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by Nick BC
Fri Jun 01, 2018 10:20 pm
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: Rottefella Super Tele WITH STRAP
Replies: 8
Views: 198

Re: Rottefella Super Tele WITH STRAP

I'm assuming he did this to increase the binding activity in downhill skiing. Loosen it for the up and along, cinch it for the down. I look forward to your feedback Rod on how it works :) .
by Nick BC
Sun May 27, 2018 4:48 pm
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: Slightly active bindings: Voile Switchback or X2
Replies: 26
Views: 730

Re: Slightly active bindings: Voile Switchback or X2

Thanks Woods I see what you're getting at now and thanks Rod for the confirmation.
by Nick BC
Sat May 26, 2018 9:53 pm
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: Slightly active bindings: Voile Switchback or X2
Replies: 26
Views: 730

Re: Slightly active bindings: Voile Switchback or X2

Caveat: The angle of the dangle on the steel rebar heelpiece that connects the cartridges may not meet the angle of the rods coming out of the toepiece for people with small feet. Keep this in mind. I am a mondo 30.5 and it works well because there's enough play, a much smaller foot may not have th...
by Nick BC
Tue May 08, 2018 9:54 pm
Forum: Community Ski Reviews
Topic: G3 Stinger XCD review coming
Replies: 6
Views: 648

Re: G3 Stinger XCD review coming

Hi Gareth, When you rank these skis are you speaking specifically of climbing performance- or performance overall? This was climbing performance. What boot are you using with the Stinger and the Spike binding? I am using the blue, last generation T3's. I find them a remarkably capable boot for downh...
by Nick BC
Thu May 03, 2018 9:59 pm
Forum: Community Ski Reviews
Topic: G3 Stinger XCD review coming
Replies: 6
Views: 648

Re: G3 Stinger XCD review coming

Well I've had these skis out for a couple more Spring tours and I'm really impressed. Today, the snow was similar to a day last year when I was on Rossi BC 110's (temperature around 14C) and the snow was heavy-slurpy skiing down. Today I could ski it, when last year I was flailing on the Rossi's. Cl...
by Nick BC
Sat Apr 14, 2018 11:58 pm
Forum: Community Ski Reviews
Topic: G3 Stinger XCD review coming
Replies: 6
Views: 648

Re: G3 Stinger XCD review coming

Well I've had a few more days out on these skis. If I had to characterize them I would have to say: 1) XC stride and glide is less "directional" than my previous BC110's and Guides, possibly due to the lesser camber and slightly greater sidecut; 2) The downhill performance is streets ahead...
by Nick BC
Thu Mar 29, 2018 11:54 pm
Forum: Trip Report Archive
Topic: Ymir Backcountry Ski Touring Lodge
Replies: 10
Views: 512

Re: Ymir Backcountry Ski Touring Lodge

Enjoyed your TR Mountain Mitch. Was this the Ymir Yurts or a different operation? We were at the YY in the early noughties In March. I think we took a sno cat for the first bit and skinned the rest, but my memory is a bit hazy. We were guided by the owner and from Sunday on the temperature crept up,...
by Nick BC
Fri Mar 23, 2018 4:07 pm
Forum: TeleTurnAround
Topic: Rottafella Super Telemark binding
Replies: 2
Views: 836

Re: Rottafella Super Telemark binding

Sorry, they're sold.
by Nick BC
Thu Jan 25, 2018 12:36 am
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: "upgrade" to pins?
Replies: 49
Views: 2150

Re: "upgrade" to pins?

One issue I had with the Spike 3 pin was the fact that I couldn't get my last generation T3 far enough into the toe piece to connect with the toe pins and snap it shut. After a session with the drill and sanding the sides of the duckbill I got it to work. Great binding, mine is going on a new pair o...
by Nick BC
Thu Jan 25, 2018 12:23 am
Forum: Community Ski Reviews
Topic: G3 Stinger XCD review coming
Replies: 6
Views: 648

G3 Stinger XCD review coming

Well the deal was too good to pass up so I bought a pair of 172's from the G3 website for C$300. I've had my eyes on these skis for a while, but there are absolutely no reviews I can find on the web. I know the original smooth base Stinger was highly rated by testers in its preseason, based upon com...

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