Franco Bump Tail 146 146 Snowboard Review 2018-2019

Description

TESTER: Alli Noland

BOARD: Franco Bump Tail 146 146

OVERALL IMPRESSION FROM  1 TO 7:  6

WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE THING ABOUT THIS BOARD?: Supreme floatiness

WHAT IS YOUR LEAST FAVORITE THING ABOUT THIS BOARD?: a little too stiff, I might miss the tail a little when winging out of control across groomers

OVERALL COMMENTS: I was digging the Bump Tail, especially through the trees. I rode the same line with each board and the Bump Tail snatched turns through cheyenne woods like no other, but I got tossed around in the Bowl a bit. Can’t wait to try next year’s softer version!

RATE THE SHAPE FROM 1 TO 7:  6

SHAPE COMMENT: FUN TO LOOK AT

ADDITIONAL SHAPE COMMENTS:  mmmmmmmmm, floaty

RATE THE FLEX FROM 1 TO 7:   OK

FLEX COMMENT:  TOO STIFF

ADDITIONAL FLEX COMMENT:  The ladies like ’em soft… as far as you know.

RATE STABILITY THROUGH TURNS FROM 1 TO 7:   6

STABILITY COMMENT: PRETTY GOOD

ADDITIONAL STABILITY COMMENTS: Hard to know with one run, but I felt Güüd

RATE THE POP/ PLAYFULNESS FROM 1 TO 7:  OK

COMMENT ON PLAYFULNESS:

ADDITIONAL COMMENT ON PLAYFULNESS:  not enough tail for a real pop, at least not for this hack.

RATE FLOAT IN POW FROM 1 TO 7:    RADICAL

COMMENT ON FLOAT IN POW: EFFORTLESSLY FLOATY

ADDITIONAL COMMENT ON FLOAT IN POW: more pow, please

RATE THE GRAPHICS FROM 1 TO 7:  RADICAL

GRAPHICS COMMENT: AESTHETIC AND INSPIRING

ADDITIONAL GRAPHICS COMMENTS: Love the local woods

ANYTHING ELSE YOU WOULD LIKE TO SAY: Happy to test any of your softer boards, Mikey!

TEST YEAR:   2018/19 SNOWBOARD REVIEWS
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