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  1. PSA Please read if you use tech bindings.

    In a blister podcast Cody Townsend states-“Tech binding are fucking dangerous.” He then goes on to say he uses them a lot. But he encourages people to understand their limitations. For further...
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    I find it interesting that both the protector and...

    I find it interesting that both the protector and Knee Binding/Howell are both embroiled in IP legal battles.
    Head/Tyrolia is being sued for IP theft by Carl Ettinger’s estate.
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    I have had some very positive interactions with...

    I have had some very positive interactions with Rick, email, phone and text.
    I’m pretty sure some of his negative social interactions are due to a Tbi.
    I think he really knows his biomechanics....
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    Whoops, Didn’t reread the opening post....

    Whoops, Didn’t reread the opening post. Nevermind, But you can put standard Alpine soles on an R# and mine without tongue weigh just a tad over 1300.
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    Roxa R3?

    Roxa R3?
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    Did you find a deal on those TR1s? If so any...

    Did you find a deal on those TR1s?
    If so any left?
  7. Look up videos of plastic welding, A soldering...

    Look up videos of plastic welding, A soldering type gun heats up a staple that bridges the crack. Recommend this and then epoxy/fiberglass as above or use a soldering iron with a flat tip and weld it...
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    Roxa has alpine soles available, don’t think they...

    Roxa has alpine soles available, don’t think they come in the box though. Need to order.
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    Slick strips cut into circles on top of binding...

    Slick strips cut into circles on top of binding screws for the win!
  10. Thought this was interesting-...

    Thought this was interesting-
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JWA3zGCLe1k
    Marshall does this ring true with you. Split difference of full rocker Volk and 4FRNT sounds pretty awesome.
  11. R110s to me look like a BMT 109 with a resort...

    R110s to me look like a BMT 109 with a resort build? Thoughts? Was ready to pull trigger on a RC85, but got my skis tuned in that slot and will roll with for another season. So now focusing on where...
  12. Is there a separate thread for the R105/110? If...

    Is there a separate thread for the R105/110? If so can someone link please?
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    Is there a separate thread for the non swallow...

    Is there a separate thread for the non swallow tail R skis?
  14. With an all mountain ski I’d much rather pull a...

    With an all mountain ski I’d much rather pull a tighter radius carve on groomers by bending the ski and getting a higher edge angle than having a shorter side cut. Less sidecut is less hooky in...
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    mmend you try increasing the ramp angle not...

    mmend you try increasing the ramp angle not forward lean.This will open up your ankle and reduce pressure on 5th and likel keep you out of backseat.. If still in backseat, maybe a higher binding...
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    Good post

    Good post
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    Rolling to the outside is actually inversion. ...

    Rolling to the outside is actually inversion.
    And yes reduced ankle dorsiflexion can make it worse. When you run out of ankle dorsiflexion and the knee is trying to progress over the foot...
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    Not 90% in ski boots. Problems such as plantar...

    Not 90% in ski boots.
    Problems such as plantar fasciitis, posterior tibialis tendonitis, peroneal tendonitis, Achilles tendonitis, metatarsalalgia, etc.
    In my ski boot population, mostly 5 to 15...
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    When you stretch your calf with your knee...

    When you stretch your calf with your knee extended does it pull in your calf?
    If not you may need this-
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mrSQiQrAb5E
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    Double post.

    Double post.
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    I’ve been practicing pedorthics for over 20 years...

    I’ve been practicing pedorthics for over 20 years in the orthopedic, podiatric and diabetic populations. Been Bootfitting for 10. I’ve checked ankle dorsiflexion of every one I’ve seen for the past...
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    I’ve been practicing pedorthics for over 20 years...

    I’ve been practicing pedorthics for over 20 years in the orthopedic, podiatric and diabetic populations. Also boot fitting for 10. For the past 18 years I’ve checked ankle dorsiflexion of everyone...
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    Most foot problems originate from limited ankle...

    Most foot problems originate from limited ankle dorsiflexion? How is yours?
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    What part of foot goes numb?

    What part of foot goes numb?
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    Maybe trace possible pressure on sural nerve.

