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    Yeah that occurred to me too. Sent from my...

    Yeah that occurred to me too.

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    PSA: carbon Lhasa's

    Lhasa Pow Bro 186 Carbon Skis,...
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    Good to know... thanks. I think the rocker...

    Good to know... thanks.

    I think the rocker profile on the sickle was less elliptical... very little rise at tip or tail before the normal tip rise started. More of a minimal "circular" rocker...
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    Shipping will be necessary as I'm in Canada. ...

    Shipping will be necessary as I'm in Canada.

    I might travel to the US next month but I'd still need them shipped to the Montana/ Canada border.

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    Interesting. The rocker lines look a lot...

    Interesting.

    The rocker lines look a lot deeper on that ski than I remember the sickle being... can you still engage the full side cut easily?

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    Thanks for the tip. Sent from my SM-A505W...

    Thanks for the tip.

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    Feeler WTB: Dynafit chugach or hokkaido

    So I thought a sweet deal on some hokkaido's landed in my lap but it didn't work out. They were probably too long for my aging body anyway, but it got me intrigued on the design.

    So I'm putting...
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    This answer is gold. Sent from my SM-A505W...

    This answer is gold.

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    AVE? Sent from my SM-A505W using Tapatalk

    AVE?

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    Good to see that castle has good conditions......

    Good to see that castle has good conditions... because they haven't updated their snow report in 10 days so I had no idea.

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    Hahaha! I would love to see that in person... I...

    Hahaha! I would love to see that in person... I guess I'm going to hell. [emoji23]

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    How do you eject out of a snowboard? Sent from...

    How do you eject out of a snowboard?

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    What's the deal with castle mountain's website...

    What's the deal with castle mountain's website this year... they haven't updated the snow report since January 11th?

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    Potential dibs on #3... got any pics? Sent...

    Potential dibs on #3... got any pics?

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    Centre lugs are not studable, 2nd row are but I...

    Centre lugs are not studable, 2nd row are but I left them out, I studded 3rd row, 4th row are not studdable.https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20200113/69049163d43e5c10577102966cc8194c.jpg

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    Right on... thanks. I was debating riding to...

    Right on... thanks.

    I was debating riding to the pub yesterday when it was the same temp but didn't want to have no brakes coming home and have to walk so I bailed on the idea.

    I'll give it a...
  17. I think the total tire/wheel height and tread...

    I think the total tire/wheel height and tread width of 26x5 and 27.5x4.5 are very similar.

    A very real consideration (for another year or two until 27.5 fat becomes more popular) is that there are...
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    Bumping another old thread... I don't have...

    Bumping another old thread...

    I don't have experience with any other tires but my new this year fat bike came with stud-able Vee Snow Avalanche tires, and I studded only the outer row (160 studs...
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    Bumping this thread as I was looking for info on...

    Bumping this thread as I was looking for info on how cold is too cold for my shimano mineral oil hydraulic brakes... and this comment makes me wonder if it's too cold for a bluto to play nice, maybe...
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    Kickinghorse skied surprisingly well considering...

    Kickinghorse skied surprisingly well considering very little snow in the last 3 or so days... some pretty deep turns on north facing slopes.

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    I've been sizing down as I age. You don't have...

    I've been sizing down as I age.

    You don't have anything to prove... buy the size you enjoy the most.

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    This.

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    I appreciate the info... haven't toured in years...

    I appreciate the info... haven't toured in years but I have an ABS pack so this is good info while I hope to get into it again this year.

    Thanks!

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    I haven't bought one in a while... what do they...

    I haven't bought one in a while... what do they cost to buy? Because $15/day sounds like it would add up fast unless you're only doing a couple/few days a year.

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    Same for me. Sent from my SM-A505W using...

    Same for me.

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    I sincerely doubt anyone would be remembering the...

    I sincerely doubt anyone would be remembering the details of the first attempt while watching the second. Maybe in retrospect it could be seen as repetitive... but in the moment, stoke is stoke.
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    Black and Decker pecker wrecker. Sent from my...

    Black and Decker pecker wrecker.

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    Didn't read the entire thread to see if anyone...

    Didn't read the entire thread to see if anyone else mentioned this, but in the past I've had good luck by putting myself on a standby list at multiple operations and getting a pretty good price...
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    Not that they would be easier to find but I...

