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    FWIW the cold gives me far less range anxiety in...

    FWIW the cold gives me far less range anxiety in our model 3 than driving anywhere with significant elevation gain. Computer doesn't appear to factor that in at all so unless it's a drive you are...
  2. Thread: 1kg Boot thread

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    ^^ yeah, boots [emoji15][emoji15] Thanks....

    ^^ yeah, boots [emoji15][emoji15]

    Thanks.
    I've been looking to pick up backland carbons for the lightweight slot in the boot quiver but now I'm quite intrigued by these boots for some reason.
  3. Thread: 1kg Boot thread

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    1kg Boot thread

    gregL
    Wondering if youve been getting out on the dalbello quantum asolo factory boots and had any more comments on ski performance to share?
    Particularly vs the backland carbon that I know youve...
  4. Thread: Shift or Tecton

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    Id agree with Eluder. I dont think your other...

    Id agree with Eluder.
    I dont think your other factors really change anything.
    IMHO if you dont think youll tour all that much on this setups go shifts. Even in soft snow inbounds youre running...
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    Ongoing Kid Stoke [2011 and on...]

    Got out with my 11 year old today. 3,700' up and creamy sticky hot pow down 323115323116
    Im apparently not clever enough to embed video so settling for stills of the skiing
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  6. Thread: 1kg Boot thread

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    DGamms What other 'light' boots have you used? ...

    DGamms
    What other 'light' boots have you used? I think you've had xtd's but I'm considering travers to replace my now well worn tlt5p's.
  7. Thread: Fritschi Tecton

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    ^^ There seems to be an updated (August 2019)...

    ^^
    There seems to be an updated (August 2019) tecton compatibility document on black diamonds website:
    ...
  8. Pm coming in case a set of vert brakes still...

    Pm coming in case a set of vert brakes still available
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    Atomic Hawx Ultra XTD aka Hawk Extended aka HawX

    Well I took the plunge on a pair of 19/20s for a good price instead of waiting to pay more for the new liner.
    God damn these are hard to get on and off. Physically cannot get them on at room temp...
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    Bought a backland 95 last week from corbetts for...

    Bought a backland 95 last week from corbetts for 420 cad (~ $305 usd ) .
    Looks like they still have 185 available
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    I've got a kastle bmx 105 with shifts that i use...

    I've got a kastle bmx 105 with shifts that i use with freetours - roughly 2350 ski, 885 binding and 1850 boot --> feels like lead on my feet. Imho sucks balls as a touring setup.
    Possibly not...
  12. Thread: 1kg Boot thread

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    This boot looks pretty innovative and...

    This boot looks pretty innovative and interesting.
    Awaiting comments on ski performance but in meantime how about fit?
    Also is the cuff as low as it appears or are pics and video deceptive?
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    Ski racing is certainly not for everyone - some...

    Ski racing is certainly not for everyone - some kids hate the repetition and the discipline and will choose to gravitate elsewhere, and some kids love it but suck at it.
    My girls are a bit older (11...
  14. On a brand new pair of Nordicas I marked...

    On a brand new pair of Nordicas I marked centerline 5mm to the left and drilled before realizing. Golf tees, epoxy and 7 years later Id almost forgotten.
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    I was damn closer to ordering a Ripmo. Now I...

    I was damn closer to ordering a Ripmo. Now I read about the Ripmo 2 which gets the Ripmo AF geometry and a more progressive linkage.
    What you guys think of this?
    Improvement across the board? ...
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    Nordica Enforcer effective edge length?

    I don't get the love for the Bonafide over the Enforcer.
    Demoed a bunch back in 2017. The Bonafide is one ski that I did not like at all. Thought it was incredibly blah in every way. Dead, slow,...
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    Colorado Weather Discussion Thread

    How does that happen?
    Theres got to be a story here....Or should we be worried and ask is your kid OK?
  18. Thread: Trucks.

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    Yeah, no shit! Always knew about it but wasn't...

    Yeah, no shit! Always knew about it but wasn't an issue til last weekend when I got my Expedition stuck resting up on plow debris on those low hanging rear control arms. Hour and half of digging...
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    Women's 2018 cochise 105 vs women's 2019 mach 1...

    Women's 2018 cochise 105 vs women's 2019 mach 1 lv 115. Both are stated 295 bsl yet the mach 1 requires 2 or 3 clicks more forward pressure, tighter toe wings and higher toe height with STH2.

    ...
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    Tecnica Boots 2016/2017

    Im not sure thats necessarily true.

    I understand there is some variance or tolerance in the ISO 5355 standard. A binding like the STH2 that requires precise adjustment of both toe wings and toe...
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    Subscribing for this....

    Subscribing for this....
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    Damn dude. Was hoping to pick up xtds on sale...

    Damn dude.
    Was hoping to pick up xtds on sale as season winds down. Now you got me thinking I need to wait and try this magic liner.....

    Edit: any other updates to ultra xtd next year?
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    Nah! Aspen keeps the rabble away by being...

    Nah! Aspen keeps the rabble away by being geographically located 2+hrs driving further away from Denver than all the other resorts in Colorado that y'all bitching about
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    I own em. I like em. Yeah the effective edge is...

