1/10/2018
 
Hi Todd, the installation does not come with instructions, but is pretty straightforward and easy. It involves punching out the pin that retains the U spring, sliding the spring back, dropping in the riser, and then re-installing the retaining pin. I’ve included a picture of mine to help you get an idea of what they look like.
1/10/2018
 
Hi Spindogg, I just weighed an Alpha with battery and head strap at 265g on our scale.
1/9/2018
 
Hi Toby, just a follow up as I realized I may have not answered your question completely. I would suggest going with a size 28 liner if you're in a 28/28.5 shell. I also highly recommend you have them molded by a competent fitter to ensure the best fit.
1/9/2018
 
Hi Ingrid, I have good news! You really can't go wrong with any choice or combination of choices you are considering. The Blizzard Zero G line are all great skis! My personal rule is that if a person can only have 1 ski, that ski should be 95mm under foot. It's such a versatile size and typically for a very marginal weight gain vs. an 85mm ski. As for 171 vs 178... The 171 will be much more nimble on the skin track, and while skiing in tight terrain. In lots of deep snow the 178 will give you a touch ex...
1/8/2018
 
Hi Beast_coaster, these toe pieces do not auto lock. The lock/unlock mechanism on these toes is one of the smoothest and most tactile out there. It's one of my personal favorite bindings on the market!