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Old    Benjamin (bendow)      Join Date: Sep 2005       08-11-2008, 5:58 AM Reply   
Does anyone have any intel on the 09 Shane? I saw Shane a few months back, and he said he'll have an all new board for 09. Just curious what it'll be like.
Old    Eyekahn (eyekahn)      Join Date: Aug 2007       08-11-2008, 6:07 AM Reply   
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Old    Joe Umali (dakid)      Join Date: Feb 2001       08-11-2008, 11:42 AM Reply   
oh, so you've ridden it clay? besides the graphics, tell us what you didn't like about it. thanks.
Old    miles (billyjodonjimbo)      Join Date: Apr 2006       08-11-2008, 11:46 AM Reply   
I read somewhere that they are not going to continue with the cupped fins anymore for the shane. I don't know how reliable that is, but that is what I heard.
Old    Soli (nsolis220)      Join Date: May 2007       08-11-2008, 11:49 AM Reply   
ya joe i'd ride a pink board if it fit my riding style and was my favorite shape!
Old    Dave (knarbar)      Join Date: Nov 2006       08-11-2008, 11:50 AM Reply   
Im thinkin its gunna have a similar fin set up like the Lyman but with the rocker of the 08 shane.
Old    Simon Irish (burberry03)      Join Date: Dec 2006       08-11-2008, 4:46 PM Reply   
i talked to shane in the twin cities and he said they did away with the cupped fins for 2009... he also said he loved the cupped fins but liquid force wanted to drop them because they thought it would sell more without them; they thought those fins might scare the customer......
Old    Soli (nsolis220)      Join Date: May 2007       08-11-2008, 5:02 PM Reply   
great to know that the riders whose signiture board is made for gets to choose how he likes a board to ride.
Old    Trevor (hawk7)      Join Date: Apr 2007       08-11-2008, 8:26 PM Reply   
The Hyperlite A-Wing Scares Customers, The Byely Flow Through Design Scares Customers, Cupped Fins and Clown Shoes Not So Much. The Shane Always Has A Crazy Abrupt 3-Stage Rocker, Right?
Old    Stephen Higgins (srh00z)      Join Date: Jun 2003       08-11-2008, 8:31 PM Reply   
There is a pic of Shane going off on the new board/binding setup in the new WBM on page 88. The Shane is on my list of boards to try at some point in time. I read in an interview that Shane wanted to get rid of the cupped fins and try some other ideas instead. He didn't really give a good reason why he was getting rid of them, but he did say that he really liked them.

(Message edited by srh00z on August 11, 2008)
Old    Brian Zager (skatehawk11)      Join Date: May 2008       08-11-2008, 9:06 PM Reply   
thats his 2008 ltd edition board.
Old    Stephen Higgins (srh00z)      Join Date: Jun 2003       08-11-2008, 9:12 PM Reply   
Not the picture I am looking at, it is the board and bindings that have been showing up in the 09 LF threads. Not the turquoise board/bindings setup that were the 08 limited.
Old    Brian Zager (skatehawk11)      Join Date: May 2008       08-11-2008, 9:49 PM Reply   
is there a newer issue out than the one with gabe lucas on the cover?
Old    Stephen Higgins (srh00z)      Join Date: Jun 2003       08-11-2008, 9:56 PM Reply   
Yup, I got the October 08 issue today. It has Chris O'Shea on the cover and the readers choice awards.
Old    Benjamin (bendow)      Join Date: Sep 2005       08-12-2008, 5:57 AM Reply   
I'm glad he's doing away with the cupped fins. They break on the sliders like nothing. I asked LF to send me a bag of them...thankfully they did.
Old    Josh (romes)      Join Date: Sep 2006       08-12-2008, 9:59 AM Reply   
i'm amp'd they're puttin out a 142 instead of a 140 this year. i wonder if it's still going to be a wide board or if he's going back to a more traditional width.

i'll def be on the look out for this one.

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