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|12-05-2011 09:08 AM|
Thanks for the input guys!
I am going to check out Paragon tonight to talk to some knowledgeable people and then head out to the Mt. Everest sale tomorrow night before stuff gets picked through.
Hopefully I can pick up some new gear!
|12-03-2011 02:45 PM|
Looks like the Everest folks are going to be running a shuttle bus out to the sale (and back).
If this is anything like the old Princeton sales I wouldn't even think about going at the weekend. But maybe a half day on Wednesday is worth it?
Bus pick up is at Union Square so you can hit Paragon and then try to beat the prices at the sale.
|12-03-2011 02:36 PM|
I'm not particularly fond of Paragon as a store because of the huge amount traffic and the hipsters at most of the sections but the snowboarding dept is pretty solid. A couple of the guys there are knowledgable and really attend to you. I stop by if I'm in the area and talk about the conditions in the area and see what new stuff they got. I got my girlfriend a pair of boots there last weekend and they hooked her up and let her walk around the whole store in a couple of pairs of boots to see which fit the best.
For all my stuff I usually I go to Gilly's Snowboard Shop in Pittsfield, MA. Its a good drive (~3 hours from the city) but my brother goes to RPI so I always make it out there when I pick him up. B.Gilly on the forum here owns the shop and I've never had a better experience at a snowboard shop.
|12-03-2011 10:35 AM|
Originally Posted by EatRideSleep View Post
Also REI just opened a huge store in SoHo, I think its actually opening weekend right now. I've never been to one of their stores, only ordered online, but I'm assuming they'd have a solid selection also.
|11-26-2011 10:05 AM|
Originally Posted by sangsters View Post
Agreed - the Mt Everest Meadowlands sale is something to check out and if you have access to a car there are great shops in NJ worth the drive. I've never been to Blades or Paragon so can't say much about them besides their location.
|11-25-2011 11:38 PM|
Sick guys! Thanks for the recommendations. The Mt. Everest sale looks interesting. I'll check out the other stores as well.
Happy I found this forum!
|11-25-2011 02:53 PM|
The Meadowlands Mt. Everest sale is about to happen -- next week I think -- and they offer a free shuttle to the stadium for the sale.
I've lived in NYC my entire life... man I hate Paragon.
In addition to the shops mentioned, there are a couple of good places in NJ if you've got yourself a Zipcar.
|11-25-2011 11:39 AM|
|EatRideSleep||Some other members in the city have mentioned Blades and Paragon.|
|11-25-2011 11:16 AM|
Not sure of what shops are around in the city but if you don't mind hopping on the E train and taking it to Forest Hills (Queens) come check out Emilio's on Queens Blvd.
I received a 10% off Black Friday (and Saturday) coupon yesterday. Shoot me a PM with your email address and I'll email the coupon to you. It's good 11/25-11/28.
|11-25-2011 11:11 AM|
Originally Posted by WasatchMan View Post
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