Review: 2012 Never Summer Proto CT - Page 6 - Snowboarding Forum - Snowboard Enthusiast Forums
SnowboardingForum.com is the premier Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 02-11-2011, 02:00 PM   #51 (permalink)
Leo
-LIFETIME MEMBER-
 
Leo's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: Detroit Area
Posts: 6,230
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Mysticfalcon View Post
Plus it's rockered and therefore slower
LOL!!!!

I didn't realize it was your pow board. I just automatically assumed it's your girl's pow stick because it is below the Infinity. I'd definitely hop on that. The most interesting though is the Venture. A little drool here.
__________________
www.aGNARchy.com Reviews and David Z's rants
Leo is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 02-11-2011, 02:20 PM   #52 (permalink)
lost in the ugly trees
 
Mysticfalcon's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Jay Peak
Posts: 2,353
Default

Smokin Pinner and Venture Euphoria are nearly identical. The venture is a smidge softer and the Smokin has magnetraction. Both absolutely epic when its deep. Nov and Dec pow days are a bit too bony to ride the venture inbounds but I almost prefer the Venture. the soft board is very playful.
__________________
Robert Boskind Photography
Mysticfalcon is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-11-2011, 02:24 PM   #53 (permalink)
Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Queens, NY
Posts: 40
Default

I may look at a SL or Flying V at this point. Although, I'll actually wait till end of season to try and pickup a previous season's board. We'll see. I could consider selling my Evo as I may be a bit big/heavy for it now.
nerve is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-11-2011, 08:26 PM   #54 (permalink)
-LIFETIME MEMBER-
 
B.Gilly's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Berkshires
Posts: 774
Default

Just to add a little to this about the carbonium top sheet. I have been riding the proto ct myself the last couple days.

I was strapping in today while talking to one of my buddies and a young girl stood next to me and threw here skis down to step in but I guess she thought it was best to aim right for my board. Everyone cringed and had to turn away. Very surprised that she did not even mar the top sheet what so ever. Needless to say the carbonium hold up extremely well.
__________________
The season is almost upon us!!!!


www.facebook.com/Gillyssnowboardshop
B.Gilly is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-11-2011, 11:09 PM   #55 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
little devil's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2009
Posts: 417
Default

From n.s`s site, Brady Farr riding the proto.

Brady Farr-Hotlap on Vimeo

Sorry Leo, not trying to jack your thread.
Just thought this would be a decent place to put this.
__________________
"It's so hood to participate in a sport that costs thousands of dollars a year and the TechNine crew is just here to remind us of that" - Bakesale
little devil is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-11-2011, 11:45 PM   #56 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
dice's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Montreal, QC (Canada)
Posts: 187
Default

Would 157 or 160 be a better fit for a 190, 6'3 frame with 11.5 boots!? My preferef ideal all mountain size is 164! But want this as my fun board for progressing at park, jumps, boxes and spins of the side trails! Just curious. Cheers...

Last edited by dice; 02-12-2011 at 12:53 AM.
dice is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-12-2011, 12:47 AM   #57 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Posts: 194
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by dice View Post
Would 157 or 160 be a better fit fit 190, 6'3, 11.5? My perfect all mountain size is 164! But want this as my fun board for progressing at park, jumps, boxes and spins of the side trails! Just curious. Cheers...
I'm about your weight but 5'11". I'm on the 157 but think I would prefer the 160 for a less aggressive sidecut. With your height, boot size, and stated preference for a 164 all-mountain, I'd go with the 160. In fact depending on what boots you're rocking I might go with the 158 CTX for the extra width (although the 160 is not a terribly narrow board, so depending on what you're rocking you might be ok).
kimchijajonshim is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-12-2011, 01:43 AM   #58 (permalink)
Member
 
SnowKanin's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2010
Posts: 77
Default

See kimchi, thats basically where I'm at too deciding what size I want in the Proto. I weigh a little more, about 205-210, 6'1", wearsize 11 Zoom Force (large boot, no shrink tech, much bigger than my 10.5 Burton AWOL's) and this will be my do everything board. I want to be able to tackle the whole mountain and even some pow when I feel like it... and be able to spend some days in the park working on my skill set there when I want. I'm torn between the 157 and 158 CTX. And the 160 is still an option too. I've heard of people riding 253 WW boards with 11.5 to 12 size boots ducked at my same -15 12 stance without issue. What do you guys think would suit me??
SnowKanin is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-12-2011, 01:48 AM   #59 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Posts: 194
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by SnowKanin View Post
See kimchi, thats basically where I'm at too deciding what size I want in the Proto. I weigh a little more, about 205-210, 6'1", wearsize 11 Zoom Force (large boot, no shrink tech, much bigger than my 10.5 Burton AWOL's) and this will be my do everything board. I want to be able to tackle the whole mountain and even some pow when I feel like it... and be able to spend some days in the park working on my skill set there when I want. I'm torn between the 157 and 158 CTX. And the 160 is still an option too. I've heard of people riding 253 WW boards with 11.5 to 12 size boots ducked at my same -15 12 stance without issue. What do you guys think would suit me??
Preference. You have probably 9-10 months until this thing is available, I would just pick a size and not overthink things. I can tell I'd likely prefer a 160 but if I were "stuck" with a 157 i'd do just fine.
kimchijajonshim is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-12-2011, 06:29 AM   #60 (permalink)
lost in the ugly trees
 
Mysticfalcon's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Jay Peak
Posts: 2,353
Default

Im 200lbs and 5'10" and I ride a161 SL and it rides like a 157. The blunt tips on the Proto would make me think that you will be just fine with the 160.
__________________
Robert Boskind Photography
Mysticfalcon is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

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 01:55 PM.



Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0 PL2
VerticalSports
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