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    The thought has literally never crossed my mind...

    The thought has literally never crossed my mind haha.


    I tend to turtle pretty good when falling (tuck the chin, shrug the shoulders) and flop another bodypart into the way of impact to prevent...
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    Anyone else gonna join the gong show at West on...

    Anyone else gonna join the gong show at West on Saturday?
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    I know thats how it used to be when i was living...

    I know thats how it used to be when i was living in the Bay Area, and my BIL started working for a FAANG company last year where his salary is real nice, but the stock options were the real...
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    I know thats how it used to be when i was living...

    I know thats how it used to be when i was living in the Bay Area, and my BIL started working for a FAANG company last year where his salary is real nice, but the stock options were the real...
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    the company doesnt, but the workers do. And the...

    the company doesnt, but the workers do. And the demand for talent (in most tech) is still waaaay outstripping the supply of talent so there is no reason why a large paycut would be accepted when the...
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    Yep, we had a couple large projects go on hold in...

    Yep, we had a couple large projects go on hold in April as the money behind them wanted to wait and see what would happen. By August it was "how soon can we get permit approval?" Then again, the...
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    ALL the talent relies on that payscale to pay...

    ALL the talent relies on that payscale to pay bills that they are currently locked into for the foreseeable future, and competition is fierce for talent in the industry. I can see a small pay cut...
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    Blue flow/jump trail. Think upper poppin tops but...

    Blue flow/jump trail. Think upper poppin tops but tighter and steeper with more closely spaced features.

    Double black and then black raw NOTG type trails. Was total rake and ride loamer with only...
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    Thank You!

    Thank You!
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    Well hot damn! Ill take another helping of that! ...

    Well hot damn! Ill take another helping of that! North Cascades area?



    Anyone ever toured out of that Lutheran camp way north on Lake Chelan?
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    For a person that doesnt really buy anything...

    For a person that doesnt really buy anything (food excepted) unless i get a bro-deal hookup, this housing market is really, really discouraging to buy in to.
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    Yep. I moved up to WA 6 years back in large part...

    Yep. I moved up to WA 6 years back in large part due to the affordable housing compared to the Bay area. Shoot, I still think it's cheap. My wife on the other hand has trouble wrapping her head...
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    I've shared a large handful of chairs with him,...

    I've shared a large handful of chairs with him, stood in quite a few lift lineups on pow day mornings, and given him rides to/from east a couple times. So not super well. Others here know him much...
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    My biggest concern would be gondola rides,...

    My biggest concern would be gondola rides, shuttle buses, etc. Those are a hard no-go if at all possible.
  15. Yep. Anti cat device or distraction/bait that...

    Yep. Anti cat device or distraction/bait that lets me live. Hopefully.
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    Playing there tomorrow. First timer. Haven't...

    Playing there tomorrow. First timer. Haven't swung a club since my company's golf league ended in August... should be interesting.
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    Tabke, Tanner and Yuuuuge are back in it. I'm...

    Tabke, Tanner and Yuuuuge are back in it. I'm stoked.
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    Took the pup out to a mountain pass area that is...

    Took the pup out to a mountain pass area that is new to me in order to scope it out for touring options come winter.


    Olly doesn't like hot weather, but 39 degrees with spitting sleet, and...
  19. If you could stretch those Origin 96s out another...

    If you could stretch those Origin 96s out another 5 cm's i'd be paypaling you right now. But at 6'4" i just cant make a 182 work. Damn.

    Anyways, bump.
  20. Poll: exactly. A lot of those landlords bought that...

    exactly. A lot of those landlords bought that ski-town condo under the assumption that it would be leased 100% of the time and they cannot afford it without the tenants rent money paying the...
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    343567 A 1L waterbottle allowed me to ride...

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    A 1L waterbottle allowed me to ride pretty much anything under 3 hours without a pack. All my tools and stuff are strapped to the bike, and i just fill the Magnum up with water and im...
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    Ive had snowboarders strap in on the lift by...

    Ive had snowboarders strap in on the lift by having me use my skis as a little platform for them. It was first run on pow days and they didnt want to get snaked to their line by the next chair of...
  23. I dont understand that logic. If you want to get...

    I dont understand that logic. If you want to get away with something, isnt it FAR better to keep as low of a profile as possible and/or try to ingratiate yourself to the majority opposition? Ride...
  24. 1) Id prefer 1 other person per hour on the...

    1) Id prefer 1 other person per hour on the trails i ride. None, if i am riding with someone else, but it is nice to know someone will be along eventually if i do fully break myself off. But i only...
  25. Idk. Lots to explore in the Gifford pinchot, east...

    Idk. Lots to explore in the Gifford pinchot, east of the crest and up north. Not the mention all the unsanctioned stuff due to the prevalance of timberland. One of the coolest parts about WA (IMO)...
  26. Are they being built in CA? When i lived there,...

    Are they being built in CA? When i lived there, no one was real empathetic towards MTB. So i moved somewhere much better, IMO.

