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DUPRAZ! The Legendary French Board D1..


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I have the D1+ in 5.5 and the X-Light in 6.0

Love both of em. 6 only for deep snow big Mountain riding.
The 5.5 looks like a Powder Board but it is so versatile and fun!


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[quote quote=3954]I have the D1+ in 5.5 and the X-Light in 6.0 Love both of em. 6 only for deep snow big Mountain riding. The 5.5 looks like a Powder Board but it is so versatile and fun! [/quote]

Rad! I am so keen to try a 5'5+ I have heard they are amazing. I have a friend who loves it!


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I have the 6ft D1 + and it's the best board in my quiver by far


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for those in colorado i came across a guy selling a D1 5.5ft and 6ft near copper on craigslist


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@spenser needs one in his life


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at the end of the season they often sell demo models. i bought my 5.5 that way. was almost as new...


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Next summer I'm hoping to swing by Chamonix to pick up a women's one for my wife.


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Sacrecoeur!

 

As sexy as Montreal and french ladies.

 

5'5" D1+ is awesome. Can't get enough. Like SNW says... looks like a powder board (and it is), but not really... it does everything.


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WOW. @supra that vid of your D1 looks like the float is pretty insane. i just tracked down a 5'5" and 6'1" on craigslist in pittsburgh that i SWEAR was once posted out by me in the rockies


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I'm still gutted i didnt buy the 5'5 that was on the rockies craigslist.  If anyone comes across one for sale or wants to sell one let me know.

edit: its still for sale and its about to be mine. just need to find someone for a pick and ship from pittsburgh


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[quote quote=8359]I’m still gutted i didnt buy the 5’5 that was on the rockies craigslist. If anyone comes across one for sale or wants to sell one let me know. edit: its still for sale and its about to be mine. just need to find someone for a pick and ship from pittsburgh [/quote]

GET IN LINE. haha I've been texting the guy. He's coming back to CO next week for like a month and is driving with a skybox filled with 15 boards. Said he'd let me try before buying. In all honesty...it's prob yours. I got excited by supra's IG clip. But idk about a 165cm board for me


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By the looks of that shape, I would think that the 165 should ride much shorter than a more "typical" board of that length. The nose looks HUGE. I'm trying to find something that lists effective edge, but I can't. It may just be my work internet, but I can't access the Dupraz site.


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Hey guys, check out this pic:

Some general FAQ answers here (including board specs):

http://www.dupraz-snow.com/dupraz-d1-faq_en.html

I have the 6ft which is 178cm <- crazy big. However, it does ride like a 163. It's only if you look down at the nose that you realize you're riding something massive. I've ridden it in a tight banked slalom and didn't notice the length. Obviously powder float is amazing, but carving is insane too. Easily blows away any Korua board. Will turn a garbage snow day into a fun day. When others are skidding out on marble snow (after rain), the Dupraz holds an edge like it's prime corduroy conditions.

Negatives: in tight trees it's easier to catch your nose or tail. Also there is a big space between your front binding and the edge as the nose is wide. It just takes a little getting used to.

 


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[quote quote=8381]Hey guys, check out this pic: Some general FAQ answers here (including board specs): http://www.dupraz-snow.com/dupraz-d1-faq_en.html I have the 6ft which is 178cm <- crazy big. However, it does ride like a 163. It’s only if you look down at the nose that you realize you’re riding something massive. I’ve ridden it in a tight banked slalom and didn’t notice the length. Obviously powder float is amazing, but carving is insane too. Easily blows away any Korua board. Will turn a garbage snow day into a fun day. When others are skidding out on marble snow (after rain), the Dupraz holds an edge like it’s prime corduroy conditions. Negatives: in tight trees it’s easier to catch your nose or tail. Also there is a big space between your front binding and the edge as the nose is wide. It just takes a little getting used to. [/quote]

 

Good chart. I guess that relates to regular full camber equivalent board lengths.

 

Definitely in tight trees you need to be on point. The board (I have a 5'5" and size 11 boots) can handle the tight areas and make sharp turns no problem, but you HAVE to be confident and charge it. So I guess, if it's an area I'm familiar with, I have no problems at all. If it's somewhere (trees) I've never been before, or conditions are crap, I take it a bit easier.

 

Another thing I find helps make the board a bit more forgiving is riding it setback. Normally, the board is set up to ride forward set relative to the sidecut and EE. So I shifted my bindings one set of inserts back. It's still fwd set, but by a little less and it makes the tail a little less grabby/long.

 

On big faces and steeper stuff..... there's no parallel. Bomb it. The board is very confidence inspiring and will NEVER sink that nose. In this case, riding it with normal fwd set is fine, actually better because no matter what turn, the rear has your back..... I still keep it one step set-back just to avoid the hassle of changing the bindings.

 

In terms of bindings...... I've used it with Now Drive, Genesis, Pilots and Flux SF. All but the Flux SF provide a kindof surfy mellow ride. Very damp but the board turns and handles no problem.

The SF make the board super aggressive and very very fast edge to edge. A beast really. But not as damp.

 

I kinda wish they made the D1 with the Channel. Genesis X EST should be PERFECT on this board.

 

 

 


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