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Old 10-14-2008, 12:31 AM   #11 (permalink)
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looks awesome, id defiantly try it
question - how fast you wear out wheels?
also when your strapped in and bail on the snow its not too bad (snow is softer and your wearing more clothing)
hows bailing on pavement? im sure you cant just pop off like a skate board
Think about what it feels like to fall on pavement. That's what falling on pavement feels like.
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Old 10-14-2008, 01:16 AM   #12 (permalink)
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looks awesome, id defiantly try it
question - how fast you wear out wheels?
also when your strapped in and bail on the snow its not too bad (snow is softer and your wearing more clothing)
hows bailing on pavement? I'm sure you cant just pop off like a skate board
Wheels on average I'd say last 6 weeks but it greatly depends on how and where you ride. If you ride huge hills and have to stop fast all the time they will wear out more quickly. If you ride more mellow hills, ones with a big run off or do freestyle they'll last much longer, Your feet arent completly strapped in so you can pop ouff pretty easily.

For all those concerned about danger its just as safe if not more safe than a longboard. With a freebord you have much more control over your speed can can even stop like a snowboard. Yes u can catch and edge but once you get used to it you barely ever will. If your really concerned you could wear a lot of protective gear.

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Old 10-14-2008, 09:19 AM   #13 (permalink)
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I think you convinced me, Flowboards are pretty sweet, much better than Freeboards after watching those vids you posted.
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Old 10-14-2008, 09:44 AM   #14 (permalink)
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I think you convinced me, Flowboards are pretty sweet, much better than Freeboards after watching those vids you posted.
Hey, I have been lurking, cheking these out and listening to what you cats are saying about these bad boys.. I think I want one!! do they have a website?? can you refer me to the link... I am interested in learning more>??? Hey perp 3?? have you ridden the freeboard?? do they have a website>>> I suppose I could do a search myself.. any info would be helpful... thanks fellas.. cheers..
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Yeah sure planka, here's their website:
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Old 10-14-2008, 09:56 AM   #16 (permalink)
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cheers Perp 3
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Old 10-14-2008, 11:50 AM   #17 (permalink)
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And how 'bout cathchin an edge? I mean if it's possible to catch that heel edge on pavement, life would suck!
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Old 10-14-2008, 11:57 AM   #18 (permalink)
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I think you convinced me, Flowboards are pretty sweet, much better than Freeboards after watching those vids you posted.
haha ok think what u want bro. I'll tell you right now flowboards SUCK!! You can't do anything you can do on a snowboard on a flowboard. I'm trying to tell you guys about an awesome new sport and your all just hating. Sorry bro but ANYONE who knows anything about flowboards and freebords will tell you which is legit and which sucks. I hate to say it but if you think a flowboard is better than a freebord(or more like snowboarding i should say) you are sadly mistaken. Good luck riding an $80 board from walmart down a 25% slope hill. You can't even stop on a flowboard, I have one and trust me they BLOW.
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Hey, I have been lurking, cheking these out and listening to what you cats are saying about these bad boys.. I think I want one!! do they have a website?? can you refer me to the link... I am interested in learning more>??? Hey perp 3?? have you ridden the freeboard?? do they have a website>>> I suppose I could do a search myself.. any info would be helpful... thanks fellas.. cheers..

Dude i'm telling your flowboards are garbage! I'm not just hating on it for no reason trust me I've ridden them. Freebording does take some practice to learn but once you do it feels very similar to snowboarding, you can move the board in any direction at any speed, control you slides, spin 360, float into switch, anything. On a flowboard you can carve if thats what you want to call it. yes it's cheaper but the price reflects the product. Heres a video of a flowboard and a freebord so you can see the difference

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Old 10-14-2008, 12:43 PM   #20 (permalink)
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How come freebords aren't free like their name suggests?
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