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  1. Thread: The FIFTY

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    A good goretex shell can also work to draw the...

    A good goretex shell can also work to draw the moisture out of you by tightening the wrist straps and hood if you found yourself sweaty at a point in time.

    Think yoyo lapping in deep pow. Lots of...
  2. North Vancouver - Dawn or Evening Patrol

    Looking to get some simple miles and vert on the local hills during the weekdays. Headlamp'esque time of day.

    Hollyburn / Seymour etc..

    Decently advanced and fit dude but would rather not go...
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    Really good. Drove the TransCanada from YYC to...

    Really good. Drove the TransCanada from YYC to Rogers pass and QE2 a lot in these on a lighter truck (taco)

    Better icey road performance than a Toyo at2





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    The balance has been restored. [emoji869] Sent...

    The balance has been restored. [emoji869]

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    Kept it and built it up as a spare and kid towing...

    Kept it and built it up as a spare and kid towing machine.

    I ride a lot and having a spare seems ideal. Just like my 5 pairs of skis....

    Wife was not impressed but oh well....
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    Here it is final build with the new fork. ...

    Here it is final build with the new fork.

    Lyrik ultimate 160
    42 offset
    29r

    I do notice the fork made quite the difference especially with the updated air spring and this new lyrik steeze.
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    Yeah maybe. And fork is freshly serviced last...

    Yeah maybe. And fork is freshly serviced last August and running fine.

    It's just very noticeable on the trav usually I'd use 80% and now it's maybe 60%.

    Could be carrying through some of the...
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    Question, if I randomly stop using as much travel...

    Question, if I randomly stop using as much travel on a fork, on the same trails, with no measureable skill improvement is it likely my weight reduction or something with the fork.

    Weight maybe...
  9. Great thread. 18 month old girl. Our first. ...

    Great thread. 18 month old girl. Our first.

    No family around and pandemic. Wife and I have had to really buckle down and that was hard. Really hard. But, enjoying the moment, each moment, is...
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    Samsies. With a kid and limited ability to find...

    Samsies. With a kid and limited ability to find time for big days on the coast seems like a no brainer for same reasons.

    I save my big weeks for a couple trips to the selkirks and northern...
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    ;) yes I figured Van CL would be best. He doesn't...

    ;) yes I figured Van CL would be best. He doesn't want to deal with it and is not as literate on the web as I am.

    In any event it's good to see the comments. I flipped him the thread to validate...
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    Fair. I just wanted to show off his work. ...

    Fair. I just wanted to show off his work.

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    He wants to sell it. I just thought it was cool....

    He wants to sell it. I just thought it was cool. It's in Edmonton but he asked me to toss on Vancouver Craiglist.

    Here is the details

    All parts are original on the bike except for the new...
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    Yamaha 200 twin 2 stoke

    Pretty cool bike my dad rebuilt.

    He asked me to sell for him.

    1970. Has some get up and go to it.
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    Yeah I went over this many times and wanted to...

    Yeah I went over this many times and wanted to ensure I ended up in between hojis mark and his recommendation for the larger boot size.

    Sidewall mark shouldn't play a factor. Use the math.
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    Yeah. It definitely involves a lot of double...

    Yeah. It definitely involves a lot of double checking of the numbers. Biggest thing is where you are relative to his boot sole centre.

    Bigger the flippers, the more back your are. But it is like...
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    I am a 322 and mounted using hoji formula. ...

    I am a 322 and mounted using hoji formula.

    Math below and I think it's bang on for ride quality. I errored a bit forward given the big differential between his BSL and mine.
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    Both large but Hawk has 20 mm more reach. ...

    Both large but Hawk has 20 mm more reach.

    Running the same 60mm stem.

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    Yeah. Lucky for sure. Moved here 3.5 years ago...

    Yeah. Lucky for sure. Moved here 3.5 years ago from cowtown. Miss the rockies but riding all year is definitely a nice relief. Especially with the current circumstances.

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    Chromags....

    Chromags. https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20210220/98a1a308d874c4698f308f05c08e4ddc.jpghttps://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20210220/7124928f31cb17914140c00764a4ee03.jpg

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    Reporting back. Road today on Mt. Fromme. ...

    Reporting back.

    Road today on Mt. Fromme.

    No issues with setup. Felt perfectly at home on the bike. Noticed the slightly longer stays with a bit more rear end balance when carving around beat...
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    Have not tested the steed out yet but will report...

    Have not tested the steed out yet but will report back.

    My thought is that given they now spec their full builds with the Zeb 170, I am not too far off.

    I guess STA will steepen and HTA will...
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    Extra...

    Extra elongatedhttps://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20210216/de8db4d8801b094a340ba72b97d1a658.jpg

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    Build complete. Check this mutant....

    Build complete. Check this mutant. https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20210216/2c0918e1acbc0e2d702b6cfb15a5a243.jpg

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  25. Did all the above two posts, keep the weight off...

