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  1. I should not say that. Anyone I know - after...

    I should not say that. Anyone I know - after skiing 'em - agreed they're stiff. Surely stiffer than a maestrale RS, as for comparison
  2. Mine is standard khion. No experience with the...

    Mine is standard khion. No experience with the carbo khion
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    Skied both navis and corvus freebird, and did not...

    Skied both navis and corvus freebird, and did not like them so much. After the diet, imvho they've lost theirs temper and stamina.
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    Yes. It was too burly for me.

    Yes. It was too burly for me.
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    Yes I have been told the pink is significantly...

    Yes I have been told the pink is significantly softer and more accessible, even though dimensions are the same
  6. Thread: TLT7

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    skinned and skied with TLT6p on one foot and TLT7...

    skinned and skied with TLT6p on one foot and TLT7 on the other. TLT7 skins better, the speed nose with the new pivot point works quite well, and the tongue does not affect that much. As for the ski,...
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    The 2016 pink one. The grey is 2017. Take care...

    The 2016 pink one. The grey is 2017. Take care the 2015 (totally different beast) was reddish/pink too.
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    Had a chance to finally ski the atris in early...

    Had a chance to finally ski the atris in early april, but was not very impressed. My 2016 corvus were more solid and inspired more confidence. Please always remember that the 2016 corvus is much more...
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    haven't used the corvus in deep pow (I have...

    haven't used the corvus in deep pow (I have better tools for that), but in 5-20cm it works quite well...
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    I ski the 183 corvus, which seems more or less of...

    I ski the 183 corvus, which seems more or less of that actual size... certainly it does not ski any shorter or shorter than the 185 mantra...
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    tried both, and old and new mantra. the new...

    tried both, and old and new mantra. the new corvus is by far the one I like most. easy and fun as the new mantra, but solid and a knife as the old mantra. Said that, I'm old and lazy and the old...
  12. coundn't say it better. F1 has been unlucky...

    coundn't say it better. F1 has been unlucky because of the tronic issue, but is a stellar boot for its weight.
    My only concern is the time I need to wear it because of my nasty foot, but otherwise...
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    Milano Montagna video awards

    MILANO MONTAGNA VIDEO AWARDS
    we have a call for emerging international directors. The Jury, led by Guido Perrini, will award mountain sport videos (max 10 min). The best videos will be shown at the...
  14. Vis-a-vis test: Scarpa F1 tronic vs Salomon MTN Lab

    skied Elan Alaska Pro 177 (stellar 1.1 kg AT ski, even a bit better than the Blizzard zero G 85 I've skied past week) with F1 tronic on one foot and MTN Lab on the other one.
    For my nasty foot, F1...
  15. Agree. The more solid new (sometimes...

    Agree. The more solid new (sometimes subterranean) trend is towards lighter gear. Today I've skied 1kg skis with 1.1kg boots and hey, they work, and are so much better to skin and tour.
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    hi Pep, if dynafit does not change the liner in...

    hi Pep, if dynafit does not change the liner in the final production, the toe of the TLT7 is the widest I've tried in years. I've skied in quadrants, but years and years ago, so cannot really tell...
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    Tlt7 will be very wide. And yes, the quadrant are...

    Tlt7 will be very wide. And yes, the quadrant are the widest AT boot I've tested so far
  18. for the way I ski, both khion and mtn lab ski...

    for the way I ski, both khion and mtn lab ski better than (and walk more or less similar to) the mercury, w/o the tongie PIA.
    Then there is the fitting issue, that is totally personal
  19. the khion walk mode is different from any...

    the khion walk mode is different from any other... and if you do not open the upper buckles you can ski on walk mode without (almost) feeling it... anyway, to improve walk, open the buckle and push...
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    I've seen it. It's insanely short

    I've seen it. It's insanely short
  21. Most of the skin comparison was done on mellow...

    Most of the skin comparison was done on mellow terrain
  22. if you want the maximum motion with the khion,...

    if you want the maximum motion with the khion, open totally the buckle (logical) and push the aluminium piece with your hand.
    after you have the twice of motion.
  23. vis-a-vis test: dynafit khion vs salomon mtn lab

    skied one full day with khion on the left foot and mtn lab on the right one. I'm more and more convinced that this is by far the best way to compare boots.
    The khion is - notoriously - a PIA to slip...
  24. Thread: Line Pescado

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    Yeah. Sanouk drilled a bit forward.....

    Yeah. Sanouk drilled a bit forward.....
  25. Thread: TLT7

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    Had tlt7 on my feet. The toe volume is much...

