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Old 01-12-2012, 03:35 PM   #21 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by grafta View Post
Huh? Isn't traversing riding directly across the fall line?
Traversing an icy cat track is what I'm referring to
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Old 01-12-2012, 03:48 PM   #22 (permalink)
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I regularly hit mid 40's; on a good day with no folks mid 50's but I don't have much desire to go faster. But we don't have wide open perfectly groomed runs.
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Old 01-12-2012, 03:59 PM   #23 (permalink)
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only gone around mid to high 40s mph using a new board on my first trip this season. i would like to hit in the constant high 50s range someday but i can't do that at my local hill. it'll be at one of my boarding trip to a larger mountain. i dont normally tuck or crouch, and my weight helps me goes down faster . i'm not afraid of falling but more likely afraid of crashing into someone else, so i slow down if i approach someone close.

we all have our own limit of how fast is fast based on your own experience. i enjoy going fast on my motorbike so i'm kinda used to the wind and speed.
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Old 01-12-2012, 04:20 PM   #24 (permalink)
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The more wide open the run the easier it is to go fast. Seems like a no-brainer but I'm mainly talking about when there are no trees or features anywhere near you it is hard to reference your speed. Think of driving 90 on a desert highway with nothing but flat land around you. Almost seems like you're crawling.

A good snowboard that isn't going to chatter is good too, lol.
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Old 01-12-2012, 04:29 PM   #25 (permalink)
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i just came in here to say that im the fastest snowboarder on the mountain

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Old 01-12-2012, 04:56 PM   #26 (permalink)
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i just came in here to say that im the fastest snowboarder on the mountain

Greetings, sled god!
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Old 01-12-2012, 06:14 PM   #27 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Towkin View Post
I hit 100mph once using rub on wax and a metal lunch tray.

True story bro...

someone embed that for me would you....Admins?

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Old 01-12-2012, 06:19 PM   #28 (permalink)
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That's crazy. I'm good for low 40's... anything faster than that seems out of control.
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Old 01-12-2012, 06:23 PM   #29 (permalink)
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^that was just on comedy central Saturday when i got home from boarding... somehow I hadn't seen it this season, just a great holiday flick.

I learned to ride with skiers, still rid mostly with skiers, and a few are pretty darn good so I try to ride fast to keep up. Usually in the high 30 to high 40s range.. but I am a very careful rider so tend to check my speed when others are around. Since I have started using one of those GPS apps 54 has been my top end on an empty early day this year. Felt pretty fast to me.
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Old 01-12-2012, 10:12 PM   #30 (permalink)
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I'v hit 47 and I thought I was hot shit. lol
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