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18Feb
18Feb

Wakeboard Boots - Advantages of Closed Toe and Open Toe 

So there you are: trying to figure out which type of wakeboard boots you should buy for the new season. Should you cover those toes or leave them open? Which is best?

24Jan
24Jan

The Importance of Getting Your Snowboard Set Up Right

Did you know snowboarding can be made easier or harder depending on whether you have your board set up right? We’re not saying the perfect board set up will prevent you from falling over during those first few trips to the slopes. But we are saying you’ll feel more comfortable and better able to handle a lot of challenges if you get it right from the start.

23Jan
23Jan

Snowboard Rocker  – What’s It All About?

Okay so how much do you know about the shape of a snowboard? What’s that? You thought all snowboards were pretty much the same except for the size and the great graphics or designs on them? Allow us to correct you. The untrained eye may well think all snowboards are identical, but it’s not true. There are many different rocker shapes available – BananaDouble Dog, Flying-V, Flatline to name but a few. So what is Rocker? Well for the purpose of this explanation the snowboard rocker shapes have been broken down into 4 distinct categories -  Rocker, Camber, Flat and Hybrid(a combination of the others). 

05Jan
05Jan

Booking Your First Snowboarding Holiday

So it’s time to book your very first snowboarding holiday. Where on earth do you start? Clearly it’s not a good idea to plan a dream snowboarding or skiing holiday to Aspen if you’ve only got the budget for somewhere in Europe, so get this sorted first. Once you have an idea of what you can spend, you should look for a resort that is set up for beginner snowboarders.

18Dec
18Dec

What Makes a Good Snowboarding Goggle?

There are some things you can’t do without when it comes to snowboarding. The snowboardBoots and Bindings are an obvious one, but snowboarding goggles are just as important. If you think you can do without them, try snowboarding when it is snowing or just plain knarly. If you go at any speed you’ll soon realise why we say they’re a must to have.

12Dec
12Dec

Tips for Beginner Snowboarders

 

The first time you go out onto the packed snow and figure out how to strap your feet onto your snowboard is an exciting if slightly nervy time. We all have to start somewhere though, and it’s worth focusing on how to approach your first and subsequent times when you’re out there during those early days.

09Dec
09Dec

Christmas Delivery 2012

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EdgeRiders and SkiSurf Christmas Delivery 2012 - Last order date for UK Express Delivery - Midnight Wed 19th December.

UK pre-Christmas delivery is available FREE(Over £25) for a limited period up until midnight Sunday 16th December 2012(14th Dec for Northern Ireland and Scottish Highlands), last Christmas order date for standard service is midnight Monday 17th December 2012. Express delivery cut off for UK pre-Christmas delivery is midnight Wednesday 19th December(18th Dec for Northern Ireland and Scottish Highlands).

06Dec
06Dec

EdgeRiders Christmas Opening Times 2012 - EdgeRiders will be open for last minute Christmas goodies upto and including Christmas Eve where we will be open from 10am-2pm at our store @ 28 Gloster Road, Martlesham Heath, Ipswich. We are closed Christmas and Boxing day but are open from then up until New Years Eve where we will be open 10am-2pm. We close New Years Day and then open as normal from Jan 2nd 2013. For further details....

05Dec
05Dec

Three Top Canadian  Snowboard and Ski Resorts – Great for Serious Boarders and Skiers

Snowboarding or Skiing doesn’t just have to mean going to Europe. If you’ve got the funds you should consider a snowboarding or skiing trip to Canada for a serious taste of excellent snowboarding or Skiing opportunities.

So before you pack your Snowboard, Boots and bindings, we’ve put together a list of some of the best Skiing and Snowboarding resorts Canada has to offer, so you’ll always have somewhere to head for.

03Dec
03Dec

Scottish Snowboarding Resorts

With the recent Snowfall in Scotland and some of the UK we thought it a good idea to give a quick review on three of the top snowboard resorts in Scotland. When you think of snowboarding your mind probably immediately turns to foreign climes, whether that happens to be in Europe or further afield. But hey, wait a minute – did you forget snowboarding in Scotland? Scotland is just as good for snowboarding potential as some of the other further flung resorts. So let’s see what it has to offer.

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