New Board and Bindings (ready to buy soon)
Hey everyone I am relatively new to the sport and come for your advice on my first board and bindings. I am in Indiana right now so there is not much in way of shops to go to so this weekend I am planning on making a trip to a shop in Indianapolis to buy my first pair of boots/ Here's my basic info though:
Weight: between 180-190
Boot Size: Havn't gotten them yet, I wear a size 10 1/2 shoe so I am guessing my boot size will likely end up being somewhere in the 10-11 range.
Style: Just freeride for now
Location: Would mostly be in the midwest so Wisconsin/Indiana are the only places for me to really go but I will be making a trip to Montana this spring.
Budget: Would like to keep board and bindings under $500 total if possible
I was planning on buying a board about a year and a half ago and was pretty set on the Forum Recon but I am open for any suggestions. My budget is pretty solid at $500 but would be willing to spend another $100 or so if I would really benefit from that. As for bindings I am not positive on much and would love to hear your recommendations after a few more boards are suggested. (I also looked at the Burton Clash as well as a possibility)
I would appreciate any help you all can offer, Thanks!