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Old 02-24-2009, 10:07 PM   #1 (permalink)
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What exactly is the difference in soft vs hard flex in boards? I know soft is for park, jib, etc. and hard for carving, back country, etc. but why? What does it do? Just curious.
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Old 02-24-2009, 10:36 PM   #2 (permalink)
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A softer board is for park because it bends easily and is consequently easier to press and poppier because it can be ollied easier. While a hard flex is for carving and backcountry because it is more stable at higher speeds.
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Old 02-25-2009, 02:05 AM   #3 (permalink)
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softer boards lock onto rails better also. much more playable also, more fun to ride imo
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Old 02-25-2009, 02:52 AM   #4 (permalink)
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My fun kink is super uber soft i practice everynight on it outside on a bench ollieing off and doing 360s would be cool to be able to practice forward flips and if i could land them with out moving but i need some speed .
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