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Ive been playing around with the offset discs k2 provides for boot centering and this is the closest ive gotten to center. Is this normal or am i just overthinking it?
I board on and off, and I've had my current Quiksilver insulated snowboard jacket and pants for 10 years and looking to get some new gear. Not super excited about the current Quiksilver options in Canada, so I've been looking at O'Neil gear, but unsure about the quality etc - finding it difficult to find reviews on them. Thoughts on their stuff?
Hi! I’m very new to snowboarding and I have pretty much everything besides bindings and boots.
I plan on getting boots in person at a snow shop near our resort, as I hear that trying in person is the way to go and I’m from the south so snow shops don’t exist.
Now, my board is the Capita Ultrafear, it’s a park board and pretty flexy. Obviously as a beginner I have no intentions on making use of its park capabilities for a little while at least. Although I’m DEFINITELY interested in trying it once my skill is higher.
For bindings, I’ve been scouring online for 3 in particular (in order from most to least interested): The Union Force, Burton Cartel, and Burton step on.
The Union Force, being the one I’m most interested in, is listed as med-stiff (I think 7/10) and I’d like to know if this would hinder my riding/learning due to mixing the flex levels.
Lastly, would they hinder my park runs if I happen to go for that in the future? I know I’m overthinking as a beginner but I wanna cover all of my bases, as it’s pretty expensive.
Tl:dr - Would Union Forces (7/10 stiff) mix well with my Capita Ultrafear (park board) for both general riding and park riding when I’m more skilled?
So I bought a board, boots, and bindings off offer up. The boots fit but I think I the board may be too small. How bad of a fit is the board? I’m 215lbs 5’11” and the board is 150cm.
I’ve been snowboarding several times and do okay on the rentals. Comfortable on blues.
Rented all last season and finally got my own setup for this season. I have a 162 w Salomon board paired with Salomon bindings and burton boots. I just put everything together and I have about 1 and 1/4in heal overhang and 2 in toe overhang. Is that gonna be too much to where it will effect carves? Waste width of board is 26.4 and the boots are size 13 moto boa. The board said it can fit 10 to 13.5. Any advice helpful thanks
DC Judge boa 2019 model for reference.
Last year my boots fit well I could ride all day and this year it seems my left boot is a tad cramped. My foot was hurting a bit after about 4 hours.
The boots were brand new last season. Did something happen to my boots or did my feet change? I’m a grown man so I doubt my feet grew. I really don’t want to have to buy another pair of boots this year. Has anyone had this before?
Looking for your opinions on the best wax you ever used.
I use burton’s fastest wax and am pretty happy with it but if you have recommendations, I’m down to give them a shot.
I usually ride in the alps so a mid temp was is what I’m looking for.
Have a wonderful day :)
Just starting to play around with my stance, which is causing me to unscrew and screw my bindings more than usual. Once I find my preferred stance, should I use a little bit of threadlocker or is it overkill?
Hi! Is this too much of a toe overhang? I have 46EU boots(12 US). The board is Rossignol Circuit 166W. I did not find anything bigger in my region....
Hi Folks, my guess is this is a non issue, but I just purchased Burton Hometown Hero and Burton Cartel X bindings and noticed that when placing the bindings on top of the board and in line with EST channel mounting hardware, they dont sit level on the board.
Is this just a design thing with the boards top sheet where there's some shape to it that isn't totally flat?
Just wanting to make sure my new gear isn't messed up.
Thanks for taking the time to respond!
All jokes aside , I’m planning on going to Timberline next weekend for my first time ever stepping foot on a mountain. I’m 29 (30 In 2 weeks).
Everyone I talked to said “Black People don’t snowboard” I’m about to change that narrative.
I don’t expect to be a pro anytime soon just a hobby rider one day.
Does anyone have any idea where the beginner slopes are at Timberline? I’ll be renting gear this season too. I’ll take any advice I can get board size for someone my size(5,8 260lbs but it’s mostly muscle) I wear size 10.5 shoes so what size boot is that?
What are some do’s and dont’s for beginners on the “bunny slopes”?
Hi everyone I wear a uk size 11 / us size 12 shoe in normal life and been recommended to wear the same for my snowboard boot. However I’m confused as when I did research everything told me to size down because the boot expands and then I’ll get heel lift and whatnot. For reference I’m a 28.5-29 mondo. What size do you think is best?
I bought a pair of well Lamont gloves and after a lot of days used there starting to become dry and rip, what can I use to re moisten the gloves
I’m totally new to snowboarding and just got my self a lib tech skate banana 2021 board. Would union strata bindings be recommended?
Are you ready for new season? 🤟
I’m 5’8”, size 12, 200lbs.
Considered pretty athletic. I workout a minimum of 5 days a week. 1-2 times a day, strength training, cardio, Pilates, yoga. I’ve trained jiu jitsu, and multiple martial arts for years. I do everything I can to get better at snowboarding including snowboard addiction and even, skateboard, wake board and Summerboard. I still can’t stand directly up. When I started last year they told me it was core strength. I can perform sets of 4 sets of 30 curls at 240 on weighted crunch as well as capability in yoga and Pilates 4 -5 days a week. What am I missing? I’ve picked up most beginner skills and I can’t get this….
I'm 6', 145lbs with a size 10.5 boot. I just bought a 153cm Arbor Westmark Camber. Is this a good size for me? I mostly do regular old snowboarding with a few jumps here and there. I plan to try some new stuff this season though.
I always thought my old board was too big (lost it) but it was either a 156 or 158. So I went with the 153, but it feels small now that I stand next to it and on it. Haven't tried it on the slopes yet though.
I was checking out my snowboard because I am hitting the mountain tomorrow, and I noticed this bump. Do I need to be concerned?
I just bought the smith maze helmet and I was wondering if you guys knew what goggles would fit really snug and well with this helmet. I don't need anything fancy just something to help me have the most/best vision and protect my eyes.
I'm currently having trouble deciding between the 157 and 160 for the GNU Hyper. I'm quite a skilled snowboarder, intermediate-advanced, 5'10" and ~168lbs. I should also mention I am looking to use this board as my primary board. That being said I am leaning towards 157. Would do you guys think?
I've skated for a couple of years and last winter tried 2 lessons and jumped the gun to getting a board right away to save costs in the long run. If I have a narrow stance what would it change with board feel? Also, should I detune my board?
Will this work?
Looking to get union falcors, i know theyre lretty adjustable but i want to be tight
I’m specifically referring to the Anon M4 perceive 85% clear lens vs the perceive cloudy night 72% Would the yellow tint although restricting light help see more detail, thus improving visibility
Anyone have the anon sync's? I tried them on in store and ordered them, they're set to arrive in about a week. I'm aware that they don't come with the MFI mask. But as someone who wants a mask, I found some available on Amazon for a little over 20 bucks. Only problem is, they all say "Compatible with the M3, M2, Relapse, Relapse Junior, and Tracker 2.0. The M4 and Sync Goggles require the (gray) XL carrier for optimal fit."
Do the sync's already come with the gray XL carrier magnet? Or do I need to purchase that along with the MFI mask? Can't seem to find clarification on that anywhere. And it was a question I didn't think of to ask at the store at the time. Seems like Anon really made this as confusing as possible lol. Please help