SAMURAI 500 FREERIDE SKIS - YELLOW

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8398652
Key feature
With the Samurai 500, you get effects and sensations very close to a pure alpine ski, while offering good lift in powder.
Users reviews
4.45 / 5 22 ratings
£269.99*

User benefits

Buoyancy
At 91 mm wide and with a small rocker, the Samurai 500 offers good lift.
Versatility
50% piste, 50% off-piste.
Ease of handling
The short radius and powder rocker make them manageable.
Rigidity
Stiff.
Stability
Wood construction and straight sidewalls give stability and comfort in all snow.
Traction
As the rocker is relatively short, this ski fares very well on hard snow.

Technical information

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)
Designed to :
expert freeriders, 50% on-piste and 50% off-piste.
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 offers great versatility to the ski and good comfort, whatever the snow type.
Bindings
Tyrolia branded bindings, PR11 MBS, Din 3 to 11.
Durability:
Black base making it easier to see. Coround tosheet which is very resistant to scratching.
Preparation:
Waxed and sharpened skis, ready to use. Edges sharpened at 89°.
What is an arch?
When placing a ski on the ground, the ski points of contact on the ground are found near the tip and heel whereas the middle of the ski (under the attachments) is slightly raised (this is the arch). The longer and higher the arch, the snappier and jittery your skiing becomes. The lower the arch, the more tolerant and manoeuvrable the ski becomes.
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: you benefit from more manoeuvrability and lift in soft snow. When taking corners, the edge length provides grip on hard snow. The longer the rocker, the more manageable the ski.
What are ski sidecuts?
The sidecuts have 3 sides, the width of the tip (front of ski), the skate (middle of ski) and the heel (back of ski). The wider the tip, the easier it is to enter turns. The slimmer the skate, the more tenacious the ski on hard snow. The wider the skate, the more comfortable and stable the ski in changing snow conditions. The wider the heel, the more involved the ski in turns. The slimmer the heel, the easier it slides.
Sidecuts
137/91/118 radius = 18.5 m in 184 cm.
Saurai 500 profile
Tip rocker, arch under the foot and slightly twintip heel.

Users reviews

4.45 / 5 22 ratings
22 users recommended this product
Distribution of the scores

  • Man
    50-59 years old
    23 February 2018
    Use since 1 week or less
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    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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