|Overall Rating||Liked it!|
|Riding Style||Alternative Freeride|
|Riding Level||Advanced - Expert|
|Fits Boot size (US)||8-10, 10-12|
|Manufactured in||Austria by The Mothership|
|Camber Profile||Directional Camber|
|Stance||Setback over 20mm|
|Approx. Weight||Feels Light|
|On Snow Feel|
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DC HR 2019 Review by The Good Ride
The DC HR is a somewhat fat, somewhat short, super tapered (30mm) camber to flat board that has a pretty heavy back foot on the tail/surfy ride to it. It is soft, light and playful for a board of this type and as long as edge hold isn’t important this could be a fun board from everything from carving/slashing around groomers to having a very competent powder board.
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Conditions: Pretty bad Utah conditions with lots of hard snow.
Riders: James (Size 9, 5’10” 185-195lbs), Jimbo (Size 11, 5’11” 160lbs), Tim and Peter (Size 8, 5’11” 185lbs)
Boots: Adidas Tactical ADV, Burton Almighty
Insoles: Sandsole Custom Insoles, Footprint Insole Technology Gameghangers Low Profile
Bindings: Burton Genesis,
Set Up: 22.5” Near Reference stance 18 front -6 back
Here is a look at the camber profile from the bench. You can see there wasn’t much flat near the nose and not much early rise but there seems to be a decent set back on board, massive taper in the tail and a somewhat long big nose with lots of volume. You could really feel this camber on snow and as long as there was a lot more weight on the back foot it turned really well. It seems like a board you don’t have to put away after the powder is gone if you have a very directional surfy style of riding.
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