Telos BackSlash 153 Snowboard Review 2018-2019- Rated Radical!

Description

TESTER: Ian Haney

BOARD: Telos BackSlash 153

OVERALL IMPRESSION FROM  1 TO 10:  Radical (10)

WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE THING ABOUT THIS BOARD?: Carving

WHAT IS YOUR LEAST FAVORITE THING ABOUT THIS BOARD?: Graphics

OVERALL COMMENTS: Amazing snowboard. Nice and wide but doesn’t feel hard or slow to get edge to edge. Urethane sidewalls smooth out the ride and offer great edge hold in variable snow. Smooth flex and great geometry to round it out

RATE THE SHAPE FROM 1 TO 7:  5

SHAPE COMMENT: FUN TO LOOK AT

ADDITIONAL SHAPE COMMENTS:  Some unique shaping in nose and tail

RATE THE FLEX FROM 1 TO 7:   6

FLEX COMMENT:  JUST RIGHT

ADDITIONAL FLEX COMMENT: 

RATE STABILITY THROUGH TURNS:   6

STABILITY COMMENT: ROCK SOLID- AS GOOD AS IT GETS

ADDITIONAL STABILITY COMMENTS: Super smooth tracking on rough variable snow

RATE THE POP/ PLAYFULNESS FROM 1 TO 7:  5

COMMENT ON PLAYFULNESS:

ADDITIONAL COMMENT ON PLAYFULNESS:  Not the popiest deck ever, but pretty snappy

RATE FLOAT IN POW FROM 1 TO 7:   

COMMENT ON FLOAT IN POW:

ADDITIONAL COMMENT ON FLOAT IN POW:

RATE THE GRAPHICS FROM 1 TO 7:  3

GRAPHICS COMMENT: OK

ADDITIONAL GRAPHICS COMMENTS: Boring. Should show off the core more. Love the end grain under the bindings

ANYTHING ELSE YOU WOULD LIKE TO SAY: I would happily buy one of these. Super fun and playful but holds an edge extremely well.

TEST YEAR:   2018/19 SNOWBOARD REVIEWS

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