Tag Archive: TTS

Feb 26 2015

Serial Heelers – episode III

Serial Heelers, S1, E3

  The reason for the lack of video endorsements in this place is simple, I’m not impressed with many. After awhile they all sort of look the same, and they show feats I’ll never repeat, and snow I only dream about anymore in the Sierra Nevada. I don’t need to be reminded where I’m not. …

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Jan 28 2015

Meidjo wins ISPO Gold Award

Meidjo wins Gold award for innovation from ISPO.

  The M-Equipment’s first product, the Meidjo telemark binding will receive a Gold award from ISPO at the upcoming European trade show for its innovative design. Meidjo combines a Dynafit style low-tech toe piece with a spring loaded plate that attaches to the 2nd heel of a NTN boot. The binding weighs approximately one pound …

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Jan 17 2015

Meidjo Revised to Fix Production Flaws

Revised mount will now have four screws holding the cable down.

The reports are flooding in and M-Equipment is responding by modifying components of the binding and tightening quality control. Thus, problems that are being reported are being fixed. Pierre Mouyade, Meidjo’s designer contacted me to say, “Begin January I discover a problem on the low tech. The four pin inside the 4 spring of the …

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Jan 05 2015

First Look: Meidjo – merging Tech w/NTN

Meidjo, fresh from the factory.

Meidjo updates -17jan15 “Ask and you shall receive,” goes the saying. We all know that isn’t always true, but it is often enough to keep the quip alive. In this case, it is true. For years tech savvy telemarkers have dreamed of a lightweight binding with Dynafit touring efficiency and a powerful NTN connection to …

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Oct 06 2014

Telemark Binding Selection Guide (2014)

The Chouinard 3-pin Classic.

  When you’re ready to march to the beat of a different drummer, whether you need a new challenge or your rebel spirit compels you that way, this guide is offered to help you decide what binding to get. When it comes to picking a telemark binding there are many things to consider. Releasability, downhill …

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Jul 15 2014

Is the NTN’s butt too big?

Notice how consistent Scarpa's dimensions are, regardless of NTN sole size. cte

There is a fly in the ointment, brewing in the background with the New Telemark Norm system. It hasn’t gained much recognition because there aren’t that many people telemarking anymore, and of those who still are, not that many have switched to NTN. Depending on what size boot you have, and the binding you pair …

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May 14 2014

Tech Talk: What’s a millimeter between 2-pins?

Going forward, angular rotation of the toe will be a common feature of Dynafit toe units.

  Let me be up front here, this discussion may be too much minutia about something that only affects a small percentage of AT skiers. Nonetheless, it may provide insight for those who use Dynafit style tech bindings, or those looking to buy in. A number of people have complained, myself included, on the need …

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