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    For anyone on the fence on these due to brake...

    For anyone on the fence on these due to brake widths, I do have a set of both 84-110 mm brakes, and 104-130 mm brakes (from Canada) that I can ship. I can also provide the bindings (with a toe shim,...
  2. Missed this. Sub #12594...

    Missed this. Sub #12594
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    http://www.cloudnineguides.com/resources

    http://www.cloudnineguides.com/resources
  4. Would like to confirm the subscription. Thanks!

    Would like to confirm the subscription.

    Thanks!
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    Heard red chair is down at castle... any...

    Heard red chair is down at castle... any information on whats happening there?


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    Is there an el-cheapo/safe way to reverse shell...

    Is there an el-cheapo/safe way to reverse shell memory fit mold via home oven? Picked up some used xtd 130s that have been heated and molded, I want to bring the volume back down to the original...
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    Thanks for the tips guys. I wish I could get...

    Thanks for the tips guys. I wish I could get both, but the offering price for the Hojis are a little costly, going to grab the Rens. Judo Chop!, if I get them and i don't like em I'll PM you.
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    OK, so I bought the White-Blue Ravens, absolutely...

    OK, so I bought the White-Blue Ravens, absolutely fell in love with them. The reverse camber sidecut matching is extremely addicting. I'm picking them up over all of my other skis (BG, 9d8, Jeffrey...
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    My impression of the Pro tongue: Very very...

    My impression of the Pro tongue:

    Very very stiff at the cuff, and particularly thick behind the calf and down to the ankle. If you have chicken legs, that should help a lot, but I found it almost...
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    Not sure where I read it, but my go by is to...

    Not sure where I read it, but my go by is to squat all the way down in the boot until your butt is as low as it can go, and the goal is to just about to topple backwards, but not quite. Worked for...
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    9.8 had more of a thin race liner while the other...

    9.8 had more of a thin race liner while the other boots (i believe) are thicker.


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    Nordica GPX 130 and Nordica Promachine 130. I...

    Nordica GPX 130 and Nordica Promachine 130. I believe Tecnica Mach 1 LV is essentially the same last as well.


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    Castle is a great hidden gem and my best days,...

    Castle is a great hidden gem and my best days, powder or no powder have been there. The lack of traffic means after a big dump, runs aren't getting tracked out in 2 hours, they are getting tracked...
  14. Sorry, nothing to add regarding the fit of the...

    Sorry, nothing to add regarding the fit of the Lange. However in ski yard there is a 29 (UK 10) Nordica Dobermann EDT 130 93mm last boot for a good price. And if I am not mistaken, they may the...
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    Yup, thats the one!

    Yup, thats the one!
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    New Balance Minimus. Lots of space at the...

    New Balance Minimus. Lots of space at the forefoot, tight in the heel and ankle, and low stack height + minimal cushioning w/ 4mm drop
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    Vulcan with a powerwrap liner works for me.

    Vulcan with a powerwrap liner works for me.
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    I haven't seen coverage or snowfall like that in...

    I haven't seen coverage or snowfall like that in Louise since what, 2011? It was absolutely unreal.
  19. I wonder about this. In newschoolers, Matt Manser...

    I wonder about this. In newschoolers, Matt Manser (onenerdykid) offhand mentioned that the pros riding atomics like >15 degree lean.

    But I do agree its anatomy based. I'm tall with long limbs and...
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    This. Tecnica Mach 1 LV, and previous...

    This.

    Tecnica Mach 1 LV, and previous iterations of it - the R9.8 130, are the lowest volume in the midfoot, heel, and throat out of all the boots in that 98mm last category, but with tolerable...
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    I think the key is to have proper snow tires....

    I think the key is to have proper snow tires. You'd have to check with the rental company which cars do. I would hesitate go further west than banff on regular tires, and would avoid it completely...
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    Yesterday was unreal, but ridiculously cold. My...

    Yesterday was unreal, but ridiculously cold. My toes weren't very happy. Had to take an hour and a half break at lunch. And it looks like it was even colder today!
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    Castle was deeeeep up mid mountain, thigh deep in...

    Castle was deeeeep up mid mountain, thigh deep in some places. Even the lower mountain skied well despite the lack of base. The usual sharks and stumps were hidden, resulting in unaware skiers skiing...
  24. Thread: Name That Ski

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    Salomon QST 106

    Salomon QST 106
  25. What is this?? A ski for ants?? The ski has to...

    What is this?? A ski for ants??

    The ski has to be at least... 3x bigger than this!
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    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20171208/a37ba1fa...

    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20171208/a37ba1fa1f43ebe24970698a7dc674fd.jpg

    185 cm 9d8 Standard

    Honestly never imagined Id be riding Praxis given exchange rate and such from Canada but by...
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    WTB: Mammut PAS Airbag Ready 30L+

    Hello,

    Quite a long shot, but I can get a good price on a mammut PAS system sans bag. I was wondering if anyone has a bag that can fit this?

