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Old 10-07-2007, 09:33 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Girls' boards and freestyle/freeride?

Hey all,

Couple of questions...sorry if they're dumb ones. I'm looking to upgrade my setup, but just need a bit more advice and guidance.

- when we talk about a freestyle/freeride board, is there any disadvantage to using a freestyle board for just down the mountain riding? I'm thinking long term I'd like the versatility of my board being a freestyle board for when I get more into riding park etc, but for now most of the riding I do is just freeriding.

- has anyone heard anything good/bad/brilliant/ugly about any of these boards: Forum Craft, Rome Vinyl, Rome Blue, Burton Troop? I know they're all pretty different boards with regards to freestyle/freeride, but I guess once I get the first questions sorted out, I'll have a bit more direction of where I'm going!

I'm about 158cm, 50+kg, mainly freeride, but have started riding a little bit of park and definitely want to get more into it. I think my boots are about a size 6, and I'd say I'm an intermediate rider.

Thanks in advance for your help!
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Old 10-07-2007, 09:52 PM   #2 (permalink)
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-Anything is doable with any board. It's a matter of what YOU like. I personally prefer the freeride deck in the park, as opposed to the other way around, since I freeride ALOT.

-Not sure on the Burton or Forum, but the Blue is Romes all mountain board for chicks, and the Vinyl is their park slayer.
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Old 10-08-2007, 08:35 PM   #3 (permalink)
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youre gonna feel more in control when going faster on a freeride board than on a freestyle board.
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