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  1. Anyone holding a 200 x 57 piggyback shock no longer needed?

    Longshot WTB - just figured I'd see if anyone had a 200 x 57 mm (7.875 x 2.25") piggyback reservoir trail riding shock (e.g., Monarch+ RC3, Float X EVOL, DPX2, Topaz) they were thinking about...
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    What travel, and I assume 15 x 100? I have a...

    What travel, and I assume 15 x 100?

    I have a 2014 Fox 36 TALAS 130-160mm, 15 x 100 fork I was going to unload. Damper-side stanchion is scratched and it ain't pretty, and negative spring is a...
  3. It might take more than a night to freeze 1.5” of...

    It might take more than a night to freeze 1.5” of rain!
  4. Just spend the money on the 1up and be done with...

    Just spend the money on the 1up and be done with it. Go with the double and two add ons.

    Mind your tongue weight limit though if you start offering to shuttle drive and load up 4 full size bikes...
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    Also, when it comes to impact on the local...

    Also, when it comes to impact on the local community, those climbers on Hood who triggered and got caught in an avalanche last week sure as shit impacted the local community!

    Don’t be those people...
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    Lassen / Shasta Conditions Anyone?

    Re: Oregon plates at Lemuria,
    We Oregonians are allowed to recreate.
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    Dude when I make it down to Oaxaca I will be too...

    Dude when I make it down to Oaxaca I will be too full of food and too hungover from mezcal to be safely capable of operating any wheeled vehicle ...
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    The DK2 4.5 x 7.5 would be $1200 shipped from...

    The DK2 4.5 x 7.5 would be $1200 shipped from Costco to my house, I’d have to assemble the axles and lighting.

    The Iron Eagle 4x6 Voyager would be $1525 shipped to my local dealer, and presumably...
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    Yeah I've been eyeing that DK2 Mighty Multi - 451...

    Yeah I've been eyeing that DK2 Mighty Multi - 451 pounds unloaded, all the features I want and few I don't need. I wouldn't mind 24" walls vs. 14" though, and I also wouldn't mind a 6' bed plus the...
  10. Highway's what I meant. I stopped paying...

    Highway's what I meant. I stopped paying attention to plowing updates 2 months ago and almost burned my skis out of angst after my April Lyngen trip got cancelled and I wasn't sure if I'd ever get a...
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    Also if there isn't enough bike wheel to ground...

    Also if there isn't enough bike wheel to ground clearance off the gate, I'll just end up going crossbars over the box and roof-mounted trays ... I'm just hoping to avoid that because the bar tower...
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    Thanks that's really helpful. I don't have the...

    Thanks that's really helpful. I don't have the time or shop capability (or personal capability) to build one up off a store-bought frame or kit, so I'm looking for a pre-built 4 x 6 with minimum 2k...
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    Ask the experts

    Has anyone here ever used a 4x6 or 4x8 open box trailer to haul MTB’s? I’m talking about something with a sturdy 24” tall wood or steel gate, sidewalls etc.

    Other than managing balance / tongue...
  14. Maybe my 17 month old kid is a little behind ......

    Maybe my 17 month old kid is a little behind ... but there is no way my wife will let her on an unharnessed seat like the Macride or Shotgun in the next 2 months.

    She’s also about 23 lbs even and...
  15. Nice man! Do you know the road status coming up...

    Nice man! Do you know the road status coming up from the south?
  16. Bump. Finally updated 2nd Post on how the iBert...

    Bump. Finally updated 2nd Post on how the iBert seat has worked out, and fit issues.

    Also, I recently met a guy at the local trails who was hauling a 2 year old on the rear (via a Thule Yepp Maxi...
  17. iBert Safe-T Seat 329610 The iBert is the...

    iBert Safe-T Seat
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    The iBert is the only other solution I've seen that gets a one year old onto the front of the bike with a decent harness. I was able to make this work but it wasn't a...
  18. "Mountain Biking" with a 1 year old - an FYI / TR thread for the curious

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    -I've spent the last 4-5 months messing around with getting my now-16 month old kid on my mountain bike and finally have something I feel is workable for the both of us using the...
  19. I would love to be a fly on the wall in the Mount...

    I would love to be a fly on the wall in the Mount B general manger's office reviewing the various possible operational models for a limited reopening this season, and the financial and customer...
  20. 2019-20 - Oregon - it never snows here and when it does, it sucks

    Re: is there gonna be a resort ski season next year ... Mount Baldy outside of LA is running an operations/finance experiment right now - just reopened yesterday with very interesting operational...
  21. So I previously said I doubt Bach can reopen this...

    So I previously said I doubt Bach can reopen this spring and am concerned about next season as well.

    Fed gov't just released guidelines on reopening businesses etc. Unlikely that the Western...
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    I went to Osprey's website to look into...

    I went to Osprey's website to look into warrantying pack zipper failure, and they have a note saying that warranty repairs are delayed while they are sewing PPE for local healthcare and other...
  23. Wow, they didn't mention that in their FAQ. One...

    Wow, they didn't mention that in their FAQ. One of the other FAQ questions is "What happens if MtB is able to reopen for spring skiing" ...

    It seems like they're holding out hope that they are...
  24. They are saying that pass insurance was amended...

    They are saying that pass insurance was amended to cover government / public health closures, and are offering prorated refunds for the 19/20 season, and implying that it’s a recommended choice to...
  25. this is why we can't have nice things. I usually...

    this is why we can't have nice things.
    I usually try to yell, "hey guys, 6 feet huh? my wife works in a hospital, thanks"

    and yeah as mentioned already, the 6 feet is for short duration...
  26. Yeah, that all makes sense ... like I said, you...

