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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 03-06-2009, 03:07 PM
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Board buying advice


I need some help buying a board. I'm 6 feet 175 - 180 pounds. I already bought flow M8 XL bindings and 11.5 boots. I board 90% of the time in the North Carolina mountains where it is ice and packed snow all the time, never any powder. I'd say I'm a little above an intermediate level boarder. I can hit jumps and board slide rails confidently. I've ridden rentals, mainly all mountain boards with about a 6 flex and 156-158 length, but think I would really enjoy a slightly shorter board with a lot of flex. I want to be able to pop, but still want to be able to fly down the black diamonds super fast. Price is flexible, but around $200 is good. Any suggestions on the specs I should/need to get or brands/styles?

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post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old 03-06-2009, 04:11 PM
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Rome Mod 156- super poppy, awesome shape

Since you shred mostly ice..

Maybe get a Lib-Tech with Magnetraction

If I were you I would move tho.. lol. jp

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