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12-14-2012 10:56 AM
Originally Posted by Leo View Post
You technically do have more control over the board with forward angles. It gives you more control over the edges. This is why Terje rocks positive angles. It's also why most Euro carvers rock positives.
yep...+21 / +15 for carving +18 +9 on pow
12-14-2012 10:42 AM
t21 had 15/-3 all last season and felt good with it, but change to -6 this year and its much better except i have not tried it on steeps/bumps yet since our upper mountain is not open yet. that little change did help my switch riding a bit in terms of comfort.
12-14-2012 04:11 AM
Sim79 I was using +15,-15 but changed to +17,-17 this setup feels more natural to me, this is on a swallow tail powder board so I can't ride switch.
I started my first 10 years off boarding with my rear foot a lot closer to zero but always had fare bit of pain in my rear leg, once I turned the rear foot further out it reduced my leg pain a lot.
02-14-2011 01:12 AM
Originally Posted by Lifprasir View Post
As in the length bewteen the nose to the binding, and vice-versa? Not necessarily, I mean asymmetrical boards DO exist y'no. :P

yeah... i have my bindings on the farthest screws. i'll try to bring the bindings in one each and see if i can ride this way... just felt my knees were too close and i'd damage them.
02-14-2011 12:12 AM
Lifprasir As in the length bewteen the nose to the binding, and vice-versa? Not necessarily, I mean asymmetrical boards DO exist y'no. :P
02-14-2011 12:10 AM
Originally Posted by TheCity View Post
soo.... wheres the update? :P
alright so I finally got to try my board out at 15/-15 today. It only took 1 run for me to feel comfortable in it. It was actually a very CLEAN feeling.

1.) had to set bindings to the FARTHEST holes on my board. Or else it feels like my knees are too close... maybe I'm still riding weird.

2.) because the bindings are so far out I can't land on my tail on jumps (i use it to cushion the fall). Nor can I use the tail to pop really well or butter.

On the plus side rode Switch all the way down the mountain today!! woo!

I still feel more dominant on +/+ bindings but I'm going to keep the +15/-15. Maybe I'll try bringing the bindings in a bit again... do I need EQUAL tail and nose??
02-11-2011 11:15 PM
TheCity soo.... wheres the update? :P
02-11-2011 04:36 PM
Originally Posted by TreyDay View Post
i just changed my stance today before going up... i was at 15/0 and changed to 15/-15... it took a few runs down to get use to, but at the end i felt that i had a lot more control over my board.
02-09-2011 10:02 PM
WHOisDAN I felt less stable landing jumps when I changed my stance to +15/-15.

It does make switch a lot more enjoyable.
02-09-2011 06:37 PM
Originally Posted by Broke_folk View Post
no reason at all. I was just playing with angles one day and stuck with it all year. At the time I felt like i had more control of the board and wanted to go faster, that's all. Nothing really special about it.
Fair enough, seems like solid reasons to go with it.
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