Furberg Freeride 160 Snowboard Review 2018-2019

Description

TESTER: John Reed

BOARD: Furberg Freeride 160

OVERALL IMPRESSION FROM  1 TO 7:  5

WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE THING ABOUT THIS BOARD?: The unique straight sidecut was fun on groomed snow, absolutely glued you to the snow.

WHAT IS YOUR LEAST FAVORITE THING ABOUT THIS BOARD?: The unique sidecut was limiting everywhere else.

OVERALL COMMENTS: This board is fun but really couldn’t be a daily driver for me. I like long sidecuts but some turn initiation and finish is necessary.

RATE THE SHAPE FROM 1 TO 7:  OK

SHAPE COMMENT: FUN TO LOOK AT

ADDITIONAL SHAPE COMMENTS: 

RATE THE FLEX FROM 1 TO 7:   6

FLEX COMMENT:  JUST RIGHT

ADDITIONAL FLEX COMMENT:  Great for going fast.

RATE STABILITY THROUGH TURNS FROM 1 TO 7:   RADICAL

STABILITY COMMENT: ROCK SOLID- AS GOOD AS IT GETS

ADDITIONAL STABILITY COMMENTS: One-trick?

RATE THE POP/ PLAYFULNESS FROM 1 TO 7:  5

COMMENT ON PLAYFULNESS:

ADDITIONAL COMMENT ON PLAYFULNESS:  Need a radius to feel comfortable popping around.

RATE FLOAT IN POW FROM 1 TO 7:    OK

COMMENT ON FLOAT IN POW: OK

ADDITIONAL COMMENT ON FLOAT IN POW:

RATE THE GRAPHICS FROM 1 TO 7:  OK

GRAPHICS COMMENT: OK

ADDITIONAL GRAPHICS COMMENTS:

ANYTHING ELSE YOU WOULD LIKE TO SAY: 

TEST YEAR:   2018/19 SNOWBOARD REVIEWS
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