Tech Videos

Burton Channel System

What Is the Burton Channel? The Burton Channel is a mounting system that contains two channels in the board (one for each foot) that run parallel to the edges. Traditional boards have binding inserts where the channel is located. The Channel allows nearly infinite and customizable stand-width and angle adjustments. With the rider’s feet closer…

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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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2013 Thirtytwo – 32 DGK Collection

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2013 DGK x 32 Collection How in the world did Thirtytwo and DGK come together for a collaboration?  Through the love of skating that’s how.  Everyone has a different style, or at least should have.  For the hesh dudes Thirtytwo offers the Joe Sexton Signature Series and for the thugs they offer the DGK Collection.  The…

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Salomon Fast Wing III Windbreaker – Trail Running Apparel

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  Trail Running Jacket: Salomon Fast Wing III Windbreaker Everyone loves a perfect windbreaker.  Some people like looking sporty running errands, commuting, and charging through Moab.  The Salomon Fast Wing III is the ultimate light weight (150 grams), packable (armband stow pocket), and wind resistant windbreaker available to trail runners and the general public. The…

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Salomon Hiking Shoes Review: XR Mission

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Salomon XR Mission Review Come ye road and trail runners, unite with the Salomon XR Mission!  This short to mid distance trail running shoe is designed for avid trail runners who may not live next to trails, but run on roads to get to them.  This versatile shoe, with many unique features, can pound the…

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Gore-Tex Care: Maintenance, Washing & Restoring Gore-Tex

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Taking good care of your waterproof and breathable Gore-Tex jackets or pants is very important when you consider the cost of wearing Gore-Tex. Care of Gore-Tex You love your Gore-Tex®. Admit it. Whether it’s your shoes, your jacket, or your gloves, you rely on Gore-Tex to keep you dry and comfortable for hours, days, months…

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On-Hill Accessories. Putting Together a Legit Kit.

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Insurance for an epic day of riding.

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Forum’s ChillyDog with Pop Technology

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Forum’s ChillyDog Technology is Forum’s terminology for their continuous rocker technology which has been around previous to 2011. What’s new about this technology for 2011 boards is the newly added “pop”. The continuous rocker shape of this board is based off of one big circle. The smooth constant arc underfoot makes the board stable, precise…

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Forum Tweaker Snowboard Boot Technology

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Aldmittedly, Forum hasn’t really invented a snowboard boot that is capable of shooting fireballs and rocket missiles out of the sole, but they have come up with the next best thing. Tweaker technology allows the inside of the boot to bend back and forth, which in turn allows you to really tweak out those grabs…

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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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