Boots: Burton Imperial and Burton Ions Utilising Arbor’s bamboo topsheet and core technology, Urethane / ABS blended sidewalls and a directional shape, the Coda is a lively directional all-mountain board with tons of pop. Ethics Statement: We don’t get paid by the manufacturer to write these reviews. Not a lot of pop. How This Review Happened: We borrowed this for an extended demo and sent it back. The Arbor Crosscut Camber is not for everyone but if you want a forgiving board that shines at bombing and high speed carves this will work. Size: 158 Its mainly for those who plan to set it up once and then never move the bindings around according to the conditions. See reviews, photos, directions, phone numbers and more for the best Snowboards in Gardena, CA. Ski, Snowboard, Wakeboard, Skateboard Gear & Clothing: Enjoy Free Shipping, Low Price Guarantee, Product Reviews, Shopping Tools and a little flavor. The Arbor Formula is a directional Twin with approximately a 1cm longer nose than tail. Value 0.0. Stance Angles: 12 front -12 back. And it can be daunting to find the best snowboard for you. I would recommend this board to any one starting Out but get a little smaller than the size/weight chart says to and Maybe rent first. Surprisingly friendly board. If you turn a lot in tight spots like tree lines, tight chutes or bumps you might be happier with the Annex or Clovis from their line. Here at powderheadz.com, we strive to tell you which are the best snowboards for each type of rider.Whether you’re for All-Mountain, Freestyle, Freeride, or a Powderhound, we’ve got you covered for what we think are the best snowboards available. If the trees were any closer together Peter and I would have felt uncomfortable. Conditions: Hardpack to soft and playful spring conditions. It’s been humbling, and a hell of a lot of fun. So the board rides pretty much the same but the addition of a modern insert pattern makes this board a lot easier for a beginner/intermediate rider to get more comfortable. I think the midwide might have been too much though. Most people who buy this board won’t be carving but when you get to that stage you will find it not as fun as other boards with some camber in them. Hey I'm Kyle, I just got done riding the Arbor Element Rocker. Great Edge hold. Arbor Snowboards Skip to Main Content Arbor snowboards have a distinct look to them, but it’s much more than just a look. No one is perfect and we do make money from the “Where To Buy” links below, but this is our best attempt at an honest and objective review from an average riders’ perspective. Made it stiffer? Size: 158 It does start to come alive at higher speed turns and that is what this is all about. Heavy. It has less mounting options for your bindings than most snowboards do these days. Bindings: Union Contact Pro/Union Superpro. Read full Snowboard Review review of the Arbor Nightrain 2010 Snowboard. One footing and flat basing can be a little awkward for a beginning rider but it’s a lot harder to catch your edge here than other boards with some camber in them. All in all this is a good beginner snowboard. Powder: The float in powder of the Arbor Formula is better than camber so you won’t cartwheel as much in the deeper stuff. Phone Orders in USA 310-577-1131 The Arbor Crosscut Camber is not a real quick board edge to edge but manageable. For the when in doubt just point it out rider this is a good call. I was happy to have it and I felt secure when it came to stopping and keeping control over my turns. How This Review Happened: We borrowed this for an extended demo and sent it back. 161cm Midwide. If you ride in hard to icy snow a lot this will work but more aggressive disruption will work better but at the cost of grabbing in softer snow. On east, About The Good Ride Snowboard Binding Reviews, About The Good Ride Snowboard Boot Reviews, About The Good Ride Snowboard Outerwear Reviews. there is enough edge hold and a catch-free ride that can handle the pipe in any condition. It doesn’t pass up chatter into your joints and does not fatigue you. 154: 8-9. Solid constuction. Days: 3 So there you have the 2020 Arbor snowboards. Forgiving/Catch Free. Arbor’s A-Frame is like a great powerful sword to slice