2010 lib tech skunk ape vs. 2009 NS legacy R - Snowboarding Forum - Snowboard Enthusiast Forums
SnowboardingForum.com is the premier Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 10-16-2010, 06:02 PM   #1 (permalink)
Junior Member
Join Date: Oct 2010
Posts: 9
Default 2010 lib tech skunk ape vs. 2009 NS legacy R

I have read a few posts regarding these two boards and just want to throw my two cents in. I first owned the Legacy R and rode it about 20 times in the 09 season. The rocker camber is awesome and does provide great high speed stability and the added bonus of rocker tech so it was a real nice stick to bomb runs or easy to land jumps confidently with. I then got the skunk ape for a screaming deal i couldn't pass up and rode that a few times last year before i finally started to get used to the mtx. after switching between both boards (sometimes even on the same day) I'd have to say my board of choice is the skunk ape. Being a rocker board makes it seem to float the pow a little better and eat the chop and bumps without going through to your legs and body. The mtx gives you confidence for any condition because of how well it carves into the snow and takes the line you want. I also think the banana technology/mtx makes it ride more like a skateboard since it seems to only have input by the mtx from which side you are putting your weight on.

I have the 170 legacy R and the 169 skunk ape so the sizing is similar. Hope the feedback is helpful. I'm an intermediate freerider/all mtn rider and enjoy the occasional stroll thru the park for some jibs or rollers. By no means am I maxing out any capability on either board.

mcrickyd32 is offline   Reply With Quote

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 08:47 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2015, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0 PL2
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