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    Sticky: Love the Tyrolia setup! As someone living in...

    Love the Tyrolia setup!

    As someone living in Switzerland, I'd urge you to bring the katana's. Such a versatile ski. And if you're moving shit anyway, why not throw another one in. Or a dedicated...
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    Damn, all the best Greg. You need roughly...

    Damn, all the best Greg.
    You need roughly 100-120 degrees of flexion for riding a bike. But if your PT has a stationary bike where you can shorten the pedals you can get on that earlier. (W shorten...
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    I rock climb a lot (or currently just train due...

    I rock climb a lot (or currently just train due to ACL surgery). Elbow is flaring up and I am doing planche progressions, wrist curls and handstands to cure it. Has worked in the past so i am hopeful...
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    Good luck! I am 7 weeks out of ACL repair and had...

    Good luck! I am 7 weeks out of ACL repair and had my first (cautious) moves on the climbing wall this week. Physio is the key, even more with reconstruction than with repair. Hit the PT hard, but not...
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    If you remove the brake from the MTN it is even...

    If you remove the brake from the MTN it is even flatter (and lighter) I believe.
    Also ATK makes great stuff. The haute route may fit your needs. Dunno if it is available in the USA. BD...
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    Aight, 6 weeks since ACL repair (not...

    Aight, 6 weeks since ACL repair (not reconstruction) surgery today, so I ditched the crutches. Walking is fine, ROM is 0-120 degrees. Did a short stationary bike ride today. I've been on the...
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    I sincerely doubt that they are riding the comps...

    I sincerely doubt that they are riding the comps on a light touring ski. I know a few FWT riders rock the 117 backland, maybe that is the confusion?
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    V werks Katana is a very capable ski. I love...

    V werks Katana is a very capable ski. I love mine. never feels out of place.
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    thanks, great info.

    thanks, great info.
  10. open the car window.

    open the car window.
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    I have a RAD line. I think it is great for what...

    I have a RAD line. I think it is great for what it is. But beware, it does not handle as a 7+ mm dynamic rope. Did some testing jumping into crevasses and prussikking (is that a verb in english?)...
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    Cochise charges better, Kastle better in pow....

    Cochise charges better, Kastle better in pow. (according to Blister)
    Rustler 10 as a more mellow alternative? Probably better pow performance as well. New BC Corvus in 183 also sounds like a...
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    I run a similar setup (ATK freeraiders on Vwerks...

    I run a similar setup (ATK freeraiders on Vwerks Katanas) and am thoroughly impressed with both. The ATK blows every dynafit out of the water. Note however, that it is still a traditional pin...
  14. I second the Vwerks katana, seems to be able to...

    I second the Vwerks katana, seems to be able to do everything.

    QST106 also sounds like a contender (new one is more beefed up), as does the new corvus.
  15. I live in Davos (Switzerland) and have all my...

    I live in Davos (Switzerland) and have all my bootwork done at Heierling. They are very very skilled and racers from all around come there to get their boots done. The first thing they do is put...
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    Not willing to go through 39 pages to find out:...

    Not willing to go through 39 pages to find out: Is the (current) Hoji compatible with the tecton?

    If someone can provide me with a list of incompatible boots, I could add that to the first post to...
  17. If the Vwerks mantra is as good as the vwerks...

    If the Vwerks mantra is as good as the vwerks katana Id say go for it... if you can find an affordable one.
  18. The beast 14 really wasnt that bad at the time it...

    The beast 14 really wasnt that bad at the time it came out. Nowadays there are better and lighter options. I think the main fuckup dynafit made was with the marketing, introducing it at ridiculous...
  19. because they are not chronically overweight?...

    because they are not chronically overweight? (since we're generalizing here)
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    Yeah it seems it is becoming more popular again...

    Yeah it seems it is becoming more popular again to repair. At least at the Swiss clinic I am now (www.klinik-gut.ch) they have been doing it for a while and report good results. Indeed the first few...
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    Had my surgery yesterday. They managed to sow the...

    Had my surgery yesterday. They managed to sow the ACL back together and add a internal brace to the ligament, rather than reconstruct with the hamstring tendon. Pretty psyched on that, cause it means...
  22. Measure 26 and 26.5 and ski a 25.5. Tried 26.5 in...

    Measure 26 and 26.5 and ski a 25.5. Tried 26.5 in the past and it sucked.
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    How exactly does a footbed help with forward lean?

    How exactly does a footbed help with forward lean?
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    Damn geo, that sounds like quite a tumble. I too...

    Damn geo, that sounds like quite a tumble. I too am suffering inside watching an epic season unfold here in the Alps. I live right in front of the lift so there is no escaping it :(
    All I can say is...
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    Thanks guys, I'm slowly starting to accept the...

