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Old 02-11-2011, 03:10 PM   #141 (permalink)
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Yeah, I don't remember who started the stupid debate about beginners and rocker. Anyone starting snowboarding really should be on camber so they can learn how to turn properly. Rocker can fuck with your technique.
I agree with that. I think beginners should first learn on a camber so they don't form bad riding habits.
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Old 02-11-2011, 03:31 PM   #142 (permalink)
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I sort of disagree with the beginners should learn with camber moto. Not saying that they should learn on rocker either. I just think it doesn't matter that much. Bad habits are bad habits and you are not going to get away with them for long regardless of what you are riding. As a rider progresses and gets more skilled at it, they'll have little problem switching from one style to the other. I know it doesn't throw a hitch for me one bit. Plus if it does make a difference, it'll make for some good comedy when they eat shit...
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Old 02-11-2011, 06:22 PM   #143 (permalink)
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I went snowboarding today it was fun. TECHNINE!
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Old 02-11-2011, 07:06 PM   #144 (permalink)
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I just wanted to post so I can participate in this epic thread and just like the energizer bunny and keep it going..going and going..
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Old 02-11-2011, 07:17 PM   #145 (permalink)
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rocker has it's place and I can carve pretty dynamic with my k2 www so.... meh..

camber is better for it.. but that's why you'd use a cambered board for carving...
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Old 02-11-2011, 07:18 PM   #146 (permalink)
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Wow. This is one hell of the thread! Good thing I didn't read it on the toilet or I'd never be able to get up....
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Old 02-11-2011, 08:10 PM   #147 (permalink)
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Ooh, you busted out the F*G word. Something tells me a certain admin is not going to be pleased with that haha. Can't blame a person for resorting to that though when they run out of intelligent comments or proper evidence to validate their outlandish claims.

And excuse me, but I don't recall anyone saying that a cambered isn't more poppy than a rocker. The closest thing I said to that is boards like the Proto and DH2 have practically closed the gap. All things equal, of course positive camber has more pop. And furthermore, even with all the carbon rodding and laminate, a camber will have more pop out of turns. But that's not the argument you made. You made a blanket statement that makes it sound like nothing with rocker is poppy.

Three snaps in a Z formation!
So would you agree that more pop translates to a higher ollie?

This is a great thread.
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Old 02-11-2011, 08:13 PM   #148 (permalink)
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the dh2 has insane pop. it surprises me sometimes.
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Good point actually.. my rocker k2 www also has much more pop that my burton se7en with camber.. and the se7en has been ridden much much less.
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Old 02-11-2011, 08:20 PM   #150 (permalink)
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I went snowboarding today it was fun. TECHNINE!
Me too, but a I cheated by riding rocker/camber, so i guess it doesn't count.
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