Ski Heil! Started mounting my skis with quiver killers and there is some overlap from my current binding (Ox) to what I hope to use with the Lynx. MEIDJO 2.1 + SKI-BRAKES 2.1 : when ordering a Meidjo 2.1 binding and for technical reasons, please send us an email to with the reference of your order and the size of ski-brake 2.1 you want: 85, 95, 105, 120 or 130mm. 2 damage in the field. 今日はテレマークスキースクール開催。初日に弱々ながらテレマークターン完成とはなかなか筋がよろしい。今季初の霊峰拝めました G6 S5. All good fun. The Lynx is light, weighing a smidgen over a pound per foot. But on the current information it would appear to be fair to say the Lynx and Meidjo will weigh near enough the same which is roughly 500g per binding. Yahoo! Jakob Hertz fortæller lidt om den nye Meidjo 2,1 som er klar til sæsonen 2017/2018 Outlow I use 2 seasons, without problems. Um ein Depot zu eröffnen, ist eine Einzahlung in Höhe von mindestens 2.000 Euro erforderlich. Never had the Rottefella release, even when I hit an unseen baby tree). I'm making deeper turns than ever before with the single spring. While there are other manufactures out there toying with NTN binding designs (most notably the Meidjo from M-Equipment), the fact that 22 Designs would be able to develop the first real alternative on the market to the Rottefella Freedom and Freeride was a sign that, contrary to popular belief, Telemark is not dead, and it is not dying. But the worst part about the Meidjo is that a single binding mount requires 10 holes, including the 2 for the heel plate. Please be aware that online purchases of equipment shown on this site through affiliate retailers will also help support this site by earning a commission for EYT. It sports a similar downhill feel as Outlaw, with the touring efficiency of Dynafit’s legendary low-tech system, combined with 22D’s reputation for durability. (480g) , Large – 18 oz. 1.9k . I love the way the Meidjo 2.0 skis. For simple mode shifting, Outlaw takes the cake, but Lynx is only slightly more fiddly, requiring you to step out of the toe to retract the claw, then re-connect the toe pins. For comparison the Outlaw had a standard spring set on 3, Meidjo was also set to 3 with a doubled-up standard spring, and Lynx was at the “factory” setting as determined by Chris and Collins. 4 comments. Meidjo 2.0 – 2 damage in the field. Pretty darn light. The Meidjo 2.1 is a step in binding. sometimes there is cross over when accessing the resort slack country and they are not intrusive or much of a hassle, we use leashes on all set-ups/full time. Anyone able to comment on the mounting position (fore/aft) as compared to the outlaw x? I moved the pin from the rear to the front and still could barely tell the difference. Step in is not my number one criteria to judge a binding. Post Covid, I’d love to see a ‘uni-style’ debate about the merits of Lynx vs Meidjo. Hey everybody! Had high hopes, and looks like we’ll just have to be patient and wait for a revised version. I then carpet tested them against my V1 Lynx trying to get the same tele-resistance. Hoping your view looks something like this today wherever you are ✌, Ty Dayberry showing the Utah crew his take on the words "Life Elevated" , "The Greatest adventure is what lies ahead", "Time flies. My 15 year old daughter races in them (she has ditched her Rottefellas). However, I don’t foresee it clinging to the composite plates, and with the claw remaining open, it won’t collect there either. Same situation like John M. Feit Finally, like you, I appreciate the idea of having 8 binding screws vs 13. What is unacceptable, in my mind, is that those glitches destroy other components of my kit. Cookies help us deliver our Services. I haven't looked at them in a couple of years, but can the new Meidjo be switched between modes with a pole? The meidjo and lynx are the closest I’ve ever felt to the old duckbill with an NTN boot and could lead to a bit of a resurgence for tele. So what’s the bottom line? So for demo purposes a Vice heel post was used. Good in mixed UK/Scotland backcountry conditions (when it snows-incrasingly rare now with Global warming). Fuhgetaboutit! The part of the turn equation that you’ll notice most, especially if you’re coming from a binding where the cable connects at the real heel, is how smooth the power transfer is. Furthermore, it does not have the requisite bellows. I can say it does work in a simple test of kicking a boot out at the heel. If you must have brakes, get the Outlaw or Freeride. 22 Design’s Lynx. Excited for Nov 2018! Do you still have to pull skis off and flick the lever? Don't let a case of the Monday's get you down! But I was really suprised by the new low tech and the second anchor bevel that allows for a true step in (no need to arm the binding like before. ", Throwing it back to a great one of ripper Kami Abi-Nader taking care of business at the Freeheel Life Cup (RIP), 地元ゲレンデオープン㊗️ 予定日からは6年ぶりとか。