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Forum: Archive through September 22, 2008 09-21-2008, 12:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 417
Posted By thisisbrians
I'm looking at getting the 135 cm Absolute, but I...

I'm looking at getting the 135 cm Absolute, but I don't know how big the center fins are (I prefer not to ride finless). I think the original version comes with one fin size and the Platinum version...
Forum: Archive through August 21, 2008 07-28-2008, 11:50 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 726
Posted By thisisbrians
Agreed. The world would be a much, much better...

Agreed. The world would be a much, much better place without drugs. They have caused rifts in my own family that can never be repaired, all because of the poor decisions of one person.
Forum: Archive through August 21, 2008 07-28-2008, 11:34 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 726
Posted By thisisbrians
"Meth is destroying families. Making people do...

"Meth is destroying families. Making people do things that they would never consider." <BR> <BR>I disagree. I think the fact that someone allows himself to get into a situation where he would even...
Forum: Archive through August 21, 2008 07-28-2008, 10:05 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 726
Posted By thisisbrians
Or eBay...

Or eBay...
Forum: Archive through August 21, 2008 07-28-2008, 10:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 591
Posted By thisisbrians
As far as progression goes, if you are ever...

As far as progression goes, if you are ever trying to land something and start getting very frustrated/tired, quit while you're ahead. It's a lot easier to injure yourself when you are worn out and...
Forum: Archive through July 24, 2008 07-22-2008, 1:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 400
Posted By thisisbrians
Tony: what keeps breaking? The recoil? <BR>...

Tony: what keeps breaking? The recoil? <BR> <BR>If so, you should replace the heel wraps (overlays) to get rid of the recoils, CWB will send you the parts for free or you can have CWB fix them for...
Forum: Archive through July 24, 2008 07-22-2008, 1:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 400
Posted By thisisbrians
It took me a long while to change out the...

It took me a long while to change out the overlays...a couple of the screws holding the wraps seized, so I had to get some more parts from CWB to fix it. If you have the time, let CWB take care of...
Forum: Trick Tips 07-07-2008, 1:27 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,226
Posted By thisisbrians
<b>Edgar:</b> I had trouble figuring this out as...

<b>Edgar:</b> I had trouble figuring this out as well, and it actually still isn't easy to get the board under me even though I now know how to do it. What I usually do is tuck the board under my...
Forum: Archive through July 24, 2008 07-07-2008, 12:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 333
Posted By thisisbrians
^Yup.^ <BR> <BR>But, I would think fading should...

^Yup.^ <BR> <BR>But, I would think fading should be attributed to sun exposure. Store your board out of the sunlight and the graphics shouldn't fade.
Forum: Trick Tips 07-02-2008, 5:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 742
Posted By thisisbrians
You might have your weight too far forward on...

You might have your weight too far forward on your cut. Usually, you land with the same weight distribution that you take off with. On your cut and in the air, you should be in somewhat of a "sitting...
Forum: Archive through July 24, 2008 06-30-2008, 3:42 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 868
Posted By thisisbrians
Hmm...I suppose I'll just go the strength...

Hmm...I suppose I'll just go the strength training route then. I have been doing strength training for the past 4 years now, more recently with a focus on wakeboarding, and I am also an avid...
Forum: Archive through July 24, 2008 06-28-2008, 9:37 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 868
Posted By thisisbrians
M-Dizzle, you bring up a great point. And I...

M-Dizzle, you bring up a great point. And I <i>am</i> trying to build a broad base before I end up doing something stupid. So since the beginning (last September), I've worked both HS and TS. Last...
Forum: Archive through July 24, 2008 06-28-2008, 7:05 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 868
Posted By thisisbrians
When I decided to get serious about this sport, I...

When I decided to get serious about this sport, I took it that knee injuries inevitably came with the territory. I'm still a beginner, and have just come to the point of thinking about doing my first...
Forum: Archive through June 30, 2008 06-24-2008, 9:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 583
Posted By thisisbrians
I had the same problem you did, and I was just...

I had the same problem you did, and I was just able to overcome it Sunday. <BR> <BR>What worked for me was to keep my legs bent all the way through the progressive cut (think 'sitting in chair'...
Forum: Trick Tips 06-23-2008, 12:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 971
Posted By thisisbrians
Okay, well the progressive edge is probably the...

Okay, well the progressive edge is probably the most important single factor to getting the proper jump technique, but it is very simple. It just means when you are approaching the wake for your...
Forum: Trick Tips 06-23-2008, 12:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 971
Posted By thisisbrians
So far so good. Do you know about the progressive...

So far so good. Do you know about the progressive edge?
Forum: Trick Tips 06-23-2008, 12:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 726
Posted By thisisbrians
Check your upload, I don't see a picture.

Check your upload, I don't see a picture.
Forum: Trick Tips 06-23-2008, 12:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 971
Posted By thisisbrians
'Toeside' and 'heelside' refer to the edges of...

'Toeside' and 'heelside' refer to the edges of your board; the toeside edge is the edge in front of your toes and the heelside edge is the edge behind your heels. <BR> <BR>It is important to note...
Forum: Archive through June 30, 2008 06-19-2008, 11:49 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 350
Posted By thisisbrians
Just get some Hinge Techs. I started riding about...

Just get some Hinge Techs. I started riding about 6 months ago, and rode two boards with normal bindings. Getting into/out of those things was an uphill battle. I bought the Zeus's and couldn't be...
Forum: Archive through June 30, 2008 06-18-2008, 10:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 220
Posted By thisisbrians
$0.82 a pound as of yesterday.

$0.82 a pound as of yesterday.
Forum: Archive through June 30, 2008 06-18-2008, 9:58 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 517
Posted By thisisbrians
It depends. For some people, backrolls are more...

It depends. For some people, backrolls are more natural. Some people like tantrums better because you can spot the landing much easier.
Forum: Archive through June 30, 2008 06-13-2008, 6:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 301
Posted By thisisbrians
Thanks for the input, guys. <BR> <BR>So from all...

Thanks for the input, guys. <BR> <BR>So from all I've gathered, it seems that the goal is to keep your legs from absorbing the pop as you edge all the way through the wake; at the end of the...
Forum: Archive through June 30, 2008 06-13-2008, 11:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 301
Posted By thisisbrians
Cool, thanks. I guess I'll just have to keep at...

Cool, thanks. I guess I'll just have to keep at it until I begin to figure the technique out for myself. I've got the progressive cut down, I just don't know what I'm doing wrong through the wake....
Forum: Archive through June 30, 2008 06-13-2008, 11:18 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 172
Posted By thisisbrians
Check <a...

Check <a href="http://www.wakeworld.com/MB/Discus/messages/53686/53686.html?1213379083" target="_blank">Find A Third/Be A Third</a>
Forum: Archive through June 30, 2008 06-13-2008, 11:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 301
Posted By thisisbrians
So I'm a beginner rider, I'm still hammering out...

So I'm a beginner rider, I'm still hammering out my technique on my wake jumps, but I think a great tool to work on my technique would be to see a few video clips of the pros taking it HUGE. I've...
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