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    Hellz yeah. Made the adjustments with those...

    Hellz yeah. Made the adjustments with those vicious digs with the left hand to the body...followed by the final flurry. Nice work Stipe. I was a doubter...thought D.C. had more ring i.q. All due...
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    I had Costa by a hair with the pressure, body...

    I had Costa by a hair with the pressure, body shots, etc....but...holy shit Romero...does he know that he's 42 fawking years old?

    My only gripe...why oh why did he let Costa off the ropes...not...
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    interesting...D.C. weighs in at 236lbs vs 246lbs...

    interesting...D.C. weighs in at 236lbs vs 246lbs in the first stipe fight.
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    I for one am enjoying the geeking out on...

    I for one am enjoying the geeking out on gondi/ski lift/haul rope stuff, P.G.

    Learning stuff and this of course leads to new questions...

    For example, dunno if it's been covered, but is haul...
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    Thanks for the link. Interesting reading.

    Thanks for the link. Interesting reading.
  6. Thread: UFC

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    What a war...and damn; reconfigured face and...

    What a war...and damn; reconfigured face and defeat snatched from the jaws of victory. Close fight but I thought he won by a hair.
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FywSzjRq0e4

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FywSzjRq0e4
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    Had my own too close of comfort experience about...

    Had my own too close of comfort experience about a month ago...just driving along, and...

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    Interesting...I thought the universal 'they'...

    Interesting...I thought the universal 'they' always say "“Lightning never strikes the same place twice”.

    Looks like it struck in the same place twice.

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    Just curious, what are some the of the red flags?...

    Just curious, what are some the of the red flags? From a personal, myopic viewpoint, I was kinda hopin' the Valemount project would go ahead...would be the closest potential big mountain skiing for...
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    Go Vinyl Nitrile for the gloves. A tiny bit of...

    Go Vinyl Nitrile for the gloves. A tiny bit of time in the convection oven for some ergonomic shaping. Hockey glove like feel for the ski pole grip. No soaked gloves, lead weight feel. Less...
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    Great intel, thanks for that; great news that it...

    Great intel, thanks for that; great news that it might be somewhat close lateral fit shift from the aging Vulcans.

    I don't run my Vulcans with tongues and have never had issues with them folding...
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    Interesting...fit feeling similar to...

    Interesting...fit feeling similar to Vulcan...would that include the somewhat snug ankle/heel pocket and kinda lower instep area?

    Any speculations as to comparison for forward flex stiffness and...
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    Is that Celgar? I heart B.C. pulp mills.

    Is that Celgar?

    I heart B.C. pulp mills.
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    Best read on TGR since yer post on that legendary...

    Best read on TGR since yer post on that legendary Alaska skier guy and vids.
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    Lotsa talk about back stuff in the spine and back...

    Lotsa talk about back stuff in the spine and back injury/issue threads. fwiw, using the techniques in McKenzie's "treat your own back" works for me if i have a spinal related back attack. ...
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    Today is the 10th year anniversary of the all...

    Today is the 10th year anniversary of the all time hottest temp ever recorded in my home town of Terrace B.C. where temps hit a scorching 103 degrees F. Juxtapose that day with today...first night...
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    How 'bout the remaining experts starts a...

    How 'bout the remaining experts starts a mentorship thread for grooming the next crop? Succession. Seamless transitions.


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    In a few years a guy could drive to Prince...

    In a few years a guy could drive to Prince George, stop in at the new plastics factory and pick up a few bucket loads of pellets. Make yer own ski boot shells.
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9G-yZmf6o8A

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9G-yZmf6o8A
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    Fire, guitar, a few boozecans and practicing an...

    Fire, guitar, a few boozecans and practicing an acoustic version of lady gaga's bad romance. Great night in nw british columbia.

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    Wow, hats off to those guys. Really is quite the...

    Wow, hats off to those guys. Really is quite the achievement.
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ynA1dO9Kx8s

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ynA1dO9Kx8s
  24. lol, well, i'm actually in the process of tryin'...

    lol, well, i'm actually in the process of tryin' to figure out how to emulate this concept for an instep/forefoot pressure plate. Just wanna see if equally distributed true vertical pressure bests a...
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    Loved the d.m.'s back in the day. Kept a t shirt...

    Loved the d.m.'s back in the day. Kept a t shirt in the vault for passing on to posterity.

    Great custom vid for 'stuart' on youtube. love it.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=71PNZH1OaW0
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    Good points, KS. Actually, I gapped the fact...

