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Forum Good Vibes Binding Technology

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Like Forum team rider Eric Jackson says, the Good Vibes Binding Technology is all about natural feel. By incorporating the new hinge disk the board is able to bend and move underneath your feet in exactly the way it was meant to. It also means you’re going to feel your board better than you ever…

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Review: Armada T-Hall Skis

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Tanner designed these skis as if he had to choose one ski to ride for the rest of his life. The T-Hall’s are built exactly to his specifications—stiffer beneath the boots and softer towards the tip and tail for maximum freestyling capabilities. Butters, tail presses, nose presses, blunts… manipulate this ski however you want, when…

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Review: K2 Obsethed Skis 2011

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Twin tips are not just for the park and pipe anymore. The new Obsethed ski features more rocker at the tip than tail and camber beneath the boots, plus a wider 117mm waist for ocean-liner float in the deep stuff. The dimensions make it versatile enough for charging big mountains and backcountry zones, yet it…

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Snowboard Boot Lacing Systems Untied

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The new era of speed-lacing systems for your boots explored and explained.

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Burton EST Binding Tech With Danny Davis

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If there’s one thing Burton is known for, it’s being one of the few snowboard companies that can successfully reinvent the wheel. Pro Snowboarder and Burton team rider Danny Davis hits the nail on the head describing the benefits of the EST system as opposed to traditional systems. Enhanced board feel, no interruption in the…

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New Snowboard Binding Tech Explained

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The latest developments in binding technology are as much about simplicity as mechanical magic. Less parts equals less weight, and the faster you can get in and out of your bindings, the more laps you’ll get in on the mountain. That logic drives several companies, including Gnu, Flow, K2 and Ride, to develop quick-draw strap…

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Snowboard Rocker & Camber Explained

It’s not as complicated as you might think.

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Best Snowboard Jacket Features

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Every brand name is going to have their own bells and whistles on their jackets, but there are some features that are pretty universal. One of the most common features is pit zips. Pit zips will allow heat to escape from the arm pits, which is the hottest area of the body. Riding sideways on…

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Extruded vs. Sintered – Become an Ace of Base

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Which Snowboard Base is Best For You? Extruded or Sintered A slow base is the bane of a snowboarder’s existence. It’s the difference between doing the shuffle-n-scoot on the flats or blazing by everyone like they’re standing still. What is the secret behind superior glide? Fast versus last isn’t the whole story. The relationship between…

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Warranty Information

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Manufacturers understand that gear is going to take abuse when it is used. It should be built and designed correctly to withstand that abuse to serve its purpose.  Because of that, most manufacturers provide a warranty against defects and workmanship on their part.  Most products sold by The House are covered by the individual manufacturers…

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