This YES snowboard is called the Basic, which gives you a good idea of the spec and the kind of snowboarder it will suit. There’s not really any point in writing a novel about as snowboard called the Basic, needless to say its design is simple but its spec would put a lot of other brands more expensive rides to shame. If you like YES and camber, the Basic is a great option.
The Basic is a no frills, twin – freestyle machine designed for just having fun. Whether you are shredding the park or the backcountry, this silent killer will help you stick and stomp everything in your path and not burn a hole in your wallet. Inspired by the colour and paint combinations of famous WRC, F1 and Lemans race cars, these boards are sure to stand out no matter where you are at.
Available Lengths (cm):
144, 149, 154, 156, 158, 161
Power wood core
Triaxial fibreglass laminates
5000 grade sintered base
161 has the Camrock profile
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on November 20, 2010 at 03:17 PM
I think this board is almost the Uninc without the ICS and in a lower price! Am I wrong? I’m very interested in it!
on November 22, 2010 at 03:17 AM
Nah it’s not an Uninc…..YES/NDK boards definitely feel different to Burton boards. Uninc boards had more reinforcements for added pop and were probably a little bit lighter. Nevertheless the BASIC is a sick board at a great price…...it’s cool of YES to release such an affordable shred stick. The 2010 Easy Livin’ is about as close to an Uninc as you’ll get.
on November 22, 2010 at 10:31 AM
You’re right, as core and inserts they’re not the same board, but as shape and flex I think are very similar!
on January 08, 2011 at 03:08 PM
I’m going to buy this board, but I’m not sure about the lenght… I’m 180cm and about 80kg, now I’m riding the Yes. 2010 158, which with the CamRock seems to be shorter… I like carving, spins, a bit park and very much powder… better the 156 or the 158?
on August 18, 2011 at 05:29 PM
im considering buying this board on sale this summer… i haven’t tried many different camber options, i have always rode the traditional. but i just want to know what the difference is when im hitting the jumps. ive heard rocker boards have more forgiveness in landings when spinning? are rocker boards more durable because of their design? I owned a Rome Agent 158 last year, regular camber, mad pop, but the tail ended up snapping after landing on it too much i guess. I’m looking for a park board that i can progress my skills on, but i want to make sure the base and edges are durable, and hope i can jump the tables in the park all day. its a lot to ask for, but i have heard good things about YES boards, and JP DCP and all those guys are the shit.
on October 11, 2011 at 03:09 PM
iv been riding the 2011 basic for a few months now and I kid you not, this ride is the shit! its an all round mountain and park machine at a price which can not be beaten. you can pick one up for £200 at tsa in last seasons clearence, and frankly, you would be insane not to. this ride is hard wearing an you can easily smash it week after week at your local freezer park session, but it will preform equally well when hittin that fresh mountain pow. to top it off, the design, in my opinion is a big “f#%k you” to the corporate and comodatised world of snowboarding we now find ourselves in. yes is about snowboarding, simple! no gimmics! buy it, ride it, love it!
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