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by BackInMyDay
Tue Dec 17, 2019 8:17 pm
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: Help Me Build XCD Kit
Replies: 17
Views: 2998

Re: Help Me Build XCD Kit

.... oh, I'm going to over-think it... : )

and, thanks -- sounds like i've got it narrowed down.
by BackInMyDay
Tue Dec 17, 2019 5:51 am
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: Help Me Build XCD Kit
Replies: 17
Views: 2998

Re: Help Me Build XCD Kit

Now I think I'm leaning towards the Crispi Svartisen. What's the story on fit? I have pretty wide feet, and generally perceive Crispis as being narrow. How much can they be stretched?
by BackInMyDay
Tue Dec 17, 2019 4:30 am
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: Help Me Build XCD Kit
Replies: 17
Views: 2998

Re: Help Me Build XCD Kit

Thanks everyone. As usual, a clustermark of opinions -- I expect nothing less.... : ) OK, so I'm narrowing it down. Reading everything above, I'm down to two refined questions: What boots fit in between the Alaska and T4 / Excursions? I hear "new old-school leather tele boots." From what I understan...
by BackInMyDay
Tue Dec 03, 2019 5:52 pm
Forum: TELEWIKI - The Telemark Skiing Wiki Knowledge Base
Topic: Leather Ski Boots & Light Telemark Boots
Replies: 28
Views: 18067

Re: Leather Ski Boots & Light Telemark Boots

Great post! Thanks for all the detail.

Where do the Alpina Alaskas fit into this spectrum?
by BackInMyDay
Mon Dec 02, 2019 2:22 am
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: When to Drop a Knee
Replies: 44
Views: 5016

Re: When to Drop a Knee

To the original question, I would say, "whenever you feel like it." What I am doing is "freeheel skiing." Sometimes I carve big fast alpine racer arcs, sometimes I sideslip through tight moves, sometimes I stem a turn, and sometimes I telemark. Also, there's the revers-a-mark, the monomark, and a pe...
by BackInMyDay
Mon Dec 02, 2019 1:48 am
Forum: Telemark Talk Forum
Topic: Help Me Build XCD Kit
Replies: 17
Views: 2998

Help Me Build XCD Kit

Greetings All, A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away, I was an avid TTipper. I spent many hours glued to the Mitch-era site, and made some very close friends here. Back then, I was TeleBear, and it seems that account is tied to an email address I don't control any more. So it goes. Today, I wan...