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  1. Thread: Kitty Stoke

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    ^^ Serious loaf. We have an automatic litter...

    ^^ Serious loaf.

    We have an automatic litter box (as in some sort of rake runs across the surface and pushed the turds under a flap so the litter appears clean). It seems to help our senile kitty...
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    All good points. To be fair I should have...

    All good points.

    To be fair I should have mentioned that I've had many more positive interactions with hunters than I've had bad ones. In general they involved them pulling off to the side of the...
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    Again, my observations are based on a sample of...

    Again, my observations are based on a sample of the crowd hunting right off the Big Mtn pass lot (and all along that road). In that group the average gut size prevents people from seeing their feet...
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    Just to clarify, I have no qualms with hunters...

    Just to clarify, I have no qualms with hunters doing their thing either. I'm personally not into it but I don't see it as my job to tell people what to do unless their behavior is egregious. Leaving...
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    HA! Wildsnow is on the case with an article this...

    HA!
    Wildsnow is on the case with an article this AM. I have to agree that the story is making enough noise that it may yield some results. Are there any standards other than frequencies in the...
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    Some "sportsman" shot a critter right off Big Mtn...

    Some "sportsman" shot a critter right off Big Mtn pass, probably 100' from the trail at most, gutted it and left most of it to rot in the sun. When I rode down the backside last week the stench was...
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    Very little, that's why I'd prefer to upgrade the...

    Very little, that's why I'd prefer to upgrade the brakes and enjoy his company for a few more years, even if these days it's 100% via Zoom call :D.
    Plus my sister is smarter than I am and just had a...
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    Might take you up on that. My dad just got an...

    Might take you up on that. My dad just got an ebike - before this generates its own controversy, he's 68, was riding a hardtail 26er in the French Alps until a couple weeks ago to the tune of 1500...
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    I now have about 1800 miles on XT brakes and...

    I now have about 1800 miles on XT brakes and never had an issue. I don't dispute that it happens, I just don't get how there can be so much variability in that system that Shiman hasn't figured out a...
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    Ambulance chasing, winter edition...

    Ambulance chasing, winter edition...
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    And you can't get a quickie ride of the...

    And you can't get a quickie ride of the Strawberry Narrows as a fun way to break up the drive. Terrible option.
  12. So cruel to entice her with a real mountain when...

    So cruel to entice her with a real mountain when you know all she'll be seeing until she turns 18 is the pit of low elevation despair that is Porter Fork at 4AM...
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    Accidents, for sure. When I worked in Lehi it was...

    Accidents, for sure. When I worked in Lehi it was a daily occurrence at rush hour, there was always some inane shenanigans going on and it was a complete miracle only one major accent would occur...
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    ^^^ Truth. Although I'm not sure I'm amused by...

    ^^^ Truth. Although I'm not sure I'm amused by it, this belongs equally in the shit that annoys you thread or the shit that should get people kicked in the sack thread.

    Ms Boissal was holding a...
  15. Thread: Kitty Stoke

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    AAAWWWWWWWW

    AAAWWWWWWWW
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    Ooooof, if it's faster to go through Duschene...

    Ooooof, if it's faster to go through Duschene then you're talking about a real shitshow on 6 and 15, that detour is serious!

    Years ago I made the decision that there was no point in rushing...
  17. Thread: Kitty Stoke

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    Photoshop that sticker, secured by CATs!

    Photoshop that sticker, secured by CATs!
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    Same here. Delta > 10mm means you need a very...

    Same here.
    Delta > 10mm means you need a very upright boot (lean angle 12 degrees or less, does that even exist out of the box) or you end be so far over your tips that it becomes really challenging...
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    The palm of my hands would like a word with you...

    The palm of my hands would like a word with you :biggrin:
    Never got hand pump on the bike before chatter.

    Bummer about the snow guns. Easy to avoid until they're not. Possible snow in the...
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    Chatter report: a touch above my pay grade on the...

    Chatter report: a touch above my pay grade on the first try. It felt significantly steeper than BT and infinitely jankyer. Definitely rideable but I would have prefered to follow someone to convince...
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    Regardless of the analogy, they would do nothing....

    Regardless of the analogy, they would do nothing. There are endless factors coming into play during use that can lead to problems. BD will reasonably claim that they can't be expected to account for...
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    Usually I scan headlines on GoogleNews and follow...

    Usually I scan headlines on GoogleNews and follow links from there to get a more diversified sample. I've made an effort not to hide certain outlets that tend to infuriate me in order to stay out of...
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    Link no worky. I wouldn't say BD is making a...

    Link no worky.

    I wouldn't say BD is making a weak attempt at covering themselves. They have n=2 tragic events here (and dozens of anecdotal reports from randos whose beacons have apparently...
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    This. Don't use an old cutting board, buy a fresh...

    This. Don't use an old cutting board, buy a fresh one. If you're dumb enough to have already shelled out $600-700 for a set of clamps you can splurge for a new cutting board.

    Shims as a novel...
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    I remember my first Moab trip, it involved riding...

    I remember my first Moab trip, it involved riding Amasa Back in the AM and Poison Spider in the PM with Moab Rim the next day. All of the dirt roads. I thought it was the greatest thing ever, even on...
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    Hell yeah that thing is gold. I harassed Ms...

