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Old 12-23-2007, 11:39 PM   #1 (permalink)
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i'm a 11 size boot. but my boots have thick ass cushioning so i'm probably more like a 10.5. anyways, the board i have rite now just isn't cutting it anymore (K2 fat bob - 165cm).

when i bought it, i was reccommended that i should get a wide board for my 11 boots. however, i'm not sure if i need a wide anymore. i want to get a rome solution or anthem (depending on how much money i can raise) but they are 147 or 149 cm for width. 1. i'm just wondering if i could fit in those without drag. my stance is probably like a +15/-6.

2. ALSO, could people recommend me a good all around board? i like freeriding better so far but i'm trying my best to get into freestyling (but it's hard when you keep getting wiped out).

3. p.s. what's a mid-wide board? i only see boards that say 'wide' not 'mid-wide'...
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Old 12-24-2007, 03:10 AM   #2 (permalink)
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You would be able to drop to a midwide with 11 boots, especially if your bindings are set to fairly large angles. Most midwides are in the 25.5-26.0cm width range. On manufacturer websites, you can usually highlight wide boards only, while the midwides and regular boards do not get highlighted, usually it will say in the description if its a midwide. But really you can just look at the specs. Anything 25cm and wider you should be fine.

As far as all around board recommendations, I'd say the Rome Flag and the Burton Custom are good choices. Lots of good things said about each one.
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Old 12-24-2007, 06:43 PM   #3 (permalink)
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so would a 247 or 249 mm width be too small for my boots?
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Old 12-24-2007, 09:02 PM   #4 (permalink)
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burton custom just got my 167 wide in the mail today, lighter than my old 159 ride mountain, AND more POP...
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Old 12-25-2007, 03:23 PM   #5 (permalink)
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so would a 247 or 249 waist width be too small for size 11's?
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Old 12-25-2007, 04:50 PM   #6 (permalink)
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so would a 247 or 249 waist width be too small for size 11's?
im sure you wont have any problems, my friend rides a 162 custom 252(WW)with size 13 boots no problem..
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