and dice everything in your path. It’s good enough for learning how to ride but I’d get tired of this pretty quick if I constantly rode uneven terrain. That being said, the Arbor Crosscut Camber is super damp and you just don’t feel much chatter. There are hundreds of snowboards out there and they come in many shapes and sizes. It's got a lot of edge hold, it does really well at speed. The Arbor Formula isn’t an ideal beginner all mountain board for those that see allot of powder but sure is great as a mtn freestyle board. Gamechangers, Curbside Pickup Available NOW! Not a lot of pop. Even on a hard, cold and windy day that stripped off all the good snow to leave the cement-like block beneath the Arbor Formula held it’s edge fine. You can of course go bigger or smaller but these again are just the ideal sizes. Arbor Bryan Iguchi Pro Rocker Compare. Pretty quick edge to edge and the Arbor Formula is easy in just about any situation. The base has middle ground glide in all conditions. I expected this to offer up speed similar to the Westmark but it didn’t. They started as a snowboard company and added skateboards a few years later. Jumps: The pop is not bad but the weight makes it a little harder to leave the ground than it should be. One thing I found very interesting about Arbor boards is that they all come in one of only 2 different camber profiles – either Full Rocker or Full Camber – what they call “System Rocker” and “System Camber”. Quite a few new offerings in there. Arbor Element Snowboard Review. Stance Width: Centered I think 22″ wide….can’t remember but it was more on the narrow side. However in firm to harder snow the entire board feels like the edges aren’t there when you initiate a turn. As per tradition here at SnowboardingProfiles.com I will give the Element Camber a score out of 100 (based on several factors) and see how it compares with other all-mountain snowboards. I hesitantly write this, as I know how crushing a bad review can be for a business, but I don't want others to fall for this store's trap. The old Formula had a 2 x 4 8 Pack insert pattern. It is very loose but very catch free but better to auto spin than to catch an edge and slam into the snow. This board was loaned to us for review from Arbor Snowboards marketing department. How This Review Happened:  We borrowed this for an extended demo and then returned it. The ‘floatation’ of these boards is unreal. Hi I'm Justin, I just got off the Arbor Foundation. It doesn’t like crowds or terrain that wants you to turn a lot at slower speeds. In hard snow the Arbor Crosscut Camber can feel washy and edgless but once you get the Grip-Tech bumps into the snow it grips well. Rails/Jibs– Very easy to jib and it can handle hard hits/mistakes in the jib park. We try to get as many images of the Arbor Crosscut Camber, but forgive us if they're not all there. Turn Initiation and Carving: The turn initiation is easy so the beginner can turn without too much effort or catching an edge. Doesn’t shine at any one thing but doesn’t do that poorly either. Quality 0.0. Marina Del Rey, CA 90292. Shop for Arbor Snowboards at REI - FREE SHIPPING With $50 minimum purchase. The flex is pretty middle ground from tip to tail. The Arbor family would like to thank you for your support, input, and partnership through the years. Very catch free forgiving beginner ride. However it wasn’t an ideal demo due to Covid-19 Restrictions. On east coast held pretty good on crusty stuff. Last years formula was hard to center up your stance and have the right stance width with some bindings like Burton Re:Flex that only allow you to align the discs perpendicular to the waist. Bachelor opening up a few runs for pass holders. Phone Orders in USA 310-577-1131 Riders: James (Size 9, 5’10” 185-190lbs) Ability Level: Expert • Riding Style: Carving • Days You Ride A Year: 30 • Height, Weight And Boot Size (for Boards, Boots & Bindings): 6', 185lbs, size 9 . Phone Orders in USA 310-577-1131 No obligation, but these links & ads support the site. The Arbor Formula is a good beginner to intermediate all mountain freestyle board at a reasonable price. Simply… That is not really what Arbor Crosscut Camber for though. I think it is something