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    Thats been on the radar to for sure. The On3p...

    Thats been on the radar to for sure. The On3p people seem to press me toward the normal Billy Goat, instead of the supergoat, every time I message with them though.

    Iíve wondered how a Super...
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    The Wren 114 is still my favorite resort ski of...

    The Wren 114 is still my favorite resort ski of all time, curious about the Wren 110 Pro still worried about the 186 length, I have had zero complaints with the 114 for the 189 length.

    I think I...
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    I bought my first pair of carbon wheels a few...

    I bought my first pair of carbon wheels a few weeks ago. I snagged a lightly used set and itís made a huge difference from my DT aluminum rims in how Ďsnappyí the bike feels. Being in Canada I would...
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    Agree with this entirely. The 114 Wren is one...

    Agree with this entirely.

    The 114 Wren is one of the only skis Iíve ever been on that made me a better skier. I spent a week in Jackson after New Years during a good storm cycle and only had my...
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    My initial response was being bummed the Wren...

    My initial response was being bummed the Wren 96ti is gone... that has since faded with some curiosity about the 102ti.

    Also, not a lot of chatter about the Wren 110! As someone who loves the Wren...
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    This isnít an easy answer. The honest answer is...

    This isnít an easy answer. The honest answer is go into a good shop and get evaluated. People do all kinds of weird motions on the bike without realizing it...

    A few general points:
    *Bike fit...
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    I might be reading into this wrong... but it...

    I might be reading into this wrong... but it sounds like we might have two different widths of Billy Goats for next year :) Everyone who was looking for Steeples might be happy.
  8. I sold my 186cm renegades thatís had been my...

    I sold my 186cm renegades thatís had been my touring setup for years. I just didnít feel like the 186 enough ski for what I wanted in the resorts and was moving to lighter touring gear.

    Iíll have...
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    XC bike upgrades, kinda fun to expand my riding...

    XC bike upgrades, kinda fun to expand my riding horizons.

    Used Pivot Mach 4 Sl

    Added on:
    Industry nine A35 stem
    Roval control SL wheels

    This thing is silly fast... couple of downhill...
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    I was reading the forum title as gravel or...

    I was reading the forum title as gravel or bikepacking. I

    Not gravel bikepacking ;)
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    Iím looking at the CO trail. Itís pretty gnarly...

    Iím looking at the CO trail. Itís pretty gnarly in sections and while I get you donít need a dropper it would be helpful. For my wife, a dropper really helps, I would probably be fine without one but...
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    Anyone have any expletive with bikepacking seat...

    Anyone have any expletive with bikepacking seat bags and dropper posts?

    I am looking at the revelelate Vole. I have also though about modifying a porcelain rocket Mr Fusion.

    Any thoughts or...
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    I appreciated this! Thanks for sharing, looks...

    I appreciated this! Thanks for sharing, looks like a great day out on snow.

    Also, great honest assessment of the ski. Itís still on my Ďneed to buyí list. Iím wondering if weíll see may updates...
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    WTB - Large Trail Bike

    Looking for a buddy.

    Large ďtrailĒ bike but essentially a good bike for someone buying their first MTB.

    Budget ideally $1500 but able to get up to $2000. Looking for a bike that he can test...
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    I bought my first pair of carbon wheels a few...

    I bought my first pair of carbon wheels a few days ago. 2020 Roval Control SLís with two sets of tires for $800... couldnít resist crazy good deal. Iím excited for them to show up in a few days.
    ...
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    There is a huge range to road tubeless quality....

    There is a huge range to road tubeless quality. Iíve been pretty happy with the Maxxis Padrone 28c (measures just under). Iíve had really bad luck with a couple of cheaper tires.

    Good Tubeless...
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    Mainly commenting to say that this is one of the...

    Mainly commenting to say that this is one of the few topics that there is good consensus.

    I have MTNís. Hit a few 20+ foot drops on them this year and some larger pillow lines with no issues.
    ...
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    I have skied the: Wildcat 190cm Bibby Tour...

    I have skied the:
    Wildcat 190cm
    Bibby Tour 184cm
    Wildcat 184cm
    Deathwish Tour 190cm

    For me personally, I really like the Deathwish as a touring setup. Itís quicker, slashes better and allows...
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    I think the original Renegade was one of my...

    I think the original Renegade was one of my favorite skis of all time. I started this thread a few years ago when my 4Frnt stoke was HIGH and I owned a few pairs. I sold my last pair this past...
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    I have wren 114ís that are in the upper 2400 gram...

    I have wren 114ís that are in the upper 2400 gram range and I had old squad 7ís that were mid 2500 grams and Iíve loved both. That being said, theyíre a little wider.

    Itís not unprecedented but I...
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    I think they would likely see a lot of pre-orders...

    I think they would likely see a lot of pre-orders from people dreaming of better days... A 2x for $1200 sale on 2021 stock Pre-orders would probably take some of my money.

    Moment is delaying their...
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    Good point. I think for me it just needs to be...

    Good point. I think for me it just needs to be 'quite a bit heavier'. 2400 grams for a 108 under foot ski would be bulky but I just would rather err on the heavy side.
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    I ended up selling my Wildcats because they felt...

    I ended up selling my Wildcats because they felt very 'middling'. I have a few really light Line skis I like because they're light and super playful. I never expect them to be able to blast through...
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    A few things... mainly that there is very little...

