Guerette Snowboards May 22nd, 2018 - 23:27:00
Are you ready to hit the slopes? You ready to try out the snowboarding that seems to be the hottest sport in the winter? Well then before you start forking out the big money for your equipment save a few dollars and start off with some great used snowboards. Here in this article I will give you a list of what kind of equipment you need before you jump in the snow and begin your great adventure. New and Used Snowboards First we will start off with the types of snowboards. There are three of the basic type boards which vary in the shapes of the tips and tails as well as the width. Each snowboard is made for the different types of boarding. If you are a beginner you would be best off with a freestyle snowboard which has no front or back of the board. They are easy to use handle well and very easy to turn making this the best choice for the beginner snowboarder.
Bataleon Snowboards have announced that they are to introduce a new range of snowboard bindings to their range. This announcement will be welcome news to snowboarding enthusiast as the brand is well-known for producing some of the most important snowboarding equipment over recent years. Bataleons Triple Base Technology is one of the most important technological advancements in snowboarding and all riders now base their opinions on Bataleons technology. Bataleon Snowboarding is synonymous with producing cutting-edge technology so the anticipation for these newly developed bindings is extremely high. These bindings will be released in the new season at the SIA and ISPO so riders and snowboarding brands will have to wait a few months but the feedback from Bataleon is that these switchback bindings are set to make the same impact as the brands other technology.
But if you are an experienced rider it depends on your riding style that if you want to get a new board or not. If you do competitions and what not I suggest you buy a used board since you can do a lot of experimenting with it and you can have a variety of board which you can use for the competitions or when you actually go to the slopes to ride for fun. The thing about buying a used snowboard is that if you cant find one locally like the classified ads youre going to have to go online. In my earlier posts I talked about how crucial it is to know your right snowboard sizing when picking out a board and if you cant test the board youre buying its going to take a bit harder work for you. But going online to buy your used snowboard is a great idea because there are a bunch of deals out there waiting for you.
You can go on eBay which not only shows pictures and useful information on the product that youre buying but there are a variety of used snowboard and other snowboarding accessories. Another one is Craigslist if you live in the states. Craigslist you can even meet with the person youre buying from and see for yourself what the board will even look like and test it out. The important thing to check for when buying a used snowboard is of course if there is any damage on the board. Make sure when checking around the board remove the bindings to see if there dents or cracks on the bindings removes any stickers to see if there are any damage on the board. If you get lucky you might find a perfect board for you and itll feel brand new even though its a used one. Thats the good thing about used snowboards even though it is used once you find that good one for you you hit up the slopes and it feels wonderful riding in it like its a brand new board.