    But i agree, that what is going on in your or my own corner of the...
  27. Ugh this is really tempting. Have anything you...

    Ugh this is really tempting. Have anything you need in a trade?
  28. New trails are being built all over, and existing...

    New trails are being built all over, and existing trails are being opened up to MTB all over. Our states trail organization crushes it though, so YMMV.

    I think you are underestimating the...
  29. Haha that is an impossible standard to reach for....

    Haha that is an impossible standard to reach for. MTB was extremely niche 15-20 years ago, and if you saw someone out on a MTB it was like a little club and most likely on shitty fire/logging road. ...
  30. And Washington. And Arkansas. And numerous...

    And Washington.

    And Arkansas.

    And numerous other places. I certainly do not want to live in the non-magical place that climberevan does haha.
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    YUUUUUGE Sasaki!!! He needs to put english...

    YUUUUUGE Sasaki!!!

    He needs to put english subtitles on his youtube videos. Ain't nobody got time to learn japanese! Sick skier. I want his food as well.
  32. No shame in that at all, thats a good builder. ...

    No shame in that at all, thats a good builder. Lots of shame in leaving shit that doesnt work on "your trail" because you cant be bothered to fix it.
  33. Lol, you seem to have forgotten that cycling is...

    Lol, you seem to have forgotten that cycling is supposed to be enjoyable, first and foremost. Effort is the necessary evil that cyclists have been chipping away against with new bike technology...
  34. I dont think so. The heavy equipment is just...

    I dont think so. The heavy equipment is just there to move dirt quickly and do some really rough shaping. And if you totally blow a line and have to redo it, remember that you are doing this in the...
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    This gets my vote. Free, prevents landfill...

    This gets my vote. Free, prevents landfill waste, and will likely be easier work on the bike because of that clutch.
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    Dumb question, but cant you just slap on an old...

    Dumb question, but cant you just slap on an old shitty derraileur, and tension it to align with your one sprocket?
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    The wife on her first legal loamer. Well, its...

    The wife on her first legal loamer. Well, its technically not open yet, but it's soft-opened by the builders.

    Its pretty damn cool that we get the chance to ride legal loam trails here (at...
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    No, you pay to have the anti-theft bucket put on....

    No, you pay to have the anti-theft bucket put on. The removal is complimentary. Its nice to know mgmt is looking out for the customer and ensuring their car is protected from GTA in Lot A.
  39. But bro... does he even lift? the answer......

    But bro... does he even lift?

    the answer... yes. very much yes. https://www.instagram.com/caliwrxmedia/
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    Notice they call it a fee, not a fine? A fine is...

    Notice they call it a fee, not a fine? A fine is for something you did wrong, a fee is payment for a service. Just roll on by the parking attendant and pay $100 to park for the day... comes...
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    Can you imagine the rage that will ensue when...

    Can you imagine the rage that will ensue when folks who plunked down $1200 (with tax) for a parking pass cannot park in Lot A because not only are parking passes oversold, but day trippers are fine...
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    Just a heads up, but "Cars parked in A lot...

    Just a heads up, but "Cars parked in A lot without a Parking Pass will be subject to a $100 fee". Soooo if you want to say fuck it and park there anyways, just do it 11 times and it'll come out...
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    Demo/rental skis? check. Goggles under the...

    Demo/rental skis? check.
    Goggles under the beanie? check.
    Texas suitcase? Check!
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    Is Yuuuuge Sasaki back on the tour this year if...

    Is Yuuuuge Sasaki back on the tour this year if there is a tour? Despite not understanding a lick of japanese, i still really enjoy watching a bunch of his youtube channel videos haha.
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    https://buffusa.com/buff-products/masks/filter-tub...

    https://buffusa.com/buff-products/masks/filter-tube/night-blue/127367.779.20

    Buff finally made a buff with filter pocket. This seemed like a no-brainer to me from the start. I wonder if other...
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    I get that climbing/skiing super high consequence...

    I get that climbing/skiing super high consequence stuff is this guys schtick, and how he makes his living, and i also get that he is phenomenally skilled both physically and mentally, and likely...
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    FWIW i have seen a couple carbon cranks explode....

    FWIW i have seen a couple carbon cranks explode. Once when a buddy hit a g-out and broke both pedals off at the same time, and the other was this weekend when some really bummed dude broke his pedal...
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    I ride 40-50 1-3hr rides per year and have had...

    I ride 40-50 1-3hr rides per year and have had the pros for 3 years now i think. They have very minimal wear, and no signs of layers separating or delaming. And honestly, if anything does start...
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    Get these, and forget about your MTB shoes for...

    Get these, and forget about your MTB shoes for another 10-15 years. IMO, very much worth the money.
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    New stuff at Tiger is open to ride, though not on...

    New stuff at Tiger is open to ride, though not on the maps yet. Weather and dirt couldnt have been much better on Saturday, and looks like this week will continue the trend. Hot damn.
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