    A few things... mainly that there is very little early taper, which Moment tends to like. It's also a very directional shape (mount point and tail design). Also, moderate waist width.
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    I have not skied the 108 (couple friends own it)...

    I have not skied the 108 (couple friends own it) but Iíve been on both versions of the 118 and can infer a few things and give general thoughts from what theyíve said.

    If you are looking for a...
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    If the 192cm wailer normally feels like enough...

    If the 192cm wailer normally feels like enough ski, I would go 184cm.

    The 189cm wren is WAY more ski than the 192cm wailer.

    My experience - 192 wailer easy, quick, light touch. Not really a...
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    Great thoughts and glad to hear others have had...

    Great thoughts and glad to hear others have had the same thought, I don't see any real reason to not to do the ti version. I'm a little torn between the 184cm vs 189cm. The 184cm makes a lot more...
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    Has anyone used a Wren 96 as a shallow conditions...

    Has anyone used a Wren 96 as a shallow conditions touring setup?

    I love the 189cm wren platform for the resort. Strongly considering a Wren 96 in a 184cm with Helio 200ís for bigger objectives....
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    Thatís a stupid good deal...

    Thatís a stupid good deal...
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    ďBetterĒ from a design and performance...

    ďBetterĒ from a design and performance standpoint. Agree, fit is first priority. Short answer, they donít fit the same. Doesnít mean they wonít work with some effort, but off the shelf, different...
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    I had Vulcans for 6 years and got Frees this...

    I had Vulcans for 6 years and got Frees this year. Theyíre better in every way, but the fit is different.

    I had to immediately go to a Tour Wrap liner when I was good with Vulcans stock liners for...
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    This is the right choice for sure. I have...

    This is the right choice for sure. I have Deathwish tours which are awesome touring skis but not a 50-50 ski. I have a good friend who got standard deathwishes with Shifts and has been pretty stoked....
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    Thatís clearly a sick line in the video... but am...

    Thatís clearly a sick line in the video... but am i the only one that looks sped up to? It just looks way twitchy. Not double fast but a little sped up.
  34. Thanks guys, I got hooked up with a pair of...

    Thanks guys, I got hooked up with a pair of Fischer Rangers in a 23.5.

    Open to any touring gear that might be out there... ideally a pair of Vipecs or Tectons.
  35. WTB - Womens Touring Gear for Social Distancing (23.5 boots)

    My in laws fled NYC and are staying with us in Colorado for a few weeks.

    We are looking for some women's touring gear for my sister in law give us some outdoor options.

    Looking for:
    23.5...
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    This is a dream ski and mounted for my BSL.. if...

    This is a dream ski and mounted for my BSL.. if only every resort hadnít just been closed.

    Hope these go to a great home!
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    I actually think the liner matters more than...

    I actually think the liner matters more than shell fit when it comes to calves.

    Wrap liners were a huge huge change for me. Shells fit matters for sure, but there are lots of boots with flimsy...
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    Nice! Youíll love that setup. Same thoughts...

    Nice! Youíll love that setup.

    Same thoughts on the Tamron as where shared by Judo... but Iíve been looking at the sigma also. Iíve heard AWESOME things about the Sony 24-105. If low light doesnít...
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    Does anyone have first hand experience with the...

    Does anyone have first hand experience with the Commander 118? I'm wondering mainly how they compare to the On3p Wren 114 or the Wren series as a whole.

    They seem like very different takes on the...
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    WTB : DT 350 Shimano MTN Freehub Body

    Looking for a Freehub Body for a DT 350 Hub. Need to fit a Shimano 11 speed MTB Cassette. 11 Speed road would work also. Needs to be a star ratchet setup.

    I'm hopeful someone has one in a parts...
  41. I can only speak to the Deathwish tour. Itís...

    I can only speak to the Deathwish tour. Itís great. Playful and nimble.

    Iíve heard that the JJ Ultralight is really soft... but Iíll let other people weigh in on that.
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    Sold.

    Sold.
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    FS Rock Shox Yari 29'er 160mm.

    Cross Posting from what's up in Gear Swap.

    https://www.tetongravity.com/forums/showthread.php/333807-NSR-RockShox-Yari-29-er-Boost-Fork-200?p=5910685#post5910685
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    Responded to the PM. For anyone else wondering,...

    Responded to the PM. For anyone else wondering, solo air and Motion Control.

    You could install a Charger Damper if you wanted, I thought about it but was happy with this without any changes.
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    I'm a fan of putting Shifts on Powder skis... I...

    I'm a fan of putting Shifts on Powder skis... I don't use them every week but it's a nice sidecountry / weird touring day option and they ski fine on powder days. I have Line Pescados with Shifts and...
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    Good points. Iíve just gotten used to lugging a...

    Good points. Iíve just gotten used to lugging a big camera.

    For touring, I like to try to get a couple of shots of each skier. So range is a pretty big deal. I have the 70-300mm currently which...
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    You also need to define... are you taking...

    You also need to define... are you taking pictures of people in a space or people skiing.

    Getting active shots requires different gear than shots of people touring uphill... or a skier in a...
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    Itís good. They take returns without question...

    Itís good.

    They take returns without question on used gear too.
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    Bump

    Bump
  50. Hojiís sold. Pro tours still available

    Hojiís sold.

    Pro tours still available
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