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02-02-2011 04:47 PM
Originally Posted by Nivek View Post
If you're into that whole waiting thing, Bataleons new board for 2012 the Whatever is one of my new favorites ever.
I wish I could wait that long, but I'm from Australia so it wouldn't be until mid-season that I could get it.
02-01-2011 08:37 PM
Nivek If you're into that whole waiting thing, Bataleons new board for 2012 the Whatever is one of my new favorites ever.
02-01-2011 07:27 PM
crazyface I'd definitely suggest something from Bataleon to start out on. I started riding switch this season and TBT has made it extremely easy. I can go down blues easily and control myself on blacks riding switch on my bataleon, but if I ride my lib tech I have a lot harder time riding switch even on blue runs.
02-01-2011 06:34 PM
MistahTaki what did i say? oh yeah, every person is going to vote on the mcdonalds tray.
02-01-2011 04:21 PM
JayCal I'm a big fan of french fries...and magne-traction[i live on the east coast]. i think it holds pretty well on
02-01-2011 04:08 PM
Leo K2 Raygun. Great board that you can learn on and grow into. Has K2's all-terrain rocker which is 70% 0 camber between the feet and 30% rocker in the tips. The nose has a medium rise while the tail has a mellow rise. This shape is great for a catch free ride while giving you tons of float in pow. The flex is dead middle so it's going to be good for all around riding.

K2 Raygun Snowboard 2011

I forgot to mention, the price for the quality is absolutely sick.
02-01-2011 04:03 PM
nod_089 I heard Torstein's riding a McDonalds tray disguised as a DC MLF.
02-01-2011 03:51 PM
t-mac Not sure there is an answer to this poll.
First, most are going to be brand loyal - the Burton hater will always pick something other than Burton.
It also depends on what your intended use is. The best beginner board for someone who wants to stay in the park might be different from someone riding all mountain in Colorado compared to someone riding in the east (different conditions).
Age and size would be a factor. My little girl is on a Burton Chicklet with Easy Rider Technology (convex base that lifts the edges off the snow making it harder to catch an edge). While it is the perfect board for her, it would suck for you (unless you are a 6 year old girl).
So I went with the McDonalds Tray.
02-01-2011 03:45 PM
Originally Posted by Extremo View Post
I'd vote for one that goes down the hill
Nah, them ones are overrated.
02-01-2011 03:39 PM
Extremo I'd vote for one that goes down the hill
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