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Tested: TKB Reviews the 2018 F-One Trax twin tip “Handles the chop like a champ and delivers solid all-around performance!”

4 Apr , 2018   Gallery

Set Teixeira riding the 2018 F-One TRAX Lite Tech. Photo: @romantsovaphoto

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TKB REVIEW: 2018 F-ONE TRAX HRD LT

APRIL 3, 2018
Sizes Available: 135 x 39cm, 136 x 40.5cm, 137 x 42cm, 140 x 45cm
Sizes Tested: 136 x 40.5cm, 140 x 45cm

F-One Says:
New for 2018 is the Trax HRD Lite Tech. Its optimized deck design features better volumes and core thickness that equals more stress resistance overall. The bi-axial construction gives more comfort and precision while riding. This unrivaled shape as an unmatched smooth riding, an incredible driving sensation, earlier planing and better upwind performance. Equipped with the revolutionary helical rail design that provides superior edging and impressive stability while being forgiving and a greater amount of comfort.

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Our Testers Say:
“Air suspension through the chop with solid pop, solid upwind ability, bindings feel well-built but can be slippery. Handles chop like a champ and delivers a solid all around performance.” // Tiberiu Anghel

“This board was so much fun; feels a little bit like a surfboard in carves, great load, pop and boost, stays on edge very well, but construction is on the heavier side.” // Chris Myles

“Solid board with comfortable footstraps that are easily adjusted to fit smaller bare feet. Great for riding aggressively with comfort.” // Rhonda Reyna

Meet The Testers


Tkb Says:
The F-One Trax is back in the test for another year with its unique helical rail design that delivers a super fun twin tip that is fun for just about everything from jumping, carving or railing upwind. The Trax features three stance width options with a fair amount of play for adjusting stance width and came with 50mm fins and features F-One’s nifty Lite Tech construction that offers translucent windows through the board. The Trax has a fairly stiff flex pattern that testers liked for its solid load and pop, as well as the fairly flat rocker that zooms upwind. Testers loved the Trax’s user-friendly chop handling and commented on its fun, carve-friendly template for rail to rail carves. For those riders sensitive to board weight, the Carbon version is also available and offers the same performance in a significantly lighter package.

The Trax came with F-One’s Platinum3 bindings which features a smooth rubbery footbed that many testers found to be fairly dense and middle of the road grippy. The strap is a single Velcro adjustment that is easy to adjust and testers commented on the straps comfort and ability to adjust to a wide spectrum of foot sizes.

Resources:
2018 F-One Kiteoarding Catalog
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