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Snowboard Review: 12-13 Thrive Renegade

Location: Keystone & Vail, CO Snow Conditions: Softpacked to hardpacked conditions, softer snow conditions with fresh snow in spots. Setup: I rode the Thrive Renegade with Burton Escapade bindings and Ride Cadence Focus boots. Size: 154 First Impression: Thrive delivers a quiver killer. One board you can ride anywhere that won't cost an arm and a leg. Weight: Average. Flex: The Renegade is a go...

30 Mar 7:11 PM 0 Read More...

Snowboard Review: 12-13 Never Summer Lotus

Location: Keystone, CO Snow Conditions: Softpacked to hardpacked conditions, powder conditions from new snow to older snow. Setup: I rode the Never Summer Lotus with Burton Escapade bindings and Ride Cadence Focus boots. Size: 157 First Impression: The Lotus continues to be Never Summer's women's freeriding/charging snowboard. Weight: Average. Flex: Based off the men's Premier F1, the Lotus gives ...

10 Jan 7:31 AM 2 Read More...

Snowboard Review: 12-13 Arbor Coda

Location: Keystone, CO Snow Conditions: Mostly soft packed snow to hardpacked groomers. Setup: I rode the Arbor Coda with my Burton Escapade bindings and Ride Cadence boots size 8. Size: 157cm. First Impression: The Coda continues to offer that all-mountain style of riding wherever you want to go. Weight: Average. Flex: The Coda is Arbor's all-mountain riding snowboard with a medium flex and the mou...

26 Dec 6:43 AM 1 Read More...

Snowboard Review: 12-13 Never Summer Pandora

Location: Keystone, CO Snow Conditions: Softpacked corduroy to hard packed night riding. Setup: I rode the Never Summer Pandora with Burton Escapade bindings and Ride Cadence Focus boots. Size: 149 First Impression: The Pandora carries on the freestyle flare of the evo but built for women. Weight: Average. Flex: The Pandora is on the softer side but it's a park board meant to be more playful. Th...

27 Nov 6:35 AM 0 Read More...

Shayboarder's 2013 Top Picks

Each year hundreds of snowboard products are reviewed on Shayboarder.com but how do you know which ones stood out from the rest? That's where the Top Picks come into play. Last year after much demand, I created the Shayboarder.com Top Picks in order to showcase the gear that ranks the highest out of reviews. On the right corner of a review, if you see this logo with the subhead underneath you’ll know that this b...

08 Oct 5:18 AM 1 Read More...

Snowboard Review: 12-13 Endeavor Guerilla

Location: White Pass and Stevens Pass, WA Snow Conditions: Mostly softpacked slushy groomer laps in the spring. Setup: I rode the Endeavor Guerilla with Union Atlas Team bindings and Flow Luxe Coiler boots size 8. Size: 155cm First Impression: The Guerilla offers more all-mountain freestyle packed with multi-camber Weight: average. Flex: All-around on the medium flex of the scale. The Guerilla was...

03 Oct 4:46 AM 0 Read More...

Snowboard Review: 12-13 Capita DBX

[singlepic id=14650 w=150 h=176 float=right] Location: Mission Ridge, WA Snow Conditions: Softpacked to fresh snow on groomers. Setup: I rode the Capita DBX with Union Trilogy bindings and Vans Ferra boots size 8. Size: 157cm First Impression: The Dan Brisse Capita pro-model delivers a board that rides the whole mountain, packed with pop and built for fun freeriding. Weight: Average. Flex: Th...

23 Sep 1:13 PM 0 Read More...

Snowboard Review: 12-13 Never Summer Cobra

Location: Stevens Pass, WA Snow Conditions: Softpacked to fresh powder. Setup: I rode the Never Summer Cobra with Union Atlas Team bindings and Vans Ferra boots size 8. Size: 155 First Impression: New design and quick mountain handling give the Cobra a place among Never Summer boards. Weight: Average. Flex: The Cobra is built for all mountain so it's right in the middle of the flex/dampening sca...

12 Sep 5:45 AM 13 Read More...

Snowboard Review: 12-13 Endeavor Boyfriend

Location: Whistler, BC Snow Conditions: Hardpacked to softpacked groomers. Setup: I rode the Endeavor Boyfriend with Union Atlas Team bindings and Flow Luxe Coiler boots size 8. Size: 151cm First Impression: Moving from camber to multi camber is a welcome addition to the Boyfriend. Weight: Lighter than average. Flex: The Boyfriend has a similar flex to last year, the same longitudinal stiffer flex...

05 Sep 9:50 AM 0 Read More...

Snowboard Review: 12-13 Lobster Freestyle Baord

Location: Mission Ridge, WA Snow Conditions: Hardpacked to softpacked groomers. Setup: I rode the Lobster Freestyle Baord with Flux DMCC bindings and Vans Ferra boots size 8. Size: 154cm First Impression: Lobster takes on TBT and delivers with a fun freestyle baord. Weight: Average. Flex: The Lobster Baord is on the stiffer medium flex of the spectrum. It's not as playful as the jib baords but it's...

01 Sep 9:37 PM 0 Read More...