Guerette Snowboards April 23rd, 2018 - 12:52:42
The smaller size of the mini boards allows the rider to perform tricks better. The boards are a lighter weight board than the full size boards. The mini boards are highly flexible and allow the rider to have versatility and more maneuverability in those tight spaces and turns. The mini boards offer the centered stance position which allows the boarder to maintain balance better to apply more pressure in the center of the board while on the rails and boxes and just overall gives the rider more control in the park setting. The mini boards are usually a combination board that is designed for freestyle and freeride; however you can still find the ones that offer the option of all mountains as well. You dont have to just keep these little boards in the park; they can handle the powder as well. You have to remember that the mini boards are usually the youth version and kids too like the mountain.
They are good for doing tricks and are generally softer and shorter for than other boards allowing riders to turn twist and flip easily. There are also freeride boards. These boards are generally longer and sometimes are directional (meaning they are meant primarily to be ridden one direction). They are more stable at high speeds. Lastly there are powder boards which are designed for deep soft snow. They are usually wider and bigger in order to give you the correct float. Snowboard size is critical when purchasing a new board as each style requires a different size depending on your weight and ability. Most boards these days have their own chart which can help to guide you. Be sure to also ask a snowboard sizing expert at the store before making the purchase. There are also many different types of snowboard boots on the market that complement each type of riding style.
Sims boards have cool graphics which tend to be more on the darker and laid back side as well. You wont see too much of the highly funky designs that many other companies are known for. The Sims boards seem to be somewhat tamer in the graphic design aspect of the boards. But the cool pictures dont affect the capabilities of the board. Yes you may want that eye catching board that provides a trendy new one-of-a-kind look; however technical aspects that enable better functionality are more important and desirable in a board than that of a cool or funky graphic. Sims offers all three basic types of boards in a variety of different construction options and flex capabilities. The type of board you choose will determine what construction and flex you will receive. There are charts that are available on various websites that will help you determine the specific qualities of various snowboards such as the flex and the type of finish that it has. The Sims brand really does offer a UV coating protection on the snowboard. Other boards may also do this but Sims advertises this fact and offers it pretty much on every single snowboard that they manufacturer.
Once forgotten this technology is now back with the DC boards. DC boards come with a variety of different cores and finishes. Some boards incorporate the use of Kevlar strips while others offer forgiving flex capabilities that are perfect for every board rider out there today. You will be able to have a board that will last you a while and that will be fun to ride. DC offers all mountain park and other types of boards; however their emphasis seems to be leaning more towards the park aspect of snowboarding. (Hmm wonder why?) However even though they lean more towards the park rider DC snowboards are able to stand up to the terrain outside of the park as well so dont let the description fool you. A DC snowboard can be used in other snowboarding terrain and not just in the park. DCs 4400 sintered base is available in almost each and every snowboard that they manufacture. This base is fast and easy to maintain which makes the DC snowboard that much more desirable. If you are looking for that fashion statement that a snowboard can provide then DC snowboards is the way to go. They offer some really cool designs and graphics that are sure to turn heads wherever you may play. They can be somewhat laid back as an undertone but the DC logo itself can stand alone.