_REVIEWS2010-2011_BOARDS

Snowboard Review: 10-11 Smokin MIP

Location: Mammoth, CA Snow Conditions: Hardpacked to icy groomers. Setup: I rode the Smokin MIP with Union Team bindings and Vans Veil Boots size 8. Size: 155cm. First Impression: Wow this board isn't just for park riding Weight: Average Flex: I was expecting a freestyle board in terms of the flex but the MIP was on the stiffer side for freestyle delivering a board that can handle the mountain.  To...

01 Feb 9:53 PM 3 Read More...

Snowboard Review: 10-11 DC Devun

Location: Mammoth, CA Snow Conditions: Hardpacked to icy groomers. Setup: I rode the DC Devun with Union Team bindings and Vans Veil Boots size 8. Size: 154cm. First Impression: You'd swear you are riding a camber board Weight: Lighter than average Flex: It goes without saying but if you'd seen Devun ride, you know this board is gonna be on the stiffer end for all mountain freestyle dominance.  It'...

27 Jan 6:51 AM 12 Read More...

Snowboard Review: 10-11 Burton Sherlock

Location: Mammoth, CA Snow Conditions: Hardpacked to icy groomers. Setup: I rode the Burton Sherlock with Burton Cobrashark bindings and Vans Veil Boots size 8. Size: 154cm. First Impression: I can see why this board is so popular...it's so damn easy to ride. Weight: Average Flex: Sherlock was softer in the nose and tail of the board with stiffer flex underfoot that gave you good stability on landin...

25 Jan 7:48 AM 4 Read More...

Snowboard Review: 10-11 Burton Joystick

Location: Mammoth, CA Snow Conditions: Hardpacked to icy groomers. Setup: I rode the Burton Joystick with Burton Cartel bindings and Vans Veil Boots size 8. Size: 154cm. First Impression: Stiffer than the Hero but with a similar riding style Weight: Average Flex: The joystick had a noticeably stiffer flex than the hero but that's a good thing, it delivers up a quiver killer board.  Stiffer tail th...

23 Jan 8:37 AM 1 Read More...

Snowboard Review: 10-11 Rome Pusher

Location: Mammoth, California Snow Conditions: Hardpacked to icy groomers Setup: I rode the Rome Pusher with Rome 390 Bosses and my Vans Veil boots size 8. First Impression: Last year the pusher was a favorite of mine and continues to be that solid all mountain board the second you get on it. Size: 159cm Weight: heavier than average Flex: The pusher is that do everything board but definitely on the ...

17 Jan 7:30 AM 1 Read More...

Snowboard Review: 10-11 Burton Blender

Location: Mammoth, CA Snow Conditions: Hardpacked to icy groomers. Setup: I rode the Burton Blender with Burton Scribe EST bindings and Vans Veil Boots size 8. Size: 154cm. First Impression: Reminds me of the lipstick with V-rocker but with a twin shape and flex. Weight: Average Flex: The Blender had a softer flex to it, torsionally it was on the softer side so very easy to go from edge to edge.  L...

13 Jan 8:16 AM 4 Read More...

Snowboard Review: 10-11 Burton Nug

Location: Mammoth, CA Snow Conditions: Hardpacked to icy groomers. Setup: I rode the Burton Nug with Malavita bindings and Vans Veil Boots size 8. Size: 146cm. First Impression: Holy tinyness...10cm less than what you normally ride Weight: average. Flex: I was expecting a board similar to the signal park rocker, just straight up soft but the nug definitely still offers up the mountain to you.  The ...

11 Jan 7:41 AM 20 Read More...

Snowboard Review: 10-11 Never Summer Infinity

Location: Mammoth, CA Snow Conditions: Mixture of soft packed groomers to choppy powder to some new snow. Setup: I rode the Never Summer Infinity with my Union bastardized bindings and Vans Veil Boots size 8. Size: 151cm. First Impression: Still remains that all mountain women's board that you can take anywhere. Weight: average. Flex: Right in the middle of the road for flex, overall medium flex and...

04 Jan 7:33 AM 54 Read More...

Snowboard Review: 10-11 GNU Riders Choice C2BTX

Location: Mammoth, CA Snow Conditions: Mixture of soft packed groomers to choppy powder to deeper powder. Setup: I rode the GNU Riders Choice with my Union bastardized bindings and Vans Veil Boots size 8. Size: 154.5cm. First Impression: C2BTX does the Riders Choice good. Weight: tad heavier than average. Flex: The Riders Choice is meant to be a stiffer board that handles aggressive freestyle lines ...

16 Dec 7:02 AM 16 Read More...

Snowboard Review: 10-11 Salomon Answer

Location: Mammoth, CA Snow Conditions: Mixture of hardpacked groomers to icy death. Setup: I rode the Salomon Answer with my Union bastardized bindings and Vans Veil Boots size 8. Size: 156cm. First Impression: This board has some snap, crackle and pop to it giving you a lighter all mountain lively board. Weight: lighter than average. Flex: One of the first noticeable things about the answer was tha...

14 Dec 7:13 AM 5 Read More...