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14/03/2019 7:12 am  
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 As much as I don’t care for the aesthetics of the nose on the ultra, I love how it rides. I’ve got around 12-15 days on mine and other then it being on the heavy side, I have no other complaints. I’ve been ridding it with my genX bindings and Acceras. It is stiff and aggressive but forgiving (to a point) with the 3d base tech. Chunder bustin, straight lining or free carving beast. Prob fastest board in the Quiver nxt to my super naught. For some reason I’ve been really enjoying jumps and side hits with the ultra- feels very stable off the lip and feels like a  missile flying through the air. It’s a keeper!

Looking at the camber profile from the catalog it looks like the nose rocker section starts later vs. regular ME. Any comparisons to the regular? I kinda like the boat effect of the regular version and it's really quick inthe trees partly due to the 3d probably but mostly due to the rocker starting at front insert pack.

Interested in the ultra, but don't want a board like that to be very stiff. How's the tail? Gnar stiff or nothing unusual if one's used to loading camber?

According to Jones, it's 2 steps above ME in stiffness, which isn't saying much.

Thanks!

2 steps would be after break in period, out da box it’s pretty stiff with a little play in the nose. It does have a stiffer tail which gives great pop out of a turn. I’m on the 158 at 6’ 180lbs. Size 10 boot. The stiffness mixed with the 3D tech makes for incredible fun in the trees and  especially in the gaully  or couloirs. Stable but not catchy. Sooo much fun to turn and make hard carves with. Bust right through the end of day soft/ heavy chop no problem.

A softer but just as fun ride with out 3D tech would be the highly recommended YES optimistic - no explanation needed🔥🔥🔥

End of the day shit is the biggest weakness if the ME. Without any camber and the rocker starting under foot, it feels your frobt foot is taking the first hit every time. I get bucked around and tired riding leaning back just because of this. Inversed weighting vs riding a normal board, as in pow you can put all your weight on the front foot again.

Really tempted to switch. Wouldn't mind some extra stability for freeride missions either, hmmm..


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14/03/2019 7:58 am  

I feel that extra weight really helps with the chop. Just sold my ME because I’ve opted for the Ultra so much this season and I’ve got the Archetype for when ish gets deep. 

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14/03/2019 11:23 am  

interested in peoples take on the new yes 20/20. those see-through panels (the name escapes me) are interesting but confusing and i havent seen anyone test it or try it out.


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14/03/2019 11:55 am  
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does anyone have any info on adidas? all ive seen so far is just some shots on some mag sites. i wanna pick up some tactical adv's but ive only seen those retro throwback advs that i dont like much. my biggest problem is finding a shop that even carries adidas near me and tactical advs

Measure your feet in cm > choose your mondo size (same number as the measurement) and unless you don't have weird feet they'll most likely fit.

Wiredsport? You came over to the darkside?

I don't get what you are trying to say. No idea what wiredsport is.

On SBF  if someone started a thread like, “I don’t like those shitty foam soles on the 32 lashed boot.  Any recommendation for a good rubber sole boot? “ Wiredsport would always chime in with “You  are probably in the wrong size boot. What is your Mondo size? “ 

Figured you would get the reference. My bad

No problem. He said he doesn't have a store near so i "suggested" he can try order from somewhere based on mondo. Fit is not guaranteed -as spenser said- but it might work.

Worked for me at least, with Burton Nikes and Adidas boots.


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14/03/2019 11:56 am  

Rossi has been doing similar things with their ski tips for years, seems to work pretty good for them. 

edit: rossi uses urethane in the tips, looks like Yes’ is just resin? 

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14/03/2019 2:30 pm  
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 As much as I don’t care for the aesthetics of the nose on the ultra, I love how it rides. I’ve got around 12-15 days on mine and other then it being on the heavy side, I have no other complaints. I’ve been ridding it with my genX bindings and Acceras. It is stiff and aggressive but forgiving (to a point) with the 3d base tech. Chunder bustin, straight lining or free carving beast. Prob fastest board in the Quiver nxt to my super naught. For some reason I’ve been really enjoying jumps and side hits with the ultra- feels very stable off the lip and feels like a  missile flying through the air. It’s a keeper!

