Posts Tagged ‘solomon’

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  • Mary Donovan: If you have hard to fit feet, you should look into Strolz Ski Boots. They ...
  • jbo: @Matti - A little dust wouldn't be surprising, it happened sometimes with p...
  • Lou Dawson 2: Thanks Trollan, yeah, ION is quite a complex piece of machinery. I'd prefer...
  • Lou Dawson 2: Hey all, we're using some Google advertising in the sidebar. If you see any...
  • trollanski: Wanted to give a heads up on curing some issues I've been having with ION b...
  • Lou Dawson 2: Chet, the longer your foot the lesser your effective climbing angle produce...
  • Lou Dawson 2: Rob, I learned that from the guys at Cripple Creek Backcountry. They're not...
  • Rob: Lou, spent tubes wrapped around a brick? Looks like a great ski bench mod....
  • Chet Roe: Different topic Lou....I cracked one of the climbing posts on a pair of Dyn...
  • Lou Dawson 2: Depends. This ski is very strong with metal layer, I ski them, but I've bee...
  • Chris: Lou, do you ski on skis with that number of holes and drilled that close? T...
  • Lou2: Hi Patrik, very nice widths, 80, 90, 100, 110 and 120 sizes, we are very e...
  • Patrik: Will the brakes come in different widths?...
  • Wintersmith: Vipec White update is much appreciated, thank you :)...
  • Matti: @jbo, yes I'm touring with yellow buckle closed. There is already very deep...
  • See: Re. the 108’s: even if there is some foam in there, these boards are still ...
  • Lou Dawson 2: Hello Amir, you are correct, Jetforce has automatic deflation, Voltair rema...
  • Lou Dawson 2: Hi Eric, the brake can be installed without mods, but you have to unscrew a...
  • Allan: My knowledge of the skis and their construction comes from my bud that is a...
  • See: That’s what I suspect, Lou… like the Huascaran (also made by Blizzard?). If...
  • Eric steig: Clarification needed! If I mount Backland binding this year without brake,...
  • Amir Nowtash: Thanks for the fantastic review. Despite the Voltair being the newest pack...
  • See: Bon voyage....
  • Aaron: Ski tested the F1 modification yesterday and it worked just fine. My old sk...
  • Lou Dawson 2: See, the Salomon-Atomic toe jaw closure pressure is fine, quite stiff in ma...
  • See: Assuming the U springs provide reasonable lateral and vertical release valu...
  • Rudi: Just to weigh in here as I stopped by to see where others had mounted these...
  • Lou Dawson 2: See, there is a core type that's been around for a while, strips of wood wi...
  • jbo: Hey Lou, yes same problem with the White version....
  • Harry: I thought the center post binding screw had gone the way of the last of the...

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