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YES 2018 BASIC

YES 2018 BASIC

YES 2018 BASIC

This board is very important and good design is good. 

SKU# YES8BDBASIC

Flex: Medium

Shape: Twin

Camber Profile: Multi Camber

Terrain: All Mountain Freestyle

Width: Regular

$499.00

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The Basic – in one form or another - has been with us since YES. began. It launched the brand, it launched a small movement, and when we applied Underbite a few years ago it unwittingly put modern form to a philosophy that has been with us all since the beginning. It’s both as complicated and as simple as it needs to be. The Basic is for the snowboarder’s snowboarder. Its primary function is to allow the rider to do anything he or she focuses their mind on. Whatever line, trick, direction or surface they want to shred, the Basic is designed to make this as intuitive as possible. Waist width, sidecut, Underbite, flex pattern, tip and tail profiles, materials – all of it is thoughtfully applied with that same goal in mind. To open the hill up to whatever it is you want to make of it. This basic goal is what we’re all after. So for us, Basic doesn’t mean simple - Basic means fundamental.

 

FLEX RATING 3.5/5

RIDERS: Everyone

SHAPE: True Twin

 

OUTLINE: UnderBite

UnderBite edges re-distribute a rider’s weight in such a way that it enhances turning ease and edge hold. Creating divots inward at the binding area reduces and disrupts the surface area of the edge that has contact with the snow while the board is turning. This increases the edge pressure by distributing your weight/energy in the areas where you need it - from the binding out, and through the center of the board where the carving arc is taking place. This segmentation of the sidecut into 3 key zones focuses your body weight onto areas that initiate, hold and release turns.

 

BASE PROFILE: Camrock 4-4-4

 

CORE: Full Poplar

Our baseline core for tip to tail wood-core snowboard construction. Strikes a predictable balance between durability, consistent flex and light weight.

 

GLASS: Biax

 

BASE MATERIAL: Extruded

EX·TRUDE VERB \IK-ˈSTRÜD\ : to force, press, or push (something) out : to shape (something) by forcing it through a hole

Just like it says. This material is formed by extrusion. It’s softer than our other two bases, which isn’t necessarily a bad thing. At the speeds many of us ride, this material is actually quicker (gets up to speed faster) than sintered when waxed correctly. You may have your own proof of this when you’re smoking by someone with a dried out “high-end” base. It also retains wax better because it’s more porous and is easy to fix with a P-Tex stick if you get scratches in it.

 

DESIGNED IN CANADA: Design and prototype testing takes place in British Columbia Canada. The snowboards are manufactured globally with sustainability in mind. 

 

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Traditional Sizing Guidelines

Used on the PYL, Basic, and Greats Uninc.

When looking at any of these models you can use the trusty standard of; if the board sits between your chin and your nose, then it’s a good length for you. That’s with you and the board standing up lengthwise – understand? Don’t have the board in front of you? - Then measure that zone. Don’t have a metric tape? - Then convert the inches to cm’s via any number of means readily available on your phone.

We at YES. encourage you to have fun when you snowboard. We want you to feel joy. Aren’t we awesome?