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    Anecdotally, I did this today for a regular CAST...

    Anecdotally, I did this today for a regular CAST mount using the Look toe as the guide, I only did it on the first ski which turned out prefect, second ski I did not and its a little tighter between...
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    Huh, who takes the extra effort to move the cable...

    Huh, who takes the extra effort to move the cable from skiing position to the first touring rung?
    Step 1 - loosen strap
    Step 2 - hit BOTH buckles at same time and open all the way forwards
    Step 3...
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    Good reminder, thanks. I did clean up the holes...

    Good reminder, thanks. I did clean up the holes mostly with a scraper but probably could have been better with it.
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    Before I mount my second pair of CAST today, I...

    Before I mount my second pair of CAST today, I mounted up the first pair a few weeks ago. One ski is perfect, however on the other I had to loosen 1 or 2 of the screws on the toe plate (about 1/4...
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    If only our local rep had the 191 to demo. I...

    If only our local rep had the 191 to demo. I grabbed the 184 for first day out but it ended up being a pow kind of day so skied fatties instead. You guys have me wanting to really try the ski out!!!
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    Get out there tomorrow, it’s going to be GOOD!!!...

    Get out there tomorrow, it’s going to be GOOD!!! Snowing all day, 25cm expected.


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    Anybody heading to Louise tomorrow? Sent...

    Anybody heading to Louise tomorrow?


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    Was in the shop last week trying both the Mammut...

    Was in the shop last week trying both the Mammut Nirvana 35 and Ortovox Haute Route 32 with weights in the bags, amazing how much better the Haute Route carried on my long torso body at 6'2".
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    Before I install my second CAST, the first setup...

    Before I install my second CAST, the first setup I did a month ago, one of the skis I had to loosen one or two of the toe plate screws maybe 1/4 turn each from tight to get both the Look and Pin toe...
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    Mntlion, care to divulge if you've learned...

    Mntlion, care to divulge if you've learned anything new from the Pulse world and if they actually do things differently?
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    Good to hear...just ordered the 32L today. I...

    Good to hear...just ordered the 32L today. I tried it on with weight and on my 6'2" frame seemed to carry very comfortably, very noticeable difference from the Mammut Nirvana 35 I tried on at the...
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    Wow, sleeper day at the Shine. Showed up at noon...

    Wow, sleeper day at the Shine. Showed up at noon and was skiing 20cm pockets all afternoon under TeePee. Parking lot was half full. I don't need to ski bumps so normally don't ski TP unless its to...
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    Actually never had an issue with G3 glue until my...

    Actually never had an issue with G3 glue until my current Minimist Glide from last season and patches of it coming off. Our shop sent back the entire shipment of Minimist from this fall due to glue...
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    Totally this!!! Now that I finally got my hands...

    Totally this!!! Now that I finally got my hands on the elusive 29x2.4xDDxMaxxTerra combo DHR2, I'm leaving the Tannus out. Mind you it did ride nice with the Tannus in there, sealing took WAY longer...
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    Nice, finally got my hands on a couple ‘unicorn’...

    Nice, finally got my hands on a couple ‘unicorn’ tires!!!

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  16. Thread: Ask the experts

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    Does that potentially sound like a chain...

    Does that potentially sound like a chain miscatching/slipping off a chain tooth when shifting? I occasionally get this on an XTR cassette but was always under the impression it was the chain on...
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    Little deep and wide on the ON3P quiver for our...

    Little deep and wide on the ON3P quiver for our area but really stoked to DD the Woods110 this season and of course I can’t be without a Billygoat since primarily skiing some iteration of it since...
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    I was super stoked to try these but checked...

    I was super stoked to try these but checked Atomic's B2B in Canada today and every size BUT 27 available. Hopefully it's an error in delivery ETA's but showing 0s into next year.
  19. Thread: ISO : DHR2 29r

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    What's unobtanium is the DD Maxxterra version,...

    What's unobtanium is the DD Maxxterra version, damn I've been waiting all season for somebody local to get them in.
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    Great vid FullStop!!! Lusting after the...

    Great vid FullStop!!!

    Lusting after the Woodsman 110 but sensibly the 102 would be the smarter way to go to pair with the BG118 for our Alberta Rockies dry spells. Somebody convince me to go 110....
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    Anybody know how Ultralon actually compares to...

    Anybody know how Ultralon actually compares to Intuition? For a touring tongue liner the Ultralon ID that comes stock in a Dalbello Lupo HD is super compelling, relatively dense foam and a Strobel...
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    Yes, takes longer for sealant to work its way to...

    Yes, takes longer for sealant to work its way to beads as it gets 'trapped' on the outside circumference of the tire. A few more rides and sealant than usual should seal the bead. Fortunately it...
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    I take it out of the packaging for a couple days...

    I take it out of the packaging for a couple days before installing for this reason. I suppose even using a hair dryer may work the creases out.
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    Having done multiple Tannus Inserts, I don't find...

    Having done multiple Tannus Inserts, I don't find it too difficult as long as you have two and ideally three cinch or ski straps.

    Install first bead of tire as normal into centre channel, insert...
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    Black Diamond may not show the Freeride Spacer...

