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    41 days so far. Hopefully still some touring and...

    41 days so far. Hopefully still some touring and maybe a couple days of lift served summer skiing. However; COVID and the weather has made it a bad year for the favourites, but thanks to a surprise...
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    Nice. What size frame, and how tall are you?

    Nice.
    What size frame, and how tall are you?
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    Oh dear :) 36 or 38?

    Oh dear :)
    36 or 38?
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    188 Rustler 11 + something narrower. Check the...

    188 Rustler 11 + something narrower.
    Check the Blizzard thread
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    Highly recommend the HT AE03. Very grippy,...

    Highly recommend the HT AE03.

    Very grippy, very thin, pins go all the way through (but I broke none last season). Slightly smaller platform than a lot of the competition, beveled corners and, as...
  6. Thread: Ask the experts

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    I spoke with the guy who did the service today,...

    I spoke with the guy who did the service today, he basically said the same thing. And no; there is no sound of air transferring. The service was done before christmas, so he couldn't remember excatly...
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    This one - and it's brother, the Coal - is slowly...

    This one - and it's brother, the Coal - is slowly growing on me

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    The Expert is on my list - but that arch makes my...

    The Expert is on my list - but that arch makes my brain hurt





    Yeah, definitely not gicing up as such. Will give it a try next week, straight back to the shop if it doesn't work out.
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    Thanks all Opened up the air shaft to day....

    Thanks all

    Opened up the air shaft to day. Only one token - removed it, just to see how that feels. But no reason it should matter much.
    I co-own a shockwiz with a buddy, so will absolutely check...
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    I have a Fox 36 (2019) 160mm on my Strive. I've...

    I have a Fox 36 (2019) 160mm on my Strive.
    I've always felt that I needed to run slightly less psi than recommended to make it feel smooth, but it's been working out fine. Seem to remember running...
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    Aever, is that you?

    Aever, is that you?
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    New wheels, bigger rotors, new grips and new...

    New wheels, bigger rotors, new grips and new tires.

    Newmen, 200/200, Ergon and Conti Baron/Kaiser
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    As in a revision of the size range, or just...

    As in a revision of the size range, or just adding something longer in additon to the current range?


    Anyhow, in other news, I took my 6 (7?) years old Wren 102s into a shop to have them freshen...
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    Same thing happened to a buddy in Las Lenas a...

    Same thing happened to a buddy in Las Lenas a decade ago. We both got thrown of as the chair pivoted back.
    Las Lenas is filled with pro skiers etc in the peak season. Seth Morrison was there at the...
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    Yeah :)

    Yeah :)
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    If I in 20 years time ski lines like this with my...

    If I in 20 years time ski lines like this with my upcoming daughter I'll be perfectly satisfied with my life
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    One of my favourite spring skis is the old ON3P...

    One of my favourite spring skis is the old ON3P Wrenegade 102. Medium sidecut, pretty traditional camber and tail, but a fair bit of tip rocker. Medium flex and pretty damp, but some pop

    But that...
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    Skied 93s as a groomer/hard snow ski for a couple...

    Skied 93s as a groomer/hard snow ski for a couple of years.
    - fun ski in the soft as well
    - but needs some kind of base to push of of
    - slush is fine, but in deeper spring mush is suspect the...
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    Jesus. The pain! How do these things happen?

    Jesus. The pain!

    How do these things happen?
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    Thanks

    Thanks
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    Search. I wrote a separate thread. No bueno - for...

    Search. I wrote a separate thread. No bueno - for me, at least
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    Also older models? With front brakes? Anyhow, do...

    Also older models? With front brakes? Anyhow, do you know where to buy plates seperately? Through you?
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    I've heard this from other big guys before. Does...

    I've heard this from other big guys before. Does it also apply to warmer temps?
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    I'm at - 1 on the 188. Still a really quick ski,...

    I'm at - 1 on the 188. Still a really quick ski, - 2 is probably fine as well, but it's not the most solid tail. A bit long, but not stiff. If you huck I'd be careful going too far back
  25. Thread: The Dynastar Thread

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    I'm sure it's in here somewhere - but refresh my...

    I'm sure it's in here somewhere - but refresh my mind:

    Anybody with a Wren 108 vs M-Free 108 comparison? 189 vs 192 that is.
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    Just got back from my second day on the R11....

    Just got back from my second day on the R11. First in anything close to powder.

    What a ski! Extremely quick and pivoty, good edgehold on soft groomers, easy to get of the ground on little bumps...
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    Sure. Then it's probably great. But I don't...

