Snowboarding Forum - Snowboard Enthusiast Forums - Reply to Topic
Thread: GNU Rider's Choice MTX 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)
12-15-2008 11:59 PM
QuebecKiwi No, I definitely didn't feel like it was pulling me to the ground. You still have control over the board, it doesn't have a mind of its own. Will be interested to see how fast it is on a smoother surface. Hard to tell given the conditions. Not sure what you mean by 'detune'??
12-15-2008 11:37 PM
Originally Posted by TeriyakiTerror View Post
hey i wuz just wonderin if u thought that maybe the megnetraction gave u too much edge control? like it wud pull u to the ground or somethin? did u have to detune it at all? thnx
I dont think its possible to have "too much" grab, thats really a subjective thing that would differ from rider to rider.
12-15-2008 11:27 PM
TeriyakiTerror hey i wuz just wonderin if u thought that maybe the megnetraction gave u too much edge control? like it wud pull u to the ground or somethin? did u have to detune it at all? thnx
12-15-2008 10:29 PM
GNU Rider's Choice MTX

I just bought the Gnu Rider's Choice MTX and took it for it's first run at Mont Sainte-Anne near Quebec City on Sunday. The mountain had received over 60cm (2ft) of snow in the previous week and it snowed hard all day too. So, the surfaces were very uneven (and mostly ungroomed) with litle ice and lots of deep powder.
I'm a bigfoot, so I ride a wide board with a 162cm length.
Anyway, I have to say, I LOVE this board! It's relatively stiff, so it just slices through uneven snow so you don't feel lots of bumps underfoot. It turns beautifully and surfs really easily on deep snow. The magne-traction edges are just amazing! By the end of the day, if I saw ice, I'd head straight for it instead of avoiding it, just to feel the board perform! It literaly bites into the ice and holds an edge until you're out of it! No more skidding on ice patches and going sliding!
Anyone who rides on the east coast should get a board with magne-traction! It is amazing! The edge-hold also meant that I was able to lean out on crazy angles when gunning dwn the slope, so that sometimes it felt like the board was at a 90 degree angle to the surface and my head was close to the snow!
I'm looking forward to taking it to Bromont later in the week to really put it to the test! This rain we got today wil likely have turned the mountain into a downhill ice rink.... I can't wait!

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