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zerozool 07-26-2004 11:50 AM

I've been boarding for a couple of years, but a few days ago, my board was stolen from my garage (a crappy Evil Twin obrien with 2000 moon boots). <BR> <BR>I'm 5'11 and weigh like 150. The insurance is paying out to get me a new board so money isn't a real issue <IMG SRC="http://www.wakeworld.com/MB/Discus/clipart/happy.gif" ALT=":-)" BORDER=0> <BR> <BR>One of my main problems on the water is the wake I get from our families Glastron outboard boat. So I want a board that will give me as much pop as possible. <BR> <BR>Oh and I need to get bindings, but I have a high instep, if anyone else has this problem and knows of a good binding for it, that info would be helpfull. <BR> <BR>I'm going to have to get hyperlite because I neeed to visit a actual store and we only have a hyperlite store in our area. <BR> <BR>Thanks. <BR>

wakestar8878 07-26-2004 3:02 PM

If you are beginner to intermediate I would suggest the Motive series. Great all around board, tracks well, pops good, lands great, and is the most forgiving board I've ever ridden. <BR> <BR>If you are looking for a little more performance orientated board I would suggest the TFD.

braap 07-27-2004 3:54 PM

I have a 04 parks and I like it alot, nice pop and lands nice..

spinsir 07-27-2004 5:50 PM

i have a 2004 parks DNA 143 with the parks binding and i ride behind a boat with no tower and no weight...give a good pop and soft on the landings. don't waste time with an intermediate board (Motive) unless you think you need one.

thane_dogg 07-27-2004 6:07 PM

tell that to Fred.

wakestar8878 07-28-2004 10:06 AM

The Motive is not just an intermediate board. Remember that was Murray's signature board a couple years ago when it was called the Belmont. My Uncle Fred who Thane is referring to is a Hyperlite Team Rider, throws multiple inverts, and rides the motive. He chooses that board because it suits his riding style. The board is awesome it does everything well. The reason I recommend this board to so many people is because it is stable enough for a beginner, but will not hold you back when progressing from intermediate to advanced. This board is an awesome building block. <BR> <BR> <BR>Spencer have you ever ridden that board? Do you really think the Parks with such a radical 3 Stage rocker is the right choice for a beginner to intermediate rider who is still learning the fundamentals and proper technique? <BR>

mango 07-28-2004 10:11 AM

Order a CWB Absolute online since you don't have a local cwb shop. I ride behind a Glaston as well and the absolute gives me enough pop and the landings are so smooth..just weigh the boat down a little with ballast and your set!


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