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    1700g seems heavy for that width with a 240 hub. ...

    1700g seems heavy for that width with a 240 hub.
    My set of 30mm asym shallow rims with 350 hubs and 28 DT Comp Race spokes (straight pull, brass nipples) is 1544g on my scale. That's for the AM...
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    That asswipe is going to cause the work of SAR to...

    That asswipe is going to cause the work of SAR to quadruple for the rest of the season. They've already had to extract a few unprepared idiots who were out looking for gold and got themselves in...
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    Don't know if they're better but when they build...

    Don't know if they're better but when they build my wheel with DT350s they had microspline available. Not sure about the 240.
    Weight difference between 32 and 28 spokes is less than what I sweat in...
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    I'm getting another rim from BTLOS to build a...

    I'm getting another rim from BTLOS to build a rear wheel around the hydra hub I scored. I am happy with the ones I have, 30mm IW shallow rims. Not sure I could feel the difference between shallow and...
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    Wait, what? I'm either too poor for good shifting...

    Wait, what? I'm either too poor for good shifting cause I'm not running AXS or I'm a rich kid with a Taco full of Yetis, can't have it both ways... Since I drive an old Subi and had to settle for a...
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    Base Corolla Eagle GX retails for $215. The...

    Base Corolla Eagle GX retails for $215. The slightly fancier model with electric windows (Corolla XO1) sets you back $385.
    I'd rather stick with the Shimano equivalent, the $165 Fiat Panda XT.
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    Pick a brand, be a fucking twat about it? If I...

    Pick a brand, be a fucking twat about it? If I hadn't dropped my GX drivetrain in the trash then burned that trashcan to the fucking ground this thread would be twice as long and half the posts would...
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    I came home last week to find some new fancy...

    I came home last week to find some new fancy electronic lock installed with keypad and fingerprint reader. Moved to the back patio were bluetooth speakers magically appeared in the ceiling complete...
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    Damn, 400 miles?? That's nuts. All-steel Deore...

    Damn, 400 miles?? That's nuts.
    All-steel Deore cassette here I come. I'd buy a Garbaruk one as it's all steel except for the big sprocket and weighs less than XTR but the ridiculous ramping between...
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    Interesting, thanks for the pic! The ramp-up...

    Interesting, thanks for the pic!
    The ramp-up teeth on the 2nd and 3rd alu sprockets don't look much better than mine and show a ton of wear compared to the steel teeth lower down the cassette. The...
  11. I've had considerably better luck with the stock...

    I've had considerably better luck with the stock liner than with my fancy ass Intuition Pro Tours. At least for the first 50 days, after that my feet exploded as the liner had become as thin as a...
  12. Thread: Wildlife

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    Nice family! Despite the chance of getting...

    Nice family!
    Despite the chance of getting sprayed I would MUCH rather see these guys alive and well than flattened on the road. I ran into one a couple years ago while bushwhacking around looking...
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    Thanks, I'll take everything apart and start from...

    Thanks, I'll take everything apart and start from scratch. Well, first I'll confirm that my chain line is fucked which I'm not 100% sure of yet.
    If it is I don't really have options around the BB...
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    Interesting. Do you get slimmer spacers for the...

    Interesting. Do you get slimmer spacers for the (threaded) BB on the drive side ? I'd have to ditch the bashguard to do that so it's definitely not ideal but I could move to a 1.5mm spacer on the DS...
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    Yeah did that yesterday before I started taking...

    Yeah did that yesterday before I started taking things apart, didn't make a difference


    Chainline is pretty tough with 12 speed, those cassettes are so wide. Not sure how I could remedy a chain...
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    Experts, drivetrain question. I've documented...

    Experts, drivetrain question.
    I've documented my woes with my XT 12 speed drivetrain on here: this spring a branch nailed the derailleur and pushed it in the spokes, bending a whole bunch of stuff,...
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    Jealous. I'd have jumped on a chance to ride Sat...

    Jealous. I'd have jumped on a chance to ride Sat morning but I mashed my heel into a rock on Tuesday and bruised the shit out of my heel. I've been tip toeing around since then with the occasional...
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    70 years at least! My street is completely...

    70 years at least! My street is completely flooded and we have a downed power line across the street, most of our backyard, and the chicken coop. Hopefully we don't find fried chicken in the AM.
    Up...
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    If I were you I wouldn't pass on the opportunity,...

    If I were you I wouldn't pass on the opportunity, this is TGR after all and I think I have a track record that makes it clear that I'm not all there...
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    I used to run EXO+ front and back (DHF and DHR2...

    I used to run EXO+ front and back (DHF and DHR2 or Aggressor) and flatted maybe twice over 2000 miles so I didn't feel the need to go DD in the rear. When I wanted to try a Dissector I couldn't find...
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    Yep. Running EXO+ DHF in the front at 21 psi and...

    Yep. Running EXO+ DHF in the front at 21 psi and I've never had an issue no matter how poor my line choice is.
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    I had no idea Suncloud = Smith but ^^^^ I used...

    I had no idea Suncloud = Smith but ^^^^
    I used to live with a Smith rep. Even with the deepest of prodeals he couldn't touch the Suncloud prices. Love their sunglasses.
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    Thanks, found those this morning and decided to...

    Thanks, found those this morning and decided to buy new tires for the Subi for the same price.
    $100 for a tire, get outta here Maxxis, you're drunk :biggrin:


    Your warnings are finally going to...
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    And the other options require quite a bit more...

    And the other options require quite a bit more effort than the tri-canyon stuff since they tend to start on the valley floor as opposed to a trailhead at 8k.
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    Shite, was hoping to avoid pulling the tire and...

