Reviews

Review: Airhole Airtube

Intended Purpose: The Airhole Airtube offers the signature airhole design with the mouth opening for easy inhalig/exhaling while offering a traditional necktube design for coverage on the mountain. The airtube is a great necktube for spring conditions with the lighter air-stretch material. Appearance: I received the Party Panda airtube design with the partying Airhole panda in action all over the white necktube. I...

19 Aug 4:33 PM 2 Read More...

Binding Review: 12-13 Flux DMCC

Location: Mission Ridge, WA Snow Conditions: Hardpacked to softpacked groomers. Setup: I rode the Flux DMCC Bindings on the Ride Buckwild with my Vans Ferra Boots size 8. Time to set up the binding: Average time to set up the bindings. I ended up using them on the Ride Buckwild and Lobster Freestyle Baord so it was an easy switch to set up both bindings. Fit: I'm not sure what size DMCC bindings I rode, e...

15 Aug 12:53 PM 0 Read More...

Review: Burton AK 2L Cyclic Jacket

Intended Purpose: The Burton AK 2L Cyclic Jacket delivers a lightweight shell with Gore-Tex to stay protected from the elements. Fit: The 2L Cyclic Jacket is designed to mimic the body's natural movements so it's not as loose fitting as other models in the Burton line. I found the fit fine if I didn't need any layering underneath but on the tight side if I did layer up on the colder days. I probably should have si...

13 Aug 8:28 AM 1 Read More...

Binding Review: 12-13 Union Trilogy

Location: Mission Ridge, WA Snow Conditions: Softpacked groomers to fresh snow on the mountain. Setup: I rode the Union Trilogy Bindings on the GNU B-Pro and Jones Mothership with my Vans Ferra Boots size 8. Time to set up the binding: The Union Trilogies were easy to set up and adjusted with the straps to be ready to go. Fit: I rocked the Trilogies in the medium sizing which were a good fit to my size 8 ...

08 Aug 7:57 AM 0 Read More...

Snowboard Review: 12-13 Venture Helix

Location: Winter Park, CO Snow Conditions: Hardpacked to softpacked groomers. Setup: I rode the Venture Helix with Salomon Absolute bindings and Vans Ferra boots size 8. Size: 158 cm First Impression: Don't let the pretty snowflakes distract you, the Helix definitely rides tough and charges the mountain. Weight: Average. Flex: The Helix had a stiffer more aggressive overall flex to the board despi...

04 Aug 12:41 PM 0 Read More...

Binding Review: 12-13 K2 Formula

Location: Mission Ridge, WA Snow Conditions: Softpacked groomers to fresh snow on the mountain. Setup: I rode the K2 Formula Bindings on the Lib Tech Attack Banana with my Vans Ferra Boots size 8. Time to set up the binding: These were pretty quick to set up and get going. I was able to step into them and only make adjustments to the straps to fine tune them. Fit: I rocked the Formula's in the medium sizi...

30 Jul 7:49 AM 0 Read More...

Binding Review: 12-13 Union Contact Pro

Location: Winter Park, CO Snow Conditions: Hardpacked to softpacked groomers. Setup: I rode the Union Contact Pro Bindings on the Capita DOA with my Vans Ferra Boots size 8. Time to set up the binding: These were the first bindings of the day so easily set up and adjusted. With Unions, the heelcup gets adjusted to fit my boots better so that took a couple extra minutes. Fit: I tried the Union Contact Pro ...

27 Jul 8:30 AM 1 Read More...

Goggle Review: Ashbury Warlock

Intended Purpose: The Warlock goggles offer a wide vision in a simple, stylish package with proper venting for the mountain. Location: I wore the goggles earlier in the season at Mammoth Mountain, CA. Conditions: All the days I rode these goggles were sunny bluebird days on the mountain. Color: I rode the Warlock goggles in the gray colorway with the white Ashbury strap. It's a simple design and I like that ...

22 Jul 9:23 AM 0 Read More...

Snowboard Review: 12-13 Ride Buckwild

[singlepic id=14649 w=150 h=176 float=right] Location: Mission Ridge, WA Snow Conditions: Hardpacked to softpacked groomers. Setup: I rode the Ride Buckwild with Flux DMCC bindings and Vans Ferra boots size 8. Size: 157cm First Impression: The Buckwild probably has my favorite base graphic of 2013 and the actual ride of the board proves the fun you can have. Weight: Average. Flex: The Buckwild ...

20 Jul 8:36 AM 2 Read More...

Goggle Review: Spy Platoon

Intended Purpose: The Spy Platoon offers oversized vision for your pleasure with all the features of Spy goggles. Location: I wore the goggles at Stevens Pass throughout the winter season, mostly on overcast, snowy powder days. Conditions: Mix of overcast to snowy powder days. Color: I received the Platoons in the Herschel colorway which is a really bright blue color with some key red elements. The strap is ...

02 Jul 9:50 AM 3 Read More...