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Forum: Boards   09-08-2015, 04:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,858
Posted By saudade101
powder board choices

Hi all,
I've been riding my J.Jones Flagship 161 for a couple of years, and I'm looking for something new.

I'm 6,3, range between 200 to 210lbs, size 12 US boot, riding mainly in powder (Japan)....
Forum: Australia - New Zealand   10-30-2012, 05:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,733
Posted By saudade101
I'm also having trouble importing gear cheaply...

I'm also having trouble importing gear cheaply from the States or Canada. Most (pretty much all) of the decent brands don't ship internationally.
Anyone have any experience using a good forwarding...
Forum: Boards   10-09-2012, 11:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 495
Posted By saudade101
NS board choice..........

I'm narrowing down the choices again. Have read a billion threads on NS boards, and am starting to lean toward that direction.
I'm 6'3, size 12 boot, love riding POW, and don't hit the park at all....
Forum: Boards   09-19-2012, 06:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,838
Posted By saudade101
I'm 6'3, ~190lbs, size 12 boot, and get away with...

I'm 6'3, ~190lbs, size 12 boot, and get away with a 25.6cm waist width.
I don't think you'll need to go with the wider board option, but that's all dependent on the waist widths. There are a bunch...
Forum: Boards   09-19-2012, 01:56 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 448
Posted By saudade101
Narrowing down the board selection.......

Ok, so I've narrowed it down to these 3 boards.........
1) Lib Tech T.Rice Pro 161.5
2) Never Summer Premier F1
3) Never Summer Raptor X

I'm 6'3, size 12 boot, experienced rider, chase mainly...
Forum: Bindings   09-11-2012, 02:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,290
Posted By saudade101
Flow or Rome??

I've narrowed down my board and binding list for the upcoming season.
I'm 6'3, 190lbs, size 12 Burton Ruler boots, riding mainly off-piste, no parks.

I'll be purchasing either the Lib Tech...
Forum: Boards   09-03-2012, 07:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,401
Posted By saudade101
I can't recommend Japan enough mate, get over...

I can't recommend Japan enough mate, get over there as soon as you can!!!
Forum: Boards   09-03-2012, 12:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,401
Posted By saudade101
seeming as though you've already bought your...

seeming as though you've already bought your gear, I would suggest heading to Japan as often as you could instead of Vic slopes. You'll find that it's just as cheap, yet 1,000,000,000 times better!...
Forum: Boards   09-02-2012, 07:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,214
Posted By saudade101
sweet! thanks guys! I'm going back to Japan for...

sweet! thanks guys! I'm going back to Japan for the third time soon, and will mainly be chasing pow tree runs, but obviously still need it to be stable on the groomers. Not really keen on collecting...
Forum: Boards   09-02-2012, 03:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,214
Posted By saudade101
bump..........i'd really like to get some more...

bump..........i'd really like to get some more opinions, surely some of you know these boards quite well?? It's just that I'm keen on buying from the states very soon, and don't have the luxury of...
Forum: Boards   08-22-2012, 10:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,214
Posted By saudade101
yet another "which board do I chose???" dilemma

Hi all, would really appreciate some assistance on this.......
Firstly, I live in Perth, Australia, and we have one store which sells snowboards in the whole city, thus my reliance on these forums...
Forum: General Travel Forum   09-29-2011, 01:49 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,100
Posted By saudade101
I went to Hakuba in Feb of 2009 and going back...

I went to Hakuba in Feb of 2009 and going back this coming Feb for 10 days of boarding. Haven't been to Niseko before, so can't comment from personal experience. But like the others have said,...
Forum: Boards   11-23-2010, 09:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,134
Posted By saudade101
i WISH there were somewhere to ride on the west...

i WISH there were somewhere to ride on the west coast, but alas, the surf keeps me occupied during the year. I've been to Japan, Switzerland, Austria, Poland, Slovakia and France for boarding, but...
Forum: Boards   11-13-2010, 10:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,134
Posted By saudade101
I've discovered the T Rice C2 BTX Horsepower...

I've discovered the T Rice C2 BTX Horsepower Banana. I was originally looking at the Power Banana. Would it be a total waste of $150 to upgrade? Are there massive differences between the 2?
Also, I...
Forum: General Travel Forum   11-10-2010, 10:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,041
Posted By saudade101
we spent a week snowboarding in Zermatt in early...

we spent a week snowboarding in Zermatt in early March 2010. Yes it was expensive, but very much worth the cost. Don't let people deter you from a location because of their personal negative weather...
Forum: General Travel Forum   11-10-2010, 10:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,719
Posted By saudade101
if you're thining of europe, do some more...

if you're thining of europe, do some more research on St Anton in Austria. It one of the most amazing places I've ever been, for both snowboarding and nightlife. We did a european Alps boys trip...
Forum: General Travel Forum   11-10-2010, 10:36 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,938
Posted By saudade101
my friends and I spent 3 weeks snowboarding 3...

my friends and I spent 3 weeks snowboarding 3 different countries, a week at each resort. In France we boarded;
Alp d'Huez, (France) - fantastic resort, with something for everyones taste. HEAPS of...
Forum: Boards   11-10-2010, 10:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,134
Posted By saudade101
well first off, i think i went too big. It's the...

well first off, i think i went too big. It's the 164, and on our 3 week trip I got the chance to ride my friends 162 Ride Antic and an Arbor A-Frame 162 and they immediately felt more controlable on...
Forum: Boards   11-09-2010, 08:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,134
Posted By saudade101
so many snowboards to chose from........need help!!!!

hey guys, i need some help chosing a newer and better board for this season.
My last board was a Burton Mayhem 164, and I got bored of it very quickly (incidentaly it was the first board I ever...
Forum: Boards   08-25-2010, 11:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 707
Posted By saudade101
the 2009 Burton Mayhem was my first bought board,...

the 2009 Burton Mayhem was my first bought board, after having about 4 weeks of boarding under my belt. Not sure if it'll be wide enough for you, being 258mm. Im a size 12 boot it was just right for...
Forum: Bindings   08-25-2010, 10:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,757
Posted By saudade101
my first binding were a pair of 2009 Flux Super...

my first binding were a pair of 2009 Flux Super Titans, and used them earlier this year through the european alps. So I guess I can't really compare them to anything, but I can definately say they...
Forum: Bindings   03-28-2010, 10:01 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 13,573
Posted By saudade101
FSE's actually have a flex rating of 4/5 while...

FSE's actually have a flex rating of 4/5 while the ATSE's are 3.5/5.

I'm thinking of picking up a pair of Flows for this coming season. I ride mainly off-piste, with the ocassional jump here and...
Forum: Snowboard Reviews   03-26-2010, 05:55 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 20,396
Posted By saudade101
I ride a pair of '09 Burton Rulers, and I found...

I ride a pair of '09 Burton Rulers, and I found that the boots were a little too skinny for the '09 Super Titans. Nothing dramatic, I just had to make sure that I had the boots strapped in super...
Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   01-27-2010, 06:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,918
Posted By saudade101
So the decision was made, after getting 3 expert...

So the decision was made, after getting 3 expert opinions, to go ahead with the trip. The last specialist that I saw was Perths leading ortho surgeon, and new his stuff. Had to pay big bucks to see...
Forum: Bindings   01-27-2010, 06:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,826
Posted By saudade101
even with that original alpine setting that you...

even with that original alpine setting that you had, you shouldn't be getting pain in just one leg. I had that problem when I first started, then I got a couple of lessons to get the fundamentals...
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