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  1. I had a part time student pass at Stowe in the...

    I had a part time student pass at Stowe in the AIG days. I'm pretty sure it was around $1200 in 2014ish. Crowds and parking were rarely an issue.....ahh those were the days.
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    I had a last gen Hightower and currently ride the...

    I had a last gen Hightower and currently ride the newest version, The old HT feels quite outdated compared to the modern geo of the new version. The seat tube angle is too slack, the reach feels...
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    Had a great time suffering through 50ish miles...

    Had a great time suffering through 50ish miles and 5k+ of vert at the Waterbury Gravel Grinder yesterday with a few buddies from Boston. We started in the pouring rain but it tapered off to showers....
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    I buy large containers of mineral oil and tire...

    I buy large containers of mineral oil and tire sealant because more than half usually ends up on the floor of my garage.
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    22 NE - Just get out and ride

    Got out a bit after dawn this morning because I knew Cady Hill would be a zoo today. I didnít see a soul the whole ride.

    First proper mtb ride of the year, first proper ride on the new Nimble 9...
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    A few trail networks are open around here but not...

    A few trail networks are open around here but not much. I believe Cady Hill, Mt. Peg, Pine Hill and Saxon are open or partially open. I've I'm also noticing too many people shamelessly poaching...
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    I often use clear Gorilla tape if I can't get to...

    I often use clear Gorilla tape if I can't get to a bike shop. No residue, it works, it's cheap and you can get it at the hardware store.
  8. Nice dude! Glad you got the bike back but we...

    Nice dude! Glad you got the bike back but we need details!
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    RIP As a Howard Stern fan since high school, I...

    RIP

    As a Howard Stern fan since high school, I grew to really love Gottfried. Dude has over 120 appearances on Stern and every one was hilarious. One of the last great comics who didn't give a...
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    uuhh it's called pavť and it's very classy.

    uuhh it's called pavť and it's very classy.
  11. Thread: Trucks.

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    Trucks.

    https://www.motortrend.com/reviews/2022-gmc-hummer-ev-pickup-first-edition-first-test-review/

    The new EV Hummer weights 9,000 lbs and runs a sub 12 second 1/4 mile. What. the. fuck.
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    Breakfast - something quick and not too filling -...

    Breakfast - something quick and not too filling - a banana, hard boiled egg and/or peanut butter on a piece of whole wheat bread. When I have time, I'll do a couple scrambled or fried eggs with...
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    22 NE - Just get out and ride

    I'll quote WATA's IG post as to why, "We want everyone to feel welcome on the trails and using a religious name to identify a trail name is not welcoming at all."

    I donít give a damn what they...
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    Oh yeah, Rastaman is out. New trail name is...

    Oh yeah, Rastaman is out. New trail name is Small Axe. WATA posted a thing about it on social media recently.

    I still appreciate the Bob Marley reference.
  15. Thanks man, thatís super helpful. Rookie dog...

    Thanks man, thatís super helpful. Rookie dog owner over here.


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  16. FWIW, the OG Transfer is the most reliable and...

    FWIW, the OG Transfer is the most reliable and problem free dropper out there. Mine's got 6 seasons on it and nothing will kill it. Damn good deal here.
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    They do more than update politically...

    They do more than update politically insensitivity trail signs. :smile: hahahaha
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    It's fun pace ride, no timing or anything. ...

    It's fun pace ride, no timing or anything. There's beer and shots at most of the rest stops so that gives you an idea of the level of seriousness. I've done the 50 miler the past 4 years and it's a...
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    Ohh that's fancy, biggins! I hope you're...

    Ohh that's fancy, biggins!

    I hope you're signed up for some gravel grinders so you can put that to use.

    Muddy Onion coming up on 4/23 and the WATA grinder on 5/15!!
  20. Any recs for dog friendly lodging near Jay? I'm...

    Any recs for dog friendly lodging near Jay? I'm planning on taking the fam up there for a night or 2 over April school break.
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    Nimble 9 came to together nicely with mostly...

    Nimble 9 came to together nicely with mostly leftover parts. Itís nearly done; SLX 4 pot brakes come Monday and sheíll be ready once the trails dry out.

    Weíre knee deep in mud season so this...
  22. I had a very similar problem with my Scag mower. ...

    I had a very similar problem with my Scag mower. Turns out it was just a bad fuse.
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    Good man. I had no idea PNW did this for $50. ...

    Good man. I had no idea PNW did this for $50. Thanks!
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    I have 2 season old PNW Bachelor dropper that...

    I have 2 season old PNW Bachelor dropper that needs a new upper seal and a general service. I call up my LBS and they say that I'm better off just getting a new seatpost because parts don't exist...
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    I himmed and hawed over a new hardtail frame for...

    I himmed and hawed over a new hardtail frame for a while but eventually pulled the trigger on a new Nimble 9. The fact that it was in stock and ready to ship was a nice selling point. Ordered it 5...
  26. I used to be Stowe skier but haven't skied there...

