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by MCWyeth
Fri May 11, 2018 11:51 pm
Forum: XC Ski Gear Discussion
Topic: The only correct way to measure XC ski pole lengths
Replies: 4
Views: 552

Re: The only correct way to measure XC ski pole lengths

My other observation, based on measuring my poles: The printed lengths on every single one of my Swix poles are almost exactly 5 cm longer than what a correct regulation FIS measurement would give you. This included the highest end Triac poles, and the lowest end aluminum poles. Therefore, almost an...
by MCWyeth
Fri May 11, 2018 11:32 pm
Forum: XC Ski Gear Discussion
Topic: The only correct way to measure XC ski pole lengths
Replies: 4
Views: 552

Re: The only correct way to measure XC ski pole lengths

Observations after running these numbers for myself: I don't want to state any thoughts on the 83% number, because I'm not an expert. But it seems that if you actually measure the correct FIS way, 83% is much closer to the traditional skate length recommendation, with the pole ending up approximatel...
by MCWyeth
Fri May 11, 2018 11:30 pm
Forum: XC Ski Gear Discussion
Topic: The only correct way to measure XC ski pole lengths
Replies: 4
Views: 552

The only correct way to measure XC ski pole lengths

Due to the new restrictions on classic pole lengths which is set at 83% of skier height, I became interested in exactly how this is measured. I was curious about this due to the fact that there are many many posts in this forum and others recommending a decent ski pole length. Obviously there are ma...
by MCWyeth
Fri May 11, 2018 8:56 pm
Forum: XC Ski Gear Discussion
Topic: Upcoming Rottefella Back Country binding system & boots
Replies: 2
Views: 469

Re: Upcoming Rottefella Back Country binding system & boots

Can anyone tell me why the youtube embed syntax doesn't work?
Either way, here is the full YouTube link:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3utjZ8dAiII&t=0m24s

and here are some screenshots:
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by MCWyeth
Fri May 11, 2018 8:52 pm
Forum: XC Ski Gear Discussion
Topic: Upcoming Rottefella Back Country binding system & boots
Replies: 2
Views: 469

Upcoming Rottefella Back Country binding system & boots

I stumbled across this new Rottefella Back Country binding system on page 18/19 in Rottefella’s 2019 product catalog. Does anyone have any information about this? rottefella-render.jpg rottefella-text.jpg It looks like a replacement for the slightly more rugged backcountry systems like NNN-BC or SNS...

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