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    Time wounds all heels...

    Time wounds all heels...
  2. Neither of those exist to any extent here.

    Neither of those exist to any extent here.
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    Well, I can tell you one thing, she is no longer...

    Well, I can tell you one thing, she is no longer welcome anywhere on the Upper West Side!
  4. Thread: Ask the experts

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    that Sunrace is an 11/50, just so you know. I...

    that Sunrace is an 11/50, just so you know. I have put a few on different bikes recently, both with good reviews.
    no advice on the xx1, these were both Shimano xt.
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    I switched all of my bikes to Dumonde Tech Light...

    I switched all of my bikes to Dumonde Tech Light last fall, and haven’t been super happy with the results.
    It’s better than PLG, but gets dirty fairly quickly. Creates very black oil.
  6. I hope you are kidding, because Wilson is, in...

    I hope you are kidding, because Wilson is, in general, WAAAY more expensive than in town.
  7. Sales tax, lodging tax, property tax, and...

    Sales tax, lodging tax, property tax, and extractive industries have traditionally pulled the heavy weight in Wyoming.
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    Definitely gonna try some of that, on paper it is...

    Definitely gonna try some of that, on paper it is EXACTLY what I am looking for.
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    Yes, I am aware of that. I don’t think management...

    Yes, I am aware of that. I don’t think management will go for that level of labor, but I was planning on pitching that option.
    I never loved wax based lubes in the early ‘00’s, have they improved? ...
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    Bike Rental Fleet Chain Lube?

    What do you use personally, or know what your local rental place uses? I have used Pro Link gold, but it just gets too gunky over time if you aren’t meticulous.
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    Anyone running dissectors? They just came out...

    Anyone running dissectors?
    They just came out with an exo+ version, and I am interested.
    Currently running an aggressor out back for reference.
  12. Thread: Ask the experts

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    It very much boils down to “well, do you feel...

    It very much boils down to “well, do you feel lucky, punk?”

    Sometimes it works a treat, and sometimes you have to bleed.
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    some desert jank 329496 329497

    some desert jank
    329496

    329497
  14. Thread: Ask the experts

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    I guess the AXS is a *bit* closer. But shimano...

    I guess the AXS is a *bit* closer. But shimano recently said they would introduce electric shifting when it was a marked improvement over what they did with the new 12, and they aren’t there yet....
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    However, the vastly superior shifting under power...

    However, the vastly superior shifting under power with the new Shimano 12 speed stuff is all in the chain and cassette meshing together.
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    it's a little complicated, I have a pair of older...

    it's a little complicated, I have a pair of older XTR'S that would come out too easily with the 56's, so I am looking to replicate that dynamic.
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    I have a few trails, I find them even harder to...

    I have a few trails, I find them even harder to get out of...
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    WTB: Used SPD XTR OR XT pedals

    Looking for pedals that are really broken in spring wise, but with no spindle play. My new knee doesnít like my newer XTR and XT pedals, looking for something in the Ď05-Ď13 or so vintage.
    Anyone...
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    Not so much for my 13 Y.O. Dog who is afraid when...

    Not so much for my 13 Y.O. Dog who is afraid when a screen door slams...
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    Ok, so I rode my ass off a little bit this...

    Ok, so I rode my ass off a little bit this morning. Some awesome, some meh. Felt like I was riding things backwards 1/2 the time, but found some tech jank and mildly rowdy ‘flow’ eventually. Note to...
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    Green River, Wyoming

    Anyone ridden and camped here? Just dropped the camper and the local cops informed me that there is no camping in city limits. Found a spot a few miles away, but itís not ideal. I guess there are...
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    Sweet, letís ride! What are your thoughts on...

    Sweet, letís ride!
    What are your thoughts on those tires?
  23. Thread: Ask the experts

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    So, Iím gonna ask. Were yours the first gen XTR...

    So, Iím gonna ask. Were yours the first gen XTR 9100/9120 that had some mysterious Ďproblemí that caused them to be temporarily halted?
    Or is there something else wrong with them?
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    Well, this year, it took less than 48 hours. ...

