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Ride Wild Life Wide Snowboard

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Specs

Type:
  • Freeride
  • Freestyle
  • All Mountain
Shape:
  • Directional Twin
Camber:
  • Rocker
  • All Mountain Rocker
Flex: Stiff
Width: Wide
Mounting Pattern:
  • 2x4
Sidewall Type: Sidewall
Core: Performance Tuned Core// Carbon Array 3
Base:
  • Sintered
  • Fusion 4000 Base
Sidecut:
  • Progressive
Stance Setback: 1.9 cm
Recommended Use:
  • Advanced
  • Intermediate
Manufacturer Warranty: 1 Year

Description: Ride Wild Life Wide Snowboard

If you'd like a supremely versatile board offering a performance and feel that far outweighs its cost, well then, camper, the 2013 Ride Wildlife is the board for you. The board's directional shape and All Mountain Rocker is playful and soft in the tip and extremely grippy under foot. Linear carbon is integrated into the core which gives it a snappy tail and added edge hold. Burn down the Mountain, tackle gorilla sized features, or cut lines on the trail with Swiss Army Knife precision all on the Ride Wildlife.

Key Features of the Ride Wild Life Wide Snowboard:
  • Feel: 8
  • All Mountain
  • 3/4" Setback Stance
  • Thin Con
  • All Mountain Rocker
  • Slimewalls
  • Carbon Array 3
  • Performance Tuned Core
  • Hybrid Glass
  • Linear Carbon
  • Fusion 4000 Base
  • 2x4 Inserts
Dimensions
Length (cm) 159W 163W 167W
Effective Edge (cm) 122.8 127.9 130.5
Tip Width (cm) 31.1 31.7 32
Tail Width (cm) 31.1 31.7 32
Waist Width (cm) 26.3 26.6 26.9
Sidecut (m) 9.95/7.45/8.45 10.2/7.7/8.7 10.4/7.9/8.9

Wild Life Wide


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  • "AWESOME DEAL for a Fanastic Board"

    , Denver,CO
    Pros: Good Edge Hold,Responsive Flex,Smooth Stability,Great Value,Quick Edge to Edge,Smooth Carves,Fast Base, Cons: none that i have found yet

    163W Salomon Arcade Bindings Salomon Triumph Size 12W Boots I'm 6', around 200lbs and just took this board out for the first time today. I upgraded from a Burton Cruzer 161 from about 13 years ago. Goddamn is this a nice board! I'm not kidding when I say, without even trying, I'm doing a solid 15mph faster without breaking a sweat. This board carves like a knife and holds an edge like a champ. I don't claim to be a good rider but I can certainly hold my own down any blue slopes and dabble in the blacks when I'm feeling frisky...I was charging down the blue's today like i was running from an avalanche and this board killed it for me. the stiffness is perfect for bombing a hill and carving at high speeds. with the discount they have on this board it's a steal, no doubt about it. if you need a new board and like all aspects of the mountain, by all means by this board. you won't find another deal. trust me, i looked.


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Why did you choose this?
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It was the only snowboard I felt comfortable with for size. I am 6'2'' and nearly 200 pounds. I couldn't find a decent selection of big boards anywhere else on the internet. Also a pretty reasonable price and good details about the product. I wanted a rocker board for long runs, not into a lot of aerials and halfpipes, so this one suits my needs well.
Caleb O on Aug 21, 2014
It was a good price and I needed a replacement board
Mathew H on Jan 19, 2014
Friends recommendation...
Gregory A H on Jan 21, 2014
Good price and wide to fit my big feet.
Tyson K on Jan 19, 2014
Is this board a good choice for a beginner? I'm buying it as a gift and need 167cm length and Wide...
Kyla P on Nov 29, 2013
Best Answer: I bought the same board last year and I love it. I have been snowboarding for about 12 years and this is the best board I've had. It is very fast compared to other boards. So if they are a quick learner and don't want to buy a better board in the next couple years then I would recommend it. Also this person should be tall because its a big board. I'm 6'5 and it fits me well
Reply · Report · Steven M on Dec 1, 2013
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I'm 75 inches (Male) , 238lb , boots size 12 (Brand 32 traditional lish).

Which model of snowboarding I should buy?

1)Ride Wild Life Wide Snowboard 167W ?
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2)Ride Wild Life Snowboard 164?

