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by Pierre-Yves Ritschard
Sun Apr 08, 2007 4:55 pm
Forum: Rocky Mountains
Topic: Good Luck and Thankx Martin
Replies: 8
Views: 6194

Hi martin,

I will be moving to park city next september, be sure to let me know when you come back here !
by Pierre-Yves Ritschard
Fri Sep 08, 2006 8:55 am
Forum: Pavel
Topic: Pavel Freerider
Replies: 3
Views: 3047

yes the pic is from concretewave.de, thanks for the info.
i will drill the 2 holes.
by Pierre-Yves Ritschard
Thu Sep 07, 2006 1:42 pm
Forum: Pavel
Topic: Pavel Freerider
Replies: 3
Views: 3047

Pavel Freerider

Hi, I recently purchased this deck: http://concretewave.de/webshop/images/big/pavel_freerider.jpg the pavel freerider. I find the wheelbase a bit short, and from what i can see through google translate (my german is a bit rusty) drilling new holes would allow me to have a better behaving slalom boar...
by Pierre-Yves Ritschard
Thu Sep 07, 2006 9:28 am
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: NCDSA.com no more
Replies: 44
Views: 30747

next time you bring up topics like this one, the site will go down again ;)
j/k and thanks jani for bringing it back up.
back to lurking for me.
by Pierre-Yves Ritschard
Sun Jan 15, 2006 7:17 pm
Forum: ISSA World Ranking
Topic: [2006] What's wrong with the world ranking system?
Replies: 24
Views: 21771

the system works, it is in fact better that what is found in downhill where a lot of different bodies don't interact. i don't see the motivation behind trying to change this, the consensus is working as of today since there aren't too many parties involved, the decisions on points seem usually fair....
by Pierre-Yves Ritschard
Sat Jan 14, 2006 6:09 pm
Forum: For Sale - Wanted
Topic: Magun DH trucks wanted
Replies: 10
Views: 5436

Re: explosion

Martin Siegrist wrote: do you really need more than this? it works great! incredibly stable!
Martin please stop saying this, I'm sick and tired of seeing more and more of these trucks in france, I'm losing my advantage !

I wouldn't trade them for anything. My thanks to dr magun.
by Pierre-Yves Ritschard
Fri Oct 07, 2005 12:20 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2005] Slalom Pirates Series I - Paris - 2nd october 2005
Replies: 51
Views: 46974

Re: Pirate's slalom, Paris

All of the race times were very close indeed. In the GS, both Panda and I gained a second off our time because of a strong following breeze. Damn that Panda is quick! ...and he just eats shoots and leaves. Next time I'll eat, shoot and leave... (had to be done). And hopefully I'll get a chance not ...
by Pierre-Yves Ritschard
Wed Jul 20, 2005 10:26 am
Forum: California
Topic: Capitola Classic Spring 2006
Replies: 7
Views: 5554

Hi judy. A long travel from europe would be great, I'd like to come and race in california too. A 3 day event with 2 races (slalom and downhill) would be so nice, do you think there's any chance you can work something out with the local DH boys (like joe lehm). Well anyway thanks for putting events ...
by Pierre-Yves Ritschard
Fri Jun 24, 2005 5:39 pm
Forum: Kebbek
Topic: KebbeK Racing's Slalom Line for 2005
Replies: 16
Views: 19954

do you have the dimensions for these boards ? I like your model and the GS.
the only grief i had with the kebbek slalom boards was that i found them a little heavy for my taste did you make them lighter this time around ?
by Pierre-Yves Ritschard
Thu Jun 23, 2005 10:33 am
Forum: ISSA Rules & Discussion
Topic: Why use the Qualifying Time in the elimination rounds?
Replies: 61
Views: 48951

Re: bottom feeders Vs. top feeders

I never did like that system. Carpetbaggers lurk. Worse, some of the Very Best Racing is in that middle-of-the-pack grouping, where riders of more equal abilities tend to pool up. What it should be is 'luck of the draw' once one 'heat' is done. Take the riders that advance, by bib #, draw them in p...
by Pierre-Yves Ritschard
Wed May 18, 2005 5:55 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2005] Paris Slalom World Cup 2005 - Results
Replies: 14
Views: 9677