you can get used to but I didn’t like that feel and how it would surprise you. It only has 4 mounting options per binding where most Arbor boards have 7. The board that put Arbor on the map, and still one of their best sellers, the Arbor Element Snowboard and its distinctive Walnut topsheet deliver top shelf performance in any conditions. The Arbor Formula is not ideal for powering over chunder at higher speeds but great for all day riding like on a crowded Saturday in messy snow. It’s not an Arbor Draft but it can hang there for all day learning sessions. Hello and welcome to my Arbor Coda Rocker snowboard review. Days: 4+ This is the first year I’ve ridden Arbor snowboards, and the first time I’ve done an overview for them. It being slow and heavy and possibly too big made me learn how to carve to get the board to not loose a lot of speed to keep up. Arbor snowboards have a distinct feel when beneath your bindings offering a superb pop and incredible response. The Crosscut and Annex look like nice new additions. Conditions: Wet late spring snow thanks to Mt. 1 day demo. Little to no setback on board for directional float in powder so not ideal as an all mountain board as described. With only a pair of centered 5×2 inserts it rides really centered. It is a great board for pointing it. 2020 Arbor Element Rocker Snowboard Review by Kyle. Thanks to a parabolic rocker (rocker that fades out towards the tips) the Arbor Element Rocker Snowboard is simply an amazing snowboard to be ripping around on while riding through a series of storm cycles that hit us here in the PNW. Snowboard Reviews for Powder, Freeride, All Mountain, All Mountain Freestyle, Freestyle and Jib boards. In this review, I will take a look at the Coda Rocker as an all-mountain snowboard. This doesn’t seem like much but the old 8 pack looked like the old boards from the early 2000’s and it was kind of a board from the distant past Snowboard years are like dog years and often times shit can completely change up in 1 year making last year looks complete. US $599. Compare snowboards to find the best board for you. We try to get as many images of the Arbor Formula, but forgive us if they're not all there. The Arbor Wasteland Snowboard is Arbor’s flagship board big mountain charger snowboard design. Phone Orders in USA 310-577-1131. Turn Ons/Swipe Right: Fast, Straight line friendly high speed carver. 161cm Midwide. Arbor Snowboards features on of the best warranties in the industry, (three years), you can count on season after season of aggressive performance from the Arbor Annex. We had a few laps at a demo. The Arbor Formula is a pretty functional all conditions rocker snowboard for those entry level all mountain freestyle riders. If you’re an aggressive advanced rider looking to carve and float through your resort or in the side/backcountry, the Annex will be a great addition to your quiver. Riders: James The Arbor hemlock black bindings have a matte black finish and are ready to mount right out of the box, the 2X4 mini disc system is easy to install on any board I tried it on from Arbor, Lib Tec, Never Summer, and Nitro. Not that exciting and you might enjoy the Arbor Formula System Camber there. So if you are on a budget and want an easy learning board with great grip this could for sure work. It’s got a moderately loose feel so it’s not going to have a tremendous amount of stability between the feet but that is great for the aspiring freestyle to all mountain freestyle rider. Ethics Statement: We don’t get paid by the manufacturer to write these reviews and this is our unfiltered opinion. ... 