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Old 01-26-2012, 01:31 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Ride Crush would be another option, slightly stiffer than the Kink and with Lowrize rocker it is quite buttereable
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Old 01-26-2012, 01:44 PM   #12 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by SAVAGE WAYZ View Post
I do want something that will also be good on the mountain no matter the condition. Last season, riding my Horrorscope in icy conditions was horrible.
Look at a Lib Tech or GNU board with Magne-traction, they do really well in crappy conditions.
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Old 01-26-2012, 02:10 PM   #13 (permalink)
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For pure ground tricks I don't think you can beat bataleon. Get an airobic,whatever, disaster, or fun kink. In that order, airobic is best and FK is hardest for ground tricks, disaster is a noodle. Bataleon is best for learning because of how loose it is, once you get REALLY good you might want a normal RC/hybrid to get a bit less slide/more edge hold. I ride my ET on ice no problem, a bit less grip than the k2 parkstar or jibsaw I demo'd but not bad at all, almost no difference after I sharpened the edge real good. The ET is a bit stiffer than the FK or whatever but I can hold the nose about a foot high for 100+ feet on a tail press, I'm 5'11'' 170, 154 ET

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Old 01-27-2012, 01:32 PM   #14 (permalink)
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So I think im leaning towards the Arbor Draft or Bataleon Airobic

I've read some good reviews on these, plus I found a few places where I can get them below retail. Any thoughts? Any other boards that I should consider based on what im leaning towards?
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