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    Yeah but if e-bikes didn't exist, those guys...

    Yeah but if e-bikes didn't exist, those guys would probably be out somewhere driving around in said lifted truck rather than out cunting up the trails on their e-douchemobiles.
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    Dealing with utility caused fires is definitely...

    Dealing with utility caused fires is definitely important. But we might avoid one of those fires with endless investment in undergrounding transmission lines, localizing power grids and upgrading to...
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    Love Doughty burning the Canucks: "A team like...

    Love Doughty burning the Canucks: "A team like that should not be beating a team like ours 8-2"
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    Christmas lights. I have neighbors putting up...

    Christmas lights. I have neighbors putting up orange and purple ones (and others putting up all colors) along with their Halloween decorations. When did this become a thing?? You know those...
  5. I demo'd a small Ripley. It was pretty good on...

    I demo'd a small Ripley. It was pretty good on me. Rode a medium around the block, might work as a short term rental but definitely felt too big. Already have a small M3.
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    Isn't that what people say every year? ...

    Isn't that what people say every year?

    Seriously. People bitch about how much they suck. Oh, but wait the new 20xx models fix all those issues, they're amazing! Reviewers rave about them. ...
  7. No size smalls, guess my wallet is safe :smile:

    No size smalls, guess my wallet is safe :smile:
  8. Well except that e-bikers and manufacturers are...

    Well except that e-bikers and manufacturers are trying their hardest to play it off like e-bikes are no different from regular mountain bikes and should have the same access. It doesn't help that...
  9. Thread: what amuses you?

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    I opened this link thinking it was about e-bike...

    I opened this link thinking it was about e-bike racers cheating. Well, it is even more lame than that. Racing on stationary trainer bikes? And now riders are cheating by levelling up pre-race to...
  10. Thanksgiving TR for reference:...

    Thanksgiving TR for reference: https://www.tetongravity.com/forums/showthread.php/310202-TR-Moab-Thanksgiving-2016?highlight=ahab

    406 did a similar trip there the following year...
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    Had been wondering why I seemed to have missed...

    Had been wondering why I seemed to have missed some issues of Bike. Sounds like they've gone down to 6 issues a year and will be putting more focus on digital content. Maybe I missed it, but you'd...
  12. I went to Moab/Fruita/GJ for Thanksgiving week a...

    I went to Moab/Fruita/GJ for Thanksgiving week a few years ago, the holiday was early that year similar to your timing. Temps were good during the day except when it was windy - mid to high 50s in...
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    The Crankbrothers will inevitably break. If...

    The Crankbrothers will inevitably break.

    If you want a good platform try to find an old pair of Shimano 636 dh pedals. They last forever, so I'm sure you'll be able to find a pair somewhere.
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    I don't mind work, or jobs....its the idiot...

    I don't mind work, or jobs....its the idiot co-workers who piss me off.
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    Watching a bit of Leafs/Ott. A pretty sweet goal...

    Watching a bit of Leafs/Ott. A pretty sweet goal by Ott was called back on video review for being offside after a player lifted his back foot off the ice milliseconds before the puck completely...
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    I wish basketball season would run concurrent...

    I wish basketball season would run concurrent with baseball rather than almost the same season schedule as hockey. Not as hard as it used to be to find hockey on in bars/pubs but still annoying how...
  17. Thread: what amuses you?

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    Well now we know who's responsible for all the...

    Well now we know who's responsible for all the White house leaks. Trump can find something else to obsess over.
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    I think forty had first dibs on it, if not it's...

    I think forty had first dibs on it, if not it's yours if you want it. Not sure what motion control is like for repairs. The bigger issue is if it needs parts, are they even available anymore. ...
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    If the P2 has a 1 1/8 straight head tube you...

    If the P2 has a 1 1/8 straight head tube you won't be able to use a tapered steer tube period. If the head tube is tapered you can use 1 1/8 straight or tapered steer tube fork.
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    Not sure what is wrong with the Pike, I'm...

    Not sure what is wrong with the Pike, I'm assuming the internals are all shot. It had been working fine before the final ride. Then during the descent both seals suddenly popped out of the lowers,...
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    Yeah, the 2x4s are upright in between,...

    Yeah, the 2x4s are upright in between, perpendicular to the 2x12s. So the 2x12s have 4" space between them except at each end. You can kind of see one of the 2x4s poking out in the middle. I guess...
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    Here's the bridge I mentioned above. Cool...

    Here's the bridge I mentioned above. Cool design. It's not easy to see given the angle, but the 2x4s on end in the middle give it some rigidity like a truss, but it still has some bounce if you...
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    I have a couple 26" forks that I no longer need. ...

    I have a couple 26" forks that I no longer need. Don't want any cash for them, just pay cost of shipping ($20) if need be.

    Both are on the well used side but were still functioning when I took...
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    Not an engineer either but 2x12s would definitely...

