Whitelines Snowboarding’s Deputy Editor Tristan Kennedy reviews the 2012-2013 Burton Custom Flying V at the UK Snowboard Test in Kaunertal.
BURTON CUSTOM FLYING V – TECH SPEC
PROFILE: Combo or Camber
WIDTHS: Normal or Wide Available
AVAILABLE LENGTHS: 148, 151, 156, 158, 160, 163, 155W, 158W, 162W, 169W
BURTON CUSTOM FLYING V – SNOWBOARD BUYERS’ GUIDE REVIEW
Unsurprisingly, Burton have decided to keep making the best-selling snowboard ever. The ‘Flying V’ profile provides some of the playful feel of a rocker board but if you’re craving stability, there’s a conventional camber version too. It’s a bit too rigid for most beginners but if you’re looking for a performance all-rounder, they simply don’t come any better than this.
BURTON CUSTOM FLYING V – WHAT THE BRAND SAYS
The one-board answer for all terrain, its proven design improves power, pop, and handling with evolutions like Squeezebox and Lightning Bolts to energize the ride. Available in two versions, camber is the precise choice for Nicolas Müller while Mikkel Bang switches it up, often running the “best of both worlds” hybrid Flying V.
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