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    You'll dig it. I sold my A7iii last year and...

    You'll dig it. I sold my A7iii last year and bought an a6400, and I'm definitely impressed. There is obviously a sacrifice in performance, but I realized that in order to get what I wanted out of...
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    Yeah, 28mm will work totally fine with those...

    Yeah, 28mm will work totally fine with those tires. 35mm is overkill for anything but 2.6-2.8, IMO.

    FWIW, my buddy ordered the Ripmo 2 frame the day it came out, and still doesn't have it. ...
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    Looks like it's an $800 difference on their...

    Looks like it's an $800 difference on their website, unless your shop is hooking you up. Buy the NX kit, sell it on eBay with the brakes (you'll net about $250-300) and then buy an SLX or XT group...
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    Yeah, they already did that with the Rollik 557 a...

    Yeah, they already did that with the Rollik 557 a couple of years ago. :)
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    I'm assuming you've looked on Pinkbike? ...

    I'm assuming you've looked on Pinkbike?

    https://www.pinkbike.com/buysell/2797566/
    https://www.pinkbike.com/buysell/2772959/
    https://www.pinkbike.com/buysell/2759755/...
  6. Don't a large majority of people ride it from...

    Don't a large majority of people ride it from Fruita to Moab? I guess this way he's got the wind at his back. :)

    Checked at 2:04pm and he was close, but not there yet according to the map...
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    Get a Lyrik if you don't mind the slight weight...

    Get a Lyrik if you don't mind the slight weight penalty... I've got one (140mm) on my trail bike and love it. Super smooth and plush.
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    Yeah... I'm hopeful but not confident. Every...

    Yeah... I'm hopeful but not confident. Every time our idiot president opens his mouth, the odds seem to go down a little bit more.
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    Damn, if that WTB was the Light version, I'd take...

    Damn, if that WTB was the Light version, I'd take it. I love that as a front tire.
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    30% of MLB's revenue comes from ticket sales,...

    30% of MLB's revenue comes from ticket sales, according to Baseball America. I guess it would be too easy for the players and owners to just split the loss and agree to play?
    ...
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    Full amounts ($10k), or just $1000 per employee?

    Full amounts ($10k), or just $1000 per employee?
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    Normal in a relative way.... there are things...

    Normal in a relative way.... there are things we'll have to do to meet local guidelines (wearing masks, spacing out in vehicles, etc) but as of now, all US-based trips are on as planned. I'm also...
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    I'm willing to bet there's no way that happens. ...

    I'm willing to bet there's no way that happens. A good gauge will be the bike parks this summer... from the few I've looked at, I haven't seen anything about reservations required. They're just...
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    MLB's revenue is affected more than any other pro...

    MLB's revenue is affected more than any other pro sport if they don't have fans in the stands. Yet the players want their full salaries (pro-rated, of course) and expect the owners to take the...
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    Just my two cents... but with all the other...

    Just my two cents... but with all the other options out there, Crank Brothers is about the last brand of wheels I'd look at buying. Unless maybe you get 80% off retail?
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    FWIW... I have this listed on the Guerrilla...

    FWIW... I have this listed on the Guerrilla Gravity Buy/Sell FB page, and someone asked the same question. Another member replied and said that it is possible, and it's super easy to do.
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    I honestly have no idea. Maybe give Fox a call...

    I honestly have no idea. Maybe give Fox a call and tell them the custom ID? One thing I can tell you, is that when it's at full bottom-out, there's almost a cm left on the stanchion. So it's...
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    FS: Fox Factory DPX2 230x60, LIke New

    For sale is a like-new Fox Factory Kashima-coated DPX2, taken off my Guerrilla Gravity Smash. It has about 6-8 rides on it, and works perfectly. The custom ID is D3YB: it came with a 0.4 volume...
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    No it's not. There's so much tin hat pessimism...

    No it's not. There's so much tin hat pessimism in this thread that it's laughable. Stop watching CNN and MSNBC for a while, and your life will get better, I promise.
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    Based on the number of cars heading south on 93...

    Based on the number of cars heading south on 93 this afternoon, I thought for sure there would be a post about I-70 today. Looks pretty clear into the mountains though.
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    Yep, I've been saying this for a while now... why...

    Yep, I've been saying this for a while now... why is it not a thing, anywhere (other than the odd store setting aside an hour a week for shopping)? It's not hard to see that old folks, fat people,...
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    Memorial Day Weekend in Fruita? It's busy AF...

    Memorial Day Weekend in Fruita? It's busy AF during a normal, non-pandemic year. I wouldn't go near that place this weekend.
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    Are they even allowed to run shuttles yet?

    Are they even allowed to run shuttles yet?
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    So ahead of time, he knew: - The post was slow...

    So ahead of time, he knew:

    - The post was slow to return
    - It needed either a bleed or a rebuild
    - He was buying a used Reverb

    Given the pre-purchase conversation, I'm not sure I'd feel the...
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    That article is nothing but click bait, and is...

    That article is nothing but click bait, and is total horseshit. I've got multiple friends that live in Fruita/GJ and they said that other than lots of dispersed campers at Rabbit Valley and 18 Road...
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    So far, so good with my Tubolito tubes. I bring...

