"The D2s two tiered construction damps vibration and reduces a skis tendency to twist while on edge. The result is a smooth, quiet ride and magnetic edge grip. Despite its tenacious bite, our women testers found it adaptable and easy to skid and slide. But stay forward, they warned; its stiff tail tends to punish the rider who falls into the backseat. Its a perfect daily driver for East Coasters, but itll handle groomed snow anywhere with aplomb. Zero chatter. "