Originally Posted by vaughn
Howdy. I'm thinking of buying a pair of Dynastar Assaults that are still in the plastic but 3 seasons old. I've read about Dynastar Assault Superiors and am wondering if that's the same ski. I'm looking for a ski made for bumps. Doesn't matter if it's horrible everywhere else....I just want a bump ski. If you really know bump skis, I'd appreciate your opinion about these, AND feel free to tell me what you think is The BEST bump ski, and the best length for me: 6'-1", 185 lbs, 46 years old, (been skiing 40 of them) expert bump skier. (Sorry, I'm not looking for an all-mountain ski. Really.) Thanks!
Me 5'10" 165lbs.44yrs. I have assaults 190cm,and K2 Mamba 185cm. I can ski both in EC icy bumps but currently prefer the slightly softer Mamba.
You have 30lbs on me so you will flex them more (+). The Assaults are stiffer like all my previous bump skis Rossi 4M 190cm, 5SM 192cm regarding stiffness, perhaps assaults are- tad stiffer. At your 6'1", a 190cm ski would be fine. Not sure what the "Superior" assaults are exactly.
And no straight mogul skis aren't that bad everywhere else, what do you think we all skied on before the fats, just takes some getting used to!
PS I love my 0506 PE 179 as well all mt. The K2 Mamba was my second pair of K2 and there sweet too. Maybe I should just stick with K2 now.
I havn't tried the new shorter, fatter Mogul skis as of yet, but the pros seem to be rocking them fine.