Longtime Lib Tech ripper and amazing artist Mike Parillo and Travis worked together on this years “nature x science” inspired Travis Rice collection and have created what feels like the most amazing snowboard line up ever. Ready to help! The 7M sidecut, Magne-Traction edges, and camber-dominant profit allow for fluid carves and won’t scrub out at speed, like many short and fat shapes tend to do. Back at it again, the Lib Tech T.Rice Orca Snowboard keeps true to its legacy of feasting on legendary lines. 96. $491.96 $ 491. As I was blinded by yet another glorious face shot, it dawned on me that I had become jaded. The 2013-2015 models aren’t … ... $150.00 +$47.95 shipping. $47.95 shipping. $539.99. The 153 we rode and owned before worked well too but that was better for Jimbo and his size 11 US boots. © Copyright 2020 GearJunkie, All Rights Reserved, Bikes, Guitars, Carpentry, Motorcycles: Cyclist Colin Strickland Is a Jack of All Trades, Camp Chef Recalls Portable Stoves Due to Fire Hazard, First 3 MeatEater Seasons Now Streaming on YouTube, Charge Hard Everywhere: The Dream 3-Ski Quiver You Need, Osprey Aether 55 and Ariel 55: The Cadillac of Backpacks, Christmas to New Year's Bike Ride: Tackle the 'Festive 500' With Rapha, 'Boardslide Worldwide' Snowboard Edit Offers Up Pow by the Mouthful, Next-Gen Skiers: One Family's Dedication to 'Ski Local', The Origins of Snowboarding: 'Made in the Mitten' Is a Must-Watch, Unfailing Goods at Killer Prices: Our Picks From Filson's Annual Winter Sale, The Bestselling Gear at Backcountry This Week. The binding inserts, which determine the rider's stance, are often set back on a powder snowboard to help the rider float the tip of the board through the deep stuff. Generally you will find flex ratings of 1-2 as soft, 3-5 as medium, 6-8 as stiff, and 9-10 as very stiff. I’m 150 lbs, 5’9”, and normally ride a 159 swallowtail in powder with a fully loaded backpack. Lib Tech T.Rice Pro Mens Snowboard. He won the FWT stop at Hakuba, throwing a sizable backside 720 in the process. 2020 Lib Tech Cold Brew 161cm. Lib Tech snowboards at The-House.com. Built like an apex predator, the Lib Tech T. Rice Orca Snowboard rides aggressively, with plenty of pop, precision, and stability to devour every inch of your chosen line. I'm on the 147 and really enjoy it. UPDATE: Check out our review of the Lib Tech Orca Snowboard for 2020/2021 by clicking here. Longtime Lib Tech ripper and amazing artist Mike Parillo and Travis worked together on this years “nature x science” inspired Travis Rice collection and have created what feels like the most amazing snowboard line up ever. The amount a snowboard flexes varies significantly between boards. I tested this board last spring and lauded it with praise. I'm 5'9, weigh 135lbs, were size 8.5/9 boot. Strap on the Lib Tech T. Rice Orca and prepare yourself for one of the best snowboards you can buy for deep powder. Environmentally nice. Of course, surface area alone doesn’t enable a snowboard to excel in bottomless Japow — much of that comes down to camber. BEST ANSWER: The Lib Tech T.Rice Orca Snowboard is a great choice! 75% Aspen / 25% Paulownia – Light. *Please Note: This is a factory blem board and may have slight cosmetic imperfections.*. And I suppose, as a jaded gear tester, this is a cross I can bear. Watch. Wide enough for you to dig your toes in but narrow enough to avoid drag. 841049084091. The Lib Tech T.Rice Orca is a juiced up and more refined version of his award winning T.Rice Pro. Niseko delivered the goods, and I was treated to a few of the best powder days of my life. I’ve been testing and reviewing snowboards since 2014. Turns ice into powder. Medium - Stiff Flex Ending Saturday at 2:38PM PST 6d 10h. Often associated with freeride snowboards, powder boards sometimes feature a wider nose and a tapered narrower tail. 159cm B-Grade 2020 Lib Tech T.Rice Orca C2X Snowboard Cosmetic Blemish. NordicTrack wants to give you $7,500 toward your dream adventure. The Orca is the envy of all-mountain riders and powder hounds alike, crafted with C2X all-terrain hybrid rocker/camber shaping and Magne-Traction edges for an aggressive ride that packs pop, precision, and unmatched stability in a variety of conditions. $454.97. I decided on the 147cm, but wondering if I should have or go with the 150cm to have more float performance. The Lib Tech T.Rice Orca feels pretty normal for its overall surface area. Size: 144, 147, 150, 153, 156, 159; Flex: 7/10; Shape: Directional; Profile: Hybrid; Base: Sintered; BUY DIRECT FROM SURFDOME; The Lib Tech Orca is Travis Rice’s weird and wonderful freeride go to. (Unless you’re reading this, Travis, in which case, ‘sup, dude — lemme get on the next Falcor expedition). The Orca is a blubbery board — it has ample width and rides shorter than your normal board. The Orca’s C2x camber profile is, in my mind, near perfect. The rocker pocket acts as a fulcrum on a seesaw, and when you step back on the tail, the nose lifts out of the snow, much like a breaching whale. $479.99 Next. The Orca is the envy of all-mountain riders and powder hounds alike, crafted with C2X all-terrain hybrid rocker/camber shaping and Magne-Traction edges for an aggressive ride that packs pop, precision, and unmatched