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  1. Thread: DPX2 service?

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    DPX2 service?

    I’m gonna jack this thread a bit. I’ve got a Super Deluxe on my Trance that I’ve never gotten to feel super great. I’m 200lbs full kit and it’s pretty harsh on small bumps with a full set of tokens...
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    I ran 2.6” on 30 and 34 rims. If you’re in the...

    I ran 2.6” on 30 and 34 rims. If you’re in the 2.6-2.8 I’d say 40 is plenty.

    BTLOS is having a sale right now. 39mm inner asymmetric with DT350 32H Sapim Race spokes is $816 shipped.
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    Many (most?) AWD systems (especially cars with...

    Many (most?) AWD systems (especially cars with transverse engines) share fluid between the transmission and transfer case. This is the case for at least Toyota, Honda, and Subaru. Some companies...
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    Sir this is a Wendy’s

    Sir this is a Wendy’s
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    I can’t imagine only having 10mm between your two...

    I can’t imagine only having 10mm between your two pairs is the best use of a 2-ski quiver. The 105 won’t be that much better than the 95 when you want it to be.

    ZG95 is good.

    Step up to...
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    Yeah guys, it’s easy! Just pay $30k+ for a new...

    Yeah guys, it’s easy! Just pay $30k+ for a new car or $50k+ cash for an suv and park it in your four car heated garage connected to your 4000sq ft house. If your assets are tied up in equities right...
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    Ask the experts

    I was making fun of some Endur-bros on a backcountry group ride that brought their goggles.

    Then on a downhill I went through a soupy pile of cow shit that flung up into my eyes, even wearing...
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    I’ve also got smallish ankles/heels and wide...

    I’ve also got smallish ankles/heels and wide forefoot in a 26/27, I’d be really interested to hear your thoughts on fit. I’m narrowing down my options for my next boots and it’s these or ZGTP with...
  9. Thread: The Forerunner

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    The Forerunner

    People talk about it every year but when they sell this well and get this much money for them without any updates in over 10 years, not much incentive to pour money into R&D
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    Wrenchin... Adventures under the hood... Put em here.

    Stripped a couple studs on the bottom of my exhaust manifold when replacing the Y-pipe ( fuck you catalytic converter thieves) and got tired of resetting my P2097 from the leak getting to my sensor...
  11. Thread: The Forerunner

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    The Forerunner

    The 4Runner traction control is based off using the brakes on the slipping wheel to essentially put power to the wheel that should have traction. It actually works pretty well as a replacement for a...
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    You know the drill. Post the source. And also:...

    You know the drill. Post the source.
    And also: who cares?

    Antivaxers: we’ll just get covid to protect us!

    Normal people: protect you from what?

    Av: from getting covid!
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    Ski RV's, who's sleeping in parking lots?

    Home Depot/Lowes has sheets of rubber garage flooring (similar to vinyl flooring sheets but 1/4” rubber). Buy a big enough chunk and then cut it to fit your odd space there. I have one in my van to...
  14. Thread: The Forerunner

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    The Forerunner

    Coworker bought a brand new one, spacer lift and 285’s, grille guard+powder coated rack=the beginnings of a GOTOS. In it well over $50k now.

    …she complains it feels too high and the tires wander...
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    Zwift, TR, Sufferfest etc

    Yeah sorry about losing you DH, I stuck around the Meetup for a couple minutes after you left thinking I’d see a new invite or see your activity pop up on your profile, but never did. I was a little...
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    I’m in the market for a basic power meter for my...

    I’m in the market for a basic power meter for my mountain bike. Is the Saint M820 Gen 2 any good? Only $150 right now. I don’t need a ton of features, basic data is ok and I’d like my TSS to show in...
  17. The Vintage Ski Sale Thread (e.g. AK Rockets, Stockli DP Pros, Sanouks, Kahunas)

    PSA: local Marketplace listing for some 2009 Volkl Katanas 190 in the speckled green topsheets. 140/112/130 with double titanal sheets and like a 27m radius.


    Seller says $100 with one repaired...
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    Hey Jong, you know non-Scarpa boots are the same...

    Hey Jong, you know non-Scarpa boots are the same shell for 27 as for 27.5? Shoot, most companies don’t even make even sizes anymore since heat-moldable liners became a thing.
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    Best to bring $1700 worth of tools or at least...

    Best to bring $1700 worth of tools or at least enough cash to Uber home if you go anywhere on it.
  20. Deathwish Tour has great edge hood and is very...

    Deathwish Tour has great edge hood and is very playful yet composed. No problem with soft chop, though manky resort leftovers do stress it out.

    The Blister guys are hot on it as a quiver of one...
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    I certainly won’t defend the guy on most counts...

    I certainly won’t defend the guy on most counts but I remember reading something during his confirmation he wrote about that controversial truck driver decision he made on his last seat, which...
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    Fear and Loathing, a Rat Flu Odyssey

    This far into the debacle it’s still astounding to me how fucking selfish people are.

    The Daily podcast by the New York Times yesterday did an interview with a Chicago Public School teacher, who...
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    I feel like the chest hair should act as an...

    I feel like the chest hair should act as an insulator negating the need for base layer coverage at that spot. Maybe take a scissors and cut a big circle in the chest of your existing base layer?
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    Real Estate Crash thread

    How far can bedbugs travel?