I don't think i've seen maria film the slide contest, but a lot of people were and soon we'll get videos of the contest. Here's a link to a video of last year's: http://rossiyem.free.fr/videos/urethane.divX.avi As for the judging, it was based on a number of parameters including style, number of rot...
by Pierre-Yves Ritschard
Wed May 18, 2005 3:49 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2005] Antibes International slalom, Sept 10-11, 2005
Replies: 118
Views: 85646

All slaloms on the garoupe !!
Count me in then, I won't miss it !
And I won't break my wrist when trying out boards with bad setups either ;)
by Pierre-Yves Ritschard
Wed May 18, 2005 9:43 am
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2005] Paris Slalom World Cup 2005 - Results
Replies: 14
Views: 9677

slide contest:

1st place out to antoine bry for the third year in a row
2nd place to our local boy patrick allan
3rd place to fabrice from montreal
by Pierre-Yves Ritschard
Tue May 17, 2005 4:53 pm
Forum: Radikal
Topic: Thank you Radikal
Replies: 4
Views: 4804

Thanks again for sponsoring the event with your trucks and putting a little spice in the contest with the challenge.
by Pierre-Yves Ritschard
Fri May 13, 2005 9:38 am
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2005] Paris Slalom World Cup 2005
Replies: 130
Views: 93873

don't be too bothered by the rain, we have 3 days of competition.
it won't be raining all 3 days (there's a nice weather forecast for sunday and monday).
the trocadero tries up REALLY fast so there will be time for racing.
by Pierre-Yves Ritschard
Fri May 13, 2005 8:53 am
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2005] Paris Slalom World Cup 2005
Replies: 130
Views: 93873

it's the third year we have the slide contest !
by Pierre-Yves Ritschard
Thu Apr 07, 2005 6:14 pm
Forum: Airflow
Topic: Airflow Martin Siegrist
Replies: 21
Views: 32411

what's the wheelbase again on this one ?
by Pierre-Yves Ritschard
Thu Apr 07, 2005 11:11 am
Forum: Airflow
Topic: Airflow Martin Siegrist
Replies: 21
Views: 32411

lighter means it easier to footbreak at high speeds.
by Pierre-Yves Ritschard
Wed Apr 06, 2005 3:10 pm
Forum: ISSA Rules & Discussion
Topic: Wheel size limit
Replies: 43
Views: 43076

I don't see the need for equipment rules in slalom.
The organizers should have a banning right though to disallow extreme equipment like corky suggested.
by Pierre-Yves Ritschard
Wed Apr 06, 2005 2:05 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2005] Paris Slalom World Cup 2005
Replies: 130
Views: 93873

constructive criticism here. so the people in paris are unable to create an english version of their site. is that what it seems to be? we're working really hard on it (just a reminder last year we didn't have it ready either by that time and the competition went really smoothly). i'd like you to r...
by Pierre-Yves Ritschard
Thu Mar 31, 2005 12:12 pm
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: Future World Championships locations
Replies: 114
Views: 74794

yep, old timers should be happy to know we're building up some skill everywhere, we'll give you a run for your money this year ! and regarding the flat / steep debate. i for one like to pump on flat ground from time to time, but nothing beats the thrill of the hill... fast courses pumping at speed, ...
by Pierre-Yves Ritschard
Wed Mar 23, 2005 4:45 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2005] Paris Slalom World Cup 2005
Replies: 130
Views: 93873

We'll do everything to have the online registration by the end of the week, sorry to keep you waiting
by Pierre-Yves Ritschard
Tue Dec 14, 2004 6:21 pm
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: World Championships - New venue proposal
Replies: 29
Views: 21266

Re: 2005 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS in Paris?

Rick Stanziale wrote:
Pat Chewning wrote: QUESTION: Is May too early in the season for a World Championship?
Yes.

