2012-2013

Snowboard Review: 12-13 Lib Tech Attack Banana EC2

Location: Mission Ridge, WA Snow Conditions: Softpacked groomers to fresh snow on the mountain. Setup: I rode the Lib Tech Attack Banana with K2 Formula bindings and Vans Ferra boots size 8. Size: 156cm First Impression: The Attack Banana continues to charge the entire mountain. Weight: average. Flex: Longitudinally it's stiffer from nose to tail which helps give it the stable feeling during ridin...

14 May 9:52 AM 3 Read More...

Binding Review: 12-13 K2 Agogo

Location: Winter Park, CO Snow Conditions: Hardpacked to softpacked groomers. Setup: I rode the K2 Agogo bindings on the K2 Highlite with my Vans Ferra Boots size 8. Time to set up the binding: Pretty normal time to set up the bindings. It was more about making sure the adjustments for the auto strap fit so took a couple minutes to get it dialed and tested. Fit: I tried the Agogo bindings in the medium si...

07 May 8:28 AM 1 Read More...

Goggle Review: Oakley Canopy

Intended Purpose: The Oakley Canopy gives you a huge field of vision on the mountain with all the features you've come to know from Oakley: unrestricted airflow, full helmet compatibility, dual vented lenses with anti-fog coating. Location: I wore the goggles at the Winter Park, Colorado on-snow. Conditions: Mix of sunny bluebird to overcast flat light on the mountain. Color: I rode the Canopy goggles in the...

05 May 1:05 PM 4 Read More...

Snowboard Review: 12-13 Bataleon Whatever

Location: Winter Park, CO Snow Conditions: Hardpacked to softpacked groomers. Setup: I rode the Bataleon Whatever with Union milan bindings and Vans Ferra boots size 8. Size: 159cm First Impression: Wow there's no flat basing on this board, you are either carving or carving. Weight: average. Flex: The Whatever is on the more playful side of the spectrum but it offers a stiffer longitudinally flex ...

26 Apr 9:52 AM 6 Read More...

Snowboard Review: 12-13 Flow Rush

Location: Winter Park, CO Snow Conditions: Hardpacked to softpacked groomers. Setup: I rode the Flow Rush with Flow Minx SE bindings and Vans Ferra boots size 8. Size: 156cm First Impression: Augmented Base Technology actually works on the Rush. Weight: average. Flex:  Softer nose and tail on the Rush so you have some playfulness but with a stiffer flex underfoot in the binding/camber areas of th...

16 Apr 10:26 AM 1 Read More...

Binding Review: 12-13 GNU B-Free

Location: Winter Park, CO Snow Conditions: Hardpacked to softpacked groomers. Setup: I rode the GNU B-Free bindings on the GNU Ladies Choice with my Vans Ferra Boots size 8. Time to set up the binding: Normal time to set up the bindings and adjust them to my boots. Fit: I tried the GNU B-Free bindings in the Medium/Large size which worked great for my size 8 women's boots. First Impression: Super comfo...

12 Apr 3:30 PM 1 Read More...

Snowboard Review: 12-13 K2 Highlite

[singlepic id=14654 w=150 h=176 float=right] Location: Winter Park, CO Snow Conditions: Hardpacked to softpacked groomers. Setup: I rode the K2 Highlite with K2 Auto Agogo bindings and Vans Ferra boots size 8. Size: 152cm First Impression: Light but aggressive and built for charging. Weight: Lighter than average. Flex: Stiffer flex underneath the bindings, torsionally has some forgiveness to the ...

06 Apr 11:39 AM 2 Read More...

Binding Review: 12-13 Salomon Absolute Premium

Location: Winter Park, CO Snow Conditions: Hardpacked to softpacked groomers. Setup: I rode the Salomon Absolute Premium bindings on the YES Greats/Venture Helix with my Vans Ferra Boots size 8. Time to set up the binding: Pretty normal time to set up the bindings. Fit: I tried the Salomon Absolute Premium bindings in the medium size which were suitable to my size 8 boots. Good comfortable fit on the widt...

28 Mar 8:08 AM 1 Read More...

Binding Review: 12-13 Burton Genesis

Location: Winter Park, CO Snow Conditions: Hardpacked to softpacked groomers. Setup: I rode the Burton Genesis on the Burton Root with my Vans Ferra Boots size 8. Time to set up the binding: Pretty normal time to set up the bindings. Fit: I don't remember what size the Genesis bindings were, either a small or medium for the men's. The baseplate fit was fine and the ankle strap fit was good, the toe strap ...

21 Mar 10:54 AM 3 Read More...

Snowboard Review: 12-13 Capita Defenders of Awesome FK

Location: Winter Park, CO Snow Conditions: Hardpacked to softpacked groomers. Setup: I rode the Capita DOA with Union Contact Pro bindings and Vans Ferra boots size 8. Size: 156cm. First Impression: Stability of camber meets the fun of freestyle. DOA just like the film keeps snowboarding fun and flowing for the mountain. Weight: Average. Flex:  The DOA is that all-around board, for the freestyle ri...

19 Mar 10:14 AM 3 Read More...