Boards

Snowboard Review: 11-12 Never Summer SL

Location: Mammoth, CA Snow Conditions: Hardpacked to softpacked to icy groomers to powder. Setup: I rode the Never Summer SL with Union Team bindings and Vans Veil Boots size 8. Size: 153cm. First Impression: Still an all mountain ride everywhere, everything board from NS. Weight: Average Flex: The SL flex is right in the middle of the road, it's torsionally softer so you have quickness edge to edge...

13 Apr 7:08 AM 13 Read More...

Snowboard Review: 11-12 K2 Fastplant

Location: Winter Park, CO Snow Conditions: Hardpacked to softpacked to icy groomers. Setup: I rode the K2 Fastplant with K2 Auto Agogo LTD bindings and Vans Veil Boots size 8. Size: 151cm. First Impression: The upgrade to the 11-12 fastplant just adds to the fun of the board! Weight: Lighter than average Flex: Stiffer flex between the bindings with the ollie bar and flat profile but with the rocker...

05 Apr 6:48 AM 3 Read More...

Snowboard Review: 11-12 Ride Farah

Location: Winter Park, CO Snow Conditions: Hardpacked to softpacked to icy groomers. Setup: I rode the Ride Farah with Ride Fame bindings and Vans Veil Boots size 8. Size: 153cm. First Impression: This board handles like a bigger size snowboard and gives women a fast aggressive ride like one. Weight: Average Flex: The Farah is an aggressive women's board with a stiffer flex especially underfoot, tad...

29 Mar 6:50 AM 0 Read More...

Snowboard Review: 11-12 Bataleon Goliath

Location: Winter Park, CO Snow Conditions: Hardpacked to softpacked to icy groomers. Setup: I rode the Bataleon Goliath with Flux RK30 bindings and Vans Veil Boots size 8. Size: 153cm. First Impression: Ride everything and ride it good, that's the goliath. It was one of my top 3 boards of the demos. Weight: Average Flex: The goliath was on the mid range for flex, not the softest bataleon but not sti...

15 Mar 7:04 AM 10 Read More...

Snowboard Review: 11-12 Lib Tech Box Scratcher BTX

Location: Winter Park, CO Snow Conditions: Hardpacked to softpacked to icy groomers. Setup: I rode the Lib Tech Box Scratcher with Roxy Rock-it power bindings and Vans Veil Boots size 8. Size: 151cm. First Impression: This is the only smaller size board I'd want to ride all the time. Weight: Average Flex: The box scratcher has a softer nose and tail making it extremely fun to butter and press on the...

10 Mar 7:23 AM 7 Read More...

Snowboard Review: 11-12 Roxy Envi C2 BTX

[singlepic id=12338 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 icy groomers. Setup: I rode the Roxy Envi C2 BTX with Roxy Rock-it power bindings and Vans Veil Boots size 8. Size: 156cm. First Impression: Feels good to ride a women's board that looks good but rides more badass ...

08 Mar 7:48 AM 46 Read More...

Snowboard Review: 10-11 Emerge Punked Out

Location: Mammoth, CA Snow Conditions: Hardpacked to icy groomers. Setup: I rode the Emerge Punked Out with Union Team bindings and Vans Veil Boots size 8. Size: 155cm. First Impression: I first got it out and the first test is always skating to a stop which this board did not want to do, it was hard to get the toe or heel edge to engage into a easy turn.  Once strapped in and adjusted to it, it felt a ...

25 Feb 3:57 PM 0 Read More...

Snowboard Review: 11-12 Rome Anthem

Location: Winter Park, CO Snow Conditions: Hardpacked to softpacked to icy groomers. Setup: I rode the Rome Anthem with Rome Mob bindings and Vans Veil Boots size 8. Size: 157cm. First Impression: Anthem is still that comfortably charge the mountain board. Weight: Average Flex: Longitidinally stiffer flex and a definite more aggressive freeride board.  Torsionally had some give but required more e...

24 Feb 7:25 AM 2 Read More...

Snowboard Review: 11-12 YES Pick Your Line

Location: Winter Park, CO Snow Conditions: Hardpacked to softpacked to icy groomers to leftover powder Setup: I rode the YES Pick Your Line with Union Milan bindings and Vans Veil Boots size 8. Size: 156cm. First Impression: The Pick Your Line is as aggressive as the name, pick your line and it'll hold it down the mountain. Weight: Average Flex: The PYL has a stiffer flex longitudinally with a tad ...

20 Feb 12:46 PM 4 Read More...

Snowboard Review: 11-12 Jones Hovercraft

[singlepic id=12334 w=150 h=181 link="http://www.shayboarder.com/2011/08/shayboarders-2012-top-picks.html" float=right] Location: Winter Park, CO + Mammoth, CA + June, CA Snow Conditions: Hardpacked to softpacked to icy groomers to leftover powder to deep powder.  This board has ridden every condition possible. Setup: I rode the Jones Hovercraft with Union Milan bindings (and my Union Team bindings in CA) a...

14 Feb 7:58 AM 12 Read More...