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    astasnob, where did you find that model? I...

    astasnob, where did you find that model? I haven't had much luck finding that same one...
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    This is my back porch mountain view method as...

    This is my back porch mountain view method as well. It also seems to correspond to the numbers i see for AQI.

    My personal cutoff is 100 based on Purpleair. Above that and I'm wearing a real...
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    ^^Pretty much.

    ^^Pretty much.
  4. Maybe this will work. Hilarious and worth the...

    Maybe this will work. Hilarious and worth the click if it doesn't embed....
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    Roofing definitely sucks. I did my own a few...

    Roofing definitely sucks. I did my own a few years ago (20 squares of shingles) and didn't bother with a tear off. There is no reason not to put new shingles atop an existing layer that's relatively...
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    I've worn the respirator with P100 cartridges...

    I've worn the respirator with P100 cartridges like that for up to 8h hours working or driving, but never tried really exercising in it. It's really easy to breathe through (much better than an N95...
  7. It seems like today's the day for it.381374

    It seems like today's the day for it.381374
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    Things are going along here. I'm amazed that the...

    Things are going along here. I'm amazed that the collards and chard are still cranking despite the record heat. We'll try the first of the beans soon--it's a new one for...
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    60 is about my limit for exercising beyond a...

    60 is about my limit for exercising beyond a casual pace.

    When it gets over 100 I roll like this whenever I'm outside. It's pretty fantastic.

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    Those don't look even a little like Tiki Torches....

    Those don't look even a little like Tiki Torches. Fail.
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    The GOTOS score surely must be multiplied in this...

    The GOTOS score surely must be multiplied in this case. Factor of 2 for trailering it?
  12. Thread: Trucks.

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    I've ridden in my friend's 1500 on a couple of...

    I've ridden in my friend's 1500 on a couple of moto trips. It's comfy like a car. The 3l diesel seems great (I think he's at like 100k by now) and the mileage is incredible. He drove us non stop...
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    ^^Top quality WTF right there.

    ^^Top quality WTF right there.
  14. Winner.

    Winner.
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    I have a couple of jtek shift mate pulleys if...

    I have a couple of jtek shift mate pulleys if anyone needs one. The ones I have convert campy lever cable pull for Shimano derailleurs. Idk of that's what you'd need in this situation.
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    Well, i guess the form hasn't suffered... I...

    Well, i guess the form hasn't suffered... I found some clear air to the south.

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    Things continue to be insane here. New...

    Things continue to be insane here. New construction in my hood is on the market for $900k+. One place has raised it's asking price every couple of months for a year as it's been being built and it's...
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    I stand by my offer. Let's set up 2 wheelsets...

    I stand by my offer. Let's set up 2 wheelsets with rims that are within a couple of mm IW and a few dozen grams, put on identical tires and pump them up the same. Then we can put some kind of...
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    [QUOTE=toast2266;6367934]What rim impact?...

    [QUOTE=toast2266;6367934]What rim impact?
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    The first impact tore a spoke out of the rim. Posting a video of a destructive rim test and then claiming that you hit your wheels that hard...
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    Solid ride. Nice work. Isn't it great to still...

    Solid ride. Nice work. Isn't it great to still feel good 7 hours in?
  21. Yep, it's mostly decoration but they have bottles...

    Yep, it's mostly decoration but they have bottles in the lower half now. I'll get some pics of it when I go back there next week.
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    What? That ram is absolutely compressing the tire...

    What? That ram is absolutely compressing the tire completely and hitting the rim. If you're doing that every 100 feet or so you are running too little tire pressure, and you're buying a lot of new...
  23. FS: saddles, Di2 buttons, free Sidi shoes

    I'm trying re-home some stuff.

    Dura Ace Di2 remote buttons. Retail is $140. $60 for mags

    WTB Silverado 142mm, brand new, Titanium rails. Retail $143. Asking $110 Obo

    Fizik Gobi, lightly...
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    I'd bet a carbon wheelset that the results would...

    I'd bet a carbon wheelset that the results would be inconclusive at best if a blind test using the same bike, tires, and tire pressure could be carried out.

    Nox has this to say on the question:
    ...
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    I went with the shallow on our 2 latest BTLOS...

    I went with the shallow on our 2 latest BTLOS sets (27 & 30mm) for the claimed better impact resistance. I doubt anyone could notice the ride difference even on a rigid bike. Wheels don't flex...
  26. Did you read the article you posted? The...

    Did you read the article you posted?

    The policy of totally suppressing all fire for decades is largely why they are so big and hot now.
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    Haha. Clearly you've never used one. Why cut and...