1 reviews with an average rating of 5 out of 5 stars. That just is not what this board is for. Set-Up: 21.5” Wide. Arbor Snowboards Inc. Snowboards Sportswear Skiing Equipment (2) Website (310) 577-1131. Gamechangers The 2014 Arbor Formula changed up the design a little bit. These bindings have a solid universal fit on most any snowboard. All that rocker makes for an easy float for those that ride centered. Uneven Terrain: The flex here is a pretty solid medium and the board’s tech seems to be a bit on the low end so shock absorption in uneven terrain was not that strong. Comfort 0.0. Riders: James (Size 9, 5’10” 185-190lbs), Peter (Size 8, 5’11” 185lbs) Simply… Given the camber I was surprised how friendly and forgiving this board is. So if you want this board get only the 2014 model. Flex: Pretty mid flexing board but because of the continuous rocker shape, the board is pretty easy to butter and press. The Arbor Crosscut Camber can just power over chunder and really anything under its path. As per tradition here at SnowboardingProfiles.com I will give the Coda Rocker a score out of 100 (based on several factors) and see how it compares with other all-mountain snowboards. Bindings: Union Atlas, Similar Boards (but not the same): Burton Flight Attendant, Jones Flagship, Korua Otto. Burton Process Flying V - ($499.95) The Burton Process Flying V Snowboard has been cleared for take off! Hi I'm Justin, I just got off the Arbor Crosscut Rocker. Phone Orders in USA 310-577-1131. About Arbor Snowboards: Arbor launched their brand in 1995. Home » Snowboard Reviews » Arbor Formula 2016-2021 Snowboard Review. Turn Ons/Swipe Right: Great board for the price. In this review, I will take a look at the Draft as a freestyle snowboard. Medium/Slow for sure. Fit 0.0. 2020/2021 Gear Preview: Arbor Snowboards. 5.0. out of 5 . Marina Del Rey, CA 90292. 3 customer reviews of Arbor Snowboards Inc. One of the best Sports Wear, Retail business at 102 Washington Blvd, Los Angeles CA, 90292. It’s a joint preserver for sure. Comparable Boards: Niche Aether, Yes Typo, DC Echo . The Shiloh looks very similar to the Element specs wise (but with different looking tip and tail shapes and some different materials). Speaking of setback on board you can set it all the way back with a 21.3” stance width and get 4.25” back from center. Arbor Snowboards Inc. Snowboards Sportswear Skiing Equipment (2) Website (310) 577-1131. Speed: The heavy ride felt pretty damp but it’s still loose between the feet and a little bit chattery. The Arbor Formula is a good and unique looking directional snowboard for those that are sick of renting and want a good board to learn the basics in the park. The Arbor Crosscut Camber sidecut doesn’t seem to let you really turn a tight circle and it feels a little awkward at slower speeds. Days:  1 Fit 0.0. Boots: Adidas Tactical ADV Turn Offs/Swipe Left: Uprise Fenders (lifted edges) an feel edgeless/washy in firm snow. Phone Orders in USA 310-577-1131. US $499. Made it stiffer? Quality 0.0. The ride is still the same as the old formula and it makes for a pretty good beginner board especially for the $300 price tag. As per tradition here at SnowboardingProfiles.com I will give the Draft a score out of 100 (based on several factors) and see how it compares with other freestyle snowboards. You can of course go bigger or smaller but these again are just the ideal sizes. Still it is good for learning how to ollie and hit kickers in the park. We spent our precious Good Ride dollars to buy this and review it. Snowboards in Gardena on YP.com. Bindings: Burton Cartel Re:Flex, Union Atlas. It also pops pretty easy between the feet where the rocker is on an ollie. Boots: Adidas Tactical ADV 100% Satisfaction Guarantee. US $499. No obligation, but these links & ads support the site. 21 front -6 back. Once you get better, the Arbor Formula will become obsolete but it’s a good place to start. In this review, I will take a look at the Element Camber as an all-mountain snowboard. Find Reviews, Ratings, Directions, Business Hours, Contact Information and book online appointment. This is a really fun all mountain, directional twin We got a lot of snow last night so we had really ideal conditions for this thing. 0:00 – Intro, 0:19 – Summary, 1:35 – Sizing, 3:10 – Camber/On Snow Feel, 4:32 – Flex/Pop/Butterability, 5:27 – Speed, 6:07 – Uneven Terrain, 6:38 – Edge Hold, 7:35 – Turning/Carving, 8:29 – Powder, 9:25 – Switch/Park, 9:52 – Conclusion, 10:28 – About Our Reviews More comfort means more thought on actually learning. You have to change up how you turn the board in harder snow. Insoles: F.I.T. I rode the 156cm Arbor Annex and it was evenly matched to the terrain at Copper Mountain Resort in Colorado. 