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  1. Thread: Wasatch 2019

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    Do they need more coaches so that they can break...

    Do they need more coaches so that they can break up into smaller groups and spread out? The few times I've run into them they are always very polite and it's hard to get upset about kids getting...
  2. Thread: Wasatch 2019

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    That new 9k trail is pretty handy for doing pedal...

    That new 9k trail is pretty handy for doing pedal laps on Empire.
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    296838 Nice evening out there tonight.

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    Nice evening out there tonight.
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    I didn't hit it with the snow but my buddy said...

    I didn't hit it with the snow but my buddy said it was really smooth. We found a couple other trails in that same area with some huge gaps.
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    c'mon fall, you got this, stick around for at...

    c'mon fall, you got this, stick around for at least a little while
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    We used to party at that drive in quite a bit in...

    We used to party at that drive in quite a bit in high school.
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    McCall and Leavenworth both have some fun riding...

    McCall and Leavenworth both have some fun riding if you're looking for more stops along the way.
  9. Thread: Fork oil

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    Could also be worn bushings causing things to...

    Could also be worn bushings causing things to bind.
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    First snow of the year here in the Wasatch...

    First snow of the year here in the Wasatch
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  11. Thread: Fork oil

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    A little bit of this stuff goes a long says in...

    A little bit of this stuff goes a long says in helping keep things smooth off the top

    http://www.finishlineusa.com/products/suspension-care/stanchion-fluoro-oil
  12. Thread: Fork oil

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    I've never messed with that but keep in mind that...

    I've never messed with that but keep in mind that some dampers require a certain viscosity and type of oil to function correctly. I'm thinking you might be better off just servicing your lowers more...
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    ++vibes, you've got it rough.

    ++vibes, you've got it rough.
  14. Thread: Wasatch 2019

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    Yeah thatís the lot I was wondering about. ...

    Yeah thatís the lot I was wondering about. Thatís ok, Iím good with no parking up there. It was such a junk show. They had to do something.
  15. Thread: Wasatch 2019

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    Is that lower dirt lot with the port-a-potty...

    Is that lower dirt lot with the port-a-potty closed, on the SLC side? I used to use that one to access PCMR loops when I didn't feel like driving all the way over there.
  16. Thread: Wasatch 2019

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    I'd be down to help do some work on it but it...

    I'd be down to help do some work on it but it seems like it might be best to wait until there's some moisture in the soil? Right now you'd just be moving silt around. Maybe we'll start getting some...
  17. Thread: Wasatch 2019

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    That is true, the mid section was as good as it...

    That is true, the mid section was as good as it ever is and even the bottom was riding pretty well. That top rut is pretty heinous though.

    I spooked then followed a large moose through the...
  18. Thread: Wasatch 2019

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    I think I heard they had made some more...

    I think I heard they had made some more "improvements" to it? Anything substantial or just minor tweaks?

    Rode bear trap last night. Either I'm having shitty luck picking trails or everything in...
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    I think with how reflective the paint is that...

    I think with how reflective the paint is that wouldn't work so well but what I would probably do if I was going to do it again I'd take a 2nd exposure for the truck and ground and dial up the iso and...
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  21. Thread: Wasatch 2019

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    That would probably be pretty fun the other...

    That would probably be pretty fun the other direction too? Start at Alta, up griz, down honey, up Brighton Catherineís then down Alta Catherineís
  22. Thread: Wasatch 2019

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    Actually I kind of like that climb. It's good...

    Actually I kind of like that climb. It's good training for BC. And it keeps most people out of there.
  23. Thread: Wasatch 2019

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    2700' in 4 miles, it's fairly steep and...

    2700' in 4 miles, it's fairly steep and especially right now a good bit of hiking. Coming from Soli is definitely easier and more pedal'able.
  24. Thread: Wasatch 2019

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    I hadnít been on this since last year. Was...

    I hadnít been on this since last year. Was definitely happy to climb up it and get to see all the changes. Riding it blind and fast could be deadly
  25. Thread: Wasatch 2019

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    292607 292608 Days fork took quite a...

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    Days fork took quite a beating in that storm a while back. Especially the middle part of the trail.
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    I'm not sure I'd go that far but when it's 100...

    I'm not sure I'd go that far but when it's 100 degrees and all the trails are completely blown out, moto is a whole lot more fun than pedaling.
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    This allowed here? It's got sprokets and it's...

    This allowed here? It's got sprokets and it's like riding a rocket

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  28. Thread: Wasatch 2019

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    Wasatch 2019

    Was having a beer with a friend last night who was telling me how Empire is in really good shape right now. Apparently a friend of a friend has been up there working on jumps and doing some...
  29. Thread: TR: UK Road Trip

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    Rad pics! The weather over there sounds pleasant.

    Rad pics! The weather over there sounds pleasant.
  30. Burritos. I usually stop for burritos.

    Burritos. I usually stop for burritos.
  31. Yup ^. Or Zees which can usually be found for...

    Yup ^. Or Zees which can usually be found for $200 for a set. I don't personally think trying to save weight on brakes makes much sense, you want those stoppers to stop. You're also probably not...
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    yeah, i've had some friends have similar...

    yeah, i've had some friends have similar problems. yeti replaced the frames for them but it was a bit of a wait.

    is that blood?
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    Ouch! :)

    Ouch! :)
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    Hadn't done this in a while. Can confirm that...

    Hadn't done this in a while. Can confirm that it's still pretty entertaining.

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    If he's regularly tearing tires how does going to...

    If he's regularly tearing tires how does going to a thinner carcass + cushcore help? I haven't run cushcore or any kind of insert yet (I was given one that I'm going to try on my hard tail) but for...
  36. Thread: Wasatch 2019

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    Ah, ok. been riding that for about 10 years,...

    Ah, ok. been riding that for about 10 years, didn't know it had a name.
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  38. Thread: Wasatch 2019

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    what's flanders?

    what's flanders?
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    used beefcake trail bikes that dont suck

    They probably have some loading docks out back to test out the progression.
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    If you're in the PNW finding a used patrol...

    If you're in the PNW finding a used patrol locally should be pretty easy, that's probably what I'd go with. You didn't say what your budget is but that new DB Mission looks great and a hell of a...
  41. Thread: Wasatch 2019

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    Damn!

    Damn!
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    Sony a7iii. Orbea just gave him the new link but...

    Sony a7iii. Orbea just gave him the new link but he didnít have it on for this vid.
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    I'm not one to stare at another mans stem but...

    I'm not one to stare at another mans stem but that is an impressive unit
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    Short little Whistler shred vid

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    Spent an afternoon in the woods making a little shreddit with my buddy Cesar. This is on a new'ish Whistler trail called Happiest Days.
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    Not sure I would have been pulling mine off but I...

    Not sure I would have been pulling mine off but I don't recall touching the brakes much on that trail. The bike park is in such good shape this year with all the rain they've been getting, no brake...
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    been really happy with my leatt airflex pro...

    been really happy with my leatt airflex pro knees. they breathe well, don't mind them for long pedal days, they don't slip down. haven't really tested the crash resistance too much yet, somehow.
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    The aggressor had been my dry conditions go-to...

    The aggressor had been my dry conditions go-to rear tire for the past couple of seasons but I recently decided to try a dhr2. The cornering and braking traction is much better with the dhr2 and I...
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    Are wire bead tires foldable these days? I'm...

    Are wire bead tires foldable these days? I'm looking at a stack of maxxis tires at a friends house that say "DH Casing" but are folded.
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    Sounds a bit like a magic mary?

    Sounds a bit like a magic mary?
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