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post #31 of 38
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Originally Posted by NYSkier55 View Post
How old do they have to be to qualify for this discussion? 10 years or more?
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Originally Posted by slider View Post
I think it's more design than age. Straight vs Shaped.
Which is 10-13 years ago. Ahhh, I remember it as if it was yesterday.
post #32 of 38
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Originally Posted by Philpug View Post
Which is 10-13 years ago. Ahhh, I remember it as if it was yesterday and my body feels like it was 5 decades ago.
Fixed it for ya.
post #33 of 38
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Originally Posted by Tyrone Shoelaces View Post
Crazy? hell no....Do it. I guarantee you'll have fun. I think it's a blast trying to ski stuff you normally ski on older gear. Me and my friends do this every year at Kirkwood. We call it "Long Board Day" though and minimum requirement is 210cm.

You might hit the crazy mark when you bust out the 240cm speed skis or 250cm nordic jumping skis mounted alpine with no edges
TS;

I was trolling eBay this evening looking at vintage stuff. I noticed a few things that might put you over the top next retro longboard day.

I know it's usually not kosher to post eBay auctions here but here goes:







Now THAT would be core. We'll send you get well cards

and to top it off
post #34 of 38
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Originally Posted by Philpug View Post
9S? thats not straight.

You need a 201cm 7S. THAT"s straight.
I have those except in 205...and they SUCK in this day and age.
post #35 of 38
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Originally Posted by Taylormatt View Post
I have those except in 205...and they SUCK in this day and age.
Thread hijack!
Happy Birthday!
Hope your day was amazing!
post #36 of 38
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Originally Posted by MTT View Post
Do you have a Retro Day at your local hill?

If so, you have to DO IT
Isn't EVERY day in Idaho 'retro day?'
post #37 of 38
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Straight Skis

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Isn't EVERY day in Idaho 'retro day?'
Sacramento throws down the gaunlet - come on up some time big boy and we'll see who's retro We are only 900 miles north.
post #38 of 38
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Originally Posted by Taylormatt View Post
I have those except in 205...and they SUCK in this day and age.
205? I thought a 204 or 207, don't recall the 205.
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