Forums Splitboard Talk Forum Furberg effective edge measurement: 96/123 cm. What's that supposed to mean? Viewing 3 posts - 1 through 3 (of 3 total) Author Posts January 24, 2018 at 2:06 pm #815721 Mr_Orange 76 Posts I was trying to look up effective edge measurements for furberg snowboards but only found them for older models: https://thegoodride.com/snowboard-reviews/furberg-the-freeride-snowboard-review-and-buying-advice/#other-product-details (under product specs) Why are there 2 numbers? My guess is that the smaller number strictly represents the concave arc (like a normal board) and the the larger number includes some portion of the reverse sidecut areas at the tip and tail which may contribute to the feel of the effective edge…? Furberg The Freeride Specs 2014 Length (cm) 162 167 173 Effective Edge (cm) 96/123 97/128 99/134 Nose Width (mm) 287 288 290 Waist Width (mm) 264 268 270 Tail Width (mm) 277 279 279 Turning Radius (m) 16 18 20 Stance Width (mm) 52-64 53-65 54-66 Setback (mm) 34 37 40 Rider Weight (kg) 55-85 70-100 80+ Board Weight, clips included (g) January 25, 2018 at 7:01 am #815743 permnation 303 Posts Mr_Orange wrote: Why are there 2 numbers? My guess is that the smaller number strictly represents the concave arc (like a normal board) and the the larger number includes some portion of the reverse sidecut areas at the tip and tail which may contribute to the feel of the effective edge…? Pretty sure you are correct. The larger # I would call the contact points but not sure that is correct terminology. It’s where the reverse sidecut transitions into the nose and tail. That year model is a fun ride in soft snow. I detune all the way down to the small number, and never knew about the 2 spec #’s until this thread. Thanks. January 25, 2018 at 11:50 am #815752 Mr_Orange 76 Posts They seem to have only posted those numbers for that first year. Guess they thought it would be too confusing to interpret. Plus this isn’t primarily a groomer board. One of the thing’s i’ve been tyring this year is freecarving with stance angles at (+36f/+27r) on a few of my boards. Look up RAMA freecarve on youtube. The Furberg 160 (17/18 model) was the only board i felt comfortable doing this with. On regular sidecuts of 8 – 9m, the heelside turn felt way to fast and it hurts the back leg. I think the 18m sidecut on the furberg slows everything down and makes it more manageable. I don’t know… it’s only my first few days with these angles. It could just be a technique thing i’m doing wrong. I was looking up effective edge numbers because i was considering getting an even longer Furberg and using the 160 for freeriding. I wonder if effective edge length and edge bevel angles (edge sharpness basically) are interchangeable variables when it comes to grip. Like if you were to put an aggress 3 degree side bevel, will that do the same job as a longer effective edge. Viewing 3 posts - 1 through 3 (of 3 total) You must be logged in to reply to this topic.