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Basically, tossing up between the 12/13 and 13/14 DOA's.

It it worth waiting for the new seasons boards to come out?
The 14's have now got a sintered base and full length carbon 'load bars'.

CAPiTA 2013-2014

Yewwww!
 

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Ah cool dude, would you rate it as an all mountain killer?
I ride mine as my all mountain board and love it. Steeps, trees, groomers, park, pow I have ridden it every where and been happy with it. Though today we got 30cm of fresh and took my Charlie!
 

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For the record this years also has full length carbon load bars. The only thing changing next year is the sintered base. I love mine, perfect all mountain board, I prefer camber to rocker and this is and excellent camber profile.

The extruded base on this board is actually pretty fast, haven't had any issues hold speed in flat areas, and trust me on Mt. Hood there are quite a few.

May come down to price and graphics for you, you could find one of this years cheap. Also you more into Metal chicks or chicks in bathing suits with guns?
 

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For the record this years also has full length carbon load bars. The only thing changing next year is the sintered base. I love mine, perfect all mountain board, I prefer camber to rocker and this is and excellent camber profile.

The extruded base on this board is actually pretty fast, haven't had any issues hold speed in flat areas, and trust me on Mt. Hood there are quite a few.

May come down to price and graphics for you, you could find one of this years cheap. Also you more into Metal chicks or chicks in bathing suits with guns?
Decisions decision haha
 

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Well, I've been demoing the 2014 the past two weeks and I LOVE it. By all means my favourite board I've ever ridden. I know that i'm going to buy the 2013 cheap for the rest of the season/summer riding in hood/whistler. Then I will buy the 2014 for next year. If you've got the funds why not both? Maybe buy the 2013 a bit longer so you could bring it out for pow days next year? Sure it's not a pow board but hey, whatever.
 

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I guess with Elan going bankrupt I'd have to say 2014. They are the biggest brand to not have left as far as I've heard. Meaning if Elan wants to keep the snowboard side alive they need their biggest account to be perfect. Also it seems as though Capita has stepped up material quality for everything for next year. Something that also falls in line with Elan trying to save it's snowboard factory.

On the other hand if shit REALLY hits the fan then Capita might be in trouble as everyone else has already moved to GST that can. So if Elan dies completely Capita will likely have to go to China.

Rad board either way, one of the better Capita's I've ridden.
 

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2013 (heavy metal chicks), we know is not the best pow board is a perfekt park jump board , but how can be the ride BTW carbon fiber loads 2014 / compare to the carbon kevlar from 2013, right ! extruded base from 2013 not slow ! compare to sintered base 2014 ... mmmm be faster to the kiker ! some comments from the out of balance of the board when you puch your balance out of berarings (inserts)! its is correctet now in the 2014 ? with the carbon fiber loads ? last year was carbon kevlar !! isn't ?
 

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2013 (heavy metal chicks), we know is not the best pow board is a perfekt park jump board , but how can be the ride BTW carbon fiber loads 2014 / compare to the carbon kevlar from 2013, right ! extruded base from 2013 not slow ! compare to sintered base 2014 ... mmmm be faster to the kiker ! some comments from the out of balance of the board when you puch your balance out of berarings (inserts)! its is correctet now in the 2014 ? with the carbon fiber loads ? last year was carbon kevlar !! isn't ?
Is english you're second language or are you just dumb? Good hell that is jibberish.
 

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Capita DOA 2014 ----> which bindings

Got myself two boards for my trip to Austria, one of them being the 2014 DOA and now looking for a binding setup that fits a 9.5 boot size at 78kgs. I already have the Burton Genesis 2013, but it's already on another board and too lazy to keep switching.

Thinking of something that hopefully works best with this board... though I should know talent and skill should be the best bet.

Well... if I have a good setup, then I won't blame the gear! Just keep pushing myself! :laugh:

Any suggestions people? It's always UNION + CAPITA isn't it?
 

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For me on that board, Cartels, Salomon Holograms, K2 IPO, NOW, Flow Fuse SE, Flux DS, or Switchbacks.
 

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just out of curiosity, how is the flex on this board? looking into getting one this year for park/groomer riding but worried it could be a little stiff for butterring given the camber underfoot? im 6'2, 190ish for reference and for comparison i ride a 157w k2 parkstar and 161.5 t rice pro that i find fairly easy to butter but mainly because of the profile.. soooo capita DOA, soft or stiff??
 

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just out of curiosity, how is the flex on this board? looking into getting one this year for park/groomer riding but worried it could be a little stiff for butterring given the camber underfoot? im 6'2, 190ish for reference and for comparison i ride a 157w k2 parkstar and 161.5 t rice pro that i find fairly easy to butter but mainly because of the profile.. soooo capita DOA, soft or stiff??
Way softer than the t rice pro for sure! I think the 2014 is a 5.5 on the flex scale for Capita if you have ridden any other of their offerings.
 

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I'd size up a bit.

I have last years DOA ina 154 and I find it rides short.

The load bars make it ride a little wonky, mostly mid-stiff but pretty soft in the nose and tail.
 

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I'd size up a bit.

I have last years DOA ina 154 and I find it rides short.

The load bars make it ride a little wonky, mostly mid-stiff but pretty soft in the nose and tail.
OK. I suppose that comment was for me? Thanks. I bought a 156 and I'm like 78kgs.
 

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BennyC, 156 sounds about right.

I've got atlases on mine, but I'm not sure they're such a good match.

Seems to stiffen up the board a bit too much, making the softer tips more of an issue.
 
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