朝はゴンドラ遅れてたらい回しされたけど湿雪だったしまあいいか。ところが昼からゴン降りで冷えてリセット。生まれ変わったチャレンジ楽しかったー G3 S1, Another tasty shot of the Swedish Assassin Andreas Sjöbeck dialed and hitting his mark , Adam Steer, doctor of high resolution topography. It’s about on par with Meidjo. The relative bending position of composite leaf-springs does affect the perception of power when initiating a turn, but once the heel is lifted more than, say seven degrees, the tension from the coil springs dominate and there is no discernable difference between any of the leaf bending positions. 5ish feet), once fully extended the fuse breaks. For the neophytes and grey-haired doubters, the low-tech toe yields the best lateral power transfer ever for a telemark system. That being said, they ski like a dream! You won't want to miss this! Thanks – Seth. If and when 22D has the inspiration to develop that it may be incorporated. Getting out, while improved, remains a task that requires coordination and a bit of technique. Lynx Never tour without them…. Vosges Télémark. hide. Lynx is about as easy to step into as a 2-pin fiddler binding can be. Continue browsing in r/telemark. With the Meidjo 2.1 and Lynx we now have a choice of bindings that offer excellent control and efficient touring mode. Mammoth shoot out: Outlaw VS Meidjo By Dostie; 5 mins to read Mammoth Mountain. By using our Services or clicking I agree, you agree to our use of cookies. There were no alignment bumpers but the pins were close enough that it was easy enough to visually line up pins with inserts and step in first time about 90% of the time. Your last sentence nails it Bobby. I pulled out the old Meido V1.X and mounted them up on a pair of ‘rock skis’. (*Thirteen*. Coming out of the turn the Meidjo is reactive, especially with the additional springs. hide. I just got new revised springs that’s suppose to fix the claw grab issues from 22 and can’t wait to test them. Telemark isn’t dead, it’s more in that awkward age where it’s laying low, trying to figure out what it wants to be when it grows up. In a quick survey of three other Lynx testers at the WWSRA demo at Copper mountain (Jan. 29-20, 2018) they all said the Meidjo was slightly … it had a similar feel to the old G3 targa with the spring cartriges a little too loose… Tried all the different settings and cranking them down, but The binding never felt very active, and seem to rely on the flex of the boot. If you agree with me thus far, you have to be excited for what is to come for our sport. We sent the Telemark Gear Guru Craig Dostie to check out and get the scoop on the new 22 Designs LYNX. A pair of coil springs sit underneath, connected at the back of the toe baseplate via braided steel cable to a yoke that ties the claw and rear composite leaf together. Stiffness, fit, durability, etc. I have some time - There’s no light boots available yet so it’s not worth upgrading from Outlaw X & Axl - ski depending. LYNX bietet transparente und günstige Konditionen. The spring on M2 does release and is adjustable; not guaranteed of course, but comforting to me. Disappointed that the linx prototype broke on me while testing at the Copper on-snow. The main point is that the performance of all three is more similar than different, all sharing nearly immediate engagement and a smooth power curve that won’t overdrive the tips of your skis like bindings that connect at the real heel. I am honored by your support and readership. Sheesh!!) We know what we need in a tele boot to match up to the TTN bindings like Meidjo and Lynx. Here is what I found: 1. Just tried Meidjo 3.0 for the first time. … If we’re really lucky, it will have the option to switch between a low and high wire. Some of the details may change by the time Lynx is produced by the thousands but Lynx confirms that the core components of a 2-pin tech toe and spring tension on the 2nd heel yield the best tele sensation I’ve ever felt in over 30 years of dipping the knee. 3. Created Mar 20, 2011. The activity adjustment bar is steel, so that’s bound to collect some too. share. 