Kästle 2019 ski reviews
We pre-reviewed some of the Kästle line in January 2018 and decided to include the most promising models in our PROSKILAB review (2 months later). The MX84 was among the skis selected and, like its big brother the MX 67 in the Carvers category, generated real enthusiasm among the professional reviewers.
The ski perfectly matches the category requirements. PROSKILAB's guidelines effectively require... Read on
We pre-tested all of the skis to select the best for the PROSKILAB™ review. Like this, we obtained a limited number of skis with the best possible qualities to meet the PROSKILAB™ guidelines.
In January 2018, we tried a few skis from the Kästle line and decided to include some of the models in our 2019 review, including the MX67. It was an excellent decision as the reviewers absolutely loved the ski.
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When we tried the Kästle models in January 2018, we found them very promising, so we decided to include the brand in the 2019 reviews.
The RX12 SL selected for the "Slalom" category was a great surprise. The reviewers found the ski easy to handle for this category, giving it plenty of praise, with "I loved it", "perfect flex for me", "an easy slalom ski"...
The performance isn't quite as good as the Rossignol Hero Elite St Ti R22, but it's absolutely fine. The ski is lively,... Read on
The RX12 GS from Kästle is a very good ski that stands apart for its great behavior when carving turns. The ski loves to be on edge and is remarkably easy and enjoyable in this context.
On the other hand, it does far less well in the Giant Slalom program. The ski's radius is too short for the program and suffers from a lack of stiffness which reduces its performance. Pushed to the limit, it runs out of steam on hard pack at high speed as turn quality deteriorates and grip becomes more uncertain.
The RX12 GS is a good... Read on