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Old 01-24-2015, 08:14 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Asym Boards Worth It?

Was looking to get a true twin 'cuz for some crazy reason, I feel the need to out-butter the pre-pubescent future Gigi Ruffs out there. Actually, it's the super long lift lines and super short verts of the east coast. Anyway, to the point...

Was looking up boards and came across asym models from GNU, Yes, and even NS (funslinger).

Can anyone whose ridden these share there thoughts and experiences, especially if you've been able to compare them to a conventional board?
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Old 01-24-2015, 08:38 AM   #2 (permalink)
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I have both the GNU asym board and the Yes Asym board and love both of them. It seems to be that i can ride switch better or it could just be in my mind.

Either way I love the Yes Asym board because it's RCR.

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Old 01-25-2015, 06:47 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Thanks for the feedback. Been riding switch more and more b/c I've been going up with more newbs lately and it lengthens the ride down these east coast hill quite a bit.

Do you have any issues going off kickers? I read somewhere that could be an issue with these boards
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Old 01-25-2015, 07:02 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Doesn't make a noticeable difference to me. I wouldn't personally favor or disfavor a board due to asym.
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I like it on a hard healside turn, but it is subtle. Like linvillegorge says, don't buy a board solely based on this tech (or avoid one because it has it).
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Old 01-25-2015, 07:16 PM   #6 (permalink)
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I'm thinking riders choice will probably be my next board. Probably one more season with the carbon credit.
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Old 01-25-2015, 09:24 PM   #7 (permalink)
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For the butters and fun times and asym I would look into the Burton Name Dropper or Process off axis or Parkitect, or a Nitro Pyro.
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Ive been riding an assym board I made for carving, its great fun and the shorter heel side definately helps me get locked in.
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