Cardiff Powgoda 158 Snowboard Review 2019-2020

Description

TESTER: Jack Stevens

BOARD: Cardiff Powgoda 158

TEST YEAR:   2019 SHAPERSUMMIT SNOWBOARD REVIEWS

OVERALL IMPRESSION FROM  1 TO 7:  5

WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE THING ABOUT THIS BOARD?: Floated amazing in deep snow.

WHAT IS YOUR LEAST FAVORITE THING ABOUT THIS BOARD?: Very unstable on flats or groomers.

OVERALL COMMENTS: The board was awesome up top in the deep snow, but once I got into chop and groomers, the board was not very stable.

BOARD STYLE: POWDER BOARD   FREERIDE BOARD    

CONDITIONS TESTED IN: HARDPACK    POWDER

RATE THE SHAPE FROM 1 TO 7:  6

SHAPE COMMENT: FUN TO LOOK AT

ADDITIONAL SHAPE COMMENTS:  I like the shape. The nose is nice and wide, and there still is a little bit of a tail.

RATE THE FLEX FROM 1 TO 7:   6

FLEX COMMENT:  JUST RIGHT

ADDITIONAL FLEX COMMENT:  Felt right to me!

RATE STABILITY THROUGH TURNS FROM 1 TO 7:  4

STABILITY COMMENT: OK

ADDITIONAL STABILITY COMMENTS: Very good in powder, but I did not like this on the groomers.

RATE THE POP/ PLAYFULNESS FROM 1 TO 7:  4

COMMENT ON PLAYFULNESS: OK

ADDITIONAL COMMENT ON PLAYFULNESS:  It felt good, would have been a bit more poppy with a little more camber, and a slightly longer tail.

RATE FLOAT IN POW FROM 1 TO 7:  7

COMMENT ON FLOAT IN POW: EFFORTLESSLY FLOATY

ADDITIONAL COMMENT ON FLOAT IN POW: Awesome is deep snow. This thing FLOATS!

RATE THE GRAPHICS FROM 1 TO 7:  7

GRAPHICS COMMENT: AESTHETIC AND INSPIRING

ADDITIONAL GRAPHICS COMMENTS: Love the graphic on this board. Simple and clean!

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