Cardiff Swell 160 Snowboard Review 2019-2020

Description

TESTER: Jevne MIller

BOARD: Cardiff Swell 160

TEST YEAR:   2019 SHAPERSUMMIT SNOWBOARD REVIEWS

OVERALL IMPRESSION FROM  1 TO 7:  7

WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE THING ABOUT THIS BOARD?: Held great edge, easy float

WHAT IS YOUR LEAST FAVORITE THING ABOUT THIS BOARD?: Would like a 156 vs 160, otherwise nothing bad.

OVERALL COMMENTS: Very easy to ride. heald great edge fast on bowl making big turns, early rise floated easy in pow. fast edge to edge. would like to ride a 56 if it was made. Top sheet cool. base could have been faster, but i think it just needed soome wax.

BOARD STYLE:    FREERIDE BOARD    

CONDITIONS TESTED IN: HARDPACK    POWDER SLUSH

RATE THE SHAPE FROM 1 TO 7:  7

SHAPE COMMENT: FUN TO LOOK AT

ADDITIONAL SHAPE COMMENTS:  interesting tail shape. like it.

RATE THE FLEX FROM 1 TO 7:   7

FLEX COMMENT:  JUST RIGHT

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RATE STABILITY THROUGH TURNS FROM 1 TO 7:  7

STABILITY COMMENT: ROCK SOLID- AS GOOD AS IT GETS

ADDITIONAL STABILITY COMMENTS:

RATE THE POP/ PLAYFULNESS FROM 1 TO 7:  6

COMMENT ON PLAYFULNESS: PRETTY DARN FUN

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RATE FLOAT IN POW FROM 1 TO 7:  6

COMMENT ON FLOAT IN POW: EFFORTLESSLY FLOATY

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RATE THE GRAPHICS FROM 1 TO 7:  5

GRAPHICS COMMENT: OK

ADDITIONAL GRAPHICS COMMENTS: cool top sheet to see the core layers. base was plain.

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