    Sure. Then it's probably great. But I don't belive it's the ultimate resort crud and funky snow charger. For everything primarily soft it's probably great. But really.... I have only one day on mine....
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    For a one ski quiver? I'd probably go for...

    For a one ski quiver? I'd probably go for something a bit narrower.

    114ish is going to be a bit wide for several of the conditions you mention. At least for an entire season.

    Would probably...
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    Newmen wheels, 200mm discs and a Baron/Kaiser f/r...

    Newmen wheels, 200mm discs and a Baron/Kaiser f/r combo.

    Going on my Strive, and probably on a new bike after this season.

    Don't really trust the Reynolds hubs after last season.

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    Yeah, looking forward to companies putting...

    Yeah, looking forward to companies putting "butter-zones" on their race skis
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    Yeah. Thought he was out cold after the first...

    Yeah. Thought he was out cold after the first impact
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    Holy shit, that french guy just....

    ..... did a butter-180 or whatnot in the Downhill World Champs



    https://youtu.be/2M2fSzCQi8U
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    This, and then you add in familiarity. I've...

    This, and then you add in familiarity.

    I've talked a bit about this and decision making in general with my wife, who is a psychologist. She's not specialized in cognitive behaviour, so she's not...
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    Best looking setup so far this season

    Best looking setup so far this season
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    This is turning into another ON3P-thread, sort...

    This is turning into another ON3P-thread, sort of.
    NTTAWWT
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    The 110 is probably a lot more ski than the 108...

    The 110 is probably a lot more ski than the 108 Wren, so that's not an option

    The 108 Woodsman is, for me, a fat all-mountain shape. Which is not really what I'm looking for here.
    If going more...
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    Thanks to all. +1 for Corvus, Vwerks K and...

    Thanks to all. +1 for Corvus, Vwerks K and M-frees. And still lusting to try a 108BG.

    Will have to check out as many as possible in real life, and see if one seems more "it" than the others.
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    So, two more for the Corvus. Noted ...

    So, two more for the Corvus. Noted



    Interesting. The BG108t would probably have been my choice before the BMT - had they been available last year. Pretty much same weight, no?
    And very likely...
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    Ok 100eight is probably out. Might try them...

    Ok

    100eight is probably out. Might try them sometime if I find a used pair very cheap. Same with reverse camber Katanas.
    Re-read Blisters Husume review. Absolutely not the ski I'm looking for...
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    Yeah, I sort of forgot the 100eight. But they get...

    Yeah, I sort of forgot the 100eight. But they get a lot of meh reviews as well. But Blister liked them, and Forward is a bigger guy



    A bit more ski, and also a bit wider than what I'm looking...
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    Probably a bit more ski than the Atris, but a...

    Probably a bit more ski than the Atris, but a Woodsman 108 - tour core, tour everything, and softer flex?
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    What skis like a BMT109 - inbound?

    I have groomer skis, ~100mm skis, powders skis, all of which I'm happy with. But I feel that the upper 100s never quite work out. The Rossi Ravyn / S6 was pretty good, but that's a long time ago. And...
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    Absolutely. Compaction is not a factor in any...

    Absolutely.
    Compaction is not a factor in any decision I make. I'm pretty much a 30-or-below-guy in the winter, since I tour solo a lot.

    However, basic snow theory is good for understanding the...
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    Disclosure: avalanche amateur stating how I think...

    Disclosure: avalanche amateur stating how I think about this. Feel free to critique, someone might save my life.....

    I think it's been mentioned, but the effect of skier compaction must be seen in...
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    Man-made, with ice patches. Rock...

    Man-made, with ice patches. Rock solidhttps://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20210124/bf31c92292b280474f55e8aa738f350b.jpg
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    94 are very predictable in most conditions. Not...

    94 are very predictable in most conditions. Not good in all conditions, but predictable.
    Like all (?) lightweight skis they get knocked around when they meet rough snow sliding sideways, but that's...
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    Skied the 93 for 10-15 days a couple of years...

    Skied the 93 for 10-15 days a couple of years ago. I think the 94 is slightly sturdier

    93:
    Fun on groomers, but not on bulletproof.
    Pretty good in bumps, steep chalk and soft, shallow cut-up. ...
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    That's exactly like my set-up. Bros and 155 FKS. ...

    That's exactly like my set-up. Bros and 155 FKS.
    Just had 2 hours on them, on perfect groomers. I take them out a couple of times pr year, always surprise me how good they track - but still can be...
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    Volkl BMT 122 picked up for next to nothing on a...

    Volkl BMT 122 picked up for next to nothing on a sale.
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    Even more thanks

    Even more thanks
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