Search:

Type: Posts; User: macon

Page 1 of 3 1 2 3

Search: Search took 0.01 seconds.

  1. Replies
    1,067
    Views
    104,796

    Was about to reply that you'd probably love the...

    Was about to reply that you'd probably love the Wildcat 108 and it will have plenty of crud busting capability. Commander 108 will be chargier and less of course.

    But yeah, that blister review...
  2. Replies
    2,279
    Views
    297,225

    Yes the AFD definitely goes all the way to the...

    Yes the AFD definitely goes all the way to the top for alpine soles. I can maybe see the case for freetours... but RXs? You can't even use the shifts other mode with RXs.

    I concede your point on...
  3. Replies
    14
    Views
    518

    I had a pair of this past seasons 186 3.0s but...

    I had a pair of this past seasons 186 3.0s but never mounted them, and ended up selling them to a buddy of mine.

    Went skiing with him during his first time on them, and he was popping all over the...
  4. Replies
    13
    Views
    774

    Can we get a full side profile shot of the messed...

    Can we get a full side profile shot of the messed up ski?
  5. Replies
    38
    Views
    1,376

    The freeride spacer is pretty cheap, I figure I...

    The freeride spacer is pretty cheap, I figure I could buy some helio200s and a freeride spacer and call it a day.

    You think that really skis the same as a Radier?

    If that's the case I'm gonna...
  6. Replies
    38
    Views
    1,376

    How do you like the BD Helio 200 vs the Raider...

    How do you like the BD Helio 200 vs the Raider 2.0? The Raider got excellent downhill reviews from blister, but the is Helio 200 that far off in downhill performance?

    edit: basically I'm wondering...
  7. Replies
    2,279
    Views
    297,225

    That seems to be the case with the shifts and the...

    That seems to be the case with the shifts and the only way to make them work with alpine, which is fine. Most people on shifts are using them with boots that only have Gripwalk, WTR, or Touring...
  8. Replies
    2,279
    Views
    297,225

    I've been thinking of doing the same thing. Have...

    I've been thinking of doing the same thing. Have you tested it like this on a bench? I assume you'd get passing results. The difference is relatively minor and, like you said, that's what the...
  9. Replies
    1,067
    Views
    104,796

    This. Moment has their skis dialed. I've...

    This.
    Moment has their skis dialed. I've mounted all of mine on the recommended line and it's money.
  10. Replies
    1,067
    Views
    104,796

    Obviously I'm aware that it's not gonna be the...

    Obviously I'm aware that it's not gonna be the same, was just sharing how mine came out
  11. Replies
    663
    Views
    72,471

    I haven't noticed any slopiness when I have the...

    I haven't noticed any slopiness when I have the ZGTP clipped into my shifts.
  12. Replies
    1,067
    Views
    104,796

    Weighing the 184 WCT108 came up with 1706g and...

    Weighing the 184 WCT108 came up with 1706g and 1765g. Was hoping both would be closer to 1660 but no biggie

    305742


    Sent from my iPhone using TGR Forums
  13. Replies
    663
    Views
    72,471

    I agree with your assessment / TGR boot flex...

    I agree with your assessment / TGR boot flex adjusted ratings. 125 seems like a fair rating for the flex of this boot.

    Truth be told, this will become my 1 boot quiver after a I get a little more...
  14. Replies
    663
    Views
    72,471

    Alright I took my ZGTPs out for a resort day in...

    Alright I took my ZGTPs out for a resort day in absolute crap manky mashed potato snow, that ended up being decent as the day went on.

    These ski absurdly well. Had them on my OG Bibbys and I...
  15. Replies
    93
    Views
    5,975

    I love this video and yeah it's definitely Kiwi...

    I love this video and yeah it's definitely Kiwi Flat
  16. Replies
    1,067
    Views
    104,796

    This is great to hear. I have the exact same...

    This is great to hear. I have the exact same setup as you (WCT108 + Zeds) but haven't taken it out on any laps yet. Considering my resort ski is the 184 Bibby, I'm stoked to hear it's intuitive and...
  17. Thread: SoCal Kick-Off

    by macon
    Replies
    39
    Views
    2,088

    Skied the resort at baldy today. The snow was...

