would 3cm make a difference! - Page 2 - Snowboarding Forum - Snowboard Enthusiast Forums
User Tag List

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #11 of 15 (permalink) Old 01-08-2013, 11:52 PM Thread Starter
Senior Member
 
dice's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Montreal, QC (Canada)
Posts: 187
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Quote:
Originally Posted by poutanen View Post
Yeah, ME! lol No I'm more like 175 and only 5'7" but I've been on a 159 all over the place. The new board is a 160. Sounds like the 159 should be just about right for you. What are you looking at anyway?!?
haha... yeah, we are about the same specs! But I think for what I want to do with, it'll be fine at 159! Besides, it's not like my only board! I'm still keeping the T.Rice & the Kessler (no doubt). So I won;t be short on long(er) boards if need be.

It's a Nitro Factory board BTW! Light and playful but can handle all mountain speed as well.

I'll keep you posted if/once I get my hands on one.

Cheers...
dice is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #12 of 15 (permalink) Old 01-09-2013, 12:00 AM Thread Starter
Senior Member
 
dice's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Montreal, QC (Canada)
Posts: 187
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Quote:
Originally Posted by chronicsmoke View Post
I ride 2 159s, K2 Playback Wide and a Flow Infinite Wide with the hybrid camber..

I have a 157 Garage Rocker and a 155 WWW for park-ish days too.

Where do you ride Dice? I live an hour away and have a seasons pass @ St. Sauveur and ride Orford a few times a year.
Nice!!! I ride Tremblant & Bromont! I have season pass at Tremblant & after 3 pm pass at Bromont for night riding. If you're going to either one on any weekend, let me know.

Maybe I should mount the WWW and give it another spin! I only took it out 3-4 times on ice/hard pack conditions, so it wasn't max fun!

But let me know if ever you're going to either mountain.

Cheers...
dice is offline  
post #13 of 15 (permalink) Old 01-09-2013, 03:01 AM
Member
 
Thrillhouse's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Posts: 32
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Quote:
Originally Posted by dice View Post
I ride all kinds of boards. Have a 156 that I use the least, not cause of size, just not the best of the boards to spend a day on. But when I rode it I enjoy it the most (lots of fun to throw around and not care lol). I also have a 164.5 and a 168! I ride these two more.

I'm 6'2 205 lbs (now), but average 185-190 lbs by april, boots size 11.5.

Looking for a particular board that's only available in 159 now (162 sold out). waist is 257 which fits perfect. 162 waist width was 264 which is a little over what I like and can be slower edge to edge.

This is an all mountain (60:40 park). So my question... would the 3 cm (1.5 cm each side) really make that big a difference and where would I feel it most? I'll be using it mostly for tricks, spins, jumps etc. But i also LOVE to run & charge fast when I get a window.

Thnx for sharing your thoughts in advance.

Cheers...
i'm pretty much exactly your size and i ride a 158 YES great boobs. i have a 159 ride berzerker as my rock board and started out on a 163 burton floater.

i definitely find the 158 to be a good fit for my size, although i feel like i need a longer board for pow days. bearing in mind i live in NZ, decent pow days are few and far between!
Thrillhouse is offline  
post #14 of 15 (permalink) Old 01-09-2013, 11:59 AM Thread Starter
Senior Member
 
dice's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Montreal, QC (Canada)
Posts: 187
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Quote:
Originally Posted by Thrillhouse View Post
i'm pretty much exactly your size and i ride a 158 YES great boobs. i have a 159 ride berzerker as my rock board and started out on a 163 burton floater.

i definitely find the 158 to be a good fit for my size, although i feel like i need a longer board for pow days. bearing in mind i live in NZ, decent pow days are few and far between!
Thnx! Good to know. I've always used longer boards! Maybe it's time I transition into shorter boards a little to mix it up!

Cheers...
dice is offline  
post #15 of 15 (permalink) Old 01-09-2013, 02:58 PM
Junior Member
 
nstp0316's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2012
Location: Farmington CT
Posts: 6
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Just my 2 cents... I am 6'1 160 and I used to ride a 160cm, I have recently switched to a 158cm and I love it. I feel like I have much more control of the board and can carve with less effort.
nstp0316 is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Snowboarding Forum - Snowboard Enthusiast Forums forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may 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

 
Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.3
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome