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Men’s All-Mountain Snowboards Under $450: K2 Raygun
This two time Good Wood winner is no two-timer, folks, it’s a straightforward deck built for all-mountain rallying and out of the park freestyle. With the Hyper Progressive sidecut, you get a board that tracks straight when you point it, turns easily, and holds a proper edge. It’s slightly directional, flat between the bindings with a little rocker in the tail and some more in the nose—stability through crap snow but nice and playful.
Available Sizes: 150, 153, 156, 157W, 159, 160W, 161, 164W
“Fun board. Great for big carves but super fun to jib and butter with and still has awesome pop. Good good good.”
Category : Men’s Good Wood All-Mountain Snowboards Under $450
Looking for reviews of the best snowboards for the 2013/2014 season? For the 15th annual TransWorld SNOWboarding Good Wood Snowboard Test we split the test into two and took 16 experienced testers to Woodward Tahoe at Boreal, California for the park test and Sierra-at-Tahoe, California for the all-mountain portion. Our testers rode hundreds of decks to deliver the best boards from the most comprehensive snowboard test in the industry.