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Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   01-31-2013, 11:16 AM
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Views: 2,881
Posted By mastershake
one key concept i learned is....the best way to...

one key concept i learned is....the best way to make a profit is to not spend your money.
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   01-29-2013, 02:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,382
Posted By mastershake
this is actually quite interesting. personally i...

this is actually quite interesting. personally i ride 18/-9 (i will probably lower 18 to 15 or 12 soon) but i see what you mean...and i think park riders in duck stance tend to need their chest open...
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   01-29-2013, 11:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,045
Posted By mastershake
I wear a POC Skull Light helmet, it's a bit...

I wear a POC Skull Light helmet, it's a bit expensive, but I really like it.

In terms of technique. The way I like to think of it is, whenever I gain more speed or there is more bumps, i like to...
Forum: Boards   01-28-2013, 11:05 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,898
Posted By mastershake
i learned on a very stiff santa cruz true camber...

i learned on a very stiff santa cruz true camber board and rode only it for 4 years and i just bought a reverse camber board that is smaller and softer.

the first day sucked...i felt all out of...
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   01-27-2013, 05:07 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 13,000
Posted By mastershake
"slow progression is the best progression" very...

"slow progression is the best progression" very nicely said.

just have fun. figure out what it is that scares you about going fast and start slowly de-sensitizing yourself to it.

also I'd like...
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   01-27-2013, 05:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,171
Posted By mastershake
thanks for all the responses. to make...

thanks for all the responses.

to make something clear. my gf REALLY wanted to learn, she asked me to teach her last year. this season she is having a lot of fun because she is falling less and...
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   01-27-2013, 01:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,382
Posted By mastershake
Good tip for keeping your shoulders parallel with the board

This saturday I went out with the goal of breaking my bad habit of opening up my shoulders and ruddering with my back foot.

Here are some things I learned. When you lean forward down the mountain...
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   01-27-2013, 01:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,171
Posted By mastershake
How can I get my gf to lean more forward

One of the biggest things I am working on with my own riding is to get rid of backseat steering or ruddering. So lately I've been putting a lot more weight on the front foot as I go down the hill, I...
Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   01-23-2013, 12:47 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,246
Posted By mastershake
in a way i agree with you, but you phrased it...

in a way i agree with you, but you phrased it wrong. i don't think underground/rebel/punk has to go anywhere, people will always express themselves in whatever way they want.

the issue here is not...
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   01-21-2013, 04:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,113
Posted By mastershake
yep, i think its all about getting used to a...

yep, i think its all about getting used to a different board.

and yeah TC is traditional camber. thanks for your input.
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   01-21-2013, 03:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,113
Posted By mastershake
this is one thing i understand from the different...

this is one thing i understand from the different type of boards

TC - better edge hold (ice and otherwise) but less forgiving and more catch
RC - worse edge hold and has to rely additional tech...
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   01-21-2013, 03:45 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 23,054
Posted By mastershake
from my limited experience , im in the staying on...

from my limited experience , im in the staying on your edge concept.

you can of course flatbase it, but if the conditions are bad or choppy it takes very little for your board to catch some snow...
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   01-21-2013, 03:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,113
Posted By mastershake
i agree..i definitely was feeling a lot more...

i agree..i definitely was feeling a lot more confident toward the end of the day, but still everytime i got some speed i'd have this feeling that i gotta make sure im on an edge otherwise im gonna...
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   01-21-2013, 12:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,113
Posted By mastershake
yes!! this x1000 this is exactly when i...

yes!! this x1000

this is exactly when i feel like im going to catch an edge
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   01-21-2013, 11:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,113
Posted By mastershake
thanks for the info. i needed a quick fix on the...

thanks for the info. i needed a quick fix on the mtn and i just set my front binding back 1 hole just so i dont waste time, but i will center them today..i think mine is flat-rocker-flat.

you're...
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   01-21-2013, 11:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,113
Posted By mastershake
First time riding a Rocker board

Hey guys, i learned to ride a little over 10 years ago on a traditional camber board without a lot of tech. It was heavy, stiff and oversized for me...

I recently purchased a 2013 GNU Pickle, i...
Forum: Boards   01-06-2013, 01:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,119
Posted By mastershake
ice coast. very rarely pow. i'm looking for...

ice coast. very rarely pow.

i'm looking for a playful board that i can throw around, im an all mountain rider, but i wanna start getting comfortable controlling the board and visiting the park.
...
Forum: Boards   01-06-2013, 10:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,119
Posted By mastershake
GNU Pickle vs Burton Process Flying V

So the guy in our local shop convincingly made me put a deposit down for a Process Flying V (don't ask, I go to a store to cancel something and come out with tons of shit I don't need). Its a 152cm...
Forum: Boards   01-04-2013, 01:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,972
Posted By mastershake
thanks for all of your help. i've decided to...

thanks for all of your help.

i've decided to go with the Machete, because I don't want a fully park board yet and I'd rather save some money and get the 2012 Machete and work on figuring out...
Forum: Boards   01-03-2013, 07:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,972
Posted By mastershake
that's the thing I can easily find a brand new...

that's the thing I can easily find a brand new 2012 Ride Machete for 250$ but I can't find a 2012 Never Summer Proto/SL/EVO.. and brand new they're > 500$
Forum: Boards   01-03-2013, 06:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,972
Posted By mastershake
thanks for your input. can you elaborate why...

thanks for your input.

can you elaborate why you think Proto might be overkill for my needs ? I like both the Proto and SL and i am thinking Proto is a bit more park oriented which is the...
Forum: Boards   01-03-2013, 06:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,972
Posted By mastershake
nobody? really? TL;DR ?

nobody? really?

TL;DR ?
Forum: Boards   01-03-2013, 11:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,972
Posted By mastershake
Never Summer Proto CT vs Ride Machete vs Ride Machete GT

I made a thread before, but it was too vague, I got some great suggestions out of it, but now I've narrowed down to a couple of boards and I know its hard to just ask "this versus that" because...
Forum: Boards   01-02-2013, 03:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,703
Posted By mastershake
thanks for the feedback. does anyone know of...

thanks for the feedback.

does anyone know of any board similar to Proto/SL from other brands? Something so I can expand my list on this type of board.

Also, would you say T.Rice is more of...
Forum: Boards   01-02-2013, 02:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,703
Posted By mastershake
interesting. Proto CT and Revolver are in the...

interesting. Proto CT and Revolver are in the same category according to NS, so what makes them that much different? just the softness?

man it was much easier picking a board in 2003 :D
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