Move it around.
Unfortunately we can't do that, booking a date with the city of paris is really tough and we're bound on may 14, 15 and 16 2005.
by Pierre-Yves Ritschard
Tue Dec 14, 2004 10:17 am
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: World Championships - New venue proposal
Replies: 29
Views: 21266

World Championships - New venue proposal

Hi, As most of you already know we are organizing the Paris Slalom World Cup for the third year in May 2005. We are proud to say that this event has been a real success the past two years, it seems almost everyone enjoyed it. The venue is also one of the greatest for a slalom event, everyone who's b...
by Pierre-Yves Ritschard
Tue Nov 09, 2004 10:12 am
Forum: ISSA Site administration
Topic: A face for our sport
Replies: 49
Views: 46196

I proposed two things: 1. hosting of the site, since it would be cheaper for you and more flexible 2. taking ownership of the domain since it seemed nobody stepped up to do it and an association seemed better than an individual or a company, but if you revive ISSA there's no discussion than it would...
by Pierre-Yves Ritschard
Fri Nov 05, 2004 10:16 am
Forum: ISSA Site administration
Topic: A face for our sport
Replies: 49
Views: 46196

And by the way, in the previous thread started by adam trahan, there was a talk about electing the administrators and editors of the site.
I'd be willing to have a system like that were we to host the domain.
by Pierre-Yves Ritschard
Fri Nov 05, 2004 10:11 am
Forum: ISSA Site administration
Topic: A face for our sport
Replies: 49
Views: 46196

Hi Most of you must not know me as I haven't been in the slalom game for too long and I've only competed in french slalom events (PSWC, Antibes and St-germain). When I'm not slaloming or bombing hills, I'm a security IT consultant and we do our share of domain name buying and selling. Today I host 4...
by Pierre-Yves Ritschard
Thu Oct 21, 2004 11:32 am
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2005] European Championships, Stockholm, July 15-17, 2005
Replies: 274
Views: 209083

that would attract many frenchmen, yeppa
by Pierre-Yves Ritschard
Tue Sep 14, 2004 3:55 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2004] Antibes - International slalom, Sept 11-12, 2004
Replies: 99
Views: 76036

nice event, i was greatly expecting the giant slalom on sunday (you were lucky corky ;) )
too bad i broke my wrist...
3 months without slalom & downhill
by Pierre-Yves Ritschard
Tue Aug 31, 2004 10:34 am
Forum: General Slalom Skateboard Deck Discussion
Topic: Trucks for a SC8 MACADAM 33.5 INCH by 7.5 inch deck
Replies: 3
Views: 3335

If you're not thinking about hitting cones with your board, and just cruising around (this model is not a slalom board anyway), you might want to consider indy's 139 or 160 with abec11 flashbacks or avalons, i think it will provide a smoother ride, the randall II 150 are also an option. I used to ri...
by Pierre-Yves Ritschard
Tue Jul 13, 2004 11:08 am
Forum: France
Topic: [2004] Slalom in Les Deux Alpes...
Replies: 6
Views: 4965

I hope pierre samray can answer here too, last year we stayed at a camping site, which is probably the cheapest way, it's nice and there's lot of grass, that makes up for sleeping on the floor.

If you'd prefer staying at a hotel, you'll have to ask pierre samray, he'll know better than me.
by Pierre-Yves Ritschard
Mon Jul 05, 2004 4:39 pm
Forum: France
Topic: [2004] Slalom in Les Deux Alpes...
Replies: 6
Views: 4965

Hi martin, nice to hear, you'll be attending the antibes race. Will you pay us all a visit in chamrousse the 24, 25, and 26 july ? There's a downhill freeride session on a 10km road, but in between runs you'll find a lot of slalom enthusiasts hitting some cones. It's a short drive from les 2 alpes (...
by Pierre-Yves Ritschard
Fri Jun 25, 2004 6:19 pm
Forum: North America
Topic: [2004] World Championships - Super G
Replies: 5
Views: 4229

The trip would be too expensive, but boy do i wish i could be there !
by Pierre-Yves Ritschard
Fri Jun 25, 2004 10:00 am
Forum: North America
Topic: [2004] World Championships - Super G
Replies: 5
Views: 4229

I think you are speaking of this hill, aren't you ?

