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post #161 of 6580 (permalink) Old 12-03-2010, 11:58 AM Thread Starter
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Would you believe that coat is Columbia?

I got my wife this Salomon Lotus last year on closeout for about $125 or so, it'll be her first time riding on it. I really like the NS boards if my wife would ride more than 4-5 days a winter I could justify the $$$ but as it is she only rides a few times each year.


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anyone ever set up small park sessions? i ride at huron park in between gratiot n harper on frazho for hourss after a good snowfall sometimes...best times ever up there wish it was bigger up there

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Is that just south of City Aiport?


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Is that just south of City Aiport?
Frazho is between 10-11 mile rd. I think City Airport is 6 or 7 mile.
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Frazho is between 10-11 mile rd. I think City Airport is 6 or 7 mile.
Didn't he say Graitiot and Harper?


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Didn't he say Graitiot and Harper?
Yes! Frazho is 10 1/2 mile rd. Gratiot and Harper run perpendicular to it.
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Yes! Frazho is 10 1/2 mile rd. Gratiot and Harper run perpendicular to it.


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I'm down to do mini park sessions if there's good snow on the ground. At this park is it a hill or something or do you bungee? What sort of features are there or do you have to bring your own?


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Switched my cartels over to my new board. Comparison of new vs old:





Now new with the cartels (tan color does not match banana magic colors haha):




Leo - I also got those bonfire spectral pants in and I really like them. Once I had my boots on they looked good. You definitely won't mistake them for slim fit but they aren't super gangster baggy, especially when you have your boots on.

Also - the banana magic is actually SOFTER than the old ride board, which was unexpected. From reading online I was thinking the magic would be like a 2x4.

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hit up mt holly last nite. conds were pretty damn good. they had a few features open in the terrain park, a flat step down wide rail, an up down rail and a couple culvert features. i think i already bruised my ribs on the rail hah! my new board was sticky as a muther fucker the first time on and i went over my board! alrady put sum cuts into the new boards edges. damn they weren't kidding-this K2 is super soft! found sum small jumps and hits around the rest of the mtn at the edges of the main runs to throw sum small airs. overall, i think i like the new stick! stayed till they closed at 11 last night. wasnt too busy but the hi-speed was crowded as usual. as always, first sesh out made me sore as hell so it'll prob be a good wk b4 im back in!

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Man I can't wait, I just got the new Ride Nitrain Contraband Bindings and I want to get them on the snow. If I had an extra grand I would head out west. anyone heard about the skifree deals for this year?
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