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    Kind of surprised no one has hacked up an old...

    Kind of surprised no one has hacked up an old nordic structure tool like this to work on alpine skis. Thinking cut off the narrow sides and either free hand it or run it down something straight like...
  2. Thread: Ask the experts

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    Re fluid food I used to use the two Hammer...

    Re fluid food I used to use the two Hammer products, Perpetuem for longer efforts and Heed for shorter outings. Problem was I hated the powdery taste of the perpetuem which lead to not wanting to...
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    Yes sir. PM coming on the Marta pads. Just...

    Yes sir. PM coming on the Marta pads. Just handed that bike on to my kid so looking for spare parts incl pads.
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    For sure. I bought these on a whim thinking they...

    For sure. I bought these on a whim thinking they were a wider 107 (which I have and like alot). That they are not.

    The 20/21 version was changed significantly though - much lighter, different...
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    Doesn't really help you re 193's. But here's my...

    Doesn't really help you re 193's.
    But here's my 19/20 pair of 186s new in plastic.
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    Have you tried selecting the other one that is...

    Have you tried selecting the other one that is not currently selected - probably is the one you we're using previously and customized. For me that was One UI , i.e. Samsungs home launcher
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    Sarah Lewis: Is she up to the task of POTFIS?

    Seems relevant .....
    She was fired 6 months ago from what I believe to be head administrative role at FIS, a role she apparently had for ~20 years and is now running for the job of the guy who...
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    Yeah. Had something similar recently that fooled...

    Yeah. Had something similar recently that fooled me into choosing Google Now home screen and messed my screens up too.

    Go to settings / apps and choose default apps from the drop down and change...
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    Iím so fricken tempted to take these off your...

    Iím so fricken tempted to take these off your hands. Had my mind set on trying Quantumís but $$ talks too.
    Any 21 ->22 change other than color of front cuff?
  10. I'll jump in line in the unlikely event they're...

    I'll jump in line in the unlikely event they're still available
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    Yup $300 - $600 increase across all the neurons....

    Yup
    $300 - $600 increase across all the neurons. Been watching and waiting for my teen. Iíd probably get over it if they actually had something in stock.
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    Are these what you seek? 369196 EDIT: re-read...

    Are these what you seek? 369196

    EDIT: re-read your post and fairly certain these are not what your looking for.
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    M-Free 108s inbound. I sure hope you all...

    M-Free 108s inbound.
    I sure hope you all haven't oversold them. Expectations fairly high after following this thread for awhile.
  14. Thread: Ask the experts

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    Andeh might just have won this pedal round. PM...

    Andeh might just have won this pedal round. PM inbound
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    Diversion from the wax discussion......... ...

    Diversion from the wax discussion.........

    What flat pedals do I want?
    Been an spd rider for decades. New bike is in my possession and I want to learn how to jump better cos my skills in that...
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    Ahhh.....no Thanks for clarification and...

    Ahhh.....no
    Thanks for clarification and education - didnít realize the bit about the extra tongue
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    Interesting.... and theyíre available heavily...

    Interesting.... and theyíre available heavily discounted in my size.
    Honestly havenít looked at or considered a sally touring boot since trying on the MTN - the last shape on that thing was...
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    ~1300g boot thread

    ^^ Youíre 220, Iím 160. Weíre looking for different things in a boot.
    I have hawx xtd too - they ski well, but itís a four buckle overlap boot - they walk well for what they are (yup thereís that...
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    Nope, I believe the whole point of this thread...

    Nope,
    I believe the whole point of this thread is to discuss boots that walk a hell of a lot better than the ZGTP while still skiing well.

    I wonder if people who think Hawx XTD and ZGTPís walk...
  20. Thread: 1kg Boot thread

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    1kg Boot thread

    As you seem to acknowledge its not reasonable to ask or expect a 1kg boot to flex or ski like a 1500g boot. If you want the efficiency of a 1kg boot for the up (partly weight but mostly ease and...
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    2020/21 Aspen/Roaring Fork Thread

    The cat is a tough one.
    I greatly prefer it not running and almost never ride it but it is certainly a novelty for many visitors - many ride it just to drop upper Hyde or Mushroom. There are...
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    2020/21 Aspen/Roaring Fork Thread

    This




    This
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    Light, shred-worthy touring sticks

    ^^^
    Pretty pleased with my Backland 107ís too.
    Not a ton of days on them yet and Iím in CO so not sure how theyíd handle PNW but Iíd guess as well or better than anything else that weighs under...
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    I think they changed the plates over the past few...

    I think they changed the plates over the past few years so check which bindings are compatible.
  25. Thread: 2021 Supply

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    Anecdotal sample of 1: Got my new bike two weeks...

    Anecdotal sample of 1:
    Got my new bike two weeks after ordering but story is more complicated....
    Manufacturer didnít have the shifter - was going to be at least a 4 to 5 month wait. Shop had one...
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    Gee Hubbs, You're pretty strung out about my...

    Gee Hubbs,

    You're pretty strung out about my post.

