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Old 12-30-2012, 10:58 PM   #811 (permalink)
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Are you still growing?

152 would be a more freeride orientated size for you.
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So I'm strongly considering spending $100 more just to get the LTD edition graphics... I think they would look excellent paired with my black Now IPOs
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Well, if you got the dough, why not?
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Got to ride my Proto finally on NYE... Love it... Paired it up with some Vita's and I had a badass night. Good start to the season.
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Awesome glad you liked it!
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Question Help me please!

Hopefully some knowledgeable people are still watching this thread. I am going to be purchasing a Never Summer Proto CTX probably today and was wondering if you could help me on sizing. I am 6' and 165 pounds to start with. I currently ride an old cambered Morrow Revert X 157 just so you know where I am coming from (I know, OLD BOARD 1997). I am looking at either getting the CTX in a 155 or a 158. I need the CTX version due to my size 12 Nike Kaiju's and Never Summer suggests I ride a wide. I mainly do freeride and freestyle as I live in the midwest, but I try to take an annual Mountain trip out west. I am actually going to Crystal Mountain in Washington Friday-Sunday this weekend! With all of this in mind, since I have heard with the blunted tips make this board ride like it is 3cm longer than normal, what would you suggest that I purchase? 155 or 158? My other option is the Legacy, but I have never had a true twin tip, so I am not fully sure... I think I want to try something different since it would be nice to learn to ride switch better...

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155 in my opinion all the way. I'm 180lbs and ride a 157. I wouldn't want it any bigger.

The 157 is a more freeride orientated size for your weight.
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I agree with Leo. I was surprised how well the 154 I demoed did for my 200lbs weight. If I can ride that then the 155 should be fine for you.
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Leo, a 157 isn't an option for me as I need the CTX which only comes in 155 or 158 in my size range. Do you think I would have any issues with stability on the 155? Keep in mind, I do like to bomb runs sometimes just for fun, but for the most part I am just carving at a fast pace. I like speed, but I love to pop off any roller or jump whenever I find one. Also keep in mind that I will be using this an an all-mountain board whenever I go out west with the chance to hit powder... I can't afford multiple boards, nor do I go enough to justify it, hence why it has taken me this long to upgrade my boards! ha ha! Thanks again for the fast responses.

Mysticfalcon - How tall are you? Just wondering so I can gauge the difference between us.

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Leo, a 157 isn't an option for me as I need the CTX which only comes in 155 or 158 in my size range. Do you think I would have any issues with stability on the 155? Keep in mind, I do like to bomb runs sometimes just for fun, but for the most part I am just carving at a fast pace. I like speed, but I love to pop off any roller or jump whenever I find one. Also keep in mind that I will be using this an an all-mountain board whenever I go out west with the chance to hit powder... I can't afford multiple boards, nor do I go enough to justify it, hence why it has taken me this long to upgrade my boards! ha ha! Thanks again for the fast responses.

Mysticfalcon - How tall are you? Just wondering so I can gauge the difference between us.
That's why he suggested the 155. I'd say go 155, I feel like 158 would be overkill if you mainly ride smaller hills.
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