    Thanks guys, I'm slowly starting to accept the reality and am leaning towards getting it fixed ASAP.

    Any of you guys have experience with a repair vs a reconstruction? LIke here...
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    New member as of 2/12/19. Tore my left ACL and...

    New member as of 2/12/19. Tore my left ACL and damaged the LCL. Doc said to wait a few weeks for the LCL to heal before surgery on the ACL. Going to another doc at a clinic that does a lot of pro...
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    Updated ATK freeraider apparently, although the...

    Updated ATK freeraider apparently, although the wanker that edited this video put images of the current Freeraider in, which is confusing.
    New one appears to have the brake at the heel.

    ...
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    pics?

    pics?
  29. I used to run beasts (14) on OG Cochises and...

    I used to run beasts (14) on OG Cochises and thought it was pretty good.

    Until I swapped them for a pair of STH w CAST and I was blown away by the improvement in snow feel.
    Surely the Beast is...
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    I seem to remember from an interview they used...

    I seem to remember from an interview they used heating, extra batteries and all
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    Ive been wondering the same. How about...

    Ive been wondering the same.
    How about spoilers in the front of the boot (shin)?
    or a thicker liner tongue, wouldnt that also put the leg more upright?
    Gas pedal will work depending on your...
  32. gunsmoke look at older fwt footage if you are...

    gunsmoke

    look at older fwt footage if you are unsure.
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    From the tecnica catalog: MACH1 LOW VOLUME SET...

    From the tecnica catalog:
    MACH1 LOW VOLUME SET UP: last 98 mm FORWARD ANGLE: 13į RAMP ANGLE: 4,5į
    MACH1 MID VOLUME SET UP: last 100 mm FORWARD ANGLE: 12į RAMP ANGLE: 3,8į

    Zero g is 12 or 13.
    ...
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    As far as I know your options are: 1. lower the...

    As far as I know your options are:
    1. lower the clog
    2. deepen the v's on the side
    3. shave (dremel) some plastic off the cuff below the 3rd buckle.

    mntlion is most knowledgable so go with...
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    Do those numbers hold for the wc models as well,...

    Do those numbers hold for the wc models as well, or do they have more fwd lean? I felt my Lange ZA have more fwd lean than my Raptor 130's, but could be due to other factors.

    another Q: Is there a...
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    It exists. If seen a few of them around here in...

    It exists. If seen a few of them around here in Switzerland. Usually accompanied by fur or bogner
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    Well that didn't work for me. I just tried to put...

    Well that didn't work for me. I just tried to put a 25 RS110 upper on my 25 ZA and the pivots do not align. Granted they are not from the same year but still I am very confused. ...
  38. Is that why you are selling yours?

    Is that why you are selling yours?
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    So, just wondering, if the World Cup version has...

    So, just wondering, if the World Cup version has a solid strap amidst the elastic ones (does it?), then what benefit does that bring over a normal power strap? The benefit of the booster is the...
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    agreed, those on the left are pretty dope.

    agreed, those on the left are pretty dope.
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    or just get CAST inserts in your alpine boots.

    or just get CAST inserts in your alpine boots.
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    From this link...

    From this link https://www.freeride.se/bildspecial-2020-ars-skidor/#image-39 (posted in the gear 19/20 thread) I see a bushwacker (thought that one had been gone for a while) and no Bodacious or...
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    So I stripped an allen key canting screw in my...

    So I stripped an allen key canting screw in my ZA's as it is totally tight with loctite. Any tech tips on getting it out? Or is the only solution to drill through it?
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    Yeah maybe I should try to put the original stap...

    Yeah maybe I should try to put the original stap back first. Currently have an expert booster. More bolts is not possible.
    Thanks for the help!
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    Alien RS?

    Alien RS?
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    296mm the reason i aksed is that i had them...

    296mm

    the reason i aksed is that i had them softened by shaving some plastic of the cuff under the 3rd buckle where the upper hits the lower. I kinda regret it... they ski great in soft snow but...
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    Not really worth a new topic so I'll just put it...

    Not really worth a new topic so I'll just put it here:

    I have a second hand Lange ZA in size 25, yet inside the upper cuff it says 26/27. Do I have a frankenboot or is it normal that the cuff is...
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    +1.5 - 2 ish on the 184 vwerks.... awesome.

    +1.5 - 2 ish on the 184 vwerks.... awesome.
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    Sticky: How does that BMX compare to the cochise?

    How does that BMX compare to the cochise?
  50. I know this is an AT boot thread but can anyone...

    I know this is an AT boot thread but can anyone place the Lange ZA in this list? I am thinking of softening mine a bit to bring it more in line with a Tecnica Mach1 120 /130. Love the lateral...
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