    Maybe trace possible pressure on sural nerve.
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    Not my listing, Jaya a psa.

    Not my listing, Jaya a psa.
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    188 Daemons on ebay-...

    188 Daemons on ebay-...
  28. Totally agree a hard stop is good to protect...

    Totally agree a hard stop is good to protect Achilles. But, bindings are only designed to protect bones.
    Harald Harb who preaches Boots shouldn’t flex and skis in 150 flex overlap boots tore his...
  29. I,d trust your numbers, it’s been a couple of...

    I,d trust your numbers, it’s been a couple of months since I measured and it was with a janky caliper.
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    Very different cork, the zip fit cork can flow to...

    Very different cork, the zip fit cork can flow to automold. The Nordica cork is solid and can be heat molded and possibly ground.
  31. It looks like voodoo but is shockingly effective....

    It looks like voodoo but is shockingly effective.
    As a pedorthist and bootfitter ankle dorsiflexion is the 1st thing I check.
    I’ve probably referred at least a hundred people to a local chiro who...
  32. Try a heel lift first. Easiest thing to do....

    Try a heel lift first. Easiest thing to do. Limited ankle dorsiflexion is why. It will help.

    Has bony blockage been confirmed on X-ray? Often what appears to be a bony blockage can be solve by...
  33. Generally, address the boot first and then the...

    Generally, address the boot first and then the binding delta/canting.
    In the boot address foot and ankle, above the boot addresses the body from mid shin up.
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    After being in boots skiing take off sock and...

    After being in boots skiing take off sock and look for reddish areas. These will likely be where circulation is being cut off. Most likely culprits are top oof foot, behind inside ankle bone a...
  35. While I agree and left the Wasatch a long time a...

    While I agree and left the Wasatch a long time a go and love the Indy Pass. The unspoken cost of travel, lodging , , and food on the road take away some of its greatness.
  36. Interesting thought about lowering binding delta...

    Interesting thought about lowering binding delta trend. When the Strive was announced, it’s was said the heel was higher than the toe, I was expecting it to be at least 5mm, but it turned out to be...
  37. Rather than a high forward lean angle that can...

    Rather than a high forward lean angle that can put a skier in an overflexed position, I prefer to shim the metheads a little for skiers with higher than average dorsiflexion. The heel of the boot...
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    Best cuff expansion tool I’ve used.

    Best cuff expansion tool I’ve used.
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    488337

    488337
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    I feel it depends on your customer base. Most of...

    I feel it depends on your customer base. Most of the people I fit are not that good a skier/athlete. The incidence of limited ankle dorsi is probably closer to 40%. But I’ll qualify that as they...
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    Jules is highly respected in the bootfitters...

    Jules is highly respected in the bootfitters world.
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    They have tools I’ve never seen before. Super...

    They have tools I’ve never seen before. Super precise.
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    Heel lifts should only be used for limited ankle...

    Heel lifts should only be used for limited ankle dorsiflexion. If you have normal dorsiflexion they can throw off your balance. If you have limited ankle dorsiflexion heel lifts will improve your...
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    Can’t say I have any experience with them, but I...

    Can’t say I have any experience with them, but I get their IG posts and sport-hun seems dialed.
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    IIRC Due PT is 10mm heel high and Griffon is 5mm...

    IIRC Due PT is 10mm heel high and Griffon is 5mm heel high.

    10mm is a lot.
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    Recommend double checking the delta. Even though...

    Recommend double checking the delta. Even though the binding is the same , rocker soles on AT boots effectively vary the delta depending on how high the off the ski the pin holes are. Recommend...
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    Strap off rocks!

    Strap off rocks!
  48. “ Keep it niche, people, keep it niche. ” 22m...

    “ Keep it niche, people, keep it niche. ”

    22m radius 85mm waist seems pretty niche.
    Want
  49. For myself I don’t really care about the pop from...

    For myself I don’t really care about the pop from camber. Prefer the deep under foot flex low soft camber designs like modern Volkl free ride skis provide. Bending the ski deep under foot into carves...
  50. That abrupt tip splay may just be a cad thing....

    That abrupt tip splay may just be a cad thing. Can you expand Marshal?
    Agree less camber the better.
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