Artec Cipher is a true twin freestyle board. Made in Austria. Snowboard: Artec Cipher 157 Setup: Union Contact bindings, 32 Leashed boots Conditions: Hard packed snow, some powder. Camber: Regular Flex: Soft, really soft Weight: Light Size: 157 The Cipher from Artec is a fun board. It´s poppy and responsive. I´m actually surprised at how [...]
So the season is getting closer everyday. Personally I just came back from a trip to Iceland with some serious hiking and had my first feeling for the coming fall. And now the news from the snowboard brands are starting to drop. Anyway, here´s the latest news from Burton. And frankly it looks pretty much [...]
In the middle of the summer Volcom gives us the trailer of what will most likely be the only snowboarding movie need to be bought for the coming season (yes the Airblaster movie looks nice, but Volcom always does it much more arty, fun and progressive). The name is 9191 – thou the nicj is [...]
Lungie Land Vol.29 from deadlung on Vimeo. It´s still snowing in Utah. Crazy.. Aaron Bittner etc rips the pow.
Finally it´s here – the outerwear range from Thirty Two. There´s been a lot of talk about these jackets (and pants). As with all snowboard companies these days some of the stuff is made out of recyceld materials, some are high tech. And of course you can get the gear in bright elektro colours as [...]
Flux Bindings is back for 09-10. Some years ago there was a big discussion on the Internet (mostly US sites and blogs) about “how legit” Flux are. Yes they are made by a Japanese comapny and apparently this Japanese company has, or used to have, connections to the car industry. But so what? You have [...]
Keeping up the posting about Burton – here´s a collab with Robert Crumb. This design is a part of the Private Stock project. Burton has hooked up with once cult hero (but now more mainstream) Crumb for this Fritz the Cat Twin V Rocker board. Apparently this board is very limited. So if you live [...]