Search:

Type: Posts; User: evasive_MT

Page 1 of 6 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.02 seconds.

  1. Replies
    78
    Views
    7,505

    They wonít. They still rely on Strava data for...

    They wonít. They still rely on Strava data for the vast majority of their ridelogs, so they wonít threaten that data source by becoming a competitor.
  2. Replies
    190
    Views
    16,354

    I think Muskrat is just over the border in the...

    I think Muskrat is just over the border in the B-D, but I havenít looked at a map of that trail recently.

    Iíve downloaded the majority of the files for my library, but aside from glancing at the...
  3. Replies
    1,372
    Views
    105,773

    Yup- My saying has been ďuncertain times: drink...

    Yup- My saying has been ďuncertain times: drink the good whisky first.Ē Iíve been chipping away at my better scotches and a CEHT. I havenít been in the liquor store since before the lockdown. Iím out...
  4. Replies
    1,372
    Views
    105,773

    Bourbon Twitter was on it today around an Esquire...

    Bourbon Twitter was on it today around an Esquire article. $200 for a bottling from Dickel BIB reject barrels was the most common take.
  5. Replies
    1,372
    Views
    105,773

    The odds of me ever buying a celebrityís bourbon...

    The odds of me ever buying a celebrityís bourbon named after a golf course are vanishingly low.
  6. Thread: Found Music

    by evasive_MT
    Replies
    157
    Views
    8,765

    I found them from a mention in the New Yorker....

    I found them from a mention in the New Yorker. Maria Tambien is a solid jam.
  7. Replies
    6,849
    Views
    824,607

    I rode Mini/E today, and they both were...

    I rode Mini/E today, and they both were completely dry. If theyíre dry, the whole South Hills system should be good to go.
  8. Replies
    422
    Views
    126,918

    It took me a bit to get the technique- I have to...

    It took me a bit to get the technique- I have to really unweight the front, like Iím riding a unicycle. I rode the 5.5 for literally miles at a time without hands, but Iím not there yet with the...
  9. Replies
    422
    Views
    126,918

    My Banshee is built with the parts from my SB5.5,...

    My Banshee is built with the parts from my SB5.5, including a 160mm 36 with 51mm offset. The Banshee is 2 degrees slacker (64.5 versus 66.5). The first time I took my hands off the bar I had some...
  10. Replies
    422
    Views
    126,918

    Itís long, for sure. The HTA looks slacker from...

    Itís long, for sure. The HTA looks slacker from the photo perspective. Thatís a 2017 36 I took off a SB5.5, so itís only 160mm. With the shorter A2C, itís not as slack as designed.

    Iíll replace...
  11. Replies
    422
    Views
    126,918

    It snowed 6Ē today. Fuck. ...

    It snowed 6Ē today. Fuck.

    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20200412/44413936d8d7976bd99cccb2e8483d4e.jpg
  12. Did you see that Beam is dusting off that label...

    Did you see that Beam is dusting off that label and moving it upmarket?
  13. I was starting to worry that Iíll get low on...

    I was starting to worry that Iíll get low on WT101 for cocktails over the next week or 2, but remembered that I have a Four Roses Small Batch and an IW Harper that I was gifted last year. Just as...
  14. Replies
    6
    Views
    631

    Shit, I know Herring Bay. I grew up sailing it,...

    Shit, I know Herring Bay. I grew up sailing it, and my folks still have a boat in a marina there.
  15. Replies
    49
    Views
    5,479

    Same. But my softshell pants are old Cloudveils...

    Same. But my softshell pants are old Cloudveils made from Schoeller DrySkin so Iím not willing to crash in them anymore. Iíve never found a fabric I like as well, and it seems like itís priced out of...
  16. Replies
    422
    Views
    126,918

    Thatís why I went raw with my Banshee.

    Thatís why I went raw with my Banshee.
  17. Replies
    26
    Views
    1,425

    That was mostly the case a decade ago, but...

