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    Leelau's setup guide is good. ...

    Leelau's setup guide is good.

    https://www.newschoolers.com/news/read/Salomon-Atomic-Shift-Binding-Common-Issues-Fixes

    The heel is mounted on a track. You can leave that on the ski and slide the...
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    Yeah, I haven't run Crank Brothers pedals in...

    Yeah, I haven't run Crank Brothers pedals in forever, but remember 1) them exploding a lot and 2) clipping out of them if I sneezed, or got caught by a gust of wind, or brushed against tall grass,...
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    HT with the low-float cleats. They're so...

    HT with the low-float cleats.

    They're so locked in that I can get the cleat position dialed on a given bike, but find myself wanting to move them depending on crank q-factor.
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    Remounting in the same holes shouldn't be an...

    Remounting in the same holes shouldn't be an issue. If you're nervous about it, you could even leave the heel track, toe mushroom thingy, and plate for the rear two toe holes mounted and only need to...
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    I would. The brake stowing on the Shift isn't...

    I would. The brake stowing on the Shift isn't super robust, I bet you'll find yourself accidentally deploying the brakes by smashing 'em into each other like that.

    ETA: I have 110 brakes on a pair...
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    The theory is that a black topsheet gets hot in...

    The theory is that a black topsheet gets hot in the sun, and snow sticks to it more.

    I haven't ever noticed that much of a difference. I think topsheet texture matters more.
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    Site says 1830 and 1890g, respectively.

    Site says 1830 and 1890g, respectively.
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    Yeah, I think waxman was talking about the spec...

    Yeah, I think waxman was talking about the spec of the plastic types in the shells. Lange's marketing materials have been confusing as hell on that front (as discussed at length in the thread).
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    Oooh, that looks nice. I've been tempted to...

    Oooh, that looks nice.


    I've been tempted to get a Leatherman with a bit driver, and then get their extender that lets you use normal 1/4" hex bits. I just worry about it being a PITA to actually...
  10. Thread: mammut probes

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    I also like that the markings on my aluminum G3...

    I also like that the markings on my aluminum G3 are laser etched on, so they don't rub off like I've had happen with BD probes. The Mammut I have was printed on (I think) but I was annoyed enough by...
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    FWIW I don't really like the cable lock system on...

    FWIW I don't really like the cable lock system on the Mammut I have. Forget the model. Much happier with a G3.
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    I found the problem.

    I found the problem.
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    What's the most recent Fox fork you've ridden?

    What's the most recent Fox fork you've ridden?
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    I mean, what I take from that is that they're...

    I mean, what I take from that is that they're talking about just making things in a size range that doesn't make for separate men's/women's models, and maybe not doing model years so that last year's...
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    I've got a Barryvox in really good shape I'd let...

    I've got a Barryvox in really good shape I'd let go.
  16. Interested if they're 188s and OP passes

    Interested if they're 188s and OP passes
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    Shimano says 4 degrees, but they feel a lot more...

    Shimano says 4 degrees, but they feel a lot more like the version of the HT cleats that offer more float, which IIRC HT says is 8 degrees. The "4" degree HT cleats barely move. Dunno who's wrong, but...
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    I cut the little pull tab off the velcro part,...

    I cut the little pull tab off the velcro part, and moved the tongue back a little bit which helped. MV Pro Tour in the older black/orange XTD 130.
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    Yeah I've had good success with normal...

    Yeah I've had good success with normal vulcanizing (not the stick on kind) tube patches on quite a few occasions. Just clean the inside of the tire well.
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    The older Gripton was pretty terrible on wet...

    The older Gripton was pretty terrible on wet roots. Hoping they've improved it.
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    I've got MV Pro Tours in the older black/orange...

    I've got MV Pro Tours in the older black/orange shell XTD 130s. They're a little bit more snug than the stock liners, especially in the heel and ankle. Using 26 liners in a 26.5 shell.

    If your...
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    Wouldn't a 28.5 Ultra XTD actually be a 102mm...

    Wouldn't a 28.5 Ultra XTD actually be a 102mm last? I know the Ultras are nominally 98mm, but that's the 26.5. 322 BSL checks out for a 28.5.
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    No longer really relevant, basically everybody...

    No longer really relevant, basically everybody has a microspline hub now.

    I'm still running XTR 11 speed on my hardtail. It's a little less fiddly than the 12 speed stuff, stays in adjustment a...
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    Sticky: If anybody's got a single 186 Blizzard Bodacious...

    If anybody's got a single 186 Blizzard Bodacious (ideally the black topsheet reissue) I'd be eternally grateful.
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    Cold/wet weather riding gloves: what do you guys...

    Cold/wet weather riding gloves: what do you guys like? The biggest problem I have with most of them is that it's really hard to find a lightly insulated and/or water resistant glove that doesn't have...
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    Yep. IME Shifts work really well when the setup...

