Tell Me About the TRAX by Paul
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Paul Serin talks us through F-ONE Trax, some of its features, and which conditions it excels in.
The overall rocker line is moderate to ensure the board offers early planing and keeps the fantastic glide, which is the true signature of the TRAX. The rocker line is split into three distinct stages with a flatter section in the centre, crucial to achieving an excellent upwind angle and great tracking on the water. The transition between the middle section and the tips was inspired by the WTF?! rocker to offer incredible pop.
The bottom shape features a deep double concave and some tip channels. Both are quite efficient at providing first-class grip and control to the board. However, the double concave is the main driver behind the overall comfort of the board and its stability at all times.
The rails are inspired by our Helical Rail Design (HRD) technology, with thicker sections around the feet for better lift and balance. They were kept thin everywhere else to offer plenty of grip.
The deck shape is stripped down for more simplicity and better contact between the bindings and the board. The 3D work in the middle section, another heritage of the TRAX, helps the center of the board track in a straight line with a solid feel for more accuracy and control when riding.
The deep concave paired with the 3D rail lets you blast upwind effortlessly and bring amazing freeriding abilities to the board.
Overall on the water, this board impresses by how smooth and comfortable it is to ride. Everything feels natural and totally intuitive. A perfect blend of glide, solid pop and soft landings characterize this well-balanced shape.
The TRAX is available in four sizes, which should fit a wide range of users: 132x37cm, 133x38cm, 136×40.5cm, and 137x42cm. All come equipped with four UNIBOX 50mm fins, which offer better speed and improved glide thanks to their thinner profile.
A freeride weapon, the TRAX is a fantastic board for beginners to ride around on, all the way up to intermediate-advanced riders who enjoy blasting back and forth and throwing a few jumps and tricks in between.
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