22 Designs plans to produce a limited quantity of 500, available November 2018. I fixed it in the field with 2 part epoxy putty & got going again quick. Try before u buy. It’s still beta season for the Lynx and too early for anyone to know. When compared to other low-tech bindings that have zero telemark capability, and especially compared to the one that does, the price sounds reasonable too. Well done 22Designs. Also, another cool thing about this binding is that it looks like the structure comprising of the TTS pins is burlier than the Meidjo. Releasabilty is important to me off piste (done both ACLs over the years!). Just like modern alpine touring bindings with pin-tech style systems, these bindings allow for a more efficient uphill touring experience. Was thinking of using the heel from a Fritschi Tecton binding (the Kingpin killer) with a Meidjo which opens up the boot choice to any NTN boot regardless of heel inserts - if an occasionally locked heel is wanted - but the weight is 328gms or 400gms with brakes vs 120gm for a Meidjo Alpine heel. Update on Meidjo 2.1. As with Rottefella’s Freeride in the early days there is a lack of field evidence on how well this works. One thing is clear after checking out 22 Design’s Lynx. Craig Dostie describes the basics of how to use The M-Equipment Meidjo 2.1 NTN Tech Toe Telemark binding. In this age of lighter, stronger and more versatile AT setups the TTN breathes new life into the sport we all love. Finding aggressive 75mm boots seems to get harder every year, and I think I am going to make the change to NTN this season cause I figure I will have to at some point. They fix the one, huge downfall of the 75mm which is touring capability. Do the 3.0's have two spring option, like the 2.1s? [3] Bekannt ist das Unternehmen vor allem als Automobilhersteller mit hochwertigen Nachbauten von verschiedenen Jaguar-Rennsportwagen. Im Laufe von nunmehr fünf Jahrzehnten änderten sich mehrfach die Eigentumsverhältnisse an dem Unternehmen, Lynx blieb jedoch stets im englischen Süd… Hope everyone's season has been stellar. It’s good that I had a second set away in the Alps. It is held in place with the same slick pin used to adjust cable pivot location on the Axl or Vice. So far, I’ve broken all the bindings I had, G3, BD, bulldog, except HammerHead and Outlow. Made for a really long run down when the plastic clip that allows you to “step in” snapped off…. Mounting: 22D 6-hole, Hello, this reply is for Seth. Almost all AT bindings require turning the heel tower which is much more fiddley than simply clicking the claw in tour mode with your boot…looks pretty slick in the video! 22 Designs Lynx Binding Part. So that hole pattern means it may be usable on Telebry release plates for 360 degree DIN release. Boots are now the linchpin to the progression of the telemark future. I don’t think there’s an easier binding to get in to; arguably as easy as an alpine binding, but with less heel pressure required to latch in. “Grey hair” comment: this is not the “ first composite flex plate” tele binding. Just like modern alpine touring bindings with pin-tech style systems, these bindings allow for a more efficient uphill touring experience. As with any other telemark binding, Lynx has standard telemark releasability — possible but unlikely and definitely NOT certified. Taylor Johnson on the early morning hunt. MEIDJO 2.1 + SKI-BRAKES 2.1 : when ordering a Meidjo 2.1 binding and for technical reasons, please send us an email to with the reference of your order and the size of ski-brake 2.1 you want: 85, 95, 105, 120 or 130mm. I might try it. I tried all three positions and the difference was subtle at best. (since they are the true comparable bindings). Telemark-Pyrenees lists the Lynx as slightly more expensive than the Meidjo so those in Yurp don't even have the relative expense as an argument point, but I'm sure that this is anomaly. CV: Fall 2015 is the plan. Community. To my reckoning, Meidjo and Lynx were nearly indistinguishable. From $0.10. Basically, there is a breakable ‘fuse link’ that if you are caught in an avy, they stretch to the full extent of the coiled leash (approx. Sections of this page. There is an adjustable steel plate that determines where the leaf-spring bends upward. Easy to handle and robust, it is the right compromise between the progressivity, the amplitude of a standard 75 and the power of an NTN (Rottefella) binding for telemark mode and between the mobility and efficiency of an insert binding for touring mode. But I am not running the brakes on my Meidjos this season preferring leashes which I have used for 20+ years. Whether I chose one over the other would be more a matter of other factors than the tele sensation they deliver because all are the best there has ever been in the tele kingdom. Eventually I plan on getting a pair of Lynx or meidjo for the backcountry but was curious to hear everyone's take about the the similarities and differences between these two boots. Your email address will not be published. The ideal climbing heel post for Lynx may be even lower, which raises the possibility that 22D’s spring activated climbing wire may be available on a shorter post that can work with competitor’s tele bindings. With new products, I expect some glitches. Skis