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Forum: General Travel Forum   12-29-2015, 08:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 366
Posted By Swizzcapz
Whistler Accomodations

Hey Team!
I am planning a 1-2 month trip to Whistler.
I was wondering what websites are best to find mid-season housing for a person in my situation. Thank you so much for the help.
Forum: Bindings   04-01-2015, 10:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 791
Posted By Swizzcapz
If you're the speedy type, then diodes will be...

If you're the speedy type, then diodes will be fine... however the flying V will be more chattery no matter what bindings you use. Stiffer bindings are better for speedsters.

But if you want to do...
Forum: Eastern Canada   03-30-2015, 05:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,775
Posted By Swizzcapz
I come from Mississauga so the drive isn't so...

I come from Mississauga so the drive isn't so bad. Yeah the 3:30 start is awesome as well for weekends. Having said that, it's still my personal preference having a bigger mountain and much glade...
Forum: Eastern Canada   03-28-2015, 03:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,775
Posted By Swizzcapz
I just checked out MSLM today. Park is way better...

I just checked out MSLM today. Park is way better that's for sure. But the runs are horrible. They are SIGNIFICANTLY shorter than blue mountain, all pretty much straight runs, no glades to ride...
Forum: Boards   03-27-2015, 02:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,127
Posted By Swizzcapz
What kind of bindings are included? For me, that...

What kind of bindings are included? For me, that would be the make or break factor... $300 for custom x ain't bad tho.
In my area (toronto) 2015 custom x's are going for $449...
Forum: Eastern Canada   03-25-2015, 10:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,775
Posted By Swizzcapz
Hey kingofrog. When you say lifelines are...

Hey kingofrog. When you say lifelines are shorter, you are just comparing weekends right??
Forum: Eastern Canada   03-25-2015, 09:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,775
Posted By Swizzcapz
I called a couple weeks back about how much it...

I called a couple weeks back about how much it will increase to after March 29th. It does seem like a pretty steep price increase tho...
Forum: Eastern Canada   03-25-2015, 09:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 675
Posted By Swizzcapz
Best one is in the orchard that goes by the...

Best one is in the orchard that goes by the creek. Rarely touched. But there are two spots you need speed to get over small hills. DO NOT travel that trail when it's dark. Can't see shit!
Forum: Eastern Canada   03-25-2015, 09:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,775
Posted By Swizzcapz
I haven't been to MSLM but after reading tons of...

I haven't been to MSLM but after reading tons of forums/messages/reviews the general consensus is that Blue has better trails (trees trails, groomed runs, variety in difficulty and total amount of...
Forum: Boots   03-23-2015, 10:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 626
Posted By Swizzcapz
Yup! It's not a problem. I had a paid of 2010...

Yup! It's not a problem.
I had a paid of 2010 Burton ions (imprint 4 liners). Then last year I bought Burton rulers (imprint 2 liners). But the right liner of the rulers was digging into my inner...
Forum: Bindings   03-23-2015, 10:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 799
Posted By Swizzcapz
Call them and they'll send replacement parts free...

Call them and they'll send replacement parts free of charge! I've probably called them 5-6 times over the past few years and they've always sent me the parts I needed to fix. 3-5 business days it...
Forum: Boards   03-23-2015, 10:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 797
Posted By Swizzcapz
It looks fine. Unless the gash is deep than the...

It looks fine. Unless the gash is deep than the outer layer of the board, it's fine. Nothing to worry about!
Forum: Boards   03-23-2015, 10:41 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 7,784
Posted By Swizzcapz
Camber helps perfect your riding techniques. I...

Camber helps perfect your riding techniques. I usually ride a flying V (hybrid camber/rocker). But I'll bust out my custom x (camber) from time to time to keep my skills fresh
Forum: Boards   03-21-2015, 08:38 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 22,493
Posted By Swizzcapz
No pics but...

No pics here but:

BOARD - 2015 Burton Antler 160.5
BINDINGS - 2013 Cartels EST
BOOTS - 2013 Burton Rulers

JACKET - Under Armour, some 2013 model (White, grey and baby blue)... and possibly...
Forum: Boards   03-21-2015, 08:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 852
Posted By Swizzcapz
They don't have to be parallel. But the more...

They don't have to be parallel. But the more parallel, the 'easier' it'll be with buttering. And when I say easier its really minimal...
Forum: Boards   03-16-2015, 10:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,154
Posted By Swizzcapz
No brotha! I appreciate everything! I'm not...

No brotha! I appreciate everything! I'm not trying to improve the situation. I fully love my Flying V! And I'm pretty sold on the Antler! I'm grateful for all input and advice.
Forum: Boards   03-16-2015, 07:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,154
Posted By Swizzcapz
Hey, just to be sure: you're saying I shouldnt...

Hey, just to be sure: you're saying I shouldnt select a new board size based on the same size as a previous boards?

However, in this particular case you DO recommend a 160.5 over the 157.5 right?
Forum: Boards   03-16-2015, 07:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,154
Posted By Swizzcapz
Yeah that's what I'm unsure about. I want a bit...

Yeah that's what I'm unsure about. I want a bit of everything: playing around, pow, charging. I don't really want to bomb these days anymore but I'd like to be able to keep up with my buddies from...
Forum: Boards   03-15-2015, 02:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,154
Posted By Swizzcapz
Hi Bro, So that we can better understand...

Hi Bro,

So that we can better understand your process, what has you focused on decks that are smaller than the manufacturer suggested sizes?[/QUOTE]

Hey man! Well I bought my very first board 5...
Forum: Boards   03-15-2015, 12:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,154
Posted By Swizzcapz
Wow thanks for the reply!!! I appreciate it. ...

Wow thanks for the reply!!! I appreciate it.
I found an antler 160.5cm but $525.

The 157.5cm board is cheaper (449.00). These boards are originally 750 here in Canada.

Since it'll be my...
Forum: Boards   03-15-2015, 08:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,154
Posted By Swizzcapz
Advice with buying a smaller board

Hey all,

I currently ride a 160 Burton custom flying
v and custom x 160. My flying V needs to be replaced. I'm 200lbs and I know I'm riding a smaller board than the "recommended" sized board.
...
Forum: Boards   12-02-2012, 11:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,141
Posted By Swizzcapz
Base Prep Wax and a New Board

Hey people,

I've searched and found that.. yes, you should wax your board when you buy it new.

My question now is, should I use base prep layer first (applied 3 times) or just straight to a...
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   11-14-2012, 06:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,503
Posted By Swizzcapz
Thanks a bunch guys! I appreciate it!

Thanks a bunch guys! I appreciate it!
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   11-12-2012, 09:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,503
Posted By Swizzcapz
Advice needed: riding over a bunch of small bumps

Hey guys,

Whenever I rider a bunch of small continuous bumps, I usually end up getting airborne after the first 2-3 bumps.

Besides reducing speed, does anyone have tips on how I can ride these...
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