NIS: Advantage of adjustability

TUNING IN YOUR HANDS

The NIS system offers the unique advantage of adjustability. The binding can slide along the NIS plate to enable individual fine tuning. On the whole the previously described assembly position is assumed.

This possibility of individual adjustment is of significance not only to racers. Recreational skiers and also newcomers to the sport also benefit from being able to make these adjustments. The following sections will show you how the different positions of the binding affect the performance of the skis and, as a result, how the climbing and gliding properties change. The different colours on the pictures show you the varying pressure patterns according to the position of the binding.

Individual adjustments to this basic setting can be made according to the skiing style. Using the NIS key or the Quick LockTM function you can make these adjustments in no time at all – even when you are out on the track.

EFFECTS ON SKATING

Binding more forward:

  • Increased pressure in shovel area
  • Advantage: greater stability when gliding
  • Important: loses speed

Binding moved further back:

  • Pressure reduction in shovel section
  • Advantage: more forgiving in terms of skiing style
  • Important: not as dynamic

EFFECTS ON CLASSIC – GLIDING PHASE

Binding more forward:

  • Greater pressure in shovel area when gliding
  • Important: reduction in gliding properties

Binding moved further back:

  • Less pressure in shovel area when gliding
  • Advantage: better gliding qualities

EFFECTS ON CLASSIC – KICK ACTION

Binding more forward:

  • Greater pressure on climbing zone in kick action
  • Advantage: easier climbing, more reliable kick action

Binding moved further back:

  • Less pressure on climbing zone in kick action
  • Important: kick action more difficult