Lib Technologies Skate Banana Snowboard

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Lib Technologies Skate Banana Snowboard
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The Lib Tech Skate Banana BTX snowboard hasn't changed much since it flipped the industry on its head five years ago, so rather than mess with the winning formula, it's offered in assorted colors. That's good for you, because it makes it way less likely that you'll see a thousand people riding the same killer deck. OG Banana Tech rocker makes the ride downright telepathic. Magne-Traction edges give you get insane grip even on ice and hardpack. It's already won about a million awards for being awesome. Better yet, the people who build them are eco-conscious and shred more days a season than should be allowed. Strap into a banana and find out what all the fuss is about.

The Skate Banana is built on Lib's BTX rocker profile. Basically, that means that there's rocker between the bindings, while the tip and tail have the slightest bit of camber. The result is a loose, catch free ride that gives you enough pressure at the ends to charge hard. It gets better with Magne-Traction edges, which place seven strategic bumps along the edges. The bumps are bigger between the feet, which concentrates most of the grip there for a ride feeling that's more like a skateboard and less like standing on some old timer's skis. Plus it's a true twin, for unrestricted switch shredding.

The H Pop core uses fast growing, sustainably harvested wood for a board that's light, and snappy. Power Transfer internal sidewalls crank up the durability, and they're buffered by UHMW external sidewalls for impact resistance. The Teflon infused TNT base holds up to jibbing and runs fast even when you forget to wax it for a few days. Best of all, you can rest easy knowing that your snowboard was built with eco-friendly materials by snowboarders with jobs.

Fabric:

  • UHMW sidewalls are durable and made with non-toxic materials

Weather and Wind:

  • Banana Technology puts rocker between your feet and mild camber at the tip and tail for catch-free performance in the park, through trees, and amazing float on fresh snow
  • Magne-Traction serrated edges cut into ice and snow for excellent edge hold

Traction and Grip:

  • Magne-Traction improves edge grip by adding seven contact points along the running length of the board, resulting in amazing control whether riding ice or pow

Features:

  • Twin sidecut
  • Power Transfer Internal Sidewalls increase pop and sidewall toughness
  • Base or topsheet colors may vary from online photo
  • Birch internal sidewalls for added pop; external UHMW sidewalls stand up to wear and tear; sintered Teflon Titanium base is fast and low maintenance
  • Triax and Biax fiberglass for extra strength and pop
  • Color of snowboard base can vary
  • Twin shape
  • Handcrafted in the USA
  • H Pop wood cored is heat treated for sustained pop and performance; fiberglass enhances pop, and maintains an even board flex
  • Boards come in Assorted Colors
  • Magnetraction edges
  • Bi-Axial, Tri-Axial
  • TNT base with Teflon Titanium for low-maintenance, high-speed riding
  • PBT topsheet is tough and looks great
Snowboards.net (2014)

The Lib Tech Skate Banana BTX Narrow is the original all terrain all conditions quiver killing freestyle banana/magne-traction series snowboard. The Banana rocker makes the Skate Banana loose and catch-free, able to press boxes, rails and jibs with the greatest of ease, and no-trouble turns when the rocker is pressed into the hardpack. The Skate Banana is slightly stiff at the tip and tail which increases pop and stability on big landings. The H-Pop core improves the pop and performance of the board and the power transfer internal sidewalls add to the pop as well. The Skate Banana also has too many awards to list. A great board all around.


Shipping Restriction: This item is not available for shipment outside of the United States.


Christy Sports

Lib Tech Skate Banana Snowboard - Men's: Looking for some action this season? Look no further – this high performance, all mountain snowboard will take you places you’ve never been! Shreds like a pro in the park and floats like a butterfly in the pow. This board skates like a banana – smooth and silky!

ASSORTED COLORS!  COLOR CAN NOT BE GUARANTEED!


Tactics.com
Fun, easy to ride, high peformance. Kills powder, rails, hardpack and ice. The Skate Banana BTX Snowboard from Lib Tech is great for beginners, ridden by pros. Art by Mike Parillo, geometry by the Lib Tech experiMENTAL division. Available in narrow, regular, and wide widths. Skate a Banana!

PeterGlenn

The LibTech Skate Banana Men’s Snowboard is the original fun reverse-camber board. With Banana BTX between your feet and mild camber at contact points, this board allows you to shred the terrain park, powder, and groomers alike. Ice is no match for the Magne-Traction serrated edges, as seven contact points on each side provide solid edge hold. The TNT base infused with Teflon so it rides fast and doesn't need much maintenance.

10% Discount on 2013-2014 Snowboard Packages: Buy any full-price Lib Tech snowboard, boots, and bindings and get a 10% discount on all 3!


Zappos.com
Add some much-needed potassium to your snowboarding diet with the versatile Lib Tech® Skate Banana BTX!
Revolutionary all-terrain freestyle banana blend with a rocker between your feet with flat to mild camber to contact points. Mild tip pressure for unreal float and jibbing, solid pressure between your feet for easy turning and great ice edge hold.
Magne-Traction provides seven points of focused edge control. Strategic serrations provide unreal edge hold and control in all conditions.
True Twin shape for absolutely perfect twin geometry.
H-Pop Core features a wood alloy core with experimental new dead tree with the highest compression response ever used in a snowboard.
Correct Sandwich construction features super-light spin weight.
Double sintered UHMW sidewalls is twice as sintered as any other sidewall for optimum performance.
Eco Sublimation is a unique water based graphic process that provides an environmentally friendly alternative.
Co-ex PBT Top is tough and eco-sublimated compatible.
TNT Base Material provides a fast and low maintenance dual-layered fluoro base.
Power Transfer Internal Sidewall offers more pop and control.
Made in the U.S.A.
REI (2014)

The board that started a revolution. With Magne-Traction and Banana Technology, the Lib Tech Skate Banana BTX snowboard is an all-mountain slayer loaded with pop and performance.

