Arbor iguchi 159 Snowboard Review 2019-2020

Description

TESTER: Knut Carter

BOARD: Arbor iguchi 159

TEST YEAR:   2019 SHAPERSUMMIT SNOWBOARD REVIEWS

OVERALL IMPRESSION FROM  1 TO 7:  7

WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE THING ABOUT THIS BOARD?: I line how it’s made for freestyle in pow.

WHAT IS YOUR LEAST FAVORITE THING ABOUT THIS BOARD?: Nothing

OVERALL COMMENTS: I could use this board everyday and be so stoked. It held an edge on hardpack and floats in pow. It charges through bumps and is easy to turn. It felt really stable at high speeds.

BOARD STYLE: POWDER BOARD   FREERIDE BOARD    

CONDITIONS TESTED IN: HARDPACK  ICE  POWDER SLUSH

RATE THE SHAPE FROM 1 TO 7:  7

SHAPE COMMENT: AT THING OF BEAUTY

ADDITIONAL SHAPE COMMENTS:  I like the twin shape. and how narrow it is.

RATE THE FLEX FROM 1 TO 7:   7

FLEX COMMENT:  WAY TOO STIFF

ADDITIONAL FLEX COMMENT:  perfect

RATE STABILITY THROUGH TURNS FROM 1 TO 7:  7

STABILITY COMMENT: ROCK SOLID- AS GOOD AS IT GETS

ADDITIONAL STABILITY COMMENTS: stable on any terrain.

RATE THE POP/ PLAYFULNESS FROM 1 TO 7:  7

COMMENT ON PLAYFULNESS: WICKED POPPY AND PLAYFUL

ADDITIONAL COMMENT ON PLAYFULNESS:  tons of skate influenced pop. you can load up and feel the board while jumping. which helps with control. really playful and easy to move around but very stable

RATE FLOAT IN POW FROM 1 TO 7:  7

COMMENT ON FLOAT IN POW: EASY TO STAY UP

ADDITIONAL COMMENT ON FLOAT IN POW: it floats pretty well. you have to work for it a little in deep pow eith it being twin. that’s what I like though so you can still ride switch and have stability in the nose.

RATE THE GRAPHICS FROM 1 TO 7:  7

GRAPHICS COMMENT: AESTHETIC AND INSPIRING

ADDITIONAL GRAPHICS COMMENTS: top sheet is sleek. the base is really bright and stands out

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