Hi ! New to the forum.
I ride in Europe where the slopes are pretty steep.
I’m currently ordering a customized board from a local snowboard craftsman.
I love carving ! I’d like to be able to carv on most terrains.
My burton custom is currently holding me back. I think the main reason is the...
My friend will buy me a carving snowboard and we decided to buy Head E-Pulse LYT 155. One of a very good carver suggest me but I don't want to decide depending on one single person.
Is there anyone who use this board? because I can even not find any user review about this...
Looking for some board advice from those who love to carve at high speed.
I mostly use a Flying V (Burton custom) for surfy style riding in Australia. Yes, we have some snow. Much shorter runs though.
I have a Japow board for when it’s been dumping (LibTech Orca). Still new, waiting to test...
Weight: 203 lbs / 92 kg
Height: 6'4" / 196 cm
Boot size: 10.5 / 44.5 (Vans infuse)
Riding style: All mountain / carving – sometimes a bit of pow
Budget: not really an issue
Location: Switzerland (Icy and Soft Conditions)
Skill level: intermediate to advance. Can handle all of the terrain...
I am looking to get a Custom X for the days, when I want to get some real carves in.
I love carving and bombing, hence why the Custom X caught my attention. It wont be my only board - i will have a board that's more flexy and forgiving for the hotter days and park riding etc.
Now my biggest...
I'm finishing up my Volkl Coal XT (lengh: 657in, waist: 9,9in) and its time to change it for something new, unfortunately Volkl stopped producing snowboards :(
Application: low, fast, on the edge; common slope with different quality, no powder or halfpipe. My preferation: stiff core...
Hey guys, new here.
I would really appreciate some help. I just bought my first board and it turns out i might not be able to return it and classically ordered the wrong size, didnt see the W on the end which i now understand means wide (palm in face).
But im wondering if its actually a bad...
I’m looking for a slower speed cruiser to ride with my wife. (I think this is what a “rad dad” board is?)
195lbs, US11.5 boots.
A bit too old for Park
Home mountain: Mammoth/Heavenly
I currently ride a Thunder 59Wide.
The board is a lot of fun, and really enjoy charging...
I stucked between those boards.
Have anyone tried them and can share a thought? Which one will suit me better? I am leaning towards Burton because of the shorter size, 157W. I like to RIDE it short.
5’11, 175lb, 10,5US, Ride Twinpig atm.
Becouse of the terrain I need a blasting carving...
I am just wondering if a good carving means leaving a continuous line on the snow, even when linking turns. It’s kind of hard to describe the problem I’m having so please see the image below. Hopefully the question makes sense.
I started to snowboard more often last season and already went snowboarding for 8 days this season. I am really trying my best to improve my ride. One of my main goals is to be able to carve better especially on steeper slopes (blue, black..).
I have included a raw video of me riding down a...
I am looking for a popy (the popiest!), carving board, true twin, with centered base. Carbon, 3D, etc.
I am 175lb, size 11, wides only.
Overall I am inter-mid freestyle lover, with no access to park (😔) strugling with extreme terrain angles.
Thought about DOA but I heard it suck at...
I do not want buy a new board, i just want to know what is the paramaters what makes the snowboard to carving snowboard.
- long effective edge with huge turning radius?
I do not need any brand recomendation, just the parametes.
if the board have ... that make the board to carver...
I'm looking to get a new board this season and I'm stuck between the Double Dog and the Showstopper. As someone who likes to carve a lot, I really like the wider base of the showstopper and the harder flex but the sidecut radius is smaller than what I would normally ride, the Double Dog picks up...
Off we go that I am getting a new board for myself, yet I believe this topic should be quite interesting for anyone in a similar situation.
Neversummer: East vs. Raptor vs. Chairman
The main issue to be fixed by a new snowboard: vibrating nose (nose-to-front...
Hello Everyone, this is my first post here.
This is going to be my sixth season riding and I'm falling in love with carving. While I'm quite confident with my frontside carve and I manage to get quite low more often than not, I'm a bit struggling to improve my backside carve. I find it...
Based on this thread here where I asked for board recommendations, I bought a 2022 Salomon HPS Takaharu Nakai (161cm) : Salomon HPS lineup - Thougts for carving, groomers and pow (thanks again! waiting for the delivery).
There was some recommendations for bindings and I'd like to...
I'm looking to buy a snowboard for next season (coming from rentals in the last couple of years). I wanted to gain some more knowledge from you about the Salomon HPS 2022 line (+ Salomon Sickstick 2022).
Some context. I do not do any park (too old!). I'd like a board for carving, trees...
I am interested in buying a snowboard for hard charging and carving.
F2 Eliminator Snowboards seem to be THE big thing.
While searching for raceboards I came across the Nidecker Spectre 168. The thing that worries me is the deep sidecut of 7.9 m Sidecut Radius. F2 Eliminator boards have...