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    I think you can fit the Exycle bars on that....

    I think you can fit the Exycle bars on that. Can't leave out the upper body!!
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    Change in speed shown means the change in net...

    Change in speed shown means the change in net leverage is awfully similar to their oval chainring. So hard to imagine they came up with that thing first. Or maybe it's not.

    ETA, I definitely want...
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    Aziz Ansari's new special was good. Darker and...

    Aziz Ansari's new special was good. Darker and definitely more real than anything he's done before. I think he's better without the silly stuff--kinda like living a year in a world of shit sobered...
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    As opposed to no protection? For protection...

    As opposed to no protection? For protection against dings that might become cracks that might become problems.

    As opposed to black electrical tape applied as thick as you want? No idea.
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    Just FYI, when I read your response getting all...

    Just FYI, when I read your response getting all huffy about KQ and not taking any bullshit I thought you were being subtly sarcastic and funny. The hyperbolic over the top response seemed perfectly...
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    New bike is already old: Yeti finally started...

    New bike is already old: Yeti finally started shortening the chainstays...model year after yours. I mean, you still gotta lean forward, but now it's the seat angle pushing you instead of the memory...
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    WRONG FORUM JONG!! Sorry. You did ask :-)

    WRONG FORUM JONG!!

    Sorry. You did ask :-)
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    Ironical. I know my wife's exact gear ratios but...

    Ironical. I know my wife's exact gear ratios but not my own. Need 2 guesses as to why? This was all moot with 3x9, but she wanted 1x11...and didn't want to trade away the low gears. I love 1x more...
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    Power output doesn't decrease as pedal cadence...

    Power output doesn't decrease as pedal cadence rises so I have no qualms about running lower gears. The current DD has lower gears than anyone I ride with and I pull away from them noticeably when...
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    I just assumed he was going by Cal these days.

    I just assumed he was going by Cal these days.
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    I'll have to check but I was thinking X01. Thanks...

    I'll have to check but I was thinking X01. Thanks for the tip!
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    Watched it done on a car we bought (dealer threw...

    Watched it done on a car we bought (dealer threw it in). Some places needed access and some didn't. Worked reasonably well for stuff like door dings.
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    Just curious, did you do this timing on a steep...

    Just curious, did you do this timing on a steep hill? Speed can be deceptive in this, since flat ground needs more than a steep climb, step length changes, etc.

    Not that anyone should be pairing a...
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    Yup. I glossed over the details a bit, partly...

    Yup. I glossed over the details a bit, partly because OP might have a different set of expectations or feel he's missing some specific thing, but that pretty well describes the way it goes down if...
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    What are your expectations from "connections"?...

    What are your expectations from "connections"? Social connections? People to ride or ski with? Or something to give you a leg up in a career?

    It's important to distinguish between them, but my...
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    I believe I have used the 1.5 mm and IMS, using...

    I believe I have used the 1.5 mm and IMS, using it was even more irritating. Nothing should be that small.
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    Seems smart. If your only tool is a maul every...

    Seems smart. If your only tool is a maul every problem is a...?
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    You may be selling the Aussies a little short...

    You may be selling the Aussies a little short there.
  19. Thread: Fuck Cancer

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    FKNA Millsie!

    FKNA Millsie!
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    No luck involved on that PK. When you sell out...

    No luck involved on that PK. When you sell out hard enough to the left to move the keeper out of the way you don't need a perfect shot, just a good shot to the right with enough margin so you don't...
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    That's a much clearer way to say it, thanks!

    That's a much clearer way to say it, thanks!
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    Interesting that the initial call was a corner...

    Interesting that the initial call was a corner but the replay didn't seem to show any contact with the ball. Looked like she pretty much blew it entirely before going to VAR.

    The non-call in the...
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    Beautiful game is beautiful. Legit penalty but...

    Beautiful game is beautiful. Legit penalty but that leaving the ball for herself to set up the second goal was magnificent.
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    Keep putting balls on Alex Morgan's left foot and...

    Keep putting balls on Alex Morgan's left foot and one of them is going in. Wish they had more opportunities in that first half, but some quality chances at least.
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    The Debonair kit is the airspring. You get the...

    The Debonair kit is the airspring. You get the 150mm version to get 150mm of travel. Are you talking about the rear?
  26. Spent a few weeks in IF for work over the years...

    Spent a few weeks in IF for work over the years and it always seems more tolerable than the immutable Boise. Food is surprisingly variable: I now make it a point to stop there for the Thai. But I...
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    The friendly chat seems unlikely to produce...

    The friendly chat seems unlikely to produce anything, but a year from now when he's telling people why he hates his shitty neighbor he's going to end with "...and he didn't even have the guts to come...
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    Different thread for that, but aren't you...

