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  1. Ya think?

    Ya think?
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    Agree that human decency and dignity should be bi...

    Agree that human decency and dignity should be bi partisan objectives. And they will be again some day. Prominent politicians will suffer in the polls for making fun of the disabled, POWs, and...
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    Lol. one summer we drove to Downieville...

    Lol. one summer we drove to Downieville carrying a bit of jet lag...got 14 hrs of sleep, and remembering my name and how to form words was a problem.
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    High pivot / idler bikes....

    Lotta good options these days. Iím intrigued by the obvious advantages on chunky descents. Hear / read conflicting conclusions on the added drag of the idler, and related maintenance issues.
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    Why? Noisy heater? Shitty mattress? I’ve...

    Why? Noisy heater? Shitty mattress?

    I’ve slept around 300 nights in my van since 2015. The GF and I joke about what a time warp it can be to sleep 10 hrs rather than the 7-8 we get at home. ...
  6. Damn, the Canadian peso has really dropped in...

    Damn, the Canadian peso has really dropped in value ;)

    Voted.
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    Yeti, hope you got out to ski after all.

    Yeti, hope you got out to ski after all.
  8. Thread: GTNP???

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    So this happened the day after a snowboarder died...

    So this happened the day after a snowboarder died in an avalanche in GTNP? Damn
  9. Looking fwd to getting back to ID for some...

    Looking fwd to getting back to ID for some riding. Good friends (and riding) around McCall, and figured I’d hit Kellogg but maybe I should drop down to Pocatello too.
  10. No mannequin in the shower shots? Missed...

    No mannequin in the shower shots? Missed opportunity.

    .......

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    Ugh.

    Ugh.
  12. Great vid. Liked the mud scraping with a stick...

    Great vid. Liked the mud scraping with a stick side note.
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    https://abc7ny.com/amp/gender-reveal-explosion-chr...

    https://abc7ny.com/amp/gender-reveal-explosion-christopher-pekny-michael-liberty/10361434/

    Imagine explaining to this child why they don’t have a father.
  14. Thread: RIP Bozo

    by frorider
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    Vietnamese friend of mine in college went by...

    Vietnamese friend of mine in college went by Elvis.

    /thread drift.
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    Wrangler was main target. Bronco 2 door WB...

    Wrangler was main target. Bronco 2 door WB smidge longer than Wrangler, 4 door WB smidge shorter than Wrangler. Angles are comparable, depend on wheel and suspension pkg.

    Perhaps AR doesn’t...
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    OK gotcha. I think we were confused by the...

    OK gotcha. I think we were confused by the ‘vibration’ term, since that normally refers to rotational vibrations, not clearance issues aka ‘rubbing’. I think this thread has discussed previously...
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    Shit really? I just badly bruised myself with...

    Shit really? I just badly bruised myself with those long poles, but it was enough to make me go Hmmm.
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    Agree, can’t see how wheel well packing would...

    Agree, can’t see how wheel well packing would cause that vibration.
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    Btw trail running became huuge in Cham some yrs...

    Btw trail running became huuge in Cham some yrs back, and long batons became de rigeur....started seeing skiers using them. Back when I was a starving college student that couldn’t afford...
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    For 20 yrs I’ve been using the standard, common...

    For 20 yrs I’ve been using the standard, common solution...bike handlebar tape. Wrapped in the correct direction :D, with electrical tape on the ends. Lightweight, grippy, cheap, doesn’t absorb...
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    Refresh storm Fri night came in wet and quickly...

    Refresh storm Fri night came in wet and quickly turned cold leaving 6Ē fluff down low at Lassen. Cold and windy Sat, warm and windy Sun & a lot of rollerballs by noon. 364320

    We farmed this...
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    I confirmed what I had thought....most of my...

    I confirmed what I had thought....most of my bikes run approx 200 mm steerer tube.
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    Thanks for articulating what I was thinking.

    Thanks for articulating what I was thinking.
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    Interested (love my Mezzer, building up a 130...

    Interested (love my Mezzer, building up a 130 trail bike this spring) but that steerer tube is probably too short
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    On a different note...how comfortable are we as a...

    On a different note...how comfortable are we as a society with the idea that if someone ignores a highly prescriptive avy center statement that essentially says ‘only a dumbass with a death wish...
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    I’ve tried over the years to choose BC partners...

