Arbor Annex 156 Snowboard Review 2019-2020

Description

TESTER: Max Raymer

BOARD: Arbor Annex 156

TEST YEAR:   2019 SHAPERSUMMIT SNOWBOARD REVIEWS

OVERALL IMPRESSION FROM  1 TO 7:  3

WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE THING ABOUT THIS BOARD?: the graphic

WHAT IS YOUR LEAST FAVORITE THING ABOUT THIS BOARD?: the shape

OVERALL COMMENTS: I really wanted to like this board, but something was off. I had no sidecut even on the 56 and the tail seemed so stiff i was riding a 159. The board I rode was only a 56 and it felt so long and hard to turn tight.

BOARD STYLE:    FREERIDE BOARD    

CONDITIONS TESTED IN: HARDPACK  ICE  POWDER

RATE THE SHAPE FROM 1 TO 7:  4

SHAPE COMMENT: FUN TO LOOK AT

ADDITIONAL SHAPE COMMENTS:  the board is good looking, it just needs more sidecut

RATE THE FLEX FROM 1 TO 7:   3

FLEX COMMENT:  TOO STIFF

ADDITIONAL FLEX COMMENT:  Board actually felt like a 2 x 4 in the hard pack and groomers. The tail seemed so stiff I couldn’t even use it to flex on or pop on.

RATE STABILITY THROUGH TURNS FROM 1 TO 7:  5

STABILITY COMMENT: PRETTY GOOD

ADDITIONAL STABILITY COMMENTS:

RATE THE POP/ PLAYFULNESS FROM 1 TO 7:  3

COMMENT ON PLAYFULNESS: LIKE RIDING A 2 X 4

ADDITIONAL COMMENT ON PLAYFULNESS: 

RATE FLOAT IN POW FROM 1 TO 7:  5

COMMENT ON FLOAT IN POW: EASY TO STAY UP

ADDITIONAL COMMENT ON FLOAT IN POW: 

RATE THE GRAPHICS FROM 1 TO 7:  7

GRAPHICS COMMENT: AESTHETIC AND INSPIRING

ADDITIONAL GRAPHICS COMMENTS: best arbor graphic i think i have ever seen

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