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Forum: Boards   02-08-2016, 06:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 391
Posted By ashwinearl
One foot steering on CRC

I just got a Flow Canvas (women's version of the Flow Rush) with their I Rock camber: Camber underfoot rocker in the middle.

I really like it, but one thing throwing me is difficulty in steering...
Forum: Boards   02-05-2016, 07:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 273
Posted By ashwinearl
just to Follow up -I got a 2016 Flow Canvas...

just to Follow up
-I got a 2016 Flow Canvas today on sale from Backcountry. Here in Central NY there is hardly any snow, but will give it a try this weekend and report back.
Forum: Boards   01-27-2016, 06:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 777
Posted By ashwinearl
I am 140 lbs, 5'5" size 7 32 Tm2 boots.

I am 140 lbs, 5'5" size 7 32 Tm2 boots.
Forum: Boards   01-26-2016, 10:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 777
Posted By ashwinearl
Is there a women's equivalent of the Ripsaw. ...

Is there a women's equivalent of the Ripsaw. More so for narrower waist for smaller footed rider.

thanks
Forum: Boards   01-25-2016, 08:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 273
Posted By ashwinearl
Do you know if there have been significant...

Do you know if there have been significant changes to the Flow Canvas from 2014 to 2015/2016? It's hard to find specifics between the two.

yes the Hell Cat has been on the list. I wish they...
Forum: Boards   01-24-2016, 12:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 273
Posted By ashwinearl
Yes Hel Yes vs Flow Canvas vs Swoon Camber - small hill intermediate

Fellow forumites,

Male 47 yrs old, size 7 boot 140-145lb. Riding intermediate just groomers on small hills (hardpack snow Central NY). .Likes to turn a lot and has caviar dreams of riding down...
Forum: Comparative Reviews   01-21-2016, 07:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 225
Posted By ashwinearl
I hope someone answers, as I am looking for...

I hope someone answers, as I am looking for something similar though a step down in the ability level and size. I'm much smaller and am intermediate, but also like to just turn a lot and want that...
Forum: Boards   01-16-2016, 05:26 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 100
Posted By ashwinearl
Flow I-Rock RCR vs CRC or trad cam on hard snow

I've heard lots of good things about the Flow Rush (women's Canvas) as an all mountain board for intermediates. I am looking for a groomer board for upstate NY small mountains. I have goals of...
Forum: Boards   01-14-2016, 08:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 159
Posted By ashwinearl
I am guessing you are female from the two boards...

I am guessing you are female from the two boards you listed. I am male, small footed so have been researching - reading on any narrower waist boards that are in the midflex range. I recently...
Forum: Boards   01-11-2016, 05:30 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,114
Posted By ashwinearl
I used 3M drywall screen as a sharpening surface....

I used 3M drywall screen as a sharpening surface. The key is to have some way of holding the scraper at 90 degrees. I have a woodworking Jointer and put the screen on the table and then hold the...
Forum: Boards   01-09-2016, 10:32 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 96
Posted By ashwinearl
Small guy, small feet, small hill likes to turn

Hi All,

Could I get some suggestions for some quick turning boards for someone light, small footed, and not very aggressive

Upstate NY hardpack
Male, middle aged
Size 7 boots
140lbs...
Forum: Boards   03-26-2015, 09:32 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 12,567
Posted By ashwinearl
Ones that I came across with narrower waists "in...

Ones that I came across with narrower waists "in general" were
Never Summer Infinity,
Arbor Eden
Atomic Polarity
Capita BOF
Signal Vita Wavelength
forum star

Donek is the best vendor for...
Forum: Boards   03-15-2015, 11:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,323
Posted By ashwinearl
I am a light, small footed male and have been...

I am a light, small footed male and have been looking at similar boards. I've been leaning a little less hard charging, but some on this list might give you more to research if desired.

I have...
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   03-07-2015, 12:24 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,077
Posted By ashwinearl
There is a new video series from Thrive...

There is a new video series from Thrive Snowboards on you tube called back to basics. It is only on the 2nd episode, but I think it is great for fundamentals.
...
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   03-07-2015, 12:18 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,077
Posted By ashwinearl
This is really interesting. Do you know when this...

This is really interesting. Do you know when this newer protocol was started? The reason I ask, is in looking at videos at you tube, the CASI ones tend to have more 'top-down' style of turning, and...
Forum: Boards   03-03-2015, 11:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,025
Posted By ashwinearl
I went by the recommendation of the local shop....

I went by the recommendation of the local shop. Given our hardpack and potential for ice, they suggested 1 degree base 2 degree side(aka 1 degree base 88degree side.

In the past I've run 1/1.. but...
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   03-01-2015, 08:00 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,477
Posted By ashwinearl
Sure. I was just trying to understand what your...

Sure. I was just trying to understand what your goal was. If it was just to narrow the stance by 1" that could also be accomplished by moving front and rear binding in by 1/2". By moving just the...
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   03-01-2015, 02:12 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,477
Posted By ashwinearl
Deacon, I have a question about how you...

Deacon,

I have a question about how you narrowed your stance. You moved 1" in on the front. Did you move the rear at all? Doesn't moving only the front in change the recommended setback more...
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   03-01-2015, 11:09 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,764
Posted By ashwinearl
Wrathful, Thanks so much for this video....

Wrathful,

Thanks so much for this video. This is the best instruction I've seen on basic stance and turn initiation movement. The visual cues provided by the tape were great.

The reminder...
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   02-28-2015, 10:13 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,764
Posted By ashwinearl
This article helped my heelsides Finish off...

This article helped my heelsides
Finish off your toeside turns and ride like a God. | McNab Snowboarding :: Snowboard Guiding :: Splitboard Guiding :: Backcountry Snowboarding :: Chamonix...
Forum: Boots   02-25-2015, 10:57 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,126
Posted By ashwinearl
To close the loop on this. I purchased...

To close the loop on this.


I purchased some old stock 2012 32-TM two in size 7. The linear material is definitely beefier than the lashed. Out of the box it was a very snug fit with toes right...
Forum: Boards   02-24-2015, 09:08 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,588
Posted By ashwinearl
Attached are jpgs from a spreadsheet. Note the...

Attached are jpgs from a spreadsheet. Note the first four boards are current or past boards. These are all around the 146-150 length but you can see the brand/model to see if they have the length...
Forum: Boards   02-23-2015, 11:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,837
Posted By ashwinearl
Mods, I will start a new thread for the sake of...

Mods,
I will start a new thread for the sake of discussion if desired.

No, I am not a troll. This is for real and something I've been experimenting with to combat cold feet. Something which can...
Forum: Slam Section   02-23-2015, 12:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,071
Posted By ashwinearl
Go to an orthopedic doctor that specializes in...

Go to an orthopedic doctor that specializes in foot/ankle.

It took my years to figure out I had PTTD Posterior Tibialis Tendon Disorder (http://orthoinfo.aaos.org/topic.cfm?topic=a00166). I went...
Forum: Boards   02-23-2015, 11:40 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,837
Posted By ashwinearl
Ironically, this year I've started using a layer...

Ironically, this year I've started using a layer of saran wrap directly on my foot before my thin snowboard sock.. AKA vapor barrier. I've found it to vastly increase how long I can go before my...
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