Nordica Hot Rod Nitrous (2009)

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Nordica Hot Rod Nitrous (MOST VERSATILE)

Rating: / 5
Price: $1035.00
Year: 2009
Level: 3
Gender: Male
Waist Width:
Tip/Tail/Waist: 124/78/108

Stability at speed: 3.70 / 5
Hard snow performance: 3.50 / 5
Crud performance: 3.57 / 5
Forgiveness: 3.57 / 5

Take a Hot Rod Top Fuel (AME Freeride), remove the metal, and you've got a lighter, less demanding ride. The Nitrous still has integrity and edge-grip, but its strength is quickness. Yes, it gets nervous in long arcs at GS speeds, but for the Cruiser who loves short and medium arcs-and even the occasional mogul field-it's aces. And that 78-mm waist certainly won't let you down on powder days. "A comfortable platform with good energy," said Morgan.

Best For

Quickness and variable conditions

Not For

Confidence at high speeds


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Nordica Hot Rod Nitrous CA (2010)

Category: Men's Cruiser; Category ranking: No. 1; Average score: 3.51; Balance of skills: 3.59; Best For: All-day comfort with exacting performance; Not For: Frozen corduroy or blue East Coast ice