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    More details please! 16 miles one way or return?

    More details please! 16 miles one way or return?
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    Not to harsh your Gear Acquisition Syndrome but...

    Not to harsh your Gear Acquisition Syndrome but if you think the bushings are tight, itís absolutely worth trying to get them fixed before buying a new fork. Tight bushings will make the best fork in...
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    Iíd never heard of the zoo trails. Thanks for the...

    Iíd never heard of the zoo trails. Thanks for the rec. The peninsula seems like it has a lot of untapped potential.
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    FWIW a few new trails have gone in a Tiger in the...

    FWIW a few new trails have gone in a Tiger in the last 1-2 years and are riding great if you pass through there. Atlas, Close Encounters, Extra Terrestrial, Side Hustle.
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    $12k to replace your entire furnace doesnít seem...

    $12k to replace your entire furnace doesnít seem to bad. A friend just had a new heat pump installed for a smaller house and it was $30k, but they needed to have new ducts installed.

    I know...
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    I donít think anyone should assume they need...

    I donít think anyone should assume they need heavy tires just because some others do. I know a lot of people running EXO Iím the PNW with success - plenty of experienced riders on long travel bikes....
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    Does anyone know if the bolt is actually what...

    Does anyone know if the bolt is actually what loosens and causes the problem? I guess you could mark/record the bolt position on install to confirm.
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    It was actually insulated with some decomposed...

    It was actually insulated with some decomposed cedar shavings - really nice stuff! Are you talking about sealing leaks between interior rooms and the attic, specifically? Or, air that passes on the...
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    Nice van! Do most of those miles come from work...

    Nice van! Do most of those miles come from work or pow chasing?
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    When people if you have recently had an 18k btu...

    When people if you have recently had an 18k btu mini split or similar installed recently, what did that cost you? Thinking a single condenser, single indoor unit, uncomplicated install, including...
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    Has anyone tried the ďHall lockĒ mod to prevent...

    Has anyone tried the ďHall lockĒ mod to prevent their derailleur from rotating and making noise? Even running Shimano XT I do have a noise on bigger hits that is probably the B tension screwÖ
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    Whatís your best source for mold builder? How do...

    Whatís your best source for mold builder? How do you explain why you are covered in glitter?
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    I think we can all appreciate someone with such a...

    I think we can all appreciate someone with such a devotion to their craft. You said you were able to leave and return once, right? Did you stay and work during summers?
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    Just buy a Thule like my friend did. His bike is...

    Just buy a Thule like my friend did. His bike is somewhere between Dallas and Bentonville. Great value!
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    FWIW, I think I read that X-Ice roll faster than...

    FWIW, I think I read that X-Ice roll faster than some other popular snow tires. Might be something to pay attention to if you are trying to preserve winter range.
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    This is a pretty slick idea, since you get some...

    This is a pretty slick idea, since you get some side benefit of shade and/or weather protection from the panels. To make it more weather resistant, would it be easier to mount corrugated clear...
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    FIFY Seriously though, it's interesting to...

    FIFY

    Seriously though, it's interesting to read your report! That must have been a real trip traveling around Japan during covid. Did you work as a guide? If so, was the clientele more Japanese...
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    I've also seen T2s rust, and the plastic closing...

    I've also seen T2s rust, and the plastic closing mechanism on the arm (on the version I had) is cheesy. I had a friend improperly load his bike into it and it fell down on my roof mid-drive - could...
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    Thatís nice. Do you use a roof box or put skis...

    Thatís nice. Do you use a roof box or put skis inside? What tires do you run in winter?
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    That range is pretty sweet. I was reading that...

    That range is pretty sweet. I was reading that you can't get the heat pump with RWD, making for an interesting tradeoff in summer vs. winter range. The internet suggested that the reason to get AWD...
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    For the hybrid, does putting a spare on a cargo...

    For the hybrid, does putting a spare on a cargo rack not result in a pretty massive hit to MPG? Seems like you might be edging into diminishing returns in comparison to a hybrid Highlander or similar.
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    I went for the second time in Jan 2020 and would...

    I went for the second time in Jan 2020 and would second this. Itís still a super fun ski experience but the known spots are much, much, more crowded than in years prior. I saw a pair of Aussie...
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    Do either of you have the AWD or RWD versions?...

    Do either of you have the AWD or RWD versions? Curious to hear snow driving and winter range experiences.
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    22 mile range then 34mpg it looks like. I wish...

