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  1. Thread: Myrkdalen - Norway

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    I can tell you how I feel about Myrkdalen, but...

    I can tell you how I feel about Myrkdalen, but the real question is "why is Myrkdalen the alternative you're considering"?

    I haven't skied Myrkdalen a lot (you might try PM'ing kid-kapow, he's...
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    Are you conserned by lack of quality, or bad...

    Are you conserned by lack of quality, or bad design?
    Quality is superb, however I'm not sure that I'd reccomend any ON3P for groomers.

    Depends on what you're looking for in a groomer-ski.
    -...
  3. A couple of tips.... - Avoid bringing any...

    A couple of tips....
    - Avoid bringing any unnecessary moisture inside the tent. Bring a small, stiff brush to remove snow/ice from clothing, backpacks etc
    - If it's cold and dry, shells can be left...
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    Chèvre spread

    Chèvre spread
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    Skied 50cm of cream cheese today, in pretty low...

    Skied 50cm of cream cheese today, in pretty low visibility. Deep tracks cutting back and forth

    186 BGs reigned supreme. While everybody else were flailing, I had one of my best days all year
  6. This. Was out yesterday on a considerable day...

    This. Was out yesterday on a considerable day here in Norway. Witnessed a 50 year old, stoked-angry, powder-hungry, "freeride-dad" planning to take 5 kids into avalanche terrain.
    Luckily two small...
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    186. It feels pretty short and nimble. Would...

    186. It feels pretty short and nimble. Would perhaps like them better mounted a bit back, but it wouldn't help with the slight lack of tip engagement.

    But really, it's a pretty good ski. Just not...
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    Re: 88s Not completely in love with mine. Find...

    Re: 88s

    Not completely in love with mine. Find them surprisingly stiff, coming from the 93s.
    Not difficult to ski, but a bit one-dimensional.
    A bit too stiff/tapered/and tip-rockered to bend the...
  9. Thread: The Dynastar Thread

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    What's the mount point?

    What's the mount point?
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    Yeah, absolutely. Had 187 Bonafides mounted tele...

    Yeah, absolutely. Had 187 Bonafides mounted tele a few years ago. More ski than the 93s for sure.
    The Enforcers are better carvers, nimbler on hard snow. Can't remember how the Bonafides were in...
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    I had 93s for two seasons, before switching them...

    I had 93s for two seasons, before switching them out for 88s.

    Used for groomers and proper hardpack. Skied them for 10-ish days. They softened up considerably. When flexing them this summer they...
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    187. Unless you're the absolutely best skier on...

    187. Unless you're the absolutely best skier on the mountain
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    Sticky: Thanks

    Thanks
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    Sticky: So, how would you compare these three?

    So, how would you compare these three?
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    Sticky: I think that's the Soul7

    I think that's the Soul7
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    Absolutely. You probably made me go Nordica - - >...

    Absolutely. You probably made me go Nordica - - > Blizzard with that description
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    Great info. Can you say something about how they...

    Great info. Can you say something about how they perform on hard groomers / semi-ice?

    The way you describe them makes them sound like a ski that fixes a big problem I feel the Enforcer 88 has....
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    I had OG C&Ds mounted tele @line. Not RES, but...

    I had OG C&Ds mounted tele @line. Not RES, but still.....
    I would never go back on BGs, because of 1) RES 2) pintail+rocker+twin..... Wheelies + not much tail to put pressure on - - > easy to spin...
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    Brahma 88 for next year. How do they ski compared...

    Brahma 88 for next year. How do they ski compared to this years model?
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    Thanks

    Thanks
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    Never having skied MVP I'll say yes, shifts on...

    Never having skied MVP I'll say yes, shifts on them, since they are more allround.
    But it really depends on what conditions you tour in, and how long those tours are relative to your fitness.
    BGs...
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    Stiff? A heavily rockered, 100mm, metal ski,...

    Stiff?
    A heavily rockered, 100mm, metal ski, with some camber and weight could be interesting. But not if it's planky stiff
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    1. Sell Protest 2. Buy C&D

    1. Sell Protest
    2. Buy C&D
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    None. Same holes

    None. Same holes
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    Thanks. Yeah, I get the older wren / woods...

    Thanks.
    Yeah, I get the older wren / woods pairing. I have 189 new Wrens, so for me it's more of picking one. The wren is nice, just a tiny bit more than I need for most days.
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    Quick comparison to your Wrens? Lengths and...

