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B&D Ultimate Cuff Pivot

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Cuff pivot points are a typical wear point on alpine touring ski boots. Constant motion around the pivots causes friction that can slowly erode the surrounding material. This eventually leads to some play around the pivots, which can make skiing less precise. B&D Ski Gear has come through with a solution to this problem in the form of metal-on-metal pivots that are hard enough to withstand the rigors of daily ski touring. Called Ultimate, the Cuff Pivots are designed specifically for the Dynafit TLT5 and TLT6 boots, but are also known to work on the DyNA Evo, PDG, and other boots with the same size cuff joint. More recently a version for the Vulcan was added with specifications that match that boot.

The kits come with hardware for two boots, left and right. They allow nearly friction-free ankle rotation, even less than the stock pivots. This means you’ll save a bit of energy on the uphill. There are two basic models with identical specifications, detailed below. In theory the standard model (stainless steel) is more robust but the ultralights (aluminum) seem to last forever as well. Also available are oversized bushings for heavily-worn cuffs and a spanner tool which helps with installation. For complete instructions, see the helpful post on WildSnow.

Model Weight
Standard 34g (1.2oz)
Ultralight 17g (0.6oz)
Vulcan 37g (1.3oz)

9/26/2018
Question from David
 
Any idea if these will work on La Sportiva Sideral 2.1s? The pivots seem like they will work and look similar to TLTs.
9/26/2018
Answer from Nate
 
Hi David, we have not ever tried these on the Sideral 2.1 so we cannot say. It may be worth contacting B&D directly to see if they have any knowledge of the compatibility.
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5/7/2018
Question from Tim
 
My pivots on Salomon x-alp have started to wear down. Could these fit?
5/8/2018
Answer from Trace Leches
 
Hey Tim! Your guess is as good as ours, the pivots on the X-Alp/Proclines haven't been made available as a spare part so who knows if these will work or not. The safe bet is that no, they won't work.
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2/28/2018
Question from Skafti
 
Will this product work with the Dynafit Mercury?
2/28/2018
Answer from jbo
 
Hi Skafti, the Vulcan version will.
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2/26/2018
Question from Evgeny
 
Hello, Fit this item for TLT 7 Performance?
2/26/2018
Answer from Nate
 
Hello Evgeny, at this time we do not believe that this item will work with the TLT7 due to the cable routing and nature of the pivots on the TLT7.
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