Originally Posted by gmanuelp
Speaking of which, has anyone heard the saying that you should be able to freeride your downhill setup and vice versa? Do you guys agree? Or do you have a dedicated setup for each discipline?
That really depends on your riding style. I skate with alot of guys that ride one board for everything, and I also skate with a lot of guys with multiple setups.
For straight balls to the wall DH, I see definite advantages to riding asymmetrical setups with split angle trucks. For freeride, there are clear advantages to riding symmetrical trucks if you will be riding switch at all. So its your call as to whether you want to ride a board that can do most things decently, or that can do specific things really well and others not as well. I personally have dedicated DH and freeride boards at the moment, because freeriding my uber directional DH board was holding back my progression.
Heres a shot of me from this weekend, drifting my dh board at an outlaw