Shortest effecrive length for a noserider lomgboard?

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Shortest effecrive length for a noserider lomgboard?

Postby Goat » Fri Apr 14, 2017 1:28 pm

What is the shortest, effective length of noserider style longboards?

I assumed it would be around 9'4" but interestingly (and it's a looker), this Gulfstream one is only 9'0".
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Re: Shortest effecrive length for a noserider lomgboard?

Postby Goat » Fri Apr 14, 2017 6:19 pm

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Re: Shortest effecrive length for a noserider lomgboard?

Postby Jory » Fri Apr 14, 2017 6:43 pm

Well 9'0 makes it "officially" a longboard so there's your answer!

In reality the difference between 9'0 and 9'4 isn't huge and what really matters is your own size in relation to the board.

For me at 5'6 and 65kg, 9'4 is the sweet spot, longer than that doesn't make a great deal of difference. My wife who's slimmer and smaller would feel that 9'0 was similar to how I find my 9'4s

Big blokes would want a bigger board for the same feel etc
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Re: Shortest effecrive length for a noserider lomgboard?

Postby Goat » Fri Apr 14, 2017 8:14 pm

Ah OK, makes sense.

I enjoyed your "Let's talk longboards" article on the GS website by the way.

And you know a scary amount about fins! :wink:
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Re: Shortest effecrive length for a noserider lomgboard?

Postby Jory » Fri Apr 14, 2017 8:30 pm

Thanks!

I'm a bit of a nerd at heart!
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