Posts By: Gordon Bombay

Snowboard Boots: Boa vs. Lace

Posted January 19, 2015 @ 10:58am by Gordon Bombay

Snowboard Boots: Boa vs. Lace Everybody wants BOA snowboard boots nowadays. As soon as you bring them out to customers their faces light up and they start wondering what the eff that dial thing on the tongue does. Then you show them how easy it is to get the boots on and off and they’re sold. It’s too...

 

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How to Pick: Twin vs. Directional Snowboards

Posted June 26, 2014 @ 11:32am by Gordon Bombay

How to Pick: Twin vs. Directional SnowboardsSnowboards sell themselves. Some of our customers walk into the shop and choose their boards based on the graphics. Some of our customers lap the park all day and buy softer boards that they can take to the mountain or to the streets. The sad truth about snowboards is that there’s not much of...

 

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Do You Need a Stomp Pad For Your Snowboard?

Posted January 21, 2014 @ 4:09pm by Gordon Bombay

Do You Need a Stomp Pad For Your Snowboard?Customers in the shop often ask if they need to put a stomp pad on their brand new board. No, dude, you don’t need to mess up your crispy new snowboard with a big piece of studded rubber or metal. Last time I checked, I observed that most snowboarders, while snowboarding, strapped their feet...

 

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Where to Ski: Lake Tahoe

Posted October 24, 2013 @ 1:28pm by Gordon Bombay

Where to Ski: Lake TahoeEast-coasters often overlook Lake Tahoe--it's far away and it's an annoying journey. If you’re really lucky, and you book late, then you get to fly to San Fran and then backtrack to Reno. So sick... Psyche.Utah and Colorado are so much easier to get to and its no wonder that...

 

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