2012 Ride Machete Snowboard Review


Rock Out With Your Pop Out

The award-winning Machete features Ride’s LowRize™ rocker shape eliminating hook without sacrificing pop. Cutting through the competition, this go anywhere freestyle twin combines our Pop Rods® 1.0 for an extra dose of pop, with smooth-riding 85A Slimewalls® and durable Cleave Edge™ for a fun surfy twin built to last.

Shape: LowRize™
Stance: Centered
Flex: 6/10

Construction Features:
Pop Rods® 1.0 // Thin Con // 85A Slimewalls® // LowRize™ Rocker // Carbon Array 3™ // Cleave Edge™ // Biaxial Glass // Fusion 4000 Base™ // 2×4 Inserts

2012 Burton Restricted Ruler Snowboard Boot Review


Burton Ruler Restricted Snowboard Boots 2012: From Burtons Restricted line the Ruler Men’s Snowboard boots is truly one boot to rule them all. New and improved toe box, compfy, and roomey where you need not ride your boot so tight. As soon as you cinch up the speed lacing and take your first flat landing you will know why. The 270 Airbag Cushioning absorbs all impacts while still letting you have great board feel on rail and in powder. For increased support the Ruler features a Power Spine Backstay for better power transfer and extra edge hold. To keep your feet feeling good from first chair to last call the EVA footbed has you covered and keeps your feet planted. Even with all the technology packed into the Ruler, Burton was able to slim it down and reduce unnecessary weight with what Burton calls shrinkage.

2012 K2 AMP Rictor Skis with Marker MX 12 Binding Review


Built with All-Terrain Rocker

If you are searching for the most versatile high performance ski available, then look no further. Equally at home on the steepest, rock-solid groomer or the back bowls on a powder day, the Rictor is your one-ski quiver. Incredible versatility stems from the optimal combination of width, shape, and Baseline profile, resulting in an expert level ski that will have you skiing from first to last chair.

PERFORMANCE: Groomed: 50%, Ungroomed: 50%
SIZES: 160, 167, 174, 181
CONSTRUCTION: Metal Laminate – Hybritech Sidewall
Aspen / Paulownia Core
RADIUS: 16m @ 174
BINDING: Marker K2 / MX 12.0

2012 K2 Womens Superific Skis with Marker ER3 10 Binding Review

Built with All-Terrain Rocker

The advancing skier has a true ally in the Superific. This lightweight ski makes graceful turns effortless and new trails a joy to explore thanks to All-Terrain Rocker. The Superific will have women of all ages skiing from first chair until the last with style and comfort.

PERFORMANCE: Groomed: 60%, Ungroomed: 40%
SIZES: 139, 146, 153, 160
CONSTRUCTION: Triaxial Braid – Cap Construction
Bioflex 1 (Aspen / Paulownia / Bamboo) Core
RADIUS: 14m @ 160
BINDING: Marker K2 / ER3 10.0