Guerette Snowboards May 21st, 2018 - 20:40:17
It is things like this that normal people would not consider that you will need the help for. Dont be afraid to ask. Purchasing a board is a big investment so you will not want to make a mistake. You will want to make sure that you purchase one that is right for you since they do cost several hundred dollars or more. The type of board that you will want also depends upon what type of snowboarding you are planning on doing. Are you just basically going to free ride? Free riding snowboards are different than free style boards. Free ride snowboards are longer in length and semi directional. They are perfect for different types of snow conditions and long fast turns. Free style snowboards are usually shorter in length and semi directions with a twin tip shape. They come in different types of flex and are better for short tight turns. They are great for use in the pipes and for tricks and stunts. Then there is the all mountain board which is in between the free style and the free ride snowboards. They are generally good for all types of terrain. Deciding on the right board for you will more than likely require the help of a professional who sells them; at least for the purchase of your first board. After that you should know more about what will work best for you and you can do it on your own.
You may not have heard of Roxy snowboards unless youre a girl. And that is pretty rare among snowboard companies. You see Roxy is a snowboard line dedicated entirely to the ladies. While every company out there makes boards for women they dont dedicate an entire brand line to it. Rome Burton K2 all these big companies offer womens boards. Roxy sets itself apart by offering nothing else. But does this rare specialization mean a legit go-to company for girls or is it just an overpriced gimmick trying to pull in buyers with cutesy graphics? In order to figure that out youll have to delve into the history of Roxy a little. As a fashion line from Quiksilver Roxy has definitely made its name in sports apparel.
Two years after its launch Roxy started making gear for snow sports. In 2003 they started putting out snowboards all very similarly styled to their clothing line. It was a surprise for many people in the industry to see a company devote itself entirely to one gender but their style and manufacturing credits more on that in a bit earned them enough buyers to keep going. Now they have become entrenched in the marketplace and offer a full line from entry boards to boards pros would shred on. But first back to that manufacturing thing. Roxy isnt a cheap brand churned out by the warehouse-load. They are made by Mervin Manufacturing the same guys who give us some of the incredible technology behind hyper-popular boards like the Lib Tech Banana and top-end GNU boards.
A person hoping to create and customize his own board can do so by following the process outlined below. A first-time snowboard designer should expect to make a few mistakes. It may be wise to consider the first board as primarily a learning experience and focus on making the second board the one for actual use. Here are the basic steps used to design and create snowboards: Outline the wood - Buy a 4-foot by 8-foot slab of wood that is approximately 6 inches thick. Outline on the wood the shape of the snowboard that is to be created. It is often easiest to outline an existing board and then make small modifications after this outline has been completed.