Straight Line Enterprises Inc. announced that it has acquired the rights to manufacture and market Silence snowboards and equipment. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
This board can be the same length or slightly shorter than what you have just outside the park/pipe. A slightly shorter length makes the board easier to maneuver and lowers swing weight during flips and turns, but it’s also important to have an appropriate length for stability at speed
How much you can spend on a cheap snowboard. Cheap entry-level snowboards that last season after season cost around $300, while high-end models that remain affordable typically cost $350-$400.
Driving. The Ride is one of the best snowboard brands and what impresses most riders about them is that they combine advanced cutting-edge technology with premium quality. That’s why they tailor their snowboarding needs to the needs of their customers.
Although the company still exists, Zeller left Avalanche Snowboards a few years after founding it and became Art Director at International Snowboarding Magazine.
Choose your length
For example, if you are a freestyle rider, you can subtract 3-6 cm and choose a 154-157 cm board. If you are a beginner you can go with a 155-157 and if you are a dedicated freerider you can increase it to 162, 163 or 164
Lightness is great, but don’t make it your focus when choosing gear. Always choose your gear based on more important factors like performance and feel, because that’s what matters on the slopes.
The average snowboard should have a rider ride between 150 and 200 days. Assuming you handle your board reasonably well and don’t grind the base on every rock out there, a rider should experience about 100 days of high ride quality on a new board. The next 50 days won’t be as good, but still enjoyable.
You should expect to spend $300-$500 on your first quality new snowboard. However, if you’re on the lookout for deals or rarely used boards, you can often find deals that cut costs significantly. You also need to plan for additional costs like bindings and shoes.
Skiing or snowboarding for beginners? Skiing is generally easy to learn initially but more difficult to master. Snowboarding is harder to learn, but easier to get to an advanced level. Although there are exceptions to this rule, it generally applies and you can use it to make your snow sport choices.
Snowboarding is so expensive because of the gear needed to get started. Snowboards, bindings, boots, goggles, helmets, clothing combined with the cost of driving to a ski resort, accommodation and your day pass to access the slopes. The money to start snowboarding adds up quickly.
Burton – Built on snowboards, Burton is the most recognizable brand in the industry. From innovative graphics to cutting-edge technology, Burton offers the broadest and most advanced lineup of premium boards. It’s easy to see how Burton makes our list of top snowboard brands year after year.
Snowboards can be used or stored for up to 15 years before they really start to deteriorate with age. As long as a board still has decent pop and flex, an old $50-$100 board can be bought and is a good option for spring or fall rocky conditions riding.