Slideshow Neuvo Retro 164 Snowboard Review 2019-2020

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TESTER: Colin Woodward

BOARD: Slideshow Neuvo Retro 164

TEST YEAR:   2019 SHAPERSUMMIT SNOWBOARD REVIEWS

OVERALL IMPRESSION FROM  1 TO 7:  3

WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE THING ABOUT THIS BOARD?: The shape and clean white graphic

WHAT IS YOUR LEAST FAVORITE THING ABOUT THIS BOARD?: Too much taper, not enough side cut. Doesn’t want to finish it’s turns.

OVERALL COMMENTS: So close to being fun, but the sidecut and taper ruin it for me. I was forced to pivot this board to turn it.

BOARD STYLE: POWDER BOARD      

CONDITIONS TESTED IN: HARDPACK    POWDER

RATE THE SHAPE FROM 1 TO 7:  5

SHAPE COMMENT: FUN TO LOOK AT

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RATE THE FLEX FROM 1 TO 7:   4

FLEX COMMENT:  TOO STIFF

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RATE STABILITY THROUGH TURNS FROM 1 TO 7:  2

STABILITY COMMENT: WHY DID I RIDE THIS THING

ADDITIONAL STABILITY COMMENTS: You have to fight the taper constantly to keep the board from riding you.

RATE THE POP/ PLAYFULNESS FROM 1 TO 7:  4

COMMENT ON PLAYFULNESS: OK

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RATE FLOAT IN POW FROM 1 TO 7:  6

COMMENT ON FLOAT IN POW: EASY TO STAY UP

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RATE THE GRAPHICS FROM 1 TO 7:  7

GRAPHICS COMMENT: AESTHETIC AND INSPIRING

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