New boarder need help with board selection from the Vets. - Snowboarding Forum - Snowboard Enthusiast Forums
User Tag List

 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 12-18-2009, 09:55 PM
sup3rzmanz
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Mentioned: Post(s)
Tagged: Thread(s)
Quoted: Post(s)
New boarder need help with board selection from the Vets.

Hey guys, well I went boarding for the first time in Big Bear CA with a buddy of mine who has been boarding for a long time now. I can say I'm hooked since I always enjoy extreme sports. I been studying and looking at reviews and I know what I want pretty much and what I'm willing to do to learn more on it, my friend says I'm a natural on it and I do feel really comfortable on a board, I'm already tested my limits and want to go even further(I know probably a rookie mistake, but I always been in extreme sports). So here it is what I would like to get.

I enjoy riding switch, I like goofy or regular so I found out twin tip will be a good bet for me. I'm a small guy 5'7 130lbs 25 yrs old so I would like to have a small board 146-149 and a lightweight board. I love the fact that I was carving, switching and pulling out powder, but i also started to hit the ramps a bit and want to do more of it. I prefer manuverbility and ease turning. After all my reviews I read I came up with 3 boards.

-Burton Deuce
-K2 Believer
-Capita Stairmaster

What do you think will be the best bet through experinece? I like to go intermediate just because I know how I am and I won't put a board down unless I'm challenging myself and learning new things. If you have any other suggestions please let me know. I'm seriously willing to go out right now and pick a board and go back to the mountains since I have 3 weeks off from work.

And I realize Snowboarders are really good people, everyone was open and nice!! Thanks in advance for the feedback everybody.
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 12-18-2009, 10:24 PM
Senior Member
 
avenged1985's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: canada
Posts: 323
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
id say get the stairmaster. great board from what ive heard/
avenged1985 is offline  
post #3 of 4 (permalink) Old 12-18-2009, 11:56 PM
franchise9
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Mentioned: Post(s)
Tagged: Thread(s)
Quoted: Post(s)
ya stairmaster has good reviews but look into the GNU Riders Choice BTX, its a great all mountain board and performs well in the park.
post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old 12-19-2009, 12:12 AM
sup3rzmanz
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Mentioned: Post(s)
Tagged: Thread(s)
Quoted: Post(s)
thanks for the help guys, I'm reviewing any suggestions.
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Snowboarding Forum - Snowboard Enthusiast Forums forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may 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

 
Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.3
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome