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    :-)

    :-)
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    I may have a line on a pair of bnib 2017-18s for...

    I may have a line on a pair of bnib 2017-18s for U$450. RRP is something retarded like U$950 for the latest iteration.

    Edit: No sniping implied from this corner. I was just procrastinating, and...
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    Dang! Will have to look elsewhere. (But...

    Dang! Will have to look elsewhere.

    (But congratulations. Life in the fast lane coming up)
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    Speaking of the seemingly insane idea of mounting...

    Speaking of the seemingly insane idea of mounting PRs with light touring bindings, what is the consensus re heavy ski/light binding vs lighter ski/heavier bindings? Will scroll through the 'how heavy...
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    Head Monster with subtle tip rocker a la LP would...

    Head Monster with subtle tip rocker a la LP would be very interesting.
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    Goon is good! And just to try to talk someone...

    Goon is good!

    And just to try to talk someone off the fence, the Pro Riders have a friendly side, too: They allow less gifted, non uber-athletes to surpass themselves. I was never a super racer,...
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    Do it! Especially if you have access to...

    Do it!

    Especially if you have access to reasonably big, alpine terrain.
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    Sticky: Any more on this? Very interested.

    Any more on this? Very interested.
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    Sticky: Gotta love how they make the Noctas look puny :-)

    Gotta love how they make the Noctas look puny :-)
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    Ok, I'll play. Apart from the already mooted...

    Ok, I'll play.

    Apart from the already mooted slightly rockered Head Monster, I wouldn't mind a modified Pro Rider for travelling: 98mm underfoot, 185cm, slightly less camber. Make it 2200-2250gr,...
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    Thanks, mate.

    Thanks, mate.
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    Very curious to hear more about the SD105 187,...

    Very curious to hear more about the SD105 187, Arild. How do you feel they compare to Pro Riders? How much do they weigh?
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    Bingo!

    Bingo!
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    Happily, but how?

    Happily, but how?
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    Powder: Protests, Radical ST, Sollyfit plates,...

    Powder: Protests, Radical ST, Sollyfit plates, Maestrale.

    Other: MVPs, Radical ST, Sollyfit, Maestrale/Cochise.

    Not weight weenie territory.
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    Quoting from The Guardian: "The restrictions,...

    Quoting from The Guardian:

    "The restrictions, which would begin on Friday and last for 30 days, would not apply to US citizens or to travelers from the UK, he said. The restrictions apply to most...
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    OR Whirlwind?

    OR Whirlwind?
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    Alagna has pretty epic terrain.

    Alagna has pretty epic terrain.
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    Very happy to hear that you're doing better,...

    Very happy to hear that you're doing better, dirty foreigner :-)

    All the best from Aotearoa.
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    Enjoy, gentlemen and ladies. Really looking...

    Enjoy, gentlemen and ladies.

    Really looking forward to following this from a great distance.

    Get well, Cat.
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    Not all ski resorts. e.g. Aosta Valley still not...

    Not all ski resorts. e.g. Aosta Valley still not in lockdown.

    Edit: I was wrong. La Thuile website just saying that they're all closed :-(
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    Judges thought the same, Atrain. You're not out...

    Judges thought the same, Atrain. You're not out on some looney fringe :-)

    It's good to see the skiers having such a different approach. Eder just goes huge, in his special relaxed freestylie way....
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    I'm a biased Kiwi, but pretty much agree. The...

    I'm a biased Kiwi, but pretty much agree.

    The top three were in a class of their own: Murray by a whisker, then Hank, then Freeland.
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    That was fcuken loose!

    That was fcuken loose!
  25. Cheers

    Cheers
  26. Always been interested in them, but never came...

    Always been interested in them, but never came across a pair in NZ. Will keep looking. (Softer tips than most 'chargers', yes?)
  27. Are 105HPs unpossible to find?

    Are 105HPs unpossible to find?
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    Nice! Jealous of you, Kopi and Toast. Could do...

    Nice!

    Jealous of you, Kopi and Toast. Could do with a day of LP hooning.
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    Protest. Easy win. I'd go Protest over...

    Protest. Easy win.

    I'd go Protest over Powderboards for Heli skiing, assuming it's wide open and you have the space to go fast. Protests have no speed limit in good snow, Powderboards do.

    (In...
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    Thanks. Will see if I can find a pair to demo. ...

    Thanks. Will see if I can find a pair to demo.


    "They were for sale here for a few weeks before I put them on eBay. They are long gone now"

    Cheers.
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    Have you put them up for sale?

    Have you put them up for sale?
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    Are they as heavy and damp as the Pro Riders? My...

    Are they as heavy and damp as the Pro Riders? My interest is piqued!
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    "Super surprised at how well my 192 LP105s ski...

    "Super surprised at how well my 192 LP105s ski pow....."

    I was pleasantly surprised, too. Haven't had them in anything more than boot-deep, but they were excellent in that.
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    So beautiful. So scary. We're all going...

    So beautiful. So scary.

    We're all going somehow, and one could argue that these guys have already lived more than most will.
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    Turny and noisy? There goes my interest in...

    Turny and noisy?

    There goes my interest in the Katana.
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    Not sucky.

    Not sucky.
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    I graciously volunteer. Send Katanas, please.

    I graciously volunteer. Send Katanas, please.
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    Sticky: Beauties, Kopi_Red. All of them.

    Beauties, Kopi_Red. All of them.
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    Beautiful those Sakana and Pescado.

    Beautiful those Sakana and Pescado.
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    Henrik Harlaut. Holy smokes!

    Henrik Harlaut. Holy smokes!
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    Try to get on a Protest. Very easy in the trees,...

    Try to get on a Protest. Very easy in the trees, and an absolute dream on big open terrain.
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    Katanas have massive tips? Looks like 150mm or so...

    Katanas have massive tips? Looks like 150mm or so to me.
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    My pleasure. Would love to hear that someone...

    My pleasure.

    Would love to hear that someone here got on a pair. And I hope that Keith posts a few rocker pics, hint hint.
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    Interesting email from Praxis re Drew Tabke's MVP...

    Interesting email from Praxis re Drew Tabke's MVP special. I always thought a flatter, longer tip would be a bonus.

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    "So, what was Drew skiing on for the most recent comp in Japan? The...
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    I would be super interested to hear what you...

    I would be super interested to hear what you think of the Pescados.

    I normally like heavy chargers a la LP105 - like you do - but the Pescados just look stupidly fun.
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    Really looking forward to hearing from someone...

    Really looking forward to hearing from someone who's skied the new Katana.
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    Brilliant stuff! If you're even remotely into...

    Brilliant stuff!

    If you're even remotely into road cycling, your area is stupidly good. We spent a few weeks based in Cauterets, and I did Col de Soulor, Aubisque, Tourmalet, Pont d'Espagne,...
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    Blister's got some good info on the Rossi...

    Blister's got some good info on the Rossi Blackops Sender Ti:
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    Very kind of you to offer. If we find cheap...

    Very kind of you to offer. If we find cheap flights from NZ, then yes please :-)

    You can have a spin on my Pro Riders if ever in the Antipodes.
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    You probably know this, but they ski short. FYI.

    You probably know this, but they ski short. FYI.
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