    That was mostly the case a decade ago, but Chinese manufacturing has come a long way. I remember reading a few years ago that the center of gravity has shifted.
  18. Replies
    753
    Views
    79,720

    I was leaning Hankook myself until I read the...

    I was leaning Hankook myself until I read the Tirerack comparison I linked above. I donít have any comparative experience of my own, though. FWIW Iíve been pleased with the Yokos. Theyíre pretty...
  19. Replies
    422
    Views
    126,918

    Wasnít there a new RS fork spotted at Andes...

    Wasnít there a new RS fork spotted at Andes Pacifico?

    Menís Journal has the real 2020 hotness:
    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20200320/3daa7f15162d2b971bf58f02deed8ded.jpg
  20. Replies
    422
    Views
    126,918

    GF has a Ripmo v2 in the shop waiting on some...

    GF has a Ripmo v2 in the shop waiting on some lingering parts, and I have a Banshee Titan frame inbound. If Helena hadnít gotten a foot of snow last weekend Iíd be a lot antsier to get them built up.
  21. I like the 10 a lot - it tends to run ~$70 in...

    I like the 10 a lot - it tends to run ~$70 in Montana. I bought a bottle in VA last fall for a little over $50, which I though was a bargain. I should give the Storm expression a shot.
  22. Fails criterion #4.

    Fails criterion #4.
  23. Replies
    48
    Views
    22,059

    I have a pair of these in the garage. Next to a...

    I have a pair of these in the garage. Next to a pair of K2 Apache Chiefs. And my current daily driver are Devastators. Lots of heavy skis here.
  24. Replies
    5,932
    Views
    1,349,931

    Itís closer to 20í with the tongue and youíd...

    Itís closer to 20í with the tongue and youíd probably want a half ton to tow it. Itís more trail-capable than we need, but I want something that isnít going to rattle to death on USFS roads.
  25. Replies
    5,932
    Views
    1,349,931

    The Sol line seems pretty nice and well-made, but...

    The Sol line seems pretty nice and well-made, but I donít think they have a boondocking or high-clearance model. Weíre looking for something similar, but slightly larger. Leaning Black Series HQ15 at...
  26. Thread: Trucks.

    by evasive_MT
    Replies
    2,075
    Views
    170,264

    We bought one 3 weeks ago. Digging it.

    We bought one 3 weeks ago. Digging it.
  27. I agree with you. Thatís why I generally donít...

    I agree with you. Thatís why I generally donít buy expensive bourbon. If I spend more than about $60, itís coming from Scotland. And now that my local carries Bowmore 12, thatís what I have (in...
  28. You keep saying this, and undermine yourself in...

    You keep saying this, and undermine yourself in each post. If you know what a mashbill is, why would you say that two whiskeys could share one but have different grains and ratios?

    In case itís...
  29. Bowmore Legend used to be my cheap-and-cheerful...

    Bowmore Legend used to be my cheap-and-cheerful standard. I think it was ~$25. I like the 12yr much better, but it wasnít available locally for years.
  30. Do you know what a mashbill is? It doesnít sound...

    Do you know what a mashbill is? It doesnít sound like it, because all those variables you mention are unique to one.

    Beam produces BH and OGD from the same high-rye mashbill: 63% corn, 27% rye,...
  31. Theyíre the same mashbill.

    Theyíre the same mashbill.
  32. My $0.02: BH is overpriced, underproofed OGD....

    My $0.02: BH is overpriced, underproofed OGD. When someone tells me itís their favorite bourbon, itís likely they arenít really into whiskey. Especially if they call it ďsmooth.Ē
  33. Replies
    753
    Views
    79,720

    We just bought a Sierra 1500 and I did the same,...

    We just bought a Sierra 1500 and I did the same, plus talked with some OCD friends and read a bunch of the comparisons on Tire Rack. This one got to what I wanted:
    ...
  34. Same. My go-to for bourbon drinks.