    Thanks!
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    I'm not a huge fan unless the Dive and Goat's Eye...

    I'm not a huge fan unless the Dive and Goat's Eye is open. There are some hidden gems that can make it worthwhile, but I prefer the terrain at Louise most days.
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    I believe snowtips is open at 8 am, so you can...

    I believe snowtips is open at 8 am, so you can grab some skis before you head to sunshine/Louise. Or you can rent at the resorts. It will be more expensive at the resort. Id be very surprised if...
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    Anyone have any beta on fernie conditions this...

    Anyone have any beta on fernie conditions this afternoon? Its looking precariously close to raining weather.
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    If snow forecast isn't teasing us, Castle will be...

    If snow forecast isn't teasing us, Castle will be epic next week!
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    https://skiyard.com/collections/boots-race/product...

    https://skiyard.com/collections/boots-race/products/dalbello-scorpion-sr-130-mens-race-ski-boots-lime-white-size-10-5-uk?variant=4821502211

    Another big boy boot. From what I've read Scorpions are...
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    I wanted to like the Mtn Labs, but the heel hold...

    I wanted to like the Mtn Labs, but the heel hold in those boots in a 26 and 27 was worse for me than a Mercury in a 28 (which was a size too large for me). Searching and waiting for 27 used Mercuries...
  34. For canucks, MEC also makes the T3 which is very...

    For canucks, MEC also makes the T3 which is very similar to this also with thumb loops, a zip up neck, and a helmet compatible hood. I've got two, one with hood and one without. My base layer for...
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    Poll: Hello Leavenworth. I agree with you completely...

    Hello Leavenworth. I agree with you completely that sizing up or compromising on performance is not an option. I am no bootfitter by any means, but I think Sloafer may be addressing the issue for...
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    How did the conditions progress throughout the...

    How did the conditions progress throughout the day? Looks like it was above zero at mid mountain. I'm thinking of hitting castle tomorrow.
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    http://www.thelasthunt.com/collections/mens-clothi...

    http://www.thelasthunt.com/collections/mens-clothing/jackets-vests+brands_norrona+sizes_xl

    Have friends in Canada?
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    I have some pro tongues in my Tecnica 95 mm last...

    I have some pro tongues in my Tecnica 95 mm last boots... I had to bake twice with some tight buckling and padding on the instep, then I removed the side material overlapping over the tongue of the...
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    I've used both, and I noticed the difference. Am...

    I've used both, and I noticed the difference. Am I wrong? I'll delete it if it is. Much more productive than trying to be a wise ass.
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    I believe you. In the case of skinny ankles, in...

    I believe you. In the case of skinny ankles, in which case even if your forefoot width fits the boot properly, you have too much volume available in the heel and ankle. In which case I would see the...
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    Hate to say it, but it seems to me that PW + big...

    Hate to say it, but it seems to me that PW + big L pads + cranking the crap out of the boots + still heel slop + bruising on leg equals your boot being too big or too wide for your needs. Did you try...
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    Tecnica Mach 1 105 w LV? The men's has a narrow...

    Tecnica Mach 1 105 w LV? The men's has a narrow heel pocket at least and easy ability to stretch the boot out to meet the forefoot width. I think any boot will need work to meet that forward lean....
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    4frnt devastator, blizzard gunsmoke, on3p Jeffrey...

    4frnt devastator, blizzard gunsmoke, on3p Jeffrey 114 are my vote. If groomer performance is a little more important I'd say gunsmoke.
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    What is the ramp delta of her bindings? I'm no...

    What is the ramp delta of her bindings? I'm no expert by any means, but my understanding is if she's already in an upright boot, then a high binding delta in combination with high delta in the boot...
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    Some bubble wrap wrapped around the entire ski...

    Some bubble wrap wrapped around the entire ski and copious amounts of tape would work too.
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    Sunshine was pretty nice today with another 16 cm...

    Sunshine was pretty nice today with another 16 cm overnight. Mostly on goats eye - in the trees and spots on Southside chutes not open to the heavy winds. The shoulder was nice too.
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    It may also be your dorsiflexors are working...

    It may also be your dorsiflexors are working overtime, maybe due to the boot being packed out/too big and having to put more force on your back leg to keep the board stable and keeping your heel from...
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    I'm with kootenaryskier on this one. He's pretty...

    I'm with kootenaryskier on this one. He's pretty clear that it's just an impression, and he praises the boots performance, and maybe has some reservations but it is an opinion. Him not stating that...
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    Cold air can only do so much... I am lucky but I...

    Cold air can only do so much... I am lucky but I fell asleep once but woke up veering from the inside Lane to the outside lane on a 3 Lane highway. Ever since then I always carry something...
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    I currently wear a Sabre Large pant and synch up...

    I currently wear a Sabre Large pant and synch up the waist, so that size is right in my wheelhouse :biggrin:
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