_REVIEWS2008-2009_SOFTGOODS

Review: Analog Perimeter Pant

Intended Purpose: The Analog Perimeter snowboard pants are meant to keep you dry on the slopes with 1oK waterproofing (best in Colorado) and fully taped seams.  The Perimeter pants have a baggy fit, pockets for everything and ventilation to help keep you riding on the slopes without needing to come inside. Fit: The Analog Perimeter pants are baggy which makes them ideal for me since that's what I prefer.  I rock...

15 Jan 7:25 AM 8 Read More...

Goggle Review: Spy Bias

The sleek, low-profile Spy Bias snowboard goggle is specifically designed for smaller faces. Intended Purpose: Meant for smaller faces, it is a scaled down version of the Spy Soldier in a women's goggle. Color: Various designs on the Bias from the bright to the simple. I've been riding in the black frame with purple skulls on the strap. Location: I received the goggles after SIA and since then have rode wit...

09 May 6:55 AM 6 Read More...

Goggle Review: Spy Apollo

It's 2nd year on the market, the Spy Apollo gives you a dual radius lens for improved peripheral vision, minimal materials, optimum comfort and a full range of vision on the mountain. Intended Purpose: Improved peripheral vision Color: The apollo's are white in the center and black on the brackets. Very minimal in design but classy. Location: I received the goggles after SIA and since then have rode with th...

11 Apr 5:54 PM 3 Read More...

Goggle Review: 08-09 Ashbury Kaleidoscope

Intended Purpose: Look good and still be able to see down the mountain. Color: I have the Kaleidoscope's in Rust Red. My favorite is the stars and tortoise though. Location: I received the goggles at SIA and since then have rode with them mostly in Steamboat Springs, Colorado and Keystone, Colorado. Conditions: I've worn the goggles on bluebird days to overcast, flat light days and snowing days. Visibilit...

18 Feb 6:09 PM 8 Read More...

Glove Review: 08-09 Swany X-ceed Skintex

Intended Purpose: Winter glove for women on the mountain. Sizing: I have typical women's hands. In Swany, I wear a women's large which doesn't feel too bulky. I can still tighten the wrist and the cuff fits under my jacket. The glove portion fits me better than the inner liner which is a little looser on my hands. Features: The skintex inner liner is the most prominent feature, it actually softens your hands wh...

16 Feb 12:53 PM 4 Read More...

Goggle Review: 08-09 Smith Heiress

Frame model: Blue Delft Lens model: Sensor Mirror Lens: Here's what Smith has to say about the Sensor Mirror, "Light rose base lens tint with a multi-layer mirror maximizes color definition and increases depth perception in varying levels of flat light conditions. 70% VLT." I agree and the lens has really surprised me in flat light/overcast to snowing conditions. I like that from the outsiders perspective, t...

12 Jan 7:09 PM 0 Read More...

Glove Review: 08-09 POW Women's Skinny

Intended Purpose: This is a spring weather glove or inner glove upgrade. It is meant for temperates from 30 degrees Fahrenheit to 65 Degrees Fahrenheit. Sizing: I have typical women's hands. I am wearing a size mediums in the skinny gloves, and seriously they fit me perfectly. It doesn't even feel like I'm wearing gloves because of the perfect fit, like a second skin. Features: The catalog says it "attracts mat...

04 Aug 9:09 AM 1 Read More...

Glove Review: 08-09 POW Mustacheo

Intended Purpose: This is a spring weather glove. It is meant for temperates from 25 degrees Fahrenheit to 100 Degrees Fahrenheit. Sizing: I have typical women's hands. I'm currently sporting the men's medium in the Mustacheo's which fit, but are a little loose in spots. The Mustacheo fit lets it expand to hands, but does not have a way to tighten it like velcro...so getting a close size is necessary. Features:...

07 Jul 9:10 AM 0 Read More...