    I used to be Stowe skier but haven't skied there in 6-7 years - is gondy side closed yet? Is spring skinning still allowed on that side?

    Wouldn't mind an after work lap at some point now that...
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    Thanks Dee!! Good info, just emailed Chromag...

    Thanks Dee!! Good info, just emailed Chromag about what's coming up.
  28. "We plan to aggressively pursue building new...

    "We plan to aggressively pursue building new affordable housing on the land we own, and pursue company leases in existing affordable housing developments, so we can make housing more accessible and...
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    Thanks for the tip; everything on Chromag's...

    Thanks for the tip; everything on Chromag's website is sold out. I was about to call a few shops around Stowe and Waterbury later today to see what they have.
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    Who has large steel hardtail frames in stock,...

    Who has large steel hardtail frames in stock, ready to ship?

    I'm about to pull the trigger on a Nimble 9 frame because they're in stock and it checks most the boxes for a trail/AM frame.
    ...
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    Moment skis for me too. I still ski my 8ish year...

    Moment skis for me too. I still ski my 8ish year old PB&Js on days I want ski for any condition. I added a pair of Wildcat 108s this season too for powder and have been hugely impressed with them. ...
  32. Thread: Trucks.

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    The new Ford Everest looks like the perfect...

    The new Ford Everest looks like the perfect 4Runner competitor but its not coming to the US.

    An odd decision considering how well body on frame SUVs (err I mean Toyotas) sell and retain value in...
  33. After work pow laps proved to be worthy. 408195...

    After work pow laps proved to be worthy.
    408195

    408194

    Light snow since Sunday really filled things in nicely.


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  34. Just some ski town drama to lively up your...

    Just some ski town drama to lively up your Thursday:
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  35. Great morning at the Bush with my 6 year old. ...

    Great morning at the Bush with my 6 year old. Those squalls yesterday made for some choice turns.

    Theyíre also back to blowing snow which was unexpected - looks like running bumps in May is back...
  36. Thread: Fostering

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    I work in a public school and my position has me...

    I work in a public school and my position has me working often with kids in a foster placement or kids in need of one. First off, huge props to Touring Sedan because good foster families are few and...
  37. I've got a similar shaped foot and the K2...

    I've got a similar shaped foot and the K2 Mindbender 120 has been excellent since I got them back in the fall. The forefoot shape on the K2s is much rounder and less tapered so it does well with...
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    I got my Pivots in less than a week from these...

    I got my Pivots in less than a week from these guys. The shipping also took a few days then the package miraculously arrived a few days later.
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    I'm with sticking to Ikon unless something...

    I'm with sticking to Ikon unless something drastic happens with their pricing. Skiing Sugarbush I haven't seen the crowds, lifts, staffing and snow making issues that Epic mountains have had. Also,...
  40. Haha whoops. I don't even know what year it is...

    Haha whoops. I don't even know what year it is since COVID started.
  41. I bought a Mayor frame from RSD late last year. ...

    I bought a Mayor frame from RSD late last year. It was scheduled to get it in late Dec. '21 but it didn't show up until March '22. The delays were a pain in the ass but Alex at RSD sent out updates...
  42. The snow has begun.

    The snow has begun.
  43. No snow and -20 below with the wind chill. Have...

    No snow and -20 below with the wind chill. Have fun with that.
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    I've got a pair of PB&J's that are probably from...

    I've got a pair of PB&J's that are probably from 2013-2014ish and they're pretty beat. What in Moment's line up is most similar to the old PB&J? Wildcat 101? Commander 98? Still want a 100ish mm...
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    When I did my AIARE1 course at Mt. Washington a...

    When I did my AIARE1 course at Mt. Washington a few years ago it was unbelievably cold. We did 2 full days of field work but the first field day didn't involve any skiing. It was a day of digging...
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    While my brand new touring set up continues to...

    While my brand new touring set up continues to collect dust, the fat bike is getting some miles.

    400034

    Pretty damn good out there.


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  47. I skied Magic for years and, while it has its...

    I skied Magic for years and, while it has its "charms," there were too many ski days that were thwarted by non functioning lifts, groomer issues and other operation fuck ups. That got annoying quick.
  48. I did after the snow a couple weeks ago. It was...

    I did after the snow a couple weeks ago. It was covered then but was especially thin down low. There was also a fair amount of ice/draining water at the bottom of Lower FIS thatís probably all ice...
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    Bumping this with a battery question. Iíve got...

    Bumping this with a battery question. Iíve got Nite Rider Lumina 1100 that needs a battery replacement. I also have a Lumina 400 as a spare. Will the 1100 work if swap in the 400 battery?

    ...
  50. Did NH and ME get iced too? Debating how...

    Did NH and ME get iced too?

    Debating how horrifying Sugarbush will be later and if itís worth it to head over.

    In the mean time Iíll continue to watch cars slide past my house.


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