The RCS is back for another season on the trails. The ski has been around for years, it’s constantly re-invented and upgraded to satisfy as many skiers as possible. Designed with performance and forgiveness in mind, the austrian manufacturer releases the new version in a new length and gave it a new IFP plate compatible with the new Turnamic bindings.
What are the specifications of the Fischer RCS Skate Plus Stiff IFP ski?
If the ski looks the same as the Carbonlite and the Speedmax, it comes with a different construction. Its tip and tail are not made of carbon which makes the ski more forgiving and easier to manage than its bigger brothers. Yet, we’re quite far from a soft and low-end ski, it’s quite the opposite. The RCS features a premium honeycomb core reinforced with carbon fibre enhancing lateral stiffness and lightweight, both enjoyable when you’re skating. You can rely on Fischer's best base for the glide. Designed to perform best on standard snow (between -5°C and +2°C), the base brings top-notch performance within the reach of most skiers. The Stiff camber makes the ski aggressive and efficient on hard snow but not untameable. It is lively and enjoyable, it offers a nice kick and a stable glide. The camber is here to help you skate better and faster, it’s not there to make things more difficult. The ski comes 1cm shorter compared to its previous version and features the new IFP plate compatible with the new Turnamic bindings. Don’t worry, these binding work with most current standard of boots including Prolink, NNN and the new Turnamic boots. They are not compatible with the old SNS standards.
Who is the Fischer RCS Skate Plus Stiff IFP cross-country ski designed for?
It is for everybody. Almost! The only category of skiers who may not like it is the racing one. But if you’re a casual skier or a recreational one and you need to progress your skating technique, then the RCS is a safe pick. It is also a very good choice for experienced skiers looking for performance and forgiveness. Even a beginner could start with it if he wanted to keep the ski for many years. The RCS Skate Plus is an iconic ski with a strong reputation and we cannot recommend it enough.
What are the main assets of the Fischer RCS Skate Plus Stiff IFP ski?
Great value for money
|Specs Nordic Ski Fischer RCS Skate Plus Stiff IFP|
Structure - Construction
• DTG World Cup Plus
• Air Core Carbon
• Precision Pairing System
• Fischer Carbon Fibre
• Hole Ski Tip
• Skating 115
Weight of the pair in grams
1090g en taille 186
Deeper and coarser Plus structure, ideal for warm and moist conditions. Produced using natural diamond.
Multiaxial T300 1K carbon fibre for ski tip, ski tail and as laminate. Extremely tough and minimum weight.
Skating construction with HM carbon laminates to reduce ski tip mass. Requires less effort thanks to reduced pendulum action.
The next generation in ski pairing: fully automatic dynamic measurements of a multitude of pairing criteria ensures precise ski choice and optimised pairing.
Infrared preparation of the base with hot fluorinated wax. Great glide properties, protects from dirt and oxydation. Powered by Swix.
Special camber and snow contact points further apart from each other mean increased stability and a more powerful kick action on hard snow.
The most successful ski core with over 80% air content for extremely light weight. Optimum performance thanks to torsion-free and break-resistant technology.
|Size||Tip-Waist-Tail (mm)||Radius (m)|
Size grid :
|Weight (kg)||Size (cm)|
|40 - 47||165 - 170|
|47 - 57||170 - 175|
|57 - 65||175 - 180|
|65 - 75||185 - 190|
|75 +||190 +|
SKU : N17917 Product reference : H18FISCSKI015
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