    That mattress is scary.
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    I hear Libby is a gorgeous little town with an...

    I hear Libby is a gorgeous little town with an old mine….
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    You wouldn’t want to….introduce a guy….would you?

    You wouldn’t want to….introduce a guy….would you?
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    To say anything or not?

    Good point. If you’d ask a male guide why they were making those decisions but not a female one because of fear of backlash that’s also sexist and shouldn’t be ok, from your perspective or the...
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    I love getting that D. I try to get it naturally...

    I love getting that D. I try to get it naturally outdoors but sometimes I feel like I need a little extra D so I take it inside too.
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    That Tour Scout boot is sexy. Looks like they are...

    That Tour Scout boot is sexy. Looks like they are trying to fix the shitty power strap, I love the cam buckle but the quick release looks fiddly. Can we assume the Tour Pro will be updated similarly?
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    Ever looked at a Fit? Might find you’re in your...

    Ever looked at a Fit? Might find you’re in your element.
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    As long as you’re not getting spinners you can do...

    As long as you’re not getting spinners you can do it indefinitely. If they all torque down fine you’re golden. If any spin, that’s too many. Could happen on the second time, could happen on the 100th...
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    MPFL reconstruction and TTO

    SSA how’s the Mrs coming along? Did she go through with the surgery?

    I realize this threads a year old, but wanted to throw in that I had a MPFL replacement with cadaverous tissue, as well as the...
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    JFC Idaho is a “special” place… I rode a lift...

    JFC Idaho is a “special” place…
    I rode a lift with a guy this week. He got a phone call from work about a cancelled conference. His buddy asked him why they cancelled and he said he wasn’t sure....
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    the answer to "WTF is wrong with my boots?"

    What should the angle of your tibia be vs the forward lean on your boots?

    I’ve got a surgically repaired kneecap and the last few days out it’s been really painful and is threatening to derail my...
  35. I'm sure it's in this thread somewhere, but...

    I'm sure it's in this thread somewhere, but consensus on freezing whole beans?

    I ordered my subscription 2lb bag early, and then the company sent me another 2lb on the regular date too :mad: So...
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    Moment Skis Discussion

    Uggggh. The Swiss Cheese Bibby saga continues.

    I was going to reuse the toe holes on these damn things. Well I was mocking up the template and whatever jackass mounted these Pivots did the most...
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    It does appear it’s got a titanal plate under the...

    It does appear it’s got a titanal plate under the mount zone. You can go anywhere you like then, it’ll be super bomber.
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    Ski RV's, who's sleeping in parking lots?

    How long it takes to charge is dependent on the amperage output of your charger and the battery it’s attached to. The CTEK D250SA is a 20-amp charger. So if you used a 100ah AGM you’d get about 50ah...
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    Ski RV's, who's sleeping in parking lots?

    A DC-DC charger is the best route to go here, especially if you’re adding solar to it and want it as easy as possible, and it really only needs a couple things:

    CTEK D250SA- this is the DC-DC...
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    Moment Deathwish 190.

    Moment Deathwish 190.
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    What ski is this going on? If it’s got a metal...

    What ski is this going on? If it’s got a metal mount plate like many do, there’s definitely no issue.
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    I’d be quite confident of those as well. If...

    I’d be quite confident of those as well. If you’re really concerned, do hardwood dowels in the unused holes. I don’t think it’s necessary though if the ski doesn’t have any other mounts.
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    And even for this year’s flu shot, it appears...

    And even for this year’s flu shot, it appears they missed on getting the correct strain. My understanding is that the flu shot should still protect against serious illness and hospitalization, but...
  44. Damn dude I hope you have a good VOC cartridge...

    Damn dude I hope you have a good VOC cartridge mask that glue is powerful. Otherwise I’d guess you’re down a couple brain cells. Maybe the funky colors make up for it?
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    Sweet thanks, wasn’t sure if things had changed...

    Sweet thanks, wasn’t sure if things had changed since they teamed up with Alterra. I’m stoked to try out the new lift from two years ago
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    Can anybody confirm that Red still allows van...

    Can anybody confirm that Red still allows van camping in the parking lot? Been a couple years since I’ve been there and their website doesn’t address it anymore.
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    Thanks, I decided to go the dowel route. The...

    Thanks, I decided to go the dowel route. The Pivot toe mount only ends up about 0.5cm forward of the main line (which is -6.5 from ski center, the new Wildcats are a little further forward than that...
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    Well shit. Did a long distance Marketplace...

    Well shit.

    Did a long distance Marketplace buy on some Bibbys and got a little screwed. I guess you win some and lose some.

    First off had an undisclosed core shot. Then the buyer told me they...
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    From the fantastic MTB porn movie Return to Earth...

    From the fantastic MTB porn movie Return to Earth

    “I was raised to believe…that I didn’t need to live in a box filled with other people’s ideas.

    I remember having no plan at all…heh…none…
    ...
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    Nope, could just be getting blown out the...

    Nope, could just be getting blown out the exhaust. Drive the car, get it nice and hot, and then leave it without starting it for a couple days. I’m guessing the next time you start it there will be a...
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