1. Our only real complaints were the weight and the widely spaced inserts in the board. The Arbor Formula does a great job for a twin with a centered stance. The slower speed turning though can be a bit fatiguing on a crowded day if you have to slow down and turn through messy snow all day. US $499. Support your local snowboard shop buy locally. Not a mellow flex even though it is a little softer than the A-Frame. It felt really stiff to me. On Snow Feel: The Arbor Formula is a good board for learning how to ride regular and switch on groomers. It does not grab in softer snow either which is a huge plus. Home » Snowboard Reviews » Arbor Crosscut Camber 2021 Snowboard Review. Arbor A-Frame Snowboard Review Posted By: Ryan Ariano March 6, 2020. Comfort 0.0. Despite the lack of spring out of the turn and the washy unstable nature of the rocker profile, we all had a pretty good time on it. The pop is there but takes some work to access and it was hard for us to easily ollie. Arbor Crosscut Camber Snowboard Video Review Fast Forward Markers. Arbor tapped a pair of team riders for a couple powder focused-shapes on this list, and we even it out with a true twin ATV. I found putting more weight in the center of the board inside the bindings and committing harder to that edge than you would in softer snow helps. It doesn’t feel like most tapered boards and tail doesn’t need as much weight as some to not feel washy. This helps to aspire all mountain freestyle riders learn to ride regular or switch in the powder. Pipe: Great for beginning pipe sessions but not a board for the accomplished pipe rider. Here are some ideal US boot sizes for these boards. Insoles: Sandsole Custom Insoles, F.I.T. We do make money from the “Where To Buy” links, but this is our best attempt at an honest and objective review from an average riders’ perspective. I think the midwide might have been too much though. Arbor Coda Camber Compare. Edge Hold:  The system/grip tech sidecut works very well to create a good grip without feeling overly grippy like some complain magnetraction can do. Pretty good all rounder throughout the park for getting a taste. I hesitantly write this, as I know how crushing a bad review can be for a business, but I don't want others to fall for this store's trap. Similar Boards (but not the same):, Lib Tech Terrain Wrecker, Endeavor Ranger, Capita Outerspace Living, Yes Basic, Rossignol Jibsaw, Here are some ideal US boot sizes for these boards. Find a shop here. This is a great mid-level to advanced level all-mountain board. Riding on reference stance of 21.3” set back 2.75” back on board in some softer thicker late spring powder was a leg burner though. The medium/stiff flex along with full camber and no real breaks in the tip/tail make for a tough board to butter. Arbor Coda - 2010 Snowboard added by Rich Ewbank - (0) user review(s). They’ve stayed true to their roots, making high quality, handmade, environmentally friendly snowboards. Factory Tuned– (Arbor detunes the tip and tail contact points on all of our snowboards for a catch-free ride before they leave the factory) Review: When I first saw the Arbor Shiloh Rocker at the Outdoor Retailer show in 2019, I was intrigued by the twin design with subtle 70’s style graphics on the topsheet and base. It just doesn’t have as much easy directional float compared to most All Mountain boards that have much more setback on board though. Good pop between the feet. It’s better than a lot of continuous rocker boards I have come across and it’s pretty stable for this type of board. It wasn’t like having many of the hybrid shapes out there today but it is really good for full camber. If you like a forgiving straightliner this could be for you. This is is good for learning if you take lessons because that is how instructors want you to learn. 