Looking at the camber profile from the catalog it looks like the nose rocker section starts later vs. regular ME. Any comparisons to the regular? I kinda like the boat effect of the regular version and it's really quick inthe trees partly due to the 3d probably but mostly due to the rocker starting at front insert pack.

Interested in the ultra, but don't want a board like that to be very stiff. How's the tail? Gnar stiff or nothing unusual if one's used to loading camber?

According to Jones, it's 2 steps above ME in stiffness, which isn't saying much.

Thanks!

2 steps would be after break in period, out da box it’s pretty stiff with a little play in the nose. It does have a stiffer tail which gives great pop out of a turn. I’m on the 158 at 6’ 180lbs. Size 10 boot. The stiffness mixed with the 3D tech makes for incredible fun in the trees and  especially in the gaully  or couloirs. Stable but not catchy. Sooo much fun to turn and make hard carves with. Bust right through the end of day soft/ heavy chop no problem.

A softer but just as fun ride with out 3D tech would be the highly recommended YES optimistic - no explanation needed🔥🔥🔥

End of the day shit is the biggest weakness if the ME. Without any camber and the rocker starting under foot, it feels your frobt foot is taking the first hit every time. I get bucked around and tired riding leaning back just because of this. Inversed weighting vs riding a normal board, as in pow you can put all your weight on the front foot again.

Really tempted to switch. Wouldn't mind some extra stability for freeride missions either, hmmm..

I had an ME last year - 

 IMO it's more of a pow deck more than anything despite the marketing as "all mountain."

Perhaps for a lighter guy you could use it as a quiver killer as its relatively stable with good edge hold for full rocker.  However at 195 lbs, with it being relatively soft maybe a 5.5/6 out of 10 and riding much shorter than it is, it was a bit scary trying to bomb hardpack/big open terrain on the backside of Vail last year . On top of that it's not really damp.    Not a quiver killer for a bigger guy, but a great tree/pow deck.  In soft snow/powder  it's probably the best deck I've ever been on.  The shape/sidecut are magic.

That being said, the Ultra ME from what I've heard from a guy who has ridden one all year, corrects all the non pow issues stated above + still is a pow destroyer.  A quiver killer..    Grabbing one for sure.

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14/03/2019 2:38 pm  
Posted by: Pretzel69

interested in peoples take on the new yes 20/20. those see-through panels (the name escapes me) are interesting but confusing and i havent seen anyone test it or try it out.

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14/03/2019 5:45 pm  
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End of the day shit is the biggest weakness if the ME. Without any camber and the rocker starting under foot, it feels your frobt foot is taking the first hit every time. I get bucked around and tired riding leaning back just because of this. Inversed weighting vs riding a normal board, as in pow you can put all your weight on the front foot again.

Really tempted to switch. Wouldn't mind some extra stability for freeride missions either, hmmm..

I demo'd the red one (not the newer one with carbon in the nose)  last year and found the same thing, front foot copped an absolute beating when riding anything choppy, which turned me off. Got a decent amount of pain in the outside of my front foot from it.

The nose felt quite heavy and had a bit of a dead feeling  to it, I didn't enjoy what felt like dead-weight at the front. Maybe it's better once broken in. 

Posted by: Pretzel69

interested in peoples take on the new yes 20/20. those see-through panels (the name escapes me) are interesting but confusing and i havent seen anyone test it or try it out.

