Opinion

Extrem Opinion

Brand
Extrem
Model
Opinion
Category
Freeride
Weight
2130 gr
Waist
108 mm
Tested length
186 cm
Year
2016

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SFI (Ski Flex Index) 

4
6
5
4
4
Fri Flyt overall rating of Extrem Opinion:

6 / 10

Flotation:
7 / 10
Turning capabilities:
5 / 10
Stability at speed:
6 / 10
Technical info:
Opinion is the Swedish equivalent to American Bro skis. This ski was made in collaboration with people on an Internet forum, and it differs somewhat from previous Extrem models. The radius is relatively short and the rocker is long in both ends. Low camber. Soft tips and a stiffer back ski. Semicap of fibreglass.

On snow:
This was not a ski that was easy to maneuver in the first run. Several of the test riders experienced a strange and insecure feeling from the start - perhaps because of the short gliding surface? However, after a while we grew accustomed to this ski with its characteristic long rocker tip. It floats well at cruising speed without big directional changes. It needs some time to get used to, but if you are looking for a freeride ski, this might be money well spent.


Opinion

Technical data:

Measured length
186 cm
Flex (relative stiffness)
SFI 46544
Brand
Extrem
Model
Opinion
Produced
Sweden
Available lengths
179,186
Contact length
88 cm
Rocker tail
45 cm
Rocker nose
53 cm
Side cut
120 cm
Taper tail
28 cm
Taper tip
38 cm
Setback (true center to narrowest point)
9 cm
Tested mounting point (true center to boot center)
6 cm
Max tail width
124 mm
Min waist width
108 mm
Max nose width
143 mm
Side cut radius
21.40 mR
Width difference nose vs. tail
19 mm
Surface area (one ski)
2130 cm2
Weight
2130 gr
Relative weight
1.00 gr/cm2
Hight tail tip
34 mm
Hight nose tip
63 mm
Angle tail tip
14°
Angle nose tip
32°

This sequence of numbers indicates stiffness. Each number corresponds to a part of the ski, from tail to tip. 5 equals the average
for this part and length of the ski. Lower values indicate softer skis, higher values stiffer.