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Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   02-13-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,195
Posted By JamesX
Like many I started with Skiing. It is just too...

Like many I started with Skiing. It is just too relaxed for me. I don't think I will ever go back.
Forum: Boots   02-11-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,682
Posted By JamesX
I also do toe first and I am on the U.S. West...

I also do toe first and I am on the U.S. West Coast. But she does the ankle strap first then toe.

The strap is on as tightly as it can be. So it is not because its loose. When strapped it...
Forum: Boards   02-10-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,397
Posted By JamesX
Cool :) Thanks I see they kept the price...

Cool :) Thanks

I see they kept the price tag too @.@
Forum: Boards   02-10-2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,397
Posted By JamesX
No more Burton Vapor for 2014?

Did Burton discontinue the Vapor for this year?

I don't see it on their website anymore. Was looking for a super light mountain board for traveling.
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   02-10-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,255
Posted By JamesX
Weight doesn't have much to do with it other than...

Weight doesn't have much to do with it other than determining the size of your board.

one problem, which I had when I started, is the terror of that moment when you straighten out your board and...
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   02-10-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,354
Posted By JamesX
The easiest way to recover confidence is just to...

The easiest way to recover confidence is just to try again and do it slowly. Snowboarding is not that difficult to pick up. 1 Day should see you doing basic J, C, turns. Especially if you already...
Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   02-10-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,462
Posted By JamesX
Even in shooting men blow women away. I...

Even in shooting men blow women away.

I think the world record for 50m male is over 1000 points, for female is 700.

Testosterone is a pretty big advantage.
Forum: Boots   02-10-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,682
Posted By JamesX
Question What causes slipping capstrap?

Friend's cap strap keep slipping off the toes and to the top of the foot. Visually the angle of the strap looks good and seems to mold around the toes. Unfortunately no matter how tight we make it...
Forum: Boards   02-10-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,481
Posted By JamesX
It really depends on how you ride whether you...

It really depends on how you ride whether you want a longer or slightly shorter board. But 155 is definitely too short for your height. I only ride mountain so I use ~156 even though I am only 5'9".
Forum: Outerwear and Accessories   01-15-2013, 04:36 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 18,861
Posted By JamesX
All the helmet instructions I have ever read...

All the helmet instructions I have ever read always tells you to not put anything between your helmet and your head. Such as a Beanie.

The idea is that the shape of the helmet is important to the...
Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   09-04-2012, 05:47 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,996
Posted By JamesX
Around $2000 or so not including season pass.

Around $2000 or so not including season pass.
Forum: Bindings   03-22-2012, 05:19 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,541
Posted By JamesX
Definitely the Cartel. I had the Mission, didn't...

Definitely the Cartel. I had the Mission, didn't like it much.
Forum: Bindings   03-15-2012, 06:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,673
Posted By JamesX
I have the mission EST 2012 as well but no...

I have the mission EST 2012 as well but no squeaking. I also have my high back adjusted to be parallel to the board so I don't think that is the cause.
Forum: Welcome New Riders And New Members   03-15-2012, 02:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 583
Posted By JamesX
Glad to help. Here is a series of quick...

Glad to help.

Here is a series of quick lessons/tips from Snowwolf
http://www.snowboardingforum.com/tips-tricks-instructors/4480-snowboard-lessons-video.html

I took classes on the slopes but...
Forum: Welcome New Riders And New Members   03-15-2012, 01:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 583
Posted By JamesX
Are you catching an edge on the Toe to Heel turn?...

Are you catching an edge on the Toe to Heel turn? or the Heel to Toe turn?

The most common reason for catching an Edge (in my limited newbie experience) is that you are not bending the knee...
Forum: Outerwear and Accessories   03-14-2012, 02:10 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 10,861
Posted By JamesX
As far as I know no realistic helmet will save...

As far as I know no realistic helmet will save you from a high speed collision. No reasonable helmet is thick enough to do a controlled deceleration of your head/brain to a safe speed.

So...
Forum: Outerwear and Accessories   03-14-2012, 03:26 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 10,861
Posted By JamesX
I am on my second Giro Omen (in 2 months). It is...

I am on my second Giro Omen (in 2 months). It is pretty well designed with internal suspension that snaps out of the socket to further damper the impact. It also have 8 or some odd number vents...
Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   03-14-2012, 03:18 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 12,011
Posted By JamesX
It is only going to be 2-6 inches right?

It is only going to be 2-6 inches right?
Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   03-13-2012, 12:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,551
Posted By JamesX
This is just gestapo tactics. The lawyer is...

This is just gestapo tactics. The lawyer is trying to get as much publicity as he can and make as big of a splash as he can to try to scare the resort into settling. From the facts mentioned in the...
Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   03-13-2012, 01:36 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,551
Posted By JamesX
There is negligence then there is gross...

There is negligence then there is gross negligence. I think Smboarder is using Criminal negligence as example.

For example, if the lawyer manage to prove (or scare the resort enough to settle)...
Forum: Outerwear and Accessories   03-12-2012, 08:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 806
Posted By JamesX
It is more about third friend riding to my house...

It is more about third friend riding to my house and we go up together in my SUV. As opposed to we going way out to pick him up.

In CA it is sunny on the bottom, snow on top :D
Forum: Outerwear and Accessories   03-12-2012, 07:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 806
Posted By JamesX
Snowboard strap for Race Bike?

Are there contraptions out there that let you transport snowboard on a race bike, like a Honda or Kawasaki?
Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   03-12-2012, 06:53 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,551
Posted By JamesX
Most resorts have agreements in which you waive...

Most resorts have agreements in which you waive their liability even in the case of negligence. As of all User Agreements, whether it stands up in court depends on how good the lawyer and how bad...
Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   03-12-2012, 05:21 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,664
Posted By JamesX
I picked up both ski and snowboard this season. ...

I picked up both ski and snowboard this season. In my limited experience, I am definitely more prone to crashing (and crashing badly) on Snowboard than Ski, at least at my skill level. I have...
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   03-12-2012, 12:56 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 10,318
Posted By JamesX
I am a newbie :) so take my advice with...

I am a newbie :) so take my advice with skepticism.

I also tried to work on my dynamic turns last weekend. Spent the whole weekend up at Snow Summit. Temperature is around 58 degrees, so it is...
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