Rome 390 Boss Bindings

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Tweet The Rome 390 Boss Snowboard bindings – a mid-flexing all-round binding that performs well and also offers a sick range of style choices? They’re definitely packed out with a whole load of customisation features, and the colour options available should satisfy those looking to pimp up their setup. Are these Boss or not? Check [...]

Burton Deerfield Puffy Insulated Jacket

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Tweet Down jackets. They’re never the most practical thing because the bulk of your warmth comes from the outer layer. It removes some ability to control your overall warmth with layering. But they just look sick. And the Deerfield Puffa from Burton is no exception. This sucka comes in a whole load of different colour [...]

Burton the Jeans Pant – Gore-Tex

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Tweet The Jeans Pant from Burton. Love them or hate them? They’re gore-tex, which is cool. But what about the style? Are jeans cool – or should they be kept off of the hill? Plus, these pants are quite thin. Will they rip too easy? Gonna need a heavy base layer underneath? Or are they [...]

Rome Artifact Snowboard 2012 (Rocker or Camber?)

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Tweet A new jib stick is potentially on the cards for this season. I have no requirement for “all-mountain” use, this is about the park and jibbing around. That’s why the Rome Artifact is on the list… Why the Rome Artifact? First of all, the Artifact has been around for a while now. I used [...]

Aerial7 Phoenix Headphones

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Tweet I’m looking for new headphones this season. Mostly I want them for riding on the hill as I’ve got a great set of ‘phones for urban use. But it doesn’t hurt if they sound great when I’m not on the mountain… Aerial7 Phoenix headphones – a good option? First up, I’ve heard from a [...]

K2 Fastplant Snowboard 2012

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Tweet The K2 Fastplant is a popular snowboard. This preview of the 2012 Fastplant will take a look at the board’s design, including new features for this season, to help you decide if the board is suitable for you. There’s also some help on where to buy it, because they’re selling fast… The Fastplant – [...]

Rome Agent Snowboard 2012

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Tweet If you’re interested in the Rome Agent, you’re off to a good start. It’s an awesome board. I used to ride the Agent; between it and my current board (Lib Tech T.Rice from 2009), the Agent ranks as an all time favourite. But that Agent was the 2004/2005 model. Much has changed since then. [...]

Thirty Two Lashed Snowboard Boots 2012

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Tweet The Thirty Two boots are one of the sets that I’m considering for the 2012 season. In this preview I’ll take a look at the general design of the boot, and comment on my experience from trying them on (alongside other boots). My current set of boots are the Lashed so I’ve got history [...]