    Did all the above two posts, keep the weight off for plateau and let that heal, seriously.

    I was skiing again in 7 months but still have the super sketch shooting pain in the knee which may be...
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    Yes. Came early back from paint. Pretty impressed...

    Yes. Came early back from paint. Pretty impressed with the turnaround.

    Also impressed with their customer service and the whole process.

    Shop local I guess.



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    362557 Here she is ...

    362557

    Here she is ...
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    Oilers / Spoilers always making things...

    Oilers / Spoilers always making things interesting but man they need some defense and a tendy.

    Mc jesus being mc jesus and draisitl just isn't enough.

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    Yeah I buy into that entire statement. With a...

    Yeah I buy into that entire statement.

    With a 1.5 yr old now I don't get to bang out weekends away on missions as much as I used to so I really value those 2-300 turns.

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    My take on it; Finding myself preferring the...

    My take on it;

    Finding myself preferring the bigger skis for touring. Even wider. All conditions except super steep and firm - I'd go back to a 187 for those days.

    I have a cpl sets of 187...
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    Korn August Burns Bread Sent from my...

    Korn

    August Burns Bread



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    Had a nice brisk afternoon ride yesterday, this...

    Had a nice brisk afternoon ride yesterday, this frame and groupo with be for sale when new frame arrives. https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20210123/5156017412767c030dda50883cc5dc17.jpg

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    More than enough bike for me. My first bike was a...

    More than enough bike for me. My first bike was a FS trance advanced but I sold and went to hard tail 2.5 into riding it.

    I love the plus wheels for north shore and squamish and it definitely has...
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    Coming off a 2018 rootdown. Lyrik 160 with the ...

    Coming off a 2018 rootdown. Lyrik 160 with the charger 2.

    Gonna swap my code rsc with 200 upfront over to the new rig, my wheelset ( chromag magna 40s ) and 2.8 minions, 170 one up dropper, BZA...
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    Sticky: 359179 Creature of habit, added the 2nd Pils...

    359179

    Creature of habit, added the 2nd Pils last week to join their brethern with dynafit Fts after a nice local used pickup.

    Happy shredding.
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    Noticed the same with my red white hojis vs pils....

    Noticed the same with my red white hojis vs pils. Similar trend with the Ren's maybe.

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    Go bigger seems right. More rocker in the tips,...

    Go bigger seems right. More rocker in the tips, 191 feels like the right size coming off an ole 186.

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    I'd say less. But I was skiing it in blower...

    I'd say less.

    But I was skiing it in blower pow at golden alpine holidays most of the time.

    Also skied a couple days at Whistler, K Horse and Cypress... I'd say it's less input than the older...
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    I ordered a full matte black frame with the...

    I ordered a full matte black frame with the chrome decals.

    Wasn't going to get too flashy, but still wanted to showcase that it's a chromag.

    Same as the rootdown below.
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    Great feedback and wink wink. Ride on. ...

    Great feedback and wink wink.

    Ride on.

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    Perfecto - I think I read this a couple years...

    Perfecto - I think I read this a couple years back when my lust began for this frame. I wouldn't say I am uber particular with setup. It'll all be good and the advice is great.

    Coming from a...
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    Thanks pal! That answered most of my hesitation....

    Thanks pal! That answered most of my hesitation. My plan was to drop down to 170 cranks from 175, just neglected to finish the sentence.

    I live on the north shore in Vancouver, so with my local...
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    Chomag Doctahawk

    Ordered myself a frame with a March arrival. large.

    Plan to swap over parts off my rootdown

    GX, code rsc, chromag cockpit BZA

    Anyone throw a 160 fork and run 27.5+ ? Any issues or comments....
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    Your right. I had both. 191s dedicated BC...

    Your right. I had both.

    191s dedicated BC ski. 186s stiffer and sweet spot at higher speed.

    The sheer weight and guts of the new ones is unbelievable.

    I sold the 186s because I like the...
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    It's the acting teeth right. Sent from my...

    It's the acting teeth right.

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    WTB - older Hoji 187

    Something from years between white / red and pils. Currently have both those editions and prefer the older heavier versions for resort and the lighter for touring - no surprise.

    Want to mount up...
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    Thanks for the reply. TCK and I settled on a...

    Thanks for the reply.

    TCK and I settled on a deal. I will be trying to figure out what to buy next in the meantime.

    Quiver is down to;

    Renegade 191 - MTNs no brk
    Hoji white / red 187 -...
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    Likely courses or guided outings as I heard some...

    Likely courses or guided outings as I heard some chitty chatter on the Baofeng.

    Didn't seem like Jong to Jong lingo either.

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    I have a pair, with shifts mounted at 322 ...

    I have a pair, with shifts mounted at 322

    Second mount, pretty mint condition. I rarely ski them because I like my 191 with pin bindings. ( Not the bastard but the one after)

    Not sure I want to...
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