The X-IUM Skating Premium S2 is undoubtedly one of the most successful skis ever designed by Rossignol and it remains as such for 2018. Construction and geometry return unchanged, the only difference for this new season is the new IFP plate replacing the NIS one. This new system is only compatible with Rossignol’s new bindings named the Turnamic.
What are the specifications of the Rossignol X-IUM Skating Premium S2 IFP cross-country ski?
Given the structure, the camber and the geometry remain identical to last year’s version, we already know the ski is a good ski. Extremely efficient on hard and compact snow, this is Rossignol’s top shelf most versatile ski. The 2 grooves on the base combined with a long and progressive camber enhance the steerability of the ski as well as its rebound. The softer tip makes it even more versatile and more forgiving as well. It performs better in softer snow conditions. The structure of the ski remains efficient in a temperature range from -5 to +2°C (i.e. most of the time). The rebound of the ski feels lively and dynamic, it delivers an immediate and enjoyable acceleration. Stable and less demanding than the previous versions, this new X-IUM Premium S2 is a sheer success.
Who is the Rossignol X-IUM Skating Premium S2 IFP cross-country ski designed for?
Many people will tell you this is a ski suited for competition and performance and it is pretty true. It was designed with efficiency in mind and our test tour pointed the fact that the ski was actually accessible to skiers with a lower level looking for a high-quality ski. The X-IUM Skating Premium S2 was one of the most tested ski this winter and every tester agrees, it is an incredible ski offering outstanding performance and liveliness yet remaining manageable. Fairly easy to skate, the ski allows for powerful pushes even on hard snow. If you are in a sporty condition and you’re looking for a valuable ski that’s going to help you progress, this one is a safe pick.
What are the main assets of the Rossignol X-IUM Skating Premium S2 IFP skate ski?
|Specs Nordic Ski Rossignol X-IUM Skating Premium S2 IFP|
|Sizes||174 - 187 - 193|
• Race Expert
Structure - Construction
• Nomex core
• Low Tip
• 3D Carbon Profil
• K 7000 versatile base
• 3D Tip
• Skating double guide groove
• 3D Profile
Weight of the pair in grams
1110g en taille 187
Better consistency, optimal control of the ski.
This construction radically changes the way the ski behaves by combining the characteristics of 2 materials.
• Very flexible - influences the flexiblity of the whole ski
• More freedom of movement at tip and tail
• Tip and tail float and flide freely over uneven terrain. It's the 'snake effect'
• Torsional rigidity
• Enhanced directional stability
Stabilizes the ski and facilitates tracking whatever its position.
3D Carbon structure for optimal energy returns.
3D shaped tip allows to save weight for optimal balance after the kick.
Honeycomb construction, ultra light and laterally stiff for efficient ski control.
Base for cold conditions and versatile structure.
Lower tip, increases contact surface and ski stability in the tracks.
|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 : RHGCR02 Product reference : H18ROSSSKI003
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