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  1. Nice find. I've seen a few fat bikes pop on on...

    Nice find. I've seen a few fat bikes pop on on kijiji lately but they are basically asking new price for a 2 to 3 year old bike with older tech.

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    Bump for price drop. Sent from my SM-A505W...

    Bump for price drop.

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    Timely post... was wondering this myself. Sent...

    Timely post... was wondering this myself.

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    I forgot that last winter I took a pic where I...

    I forgot that last winter I took a pic where I get the pain realizing that I might forget exactly where I get it.

    Which I must have because it turns out that spot is exactly where my styloid...
  5. That 4.8 tire looks very close to the seat...

    That 4.8 tire looks very close to the seat tube... I'm a bit skeptical a 5.05 would fit in there. That stock tire looks like Jimbo Jim's and they don't have a very tall centre lug... if you go more...
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    Bump.... Sent from my SM-A505W using Tapatalk

    Bump....

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    Good to know... thanks. Sent from my SM-A505W...

    Good to know... thanks.

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    I do have a couple of small bumps about 40%...

    I do have a couple of small bumps about 40% forward from the heel. I think the pain is closer to the toes than that. About 55% like you say but no bump there.

    I will skip the shell mold and do...
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    I meant that maybe heating the shells only...

    I meant that maybe heating the shells only shrinks boots to conform and doesn't stretch them? I don't know what to worry about here.

    The area where I get pain is not in an area with the CAS...
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    Even in my 100 lasted cochise I get some pain on...

    Even in my 100 lasted cochise I get some pain on the outside at my mid-foot. I'm expecting something like this with the 98 lasted mach1. So I'd love to make a little room there.

    If I'm paying...
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    Right on.... thanks. Sent from my SM-A505W...

    Right on.... thanks.

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    Thanks. Will mounding the shell tend to shrink...

    Thanks.

    Will mounding the shell tend to shrink it or stretch it? I.e. if I want to create a little room can I do that by padding my foot during the shell mould?

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    Can you heat mold Tecnica Mach1 130?

    Got some cheap boots online and don't have a tonne of experience sussing out a good bootfitter... but I called a local shop that does bootfitting and they said I could... just want to make sure this...
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    FS - 189 Bluehouse Maestro w/ PX12

    Excellent shape... I'd say 9/10 for both skis and bindings but a little rust on the edges in the rocker zones but nothing major.

    My size 25 boot puts the heel near the front of the adjustable...
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    I agree with most of this, but a 40m+ turning...

    I agree with most of this, but a 40m+ turning radius still has it's place, but maybe not in the resort.

    But the lack of hookiness in a long radius ski is great in the backcountry.

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    Got the steel wheels and ordered Blizzaks in a...

    Got the steel wheels and ordered Blizzaks in a 215 width.

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    I do want to do my own swaps and rotations so I...

    I do want to do my own swaps and rotations so I want a second set of wheels.

    Might have found a deal on a set of steelies locally for $50 for the set.

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    I can find a set of cooper discoverer M+S in...

    I can find a set of cooper discoverer M+S in 215/70r16 but that's almost 4% smaller diameter than stock.

    15/32 tread depth is massive and the spaces in the tread look almost into mud tire...
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    2012 ford escape. 235/70R16 is stock size. ...

    2012 ford escape.

    235/70R16 is stock size. There are not many common tire sizes that are narrower but stay within 3% of the height of stock. I've read it's recommended to not go much more than...
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    Thanks for all the feedback. Maybe it's worth...

    Thanks for all the feedback.

    Maybe it's worth getting some cheap new rims to get down to 215.

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    Thanks. My stock are 235 and I'm having a hard...

    Thanks.

    My stock are 235 and I'm having a hard time even finding 215 without buying new wheels, let alone even narrower than that. And 215 isn't super narrow.

    The problem is that my stock...
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    Let's add more to this debate... Does anyone...

    Let's add more to this debate...

    Does anyone have any direct experience, more than just what they have read online, as to whether or not narrow tires do better in winter than wider?

    I've done...
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    Oh we have Republicans they just don't call...

    Oh we have Republicans they just don't call themselves that.

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    I'm going to assume he knows about that site. ...

    I'm going to assume he knows about that site.

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    At this point I should probably explain that I...

    At this point I should probably explain that I don't consider the rotation in the same category as the zed or any other ~300g binding... I was just trying to justify buying new bindings I don't need....
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    Heel elasticity is a deal breaker for me, which...

