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    My first foray into flippy twisty pin bindings...

    My first foray into flippy twisty pin bindings with the Alpinist. Really like how it skis for a pin binding, but not super impressed with the fiddle factor of having to twist the heel to go between...
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    I remember back in the day, KW last day of the...

    I remember back in the day, KW last day of the season, top of the wall straight-line contest. Peeps are dropping and most putting in a least a few turns, good skiers. Josh holding a beer in one hand,...
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    You are correct, unfortunately Moment is not...

    You are correct, unfortunately Moment is not allowed to do demos right now. Apparently they're not considered an essential business. :frown:
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    I find them super easy to step into, I would say...

    I find them super easy to step into, I would say at least a 90% success rate on the first try. Way easier than my old Dynafiddle Verticals.
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    Not sure I get enough pow touring days to justify...

    Not sure I get enough pow touring days to justify the full blown WC. I may call the factory and try to arrange a WC 108 demo. Is there such thing as a demo pin binding? haha
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    Yes, enough play has developed in the toe that my...

    Yes, enough play has developed in the toe that my heel is rotating off the riser in off camber tracks. I have yet to pre-release, but it feels very disconcerting. I hope it's just a fluke and the...
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    Just submitted a warranty claim on my Techton...

    Just submitted a warranty claim on my Techton toe. This is a first gen toe, and the play that developed was not something that existed prior to yesterday. My heel is slipping off to the side of the...
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    I noticed this same play in my toe piece today as...

    I noticed this same play in my toe piece today as well. On firmer off camber skin tracks , my heel is sliding out to the downhill side slightly, and I see the play in the toe. Never felt this in any...
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    How is the WCT on the skin track? 118 underfoot...

    How is the WCT on the skin track? 118 underfoot is a lot of ski, is it squirrely or cumbersome on kick turns?
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    Anyone with time on both WCT 108 and WCT? Looks...

    Anyone with time on both WCT 108 and WCT? Looks like about 0.5 lb weight penalty per ski for the bigger version. Have Yetis which I really like for spring missions, but leave something to be desired...
  11. Thread: Ikon Pass

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    No, you should definitely be going to JH, I hear...

    No, you should definitely be going to JH, I hear it's way rad, and no people.
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    Porta potties, they will need to be anchored down...

    Porta potties, they will need to be anchored down for high winds too.
  13. And where would that be? Looks more like $600 to...

    And where would that be? Looks more like $600 to me.
  14. Thread: Ikon Pass

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    Sorry meant Vail. Aspen is where the rich people...

    Sorry meant Vail. Aspen is where the rich people go right?
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    I'm totally good with the price increase to JH...

    I'm totally good with the price increase to JH and Vail. JH is WAY overated, and Vail just has stupid crowds. Seems more like a dumb tax to me.
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    Does it come with the golf cart?

    Does it come with the golf cart?
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    Why did Ski Visions stop making the file base...

    Why did Ski Visions stop making the file base flattener?
  18. I've used a similar tool to this. It works, but...

    I've used a similar tool to this. It works, but is not very precise. If you just want to generally widen the forefoot, it will work, but for specific pressure points, use the punch tool sold by...
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    If you like the 186 MB 108 but want an increase...

    If you like the 186 MB 108 but want an increase in stability, the 193 will do that, while still giving you the loose tail and accessible tips you like. It is a fair bit of ski in the tight bumps, but...
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    The fact that the brand name is a verb for...

    The fact that the brand name is a verb for pre-releasing, aka, I Markered out on that last run, says it all.
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    I wish there was an ON3P build option.

    I wish there was an ON3P build option.
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    I have not seen many telemarkers in my time...

    I have not seen many telemarkers in my time there. My theory is old schoolers on skinny straight skis, making Scott Schmitt hop turns at the beginning of the season. It is Taos after all.

    It's OK...
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    A few observations from Taos. The tips on these...

    A few observations from Taos. The tips on these are really soft (tails are too). In steeper terrain, driving the tips I found a lack of support. They like a more centered stance, but still need...
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    TSV may have the largest collection of giant,...

    TSV may have the largest collection of giant, weirdly spaced moguls on the planet.
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    Patrol said they were about 2 minutes away from...

    Patrol said they were about 2 minutes away from repelling folks off the chairs. He was pretty stoked about it.

    I was bummed to find WB closed most of the weekend for the comp.
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    How are Thunderbird and Meatball looking?

