ski length Tested:178, 185. Combine this with the steel Volkl integrated into the Code UVO Red and youve got one of the most powerful, yet quietest skis on the market. Fat powder rocker for phat powder turns. The UVO engages itself as soon as your skis start vibrating in bumpy terrain or variable conditions by absorbing vibrations in lateral, longitudinal, and torsional directions. Those who come from a race background or who simply just like to ski fast and aggressive on groomers will love the stability, power, and energy of the Code UVO Red. Ski : Salomon QST 106 2017. So the Code UVO Red has easy turn initiation, enough strength and energy to hold a powerful carving turn, yet washes around when you want. Sometimes a frontside ski with rocker gives up some power in exchange for easy turn initiation, but Volkl has done an exceptional job retaining strength in the Code UVO Red. If youre looking to add a frontside carving ski to your quiver, but are having a hard time choosing the right ski, at the SkiEssentials price of 499 you really cant go wrong with the Volkl Code UVO Red.
Skis, rocker/taper profiles, and the classic skiers fascination with powder skiing, it can sometimes be easy to overlook changes in the frontside ski. Shiro, skis, review, by, skis.com. The Salomon crew were given first crack at it in all-time powder conditions. Volkl, kuro 2013, ski.
Just taking a quick look at the dimensions its obvious these skis are best suited for frontside carving, coming in at 122/76/104mm at the 175cm length, resulting in an 18m turn radius. Volkl Kuro 2013 Ski Review, ski Statistics - Length (cm) / Sidecut (mm) / Radius (m) 175 / /.3 185 / /.3 195 / /.4, manufacturer's Description. 76mm is certainly a waist width thats most at home on groomed terrain, but wide enough that you can venture off piste every now and then. The multilayer woodcore provides a heavy dose of liveliness, and the full rocker shape delivers both unbeatable lift in deep snow as well as relaxed cruising on prepared terrain. This helps make turn initiation extremely easy, while also giving the ski slightly more stability when off piste. Were off to a great start to the season for snow across the country (with some exceptions here on the east coast but we all know deep down inside we cant ski powder every day. However, it is quite heavy - technology has.