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jonm 02-21-2009 8:42 PM

I am 6'1" 160ish. Riding a 2003 absolute platinum 140. I would like to pick up a new board but haven't done a lot of research for a few years. I just wanted some people to throw out a few good ones to check out. <BR> <BR>I'm looking for something with lots of pop and that lands soft. I like the pop and landings of my old board. I find it quite loose(which I like)but it might be too big of a board for me. I found it slow compared to some other boards I have tried. I wouldn't mind a bit more speed but don't want a rocket as I'm too old to relearn my riding style. <BR> <BR>So what boards should I look at?

jasonpav 02-21-2009 8:49 PM

cwb marius has great pop, plenty of speed, and hard to beat softness in its landings. There are a lot of really good boards you can choose from for your riding style, but you can't go wrong with the marius

wakerider111 02-21-2009 9:30 PM

Slingshot Reflex <BR>it has a progressive 3 stage rocker so it is faster than a pure-3-stage but not a rocket like many continuous boards. <BR>The flex makes for very nice soft landings and SS boards are very fun and easy to butter around on

jasonba1 02-22-2009 6:28 AM

You could also try the LF shane and watson

jonm 02-22-2009 7:32 PM

How about the new absolute or transcend platinum. How will they stack up against my 03 ap.

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