|Riding Style||All Mountain Freestyle|
|Riding Level||Advanced - Expert|
|Fits Boot size (US)||8-10|
|Camber Profile||Mostly Camber|
|Approx. Weight||Feels Light|
|On Snow Feel|
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Capita Asymulator 2020 Review by The Good Ride
The Capita Asymulator isn’t the first asym twin we would grab for a powder day. That being said its quite appealing in most other conditions we like to ride. It has a healthy bit of camber that provides dynamic spring underfoot, is fun to turn, butters well, and is a great all-mountain freestyle twin.
Ethics Statement: We don’t get paid by the manufacturer to write these reviews. We do make money from the “Where To Buy” links, but this is our best attempt at an honest and objective review from an average riders’ perspective.
How This Review Happened: We borrowed this for an extended demo and then returned it.
Conditions: Firm but fair conditions
Riders: James (Size 9, 5’10” 185-195lbs), Nick (Size 10, 160lbs, 5’8”), Jimbo (Size 11, 5’11” 160lbs)
Boots: Adidas Tactical ADV
Insoles: Sandsole Custom Insoles, Footprint Insole Technology Gameghangers Low Profile
Bindings: Union Strata
Set-Up: 21.5” Wide. 15 front -15 back. Centered.
Approximate Weight: Feels light but not ultralight.
Sizing: The 152 felt great for Nick and his weight but the 154 or 156 might have been better for me. None really worked for Jimbo’s 11’s.
Camber/On Snow Feel/Ability Level/Skidded Turns: Borders on being semi-locked in and it’s got a little catch to it. It’s nothing like camber but it’s more than many hybrid shapes. The Capita Asymulator tracks well, one foots well and flat bases well. It has a very consistent all conditions ride to it.
Flex/Pop/Buttering: There is soo much pop and energy coming out of the Capita Asymulator and it really shined for us when it came to ollieng around. It also has a good flex in the tip/tail that makes buttering really fun too.
Speed: There is some pretty good speed here for a 152 twin. A bigger size should be even better for mountain riding.
Uneven Terrain: Pretty good at being light and poppy but not being too chattery. The Capita Asymulator’s tip/tail can chatter but a lot of what’s happening underfoot did not pass up into our bones.
Edge Hold: Right on the border between medium and hard but more on the hard side of the snow spectrum. Great for everything you want to ride. If you know how to twist and play around with your edges you can get a good amount of grip out of it.
Turn Initiation: Pretty quick edge to edge.
Turning Experience/Carving: Nice board to make some hard turns on. Good board for those that like to carve regular as well as switch.
Powder: We had no powder to speak of but the Capita Asymulator’s camber profile and small nose/tail don’t seem to be the kind of board we want in a foot or more.
Switch: The Capita Asymulator is perfect either way. This asymmetry is more symmetrical than a true twin and it helps average riders like us ride switch better.
Getting Air/Park: This is a great jump board for most riders out there. It can make little kickers and natural features we hit more fun than they should be but also reward those who go big too. Jibbing was good but for us this is more of a pipe/jump/ride the mountain kind of board.
Overall, the Capita Asymulator had this great feel underfoot that just made everything feel good. It’s very similar to the Spring Break Twin but has a little more fun underfoot when we rode it this time around.
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