Should I?? Stance Angles - Snowboarding Forum - Snowboard Enthusiast Forums
SnowboardingForum.com is the premier Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 12-16-2010, 11:16 AM   #1 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: New Hampshire
Posts: 161
Default Should I?? Stance Angles

Occasionally I'll tune up boards for my buddies to make an extra buck here and there. Today I'm tuning a board up for a friend...he doesn't really ride much, but not a bad rider at all. I get his board, an older Burton Floater, and take a look at the bindings before I take them off to start. He's set at 0/0 with an 18" stance width. Now I'm all about, "if it ain't broke don't fix it," but he's 6 feet tall and a pretty decent rider. This stance can't be helping him out. Should I mention something or just finish the tune and let him deal with it?
Ghost_Rider_X is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 12-16-2010, 11:19 AM   #2 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
HoboMaster's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2010
Location: Vancouver, WA
Posts: 2,314
Default

Say something, he probably doesn't know anything about stance width/angles and thinks what he has is the only option. That's a pretty weak stance for someone of that magnitude. At least have him try out something different, I bet he would be open to it and it might really help his riding. If not, it's not like bindings are hard to change back.
__________________
PowderHound and TreeNinja
HoboMaster is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-16-2010, 11:21 AM   #3 (permalink)
Veteran Member
 
fredericp64's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: An igloo in Canada
Posts: 533
Default

Hahahah wft that's pretty funny. You might wanna tell him about it to see if he's open to trying something that will feel more natural. But hey if he's used to riding like that then let it be.

I wouldn't take the liberty of changing it though.
fredericp64 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-16-2010, 11:27 AM   #4 (permalink)
Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: Sweden
Posts: 58
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Ghost_Rider_X View Post
Occasionally I'll tune up boards for my buddies to make an extra buck here and there. Today I'm tuning a board up for a friend...he doesn't really ride much, but not a bad rider at all. I get his board, an older Burton Floater, and take a look at the bindings before I take them off to start. He's set at 0/0 with an 18" stance width. Now I'm all about, "if it ain't broke don't fix it," but he's 6 feet tall and a pretty decent rider. This stance can't be helping him out. Should I mention something or just finish the tune and let him deal with it?
I can't say that I dont agree with you, but if he's a good rider then he's probably "in the right stance" so to speak. Though I know I would have brought it up somehow, just don't say he's doing it "wrong", cause there is no such thing
__________________
Got milk?
Gibbarn is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-16-2010, 11:29 AM   #5 (permalink)
Veteran Member
 
Toecutter's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Mt. Bachelor
Posts: 1,520
Default

See if you can place the bindings even closer together…

Yeah, you ought to suggest to him different mounting positions.
Toecutter is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-16-2010, 11:48 AM   #6 (permalink)
Veteran Member
 
Shocktroop531's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: park city , Utah
Posts: 500
Default

hows it even possible to ride like that? haha. I've seen every weird binding angle and setup that you can possibly imagine. It gets me every time though. to each their own i guess
Shocktroop531 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-16-2010, 12:58 PM   #7 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Posts: 321
Default

OP what do u mean by he's a decent rider? if he can't flat spin a 360 then that's not good at all.
jegnorge is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:58 PM.



Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0 PL2
VerticalSports
Baseball Forum Golf Forum Boxing Forum Snowmobile Forum
Basketball Forum Soccer Forum MMA Forum PWC Forum
Football Forum Cricket Forum Wrestling Forum ATV Forum
Hockey Forum Volleyball Forum Paintball Forum Snowboarding Forum
Tennis Forum Rugby Forums Lacrosse Forum Skiing Forums