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    He didn't live in WI, he was just there for...

    He didn't live in WI, he was just there for surgery. He was scheduled to speak at my school (in western WA) about a week after his death. IIRC we knew he had cancer, but still thought he would make...
  2. Thread: What Beacon now?

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    You and Glademaster are leaving word with someone...

    You and Glademaster are leaving word with someone of where you went and when to expect you, though, right?
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    Memba when TGR was a reliable source of good...

    Memba when TGR was a reliable source of good irony and people moved last year's beacon batteries to the sarcasm detector every spring? I memba.
  4. Does this mean there's still a chance to get a...

    Does this mean there's still a chance to get a couple of these? Hoping for a men's small or medium and a women's medium, I think. Wife suffers from serious FRS-envy!
  5. Thread: Ask the experts

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    Fine on more linear suspension designs, less fine...

    Fine on more linear suspension designs, less fine if the mechanism is too progressive for it.
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    Ah, just assumptions. To clarify: my question was...

    Ah, just assumptions. To clarify: my question was based on the bindings sitting in my living room and the Wildsnow example I listed was just one of a few references I've seen which did not have a...
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    Thanks cydwhit, that's kind of what I expected to...

    Thanks cydwhit, that's kind of what I expected to hear. Not sure why this should strike a nerve for Thom, but I know full well that when Slide Alder Season starts I'm not going to leave these skis at...
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    Between that and free health care you make Canada...

    Between that and free health care you make Canada sound pretty good. How often would I see foreign politics on the news?

    I snagged a couple of these from 2Funky's local store while he was napping...
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    You're right that this could happen with other...

    You're right that this could happen with other bindings, too, but the length of these levers might make it more likely than on Dynafits, for example. And there are several variables that change the...
  10. Thread: NFL 2019/2020

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    It's certainly easier to listen to Brady after a...

    It's certainly easier to listen to Brady after a loss than Wilson after a win, but I'd rather he sticks with cliches if it means his celebrations are less rehearsed than those of the WR core. That's...
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    Anyone have any incidents of unintended Walk mode...

    Anyone have any incidents of unintended Walk mode on the toes?

    I got the early Evo toes from STP, but I'm not sure if this applies to all of them or not: just catching up on the subject and...
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    Now we know what it takes to get a police union...

    Now we know what it takes to get a police union to condemn bad behavior.
  13. Thread: NFL 2019/2020

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    I welcome the success of the Seahawks'...

    I welcome the success of the Seahawks' subsidiary. Especially now that they're the 5 seed.
  14. Thread: NFL 2019/2020

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    I haven't seen it broken down by who was tackled,...

    I haven't seen it broken down by who was tackled, but I heard a rumor that Richard Sherman had 7x as many tackles as Bosa in that game. Jackson certainly needs that kind of ratio to hold up long...
  15. Thread: Shiffrin

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    Not many rails to be found on run 2 and she...

    Not many rails to be found on run 2 and she gained more time than the first. Wow.
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    If concerned just cut them on the small side and...

    If concerned just cut them on the small side and chase when adding CS's.

    My biggest beef with water jets is the taper when cutting thick material, but the above would kill two birds.
  17. Thread: Ask the experts

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    @PD, I'm also not a fork expert, but I tend to...

    @PD, I'm also not a fork expert, but I tend to agree with your reasoning re: bottom out for a less aggressive rider. Assuming you're not using all the travel currently/not bottoming out, have you...
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    Cards? Leave one/include one. I'm terrible about...

    Cards? Leave one/include one. I'm terrible about this, but at some point getting credit just helps keep people connected to reality.
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    Word.

    Word.
  20. Thread: Poor Idaho

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    Just don't go thinking NAPA is going to solve...

    Just don't go thinking NAPA is going to solve that. Haven't been in there much in the last few years but for a while there I had a string of 5 or 6 visits in a row getting minutes-long diatribes of...
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    I haven't watched that yet and kinda didn't want...

    I haven't watched that yet and kinda didn't want to until I read that ^^^ "rebuttal." Now I'm probably going to have to watch. But I think I'll wait until after turkey; I think I'm pretty plant-based...
  22. Thread: Poor Idaho

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    Well, yeah, how you gonna get a sunburned neck...

    Well, yeah, how you gonna get a sunburned neck working in a mine?

    Idaho sucks. Tell your friends.
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    I only saw the last few minutes of the OT, but...

    I only saw the last few minutes of the OT, but what a finish! Did not see that coming.
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    If they only need to be as strong as the fuse,...

    If they only need to be as strong as the fuse, why the wire? Parachord or webbing won't snag wire on clothes, weighs less and only needs a good knot and a little melt on the end. Cable have some...
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    Thanks, I think that just simplified my Christmas...

    Thanks, I think that just simplified my Christmas shopping. Fusion foodies can be a challenge.
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    I need to hear more about this rhubarb variant....

