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    That's a Skoda Octavia - same platform/body as...

    That's a Skoda Octavia - same platform/body as the Golf/Alltrack wagons. They sell a sweet RS version that's like a GTI wagon.

    Lots of Seats around Spain (also VW platform), along with Skoda, VW...
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    They rip, even after dropping 300g per ski from...

    They rip, even after dropping 300g per ski from the old version.
  3. My father in law managed to sell his 1988 Mazda...

    My father in law managed to sell his 1988 Mazda B2200 pickup two years ago with 340-360k on it for like $2,000. I was blown away. Interior and exterior were fair with no major issues and it did run...
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    189 has been good enough for me in tighter spots,...

    189 has been good enough for me in tighter spots, they do swing and move well. I'm 6', 170. The extra length is great when you up the speed or push them through shit, as they're capable but not the...
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    The main thing to consider when you go smaller is...

    The main thing to consider when you go smaller is how much clearance you have with the brake housing inside the wheel. Our Alltrack has 17" stock and I got a steal on nice 16" aftermarket rims for...
  6. Yo Wibby, many thanks! When are the two winners...

    Yo Wibby, many thanks! When are the two winners being chosen?
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    guten tag! ...

    guten tag! https://bringatrailer.com/listing/2007-mercedes-benz-r63-23/
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    Oh you wanna have fun???...

    Oh you wanna have fun??? https://www.autotrader.com/car-news/remember-when-volkswagen-sold-a-midsize-suv-with-a-v10-255846

    I saw one of these in town last week and remembered that VW did some...
  9. Confirming subscription #13815 Can't wait for...

    Confirming subscription #13815

    Can't wait for this to show up in the mail! Thanks Wibby!
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    Sounds like you should just get a decent Sienna...

    Sounds like you should just get a decent Sienna AWD, add a lift kit if you want and call it good. 8ft of cargo space, good performance, MPG and reliability. Since you're used to driving a minivan,...
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    “Our design is revolutionary because it...

    “Our design is revolutionary because it predominantly forces you into the backest of back seat positions, off-piste!”


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    Bump for birth. Dropped the prices a bit, open...

    Bump for birth. Dropped the prices a bit, open to offers!

    They're here, they're awesome! Simon and Henrik - unintentional skier names, but I guess they have a destiny

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    Bump for birth. Dropped the prices a bit, open...

    Bump for birth. Dropped the prices a bit, open to offers!

    They're here, they're awesome! Simon and Henrik - unintentional skier names, but I guess they have a destiny!

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    Bump fresh S914s. Pivots look sick!

    Bump fresh S914s.

    Pivots look sick!
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    I think this is a very positive turning point for...

    I think this is a very positive turning point for TNF, at least for their “Mountain Sports.” Scott Mellin has stepped in a led the Futurelight
    charge in an authentic and personal way, developing...
  16. Love the shop and what you're doing out there. I...

    Love the shop and what you're doing out there. I really appreciate good dudes doing good work for the real customers.

    Question: I'm shopping for a SUV sometime in the next 6 months - wife wants a...
  17. Thread: Norway

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    Yeah Lee! My wife and I flew our bikes over...

    Yeah Lee!

    My wife and I flew our bikes over five years ago and spent about 10 days going from Trondheim to Oslo, with a quick run to Åre. Our beta was thin, our skills were mediocre, and we felt...
  18. Thread: Ikon Pass

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    You're good - Alltrack owners get a honorary pass...

    You're good - Alltrack owners get a honorary pass from any bitching I might still mutter.
  19. Thread: Ikon Pass

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    I hear ya. The amount of fast, chargy runs on...

    I hear ya. The amount of fast, chargy runs on Corkscrew from Jan-May this year was phenomenal. I've always been a 1A drum-beater (despite my cohort being Gondi lappers), but damn if Corkscrew wasn't...
  20. Thread: Ikon Pass

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    Assuming this season is NOT all-time conditions...

    Assuming this season is NOT all-time conditions in Aspen, it will be the real marker. Last season was the perfect storm of new influx of Ikoneers, all-time snowfall, and massive increase in local...
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    I bought this back in April for my work. $53k new...

    I bought this back in April for my work. $53k new from the Ford dealer. 2018 Transit 350 LWB, High Roof w/ 3.5 Ecoboost and Quigley 4x4 conversion. If I had $100k personally, I would start with this...
  22. I put about 300 days on my 183 Tokyo Nights, very...

    I put about 300 days on my 183 Tokyo Nights, very durable old-style Volkls. First real, modern, big boy ski I owned and what truly taught me to be able to ski ok. Eventually I got an edge...
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    Shoutout to all the dentists: get those extra...

    Shoutout to all the dentists: get those extra fillings scheduled and unnecessary root canals going.

    With a strong E63 group and very prevalent Audi contingent here in the RFV, I’m sure they’ll be...
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    Bump - thanks everybody so far. I've edited out...

    Bump - thanks everybody so far. I've edited out what's sold.

    Superior - do you still want the Freerides? I've got someone else interested.

    Whyturn just nabbed the 172 Q98s for his buddy.
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    175 Folsom Blue Note Carve sold to wolfelot.

