equipment

How much does it cost to go snowboarding if you do not have your own equipment?
... shops ahead of time if you want to avoid the line at the resort during high season. In addition to equipment rental you need to add the cost for a lift pass, which varies from 25 to 50 bucks ...
by Nellie
Equipment Advice
My 13 year old son (6'tall and all of about 135 lbs) snowboarded for the first time last week in the local mtns of So. CA. After a quick lesson he started to get the hang of it and loved it. He is ...
by JaxDad
Iffy on equipment
got less than a month total of board time, picked it up as easy as watching tv, by the 3rd day was able to go down underneath the lift at shasta carving up on the banks and catching a bit of air ...
by Pyriel
Essential Equipment for Newbie Snowboarder
... ut 10 times and am thinking its time to buy my own gear. Since I know people will sell me much more equipment than I really need, I would appreciate if you could share with me, ...
by Jimmy
Adult Equipment Advice
Greetings, snowboard gang. I need equipment advice. Here are the facts. I am 56 years old, 6'tall,185lbs. I am intermediate/advanced. I DO NOT jump, mogul, terrain park, etc. but rather CRUISE blues ...
by pools1
Will be in Tahoe soon, and plan to rent my equipment from He...
Will be in Tahoe soon, and plan to rent my equipment from Helms. Is there another options there, or is Helm's just fine?
by Guest
Used Ski Equipment
... me assistance. Well, now that my friends have gotten me to become a snowboarder, I have some ski equipment that I can`t seem to find a new home for. The ski swaps won`t take them now ...
by boogieman
Re: Boards for really big guys
Kinda changing the subject here. I noticed a few years ago that some upper end snowboard boots had adjustable flex. Usually by some kind of plastic insert. If I remember right, Burton put in an ...
by PerryRObray
Learning to snowboard in 10 steps
... specially at when starting out, it is advised that you will wear protectors. Make sure you have all equipment required and start with a soft board and boots. Step in binders make it simpler. Step ...
by Nellie
Re: I just bought a Firefly "Fancy' board from Sportchek, but I ...
If someone is a pro, they're not going to be buying an entry level set up. Great snowboarders (typically) know they need great equipment that doesn't hold back their abilities.
by quikboarder93
Re: Help with K2 Clickers
Ah, kindred spirits....I recently had to upgrade my whole setup, including ditching my clickers for a pair of K2 cinch. Rode on the new setup this past weekend and i have to say i TOTALLY miss my ...
by JR
Re: Step-in vs. Straps - my experience
I can only remember coming out of strap in bindings on one set of equipment. The boots were bought at Raleys food store and had the weakest support I have ever seen that will strap into a binding ...
by PerryRObray
The evolution of snowboards
... ly Burton and Lib-Tech (Mervin manufacturing) have gotten huge recognition in the area of snowboard equipment progression. There are many more companies that most likely were very innovative also, ...
by PerryRObray
Re: Does this sounds like a board worth buying?
As far as flex/camber goes, that is personal preference. Some have a reverse camber which is claimed to work better in deeper powder. I have some non directional freestyle boards that when the ...
by PerryRObray
Re: Which boards would be good for boarding in glades and woods?
skills a big thing, but good equipment amplifies talent. i started with a 164 in the trees, and once i moved to something flexy and shorter you can notice it... big time.... even still. if you cant ...
by Josh Pie, Esq.
Re: Jobe Snowboards? Heard of them?
Jobe snowboards are made by **** Sports, a company better known for their water sports equipment. **** makes Hyperlite boards as well. In fact, the Hyperlite boards are offered in the exact same lengths ...
by Natalio
Confused about Switch step-ins
I am looking for a new pair of boots, and I have some old Switch step-ins. I haven`t been snowboarding much in the past few years and have lost touch with the hardware. My Switch bindings were ...
by Ganja38c
Re: How can I practice my snowboarding balance on a carpet or dr...
Make sure your boots fit as good as you can get em. Then tune the bindings to the boots. Strap in on a carpet/lawn ect....(something that won't effect the snowboard). Maybe you can get the feeling ...
by PerryRObray
What should one look for when buying a snowboard?
Things to look for when buying a snowboard Most important features: What most people want to keep in mind is body weight, footbed length, current ability, hopeful future progression, terrain, snow ...
by PerryRObray
Can I use a snowboard I bought for the park to also go free riding?
... can adjust to the board. I've seen slalom boards with hard boots in the pipe. Definitely the worst equipment to use, but the rider was a super expert and seemed to have no issues. If you have a ...
by PerryRObray
Re: Making your snowboard go faster with Rain - X?
