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    A bottle is $15, but you can get a grand for it...

    A bottle is $15, but you can get a grand for it if someone you know gets a stone.
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    Giving birth to a girl, boy, or stone? ...

    Giving birth to a girl, boy, or stone?



    FWIW, I strongly recommend Chanca Piedra from Peru (extract in capsules). I use it every 3mos or so to break up any building stones, before they reach...
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    The Taos Wedge Kings are something else though....

    The Taos Wedge Kings are something else though. Beginners wedging down a super steep black run, no fear at all.
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    TT87JP294

    TT87JP294
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    slightly off topic; 15yrs ago in my work industry...

    slightly off topic; 15yrs ago in my work industry (automotive), one of the large automakers contracted a small law firm to handle their "trademark" issues. Basically saying "you handle this, and you...
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    unsubscribe from their e-mailed everythings....

    unsubscribe from their e-mailed everythings. They'll see that real quick.
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    so where's the mountain goat with the red slash...

    so where's the mountain goat with the red slash thru it stickers?

    Someone "knows a guy", they'll sell like hotcakes, and wind up showing up in "high visibility" locations like the Slowbird...
  8. Looks like Winter makes a showing Sunday.....

    Looks like Winter makes a showing Sunday.....
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    I'm laughing at the Cottonwood recommendations...

    I'm laughing at the Cottonwood recommendations for a Midwest ski hill.......
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    get 2, the Trail King will wear out in 400mi.

    get 2, the Trail King will wear out in 400mi.
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    Consider the Vittoria Air Liner, bigger than...

    Consider the Vittoria Air Liner, bigger than CushCore. I have ridden it 2x with no air for 3-4miles, just a little slower than with air. Good product. I run very low pressures with it for traction.
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    Don't discount the 4FRNT MSP107, an excellent...

    Don't discount the 4FRNT MSP107, an excellent directional choice for LCC.

    For ski poles i have 2pr, small basket for non-pow days, and big baskets for 8"+. Just like 99, 107, and "plus size" skis...
  13. Thread: Wasatch 2019

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    There was a lot of precip Ogden -----> North,...

    There was a lot of precip Ogden -----> North, but we got almost nothing down here near SLC.

    https://opensnow.com/dailysnow/utah
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    I did Crest on Thursday, and it barely...

    I did Crest on Thursday, and it barely snowed/rained up there, should be fine. On Thursday it was as good as I've ever seen it, FWIW. Hitting it 2x this week.
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    I run Shimano shifter and rear mech, but prefer...

    I run Shimano shifter and rear mech, but prefer SRAM cassettes (last much longer).
  16. not many peeps want to work (2) 2-3hr shifts 6...

    not many peeps want to work (2) 2-3hr shifts 6 hours apart. I wouldn't. That's one big problem to overcome with the crunch times.

    When I moved to SLC I had a data processing job which I could do...
  17. Some Mags will come up with an angle within a...

    Some Mags will come up with an angle within a week, watch.
  18. Thread: Wasatch 2019

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    More rock slides in LCC.... I'm afraid we'll be...

    More rock slides in LCC.... I'm afraid we'll be seeing a lot of this over the next year.....
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    I either take a shuttle or pedal up from Mill-D....

    I either take a shuttle or pedal up from Mill-D. Or occasionally do a Crest loop from PCMR, pedaling up.
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    snow up high Wed..........

    snow up high Wed..........
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    LOL, I get the same looks at a different spot. I...

    LOL, I get the same looks at a different spot. I actually hit Kruzr but then take a hard right up to Lake Solitude (fun single track), then wrap around the uphill side of the lake and scramble up the...
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    putting the wheel on a round trash can makes...

    putting the wheel on a round trash can makes doing all this on/off stuff much easier, FWIW.
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    FWIW I abandoned Schwalbe not because of how they...

    FWIW I abandoned Schwalbe not because of how they rode, but because I had to replace them every 400miles and they were really expensive. In the USA you could get them cheapER than anywhere at...
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    I can't imagine the misery of Evil Empire the...

    I can't imagine the misery of Evil Empire the hard way. I always accessed via Guardsman and up the jeep road to Jupiter Peak and Ridge down, which is actually fun.

    It's amazing how the conditions...
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    I think the Honeycomb garden (Rocky Chute) is...

    I think the Honeycomb garden (Rocky Chute) is super spicy, WAY harder than before the storm.
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    I'm doing Honeycomb today beginning 5pm if you...

    I'm doing Honeycomb today beginning 5pm if you want to come. Days Fork next week.
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    I also heard good things about Old Red Pine Rd.,...

    I also heard good things about Old Red Pine Rd., but was also disappointed. Overgrown and totally uneventful (unmemorable) descent.
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    That Big Water climb is stiff after 1k' of Puke...

