'm in the midwest/east coast but do more freeriding (blacks/double blacks) when I go west each year. When I am in the park, Im not doing anything really serious, just messing around with friends and trying new things.

I'd really like the 151.5 for spins and maneuverability but am afraid it won't do well on the steeper trails/back country/at high speeds. Is the 154.5 a safer bet? Anyone about the same size, please let me know what size you ride.
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Old 09-25-2007, 06:52 PM   #2 (permalink)
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So what's your ratio of east to west? At your weight, you can actually go even shorter, though that depends on how often you ride where.
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Old 09-26-2007, 02:53 PM   #3 (permalink)
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I say go with the 154.5. I am 5'10" as well and about 125. I'm going with a 155.5 most likely and if you go too short then you aren't going to have as much control at high speed and adding that mere 3 cm. isn't that much. Barely over an inch. 154.5 for sure imo.
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I'm going to disagree. It depends on what board, and where he/she is riding. The RC isn't exactly a very soft board, so you can definately get away with using a shorter board, but not compromise too much stability.
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You said you do both east and west coast? What's your ratio? And what's your park/freeriding ratio?
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