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Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   03-31-2015, 07:04 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,261
Posted By hikerman
I live in Ontario, less than 15 min from Hockley...

I live in Ontario, less than 15 min from Hockley Valley and 1h 15 min from Blue Mountain.
Forum: Boards   03-25-2015, 06:30 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 7,777
Posted By hikerman
I am 46 years old 5'8" & 175lb. 3 years riding. ...

I am 46 years old 5'8" & 175lb. 3 years riding.
My board is a solomon pule. They said it is a flat board but it has 4mm camber.
Medium flex. The first year this thing through me hard. Second year...
Forum: Boards   03-24-2015, 02:02 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,241
Posted By hikerman
I am not talking about if it will hold up in the...

I am not talking about if it will hold up in the park. Just if sertain brands go softer say in 2 years opposed to 6? ...Kind of thing.
Forum: Boards   03-23-2015, 02:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,241
Posted By hikerman
Thanks It sounds like what ever price point I...

Thanks
It sounds like what ever price point I look at they are similar
Forum: Boards   03-23-2015, 05:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,241
Posted By hikerman
Ha ha Good Times

Ha ha
Good Times
Forum: Boards   03-22-2015, 10:03 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,241
Posted By hikerman
What is TNT?

What is TNT?
Forum: Boards   03-21-2015, 04:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,241
Posted By hikerman
Longevity

Wondering if sertain boards/brands or material used lasts longer than others.
Do they become week after a time?

Paul
Forum: Boards   03-21-2015, 08:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 611
Posted By hikerman
I am not sure what TBT means. Also not sure...

I am not sure what TBT means.

Also not sure what different base profiles would suit that type of riding.

Not really set one one profile, just want it I erase my ability. Looking for a really...
Forum: Boards   03-21-2015, 12:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 611
Posted By hikerman
Burton Custom X Rome Anthem Yes Ghost ...

Burton Custom X
Rome Anthem
Yes Ghost

Thanks, any others?
Hoping to come accorss a end of season deal
Forum: Boards   03-20-2015, 02:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 611
Posted By hikerman
Thanks, I am 180lb, size 8. Live in Ontario so...

Thanks, I am 180lb, size 8.
Live in Ontario so mostly hard snow with icy conditions.
Forum: Boards   03-19-2015, 06:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 611
Posted By hikerman
Need help choosing a new board

Hey, need some advice. Looking to upgrade my board. Have been riding for 3 years. Looking always to improve my riding: caving. Hopefully some all mountain natural play stuff.
Have a solumon pulse...
Forum: Boards   03-14-2015, 05:52 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 18,748
Posted By hikerman
I have a board with a die cut base, different...

I have a board with a die cut base, different company. When you run your hand down the base you can feel the joints. And this was very early on.
Forum: Mervin   03-13-2015, 02:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,139
Posted By hikerman
Hey, could someone explain what C2 &C3 is? I...

Hey, could someone explain what C2 &C3 is?

I am lookink to upgrade my board and want to stick with a camber board, does this board like to carve?
Also the edge is wavy, how is it to sharpen?
Forum: Boards   03-12-2015, 12:00 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,835
Posted By hikerman
For myself, if a Mavin board or Capita (board...

For myself, if a Mavin board or Capita (board made in a similar economic country) I don't mind paying more, as long as I am getting great quality.
Forum: Boards   03-12-2015, 09:03 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,835
Posted By hikerman
What do you mean "in the process" It's been...

What do you mean "in the process"

It's been in the process for the last 15 - 20 years


"Basically thank your elders for the life they created for you but apologise to your children for the...
Forum: Boards   03-12-2015, 08:54 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 252
Posted By hikerman
Tech for newbies

Found this, answered a lot of questions on the construction of boards:

Snowboard Construction - Snowboarding Equipment - Mechanics of Snowboarding...
Forum: Boards   03-12-2015, 02:50 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,835
Posted By hikerman
I have been in snowboarding for 3 years now. I...

I have been in snowboarding for 3 years now. I think this is good input.
Forum: Welcome New Riders And New Members   03-03-2015, 09:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 644
Posted By hikerman
Hey... Kind of the same for me. I am 46 this is...

Hey... Kind of the same for me. I am 46 this is my third year boarding and man I love it!! Can't get enough. I live in southern Ontario, so for me it's Hockley Valley ( 10min drive ) or Blue...
Forum: Bindings   02-13-2015, 09:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,226
Posted By hikerman
I have the capos. Think 2012-2013 model, green. ...

I have the capos. Think 2012-2013 model, green.
They are stiff. That's what I was after although. Really like them, cantered foot bed is great. Used them end of last year and now.
Very adjustable...
Forum: Boards   02-11-2015, 06:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 470
Posted By hikerman
Need some advice on board choice

Hello I need some advice on which board to choose:

Capita, Black Snowboard of Death.

Yes, Standard

Lib Tech, Darker Series

Capita DBX 157
Forum: Outerwear and Accessories   05-15-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,861
Posted By hikerman
Dumb question: what do you mean by low vis?

Dumb question: what do you mean by low vis?
Forum: Bindings   04-18-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,863
Posted By hikerman
I bought last years ride capo. Asked the shop for...

I bought last years ride capo. Asked the shop for the stiffest bindings they have.
They had this and a burton type. The aluminum base looked awesome.
They had last years model for half price,...
Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   03-15-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,631
Posted By hikerman
Excellent question I have the same problem,...

Excellent question
I have the same problem, being a relatively new to boarding.
One thing that helped me was to relax more, trying to ride not so aggressive.
Seem to work. Maybe by that I am...
Forum: Boots   03-07-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,554
Posted By hikerman
You are right. Rigging something is just half...

You are right. Rigging something is just half ass.

Just replaced my solomon rythem binding because they kept coming loose also.

Went with Ride Capo binding. Nice and stiff for carving.

I am...
Forum: Boots   03-07-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,554
Posted By hikerman
The boots I have are the Solomon Faction. Going...

The boots I have are the Solomon Faction.
Going with thicker cords or lacing the boot is a great idea!
But looking at the boot you could not get the laces through the upper part of the boot. The...
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