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new model from Virus

Post by Vitaly » Friday 16 February 2007, 20:50

Look at it!
Have you any mind?



price of board about 1300 euro


http://www.virus-snowboards.de/de/index ... 2=1&sub3=6 :roll:
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Post by erik » Saturday 17 February 2007, 11:13

1300 € !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

One has to be stupid (or rich) to buy it.

With those prices, they will not stimulate alpineboarding.

Now, I love my Swoard even more.

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Post by pokkis » Saturday 17 February 2007, 14:54

If you look Virus price sheet, that is not even close to top price yet.
Anyway that is quite interesting board, and looks even quite decent :wink:
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Post by moirasc » Saturday 17 February 2007, 18:02

Vampire

175 cm

18,5 cm
Pistenrakete


Vampire

168cm

18,3 cm
Pistenrakete


Vampire

161 cm

18,2 cm
Pistenrakete für kleine und leichte Fahrer oder Fahrerinnen
It remembers me something... but I can't say what... :oops: :roll:
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Post by István » Monday 19 February 2007, 9:48

I saw them in Sölden last Nov. They look even more beautiful in real life. Frank explained that they had a very nice and friendly flex pattern.

BTW he's got skis with similar design.

I did not test it as I was too busy with testing the Gladiator Zylon... ;-)


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Post by Silber » Monday 19 February 2007, 11:22

I saw it in a shop in Soelden as well. Nice stuff, a little bit of titanal in there, the wood showing on the top...but nothing too exciting for me. Compared to the kessler sitting close to it...I would have bought the kessler if I had to buy titanal for more than a 1000€...
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Post by Pogokoenig » Monday 19 February 2007, 11:32

I had the possibility to test the Vampire in 168cm.

I had doubts because of the moderate shape. Is it a board only for sunday afternoon sunshine carving and not the fuckthehelloutofthisslope weapon that I am used to, when i ride a Virus.

And hey, this board is great. It feels like 10cm longer with an enormuous edge hold and absolutely great stability. I could not get it nervous no matter how fast I went. The board feels like having an automatic carve. I liked it very much and if you see the quality and the fun it delivers, 1.300€ seems to be not so far from a fair price.

@Istvan: Probably you can use this information. At the same days I've tested thy Zylon Gladiator. The Vampire feels totally different. For the Gladiator you need good sb-skills and you can beat the hell out of it. Every imuls from the rider translates into a movement. The Vampireist more comfortable and does more work for you while riding.

For those who understand german: I have written 2 Reports on these Boards on www.virus-snowboards.de
Virus Berserker Zylon, Pogo Blitz, Rad Air Tanker 182, Burton Johann, Elho Freestyle Overall und nen Son of Hibachi - Wer als Handkäs geborn iss, werd sei lebtach kaan Gorgonzola - Oma Hesselbach

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Post by István » Monday 19 February 2007, 14:24

Pogokoenig,

Thanks, this was my understanding as well form Frank. That's why I bought the zylon gladiator.

And I like the term: 'fuckthehelloutofthisslope' :twisted:

I also felt the 'hey, its like 10 cm longer in edgehold, but 10 cm shorter in manouverability...'


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Post by Pogokoenig » Monday 19 February 2007, 15:34

Zylon Gladiator. Really Good Choice. One of the best boards I've ever tested. I wish there migth come another Model in the extreme series which is 5-7cm longer. I would be the first to buy this board.
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Post by István » Monday 19 February 2007, 17:59

Frank I guess would manufacture any size for you from the custom series.

Why do you need a longer one? Such a big guy u r?

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Post by pokkis » Monday 19 February 2007, 18:19

István wrote:Frank I guess would manufacture any size for you from the custom series.

Why do you need a longer one? Such a big guy u r?
Longer naturally, 175 is more like girlie size board :wink:
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Post by Pogokoenig » Tuesday 20 February 2007, 9:06

Istvan, size does Matter and I am big (my stomach and my ego). :D

Seriously, I felt the Gladi so easy to ride in any situation. Mogules, narrow slopes, slush, ice. It was like a freerideboard combined with a great carving board. So I wonder what will happen, if a similar board is 5-7cm longer and built with Zylon. I think Frank could name it: "Imperial Star Destroyer" or "Fuckthehelloutofthisslope".
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Post by István » Tuesday 20 February 2007, 9:38

:lol: :lol: :lol:

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Post by albertofornasier » Thursday 12 April 2007, 17:15

Hi, i noticed that Virus doubled the prices... i have been using a Black death2 (payed new +\- 715 euro with bindings...) for 6 years.
Intresting that this year for 150 euros i bought a Rossignol 185 + 100euro for a Thias skwal (with bindings); i was asked 215 for F2 and 350 for a Tomahawk....
mah..... mbe selling them togheter i will buy a Virus....
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Post by Silber » Friday 13 April 2007, 9:52

Quality does require a price, but Frank is definitely NOT CHEAP... look at the clothing : Virus pants 409€...baseball cap 35€....come on...!!

Problem is that Germany has high production costs..and high incomes compared to most of Europe.
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