    That Big Water climb is stiff after 1k' of Puke Hill and the 3 Bitches already behind you...... Glad you didn't take Little Water, it would have killed you! :-D
  29. Thread: Wasatch 2019

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    LCC Trail work, 9am Saturday (8/17/19) at Lisa...

    LCC Trail work, 9am Saturday (8/17/19) at Lisa Falls trailhead, working til' 1pm or so. Tools provided. We are trying to rebuild what Mother Nature wiped out!
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    ok, now I see what you were referring to. I don't...

    ok, now I see what you were referring to. I don't ride the Aggressor, and wasn't aware it only came in DC. Aggressor has no traction climbing either, that's another hit.

    For me the DC Assguy has...
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    Then the Aggressor is even worse than my opinion...

    Then the Aggressor is even worse than my opinion already was, because it's already sorely lacking in traction. At least for me.

    I have no idea where Mandelbrot came from. It's not unusual for...
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    I value cornering and braking traction highly....

    I value cornering and braking traction highly. What it appears you cannot grasp is that a Assguy/DHF/DHR DC tire has MORE traction than an Aggressor 3C (of any type). It's not just the compound. FOR...
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    You aren't saying why my statement is at odds...

    You aren't saying why my statement is at odds with itself, not that I care. I think we both agree already.
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    How? The Aggressor slides on the marbles, the...

    How? The Aggressor slides on the marbles, the Assguy/DHF/DHR cuts thru them.



    In my experience ANY of the 3C tires (even the Max Terra, which is supposed to be the longest lasting) goes at most...
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    Ya, High Rollers are a horrible tire!

    Ya, High Rollers are a horrible tire!
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    It's even more confusing when you figure out that...

    It's even more confusing when you figure out that OE tires are often vastly different than the replacement ones they sell. Not always, but they are often very different. Same name, totally different?...
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    https://www.maxxis.com/technology/bike-technology...

    https://www.maxxis.com/technology/bike-technology

    Post a picture of the labeling (the print), or list it in a reply.

    I personally prefer the dual compound over the 3C (triple compound). The DC...
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    With Maxxis, DHF, DHR, Hi Roller, Aggressor, etc,...

    With Maxxis, DHF, DHR, Hi Roller, Aggressor, etc, is the tread pattern.

    3C (Max Grip, Max Terra), Dual Compound, is the tread COMPOUND. 3C is 3 different compounds, dual is 2.

    EXO, EXO+, DD,...
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    From what I have seen with my riding buddies the...

    From what I have seen with my riding buddies the Aggressor is BY FAR the most fragile "gnarly" tire that Maxxis makes. Short knobs give little support to the rest of the carcass. I rode with a guy...
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    I didn't see him when I rode Fat Lip last week.

    I didn't see him when I rode Fat Lip last week.
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    Coming down from the top of Little Cottonwood...

    Coming down from the top of Little Cottonwood Trail (ruins), the first left is Cool Way. Cool Way exits back onto main trail just below Lisa Falls. Flanders is rider's right just below that (double...
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    Last night I hiked from Tanners down to the 2nd...

    Last night I hiked from Tanners down to the 2nd bridge, hitting Flanders on the way.

    Tanners DH is 50% gone. It will recover with time and a lot of work. Some areas are under 20-30' of rock and...
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ea8mGOl84ts

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ea8mGOl84ts
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    Here's just above 3rd bridge 290775

    Here's just above 3rd bridge 290775
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    I think that T-storm we had Wed evening finished...

    I think that T-storm we had Wed evening finished them off.
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    I always hit Catherine's via Supreme road...

    I always hit Catherine's via Supreme road (miserable climb up), but then it's all glory DH, and then a short climb to Devil's Castle and Mandelbrot. We call it the "Alta-8" (Alta figure 8). I love...
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    I'm a huge Snowbird fanboi, but the recent trail...

    I'm a huge Snowbird fanboi, but the recent trail work is not all good. Some of the new lines added are so steep that it's virtually impossible to climb up (I climbed up on Sunday am). I was the only...
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    I swear the mosquitoes have been stockpiling...

    I swear the mosquitoes have been stockpiling snow. You get off your bike to navigate and they gang up on you instantly
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    Mandelbrot is still 3 weeks out from being GTG....

    Mandelbrot is still 3 weeks out from being GTG. Mandelbrot season is going to be a month long this year, amazing.
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    I went thru 3 E13 cassettes, best I got was 800mi...

    I went thru 3 E13 cassettes, best I got was 800mi out of 1, before I wised up and bailed on them. Loved the range, hated the shifting and durability.

    Now SRAM, has steel teeth so should last. I...
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