Rome 2020 Artifact
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Before ‘park boards’ was something you could filter a search by, before ‘rocker’ set the world on fire, before flexing for the gram was a thing; the Artifact was out late, hustling in generator-lit streets. Before hashtags, before clout, before influencers and before Real Snow parts, the Artifact was a statement. It was the voice of Kids on Shred who didn’t want a stiff-flexing all-mountain board; they wanted a fun-loving, jib everything board that stood for something, rather than running from everything. Get ready to FEAST, because dinner is served.
- Impact Base
- Rebound Sidewalls
- Skatecore Profling
- Glasspack Impact Plates
- Stomp Core
- StraightBiax Laminate
Just like it sounds this profile has no camber or rocker – it’s flat between the contact points.
This camber style gives a stable ride, meaning it could be a good option for beginners except that, like the traditional camber, it’s prone to catching an edge.
It makes it good for landing big air and is fine for hitting jibs. It is quick from edge to edge so is great for riding through trees and tighter areas and provides plenty of edge-hold.
The trade off is that, due to having so much contact with the ground, this style will be a slower ride. If speed is your thing this may not be the way to go; also for beginners it will be easier to catch an edge than a rocker board but is more stable.
A true twin shape is completely symmetrical. If you cut a true twin in half exactly down the middle, you would end up with two identical pieces of board.
This means that the nose and the tail are the same length and the same width and the bindings are centred on the board – i.e. they are equal distances from the centre of the board and the front binding is the same distance from the nose as the back binding is from the tail.
Of course, as you can adjust the width of the position of the bindings you could create a setback stance if you were so inclined but this would be unusual on a true twin given its purpose and might be a strange feel depending on the camber profile (i.e. one foot could end up being over camber and the other over rocker which would probably feel odd).
In addition to this a true twin has exactly the same flex in the nose and tail.
4-6 (Scale 1-10)
2 YEAR LIMITED WARRANTY
Rome’s 2 year warranty policy covers all manufacturing defects. For boards, this does not include damage due to impact with rocks, rails, or other hard objects. For all categories, this does not include general wear and tear due to heavy use. For bindings, we have a lifetime warranty for parts replacements. This includes parts that are broken or damaged. Rome cannot guarantee that we will have the same exact style or color in stock. Rome does not sell spare parts. If you are unsure if your product is covered, open a claim! Rome is always happy to take a look at your situation and let you know if they can help you out or not.
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