Packing both a 1 inch drop and a massive (for a drop-deck) 26 inch stance platform into a 35 inch blended composite board required more than a little bit of wood wizardry. The Maven EFP stance width is massive, primarily because it does not exclude the nearly 1’’inch of dropping platform from its concave. By incorporating a unique drop+concave strategy to get your feet working ON the drops and IN the concave, not against it, the Maven opens up more leverage, more control and more space for your feet. To further inflame the stoke, this Maven-ous creature is built from the base up, 100% in the U.S., using pure north american ingredients; 5 ply canadian maple with quad axial fiberglass top and bottom. That quad-ax / rock hard maple combination keeps the Maven 35 thin enough to shave another 1/8th of an inch off your platform ride height (when compared to 9 ply Maple constructions). Since a low ride means stability, and a boost in the ease of slide initiation, the Maven 35 is the perfect board to push your riding up into fast freeride and downhill.
Maven 35 Specs
The Devil is in the details. Here’s the Maven 35 stacks up.
- Dimensions: Length: 35.75″ x Width: 9.75″
- Wheelbase: 26.5″ to 28.0″
- Concave Depth @9.75″: (.65″)
- Concave Shape: Drop to Angled Tub
- Effect Platform: 21”- 25” x 9.75″
- Rocker Depth: Zero Rocker
- Gas Pedals: None
- Contruction: Quad-Axial Fiberglass + 5 Ply Maple
- KickSpecs: Nose/Tail Flairs
- Wedge or DeWedge Front / Back: 0.0 / 0.0
Lock-in you can see.
A perfect transition to sliding, freeride and downhill, the Maven, top-mounted and dropped low into a 0.925” angled tub concave, is more than a creatively sleek, slim, sexy silhouette. Constructed of visibly hard angles with ultimate lock-in in mind, the Maven is also one of our most comfortable symmetrical freeride platforms ever; looks are deceiving. Incredibly light, short, sweet and to the point, the Maven has everything you need (down to the nose and tail flairs) and nothing you don’t. If you need a professional grade, race tested, drop-deck solution that is as ideal for pushing and commuting as it is for sliding, bombing and downhill, take a look at the Maven 35.