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Snowboarding?

Discussion in 'Channel Zero' started by Fugazi, Jan 15, 2004.

  1. Fugazi

    Fugazi 12oz Senior Member

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    Snowboarding?

    Discussion started by Fugazi - Jan 15, 2004

    I've just started snowboarding recently, and am kinda late on the scene, my friends have been going for years. I was just wondering what some of the better brands of snowboards are? I know Burton and whatever are well known; but are they the best? I don't know if I'll even buy a board anytime soon, but I was just want to know what's out there. Have any writers designed snowboards? I know a few have done skateboards...
     
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    rubbish heap - Replied Jan 15, 2004

    stash from NYC designed a snowboard for burton called the 'custom stash'.

    maybe you east coast heads have heard of him, i haven't.

    as far as burton being the best, they're basically the brand that everyone uses as a benchmark. good boards, definitely a little too expensive though. but it's not really about having the best board, anyways. you need one that suits the riding you want to do.

    ride an option :crazy:
     
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  3. Fugazi

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    Fugazi - Replied Jan 15, 2004

    Yeah I know it's not about having the best board, I just don't want to be out there on a shit pile. It's equally stupid to have a great board and suck ass I suppose though. I'm just looking for some feedback... I was hoping maybe Giant or someone had designed a board...
     
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    7126 - Replied Jan 15, 2004

    www.cheapsnowbaords.com

    i got my board,boots, and clip in bindings all for 200bucks....just get a snowboard from there...u dont need to spend $400 on a board if u suck....i just started out 2 years ago..i go once every winter...and im doin pretty good just ridin the trails...didnt try any jumps yet....not too hip about it after i separated my shoulder fallin of my snowboard...but the time will come
     
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    CAPiTA - Replied Jan 15, 2004

    It totally depends what you plan on riding, and where you plan on riding it. I'd suggest Option, Burton, GNU, Capita, Forum (only this years and last years boards...pre-2001/02 season they had a really shitty factory), Elevation, Endeavor, or Sims. I'm sure I'm forgetting alot of quality brands, but thats off the top of my head. Answer what I was talking about at first before you have anyone start suggesting boards.
     
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    Manifesto - Replied Jan 16, 2004

    m3 also.

    boots is most important than almost anything,
    if your feet are comfortable, it will make any trip 100 time better.
    even if its shitty east coast, rainy, icy dirt patch stee...
     
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    krie - Replied Jan 16, 2004

    i want to get my hands on some snow boarding pants
    they look very stylin
     
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    HESHIANDET - Replied Jan 16, 2004

    2/3 of the boards you listed are all made in the same factory and they are all cookie cutter garbage... step away from the magazine and the videos. all hype
     
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    rubbish heap - Replied Jan 16, 2004

    i'm still pushing options. i don't even ride one.

    demoed a few earlier this season and i was stoked on everyone i demoed. also demoed some a few seasons ago and was stoked, then.

    but yeah, boots are most important. buy what fits.
     
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    suburbian bum - Replied Jan 16, 2004

    Hmm i got my setup from www.thehouse.com for pretty cheap, its a Sims. What can I say equipment doesnt matter that much as long as it doesnt hurt you and your snoboard doesnt weigh 2000 pounds or isnt as hard as a rock. My snowboard rides, and its somewhat flexible. What more could a man want?
     
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    krie - Replied Jan 16, 2004

    next time im over the eastern side of aus, im gonna buy myself some of them snow pants, it doesnt snow my side of australia, but they are fuckin stylish lookin i tells ya ​
     
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    dosoner - Replied Jan 16, 2004

    Winterstick! please belive ill never ride anything eles. IMO burtons are overpriced and shitty.
     
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    Fugazi - Replied Jan 16, 2004

    Thanks for the feedback everyone. So it sounds like boots are of prime importance, followed by board? I'll look into boots first... and then board. Sounds like people like Option boards... time to do some research...
     
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    enueone - Replied Jan 16, 2004

    i still have a Type A board from like 98...i haven't ridden much the past couple seasons tho..not too psyched on east coast ice
     
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