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2008 Volkl Kiku Ski - Women's Reviews

cccateee

a very good ski

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Pros: dimensions are awesome.esp underfoot

Cons: kinda stiff but thats volkl

this is an awesome ski for people just starting out in powder.the underfoot dimension is perfect (107). its also a really stiff ski but thats what i like about volkl. when i saw them at the ski shop i knew i had to have even before i skied them. they are awesome in powder.enough said
volklgirl

Strangely not overkill for 2" of fresh snow!

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Pros: Powder surfing, crud busting, and carving skills galore.

Cons: Requires speed and muscle to shine.

The stunning 2008-2009 Kiku is a big ski for big girls riding big turns on big mountains. This ski has amazing carving abilities for a "powder" ski of this width, although it requires serious speed and true commitment to high edge angles to accomplish this. I was tremendously impressed at it's ability to hold an edge and its race-ski-like feel on a day with a light sugar coating on top of a groomed Midwest ice base. I was not, however, surprised to find that short carved turns are not in this skis vocabulary, although it adeptly (but not happily) performed smeared turns of any size at any speed. The following day, after receiving a whole 2-3" of freshies overnight, the Kikus displayed an...
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