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Ski Make: Head
Ski Model: Mad Trix Mojo w/ Tyrolia Mad Flex binding 125-90-118
Ski Length: 176
Snow Conditions Used In: Groomed-firm to soft, slush, spring crud
Number of Days Used: 10
Your Ability: Advanced
How Many Years Have You Been Skiing: 29
Avg. Days per Year Skiing: 120
Other Skis You Like: Atomic SL9 REX R10
Your Height/Weight: 6' 170#

Nearly identical to Salomon Pocket Rocket. With a PR on one foot and a Mojo on the other, it's hard to tell the difference. Both skis are very soft in the tip and tail. The Head is a little bit heavier and smidgen stiffer, and has slightly better edge hold and stability than the PR. The PR flops around more in crud.

Carves well, but won't grip, arc and rebound like a true carver. At high edge angles, seems to slow down from added friction, perhaps snow spray hitting the turned up tails. Gets bounced around in choppy snow at speed. Strong pivoting feel in short radius turns. "This ski doesn't turn, it pivots!" Very easy to make quick pivot turns on top of bumps.

Takes awhile to get used to forward mounting position. (About 2.5" forward of Atomic R series, Head monsters relative to ski length)

Wide width and quick turning ability great for spring mashed potato snow on steeps. Occasionally the tail will seem to "hang up" in crud, perhaps from slough landing on the tails from the previous turn. Not yet tested in powder.

The tip and tail need a plastic cap or some other protection, as the topsheet chips easily.

This ski would do o.k. as a one-ski quiver for western skiers who ski mostly off piste, and like the turn feel. Of course, the main reason to buy this ski is to spray your friends with the rooster tail.