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Old 09-05-2012, 08:00 AM   #1 (permalink)
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In November last year I weighed 185 pounds and bought a Gnu Carbon Credit 159 as I was bang in the middle of its weight range.

Since then I've got really into running and I've lost 36 pounds as a result, with probably another 5-10 pounds to lose.

Is my board too long for me now? I tried a friends Bataleon Whatever in a 156 and it did feel easier to chuck around. Would I be better off on something shorter?

I like ride a bit of everything, mostly groomers, some trees and a bit of park.

I'm heading out to Whistler for four months this season so want to be sure I'm on an appropriate board!
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Old 09-05-2012, 08:13 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Snowolf View Post
So you are now down around 145 pounds? Hell yeah that 159 is way longer than ideal for you now. You would do well to be on something in the 149-152 range as an all around board.
Oh wow that short!? I thought I was just going to be one size down! Okay, thanks for the advice, I best start looking for a new ride!
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