    Quick comparison to your Wrens? Lengths and vintage etc? Guess both are stock? How are the Woods in tighter terrain?
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    They will work nicely together. The BG can be...

    They will work nicely together. The BG can be skied all day on softer days.

    The C&D will also work, but it depends on how fast your mountain gets skied out, and if you're willing to change skis...
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    Sorry to cunt up the Protest-thread, but would...

    Sorry to cunt up the Protest-thread, but would like a cambershot of these?
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    They can

    They can
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    Sticky: Thanks. I really believed the Ones had metal....

    Thanks.
    I really believed the Ones had metal. Makes more sense now.
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    Sticky: Ok, 19-20 update. Sorry about the blurry pics -...

    Ok, 19-20 update. Sorry about the blurry pics - crappy phone and dark basement....
    I'm the very definition of a skier of average skill and slightly above average physique. 190cm/84kg. Ski with shin...
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    Thanks. So ~-8,5cm? Interesting. Can you...

    Thanks. So ~-8,5cm? Interesting.

    Can you compare the flex to something else? Praxis flex-scale? And.... Can you say something about the tour core / other flexes?

    Would consider a Arlo 120 as a...
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    And what is the recommended mount point?

    And what is the recommended mount point?
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    +1

    +1
  36. ON3P BGs with CAST Woodsman 96 with CAST My...

    ON3P
    BGs with CAST
    Woodsman 96 with CAST

    My problem when answering this thread isn't limiting myself to two skis. It's finding out which bindings to use.
    Ideally I'd say insert for Pivots and...
  37. Thread: Mitts Choice

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    Anybody tried the BD Recon mitts? Yes, I...

    Anybody tried the BD Recon mitts? Yes, I understand that the Mercurys are warmer and look even more bomb-proof, but they are stiffer than I'd like
  38. Thread: Unicorn touring ski

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    This. Ended up selling my old ones this autum...

    This. Ended up selling my old ones this autum after finding a new pair in the back of a store. It's the one model that I just can't find a better alternative for. Have had it in the quiver since they...
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    Thanks. Totally agree on not going too long on a...

    Thanks. Totally agree on not going too long on a semi-playful, non-powder ski. However, being a bit taller than you, a 184 length would be better.
    Funny thing is that I ski a 189 Wren108, which I...
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    Thanks. Considering these for next year. 187s...

    Thanks. Considering these for next year.
    187s mounted on the line?
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    Not sure what you are talking about, but one of...

    Not sure what you are talking about, but one of my toes need help to close properly.
    I need to reach down and pull the lock while keeping my boot still.
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    Thanks. Trip will be postponed - but hopefully...

    Thanks.
    Trip will be postponed - but hopefully extended, later this year.

    Andorra, Baqueira and Bareges all seem good.
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    Ok, so after actually checking available...

    Ok, so after actually checking available accomodation etc......No Androrra for New Years :-)

    Anyhow; will probably try to visit Andorra later this season, so keep the beta coming
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    Skiing Andorra - what can you tell me?

    Hi

    Considering a trip to Andorra, 28.12-04.01-ish.
    Not much info to be found here, but terrain looks good.
    Only thread with usable info is this...
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    Agree with those who say it's...

    Agree with those who say it's neither/both+taper/flex etc, but consider this:
    What floats best of these extremes?
    - 130mm traditional cambered ski?
    - 90mm heavily rockered ski?

    I'd go...
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    Not trying to be a jerk, and not trying to ruin...

    Not trying to be a jerk, and not trying to ruin Keiths sales....
    But you should maybe consider picking up only one or two pairs.
    Praxis are well built, and good quality, but doesn't suit everybody....
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    Just trying to stir up the natives :) Irony...

    Just trying to stir up the natives :) Irony doesn't work on the internet
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    Sorry guys, couldn't be bothered to go through...

    Sorry guys, couldn't be bothered to go through the entire thread.

    Anybody got suggestion for a superlight binding to mount on my OG C&Ds? :FIREdevil
  49. 133%-rule? :biggrin:

    133%-rule? :biggrin:
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    Only that every Freebird ski I've flexed have...

    Only that every Freebird ski I've flexed have been substantially softer than the non-Freebird versions. The Anima Freebird is pretty soft for a 50/50-ski if I remember correctly
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