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08 Ocean Rodeo Zen

Postby mossman » Wed Nov 28, 2007 2:56 am

Finally got the 08 Zen - can hardly wait for the wind to pick up.
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Postby AdrenalinDriven » Wed Nov 28, 2007 3:55 am

don't land kiteloops too hard... they like to snap like twigs (the 06 and 07s anyway)

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Postby mossman » Wed Nov 28, 2007 4:32 am

ah thanks for the info
but that was 06 and 07 - to which i never heard of that
this is an entirely and totally different board


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Postby carkeek craig » Wed Nov 28, 2007 6:41 am

The colors look a lot better than the proto I saw at Nitinat.
The white pads, straps and handle really brighten up the deck too.
I wish I'd given the new Zen a try, its the one with the wood core isn't it?
I bet it has a sweeet flex.

Hope we get a SE soon, like tommorow!

C'mon wind!

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Postby ORSales » Wed Nov 28, 2007 5:41 pm

AdrenalinDriven wrote:don't land kiteloops too hard... they like to snap like twigs (the 06 and 07s anyway)


Check this out if you want to make your own opinions...Jeremie stomps some pretty hard landings.

Just an awesome video too.

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Postby domdino » Wed Nov 28, 2007 6:00 pm

AdrenalinDriven wrote:don't land kiteloops too hard... they like to snap like twigs (the 06 and 07s anyway)


Really? My 07 is completely indestructible as far as i can tell and i've landed it pretty damn hard.

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Postby AdrenalinDriven » Wed Nov 28, 2007 6:50 pm

I wasnt trying to brand bash at all just so you know guys. Two buddies of mine rode OR and in total between the two of them they snapped 4 Zens but they both rode the 123 models and I think they were too heavy for them. Also they rode them really hard and I think may have used them on sliders too. Sorry, wasnt trying to be a bitch :bye:

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Postby ORSales » Wed Nov 28, 2007 7:45 pm

No offence taken Adrenalin!

If your buddies were also in the Sauble Beach area I remember dealing with them and I am pretty sure we replaced both boards on warranty and that the replacements held up just fine? I haven't heard back from them anyway.

As for the 08 board, we did jump things up this year. We have added a wood core to the Zen line up for this year. This will both help to prevent breaks and it will help keep pop in the board even after heavy use....

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Postby mossman » Wed Nov 28, 2007 9:46 pm

Nice video

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Postby kitenprod » Thu Nov 29, 2007 1:13 am

Hey!

I confirm that the new 08 Zen board has nothing comparable with the 123 from last year!
first the size 129x39 is a perfect size for wakestyle tricks and it is the board u gotta use.
The construction is wood core !
I broke some zen last year because of some loops and really hard landing.
I broke all kinds of boards like this .

The tricks becoming stronger we land with more power.
I had many very strong landing lately and I was sure I broke the board ... but NOTHING !
This board is amazing for freestyle or just ridding and it won't brake . one of the strongest I have ever had until now.
So go for it guys

Jeremie Tronet


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