    I own em. I like em. Yeah the effective edge is less than a traditional tip, flat tail ski. Yeah the stated radius is tighter than many TGR charger types deem worthy. But they can rail the...
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    WTB Marker 7.0 toe

    Kid smashed up her gear pretty good this weekend. Based in the gouge in her boot and the state of the binding I'm thinking she's a bit lucky to have walked away unscathed.

    But now I'm looking...
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    trying to understand Look SPX heel mount issue

    JFC monkey man. Are you this big of an asshole in real life?
    Prior to this thread 5 posts completely lacking in stoke over 10 years and then you get all butthurt when people give you accurate...
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    Just a gear swap posting that advertised 2018...

    Just a gear swap posting that advertised 2018 skis as 2020 and a price that was way high.
    OP got all butthurt when TGR crowd got going and called him out.
    Was just getting interesting then it all...
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    Pretty annoying that people that start threads...

    Pretty annoying that people that start threads can delete them just when they start getting interesting. [emoji897][emoji897]
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    In Paris I like the Muse de l'Orangerie with...

    In Paris I like the Muse de l'Orangerie with Monet's large format lily paintings. We did a walking tour of the Latin Quarter and le de la cit and a biking tour around the gardens of Versailles, ...
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    I always use brass then nylon when hand brushing....

    I always use brass then nylon when hand brushing.
    For some reason I did not get a brass roto - first theyre quite expensive but i also seem to recall following swix recommendation and assumed it...
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    The recent Blister review update seems a bit...

    The recent Blister review update seems a bit negative on these, particularly with regard to the stiffer tail being somewhat demanding.

    Wondering if those of you with more time on them...
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    Got new i/o mag xls. Not super stoked on...

    Got new i/o mag xls.
    Not super stoked on chromapop sun green mirror. Great for bright sunny days in the open but if you get into any shadows or dive into some trees theyre awful and i cant make...
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    Article talks about updates to atomic backland,...

    Article talks about updates to atomic backland, but other than new womens widths doesnt say what those changes are. Anyone?
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    I've done it 5 or 6 times although not for a...

    I've done it 5 or 6 times although not for a couple of years now. Not nearly as unpleasant for me as mallwalker wrote but those years i was willing and able to put in the training miles to make the...
  35. Thread: Truck Tire Time

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    Huh? 265/65 r18 is actually pretty darn close...

    Huh?
    265/65 r18 is actually pretty darn close but ever so slightly smaller than a 265/75 r16

    As always with tires, actual dimension may not match stated sidewall dimension but 1-2" off is...
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    Sneaking in for tour wraps before deadline. Form...

    Sneaking in for tour wraps before deadline. Form and payment done.
    Thanks for doing this.
    You rock!
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    Too high,too late, or everyone waiting for the...

    Too high,too late, or everyone waiting for the 2021 version?
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    Atomic Hawx Ultra XTD aka Hawk Extended aka HawX

    Can you share how/where/why you use 120 vs 130.

    Im torn on which flex to get.
    Current alpine boot is RX130 with a rivet pulled but a zipfit and booster. Would like these to feel closer to...
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    FS: 18/19 185 Enforcer 100

    SOLD


    New in plastic 18/19 185 cm Enforcer 100.

    $465 shipped conus. Less for local (CO 81611).
    310607
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    ^^^ Similar. I was looking to replicate the...

    ^^^
    Similar. I was looking to replicate the ones on my zipfits but these are bigger and appear weaker but have worked just fine.
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    I bought these "wheeled cord lock stoppers" off...

    I bought these "wheeled cord lock stoppers" off Amazon for that exact purpose that sound like what you want except they are for paracord not a very thin cord. Presume there are probably...
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    WTB Atomic Backland 107 in 182

    I like new or near new and prefer the white 2020 topsheet over the 2019 red but Im also too cheap to pay anything near retail for them.

    Anything out there?

    Would love to trade new in plastic...
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    If you or anyone else is still looking I've got a...

    If you or anyone else is still looking I've got a pair of new in plastic 18/19 185 100's I picked up in the spring that I'm considering selling instead of mounting. Not ASO mistake cheap, but...
  44. Thread: Shiffrin

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    So they're volunteering then and the program is...

    So they're volunteering then and the program is almost certainly subsidized in other ways too.....

    Anyway, back to Shiffrin.... that last GS was pretty mediocre for her ...when is she racing...
  45. Thread: Shiffrin

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    Shiffrin

    As someone who has previously been involved in youth field sports such as soccer and am now involved in our nonprofit ski club in CO I can state that the biggest determinant of program cost is coach...
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    Ok apologies for thread drift. What's...

    Ok apologies for thread drift.
    What's difference between rockerrace and rockerflex?
    Pulled brakes off some rockerflex and regular spx - housing, brakes arm and brake action all very different - I...
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    I don't love the 110 as much as the 100 but I've...

    I don't love the 110 as much as the 100 but I've never heard anyone describe it as lightweight (blister says its ~2200g in 185) or compare it to a soul 7 before. Yeah, you can take issue with the...
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    I certainly don't do this but some coffee geeks...

    I certainly don't do this but some coffee geeks weigh the beans before grinding each shot. Could be wrong but I think ~14 grams is considered normal for a double. Might be worth weighing once or...
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    Possibly not enough coffee in the puck. Coffee...

    Possibly not enough coffee in the puck. Coffee volume, grind and tamp pressure all play into getting a good shot but if you're not using enough coffee the classic will leave water on the puck....
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    Third's if others bail

    Third's if others bail
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