Are Ride Snowboards any good?
We have ridden many Ride snowboards over the years, and can confirm they are some of the highest quality snowboards on the market. They are always innovating an looking for new ways to put more fun into snowboards.
Can you still ride old snowboards?
Snowboards can be used or stored for up to 15 years before they begin to really deteriorate from age. As long as a board still has decent pop and flex, an old board purchased for $50-$100 and is a good option for riding in rocky spring or fall season conditions.
Is a shorter snowboard easier to control?
A short snowboard is easier to turn than a long one but a longer board will be more stable at speed when it will tend to bounce around and wobble less than a shorter one as more of the board will be in contact with the snow. To choose a suitable board length you need to first consider your weight.
Is ride owned by Burton?
The new owners, Kohlberg & Company, have investments ranging from healthcare and business services, to golf company Troon and hockey powerhouse Bauer. Kohlberg purchased K2, Ride, Völkl, Marker, Dalbello, Madshus, Line, Full Tilt, Atlas, Tubbs, and BCA in the deal.
Where are Ride Snowboards made?
of Corona, California. Later known as Ride Manufacturing, the facility used state-of-the-art computer technology, aerospace engineering, aircraft-grade tooling and other leading-edge techniques to design, test and manufacture the most advanced snowboards on the market.
How many years should a snowboard last?
As long as your board is stored dry, well supported and waxed, it can last for over 10 years in storage without deteriorating too much. Most riders store their boards for about 6 months in between seasons each year.
What happens if I ride a shorter snowboard?
You’ll find nose and tail presses easier than on your bigger snowboard. So things like butters and presses on snow will take less effort and less leaning to get locked in. This is because on a smaller snowboard you don’t have to lean as far to center your weight over your nose/tail and lock into that press.
Are Ride Snowboards made in China?
Today, Ride Manufacturing has expanded into a new facility in Asia, doubling its manufacturing space and equipment arsenal.