Technology

Most Comfortable Snowboard Boots

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Burton Total Comfort Technology Headed out West for New Year’s? Are you a weekend warrior? Whatever the case, no one wants to spend precious days on the mountain breaking their new boots in. And who’s to say that the boots will even break in to your liking! Burton tacked this problem hard. Total Comfort Technology…

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2013 Good Wood Snowboards

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When it comes to Snowboard tests and reviews, the TransWorld Good Wood Awards are by far the most recognized and highly anticipated board test of the year. Over a six day period a solid group of 18 riders took Mt Bachelor like fish to water.   The crew of miscreants tested hundreds of the worlds best board and after a long deliberation only a few survived.  The 2013 Good Wood award winning…

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2013 Emerica Skate Shoes Sneak Peak

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Emerica Skate Shoes Depending on your age, Emerica Skate Shoes have probably been around for longer than you have skated.  With a  superhero team of riders, Emerica has been at the forefront of innovative technology and rider driven ideas. The probability that you’ve skated in a pair of Emerica’s is high.  And why wouldn’t you?…

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2013 Hyperlite Franchise Jimmy LaRiche Wakeboard Review

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Hyperlite Franchise The first thing you’ll enviously notice staring that the Hyperlite Franchise Wakeboard is the graphic.  The Hyperlite Visual Liberation is a collection of wakeboards that draws inspiration from a worldly group of desingers.  The Hyperlite Franchise’s graphic was created by Theocy Design.  Clap your hands with a big stance for those guys.  But…

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2013 Quiksilver Travis Rice Collection

  2013 Quiksilver Travis Rice Collection Yeah, yeah, yeah there has been a lot of talk about Travis Rice lately.  He was the star of the Art of Flight that came out earlier this season, he was the man behind the Red Bull Supernatural event, and he dates a supermodel (well, she’s pretty close).  When…

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Ryan Paul Pro Colorway – Switchback Bindings

Switchback Bindings Ryan Paul Pro Colorway Of all the Switchback Binding Pro Colorways RP’s is our favorite.  Although the Miami Dolphins haven’t been the same since Dan Marino retired, Ryan Paul is bringing the colors back to life.  Customize your Switchback Bindings and ride the PR Colorway!    

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Burton TouchTec Gloves Technology

You’re running around down town on foot just a hair before midnight trying to find which bar your friends have taken over. It’s 18 degrees out. Your bare hands are so cold that your touchscreen phone won’t budge. You put your gloves on for a few minutes to warm them up. The moment you take…

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Fabric Glossary

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Outdoor clothing technology is rapidly changing with each season. Just when you think your battery operated thermal jacket is the best purchase ever, a lighter weight body heat reflective liner comes out. And when you dive in to do some research on your own, you’re frustrated by a language of acronyms! Well, you shouldn’t have…

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Which Stand Up Paddle Board is Right For Me?

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Maybe you’ve rented a few times or borrowed a friend’s stand up paddle board. Or maybe you know you’ll love the sport and are ready to dive right in to new gear. Regardless, it’s always a wise idea to do a little research to pin point the board that’s best for you. With a properly…

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What Are Snowboards Made Of?

Trick question. Snowboards are made of a variety of materials featuring sandwich construction crafted together to make a performance board that gives you speed, flotation and response over the snow. So, if you guessed wood, you are correct. If you guessed foam, P-tex or metal, you are also correct. Specific construction and materials vary from model…

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