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by Rodbelan
Tue Sep 08, 2020 8:15 am
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: Ski Length Dilemma
Replies: 49
Views: 1551

Re: Ski Length Dilemma

I am afraid you'll not be able to make any assumption prior to experience... Try long, try short and decide for yourself. There is no rule, no universal ski length chart. Sorry about that. It's good to hear about others experience, but you'll have to make your own decision. You know what? You can't ...
by Rodbelan
Wed Sep 02, 2020 7:55 am
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: Will these leather Alpina Alaska NNNBC boots stretch out in the width?
Replies: 12
Views: 957

Re: Will these leather Alpina Alaska NNNBC boots stretch out in the width?

I wouldn't use heat; the glue would melt and the rubber would probably unstick. Bring the boot to a good cobbler; he has the right tool to stretch em. Mink oil works great on leather (to make it softer) but on Alaska... not sure of the results. It is the rubber guard that makes it difficult to stret...
by Rodbelan
Tue May 26, 2020 8:51 pm
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: Alpina Alaska real, real bad sizing...
Replies: 36
Views: 6788

Re: Alpina Alaska real, real bad sizing...

I received everything too... Just a little error (they got mixed up with my xc wax order). But the rest is fine. Received my Alpina Alaska 40. It acts as a confirmation that my GF has a false 40 (which is actually a 41); Strange thing...
by Rodbelan
Fri May 22, 2020 11:56 am
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: Crispi Evo Tongue buckling
Replies: 6
Views: 1656

Re: Crispi Evo Tongue buckling

Hum, it sounds like *almost* normal... I mean, do you have any pressure point in that area? I am pretty sure it doesn't affect the rigidity of the boot in forward flex... «If the pump works, don't fix it» like Mark Twain was saying. Even if there is a little modulation of the Pebax (quantity, formul...
by Rodbelan
Thu May 21, 2020 9:29 am
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: Breccia Peak Ski May 17, 2020
Replies: 3
Views: 1180

Re: Breccia Peak Ski May 17, 2020

A bit less exotic but still plenty of snow up north... This was last monday...
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by Rodbelan
Sun May 17, 2020 1:12 pm
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: 16th of May: Mont Old Ed
Replies: 1
Views: 794

16th of May: Mont Old Ed

Hey Bri7, here it is... and not finished yet.
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by Rodbelan
Sun May 17, 2020 10:49 am
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: DIY Skin Skis
Replies: 5
Views: 1355

Re: DIY Skin Skis

Just as a reference, the BD half skins are 30 inches long. As Woods mention, you can adjust it to your own needs...
by Rodbelan
Fri May 15, 2020 7:17 am
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: More Up North pix 13_05
Replies: 8
Views: 1521

Re: More Up North pix 13_05

Je viens si tu peut ouvrir cette frontiere... SVP? Je respecte la distance! Je peut faire une fondue tomate (special VALAIS!) ET en plus j'ai du rouge! Miam miam Ski Ski Ski Ski Ski Si seulement je pouvais ouvrir la frontière—juste pour toi et les skieurs de TMTalk par contre! Tu serais le bienvenu...
by Rodbelan
Thu May 14, 2020 8:08 pm
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: More Up North pix 13_05
Replies: 8
Views: 1521

Re: More Up North pix 13_05

Bri7 wrote:
Thu May 14, 2020 7:51 pm
This is impressive Rod.... Which KM is that?
Around 100...
by Rodbelan
Thu May 14, 2020 2:58 pm
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: More Up North pix 13_05
Replies: 8
Views: 1521

Re: More Up North pix 13_05

Je ne peux pas quitter mon confinement: dans mon appart, mon char, le bois... LOL