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Forum: Boards   11-21-2013, 09:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 486
Posted By gc2012
Thanks for the reply. Yeah my concern is it's too...

Thanks for the reply. Yeah my concern is it's too soft. I have an SL which is medium flex which I like but I play a little more than she does on the slopes....

Yeah I'll mull that one over....
Forum: Boards   11-21-2013, 08:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 486
Posted By gc2012
Intermediate All Mountain Board - NS Infinity or something else?

Hi all,

I plan to buy a new board for my wife for Christmas. I am looking at the Never Summer Infinity but just wanted to check am I on the right track. Some more info - she is an intermediate...
Forum: Boards   10-28-2013, 08:12 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 651
Posted By gc2012
Womens Intermediate All Mountain Board

Hi all,

My wife is looking for a new board and doing some reading up and looking for some advice. Some background - she's done probably 30-40 days on a board so far so I guess is Intermediate not...
Forum: Outerwear and Accessories   02-14-2013, 06:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,376
Posted By gc2012
Good to hear. Hard to believe when you see the...

Good to hear. Hard to believe when you see the lack of padding on them but good to hear :)
Forum: Outerwear and Accessories   02-14-2013, 05:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,376
Posted By gc2012
No. It is just the shorts as in that picture that...

No. It is just the shorts as in that picture that has the protection on the hips, some on the tail and bum cheeks.

They look like this from front and back...
Forum: Outerwear and Accessories   02-14-2013, 03:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,376
Posted By gc2012
Burton Red Impact Shorts - Padding?

Hi all - I ordered a pair of these online (Red Herren Protektor-Hosen BASE LAYER SHORT, 229736: Amazon.de: Sport & Freizeit (http://www.amazon.de/dp/B0041STBZM/ref=pe_217221_31005211_dp_1))

They...
Forum: Bindings   02-06-2013, 06:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,352
Posted By gc2012
Thanks guys - I'm going to buy the customs!

Thanks guys - I'm going to buy the customs!
Forum: Outerwear and Accessories   02-05-2013, 03:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,696
Posted By gc2012
Lower profile impact short - red d3o or Dainese?

Hi all,

I plan to add some impact shorts to my outfit after a few falls at the weekend :) I already use a "tailsaver" (Great Alternative to Crash Pads and Padded Shorts - Tailsaver!...
Forum: Bindings   02-04-2013, 09:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,352
Posted By gc2012
live in Switzerland, they are graded as blue /...

live in Switzerland, they are graded as blue / red and black.

Is a definition here - http://www.skilikeawoman.com/colours.htm
Forum: Bindings   02-04-2013, 09:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,352
Posted By gc2012
Hi - no thanks. My current bindings are too big...

Hi - no thanks. My current bindings are too big and need a whole new set

I have another question. I'm not a complete beginner, starting onto red slopes now spent probably 10 days on the board...
Forum: Bindings   02-04-2013, 09:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,352
Posted By gc2012
thanks. strange though looks like I can get...

thanks. strange though looks like I can get Customs for as cheap!

maybe just stick with them. Seem to be the tried and trusted.

How much of an issue is overhang with those bindings though...
Forum: Bindings   02-04-2013, 06:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,352
Posted By gc2012
Cheaper Toe Cap Bindings?

Hi all,

I've been using a traditional set of bindings for a while and want to try to move to the toe cap style ones due to pain in the top of the foot at the moment.

I was looking to get...
Forum: Bindings   02-01-2013, 03:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 921
Posted By gc2012
Hi all - went to the doc and turns out he thinks...

Hi all - went to the doc and turns out he thinks I have a metatarsal related injury. Said where possible remove the pressure from the sides of the foot (wider boots) and also the direct pressure on...
Forum: Bindings   01-30-2013, 02:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 921
Posted By gc2012
great, thanks for the reply. Sounds like in the...

great, thanks for the reply. Sounds like in the short term I try to rent flow bindings and try them for a few weeks while it heals!

Great!
Forum: Bindings   01-29-2013, 02:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 921
Posted By gc2012
Fractured Toe - flow or toestrap binding?

Hi all,

I have a lot of pain in my toe (the one beside my little toe on my lead / left foot just down near where the toe joins the foot) and the doctor thinks it could be a stress fracture (but...
Forum: Bindings   01-27-2013, 02:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,331
Posted By gc2012
Hi - I tried to take pics but I couldn't get them...

Hi - I tried to take pics but I couldn't get them to come out with the low light. I'll try again tomorrow when it's better.

But basically if I push the boot all the way to one side of the binding...
Forum: Bindings   01-27-2013, 01:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,331
Posted By gc2012
Are my bindings too big for my boots?

Hi all,

I've been having some pain in my toes when I board. I'm going through some things it might be and I think I ratchet my bindings down pretty hard. Today when I tried to not go so hard I...
Forum: Bindings   01-24-2013, 06:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,572
Posted By gc2012
Hi Liner - that is exactly what I want to do it....

Hi Liner - that is exactly what I want to do it. Not putting enough "knees" into my toe-turns. I know its technique and needs to be worked on but hoping this helps me remember a bit too

On my...
Forum: Bindings   01-24-2013, 02:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,572
Posted By gc2012
Highback angle

Hi all,

I've been playing a bit with the setup of my board over the past few weekends. Think I have the stance width (about 20") and binding angle (18/-9) locked down and it feels good. But at...
Forum: Boards   01-15-2013, 05:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,282
Posted By gc2012
Change Goofy to Regular - how long to get "comfortable"?

Hi all - my girlfriend started boarding last year and have done 10 days on the boards. Never did anything like this before but comfortable now on blues and groomed reds. But she is having some issues...
Forum: Boards   01-11-2013, 03:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,702
Posted By gc2012
2nd question - stance angle

Actually can I add a 2nd question - when I bought the board 2nd hand the guy in the shop set it up. I've now realised its 21/-9. When I do a squat I end up in a position something like this I am a...
Forum: Boards   01-11-2013, 03:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,702
Posted By gc2012
OK so. So that might explain it. But to be "safe"...

OK so. So that might explain it. But to be "safe" if I use centre + centre I should get the natural setup of the board?

Then if I want to make it narrow and keep that setup I just move both...
Forum: Boards   01-11-2013, 02:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,702
Posted By gc2012
Stance Setup - Centre of Board

Hi all,

I have read up on these forums and the internet and tried to sort this myself but hit a roadblock!

I would like to try a centred stance (or make sure I am centred). When I find what I...
Forum: Boards   01-10-2013, 02:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,998
Posted By gc2012
Thanks all for the input and answers. What I'm...

Thanks all for the input and answers. What I'm going to do is rent a slightly longer board for a day this weekend and try it.

Am converging on something like 155-156 on a Camber or 153-154 on a...
Forum: Boards   01-10-2013, 02:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,495
Posted By gc2012
Hi - no the board is pretty flex. Think we'll try...

Hi - no the board is pretty flex. Think we'll try it a bit narrower and also get someone to check her technique.

But when she stands in a room and drops into a "natural" stance with her knees...
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