    Skied the resort at baldy today. The snow was manky mashed potatoes before lunch, pretty bad. Like comically bad.

    After lunch the new snow made it pretty enjoyable and actually ski well. It was...
  18. Thread: SoCal Kick-Off

    by macon
    Replies
    39
    Views
    2,088

    Closed for today due to power outage :/ Sent...

    Closed for today due to power outage :/


    Sent from my iPhone using TGR Forums
  19. Thread: SoCal Kick-Off

    by macon
    Replies
    39
    Views
    2,088

    I'll be up there tomorrow, so see you out there.

    I'll be up there tomorrow, so see you out there.
  20. Thread: SoCal Kick-Off

    by macon
    Replies
    39
    Views
    2,088

    Update from last night: "December 4, 2019 –...

    Update from last night:

    "December 4, 2019 – 7PM
    Tomorrow, is Thunder Mountain’s opening day, and… we’re not quite sure what to expect regarding conditions. 90% of the terrain on Chair #3 is...
  21. Thread: SoCal Kick-Off

    by macon
    Replies
    39
    Views
    2,088

    Headed up there friday. Hoping the snow comes...

    Headed up there friday. Hoping the snow comes down today and not rain.

    NWS indicates it is indeed snow.

    https://forecast.weather.gov/MapClick.php?lon=-117.63819616287944&lat=34.28135054740163...
  22. Replies
    2,279
    Views
    297,225

    I think you should put the GripWalk sole blocks...

    I think you should put the GripWalk sole blocks on the Lupos...

    http://eshop.voelkl.cz/Images2/LUPOAX_HD.JPG
  23. Replies
    51
    Views
    3,103

    Tons of respect for Jake and what he did to shape...

    Tons of respect for Jake and what he did to shape the world of modern snowsports. His influence was felt by the entire outdoor sports industry - no doubt his loss will be felt, too.


    Rest in...
  24. Replies
    663
    Views
    72,471

    Thanks for your input on that. I haven't had...

    Thanks for your input on that.

    I haven't had any issues with the freetour spine at all, so that's odd to hear as a complaint. I too have accidentally left it in hike mode on more than one...
  25. Replies
    663
    Views
    72,471

    I've decided I'm gonna mount my booster strap on...

    I've decided I'm gonna mount my booster strap on my Zero Gs and use them 50/50 and ditch the Freetours.

    I feel as though the stiffer flex of the ZeroG + the additional elasticity from the booster...
  26. Replies
    663
    Views
    72,471

    How similar would you say the Cochise and...

    How similar would you say the Cochise and Freetour are?

    I have 16/17 Freetours, and yes the flex is quite smooth but it's also quite soft when compared to the ZeroG TP. Room temperature, of...
  27. Replies
    663
    Views
    72,471

    Good to know, looks like I'll probably rock the...

    Good to know, looks like I'll probably rock the zero g full time.
  28. Thread: ski skin fix ?

    by macon
    Replies
    14
    Views
    518

    Aqua Seal would probably work. Also you could use...

    Aqua Seal would probably work. Also you could use your G Flex but only apply it in thin horizontal lines - this will probably make the skin mostly rigid laterally, but you'll still be able to roll it...
  29. Replies
    1,067
    Views
    104,796

    Haha my comment was meant in jest cause those are...

    Haha my comment was meant in jest cause those are some seriously badass skis and they would definitely work me! (I'm 5'10" & 155lbs)

    But based on your height and weight it makes sense that they...
  30. Replies
    1,067
    Views
    104,796

    Damn. 196 M1. I guess that's one way to say "I...

    Damn. 196 M1. I guess that's one way to say "I charge harder than you" without actually saying it.

    Yeah dude, you're probably gonna want the Commander 108s. Blister has a good take on it:...
  31. Replies
    663
    Views
    72,471

    So what's the verdict with these as a 50/50 boot?...

    So what's the verdict with these as a 50/50 boot? Just picked up a pair of these. I currently have some Lange Freetours that I use in a 50/50 role, and I'm kinda wondering if these can take over that...
  32. Replies
    19,361
    Views
    1,146,734

    pole

    pole
  33. Replies
    174
    Views
    20,933

    Doc cleared me this week for return to any and...

