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    The big question is when are you going back?...

    The big question is when are you going back? Traffic going up Sunday shouldnít be too bad, especially late morning. Just realize that little 2wd rental shit boxes in snow storms are a big piece of...
  2. Thread: Ski bag wheels?

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    A folding luggage cart is what you are looking...

    A folding luggage cart is what you are looking for.

    I have this one (looks like there are cheaper ones out there), I put my double ski bag and my wifeís snowboard bag on it and use NRS cam straps...
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    I pretty much hate people skiing with speakers....

    I pretty much hate people skiing with speakers. 33% because itís usually shitty music, 33% because itís a total ďlook at meĒ ploy and 33% because itís fucking inconsiderate.

    Iíll cut you some...
  4. Thread: Shift fail or ?

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    The only upward force would be the binding...

    The only upward force would be the binding bridging the arc of the ski right? There would actually be considerable downward force required to get the ski to flex that far to begin with. Further...
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    The nub appears to be in the correct position...

    The nub appears to be in the correct position based on these photos. You can see where the end of the narrow slot left a mark at about the center line and Lucknauís pic shows the nub center line...
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    Got back after it today, everything feels ok. I...

    Got back after it today, everything feels ok. I was worried about climbing since my hip flexors took the brunt of the hit. Hopefully all the other guys/girls in Gimp Central have speedy recoveries.
  7. Missed the ďspeedĒ. Sounds like he got it fixed...

    Missed the ďspeedĒ. Sounds like he got it fixed though.
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    Vice+hammer = :) brake.

    Vice+hammer = :) brake.
  9. Thursday didn't happen. Anyone looking to get out...

    Thursday didn't happen. Anyone looking to get out on Friday?
  10. If the heel is centered then the toe may be...

    If the heel is centered then the toe may be twisted. The 2.0 has a rotation feature for the toe so they'll ski fine but when you lock it down for climbing your boot will be off center. Is there a...
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    ^ what he said. If by some off chance you have...

    ^ what he said. If by some off chance you have zinc plated screws then the end will rust, but they are most likely stainless. in either case they are fine strength wise for the application.
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    That's actually a great idea. Or get there before...

    That's actually a great idea. Or get there before lifts open or on a refreeze day where it's not gonna be good until it warms up anyway and offer to ride in with people for $5. You could probably be...
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    The difference is that they have plenty of other...

    The difference is that they have plenty of other free parking and a somewhat functional shuttle which allows for people to have options. If people want to pay for front row parking let em. Have you...
  14. Colorado Front Range mellow tour on Thursday - Changed to Friday.

    I'm looking to get out for a low key day on Thursday. It'll be my first day post injury so keeping expectations reasonable. If anyone wants to get out for a couple thousand vf and some mellow pow...
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    This needs to be a big piece of it. RTD and...

    This needs to be a big piece of it. RTD and carpools donít work for many reasons. A basin fills up, they shuttle people up from Keystone, Beck has a remote parking lot with shuttles. The model works....
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    Second shift skiing starts at noon. Front row...

    Second shift skiing starts at noon. Front row parking is plentiful.
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    I would imagine getting out of the contract with...

    I would imagine getting out of the contract with the company who was going to manage this wasnít an easy decision. $ has probably already been spent on signs, kiosks, mall cops, phone app, etc. it...
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    Eldora to Loveland would be one long ass tram,...

    Eldora to Loveland would be one long ass tram, better include couches and a bar for that one.
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    I found my life got a lot easier (and more fun)...

    I found my life got a lot easier (and more fun) in regards to getting around a mountain when I went back to skis. I enjoyed bumps on a snowboard but fuck me WP has a lot of them, there's only so many...
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    That rim will dig, it'll turn like it's on rails....

    That rim will dig, it'll turn like it's on rails. Cops probably pulled them over to say thank you for not running summer tires.
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    I just ordered $80 worth of hops for my next four...

    I just ordered $80 worth of hops for my next four brews, an IPA, Barley Wine, Pale Ale and a Saison. Can't wait to get these in my belly.
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    Here's my solution that would work. Carpool =...

    Here's my solution that would work.

    Carpool = lower parking lot serviced by a horse drawn buggy serving hot coco and free lunch/beer passes.

    Non-Carpool = Upper lot and $5 per missing person...
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    I can get behind the idea of reducing LOV...

    I can get behind the idea of reducing LOV vehicles, it's a win win all around. When you do something like this you however should have a viable plan in place for alternatives to LOVs, right now the...
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    Yea they care. As a wise man once said:

    Yea they care. As a wise man once said:
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    A bunch of minimum wage mall cops driving around...

    A bunch of minimum wage mall cops driving around writing "tickets". I'm sure they'll have a quota too.

    Did a little research on private parking tickets and I guess they are looked at as fees you...
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    So it looks like Eldora is contracting the whole...

