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Nidecker Merc 159 snowboard AM/FS

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Nidecker Merc 159 snowboard AM/FS

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Ideal for riders who want to improve, feel confident and have fun

The Nidecker Merc is designed for riders looking to have fun on the mountain, and improve all aspects of the way they ride. The directional shape with only a 1cm difference between the nose and the tail gives the board great drive, but makes it easy to ride switch. It features: our Premium Sandwich construction made with advanced material like carbon for added durability and improved shock absorption; our Standard Camrock three-phase camber construction with more rocker in the nose and tail, traditional camber under the feet, and flat between the bindings for added pop and control; and our extra durable, responsive and lightweight Master Core, built with the perfect harmony of different wood types and densities for a superior weight-to-performance-to power ratio

Added fibers - Pop carbon
Strategic placement of carbon fibers from the tail to the rear inserts for a more reactive board with increased stiffness and pop. It's vibration dampening makes it more aggressive for riding in all conditions

Master core woodcore
A perfect harmonu of different wood densities and varieties like poplar, beech, spruce and paulonia resulting in a superior weigt to performance ratio

Dual plus fibers
Top 90° biaxial fibersglass for a forgiving ride and predictable torsional flex. Reliable and perfect for all types of terrain and riders

Absorbnid top
Absorbnid is an innovative top layer designed to absorb unwanted vibrations. This allows us to develop responsive, dynamic boards that still give you a smooth and fatigue free ride

- Premium sandwich construction
Next level of construction  steps up the power and response of our standard sandwich

N-5000 base
Exceptionally durable exstruded base designed to absorb wax and retain it longer 

4/2 5 inserts
5 rows of inserts every 2 cm. Industry standard that works with all bindings on the market 


Whitelines comment on the Merc:
This is a fairly recent addition to the Nidecker family, it was released last year and remains the less pricey option within the range – making it an ideal choice for snowboarders who’re after something less spenny. The Merc is for the more mellow shredders out there, ones who are looking to improve their everyday riding while having fun at the same time.

The camrock profile makes the Merc quite the versatile vehicle. With rocker at both ends, turning is made easy and smooth and you aren’t required to put a whole lot of effort into your turns either (in order for it to look smooth). The rocker sections also give the board more float, so if you prefer an all mountain board that floats smoothly through the white fluffy powder fields as well as it shreds the groomers – the Merc is definitely a valid option.

“You’ll be able to charge down the groomers feeling as indestructible as an old Nokia phone and lighter than dust”

Despite the directional shape, the difference between the nose and the tail is only 1cm, making the Merc a great drive but also manageable to ride switch with. So, whether you want to improve your everyday riding or practice your switch – this board has got your back.

With a mix of different woods (poplar, beech, spruce and paulownia) Nidecker’s created a core that isn’t just strong and responsive, but also ultra-lightweight. You’ll be able to charge down the groomers feeling as indestructible . The carbon and Kevlar that’s been added to the board make it even more durable, while also improving its dampening abilities.

The Nidecker Merc is ideal for riders looking to improve their snowboarding skills; whether it’s by gaining more confidence on the slopes, learning to ride switch, or by getting more experience in powder.

“The Merc is a really solid choice for any aspiring beginner and intermediate snowboarders. Mellow enough in the flex and profile to get away with murder, but responsive and damp enough to give it the beans when you’re starting to get the hang of things.

“Whatever Nidecker say about the setback or subtle directional shape, don’t worry about it, it rides as true twinned as anything I’ve been on”

I taught for several days on this one and ended up guiding a client who rode regular (I’m goofy), so spent the majority of my time on it riding switch. Whatever Nidecker say about the setback or subtle directional shape, don’t worry about it, it rides as true twinned as anything I’ve been on.

Obviously the base isn’t crazy rapid. Then again, is that something a beginner or a beginner’s budget really wants? Probably not. It’s a great price for a great all rounder. Maybe just make sure you’ve got plenty stickers to jazz it up a little, eh?”

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