brilliantly, tours well. Seems sensible to me as leashes are really just a tool to comply with ski area policy to prevent a runaway ski. Brakes add weight and no one has developed a telemark ski brake that retracts inside the plane of the ski edges. Schon seit der Gründung 1968 steht die Restaurierung, Wartung und Rennvorbereitung von Jaguar-Rennsportwagen im Mittelpunkt. Thanks in advance! save. Any detailed comparison between the two? Lightweight and bomber 22D quality! A couple of late storms hit the Sierra last week. Meidjo binding received the precious Editor's Choice of Backcountry Magazine in 2017 and won the Gold Winner Award at ISPO in 2015. Members. In a few cases it caused the flexor plate to break, and in others the springs on the plastic red shift thingy were damaged. hope they will be built with already a long travel capacity. In theory better plastic will overcome that trouble. Meidjo has been prone to above-average icing problems because it had lots of cavities and metal for snow to collect in and get packed into ice. 4 comments. Good to film it for later. Learn how your comment data is processed. But it is not a feature that is claimed or promoted. Thus, the forecast for Lynx icing up remains possible, but not catastrophic. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. This is a touring binding. Yes I have Meidjo’s TX Pros, Evo WC, Outlaw X, Lynx as well as OG Garmont Excursions, plus three pair of Merrell Doubles. The Meidjo 2.1 Telemark Tech Binding by The M-Equipment Co is a game changer binding for any telemark skier looking to move light and fast in the mountains. The Meidjo 2.1 is a 2 pin NTN binding and uses a Dynafit style tech toepiece combined with dual underfoot springs and latching spring box that connects to the NTN 2nd heel under the mid foot. For step-in convenience, Outlaw doesn’t require precise toe alignment, but the second heel connection of the Lynx takes less downward force for the claw to snap on. In all cases it caused mild to severe boot jack where your boot cannot stand flat. I have two TTS rigs that have a ski brake. Press J to jump to the feed. Hiroki Ide Paul- the Scarpa F1 will not work with this binding as it does not have the NTN heel, aka duckbutt. Thank you Quadzilla for your generous contribution (>$100) in support of this site. The rule of Winter ’15 season has been to act fast when fresh snow arrives, otherwise there won’t be much left. Touring performance was not tested, but there is little doubt Lynx will be as efficient as any other 2-pin binding weighing a pound per foot (480g). The main goal was to get feedback on the tele bindings from B and E. Both confirmed that stepping in to the Outlaw is ridiculously easy. Call in Bruce and ‘expert’ witnesses from this site. Three companies come to mind making these small-gauge wire loops – G3, Plum, Marker. Compared to the Meidjo, the Lynx, while not quite as light (they weigh 2 lb 3 oz vs. the Meidjo’s 1 lb 13 oz), (Editor’s note: we had the wrong weights here for comparing the Lynx and the Meidjo—a large pair of the Lynx weigh in at 1000g (2.2lbs), while the Meidjo’s weight per pair is 920g (2lbs)—thanks to the reader who pointed this out!) Quick View. See more of The M Equipment on Facebook. if when you flipped your leg up to rip off the skin, you could try to plant the bottom of the ski and flip the switch to tele mode. Meidjo… report. But if only looking at this feature, Meidjo 3.0 is really good (tried without the brakes). r/telemark. Of the three, Lynx engaged the fastest, while Outlaw had the most power. Matt October 4, 2019 - 1:15 pm. The binding was less than flawless, here are the details: (sorry about the long post with no pictures - maybe I should add some emoticons?) I don't mind kneeling down to engage a binding, but for some reason I really don't want to for transitions. and three pins they all get skied. (Note: To get past the second side you need to wiggle a bit until it pulls through.) Telemark Gear Guru, Craig Dostie, takes a first look at the new 22 Designs Lynx telemark tech binding. There’s another binding that we’re working on with a tech-fitting toe for a true Dynafit-style tour mode. It's up to you to be the navigator. Getting in and out of the binding is as simple as the Meidjo. Ah, didn’t hear that. Hagan US is importing the Freeraider 12 rebranded as the Hagan Core. We apologize for the inconvenience. I’m not a gear tester and I have not tried all the bindings on the market Got my fingers crossed the final version Will work as designed-. These small-gauge wire loops – G3, BD, bulldog, except Hammerhead and Outlow Ide same like. Set up 15 year old daughter races in them ( she has ditched her )! 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