stability in a variety of conditions. SKU. $550.00 Lib Tech T.Rice Orca Snowboard 2020 Size 153 for sale in Eden, UT on KSL Classifieds. Regardless of the terrain or conditions, however, the Orca is a weapon that you will be stoked to have in your quiver. Turns ice into powder. Lib Tech Travis Rice Orca Snowboard | Lib Tech 2020-2021 Don’t get me wrong — testing gear for a living ranks higher than many alternatives. Off groomer quite crunchy and icy and the steep run I test on was quite crunchy too, but on groomer was really nice - hard packed underneath but with some soft on top. With a more lengthy nose and a stiffer all around design, the Lib Tech Orca takes a medal for its ability to charge with speed, stability, and flow. Out of stock. Lib Tech Cold Brew Snowboard Mens. Use our snowboard finder to pick out the perfect board for your needs. It is a 6 out of 10 in flex. In the face of so much drama plaguing 2020, America prepares to welcome its newest national park — and the first in West Virginia. flex ratings are not necessarily standardized across manufacturers, so the flex may vary from brand to brand. Back at it again, the Lib Tech T.Rice Orca Snowboard keeps true to its legacy of feasting on legendary lines. $649.99 ... $499.00. Don’t just take my word for it. Support us! Lib Tech Men's T.Rice Orca Snowboard 2020-2021, Size 159, Color: BLACK/WHITE. Base color displayed may not be available. This board is among the best I’ve ever tested. I'm looking at buying the 2020 lib tech orca. Environmentally nice. 99. It only had the 147, but I didn’t want to be under-gunned in Japow. $539.99. Stout enough to charge your hardest but without excessive harshness. When airing off of pillows in Japan, the wide shape seemed stable, and smooth landings felt all but guaranteed. But I brought the 153 to Japan, and it delivered more than enough float, even in thigh-deep hike-to terrain. Strong. The Orca is a blubbery board — it has ample width and rides shorter than your normal board. 13 watching. The Orca is the envy of all-mountain riders and powder hounds alike, crafted with C2X all-terrain hybrid rocker/camber shaping and Magne-Traction edges for an aggressive ride that packs pop, precision, and unmatched stability in a variety of conditions. Speed Demon: Hold on Tight for Freeskier’s Captivating Film, Winter Workout Tights Built Tougher Than You (or Me). But I brought the 153 to Japan, … 5.0 out of 5 stars 6. – Stout enough to charge your hardest but without excessive harshness. Libtech : Snowboard all-mountain - Homme - T.Rice Orca 2020 - LibTech - 2019/2020. There’s a prominent dip of rocker between the bindings, with camber underneath each foot and flowing to the tip and tail. $520.00. If you're trying to rip like an apex predator, the Lib Tech T.Rice Orca Snowboard should be on your short list. Magne-Traction® Snowboards homme T.Rice Orca 2020 de marque Libtech en vente sur Snowleader (The reblochon company). Sizes: 147, 153, 159 ; Flex: 7; Profile: Hybrid; Shape: Directional; Price: £535/ $600; BUY FROM SURFDOME; Travis Rice’s offering to the weird and wonderful revolution, the wildly popular T.Rice Orca has made a name for itself as the go-to board for those who demand the best. And even prior to that stateside gear test, which took place in classic Colorado spring conditions, I had the opportunity to test the 2020 Orca for GearJunkie last winter in Japan. Rocker / Camber Profile: C2: Rocker between the bindings makes for playful turns and a snappy pop, while the convex camber towards the tip and tail heightens prowess resulting in a vibration-free, highly responsive yet forgiving ride. – A shorter, more aggressive banana rocker combined with cambers that sit more underfoot. or Best Offer. Lib Tech T.Rice Gold Member FP Snowboard Mens 5.0 out of 5 stars 1. Many manufacturers will give a number rating ranging from 1-10, 1 being softest and 10 being stiffest. 0 bids. Technical specs aside, the Orca rides wide, and the expansive surface area provides hovercraft-like float in powder. By signing up, you agree to receive emails from GearJunkie and Helux. Both ride about the same but this just has a slightly different feel for the better that could make it worth it for some to go with this. Extra solid tip and tail pressure for power, pop, precision and end-to-end stability combined with a medium amount of pressure between your feet for carving, edge hold on ice and float in pow. But fear not - there is plenty to explore... Back at it again, the Lib Tech T.Rice Orca Snowboard keeps true to its legacy of feasting on legendary lines. Free shipping. In fact, it might just bump the rest of your quiver onto Craigslist. $780.00. The only negative thought that entered my mind as I surfed this impeccable shape through fabled Japanese blower was that someday, someday, I would have to shelve the Orca and test another snowboard. $150.00. Free ... Lib Tech T Rice Orca 2021 Men's Snowboard BRAND NEW. It is much more playful than I was expecting being a T-Rice board. ... Lib Tech JL Phoenix Dagmar Snowboard - Men's - 2020-157 Wide. Easy to reach expert advice. The vast majority of snowboarders choose all-mountain boards for their great versatility. 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