The sir francis bacon shorty is an incredibly versatile tool for aspiring young andor shorter shredders. The king of powder skiing, eric pollard, has spent years trying to figure out how to make a ski that performs more like a surfboard and the line sir francis bacon 2020 achieves that with a convex tip and tail. The culmination of the last years of rigorous design and testing has led to one the most versatile skis ever created. Line skis sir francis bacon is now firmly established as a classic freeride ski as we discovered on our on snow test in austria when checking out the new 201516 ski season edition. Plenty of width for the pow, tons of stability at speed, and the agility nee. This year sir francis bacon hit the gym in the off season and came back a little stronger and a bit thinner. The line sir francis bacon has been around in some form for what feels like forever. Our most popular ski, the line sir francis bacon has been completely redesigned.
The elizabeth has been ditched from erics 2011 line, but the ep pro and the sir francis bacon remain along with a kids version of the ep pro the ep pro shorty. Not only was he fortunate enough to share his name with arguably the best food in the world, but sir bacon was also a revolutionary thinker. Im currently riding the 201011 bacons, which were a bit softer, wider. Our favorite skis for 2018 included the line mordecai, line sir francis bacon, and the sick day 104 skis. Bartholomew in the time of king henry vii, and later transformed into a mansion by sir john spenser in the time of queen elizabeth i. Line 155 sir francis bacon shorty marker squirrel jr powder skis. Top quality, great selection and expert advice you can trust. The baconian theory of shakespeare authorship holds that sir francis bacon, philosopher, essayist and scientist, wrote the plays which were publicly attributed to william shakespeare. Overall line is a great company and they really outdid themselves on this ski. It holds an edge on groomers very well and is nimble despite its size. Line sir francis bacon shorty originally posted by roussel view post hmm interesting, i found teh 120s too soft for me, but i did have fun with them if i conciously rode them differently.
The art on the bacon is an acrylic on wood painting of a massive color wheel and a tree with roots growing below. Eric pollard has completely redesigned the line skis sir francis bacon skis to have the perfect blend of flex, width, and shape. Various explanations are offered for this alleged subterfuge, most commonly that bacon s rise to high office might have been hindered were it to become known that. For a characteristically playful, poppy ski, it handles well all over the mountain. Allnew and primed to change your conception of whats possible on snow, the sir francis bacon opens up new lanes of creative skiing. The line sir francis bacon skis offer agility that stands up to anything you throw at them.
Line sir francis bacon a seriously playful ski alpinezone. With a refined construction and geometry, the sir francis bacon has an even better float than before and feels smooth and solid everywhere on the mountain, proving once again that bacon goes well on everything. The sir francis bacon has become a line classic over the years. Dec 15, 2016 the line sir francis bacon, a perennial sales champ for the brand, returns unchanged for 2017. The difference as far as frontside performance goes is minimal, the difference in soft snow is substantially better in the new sir francis bacon even being 4mm narrower. Lj strenio lj strenio got his start filming with meathead films in the east coast ski hub of burlington, vt, continuing to appear in many of their films over the past decade.
Plenty of width for the pow, tons of stability at speed, and the agility needed to use the entire mountain as your personal terrain park. Within the banquet hall, francis gathered the greatest leaders in literature, art, law, education, and social reform. Line was founded in 1995 with a mission to grow and rejuvenate skiing by building innovative, athletedriven skis. In my introduction, i described the sfb as one of the legendary skis of our generation, with each of its multiple iterations finding a place in the quivers of many a skier.
New listing line sir francis bacon skis 184 cm w rossignol axial 140 bindings. Alex adams on the line sir francis bacon, craigieburn valley ski area, nz. Line accomplished all of this without sacrificing much. Eric pollard has completely redesigned the line sir francis bacon skis to have the perfect blend of flex, width, and shape. Line 2010 sir francis bacon teton gravity research.
Sir john was a good friend of sir francis bacon, as was his son in law, lord compton, 1st. Many of these are also totally unconvincing, often presenting deciphered gibberish or codes that can be found anywhere 3. Sir francis has plenty of width for the pow, tons of stability at speed and the agility needed to use the entire mountain as your personal terrain park. With huge dimensions, 1421159, and a relatively short length of 182cm should prove the bacon s very useable and agile in the way that. It started off in 2006 as a 115mmwide twintip ski that was designed to let skiers like eric pollard who helped design it, take their tricks into the backcountry. The concept was for the sir francis bacon to ride well in all conditions, something i could take up any day and not be disappointed. The new 1920 sir francis bacon is very different from the current ski in some regards, while being quite similar in others. Line sir francis bacon shorty skis 2017 kids pow bombs away the line sir francis bacon shorty skis are just the miniversion of the legendary adult bacons.
