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Old    Philip (n00b)      Join Date: Mar 2006       09-09-2008, 3:31 PM Reply   
Just looked at the 09 Ronix catalogue and there is no flexboard.
Anyone know the reason why?

I love my Covenant.....
Old    Team CBK....Nate (cbk)      Join Date: Aug 2006       09-09-2008, 4:22 PM Reply   
Not sure why, but they will not offer a flex board at all for 09.
Old    Robert Bailey (bailey)      Join Date: May 2001       09-09-2008, 5:29 PM Reply   
It is such a niche market they probably were not making any money on it.
Old    wakemania (wakemania)      Join Date: Sep 2008       09-09-2008, 5:36 PM Reply   
I think bailey is probably correct. I'm sure they run the numbers on it and it wasn't feasible to continue that type board. Just my .02.
Old    Jason Callen (westsidarider)      Join Date: Feb 2003       09-09-2008, 6:10 PM Reply   
when the roam has such a strong hold on the straight flex style boards its hard to compete when the market is in shambles
Old    Jeremy Byrom (wakerider111)      Join Date: Jul 2006       09-09-2008, 7:35 PM Reply   
what about the "arcade by bill" board. it was described as being pretty thin and "snowboard construction" or something like that

but as for the ride it was describing it as a speed demon for going huge into the flats at high boat speeds and long line... sounds like a "wana be like lyman and/or randall" board ;)

Also the Coy was described to be the thinnest on the list...

maybe these boards will only be as close to flex as the lyman?
Old    Bryan (westsiderippa)      Join Date: Dec 2006       09-09-2008, 7:38 PM Reply   
i love mine from time to time. such a cool feeling with it flexing under your feet.


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Old    Robert Bailey (bailey)      Join Date: May 2001       09-09-2008, 11:15 PM Reply   
I doubt hyperlite makes much money on the roam but they have a lot more production than ronix so they probably don't have too much of a problem pressing them. I have been riding a roam a lot lately and I really like it but I don't see it replacing a normal board for most people. (except cliff)
Old    Philip (n00b)      Join Date: Mar 2006       09-10-2008, 10:35 AM Reply   
I'm gonna follow Bryan's idea and post a photo as a mark of respect for the Covenant R.I.P.



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Old    Geno James (deltawakerider)      Join Date: Feb 2004       09-10-2008, 11:15 AM Reply   
Covenant an agreement, usually formal, between two or more persons to do something specified.

R.I.P soul turns are dead
Old    Jeremy (jsweat)      Join Date: Apr 2007       09-10-2008, 12:04 PM Reply   
yea the arcade is ridden by dean smith and we all know he goes huge like lyman and randall
Old    Trevor (hawk7)      Join Date: Apr 2007       09-10-2008, 7:07 PM Reply   
I remember the 08 catelogue was out earlier than the expo, is there a link to it??
Old    Philip (n00b)      Join Date: Mar 2006       09-11-2008, 10:08 AM Reply   
The 09 catalogue is here:
http://www.squareoneco.com/Ronix09.pdf

Enjoy

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