Cardiff Bonsai 166 Snowboard Review 2019-2020
TESTER: Cliff Roberts
BOARD: Cardiff Bonsai 166
TEST YEAR: 2019 SHAPERSUMMIT SNOWBOARD REVIEWS
OVERALL IMPRESSION FROM 1 TO 7: 6
WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE THING ABOUT THIS BOARD?: Super light.
WHAT IS YOUR LEAST FAVORITE THING ABOUT THIS BOARD?: A little too soft?
OVERALL COMMENTS: Really liked this board. Very capable and chargeable. A good flex, but felt a little too damp at times when dealing with the wet moguls towards the end of the day. However still fun to boost off some drops and felt very comfortable in the air.
BOARD STYLE: FREERIDE BOARD
CONDITIONS TESTED IN: POWDER SLUSH
RATE THE SHAPE FROM 1 TO 7: 6
SHAPE COMMENT: FUN TO LOOK AT
ADDITIONAL SHAPE COMMENTS: The whole early rise thing they’ve got behind the front binding was pretty cool.
RATE THE FLEX FROM 1 TO 7: 4
FLEX COMMENT: TOO SOFT
ADDITIONAL FLEX COMMENT: Just a bit too damp at times.
RATE STABILITY THROUGH TURNS FROM 1 TO 7: 5
STABILITY COMMENT: OK
ADDITIONAL STABILITY COMMENTS:
RATE THE POP/ PLAYFULNESS FROM 1 TO 7: 5
COMMENT ON PLAYFULNESS: PRETTY DARN FUN
ADDITIONAL COMMENT ON PLAYFULNESS:
RATE FLOAT IN POW FROM 1 TO 7: 6
COMMENT ON FLOAT IN POW: EFFORTLESSLY FLOATY
ADDITIONAL COMMENT ON FLOAT IN POW:
RATE THE GRAPHICS FROM 1 TO 7: 7
GRAPHICS COMMENT: AESTHETIC AND INSPIRING
ADDITIONAL GRAPHICS COMMENTS: Absolutely beautiful. The semi translucent topsheet was amazing, seeing whats going on in the guts of this thing.