    So it looks like Eldora is contracting the whole parking deal to a 3rd party, who also gets to write tickets. Unless itís a cop/city parking enforcement writing the tickets I canít see them having...
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    I forced some rocker into some K2s probably 5 or...

    I forced some rocker into some K2s probably 5 or 6 years ago that has stuck. They have metal so I assume that has helped with the skis taking the set.
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    Has anyone tried to skin from the Hesse trail...

    Has anyone tried to skin from the Hesse trail head to the base of Corona? Are the trees/shrubs just too thick? Thinking no parking fee and first in line for Corona. If itís not total bush whacking it...
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    It could really suck if you already dropped a...

    It could really suck if you already dropped a bunch of money on the kids race program and the free buss doesnít get you there in time. Not sure if thatís the case or not.
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    Iíd bet itíll take RTD at least a few weekends to...

    Iíd bet itíll take RTD at least a few weekends to see what the impact is and how many busses they need to add to serve as Eldoraís shuttle service. At least youíll know how big of a shit show it is...
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    Eldora pay to play

    Just got this email from Eldora. Really trying to motivate people to carpool/take the bus or lost their ass with the Ikon deal and need to extract more money from Ikon customers?




    Iím fine...
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    So if you crash a plow truck is it just a work...

    So if you crash a plow truck is it just a work related accident handled within CDOT/workers comp or does it go on your record? $21/hour isnít enough to put my driving record and future employment on...
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    My thigh about 3" to the left of my dick. The...

    My thigh about 3" to the left of my dick. The dark red is my muscle.
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    Thanks for the support guys. Iím not one to play...

    Thanks for the support guys. Iím not one to play ďwhat ifĒ with these things but I have two holes in close proximity to things like arteries, abdomen, neck and eye. The girls got an extra big hug...
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    Trees donít move.

    The day started off great at Copper today. After a few pow runs we went looking for something new but on the way I found a dead tree pointing straight up hill.
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  36. Thread: Ikon Pass

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    Copper was phenomenal this morning, we caught the...

    Copper was phenomenal this morning, we caught the first opening of the alpine lift terrain and too much was just too much fun. After we tracked that up headed back to super B and caught a tree that...
  37. Thread: Ikon Pass

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    Ok, Copper it is but tossing the skins in just in...

    Ok, Copper it is but tossing the skins in just in case we need to bail to Dry Creek or something.
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    Which is better is the question.

    Which is better is the question.
  39. Thread: Ikon Pass

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    I haven't paid much attention to Copper or or WP...

    I haven't paid much attention to Copper or or WP so far this year but I was wanting to hit one or the other tomorrow for some in bounds laps. I've seen plenty of stoke and terrain opening at Breck...
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    Thanks for posting this for those of us not on...

    Thanks for posting this for those of us not on instagram. Would have been cool to see in person...from a distance.
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    I canít wait to ditch my diesel for an electric...

    I canít wait to ditch my diesel for an electric truck. Also donít forget the gains from regenretive braking, in a diesel/gas truck thatís just lost as heat from your brakes.
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    I actually like that quote. Skiing in Coloradoís...

    I actually like that quote. Skiing in Coloradoís Front Range Iím gonna use it a lot. Also, I agree with the comments about the Sierras, thereís some good that comes with the wind, out here the wind...
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    Given how car crazy we are I find it interesting...

    Given how car crazy we are I find it interesting how little people know about cars or how to operate them.
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    Where are you located? Enforcement will vary by...

    Where are you located? Enforcement will vary by state. If you cause a wreck though the popo and lawyers may look into it, unless youíre wealthy though my guess is the latter wonít bother you.

    In...
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    In the 4wd community there are folks who claim...

    In the 4wd community there are folks who claim Detroit lockers are the best option in slick condition because itís predictable. In other words you will always be on the verge of loosing control. No...
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    Itís amazing how off balance you can be with...

    Itís amazing how off balance you can be with alpine gear and still pull off a landing without a face plant. Training wheels really is a great description. On day one on Alpine gear last year I hit a...
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    A few friends that I ski with ski all out all...

    A few friends that I ski with ski all out all day. I have no problem keeping up in the morning but by mid day my legs are shot. When I ski with them I tend to do more p turns than tele turns to save...
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    So getting this thread back on track to arguing...

    So getting this thread back on track to arguing about 2wd vs 4/AWD....I think most of the cluster fucks I've been stuck in were a result of people not being able to drive up the hill, not that they...
  49. Don't worry, I can't afford to fly all around the...

    Don't worry, I can't afford to fly all around the world and ride in helicopters so they are just using what I'm leaving on the table. It's like carbon credits, it's only fair.
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    Toyota calls two completely different platforms...

    Toyota calls two completely different platforms "Land Cruisers" depending on what country you are in. Since we're talking about vehicles in the US GX=4runner, LX=Land Cruiser, we don't get Prados....
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