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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 01-16-2009, 02:45 PM
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Should I go with a 158 or 160

I just bought a 160 Solution. I am still a beginner only having gone a few times. I have not used it yet and am wondering if I should get a 158. I am 6'0" 180-185 lbs. The 158 is rated for up to 190 lbs and the 160 goes to 200 lbs. I was told that I would outgrow/progress a pure "beginners" board (in my price range) and was recommended the 160 Solution over the 158 (not sure why). As a beginner will I really notice a big difference in the 158 over the 160 or vice versa? EVeryone tells me a shorter board is easier to learn on and for tricks. Do I weigh enough as a beginner for a 160 or is the board going to be too long/stiff for me?

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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 01-16-2009, 02:48 PM
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I could not see why you couldn't move down to the 158. If you are thinking tricks.. move down.
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post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 01-16-2009, 03:49 PM
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2 cm is not a crazy big deal but if your think park and tricks then the shorter board would be a tad better. Its not like your 160 would not work in the park either. It would just be 2cm heavier. Not a big difference
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