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Yup. If I were on the Rossi ticket, the BO 98 would be in the quiver. It's a better 'experience' . Smooth, quick, great crud ride.
 

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Any comparison to the Dynastar Slicer/Menace?
 
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Any comparison to the Dynastar Slicer/Menace?
Similar feel for sure. The shape feels a little different, longer turn radius. A little more stout than the Slicer/Menace too, but those skis have a relatively similar, smooth feel.
 

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Yup. If I were on the Rossi ticket, the BO 98 would be in the quiver. It's a better 'experience' . Smooth, quick, great crud ride.
For your exams? ogsmile
The weak spot with the Dynastar is sizing. Similar to Blizzard Rustler 9. Really should have a solid mid 180's size.
 

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The Blacl Ops 98 was a darling onf our testers too.
 
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Similar feel for sure. The shape feels a little different, longer turn radius. A little more stout than the Slicer/Menace too, but those skis have a relatively similar, smooth feel.
Oddly, the Pugski test team all liked the Black OPs but weren't digging the Menace.
 

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Yup. If I were on the Rossi ticket, the BO 98 would be in the quiver. It's a better 'experience' . Smooth, quick, great crud ride.
But isn't it really designed to be a more "soulful" even "super" "experience"?ogwink

A cage match with the comparative Fischer Ranger sounds warranted, but I'm not sure if it should be the Ti or FR version.

Mine is the older 115 XTi, which matches better with the BO 118.
 

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Over the years Rossi has produced some market dominate skis, is the BO 98 going to be one of those in that width category?
 

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But isn't it really designed to be a more "soulful" even "super" "experience"?ogwink

A cage match with the comparative Fischer Ranger sounds warranted, but I'm not sure if it should be the Ti or FR version.

Mine is the older 115 XTi, which matches better with the BO 118.
This ski is heads and tails stronger than the 7's
 

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What type of mount are people on this in terms of forward etc. most reviews have it pretty forward, more center oriented.
 
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