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  1. Nice parrot. Keep it comin'

    Nice parrot.

    Keep it comin'
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    More power to ya for getting it this far... ...

    More power to ya for getting it this far...

    Definitely needs a sauna. Not like you're ever going over 35 (if you're lucky and the axles hold up), so you might as well be refreshed on arrivals.
  3. Thread: Coyote Problem

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    Posting early after a night with fireworks and...

    Posting early after a night with fireworks and Pumpkin ale...were you insufficiently fortified?
  4. I seriously doubt the long term target market is...

    I seriously doubt the long term target market is US/EU. Sure, it's a cherry on top if it actually breaks in, but the guy strikes me as interested in a transformative product aimed at the huge base of...
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    Good times, good times. About a million pages...

    Good times, good times.

    About a million pages of KM builds on MTBR, but I've found an "easy" gear like 34x22 to work well for me at elevation and let me ride more stuff at pretty limited downside...
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    Maybe Slickrock wasn't the best choice for my...

    Maybe Slickrock wasn't the best choice for my first time out clipless...?



    "I'm pretty sure this looked like it went through on satellite view."


    Would that agave break off or just go...
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    Question is, what are the odds of being fatally...

    Question is, what are the odds of being fatally hit by lightning while drunkenly riding a cargo bike full of fireworks away from a swarm of angry bees during a heat wave?
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    That's why the first rule of swimming in FL is...

    That's why the first rule of swimming in FL is bring your .357
  9. FYI, neither the piss (as an ammonia delivery...

    FYI, neither the piss (as an ammonia delivery system) nor boiling water helped with the sea urchin spines stuck in my foot (nor drinking saltwater, etc.), despite multiple locals' insistence...

    It...
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    x2 on the side mirror removal! Very glad you...

    x2 on the side mirror removal! Very glad you were able to walk away...

    [TLDR bed-ridden Insurance hijack]
    W/r/t to insurance, there are several old threads discussing that here as well as...
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    Bumper induced "degloving". The layer that looks...

    Bumper induced "degloving".
    The layer that looks like mesh is a skin graft (apparently very healthy, believe it or not).
    Modern wonders.
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    Bump. This thread is useless without pics. ...

    Bump. This thread is useless without pics.

    https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-szp4LTtUH3g/T-sox_BoePI/AAAAAAAAAVY/Y1DqvRHUxIY/s720/IMG_3239.JPG
    ...
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    Single speed big dummy with a 160 fork running...

    Single speed big dummy with a 160 fork running 2.5 up front and 21 rear. All white with a honey Brooks and ape hangers. Duh.
  14. If you're serious about tours, especially...

    If you're serious about tours, especially longer/carrying overnight weight spend 75% of your budget and most of your time on boots/liners. That means trying on as much as you can this spring and then...
  15. Thread: Telluride???

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    It'll either be sunny and beautiful or dumping....

    It'll either be sunny and beautiful or dumping. Could be firm and sun baked, but it's still some of the most awesome mountains in the lower 48. Expanded on-mountain terrain is great and more likely...
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    Glad you're okay and kudos for the milage. Looks...

    Glad you're okay and kudos for the milage. Looks like a nice replacement/upgrade.

    Pretty happy with my BB7 roads. Some good threads out there about getting them dialed, IME seems like good housing...
  17. Thread: Horse advice

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    All, thanks again for the good thoughts and...

    All, thanks again for the good thoughts and concern, here and PM'd. It truly was/is helpful. It's been sort of strange to my wife (in a good way) that some of the best support we've gotten outside of...
  18. Thread: Horse advice

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    Thanks all for the great responses. Very helpful,...

    Thanks all for the great responses. Very helpful, especially to me as the less knowledgable horse person in the relationship. I should probably have included a bit more info in the OP, but didn't...
  19. This. My vote would be for up and over Ophir...

    This.

    My vote would be for up and over Ophir pass to keep things interesting, but that's even less likely. As is throwing a big loop out to Dove Creek and back through Norwood to show off the...
  20. Thread: Horse advice

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    Horse advice

    Need thoughts from mags about a somewhat tough situation...:(

    We have a 12yo TB mare, super sweet and people friendly, that appears to have an ulcer/ulcers. She hasn't actually been scoped, but...
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    srsosbso - fyi, I thought the Barons weren't a...

    srsosbso - fyi, I thought the Barons weren't a good tourer or a particularly good alpine binder, just felt like a compromise on both counts and I tour much more. Sollyfit plates might be a good...
  22. Hold the skis up over a candle for a few minutes,...

    Hold the skis up over a candle for a few minutes, they'll melt right out. Then a liitle anti-sieze and 2 part steel paste, good as new.
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    Works fine for me for occassional resort days, no...

