Posts Tagged ‘gloves’

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  • Naum: Thanks, that is a big minus......
  • DG: Hey guys, been following this for a while and about to pull the trigger on ...
  • Lou Dawson 2: No cuff angle adjustment in Sportiva ski boots new models. Lou...
  • Naum: I wonder if canting option is still present?...
  • Matus: The helmet holder from mammut is not good - too universal to be of any use....
  • Lynne Wolfe: Next I want to go. Been too long since a Canadian hut trip. Nice write-up, ...
  • Boris: @ Mammut Dave are you going to produce some 3.0. Alyeska Vest in the future...
  • Lee Lau: @Kristian - its' buried in the video but last week of January 2017 @Sedg...
  • Kristian: What dates/time of year were you there?...
  • Marc: Wow! These Tectons look to be just what i wanted. I have broken my left...
  • Lou Dawson 2: Lars and all! I got the sizing numbers, they're added to the bottom of the ...
  • JCoates: @BillyGoat, I'm sure you know this, but the PNW has a wetter, heavier (w...
  • Kristian: alfred +1 Amazing to watch what skiers did with lace up leather boots ma...
  • SedgeSprite: What sort of quivers were present? Did you focus on wide and light to maxim...
  • Lou Dawson 2: I ski with people all the time who do beautiful skiing in 1-kilo class boot...
  • atfred: Team Weasel +1 An old curmudgeon told me a long time ago that if you c...
  • Lars Löfgren: Does anyone know the Backland Ultimate boots sole length of the different s...
  • Daniel: Billy: Many ski like that anyway ;-) . Overall, significant shift of ex...
  • Team Weasel: I reckon the thing that we can all agree on is that AT boots continuing to ...
  • Ryan: Lou, Would you be speaking of the old Garmont Radiums? They were a nigh...
  • Lee Lau: Powerstrap of the Atomic XTD is approx 40g. I couldn't tell the difference...
  • Lee Lau: MarKW - the Atomic Hawk XTD tours quite well. The Beast/Khion tours poorly...
  • Lou Dawson 2: Buck, they're ok to excellent. Range to the front is nearly resistance free...
  • BillyGoat: The problem with TLT7 class boots is they all ski terribly. The Hawx XT...
  • Buck: re-posting steeplechase's first question : "1) Setting weight aside, how...
  • Lou Dawson 2: Eric, yeah, unfortunately due to materials choices the Hawx 130 catalog wei...
  • EricB: The Hawx 130 is more boot than I need, but the fact that it comes in at ~14...
  • MarkW: The Hawx 130 seems to be somewhat comparable (stiffness/weight/construction...
  • Willis: I wondered if the tip of the Helio and Route series is going to be more upt...
  • Lou Dawson 2: Dan, it's just a matter of preference. Lots of people simply like resort up...

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