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by lilcliffy
Sun Apr 15, 2018 12:17 pm
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: Alico Nordic March sizing
Replies: 6
Views: 114

Re: Alico Nordic March sizing

Hi Rod- I am a 42.5EU, (27-27.5 Mondo) and normally wear a 9-9.5US. UK sizes- I think- are supposed to run a full-size smaller than a US men's... I ordered the 8UK- they are a tad short on my slightly longer left foot. They are a good fit for length. I have trouble with this boot because of boot vol...
by lilcliffy
Sun Apr 15, 2018 12:11 pm
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: Spring skiing voyaging... which ski to bring?
Replies: 45
Views: 2045

Re: Spring skiing voyaging... which ski to bring?

Hey Woods- very sorry to hear about you having to cancel your trip.
Hope everything is okay.
by lilcliffy
Wed Apr 11, 2018 11:31 am
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: Scales vs. Kicker-Skins
Replies: 9
Views: 310

Re: Scales vs. Kicker-Skins

My nylon kicker skins are getting almost no use. I can see using them for strictly climbing- and, they obviously are more durable than mohair- but, for Nordic touring the grip/glide balance of mohair is unbeatable. The 60mm mohair works on the Combat Nato due to its camber-flex. I would think that t...
by lilcliffy
Tue Apr 10, 2018 7:34 pm
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: Scales vs. Kicker-Skins
Replies: 9
Views: 310

Re: Scales vs. Kicker-Skins

fisheater wrote:Did I screw up? I ordered the 45 mm Skin-locks. I am not sure how often I will use the Skin-locks. It would be an unusual year if the snow pack was deep enough that the Skin-lock would get a lot of use.


Nylon or mohair?
by lilcliffy
Sun Apr 08, 2018 6:11 pm
Forum: Community Ski Reviews
Topic: Fischer Easy-Skin vs. Asnes Skin-Lock
Replies: 24
Views: 6617

Re: Fischer Easy-Skin vs. Asnes Skin-Lock

So- season 2 on using both the Easy-Skin and the Skin-Locks. Skis: 1) 210cm Combat Nato 2) 188cm Storetind 3) 210cm E-109 4) 210cm E-99 Skins: 1) 35mm mohair Skin-Lock 2) 35mm nylon Skin-Lock 3) 45mm nylon Skin-Lock 4) 60mm mohair Skin-Lock 5) 35mm Easy-Skin 6) 50mm Easy-Skin I have used the Skin-Lo...
by lilcliffy
Sun Apr 08, 2018 5:45 pm
Forum: Community Ski Reviews
Topic: Åsnes Gamme
Replies: 10
Views: 303

Re: Åsnes Gamme

Do you guys think a ski like the Falketind would be enjoyable on NNN-BC? If I bought the FT62- NNNBC. I have the Storetind/FT68- although it is only 68mm, it is a stiff and powerful ski- I am not aware of a NNNBC boot that would offer enough support/leverage for this ski (at least for a mere mortal...
by lilcliffy
Sun Apr 08, 2018 5:32 pm
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: Scales vs. Kicker-Skins
Replies: 9
Views: 310

Scales vs. Kicker-Skins

So- my Koms let me down this week. I had the morning free- got up very early to do chores- hit a local steep open field just after dawn. It was almost 10C the afternoon before- went down to -12C overnight. South-facing slope- 30-45%. About 75 metres vertical. Over a metre of dense consolidated sprin...
by lilcliffy
Sun Apr 08, 2018 2:49 pm
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: hemiboreal forest skiing in New Brunswick Canada
Replies: 63
Views: 4533

Re: hemiboreal forest skiing in New Brunswick Canada

What's the difference? The kick or the glide? The difference is definitely the grip. I get as good a glide with the kicker skin- but much better grip. (The kicker skin definitely produces significant drag on cold snow, but that is the domain of grip wax anyway). When the conditions are ideal for do...
by lilcliffy
Sat Apr 07, 2018 8:09 pm
Forum: Community Ski Reviews
Topic: 2015 Fischer E-109 Tour Easy-Skin
Replies: 18
Views: 3120

Re: 2015 Fischer E-109 Tour Easy-Skin

I can certainly climb a 15-20% slope with the 50mm Easy-Skin on this ski. The softer flex and lower camber also help the climbing traction, compared to a stiffer more cambered ski like the E99.
by lilcliffy
Sat Apr 07, 2018 8:07 pm
Forum: Community Ski Reviews
Topic: 2015 Fischer E-109 Tour Easy-Skin
Replies: 18
Views: 3120

Re: 2015 Fischer E-109 Tour Easy-Skin

Hey oldschool- Although this ski could do with a much more stable flex- I do love this ski when the conditions are just right. I have both the 35mm and the 50mm Easy-Skin for this ski. Although I thought I would use the 35mm the most- I am finding that I use the 50mm the most- both for kick and glid...

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