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Forum: General Travel Forum   02-18-2015, 11:26 AM
Replies: 6
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Posted By jamesdthomas2
I ended up going to Keystone. Kids had a great...

I ended up going to Keystone. Kids had a great time. The snow fort was a hit. My 3 and 7 year old played for hours. There were other activities like face painting and fort building but they are far...
Forum: General Travel Forum   02-12-2015, 01:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 412
Posted By jamesdthomas2
Thanks for all the advice. I will definitely...

Thanks for all the advice. I will definitely bring a sled. I have heard keystone is good because they have a snow fort that kids love.
Forum: General Travel Forum   02-12-2015, 09:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 412
Posted By jamesdthomas2
Denver Area Resort for kids

I would like to take the wife and kids to do some riding and maybe stay overnight. I am looking for a resort that has things for the kids after the lifts shut down and good beginner trails. I went to...
Forum: General Travel Forum   02-09-2015, 11:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,811
Posted By jamesdthomas2
Thanks for all the ideas. I am getting more...

Thanks for all the ideas. I am getting more confidence in doing this. Where would you all suggest parking?
Forum: General Travel Forum   02-09-2015, 03:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,811
Posted By jamesdthomas2
No Lodging SUV camping at resort

I had an idea to stay overnight at the ski resort with my 7 year old son. I would like to stay in our SUV overnight. My son and I think this is a cool thing. I would lay the seats down and use...
Forum: Boards   01-27-2015, 11:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 570
Posted By jamesdthomas2
I would suggest the lib tech skate banana. I have...

I would suggest the lib tech skate banana. I have heard that the skate banana was lib techs answer to the never summer evo. I love the sb. It says it is for park. But since u don't go much, this is...
Forum: Boards   01-20-2015, 04:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 326
Posted By jamesdthomas2
Bump. I would take any first hand experience with...

Bump. I would take any first hand experience with SB as welo
Forum: Boards   01-19-2015, 03:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 326
Posted By jamesdthomas2
Have Skate Banana Looking for 2nd Lib Board

I am 5'9" and 160 lbs. I ride a 2013 skate banana 156. This is by far the best board I have owned. I had 5 other burton boards. Skate banana was so mind blowing, I am wondering what other lib board...
Forum: Boards   01-19-2015, 02:28 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,885
Posted By jamesdthomas2
I am 5'9" and 160 lbs. I have a 156. I think the...

I am 5'9" and 160 lbs. I have a 156. I think the is the perfect range for this board. I do not wish it was shorter because of the float in powder. I do not wish it was longer because of...
Forum: Boards   01-19-2015, 12:46 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,885
Posted By jamesdthomas2
I normally have my board set up as twin because I...

I normally have my board set up as twin because I do a lot of switch riding. So when I first rode the waist deep powder, it was twin. The board floated with very little effort and easy to turn. I was...
Forum: Boards   01-18-2015, 08:14 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,885
Posted By jamesdthomas2
Hi. I personally have owned the board u ride...

Hi. I personally have owned the board u ride Burton twin (camber). I currently ride a lib tech skate banana. But between these I was all burton. I have owned Burton bullet, sherlock, and custom x....
Forum: Intermountain US   01-14-2015, 10:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 773
Posted By jamesdthomas2
Steamboat is my favorite resort in Colorado....

Steamboat is my favorite resort in Colorado. There is free parking with bus to front. Stay away from the front of the mountain. Just keep heading back as far as you can go. Stay away from green...
Forum: Boards   01-14-2015, 10:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,714
Posted By jamesdthomas2
I had the 2012 custom x 160. I am an intermediate...

I had the 2012 custom x 160. I am an intermediate rider. I ride black trails . And I do trees and light moguls. My top speed is 35 mph and I have 180s on lock. I would not recommend custom x if u...
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   03-11-2014, 11:10 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,857
Posted By jamesdthomas2
I am also a father of a snowboarder. My son...

I am also a father of a snowboarder. My son started about the same time (3yr). I taught him toes side first. I used a simple technique. I told him to face up hill and make shapes with hands in the...
Forum: General Travel Forum   11-25-2013, 10:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 540
Posted By jamesdthomas2
Colorado Resort Crowded on Black Friday

Hi all. I have been looking for some general information on how crowded the ski resorts are on Black Friday. I hate long lift lines (> 10 min) and really want to avoid them. I am looking to go to a...
Forum: Boards   11-07-2013, 11:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 784
Posted By jamesdthomas2
Thanks Riley. I will take that advice. One more...

Thanks Riley. I will take that advice. One more question. Would u go 156 or 154?
Forum: Boards   11-07-2013, 08:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 784
Posted By jamesdthomas2
I am open to other boards but I would like to...

I am open to other boards but I would like to stay with Mervin boards. I want to see all the hype in magnatraction. What mervin boards and sizes would u recommend? I hear gnu is good too but have no...
Forum: Buy and Sell Snowboard Equipment   11-07-2013, 08:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 315
Posted By jamesdthomas2
Check bc surf and sport. Not sure where u are but...

Check bc surf and sport. Not sure where u are but they have them in denver co.
Forum: Boards   11-07-2013, 04:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 784
Posted By jamesdthomas2
Which Lib Tech Skate Banana

I 5'9 and 175lbs with 11 boot size. I am think I am sold on the 2013 Lib Tech Skate Banana. My delima is the size vs price comparison. I could buy a 153W for $318. Or I could get a 156 Regular for...
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   03-07-2013, 10:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,723
Posted By jamesdthomas2
My first time riding pow, I had a board very...

My first time riding pow, I had a board very similar to yours and we are the same weight and height. First thing that could make it easier is your board. Like others have said, set your stance all...
Forum: Games   03-03-2013, 10:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,855
Posted By jamesdthomas2
I have tried many. Shaun White is the best. It...

I have tried many. Shaun White is the best. It was a good combo between simulation and arcade. Go with SSX is you like the arcade. I have another snowboard game that is a simulation. IMO it is just...
Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   02-28-2013, 11:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 518
Posted By jamesdthomas2
thanks. that was cool the way is typed it in for...

thanks. that was cool the way is typed it in for me but that was not my question. I have no hitch on my car. But some bike carriers do not need hitches. These type of bike racks attach with only...
Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   02-28-2013, 04:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 518
Posted By jamesdthomas2
bike carrier for snowboards

I had an idea today and was wondering if anyone out there is doing it. I have a car with no roof rack. I was thinking I could buy a mountain bike rear car rack. Then mount my snowboard rack to that....
Forum: Boards   02-15-2013, 10:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,717
Posted By jamesdthomas2
Its is a better system. One thing u will notice...

Its is a better system. One thing u will notice is board feel. One thing u can do when adjusting the binding is center the binding between heel and toe. This will even the over hang depending on your...
Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   02-06-2013, 12:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,426
Posted By jamesdthomas2
I recently paid for a tune where they detuned my...

I recently paid for a tune where they detuned my edges. I was really worried but normally there is plenty of edge left. I just ran my tuner 20 to 30 times (Ouch). Now the edges are sharp as hell just...
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