Custom Flying V - Page 2 - Snowboarding Forum - Snowboard Enthusiast Forums
SnowboardingForum.com is the premier Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 11-29-2012, 12:25 PM   #11 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2008
Posts: 132
Default

I have both the Flying V and the 2012 T. Rice Art of Flight edition. I have yet to ride the Flying V. So far, the Rice I feel is a lil bit sluggish during tree runs but maybe it was because of the bindings I had on . It charges hard, damp when landing jumps and stable at high speeds.

When the season starts here in Ontario I lend you my thoughts. I had a 2010 Custom V Rocker before I got the Flying V. The V Rocker was an all around board but unstable which I didn't mind.
zeeden is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 11-29-2012, 12:38 PM   #12 (permalink)
Member
 
rider89's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Posts: 64
Default

I rode the 2012 Custom Flying V all last season, and I will probably ride it again this season. I found it to be fantastic as a hybrid board. Initially it felt different for me but the more i got used to it the more fun I was having and I ended up really enjoying it, and progressing my riding quite a bit.

I'm not much of a review writer, so if you have any specific questions about the board just send me a message.
rider89 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-29-2012, 11:16 PM   #13 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
cd21's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2012
Posts: 158
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by pwilldabeast14 View Post
nice, where u ride at?
mostly whitetail Pa. I try to get up North and Out West as much as I can.
cd21 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-30-2012, 11:25 AM   #14 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
Brainwashed's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2012
Location: PNW
Posts: 126
Default

Does anyone know how the new 2012 and 13 Flying V's handle icey hardpack conditions? I keep reading that the old boards didn't handle ice well at all, but the new ones are better with it.

Can any one confirm?
Brainwashed is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-30-2012, 04:38 PM   #15 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
cd21's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2012
Posts: 158
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Brainwashed View Post
Does anyone know how the new 2012 and 13 Flying V's handle icey hardpack conditions? I keep reading that the old boards didn't handle ice well at all, but the new ones are better with it.

Can any one confirm?
I've heard the same from 2011-2013 they've gotten better in groomers and ice
cd21 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-02-2012, 09:52 PM   #16 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
cd21's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2012
Posts: 158
Default

is the 2013 good on groomers? I'm so stoked about getting this board!!!!!!!!!!!!
cd21 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-03-2012, 07:14 AM   #17 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: California
Posts: 425
Default

It's a great board as long as the snow is soft but on firm or icy days I leave it at home.
Rufus is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-03-2012, 07:18 AM   #18 (permalink)
Veteran Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Posts: 1,478
Blog Entries: 10
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Rufus View Post
It's a great board as long as the snow is soft but on firm or icy days I leave it at home.
Same with my sherlock, those days are for camber
Lamps is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-01-2013, 12:47 PM   #19 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2008
Posts: 132
Default

Someone in another post asked me what I thought about the flying V. I thought I would share my thoughts.

Quote:
Originally Posted by zeeden View Post
I took it out for a day of riding in some east coast slush early this season. I also just finished a trip from Whistler and Cypress.

It is pretty good on groomers and powder. Going over bumps on ungroomed snow its not as stable compared to my T.Rice. its not as damp when hitting kickers.

I feel safer riding my T.Rice on hard pack and Ice. At the end of the day, I feel that there are better boards at that price point.
zeeden is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-01-2013, 05:13 PM   #20 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Alberta
Posts: 122
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by zeeden View Post
Going over bumps on ungroomed snow its not as stable compared to my T.Rice. its not as damp when hitting kickers.
I had the same experience on a 2011 Custom FV, sold it and just rode my DH2 for the rest of the season. Then switched to a 2012 Custom restricted with camber humps. It feels more stable on steeps and bumps. I went back to a custom because I like the flex on it.
hpin is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not 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



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 03:52 AM.



Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0 PL2
VerticalSports
Baseball Forum Golf Forum Boxing Forum Snowmobile Forum
Basketball Forum Soccer Forum MMA Forum PWC Forum
Football Forum Cricket Forum Wrestling Forum ATV Forum
Hockey Forum Volleyball Forum Paintball Forum Snowboarding Forum
Tennis Forum Rugby Forums Lacrosse Forum Skiing Forums