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Ride Psychocandy Snowboard · 2023 · 154 cm

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Nora Pitaro, Snowboarding Expert
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Best for riders seeking a playful, surfy ride with excellent flotation in powder and nimble tree runs.

Great for
  • PlayfulnessSoft flex and flat profile make it fun to ride.
  • CarvingIdeal for carving, especially on groomer days.
  • VersatilityVersatile for cruising the entire mountain.
  • FlotationTapered tail and thick nose excel in powder.
Good for
  • Turn easeWide waist width slows edge-to-edge turning.
  • DurabilityFeatures dual impact plates beneath bindings.
  • High speed stabilitySlimewalls sidewall technology absorbs vibration.

The 2023 Ride Psychocandy Snowboard is an all-mountain board for women riders seeking a more narrow option than the Ride OG Pig. The Psychocandy has a tapered tip and cutout tail section for smoother turns in powder and more confident riding through slush and hard pack snow conditions.

Key Features:

  • Directional Zero Camber – The board has a traditional zero camber shape with plenty of rocker through the tip for better float in deep pow.
  • Women's Specific Wood Core – The lightweight Paulownia wood stringers combined with high-strength Aspen creates a light and powerful riding experience.
  • Carbon Slimewalls – The carbon fiber Slimewalls on the outside edges offer stability and greater responsiveness on the turn.
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4.98 average rating

Snowboard size (cm)154
Age GroupAdult
Model year2023
Waist width (mm)267
Snowboard typeAll Mountain
Skill levelIntermediate, Advanced
Rocker profileRocker/Flat/Rocker
Tip width (mm)318
Tail width (mm)308
Core/LaminatesCarbon, Wood
Sidecut radius (m)5.4​ / 6.6
Stance setback (mm)19
Stance range (mm)533
Rider weight (lbs)140 - 220​+
BaseSintered, Stone Ground Base – High-end sintered 4000 Ptex base material that is more durable, harder and faster than extruded.
Binding mount pattern2x4
Flex rating3-5
TerrainAll mountain

Tyler Silvestri owns this product
The Ride Psychocandy is a tapered, directional, zero-camber All Mountain Freestyle board that’s meant to be sized down 3-6cm. This board is for the rider who wants to charge the entire mountain, focuses on powder, and loves to boost side hits. I've clocked about 15 days on this board so far, all at Mt Hood Meadows on every kind of... Read more
Ideal for
  • All Mountain Freeriding
  • Slashing
  • Side Hits
Not ideal for
  • Loose Feel
  • Soft flex
  • Lively feel
Reviewed by:
Tyler Silvestri
Snowboarding Expert
Marisa Cook tested this product
The Ride Psychocandy Snowboard is an aggressive and stiff board, making it ideal for advanced riders who are looking for a board that specializes in deep powder and carving. The directional shape of the board really helps to lift the nose in deep snow, giving riders better floatation. The Psychocandy features a flat profile which assists riders with maintaining stability... Read more
Ideal for
  • Deep snow ripper, excellent choice for snorkel days
  • The board's shape and design make it incredibly responsive
  • Explosive, all-mountain carving machine
Not ideal for
  • More of a specialized powder board
  • The weight lends more towards the heavy side
  • Not ideal for beginners
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Marisa Cook
Snowboarding Expert
Nora Pitaro owns this product
Honestly, I think the Ride Psychocandy is a great choice for riders intermediate and up, who are looking for a board to cruise the entire mountain. I typically ride in the PNW and really enjoy this board no matter what the conditions are that day! On a powder day, I find the Psychocandy really floats on top of the snow... Read more
Ideal for
  • Carving
  • Powder
  • Sidehits
Not ideal for
  • Lack of landing gear
  • Wide waist width (slow edge-to-edge turning)
  • Riding switch
Reviewed by:
Nora Pitaro
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Popular questions (4)

What do you love about this product?This board is meant to be sized down 3-6cm. I enjoy the volume shifted width of this board for my...read more
Tyler Silvestri
Snowboarding Expert
What was your favorite moment with this gear?This volume shifted flat-to-rocker directional Psychocandy is great to slash pow with. I was just in Tahoe coming down Tamarack...read more
Tyler Silvestri
Snowboarding Expert
Why did you choose this product?Mt Hood Meadows has a variety of terrain to ride and conditions are always shifting which makes this board a...read more
Tyler Silvestri
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What is the value for the money versus other options?Compared to the Party Platter, the Dancehaul Pro, and the Jones Mind Expander, this board is middle of the road....read more
Tyler Silvestri
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25 customer reviews

The perfect board for me!

Originally posted at ridesnowboards.com on Jan 31, 2024
This board is the bomb. A perfect all mountain, all terrain, any condition ride! It's stiff enough to shred at high speeds but still flexy enough to whip through trees and hit the park. I'll set the stance all the way back for an amazing powder day ride. This board can do it all!
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love the board but has week top sheet.

Originally posted at ridesnowboards.com on Jan 11, 2024
Road the board all of 8 times and found a massive peel on the top sheet. don't know if it's me of the board but overall a great board. Also thought that the tail had less pop than my other board.
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