An entry level board for beginners looking to get started with mountainboarding. Despite the low price, it offers surprisingly great quality and features. It even has a hand brake that can be helpful while learning to ride.
Pro Beginner friendly trucks
The Atom 95x uses very simple skate-style trucks. The axles are only 9.5mm and very light, so they are perfect for young riders or lightweight adults. The bushings of the truck can be changed to different stiffness levels, effectively changing the riding feel of the board.
Pro Incredibly stable
Since this board's deck is wide and long, with wide skate trucks, it feels very stable when carving downhill, even at moderate speeds. Additionally, the included F1 velcro bindings will keep you firmly attached to the board at all times, even in rough terrain or when performing tricks.
Pro Increased safety with included braking system
The Atom 95x is equipped with a hand brake, by default, that can be used on both axles, making it usable by left and right footed riders. For beginners, the hand brake adds peace of mind and can be important in injury prevention. Nevertheless, some users dislike using a hand brake, since it restricts back arm movement, which is important to keep balance.