2014 / 2015 Rome Snowboards men's buyers guide.
Rome 2014 / 2015 Snowboards
It is safe to say that Rome SDS nailed it on their 2014/2015 snowboards. Rome SDS stands for Snowboard Design Syndicate, it is important to Rome to continue an on-going conversation between riders to insure that they are constantly improving from year to year. Rome wants this feedback to make improvements to their snowboard and to make sure that the riders voices are always heard in their company.
In the Rome 2014/2015 line Rome has focused on improving all aspects of their snowboards from their durability to how their respond. Rome always tweaking smooth flex patterns but still offering great pop. The flex with pop technology that they put into their boards offers a nice clean flex with great response, as well as offer a powerful snap when you load the board. From their all mountain snowboards to their park boards, Rome offers a fun and responsive boards that can be ridden in a variety of conditions and situations and still come out on base. All Rome boards have a little something for all styles of riders.
The 2014/2015 Rome Gang Plank offers it all. This board is either for the type of rider that enjoys going fast and slashing powerful carves, or for an aggressive park rider that wants a stable board with an excellent response. The 2014/2015 Gang Plank focuses a lot on the pop well also offering a very "pressable" flex. Rome does this by creating a primarily flat base and then giving it a bit of rocker at the nose and the tail to help with presses, deep snow float, and make the board less catchy. Along with the flat base, the powerful pop also comes from bamboo rods that sit vertically along the base of the board. These bamboo rods help give a power snap to your ollies and provide a controlled flex of the board. you can tranny find all day and the board does it's best to set you back down and not loop out.
The 2014/2015 Rome Mod offers the same high-tech qualities that the Rome Mod Rocker offers but is set out to be for those OG riders that love regular camber boards. The Rome Mod is a superlight and responsive board that is made for the riders that want to throw bigger tricks and progress and need a board that meets the qualities they need. The Mod's are Rome's top boards and is designed to be an all mountain board that is for slashing turns, flying off jumps, and throwing down lines in the park. Never come up short on a rope ollie again!
The Rome 2014/2015 Bonelss snowboard is like your skateboard on snow. Designed so that you can down size and ride the board smaller. This gives the Rome Boneless a very playful feel much like as if you were cruising around on a skateboard. The Boneless will help you get a good feel for rails and jibing in the park. The Skatecore technology makes the Rome Boneless feel like you have a pair of trucks under your board making you lock into tricks and pivot effortlessly.