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|02-05-2010 03:35 AM|
What size snowboard
Here's some info on board sizing and width. The second link explains why.
|02-05-2010 01:23 AM|
I recommend looking for some low volume boots. I know my Salomon F22s are at least a full size in overall footprint smaller than comparable boots - i.e. my 9.5 has the footprint of most 8.5s.
Like david z said, you're going to have issues with toe and/or heel drag with just about any board. Low volume boots would really help - much more so than the 0.2cm of width the longer board has, that's nothing.
|02-05-2010 01:19 AM|
Originally Posted by coltsfan2009 View Post
164 is a lot of board to handle, like others have said, unless you're only cruising and riding pow. if that's the case, I might go with the 164.
|02-05-2010 01:12 AM|
If it's any help to you.
I'm 163 lbs, 5'8. I ride a 160 and it handles perfect. I like to bomb, and bomb it does!
|02-05-2010 12:46 AM|
|zakk||IMO 164 is too big for you unless you're a bomber or ride only waist deep pow|
|02-04-2010 09:21 PM|
|MountainMan||If you're not into jumping(not just limited to parks), and just want speed I think the 164 would be ok. I think weight is just as important as height, and I'm only 175lbs and my freeride board is a 158. What have you been riding? Its always nice to demo first when possible. The nice thing about buying a big name brand (if you must buy Burton), is that there has to be someone near you that rents or demos them. As far as your width, I don't think you'll notice 2mm much, but bring your boots with you and have a look.|
|02-04-2010 09:05 PM|
|rocket31||i would go a little smaller than 164 because of ur height probably around a 159|
|02-04-2010 09:04 PM|
|coltsfan2009||i am size 14|
|02-04-2010 09:03 PM|
|linvillegorge||What size boots?|
|02-04-2010 08:55 PM|
|coltsfan2009||bump, i might buy tonight if i can get these questions answered|
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