Heikki Sorsa was riding one in Japan so I got to see one first hand for a week riding with him. He liked it a lot and seemed to have no trouble bombing around. He said the panels didn't really affect the ride that much, just that it rode better in variable conditions now. I didn't like it in the catalogue but in person the 20/20 looks really nice. I know this doesn't really help anyone that much haha

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15/03/2019 12:29 am  
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 As much as I don’t care for the aesthetics of the nose on the ultra, I love how it rides. I’ve got around 12-15 days on mine and other then it being on the heavy side, I have no other complaints. I’ve been ridding it with my genX bindings and Acceras. It is stiff and aggressive but forgiving (to a point) with the 3d base tech. Chunder bustin, straight lining or free carving beast. Prob fastest board in the Quiver nxt to my super naught. For some reason I’ve been really enjoying jumps and side hits with the ultra- feels very stable off the lip and feels like a  missile flying through the air. It’s a keeper!

Looking at the camber profile from the catalog it looks like the nose rocker section starts later vs. regular ME. Any comparisons to the regular? I kinda like the boat effect of the regular version and it's really quick inthe trees partly due to the 3d probably but mostly due to the rocker starting at front insert pack.

Interested in the ultra, but don't want a board like that to be very stiff. How's the tail? Gnar stiff or nothing unusual if one's used to loading camber?

According to Jones, it's 2 steps above ME in stiffness, which isn't saying much.

Thanks!

2 steps would be after break in period, out da box it’s pretty stiff with a little play in the nose. It does have a stiffer tail which gives great pop out of a turn. I’m on the 158 at 6’ 180lbs. Size 10 boot. The stiffness mixed with the 3D tech makes for incredible fun in the trees and  especially in the gaully  or couloirs. Stable but not catchy. Sooo much fun to turn and make hard carves with. Bust right through the end of day soft/ heavy chop no problem.

A softer but just as fun ride with out 3D tech would be the highly recommended YES optimistic - no explanation needed🔥🔥🔥

End of the day shit is the biggest weakness if the ME. Without any camber and the rocker starting under foot, it feels your frobt foot is taking the first hit every time. I get bucked around and tired riding leaning back just because of this. Inversed weighting vs riding a normal board, as in pow you can put all your weight on the front foot again.

Really tempted to switch. Wouldn't mind some extra stability for freeride missions either, hmmm..

I had an ME last year - 

 IMO it's more of a pow deck more than anything despite the marketing as "all mountain."

Perhaps for a lighter guy you could use it as a quiver killer as its relatively stable with good edge hold for full rocker.  However at 195 lbs, with it being relatively soft maybe a 5.5/6 out of 10 and riding much shorter than it is, it was a bit scary trying to bomb hardpack/big open terrain on the backside of Vail last year . On top of that it's not really damp.    Not a quiver killer for a bigger guy, but a great tree/pow deck.  In soft snow/powder  it's probably the best deck I've ever been on.  The shape/sidecut are magic.

That being said, the Ultra ME from what I've heard from a guy who has ridden one all year, corrects all the non pow issues stated above + still is a pow destroyer.  A quiver killer..    Grabbing one for sure.

I'm 140-145lbs on a 158, definitely not a quiver killer, haha.

Yeah wouldn't grab it unless there was more than a foot of fresh overnight. Great in the trees and charging in not so variable conditions. The stiffness is turning me away from the ultra. Gotta try first.


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15/03/2019 3:43 am  
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 As much as I don’t care for the aesthetics of the nose on the ultra, I love how it rides. I’ve got around 12-15 days on mine and other then it being on the heavy side, I have no other complaints. I’ve been ridding it with my genX bindings and Acceras. It is stiff and aggressive but forgiving (to a point) with the 3d base tech. Chunder bustin, straight lining or free carving beast. Prob fastest board in the Quiver nxt to my super naught. For some reason I’ve been really enjoying jumps and side hits with the ultra- feels very stable off the lip and feels like a  missile flying through the air. It’s a keeper!

Looking at the camber profile from the catalog it looks like the nose rocker section starts later vs. regular ME. Any comparisons to the regular? I kinda like the boat effect of the regular version and it's really quick inthe trees partly due to the 3d probably but mostly due to the rocker starting at front insert pack.

