Free 2-Day Shipping on all orders over $50*
nick martin

nick martin

Tahoe, SLO, Bay Area...

nick martin's Passions

Hiking & Camping
Biking
Skiing
Climbing

nick martin

nick martin wrote a review of on February 16, 2010

4 5

I love the gummy frames, and they are a perfect fit for my RED helmet. The "wings" give you extra flexibility in case your helmet is a little too narrow.
The ventilation on these things is amazing. They just survived a snowy, cold weekend in the Wasatch without a problem.
I would recommend these to anyone.

(0)

 

0 Comments

0 Comments

0 Comments

0 Comments

nick martin

nick martin wrote a review of on March 13, 2009

Very poor materials
2 5

Floaty as hell in the powder, hold a crazy hard edge on the groomers.
Pros: Stiff, sturdy at high speeds (60mph+).
No shock or slap in crud conditions.
Cons: Top sheet is easily delaminated and chunked with normal skiing wear. Disappointed that after 4 days on the snow they look almost a year old. To soft of a topsheet. Poor base material.

UPDATE: After skiing these for a year now, I have decided to downgrade my rating... The shape and stiffness are incredible, no doubt. However the construction is crappy. The topsheet delams with the slightest of scratches, and the bases seem to be made of butter. The lightest of rock encounters has taken ENORMOUS strips of my base away, all the way to the core. Not recommended for any type of off piste, non groomer skiing.
They just simply cannot handle aggressive tree skiing where rock scraping is inevitable.
Sorry Volkl, but you better step up your materials if you want me back...

(1)