Ride Snowboards

Machete

$469.95

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STYLE: All Mountain Freestyle

SHAPE: LowRize™

STANCE: Centered

Cut loose on the award-winning Machete featuring Ride’s LowRize™ rocker shape that eliminates hook without sacrificing pop. This go anywhere freestyle twin snowboard combines our Pop Rods® 1.0 core for an extra dose of pop, with smooth-riding Slimewalls® sidewall technology and durable Cleave Edge™ steel for a fun surfy twin built to last.

    CONSTRUCTION:
  • Lowrize™
  • Pop Rods 1.0
  • Slimewalls®
  • Carbon Array 3
  • Cleave Edge ™
  • Biaxal Glass
  • Fusion 4000

Lowrize™

Lowrize™

A twin rockered shape that just lifts the contact points out of the snow and has a nearly flat zone under foot.

Pop Rods 1.0

Pop Rods 1.0

More pop and smoother landings without added stiffness. Available in 1.0, 2.0 and 3.0.

Slimewalls®

Slimewalls®

Ride’s exclusive Slimewalls® are forgiving and ductile, absorbing impacts rather than defending against them. Just like your skate wheels, the urethane in Slimewalls® smoothes the interaction with the snow, wood or metal surfaces you may Ride on. On top of all that, these babies are virtually indestructible, the most durable sidewalls in snowboarding.

Carbon Array 3

Carbon Array 3

This power distribution technology provides total board control in every stance location. 3 widespread carbon stringers placed at the binding zone gather input from any stance width and all pressure angles. Rider input is then channeled to the opposing contact point for maximum board control.

Cleave Edge ™

Cleave Edge ™

Nearly 50% more steel, delivers unmatched resistance to edge cracking and can be detuned to larger radii.

REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

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Ride SnowboardsMachete
 
4.8

(based on 46 reviews)

98%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Carving ability (30)
  • Lightweight (29)
  • Smooth stability (26)
  • Well balanced (25)
  • Fast (24)

Cons

  • Too stiff (4)

Best Uses

  • All mountain (32)
  • Powder (22)
  • Speed (22)
  • Park (21)
  • Tricks (19)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Advanced (15), Anytime (7), Intermediate (7), Expert (5), On the mountain (4)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (20), Yes (5)

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5.0

Awesomeness

By YawningP

from Sydney Australia

About Me Advanced

Pros

  • Easy To Set Up
  • Lightweight
  • Sick Look
  • Stylish

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Icy Conditions
    • Powder
    • Speed
    • White Out Conditions

    Comments about Ride Snowboards Machete:

    I rode this board with Union Metafuse bindings and Burton SLX boots. All new. After 3 days of tweaking, I was one with the board. Rode Niseko and Rusutsu in deep powder and icy conditions. Wiped out my mates in races and jumps. They wanted to use my board to race. Enough said.

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    • No

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    (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Beast Mode

    By TacticalSavage

    from Great Falls, MT

    About Me Expert

    Pros

    • Carving Ability
    • Lightweight
    • Lowrize Shape
    • Park
    • POWDER
    • Rugged
    • Stylish
    • Tough

    Cons

    • None

    Best Uses

    • EVERYTHING
    • Icy Conditions
    • Park
    • Powder
    • Speed
    • White Out Conditions

    Comments about Ride Snowboards Machete:

    I bought the 2012 model of the Machete at the beginning of this season. I must say it is one of my favorite boards I have ever ridden. The LowRize shape gives the board a surfy ride, while still maintaining enough edge contact to carve without washing out. I am amazed at how well it performs in powder. the slime walls and carbon pop rods are also nice touches. The flex is perfect for me, not too stiff, but not too noodly either. All in all I think this is a true all mountain board that will perform in all conditions.

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    • No

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    (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Glad I did my research!