Recommended rider weights are a general guideline. Please keep in mind that additional factors can affect which size will best suit your needs. If you have questions regarding ski and snowboard sizing, please contact us at 1-800-426-4840.

Made in USA.


Berg's Ski Shop
The Lib Tech Skate Banana. This is the one that started it all... The original all terrain, all conditions, quiver killing magnetraction freestyle series. With Banana tech rocker profile the pressure from your feet shift to the center of your board where the balance is controlled. Pressure is then distributed to the tip and tail of the board so full edge contact is achieved. These technologies come together to create and easy turning, catch free, pow floating freestyle machine.
Evo (2014)
The original, revolutionary, all terrain rocker snowboard that changed the way snowboards are built is great for beginners yet still ridden by pros. The fun, easy to ride, high performance Lib Tech Skate Banana BTX Snowboard kills it on powder, rails, hardpack and ice - just try to find something it's not good at! Available in narrow, regular and wide widths.
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Activity:Snowboarding
Actual Turn Radius @ Specified Length:8.2m (@154cm)
Base Material:Extruded P-tex
Base Name:TNT Base
Base/Speed:TNT Base
Board Size:162 cm
Board Width:Regular
Board dimensions:All-mountain
Bolt pattern:True twin
Camber:BTX rocker/flat camber
Camber Profile:Flat / Rocker / Flat
Camber Tech:Mervin Banana Tech (BTX)
Construction:True twin
Construction Type:Sidewall Construction
Contact Length:123 cm
Core:All-mountain
Core Material:Wood
Core Name:H-Pop Core
Design:All-Mountain
Effective edge:All-mountain
Extras: Co-Ex PBT Top Mervin Manufacturing EnvironMENTAL Construction
Flex:4.5-6.5 on 1 (forgiving) to 10 (stiff) scale
Flex Rating:Soft▼Stiff
Flex/Pop/Stability: H-Pop Camel Core Bi-axial Fiberglass Tri-axial Fiberglass
Hole Pattern:Standard 4 Hole
Magnatraction:Yes
Model #:3221415d
Mounting Type:4-Hole Insert Pattern
Nose Width:30 cm
Perfect blend of Tri-Ax:45° 45° 90° Fiber foundation torsion enhancing pop amplifier and Bi-Ax: 0° 90° Fiber foundation flexible pop magnifier.
Pipe Oriented:Yes
Recommended Use:All-Mountain
Recommended rider weight:Snowboarding
Ride Style: All Mountain Park Jibs & Jumps
Rocker Profile:Rocker
Rocker Type:Banana Tech BTX
Shape:True Twin
Shipping Restriction:This item is not available for shipment outside of the United States.
Side Cut:8.4 m
Sidecut radius:All-mountain
Sidecut/Edge Control: Magne-Traction (MTX) Serrated Edges Power Transfer Internal Sidewalls Double Sintered External UHMW Sidewalls
Skill Level:Advanced Intermediate
Snowboard camber:Snowboarding
Snowboard shape:Snowboarding
Snowboard style:Snowboarding
Special Features:UHMW Sintered External Sidewalls
Stance:20.25 - 26 in
Stance Width:20.25-26in
Stance setback:All-mountain
Suggested Use: Aggressive Riding Park Laps Rails & Jibs Powder & Trees Mellow Cruising/Beginners All-Around Fun
Tail Width:30 cm
Waist Width:25.2cm (size 152); 25.3cm (size 154); 25.5cm (size 156)
Warranty:1 Year Warranty
Weight:80 lbs +
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2014 Libtech Skate Banana Snowboard Revi

Hey, this is Ian. I just got done riding the Libtech Skate Banana in a 156. I give this board 4 out of 5 stars. Great for your intermediate to advanced freestyle rider. Has the Banana technology, so it's rockered all the way continuously through the board, so great in conditions that we have where we have a little bit of fresh snow on the ground. Magnatraction side cut, so it actually has serrated edges, so it actually grips really, really well on the ice, and you can actually feel yourself link your turn together. For that intermediate to advanced rider, Libtech Skate Banana.
Ian R. at Skis.com on 10/10/2013

2014 Libtech Skate Banana Snowboard Revi

Hi, this is Luke. I just got off the Libtech Skate Banana, absolutely love this board, give it a 5 out of 5 stars. It's great for anybody, beginner to intermediate, even getting up into advanced. It's a good board to learn on and great to progress with. It handled really well at speeds, it took turns beautifully. The Magnatraction on the edge allows it to really carve and cut hard, and the Banana rocker was great for control and a good flex and stability. I gave this board a 5 out of 5. This is the Libtech Skate Banana.
Luke V. at Skis.com on 10/10/2013

2014 Libtech Skate Banana Snowboard Revi

Hi, I'm Trevor. I just got off the Libtech Skate Banana. This is a staple in Libtech's line. It's a good park board, you can take this kind of anywhere, off of any size jump. This thing holds up really well. It's a little bit stiffer than the Box Scratcher, but that's good because it helps you charge a whole lot harder. I definitely give this a 4 out of 5 stars.
Trevor T. at Skis.com on 10/10/2013

I rode one of these a few years ago and had a great time on it. was super flexy and responsive and was a blast in the terrain park. I would not consider this board a beginner board, although it is not restricting for beginners.

Derek Hofbauer at Backcountry.com on 08/28/2013