    Yeah, that all makes sense ... like I said, you opened the rabbit hole ... fork, headset upper, stem (though that will be easy to find), wheelset, and probably new rubber? Lol.
    25 mm is fine for...
  27. Oof - that really sucks! People from opposite...

    Oof - that really sucks! People from opposite side of town or out of town ruining it if you live close enough to pedal there.

    We don’t have quite the population density down here so I was...
  28. Why wheels, plural? Why not just a 27.5 boost...

    Why wheels, plural? Why not just a 27.5 boost front?

    What’s the IW of your current wheelset?

    It would be less cash outlay to just get a boost front wheel and get the benefit of the wider fork....
  29. Jongy, do you remember your build kit and if you...

    Jongy, do you remember your build kit and if you have “Overdrive” (standard tapered steer tube) or “Overdrive 2” (proprietary steer tube)? One way to confirm would be to pull the top cap off the...
  30. Oh shit I totally forgot about those Giant steer...

    Oh shit I totally forgot about those Giant steer tubes ...
  31. What’s currently on the rear end of your Trance?...

    What’s currently on the rear end of your Trance? Float CTD?

    A larger negative air can (Fox “EVOL” or RS “Debonair”) piggyback shock is pretty much standard kit for long PNW trail descents. If you...
  32. Seattle proper or an outerlying burb, and if so...

    Seattle proper or an outerlying burb, and if so what burb? And do you have ample storage for a 3 bike quiver with extra wheelsets?
    Such a quiver also implies no kids, and therefore no need to have a...
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    They will! I realized my GPOs were a bit too...

    They will!

    I realized my GPOs were a bit too stiff for me when I realized I was having more fun in shallow snow - corn, windbuff, windblown, skier packed - than in deep snow, especially in the...
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    This is why they looked like 2.5 years ago (in...

    This is why they looked like 2.5 years ago (in plastic).

    Right now just one mount at -1 cm for 305 BSL Marker Royal pattern. They haven’t hit a scale yet and I’ll be flexible on a mutually fair...
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    I might (likely) be putting my GPOs up for sale...

    I might (likely) be putting my GPOs up for sale this summer if anyone is interested.

    182, Flex 3 Enduro Veneer (ambrosia maple), Screaming Bear/totem graphic.

    Fun ski just too stiff for my 134...
  36. *If that is true that Bend has averted disaster,*...

    *If that is true that Bend has averted disaster,* (and we won’t know for 3+ weeks really because social controls only went into effect less than a week ago, it takes 5-6 days to carry the virus...
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    Bad news I finally threw mine out after having...

    Bad news I finally threw mine out after having all the sizes (except small, which I installed) for 10 years! Hah.
  38. I will be very surprised if Bachelor or any other...

    I will be very surprised if Bachelor or any other investor-owner ski resort will be opening before MLB, MLS, or some other much larger non-exclusive entertainment institution figures out how to do...
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    Inelastic elongation is not stretch! :p

    Inelastic elongation is not stretch!

    :p
  40. Grocery stores are struggling with how to manage...

    Grocery stores are struggling with how to manage social distancing, and they are an essential sector. Bachy provides recreational services - do you think they can figure it out ... in a way where...
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    I think I threw mine away this last fall? But can...

    I think I threw mine away this last fall? But can double check later today.
  42. 2019-20 - Oregon - it never snows here and when it does, it sucks

    Just keep in mind, how can you do this responsibly if you are an asymptomatic carrier?

    Do you need a car to get to the trailhead? If so, will you get gas at the same gas station at home that you...
  43. I think that’s the lift served season :( ...

    I think that’s the lift served season :(

    Oregon Health Authority has modeled a 6.2 day doubling time and is anticipating that we will have a statewide hospital bed shortage in April (don’t quote...
  44. I’m a last minute decision! Have been...

    I’m a last minute decision!

    Have been reserving my scant free weekend days to train for an April ski mountaineering trip to Norway (Lyngen Alps) - but all this travel ban insanity and the risk of...
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    trail ride with my 14 monther today ... man it...

    trail ride with my 14 monther today ... man it ain't easy keeping her head from getting jerked around, and the Thule seat (which was totally not designed for this application whatsoever) leaves very...
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    Aren’t you obligated to leave the FiveTens at...

    Aren’t you obligated to leave the FiveTens at home and wear Chuck Taylors with gumwall tires?
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    Yeah if you only had 3 hours to ride lifts for...

    Yeah if you only had 3 hours to ride lifts for one day that would work ... otherwise just rent a DH bike and save your wrist, finger muscles lol.
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    Whistler bike rental

    What Gen Bronson, what kind of fork, and how big are your rotors?

    I did 2 days there during a big dry spell (when all of BC was socked in smoke during the 2017 fires) on my Gen 1 Bronson, that...
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    ^ I ended up getting Diety screw on endcaps and...

    ^ I ended up getting Diety screw on endcaps and moved my grips and controls inboard from 800 to 770 on my long reach hardtail.

    When I have taller friends come in from out of town I swap the grips...
  50. The late arrival of today’s storm made for nice...

    The late arrival of today’s storm made for nice soft warm bluebird skiing at Hoodoo, up until clouds socked in at 1 and then things refroze and crusted over between 3 and 4 pm ... groomed was holding...
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