Forums Splitboard Talk Forum my very first snowboard…and other well loved old boards Viewing 8 posts - 1 through 8 (of 8 total) Author Posts November 12, 2013 at 4:46 pm #579176 shoestring 197 Posts my first snowboard was a 1989 Burton Cruise 155 – i bought it used in ~91 and had rode it for a year or two on mostly east coast ice before picking up a used Apocalypse… i sold the burton a long time ago and sometimes think about buying one on ebay…here is pick of the board (from the web): i borrowed a friend’s winterstick splitstick as my first split and purchased a new sentury team after three of four days of splitting…i’m now a venture storm (pics of those boards are in the quiver thread, but here they are again) – the sentury and the unity DIY have made their way to other folks… thought people would enjoy seeing some of these old boards too – (some of the older boards from a friend’s collection)… anyone want to share some old board pics November 12, 2013 at 9:52 pm #672175 Jason4 443 Posts That brings back good memories. My first board was a ’90 Burton Free5 that my parents bought for me for Christmas in 1989. I rode it for a couple of years and my second board was a ’94 Burton CK Slopestyle in the fall of ’93. I’m pretty sure I have those years right, it was the one with black on black graphics. I still have both of those boards. After that it was a string of boards from a local Burlington, WA company called Hauser and then a Burton Custom, a handful of Division 23s, a bunch of boards from Sims, then Options (still my favorite boards), and lately it’s been all Libs. I still have some of my old boards, I’ll never let go of the CK or my first snowboard. I really need to get them up on the wall. November 12, 2013 at 11:19 pm #672176 HansGLudwig 601 Posts @shoestring wrote: (some of the older boards from a friend’s collection) That old friend of your has inspired many a rider. Thanks for posting pics. Thoroughly enjoyed. :thumpsup: Be sure to bookmark Splitboard.com's Recent Activity page... http://splitboard.com/activity-2/ November 13, 2013 at 6:37 pm #672177 shoestring 197 Posts glad you enjoyed the pics…been enjoying looking at the old boards for years and finally decided to take a few shots and post em. definitely a lot of history on those boards… November 15, 2013 at 10:00 pm #672178 HansGLudwig 601 Posts EBay PSA: Vintage 1982 Burton Backhill Snowboard. Hand-written serial # 28F112 One day left. Already up to $3,500. Aside from screen grabs, any know how to download the HQ images off EBay? Be sure to bookmark Splitboard.com's Recent Activity page... http://splitboard.com/activity-2/ November 16, 2013 at 4:18 pm #672179 davidr 102 Posts seen this – http://www.illicitsnowboarding.com/2013/11/confessions-of-vintage-snowboard-trader.html ? November 16, 2013 at 8:31 pm #672180 HansGLudwig 601 Posts I’m always amazed at how far set back the bindings are in those early boards. It’s like the front foot is on the center of gravity/pivot point or something. They must have ridden pow with the brakes on all the time. I imagine constantly leaning forward to go fast and getting leg burn in the front. Be sure to bookmark Splitboard.com's Recent Activity page... http://splitboard.com/activity-2/ November 17, 2013 at 5:13 pm #672181 C balke 74 Posts My first board was this Nitro Pyro I wanna say it was a 93’/94′. I have not rode the board since I put it away but want to ride it for the hell of it. Crazy to think I rode with the heels hanging over like that. Viewing 8 posts - 1 through 8 (of 8 total) You must be logged in to reply to this topic.