I’ve reviewed the Classic version of this board now it’s time for the regular one that has one minor tweak and a different graphic. Congratulations has to be in order for Salomon for repackaging traditional camber as well. Here’s how it rode.
Board: Salomon Sabotage
Camber Option: Flat Out Camber. Some kind of hybrid camber, flat, rocker that honestly looks like traditional camber but rides like something else.
Bindings: Raiden Phantoms
Stance: 22.5 Wide 18 Negative 15 Goofy
Boots: K2 UFO Size 10
My Weight: 165
Conditions: Firm in the morning turning into mashed potato sludge in the afternoon. Some of the warmest temps in March that have been seen in the winter that wasn’t.
Flex: Right around mid flex with slightly softer tips and a bit of torsional give.
Stability: Super stable in both frozen chunder and mashed potato hell.
Ollies: This board has snap. That’s about all you need to know.
Pop On Jumps: Same as on rollers it’s there and you load it like a traditional cambered board and prepare for take off.
Butterability: High speed butters are more akin to what this board is designed for. If you’re a rider that’s lazy and likes to play around buttering at slow speeds and for the love of god can’t ollie into a ground press you probably shouldn’t ride this.
Jibbing: The sweet spot is golden and the slightly softer tips let you play around.
Carving: Equilizer works and lets you lock in hard. One thing I noticed was that on hard heel side carves occasionally it would wash out.
Rider in Mind: All around park rider that likes the feel of traditional camber.
Personal Thoughts: It rides so similar to the Sabotage Classic I honestly can’t see why they would have overlapping boards unless they were confused about graphics or worried one wouldn’t sell. Either way this is a well rounded ripper that can handle it all.
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