    I’ve tried over the years to choose BC partners based on this principle...if at the end of a tour someone says ‘glad we had that discussion on the ridge and decided not to ski Line A as we’d hoped’...
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    So like your FIL? ;)

    So like your FIL? ;)
  28. Tour #1 today near CP had remarkably bad...

    Tour #1 today near CP had remarkably bad conditions:

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    Tour #2 had decent cold shallow pow conditions above 8500 ft on E and NE aspects. Below 8500’ was breakable crust, and not the fun...
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    ‘Zactly

    ‘Zactly
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    Agree, although TBH no car/truck guys I know were...

    Agree, although TBH no car/truck guys I know were confused. But since the Sport was an adaptation of existing platform, bringing to market sooner was possible and the finance guys won the argument...
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    Maybe he can’t afford a robe

    Maybe he can’t afford a robe
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    I’m as guilty as anyone of being dismissive of...

    I’m as guilty as anyone of being dismissive of the Bronco Sport, but reading this https://www.caranddriver.com/reviews/a34886203/2021-ford-bronco-sport-badlands-drive/ review of the Sport Badlands...
  33. There’s an upgrade fee for the overnight pass. ...

    There’s an upgrade fee for the overnight pass. Turns out I manage this program, so PayPal me $37 and I’ll take care of it.
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    Ok as a geeky engr I’ll throw in more food for...

    Ok as a geeky engr I’ll throw in more food for thought. The release force at a twisting heel piece varies as distance from fulcrum changes. Therefore a binding with an baseplate travel spring that...
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    A friend who logs serious miles in the BC prefers...

    A friend who logs serious miles in the BC prefers Alpinists, and he likes jumping off things.

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    I have 2 pairs of ‘em, no issues for my 195 lbs. I agree with the logic that despite...
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    *gets ruler and checks* Yup, 115 mm internal...

    *gets ruler and checks*

    Yup, 115 mm internal width
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    Yup. Which is why we are asking for mag reviews....

    Yup. Which is why we are asking for mag reviews.

    I think most of us have access to Google. ;).
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    So any mag reviews on the slayr 114? Any other...

    So any mag reviews on the slayr 114? Any other skis in this light / stiffish / 110+ category I should consider? The Helio doesn’t come in a long enough length for me.
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    I have a pair of the Red Voile crampons (115 mm)...

    I have a pair of the Red Voile crampons (115 mm) near new that I’d sell to an interested mag.
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    I researched the Fuso 4x4 option a few years ago...

    I researched the Fuso 4x4 option a few years ago but decided Nope. 10-12 mpg was what I heard from several owners, although some guys nurse 13 mpg by keeping it at 60 mph. But realistically my use...
  41. Thx for the pics & explanation.

    Thx for the pics & explanation.
  42. Jumbo Glacier Resort. #neverforget

    Jumbo Glacier Resort. #neverforget
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    362585 ....

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  44. Thread: 2 way radios

    by frorider
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    Rockie talkies seem well designed to address...

    Rockie talkies seem well designed to address typical ski mtneering reqmts, may pull the trigger on a pair. I’ve yet to read a bad review. Simple UI, apparently rugged cable design, USB charge...
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    Our LG gas oven has a convection setting that...

    Our LG gas oven has a convection setting that circulates the hell out of the air and has worked fantastically for molding liners (mostly Intuition) for the last decade. However this thread made me...
  46. Thread: 2 way radios

    by frorider
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    2 way radios

    Got these a while back: https://www.outdoorgearlab.com/reviews/camping-and-hiking/walkie-talkies/midland-gxt1000vp4-two-way

    ...but theyíre bulky, bad UI makes them hard to loan to friends, and Iím...
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    Hookers and blow

    Hookers and blow
  48. This still cracks me up: ...

    This still cracks me up: https://www.instagram.com/reel/CLE-KEBJTuZY_Bb8i9wiwBq7drq_c67FivMyd80/?igshid=1owc4gcspm6l0

    Vibes to those who avoid IG on principle
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    https://slate.com/news-and-politics/2021/02/biden-...

    https://slate.com/news-and-politics/2021/02/biden-cannot-fire-usps-louis-dejoy.html
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