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Their yearning for turning series is so awesome. I love the simple white/red boards and their shapes.
You don't see much info or reviews on these boards, does anyone riding them have any opinions they'd like to share?
The boards that excite me most are the Pencil, Stealth, Tranny Finder and Cafe Racer.

If I managed to ruin my SPAM I imagine I'd be very interested in one of those.

Lets talk Karua!
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So sold my Pocket Rocket 2.0 unridden, was hard to justify having it where I live and the limited access I have to resorts so I moved it on. The guy I sold it to sent me this message and I thought it would be worth posting it here. Those looking to get on one, sounds a blast.

So, I've ridden a lot of great boards over the years, and I'm not to easily surprised anymore.
Until now. 😲
This thing (Pocket Rocket) is so much bloody fun.
I was a little cautious, worried I may be too big for it (6ft, 94kg).
Wrong‼it's short, but fairly stiff, & when I really leaned on it at speed, I couldn't believe how much it gave back, & its full banana. 🤷‍♂️
Super playful, nimble, you can spin it, or pop it off anything........ just fun.
I had great spring conditions, maybe that contributed, not sure. I got the feeling I could ride it anywhere.
Yeah, it's different, but it's so refreshing to ride different. I didn't want to get off it, you're imagination goes🤯

So now that I've convinced you, that you shouldn't have sold it............sorry.
Just want to say thanks.
I've been boarding since 84, & I love how snowboarding is still evolving.
This board was a wonderful surprise.

And doesn't it get some looks😳
 

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hey im getting a Korua dart for the upcoming season and wondering what bindings would pair well?
I also have a ride algorhythm that the bindings would also be used on.

I currently have a pair of malavitas that i'll be selling as i find them a bit too loose for my riding style.

tossing up between rome katana/dod, union falcors.
or something stiffer?
Most of my riding is carving, high speed and Japow also.
 

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So sold my Pocket Rocket 2.0 unridden, was hard to justify having it where I live and the limited access I have to resorts so I moved it on. The guy I sold it to sent me this message and I thought it would be worth posting it here. Those looking to get on one, sounds a blast.

So, I've ridden a lot of great boards over the years, and I'm not to easily surprised anymore.
Until now. 😲
This thing (Pocket Rocket) is so much bloody fun.
I was a little cautious, worried I may be too big for it (6ft, 94kg).
Wrong‼it's short, but fairly stiff, & when I really leaned on it at speed, I couldn't believe how much it gave back, & its full banana. 🤷‍♂️
Super playful, nimble, you can spin it, or pop it off anything........ just fun.
I had great spring conditions, maybe that contributed, not sure. I got the feeling I could ride it anywhere.
Yeah, it's different, but it's so refreshing to ride different. I didn't want to get off it, you're imagination goes🤯

So now that I've convinced you, that you shouldn't have sold it............sorry.
Just want to say thanks.
I've been boarding since 84, & I love how snowboarding is still evolving.
This board was a wonderful surprise.


And doesn't it get some looks😳
At least you know it went to a good home
 

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Had a great time with my falcors on my Café Racer, they wouldn't be a bad choice. Not the most "surfy", but that's not what you seem to be looking. But I ended up swapping them for my Highlanders, which makes the front/back movement the Korua needs easier.
 

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Had a great time with my falcors on my Café Racer, they wouldn't be a bad choice. Not the most "surfy", but that's not what you seem to be looking. But I ended up swapping them for my Highlanders, which makes the front/back movement the Korua needs easier.
I usually use my Katanas and after thinking about it a little longer I think their probably an ideal binding for the CR. I just wish I had bigger feet so I could get more versatility out of it. Then again I have taken it through the park so I don't really know what I'm complaining about. :ROFLMAO:
 

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Pencil 164 has different geometry than Dart 164. Way more EE, bigger sidecut radius and less taper on the Dart 164. Pencil 164 = Dart 156 on piste and the difference is a softer torsionally tail that is indeed worse switch. That’s it.
 

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Not enough ideal days on east coast?


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Yea pretty much. It always felt a little more like work than play on the snow we got last season. If the groomers were a little softer it would’ve been different I suppose. Then I rode @ridethecliche Simple Pleasures and it was way more fun on the same conditions. It could have been my physical specs but I never really bonded with the board, which is fine!
 

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got a pocket rocket to add the the cafe racer my wife and i share. silliest lil board i've ever seen and probably even more fun than the sushi. paired with some 390 boss's adjusted to slack mode and i've got some high expectations this winter.

praying to our lord and savior for the nose rider this year. had a pre-order through milo but i guess korua axed shop sales for that board. anyone heard if it's resurrected for this year?
 

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got a pocket rocket to add the the cafe racer my wife and i share. silliest lil board i've ever seen and probably even more fun than the sushi. paired with some 390 boss's adjusted to slack mode and i've got some high expectations this winter.

praying to our lord and savior for the nose rider this year. had a pre-order through milo but i guess korua axed shop sales for that board. anyone heard if it's resurrected for this year?
Maybe the Nose Rider got replaced by the Überegg this season?
 
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