    Fyi - yes people learned fairly recently they would be at this race - in the past week or two, it's a championship - you had to qualify. ...
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    Kid is racing at Vail this week. $436 for a two...

    Kid is racing at Vail this week.
    $436 for a two day ticket if I want to ski there.
    F@#k that !
  28. Thread: 2021 Supply

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    2021 Supply

    Well, got the call today that my bike is in - two weeks since ordering.
    Maybe I got lucky, maybe I just happened to order the unicorn that was available, maybe it was already ordered for inventory,...
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    That's it man? Sheez, I've got more poles than...

    That's it man? Sheez, I've got more poles than that in the back of my car right now.

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    Straight ones, bendy ones, longer bendy ones, adjustable ones, some with guards that might come...
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    I already got replacements for mine but I would...

    I already got replacements for mine but I would have been happy with this solution.
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    Not to be unduly harsh on tgapp here but if this...

    Not to be unduly harsh on tgapp here but if this is how shifts are routinely being adjusted in shops and garages its no fricken wonder theres a 2,000 post thread with people complaining about shifts...
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    90% of people buy boots that are too stiff

    Huh!

    Regular RS and RX liners are a little different but not all that significantly so - you donít get laces/cork liner until youíre in the World Cup RS Z boots

    And according to lange website...
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    The Official Salomon S/Lab SHIFT MNC Thread -AMA

    AFD in that first pic is not even close to being adjusted properly.
    Look at the gap above the toe lug. Boot is obviously sitting alot lower than other picture. No wonder there is alot of play....
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    Completely disagree on the buckles. I see people...

    Completely disagree on the buckles. I see people doing some weird and awkward shuffle with their buckles done up all the time. Itís just not how touring boots are designed to be used.

    And...
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    This.... I'm a zipfit fan - have used them in my...

    This....
    I'm a zipfit fan - have used them in my RX for several years - but anyone recommending them in a touring boot is doing a different kind of touring than I am.
  36. Thread: 2021 Supply

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    2021 Supply

    I ordered a bike last Thurs. Deposit given Monday after confirming with manufacturer. Malpracticing dentist build. LBS says 3-4 weeks subject to part availability/shipping delays/moon cycles/...
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    Random Unthreadworthy Questions

    Is anyone really going to post payment email and shipping address in the FS thread?
    Fundamental question is who is responsible for shifting discussion to private communication?
    If I put up a FS...
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    Random Unthreadworthy Questions

    I think its incumbent upon the prospective buyer A to send a PM immediately after posting in thread.
    By all means call dibs or ask questions in thread but business should get transacted via PM...
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    JFC wacka. Not sure how my skiiing experience,...

    JFC wacka.
    Not sure how my skiiing experience, ability or background has any relevance to using a true bar to see if a ski is flat.
    But you probably are smart enough to realize that and yet...
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    New Quantum Asolo Lite vs Quantum Asolo...

    New Quantum Asolo Lite vs Quantum Asolo Factory???

    Carbon front upper cuff, lighter. Anything else? Is liner even more minimal thin wet sock like? Seems like ĎLiteí is bordering on skimo race...
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    2021 Bikes That Make Your Shorts Tighter.

    The old 429 looked and felt heavy and dated to me. Shaving close to a pound and modernizing geo definitely makes it more interesting. I really liked fit and ride of the SB but second guessing...
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    Is (or was) there a separate Two Creeks pass?...

    Is (or was) there a separate Two Creeks pass?
    They didnít offer the Highlands/Two Creeks pass this year.
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    I have mags now after years with regular i/o. I...

    I have mags now after years with regular i/o.
    I used to have two pair in my ski bag and pick based on days conditions. Now i have one pair and switch lens based on conditions. Switching on mags is...
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    I guess it was inevitable Pivot would announce a...

    I guess it was inevitable Pivot would announce a new Trail 429 today since I confirmed my Switchblade order yesterday. [emoji34][emoji34]
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    PSA: Mount your own fucking skis.

    ^^^ Seems I am seeing something completely different from your pic. It looks like you are more like an inch forward of recommended.
    Isnít hoji mount point already pretty far forward ?
    If thats...
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    Do these vests have any padding on the back and...

    Do these vests have any padding on the back and structure to them or are they essentially just fabric?
    Having never check one out in person it seems gear, particularly shovels and handles, would...
  47. Thread: Wax on skins

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    Looks like hertel racing fc 739 is a fluoro wax. ...

    Looks like hertel racing fc 739 is a fluoro wax.
    Fluoro wax + skin glue is a no go ever. That's likely why your skin glue failed. Re-wax with hydrocarbon wax and try again.
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    No. If I had found one I would have bought these...

    No. If I had found one I would have bought these a week ago.
  49. Thread: Look pivot 15

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    ^^^ ok, that works pretty well. Iíll consider...

    ^^^ ok, that works pretty well. Iíll consider reconsidering.
  50. Thread: Look pivot 15

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    Look pivot 15

    Continuing this trainwreck FS thread - is this a good place to talk about how hideously ugly that pink/purple forza Ďcolorwayí is. Iím having a hard time imagining a setup that i would rock that on....
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