I thought maybe this would go in "videos" but that's "videos of people carving" and there's not a lot of carving here, but it is "all mountain" hard booting.
This is a Burton Skeleton Key 154, F2 Race Titanium bindings, Atomic Backlands with Phantom Levers.
T 172 AM 21.5x11m 09RC1 6.9+4
Great conditions, tuned this year
I am 175cm tall (5'9") and 81kg (178lbs) with MP 27.5 boots
Fast, stable, a great board, perfect even for beginners (like me ...)
Bindings NOT included and NOT for sale
asking $349 + shipping
I took a drive to Chilliwack today and the surounding peeks were white! That's a good enough reason to start this year's thread 😁
Hopefully not too long before we see the white stuff on our mountain too!
Been using the Thirst 8RW this season for GS racing and carving this season. This season is my first racing Slalom and Giant Slalom, I have been riding soft boot racing boards for the last decade. I have ridden all the super expensive boards out there, I even regretfully own a couple of them. The first day I rode the Thirst 8RW it held a better edge than any of my other boards. Every time I go out on the 8RW I find a new gear and I go faster than the time before. I raced the 8RW on Presidents day at White Pass in a GS race. I won two gold medals and the Thirst board was amazing! I would race this board at any level of competition. I qualified for Nationals at Copper Mtn. I hope to go but I'm still trying to figure out if I can. The Thirst board that I'm borrowing has more power than my Donek and holds a better edge than my Kessler. If your wanting a high end board with a ton of power the 8RW is the one.
F2's 2018/2019 Catalog is available here- http://anyflip.com/vhkh/uyhc
If they made hardboots they would be a one stop shop for alpine snowboarding (hard or soft). Heck they even have a splitboard and bindings (pg. 38-39)!
Interesting items in the catalog-
Page. 14/15- Complete Softboot carving setups- F2 Socks, F2 Boots, F2 Bindings (flow like), F2 Boards Impressive!
Page 23- Extreme carving board (168, 22cm waist, 11scr)
Pg 27- Powder Freecarver (Axxis hmmn where have I heard that name before?) (164, 23.8cm waist, 9scr)
pg 45- Sandwich Carbon S-Flex Absorber Plate They call it "New System" so I'm wondering what's changed since 2007/2008? Looks the same to me.
pg 45- F2 branded Allflex Plate...
pg 46- Ski Poles for Knapton (F2 really does cover all the trends!)
Sold on FB Alpine Snowboard trader in hours, btw. Donek Axxess 172 with Catek OS2. Bought a few years ago and never got the hang of hard-boot riding. Ridden maybe 10 times and waxed just as many. Is $700 obo fair - I have no idea? Make an offer. Also have pair of Raichle 123 in 27.5. I am new here but check my eBay profile wendells101 100% and member since 1999.