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    What is the deal with the brakes only coming in...

    What is the deal with the brakes only coming in 100 and 125mm? Does the 100 fit up to a 115-120 or so? I can't imagine you want a 125 brake on 116 billy goat?
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    This is so true in many cases! We have tree...

    This is so true in many cases! We have tree issues, so unless we're cutting, which we never do on unsanctioned, it is obviously difficult to achieve. But to your point, I've had riders show me "flow"...
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    I build what the terrain gives me, but I never...

    I build what the terrain gives me, but I never purposely kill speed if I don't have to. Everyone that knows my builds would laugh if you said, "flow". I'm trying really hard to incorporate flow where...
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    Yeah, true. I've had more issues with mtn bikers...

    Yeah, true. I've had more issues with mtn bikers than any other group. The old bikers (shit I'm old and have been riding probably longer than them) have this innate, so it seems, need to keep trails,...
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    Good info. These bindings fill a niche for sure....

    Good info. These bindings fill a niche for sure. Seem perfect for alpine and every once in a great while to do a quick tour. As a person that would never ride a marker back in the day, I've come...
  6. Thread: Rampage 2021

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    Yeah, if we're discussing sanctioned 'events" or...

    Yeah, if we're discussing sanctioned 'events" or "contests", then Rampage is up there.

    Just hairball sports is different. Class V and VI whitewater, 8k meter climbs, technical high elevation...
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    Definitely insane. They make it look easy...

    Definitely insane. They make it look easy too...until they don't.

    Big wave surfing is batshit crazy also.
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    A wee bit ago. If you look close enough you can...

    A wee bit ago. If you look close enough you can see VT [emoji2]

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    Ahh, capitalism isn' just one way or one...

    Ahh, capitalism isn' just one way or one philosophy sort of speak. What these guys are doing is Trumpism and maybe I'm giving Trump too much credit because there has been many before him. A flip side...
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    Oh! That asshole! fuck him!

    Oh! That asshole! fuck him!
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    Thats funny!

    Thats funny!
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    I'm guessing Mexico and beyond into Central...

    I'm guessing Mexico and beyond into Central America.
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    I've never heard of it previously. I hate all...

    I've never heard of it previously.

    I hate all vip pay to play shite. Inequities because of the mighty dollar are evil imo, but that is capitalism.

    And I've experienced too much vip in my life...
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    No, it's been the same forever. I've probably...

    No, it's been the same forever. I've probably mentioned this at some point in here previously, but here goes. I'm living in VT and I tell a native VT'er that I'm moving to New Mexico. He responds,...
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    Thank you. I did see the adjustment afterwards,...

    Thank you. I did see the adjustment afterwards, but still didn't know exactly what was going on! Makes complete sense to get that dialed.
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    Dumb question of the day. What is that bolt in...

    Dumb question of the day. What is that bolt in the bb at about the 1:25-30 mark?

    https://youtu.be/Zfv4890jyH8
  17. The Rescue - Chai Vasarhelyi & Jimmy Chin

    https://www.npr.org/2021/10/11/1043363760/thailand-cave-rescue-documentary-film

    https://youtu.be/_-Kw5kAPSbk
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    Fits here maybe. "Hold my juicebox" ...

    Fits here maybe. "Hold my juicebox"

    https://twitter.com/HldMyBeer/status/1448069049863245829?t=cRXGtdMCOuTX2UuzYPqKTQ&s=19
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    I'd be embarrassed to be in that 'fast track'...

    I'd be embarrassed to be in that 'fast track' line. Even being the best fucking skier on the mountain riding a snowboard.
  20. https://youtu.be/rMs_oncCL7c

    https://youtu.be/rMs_oncCL7c
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    Yeah, I have a shitton of trees. I love them...

    Yeah, I have a shitton of trees. I love them until the leaves fall. I just reached out to a friend that is a landscaper to come clean them up when it's time. I have no idea what it will cost. I will...
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    How much is a rear triangle? Seems like the...

    How much is a rear triangle? Seems like the spacer would be the cheapest easiest way out. Plus, as has been said, the LT lost a little sumptin. There are better bikes out there for what the LT was...
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    This is the one category that will take a lot...

    This is the one category that will take a lot more innovation to compete with gas-powered imo. Especially where we have a lot of hardwoods that drop a few billion leaves, the battery doesn't quite...
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    Everything is popping right now. Pretty cool time...

