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DC The 156 2019 Snowboard Review

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Riding Style All Mountain Freestyle
Riding Level Advanced - Expert
Fits Boot size (US) 8-10
Manufactured in Austria by The Mothership
Shape True Twin
Camber Profile Traditional Camber
Stance Centered
Approx. Weight Feels Light
Powder Poor
Turning Experience Great
Carving Great
Speed Good
Uneven Terrain Good
Switch Great
Jumps Great
Jibbing Good
Pipe Good
On Snow Feel

Locked In

Turn Initiation

Medium/Fast

Skidded Turns

Hard

Flex

Medium/Soft

Buttering

Semi-Easy

Edge Hold

Medium/Soft Snow

DC The 156 2019 Review by The Good Ride

The DC 156 feels like it has a little bit of the Mega in a full camber package but with a lot of its own thing going on too. Is straight up camber, very old school and technical but has a very new school, light poppy dynamic flex underfoot. Other than edge hold the 156 did a great job at park to mountain freestyle riding. Our demo was much softer than a 7 out of 10 so not sure if this will be the same in production.

Size: 156 ….of course
Days:  1
Conditions:  Pretty hard crappy old snow. Bad season for Utah the time we tried it.
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 ADVBurton Almighty
Insoles: Sandsole Custom Insoles,  Footprint Insole Technology Gameghangers Low Profile
Bindings:  Burton Malavita,
Set Up
22.5” Centered 15 front -15 back

Now that DC is made by Capita’s Mothership the personalities of all their boards have changed.  When they were getting made by GST (last time we tried them) they were super stiff and mean like all GST made boards were.  Now they are light, and very poppy underfoot. The 156 is just like I described in the last sentence and the first thing we would say is this demo model felt much softer than a 7 out of 10 rating. More like a 4 to 5.  As you can see here there is a good bow of camber from tip to tail.

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