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Duotone Jaime vs Select 2021

Postby andikite » Sun Feb 28, 2021 9:16 am

I'm planning order a new twintip board and I have doubts about these two models.

Has anyone tried both ones and could give me some comment about the main diferences?

I go with Dice and strapless board 70% and twintip 30% of the time. I use the twintip for old schools tricks and I am starting to go higher with kiteloops but no too much radical.

Which board should be my choice? In my spots some times there is choppy condition.

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Re: Duotone Jaime VS Select 2021

Postby SMJ » Sun Feb 28, 2021 3:07 pm

If boosting is your thing (which sounds like it from your post above), you'll probably want the Jaime. If primarily just freeriding (all around comfort) then the Select.

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Re: Duotone Jaime VS Select 2021

Postby andylc » Sun Feb 28, 2021 4:49 pm

That is my understanding too. Worth saying I think there are better boards for the money. May have changed but my Jaime from 2016 or so felt poorly made, the rails were very soft. I changed to a Lieuwe Shotgun which was an improvement both in ride and quality of build.

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Re: Duotone Jaime VS Select 2021

Postby SMJ » Sun Feb 28, 2021 4:53 pm

I just demo'ed a 2021 Jaime SLS last weekend, and I thought the build quality (and ride) was excellent.

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Re: Duotone Jaime VS Select 2021

Postby Vinda » Sun Feb 28, 2021 5:01 pm

I bought this blind https://www.northkb.com/en/products/twi ... r-freeride at the end of the summer. Just read the spec and took a punt. 138 x 41. And I'm 74kg. So nice in chop and I can't fault it to be fair. So smooth through the chop. I have the 2020 version no the 2021.

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Re: Duotone Jaime VS Select 2021

Postby Kerplow » Mon Mar 01, 2021 7:45 am

I owned both of them (Teams Series also). Hands down Jaime.

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Re: Duotone Jaime VS Select 2021

Postby SolarSet » Mon Mar 01, 2021 8:31 am

The only good review of freeride vs freestyle board review I have seen is from kitelife. It's a comparison between Flysurfer Radical & Rush but probably will apply to Select vs Jaime.

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Re: Duotone Jaime VS Select 2021

Postby cor » Mon Mar 01, 2021 9:37 am

If you want to jump, Jaime hands down because it has better pop and also smoother landings. The Select is more a Freeride mow-the-lawn board in my opinion.

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Re: Duotone Jaime VS Select 2021

Postby andikite » Mon Mar 01, 2021 9:09 pm

Thanks a lot mates! I'll go definitely with Jaime 136...

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Re: Duotone Jaime VS Select 2021

Postby SolarSet » Tue Mar 02, 2021 7:56 am

I ordered Jaime 139 '21 week ago and have another few more weeks to wait. I hope this board live up to the expectations and build quality will be solid as this is something that I have little worry.
This board will be replacing my Shinn Ronson 140cm


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