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    My own issues are different but FWIW, here's my...

    My own issues are different but FWIW, here's my long term full report.

    Undiagnosed Celiac disease until 2012 with a lifetime of g.i. issues including long term, chronic acid reflux. I took tums...
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    Good intel. I'm using the luxury hv liners and...

    Good intel. I'm using the luxury hv liners and though the fit is fine, some issues present themselves at times that cause some weirdness. For example. On ski touring days where there's a lot of...
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    Bell 2/Redflat Creek showing a 145cms snowpack...

    Bell 2/Redflat Creek showing a 145cms snowpack depth just below treeline today.

    Damn fine start in that part of the neighborhood.

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    I just went through a round of fit/flex testing...

    I just went through a round of fit/flex testing and thought that the ZGTP fit ever so slightly shorter in length (just a hair more contact pressure on front of toes) than the Scout in a size 25.5. ...
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    Just in case you're unsuccessful in yer quest......

    Just in case you're unsuccessful in yer quest... I have old beat up pairs of 180 and 184 cm rocker 2s with solly rental bindings that i'll be testing this winter to see what size is optimal. If I...
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tr7n_NLeJQE

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tr7n_NLeJQE
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    Would tip extenderz help? Saved my jjs and a...

    Would tip extenderz help? Saved my jjs and a buddy's jj 2.0s from tip dive and lack of planing in bottomless or upside down conditions.

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    "This man tested Canada's tax laws by moving in a...

    "This man tested Canada's tax laws by moving in a canoe — and wonCampfire wood, bagged ice and provincial park receipts accepted as moving expenses"...
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UOyU_vqXf7s

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UOyU_vqXf7s
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    Lovin' the hikes lately listening to old school...

    Lovin' the hikes lately listening to old school stuff.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sgWAWM8Gz68
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    Nice work Gary! Great to see some really nice...

    Nice work Gary! Great to see some really nice fresh pics from the Sisses. And when u said u quadded up the coyote creek road...didja do the old valley bottom start or the new logging road then hook...
  12. Good question...I'll have to check and report...

    Good question...I'll have to check and report back.
  13. Thread: Kitty Stoke

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    Hilo the non snow cat. Stuck at shed. Coaxed...

    Hilo the non snow cat. Stuck at shed. Coaxed back to house with treats. Employed his patented black lightning strike to zip from shed to house.

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  14. Thread: Kitty Stoke

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    First snowfall of the year. Kona the snowkat...

    First snowfall of the year. Kona the snowkat dropped in and made first tracks.

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  15. ...since u mentioned it... Thinking back, I'm...

    ...since u mentioned it...

    Thinking back, I'm still kinda shaking my head with incredulity that the tape system held up to the forces or kicking heels and torquing toes during the uphill touring...
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    That ephemeral flow state when yer ski touring...

    That ephemeral flow state when yer ski touring uphill and it's effortless and happy thoughts are cycling through your mind.
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    Been doing the Wim Hof/cold shower thing for a...

    Been doing the Wim Hof/cold shower thing for a few months now. With the change in seasonal temps lately, the cold water just got colder over the past week and now feels really cold. It's annoying.
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    Hypothetical nuclear waste danger elimination...

    Hypothetical nuclear waste danger elimination strategy via blasting it with lasers to knock the protons out of the nucleus. Eezee peezee.
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  19. Great, thanks for the thoughts. The part where u...

    Great, thanks for the thoughts. The part where u say: "...just go until it starts making cracking sounds and stop adding pressure..." is similar to the feedback I anticipate when bending more...
  20. GregL: Just curious if you've ever 'reverse...

    GregL: Just curious if you've ever 'reverse punched' the lateral portions of the dynafit mercury cuffs to reduce volume/more naturally follow the contours of skiers with average width ankles but...
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    I'm outta town slayin' sand and gravel in other...

    I'm outta town slayin' sand and gravel in other parts of the province, A.P.

    I'm thinkin' the terrace area experienced a full thermonuclear, pineapple express driven monsoon meltdown. Hopefully...
  22. A delayed start to the ski season due to lack of...

    A delayed start to the ski season due to lack of snow used to annoy me. Not any more.

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    No pow? No problem. Gravel skiing conditions...

    No pow? No problem. Gravel skiing conditions are all time. West side road stash delivered....the cliff out line presented some legit exposure. Fun.

    Also, I didn't realize that sand/gravel...
  24. I know a guy that has a 5 or 6 year old stock...

    I know a guy that has a 5 or 6 year old stock uv-5r for exactly the purposes you described. It works amazingly well for the price and what it is. Range is a bit limited for calling kms on Canadian...
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    Just found a decent gravel ski pitch that has...

