Telos Carbon DBT 162 Snowboard Review 2019-2020

Description

TESTER: Eric Odlin

BOARD: Telos Carbon DBT 162

TEST YEAR:   2019 SHAPERSUMMIT SNOWBOARD REVIEWS

OVERALL IMPRESSION FROM  1 TO 7:  5

WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE THING ABOUT THIS BOARD?: Sooooooo lightweight.

WHAT IS YOUR LEAST FAVORITE THING ABOUT THIS BOARD?: A bit too soft and not damp at all.

OVERALL COMMENTS: This thing is crazy light!! The shape was cool and rode great. Very versatile all mountain ride. It wasn’t stiff so it floated better than I anticipated. Def felt the lack of dampening in the chunder though, musta been the carbon feel. Over all it felt good, would be a good resort, free ride dabbling in freestyle board!

BOARD STYLE:    FREERIDE BOARD    

CONDITIONS TESTED IN: HARDPACK    POWDER

RATE THE SHAPE FROM 1 TO 7:  6

SHAPE COMMENT: FUN TO LOOK AT

ADDITIONAL SHAPE COMMENTS:  Cool notched tips.

RATE THE FLEX FROM 1 TO 7:   4

FLEX COMMENT:  TOO SOFT

ADDITIONAL FLEX COMMENT:  I bit soft for my taste.

RATE STABILITY THROUGH TURNS FROM 1 TO 7:  5

STABILITY COMMENT: OK

ADDITIONAL STABILITY COMMENTS: Held good in chop.

RATE THE POP/ PLAYFULNESS FROM 1 TO 7:  5

COMMENT ON PLAYFULNESS: PRETTY DARN FUN

ADDITIONAL COMMENT ON PLAYFULNESS:  Good pop and perhaps the lightest 162 I rode!

RATE FLOAT IN POW FROM 1 TO 7:  6

COMMENT ON FLOAT IN POW: EASY TO STAY UP

ADDITIONAL COMMENT ON FLOAT IN POW: In bottomless (I found a few pockets;) it felt it float and flex the full length of the board, which was cool.

RATE THE GRAPHICS FROM 1 TO 7:  4

GRAPHICS COMMENT: OK

ADDITIONAL GRAPHICS COMMENTS: All black. white minimal letters.

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