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Rome Agent Snowboard Evaluation | Snowboarding Profiles


Overview of the Agent’s Specs

The Agent is greatest suited to somebody who predominantly needs to experience on the slower aspect discovering sidehits and hitting the park. Enjoyable within the timber too, however would get sinky if there was powder in there. Additionally lays down an honest carve, however simply not at too excessive a velocity. 

So both that is your predominant fashion or this may be an awesome quiver choice because the freestyle deck in your quiver, if in case you have different boards that you just use for issues like velocity and powder. 

Not fairly newbie straightforward to experience, however straightforward to experience and a low intermediate or perhaps a larger finish newbie needs to be nice on this board and in addition appropriate for superior to skilled park riders. 

Bindings angles: +15/-15

Stance width: 575mm (22.6″) however reference is 535mm (21″)

Stance Setback: Centered

Width at Inserts: 264mm (10.39″) at reference stance. 266mm (10.47″) on the stance I rode at.

Rider Peak: 6’0″

Rider Weight: 180lbs

Rider Boot Measurement: US9.5 Adidas Tactical ADV

Bindings Used: Burton Malavita M 

Management Board for Management Laps: Lib Tech Terrain Wrecker

Weight: 3100grams (6lb 13oz)

Weight per cm: 19.87 grams/cm

Common Weight per cm: 18.59 grams/cm*

*based mostly on a pattern dimension of round 200 fashions that I’ve weighed in 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022 & 2023 fashions. Heavier than regular on scales – fairly heavy, however felt surprisingly gentle to experience on snow as compared.  

Powder

We did not have any powder to check in on the day, however the specs and really feel counsel that it would not be nice in powder. 

It is true twin, centered and a camber dominant profile. There’s some delicate rocker earlier than the contact factors however it’s largely camber.

Carving & Turning

Carving: Actually good on a carve for a freestyle board. Not a carving monster or something, however can lay down a very first rate carve. 

Turns/Slashing: Good and straightforward to provoke a flip and straightforward/enjoyable to slash.  

Maneuverability at Gradual Speeds: Good and nimble when driving gradual. Might whip it round simply.

Skidded Turns: Simple to skid activates. For the way camber dominant it’s, did not really feel catchy.

Pace

Will get just a little chattery and wobbly while you begin to open out the velocity. Not made to be a bomber, so not anticipated, however yeah definitely extra of a slower extra playful experience, than a bomber. Had good glide although. 

Uneven Terrain

Crud: You’re feeling every thing, it is fairly chattery. And will get bucked round fairly simply, however it’s straightforward tremendous straightforward to right your line. 

Bumps: Actually fast edge to edge and was tremendous enjoyable in timber and bumps. Simply hugs bumps effortlessly when going over high of them as nicely.

Jumps

Actually enjoyable board to leap with. 

Pop: Very easy to extract the pop from this board. You simply have to consider popping and it does it for you. Not a vastly excessive pop ceiling (i.e. while you actually wind it up it would not provide you with an enormous quantity extra) however simply really easy to extract. 

Method: Not extremely secure however secure sufficient and might simply make changes when essential. 

Touchdown: Would not go so far as to say it is a stomper, however very nice on landings. And for these lower than good landings was actually forgiving. 

Facet-hits: So fund. The proper mixture of agile, straightforward to spin, nice change and tremendous straightforward pop. Plus good and forgiving on sketchy landings. 

Small jumps/Huge Jumps: Finest for smaller jumps however handles medium nicely too. Much less appropriate for actually massive jumps.

Change

Actually good as anticipated.

Spins

Actually good for spins. Simple to get spin round, good easy accessibility pop and units up and lands change very well. 

Jibbing

Felt actually assured lining up jibs and popping on and off them.

Butters

Good and straightforward to press the nostril and tail and each nostril and tail really feel the identical to press. 

Rating Breakdown and Remaining Verdict

Take a look at the breakdown of the rating within the desk under.

The Agent is a very enjoyable board, should you’re trying to experience plenty of park and/or experience the mountain playfully prefer it’s a park. 

It is a gem for sidehits, small to medium jumps and spins. It is actually good for jibs and butters too and might lay a greater carve than you’d anticipate as nicely.

Not going to be the one if you wish to straight line bomb the mountain or seek for powder, however total a very enjoyable all-round freestyle oriented board. 

Extra Information, Present Costs and The place to Purchase On-line

If you wish to be taught extra in regards to the Agent, or if you’re prepared to purchase, or should you simply wish to analysis costs and availability, try the hyperlinks under.

Rome Agent 2023

If you wish to try another freestyle snowboard choices, or if you wish to evaluate the Agent to different freestyle snowboards, then try the following hyperlink.

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