|Topic Review (Newest First)|
|05-01-2014 01:45 PM|
|F1EA||161w is good.|
|05-01-2014 12:26 PM|
Originally Posted by Redline View Post
I'll be in the PNW, and hope to be getting more into jumps this season.
|05-01-2014 08:01 AM|
Originally Posted by Oldman View Post
|05-01-2014 07:59 AM|
|Redline||162cm seems a bit small for your size. Unless you're riding in the midwest, or jumping a lot of stuff. I'm 6'4" ~ 200 -220 and anything less than a 165cm leaves me wanting more edge at speed. My park/all mountain board is a 167cm and my flat out charging board is a 173cm. Seeing as you already got a board this is useless info though. Enjoy the ride, the Jones boards have my interests peaked. They seem pretty legit.|
|05-01-2014 06:55 AM|
Excellent choice. I predict you will be really pleased with the MT. It is one of those boards that does everything very well as a solid "All Mountain" board should.
Enjoy staring at it for the next 6 months......
It's ok to touch it every so often..........
|04-30-2014 10:11 PM|
|Seatown||Went with a Jones MT. We'll see!|
|04-15-2014 09:19 AM|
|dsciulli19||Get a Custom Flying V or comparable board from another manufacturer. If you REALLY want pop get the Camber instead of the Flying V|
|04-15-2014 08:42 AM|
Assuming your boot size is US 12, you are on the edge of needing a Wide board.
Hopefully others here with experience on the Gnu and Nitro will chime in and let you know if you do need a wide board from those brands.
With regards to the Burton Flying V profile; in good conditions it is a really fun experience. However on hard pack / icy conditions it is a loose, sketchy ride that for some is less than confidence building.
|04-14-2014 07:22 PM|
Thanks for the replies guys...
Went into a shop and talked to someone and looked at some boards... I'm now looking at:
Process Flying V
Gnu Carbon Credit
Really like the lightness and flex of the V, and read that the Nitro Team Gullwing is comparable...
Also, for a 6'4" 170-175lbs boot size 12 guy, I can't decide between 159 and 162 on the Flying V, and 158W and 162W on the Gnu.
|04-06-2014 02:58 PM|
|cav0011||Look at the yes. Jones, Burton, Rossignol, and salomon. Look at those brands and you will be in good hands. You want something targeting all mountain|
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