Tag Archive for The Channel

The Channel is a binding mounting system that is used on Burton and Endeavor boards. Rather than the standard inserts, they use a flexible channel that allows bindings to be used in any number of stance widths and angles. They work best with EST bindings, but almost all new bindings will work on Channel boards.

Burton Feather

Burton Feather 2016 Review The Burton Feather is a smooth and easy to turn snowboard, that has a soft flex and a stable feel.

Burton Family Tree Modified Fish

Burton Family Tree Modified Fish Review The Burton Family Tree Modified fish is a floaty pow board made for those deep days. Different from the regular Fish, the Modified fish has a reduced sidecut, a setback stance (but still closer to twin) and a round tail.

Burton Easy Livin

Burton Easy Livin Review The Burton Easy Livin is the board used by X-Games Gold Medalist Danny Davis, and comes in 3 different versions. Each of the 3 sizes have a few differences, made for different types of riding. The 152cm version has a more blunted freestyle shape, the 158 has a pointier design and the 155 is right in the middle…

Burton Deja Vu Flying V

Burton Deja Vu Flying V 2017 The Burton Deja Vu Flying V is a medium soft flexing, twin shaped freestyle board that you can ride all over the mountain.

Burton Trick Pony

Burton Trick Pony 2017 The Burton Trick Pony is an interesting combination, it is a board designed to ride both the park and powder. Since last year, it has changed from the Flat Top profile, to the newer PurePop Camber. The camber profile is going help much more for park riding, which will give you a more solid platform for popping, as well…

Burton Antler

Burton Antler Flying V 2017 The Burton Antler Flying V is a high performing, lightweight board that is made for people who don’t need a board as aggressive as the Custom X. Made to get a good ride, without being super unforgivable and aggressive.

Burton Custom X

Burton Custom X 2017 The Burton Custom X is a stiff flexing, regular camber, directional board. It is the sort of board you will see being used in icy superpipes, and big air competitions.

Endeavor New Standard

Endeavor New Standard 2014/2015 The Endeavor New Standard is part of the All Terrain Freestyle range. From Endeavor’s site: The goal for this deck was simple: to create a completely new style of board that is stable yet loose, aggressive yet fun and soft yet poppy. Wider than the average deck, this board is designed to be stable on landings and…

Burton Pile Driver Review

The Burton Pile Driver, or its full name – the Family Tree Pile Driver is a combination pow surfer/no board. It only comes in one size – 140cm. It has a couple of uses, as a regular powder board, or use the rubber pads ride it as a noboard with no bindings. Mounting bindings is just like on a normal…

Are my bindings compatible with my snowboard?

There are a two major types of mounting systems for snowboards, the regular 4×4/4×2 and The Channel. The Channel is used by Burton (and now Endeavor) Everybody else uses the standard mounting system. If you choose to go the Burton route, you will have a Channel board, which works best with EST bindings. The idea with the Channel is that rather…

Burton Nug

Burton Nug 2016 The Burton Nug is an interesting board, with its main feature is that you can ride it in a much smaller size than you normally ride.

Burton Clash

Burton Clash 2017 The Burton Clash is a snowboard for people who want to make the upgrade from renting a snowboard, to owning their own. It is designed to be easy to ride, to help you push your riding so you are always getting better.

Burton Custom

The Burton Custom is one of the most famous and longest running snowboard models. It is a freestyle board, that has a traditional camber profile, a directional shape and a medium flex rating.