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    Just google the and download the PDF for the...

    Just google the and download the PDF for the binding. Everything you need to know is in there.

    Except for FKS which requires some art to get setup right.
  2. Poll: I have my 192s taped up and ready to mount at...

    I have my 192s taped up and ready to mount at -1.5

    I am 6'3" 210lbs with gear on and would prefer a surfy, quick ride skied from a fairly nuetral stance.

    No idea how theyll ski, but i have to...
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    run pretty much any 5x5 program in your gym, and...

    run pretty much any 5x5 program in your gym, and then do you mountain hobbies for "cardio" 2-3 times per week. Basically, focus on strength in the gym, and your cardio/skill training outside in the...
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    Guy likely goes on days long sufferfest...

    Guy likely goes on days long sufferfest adventures with those backpacks... But a simple Google unit conversation is too much work haha.

    The little things get ya sometimes 😂
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    I'm happy being a tool that helped out a small...

    I'm happy being a tool that helped out a small company, a couple non profits, and forced a Goliath company to do the right thing.

    Are you proud that you were not a tool, and did not help anyone...
  6. Could play off the vocallocalbro thing and throw...

    Could play off the vocallocalbro thing and throw a "PNW Grown", "ColoRadBro", etc regional branding on the tips and tails.

    Actually, heres a good one: put full song lyrics on the tails so that...
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    Actually, it would be exactly like giving food,...

    Actually, it would be exactly like giving food, water and shelter to the victims for the first couple weeks after the disaster, and then forgetting all about them.

    Is it ideal? No. Is it still...
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    So are you against this customer pushback against...

    So are you against this customer pushback against BC.com? If not, why not be happy that folks are willing to take this small step in the right direction?

    I guess my questions is why do you feel...
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    Do you by chance happen to live in Summit county,...

    Do you by chance happen to live in Summit county, in a nice condo, and have dreads you made yourself?
  10. Just a thought, but i think that Praxis (or any...

    Just a thought, but i think that Praxis (or any "boutique" brand) should have a signature aesthetic feature that appears on all skis the same way that moment has squared off tips and tails. Its free...
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    191cm 2011/12 Billy Goats for sale here:...

    191cm 2011/12 Billy Goats for sale here: https://www.tetongravity.com/forums/showthread.php/326872-OG-191-ON3P-Billy-Goats-w-FKS-180s-195-Rossi-Bandit-108s-Line-SFB-shorty
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    The things i care about deeply i donate time and...

    The things i care about deeply i donate time and money to. The things i care about passively on principle i donate a minimal amount of time to if the legwork is done for me... in this case all the...
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    And capitalism is also the consumer having and...

    And capitalism is also the consumer having and exercising the choice to not buy from the seller. So this is capitalism in action. Yay capitalism?

    Also, how much effort do you actually think is...
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    My understanding is that Alpental is similar to...

    My understanding is that Alpental is similar to Baker (vibes, terrain), its just more vert with no real flat areas or groomers... also a little smaller acreage wise. Similarly, it also has an...
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    Its very useful when you are on the MC and chose...

    Its very useful when you are on the MC and chose your bonus 3rd day for use at Alta, but then your significant other wants to snowboard... Its still only $38 to upgrade the MC comp ticket to an...
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    I assume you are using SnoSeal to wax the gloves?...

    I assume you are using SnoSeal to wax the gloves? Make sure you bake it in. Just throw the gloves on a sheet of foil (so the wax doesnt drip) and put the waxy gloves into a 250 degree oven until...
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    Pretty sure those are $100 more expensive than...

    Pretty sure those are $100 more expensive than Evo was selling them for a couple years ago during the famous fire-sale they had for that ski haha.
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    Yup. Huuuge fronty.

    Yup. Huuuge fronty.
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    ...from the bottom of Alta. One of the great...

    ...from the bottom of Alta.

    One of the great ski threads of all time.
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    To play devils advocate, maybe they are suing...

    To play devils advocate, maybe they are suing first so that they don't get sued by someone else who trademarks the name Backcountry. Essentially, they sue to protect their usage of the name?
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    Thats because all the old NS users have migrated...

    Thats because all the old NS users have migrated to TGR, and what you are left with on NS is a bunch of charmin soft Gen Y SJWs that live under their rich parents' roof.



    CORRECT. LONG LIVE...
  22. Having skied neither, but owned both, I...

    Having skied neither, but owned both, I respectfully disagree with your assessment.
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    #TrainingForAlpental

    #TrainingForAlpental
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    My buddy down in Eugene is looking to get a pair...

    My buddy down in Eugene is looking to get a pair of boots. After some preliminary searching, it seems like Bergs would be the go-to spot for good fitters? Or is there another place in...
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    Yup, i had to special order from my Cooper tire...

    Yup, i had to special order from my Cooper tire shop as well. They thought it was weird that i would be ordering those tires over the AT3s, but about 12months later when i came back in (they do my...
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    Thats kinda how i try to do it. Always...

