Cardiff Bonsai 166 Snowboard Review 2019-2020

Description

TESTER: Ian Haney

BOARD: Cardiff Bonsai 166

TEST YEAR:   2019 SHAPERSUMMIT SNOWBOARD REVIEWS

OVERALL IMPRESSION FROM  1 TO 7:  5

WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE THING ABOUT THIS BOARD?: Light playful feel underfoot

WHAT IS YOUR LEAST FAVORITE THING ABOUT THIS BOARD?: Gets overwhelmed in demanding conditions

OVERALL COMMENTS: Awesome all around play board. Makes you want to butter and pop off of everything. It does become overwhelmed in choppy conditions and is hard to hold your line. Awesome in powder though.

BOARD STYLE: POWDER BOARD   FREERIDE BOARD    

CONDITIONS TESTED IN: HARDPACK    POWDER

RATE THE SHAPE FROM 1 TO 7:  5

SHAPE COMMENT: FUN TO LOOK AT

ADDITIONAL SHAPE COMMENTS:  Cool shoveled kind of look to it.

RATE THE FLEX FROM 1 TO 7:   5

FLEX COMMENT:  JUST RIGHT

ADDITIONAL FLEX COMMENT:  Flex feels good for what the board is intended to be. Keeps a fun playful vibe to it

RATE STABILITY THROUGH TURNS FROM 1 TO 7:  4

STABILITY COMMENT: OK

ADDITIONAL STABILITY COMMENTS: Gets overwhelmed in highspeed shop

RATE THE POP/ PLAYFULNESS FROM 1 TO 7:  6

COMMENT ON PLAYFULNESS: PRETTY DARN FUN

ADDITIONAL COMMENT ON PLAYFULNESS:  Good lively flex and feel keeps it poppy

RATE FLOAT IN POW FROM 1 TO 7:  6

COMMENT ON FLOAT IN POW: EASY TO STAY UP

ADDITIONAL COMMENT ON FLOAT IN POW: Never felt like I was going to sink and bury myself. Handled stomping some bigger drops

RATE THE GRAPHICS FROM 1 TO 7:  5

GRAPHICS COMMENT: OK

ADDITIONAL GRAPHICS COMMENTS: Clean earthy vibes. Kind of the normal Cardiff feel

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