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by Rodbelan
Sat Feb 27, 2016 1:30 pm
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: NTN FreeDOM Mount Tale
Replies: 11
Views: 8160

Re: NTN FreeDOM Mount Tale

I am with dnt on this one... Give them a good try first. Plus, It is also good to have different skis with different mount location; you are then in the obligation to find the sweet spot—regarding balance—every time you change ski. I learned a lot from that sort of experience. And you could always r...
by Rodbelan
Thu Feb 25, 2016 8:21 am
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: New to this, help pick'n (proably Madshus) gear?
Replies: 16
Views: 10390

Re: New to this, help pick'n (proably Madshus) gear?

Since you'll probably pay cost price (or not far from that) get 2! Glittertinds & Annum... Then you will figure what you prefer according to where you ski. You can sell the pair that you do not need (I would't be surprised that you recover all your money) or keep it... You won't find all the qualiti...
by Rodbelan
Thu Feb 25, 2016 7:36 am
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: Wax it!
Replies: 36
Views: 20260

Re: Wax it!

I took Dickie Hall advice about the purple wax... it works good for climbing in normal jan-febuary winter... Not to sticky either... For our North Quebec winter, it is pretty good. Not always, of course... When did Dickie say that Rod. I thought I would have heard it." Do you have his vids? I have ...
by Rodbelan
Wed Feb 24, 2016 7:32 pm
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: Wax it!
Replies: 36
Views: 20260

Re: Wax it!

I took Dickie Hall advice about the purple wax... it works good for climbing in normal jan-febuary winter... Not to sticky either... For our North Quebec winter, it is pretty good. Not always, of course... Am I missing out on something, who is Dickie Hall? Oh oui! Tu manques kekchose... DH c'est un...
by Rodbelan
Wed Feb 24, 2016 2:44 pm
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: Wax it!
Replies: 36
Views: 20260

Re: Wax it!

I took Dickie Hall advice about the purple wax... it works good for climbing in normal jan-febuary winter... Not to sticky either... For our North Quebec winter, it is pretty good. Not always, of course...
by Rodbelan
Mon Feb 22, 2016 9:02 am
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: Downgrading for Downhill
Replies: 60
Views: 26546

Re: Downgrading

the Queens of the wide arches. Dope. Thats a great nickname, kings and queens of the wide arches. Actuallly, maybe I can start my own crew here in Eastern Québec: Kings of the Wide Arches (KWA). The hell with it, it begins now! Unfortunately, it will be a one man show for the forceable future. You ...
by Rodbelan
Wed Feb 17, 2016 1:24 pm
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: Kicker skins?
Replies: 19
Views: 9784

Re: Kicker skins?

MikeK wrote:Even 30 feet of vert can hurt.
Well, how about zero? 3-4 years ago, I went down a steep, icy slope at the end of april... When I was done—at the bottom of the hill—I just fell, for no apparent reason. Bang, a broken clavicle...4-6 weeks of TV... It didn't leave any collateral damage though...
by Rodbelan
Tue Feb 09, 2016 10:48 am
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: Update from the XCD Knights
Replies: 164
Views: 66561

Re: Update from the XCD Knights

XCD is everything freeheel now! Free (heel) for all..! How could you possibly also forget XCD and XCD : https://49.media.tumblr.com/76afb02261d2d77a6290b4e14eb9a654/tumblr_ni7g6vQHZ51u4d5lwo1_500.gif https://33.media.tumblr.com/9d68b61462b79ea8f50c293eff5bd05a/tumblr_ni6ykk0JdY1qkx988o1_500.gif Hey...
by Rodbelan
Tue Feb 09, 2016 9:48 am
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: Update from the XCD Knights
Replies: 164
Views: 66561

Re: Update from the XCD Knights

Mike, you like (some) provocation once in a while... As a moderator, you should be on the moderate side. And I am with Al about one thing: sometimes (not always), your talking seems to go beyond your experience... Just an honest point of view... Not saying that I do not like most of your posts...
by Rodbelan
Fri Feb 05, 2016 2:08 pm
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: My Ski History by anemic
Replies: 50
Views: 27205

Re: My Ski History by anemic

Regarding old 3 pins and tele boots:
It works but not very long! A friend had the old all metal rat trap 3 pin binding on woodies and Alpina Telelight (similar to the Supercomp)... He destroyed the binding in very little time...