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Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   Yesterday, 02:09 AM
Replies: 10
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Posted By tokyo_dom
I just assumed all of Canada was one big ski...

I just assumed all of Canada was one big ski resort. Looked up the ski resorts in Saskatchewan, and see that most (all?) have like 80m from top to bottom. There are indoor places with bigger...
Forum: Outerwear and Accessories   Yesterday, 01:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 306
Posted By tokyo_dom
Also now looking at Inhabitant bibs - they have...

Also now looking at Inhabitant bibs - they have some slimmer fits too
Forum: Outerwear and Accessories   Yesterday, 01:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 306
Posted By tokyo_dom
Not scrawny so thanks for the heads up on Volcom....

Not scrawny so thanks for the heads up on Volcom.

will check up Analog. The Alder (2014) and Highmark didnt look particularly slim in the product pics, but then google images shows them to be...
Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   02-09-2016, 11:22 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 6,287
Posted By tokyo_dom
I'm not just making this stuff up to poke fun at...

I'm not just making this stuff up to poke fun at iPhones: Trace (http://snow.traceup.com/faq)



The blog post link is gone, but can be found here
Trace Blog (http://blog.traceup.com/page/15)
...
Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   02-09-2016, 09:45 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 6,287
Posted By tokyo_dom
The FAQ mentions how the sensors/GPS on the...

The FAQ mentions how the sensors/GPS on the iPhone was far too inaccurate, hence only Android for now. I suspect thats an old answer, because they now have the iPhone version too... And they have a...
Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   02-09-2016, 08:52 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 6,287
Posted By tokyo_dom
Ahhh thats total air time haha. I thought it was...

Ahhh thats total air time haha. I thought it was for one jump.

Has anyone been able to hack the protocol used for the BT communication so you can use a second dummy phone instead of the trace...
Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   02-09-2016, 08:17 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 6,287
Posted By tokyo_dom
500+ seconds of airtime? Sounds like a great and...

500+ seconds of airtime? Sounds like a great and accurate tracking tool

Or has snowboard rocket technology really progressed from the last time i checked it out?
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   02-08-2016, 08:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 307
Posted By tokyo_dom
Thats awesome. Looks like he is getting the flip...

Thats awesome. Looks like he is getting the flip around so hopefully it wont be long before he gets them on the snow.
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   02-08-2016, 07:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 307
Posted By tokyo_dom
My first ever attempt at an airbag jump (a few...

My first ever attempt at an airbag jump (a few years back) looked like that backflip... But i was only trying to do a straight air!! I landed head first and kinda hurt my neck

I would like to do...
Forum: Photography, Video, and Other Media   02-07-2016, 10:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 177
Posted By tokyo_dom
Backside miller flip i believe. And ditto on the...

Backside miller flip i believe. And ditto on the big air/backcountry stuff. I can get much more pumped watching a video where i can see myself at least trying the tricks being done - and since it...
Forum: Photography, Video, and Other Media   02-07-2016, 10:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 521
Posted By tokyo_dom
I am approaching 40 myself and i think it looks...

I am approaching 40 myself and i think it looks sick as hell. Then again I often get told to grow up already, so yeah.

While doing these tricks doesnt have the physical danger of hitting 50+ft...
Forum: Photography, Video, and Other Media   02-07-2016, 09:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 521
Posted By tokyo_dom
You gotta remember, 90% of this forum are 40+...

You gotta remember, 90% of this forum are 40+ oldschool snowboarders who only appreciate high speed 'hard charging' runs, powder videos and method airs.
Forum: General Travel Forum   02-05-2016, 03:59 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,052
Posted By tokyo_dom
Not to defend the use of internet begging for...

Not to defend the use of internet begging for money for a trip to Japan, its worth knowing that not many people in Australia get to see snow because the costs are kinda ridiculous. And since cost of...
Forum: Outerwear and Accessories   02-03-2016, 01:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 306
Posted By tokyo_dom
Thanks for the replies. Dont have good...

Thanks for the replies. Dont have good experiences with volcom and sizing down. Their S size really is small... And both the Krill & Trooper still looks like one of them standard fits that i see...
Forum: Photography, Video, and Other Media   02-02-2016, 07:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 659
Posted By tokyo_dom
I hate my Samsung phone (first time trying one)...

I hate my Samsung phone (first time trying one) and there have been more than a few times where i have contemplated throwing it against a brick wall. I cant wait to go back to Sony or Sharp. But...
Forum: Photography, Video, and Other Media   02-02-2016, 07:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 476
Posted By tokyo_dom
When i saw the title, i was 100% sure it would be...

When i saw the title, i was 100% sure it would be in Japan, and the "hot sailor moon" you took a video of would actually be a Japanese guy in dress up. Because that happens, quite a bit here.

This...
Forum: Outerwear and Accessories   02-02-2016, 07:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 306
Posted By tokyo_dom
Thanks Nivek but i think i am pretty much the...

Thanks Nivek but i think i am pretty much the same as you - 30-32 and currently 155lb (5'7"). I know some of the 686 stuff i fit into Smalls, but in almost everything else i fall right into the...
Forum: Outerwear and Accessories   02-02-2016, 02:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 306
Posted By tokyo_dom
Suggestions for slim(mer) fitting bib pants

After trying a pair of pants (bonfire Utility pants) with built in powder guard (as opposed to just the jacket having the powder guard), i am hooked. I want to get some bib pants (overalls) next.
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Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   02-02-2016, 01:13 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 544
Posted By tokyo_dom
Speaking to the staff there after my fall, they...

Speaking to the staff there after my fall, they suggested they usually wear jeans - but they did say they use the skinny jeans (ones you can get at Uniqlo) which have some stretch. Maybe that would...
Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   02-01-2016, 08:47 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 6,287
Posted By tokyo_dom
Gotcha. Yeah i dont know anyone else around me...

Gotcha. Yeah i dont know anyone else around me who i would want to compare stats with, mainly only board with my wife. I use Ski tracks to gauge how hard i go on that particular day, how many runs,...
Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   02-01-2016, 08:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 544
Posted By tokyo_dom
Suppose since its winter its a given, but WEAR...

Suppose since its winter its a given, but WEAR JEANS. I went in summer to a dry-slope/airbag place here in Japan. Boardshorts and skate kneepads. Your edges work a fair bit differently to how they do...
Forum: Photography, Video, and Other Media   02-01-2016, 07:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 659
Posted By tokyo_dom
Over here they call that "unkai" (雲海) and it...

Over here they call that "unkai" (雲海) and it means cloud ocean... where the clouds make what looks like an ocean with mountains poking out. I have seen it once last year, and there is a place up in...
Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   02-01-2016, 07:29 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 6,287
Posted By tokyo_dom
So the puck costs more than buying a cheap...

So the puck costs more than buying a cheap Android phone that can be used as a dedicated Ski-tracks recorder? And without that it doesnt seem to track much more than any of the cheap/free options out...
Forum: General Travel Forum   01-31-2016, 10:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 462
Posted By tokyo_dom
eConnect/B-Mobile and most of the others will use...

eConnect/B-Mobile and most of the others will use the same Docomo sim card, docomo frequencies and have the same reception.

98% of prepaid solutions here use Docomo. Only exceptions are Mineo...
Forum: General Travel Forum   01-29-2016, 04:11 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 462
Posted By tokyo_dom
Yeah that would be fine but my friend didnt have...

Yeah that would be fine but my friend didnt have data. Just roaming calls/text.

I went through a good 2000-3000yen worth of calls and text while he was here (he got lost a lot, since he didnt...
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