    Works fine for me for occassional resort days, no experience with day in day out. I ditched my barons, sounds like it'll work for you. By the end of the day I also like having less weight on my feet...
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    The punctuation and capitalization in that is...

    The punctuation and capitalization in that is impressively erratic. It's like they're channeling Pynchon in Mason&Dixon with all the random Barks and Dogs and Rudes.

    HOAs are pretty much the...
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    QFT. NYC or SF = only American cities worth...

    QFT.

    NYC or SF = only American cities worth living in, but you'd better be damn sure that's what you want.
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    Single + coaster

    Single + coaster
  27. Thread: Poo under house

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    This thread FTW. Holding my breath in...

    This thread FTW.


    Holding my breath in anticipation.
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    Nice work. Some really good images pulled...

    Nice work.
    Some really good images pulled together there...the Pakistani spider tree, snow geese, kid jumping dunes...
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    NoCo yurt-wise, you want these if you can't...

    NoCo yurt-wise, you want these if you can't hike/ski or else maybe Dancing Moose. Dogs ok too at the new ones, which is nice. Best if you're using as a base to ski nearby though, not a ton to do in...
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    Impressively random bump.

    Impressively random bump.
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    Subliminal marketing for their new products? ...

    Subliminal marketing for their new products?

    http://www.patagonia.com/us/shop/salmon-jerky?k=5h
  32. Nothing. They are basically a big hunk of...

    Nothing. They are basically a big hunk of "specially formed" rubber in there.:fmicon:

    They go on/off via a plate between the U-bolts and leaf pack. Don't know if that's what you consider...
  33. Thread: Fall bike stoke

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    this thread keeps delivering. funneh vid^ ...

    this thread keeps delivering. funneh vid^

    parts of the front range are still riding awfully nice...
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    No experience w/the Nunataqs but won't go wrong...

    No experience w/the Nunataqs but won't go wrong with Drifters or Chargers in either of the bigger lengths, depending on your preference for bigger open lines (191/2) or trees (181/2).

    FYI
    ...
  35. Free bump for a nice frame. Hadn't realized the...

    Free bump for a nice frame. Hadn't realized the ti version was vertical drops that won't play as nice with the rear wheel I just built...
  36. Thread: nsr - a fall tr

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    Nice sequence & congrats!

    Nice sequence & congrats!
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    Consider voile vector paired to verticals. It'd...

    Consider voile vector paired to verticals. It'd be fine for regular resort plus occasional tours for a lighter, mellower skier and I bet she'd notice a pretty big difference in knee fatigue whether...
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    If you're going that direction, might as well...

    If you're going that direction, might as well spend a couple hundred more for better parts (unless you hate shimano)

    But it's a good time of year to buy from LBS if you're going new and both of...
  39. Probably not happening, but desired...pics?...

    Probably not happening, but desired...pics? Issues?
  40. A few more spots to add to your list, not...

    A few more spots to add to your list, not claiming all have good road scenes, but good rides at least and do well in the kids/mountains category. Also, based on my living or extended visits...
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    What road bikes do you have and why? Lots of...

    What road bikes do you have and why?

    Lots of good options now that everyone's making big wheel bikes, so unless you're the sort that's happy riding whatever you're on then it's more a question...
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    Stokalicious! What the hell is going on in...

    Stokalicious!



    What the hell is going on in March?
  43. Strongly recommend Timbrens over airbags. ...

    Strongly recommend Timbrens over airbags. They're basically big extended stops that bolt in place of the factory rubber.

    http://www.timbren.com/

    I put them on a tacoma that already had two...
  44. Drifter in 172. Purchase, ski more, contemplate...

    Drifter in 172. Purchase, ski more, contemplate ski options less.
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    +1 on a 65 w/wide bars (710) making a big...

    +1 on a 65 w/wide bars (710) making a big improvement over 100ish and 630 for everyday SS singletrack for me. Feels better standing to crank, getting back to go down and otherwise staying centered....
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    aaahhh...sorry all...BV and truck sold out on the...

    aaahhh...sorry all...BV and truck sold out on the west slope. I didn't have a good way to store her and found a guy who was excited about matching her to his restoration project '77 GMC...

    then...
  47. Thread: Fall bike stoke

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    100894 oh yeah. love the trail coated in gold.

    100894
    oh yeah. love the trail coated in gold.
  48. Like the block lettering, but the script is kind...

    Like the block lettering, but the script is kind of classy in a "no sex in the champagne room" way...

    sweet bike
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    No love for BV...? Hate to do it, but she's...

    No love for BV...?

    Hate to do it, but she's heading toward Craigslist...
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    Do love the patagucci, but the price point on...

    Do love the patagucci, but the price point on those actually got a "you've got to be kidding" out loud. Also don't seem like they're designed foremost for skiing, especially w/a beacon and pack... ...
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