Reviews

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...

Binding Review: 11-12 Rome Mob

Location: Winter Park, CO Snow Conditions: Hardpacked to softpacked to icy groomers. Setup: I rode the Rome Mobs on the Rome Anthem with my Vans Veil Boots size 8. Time to set up the binding: The mobs were average time to set up and easy to adjust with the quickstrap on both the ankle and toestrap on the bindings. Fit: The men's rome bindings worked with my Vans Veils boots in size 8, I noticed the gas pe...

22 Feb 7:25 AM 9 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...

Binding Review: 11-12 Union Milan

Location: Winter Park, CO Snow Conditions: Hardpacked to softpacked to icy groomers. Setup: I rode the Union Milan on the Jones Hovercraft with my Vans Veil Boots size 8. Time to set up the binding: The milans were quick to set up on the Jones board and perfect fit to my boots without having to adjust the heelcup like I would on the men's binding. Fit: I'm used to the fit of Union bindings to my Vans boot...

16 Feb 7:37 AM 6 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...

Binding Review: 11-12 Union Atlas

[singlepic id=12339 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 Union Atlas on the Capita Totally Fk'n Awesome with my Vans Veil Boots size 8. Time to set up the binding: The atlas were the first binding of the day and had some adjustment to the hee...

13 Feb 6:38 PM 14 Read More...

Snowboard Review: 11-12 Never Summer Proto CT

Location: Mammoth, CA Snow Conditions: Hardpacked to softpacked to icy groomers. Setup: I rode the Never Summer Proto CT with Union Team bindings and Vans Veil Boots size 8. Size: 152cm. First Impression: The middle of the road between the SL and the Evo Weight: Average Flex: The Proto CT is definitely a mix between the SL and Evo.  The flex is torsinally softer so you can on edge quicker but also...

09 Feb 7:18 AM 23 Read More...

Snowboard Review: 11-12 Capita Totally Fk'n Awesome

[singlepic id=12332 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 Capita Totally Fk'n Awesome with Union Atlas bindings and Vans Veil Boots size 8. Size: 155cm. First Impression: The name of the totally fk'n awesome was definitely on point...it is ...

07 Feb 7:53 AM 71 Read More...

Snowboard Review: 10-11 Never Summer Evo

Location: Winter Park, CO Snow Conditions: Hardpacked snow conditions that softened up during the day with bluebird skies. Setup: I rode the Never Summer Evo with Union Force bindings and Vans Veil Boots size 8. Size: 155cm. First Impression: The evo is still that board I enjoy riding and getting back on for a good all around ride. Weight: average Flex: In 09-10 the evo was softened up a bit and in...

13 Apr 6:54 AM 72 Read More...

My Review of Defcon Protocol Digi-Camo Glove

Originally submitted at Evogear You can’t kill a classic! Defcon’s Protocol Digi-Camo Glove has been their best selling glove for five years straight. The Airoprene shell repels water and wind, while body moisture is allowed to pass through. The anti-slip palm ensures rock solid sticky paws all day long. And of course, the the Defcon Protocol Glove boasts the killer digi-camo design…. these guys not only...

19 Nov 11:23 PM 0 Read More...