I think you should also consider the thalls, i have skilled the alpha 1s, halos and thalls and the thalls offer the butteryness and exellent rail work that the halos do but they have more control than the alpha ones on jumps and carving it feels like to me, they might not be as fast as the a1's but you should take it into consideration
otherwise, what everyone else said is good.
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