K2 Burnin' Luv ERS11 (2010) - Ski Mag

K2 Burnin' Luv ERS11 (2010)

Category: Women's Speed; Category ranking: No. 5; Average score: 3.59; Balance of skills: 3.40; Best for: Someone who wants a cruise-control option; Not for: Ice storms; the Burnin lacks bite.
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Rating: / 5
Price: $1125.00
Year: 2010
Level: 3
Gender: Female
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Tip/Tail/Waist: 117/70/101
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Stability at speed: 3.71 / 5
Hard snow performance: 3.60 / 5
Crud performance: 3.63 / 5
Forgiveness: 3.91 / 5

Skis in this category tend to behave, appropriately, like racecars: If you try to keep them in second gear, they jerk you around. But the Burnin Luv is an exception: Smooth and calm at slow speeds, it’s content to let you do the driving. A sheet of metal gives it stability, and a new binding system improves its comparative lack in edge-grip, but it’s the Burnin’s ease and friendly feel that make it shine. “Ramp them up or rein them in—these skis could suit a wide variety of skiers,” Sheinberg said.

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