    Good points, KS. Actually, I gapped the fact that the empires were full rocker. Just checked out their reverse camber profile...given that the widest point of front sidecut is projected quite far...
  30. IMO, Gary shouda won. Reasons: 1. Though...

    IMO, Gary shouda won.

    Reasons:

    1. Though not a green card carrier, Gary is a true citizen of the globe. IIRC, through his various forays into foreign lands over the past decades, 0.0000001...
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    Not ashcroft, it was the o.g. P.G. sandblast...

    Not ashcroft, it was the o.g. P.G. sandblast slope. I'm guessing years of folks hiking it kinda kicked a lot of the bigger rocks down and filled the ditch or something. There's still a good amount...
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    No, it was actually Aschcroft, but didn't wanna...

    No, it was actually Aschcroft, but didn't wanna blow out the zone. Red herrings. Obfuscation.
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    Skiin' the sand's been a game changer Gary! No...

    Skiin' the sand's been a game changer Gary! No more heat induced summer skiing thermonuclear meltdown sufferfests at Wesach to ski suncups or blue ice; savor the sand, grate the gravel!

    One more:...
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    re: o.g. carbon empire: If you drive the tips,...

    re: o.g. carbon empire:

    If you drive the tips, how's the float in bottomless and upside down conditions? Took a pair for a ski touring day a few years back and dropped a few steep chutes...
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    Emergency campfires Had an unplanned...

    Emergency campfires

    Had an unplanned overnighter a few Mays ago after truck wouldn't start after a late afternoon ski tour. Was parked at the top of a logging road just below treeline. Truck...
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    Bailed on summer snow skiing 'cause the sand...

    Bailed on summer snow skiing 'cause the sand patches are prime these days. An homage to the gone but not forgotten Prince George Sandblast summer sand ski race in Prince George, B.C. River cutbanks...
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    Prit near met the maker last night...ride the...

    Prit near met the maker last night...ride the lightning.

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  40. Thread: UFC

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    Beautiful clean punch. Luke appears to be...

    Beautiful clean punch. Luke appears to be knockdown/out prone at any weight. That leg kick earlier on barely grazed him.
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    Tight little 100 vert foot car lap sand/gravel...

    Tight little 100 vert foot car lap sand/gravel pitch just west of Endako off of Savory Road, followed by some great grass ski Rollka turns on the highway interchange in Quesnel. Non snow summer...
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    Found a world class highwayside drive through...

    Found a world class highwayside drive through patch of naturally compacted sand/gravel. Perfectly groomed by the hand of ma nature, eezee slarves.

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  43. Thread: UFC

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    My cats helped in throwing darts at a board. ...

    My cats helped in throwing darts at a board.

    Jones
    Nunes
    Askren
    Rockhold
    Chiesa
    Allen
    Vera
    Markos (Go Canada!) but prolly be Gadelha with hand raised in decision victory
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    How about a redux for the ski touring folk? ...

    How about a redux for the ski touring folk?

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  45. Fascinating podcast. Coupla questions: 1. ...

    Fascinating podcast.

    Coupla questions:

    1. Regarding the different plastics; I have no formal training in boot fitting. Employing tips gleaned from internet research and from generous...
  46. Poll: Bypass the dung heap and send the old Alpine...

    Bypass the dung heap and send the old Alpine Trekkers to my sand pile. My old A.T.'s are starting to show some wear with the sand and gravel uphilling i'm doing with 'em.

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    Recumbenting en route to some Rollska turns...who...

    Recumbenting en route to some Rollska turns...who knew that dynafit mercury ski touring boots are kick ass cycling shoes. The cuff rom is just right and the tread knobbies stick nicely in the pedal...
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    Anyone else Rollka-ing these days? Just scored a...

    Anyone else Rollka-ing these days? Just scored a pair that were in storage for 30 years from a buddy. Survived my first trial run down the 3 vertical feet of a 15 foot long, 5 percent pitch in the...
  49. Podcast downloaded and will be listening during...

    Podcast downloaded and will be listening during my day's session of gravel and grass skiing. Can't wait! :)

    Until later....Any guesses how much a one off, custom, light weight carbon fiber...
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    Hey, I wouldn't necessarily throw out the baby...

    Hey, I wouldn't necessarily throw out the baby with the bathwater just yet. Thought about it a bit more...maybe an effective mod would be redrill holes over a few mm's, then fill existing holes with...
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