GNU Men's Billy Goat 2018 / 2019 Snowboard

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FROM: £349.99 £499.99
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TEMPLE CUMMINS ALL MOUNTAIN CHARGER

If you're one of those riders that likes to strap in and then go out there and charge everything the mountain can throw at you, then Gnu's Billy Goat could just be the board for you. As the weapon of choice for Baker Banked Slalom and freeride legend Temple Cummins, this freeride powerhouse has been designed to deliver world-class performance. No matter whether you're bombing powder lines, charging groomers or even just touring the mountain, this board will have you covered. Built around a fully directional shape and utilising Gnu's Unreal G2 Construction, the Billy Goat is the perfect choice for experienced riders who just love to blast everywhere and anywhere.

Rider Style
Experienced riders who are looking for a high-performance freeride board that excels in the pow and on the piste, but which can still deliver a great days riding when you want to tour the mountain.

Shape Overview
The Billy Goat is built around a fully directional freeride shape to deliver the perfect balance of stability and float. Eschewing the on-trend blunt nose profile for a more traditional longer round nose and shorter round tail shape, the Billy Goat gives effortless float in the pow, while allowing you to power up the tail to drive the board through the carve. Now one of the things that you'll notice when you ride this board is just how solid and stable it is on edge. This is in part due to the Magne Traction sidecut which places seven strategically located edge serrations along the length of the sidecut. These add extra traction points ensuring that you get unrivalled edge hold and control.

Profile
As the Billy Goat is all about performance, Gnu fit it with the C3 Camber profile. This performance profile blends aggressive cambers from the contact points to the inserts with a mild rocker between the feet. This unique profile delivers all the drive and stability you get from a traditional camber but adds an element of freestyle feel without compromising any of that drive and power.

Construction
Internally the Billy Goat utilises Gnu's Unreal G2 construction. This is headed up by the Unreal II wood core which combines poplar and lightweight paulownia to deliver the perfect balance of pop and power without compromising weight and durability. To this Gnu then form their structural layers from a combination of tri-ax and bi-ax glass allowing the board's designers to dial in the perfect flex through the length with a more responsive torsional flex for when you need increased control and response.

Base
To ensure that the Billy Goat doesn't waste any of its high performance, Gnu fit it with their sintered base. This fast and robust base material has excellent wax hold and delivers great performance across a wide spectrum of snow conditions.

Additional information

Length

Waist Width

Sidecut

Taper

Effective Edge

Tip Width

Tail Width

Min Stance

Max Stance

Setback

Weight Range

159

25cm

8.3m

0cm

120cm

29.3cm

29.3cm

48.2cm

61cm

1.9cm

140-190lbs / 64-86kg

162

25.3cm

8.4m

0cm

124cm

29.7cm

29.7cm

48.2cm

61cm

1.9cm

160-210lbs / 73-95kg

  • Directional Shape
  • Unreal G2 Core
  • Magne Traction Sidecut
  • Tri Ax/Bi-Ax Glass
  • Stiffness 8/10
  • Eco-Sublimated Poly Top Sheet
  • UHMW Sidewalls
  • Sintered Knife Cut Base

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