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Forum: Bindings   01-30-2012, 05:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,540
Posted By borborygmii
I had similar problems with both the ankle and...

I had similar problems with both the ankle and toe straps on my Targas. I solved the ankle strap problem for good with plastic cable ties. I use cable ties on the top straps, but they don't stay on...
Forum: Boards   01-27-2012, 06:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,514
Posted By borborygmii
How do we adapt your method to Arbor boards with...

How do we adapt your method to Arbor boards with Griptech? Do we draw an imaginary line alone the non-Griptech sidecut and compare foot measurements to that? I don't think we are supposed to have...
Forum: Boards   01-27-2012, 06:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,514
Posted By borborygmii
Thanks for the helpful video. One question:...

Thanks for the helpful video. One question: assuming we have a correct width board, how do we determine how much heel versus toe overhang we should have for maximum control of our board?
Forum: Boards   01-21-2012, 11:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 505
Posted By borborygmii
sizzling / popping during snowboard waxing?

anybody else ever experienced sizzling / popping during snowboard waxing?

I was waxing my board this AM and heard some...just a little here and there, with some steam/smoke. Iron was set to usual...
Forum: Boards   01-08-2012, 06:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,197
Posted By borborygmii
Arbor base not holding wax so well?

Anybody else notice their Arbor base not holding a hot wax so well? What have other people's experiences with Arbor bases been like?

So, I deep soak waxed a new Arbor Blacklist 4x before riding it...
Forum: Boards   12-06-2011, 06:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,921
Posted By borborygmii
Thumbs up haha, thanks for the advice and the projection...

haha, thanks for the advice and the projection :-D I agree the biggest factor in riding is the rider (skills, experience, mental game and cojones), but I don't think there's anything wrong with...
Forum: Boards   12-06-2011, 06:23 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,921
Posted By borborygmii
Maybe 170 fully geared (backpack, outerwear,...

Maybe 170 fully geared (backpack, outerwear, protective gear) and definitely 155-160 lbs actual body weight. Here's what I'm looking for in a board at this point:

-true twin with symmetrical...
Forum: Boards   12-05-2011, 03:07 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,921
Posted By borborygmii
Never Summer SL versus Arbor Blacklist ?

How do the Never Summer SL and Arbor Blacklist compare (for me it's the 155 vs 154 models)? Has anybody ridden both? How do carving, damping, butters and handling high speed compare between the two?...
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   11-27-2011, 04:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,712
Posted By borborygmii
Question sketching out on heelside carves - overhang vs angle excess??

Hi guys

I'm having some issues with occasionally sketching out on heelside carves at high speed (and landing on my azz). How can I tell if it's excessive heel overhang vs prematurely pulling my...
Forum: Boards   11-26-2011, 02:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,085
Posted By borborygmii
NS Infinity with Rome Madisons...check your inbox.

NS Infinity with Rome Madisons...check your inbox.
Forum: Boards   11-22-2011, 10:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,237
Posted By borborygmii
progressive sidecut ... useful at all in powder?

Is a progressive sidecut useful at all in powder, or pretty much only applicable to carving hardpack/groomers? As I understand it:

1. you're suppose to mount bindings "centered" on the progressive...
Forum: Boards   11-22-2011, 09:53 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 18,281
Posted By borborygmii
Watch the vid from The House about...

Watch the vid from The House about detuning...should answer a lot of your questions - How To Detune a Snowboard - YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GoxsUxF7zrI)

Detuning is more than a...
Forum: Outerwear and Accessories   11-20-2011, 04:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,870
Posted By borborygmii
ContourROAM camera - does it save time & date of video files?

Does the ContourROAM camera save time and date of video files?

If it does, then there's really no point in getting the ContourGPS if I already have a Garmin GPS watch. I could simply geotag the...
Forum: Boards   11-16-2011, 12:37 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,005
Posted By borborygmii
NS makes small boards that will work for your...

NS makes small boards that will work for your lil' spinner chick...the two models below come in the mid 140s

Infinity | Never Summer Industries - Snowboards, Longboards, Clothing and Accessories...
Forum: Boards   11-15-2011, 11:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,916
Posted By borborygmii
Do Bataleon "synthduded" bases benefit from deep...

Do Bataleon "synthduded" bases benefit from deep soak waxing (see http://www.snowboardingforum.com/boards/7010-guides-waxing-tuning-board-repair.html#post65790 ) ?

How much wax can those bases...
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   11-08-2011, 08:23 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,880
Posted By borborygmii
Years ago I used to ride straight legged on...

Years ago I used to ride straight legged on toeside turns because I was afraid that if I fell my knees would get seriouslyy hurt on hardpack/ice. Keeping my legs straight was a subconscious way to...
Forum: Boards   11-07-2011, 08:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,010
Posted By borborygmii
Your wife has a blown knee? Does she have canted...

Your wife has a blown knee? Does she have canted footbeds on her bindings yet?
Forum: Bindings   11-07-2011, 08:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,224
Posted By borborygmii
Would Rome 390 Bosses go well with your Evil Twin...

Would Rome 390 Bosses go well with your Evil Twin AE?
Forum: Bindings   11-07-2011, 08:00 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,780
Posted By borborygmii
Yeah - I saw a pair of 2011 390 Bosses going for...

Yeah - I saw a pair of 2011 390 Bosses going for $174 on evo.com outlet last week. I thought about getting them and figured I'd sleep on it. The next morning they were gone and someone else had...
Forum: Bindings   11-07-2011, 04:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 678
Posted By borborygmii
how do I make Rome Targas feel more like 390 Bosses?

how do I make Rome Targas feel more like 390 Bosses? Just take the inserts out of the heel straps? Do I need to reposition the heel straps too?

Or just buy some 390 Bosses? :D
Forum: Boards   11-06-2011, 10:06 PM
Replies: 752
Views: 169,150
Posted By borborygmii
What's the best Evil Twin for me? I'm 160 pounds...

What's the best Evil Twin for me? I'm 160 pounds and wear a US size 10.5 snowboot. I keep my stance angles duck like 25 and -25 ish.

Also, do I need a wide version of Evil Twin? What length?...
Forum: Boards   11-06-2011, 09:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,321
Posted By borborygmii
female 100 lb chick board: NS Evo Grom 142 -OR- NS Pandora 140 !?

Still trying to pick a board...I'm 105 lbs, 5'7", lady snowboots size 8 & looking for a true twin to work on basics like linked turns and learning switch early. Prefer an alternative camber board to...
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   10-29-2011, 01:03 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 10,359
Posted By borborygmii
awesome, hhaidar - some of the best advice I've...

awesome, hhaidar - some of the best advice I've read on this forum! I'll be working on this stuff this season, thanks!
Forum: Boards   10-27-2011, 06:25 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 16,955
Posted By borborygmii
Thumbs up My lucky number: 102 Going for this women's...

My lucky number: 102

Going for this women's board that will hopefully graduate my gal from using rentals. Thanks!
Forum: Bindings   10-22-2011, 07:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,520
Posted By borborygmii
check out Good Ride Favorite Snowboard Binding...

check out Good Ride Favorite Snowboard Binding Reviews (http://www.thegoodride.com/bindings/good-ride-favorites.html)
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