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Forum: Boards   11-14-2012, 11:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,158
Posted By SnowBum
Binarypie, I agree with you completely about the...

Binarypie, I agree with you completely about the size--and that is why I will keep my Ride SPI's on my Billy Goat for really deep days when I just want to go fast and big. I have ridden that board...
Forum: Boards   11-14-2012, 07:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,158
Posted By SnowBum
I hadn't thought of that--it makes sense that a...

I hadn't thought of that--it makes sense that a center rocker board would want to land on the front or back. I usually land on the back anyway though to keep the nose up...maybe that's not necessary...
Forum: Boards   11-13-2012, 10:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,158
Posted By SnowBum
Powder Freestyle Board--Never Summer SL??

I'm looking to get a powder freestyle board, and a guy at a local shop recommended the Never Summer SL. He said Never Summer has the best stability of all the dual cambers he has ridden, and that the...
Forum: Boards   11-21-2011, 01:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 703
Posted By SnowBum
That sounds like a great setup if you are riding...

That sounds like a great setup if you are riding park as well as the other stuff you mentioned. Why not get a more freeride-oriented setup since you don't ride park? As for the bindings, there are...
Forum: Boots   11-15-2011, 02:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,717
Posted By SnowBum
As long at you are able to solve the heel lift...

As long at you are able to solve the heel lift then go for it. Duck tape pieces of foam to the outside of the liner right above the heel maybe? Depending on how bad the heel lift is you might be...
Forum: Boots   11-15-2011, 01:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,717
Posted By SnowBum
Boots are your single most important piece of...

Boots are your single most important piece of equipment. Try on as many boots as you can, and more importantly as many *brands* as you can because each brand fits differently. Only buy boots that...
Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   11-11-2011, 03:11 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 53,997
Posted By SnowBum
Sintered bases actually hold wax better than...

Sintered bases actually hold wax better than extruded...that's not to say I havn't been caught waxing after a single day of riding though. What else I am supposed to do when I'm staying in a dingy...
Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   11-10-2011, 02:55 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 53,997
Posted By SnowBum
Thrift store iron: $5 Block of Dakine All Temp...

Thrift store iron: $5
Block of Dakine All Temp Wax good for 20+ waxing jobs: $10 DAKINE Nitrous Large Cake Wax - 6 oz. at REI.com...
Forum: Boards   11-10-2011, 12:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 829
Posted By SnowBum
I vote Arbor A-Frame. I haven't ridden it...

I vote Arbor A-Frame. I haven't ridden it though, I'm just sold by the marketing and rave reviews. Arbor A Frame Snowboard Review...
Forum: Boards   11-09-2011, 02:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 11,921
Posted By SnowBum
I'm surprised nobody has mentioned YES...

I'm surprised nobody has mentioned YES snowboards. They have camber between the feet for stability and rocker past the bindings for float in pow--at least a few of their models would fit the bill...
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   11-08-2011, 01:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,041
Posted By SnowBum
:thumbsup: What he said. And sharpen your edges!

:thumbsup: What he said. And sharpen your edges!
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   11-08-2011, 01:02 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,880
Posted By SnowBum
Give your bindings more forward lean, it will...

Give your bindings more forward lean, it will work your quads more but will force you to bend your knees...just do this until you get more comfortable bombing an icy hill though, because it kinda...
Forum: Boots   11-05-2011, 08:21 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,518
Posted By SnowBum
I would try finding a local gear swap or...

I would try finding a local gear swap or something like that, that is where I will be taking my old boots to try to sell for one last time before I throw them in my attic for friends to eventually...
Forum: Outerwear and Accessories   11-05-2011, 01:59 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,538
Posted By SnowBum
I used to wear all Sessions gear, it's definitely...

I used to wear all Sessions gear, it's definitely good quality. As far as Burton goes, I had heard some complaints about their cheaper stuff but bought a pair of the AK pants and an AK jacket on...
Forum: Boots   11-03-2011, 01:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,965
Posted By SnowBum
Well a local shop offered me the Malamutes at a...

Well a local shop offered me the Malamutes at a 15% preseason discount so I bought a pair of size 9's. Now I just need to get some footbeds for my ridiculously high arches--I was planning on going...
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   11-02-2011, 03:24 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 13,106
Posted By SnowBum
I think it depends on the jump and where you hit...

I think it depends on the jump and where you hit the knuckle. Some knuckles are steep and hitting them almost perpendicular feels like getting shot out of a cannon at a wall, whereas the landing and...
Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   11-01-2011, 08:15 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 8,006
Posted By SnowBum
My friend's board was locked up at a small...

My friend's board was locked up at a small mountain and still got stolen. I use a $5 bike cable lock that I got at a hardware store, it requires bolt cutters to get it off not just wire cutters, and...
Forum: Boots   10-31-2011, 08:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,965
Posted By SnowBum
Honestly the F22's had the perfect flex for park...

Honestly the F22's had the perfect flex for park riding imo, but left a little to be desired for freeriding. I think I'll give the Malamutes a try and if they feel too stiff for park after they...
Forum: Boots   10-31-2011, 05:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,965
Posted By SnowBum
F22 vs Malamute

I have been riding in the F22's for 3 seasons and it's finally time to replace them (100+ days of hard riding took its toll). I am looking at getting another pair of F22's, or switching to...
Forum: Bindings   10-31-2011, 01:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,148
Posted By SnowBum
The Arsenal's highback looks identical to the...

The Arsenal's highback looks identical to the highback on my older pair of 390's. I emailed Rome last season asking about it and they said the Targa would be a more responsive/stiffer binding if...
Forum: Southwest US   10-01-2011, 11:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,886
Posted By SnowBum
I went to Squaw for two powder days late last...

I went to Squaw for two powder days late last season, some time in March or April I think. There were some nice runs off Granite Chief for sure, but honestly I just wasn't that impressed given the...
Forum: Southwest US   09-30-2011, 06:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,886
Posted By SnowBum
I just pulled the trigger on the Tripl3 Threat...

I just pulled the trigger on the Tripl3 Threat Kirkwood/Alpine/Homewood pass on Pinchit for $249, it was too good of a deal to pass up. Now I just need new boots and I'm set!
Forum: Southwest US   09-30-2011, 02:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,886
Posted By SnowBum
Best Tahoe resorts for extreme terrain/off-piste riding

Which Tahoe resorts are best for powder, cliffs, chutes, cornices, rock drops, and overall extreme off-piste terrain? I was planning to get a Sugarbowl season pass (I had a season pass there when I...
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