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Underground FLX 2006 vs FLX 2008

Postby K1W1 » Mon May 05, 2008 9:08 am

After selling some old windsurfing gear I'm thinking of upgrading to the new underground flx 132.I currently ride the 2006 132 flx and really like it, although it’s the only board I've ever ridden. I 'm wondering how the new boards compare to the older boards. I’m hoping for less spray in the face and better ride through chop, as I mostly ride in choppy conditions. I’m mainly into doing jumps and free ride (no unhooked stuff as that hasn't appealed to me yet).Really appreciate any feedback from people who have ridden both boards.

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Re: Underground FLX 2006 vs FLX 2008

Postby FredMurphy » Tue May 06, 2008 8:25 am

Definitely try before you buy if you can. I moved from the '06 to '07 FLX and personally I'm not sure that it's an improvement. The '07 and '08 have the much stiffer wood core, so there's far less of the flex that I liked in the FLX.

I know that a lot of people really like the wood core and I'm not saying it's bad - just significant;y different. I'm actually coming round to it as long as conditions aren't choppy. My girlfriend now has my old '06, so I steal it back occasionally if she's not using it.

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Re: Underground FLX 2006 vs FLX 2008

Postby Frank Rosin » Tue May 06, 2008 8:40 am

Customer feedback I get a lot is that the new 2008 FLX cuts through choppy water much better than the 2007 FLX - which I thought was a very good and comfortable board in choppy conditions already!

Try to demo the 2008 FLX, I am pretty sure you will like it a lot!

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Re: Underground FLX 2006 vs FLX 2008

Postby clydesdale » Tue May 06, 2008 4:02 pm

i preferred my 06 flex vs. the 07 i ride now

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Re: Underground FLX 2006 vs FLX 2008

Postby GregoireTexier » Tue May 06, 2008 10:51 pm

Yeah but who cares the new ones are so damn sexy looking.

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