It works great in spring conditions when the snow is really wet, not in cold-snow conditions. Softer warm weather wax (usually pink in color) is specifically engineered for these snow conditions and ...
by A-Basin Beach Party
Re: Quickest Strap Binding (ENTRY/EXIT) ?
vs. step-in debate. You can search history for those and if you look at the market...straps won! (1) Why going from stepins to straps? I started with straps when I learned. Moved to clicker ...
by Stokes
Re: My son has size 17 Big Foot boots,what brand of bindings and...
PerryRObray wrote: Some snowboard manufacturers have wider boards in the lineup. These seem to be more freestyle or powder orientated. Lib Tech snowboards historically can be huge. Looking at a
by Josh Pie, Esq.
Re: Snowboarding on acid!
If you don't know what your talking about, don't say anything. You obviously have no clue what your talking about and are making up bull ****. First of all, I bet there isn't jack **** for acid in ...
by BurtonBlunt420
Help - Size 17 Snowboard Boot - What Board?
... board that fits the boots... Son is 14 yrs old - 6'6"; 195#; size 17 boot. and, still growing - new equipment is crazy expensive for someone who will grow ...
by Mom
Question about DONEK Snowboards
hi everyone. i recently looked at the donek snowboards site- http://www.donek.com - and am rather impressed with the boards (at least as impressed as you can be from reading about construction, ...
by RW Fan
Re: Entering Alpine Racing - gear questions
I also love speed & carving. for this equipment I frequent http://www.bomberonline.com/ One of the gals that works there was invited to compete in the Olympics. You'll need to spend a little time ...
by Alx
Re: Palmer or Burton
You may want to find a person who really understands honeycomb construction. Hexel made some equipment in past years. A company from France made a, or a series of honeycomb deck/s in the 90's if I ...
by PerryRObray
Re: What board do you ride
I've seen where pros state they use 1 board a year. When ever I had a pass and only 1 snowboard, and went around 100 days the board/bindings were whooped. I don't do the park/jib thing. Seems that ...
by PerryRObray
FS: Burton Ruler SI boots and Custom bindings (size 10)
... ots, please contact me. I have moved on to carving gear so I`m getting rid of some of my freeride equipment. These boots and bindings were purchased just last January and used ...
by lilithsquared
Re: Cleaning ?????
I used to hot wax,scrape, then buff. My equipment was some of the fastest there. I can't ever remember the tune up lasting more than a full day of the hardest, fastest I could go with no breaks. ...
by PerryRObray
Re: I have a pair of K2 Clicker boots but my bindings have gone missing. (Long ...
Why not just go to Ebay and find some new ones? That's pretty much where you go now to get clicker stuff. I am a HUGE proponent of clickers. I've ridden them for over 10 years and NEVER had a problem ...
by sk8fstr
Re: New DBX board
... nity to ride a K2 slayblade. The slayblade is a flat deck. Thanks for posting the info on the DBX ...
by PerryRObray
Re: End of Season Snowboard Care
Depending on the temperature and humidity there are a few options. The base probably should be properly lubed to seal it more and kept from direct sun/harsh light and temps. In more humid and saltier ...
by PerryRObray
Re: What should one look for when buying a snowboard?
Many boards don't have a flat bottom (board has a slight twist, maybe about 1/16-1/8 of an inch from frontside to toeside). This causes edges to catch resulting in falls. On a traditional camber ...
by PerryRObray
Re: Howdy Yall.
I could probably use one too, the list of what works like original equipment is much shorter. Hot tubs work wonders too.
by PerryRObray
Re: REQ: Snowboarding FAQ
HI there Luke, Where are you based ?(University wise) because the best way to start would be to go to Tamworth( north of Birmingham) for a lesson or two or three, it will also give you an indication ...
by amnotrec
Re: 158 Rome Slash wide agent OK on powder?
Maybe this link will help. http://www.snowboardingforum.com/general-equipment-talk/5014-rome-slash-changes.html Here is Rome's link on the slash http://www.romesnowboards.com/product/boards/slash/
by PerryRObray
Re: Snowboard for Beginner
... dreds of 1st day lessons in a single season, I learned a lot about the learning process. As far as equipment goes, there are a huge variety of priorities for individual students. Budget, how many ...
by PerryRObray
Re: Trouble approaching jumps
So many variables without looking at photos or video. 1. Equipment. Is your board flat? All snowboards I know of are supposed to be flat(not twisted) on the bottom. If not flat, catching edges can ...
by PerryRObray

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