    So far, so good with my Tubolito tubes. I bring a few on each of our Chasing Epic trips, and I always carry one (29er) on personal rides too. It's light as shit and when folded up, it fits into my...
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    Crazy, after my freshman year in college I played...

    Crazy, after my freshman year in college I played baseball in the Valley League, and lived in New Market for three months. Of course it was different back in the late 90's, but it's crazy how many...
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    The Sony sensors/cameras are significantly better...

    The Sony sensors/cameras are significantly better than Olympus, which is micro 4/3'rds. That loosely translates to "really shitty in sub-optimal light".

    I used the M50 a couple of years ago and...
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    I agree with GrantN above- mirrorless camera all...

    I agree with GrantN above- mirrorless camera all the way. And I'd recommend one do-it-all lens for her, if she really digs it and wants to expand later, then she could get a good prime lens for kid...
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    Maybe I'm too optimistic, but I think (and hope)...

    Maybe I'm too optimistic, but I think (and hope) that you're very wrong.
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    I get it. But there's always more to it. I've...

    I get it. But there's always more to it. I've seen multiple people from these "closed" counties in Colorado bitch about visitors, but then they leave to go ride somewhere else all day, and then...
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    "Locals" are gonna be locals. If they don't...

    "Locals" are gonna be locals. If they don't complain about something other people are doing, then they don't deserve to live there.
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    Funny, I did the same thing. It looked awesome...

    Funny, I did the same thing. It looked awesome when I built it up, but it just felt weird when I got on the bike.
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    Funny, my wife's friend flew from DEN to PHX...

    Funny, my wife's friend flew from DEN to PHX earlier this week and said it was totally normal aside from the masks. Flight was 3/4 full.

    These doomsday articles are really fucking old already. ...
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    I have no idea on timing or details, but I heard...

    I have no idea on timing or details, but I heard Spot is releasing a longer travel 29er soon.
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    I think compliance is already in the single...

    I think compliance is already in the single digits. Ron Mexico, just go enjoy yourself outdoors; there's absolutely no harm in doing so.
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    GG Trail Pistol, Spot Mayhem, Norco Optic...

    GG Trail Pistol, Spot Mayhem, Norco Optic (haven't ridden, to be fair)... then I'd like to get on the Pivot 429 Trail, Orbea Occam, Evil Following, and the new YT Izzo. The Tallboy just felt dead to...
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    Meh, I was underwhelmed. It climbs OK, and it...

    Meh, I was underwhelmed. It climbs OK, and it descends OK. There are a dozen bikes I'd look at before the Tallboy, especially for the price they charge with their crap builds.
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    I don't know if this has been covered or not......

    I don't know if this has been covered or not... but for those single-owner small businesses (S-corps specifically): net income IS NOT considered payroll, you can only claim the amount you actually...
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    There are going to be a lot of self-combusting...

    There are going to be a lot of self-combusting accountants a year from now. You just know they're already dreading the impending clusterfuck.
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    The new PYGA carbon trail bike is sexy AF. I'd...

    The new PYGA carbon trail bike is sexy AF. I'd love to check one out in person:

    https://www.pinkbike.com/news/pyga-reveal-the-mobu-their-latest-carbon-model-handmade-in-south-africa.html
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    Nope, I'm not wearing one when I ride my bike or...

    Nope, I'm not wearing one when I ride my bike or take the dogs for a walk. My thinking is similar to yours. If wearing a mask while "social distancing" actually did anything, then my thought is...
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    Why? In our town (this is while walking our...

    Why?

    In our town (this is while walking our dogs, not riding), I find that people are actually way more social and talkative than normal these days. While riding, I'm no less social or talkative,...
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    Similar to Mt. Baldy in California... I think as...

    Similar to Mt. Baldy in California... I think as long as they have a plan, it'll be fine. Other than the base lodge, there's nowhere on the mountain that people are coming in close contact with each...
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    Bought a new Ergon SM Pro saddle last week, and...

    Bought a new Ergon SM Pro saddle last week, and holy shit- game changer for my ass. It's a huge upgrade over the WTB Silverado I've been sitting on for the last few years. I immediately ordered...
  46. Thread: Doggie stoke

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    I don't think so, although we don't know for...

    I don't think so, although we don't know for sure. Our vet thinks she's a Dudley lab.
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    Yep, I've noticed lots more people on the road...

    Yep, I've noticed lots more people on the road over the last 3-4 days here in town (around Boulder) too. People are getting restless.
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    Another one of our foster lab, Nala, in the back...

    Another one of our foster lab, Nala, in the back yard last night. She absolutely loves playing fetch. And she's super cute.

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    Hotels and AirBnbs are limited in number/capacity...

    Hotels and AirBnbs are limited in number/capacity too. So while town is opening up, the capacity is significantly less than normal for the spring, especially considering virtually no one is flying. ...
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    Yeah.... sounds like actual small businesses get...

    Yeah.... sounds like actual small businesses get fucked again.

    "But an email from the SBA dated April 6, 2020 states, “Only payroll costs in the form of salary, wages, tips, etc. are eligible...
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