Samurai 500 Freeride Ski - Yellow

Ref :
8398652
Key feature
With this ski, you get effects and sensations very close to a pure Alpine ski, while offering good lift in powder.
Users reviews
4.48 / 5 23 ratings
£269.99*

2 colors

User benefits

Buoyancy
With its width and rocker, this ski offers good buoyancy.
Versatility
40% on-piste and 60% off-piste. It copes well with the terrain's irregularities.
Ease of handling
Its short radius, flexible tip and rocker make it more manageable and tolerant
Stability
Wood construction and straight sidewalls give stability and comfort in all snow.
Traction
The camber under the foot and vertical sidewalls offer good grip on hard snow.

Technical information

Sidecuts
137/91/118 mm in 184 cm
Radius
18.5 m in 184 cm
Profile
Rocker/Camber/Twintip
Composition
Board : 45.0% Wood, Board : 20.0% Polyamide (PA), Board : 20.0% Glass - Fibre (FG), Board : 10.0% Steel, Board : 5.0% Polyethylene (PE)
Warranty
2 years

Features of the product

Construction
Woodcore Tec is a construction with a wooden core and vertical edges. The advantage of this construction? It gives the ski great versatility and a lot of comfort, whatever the snow.
Bindings
Tyrolia branded bindings, PR11 MBS, Din 3 to 11. Multiple boot sole standards (MBS) compatible with soles - Alpine, GripWalk, Walk Sole and Walk To Ride. Suitable for boots between 259mm and 382mm
Durability
Black sole for easier repairs. Topsheet semi-cap to avoid use of scales.
Preparation
Waxed and sharpened skis, ready to use. Edges sharpened at 89°.
What is a camber?
When placing a ski on the ground, its points of contact are found near the tip and heel, whereas the middle of the ski (under the bindings) is slightly raised (this is the camber). The longer and higher the camber, the greater the traction and more responsive the ski. The lower the camber, the more tolerant and manageable the ski.
What is a rocker?
On a rocker ski, the tip, and sometimes the heel, comes off the ground much sooner than with a cambered ski. This moves the points of contact towards the centre of the ski. The surface of the ski in contact with the snow is smaller: they are more manageable and buoyant on soft snow. When taking corners, the edge length offers more traction on hard snow. The longer the rocker, the easier the skis will be to handle.
What are ski sidecuts?
The sidecuts have 3 aspects: the width of the tip (front of ski), the waist (middle of ski) and the heel (back of ski). The wider the tip, the easier it is to initiate turns. The slimmer the waist width, the more edge grip the ski has on hard snow. The wider the waist, the more comfortable and stable the ski is in changing snow conditions. The wider the heel, the greater the stability of the ski in turns. The slimmer the heel, the easier it slides.

Users reviews

4.48 / 5 23 ratings
23 users recommended this product
Distribution of the scores

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  • Man
    50-59 years old
    23 February 2018
    Use since 1 week or less
    That review has been deposited on this product version
    Wedze expérience la Molina

    Lo encontré duro porque no estoy acostumbrado a este tipo de esquí. Tanpoco no había las muy buenas condiciones.

  • Man
    20-29 years old
    23 February 2018
    Use since 1 week or less
    That review has been deposited on this product version
    Aún con mala nieve experiencia buenísima

    Los Samurai 500 son unos esquís de freeride muy buenos, me han ido muy finos incluso con mala nieve. Son muy firmes con velocidad y agarran perfectamente. Además son ligeros aunque tengan un tamaño grande. Brutales!

  • Man
    40-49 years old
    23 February 2018
    Use since 1 week or less
    That review has been deposited on this product version
    Bona relacio calitat preu

    En neu primavera funciona be pero una mica pesat.

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