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Nordica Dobermann Spitfire 120 (2006)

It’s a notch down in flex from Nordica’s 130-flex Dobermann Pro, but it still has a powerful, racy feel, and it’s more versatile in terms of terrain preferences. As with all the 98-mm-lasted Dobermanns, its bootboard is bolted down and metal-reinforced for extra edge-power and stability. The Spitfire is a race-inspired performer that skis with surprising comfort.
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Dobermann Spitfire 120

Rating: 0.00 / 5
Price: $875.00
Year: 2006
Level: N/A
Gender: Male

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