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2018 Lib Tech Travis Rice Gold Member Snowboard

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Description

Travis Rice is well-known for pushing the boundaries of snowboarding on some of the gnarliest mountains in the world, so it's no surprise that he's extremely selective when it comes to his board choice. To appease his lofty demands, Lib Tech created the T.Rice Firepower Gold Member Snowboard. It pairs a powerful feel and ultralight construction to help Travis conquer death-defying descents from Patagonia to Alaska.

Stability and lightning-quick response are both crucial when navigating no-fall zones like Travis frequently does, so this board is equipped with an aggressive C2x profile to maximize power, precision, and edge hold while still maintaining some float. Magne-Traction edges further improve edge hold by creating extra contact points, so you can maintain grip on windblown summits. Its pointed nose, notched tail, and slightly set-back stance enhance drive and float when you're surfing the deep stuff, but is still twin enough to ride switch when launching off backcountry booters and natural hits.

The secret to the Gold Member's ultralight feel is Firepower construction. Not only is it a more sustainable way to build snowboards, but it also ensures the lightest, snappiest ride possible. Basalt replaces toxic fiberglass to give the board a livelier feel. Spin-Slim tip and tails reduce swing weight for ultra-smooth rotations and an incredibly light and snappy feel underfoot. The Bio Bean topsheet is made from castor beans instead of petroleum-based plastics to reduce environmental impacts while still keeping the board strong and poppy. Added carbon keeps the weight down while keeping the board plenty responsive and stable.

  • Travis' ultralight weapon for big mountain charging
  • C2x profile has lengthened camber zones for more aggressive feel
  • Mid-stiff flex delivers high-speed stability and drive
  • Directional twin shape for extra drive and float
  • Magne-Traction ensures reliable edge hold
  • Basalt fibers and Bio Bean topsheet reduce toxic plastics
  • Birch internal sidewalls enhance durability
  • Lib Tech boards are built in the USA by snowboarders with jobs

Tech Specs

Length
155cm, 159cm, 163cm
Profile
C2x (shortened rocker between bindings, lengthened camber underfoot)
Shape
directional
Flex
medium-stiff
Effective Edge
[155cm] 1150mm, [159cm] 1170mm, [163cm] 1220mm
Waist Width
[155cm] 258mm, [159cm] 258mm, [163cm] 264mm
Sidecut Radius
[155cm] 8.1m, [159cm] 8.2m, [163cm] 8.2m
Stance Setback
0.75in
Mount
4-hole
Core
balsa/paulownia/aspen/Colombian Gold
Wrap
triax/biax/Basalt alloy
Sidewalls
sintered UHMW
Base
sintered
Recommended Use
all-mountain riding, freeride/powder riding
Manufacturer Warranty
1 year

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