Rome Artifact Rocker - Snowboarding Forum - Snowboard Enthusiast Forums
User Tag List

LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 07-03-2011, 06:15 AM Thread Starter
Junior Member
Join Date: May 2010
Posts: 5
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Rome Artifact Rocker

Rome artifact rocker 150. Rode this at a demo day in Perisher, NSW, Australia two weekends ago. i loved everything about how the board rode in the park. only thing i found that i didnt like was when initiating turns, it was a real loose feel (which i liked) and toward the end of the turn the edges got super aggressive and grabbed whilst i was trying to roll over onto the other edge. This could just be because the board was fresh out of the factory, no detune, but has anyone else rode this board to give me some idea..?
cal29 is offline  
Sponsored Links
post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 07-04-2011, 08:34 PM
Veteran Member
Nivek's Avatar
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Mountains of Mordor
Posts: 8,126
Mentioned: 29 Post(s)
Tagged: 1 Thread(s)
Quoted: 395 Post(s)
It's their quick rip sidecut. Reminiscent of what Arbor is doing but Rome's is significantly more blended.

3 sidecuts less blended than what has been normal the last few years. Gives a pressure point right about where your rocker starts. So your initiation is using only the inner sidecut but when you lay into a turn you start using the more aggressive sidecut outside your feet.

Snowboarding Is...

That thing I do to escape the world and have fun with my friends
Nivek is offline  
post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 07-05-2011, 01:35 AM Thread Starter
Junior Member
Join Date: May 2010
Posts: 5
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
thanks for your help buddy!
cal29 is offline  

Quick Reply

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Snowboarding Forum - Snowboard Enthusiast Forums forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:


Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may 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

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.3
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome