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Gnu B-Nice Asym Women's Snowboard 2018

$419.95
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Recommended Use
All Mountain
Versatile boards, ideal for riding all conditions across the entire mountain
Profile
Rocker
Fun, playful ride that’s easy to use and floats in powder
Shape
Asym-Twin
Freestyle focused shape with added heelside response and edge hold
Flex
Medium Soft
Forgiving flex with added support for versatility
Overview
Gnu uses their original and fun banana profile to create this highly durable and flexible all mountain prowler. The classic banana rocker profile is perfect for beginners and pros alike because it's fun, floaty, and is the easiest to work with. You will fall less and enjoy the mountain more. Year after year the B-Nice is a favorite in the pack and this year it's now an asymmetrical twin. This can be felt as you turn into your heelside edge. It's subtle, but the curve, or side cut radius, is .2cm deeper on the heelside edge making these turns easy-peasy. To increase this effect, they actually use lighter core materials on this side of the board as well. Since this board is meant to do a bit of everything, the base is a co-extruded base meant to hold wax longer and be easily repaired.
Features
Key Features
  • BTX Banana Rocker Profile
  • Asym Level 1
  • Mervin Made: EcoUNREAL Manufacturing
  • Handbuilt in the USA
Core
  • G1 Asymmetrical ACG Core
Laminates
  • Bi-Axial Glass
  • Tri-Axial Glass
Base
  • Co-Ex Base
Artwork By
  • Karina Eibatova
Details
  • Eco-Sub Verzure Poly Topsheet
  • UHMW External Sidewalls
  • 1 Year Warranty
Key Features

BTX Banana Rocker Profile - Mervin's revolutionary original all terrain freestyle banana blend. Rocker between your feet blended with flat-to-mild camber to contact points. Focuses pressure between your feet for easy turns, great edge hold on ice and a mild amount of pressure to the tip and tail for excellent float, jib oriented style, and catch-free turns.

Asym Level 1 - You'll still feel that heelside turns are easier, but it won't define your experience. With level 1 Asymmetrical technology the core wood used on the heelside of the board is a touch softer making your carves smoother. The sidecut is also a bit deeper on the heelside edge which is what you'll notice right away, you'll be working less to transition to your heels which translates to a more natural feeling as you connect your turns.

Mervin Made: EcoUNREAL Manufacturing - All Gnu and Lib Tech snowboards are handcrafted by Mervin Manufacturing in the USA near Canada!

Mervin has been environmentally aware from the beginning for more than 25 years!

Select boards use non-petroleum based bio-plastics made from castor beans.

No cancer-causing toxic automotive lacquer clearcoats.

Soy-based elastomer sidewalls instead of toxic ABS.

Made using renewable forest products for all snowboard cores. Fast growing trees have long fibers and natural pop. Wood is nature's fiberglass!

Made with only low VOC (Volatile Organic Compound) epoxy resin systems. Mervin's resin doesn't stink or make you dizzy.

Select boards use basalt fiber laminates, which is additive-free and less toxic than conventional fiberglass.

Mervin uses water-cleansed grinding systems to minimize airborne particulate levels.

The Mervin Factory has 2700% air replacement ventilation systems.

All wood sawdust is recycled as soil additive, plus scrap wood is donated to a local Mood Wood company that packages it as kindling and resells it.

All scrap plastics (base cutouts, etc) are recycled and are then reground and used to make new materials.

Water-based solvents used for cleansing (instead of petrochemical-based solvents).

Canola-based biodiesel heats the Mervin factory and is a renewable resource.

Handbuilt in the USA - Every Gnu is handmade by snowboarders with jobs in the USA.

Core

G1 Asymmetrical ACG Core - Balanced, light, sustainable, FSC certified, strong, and poppy this core is made from Aspen and Columbian Gold Alloy. It's slightly less dense on the heelside of the board, working with the way your body is built to make it feel more natural and even when you are riding.

Laminates

Bi-Axial Glass - 2-way fiber orientation. Engineered to make the difficult easy.

Tri-Axial Glass - 3-way fiber orientation. Engineered to make the difficult even easier.

Base

Co-Ex Base - Perfect for beginners and park riders, this base keeps you moving fast and is easy to repair. All those dings your board gets over the season are like battle scars, but they also slow you down so repair your board to help your setup feel like it's new again, and again, and again.

Details

Eco-Sub Verzure Poly Topsheet - This Polyester topsheet is tough, sheds snow and adds traction.

UHMW External Sidewalls - Ultra High Molecular Weight exterior sidewalls made from soy-based elastomer are laminated to five internal wood layers for totally bombproof sidewalls. Fast, rugged, hard, waterproof.

1 Year Warranty - Covered under manufacturer warranty for 1 year from the time of purchase. Warranty includes structural defects only and DOES NOT cover impact damage, abuse, misuse or normal wear and tear expected from aggressive riding.

Sorry folks, but bashing your board on a rock or rail does not qualify as a "manufacturer's defect" and will not be honored.

Specs
Size145148151
Suggested Boot Size (US):< 8.5< 9.5< 9.5
Waist Width (cm):23.423.824.0
Weight Range (lbs):70-140+80-160+90-180+
Stance Set Back (in):000
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