    Black Diamond may not show the Freeride Spacer (AL09) on their website, however it does come up under their Price List (BD104001).
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    Undertow, both rad setups but genuinely curious...

    Undertow, both rad setups but genuinely curious as to why you went with two very similar skis. I'm debating heavily between the two, shop price Dynastar is super enticing but ON3P (long time BG user)...
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    Sending PM.

    Sending PM.
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    Looks like October Pre-Orders are done, next...

    Looks like October Pre-Orders are done, next batch in December.
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    Has anybody found a cleaner tail clip for the...

    Has anybody found a cleaner tail clip for the Pomocas...specifically for thicker tails? Not only do those clips break, they do NOT mate nicely with average to thicker tails, you have to slide on the...
  31. Thread: Lange XT3 140

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    For the Alpine DIN soles, talk your local shop to...

    For the Alpine DIN soles, talk your local shop to get in touch with their rep. They're available and if you take a look actually come stock on the XT3 100.
  32. Lange XT3 Tour Pro vs Tecnica Zero G Pro Some...

    Lange XT3 Tour Pro vs Tecnica Zero G Pro

    Some notes wearing both around the shop (I own the 27.5 Tecnica), both with the same Lange liner.

    Lange weight: 1570g
    Tecnica weight w/ same...
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    And yes, peeps are long shocking or Cascading the...

    And yes, peeps are long shocking or Cascading the Tallboy.
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    Almost identical frame layups between the...

    Almost identical frame layups between the Hightower2 and Tallboy4, negligible weight differences between the two and only half a degree head angle difference. If a person were on an XL (or even some...
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    Black Rock, fuck yes!!! Although this time of...

    Black Rock, fuck yes!!!

    Although this time of year, take advantage of the warm weather and early fall swells and surf Pacific City.
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    Can’t believe there’s a Barpa’s convo, Andy and...

    Can’t believe there’s a Barpa’s convo, Andy and Mike were my housemates in University, neither wanted to take over the family business so they sold, too bad.
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    The WeAreOne is absolutely rad but that front...

    The WeAreOne is absolutely rad but that front end/stack is super low and once you normalize, the reach gets shortened by almost 1cm. Not a big deal for most but at 6'2" the Size 3 is too short.
  38. Thread: Ask the experts

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    With just a hair of grinding, a SRAM Matchmaker...

    With just a hair of grinding, a SRAM Matchmaker for the Reverb will mate perfectly with I-Spec (XTR anyway and XT should be the same).
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    Anybody experiencing creaking from the new Fox roller bearing?

    I'm on a new Megatower build with the Float X2 and I had a 'snapping' noise on both fast/hard compression/rebound. I absolutely knew...
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    +2...because I was feeling left out? We even had...

    +2...because I was feeling left out? We even had enough time to strip down at Creekside for a dip on the way to Stage 4 while riders were coming back down the climb from missing their cutoff times....
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    A heads up when setting up the Tannus, make sure...

    A heads up when setting up the Tannus, make sure you already have a good tape job seal before install, i.e. its been a biatch to seal my tire with a new tape job and Tannus install at the same time...
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    Speak for yourself when it comes to attaching...

    Speak for yourself when it comes to attaching things to the bike and all I need is my SWAT bib for anything up to 3 hours. However, the goggle fad is going on about 5+years now and I hear ya, it can...
  43. Thread: 2021 Supply

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    Such a guilty pleasure...especially after you've...

    Such a guilty pleasure...especially after you've told them exactly what's been happening for a full year now and they still give you that look of disbelief.

    I feel for you guys in the shops...
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    Don’t you fuckin’ “thanks for the pull” without...

    Don’t you fuckin’ “thanks for the pull” without taking a turn yourself you twit!

    On a positive, middle of April and pulled a century today, almost a month early, fuck yeah!
    ...
  45. Forgive me but everything in the OP's synopsis...

    Forgive me but everything in the OP's synopsis screams that he should be in the regular XT3 series (130 or 140) and NOT the Tour Pro. Nothing about the review is surprising. It's a lighter boot and...
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    I've done Ridewrap twice now, first time was...

    I've done Ridewrap twice now, first time was gloss on gloss Norco, second was matte on matte SC. The Norco took me 2 hours, the SC 4 but both came out perfect. Your lucky in that you don't have to...
  47. We have a Head Advant Edge 125 in 34 at the...

    We have a Head Advant Edge 125 in 34 at the store.

    skiwest.ca


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  48. Thread: 2022 Solly STH?

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    The 'power' switch of whatever they're calling it...

    The 'power' switch of whatever they're calling it is extremely simple (but totally fuckin' unnecessary). There's a plastic cam that either compresses or doesn't compress the existing rubber base....
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    Bump...what tip/tail skin connection is working...

    Bump...what tip/tail skin connection is working best for the Asym Spur. Are most regular connections with enough tail holding on without issue?


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    Kevin who's good buds with Hoji and has been on...

    Kevin who's good buds with Hoji and has been on it since prototypes has some thoughts on fitting the Hoji. (Has anybody been baking vs. heat stack the liner?)
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