Boards

Snowboard Review: 11-12 Endeavor Color

Location: Mammoth, CA Snow Conditions: Hardpacked to softpacked snow. Setup: I rode the Endeavor Color with Union Team bindings and Vans Veil Boots size 8. Size: 155cm. First Impression: Quick to rip and ready for jumps! Weight: Average Flex: I've been on the Color series before and it still kept the similar ride with some upgrades to it.  The flex didn't feel much different though the catalog say ...

19 Jun 6:03 PM 2 Read More...

Snowboard Review: 11-12 Capita Indoor Survival FK

Location: Snoqualmie Summit, WA Snow Conditions: Hardpacked to softpacked to heavy leftover powder. Setup: I rode the Capita Indoor Survival FK with Union Force bindings and Vans Veil Boots size 8. Size: 156cm. First Impression: I forgot what NW concrete felt like but the Indoor didn't. Weight: Average Flex: Overall a playful board with the reverse camber on the Indoor Survival but the longitudinal ...

15 Jun 7:02 AM 12 Read More...

Snowboard Review: 11-12 Lib Tech Banana Magic

Location: Mammoth, CA Snow Conditions: Hardpacked to softpacked groomed runs. Setup: I rode the Lib Tech Magic Banana with my Union Team bindings and Vans Veil Boots size 8. Size: 157cm. First Impression: It rips up the mountain with all mountain freestyle flare to it. Weight: average Flex: The Banana Magic is that all mountain freestyle board that is on the stiffer side for freestyle but that's wha...

11 Jun 1:03 PM 39 Read More...

Snowboard Review: 11-12 Rome Mod Rocker

Location: Mammoth, CA Snow Conditions: Hardpacked to softpacked groomed runs. Setup: I rode the Rome Mod with Rome Targa bindings and Vans Veil Boots size 8. Size: 153cm. First Impression: New upgrades on the mod and a switch from camber to rocker camber! Weight: Average Flex: In the grand scheme of flex, the rome mod is on the stiffer end of freestyle boards.  It's meant for backcountry, for j...

24 May 7:08 AM 14 Read More...

Snowboard Review: 11-12 Signal OG

Location: Mammoth, CA Snow Conditions: Hardpacked to softpacked groomed runs. Setup: I rode the Signal OG with my Union Team bindings and Vans Veil Boots size 8. Size: 155cm. First Impression: The original series - it's been around the block and camber knows how to keep on riding. Weight: Average Flex: The OG had a stiffer flex longitudinally but also felt like the nose was softer than the tail of ...

19 May 6:57 AM 6 Read More...

Snowboard Review: 11-12 Lib Tech TRS C2 BTX

Location: Mammoth, CA Snow Conditions: Hardpacked to softpacked groomed runs. Setup: I rode the Lib Tech TRS with my Union Team bindings and Vans Veil Boots size 8. Size: 157cm. First Impression: The TRS is that classic choice for riding everything, ripping up everything on the mountain. Weight: average Flex: It isn't so stiff it falls into the hard charging category like the Dark Series and it isn'...

17 May 6:52 AM 9 Read More...

Snowboard Review: 11-12 Salomon Salomonder

[singlepic id=12333 w=150 h=181 link="http://www.shayboarder.com/2011/08/shayboarders-2012-top-picks.html" float=right] Location: Winter Park, CO Snow Conditions: Hardpacked to softpacked to powder. Setup: I rode the Salomon Salomonder with Salomon Absolute bindings and Vans Veil Boots size 8. Size: 154cm. First Impression: Salomon's created a fun park board that you could ride out of the park. Wei...

12 May 6:30 AM 4 Read More...

Snowboard Review: 11-12 Unity Reverse

Location: Winter Park, CO Snow Conditions: Hardpacked to softpacked to powder. Setup: I rode the Unity Reverse with Technine Jib bindings and Vans Veil Boots size 8. Size: 155cm. First Impression: The reverse is fun and playful but also rides very similar to camber when carving. Weight: Average Flex: If you are expecting a soft reverse camber board, you are mistaken.  While the reverse is the softe...

05 May 6:39 AM 4 Read More...

Snowboard Review: 11-12 Arbor Swoon

Location: Mammoth, CA + June, CA Snow Conditions: Hardpacked to softpacked to powder. Setup: I rode the Arbor Swoon with Union Team bindings and Vans Veil Boots size 8. Size: 155cm. First Impression: The new Swoon gives women a snowboard that goes along for the ride, wherever you ride. Weight: Average Flex: Medium flex all around on the swoon, longitudinally stiffer so you have a more stable ride an...

03 May 6:53 AM 29 Read More...

Snowboard Review: 11-12 Burton Easy Livin

Location: Winter Park, CO Snow Conditions: Hardpacked to softpacked to icy groomers. Setup: I rode the Burton Easy Livin with Burton Lexa EST bindings and my Vans Veil size 8 boots. First Impression: It's definitely not the same easy livin I rode in 09-10 but I'm not feeling that it improved much. Size: 155cm Weight: average Flex: The Easy Livin has a stiffer longitudinal flex and since the last ti...

27 Apr 6:46 AM 7 Read More...