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ctrippin 10-06-2006 10:09 AM

does anyone know anything about the new byerly board that is kinda like the bi-level? i saw a picture of byerly holding one at the expo

sancho 10-10-2006 7:42 PM

yeah, its a molded bi level. Imagine a bilevel with all the gaps filled in and concave of the bilevels

electricsnow 10-11-2006 2:45 AM

see, but if all of the gaps are filled in, then you aren't benefitting from the unique flex pattern that bi-level has. It's just a heavier wakeskate with a deeper concave. <BR> <BR>The way I see it, it's a nice idea to try and have the deep concave a bi-level is allowed to have, but it's kind of misleading to market it like it has the pop of a bi-level, when really it's a bulky ass wakeskate with a deep concave. It does not have that flex and believe me, that flex makes a HUGE difference. The true bi-levels are so responsive and move WITH you. <BR> <BR>Anyway, try one out. It's nice to try something different, but just because you have more to leverage off of doesn't mean it's going to act liek a bi-level. You're just dealing with more material in the long run, and you don't have that energy to help compensate for the extra weight. PEace!!

scott_a 10-11-2006 11:09 PM

hmm...waterlogged bi-level versus a double-thick compression deck...I'm gonna guess that neither will blow out from under your feet.


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