    Just found a decent gravel ski pitch that has potential. Needs grooming though. Workable as is for techy, pivot turns but for the better feeling, carefree long radius slarves, all the bigger rocks...
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    Did some in shop fit/flex testing of some Tour...

    Did some in shop fit/flex testing of some Tour Pros and Scouts. The one crucial test I forgot to do is the torsional twisting test with boot locked into tech toe piece, heel in tour mode on skis and...
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    Why not just dig a hole in the backyard in...

    Why not just dig a hole in the backyard in suitable dimensions and shape, backfill,shape/compact soil just right to support the contours of a reclined human body, drop a big piece of greenhouse poly...
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    A few notes on liner length fit. A nuclear...

    A few notes on liner length fit. A nuclear option for liners that feel too short: Cut the toe box off and reinstall the section forward a bit and fill the gap with some foam....dunno if it's a...
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    Photos of the area?

    Photos of the area?
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eJlN9jdQFSc

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eJlN9jdQFSc
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    Buddy just sent me this version. Harmonies are...

    Buddy just sent me this version. Harmonies are nice.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fhhEHuChFck&feature=share&fbclid=IwAR1utfj cwTrVXUYdp9lBx6Bq6sB3pSu1IecMruy3tNsc__TvuqkPuZMNS 6o
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    Cautiously interested. Curious in what areas the...

    Cautiously interested. Curious in what areas the shells were expanded during molding, if so. I have a low instep, flat, duck feet.
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    I've seen the pin sockets worn in a coupla...

    I've seen the pin sockets worn in a coupla buddies high mileage boots. In their boots the specific issue was the sockets were notched/grooved vertically in the hole...can't recall exactly at what...
  34. Thread: UFC

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    Doctor stoppage...for that? ...

    Doctor stoppage...for that? ........................... Masvidal ahead by a mile but Diaz is a final mile fighter. Who knows how it woulda went. Argh!!!!!!!!!
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    Great prelims! gonna try my hand at fight...

    Great prelims!

    gonna try my hand at fight calls again...

    diaz, gastelum, thompson, lewis, gillespie, anderson
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    Bucket list line. Can still remember the pre...

    Bucket list line. Can still remember the pre first turn jitterz. Just how will the dry moss ski? Skied really well.

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    Floating around the general area for the next...

    Floating around the general area for the next week and a bit...but if the Gorge looks like it's probable after some snowfall, could extend the trip for sure. Spot forecast for Queest shows some hope.
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    Thanks for the rec, hefe. Completed the trifecta...

    Thanks for the rec, hefe. Completed the trifecta of mec, staytuned and fresh air. All were great with friendly service and vibe. Tested all the remaining boots I was lookin' for and found a bunch...
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    Constructed tall enough, this should fix it for...

    Constructed tall enough, this should fix it for ya. :biggrin:

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    Rather than inciting the joe average in...

    Rather than inciting the joe average in lunchrooms everywhere, I vote for him to throw down with yer high school bud Joey Shithead instead. Should be some good verbal sparring. My money's on...
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    Poll: JFC....... and I can't even blame the morning...

    JFC....... and I can't even blame the morning tequila 'cause today is teetotling tuesday. Idiot.
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    Dunno but the new best practices includes...

    Dunno but the new best practices includes adjustable ramp angle and lower lumber support for yer buds with low back issues.

    Just sayin'.
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    Poll: Yea and Nay ===> Dead heat! Neck and neck! ...

    Yea and Nay ===> Dead heat! Neck and neck! How far to the finish line?

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    I'm sure once they get Don Cherry on board for...

    I'm sure once they get Don Cherry on board for the marketing/advertising blitz...there will be bitumen hockey pucks. Wouldn't surprise me if they did a one off Edmonton/Calgary game using the...
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    Some interesting tech innovations that could lead...

    Some interesting tech innovations that could lead to safer transport of bitumen to our coastal shipping terminals. Great to see that the human capacity for brainstorming solutions to pressing...
  47. What about the powder cape? Izzit making a...

    What about the powder cape? Izzit making a comeback yet?

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    I'm rollin', u hatin'? Street cred at the skate...

    I'm rollin', u hatin'? Street cred at the skate park. Need a clear lens to see the transition, air the tabletop and time the pump track.

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    Interesting comparo of the various methods of...

    Interesting comparo of the various methods of cleaning headlights. The pro method looks optimum but damn that's a lot of $$$, elbow grease and time. Bug spray for the ghettowerx win. The second...
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    I was thinking about this the other day while...

    I was thinking about this the other day while fit/flex testing the Hoji Free, Hawx xtd 130 and Tecnica Scout in various ski shops.

    A coupla ideas:

    1. Shops dedicate some space in a staff...
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