_REVIEWS2010-2011_OTHER

Review: Aerial 7 Sumo Headphones

Intended Purpose: Designed to be big sounds in a small package from the mountain to the city.  The built-in microphone allows you to talk on the phone with the headphones. Sound: I'm not an expert on sound quality but the aerial 7's have a clear sound to listen to while snowboarding and the ear gel buds it comes with blocks out most other sounds easily. Appearance: The sumo headphones come in a couple differen...

16 Nov 7:33 AM 1 Read More...

Snowboard Camera Review: Sony Cybershot TX1

Intended Purpose: The Sony Cybershot is a compact digital camera that fits in the pocket easily and offers a variety of features beneficial to snowboarding.  I bought the cybershot to replace my Casio Exilim camera which broke at Mt Hood this summer so since then the cybershot has been my main camera.  It has a touchscreen and does the sweep panorama which makes awesome pictures come together easily.  According t...

09 Nov 7:24 AM 2 Read More...

Review: Dakine/Windells Mission Pack

Intended Purpose: The mission pack is a backpack meant to handle a day on the snow, a day walking to class or just a day traveling.  For the snowboarder, it offers enough features in a smaller size so you don't feel overloaded on the back and in a variety of colorways. Size: The Dakine mission pack is 25L and weighs 2lbs.  I was actually surprised it's 25L because when I compare to my Burton Zoom pack which is ...

04 Nov 6:43 AM 3 Read More...

Review: Shredsoles

Intended Purpose: The shredsoles are meant to give you support in your snowboard boots for snowboarding.  I've worn my shredsoles in my Bonfire boots which help give them more support than the original insole that came in the boot. Appearance: Once they are in your boots you rarely see them, but the shred soles are a basic one color choice for all sizes.  On the heel it says shred soles so you know the brand. ...

29 Sep 6:37 AM 7 Read More...

Review: Remind Insoles

Intended Purpose: The Remind insoles come in two versions, cush and thin.  The thin are meant for more shoes and low impact like walking, the cush are ideal for higher impact activities like snowboarding.  I've worn both in my snowboard boots and the cush are definitely more favorable for snowboarding. Appearance: This is one of my favorite things about Reminds insoles is that they don't look like your typical i...

02 Aug 2:24 PM 9 Read More...