Wanting new board...need help! - Snowboarding Forum - Snowboard Enthusiast Forums
SnowboardingForum.com is the premier Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 08-20-2010, 11:09 AM   #1 (permalink)
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Posts: 3
Default Wanting new board...need help!

Hey,

I worked a season last year in the three valleys, France, and im going back for another season. I enjoyed my all mountain board however im now looking to get a board that i can play with. Im looking for something that i can do flatland and park tricks, something flexible.

Im currently riding a 155 Salomon board. Im 5'6" and i've been recommended the Ride compact 150 from a friend but as you said in another forum is best to ask the pro's before buying.

I dont want to spend lots of money but looking for something ill have loads of fun on for my second season.

Thanks for your help

Jen
jenniflower2k is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 08-20-2010, 11:26 AM   #2 (permalink)
Leo
-LIFETIME MEMBER-
 
Leo's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: Detroit Area
Posts: 6,230
Default

Can't really recommend a size without your weight and boot size.

As for the Ride Compact, the female shredders around here love that board. I personally love the Ride brand for men. They make great quality boards.
__________________
www.aGNARchy.com Reviews and David Z's rants
Leo is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-20-2010, 12:00 PM   #3 (permalink)
Resident poet
 
wrathfuldeity's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: Bham
Posts: 3,784
Default

my daughter loved the salomon gypsy for park and jibbing the week she was at camp
__________________
wrathfuldeity is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-20-2010, 01:39 PM   #4 (permalink)
Veteran Member
 
lilfoot1598's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: Portland, OR
Posts: 799
Default

Lots of great park boards out there! The Compact is a good suggestion. If you don't want to spend a lot of money, the Capita Space Metal Fantasy is one of the softer boards out there and is a reasonable price. I own one and love it. I also have a Gnu B-street which is a gorgeous deck and very soft as well. Also look into the Roxy Eminence, Roxy Ollie Pop, Burton Lipstick, Arbor Cadence, K2 VaVavoom.
lilfoot1598 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-20-2010, 02:19 PM   #5 (permalink)
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Posts: 3
Default

Thank you ill check them all out.

My weight is 70kg boot size uk 7 (41 European?)

Is it best to try and get to a slope somewhere and try them out?

Thanks again for your help
jenniflower2k is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-20-2010, 02:23 PM   #6 (permalink)
Veteran Member
 
lilfoot1598's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: Portland, OR
Posts: 799
Default

It's always best to demo boards before you buy them. There are tons of excellent park boards out there; what is best really just boils down to what you like the best.

Check out tons of great reviews at shayboarder.com.
lilfoot1598 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 06:19 PM.



Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0 PL2
VerticalSports
Baseball Forum Golf Forum Boxing Forum Snowmobile Forum
Basketball Forum Soccer Forum MMA Forum PWC Forum
Football Forum Cricket Forum Wrestling Forum ATV Forum
Hockey Forum Volleyball Forum Paintball Forum Snowboarding Forum
Tennis Forum Rugby Forums Lacrosse Forum Skiing Forums