    I need to hear more about this rhubarb variant. Recipe? Restaurant? It sounds like something they should offer a la mode at Salt & Straw.
  27. Thread: NFL 2019/2020

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    Penalties in that game were 12:2 in the Eagles'...

    Penalties in that game were 12:2 in the Eagles' favor. I mean, complaining about the refs is your right as an American, but it seems like they have you less opportunities than usual.
  28. Thread: Poor Idaho

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    Says you didn't list a local address. Of all the...

    Says you didn't list a local address. Of all the dumb things about Idaho, the dumbest is easily the insular prejudice of businesses thinking local only. Those that do this (and it's a surprising...
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    Stick with the Skhoop (KQ's REI link) for max...

    Stick with the Skhoop (KQ's REI link) for max legit points.

    The one that got my wife hooked was the one she wore with scrubs: https://www.rei.com/product/157323/skhoop-original-skirt
  30. Thread: NFL 2019/2020

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    Tripping was this week's chosen nonsense call....

    Tripping was this week's chosen nonsense call. One of those in the Seahawks-Eagles game, too (but meaningless). All 3 that I saw looked like the refs want the blockers to narrow their stance if the D...
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    Sigworthy!
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    Thank you. Itching to get back up there and the...

    Thank you. Itching to get back up there and the webcam looked nice today!
  33. Thread: Ask the experts

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    I don't think anything is totally squeal-free,...

    I don't think anything is totally squeal-free, but your comment got me thinking: I run Maguras and while I think the pads wear a little quicker for it, but they squeal so rarely that I make a mental...
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    Don't they deliver electrons to your house?...

    Don't they deliver electrons to your house? Having to stop for gas on the way to go dirt biking is not a convenience for me. Does seem more important to eliminate air filters (and oil changes?) than...
  35. Thread: Eggs, I love them

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    I would happily take advantage of these...

    I would happily take advantage of these pre-cracked shells assuming they aren't leaking. If you went that way please post results.
  36. Thread: Ask the experts

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    Brake cleaner?

    Brake cleaner?
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    Have a pair on order, thanks for the PSA!

    Have a pair on order, thanks for the PSA!
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    Once they were in receivership the Nashbar folks...

    Once they were in receivership the Nashbar folks were doing 80-95% off. If they liquidate in bankruptcy there's no need to be principled anymore, right?
  39. Thread: Pinion drive

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    Yeah, that's it! Here is the (only independent)...

    Yeah, that's it! Here is the (only independent) claim:



    The entire discussion of gearboxes, cables, freewheels and planetary gear hubs is just to give examples of its use. If they break the...
  40. Thread: Pinion drive

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    That's not the bikeradar video, is it? That poor...

    That's not the bikeradar video, is it? That poor guy got seriously trolled. The patent mentioned there is pretty much the opposite of what he thinks. They only claim a better sliding object design...
  41. Thread: Pinion drive

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    I've been riding a C1.12-equipped bike as my DD...

    I've been riding a C1.12-equipped bike as my DD for a couple of years.

    Tl/dr: I like it. It's not perfect, but the upsides are significant if you don't get hung up on the weight.

    Sorry for the...
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    Needs its own thread. Might not garner as much...

    Needs its own thread. Might not garner as much honesty.
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    I had to look for the bright side of those: my...

    I had to look for the bright side of those: my wife has about 3 insulated skirts, at least one Skhoop, which is long and was worn on the walk to work for at least a season instead of driving 1 mile...
  44. Some good pad options, courtesy of the Sprocket...

    Some good pad options, courtesy of the Sprocket Rockets: concrete-visionary.com
  45. Thread: Ask the experts

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    Lube should be chosen for conditions. Dry...

    Lube should be chosen for conditions. Dry conditions like dry lube better than wet conditions. You'll get better advice from your riding buddies than the internet. Some change lubes with the seasons,...
  46. That hot take happens to be true. There are a...

    That hot take happens to be true. There are a couple of backcountry options without driving tooo far from town, but judging from the number of trips we take to Canada, "pretty limited" is pretty...
  47. Thread: NFL 2019/2020

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    Oh be fair, it could have been the Sunday night...

    Oh be fair, it could have been the Sunday night or Thanksgiving game--it was Ritchie Fucking Incognito.
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    These SQLab things really are quite good. I have...

    These SQLab things really are quite good. I have an old Nashbar saddle that's maybe a dozen years old now with a kind of similar shape but more pronounced, more padded and less width at the nose. I...
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    Shit like this gets no notice?! This place is...

    Shit like this gets no notice?! This place is slipping with Bobby on sabbatical. It's upside down. I blame JamesPio.
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    This has been my take for the last few years....

    This has been my take for the last few years. This game wasn't decided by the refs, which makes it easier to stomach the maximum back and forth mediocrity that produced most of the drama. Probably...
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