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    Can anyone compare the Camox (last year's, the...

    Can anyone compare the Camox (last year's, the red ones) against the QST 92 (a couple year-old one) or the Kastle FX95 (not HP) ? They're all pretty similarly priced and similar on paper, looking for...
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    I mounted some Xenics with 95mm brakes on a pair...

    I mounted some Xenics with 95mm brakes on a pair of ZG 95s, they have some extra width when deployed but actually contact the topsheet when deploying.

    There wasn't anything about heel gap in the...
  3. Thread: Peloton Group

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    Try the power zone rides.

    Try the power zone rides.
  4. Thread: Fritschi Tecton

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    Brake sizing doesn't seem to have changed, I just...

    Brake sizing doesn't seem to have changed, I just mounted a "L" aka "100mm" aka "fits up to about 108mm" (per BD) on a pair of 112s and it's a perfect, as-if custom, fit to the ski. Any bigger would...
  5. There's been a couple people asking that, I'm...

    There's been a couple people asking that, I'm open to selling without bindings. Again a local sale would take preference but shipping is less of a hassle flat and I imagine more interest farther west...
  6. Nick - yes these are RES, and per the swiss...

    Nick - yes these are RES, and per the swiss cheese threads I personally wouldn't be concerned with a full remount

    KillerMonkey - almost too well, never-ending comments
  7. Yes they’re on the line, I can’t answer how...

    Yes they’re on the line, I can’t answer how they’d feel at +1.
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    Thanks for the thoughts, going with Undertow's...

    Thanks for the thoughts, going with Undertow's opinion to start. Public Spam Announcement, skis for sale:
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  9. 13/14 186cm ON3P Billy Goats w/ FKS14 and pillowfight topsheets

    SOLD

    Pretty minty, prefer to sell together, prefer a local (Denver) sale but will ship if necessary. Barely used, time to get them out of my closet and in the hands of someone who'll put them to...
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    I have skis with and without brakes, I want...

    I have skis with and without brakes, I want brakes for this setup but thanks for the opinion. That said, what size brakes should I get for some ZG95s? Do I need 95s or are the 85s as oversized as...
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    Horrible....

    Horrible.
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    I picked up a pair, seem nice. Still need brakes,...

    I picked up a pair, seem nice. Still need brakes, this is going on a 95mm ski so what size brake should I get? Will 85 work given the comically-wrong historic sizing of Fritschi brakes?
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    Can someone price police me? I’m probably going...

    Can someone price police me? I’m probably going to sell my 13/14 186 BGs, only used a small handful of days, mounted once for FKS14, almost-minty, pillow fight top sheets. With or without bindings....
  14. Price cut bump

    Price cut bump
  15. DPS 184 Wailer 99 Pure2, Vipec black, glidelite skins

    SOLD

    I'm selling my 184 W99 pure2 (1450g/ski) from a few years back, including bindings and skins. Nothing wrong with any of it, just moving on to newer stuff.

    The bindings only have a few days...
  16. Thread: Scarpa Alien RS

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    I just tried the Neve on the RS and it seemed OK...

    I just tried the Neve on the RS and it seemed OK in walk mode, and if I put the boot in to ski mode first, it seems OK that way too.

    I'm really looking for a full-steel option to use on these,...
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    Over. Any guesses at what time(s) Vail Pass...

    Over.

    Any guesses at what time(s) Vail Pass will close and for how long?
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    It was avoiding typical rush hour congestion....

    It was avoiding typical rush hour congestion. Pena-70-470-285 is going to be the fastest and simplest option most of the time, construction hasn't really made traffic much worse through there - it's...
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    Likely not, the ramp is 5 miles away from where...

    Likely not, the ramp is 5 miles away from where he crashed.
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    Terrible.

    Terrible.
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    This non-fatal incident or another one? ...

    This non-fatal incident or another one?

    https://avalanche.state.co.us/caic/acc/acc_report.php?acc_id=711&accfm=rep
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    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/m/pubmed/22221769/

    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/m/pubmed/22221769/
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    272318

    272318
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    I left Loveland about 1:30 yesterday and traffic...

    I left Loveland about 1:30 yesterday and traffic back was fast and easy. Today looks like a different story.

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    The portion of the forecast discussion smmokan is...

    The portion of the forecast discussion smmokan is referring to:



    Nice to finally be stuck in a long snowy pattern for once.
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    Is Loveland going to be open tomorrow?

    Is Loveland going to be open tomorrow?
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    I had really bad binding hole interference on a...

    I had really bad binding hole interference on a pair of skis I put a Vipec on, I was able to order a longer heel track from BD, it has 6 holes instead of 4 and gives a LOT more adjustment range. Call...
  28. Thread: Fritschi Tecton

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    You just had a known case, that's some pretty...

