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Ski Radii - Kgf/N to Achieve Stated Radius

 Poster: A snowHead
Poster: A snowHead
I had a thought about stiff and soft skis and the force required to achieve the quoted radius. As far as I know, there is no data in ski reports and tests that objectively quantifies the force required for a ski to achieve its design radius.
There is clearly some research data about eg -
Of course edge angle will also have an impact and would need to be part of the data.

I would have thought that if such data was available, it would be easy to compare the stiffness of 2 skis, particularly similar skis.

I'm looking for some Head WorldCup Rebels, but not the newest versions. The one I'm after is the 2015/16 165cm at 122 - 66 - 107 with a radius of 12m.
The current suggested equivalent is the Worldcup Rebels e Race and the 165 cm is 121 - 68 - 102 with a radius of 13.5m.
The figures suggest to me that the ski dimensions, less waist, have changed the radius, and possibly the ski is also stiffer. I'm after the softer ski to put telemark bindings on.

After some googling, I've now found Head WorldCup Rebels e sl at 165cm 123 - 68 - 108 12,3m radius, which would seem to be what I could be looking for.

Now need to find the difference between E Race and E-SL??
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