I know I know... my first post and i'm already asking for advice, but it is nearing the end of the season and I keep toying with the idea of buying a new ride. :-P
I have actually been on this forum quiet a bit latley just never got around to registering, but have read through quiet a few posts.
Anyways let me get to the point
I'm an average rider I try to get to the mountian twice a week ofcourse that doesn't always happen...
I am 23 5'10" and weight is usualy between 130-140 boot size 11. Also I have been riding for about 5 years took last year off but have gotten back into it.
I enjoy doing mostly all mountian riding or "freeriding" currently I don't venture into the park very often and I don't see that changing very much in the future. I enjoy groomers / trees and the ocasional jumps. At this point in time you will never see me on rails / boxes but that could change in the future and if it does I have no problem getting a more "park" oriented board.
I am located in Nor Cal so I end up doing 99% of my riding in the Tahoe / Truckee area.
Budget isn't really an issue -
After doing some research / reading lots of posts on this forum and a few others I think I have it narrowed down to a few diffrent options but I am also up for any sugestions that I will not have listed.
Bindings - Rome 390 / Targa - any other sugestions would be great as well
For this setup I am not sure if I wouldn't be better off going with the Targa just becuase this board will more then likely never see the "park"
Board - This is where there are so many options and without being able to ride them before buying really makes things even harder imo. With options like Directional Standard / Almost Twin / True Twin / Directional Twin... ect ect
Never Summer SL / Premier - The reason I have the SL listed is becuase of a few things I have read about the NS boards being slightly heavier and wanting to go with something with a little more flex....
Rome Agent / Design - I have really only hard good things about all of the rome products so.. really how could I go wrong... but which board to choose from this manufacture..
GNU Riders Choice - well then ofcourse there is this board.. and. so so so many others..
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Sorry this post got quiet lengthy but I was trying to get all the info here so the helpfull members here could be of the most help
Thanks in advance for any help and/or advice that is given.