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Old 06-20-2011, 05:28 PM
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Vibram Trak

I figure it is time to start an unofficial Vibram Trak thread.
I wait while my Traks are in a package in the hands of the USPS.
Does anyone have production Traks? How do they compare to FR's?
Do you like the Trak, ETC?
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Old 06-27-2011, 09:48 AM
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How are these flying? thinking about getting one??? Leopard like Iv'e heard from the maple peeps Firm or reg Xlink?
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Old 06-27-2011, 10:08 AM
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I've got a Trek, never thrown the production Traks. If they are similar, the Traks will be similar to a longer Leo with a little more fade. It was very similar to my Eagle-L but maybe a touch more fade. But the Eagle is a little seasoned
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Old 07-01-2011, 05:38 PM
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haven't thrown mine but i just got it

x-link bumbleboot ist run
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Old 07-01-2011, 05:43 PM
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Does the X-Link mean that it's soft?
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Old 07-01-2011, 05:59 PM
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Does the X-Link mean that it's soft?
yep a medium soft
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Old 07-03-2011, 02:10 AM
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Posted in the Vibram thread, but will also post here. I bought a 167 Medium yellow Trak expecting great things and ended up with a overstable brick with no glide. It literaly goes left straight out of my hand and goes nowhere. Now I own at least one and usually more of every mold that Vibram has put out. Maybe my disc is a reject, but I am severely dissapointed. Going back to my Lat River.
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Old 07-03-2011, 07:22 AM
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so I got 2 yellow traks, I also got 1 of the proto-treks.. not sure if it's because the proto is firm or what, but they definitely fly different. I have another regular run coming.. we'll see if the production flies like the proto. I'm not fond of having first runs or proto's in my bag, I hate having to pay top dollar if I lose a disc.
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Old 07-03-2011, 08:41 AM
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Posted in the Vibram thread, but will also post here. I bought a 167 Medium yellow Trak expecting great things and ended up with a overstable brick with no glide. It literaly goes left straight out of my hand and goes nowhere.
strange, i experienced the same thing with a couple traks me and a buddy were throwing the other day and trying out. one of them had a tiny bit more glide than the other, and the first was exactly as described. kinda disappointed after as much as i liked the ascent
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Old 07-03-2011, 08:56 AM
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I would not give up on them yet. My proto Firm Ascents started out like overstable bricks but after a week became really flippy. It was like a switch was thrown.

My experience with the yellow First Run puts them close to a Predator stability. I had decent glide but I am also spoiled by the River as my current go to Fairway driver.

I have two medium Ascents that fly predictably and just as described, so if these Traks keep this unexpected stability they can still complement the Ascent nicely, just differently than I originally intended. My tester Trek flew closer to a Leopard but still had a nice amount of LSS. Maybe these new Traks can beat into them.
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