    Hell yeah that thing is gold. I harassed Ms Boissal for a long time about using it, girl would grab her bike and ride it regardless of tire pressure. I could have dropped her tires to 8 psi or pumped...
  27. Thread: Kitty Stoke

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    Orobouros kitty! Nice trio btw, bet they...

    Orobouros kitty!
    Nice trio btw, bet they terrorize the squirrel population.
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    I moved to foam grips after shredding my hands on...

    I moved to foam grips after shredding my hands on some fancy Deity grips that all the bros recommended. Now using el-cheapo ESI grips, going back and forth between regular size and chunky. I destroy...
  29. Thread: Kitty Stoke

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    We need a brain explosion emoji for such cases.

    We need a brain explosion emoji for such cases.
  30. Thread: Kitty Stoke

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    I'm having a really hard time understanding how...

    I'm having a really hard time understanding how these 2 are arranged. No matter how hard I look it seems as if the exposed belly goes to a neck that is bent at a 110 degree angle which should be...
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    Would be fun to link up with you, I'll be on the...

    Would be fun to link up with you, I'll be on the lookout!
    I was planning on doing 9K E to W and connect it with a bunch of other stuff to cover a bunch of PC favorites but looking at the profile it...
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    I have been dragging a pair of Shimano SPDs...

    I have been dragging a pair of Shimano SPDs around since I got my first grown-up bike when I was 16 (I'm 38). The PD-M747 model to be specific, probably the XT of BITD. I bought them with my own...
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    Thanks, I guess I'll sniff it out if I find...

    Thanks, I guess I'll sniff it out if I find myself up there and see if it looks manageable.
    Dead Tree is odd, it's straight enough that you want to haul ass but the off-camber super loose surface...
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    Bumping this back cause it made me curious....

    Bumping this back cause it made me curious. Similar to upper Beartrap or worse? Does it compare with anything else that's commonly ridden around these parts? I'm putting together a long dumb PC loop...
  35. Thread: Kitty Stoke

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    Oh that's not the abscess, that's just another...

    Oh that's not the abscess, that's just another random bite mark he got from a fight with what appears to be a small sabertooth tiger. I'd post a pic of the most recent carnage but it's not...
  36. Thread: Kitty Stoke

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    Looks like Sid adopted you, well done! Regal...

    Looks like Sid adopted you, well done! Regal looking beast, hopefully that bell isn't put to evil use, I could see him using it to train you to do his bidding!

    Ugly got a new smiley-face scar to...
  37. Thread: Kitty Stoke

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    Bigass rat!

    Bigass rat!
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    Then I'm saved! Now to find the patch kit, the...

    Then I'm saved!
    Now to find the patch kit, the entire content of our house is out on the back patio while the new floors are being installed and I don't know that I left the box of bike parts in a...
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    I think it's an EXO, the EXO+ wasn't available a...

    I think it's an EXO, the EXO+ wasn't available a few months ago. Not that it would have made much of a difference. I got a puncture in a DHF EXO+ on Sat riding the dirt road portion at the start of...
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    Best glue to get patches to stick to the inside...

    Best glue to get patches to stick to the inside of a tire for a sidewall tear? I got a little too optimistic riding pointy chunk in low light yesterday and dissected my Dissector (he). It has about...
  41. Thread: Kitty Stoke

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    I have no idea. When I abducted him from Utah...

    I have no idea. When I abducted him from Utah County he was about 4 or 5 years old (vet estimate). He showed up at my girlfriend's house one day looking even more haggard than he does now and...
  42. Thread: Kitty Stoke

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    He's neutered but dumber than average I guess. I...

    He's neutered but dumber than average I guess. I see him in the neighbor's yard daily picking fights with their cat. He gets whooped every time and keeps going back to the well. The neighbors aren't...
  43. Thread: Kitty Stoke

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    He and I are developing the same balding spot on...

    He and I are developing the same balding spot on top of our melons. It's not 100% yet but it's heading that way. Once he achieves a monk-like hairdo on top I think he'll have a better chance of...
  44. Thread: Kitty Stoke

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    A rare maned gargoyle (felis catus malus)...

    A rare maned gargoyle (felis catus malus) admiring its reflection this morning:

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    He's been pretty sedentary lately and really lethargic since Sat. We're having all the floors...
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    That was an impressively persistent cat. She...

    That was an impressively persistent cat. She followed the guy for 6 minutes?! Damn... And she wasn't easily deterred, she called his bluff a few times when he tried to sound and look threatening. ...
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    If you want a lesser-heft option I have brand new...

    If you want a lesser-heft option I have brand new pair Speed Radicals I bought for Ms Boissal. She loves them on her fat skis but wanted something ligher on her new setup and is going the Plum way.
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    Thanks, super valuable! In ended up ordering a...

    Thanks, super valuable! In ended up ordering a Pro Tour LV and a Tour Wrap and that should cover the low end of the volume range pretty well. I don't have much room to start with and I have so beefy...
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    The face he makes when the anchor mentions that a...

    The face he makes when the anchor mentions that a second ad is coming...
  49. New? Used? Any and all? I got a brand new pair of...

    New? Used? Any and all? I got a brand new pair of Dynafit Speed Rad still in the box, the shiny silver model. No brakes. I'll ship them to your for three-fiddy.
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    My main touring partner is probably 150 lbs with...

    My main touring partner is probably 150 lbs with gear and skis his Speed Rad locked even if he's noodling in the flats. It gives him peace of mind while I agonize over the fact that at some point...
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