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Forum: Boards   10-29-2013, 05:28 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 35,182
Posted By Rockpen
Like a $6,000 carbon fiber "enduro" MTB? :blink: ...

Like a $6,000 carbon fiber "enduro" MTB? :blink:

I agree the price is high considering it doesn't split into two pieces. A friend of mine got an amazing deal on one and he seems to love it. I...
Forum: Boards   10-29-2013, 10:42 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 35,182
Posted By Rockpen
Had an interesting discussion today at my LBS...

Had an interesting discussion today at my LBS regarding hybrid vs camber. It seems all of us were in favor of cambered boards. We all agreed that rocker and hybrid boards have their place (park or...
Forum: Off Season Recreation   10-02-2013, 03:38 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 18,841
Posted By Rockpen
I test rode the HDR and didn't get along with it....

I test rode the HDR and didn't get along with it. It's a capable bike for sure but it just didn't feel right for me. I preferred the fit of the Yeti, slack and low. I also didn't like the feel of...
Forum: Off Season Recreation   09-23-2013, 03:43 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 18,841
Posted By Rockpen
So I'm looking for a new (enduro) bike to access...

So I'm looking for a new (enduro) bike to access some DH trails that require some climbing. I say some climbing as we take a cable car or chair lift up then have to climb another 500-1000 feet up...
Forum: Off Season Recreation   09-23-2013, 03:30 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 18,841
Posted By Rockpen
That looks like a fun run. Anyone know what...

That looks like a fun run. Anyone know what happened to Gwin this year? Is it the rider or the bike? Or Karma?
Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   09-23-2013, 03:02 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,882
Posted By Rockpen
Gotta love the White Ribbon of Death. I was...

Gotta love the White Ribbon of Death. I was trying to think of some sketchy shit I've done but this has to be one of the sketchiest things anyone can do. The entire state of Colorado on one very...
Forum: Back Country Travel   04-22-2013, 02:08 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,016
Posted By Rockpen
Tragic. I will be in CO next week. Was planning...

Tragic. I will be in CO next week. Was planning on buying a Splitboard and trying it out near A- Basin and Loveland pass. I may reconsider and wait until next year to try it out in the B.C. Some...
Forum: Boards   03-29-2013, 05:21 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 35,182
Posted By Rockpen
Nailed it. Thread over. Next topic, I wish NS...

Nailed it. Thread over. Next topic, I wish NS still made a full camber freeride deck. I may just settle for a Salomon Burner. I have a few friends riding them and I have a few days on one as well...
Forum: Boards   03-29-2013, 03:53 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,577
Posted By Rockpen
I'd rather worry about that than having to worry...

I'd rather worry about that than having to worry about crevices, I don't like to ride over glaciers anymore. last year we went down a great line in Saas Fee, a week later and 2 feet of new snow we...
Forum: Boards   03-26-2013, 03:37 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 8,136
Posted By Rockpen
Really? I'm an ignorant twat because both...

Really? I'm an ignorant twat because both produce mass made crap. Have you ever ridden any? I have and I feel they are only slightly better/worse than Burton. Great boards for a few runs,...
Forum: Boards   03-26-2013, 06:38 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 35,182
Posted By Rockpen
I have tested the camrock on Nidecker and I...

I have tested the camrock on Nidecker and I "think" the rocker-camber-rocker produces a more stable ride at break neck speeds than the camber-rocker-camber design. I say think because I have not...
Forum: Boards   03-26-2013, 06:29 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 8,136
Posted By Rockpen
Volkl along with Head are ski companies that...

Volkl along with Head are ski companies that makes boards for the rental market. Avoid at all costs. Kessler on the other hand seems to be making some pretty decent boards and skis and are made...
Forum: Boards   03-25-2013, 05:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,297
Posted By Rockpen
My premier started to delam last week, ready to...

My premier started to delam last week, ready to sell yours?
Forum: Boards   03-25-2013, 05:12 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 8,136
Posted By Rockpen
5 pages and no one has mentioned Unity? ...

5 pages and no one has mentioned Unity?

One of my all time favorite boards was a B-Line Diesel, wish they were still around.
Forum: Boards   03-25-2013, 05:05 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 35,182
Posted By Rockpen
No I would not flat base that, and no I am not...

No I would not flat base that, and no I am not trolling. Sorry but I should of said flat basing Black groomed runs.
Forum: Boards   03-25-2013, 05:03 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 35,182
Posted By Rockpen
Oh there is some awesome terrain here and no it...

Oh there is some awesome terrain here and no it does not get boring as my tolerance increases and I need more speed. I don't do this everyday on every run but when the need for speed arises then...
Forum: Boards   03-25-2013, 04:58 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 35,182
Posted By Rockpen
Sometimes I actually do snowboard and use my...

Sometimes I actually do snowboard and use my edges and turn. But if the freshys are gone and the slopes are icy then I like to play rocket man most of the morning, then head over to the park and do...
Forum: Boards   03-25-2013, 04:47 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 35,182
Posted By Rockpen
Flat basing blacks. FTW! No that is not a...

Flat basing blacks. FTW! No that is not a joke, I like to flat base down black runs, the steeper the better. Within reason of course, some slopes are too steep for too long to flat base the whole...
Forum: Boards   03-25-2013, 04:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,077
Posted By Rockpen
They should split this board and add it to their...

They should split this board and add it to their production line. Anyone know where the camber/rocker is located?
Forum: Boards   03-25-2013, 04:30 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 35,182
Posted By Rockpen
I'm torn on this. I like both, RC for playing...

I'm torn on this. I like both, RC for playing around and camber for when my adrenaline fueled devil horns come out. Sure the camber kicks in when it's on edge, they say. Well I don't like riding...
Forum: Western Europe   02-21-2013, 02:51 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 465
Posted By Rockpen
Once your there it's pretty easy to find where...

Once your there it's pretty easy to find where the pow is, just look around. You may have to hike a bit. Avy danger is kind of high at the moment so come prepaired if you looking for pow.
As far...
Forum: Outerwear and Accessories   02-19-2013, 06:13 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 15,104
Posted By Rockpen
I don't know if anyone has mentioned the Black...

I don't know if anyone has mentioned the Black Diamond Outlaw Avalung Pack but I'll go ahead and give a vouch for it. It is leagues ahead of my Dakine Heli Pro II in terms of overall quality. A...
Forum: Off Season Recreation   02-19-2013, 06:02 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 18,841
Posted By Rockpen
My Gambler is looking lonely and depressed...

My Gambler is looking lonely and depressed lately, it's funny how in the middle of winter I mis riding my DH rig and the middle of summer I miss riding powder. A few more weeks and the lower...
Forum: General Equipment Reviews.   02-18-2013, 06:45 AM
Replies: 13
  Shovels
Views: 1,963
Posted By Rockpen
I have the Ortovox Kodiak, one of the most burley...

I have the Ortovox Kodiak, one of the most burley shovels I have seen. What ever you get make sure it has the option to switch from shovel to hoe. Shovel to build kickers, hoe to dig out friends. ...
Forum: General Equipment Reviews.   02-18-2013, 06:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,015
Posted By Rockpen
Eight inches, damn. I was thinking about going...

Eight inches, damn. I was thinking about going the hitch mounted option for the DH rigs and roof rack for the boards and wife's skis. We have a Honda FRV which is a little bit too tall to be...
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