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ponder86 11-07-2008 9:48 AM

Does anyone know if you can ride these on level roads or are they for hills only?

robertr720 11-07-2008 9:56 AM

Hills only, you can ride them on level ground once you know what you are doing but it really isn't much fun(you have to carve a lot to maintain speed). It is also pretty difficult to push and get speed going from a dead stop on level ground and almost impossible to do so uphill.

ponder86 11-07-2008 10:14 AM

Thanks, I really want one b/c I snowboard and could have a blast on one of those but there aren't a whole lot of hills around where I live.

wake2wake103 11-07-2008 10:59 AM

They are a blast to bomb hills with but like rob said it is fairly difficult to push from a dead start on flat ground. Also it feels more like a snowboard as you speed up. <BR> <BR>Rob, did you have trouble at first with riding? I kept thinking longboarding or skateboarding, not snowboarding and it wont ride like a skateboard. I had to get over this mental block and remember snowboarding not skateboarding. <BR> <BR>Np3 once you get good though it is a blast. We have this one hill we bomb and its like a mile and a quarter. So much fun. Its funny to watch people look at you funny tryin to figure out what the heck your doing.

ponder86 11-07-2008 11:06 AM

Yeah, I'll prob end up getting one but most of the hills around here are really short, there are some steep ones but they don't last too long


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