    Heel elasticity is a deal breaker for me, which removes a.few candidates, and I like the price point and delta on the zed.

    No high climbing riser is also a deal breaker for me... so the alpinist...
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    Thanks for the input. I'm thinking no brakes...

    Thanks for the input.

    I'm thinking no brakes and stomp pad for 2 reasons...
    1. I'm struggling to think of a time in the backcountry where the brakes felt like they were doing anything to keep my...
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    ^^^ thanks. You guys running zeds with brakes...

    ^^^ thanks.

    You guys running zeds with brakes or without?

    I'm leaning without and the new fix is supposed to not require their spacer... but I'm thinking of using it anyway if i go with this...
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    Wait... this part just registered... do you mean...

    Wait... this part just registered... do you mean a voile strap?

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    I was taking the piss. Ya jackass... ...

    I was taking the piss.

    Ya jackass... [emoji28][emoji6]

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    ^^^ good feedback... thanks. Sent from my...

    ^^^ good feedback... thanks.

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    Interested... pics? Sent from my SM-A505W...

    Interested... pics?

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    Love it. Sent from my SM-A505W using Tapatalk

    Love it.

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    Yeah that is worth a try as well. I'm basing...

    Yeah that is worth a try as well.

    I'm basing this idea on mntlion's suggestion to run the strap behind the cuff, buy having difficulty pulling that off on this boot.

    I love the elastic power...
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    Following up on this... I found it tough to...

    Following up on this...

    I found it tough to get the power strap only around the liner.

    Would it be a bad idea to cut the top of the front of the boot cuff so the strap sits on the liner more...
  36. I'll get in the unlikely 3rd position in line. ...

    I'll get in the unlikely 3rd position in line.

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    I don't know a lot about that binding but will...

    I don't know a lot about that binding but will research and get back to you.

    But I also think the radical 2.0 has a different mount pattern than the original radical and we should confirm that...
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    Sticky: ^^^ awesome. And shiny. I miss my spatulas. I...

    ^^^ awesome. And shiny.

    I miss my spatulas. I have powder boards now, which are fun, but nothing beats the spatulas for "loose".

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    Yeah I don't find the rotation super interesting ...

    Yeah I don't find the rotation super interesting either but I already own it. And I honestly don't have any problems with it other than the weight.

    This discussion is basically because if I want...
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    Yeah I don't like 13mm of ramp either so I have...

    Yeah I don't like 13mm of ramp either so I have 5mm shims under the toes of my dynafits. So I'm right near that 8.5mm ramp right now.

    Did you ever try the 2.0 or rotation... or the beast?

    I...
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    ^^^ appreciate the input... thanks! Sent from...

    ^^^ appreciate the input... thanks!

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    The pin delta on that binding is +14.5mm of the...

    The pin delta on that binding is +14.5mm of the heel relative to the toe. The rotation is +13mm and I put a 5mm shim under the toe to get a more neutral ramp that more closely matches my downhill...
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    Yeah also possible but I would be shimming. ...

    Yeah also possible but I would be shimming. Again... not a deal breaker.

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    Appreciate the beta from someone who has used...

    Appreciate the beta from someone who has used both... thanks!

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    FWIW I actually have never pre released from a...

    FWIW I actually have never pre released from a dynafit binding. I know that's rare and maybe based on how I ski in the backcountry? All I know is I've never had any of the common issues.

    Sent...
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    Just started reading the atk thread and I dont...

    Just started reading the atk thread and I dont see c raiders? Various other flavors of raider but don't see c raiders specifically.

    Also it seems like a lot of those atk bindings have about 10 or...
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    Weight is the primary concern. I'll look into...

    Weight is the primary concern.

    I'll look into that but i often use the high risers on the skin tracks around here.

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    Right on. I'll dig into that thread a little...

    Right on. I'll dig into that thread a little deeper. Thanks all for your input.

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    ^^^ i don't feel like you are ragging on my...

    ^^^ i don't feel like you are ragging on my binding choice and appreciate the input. I get the limitations of the dyanfits but wondered if the Rotation toe actually had a performance benefit. ...
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    Also the zed heel has apparently been updated to...

    Also the zed heel has apparently been updated to address the breakage issues, but I would still use spacer to make this less likely to be an issue.

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