Whitelines Snowboarding’s Deputy Editor Tristan Kennedy reviews the 2012-2013 Ride Buckwild snowboard at the UK Snowboard Test in Kaunertal.
RIDE BUCKWILD – TECH SPEC
WIDTHS: Wide lengths available
AVAILABLE LENGTHS: 151, 153, 155, 157, 159, 161, 156 W, 159 W, 162 W
RIDE BUCKWILD – SNOWBOARD BUYERS’ GUIDE REVIEW
Ride have announced this new addition to their range by giving it one of the best graphics we’ve ever seen, summing up everything you want to say to skiers without having to open your mouth. Underneath that cheeky message, ride have packed enough tech to back it up – despite being called ‘Twin Rocker’ this base is largely flat, making it relatively tricky to catch an edge, and there’s plenty of pop to be had from that mid-stiff flex.
RIDE BUCKWILD –WHAT THE BRAND SAYS
As the go to competition deck for much of the Ride team, you’ll see Ladley in the halfpipe, Darrell slaying rails and Seb going huge while strapped on this wild Ride. Designed to push park limits, our Twin Rocker shape has minimal rocker with a long, stable flat zone that extends well beyond the inserts into the tip and tail. Providing supreme landing control and pop, this Ride features Slimewalls®, Pop Rods® 2.0 and Cleave Edge™ for a smooth-riding durable deck built to lap the park like the pros.
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