Interested in the ultra, but don't want a board like that to be very stiff. How's the tail? Gnar stiff or nothing unusual if one's used to loading camber?

According to Jones, it's 2 steps above ME in stiffness, which isn't saying much.

Thanks!

2 steps would be after break in period, out da box it’s pretty stiff with a little play in the nose. It does have a stiffer tail which gives great pop out of a turn. I’m on the 158 at 6’ 180lbs. Size 10 boot. The stiffness mixed with the 3D tech makes for incredible fun in the trees and  especially in the gaully  or couloirs. Stable but not catchy. Sooo much fun to turn and make hard carves with. Bust right through the end of day soft/ heavy chop no problem.

A softer but just as fun ride with out 3D tech would be the highly recommended YES optimistic - no explanation needed🔥🔥🔥

End of the day shit is the biggest weakness if the ME. Without any camber and the rocker starting under foot, it feels your frobt foot is taking the first hit every time. I get bucked around and tired riding leaning back just because of this. Inversed weighting vs riding a normal board, as in pow you can put all your weight on the front foot again.

Really tempted to switch. Wouldn't mind some extra stability for freeride missions either, hmmm..

I had an ME last year - 

 IMO it's more of a pow deck more than anything despite the marketing as "all mountain."

Perhaps for a lighter guy you could use it as a quiver killer as its relatively stable with good edge hold for full rocker.  However at 195 lbs, with it being relatively soft maybe a 5.5/6 out of 10 and riding much shorter than it is, it was a bit scary trying to bomb hardpack/big open terrain on the backside of Vail last year . On top of that it's not really damp.    Not a quiver killer for a bigger guy, but a great tree/pow deck.  In soft snow/powder  it's probably the best deck I've ever been on.  The shape/sidecut are magic.

That being said, the Ultra ME from what I've heard from a guy who has ridden one all year, corrects all the non pow issues stated above + still is a pow destroyer.  A quiver killer..    Grabbing one for sure.

I'm 140-145lbs on a 158, definitely not a quiver killer, haha.

Yeah wouldn't grab it unless there was more than a foot of fresh overnight. Great in the trees and charging in not so variable conditions. The stiffness is turning me away from the ultra. Gotta try first.

At 140-145lbs. the 158 would have to feel like waaay too much work, better choice would be 154. . . .right? Just my opinion, guess it’s all in what you like.

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15/03/2019 7:13 am  

I'm 160 lbs and have an ME 158 but I only use it on powder days. I wouldn't take it out in other conditions. Not sure why Jones refer to it as an "all mountain shredder".


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15/03/2019 8:58 am  

Definitely doesn't feel all mountain or freestyle. I have to take back my comment on the choppy stuff, since I just charged through everything today. But the pow was heavy and chunder soft. Railed turns through chop as well. 

Yeah if I wanted it to feel more agile 154 would be more up my alley, but I wanted a boat.

Woth a us8 boot overhang is a non issue as well. Really have to use my body to turn, ride quite aggressively and I quite like that. Not every board has to be a cruiser. 

Some great boosts and drops today, but fucking hell is that board a workout to pop and spin. Straight ollies are ok, but damn, all mountain "freestyle" is a stretch.


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16/03/2019 7:55 pm  

Anyone knows what Burton pants(bib) are these camo ones that Darcy Sharpe wears? Pretty sure the top is the AK Anorak but cannot figure out the bottom.

Or does anyone has Burton softgood catalog to share? I know it might be couple hundreds pages though.

Thanks in advance guys!

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16/03/2019 9:06 pm  

Glad you guy are as stoked on the Endeavor Alpha as I am. I'm hoping to get to see it in person some time soon, maybe even get a chance to ride it. Will report back if I do. Always wanted a hard charging board that could tackle the whole hill, hoping this is it. The Lambo Aventador shape and graphics put it over the top for a car enthusiast like me.


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17/03/2019 2:08 am  

Please do, I'd love to see some photos/video of it. Nice to see a mainstream brand put as much edge on a board as they possibly can. 


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