Telos Back/Slash 148 Snowboard Review 2019-2020

Description

TESTER: Tyler Macleod

BOARD: Telos Back/Slash 148

TEST YEAR:   2019 SHAPERSUMMIT SNOWBOARD REVIEWS

OVERALL IMPRESSION FROM  1 TO 7:  5

WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE THING ABOUT THIS BOARD?: It’s a powder pocket rocket. Lot of performance in a small package.

WHAT IS YOUR LEAST FAVORITE THING ABOUT THIS BOARD?: It definitely got pretty chattery when approaching the base of the mountain.

OVERALL COMMENTS: Loved how snappy and lively this board was. No issue making quick adjustments due to the short length, but still had the performance and stability of a traditional length deck.

BOARD STYLE:    FREERIDE BOARD    

CONDITIONS TESTED IN: HARDPACK  ICE  POWDER

RATE THE SHAPE FROM 1 TO 7:  6

SHAPE COMMENT: FUN TO LOOK AT

ADDITIONAL SHAPE COMMENTS:  Big fan of the short, wide shape with sharper angles on the outline.

RATE THE FLEX FROM 1 TO 7:   6

FLEX COMMENT: 

ADDITIONAL FLEX COMMENT:  Pretty perfect. Not too stiff, but not soft whatsoever.

RATE STABILITY THROUGH TURNS FROM 1 TO 7:  5

STABILITY COMMENT: OK

ADDITIONAL STABILITY COMMENTS: Like I mentioned earlier, it was surprisingly chattery once I got into the wet chop at the base.

RATE THE POP/ PLAYFULNESS FROM 1 TO 7:  6

COMMENT ON PLAYFULNESS: PRETTY DARN FUN

ADDITIONAL COMMENT ON PLAYFULNESS:  Snappy, poppy, and just a blast ripping in and out of the trees and off sidehits.

RATE FLOAT IN POW FROM 1 TO 7:  6

COMMENT ON FLOAT IN POW: EASY TO STAY UP

ADDITIONAL COMMENT ON FLOAT IN POW: Can’t believe how wel it floated despite the short length.

RATE THE GRAPHICS FROM 1 TO 7:  5

GRAPHICS COMMENT: I’M FEELING IT

ADDITIONAL GRAPHICS COMMENTS: Nothing too wild here, and I’m totally down with that.

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