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by TomH
Thu Nov 14, 2019 1:10 pm
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: New to Telemark, advice on skis please!
Replies: 6
Views: 397

Re: New to Telemark, advice on skis please!

Take a look at Binding Freedom inserts. In your position with multiple skis, you may find you want to share the binding over several/all of the skis at some point. I'd start by mounting up the Volkl's knowing that you may outgrow them (depending on your size). It's likely that you can do inserts for...
by TomH
Tue Oct 29, 2019 5:27 pm
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: Powder Tips
Replies: 10
Views: 734

Re: Powder Tips

Biggest thing for me is good balanced weight between the skis and a tighter stance. Occasionally, I'll emphasize additional rear foot weight to bring tips up, but it's a dynamic move. If you're consistently augering the rear ski, I'd venture you're getting too spread out when dropping into a turn, w...
by TomH
Tue Oct 29, 2019 1:29 pm
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: NTN Binding Debate 5.0
Replies: 10
Views: 1852

Re: NTN Binding Debate 5.0

I dunno, I've been on the black freerides since their inception (5/6 years...), and have yet to break them, and I'm not a small guy (~200 lbs), nor am I particularly easy on equipment. I think the black frames fixed a lot of the old problems, particularly the frame being beveled up on the rear, whic...
by TomH
Fri Mar 01, 2019 11:02 am
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: Snowshoer Gone Skiing Help
Replies: 11
Views: 3928

Re: Snowshoer Gone Skiing Help

You could look at the Marquette Backcountry ski (if they still make it) as well, which would be a pretty good snowshoe substitute. You won't want to take it anywhere near hardpack though, as it doesn't have metal edges, but is pretty easy on the budget. It's big scales as opposed to the Hok having a...
by TomH
Thu Feb 14, 2019 6:27 pm
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: Crispi Evo Rando and Rottefella Freeride compatibility
Replies: 2
Views: 862

Re: Crispi Evo Rando and Rottefella Freeride compatibility

Don't know what issue that would be. Most of the Evos (of that generation) were used in Freerides, and the only different between a regular Evo and the 'Rando' version was the addition of tech fittings. If anything, the issue would be with the tech toe options (TTS/Meidjo/Lynx). Some of the early Cr...
by TomH
Mon Feb 11, 2019 12:56 pm
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: Mounting inserts for both tele and AT bindings on the same ski?
Replies: 11
Views: 3100

Re: Mounting inserts for both tele and AT bindings on the same ski?

I have inserts for both tele and alpine bindings on a few skis. You just need to get the mount patterns for each binding and figure out if you have the hole clearance. It may require shifting one of the mounts forward or back if you have interference. Traditionally, people always said 1 cm spacing f...
by TomH
Wed Jan 30, 2019 10:42 am
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: Crispi World Cup Evo NTN fit
Replies: 5
Views: 2169

Re: Crispi World Cup Evo NTN fit

I'd talk to Intuition, and tell them which Scarpa liner (since they likely made it) you're sticking in there, and they can tell you what in their current line-up is similar/same, as they have good customer service. Like Johnny, I really like the wrap liners that came in my generation of Evos, and ge...
by TomH
Mon Jan 28, 2019 4:59 pm
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: Shimming 22 Designs Outlaw?
Replies: 3
Views: 1051

Re: Shimming 22 Designs Outlaw?

Before you go too far with shimming things, have you tried a different forward lean setting on your boots, or even walk mode to see if the feeling gets worse or better? Might answer some of your questions. That being said, I didn't personally notice much difference in how the two bindings ski, aside...
by TomH
Mon Dec 10, 2018 1:35 pm
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: line supernatural for telemark?
Replies: 7
Views: 3045

Re: line supernatural for telemark?

I'm still running the last incarnation of the Line Prophet 98's, which were a little different than the predecessor Prophet 90 and 100, as my pair has the early rise and metal matrix. I freaking love that ski pretty much anywhere I take it. It's playful/energetic, gets on edge quickly with the early...
by TomH
Wed Dec 05, 2018 6:43 pm
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: BC Nordic for The Babies (!?!?)
Replies: 19
Views: 3619

Re: BC Nordic for The Babies (!?!?)

Also, if you're into lift served skiing at all. Some easy days on the magic carpet/tow rope are always fun and are really good for just learning balance with skis on the feet. Both my boys have been on alpine skis since 2, with their formal lessons starting at 4. They were probably on those toddler ...