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Old 12-03-2010, 10:03 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default C2 BTX maybe not c2?

So I have a 10/11 GNU altered genetics and it is labeled a C2 on the web site and such however I can not see any camber at all, rocker yes but camber under the mounting points I can not see it? even comparing it to my girls Ally roxy BTX it looks the same to me? It just looks flat after the rocker part. Is there a chance that some of the 10/11's were produced without it and my shop just stuck me with an older make that didn't have it? Or gnu is calming C2 because a few of them have it?
What I would really like to see is any of you guys with a TRS or T-rice with c2 to take a profile shot of it on a table or something to compare to mine. Any thoughts? I shouldn't bitch because I have never even ridden anything but regular camber, but from what I understand is C2 is more stable at speed and speed is what I like, also the board was bought for that specific tech and it would be uber ghey if it was a farce. I want to give Mervin the benefit of the doubt but they are a company after all and want to get paid like everyone else.
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Old 12-03-2010, 10:15 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Sounds like normal BTX. I looked at some of the new T Rice boards and it looked pretty much like the Never Summer RC. Rocker in the middle and a noticeable camber outside the inserts.
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Old 12-03-2010, 10:34 PM   #3 (permalink)
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I've been riding a Roxy Envi C2 BTX this season.. when I got the board a month ago I put it on the island in our kitchen and I'm certain I could see the differnce in rocker/camber. I wouldn't say the camber was very great the contact points towards the tip and tail were just barely touching the table the rocker being the point of emphasis. I deff felt the benifit of the middle rocker tho first time out, doing ground spins especially. I'd go take a picture for you now but it's late and I'm going riding tomorrow. I'll try and think of it sometime this weekend.
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Old 12-04-2010, 02:21 AM   #4 (permalink)
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I've noticed that the amount of rocker and camber on their C2 boards vary by model. For instance it's much more subtle on the Lib Phoenix series.
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