    Well, this year, it took less than 48 hours.
    ...
  25. Thread: It's a sad day

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    No, Triscuits are from Wickerware.

    No, Triscuits are from Wickerware.
  26. Thread: It's a sad day

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    BRING BACK THE RYE TRISCUITS TOO, DAMNIT

    BRING BACK THE RYE TRISCUITS TOO, DAMNIT
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    Just bought wifey a ‘20 Rocky Mountain...

    Just bought wifey a ‘20 Rocky Mountain Thunderbolt (140/140), and I couldn’t be happier with the parts pick on the c50. We went for a short ride on our local go to, and she said she had never had...
  28. Ah, yes, the Maul option flew right over my head....

    Ah, yes, the Maul option flew right over my head.
    As it were.
    I’m slipping.
  29. The neighbor is a ‘good ol’ boy’ Navajo, but you...

    The neighbor is a ‘good ol’ boy’ Navajo, but you can’t shoot any gun for any reason in town limits.
  30. Next door neighbor had to call fish and game to...

    Next door neighbor had to call fish and game to shoot an injured fawn tonight.
    That set the mood for dinner...
  31. is that Crispy's Vanagon?

    is that Crispy's Vanagon?
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    That’s great, HMS, hope this works out!

    That’s great, HMS, hope this works out!
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    More like an inexplicably ignorant marketing...

    More like an inexplicably ignorant marketing department.
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    But...what about the bollards, maaaan

    But...what about the bollards, maaaan
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    Can we put ellipses on the arms of people who...

    Can we put ellipses on the arms of people who routinely commit bad grammar and syntax?
    A modest proposal...
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    And then you will learn all about ‘new...

    And then you will learn all about ‘new standards’!

    I don’t think you would go wrong with either of them.
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    Good use of redundant systems, you never can be...

    Good use of redundant systems, you never can be too careful.
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    Wow, salsa, I was just looking at our text...

    Wow, salsa, I was just looking at our text exchange not more than ten minutes ago, I was going to send you a text asking how things are going. Matt Goewert just got his done 9 days ago, and is...
  39. “Get the red one, it’s faster”

    “Get the red one, it’s faster”
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    Nothing better than stocked panties!

    Nothing better than stocked panties!
  41. Thread: Shimano brakes

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    Love, love the new 9120’s, have them on two...

    Love, love the new 9120’s, have them on two bikes. No wandering bite point or leaking for me. I am sure the XT four pots are the same.
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    The interior plastic ‘wedge’ part of the grips....

    The interior plastic ‘wedge’ part of the grips. But I have only seen two, so pretty small sample size.
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    And every one I have ever seen was broken.

    And every one I have ever seen was broken.
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    I have a really compact Lizard Skinz saddlebag...

    I have a really compact Lizard Skinz saddlebag that doesn’t come near the tire, works great.
    ...
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    I have the Wolftooth handlebar versions on two...

    I have the Wolftooth handlebar versions on two bikes for that reason...but have yet to use it in the field.
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    I used to joke with customers when external...

    I used to joke with customers when external bearing BB’s came out “You can put your weed in there!”

    Usually got a light chuckle.
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    I think I am just going to go the monocle route,...

    I think I am just going to go the monocle route, and get another set of 240’s.
    I hate those wheels anyway...
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    Ooh, I have one! I have four sets of DT hubs....

    Ooh, I have one!
    I have four sets of DT hubs. Three 240’s, and one set of road ‘1400’ something or another. The 240’s I can swap among the bikes without adjusting the calipers whatsoever. The...
  49. Update for anyone who searched for this: works...

    Update for anyone who searched for this: works smashingly, and as said above, is much easier to adjust with two different clamp points. Lev works just as well as the Transfer, and is over 100 grams...
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    I’m no analyst, but that sounds pretty right to...

    I’m no analyst, but that sounds pretty right to me.
    Who has a hot tip on which (public) company is going to have the vaccine?
    Asking for a friend, you can PM me, I won’t share.
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