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Airush topchop vs cypher

Postby frra » Fri Jan 25, 2013 9:05 am

Anyone tried both the choptop and cypher? Should I just go for a used choptop 2012 or put in the extra to get a new cypher? Looking at the 5'8 and my weight is 90 kg. nearby spots are mostly smaller, onshore waves.

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Re: Airush topchop vs cypher

Postby Schmidy » Fri Jan 25, 2013 9:58 am

hi Frra!

Go with the Cypher! I have the 5'6 (im 75kg) and its insane in onshore conditions. It definitely feels a lot smaller, surfier and looser than the Choptop with new V bottom while keeping the stability and ease of use riding strapless. I've been riding strictly strapless and its

It can also handle bigger waves and cross shore winds better than the Choptop. I felt the Choptop would reach its limits a bit sooner as the wind and waves picked up.

Cheers
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Heres one of my mates on the 5'4 and it basically shows what the model is made for. Onshore sloppy fun!

https://vimeo.com/58140226

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Re: Airush topchop vs cypher

Postby frra » Fri Jan 25, 2013 6:50 pm

Thanks,

Funny I just watched that video 5 min before your post.

Hope the 2013 surfboards lands in Denmark soon :( :(

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Re: Airush topchop vs cypher

Postby frra » Fri Jan 25, 2013 6:51 pm

Which is best for light wind?

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Re: Airush topchop vs cypher

Postby Schmidy » Sat Jan 26, 2013 10:24 am

frra wrote:Which is best for light wind?


They are quite comparable in lightwind. The choptop is about .25 inches wider so you can argue it has a bit more planning surface. Saying that - the Cypher would be a lot more fun and playful while riding so in my opinion is that it will make up for the 1/4 inch missing when you are having a great time!!! :)

frra wrote:Thanks,

Funny I just watched that video 5 min before your post.

Hope the 2013 surfboards lands in Denmark soon :( :(


I can check up on this and get back to you.

Cheers
Schmidy :thumb:

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Re: Airush topchop vs cypher

Postby frra » Sat Jan 26, 2013 11:18 am

I talked to airush.dk before new years and they were hopping for the new boards to land this month. Keeping my fingers crossed.

The water is starting to get too cold for freestyle so I would be great to have a new surf boad to play with :D

Do you ride it with thruster og quad setup?

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Re: Airush topchop vs cypher

Postby Schmidy » Sat Jan 26, 2013 11:38 am

I stick with the stock quad set up. Heaps of drive in onshore and it's pretty fun in cross shore.

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Re: Airush topchop vs cypher

Postby Vikb » Tue Jan 29, 2013 4:07 am

Schmidy wrote:Heres one of my mates on the 5'4 and it basically shows what the model is made for. Onshore sloppy fun!

https://vimeo.com/58140226


I have a Choptop - super fun board. I haven't tried a Cypher, but I will as soon as one crosses my path.

That's a great video - thanks for posting... :thumb: :jump:

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Re: Airush topchop vs cypher

Postby frra » Thu Feb 07, 2013 9:07 pm

Schmidy wrote:I stick with the stock quad set up. Heaps of drive in onshore and it's pretty fun in cross shore.


So it comes Stock with quads or both?

Just got an email form the distributor the boards should be on its way and get here next week :D :D :D me happy now. 4 months of waiting and had to buy 2 crappy surf boards in the interim...really hope it is worth the wait. Have had my 2x 2013 tt's for 4 and 1 month now.

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Re: Airush topchop vs cypher

Postby Schmidy » Fri Feb 08, 2013 3:03 am

frra wrote:
Schmidy wrote:I stick with the stock quad set up. Heaps of drive in onshore and it's pretty fun in cross shore.


So it comes Stock with quads or both?

Just got an email form the distributor the boards should be on its way and get here next week :D :D :D me happy now. 4 months of waiting and had to buy 2 crappy surf boards in the interim...really hope it is worth the wait. Have had my 2x 2013 tt's for 4 and 1 month now.


Its comes stock standard with the quad fins. Although it uses a box called Surfinz which is compatible with FCS so I have a bunch of center fins already that Ive swapped around to use it as a tri fin anyways.

Arrives just in time for when your...everything...thaws out in Denmark.


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