At 205lbs I have been skiing on several pairs of skis at 175 to 178. Today I skied my new Progressor 900s, 175 and my new Lange RS 130s. Expected the boots to be way to stiff but I danced all over our little 300 ft vertical hill until I was bored. We had pure ice, inches of man made snow and in all of it the 900 was flick-able, powerful, ice holding, GS speed fun, and rock solid stability. I came off the mountain thinking I bought the ski to short. I have been studying this ski for two years and thought I nailed it. I still do not understand why I feel that way. None of my other skis feel short. Here are my new variables.
Went from 207 to 190 lbs.
Started weight training 3 months ago, leg press started at 50lbs and now 210 lbs.
New Lange RS 130s first time out feel like a dream and seem to make outrageously fast edge changes compared to my old Solomon X Max 130. With all the write ups on the stiffness of this boot I really thought I would have trouble bending it today but at 5 degrees no problem.
Modified the boot buy cutting the front of the shell for the Booster Strap to go around the inner boot which is the way I like it. The flex was beautifully progressive.