    Haha. Clearly you've never used one. Why cut and then trim with a router when you can just cut it once and have a glue-line worthy result? Anyway, not everyone wants to spend $1000 on a saw and long...
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    Oh, yeah, and those long mitred corners are a...

    Oh, yeah, and those long mitred corners are a great excuse to buy yourself a track saw.
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    Before switching to a DVO Topaz I had increased...

    Before switching to a DVO Topaz I had increased to the next size spacer in the Fox on my Ripley. It helped to keep it from blowing through the travel, but the Topaz solves the problem completely. ...
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    Definitely don't do tile or laminate unless you...

    Definitely don't do tile or laminate unless you want to scream 70s/80s. Maybe a large format tile with 1/16 grout lines would be acceptable.

    If you need it quickly I vote for Chinese wood slabs as...
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    It's definitely great fodder for trainer rides.

    It's definitely great fodder for trainer rides.
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    WRG didn't get around to it so I added it up. My...

    WRG didn't get around to it so I added it up. My latest sweet rice bars batch yielded 15 bars at 175 kCal each. I used a half block of cream cheese cheese in this one, along with about 1/4 cup of...
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    If you're up for a solid techy loop you can't do...

    If you're up for a solid techy loop you can't do much better than up Van Sickle to the TRT, then to Star lake and down Cold Creek. It's also good the other direction.

    If you're not up for...
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    BTLOS has been great for us with 2 sets in the...

    BTLOS has been great for us with 2 sets in the family. They include spare spokes if you ask, and will give a $30 discount. Same with Farsports (also 2 pair). I had some LB wheels a while back and the...
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    They are awesome. The pump clicking can be dealt...

    They are awesome. The pump clicking can be dealt with via foam and other isolation methods. Even without insulation, your truck camper will easily be 80 degrees if you want.

    The fuel line and...
  36. Thread: Trucks.

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    I often show up on a motorcycle.

    I often show up on a motorcycle.
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    Just under 3000 miles on this one and it's still...

    Just under 3000 miles on this one and it's still on the first chain, which still hasn't reached the first wear indicator on the new style gauge. I'm pretty blown away by the durability of the chain,...
  38. Thread: Trucks.

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    This. No serious contractor drives to the...

    This. No serious contractor drives to the lumberyard and loads up more than what will easily fit in/on a van. We have better things to do, and the delivery fee is virtually nothing.
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    ^Solid rant.

    ^Solid rant.
  40. Thread: Trucks.

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    Love it. Even as a contractor I can't see why...

    Love it. Even as a contractor I can't see why guys choose trucks over vans except in certain cases. A van plus small trailer is a way more versatile option for doing most work. Those not doing...
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    I have a question for XTR and everyone. Lately...

    I have a question for XTR and everyone.

    Lately it's very smoky and I've been working more than I like to. So, I haven't been able to ride as much as I'd prefer. Training weeks have dropped from...
  42. Nice follow through. Thermodynamics isn't just a...

    Nice follow through. Thermodynamics isn't just a concept; IT IS THE LAW.
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    I'm glad to hear that the gospel of stuffing your...

    I'm glad to hear that the gospel of stuffing your face has been heard and is helping people!

    WRG you prob either had too much water or didn't cook the rice enough. You'll get it right with...
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    30 miles on a dusty washboard road a few times a...

    30 miles on a dusty washboard road a few times a year does not justify a big compromise in fuel economy or on-pavement manners. Unless you need big clearance for real rock crawling or are going to...
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    The hot tip, provided you have a regular water...

    The hot tip, provided you have a regular water heater (not tankless), is to put these valves at each faucet that open when the temp in the hot line drops below a set point. Then a pump mounted on the...
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    Tamarack is up to 47% containment, so they have...

    Tamarack is up to 47% containment, so they have really been getting it done. We're still bathed in smoke from it and Dixie though.

    This pretty much sums up my attitude recently.

    The Great...
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    Lately the smoke has been bad so I'm back on the...

    Lately the smoke has been bad so I'm back on the trainer. It's also nearly 100F outside, and the bad air means I can't run the evaporative cooler (brings in outside air).

    So it's been 80+F...
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    This. Pulling a pump isn't for the faint of heart...

    This. Pulling a pump isn't for the faint of heart unless it's only like 50 feet down. Even then, if you drop it you're mega, mega fucked.

    Wells are all fine and dandy (no water bill) until they...
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    You'll need to check this pressure with the tank...

    You'll need to check this pressure with the tank empty. Kill the power and run water until the it runs dry. It should read around 38 psi. If it's way lower, the above diagnosis of a bad bladder is...
  50. That's quite the tile design! Here's some more...

    That's quite the tile design!

    Here's some more from the MCM house. 12' ceilings gave plenty of room to work with. The skinny maple strips beside the fireplace have a blue background as well. It...
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