    Thats kinda how i try to do it. Always homecooked cause its WAAAAY cheaper, but grilled meat/veggies/starch taking no more than 30 mins from opening the fridge to sitting down to eat. Anything that...
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    Not used, and still not cheap, but the Dakine...

    Not used, and still not cheap, but the Dakine Poacher Vest in XL for $113: https://www.campsaver.com/dakine-poacher-ras-vest-pack.html
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    I'm just wrapping up week 10 of a Bill Starr 5x5...

    I'm just wrapping up week 10 of a Bill Starr 5x5 modified to be leg heavy. Next week I'm switching to a more volume based program and plyometrics in an effort to get my work capacity up and get that...
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    Haha, right!? I deadlift heavy on my leg days,...

    Haha, right!? I deadlift heavy on my leg days, so just looking at fortrees finisher has me saying NOPENOPENOPE!!!



    This is also very true. There is no better training for alpental, than...
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    Honestly, leg blasters. I find the key is to not...

    Honestly, leg blasters. I find the key is to not shortchange the effort on the jumping. Its real easy to start half-assing the jumping movements and just barely get off the ground (same with stuff...
  31. I am in the Seattle area and am interested in the...

    I am in the Seattle area and am interested in the KOA 116 setup. PM Sent.
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    Buddy, thats just good for the base! Colder...

    Buddy, thats just good for the base!


    Colder pattern setting up for the end of the week is what ive heard?
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    Yes to the powder tech jong show, and yes to all...

    Yes to the powder tech jong show, and yes to all reports from up high being deep and PNW light snow. We only made it up to cambell basin and down where the snow was top notch snowball making snow......
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    Interesting. If i am understanding correctly,...

    Interesting. If i am understanding correctly, the argument is that the seat tube relies on the addition of the seatpost to gain its structural integrity. Meanwhile everywhere else on the frame...
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    from lack of seatpost insertion depth?

    from lack of seatpost insertion depth?
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    Do you also strictly believe that more than 3...

    Do you also strictly believe that more than 3 mounts on a ski is unsafe for EVERYONE because that is industry standard? The seatpost insertion thing to me smells of unnecessary overdesign for most...
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    Maybe ive been biking wrong all these years, but...

    Maybe ive been biking wrong all these years, but im not plopped on my saddle when riding over roots, steps, or anything remotely tech. My dead weight is only in the saddle when its pretty darn...
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    Only Hulks climb up over roots on a 20-25degree...

    Only Hulks climb up over roots on a 20-25degree pitch while still seated haha. That shit is a trials move. On any techish climb, only a portion of my weight is actually on my seat at any one time,...
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    I see where you are coming from. My thought is...

    I see where you are coming from. My thought is that the post below the seatpost collar is 'loose' within the frame. The seatpost collar acts as a fixed connection, thus not allowing any moment...
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    Sure. What situations will i be in where that...

    Sure. What situations will i be in where that seatpost has a good amount of shear force or torque applied to it when in the up position? Maybe im thinking about it wrong, but sitting and spinning,...
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    yup, i think the wireless AXS droppers would fit...

    yup, i think the wireless AXS droppers would fit the bill even better, minus the exorbitant cost haha.
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    Havent tried it on my current bike. That said,...

    Havent tried it on my current bike. That said, my 170mm dropper is completely slammed all the way down on my current bike (2017 slayer), and i nearly slammed my 150mm dropper when i had an Enduro...
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    Almost all "climbs" on my downhill trails are...

    Almost all "climbs" on my downhill trails are punchy little 15 -30 second sprints which i would do out of the saddle anyways so i can keep some speed into the next section.

    1) You are buying...
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    Anytime im climbing for more than 10 minutes in...

    Anytime im climbing for more than 10 minutes in big gear, I doubt id feel put out to stop for literally 5 seconds and drop my post with a QR as opposed to using a dropper. The one or two short...
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    That is EXACTLY the kind of riding that made...

    That is EXACTLY the kind of riding that made dropper posts a game changer. Sounds like desert riding?
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    I think you all are missing the point. When we...

    I think you all are missing the point. When we say that we don't feel a dropper is necessary or all that helpful its because most of our riding is grinding entirely uphill for 1000'+, and then...
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    I have had 2 Race Face Turbine droppers. the...

    I have had 2 Race Face Turbine droppers. the first one completely froze (in the up position) after 18months while at whistler bike park, so i found a 170 version on Evo for $150 and just bought that...
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    This thread is Iconic. I mean Ikonich. Iconick. ...

    This thread is Iconic. I mean Ikonich. Iconick. Ikonick. Icahnick. Icahnich. Ikonik. Iconik. Ikonic. Still trying to figure out the naming origin.
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    Hold my beer, watch this....

    Hold my beer, watch this....
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    I ended up pulling the trigger on the last 192s...

    I ended up pulling the trigger on the last 192s in stock.

    I have the OG 191 version of that other ski by another brand, but that is a very different beast than current models from what i...
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