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K2 iKonic 84 2019

Reviewed by PROSKILAB
AWARD

AWARD

Best Accessibility!

PROSKILAB™ reviewers' comments

The K2 iKonic 84 exists in two relatively different versions: the K2 iKonic 84 and the K2 iKonic 84 Ti, which is stiffer. We tested the first version and were not disappointed.

The ski fulfills the criteria set by PROSKILAB for this category: a solid ski that combines performance, smoothness, and accessibility.

The K2 iKonic 84 does not necessarily shine in every area, but it "does the job" in all situations. The testers were most impressed by its accessibility.

Although it lags behind its competitors in skidded turns, it is a quiet forgiving ski that is easy to control.

We recommend the iKonic 84 for strong to advanced skiers who know how to carve and are looking for an easy predictable ski.

Review: Pros

  • Stability
  • Long turns
  • Edge grip
  • Versatile
  • Easy turn initiation
  • Accessibility

Review: Cons

  • Not great in skidded turns
  • More demanding in short turns
  • Less comfortable at high speed

The ski review scores

Turn initiation
☆☆☆☆☆
14.7
Stability
☆☆☆☆☆
15.3
Stability/turning performance
☆☆☆☆☆
16.0
Grip
☆☆☆☆☆
15.8
Short turn performance
☆☆☆☆☆
13.7
Long turn performance
☆☆☆☆☆
16.0
Skid turn performance
☆☆☆☆☆
14.8
Handleability
☆☆☆☆☆
14.2
Comfort
☆☆☆☆☆
13.7
Snow contact
☆☆☆☆☆
15.0
Soft snow fluidity
☆☆☆☆☆
14.3

Who's it for?

Good → Very good+

Manufacturer's remarks

All skiers are looking for a high-performance ski, but not necessarily an ultra-stiff one. The iKonic 84 offers the perfect compromise between stiffness and finesse, using the power of carbon and the liveliness of poplar and paulownia in its Konic core to create a ski that is ready to face all the terrain the resort has to offer. The K2 Speed Rocker profile provides superb edge grip and excellent control to easily link turns in all conditions.

Features of the iKonic 84

Brand : K2
Model : iKonic 84
Year : 2019
Family : Cruisers
Size tested : 177 cm
Tip size : 133 mm
Waist size : 84 mm
Tail size : 112 mm
Radius for the size reviewed : 17 m

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Reviewed by PROSKILAB™

in La Clusaz, France, March 2018