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Volkl Bridge tip to tail length?

post #1 of 12
Thread Starter 

Does anyone know what the actual tip to tail length is on a 179/187 Bridge? Does it measure true to size, or run short like most twin tips?

 

Currently trying to decide which size I want. I really need something in the middle unfortunately. I have skied the 179, but they don't have 187 for demo.

post #2 of 12
Thread Starter 
No one?
post #3 of 12

what year are the skis?
 

post #4 of 12

ok so i did some research and here are the specs on the 2011-2012

 

179 true tip to tail length is 176.5cm with a straight tape pull

 

sorry i cant find the 187 true length but if you want more speed and you feel like you need more length go the 187. I would think the 187 would be about 185 or something. Sorry I cant help you out.

post #5 of 12
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Thanks, yeah I was basically just looking for whether they were slightly shorter than marked, and it looks like they are.

post #6 of 12
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Bumpin this up as I am about to place my order. Has anyone here actually skied 187? I really want to know if that length will be a handful in the bumps...

post #7 of 12
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Originally Posted by FieldsofGlory View Post

Bumpin this up as I am about to place my order. Has anyone here actually skied 187? I really want to know if that length will be a handful in the bumps...


They are full rocker so that will make them a lot easier to maneuver in the bumps. If your worried about them being to long just get the size down.

post #8 of 12
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Well the only place im worried about is the bumps. Every other condition i know I will prefer the 187.

post #9 of 12

How much bump skiing do you usually do in the average day of your skiing? 20%, more? Only 1-2 runs?
 

post #10 of 12
Thread Starter 

Probably about 30%. But its not zipper style bump skiing.

post #11 of 12
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Originally Posted by FieldsofGlory View Post

Probably about 30%. But its not zipper style bump skiing.

 

So why sacrifice a loss of performance for your other 70% of skiing by getting the shorter length? Get the 187's and just use them without worry. Maybe mount them a bit further forward if you're really worried.

post #12 of 12
Thread Starter 
Kinda what I decided. 187s are waiting for me at the shop. Now I just need to bend my fks brakes to fit. Should be just in time for my trip next week!
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