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Forum: General Travel Forum   05-08-2011, 03:11 PM
Replies: 11
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Posted By Jeklund
Spent this past season in Fernie, i moved out...

Spent this past season in Fernie, i moved out there at the start of November and just got back a couple weeks ago. The season was by far the best its been over the past 5 years from what most of the...
Forum: Bindings   03-28-2011, 12:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,951
Posted By Jeklund
You could just buy new screws... They are like...

You could just buy new screws... They are like .50 cents around here.
Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   03-05-2011, 12:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 988
Posted By Jeklund
My mom was always pretty chill about driving me...

My mom was always pretty chill about driving me to the hill before I had my license, It was around a 1 1/2 hour drive to the hill but there was a small city about 15 min from the hill. She would drop...
Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   03-05-2011, 12:42 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,334
Posted By Jeklund
This is the hill i rode last season while i was...

This is the hill i rode last season while i was still in school. The best thing about the place would probably be the park even though they kinda just put down stuff and throw snow in front of it......
Forum: Boards   02-22-2011, 01:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,390
Posted By Jeklund
I pretty much am the exact same height, weight...

I pretty much am the exact same height, weight and shoe size as you and from what you posted i would recommend the Machete. I would also through in the DH2 but I'm a bit biased about it because I...
Forum: Boards   02-22-2011, 12:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,732
Posted By Jeklund
They are all wrong and the actual flex is a 2... ...

They are all wrong and the actual flex is a 2...

Seriously though, those numbers mean shit and the .5 to 1 difference won't be noticeable. As long as you purchased the correct size for the kind of...
Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   02-18-2011, 01:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,311
Posted By Jeklund
I'm still learning but I would say it took me...

I'm still learning but I would say it took me about a day to get comfortable with it. My heelside turns are alot better from my toeside ones but my transitions need some help as I have trouble...
Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   02-13-2011, 07:55 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,860
Posted By Jeklund
As most people said there really is never "Too...

As most people said there really is never "Too much snow" and if you ever think that you really should reevaluate and find out where u went wrong. Nothing beats approaching a run after putting in a...
Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   02-12-2011, 12:39 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,440
Posted By Jeklund
I think when your getting on the lift you should...

I think when your getting on the lift you should keep one foot out just in case something happens and so that you can stop at the right spot, also it will just help avoid any possible bitching you...
Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   02-05-2011, 11:57 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 25,355
Posted By Jeklund
There are a couple I found that are free and the...

There are a couple I found that are free and the first is called GPSSpeedo. Another one that's free that you can use is Google's MyTracks which will actually measure your altitude, gradient of the...
Forum: Boards   01-24-2011, 05:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,471
Posted By Jeklund
I ride a 2011 159W DH2 and it has no shortage of...

I ride a 2011 159W DH2 and it has no shortage of pop and the rocker is just enough to help you out in the in the pow but still give you good edge hold on those scratchy slopes. I had only ever ridden...
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   01-23-2011, 10:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,365
Posted By Jeklund
You just don't do it as aggressive as you would...

You just don't do it as aggressive as you would when you butter, you would try to keep your edge angle as low as possible.
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   01-22-2011, 11:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 616
Posted By Jeklund
The way you throw your shoulders is going to be...

The way you throw your shoulders is going to be the way that you spin so if you don't throw your shoulders parallel to your board on take off your going to spin of axis corking your spin. My guess...
Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   01-22-2011, 02:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,312
Posted By Jeklund
Remember though that most of those figures are...

Remember though that most of those figures are probably based upon actual riding time so even though you may ride for say 6 hours straight it would probably be safe to say like half of those hours...
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   01-22-2011, 02:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,365
Posted By Jeklund
Everything I dislike about this sport was...

Everything I dislike about this sport was portrayed perfectly in that video...
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   01-22-2011, 01:05 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,231
Posted By Jeklund
Correct me if I'm wrong but my understanding is a...

Correct me if I'm wrong but my understanding is a McTwist is a forward flipping backside spin with a melon grab and a minimum spin of 540. You basically end up throwing your front shoulder diagonally...
Forum: Boards   01-19-2011, 11:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,441
Posted By Jeklund
I think it more less means that stiffness/weight...

I think it more less means that stiffness/weight ranges are not standardized industry wide and what one company might find as stiff the other could have as a soft board as compared to their other...
Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   01-19-2011, 08:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 693
Posted By Jeklund
We ended up with about 50mm of rain falling from...

We ended up with about 50mm of rain falling from Friday to like Sunday and it basically destroyed our hill and it now has become a giant frozen turd that's hardly worth my 5 minute drive to the...
Forum: Boards   01-19-2011, 03:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,616
Posted By Jeklund
If you spend more time in the trees and powder...

If you spend more time in the trees and powder and when you go into the park you spend more time on jumps I would probably suggest a board more along the lines of the Machete or DH2/2.4/2.5. The...
Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   01-17-2011, 01:16 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,458
Posted By Jeklund
tognar.com...

tognar.com (http://tognar.com/boot_heater_warmer_fitting_dryer_canting_dryers_ski_snowboard.html) has a great selection of boot footing items, I've been meaning to get some for my boots for awhile...
Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   01-16-2011, 12:21 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,458
Posted By Jeklund
Your boots are probably too large and when you go...

Your boots are probably too large and when you go toeside your heels are lifting up and your toes slide back (Kind of like when you pull your foot out but instead your insole is pulling out of the...
Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   01-16-2011, 12:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 596
Posted By Jeklund
I'm kind of stubborn also I got a mild cold about...

I'm kind of stubborn also I got a mild cold about a week and bit ago and probably could have had it gone if I just stayed in for 2 days but instead i went riding... It was kinda worth it cause i got...
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   01-15-2011, 01:32 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,532
Posted By Jeklund
Sounds like to me your counter rotated a little...

Sounds like to me your counter rotated a little bit and not leaning over enough to get that edge engaged. Simply pushing your shins against the front of your boots isn't going to do much unless you...
Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   01-15-2011, 01:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,089
Posted By Jeklund
I keep my phone in my chest pocket that just...

I keep my phone in my chest pocket that just velcro's up and haven't have a problem with it yet even after taking some odd tumbles. I use my phone to listing to music though so if the tunes every...
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   01-15-2011, 12:37 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,098
Posted By Jeklund
I really don't mind moguls that much they only...

I really don't mind moguls that much they only really frustrate me when I'm having a lazy day and don't really want to put in the effort to make calculated turns. If I really concentrate and decide...
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