Originally Posted by Ghost
Looks like a lot of moving parts, and more expensive than just buying a soft and stiff pair. It's a lot easier to lug through an airport than two pairs though.
I'd be concerned about the freezing issue but I can't imagine that it has not been considered. I won't know until next week I guess, but some feedback that I've gotten is that the difference is not very noticable. OTH, others say that it is like two different skis. FWIW the graphics with the chrome etc. seem to be aimed at the conspicuous consumer. I think Phil's analogy to a BMW commercial may prove to be pretty apt.
I think that possibly the folks with slopeside lockers at Squaw and the like will want to have one for sure.