Salomon Ace Snowboard Review

2011 Saloman Ace Snowboard

Salomon Snowboards, Snowboard Boots, Bindings, Jackets, Pants, Skis, Ski Boots, Men's, Women'sIt feels good, it’s lightweight, it’s poppy, and of course it’s very fast. The flex rating is a 3, so it’s going to be a little bit softer, but it’s still going to have the snap and the pop that you need to alley and to initiate an exit out of turns. The directional twin shape is pretty unique. The nose and the tail are going to be the exact same size, but the stance is set back – that’s what makes it directional.

This Salomon Snowboard has a traditional cambered shape, you don’t see that very often now. The Quadratic sidecut radius of the ACE is going to keep you up at slow speeds and at high speeds. There’s four different sidecut radius’s that make the sidecut – mellower sidecut radius’s on the nose and the tail and a little bit deeper, steeper and tighter sidecut radius’s in the center. There are rubber pads that absorb impact in the milled out Aspen Light wood core that runs tip to tail, of course.

The Biax fiberglass is a medium weight fiberglass that runs in two different directions at 90 degrees and at 0 degrees. The base that you’re looking at right now is an extruded base, and it has a standard stone grind on it. A lot of boards out there out of the factory aren’t stone ground. Salomon does a great job at stone grinding the bases and making them ready to ride right out of the bag. Salomon All Mountain Ace Snowboard with a traditional rocker. Feels good and lightweight, poppy, and of course very fast.

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