In today’s ever-evolving ski design, how does a brand keep the fickle customer happy? Skiers like shiny objects. We are always looking for the latest and greatest. A ski that was all that and a bag of chips two years ago hardly gets a mention today. Is it any less of a ski now than when it was...
blind loyal following
blizzard black pearl
different ski graphics
ever-evolving ski design
four-year ski product cycle
looking for the right now ski
völkl's flagship model
Nordica is reinventing its Enforcer collection once again. Even with the flagship Enforcer 100, very little has carried over other than the name. In a segment where someone is always poised to take the crown from the incumbent, Nordica is not going to give up the title "Best in Class" without a...
best in class
carbon-reinforced wood core
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nordica’s true tip technology
workhorse of nordica’s all-mountain ski collection
Looking for advice on an All Mountain ski.
About me: I'm 53, 6-1", 210lbs.
Ski predominately in the Sierras. I grew up skiing at squaw (back when the skating rink was in the parking lot). I'm an L3+, that has unfortunately suffered a couple serious leg injuries that have slowed me down a...
70/30 off/on piste
all mountain skis
fischer pro mountain 95
j ski masterblasters
line sd 104's
nimble enough to check speed in the trees
nordicaenforcer100nordicaenforcer 104 free in 186cm
ski predominately in the sierras
the legend 96
Just got new Nordica Enforcer 100 and left at the local shop to mount bindings. The tech told me that there is no need to do the edges ("The come from the factory with base edge 1 and side edge 2...") and I won't be able to wax them until I ski a couple of times. I recall that on my older brand...
I've been an infrequent skier the last 5+ years still riding some old Rossignol Energy 194s I bought in 1998. I'm probably now back to a 5-10 day/yr skier mostly in Tahoe with trips to Utah too and ready for new skis. I'm just over 6 ft and 210 lbs and would call myself Intermediate to Advanced...
Nordica Dobermann Spitfire RB FTD
Sizes: 156, 162, 168, 174, 180
Size tested: 174
Design: All New
Drahtguy Kevin: The timid need not apply. I’m certain "RB" doesn’t stand for Rippin’ Bastard, but it should. The RB is a true slalom ski with a super tip...
Anyone skied both of these with a comparison to share? I'd love to see a cage match between the two. Enforcer/Rustler 10 comparison would work too. Both options sound like one quiver setup for the PNW. Thanks!
I am done with Super Fats unless I am cat skiing
For several years I have skied on ultra wide skis in deep powder when out west. First the Volkl Shiro and then the Rossi Super 7. I have enjoyed both skis in deep powder, as one would expect ; both skis, at one time or another, were Ski...
My boyfriend wants/needs new skis. He's looking for a one ski quiver for Tahoe. Right now he's skiing on 5 year old K2 Aftershocks, with an 86 mm waist. They were demo skis when he bought them. They are heavy, and I think he would like lighter skis. A little wider would probably be good, too...
I sent my powder skis down the river as they were un-inspiring, overly rockered flappy pieces of meh. Time to replace them with something a bit more all mountainish in the 95 to 105 realm. Skis will be used for deep days and Bohemia, but I need a little crossover ability to groomed. Needs to...
Wallflowers need not reply to this comparison; in fact, just keep moving along.
The Bonafide and Monster 98 are the two heavy hitters in this segment. I am not saying these are 11/10th skis, but they are definitely for stronger, more aggressive chargers. These two skis also have some of the...