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Line Sir Francis Bacon Skis · 2023 · 176 cm

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Perfect for those who enjoy buttering, smearing, or jibbing around the mountain, especially in soft snow.

Great for
  • Turn easeMakes quick snappy turns.
  • PlayfulnessPerfect for buttering or jibbing around the mountain.
  • FlotationSki will float whether it's 2 inches or 2 feet.
Good for
  • CarvingCan make any type of turn.
  • VersatilityThrives in soft snow, regardless of depth.
Avoid for
  • DurabilityTop sheet isn't very durable.
  • High speed stabilityFlex can make it difficult when skiing moguls.
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The 2023 Line Sir Francis Bacon (SFB) Skis, largely unchanged besides graphics from the past few iterations, is a ski designed for the all-day-play kind of skier (intermediate to advanced). Ideal for those who want to slash, butter, jump, and dance their way down the mountain, the SFB is a staple for those seeking powder, spins, and prioritize fun over high edge angle carving.

Key Features:

  • Full Twin Tip with Early Rise – Twin Tip allows for easy transitions between riding forward and backward (switch) for those seeking turns and tricks. Early Rise allows for easy and consistent turn initiation, as well as plenty of float when it finds the fresh stashes of powder.
  • Thicker Base and Edges – 30% thicker bases and edges allow for a longer and more useful shelf life of the SFB. It increases lifelong durability by providing a stronger ski that is capable of more frequent tunes and park sessions.
  • Convex Tips and Tails – A truly 3-D shape to both ends of the skis allows for more soft snow displacement and livens up the tips and tails of the skis, creating a more apt to turn, surfy feel of skiing.
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4.98 average rating

Ski length (cm)176 cm
Age GroupAdult
Includes bindingsNo
Model year2023
Ski typeAll Mountain
Skill levelIntermediate, Advanced
Rocker profileRocker/Camber/Rocker
Tail profileTwin tip
Tail width (mm)139
Tip width (mm)143
Turning radius (m)16
Waist width (mm)107
TerrainAll mountain
FlexSymmetric Flex

Heath Kelso owns this product
This is the perfect ski for the days when you just got some snow whether it's 1 inch or 1 foot this ski will thrive. The best way I can describe the feel of this ski is butter. With the skis 5 since cut geometry, this ski can make any type of turn you desire whether it's long or quick... Read more
Ideal for
  • The ski is amazing for anyone looking to butter smear or jib on anything around the mountain.
  • Does an amazing job at making quick snappy turns.
  • When the snow is soft this ski thrives, whether its 2 inches or 2 feet this ski will float.
Not ideal for
  • The top sheet isn't very durable.
  • The flex the ski has can make it difficult when skiing moguls.
  • Not the best ski when on ice.
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Heath Kelso
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Popular questions (4)

What was your favorite moment with this gear?My favorite moment on this ski was when I was riding at Bridger Bowl when we had just got 8...read more
Heath Kelso
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What do you love about this product?My favorite thing about this product is how playful it is. When riding this ski I felt like there was...read more
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What is the value for the money versus other options?It's hard to compare this ski to others on the market because it truly has a truly unique design and...read more
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Why did you choose this product?I chose this ski for the float as well as the amount of play it has. When I was looking...read more
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6 customer reviews

Great skis but dried out

Originally posted at lineskis.com on Dec 11, 2023
Had the same pair last year but got a nasty core shot so I bought a new pair. Obviously they have been in storage for a year but still a lil dried out and got white residue on the base. All good tho nothing a shop wax won’t fix.
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Originally posted at lineskis.com on Oct 14, 2022
I have used the Sir Francis Bacon my last two ski seasons in France. They blew my mind. Having a ski that can rip up the piste, float through powder and shred in the park, a one off really. Another apart of this is they are pretty rare in France, I only saw two other dudes ridding them. If anyone wants to have fun on the mountain I would highly recommend the Sir Francis Bacons. My only down fall is that I should off gone for the 184cm.
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