List Price US $479
Capita Spring Break Powder Twin 2021 Review

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Overall Rating
Riding Style Powder
Riding Level Advanced - Expert
Fits Boot size (US) 8-10, 10-12, > 12
Manufactured in Austria by The Mothership
Shape True Twin
Camber Profile Hybrid Camber
Stance Centered
Approx. Weight Feels Heavy
Powder Great
Turning Experience Good
Carving Good
Speed Great
Uneven Terrain Good
Switch Great
Jumps Great
Jibbing Average
Pipe Average
On Snow Feel

Stable

Turn Initiation

Medium/Slow

Skidded Turns

Moderate

Flex

Medium/Stiff

Buttering

Moderate

Edge Hold

Medium Snow

Capita Spring Break Powder Twin 2021 Review by The Good Ride

Capita Spring Break Powder Twin Snowboard Video Review Fast Forward Markers

0:00 – Intro 0:32 – Summary 1:34 – Sizing 2:15 – Camber/On Snow Feel 2:40 – Flex/Butterability/Pop/Air 3:15 – Speed/Dampness/Uneven Terrain 4:08 – Edge Hold 4:22 – Turning/Carving 4:52 – Powder 5:46 – Conclusion & More About Powder 6:17 – About Our Reviews

Turn Ons/Swipe Right: Almost effortless float for a twin. Could be a good Ultra Wide Mountain Freestyle board for big footed riders. Very reasonable price.
Turn Offs/Swipe Left: Hard to find a legit turn off. Riding this as a Wide or Ultra Wide might limit the float if you are a bigger guy.

Summary

The Capita Spring Break Powder Twin is a very unique ultra floaty super wide twin that makes switch and centered stance powder riding super easy for kooks like us.

Ethics Statement: We don’t get paid by the manufacturer to write these reviews and this is our unfiltered opinion. 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.

Capita Spring Break Powder Twin Review- How it rides and who it is for

Capita Spring Break Powder Twin

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

How This Review Happened:  We spent our precious Good Ride dollars to buy this and review it.
Size: 159
Days: 1
Conditions: Some slackountry time In about 2′ of powder in most places with Drift Boards. There were some ocassional wind effected patches with ice underneath.
Riders: James (Size 9, 5’10” 185-190lbs), Peter (Size 8, 5’11” 185lbs)
Boots: Burton Tourist
InsolesF.I.T. Gamechangers
Bindings: Union Expedition with quiver discs.

Similar Boards (but not the same): Yes 2020,

Set-Up: 21.5” Wide. 15 front -15 back. Centered

Approximate Weight: Feels a little heavy for its length but not for its width.

(We don’t put in the exact weight because with wood cores there is no consistency in a boards weight)

Sizing

Here are some ideal US boot sizes for the Capita Spring Break Powder Twin boards. You can of course go bigger or smaller but these work best for not turning the board slower than it should be and not having the dreaded Toe & Heel Drag.
156: 8-12

159: 9-13

162: 10-14

Shape/Camber/On Snow Feel/Ability Level

Capita Spring Break Powder Twin Shape

 

 

You have a true twin underfoot and that is why its called Capita Spring Break Powder Twin.

Camber

There is a little camber in between the feet going to a small flat transition area and then going to a mellow but long rocker in the nose/tail. It makes the Capita SB Powder Twin a very wide stable floaty twin. It is easy to skid turns but the width makes it more challenging if the boot size is on the smaller side like my size 9’s. If you are super bit in the foot then it will be easy to manage.

Flex/Pop/Buttering

The medium/stiff flex makes Capita Spring Break Powder Twin seem like it could handle more than the max weight recommendation. Despite that med/stiff flex the rocker after the bindings makes it easier to butter than you would think. There is also a snappy pop to it.

Speed

The base has an easy glide to it and its much better than the Spring Breaks I rode before they changed up the base in 2020. The Capita Spring Break Powder Twin also is pretty damp so it can point it really well for a twin with soo much rocker. It really minimizes the clown shoe effect.

Uneven Terrain

I didn’t get much uneven terrain but the Capita Spring Break Powder Twin has the flex and dampness to keep micro bumpy snow of most types from sending the chatter up into your joints.

Edge Hold

Good but not great. I didn’t have much hard snow but did find an icy patch or two in the trees (you can hear one in the intro) and it held well enough to not slide me onto my ass.

Turn Initiation

So the Capita Spring Break Powder Twin is a super wide board so it isn’t easy to initiate a turn but the deep sidecut makes it easier to turn in the trees than I thought. Still I would hate to have to turn through a bump line or through some really tight trees etc. If you are a 12-13 the 159 will turn like it should and maybe even a touch on the fast side.

Turning Experience/Carving

Haven’t tried it yet.

Powder

So it is very difficult to get a twin to float like a tapered directional board. The Capita Spring Break Powder Twin does it though and that is no easy task. For my specs (check above) it just kept me on top of the snow regular or switch and made my run in knee high powder feel super easy.  It is about the best I have ever seen any twin ride. You don’t set this back. Just ride it centered in powder and have at it. If you are a bigger footed rider who is pretty heavy/big then this will probably not float for you like it did for me.

Conclusion

So the combo of width and a really deep sidecut makes this a super fun powder twin for a guy with my specs and I think this also could be a pretty fun mtn freestyle twin for a bigger footed rider too.

 
Capita Spring Break Powder Twin Specs

 
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