    Yep. IME Shifts work really well when the setup is dialed, but they're fiddly. You're definitely going to need to readjust when swapping boots, and know what you're doing.

    Go read the Shift...
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    I'll get in line if Dee bails.

    I'll get in line if Dee bails.
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    Yep. Sure glad I didn't have to race that. Bummer...

    Yep. Sure glad I didn't have to race that. Bummer that the weather didn't cooperate better, that new section in the woods could have been cool if it wasn't foot deep peanut butter.

    Anybody been...
  29. Thread: GPO vs FRS?

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    Yeah, they definitely seem similar on paper,...

    Yeah, they definitely seem similar on paper, which is what got me wondering. I *love* the 190 Bibby.

    Those CCR ULs sound interesting. Any chance you know what they came out to weight wise?
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    I got that one. The Shorty doesn't have quite as...

    I got that one. The Shorty doesn't have quite as much cornering grip as the Verdict, especially at shallower lean angles in really soft dirt, but it's also less squirmy and it's side knobs are better...
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    Yeah, pretty much. I also think they'd be less...

    Yeah, pretty much. I also think they'd be less squirmy but still work well in soft stuff if the side knobs weren't so heavily siped.
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    Been a minute since I fondled that gen Spur, but...

    Been a minute since I fondled that gen Spur, but IIRC isn't the ridge only ~1-2mm high?

    Pretty sure a friend of mine has Pivots on his. I'll see if I can get him to send a pic or two.
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    Maybe want. What's the BSL on the Shift mount?...

    Maybe want.

    What's the BSL on the Shift mount? On the line?
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    Too lazy to dig them up, but someone had screen...

    Too lazy to dig them up, but someone had screen caps of him retweeting a whole bunch of nonsense about hydroxychloroquin.


    But yeah, I think that's about right for the men. The combination of...
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    *chews off duct tape adhering 40s to hands, dusts...

    *chews off duct tape adhering 40s to hands, dusts off Ye Old DH Prognosticator (which looks suspiciously like a set of Shimano Airlines repurposed into a bong), takes a rip*


    Vali Holl...
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    As many times as you can reinstall the screws...

    As many times as you can reinstall the screws cleanly without stripping them. Kind of a pat answer but it depends a lot on how careful you are, and a bit how the ski is constructed.

    If you're...
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    Not saying that the more modern sorts of...

    Not saying that the more modern sorts of crossover boots haven't improved, but the Scarpas have the distinct advantage of already being in my basement.

    That said, I've also got Hawx 130 XTDs which...
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    Speaking of the FRS, anybody able to compare them...

    Speaking of the FRS, anybody able to compare them to a Moment Bibby/Wildcat?
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    I've been thinking about trying something like...

    I've been thinking about trying something like that for the Scarpa Freedom RS. The sole blocks with tech toe fittings are ISO 9523 but actually have a pretty big flat section of the tread where it...
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    I just use a pneumatic impact driver. I've only...

    I just use a pneumatic impact driver. I've only plowed the screws through a binding and screwed the ski to my workbench once, so the overall time savings seems worth it.
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    Sticky: Yep. Zed is the same pattern as well. Only...

    Yep. Zed is the same pattern as well.


    Only difference is the Demo versions, which have a longer heel track and therefore longer spacing on the heel holes.
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    Glad y'all snapped these up. I've already got 3...

    Glad y'all snapped these up. I've already got 3 120+ underfoot skis but I was kinda tempted.
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    Cy, I'm sure I have an ancient but not terribly...

    Cy, I'm sure I have an ancient but not terribly borked derailleur in the parts bin somewhere I can send you.
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    One of the photos in Pinkbike's review of the...

    One of the photos in Pinkbike's review of the S-Works pretty clearly shows a carbon shock yoke but an aluminum link. The yoke on the other models is visibly different, presumably aluminum.
    ...
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    I haven't checked this so I might be super wrong,...

    I haven't checked this so I might be super wrong, but it's probably aluminum vs. carbon links.
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    On a different note, lord help me but I want the...

    On a different note, lord help me but I want the new Stumpjumper Evo.
    ...
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    Well, I was talking about the Smash in my last...

    Well, I was talking about the Smash in my last post. Which is a great bike, but the the $4000 build isn't as nice as the other stuff we're talking about. The Ripmo AF sounds good on paper too. A lot...
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    That's a really good bike, but the $4k build on...

    That's a really good bike, but the $4k build on the Meta TR is pretty crazy for the money. I'd have a hard time looking away from that.
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    Depends what you want out of them. The regular...

    Depends what you want out of them. The regular Freeriders have very flexible soles. Nice for feeling what the pedal is doing, less nice for hammering through chunky stuff, where some more support...
  50. Thread: 4frnt sold, again

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    Possible sacrilege but I think I like those even...

    Possible sacrilege but I think I like those even better.
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