Skimo Co
Tjaard B

Tjaard B




6' 5"


175 lbs

Shoe Size

US 11.00

Skier Type

Type II - Moderate

Ski Frequency:

10 - 24 days / year

Recent Posts

I take it back. They are looser around the toros and arms than most skin tight base layers.
Absolutely the best base layer fabric by a mile. At least, for conditions where you can wear a second layer of some kind, on top. It doesn’t really work well as a stand alone layer, due to a lack of wind and sun protection when worn by itself. Let’s start with what took me so long to get one of these synthetic (polypropylene) versions: I was afraid of polypro’s notorious stink. It turns out that these do not suffer from that. I don’t know if it’s the mesh, or the fabric treatment or both, but I have worn...
These skis have been great for me. First of all, they are good in a variety of snow types. Not the absolute best edge hold on steep icy terrain, but not bad, and predictable, thanks to the shallow side cut and stiffness. Similarly, although they are not fat powder boards, they do quite well in deep snow, thanks to a long rocker in tip and tail, and some taper too. Unlike the Backland 100 that I replaced with these, these are much more forgiving if I make a mistake and end up back seat. Du to their fairly ...
There are special carbon hacksaw blades, but otherwise a grinding wheel on an angle grinder or dremel works well too.
I just tested my pair of the 10, and vertical release was right at 8.

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