    How are Thunderbird and Meatball looking?
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    That's not what I measured. IIRC there was 3-4mm...

    That's not what I measured. IIRC there was 3-4mm difference.
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    If you're at all sensitive to stance, you will...

    If you're at all sensitive to stance, you will notice a difference between STH2 and Look. STH2 have significantly more ramp than the old STH and Look SPX/Pivot. I think Marker is on the flatter side...
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    Conditions looking pretty good for this weekend,...

    Conditions looking pretty good for this weekend, I can leave the rock skis at home this year.
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    Just one day on the 108 193, mounted on the line....

    Just one day on the 108 193, mounted on the line. Conditions were spring like, some soft, some firm snow, and corn. Overall, I think the Blister review is pretty spot on. The ski has a really big...
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    I got the 108s in 193. Came quicker from Outdoor...

    I got the 108s in 193. Came quicker from Outdoor XL in the Netherlands than a typical order from US. Hope to ski them tomorrow.
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    RX there is no substitute.

    RX there is no substitute.
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    Can anyone compare the 188 or 193 to the 194...

    Can anyone compare the 188 or 193 to the 194 Devastator? From the rocker pics, it looks like the Corvus is much flatter with less rocker, but the Dev has a longer radius. Curious as to how much more...
  34. Not sure what was worse today, the skiing at...

    Not sure what was worse today, the skiing at Squaw or the ending to the Superbowl.
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    RX

    RX
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    2020 Praxis RX 189

    Skied 3x. Stock #4 flex enduro core. Too much overlap with Governor and BG.

    Look SPX mounted on the line for 323mm. Bases 9 out of 10, couple minor scratches.

    $375 without bindings shipped.
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    I agree. Canada - it never snows there, and when...

    I agree. Canada - it never snows there, and when it does, it sucks.
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    What a week of skiing in the interior. Met a...

    What a week of skiing in the interior. Met a couple of locals who showed me around KHMR. Love that place, skis like a mini JH, without the crowds and better snow!

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    Speaking of long walks, since Alaska Airlines...

    Speaking of long walks, since Alaska Airlines decided to leave my skis in Seattle, I was on rental Salomons with Warden demo bindings on Thurs, from Revelstoke Powder Rentals. I knew something was...
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    On that note, yesterday I watched a snow boarder...

    On that note, yesterday I watched a snow boarder drop the small cliff skiers right side in North Bowl, eject on the landing, and have his board take off full speed down the bowl. That guy was in for...
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    You are correct sir.

    You are correct sir.
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    RMR did not suck today. The "Unlimited Assets"...

    RMR did not suck today. The "Unlimited Assets" gate has a spicy entrance, but it really good below.

    Shocking how many snowboards at Revy. I couldn't think of a worse resort for snowboarding with...
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    Yikes! Frost bite on the nipples. Need to pick...

    Yikes! Frost bite on the nipples.

    Need to pick a single travel ski. Do I need to worry about ice or will it be all soft snow at RMR/KH. Can I get away with 116 underfoot (Governor or RX) or should...
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    Forecast looking cold as a witches tit. Am I...

    Forecast looking cold as a witches tit. Am I going to need a hair dryer to get my boots off?
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    Holy shit, I hope that lift line was before...

    Holy shit, I hope that lift line was before opening, but even still, that looks ridiculous!
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    Flying into and out of Kelowna, so if I work my...

    Flying into and out of Kelowna, so if I work my way over to Banff, I need to work back west again. Best to hold on hotels until the weather window is clearer?
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    I have 7 days to play in Mid Jan. Ikon pass so...

    I have 7 days to play in Mid Jan. Ikon pass so Revy is the main target. How many days should I plan for KH or others? Cube is pretty booked, next best place to stay on a budget?

    How is the drive...
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    ZipFit Grand Prix 28.5

    Grand Prix 28.5, never skied but shell fit to Raptor 140. Just a bit too much volume, so need to sell.

    $300 shipped lower 48.
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    OG Kona Honzo Frame (2012) XL

    This frame was ridden hard and put away wet, but it's 100% functional, no dents, no rust. The paint is very thin so heel rub on the chain stays, cable rub, and some tire rub on the seat stays....
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    Part of me wants it cause it's one of the only...

    Part of me wants it cause it's one of the only options for a 6MT, but on the other hand, as you say it's pretty small inside, pricy, and poor mileage. But 6MT!!
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