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02-17-2010 05:49 PM
bunky Just to start, i'm 5'10 170lbs, got the 158 '09 SLR last year.

It really depends on your riding style for freeride, i think the 158 is perfect. stable, fast and floats in powder when you need it.

In hind sight, i probably would have gotten the evo-r 155, but thats just because i've moved more into freestyle from freeride. i really want a twin now.

anyways either size is fine. for me, i think the 155 is the best, you can do butters and small spins. makes the board a little more fun.
02-16-2010 09:02 PM
pmoa I am pretty much the same size and I ride mostly in PA and west virginia and I got an evo in a 155 and freeriding has been great...But I prefer a smaller boarder and eventually I want to be hittin the park...the evo will sometimes initiate a turn without me even trying but it holds an edge even on ice...All preference IMO
02-15-2010 10:45 PM
arsenic0 At 170 I'd say 155 min for either board at your size. Since you said more freeride and jumps I'd say 158.
02-15-2010 10:44 PM
Altephor East Coast... CT and MA mostly. Moving to Boston soon so Wachusett looks to be my new home mountain.
02-15-2010 10:43 PM
LittleJP Where are you riding?
02-15-2010 10:16 PM
Altephor Just out of curiosity, would you recommend the same size (155) if I were to go with the Evo? Or would you say 153 for the Evo since it's more of a park board.
02-15-2010 09:48 PM
bluetroll i'm 175 and i've ridden a 155cm. that is the size I would get it in.
02-15-2010 09:15 PM
LittleJP Well, I'm 5'7 and 135 lbs, and I ride a 151, might give you acomparison.
02-15-2010 08:45 PM
Cool_As_Cakes I'd go with the 155 0r 158
02-15-2010 08:13 PM
Altephor
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Originally Posted by jmvar View Post
Hey Altephor, we have pretty much the same stats in height, weight, riding area, and riding preference.

I was also looking at the never summer line up and wanted to see how you chose between the SL-R and the Evo-R?
To be honest, if I found an Evo-R or an SL-R for a good price I would grab them. I figured that the Evo is really more for park and I don't ride much park, yet. Since I mostly freeride with just a tiny, tiny bit of park, the SL-R seemed the better choice.
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