    Everything is popping right now. Pretty cool time of the yearhttps://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20211010/492dfdd113d31c09d890820ded50b33c.jpg
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    Yeah, that is not good.

    Yeah, that is not good.
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    Yeah, that looks pretty good. I'm not sure I...

    Yeah, that looks pretty good.

    I'm not sure I need a fs fatty. I think only need a rigid or possibly hard tail electric. I'd only ride it in snow.
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    It's difficult to keep up with this thread, but...

    It's difficult to keep up with this thread, but did we solve the case yet?
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    Not in line with the thread buy an interesting...

    Not in line with the thread buy an interesting perspective

    https://twitter.com/vanssurf/status/1445666519388602372?t=aPA-CJJLXR8nGqMpVit3rg&s=19
  29. Thread: The FIFTY

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    Bushwhack from hell! Jeezus, I've done shit...

    Bushwhack from hell! Jeezus, I've done shit bushwack like that for a couple of hours and was back drinking beers pretty quick. I cannot imagine that one. No thanks. Mental toughness to the next level.
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    NO! Whoa dude. Go easy there necky. If you...

    NO!

    Whoa dude. Go easy there necky. If you were observant, you would have noticed it was a cut and paste in italics from googles. And we have decaying blowdowns, mostly buried, that have Lions...
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    I missed your post about it. What bike is modern...

    I missed your post about it. What bike is modern geo fatty?
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    ^Whitey Bulger hid in plain sight for years.

    ^Whitey Bulger hid in plain sight for years.
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    I remember that show! I wasn't there, but I...

    I remember that show! I wasn't there, but I remember wanting to go because of the venue and I also thought Los Lobos would be fun. I was into bikes back then, so obviously that track was a draw.
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    I want a modern geo fat ebike!! Come on now!...

    I want a modern geo fat ebike!! Come on now! Snows gonna fly soon!
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    Nice! Vid looks like a lot of fun. I wouldn't...

    Nice!

    Vid looks like a lot of fun. I wouldn't know where to turn without trees in the way!
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    South and North swells this time of year, eh Ott....

    South and North swells this time of year, eh Ott. My kid got back from Salinas and laughing said the water is freezing! Ha! He got to surf with Steph Gilmore and hung out with MikeD of the Beastie...
  37. https://www.insider.com/turkey-missing-drunk-man-j...

    https://www.insider.com/turkey-missing-drunk-man-joins-his-own-search-party-forest-2021-10
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    Around here we have lions mane that kinda looks...

    Around here we have lions mane that kinda looks like that. Quick google tells me this -

    The easiest way to tell a Lion's Mane from a coral fungi is the direction of the teeth. Lion's Mane mushroom...
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    We had a ramp rot out. You can wheelie off this,...

    We had a ramp rot out. You can wheelie off this, but it's slightly uphill/ flat after a bit of a beat down techy up, so I rebuilt this one. One trail and one adder planned at the moment for this...
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    Awesome!!

    Awesome!!
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    They are? Are you wearing lycra skiing, 'cause ya...

    They are? Are you wearing lycra skiing, 'cause ya know, racers wear lycra and it works well for skiing. ;)

    My Dakine Thrillium pant is fkna awesome for colder weather. Baggie, yet fitted.

    And...
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    Been a tough summer for my dogs. Constantly on...

    Been a tough summer for my dogs. Constantly on IR! Finally back out in the woods where they belong. https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20211004/57f99d78ef2754ace3c0cba1a0769c75.jpg
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    Ruffus!!? :D

    Ruffus!!? :D
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    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20211001/d91fab241f9f2ae8c5b965a21a002cde.jpg
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    Haha! I'm an old skool Patagucci geek. I don't...

    Haha! I'm an old skool Patagucci geek. I don't know any others.
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    I had to look that up and I'm still not sure wtf...

    I had to look that up and I'm still not sure wtf an FRS is!



    Nice score! I always demo bikes on trips, but man it is costly. Almost worth buying a new one!

    Got caught in a downpour last...
  47. Thread: The FIFTY

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    ^good news! Let's hope for a deep stable...

    ^good news!

    Let's hope for a deep stable snowpack so you can knock off a bunch more this year.
  48. 199 billion is his Net worth right now. What a...

    199 billion is his Net worth right now. What a fucked up society.
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    Do you cover your skis with that so they look as...

    Do you cover your skis with that so they look as fresh as you in your Bogner? Or is it Bognar? :fm:
  50. ^Sweet Cat!!

    ^Sweet Cat!!
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