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Smuggs’ and Vail Ban Employees From Riding Burton Love Boards

I know, I know, we keep posting on the topic, but it keeps getting more interesting. Previously, we’ve covered the controversy surrounding Burton Love snowboards, the ones with the Playboy models on them, here and here. I thought we were done with the topic but along comes Smugglers’ Notch, a well-known Vermont ski resort, banning […]

2009 Snowboards: Sure Your Board is Good, But is it “Good Wood” Good?

Thinking of buying a new 2009 model board, but not sure which ones are any good? Well, there are a large number of people out there that ride, review, and rate snowboards for a living (why can’t I do that?). Sometimes the informed opinions of other people can make our choices clearer and less regrettable. […]

Do The New Burton Love Snowboards Go Too Far?

Shred gear giant Burton appears to have ignited a bit of a storm with Burton Love, a new line of, er, risque snowboards. According to the Transworld article, the boards were designed by team riders Mikkel Bang and Keegan Valaika, and feature classic Playboy models printed across the deck. I’m not going to post the […]