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Forum: Boards   02-28-2013, 08:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,890
Posted By cb1021
You should get your board waxed. I've never had...

You should get your board waxed. I've never had my board waxed at a shop so I don't know if they do a good job or not. But waxing will definitely improve your performance, especially on powder.
Forum: Bindings   02-20-2013, 11:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,005
Posted By cb1021
Bindings have pretty much 3 important features: ...

Bindings have pretty much 3 important features:
1. Build quality - durability, ratchet smoothness, etc.
2. Stiffness - soft is good for tweaking your moves in the park, but if you want better...
Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   02-20-2013, 11:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 456
Posted By cb1021
well if you're applying to the adventure tourism...

well if you're applying to the adventure tourism industry, then don't do the suit. Clean hiking shoes, khakis, flannel shirt, clean shave, well groomed, etc. Look the part. It all depends on the...
Forum: Japan   02-20-2013, 05:25 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,422
Posted By cb1021
dude, nice one. 6 week and solo should be a trip,...

dude, nice one. 6 week and solo should be a trip, pun intended.
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   02-20-2013, 02:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,373
Posted By cb1021
I wrote a big post but I deleted it. I don't...

I wrote a big post but I deleted it. I don't think your issue is with the settings. You need time to be confident in snowboarding again. Speed is your friend.

Btw, 24/15 is really ducked imo. I...
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   02-20-2013, 01:52 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,600
Posted By cb1021
Drop straight down, do a full brake when you feel...

Drop straight down, do a full brake when you feel too fast. Then drop again. You need to know how to be aggressive with your braking. At high speeds, your quads will feel it. When your quads feel it,...
Forum: Boots   02-11-2013, 10:39 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 10,312
Posted By cb1021
I just got some Kaijus but I think they might be...

I just got some Kaijus but I think they might be too big. If I slam my heel into the heel cup, my toes are no longer touching the front. If I stand up straight, my toes will touch the front. They fit...
Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   02-11-2013, 02:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 463
Posted By cb1021
thats cool man. it's more interesting than when...

thats cool man. it's more interesting than when the footage is cut to be trick-after-trick.
Forum: Boards   01-30-2013, 07:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,098
Posted By cb1021
Love the glitter on this board man.

Love the glitter on this board man.
Forum: Boards   01-30-2013, 01:13 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 20,508
Posted By cb1021
uhhhhhh...so from what I gather NeverSummer is...

uhhhhhh...so from what I gather NeverSummer is hyped because they are independent and have direct involvement in the online snowboarding community. Also they have great build quality.....

Anything...
Forum: The Political Wilderness   01-30-2013, 01:13 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 11,144
Posted By cb1021
uhhhhhh...so from what I gather NeverSummer is...

uhhhhhh...so from what I gather NeverSummer is hyped because they are independent and have direct involvement in the online snowboarding community. Also they have great build quality.....

Anything...
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   01-29-2013, 02:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,380
Posted By cb1021
Another tip is to set the binding angles low, ie....

Another tip is to set the binding angles low, ie. 5/-5. This way, as soon as you open your chest to the bottom of the hill, you will come to a full stop giving you a warning. Also it just makes the...
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   01-28-2013, 05:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,083
Posted By cb1021
It seems like your new rockered board does not...

It seems like your new rockered board does not track the slope as well as your old camber board when carving. What you need to do is have more speed and lean more to make a tighter carve with your...
Forum: Boots   01-21-2013, 11:53 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 10,312
Posted By cb1021
I wear size 8 normal shoes (Timberlands, dress...

I wear size 8 normal shoes (Timberlands, dress shoes, gym shoes, everything). I wear size 9 Burton Invader boots. What size should I buy for Kaijus?

I absolutely cannot find a place to try them on...
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   12-31-2012, 11:02 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 8,612
Posted By cb1021
THe most important is to be stoked, whatever you...

THe most important is to be stoked, whatever you ride or however you ride.

Forget the confidence thing, work on being a more competent rider. At first it's difficult to handle speed so people...
Forum: Boards   12-30-2012, 09:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,058
Posted By cb1021
Your gear will not hurt or stunt your...

Your gear will not hurt or stunt your progression. Yes you will fall when learning (and some people become discouraged), but it's not the gear. If you train on less-than-ideal gear, this will make...
Forum: Boards   12-29-2012, 08:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 852
Posted By cb1021
Im 5'7 and 135lb. My first board was a 151 based...

Im 5'7 and 135lb. My first board was a 151 based on internet calculator and the fact it was the size of the $70 craigslist board I happened to find. Now I ride 149cm. Big boards are clumsy, no?
...
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   12-29-2012, 07:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,556
Posted By cb1021
Commit, more aggressive, use more body strength...

Commit, more aggressive, use more body strength (it's a sport after all)
Forum: Boards   12-28-2012, 08:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,001
Posted By cb1021
How much does your DIY wax-job cost?

What I would like to know is how much wax you use per wax, and where do you buy your wax and its cost.

I saw on Ebay there is some bulk wax, 32oz for $60.
Forum: Boards   12-28-2012, 07:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,664
Posted By cb1021
I like my skate banana (2012) but I realized one...

I like my skate banana (2012) but I realized one thing, it's an extruded base. Lib tech has other boards with sintered bases. I just realized this 9 months later. Had I known earlier, I'm not sure if...
Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   12-25-2012, 10:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 551
Posted By cb1021
oh Ooops. :P

oh Ooops. :P
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   12-25-2012, 10:24 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,067
Posted By cb1021
word up. get speed, feel the G

word up. get speed, feel the G
Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   12-25-2012, 09:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 551
Posted By cb1021
Powder & Rails - Snowboard History - VICE Magazine

Sick series.
Powder and Rails - YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLDbSvEZka6GGciVj-qTkOBvwlZRt60Iua)

Have fun, innovate, ride everyday.
Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   12-25-2012, 08:37 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,158
Posted By cb1021
Have fun riding. 90% rider, 10% gear. The...

Have fun riding. 90% rider, 10% gear.

The "no-overlap" thing is an overstatement. Cambered, rockered, soft, hard, whatever. It's still a snowboard, you're still on snow/ice/pow, and you're still...
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   12-25-2012, 04:54 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,067
Posted By cb1021
1. Go to a steeper hill. 2. Put more weight on...

1. Go to a steeper hill.
2. Put more weight on front foot.
3. Stick your head towards the bottom of the hill, attack it.

You need more speed to feel what a carve feels like. Also carving is...
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