Franco Igneous Carbon Fiber 159 SNOWBOARD REVIEW 2016
TESTER: Sam Kass
BOARD: Franco Igneous Carbon Fiber 159
OVERALL IMPRESSION FROM 1 TO 10: 9
OVERALL COMMENTS: Awesome board for ripping groomer. So stable at speed, holds an edge on hard turns on ice.
RATE THE SHAPE FROM 1 TO 5: 5
SHAPE COMMENT: camber + side cut holds an edge so well.
RATE THE FLEX FROM 1 TO 5: 4
FLEX COMMENT: Would have liked a bit more flex in the tail.
RATE STABILITY THROUGH TURNS: 5
STABILITY THROUGH TURNS: Probably the most stable board I have ever ridden
RATE THE GRAPHICS FROM 1 TO 5: 3
GRAPHICS COMMENT: Not a huge fan of raw carbon, but I appreciate the simplicity.
RATE THE POP/ PLAYFULNESS FROM 1 TO 5: 3
COMMENT ON PLAYFULNESS: Not really playful, but I didn’t miss it cause I was going so fast.
RATE FLOAT IN POW IF AVAILABLE FROM 1 TO 5:
COMMENT ON FLOAT IN POW: NA