    175 Folsom Blue Note Carve sold to wolfelot.
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    Ha! Yeah the vehicle transition is the next...

    Ha! Yeah the vehicle transition is the next challenge. Our 2017 Golf Alltrack wagon fits two Chicco Keyfit 30's ok. Not really any room to spare in the back seat and the trunk is not exactly ready...
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    Explosive White Wizards 180cm w/S914s, $200, sold...

    Explosive White Wizards 180cm w/S914s, $200, sold to Doremite.
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    I can't find a printed size on them; the tounge...

    I can't find a printed size on them; the tounge just has " 5311" "5" and "MM" printed seperately. BSL measures 286mm. Actual leather boot measures about 250-260mm end-to-end.
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    FS: Skis + Gear - Making Room for Twins

    My wife and I are welcoming twin boys into the world in 11 days. As a gear nerd/hoarder, it's time to empty the storage unit of extras and "projects" and make space for a future of new tiny human's...
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    OP - get real and find the bounty of Clallam,...

    OP - get real and find the bounty of Clallam, Jefferson or Kitsap County and ski a real mountain that frosts high above the scrum and swilling hoardes: Hurricane Ridge. This non-Pass Life on the...
  31. Thread: Ikon Pass

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    Cimarron Mountain Club??? Yesterday's news... ...

    Cimarron Mountain Club??? Yesterday's news...

    I'm starting my own club, Club Mag - an All Inclusive Resort for Mags
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    Federalized and ready to rip - ...

    Federalized and ready to rip -

    https://azeuros.com/inventory/2003-audi-rs6-avant/

    https://azeuros.com/inventory/2003-audi-rs6-avant-2/
  33. Thread: Melanzana

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    From my experience it seems like the main drivers...

    From my experience it seems like the main drivers of the current fad are outdoorsy types (or wannabee outdoorsy types) passing through from out of state. Looking to garner that singular item that...
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    Beautiful car, lust-worthy no doubt, but......

    Beautiful car, lust-worthy no doubt, but... $129,000 asking price. WHAT?!? I guess he's chasing this as a target - https://bringatrailer.com/listing/1995-bmw-m5-2/ , but it's likely more of a...
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    Dig it!

    Dig it!
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    Interested - what BSL are the shifts mounted for?

    Interested - what BSL are the shifts mounted for?
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    Hmmm, good to know on the repeat issues and...

    Hmmm, good to know on the repeat issues and ensuing buyback. Coincidentally I'm driving our '05 Outback with 200k into the ground right now (with leaking gaskets, etc) as my around town car. Twins...
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    As said - get the APR tune and you'll match...

    As said - get the APR tune and you'll match Allroad or GTI power numbers for so cheap. And if there's a concern about the cost of long term wear and tear from a chip tune on a VW, in comparison to...
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    Love the 189, but it's best when charging or...

    Love the 189, but it's best when charging or skiing softer snow. This year in Aspen was unique and we had all-time snow fall and great coverage. The 189 was great because I was skiing a lot of fresh...
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    Well this changes things! ...

    Well this changes things!

    https://www.aspentimes.com/news/local/lift-one-project-on-aspen-mountain-in-peril/
  41. I happened to listen to ep 63 yesterday and was...

    I happened to listen to ep 63 yesterday and was curious if this follow-up ever came to fruition. The original interview was great and really interesting; I'm very excited to hear these too as well.
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    Def a cool rig, but I'm guessing they're selling...

    Def a cool rig, but I'm guessing they're selling it for double what they paid . Plenty of JDM oddities like this crossing the pond nowadays. This guy's just fishing for a lazy SF trustafarian that...
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    Great story, great day, nice work!

    Great story, great day, nice work!
  44. Thanks for the thoughts, first step is definitely...

    Thanks for the thoughts, first step is definitely getting them on my feet!
  45. I've resort skied my Hawx Ultra 130 for a few...

    I've resort skied my Hawx Ultra 130 for a few seasons and now looking to upgrade my touring boots from the trusty Mercuries. I'm assuming the XTD will be a slam dunk to transition to and that it has...
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    Yeah, the Clymb was pretty much bankrupt a few...

    Yeah, the Clymb was pretty much bankrupt a few years back and sold to LeftLane Sports
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    PSA Bump - I've been underwhelmed with the...

    PSA Bump -

    I've been underwhelmed with the Clymb for a while, but I noticed they're offering 25% off sitewide with code SOLSTICE and there's some good deals to be had on a few Faction, Armada and...
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    We bought two Traveller 50, regular size a few...

    We bought two Traveller 50, regular size a few years back for hut trips and summer backpacking. They've been a great investment and I'd highly recommend if you're in huts a lot or looking to...
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    If you only want a few days, get a Coleman...

    If you only want a few days, get a Coleman Extreme and manage your ice/openings well - . The weight on a decent sized roto is no joke - we have a Yeti Tundra 65 and the thing is 30lbs empty. Coleman...
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    I think the V10 was well regarded, but coming...

    I think the V10 was well regarded, but coming from Lamborghini it was pricey on all accounts. The switch to the twin turbo V8 probably lowered cost, lowered a bit of weight and really improved MPG.
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