Als ski equipment barn offers name brand ski equipment at very low prices. Jun 16, 2007 the sir francis bacon is an amazing looking pair of skis and as innovative as one would expect from line. The line sir francis bacon shorty is a definitive kids allmountain powder ski. On 22 january 1621 in honour of sir francis bacon s sixtieth birthday, a select group of men assembled in the large banquet hall in york house without fanfare for what has been described as a masonic banquet.
Review of line skis sir francis bacon freeride ski a twintip, wide, rockered ski that is billed as an allmountain ski. For sale wenatchee, wa line sir francis bacon skis size 178. Its not just the graphics on the sir francis bacon that are appealing for a big mountain ski its surprisingly nimble, and the more you put into. The line sir francis bacon is one sick little piggy for the progressive skier who wants a single ski to lap the park, shred the trees and crush it on the rest of the mountain. It is now slightly wider at 107mm underfoot, and it features allnew convex base technology. The line sir francis bacon ski is eric pollards preferred quiver of one. With huge dimensions, 1421159, and a relatively short length of 182cm should prove the bacons very useable and agile in the way that their snowboard inspired ethos would have you believe. Ski the easts spectral 7 making of an urban segment. Line aimed for enduring legacy when it created its sir francis bacon ski, and its won enough awards to suggest that its continuing in its namesakes footsteps. Both my wife and i line sir francis bacon, we often go on top trips and use them as randonee skiing, which means stighs driving. Ive just got a pair of marker griffons and im ready to mount them. Free style length cm dimension tipwaisttail mm radius m. Baconian theory of shakespeare authorship wikipedia.
Shop for line skis at rei free shipping on all orders. Plenty of width for the pow, tons of stability at speed. The bacon is the most versatile ski in my line, with a large waist, and a soft but very stable, symmetrical flex, making it easy to ride in the park, all over the mountain and in pow. Mordecai subscriber content sign up here all mountain skis 105115mm underfoot playful more forgiving these skis offer better flotation than the group above, and are generally good for those who like a more playful ski with a looser feel. Its the narrowest ski in the pollard collection of fat freeriders, with a resortfriendly 104mm waist width that can handle everyday western softpack without feeling planky. His mothers sister was married to william cecil, 1st baron burghley, making burghley bacon s uncle. Details about 2010 line sir francis bacon skis and marker griffon bindings. The sir francis bacon shows its new shape off at 1401086mm sticking to the pollard ideal of almost symmetrical sidecut but shedding 7mm at the waist. Line skis has been around for over 20 years and we at als ski equipment barn can not thank them enough for how they have changed the way people feel about wider skis as everyday skis and they continue to push the envelope with new. Performance this ski is absolutely amazing for bc and perfect for anything but the deepest powder. Looking for a new instrument to rip through powder, huck across the mountain and do it all with a smile. The line sir francis bacon or sfb skis has been one of our favorite skis of the past 4 years. Teton gravity research action sports ski, snowboard, bike. Built with the same geometry as legend eric pollards adult sfb, a stable 107mm waist gives the right amount of float in soft snow, while the symmetric flex makes turning feel easy.
This is eric pollards award winning everyday ski which now features cloud core. The line sir francis bacon s full retail price is 599. The ski is very agile and performs well in all sizes of turn radius both long and short. The line sir francis bacon is definitely a quiver of one. I was thinking of mounting at erics choice below center. The sir francis bacon is an amazing looking pair of skis and as innovative as one would expect from line. Line sir francis bacon shorty beat your family down the hill. While defined as a powder ski, the sir francis bacon is really a ski that can fulfill every skiers needs. What mounting point on the sir francis bacon ski would be best for me. Plenty of width for the pow, tons of stability at speed, and the agility needed to use the. Jun 14, 2019 the line sir francis bacon has been around in some form for what feels like forever. Summary of most convincing bacon ciphers in shakespeare.
