Noelle Fresne Snowboards May 25th, 2018 - 10:30:51
Any snowboarder knows how important good snowboards are for being able to do what he or she wants while on the slopes or while on a half pipe. Even though there are many different kinds of boards from which people can choose the fact is that not everybody is satisfied by the choices that are available. Because of this some people decide to create their own boards instead. A person who is able to create a snowboard is able to customize it the exact way he or she wants. Although customizable boards are available they are also typically very expensive. A person can save money by creating his or her own board. Although having some previous woodworking skills is beneficial when making a snowboard previous experience is not absolutely necessary. However someone with no previous experience should be very careful to meticulously follow the design or else he or she may make a mistake that renders the creation useless.
This belief has developed some of the most iconic technology to hit the slopes. Ideas that come from the slopes rather than in an office has been the driving force for Bataleon Snowboards creators and is the future of how snowboarding is being developed. These Bataleon switchback bindings have been developed by riders for riders so we can expect a host of new design features that add to the performance on the slopes. There are many brands that produce new snowboarding equipment and clothing but none of them have the influence that Bataleon have on the snowboarding world. Their ground breaking technology is the standard bearer for all snowboards and these new snowboard bindings look set to push the same boundaries and influence other brands in the development and design of snowboarding equipment. We all look forward to the new season and what can be achieved with this latest development from Bataleon.
A second and even better reason why to buy the lower to mid ranged snowboards is that they are usually softer. By softer they are more flexible. A common theme among all snowboards for beginners is that they are flexible because it is easier to learn how to turn on a softer more flexible board. Entry level snowboards cost from $150-$250 and mid-ranged snowboards cost from $250-$450. If you are shopping at a local snowboard store ask the shop crew to show you the more flexible or softer snowboards. You can test how flexible they are by setting the tail on the ground and grabbing the tip and push it down. If the board starts to flex without putting too much muscle into it than it is considered a soft board.
Boots and Bindings for your Snowboards You are going to be looking for boots that fit your feet as close as possible not too loose. If your boots are loose you will not have the needed control and if they are too tight you will be in misery. This is really important...size!!!! They also need to be able to keep your feet warm so when looking at boots dont always rely on the cheaper price tag as they may not be warm enough. Look for a good lining in your boot as well as some good cushion. The boots need to be flexible and allow you good control for speed and direction of your board. When the boots are too stiff you will have a greater risk of falling. Your binding will be determined by the boot you choose. Try on all your options in the store before taking them out on the snow. Also make sure the store offers a good return policy before you purchase. If your boots dont work then you wont be out the money. Again for a beginner check out the used snowboard boots and bindings.