Jake D

Jake D
Height:5' 4"
Weight:140 lbs
Shoe Size:US 12.00
Skier Type:Type III - Aggressive
Ski Frequency:N/A

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I'm told that the stated lengths include the rocker, by measuring along the contour of the ski. What's the length directly from tip to tail? I'm trying to figure out if the 168cm would be a hassle for my wife to manage on the skin track, or if they're actually pretty close to what she has already, due to the amount of rocker.
Does the thinner liner give any more room in the 1.0?
This pack feels close to wonderful but misses the mark on a few points for me. Like: - Light weight for the volume - Fast ski carry that can fit larger-than-race skis - Mesh pockets are convenient for quick storage of extra layers, gloves, skins, drinks Don't like: - Lid is fixed in such a way that it does not tuck in to the main compartment very well. Consequently flops around when full and main compartment is not. - No way to mount a bottle holder securely. What looks in the product photos like a pote...
If you haven't been able to fit into this boot in the past, this is your year. I fit into this boot with only the slightest punch, which is almost unheard of for me. Very comfortable. It is incredibly stiff for how light it is and has excellent no-resistance ROM (seems substantially better than my Aliens). The power strap design is also very efficient, if you aren't going to rip it off. All I could ask for is an Alien-style lever that didn't require messing with pant cuffs (or cutting holes in them), but I'...
I bought these specifically because I weigh a bit more than the typical racer and I'm not a great skier, hoping the burlier construction and rocker would help me out on the downhill. I was not disappointed! I've skied them on groomers, wet and heavy new snow, chopped up mank, absurd wind formations, breakable crust, and corn. Pretty much everything except powder, since we haven't seen much of that this year. I expected to get tossed around more in the garbage conditions with jello legs and a backpack, but ...

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