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  1. These are sold.

    These are sold.
  2. Thanks, Iíll let you know. Just to clarify, I am...

    Thanks, Iíll let you know. Just to clarify, I am not selling 192s.
  3. Iíve had some interest... but without naming...

    Iíve had some interest... but without naming names, make sure your PM inbox isnít full...
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    My 182 MF 108s are up for grabs on Gear Swap.

    My 182 MF 108s are up for grabs on Gear Swap.
  5. FS: Dynastar M-Free 108 in 182 - used half a day, mint

    SOLD

    I bought some 182 MF 108s from the Corbettís sale and used them for a few runs. They are awesome, but I ended up ordering the same skis in 192. So these minty 182s are up for grabs.

    There...
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    Yeah Iím 5í8Ē 170 lbs, race background, though...

    Yeah Iím 5í8Ē 170 lbs, race background, though now washed up. I was looking for a ski that would be a bit looser for skiing trees at Whistler. The 182 is a blast sliding through tight spots - I...
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    I did something a bit crazy. Ordered the 192s...

    I did something a bit crazy. Ordered the 192s (think I got the last pair on a deal). The 182s were awesome but I think more length would be even better. Given how short the 182s skied, I suspect the...
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    For those who have skied both 182 and 192 MF...

    For those who have skied both 182 and 192 MF 108s, are the 192s just a longer version, or are there other differences?
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    First day out on the 182 MF 108s. Started off...

    First day out on the 182 MF 108s. Started off crusty then softened up to more spring-like conditions.

    It took me a bit to figure them out, especially trying to carve turns. They definitely prefer...
  10. Thread: Ask the experts

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    I looked up the MRP FulFill as I wasnít familiar...

    I looked up the MRP FulFill as I wasnít familiar with it. It says itís compatible with 2017 forks and older, since newer forks with the transfer dimple would just equalize at topout. But your idea of...
  11. Thread: Ask the experts

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    I donít think this works. The travel you get is...

    I donít think this works. The travel you get is determined by the length of the air shaft and the position of the positive/negative transfer dimple. A longer air shaft will simply give you more...
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    https://www.epicpass.com/info/2020-21-epic-coverag...

    https://www.epicpass.com/info/2020-21-epic-coverage-terms-and-conditions.aspx?

    “Core Season” means the period of December 8, 2020 through April 4, 2021, which shall be deemed to consist of one...
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    Season ending with 6 core days left......

    Season ending with 6 core days left... interesting timing indeed.
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    Still have these. I got out on them for the first...

    Still have these. I got out on them for the first time in a couple of years and they are so awesome. The weight and flex makes them damp and composed, but the shape is brilliant - they will make any...
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    When my 182 MF108s show up, any reason I should...

    When my 182 MF108s show up, any reason I should mount anywhere other than on the line?
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    Oops, I went with 115 brakes. Hopefully they...

    Oops, I went with 115 brakes. Hopefully they won't stick out too much.
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    Pulled the trigger on some 182s! Can't wait to...

    Pulled the trigger on some 182s! Can't wait to get them on snow.
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    Good prices all around. Just pulled the trigger...

    Good prices all around. Just pulled the trigger on some Dynastar M-Free 108s with Pivot 15s.
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    Following up again, I actually ended up selling...

    Following up again, I actually ended up selling the 188 QST 106s after a few days on them. The main complaint was the tails - I found that when skiing through trees or weird snow, the tails were hard...
  20. Thread: Ask the experts

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    Tri-Flow used to be my go-to but since using...

    Tri-Flow used to be my go-to but since using other stuff (Boeshield T9), I've realized how much of a mess it makes. My drivetrain just got so gunky over time.

    A Tri-Flow soak seems to work great...
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    The M-Free 108s are pretty tempting. I'd probably...

    The M-Free 108s are pretty tempting. I'd probably go 182 as I'm usually looking for stashes in the trees or skiing groomers when the snow is bad; I'm less interested in going fast through chop and...
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    Have you found a wider Beast 98? I have 184...

    Have you found a wider Beast 98? I have 184 Meteorites (heavier predecessor to Beast 98 with same shape) and they are just about perfect as an all-rounder. They strike a good balance between being...
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    Just following up - I ended up going +2. Iím...

    Just following up - I ended up going +2. Iím happy with the result. The ski rails on groomers and is easy to pivot in the trees, but still feels stable. I can still drive the tips.
  24. Thread: Chomag Doctahawk

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    Awesome, thanks for reporting back. Sounds like a...

    Awesome, thanks for reporting back. Sounds like a success.

    What size is your Doctahawk and previous Rootdown, out of curiosity?
  25. Thread: Chomag Doctahawk

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    Cool, please do report back. I’m actually...

    Cool, please do report back. I’m actually considering a Doctahawk but I believe my 2018 Fox 36 maxes out at 160. Edit: just checked with Fox and mine will go to 170. Sweet!

    The 170 Zeb makes...
  26. Thread: Chomag Doctahawk

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    Gorgeous! How does the seat tube angle feel...

    Gorgeous!

    How does the seat tube angle feel with the 160 fork?
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    Thanks a lot. Iíll be using these as a resort...

