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dopeythatme 12-08-2012 08:12 PM

Does my board fit me?
 
Hey,

I have a 2006 Burton Custom thats a 154mm

I'm 5'7" and weight about 210 pounds

Is that to big for that board?

The board says 120-170 pounds but does the weight really make a difference?

Thanks.

ThunderChunky 12-08-2012 08:17 PM

Pushing it. Are you still growing?

eli783 12-08-2012 08:25 PM

Over 200 is definitely pushing it. I have rode customs, the biggest being a 158 or 59, but I'm 160 pounds. 210 is too much weight for a mid flexing boards like the customs

dopeythatme 12-08-2012 08:52 PM

I am not still growing

Last season I rode that board when i was 250
I lot some weight since then.

Is it bad riding that board at my weight? Whats the problems I may have.

Also would it be better if I rode a 2006 Baron ES..I believe its a wide board. I have a 10 boot size

Thanks.

ThunderChunky 12-08-2012 08:54 PM

If you're not growing then you could squeak by. I would recommend looking for new boards though. If you like the custom just get and upgraded version. They're stiffer so you could still stay a little bit small.

ThunderChunky 12-08-2012 08:55 PM

To give you an idea. I am 6ft and 150 Ilbs. I ride a 154 for all mountain. That's about what I should be at. I actually like shorter boards, but because I am so tall it doesn't work too well.

dopeythatme 12-08-2012 09:15 PM

My friend has a Baron ES Wide thats 156.

Would that be better for me?

If it will be better he wants to trade me

dopeythatme 12-08-2012 09:18 PM

Also why is riding that I am to heavy a bad thing?

What are the disadvantages?

hktrdr 12-08-2012 10:25 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by dopeythatme (Post 549621)
My friend has a Baron ES Wide thats 156.

Would that be better for me?

If it will be better he wants to trade me

No, with size 10 boots you should be nowhere near a wide board.

dopeythatme 12-08-2012 11:29 PM

k then back to my original question.
is it bad to ride a board that doesn't fit my weight? and why?


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