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If so, you're all very lucky to race there, looks like a perfect Super G venue.
by Pierre-Yves Ritschard
Thu Jun 24, 2004 9:28 am
Forum: Airflow
Topic: Airflow C-81
Replies: 46
Views: 55646

Ah, ok :)
Dumb question then.
by Pierre-Yves Ritschard
Wed Jun 23, 2004 10:16 am
Forum: Airflow
Topic: Airflow C-81
Replies: 46
Views: 55646

One last thing, you also have an airflow truck on the front, what is it ?
by Pierre-Yves Ritschard
Mon Jun 21, 2004 5:05 pm
Forum: Wefunk
Topic: wefunk custommades
Replies: 26
Views: 26190

And by the way is it ok to ride this board with Avalons and or Avilas with a single angled riser pad, or is there wheel byte ?
by Pierre-Yves Ritschard
Mon Jun 21, 2004 5:03 pm
Forum: Wefunk
Topic: wefunk custommades
Replies: 26
Views: 26190

And how much did you pay for that (in euro)?
by Pierre-Yves Ritschard
Mon Jun 21, 2004 3:27 pm
Forum: Wefunk
Topic: wefunk custommades
Replies: 26
Views: 26190

Hi alex, are you already producing and selling those boards ? If so what would be the price of a nude board (no trucks or wheels).
Is it fit for somebody weighting 80kilos (I dont really like much flex on my boards)
by Pierre-Yves Ritschard
Mon Jun 21, 2004 3:23 pm
Forum: Airflow
Topic: Airflow C-81
Replies: 46
Views: 55646

How is the wheelbase measured inner truck bolts or axle to axle ?
by Pierre-Yves Ritschard
Fri Jun 18, 2004 2:48 pm
Forum: Airflow
Topic: Airflow C-81
Replies: 46
Views: 55646

ok, thanks.
60 is good, is that the setup you rode for the paris world cup ?
by Pierre-Yves Ritschard
Fri Jun 18, 2004 11:15 am
Forum: Airflow
Topic: Airflow C-81
Replies: 46
Views: 55646

And by the way what type of pads do you use to prevent wheelbyte with big wheels (avallon - avilla) does a single angled riser pad suffice ?
by Pierre-Yves Ritschard
Fri Jun 18, 2004 11:00 am
Forum: Airflow
Topic: Airflow C-81
Replies: 46
Views: 55646

Hi, it looks as though there are two possible wheelbases.
I heard about a 62cm wheelbase, what is the other one ?
by Pierre-Yves Ritschard
Wed Jun 02, 2004 5:46 pm
Forum: Radikal
Topic: Radikal bushings
Replies: 12
Views: 12723

Ok, i'll try that out, thanks !
by Pierre-Yves Ritschard
Wed Jun 02, 2004 5:09 pm
Forum: Radikal
Topic: Radikal bushings
Replies: 12
Views: 12723

Hi, thanks for the advice.

I actually have two clear bushings too and i weight 80 kilos, so the best setup would be to have the two clear ones on the front, and the red and blue on the back right ?
by Pierre-Yves Ritschard
Wed Jun 02, 2004 10:21 am
Forum: Radikal
Topic: Radikal bushings
Replies: 12
Views: 12723

Hi As a token of appreciation, keith hollien offered me a set of radikal bushings during the paris slalom event (thanks a lot keith). I got two translucid bushings, a red and a blue one. Can anyone give me the corresponding shores for these bushings and maybe give me advice on where to put them (fro...
by Pierre-Yves Ritschard
Tue Jun 01, 2004 1:45 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2004] Paris Slalom World Cup, May 29-31
Replies: 98
Views: 112593

That's good to hear,

I hope she'll master the art of foot braking by next year and that she'll be able to come and race with us once more.
by Pierre-Yves Ritschard
Mon May 17, 2004 5:08 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: [2004] Paris Slalom World Cup, May 29-31
Replies: 98
Views: 112593

Hi joe.
2,5 meters equal 8,20 feet.

see you in paris !
by Pierre-Yves Ritschard
Tue Apr 27, 2004 12:39 pm
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: Is Slalom PINK?
Replies: 45
Views: 34607

I hope you'll honor us with one of your renowned pink outfits during the paris slalom event in may !