    By East Coast Rob

    from New Hampshire

    About Me Advanced

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

    • Carves Like A Knife
    • Easy To Set Up
    • Lightweight
    • Lots of pop
    • Solid
    • Stylish

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • All Mountain
      • Jumps
      • New England Hard Pack
      • Some Park
      • Speed

      Comments about Ride Snowboards Machete:

      I researched boards for a few months and after riding snow boards for three years, I felt I was ready for an advance board. I decided to buy this board and I'm so glad I did. I went from a Ride Antic, which is a little softer, has a higher rocker, and has less pop to this board. I couldn't believe the difference between these boards. I went straight to the top of Cannon Mountain on a really great day with some of the best packed powder of the season. From the first turn, I knew I could trust this board and it's edges. I went down certain parts of runs I love that I ussually go through at slower speeds and more cautious. With this board I just dropped in and kept a great speed while carving with ease. I was passing people like they were standing still, loving it, and I felt so confident on this board. Buy it, if you are looking to hold hard carves, pop off jumps bigger, and want one heck of a great ride down your favorite mountain.

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      • No

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      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Flow all day

      By Mike

      from Salem, NH

      About Me Advanced

      Pros

      • Easy To Set Up
      • Lightweight
      • Smooth stability
      • Stylish

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Edge Hold
        • Icy Conditions
        • Park
        • Speed

        Comments about Ride Snowboards Machete:

        I used this board once and am kicking myself for not looking at this in the past, great at high speeds, no chatter, decent edgehold. If this is a good board in the northeast its a good board anywhere!! never getting away from the machette line

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        • No

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        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Great All-Mountain Board

        By C-Dew

        from Virginia

        About Me Advanced

        Pros

        • Easy To Set Up
        • Lightweight
        • Rugged
        • Stylish

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Icy Conditions
          • Powder
          • Speed

          Comments about Ride Snowboards Machete:

          I got this board last year and rode it all winter. I used on some of Squaw Valley's steepest terrain as well as the parks at Mammoth. The board performed extremely well, and I couldn't have asked for better.

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          • No

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          (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

           
          4.0

          good but stiff

          By Mr Riggs

          from London

          About Me Advanced

          Pros

          • Easy To Set Up
          • Rugged
          • Tough

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Half-Pipe
            • Icy Conditions
            • Speed
            • White Out Conditions

            Comments about Ride Snowboards Machete:

            Amazing board, but its stiffer than its "6'" rating.
            Dont scale down in size, the ride sizing is bang on.

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            • No

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            (1 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            noob to awesomeness

            By the scrapper

            from sarasota florida

            About Me Advanced

            Pros

            • Sturdy
            • Stylish
            • Tough

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • All Mountain
              • Free style
              • Icy Conditions
              • Speed
              • White Out Conditions

              Comments about Ride Snowboards Machete:

              this board is great. i got on the mountain in winter park colorado last week and i started from a noob to advanced. i have been snowboardign for three years now. i have started with the horrible rental boards. i bought this in the middle of my trip. i was using a burton rental board. i turnes it in and after two days,i was snowboarding from blues to black in two days.it goes to show you that a good snowboard can help.

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              • Yes

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              (1 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              love it!

              By moti

              from ithaca, NY

              About Me Advanced

              Pros

              • Forgivable

              Cons

              • Designe

              Best Uses

              • All Mountain
              • Speed

              Comments about Ride Snowboards Machete:

              Thanks to this board I can do 360!!!!
              couldn't do it before

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              • No

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              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              amazing board

              By guido sabatini the bartender

              from whistler b.c.

              About Me Expert

              Pros

              • Easy To Set Up
              • Lightweight
              • Rugged
              • Stylish
              • Tough
              • Warm

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Carving perfect cord
                • Half-Pipe
                • Icy Conditions
                • Powder
                • Speed
                • White Out Conditions

                Comments about Ride Snowboards Machete:

                This board is really fast and responsive. I love it in steep chutes and also in the park. I would say its the best board i have ever ridden. No chatter at high speeds. When you set the edge it holds its line with ease. I would recomend this board to anyone. It is my second ride board and i am sold on the quality.

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                (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Best board ever.

                By Kingofthemountain

                from Washington

                About Me Advanced

                Pros

                • Floats over powder
                • Lightweight
                • Smooth ride
                • Stylish

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Jib
                  • Park
                  • Powder

                  Comments about Ride Snowboards Machete:

                  Of all the ride boards I've ever ridden this was my favorite. Almost hard to remember what catching an edge feels like because of the rocker shape. Butters great. Jib sessions were a blast. Floats through powder without having to keep my tips up too much. So satisfied. Best purchase I've ever made. Next up I'll be adding the rodeo bindings for the wedgie and some added flex.

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