    Thanks a lot. Iíll be using these as a resort ski.

    To avoid hole conflicts, my best options are either right on the line or +1.5 to +2 (+2 a bit better than +1.5). Sounds like going forward is the...
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    Thank you both for the info. Mounted forward, did...

    Thank you both for the info. Mounted forward, did you still feel like you could drive the tips into carves, or did you need to ski more centered?
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    Awesome, this is good info and more along the...

    Awesome, this is good info and more along the lines of what I'm thinking. I often find that a more forward mount can make a ski feel more balanced and surfy, though I'd be concerned about trying to...
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    Cool, thanks. I'll go on the line. I generally...

    Cool, thanks. I'll go on the line. I generally like a more forward mount, but too forward and the edging can feel vague. I care less about float and more about balancing quickness and edge hold.
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    Bumping this thread - I have scoured the internet...

    Bumping this thread - I have scoured the internet but havenít found the answer. I got some 188 QST 106s and am trying to figure out where to mount them, on the line or slightly forward. I want the...
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    Iím on the Shore. Even our fast trails arenít...

    Iím on the Shore. Even our fast trails arenít that fast. But yeah, clearly too low.

    26 psi with Double Down feels good in the rear to me, but I guess the DH casing has a stiffer feel, so I was...
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    Luckily yes. But it happened on my first lap...

    Luckily yes. But it happened on my first lap after dropping the pressure. Lesson learned.
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    My usual 26 psi in the rear felt like garbage...

    My usual 26 psi in the rear felt like garbage with a DH casing DHR II. I dropped to 23 psi (no insert) and it felt awesome until I cracked a carbon rim.
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    The Runt looks like a good option for my Zeb,...

    The Runt looks like a good option for my Zeb, once they make a version for it. The C1 air spring needs to be run at lower pressure to avoid feeling harsh of the top, but then loses some support...
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    I agree. Exo+ works fine for me as a front tire,...

    I agree. Exo+ works fine for me as a front tire, though.
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    The first generation oneups would get a bit...

    The first generation oneups would get a bit sticky, but I had no issues with my V2 that I ran for a year in a variety of conditions.
  38. Thread: Chomag Doctahawk

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    Does your fork creak? I bet it does. Might be...

    Does your fork creak? I bet it does. Might be time to warranty it and ask for a 42 offset CSU when they give you a new one.

    I went from 51 to 44 offset on my 36 FIT4 160 that I run on my 2019...
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    I picked up a set of Continental Der Baron/Der...

    I picked up a set of Continental Der Baron/Der Kaiser for my Chromag hardtail during a Black Friday sale. I ran Der Baron/Trail King last winter and was impressed with them in the wet, and one ride...
  40. Thread: Ask the experts

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    That's interesting. On a hit where a tire without...

    That's interesting. On a hit where a tire without an insert would have bottomed onto the rim, the insert likely offers protection. But on smaller hits, the tire is more likely to bottom out onto the...
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    I'm not riding a plus bike, but a buddy just gave...

    I'm not riding a plus bike, but a buddy just gave me a 29 x 2.6 DHF that I tried for a ride. Compared to the 2.5, it just feels rounder and bites less hard in corners, with no added forgiveness. I...
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    What's everyone's experiences with bacon strips...

    What's everyone's experiences with bacon strips (tire plugs)?

    I used them for the first time recently and it sealed up nicely, allowing me to keep riding without putting in a tube. But 3-4 rides...
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    Shimano RT66 are cheap and work well.

    Shimano RT66 are cheap and work well.
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    Anyone have any time on the new Specialized tires...

    Anyone have any time on the new Specialized tires yet? If the T9 compound is legitimately Maxx-Grip soft, the Grid Trail versions will be nice options for those looking for light, soft rubber tires.
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    I agree with this statement. It felt closer to a...

    I agree with this statement. It felt closer to a Maxx Terra than a Maxx Grip on slippery stuff.

    Also, the tire only has 5 or so rides on it as a front tire and I can already see the side knobs...
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    I managed to get my hands on an Assegai EXO+ Maxx...

    I managed to get my hands on an Assegai EXO+ Maxx Grip, which finally exists. Later, Verdict!

    For our dirt (BC South Coast), things are generally more hard with rocks and roots and free-draining,...
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    I bought the bike, and it came with a relatively...

    I bought the bike, and it came with a relatively new Verdict up front. It still feels squirmy when cornering, especially on harder surfaces. I think it's coming off.
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    The new Troy looks great. I upsized my 2019 Troy...

    The new Troy looks great. I upsized my 2019 Troy and ran a -1 degree angleset. The new bike, with its longer reach and slacker head angle, looks to have incorporated those changes, along with a...
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    I test-rode a bike that I will be buying in a few...

    I test-rode a bike that I will be buying in a few weeks that had WTB Verdict/Judge combo. The side knobs on the front Verdict are undercut and the tire is absolutely terrifying when tipped over on...
  50. Thread: WTH PinkBike?

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    I try to deal local on PB if possible, both as a...

    I try to deal local on PB if possible, both as a buyer and seller. That seems to help filter out some of that stuff.
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