    Shite, was hoping to avoid pulling the tire and patching inside... It's an EXO tire so best course of action would be to set it on fire and move on but those fucking Dissectors are impossible to find...
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    Agreed, subscribed. OP, revisit the Wasatch...

    Agreed, subscribed.

    OP, revisit the Wasatch conditions thread for 2020/21, it should give you an idea of what we're dealing with these days. The TLDR is that it's insanely busy, and not in a way...
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    Experts, what do you do with your bacon fixes...

    Experts, what do you do with your bacon fixes (for a puncture) once you get home? Just trim more or less flush with the tire and hope it stays in place? Flatted yesterday with a beautifully executed...
  28. Dee Hubs is correct, there are compatibility...

    Dee Hubs is correct, there are compatibility issues between XT and XTR and between the x100 and x120 blades (a 8100 blade won't go in a 8120 lever).
    If you can find the right blade it won't matter...
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    Delightful evening up high yesterday with a solid...

    Delightful evening up high yesterday with a solid 15 minutes of sprinkling and a quick downpour. Enough to make the granite slick and the flowers pop. There was a dfinn sighting too.

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    Mormon babies aren't driving an 18% population...

    Mormon babies aren't driving an 18% population expansion over 10 years. People who realized that UT is worth looking into when moving West are. No more stopping in CO or pushing to CA/WA/OR, even our...
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    I was going to pull the trigger but at $700 I...

    I was going to pull the trigger but at $700 I thought they were a bit on the cheap side, wouldn't want my bike to feel like I'm using bargain-level parts...
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    Do It. That's what I ride and I LOVE it, it's the...

    Do It. That's what I ride and I LOVE it, it's the perfect do-it-all bike. I pedal the shit out of mine on long days with big vert and the weight is completely acceptable (just over 30 lbs). On the...
  33. Thread: Kitty Stoke

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    Vibes to the old kitties and all their woes. We...

    Vibes to the old kitties and all their woes.
    We also have an extremely picky old man at the house who refuses to touch most foods. Dry stuff is out of the question, tuna doesn't interest him, same...
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    I've been washing leather gloves pretty...

    I've been washing leather gloves pretty frequently and it doesn't seem to affect them at all, they feel stiff for a minute after drying but go right back to normal after a bit. I'm sure they don't...
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    Spotted in PC this weekend: 379874 Raised...

    Spotted in PC this weekend:

    379874

    Raised my blood pressure a bit.
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    I was going to ask the experts about the best way...

    I was going to ask the experts about the best way to deal with an angry scratch on a stanchion but there was a pretty good video from GMBN on that very topic. I gave it a shot and am quite pleased...
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    Bwah!!! I don't look like much when I'm riding....

    Bwah!!!
    I don't look like much when I'm riding. I wear sun shirts cause I don't like sweating sunscreen everywhere, whatever shorts were on clearance, and el-cheapo chinese glasses. My only fashion...
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    Right? I have buddies who live in Squamish and...

    Right?
    I have buddies who live in Squamish and they can predict the newest trends in MTB fashion in UT with alarming accuracy. They were here this spring and told me of this monstrosity which was...
  39. Thread: Wildlife

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    They're hilarious to watch, especially when there...

    They're hilarious to watch, especially when there are a whole bunch of them and the hierarchy starts to show. The lazy ones that just stand there and lazily paw at a salmon going by crack me up,...
  40. Thread: Garden 2021

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    2nded on the pics, that is some nice garden porn....

    2nded on the pics, that is some nice garden porn.
    The dish detergent thing works for all kings of garden pests, that's how we control whatever it is that attacks our squashes or the aphids that...
  41. Thread: Kitty Stoke

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    ^^^ That notched ear. He clearly means business.

    ^^^ That notched ear.
    He clearly means business.
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    I'll let you know, there's a good chance I won't...

    I'll let you know, there's a good chance I won't keep it but a friend has already called dibs on the hub.

    As a side note, has anyone here gone back to alu wheels after spending time on carbon? ...
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    Hadn't thought about the suspension aspect of...

    Hadn't thought about the suspension aspect of things and the weight was already ticking me off so I might just sell the thing and see if any replacement appeals to me. I am getting a bit ticked off...
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    Been watching on and off all afternoon. Some real...

    Been watching on and off all afternoon. Some real lazy chunks in that river, getting hit in the face by fish and just shrugging it off. There's a link to yesterday evening when they had 17 bears on...
  45. Thread: Garden 2021

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    Thanks, looks like Ms Boissal was a bit quick on...

    Thanks, looks like Ms Boissal was a bit quick on the trigger when it came to pulling them off the plant. Hopefully they ripen a bit on the counter, most of our other peppers do. Last year a bunch of...
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    Solid beta, I'm going to try and salvage a few...

    Solid beta, I'm going to try and salvage a few this year.

    Norseman, you got any good options to eat the corbacis? Pulled a bunch of the plant this morning, the smell is incredible!

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    Nice!!! Flowers are bursting up there right now....

    Nice!!! Flowers are bursting up there right now.

    Post-work lap up Soli and down Days was very pleasant, barely sweaty with great views. Easier than the Uintas for sure.
    The Soli trails have gone...
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    Jeebus do they offer free sandwiches if you rent...

    Jeebus do they offer free sandwiches if you rent that outfit? Whoever's modeling is in dire need of one...
    Also, those shoes absolutely don't work. Need something more pointy. Style-less peasants.
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    I could probably tell the difference between a...

    I could probably tell the difference between a spoke that is tight enough to nearly pull out of the rim and one that is floppy :D
    I borrowed a tension thing from a buddy, I'll play with it tonight...
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    The only thing that is impressive when I have to...

    The only thing that is impressive when I have to dress up fancy and don't feel like it is how uncomfortable I am and how awkward it makes me look.
    Fuck that noise, it's summer in UT. Wearing shorts...
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