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Old 02-03-2009, 01:31 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Yes, another request for buying advice but I am genuinely confused folks. I have just broken a K2 Zepellin and I need a new board.

My riding: Pretty good normal riding 8/10. I can ride switch 4/10, which I want do more of. It's a little clunky but fast improving. I can pop wherever I feel like. I'll jump kickers 5/10. I've edged my way into the snowpark with the green runs - am comfortable taking on those jumps with straight air and landing them 5/10.

What I want the board to do: Well, everything apart from half-pipe and jibbing. I don't want to sacrifice hooning it down a mountain on piste. I want to be able to explore the mountain off-piste and eat up the powder as I find it. But I also want to improve park skills, jumping and landing and take it on to the next level by learning some basic trickery, like a backside 180, so basic freestyle i guess. Do I want too much?

So what of the boards? Many people have suggested Rome boards but they keep suggesting different ones! Agent, Anthem and Mod. I want a board that takes me on to an advanced level, that is stiff enough to go all mountain, off and on piste. But I want it soft enough for landings and safe parkery, But if it's too soft I cant do the mountain which I'm going to be doing the majority of the time. See, mighty confused

Other boards suggested by shops/riders/friends:
Ride "Society". Dinosaurs Will Die "Team" 162; Endeavor "Live Series" 163; Forum "Grudge" 162; Rome "Mod" 160; the new K2 "Zeppelin"161; Burton "Custom" 162. Bataleon "Goliath" 161 or "The Jam".

Any board suggestions gratefully received. Thanks for putting up with the huge post. But it's huge money at stake

Oh, I'm 175lbs, 6'2", size 10 Van boa boots, Rome Targa bindings. Thx!

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Old 02-03-2009, 02:41 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Capita Indoor Survival 158 - $251.40 (it was supposed to be 40% off for yesterday only)

Omatic Awesome 159 - $233.40 (or the Omatic Sweet 160 / Omatic Celebrity 158 from the same site)

Another option would be the K2 Turbo Dream (rockered)

The Sweet 160 has a 25.6 waist, everything else is around 25
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