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|08-28-2014 10:06 PM|
Last season I owned a TRS HP -> TRICE hp - > hot knife - > TRS HP again
got my top speed with the TRS and 100% would glide further on the cat tracks with the TRS.
My first board I buy this year will be the 156cm ripsaw though.
|04-10-2014 01:12 PM|
When have you ever seen a versatile twin on top of a podium at a National BX event? The Never Summer Ripsaw with enhanced camber directly underfoot gives you the edge hold and carving power to do so, while having a slight rocker profile to ride the whole mountain.
Mark Hogan USASA Nationals Copper Mountain 2014
|04-09-2014 11:41 PM|
Fell in love with the Ripsaw. This board is no joke. Take the raptor, add a little agility and more edge hold and you get the Ripsaw. This board gripped whatever terrain I threw at it. Killington was completely iced over last Saturday and it even gripped like a fresh groomer on that. All the skiers were complaining about the icy conditions and I really didn't even notice. On Sunday it was a little softer and it felt like I was on rails. Hit the "moguls" on Skye Peak and had no problems throwing this board around like it was nothing. Really wish I coulda hit the glades but everything was closed. Took it in the park (jumps only) and it had decent pop (completely subjective though). I'd consider my self a beginner in the park so I wouldn't be the best to comment on the pop.
I usually ride a forward stance but I ended up going with duck stance since we were gonna spend some time in the park. I can only imagine how this board would carve with a forward stance. Can't wait till next season.
|04-01-2014 10:22 AM|
|SnowDogWax||Playing around on the mountain has its place. I've found in most sports pick 1 or 2 things you hate or is hard and make them easy &/or your best. The focus the past year for me was switch, & highspeed carving. Would love to have the skills to make the whole mountain my park…. Just takes time|
|04-01-2014 09:13 AM|
I love true twins and I've always wished the Proto had just a little better edge hold (I'm 215 lbs riding a 157 Proto). I should just get a longer board, but I wanted to stay at this length because it is so much more fun in the moguls and park. This is why I was excited for the RipSaw. Not at all what I thought it would be though...not really that playful. It struck me as a board that is awesome for going fast...everything else was secondary. I prefer to play around on the mountain and occasionally go fast.
|04-01-2014 09:02 AM|
Originally Posted by d2cycles View Post
|04-01-2014 08:39 AM|
|04-01-2014 08:22 AM|
Originally Posted by t21 View Post
On another note I actually opted to go with some medium flex bindings to try out on the Ripsaw. Maybe I'm just used to the crazy stiffness of the Raptor but the Ripsaw feels quite a bit softer. The initial flex between the bindings feels very soft to me, then once you hit the camber it gets quite stiff. I'll most likely try the medium bindings (Drake Reloads) and my stiffer bindings this weekend (Flux SF45)
|03-31-2014 11:08 PM|
Originally Posted by glaucon View Post
|03-31-2014 08:56 PM|
|SnowDogWax||About 11 hours, wil get 6 days this trip. Then home for three days & back to Jay for another 10 days.|
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