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Old 03-14-2014, 12:10 AM   #1 (permalink)
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So, I just broke my second YES Basic 156 (the latter a warranty one), and am fed up with them. So, I ask, what should my next snowboard be? I have two weeks before I take my Level 2 exam, and would like a snowboard that would enable me to complete this.

I really liked my Basic, and would like a similar kinda deal, with the centred stance and the twin-directional, but still with the all-mountain-ness.

I've looked at the Rome Agents, both cambered and rockered, a few Lib-Techs (the TRS and the Hotknife etc), the Ride Highlife, Never Summer Premier and a bunch others.

I guess the general idea is aggressive riding: steeps and trees and drops and speed and such (and powder - duh); I'm not so keen on my rails and boxes and friends, but the bigger booters the better.

Any advice would be awesome!

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Old 03-14-2014, 12:21 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Salomon assassin?
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Old 03-14-2014, 06:29 AM   #3 (permalink)
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I said the same thing as you when I went to look for a board this year. Riding fast over natural terrain with some kickers tossed in for good measure. If you would fancy a true-twin, I'd say the NS Ripsaw for sure. I would say it's perfect for what you're asking for, minus the directional bit.
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Some great board suggestions +++, add to the list Rossi JibSaw best board hands down for the $$$ and fits your snowboarding profile.
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Old 03-15-2014, 06:32 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Thanks for the input guys!

I have a friend with an Assassin that I can borrow, and from some research, those other two look pretty damn good too.

Tough decisions ahead!
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