    22 mile range then 34mpg it looks like. I wish that either range or mpg were a bit better.
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    Choose your state wisely, I guess ...

    Choose your state wisely, I guess

    https://cleantechnica.com/2022/06/20/seattle-offers-utility-pole-ev-chargers-to-city-residents/
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    Whoa I had no idea you could ski on Crete! A...

    Whoa I had no idea you could ski on Crete! A little googling reinforces this reality:

    https://www.greece-is.com/snow-way-crete-is-europes-most-surprising-skiing-destination/

    I want to hear more...
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    I rode Molas to Engineer Mtn yesterday as it was...

    I rode Molas to Engineer Mtn yesterday as it was going to be the best weather of the week. Molas is stunning of course, and Engineer DH was a face melting endless shredfest with hero dirt that made...
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    These options and season-specific recommendations...

    These options and season-specific recommendations are perfect! I only have time for a couple of rides, so this is great to have.
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    Oh I see so Molas to Engineer is a good longer...

    Oh I see so Molas to Engineer is a good longer route rather than Pass Creek. Do you have any specifics recs by Purgatory? Elbert Cr to Dutch Cr shuttle? Goulding?
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    Thanks again to you both for the tips!

    Thanks again to you both for the tips!
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    If paying for a shuttle from town for Kennebec...

    If paying for a shuttle from town for Kennebec Pass, what service/shop do you recommend? Thanks for the suggestions.
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    This was exactly the level of detail I was...

    This was exactly the level of detail I was looking for. Thank you! Anticipation building for "Primo action"
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    Yes, Iíll be staying north of town halfway...

    Yes, Iíll be staying north of town halfway between Durango and Purgatory for a few days. Thanks for confirming my suspicion about the moon dust situation. I assume that the rides near Purgatory and...
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    Bumping this old thread hoping for fresh leads....

    Bumping this old thread hoping for fresh leads. I'm going to be in Durango next week for a social function, and the thought crossed my mind that I've never visited or ridden there - seems worthwhile...
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    Is the gauge accurate?

    Is the gauge accurate?
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    That looks nice! What region?

    That looks nice! What region?
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    Will do

    Will do
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    Dibs on the 29" DHF depending on the...

    Dibs on the 29" DHF depending on the compound/casing. I'm located in Seattle so can probably pick up.
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    I suppose much like a season pass there is a sunk...

    I suppose much like a season pass there is a sunk cost mindset which reduces that mental barrier to getting out each time.
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    The cost of Airbnbs and such in the PNW seems to...

    The cost of Airbnbs and such in the PNW seems to have doubled in the last two years. Iím all for renting a cabin/hotel if going somewhere when the weather is poor, but have experienced some extreme...
  41. Thread: Whistler 21/22

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    Pillow lines in 99 were pretty sick!

    Pillow lines in 99 were pretty sick!
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    I used a combination of small to medium clear...

    I used a combination of small to medium clear plastic totes and foldable hard sided shopping bags. I like the clear totes because I can see what is inside, and I like the smaller ones because Iím not...
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    Noted! Thanks.

    Noted! Thanks.
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    The pad sleeve does seem nice - I hate rolling...

    The pad sleeve does seem nice - I hate rolling off of it in the middle of the night. I was stoked to read some cot recommendations as I've wanted to try them, then saw that $350 price tag. You were...
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    I think MaxTerra minions are a really good bet if...

    I think MaxTerra minions are a really good bet if you have to decide now, they will likely be ideal. Dust in early June would be pretty unlikely. Something on the spectrum from hero dirt to wet is...
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    I've had good luck with a minimal bucket type...

    I've had good luck with a minimal bucket type shower while showering using this pump. We heat up water either with the sun or a camp stove. I'd say it feels like about 90% of a full shower - totally...
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    While I'm sure a trailer/van/RV is better than a...

    While I'm sure a trailer/van/RV is better than a tent, I think you need to be able to commit a huge number of days for a camper to be "worth it" by most monetary standards. Everyone is already...
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    Tokul East and West is the go-to spot after rain....

    Tokul East and West is the go-to spot after rain.

    https://www.trailforks.com/region/tokul-east/
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    Agreed 100% and thatís what I wrote it the...

    Agreed 100% and thatís what I wrote it the survey.

    Although I have seen a few e-bike riders crawling downhill at a snailís pace, so maybe they need their own DH trails as well [emoji23] Mostly...
  50. No kidding. The lines can be deep when parking is...

    No kidding. The lines can be deep when parking is full - especially when the gates are closed.
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