Plenty of width for the pow, tons of stability at speed, and the agility needed to use the entire mountain as his personal terrain park. The versatile line skis sir francis bacon skis feature the aforementioned characteristics and the work of renowned artist eric pollard. The line sir francis bacon has a new length at 162 along with the old 172 and 182 and the tips and tails get 2011s must have rocker treatment. Instead of 115mm in the waist the ski is now 108mm and with a totally different profile the ski is actually more versatile then ever before. Francis bacon, viscount saint alban, francis bacon, viscount saint albans, sir francis bacon meanwhile, sometime before july 1591, bacon had become acquainted with robert devereux, the young earl of essex, who was a favourite of the queen, although still in some disgrace with her. Bumped up to 107mm underfoot, and featuring driftinducing convex base tech, the sir francis bacon swerves and butters through pow without sacrificing bite on hardpack and blown out chop. Various explanations are offered for this alleged subterfuge, most commonly that bacon s rise to high office might have been hindered were it to become known that he wrote plays for the public stage. Line downhill skis with bindings 181190 cm length cm for sale.
The line sir francis bacon proved to be a very userfriendly big mountain ski on test, and one that you could even enjoy riding on piste if necessary. Built with the same geometry as legend eric pollards adult sfb, a stable 107mm waist gives the. Many books have been published claiming to expose cryptographic evidence that francis bacon wrote shakespeare 1,2. The line sir francis bacon skis are eric pollards personal quiver of one, designed to be the most versatile ski in his collection for handling all terrain and all conditions. The line sir francis bacon got a bit of an overhaul this year. Add sir francis bacon shorty skis kids 20192020 to compare. Line sir francis bacon 20102011 test freeski lyzi 2010. Follow francis bacon and explore their bibliography from s francis bacon author page. Eric pollard has produced the best ski for allterrain freedom. Line skis sir francis bacon 0708 video dailymotion. Francis bacon was born on 22 january 1561 at york house near the strand in london, the son of sir nicholas bacon lord keeper of the great seal by his second wife, anne cooke bacon, the daughter of the noted renaissance humanist anthony cooke. Plenty of width for the pow, tons of stability at speed, and the agility needed to use the entire mountain as his personal. Canonbury tower is a remarkably preserved tudor building, first built as part of a country residence for the prior of st.
Line sir francis bacon 178 sold skiing skis sidelineswap. Get the best deals on line downhill skis when you shop the largest online selection at. Manufacturers description of the line sir francis bacon. Knowledge is power according to francis bacon, the english philosopher but in the case of line skis, wed suggest. Redakcni test casopisu snow sjezdove lyze line sir francis bacon. Even though this is a backcountry, park place ski, it actually skis pretty nice on the harder snow. Small typical scrapes but nothing ever compromising the integrity of the skis. Designed with similar construction features, these skis are epic pow sticks that will float and blast through absolutely anything. Sep 28, 2010 the bacon is the most versatile ski in my line, with a large waist, and a soft but very stable, symmetrical flex, making it easy to ride in the park, all over the mountain and in pow. Francis bacon was born january, 22, 1561, the second child of sir nicholas bacon lord keeper of the seal and his second wife lady anne cooke bacon, daughter of sir anthony cooke, tutor to edward vi and one of the leading humanists of the age. I wont go into why i painted those, but believe me, its deep.
Design the graphics are really cool looking, especially the bases. Line sir francis bacon a ski i can recommend to anyone who wants to cushion easy and fun, but an experienced hard driving rider can ride a little anywhere. The ski is roughly 90 cheaper than the average price of all powder skis, making it a midrange model. The line sir francis bacon shorty ski is the definitive kids and shorter human allmountain powder ski. Available lengths for the ski are ranging between 172 and 182cm. The line sir francis bacon ski is simply one of the most fun and playful skis i have ever had the opportunity to ski on. What mounting point on the sir francis bacon ski would be. For the skier whose playground is the entire mountain. The 104mm waist easily holds its own in deep powder, feels edgy on the groo. The sir francis bacon has been a staple in line s collection for over a decade, filling the role of a wider allmountain freestyle ski. For starters eric pollard decided to slim down the waist to 104mm to give you a ski that will still have ample flotation, but will make it easier for spins and grabs off of massive jumps f. The line sir francis bacon is a really good ski for just about everything.8 772 1105 156 297 741 407 678 106 1308 751 847 436 1447 31 536 220 1018 55 1264 28 678 838 151 1408 20 218 1283