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2013 Atomic Automatic Ski Reviews

FairToMiddlin

Atomic Automatic 186

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Pros: Powerful, quick, non-finicky, giggle-inducing

Cons: Still thinking...

  Atomic Automatic 186 review   5’11”, 190, athletic   Bindings: Sollie demo with fixed toepiece, so my 325 BSL might have put my boot center ~1cm back from the recommended mount line).   Location:  Alpine Meadows, variable day-after snow, off piste except to get to the lifts   Pros:  Powerful, quick, non-finicky*; giggle-inducing.   Cons:  Still thinking…   Wow, they felt like an extension of me, I was at home on them from the first run.  I have read loads of reviews that claim “this Bdizzle MegaFat (twin-tipped, with a supersidecut!) slays in every condition!” with a lot of skepticism, and groaned when...
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Philpug

A new addition to the Atomic line for 2013

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Pros: Smooth & versatile

  Review: The Automatic was the brainchild of a few too many beers in the Atomic skunkwerks when the bright idea was suggested that what if we combine the playfulness of the Bent Chelter with the power of the Atlas? The Answer was “Automatic”,,,a great ski and where sometimes these combinations don’t come out that well, Atomic struck oil with this one. The Atomatic with its early rise tip, camber underfoot then a mild rise in the tail (much less than the BC that wants to be skied switch as much as forward) makes a ski that skis 70% like the Atlas and 30% like the Chelter which is a good thing. Where I liked the Automatic was the playful versatility that is in the class of the...
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