    Had tlt7 on my feet. The toe volume is much larger than before. Actually, it sems too large for my foot. And the double leverage is - uhm - hard to understand. Time will tell, but I was really...
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    I will be tomorrow at ISPO and will try to take...

    I will be tomorrow at ISPO and will try to take pics of what has not been shown yet... follow instagram @milanomontagna
  27. Thread: TLT7

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    first yurp rumors say softer than tlt6p. but hey...

    first yurp rumors say softer than tlt6p. but hey it's 3rd hand
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    my vote to the annex 118, a perfect do-it-all

    my vote to the annex 118, a perfect do-it-all
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    the fischer boot has a boa, but the scarpa F1 boa...

    the fischer boot has a boa, but the scarpa F1 boa is totally different as it works on an asymmetrical tongue as the maestrale and the TX boots... fischer boa works like in a climbing boot
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    Lupo TI carbon. It won't be cheap. Sorry I'm not...

    Lupo TI carbon. It won't be cheap. Sorry I'm not a dalbello rep I dunno when and where it will be available...
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    In my experience neoshell is better than eVent...

    In my experience neoshell is better than eVent which requires to be frequently cleaned to work
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    http://www.skiforum.it/skiforum/upload/freeride/15...

    http://www.skiforum.it/skiforum/upload/freeride/157645-805251400w1000h.jpg

    67 degree walkability w/o removable tongue, 500g lighter than Lupo TI
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    After several winters with neoshell, alternated...

    After several winters with neoshell, alternated with old stuff on goretex, I have no doubt that neoshell is WAY better for breathability and pretty similar for snow/rain insulation, at lest on the...
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    as for alive, F1 is a bit tighter than maestrale....

    as for alive, F1 is a bit tighter than maestrale. Both are ok for my foot
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    They look like mine 14/15 plus manual lock...

    They look like mine 14/15 plus manual lock...
  36. Skied with both f1 and tlt6p on different feet....

    Skied with both f1 and tlt6p on different feet. Tlt6p is slightly stiffer, F1 more progressive, but they bith drive perfectly my movement shifts.
  37. Consider scarpa F1evo. The more I ski em the more...

    Consider scarpa F1evo. The more I ski em the more i like, and I have skinny calves
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    Didn't spend enough time on the three to have a...

    Didn't spend enough time on the three to have a first hand solid opinion, but have heard that the metal kuro is still more popular than the three among big guys like you skiing in southern alps
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    vulcan has more plastic in the forefoot, not more...

    vulcan has more plastic in the forefoot, not more room inside. Or at least this is what I remember from the time I tested both
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    I've been too busy lately with the festival I...

    I've been too busy lately with the festival I organize in Milan, and had no time to translate the reviews in english from the fb page. Really sorry but this is the harsh reality. Do not believe fb is...
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    fyi, the 2016 black crows corvus (pink and grey)...

    fyi, the 2016 black crows corvus (pink and grey) is a very interesting ski, much more easy and forgiving than previous corvus, but still very stable and powerful. One of the best in class, more...
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    in my experience the kuro 185 is super easy in...

    in my experience the kuro 185 is super easy in trees, floats like heaven and is still pretty good (for its size) on groomed back to lifts.
    I was skeptic before using it because of the dimensions,...
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    ok so waiting for a comparo kuro/spurs

    ok so waiting for a comparo kuro/spurs
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    which generation kuro? pre- or post-metal? I...

    which generation kuro? pre- or post-metal? I strongly believe the kuros are a mastarpiece that has been poorly understood/promoted/marketed in the US. So, a comparison with the spurs will be...
  45. I have first gen orange full reverse cochise, and...

    I have first gen orange full reverse cochise, and have tried the 2015 cochise with a little bit of positive camber. There was some difference in the feeling that you mentioned. Now, looking at the...
  46. look at the pic showing the camber of the 2016...

    look at the pic showing the camber of the 2016 cochise they tested. At variance with past (or at least with the first generations of cochise), now it has a lot of positive camber. This is likely why...
  47. how did they test their skis? maybe he has a...

    how did they test their skis? maybe he has a generation conflict to fix.
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    enforcer or declivity if you do not like the...

    enforcer or declivity if you do not like the bonafide that much
  49. Lindhal, this is totally ridicolous. They tested...

    Lindhal, this is totally ridicolous.
    They tested the skis as you suggested. A given category of 15-20 skis was tested by a given bunch of expert skiers in a few weeks, not over months, so every...
  50. could not say it any better.......

    could not say it any better....
    https://www.wildsnow.com/18720/skialper-magazine-gear-guide-review/
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