Help w/NS Legacy Sizing
This is my first post and I know there are plenty of sizing threads out there. I've been riding for about 10 years and currently have the '05 NS Legacy. I'm looking into upgrading and getting the new NS Legacy but can't decide between the 163 and 166.
I am 6'1", 205 lbs and wear a size 12 boot. I would categorize myself as a freerider (too old and big for park) but want something a bit softer (I believe the new ones are softer) and a bit more playful for ollies, ground tricks and small jumps. I can straight line blues, ride black diamonds no problem and don't mind the double blacks on good day. I ride in Lake Tahoe.
I did notice that the waist width (26.9cm) and effective edge (130cm) are the same on both. It appears the only differences would be the dimensions of the tip/tail. With all that said what would be the different riding characteristics between the two?
Also if anyone has the '05 or old model and the new, could you shed some light on the differences you have noticed? Is it lighter, softer, is it better/worse at straightlining? Mine is pretty heavy and I wouldn't mind a lighter board. Should a 161 be considered?
Last edited by gmoney009; 01-11-2011 at 05:32 PM.