    Not an engineer either but 2x12s would definitely do the trick, and even moreso with two bolted together. As a bonus they could be carried in separately and assembled on site. I'll see if I can...
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    12' isn't that long of a span. Why not use 2x10s...

    12' isn't that long of a span. Why not use 2x10s as stringers? If the bridge doesn't need to support horses that should be plenty strong.
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    I had the same thing happen a few months back. ...

    I had the same thing happen a few months back. Put new pads on before my AZT ride and they were rubbing horribly. Eventually realized the rotor had worn down enough the new pads were contacting the...
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    Does it still work when you bang that derailler...

    Does it still work when you bang that derailler off a rock? Or are you stuck with an even more expensive hunk of metal than if you ran a normal D?
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    Probably not many. Your post was the first place...

    Probably not many. Your post was the first place I'd ever heard of them.

    Tried them out this weekend. You were right the ankle pads weren't an issue. No complaints except they are definitely...
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    I've got a couple freeway onramps where this...

    I've got a couple freeway onramps where this happens. The ramp backs up because there's a meter at the bottom. Cars turning left onto the on-ramp can't turn when they have the green arrow because...
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    Your costcos have diesel?

    Your costcos have diesel?
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    Something to smile about ...

    Something to smile about

    https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/crime/florida-man-appears-happy-to-get-his-5th-felony-dui/ar-AAHGEqC?ocid=spartandhp
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    Can I adopt a kid, take my family leave, and then...

    Can I adopt a kid, take my family leave, and then return the kid?
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    Ask the chat bot that pops up on the website?

    Ask the chat bot that pops up on the website?
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    Costco here has had artificial Christmas trees on...

    Costco here has had artificial Christmas trees on display for a month
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    So who will be the last RFA holdout? Report...

    So who will be the last RFA holdout? Report yesterday said Laine and Rantanen are not close to signing.
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    Is nothing sacred???? ...

    Is nothing sacred????

    https://www.msn.com/en-us/money/markets/inside-conservative-groups-effort-to-make-dishwashers-great-again/ar-AAHrgxc?li=BBnbfcN&ocid=mailsignout
  37. Thread: POS Human Beings

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    High fashion: school shooting hoodies, complete...

    High fashion: school shooting hoodies, complete with bullet holes
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    I have a couple friends who have (had?) their...

    I have a couple friends who have (had?) their pilot's license. Sounds like a cool thing to be able to rent a plane and fly to some cool spot. I had a co-worker years ago whose husband was an...
  39. Thread: Wasatch 2019

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    Did you end up climbing White Rock? Curious...

    Did you end up climbing White Rock? Curious what you thought if so. I climbed it last year when I did this loop to check it out. Not great - little traffic so it was a tough climb, overgrown and...
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    Got mine in the mail. Wore them to work of...

    Got mine in the mail. Wore them to work of course, to test out. Those ankle protectors kinda dig in. Might have to see if I can tear those out. The main shin pad seems like it will work for...
  41. Thread: POS Human Beings

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    I think this qualifies.... insurance brokers...

    I think this qualifies.... insurance brokers preying on vulnerable low income people by misrepresenting junk insurance as comprehensive health plans, ruining lives when major health events occur...
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    Agree with Toast. Pallet might be easier...

    Agree with Toast. Pallet might be easier initially but it won't last very long and will look pretty ghetto.
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    Florida man modifies 2002 Mercury cougar to look...

    Florida man modifies 2002 Mercury cougar to look like Bugatti Veyron
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  44. Nice, I hit 300,000 miles a year ago exactly. ...

    Nice, I hit 300,000 miles a year ago exactly. 2002 tacoma prerunner. Somewhere around 325k right now. Bought it in 2010 at 97k for 12,500 all in. Couldn't ask for more considering all the fire...
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    Pretty sure Canada Border Services doesn't rely...

    Pretty sure Canada Border Services doesn't rely on google searches when screening for admissibility. Just sayin
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    Day 4 Had to start mega early as I had a long...

    Day 4

    Had to start mega early as I had a long ass drive in front of me to get home.


    This would be another ride I'd been wanting to hit for ages. On the trail just after sunrise
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    Yeah I've done the flume many times from Tahoe...

    Yeah I've done the flume many times from Tahoe meadows and once riding up from Spooner. Had no desire to do that climb again, and it was an odd# day so Tahoe meadows not open to bikes. Didn't...
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    Day 3 After some more hemming and hawing I...

    Day 3

    After some more hemming and hawing I decided on rides to round out the trip. I have an insatiable urge to explore new stuff, especially off the beaten track trails, but these are not always...
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    Day 2 Following the ride on day 1 I spent a...

    Day 2

    Following the ride on day 1 I spent a few minutes going over my ride list and trailforks as I still hadn't decided what to ride the next day. Given the distance back to Downieville, that...
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    Might have to try those, thanks. I got some knee...

    Might have to try those, thanks. I got some knee high compression socks for AZTR which also help protect against brush. Something thicker like this would probably be even better.
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