152: 7.5-8.5. Arbor Clovis Compare. After a demo, we liked it so much we bought it. With no rebound on the pop. Big across the groomer carves is where it is best. If you can't buy through the links above, you can support the site with: © 2021 The Good Ride | Privacy Policy | server.Production1.com, Height, Weight And Boot Size (for Boards, Boots & Bindings): 5'9 210lb boot 11, 2nd board i rode and it was much more stable than my first. The Wasteland features Arbor’s Mountain System Rocker aka FULL ROCKER which gives the board longer tips and a directional twin shape for superior float and go-anywhere versatility. *Disclaimer this board did not change for 2018 so we carried the 2017 review over. If you ride in really hard areas like on the east coast then you might want more grip but it’s pretty good for most conditions you want to ride. There is a slight difference in the flex between the nose and tail but otherwise, it’s very easy. Switch: It seemed very easy either way and it’s borderline excellent. Increased volume in the nose for float matched with System Camber and a tapered outline delivers confidence and performance riding in any terrain. Close to Reference and Set all the way back. If you can't buy through the links above, you can support the site with: © 2021 The Good Ride | Privacy Policy | server.Production1.com, Arbor Crosscut Camber 2021 Snowboard Review, About The Good Ride Snowboard Binding Reviews, About The Good Ride Snowboard Boot Reviews, About The Good Ride Snowboard Outerwear Reviews, James (Size 9, 5’10” 185-190lbs), Peter (Size 8, 5’11” 185lbs). AKA a good mountain freestyle board. Cant beat the price though. Ethics Statement: We don’t get paid by the manufacturer to write these reviews and this is our unfiltered opinion. Arbor Cask Compare. The Arbor Formula isn’t an ideal beginner all mountain board for those that see allot of powder but sure is great as a mtn freestyle board. It’s got a new slightly more blunted nose/tail as well as a normal 2 x 4 10 pack insert pattern making it much more easy to dial out for your stance width. It will be more fun to turn but will have less float in powder. It isn’t super fast but also is never hard to turn this board if it is sized up properly for your specs. Still, it’s not bad for a continuous rocker board. Without having ridden it, it's hard to say if it's too similar though. Board Sizes: 157, 159, 161 The Clovis is inspired by Mark Carter’s pursuit of chasing technical lines in steep and deep terrain. The continuous (Parabolic) rocker makes it easier to butter than you would think from flexing it in the shop. Hello and welcome to my Arbor Element Camber snowboard review. ... Arbor Bryan Iguchi Pro Camber Compare. US $549. 102 Washington Blvd. So this is not cheap but much more reasonable than the A-Frame at $150 less. So for camber this does a pretty good job. It’s stronger in the park but still fun on the mountain. 2nd board i rode and it was much more stable than my first. The Arbor Element has a centered stance and a very freestyle approach to mountain riding. Arbor Draft Snowboard Review Hello and welcome to my Arbor Draft snowboard review. Value 0.0. The base is good but not quite top end. 2020 Arbor Foundation Snowboard Review by Justin. If this board was a little lighter it might be super easy but I could feel the weight in the turning process. We do make money from the “Where To Buy” links, but this is our best attempt at an honest and objective review from an average riders’ perspective. November 01, 2019. We liked it so much we asked to keep it (we only do this with our favorites). It just feels harder to find the edges. Never a big high or a big low and it doesn’t need to be waxed as much as other sintered bases. There is one thing we want to point out in the design of the Arbor Formula. 0:00 – Intro, 0:15 – Summary, 0:57 – Sizing, 1:16 – Camber/On Snow Feel, 3:17 – Flex/Pop/Butterability, 4:43 – Speed, 6:19 – Uneven Terrain, 7:15 – Edge Hold, 8:16 – Turning/Carving, 9:11 – Powder, 11:27 – Conclusion, 12:08 – About Our Reviews, 12:35 – Outakes Arbor Formula Snowboard Video Review Fast Forward Markers. Arbor Crosscut Camber Snowboard Video Review Fast Forward Markers. Here’s to the next 25 years, and a continued commitment to sustainability in our efforts to innovate, deliver performance, and expand on the craft approach to making snowboards, skateboards, and the related gear we need. Heavy. It is also very forgiving and doesn’t catch an edge easy. 4.5. out of 5 . The Arbor Crosscut Camber is not super tapered but pretty directional. Jan 10, 2020 by Jordan. Circle carves are a bit of work and you need more room to do it. 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