Forums Splitboard Talk Forum The 2015/2016 Gear Thread Viewing 20 posts - 21 through 40 (of 131 total) ← 1 2 3 … 7 → Author Posts January 26, 2015 at 7:31 pm #779535 Cbalke 237 Posts Never Summer Prospector Split Never Summer Raven Split (Women’s) Nitro Doppleganger Nitro Nomad Split Nitro Volta (Women’s) Smokin Jetson Split Smokin POW WOW Split January 27, 2015 at 10:01 am #779618 whistlermaverick 311 Posts Jones 2015-2016 http://www.zuzupopo.com/xe/index.php?mid=catalog&search_target=tag&search_keyword=Snowboards&document_srl=161581 ^ ^ Lots of info there @j.memay January 27, 2015 at 3:28 pm #779658 HikeforTurns 1113 Posts Salomon is making a touring boot akin to the TLT6. The “explore” model could be a contender for modification. A bit heavier then the TLT 6 but has a similar touring mechanism. http://communitytouringclub.com/nouveautes-salomon-2016/ January 28, 2015 at 3:52 pm #779763 enjoy the ride 22 Posts We have just finished our first impression splitboard test of some of the 15-16 splitboard gear. If you are interested check this out: English: http://www.splitboarding.eu/en/splitboard-news/splitboard-test-first-impression-2015-16 German: http://www.splitboarding.eu/de/splitboard-news/first-impression-splitboard-test-2015-16 Cheers January 28, 2015 at 8:08 pm #779785 whistlermaverick 311 Posts Stoked to see a wide version of the Rossi split, and a soft boot with the ability of negative angle for skinning. @j.memay January 29, 2015 at 9:22 am #779820 powslash 382 Posts Looks like the Venture Euphoria is going back to regular sidecut next year… https://fbcdn-sphotos-h-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-xpa1/v/t1.0-9/10407774_10155226467855096_2672724326455008423_n.jpg?oh=89ad0b5e50ef904edc0d19dcd3d6cde0&oe=555A8769&__gda__=1431694719_50c6ecf5f3d58c3f58a19dc54ca4f945 January 30, 2015 at 11:53 am #779874 pow_hnd 82 Posts New pucks from Spark! @ty_bee @801splitters January 30, 2015 at 4:10 pm #779886 powslash 382 Posts The pucks overlap the board halves? Nice. Forward leeeeeaaannnnnnnn. February 1, 2015 at 1:29 am #779958 Cbalke 237 Posts The R&D lab at ThirtyTwo has worked side-by-side with Jeremy Jones to deliver a boot that fits exactly what he needs while spending weeks on end in some of the harshest conditions on the planet. Designed with a mountaineer in mind, the new Jeremy Jones pro model features a waterproof zip-up cover to prevent your laces from freezing, a Vibram sole for withstanding the rigors of crampons and a BOA-enabled rear flap to increase your range of motion while splitboarding. It is also celebrating 20 years of snowboarding with its new team movie, 2032, due this fall.- From Snowboardmag February 1, 2015 at 5:40 am #779959 permnation 303 Posts Sparks stuff is looking nice! I heard the heel-lock has been changed for next year. The new forward lean mech looks very user-friendly. Being a 32 fan, it’s nice to see them re-introduce the Ultralight this season, and the Jones model for next season looks promising. The Keen-style rubber toe is cool. The boot has some great features, but 4 different closure styles…zipper, big laces, inner laces, and Boa. That just seems like too much shit going on or that could break. What did the splitboarder say when he ran out of weed? Bro, my boots are broken. @cbalke Did you get to play around with or try on the Jones boot? What’s the price? February 1, 2015 at 6:41 am #779961 Snurfer 1447 Posts New spark looks great, had little doubt they’d get the lean adjust sorted. Most intriguing thing about the Jones boot is the rear release (walk mode). Having done a fair amount of tinkering to mod the current Spark lean adjuster it became clear my soft boots were the impediment to stride length, not the toe interface. As someone who has little interest in icy sidehilling, or mountaineering (tech toe setup) this is just what I’ve been waiting for, but I have to agree with permnation, all the other fiddly shit is overkill. Powslash the Euphoria looks to remains the same as 14/15, the other deck is a collab with Smith. Its in this photoset http://snowboarding.transworld.net/featuresobf/sia-tradeshow-2015-product-round-day-1# Shark Snowsurf Chuna Voile V-Tail 170 BC Voile One Ninety Five Spark R&D Arc February 1, 2015 at 7:51 am #779962 Taylor 785 Posts Yes, great to see a soft boot with walk mode, despite its over-engineering. A big, or longer, step forward. I wonder if there will be others? Fun to see all the pow shapes too. @sun_rocket February 1, 2015 at 8:21 am #779964 BGnight 1382 Posts Inner boa is the shit. I wish Fitwell’s had inner boa. I’m looking to move away from K2 T1’s as my resort boot. I’ll definitely give the 32’s a look. And they’d be good for most backcountry stuff and I can keep my Fitwells on the shelf except when I need something more gnarly. Curious how stiff the sole and toe box is (for kicking steps and booting all day up volcanos). That’s the most important part. I have my doubts they got either right looking at the boot. I could care less about the walk mode. Funny how much you guys geek out on your stride. You’d think you needed to do lunges to get anywhere 😀 Nothing inspiring in the board category yet except maybe that Nitro. February 1, 2015 at 8:29 am #779965 powslash 382 Posts February 1, 2015 at 10:40 am #779968 Cbalke 237 Posts @permnation between work and family stuff neither Chris or I was able to make it to SIA this year. If I get more info I’ll pass it along. February 1, 2015 at 10:52 am #779976 Cbalke 237 Posts Venture New Karakoram light weight ankle strap Smokin Splits Rome Splits Burton Splits Photos from Transworld Snowboarding February 1, 2015 at 11:17 am #779978 powslash 382 Posts Snurfer wrote: Powslash the Euphoria looks to remains the same as 14/15, the other deck is a collab with Smith. Its in this photoset http://snowboarding.transworld.net/featuresobf/sia-tradeshow-2015-product-round-day-1# That pic came from the Venture FB page, caption said Euphoria. Either way, looks fun. The Nitro 183 ST looks wicked. Wondering what base profile they went with. So many powder shapes…so little powders. February 1, 2015 at 11:25 am #779986 Cbalke 237 Posts powslash wrote: So many powder shapes…so little powders. Seriously! Big things coming from Spark next season. The Magneto and Afterburner models will be discontinued and replaced by two models with upgraded Tesla baseplates. There is an upgraded heel locker for the new base plate. The Rip-N-Flip highbacks are backwards compatible allowing them to be used with older spark bindings. Next year Spark is also rolling out 2 women’s specific binding models. February 1, 2015 at 11:57 am #779987 shredgnar 643 Posts Snurfer wrote: Powslash the Euphoria looks to remains the same as 14/15, the other deck is a collab with Smith. Its in this photoset http://snowboarding.transworld.net/featuresobf/sia-tradeshow-2015-product-round-day-1# Nope, Euphoria gets regular sidecut this year. Should be interesting as you’ll actually be able to rideit on hardpack. Venture also came out with a carbon Zelix split. Light and snappy! Those Jones boots are pretty cool, walk mode is pretty nice. Karakoram’s are looking really nice with their new interface. Hoping to check that out at the on snow this week. February 1, 2015 at 12:09 pm #779988 Eirikverlo@gmail.com 42 Posts Anyone got some info on those new Spark R&D orange bindings? Looks superlight and pretty cool! 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