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A half-fat camber for all-mountain dominance. Cruise Camber’s toned-down dimensions deliver a precise and lively feel much like Pop Camber, but with much improved deep snow performance and a more “broken-in” feel out of the shrink-wrap. In Amplid’s directional snowboards and skis a touch of early rise is added to Cruise Camber to improve buoyancy even further.
|overall length (mm)||1510||1550||1580||1580|
|nose length (mm)||220||225||225||225|
|running length (mm)||1070||1100||1130||1130|
|tail length (mm)||220||225||225||225|
|waist width (mm)||249||253||255||262|
|nose width (mm)||291||295.5||298||305|
|tail width (mm)||291||295.5||298||305|
|sidecut depth (mm)||21||21.25||21.5||21.5|
|sidecut radius (m)||7.95||8.1||8.25||8.25|
|nose radius (mm)||460||460||460||460|
|tail radius (mm)||460||460||460||460|
|ref stance (cm / inch)||58 (54 - 62)||58 (54 - 62)||59 (55 - 63)||59 (55 - 63)|
|camber||Twin Cruise Camber||Twin Cruise Camber||Twin Cruise Camber||Twin Cruise Camber|
|approx weight (kg)||2.4||2.5||2.6||2.7|
|rider weight-range (kg)||50-75||60-85||70-95||70-100|
|active surface area||3910||4070||4180||4280|
Spin to win with effortless style. Amplid’s HEXO2 core replaces specific areas of weightier wood at the tips with featherlight recycled paper honeycomb, practically eliminating swing weight,
A narrow band of uni-directional carbon stringers that run through the centreline of a ski or snowboard from tip-to-tail increasing pop and extending flex memory without altering torsional stiffness.
Running along the topsheet in a V-configuration from the contact points towards the bindings, these narrow bands of Basalt fabric dampen unwanted vibrations, reducing rider fatigue and keeping you edge engaged with the snow for improved control. Get the Rolls Royce feeling!
Using Biaxial Glass in the construction of our shreds gives them a flawless blend of response and playfulness whilst keeping them ridiculously lightweight.
A smooth kick radius and fuller tip outline improves deep snow floatation without adding swing weight.
A premium sintered plastic which readily absorbs wax and will out-run your riding buddies’ bases without breaking a sweat. You better get used to waiting.