    Doc cleared me this week for return to any and all activity. Said pain/swelling/etc might be present for up to 3 years, but the graft is rock solid. "Congrats, you've graduated!" were his words.
    ...
  34. Replies
    358
    Views
    33,450

    I'm curious about this too. Also what's...

    I'm curious about this too.

    Also what's everyone's take on the G3 Zed vs Raider 12? Lookin like they're pretty similar but can't decide which would fit my needs better. Raider = harsher ride, but...
  35. Fair point, I just edited my previous post right...

    Fair point, I just edited my previous post right before you posted.

    TNF Brazil is the branch that hired LB Tailor Made (the brazil branch of Leo Burnett). TNF Brazil CEO defended the action,...
  36. I'm pretty sure they didn't WANT to get caught...

    I'm pretty sure they didn't WANT to get caught necessarily. But yes, they made the video for an advertising award.

    TNF terminated this campaign with Leo Burnett (the ad agency) as a result of...
  37. Absolutely not. Just because something is open...

    Absolutely not. Just because something is open source does not mean it should be amenable towards abuse. Rather, I'd argue the opposite is necessary in order to maintain the legitimacy of the...
  38. Read more about this directly from Wikipedia on...

    Read more about this directly from Wikipedia on their twitter page, here.

    https://twitter.com/Wikipedia/status/1133815000399863809?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Etweet
  39. The North Face has deliberately defaced Wikipedia

    Article here:
    https://wikimediafoundation.org/2019/05/29/lets-talk-about-the-north-face-defacing-wikipedia/

    Not pleased. Bad move for TNF.
  40. Replies
    37
    Views
    4,103

    When the shifts are set up correctly they do not...

    When the shifts are set up correctly they do not prerelease, this is covered heavily in the Shift thread. I can't imagine a good reason not to get the shifts, outside of it only going up to 13... but...
  41. Thread: New ACL

    by macon
    Replies
    63
    Views
    3,534

    Check out this thread: ...

    Check out this thread:

    https://www.tetongravity.com/forums/showthread.php/309811-ACL-Class-of-2017/page7
  42. Replies
    2,279
    Views
    297,225

    That's troubling. They used to be the obvious...

    That's troubling. They used to be the obvious choice in town for just about anything.

    Mammoth Mountaineering is my go-to shop now. Incredible staff. Otherwise I get my work done by Ian at SkiNet...
  43. Replies
    2,279
    Views
    297,225

    Dude honestly footloose is really horrible with...

    Dude honestly footloose is really horrible with binding mounts in my experience. I've had two friends mount their skis there this year and they both came back improperly setup - one had the wrong...
  44. The tour layup doesn't have the diagonal rear...

    The tour layup doesn't have the diagonal rear tail and instead has a concave skin compatible one. So take off about 2cms from the blister straight pull measurement. It will still ski about the same...
  45. Replies
    2,279
    Views
    297,225

    That's a new one. Prototypes huh? I don't have...

    That's a new one. Prototypes huh?

    I don't have mine in front of me right now but does the pin need to freely spin, or can the boot heel platform rotate around the pin? If it doesn't need to spin...
  46. Replies
    12
    Views
    694

    Pret Cynic is 14.5oz with the removeable...

    Pret Cynic is 14.5oz with the removeable pads/earmuffs which is lighter than any other helmet on the market IIRC. Remove those pads and it's probably around 12 oz.

    It's also the helmet that...
  47. Replies
    2,279
    Views
    297,225

    I totally agree with this. After my knee injury...

    I totally agree with this. After my knee injury I've really focused on my form and core strength, and have been progressively lowering my DIN without noticing as much prerelease as before raising to...
  48. Replies
    2,279
    Views
    297,225

    I already responded to him saying I have the same...

    I already responded to him saying I have the same boots with no issues. Works great.
  49. Replies
    7
    Views
    447

    I've done it too. Feels really washy at first and...

    I've done it too. Feels really washy at first and then you sent into that backseat gas pedal mode and you realize your mistake.
  50. Replies
    7
    Views
    447

    When you move the boot in between ski/hike mode...

    When you move the boot in between ski/hike mode you have to flex the boot forward until you hear a "click". You have to do this when switching between either mode, should work fine if done correctly....
Results 1 to 50 of 136
Page 1 of 3 1 2 3