    Different thread for that, but aren't you supposed to mail the shit in to a lab? Or is the lab in Vermont? Asking for a friend.
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    Trigger pulled on a Wild Enduro. Still curious...

    Trigger pulled on a Wild Enduro. Still curious about that Force AM at a tick under 800g (in 27.5 x 2.4 per CRC), but with the WE at the same money as the competition version Force AM, I decided to go...
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    TR forthcoming: "I dude sprayed a bear" ...

    TR forthcoming: "I dude sprayed a bear"

    Doesn't have quite the right ring to it.
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    Sounds like the Michelin is similar rolling...

    Sounds like the Michelin is similar rolling compared with a Trail Boss, am I reading that right?
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    Same here. Not as bad as other preps I'd done,...

    Same here. Not as bad as other preps I'd done, and really expected it to be worse. Maybe ask for the Miralax option if it's not offered.

    Thanks for posting the PSA, XXXer; really sorry you needed...
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    Every so often I notice that it's important for...

    Every so often I notice that it's important for my job performance that I care at least a little but definitely not too much. Just today I was reminded that I can't really reach peak insufferability...
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    On the Michelin topic: anyone know anything about...

    On the Michelin topic: anyone know anything about the "Force AM Competition Line" tires? Maybe a couple years old, but apparently I wasn't paying attention in 2017. Sub-1000g and allegedly lower...
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    You're right. I guess what caught me odd about it...

    You're right. I guess what caught me odd about it was the assumption that small parts would necessarily be marked on the part--expecting that on bolts? Shirley knows 20 years ago the part number went...
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    I hope you're right that it is working for many....

    I hope you're right that it is working for many. For most of my career I wasn't very good at deriving satisfaction from the service my work provided. But these days that makes some of the most...
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    Ok maybe I should have said "no one who...

    Ok maybe I should have said "no one who matters..." I mean he definitely is taken seriously by a lot of people who know a lot of stuff and I have a lot of respect for his expertise myself...as long...
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    "Like a shit brick house." I love that guy's...

    "Like a shit brick house." I love that guy's nonsense. His handiwork and opinions barely register, I could listen to him all day.

    The relevant analysis goes by "FMEA"(Failure Mode Effects...
  39. I've put a few rides on them. The Mayhem is a...

    I've put a few rides on them. The Mayhem is a shorter travel bike than some of the others and with less travel you'll tend to run it a little stiffer than a longer travel bike, with the expected pros...
  40. Spot Mayhem fits on that list.

    Spot Mayhem fits on that list.
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    If you make it to Jackson Hole...

    If you make it to Jackson Hole, please report back on the state of the server room door.
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    They're almost all 4-bars or single pivot where...

    They're almost all 4-bars or single pivot where axle path is concerned (Felt had a 6-bar, but not much else out there.) I also find DW-link vague when pedaling and like the more positive feel of...
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    FIFY. The shocks help a little, but they don't...

    FIFY. The shocks help a little, but they don't have much to do now that people stopped listening to Special-Ed ads claiming the FSR pedals well. They "fixed" that with a shock, too.

    The Jamis...
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    Well to be fair the only thing on that list that...

    Well to be fair the only thing on that list that has been buried as deep as it deserves is BioPace, but I have faith.

    We have a pair of the Volts on fat bikes and if they saw real saddle time I'm...
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    I've mentioned hitting the dropper more often...

    I've mentioned hitting the dropper more often when riding the steeper-angled bikes. Dropping the seat like 10mm a lot for techie pedaling--or pedally tech? No need to test that angle so much over...
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    The Frank Church Wilderness has a full compliment...

    The Frank Church Wilderness has a full compliment of mines to go with its air strips (planes are find but no rolling coolers!) Pity they aren't abandoned. But as we know, Wilderness only protects...
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    Don't be obtuse. Mountain bikes are much worse,...

    Don't be obtuse. Mountain bikes are much worse, that's why mining is allowed in Wilderness and mountain bikes are not.
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    Another awesome thread, this one a bit more...

    Another awesome thread, this one a bit more upbeat:

    https://www.tetongravity.com/forums/showthread.php/328318-Bike-TR-2019-Arizona-Trail-Race-750?p=5684932#post5684932

    Note the average speeds...
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    But the stated ideal is to offer opportunities...

    But the stated ideal is to offer opportunities for solitude. How do you offer the opportunity if doing so makes the area more populated? A lottery may seem fair, but then how do you privatize the...
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    Excellent. More reading less typing. Lots of...

    Excellent. More reading less typing. Lots of links in the several Montana threads. Lots of bullshit to be discovered. One hint, though: when the scientist's opinion carries obvious bias but is still...
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