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    of course nuclear assisted brakes
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    Heel lifters that deploy automatically and are made out of extinct whale penises.

    There should also be some type of retractable skin function to the ski bases.

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    ELECTRO SKINS!
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    Quote Originally Posted by XXX-er View Post
    ya the dynafit guy FB'd me "wait till you see what we got coming AI ! "

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    oh dont leave us hanging
    They were only talking about practice.

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    Dynofit Iverson Model
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    Can't wait

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    Skyhoy III

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    Quote Originally Posted by XXX-er View Post
    If you'll be my bodyguard
    I can be your long lost pal
    I can call you Betty
    And Betty when you call me
    You can call me Al
    If you'll be my dynafit
    I could be your long lost skin
    I reached the top already
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    You can click my pin!
    No longer stuck.

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    Just an uneducated guess.

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    Heels that don't freeze? Now I'm pushing it

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    I could tell ya but then I'd have to kill ya

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    It looks like a mutant electrical plug from the 30s and a broken piece from a transformer toy.

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    Modular (replaceable) brakes. Who woulda thunk ;-)

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    Quote Originally Posted by galibier_numero_un View Post
    Modular (replaceable) brakes. Who woulda thunk ;-)

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    Nah, I think they're just not attached and fall off. My verticals have that feature.

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    Quote Originally Posted by flyman683 View Post
    Nah, I think they're just not attached and fall off. My verticals have that feature.
    No, they're removable. If using without the brakes there's a profiled base plate front piece that goes in their place.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Spyderjon View Post
    No, they're removable. If using without the brakes there's a profiled base plate front piece that goes in their place.
    It's nice to see them returning to removable/exchangeable brakes.

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    That thing is not sexy. I want a beast with a flat touring mode.
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    Looks like two springs on the back for forward pressure? And maybe it still pivots? Tech bindings always seem interesting to watch develop

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    I'm psyched. Vipec toe with the safer alpine like release (tib-fib mitigation) and alpine/kingpin heel. I asked for this. I'll probably buy it. Also probably just committed to mounting my quixotes with vipecs given the same mount pattern.
    wait!!!! waitwaitwaitwaitwaitwaitwaitwait...Wait!
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    Going to get samples later in the month. Till then here are some pics

    OK first the Vipec for 17-18 - you can color coordinate for blue!! Oooh. Stepin is better. Looks like spring for toe is higher so its easier to actuate

    Technical data

    DIN 5 - 12

    Weight 580 g (+ brakes) so drops 38g from last years. Not sure how they did that. Brakes are 80g

    Options standard ski brakes for ski widths
    80 / 90 / 100 / 110 mm

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    Or you could use the clips for even more grams saved . It made sense to have removable ones when it affected the forward release but now seems kinda pointless.

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    and here is Tecton close ups

    Heel

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    Front release via heel. According to the PK "As in alpine bindings, when the DIN value is set, the front release occurs via a heel jaw with a dy-namic way of 9 mm. The reset force of the spring prevents a pre-release and compensates the high tensile forces on the leg in a for-ward fall."

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    Also DIN 5 -12

    50g more than VIpec. 630g with brakes. Brakes go to 120mm

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    [QUOTE=LeeLau;4916999]Name:  frontreleasetectonheel.JPG
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    Oh man wildsnow superfluids with Illuminati super-science!

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    [QUOTE=sicktird;4917217]
    Quote Originally Posted by LeeLau View Post
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    Oh man wildsnow superfluids with Illuminati super-science!
    Yah. That Fritschi graphic is uhhhh headscratching. Going to try to bench test them on a DIN calibrator

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    Fritschi Tecton

    How much is this Tecton gonna cost me?? $650 retail is my guess (hope?).
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    I hope the heel pattern is similar to vipec.
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