Yes Great Dudes of History: Snowboard Reviews

Nov 1, 2010
Outside Magazine
Yes Great Dudes of History: Snowboard Reviews

   Photo: Ryan Heffernan

Each size of this all-mountain twin is adorned with a different dude, like John Lennon, Albert Einstein, or Martin Luther King Jr. But all the dudes ride the same: Thanks to a robust poplar-and-beech core, it's the stiffest and most carve-ready board here. Like the Rossignol One Magtek, it's a hybrid-camber board (traditional camber between the feet, rockered tip and tail). But unlike any of the other boards here, it's chock-full of new technologies: a shorter-radius sidecut on the heel side of the board that's designed to make heel turns more responsive and powerful and, in lieu of multiradius sidecut, notched edges between your feet that create big bite on hardpack. Our take: They both work. "The heel technology allowed the board to be more effective without feeling squirrelly," one tester commented, "and it was solid at high speeds."
FLOAT: 4.5

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