    You just had a known case, that's some pretty godawful customer service. Europe?
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    Absolutely disagree. A few years ago if someone...

    Absolutely disagree. A few years ago if someone told me I'd comfortably do a 45mph straightline over weird funky breakably-crusty snow on a 171cm 85mm 1100g ski I'd have laughed them off, but that's...
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    I just took in a 6-season old Stinger bib because...

    I just took in a 6-season old Stinger bib because the crotch zip self-destructed. I'm not sure how possible it'll be to repair so I'm wondering how it'll turn out. They're otherwise in fine shape.
    ...
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    How much battery life do you need and how...

    How much battery life do you need and how important are the smart-watch features to you?

    I had a 935 (Fenix5 with a plastic bezel) because I was doing lots of long runs and races and liked the...
  32. Thread: Fritschi Tecton

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    BD approved my warranty request for toe...

    BD approved my warranty request for toe replacement, I haven't been able to send them in yet but expect it'll be as fast and easy as every other time I've done an RMA with them.
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    40 Below, you will have to modify by fully...

    40 Below, you will have to modify by fully opening up around the toe/heel though.
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    260-weight merino boot-cut.

    260-weight merino boot-cut.
  35. Thread: Fritschi Tecton

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    Can anyone comment on the sizing for the ski...

    Can anyone comment on the sizing for the ski crampons for these? 95 is in stock, 100 is out, and wondering if the 95 would work with a Wailer 99.
  36. Thread: Fritschi Tecton

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    I've got a couple pairs of too-big brakes for my...

    I've got a couple pairs of too-big brakes for my vipec and tecton I'd be happy to swap with someone for. Both are 120mm and I'm looking for a 110 and 100.
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    I don't run any more and I just got a...

    I don't run any more and I just got a warranty-replacement refurbished Forerunner 935 from Garmin, so thinking I'll sell. Looks like a refurb can be had for $400, I'm thinking $350 shipped. Any...
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    Has anyone done a longitudinal intervention study...

    Has anyone done a longitudinal intervention study on this subject?
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    What's battery life like on the PR1200?

    What's battery life like on the PR1200?
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    There are some yellow leaves in the Denver area...

    There are some yellow leaves in the Denver area already.

    This sometimes-cool weather is nice, definitely need more moisture though. Hopefully the CPC monthly outlook is right for once.

    (it...
  41. Thread: Ketogenesis

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    An hour holding Z3 in the basement is easily...

    An hour holding Z3 in the basement is easily worth a two-hour moderate road ride outside for me. Once in a while I'll do an hour and a half. It's usually HIIT or threshold work but once in a while......
  42. Thread: Ketogenesis

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    Spin bike is for whatever I want to use it for....

    Spin bike is for whatever I want to use it for. Sometimes that's longer endurance efforts.

    Eating much carbohydrate makes me feel like crap now, I couldn't imagine going back to a standard Western...
  43. Thread: Ketogenesis

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    I don't run anymore and hardly ride bikes outside...

    I don't run anymore and hardly ride bikes outside either, and I don't have the mental toughness to go much past an hour on a spin bike.
  44. Thread: Ketogenesis

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    My coffee-only 20-milers were usually at an...

    My coffee-only 20-milers were usually at an 8-minute pace, so 2:40ish. Also did some ~22 mile trail runs in about 3:30, and a 1:25 half-marathon TT in a snow/rain mix on just that cup of coffee. I...
  45. Thread: Ketogenesis

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    I've been doing LCHF for a few months now, though...

    I've been doing LCHF for a few months now, though I was fat-adapted before, evidenced by doing 20+ mile runs on just a cup of black coffee. I have no problems doing long endurance efforts, HIIT work...
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    I got the same email and had my beacon back in my...

    I got the same email and had my beacon back in my hands less than a week after dropping it at a UPS store.
  47. Thread: 100k Ride Prep

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    Huh? Per 100g (cooked) quinoa: 120 Calories...

    Huh?

    Per 100g (cooked) quinoa:
    120 Calories
    21.3g carbohydrate
    4.4g protein
    1.9g fat

    Quinoa is rice with a manbun.
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    Add 3 nitrile gloves in there (because 3 can...

    Add 3 nitrile gloves in there (because 3 can become 2 before you know it). Protect yourself.
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    Is there any known reliability difference between...

    Is there any known reliability difference between the Rainier and Bachelor droppers from PNW? Air vs. coil spring and all that.
  50. Thread: Home Brew Maggots

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    First batch in six months. ESB, 5.5% 30IBU ...

    First batch in six months. ESB, 5.5% 30IBU

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    Make Beer Clear Again
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