I always renting the snowboarding from sky shops, last time I got 163 of Burton, which was good (I think).
Thanks !!
A shopper on Jan 2, 2014
Best Answer: I would have to disagree with matt. I'm 6ft, about 200 and i'm riding the 163w and it is great. you have a solid 40lbs on me, i might go with the longer board if i were you. i also wear a size 12
Reply · Report · William B on Jan 14, 2014
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Hello, about to pull the trigger on this board, but it shows 163 W with a waist of 26.1, while most other sources show it much larger (like 26.7)? Can you confirm the width?

26.1 is perfect for me, but I'm not sure about 267. I am replacing a K2 Brigade that rides like a steamboat at 26.8. There may be other factors it how it 'feels' (its huge at tip and tail, not sintered, lower tech?). I wear 11.5 / 29.5 boot.. Thanks!
el Bruce on Dec 30, 2013
Best Answer: Hi Alan,

Thanks of the heads up!!! The 163cm Ride Wild Life Wide Snowboard has a waist width of 26.6cm - as labeled on the spec sheet that's attached to the board. This page will be updated momentarily.

What kind of terrain will you be riding in the most? How do you want the board to perform, like a dunebuggy or a Farrari?

If you want a hard charging all mountain deck check out the Ride Highlife UL, it comes in a 163cm and 159cm Wide options. Check it out HERE: http://www.the-house.com/9872rdhluw14zz-ride-snowboards.html
Reply · Report · Matt GStaff on Dec 31, 2013
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I have a few different questions,
1) I go to small ski resorts in the Midwest, I've been snowboarding for 6years so I would say I'm an advanced snowboarder for my riding conditions. I don't really go to the terrain parks all that much. Would this board fit the Midwest ski styles?
2) I'm 6'2 170lbs with a 13boot size. What size board should I get?
3) Any other boards I should look at? Thanks
ayyotreytrey on Dec 4, 2013
Best Answer: Hi Trey,

1) I ride midwest ski resorts too and LOVE hard charging boards like the Ride Wild Life Wide Snowboard. The Wild Life is a great all mountain board with lots of pop, a set back stance, and an All Mountain Rocker profile shape. Overall, if you like riding fast the Wild Life will be a great deck.

2) If you were to get the Wild Life I'd suggest getting the 163cm W, it's a little wider than the 159cm W. You fit within both the 159cm W and 163cm W weight ranges, but the 163cm W will be a little bit better because of it's width.

3) You should check out the 2013 159cm Ride DH Wide (waist width 26cm) & the 2013 162cm Ride Berzerker Wide (waist width 26.1cm). The DH is ultra responsive with a 9 flex rating, a poppy camber profile, and a smaller sidecut radius for quick turns. The Berzerker has a flex rating of a 7, it's much like the Wild Life but has a Hybrid All Mountain profile shape that has rocker on the nose and micro camber everywhere else.

All in all you'll have a blast on any of those decks. If I was trying to choose, I'd pick the DH. It's hella' responsive, super poppy, can make tight turns, and is a twin. I like when boards ride EXACTLY the same regular as switch, even when I'm freeriding.

Check out the DH & Berzerker below:

2013 159cm Ride DH Wide: http://www.the-house.com/9853rddhw13zz-ride-snowboards.html

2013 162cm Ride Berzerker Wide: http://www.the-house.com/9862rdberzw13zz-ride-snowboards.html

Let me know if you need anything else
Reply · Report · Matt GStaff on Dec 5, 2013
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Hi, do you have Ride Wild Life Wide Snowboard 167w size ?
Maksym K on Sep 9, 2013
Best Answer: Yes we do - this in fact is the Ride Wild Life Wide Snowboard 167cm...
Reply · Report · Roy MStaff on Sep 9, 2013
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Hi, I need some help...I'm trying to buy my husband a snowboard as a gift. I would say we are definitely beginners, we've only been snowboarding a couple times and always rent equipment to go. We both picked it up quickly and want to get our own boards. I would like to get him something that he could learn on but still grow with so we don't have to buy a new board within the next year or two. He is 6 ft 1 inches weighs around 215 pounds and wears a size 13. He won't be doing any crazy tricks or riding rails or anything like that...well at least for now. We live in Michigan and will mainly be using the board here. Would this be a good one for him or is it the 167w too big? Are there any other boards you would suggest for him? Thanks for any advice you can provide!
A shopper on Feb 25, 2014
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