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Old 11-20-2008, 02:45 AM   #1 (permalink)
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So, I'm all excited to get on my new Agent when it comes, but I was wondering something. I'm planning on maybe going to Okemo on Thanksgiving weekend to pick up my season pass and get in a little early-season action. That means it's gonna be mostly man-made (probably icy?) snow, and maybe patchy in some places. My question, then - is it a good idea to break out the new board, or bring my old junk board that I'm replacing? Don't wanna be damaging my baby... what do you think?
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Old 11-20-2008, 02:50 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Make sure your board is waxed. That abrasive, icy crud always slowed my board down in Indy. It even made it stick sometimes, which was really bad. I don't think it will cause any real damage to the board itself, though. My Anthem lasted for 2 years with no damage on Indy crud.
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Old 11-20-2008, 03:21 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Funny you should mention this i have had the same questions because Mt Hood Meadows is taking is sweet time getting snow it may open with a low base..

I will probably end up taking my new SL-R with bindings set up, and leave my old shitty LTD board in the car hidden. If i get out there and do a run and its just too rocky ill just go get my other board and swap the bindings onto it for the day
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Old 11-20-2008, 03:23 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Actually, I was thinking the same thing. I'm going to be hitting Meadows first this year (new to Oregon, so I'm going everywhere I can). I might ride my tiny old Anthem that I rode in Indy if there isn't a torrential snow storm. Time will tell, I guess.
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