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Forum: Boards   11-27-2012, 03:30 AM
Replies: 8
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Posted By handscreate
Go for it! I started tuning my board myself last...

Go for it! I started tuning my board myself last season & haven't looked back. The 1st time I went super slow, but after that it's been pretty quick & the ability to wax/tune whenever needed (such as...
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   11-27-2012, 03:17 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,296
Posted By handscreate
I'd suggest a 2-4hr lesson to get the basics...

I'd suggest a 2-4hr lesson to get the basics down. You'll get some input from an instructor which will help prevent you from forming some really bad habits that WILL be hard if not impossible to...
Forum: Outerwear and Accessories   11-27-2012, 03:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,469
Posted By handscreate
A properly fitting helmet is the best looking...

A properly fitting helmet is the best looking helmet you can wear. It doesn't matter what it looks like if it doesn't protect your brain properly...
Forum: Boards   11-19-2012, 01:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,249
Posted By handscreate
I have a Forum Bully 155 (basically the same...

I have a Forum Bully 155 (basically the same board as The Youngblood, but a directional twin instead of a true twin). I'm 5'11", +/- 145lbs, size 12 boot. I only got to ride this board about 5-6 days...
Forum: Boards   11-16-2012, 10:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,203
Posted By handscreate
I have a Forum Bully & really like it. I've only...

I have a Forum Bully & really like it. I've only gotten about 5-6 days on it last season, but it definitely made for a much better riding experience than my stiff camber board I was riding the 2...
Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   04-30-2012, 11:18 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,344
Posted By handscreate
At first, I was motivated to not spend the night...

At first, I was motivated to not spend the night stick on the mountain & to make it to the bottom. Now however, it's fun & peaceful to me to ride. The challenge of new terrain our challenging terrain...
Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   04-16-2012, 04:58 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 11,600
Posted By handscreate
I was up at Summit on Sunday. Great conditions...

I was up at Summit on Sunday. Great conditions for what's likely my last day this season. We hit some closed runs that were ungroomed powder stashes.

Does anyone know when Mammoth is expected to...
Forum: Meets and Events   04-16-2012, 04:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 587
Posted By handscreate
Was at Summit yesterday. Some of the nicest...

Was at Summit yesterday. Some of the nicest conditions I've seen this season. It was very crowded, but we stayed on the far left of the mountain most of the day (chair 6, 7 & 10). Hit a couple of the...
Forum: Fashion   04-11-2012, 11:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,215
Posted By handscreate
Tan, Brown, Red, Bright(er) Blue or Hunter Orange.

Tan, Brown, Red, Bright(er) Blue or Hunter Orange.
Forum: Buy and Sell Snowboard Equipment   04-11-2012, 01:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 962
Posted By handscreate
BUMP! Tahoe is getting snow all week. Someone buy...

BUMP! Tahoe is getting snow all week. Someone buy these tickets from me & enjoy some great conditions!
Forum: Welcome New Riders And New Members   04-10-2012, 08:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,582
Posted By handscreate
Sweet giveaway! I think it's awesome you're...

Sweet giveaway! I think it's awesome you're giving away a free day of private lessons. Is this available for riders who want to advance their skills also, our just beginners?
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   04-10-2012, 04:55 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,623
Posted By handscreate
My 1st black was Dicky's I think. Pretty steep &...

My 1st black was Dicky's I think. Pretty steep & loaded with moguls. It was my 2nd day riding & I got separated from my friends in the snow storm we were riding in (approx 10-15ft visibility max). I...
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   04-10-2012, 04:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,364
Posted By handscreate
I would suggest riding centered on your board. If...

I would suggest riding centered on your board. If your board is directional, you're likely setback a little - in which case you can widen your stance a little - maybe 1 mounting hole out from where...
Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   04-10-2012, 04:12 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 11,600
Posted By handscreate
Yeah, the staff at Summit was telling me that...

Yeah, the staff at Summit was telling me that Bear was super thin & sketchy this past week/end. Summit had some pretty decent coverage on all the runs I rode on Sunday, though you could see plenty of...
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   04-10-2012, 04:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,364
Posted By handscreate
Your instructor laughed at you for holding your...

Your instructor laughed at you for holding your pant leg? I'm sorry to hear that. My friend is a Level 3 instructor & uses that tip to teach her beginning students & more advanced who don't lean...
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   04-10-2012, 03:37 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,623
Posted By handscreate
They run 7 during the week too, at least now they...

They run 7 during the week too, at least now they do. You may have caught it on an off day...? Yeah, I'll only attempt The Wall when it's on the softer side. When it's icy I don't bother, it's just...
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   04-10-2012, 03:36 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,623
Posted By handscreate
I wasn't trying to cause you pain, I just really...

I wasn't trying to cause you pain, I just really thought pushing you to ride some steeper terrain would force you (in the instructing sense) up on your edges more & get to really dig into your turns,...
Forum: Off-Topic General Discussion   04-10-2012, 02:34 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,459
Posted By handscreate
I used to test ride for Buell & Harley Davidson....

I used to test ride for Buell & Harley Davidson. I also had several of my own bikes, but I had to sell them all when I moved into an apartment with no garage. I do miss it very much & have been...
Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   04-10-2012, 02:12 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 11,600
Posted By handscreate
The snowfall from this upcoming storm will...

The snowfall from this upcoming storm will determine if I go up on Sunday. I'll keep you posted as to whether I go with the GF only (in which case there's room) or the GF & her friends (in which case...
Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   04-08-2012, 01:40 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,426
Posted By handscreate
Steeper, our the other side of the mountain, yes....

Steeper, our the other side of the mountain, yes. Trees, no. The trees here are really only good with fresh snow in there, and at least 8" if not more, otherwise you're hitting all the exposed rocks...
Forum: Slam Section   04-08-2012, 01:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,074
Posted By handscreate
Looks painful! Last season my season ender was...

Looks painful! Last season my season ender was tearing 2 ligaments in my knee after eating it on a big jump that I should have never attempted. Definitely bit off more than I could chew. Get some PT...
Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   04-08-2012, 01:28 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,426
Posted By handscreate
Vicki, you are clearly a moving target, haha....

Vicki, you are clearly a moving target, haha. Seriously though, this skier was not in control, as could be seen by her reaction to almost hitting you. Btw, your turns look great compared to the last...
Forum: Bindings   04-07-2012, 06:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,054
Posted By handscreate
I'm not cutting up my yoga mat for my board,...

I'm not cutting up my yoga mat for my board, haha. That was just my first thought when I first bought this board, since the topsheet on my cambered board is dented from the bindings. I would probably...
Forum: Bindings   04-07-2012, 06:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,054
Posted By handscreate
I was thinking of doing this with a thin strip of...

I was thinking of doing this with a thin strip of EVA foam, like a piece cut from a yoga mat. Originally the idea was to protect my new boards topsheet, but then I decided it might also help with...
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   04-06-2012, 04:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,766
Posted By handscreate
This thread is making me think twice about being...

This thread is making me think twice about being an instructor next season...
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