2013 North Platinum Boom
$435.00 — $1,507.00
To meet the highest requirements, North distinguishes between Wave and Freestyle lengths (140 and 150) and longer Slalom and Formula lengths of 170cm to 240cm. The bending curve of the short sizes features a New School shape, that prevents the rider’s front arm from being overstretched. The large sizes, however, feature extensive Race bending curves. Due to the new 20% stiffer monocoque construction for 2012 and countless technical modifications it’s now the lightest and stiffest raceboom available! All models are equipped with the innovative iFRONT head, whose flex and absorption can be adjusted in three steps from comfortable to ultra-stiff.
New for 2013: The Platinum 170 now comes with an OUTSIDE.TAIL.END construction for 20% increased stiffness. PLATINUM 190cm and 240cm have the same boom body, and are extremely extendable thanks to two OVERSIZED.OUTSIDE tail-ends of different lengths avoiding to loose stiffness even when extended. A completely new development is the radical, outside Race/Formula tail-ends that are the lightest on the market despite its unique loop-loop-go function (patent pending)! The short PLATINUM (140 and 150 cm) are now equipped with a completely redesigned wave tail-end which got even stiffer due to the OVAL.END.GEOMETRY (increased cross section at the tail end)! The short PLATINUM models still have an inserted tail end for maximum grip comfort. The short and long versions also differ in tube diameter: extra grip with 28mm for lengths up to 150cm, and super-stiff 30mm diameter for the longer booms.
- Monocoque carbon