    Same. My go-to for bourbon drinks.
  35. Replies
    122
    Views
    7,940

    We moved on this sooner than I thought we might....

    We moved on this sooner than I thought we might. After extensive conversations with several friends we ended up going with a Sierra- crew cab, short box. The GMC short bed is 5í9Ē. Not that much...
  36. Replies
    1,372
    Views
    105,773

    I still have a bottle left from the last...

    I still have a bottle left from the last allocation here. Itís getting harder to collect the whole set, though.
  37. Replies
    26
    Views
    12,895

    My biggest issue with a NSR is that carrying by...

    My biggest issue with a NSR is that carrying by the fork mount rather than the front tire results in the bike hanging lower. With longer and longer wheelbases, that becomes an issue. Even in 2012 my...
  38. Replies
    26
    Views
    12,895

    We bought a truck sooner than I thought we might,...

    We bought a truck sooner than I thought we might, so weíre in the market now.

    In discussing pros/cons we figured that we donít often do fatbike rides with large groups, so the 1-Up double rack I...
  39. Replies
    26
    Views
    12,895

    I was starting to get interested in the VelociRAX...

    I was starting to get interested in the VelociRAX but it wonít carry fat bikes.

    I know someone who put Lolo hangers on a NSR, and swears itís the best answer. Iíll be in the same boat soon, and...
  40. Replies
    8
    Views
    3,861

    The Jabra active earbuds get high marks on...

    The Jabra active earbuds get high marks on Wirecutter. Iíve been debating a pair for the gym, and maybe for some rides.
  41. Replies
    422
    Views
    126,918

    The longer stays are the reason I chose the 5.5...

    The longer stays are the reason I chose the 5.5 over a Riot in 2016. But Iíve never been in love with it.
  42. Replies
    422
    Views
    126,918

    If I were doing a lot of rock crawling -style...

    If I were doing a lot of rock crawling -style riding in the SW, Iíd be more interested in short chainstays. For the wide-open trails we have in MT, they get squirrelly.

    I built a Yelli Screamy in...
  43. Replies
    422
    Views
    126,918

    Yes

    Yes
  44. Replies
    1,372
    Views
    105,773

    Iím surprised they havenít found a way to...

    Iím surprised they havenít found a way to deep-fry it.

    Iíd just buy a bottle of Drambuie and not ruin my Laprhoig. Maybe they see a chance to increase sales of an admittedly polarizing whisky.
  45. Replies
    1,372
    Views
    105,773

    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20191222/acb0f56e...

    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20191222/acb0f56eb73225ef2a0d7a1218d7376f.gif
  46. Replies
    1,372
    Views
    105,773

    Iíll probably drink it all in one place. Probably...

    Iíll probably drink it all in one place. Probably not at the same time, though.
  47. Replies
    1,372
    Views
    105,773

    I stumbled across these while looking for an...

    I stumbled across these while looking for an Irish for the LBS Christmas party. Just came in this morning.

    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20191219/e0eba1a24685d4657aaa66e57d0ce1da.jpg
  48. Replies
    63
    Views
    2,691

    Havenít seen this one here yet. Another of my...

    Havenít seen this one here yet. Another of my all-time favorites.


    https://youtu.be/R-FwYfF4SSY

    And anything from the Johnny Cash Christmas album deserves a mention.
  49. Replies
    327
    Views
    24,718

    This batch turned out nicely. ...

    This batch turned out nicely.

    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20191215/add20ff432a65548dad222790a13d3b8.jpg
  50. Replies
    190
    Views
    11,137

    If you have no skate technique, youíre fucking...

    If you have no skate technique, youíre fucking flailing. If you have no kick-and-glide technique, you can walk on your skis and still enjoy a lovely day outside. I see old ladies doing this all the...
Results 1 to 50 of 300
Page 1 of 6 1 2 3 4