    Not that they would be easier to find but I didn't like the S3 and I really like the Salomon Rocker2 100 for the use you describe.

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    I've always thought the indemnification list was...

    I've always thought the indemnification list was odd.

    If a binding is tested and passed it should be good to go, no? Unless there are obvious stress fractures or something.

    Which is my way of...
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    Sounds plausible. I actually though they did a...

    Sounds plausible. I actually though they did a great job on precipitation forecasts for much of last year but then were way off at the end of the season.

    Seems to be hit and miss... which I get...
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    I personally find snow-forecast.com decent for...

    I personally find snow-forecast.com decent for temperatures and winds and freezing levels, but this year at least, pretty horrible for precipitation forecasts.

    They have been decent at precip in...
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    Do you have a pic to show this? It's becoming...

    Do you have a pic to show this?

    It's becoming a little frustrating to me that skis are leaving any factory with an unpredictable rocker profile. Especially when you're a boutique maker you need...
  34. Thread: Edge Burn?

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    Stop turning? Sent from my SM-A505W using...

    Stop turning?

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    I'm really glad I brought the bike. What...

    I'm really glad I brought the bike.

    What better way to spend a cold dreary day than on some trails instead of with my inlaws or my crying son!
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    I know the son at Felix and he's gone back to...

    I know the son at Felix and he's gone back to school this year.

    I had another mutual friend ask and word is they are not open. Can't say for sure if they are done for good or not but it was tough...
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    Yeah maybe... it just popped up on my youtube...

    Yeah maybe... it just popped up on my youtube recommended watch list and had a recent post date so I figured it was new but perhaps not.

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    I'd be worried about blocking the tail lights...

    I'd be worried about blocking the tail lights with a tarp covering the entire bike.

    I used plastic bags and tuck tape to cover the brakes. Very dirty drive... the truck and bike both needed a...
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    Sitskier sends Corbett's

    Anyone else see this...

    https://youtu.be/diuX1MqDuoE

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    Those look great... I wished I asked this...

    Those look great... I wished I asked this question earlier as I leave tomorrow and can't get those in time.

    Might buy some anyway for next time.

    I think plastic wrap is the ticket for this...
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    Good to know... thanks. There's a car wash...

    Good to know... thanks.

    There's a car wash near where I'm going I could do the low pressure soak and rinse at.

    No issues with drivetrain?

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    Bike transport in winter

    Am I dumb to consider transporting a bike on a hitch rack for a 300 km drive in winter? Roads are currently pretty wet and dirty.

    I'm mostly wondering if the road grime etc is more than just a...
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    Confirmed. 30 minute delay to even load blue...

    Confirmed. 30 minute delay to even load blue chair. Stood first in line at red until about 10am and was told it would be AT LEAST 1 hour.

    Skied down off of blue and it was basically unskiable...
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    Wow... pouring rain at the bottom of castle......

    Wow... pouring rain at the bottom of castle... looks like I'll lap red for a couple of hours and head home, most likely.

    On the plus side, they paved the road all the way to the hill!!

    Sent...
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    Wow... I always get skunked there but would love...

    Wow... I always get skunked there but would love to get a true powder day. Enjoy it!

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    There's also a flat slog of a traverse called...

    There's also a flat slog of a traverse called Trespass Trail on the far skiers right of currie bowl that sneaks you back to white pass chair.

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    If it didn't rain up high, lapping white pass for...

    If it didn't rain up high, lapping white pass for an hour or so would likely still be worth it. Then exit out currie bowl and top half will be great and you'll want a rain coat for the bottom half....
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    Webcam at castle looks like fresh snow even...

    Webcam at castle looks like fresh snow even though the verbal report is from monday.

    Super high winds there today so probably not running red chair today... but I can't see anything on the webcams...
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    It was skiing well Thursday through Saturday......

    It was skiing well Thursday through Saturday... some new snow to refresh each morning and they kept getting new terrain open.

    If the forecasted snow keeps up it should be good, but the alder...
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    Fyi big bang bagels doesn't offer to go cups...

    Fyi big bang bagels doesn't offer to go cups anymore, at least not downtown... unless you have your own to-go cup you need to buy one of theirs and they give you most of that "deposit" back if you...
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