Cardiff Powgoda 158 Snowboard Review 2019-2020
TESTER: Tanner c
BOARD: Cardiff Powgoda 158
TEST YEAR: 2019 SHAPERSUMMIT SNOWBOARD REVIEWS
OVERALL IMPRESSION FROM 1 TO 7: 4
WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE THING ABOUT THIS BOARD?: Fun and surfy in pow
WHAT IS YOUR LEAST FAVORITE THING ABOUT THIS BOARD?: Not much control on hard pack or variable conditions.
OVERALL COMMENTS: The early rise is quick, I think a gradual rise would help with edge control on firm conditions
BOARD STYLE: POWDER BOARD
CONDITIONS TESTED IN: HARDPACK POWDER
RATE THE SHAPE FROM 1 TO 7: 6
SHAPE COMMENT: FUN TO LOOK AT
ADDITIONAL SHAPE COMMENTS: Good looking pow shape!
RATE THE FLEX FROM 1 TO 7: 6
FLEX COMMENT: JUST RIGHT
ADDITIONAL FLEX COMMENT: Nose felt slightly soft for the size of it
RATE STABILITY THROUGH TURNS FROM 1 TO 7: 3
STABILITY COMMENT: NOT SO GOOD
ADDITIONAL STABILITY COMMENTS: No control on hard pack. Felt like there was no affective edge past the front foot due to the early rise in the nose.
RATE THE POP/ PLAYFULNESS FROM 1 TO 7: 5
COMMENT ON PLAYFULNESS: OK
ADDITIONAL COMMENT ON PLAYFULNESS: Stiff tail was a little hard to pop but still a fun playful board!
RATE FLOAT IN POW FROM 1 TO 7: 5
COMMENT ON FLOAT IN POW: EASY TO STAY UP
ADDITIONAL COMMENT ON FLOAT IN POW: Floats really well in pow just hard to sink the back foot when its really deep.
RATE THE GRAPHICS FROM 1 TO 7: 2
GRAPHICS COMMENT: OK
ADDITIONAL GRAPHICS COMMENTS: Clean look but not much to look at.