SFB for PNW daily driver ?
Already have some atomic bents ...
Looking to lean out for a more "everyday" ski
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Line_SkisOh for sure. double d daily driver to the max. Behind the Sick Day 95 (that's a LARGE audience of skiers) it's our #2 selling ski that most people are picking up as their only ski. Probably some good deals on them this time of year as they're not changing construction for next year, Good luck!
Alfonso318Ive heard the 15+ edition has become spineless with the new core, and the older models were better
I'm 6'3 and 185lbs...would i overpower the 190cm?
ZypherImo you would. I tried my buddy's 190s he just got and I was able to butter them with ease and I'm only 5'9 165. Im in the PNW as well and depending on the skiing you do I'd recommend going with a two ski quiver (Something high 90s in waist and anoth 110-120). I can't really pinpoint a ski i used to use because I have like 7 skis rn but if you elaborate more on your style im sure alot of us could give you some suggestions.
Alfonso3186'3 at 185lbs and I typically ski resort pow, when it's available out west and some groomers but strictly to get to pow
K2 hellbents 179- super fun and impossible to sink but too short
Armada jj 185- super agile but wayyy too twitchy and unpredictable
Norwalk 189- nice float but not slarvy enough for me
Magic j 190- seemed to be a healthy balance of stiffness compared to the armada but felt heavy
No switch or big tricks but rather playful jibbing and surfy pow
Ive been told to pick up the Praxis Concept or the MVP
I currently have a 192 cm Atomic Bent Chetler I have yet to mount....
ZypherFrom the looks of this, we're looking at a high 180s daily driver to go alongside those 192 Chets which you should definately mount! The chets will be a super nice pow ski for you because they're surfy but stable, especially at a longer legnth.
Those are just a few, im in school rn so ill probably be adding to this list throughout the day but thought i'd start off here. I have nothing against the bacons listed above but you may be able to overpower them so these may be sufficient replacements. You may notice a common theme of slightly stiffer skis on here and thats because you wont be able to overpower them and a stiffer ski here may feel softer to you if you have stronger legs.
Alfonso318Ok so change of gears... working on selling the Bents and going with a one quiver set up
Praxis GPO 192
ON3P Kartel 116 191
Moment Bibby 190
Anyone weigh in on this?
I've switched out so many skis and lost a bit of $$$ here and there that my wife is giving me the major stink eye... I'd like this one to be "The Ski"
Gotta be able to do everything:
Resort groomers occasionally
Cat Ski powder
Thanks for the help and suggestions