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Old     (martay)      Join Date: Sep 2007       09-08-2007, 1:04 PM Reply   
i'm eyeing a newer demented or player... what ever happened to the cirrus core boards?

i've been riding an 05 cwb absolute platnum recently & like that its lightweight but don't like how slow it is. i haven't been getting the air-time i used to get while riding my old cobe. it seems like i have to edge really hard on the absolute to get the same airtime as the cobe. does that sound right?
Old     (joshugan)      Join Date: Apr 2005       09-08-2007, 2:22 PM Reply   
I don't know how much lighter the Cirrus boards were than the boards now but my Natural is unbelievably light. I held my buddies DNA core (that was Hype's "light" core) Parks in one hand and my Natural in the other and there was at least 5 pounds if not more of a difference.

JJakober, Andy, or some other O'brien riders could probably tell you about the wieght of the demented and player.

My buddy rides an absolute and I demoed it and thought the Natural was a far better board. Faster and more forgiving. The Absolute wasn't bad it just wasn't the Natural
Old     (andy_nintzel)      Join Date: Sep 2004 Location: Minnesnowda       09-08-2007, 3:20 PM Reply   
Both are insanely light, the lighest O'brien is the Cartel now called the Coda. I ride the player that board rips! Light and low swing weight.

If you want a fast light board check out the Coda. Fast board on the market if you ask me.

(Message edited by andy nintzel on September 08, 2007)
Old     (jarabacoa)      Join Date: Aug 2002       09-08-2007, 3:45 PM Reply   
You should check out what was called the Cartel for 2007. Very light and very thin. Oh, and the Delta base makes it pretty quick.
Old     (jarabacoa)      Join Date: Aug 2002       09-08-2007, 3:50 PM Reply   
Andy, that's funny, when I began responding to this thread, your post was not there. Then when I hit post message, there it was.
Old     (biglap)      Join Date: Aug 2007       09-08-2007, 6:00 PM Reply   
The Natural is lightweight, fast enough, good pop, loose... nice overall board!!!
Old     (dlwsrider)      Join Date: Apr 2007       09-08-2007, 6:10 PM Reply   
I have a hard time calling anything light from hyperlite.

this year though, word on the street is the boards are going to be alot lighter though, so ill hold my mouth until i see these "lighter" boards

(Message edited by dlwsrider on September 08, 2007)


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