Reviews

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...

Binding Review: 11-12 Ride Fame

Location: Winter Park, CO Snow Conditions: Hardpacked to softpacked to icy groomers. Setup: I rode the Ride Fame bindings on the Ride Farah with my Vans Veil Boots size 8. Time to set up the binding: Average time to set up the binding, nothing major to change and felt comfortable.  I had one issue with the rear ankle strap coming loose while riding and I mentioned it to Ride at the demos.  Sometimes that s...

27 Mar 3:16 PM 4 Read More...

Binding Review: 11-12 Flux RK30

Location: Winter Park, CO Snow Conditions: Hardpacked to softpacked to icy groomers. Setup: I rode the Flux RK30 bindings on the Bataleon Goliath with my Vans Veil Boots size 8. Time to set up the binding: Average time to set them up at the Bataleon tent on the goliath.  Nothing major to adjust and quick overall to get them dialed. Fit: I rode the men's medium size which fit my boots last time and worked...

23 Mar 6:58 AM 5 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...

Binding Review: 11-12 Flow Prima-SE

Location: Winter Park, CO Snow Conditions: Hardpacked to softpacked to icy groomers. Setup: I rode the Flow Prima bindings on the Flow Drifter with my Vans Veil Boots size 8. Time to set up the binding: One of the big components with Flow bindings and rear entry is making sure they are adjusted properly to your boot so you can get in quick and get out quicker.  It took a tad longer to adjust than other bind...

06 Mar 3:40 PM 3 Read More...

Binding Review: 11-12 Roxy Rock-it Power

Location: Winter Park, CO Snow Conditions: Hardpacked to softpacked to icy groomers. Setup: I rode the Roxy Rock-it power bindings on the Roxy Envi and Lib Tech Box Scratcher with my Vans Veil Boots size 8. Time to set up the binding: The rock-it's were average time to set up but also required some more time to make sure the rear entry and reclining highback was adjusted properly to my boot. Fit: This is ...

03 Mar 7:39 AM 4 Read More...

Goggle Review: Dragon APX

Intended Purpose: The Dragon APX combines modern, minimalist design with an increased peripheral vision through Dragon's frameless infinity lens technology. Location: I rode these goggles during day one of the SIA on-snow at Winter Park, CO. Conditions: I've spent the majority of time riding these on overcast flat light conditions. Color: I checked out the Dragon APX in the standard design with the black str...

01 Mar 7:58 AM 2 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...