Snowboarding Forum - Snowboard Enthusiast Forums - Reply to Topic
Thread: Which setup is best Reply to Thread
Send Trackbacks to (Separate multiple URLs with spaces) :
Post Icons
You may choose an icon for your message from the following list:

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Snowboarding Forum - Snowboard Enthusiast Forums forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:


Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.

  Additional Options
Miscellaneous Options

  Topic Review (Newest First)
12-18-2012 07:35 PM
gstar7 is a 146 length board ok for a guy thats 5'9 200lbs. all im doing is going down a hill
12-18-2012 07:14 PM
SHREDDER97 153 is small i would go with a 156-158. I hate seeing people buying a board too big because from my experience a smaller board is always more fun! Unless your shredding pow regularly.
12-18-2012 06:30 PM
Originally Posted by gstar7 View Post
im probably getting a board thats 153cm since im 200lbs. thats what i heard. i heard height has nothing to do with it
Fuck up fatty.
12-18-2012 05:15 PM
zk0ot i second the pigeon stance... the only thing you need to make sure is if your board can accept a pigeon stance... ask specifically for that... then theyll know.

.... and clickers . fuck i cant believe i almost forgot to tell you to get clickers. whewww
12-18-2012 05:06 PM
tdn You heard 153 would be ok? Or you were told?

You seem to be set on 153cm, why?
12-18-2012 04:43 PM
gstar7 this link told me 159-161 but i think if i get 153, it will be ok

Snowboard Sizing Guide, Size Calculator
12-18-2012 04:18 PM
gstar7 im probably getting a board thats 153cm since im 200lbs. thats what i heard. i heard height has nothing to do with it
12-18-2012 04:08 PM
Lamps I found that an easy stance setup for learning was zero on the back foot and +15 on the front. Maybe -3 on the back and +12 on the front would also be good.

I started with both feet pointing forward a bit and really wish I didn't. It caused me to open up my shoulders and do all sorts of wrong things in my turns.

Buy the best boots you can afford and try on as many as you can to get the right fit. Don't buy boots online unless you've already tried them on. If your shoe size is more than size 9 make sure that you do the proper research to see if you need a wide or mid wide board.

Your height is pretty much irrelevant when choosing a board, weight and foot size are the key measures. Go to an online board sizing calculator, punch in your stats and you ability - e.g. beginner and it will tell you the length.

Then go to craigslist or eBay or other source of used stuff and find a board in that length that is suitable for beginner to intermediate - people here will tell you if you post the board. Boots matter most for beginners, and then if you get things in the ballpark for the board that is all that matters.

Then take a lesson and you'll be set. Priorities are 1) Boots, 2) Lesson, 3) Helmet, 4) board/binding, 4) anything else.
12-18-2012 03:32 PM
Fiziks Can't tell if being serious or troll....

If you are serious, there is no 1 best set-up. The best set-up for you may not be the best set-up for someone else, may not be the best set-up for you tomorrow, may not be the best set-up money can buy.

The best set-up will NOT ONLY depend on your experience level, but also on what type of riding you plan to do (freestyle? all-mountain? street? alpine? boarder-x? freecarve?), what type of conditions your ride (pow? groomed? midwest? glaciers?), how big your feet are, what your weight is, etc..... A lot of factors go in-to this.

I would suggest a little light reading to understand this a little more. If you want I can link to some more information if you want to learn about Choosing the Right setup.
12-18-2012 02:54 PM
AIRider Pigeon stance seems to be in this season.


This thread has more than 10 replies. Click here to review the whole thread.

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.3
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome