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    Everything about this is comical - The lawsuit,...

    Everything about this is comical - The lawsuit, snowboarders claiming they're a "protected class," and the reactions to both.

    Alta is a rad place that I'd love to ride. I already ski (poorly)...
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    Sick photos. Would you call those "mountains?" ...

    Sick photos. Would you call those "mountains?"



    He's looking a little soft, too. Must have been all of the chili and ice cream.
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    Wait. You, on your plastic bike, let beaterdit...

    Wait. You, on your plastic bike, let beaterdit outclimb you? Oh, the humanity.

    Rad pics of a rad ride, gentlemen. Hoping to get this one in before the snow flies.
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    It may not be exactly what you're looking for,...

    It may not be exactly what you're looking for, but these guys had a couple of last years HDs left for right around $3500: http://bikefixutah.com/

    They are X-9 builds and probably weigh right...
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    Can you say that you have experimented,...

    Can you say that you have experimented, scientifically, in such a scenario? What were the results?
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    http://www.snowbird.com/about/presscenter/4thofjul...

    http://www.snowbird.com/about/presscenter/4thofjulytshirt.html
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    Pretty sure he's talking about Collinson.

    Pretty sure he's talking about Collinson.
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    It's "Bad Kids" by the Black Lips.

    It's "Bad Kids" by the Black Lips.
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    I would try either Beehive Glass or Sugarhouse...

    I would try either Beehive Glass or Sugarhouse Glass. Sugarhouse is a smaller shop, and will probably be cheaper.
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    I have an 06/07 160 that is still new in plastic....

    I have an 06/07 160 that is still new in plastic. If you're interested, I wouldn't mind parting with it.
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    I need to ski more anyway. If I can help the...

    I need to ski more anyway. If I can help the critters, too, that's just a Win/Win. $250.
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    Wednesday might be a better choice... THE...

    Wednesday might be a better choice...


    THE FIRST SIGNIFICANT STORM SYSTEM OF THE FALL IS EXPECTED TO ARRIVE ACROSS UTAH LATE TUESDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY... BRINGING THE POTENTIAL FOR WIDESPREAD...
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    I will third Paris Bistro. Fresco across the...

    I will third Paris Bistro. Fresco across the street has a great patio, but I was not blown away by the food.

    Cucina Toscana downtown has some the best Italian I've had anywhere, much less Salt...
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    I have an 06/07 Fish 160 if the Venture doesn't...

    I have an 06/07 Fish 160 if the Venture doesn't work out--never been ridden and still in the original plastic. I can post a pic if you're interested.
  15. If you don't mind the hipsters, I think Coffee...

    If you don't mind the hipsters, I think Coffee Garden at 9th South and 9th East has the best Espresso in Salt Lake.
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    Bump... The GNU is clearly broken and well...

    Bump...

    The GNU is clearly broken and well outside of warranty. The other two, however, are just in need of some repair. Repair that is beyond my capacity, without the right tools, to fix--the...
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    Core Shot and Cracked Edge

    I typically tune and repair my boards myself, but I've got a couple of problems on a pair of boards that are probably going to require some professional attention.

    The first is a core shot that is...
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    Yes, please!

    Yes, please!
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    Ironically, found at Gad entrance at Snowbird: ...

    Ironically, found at Gad entrance at Snowbird:

    http://img131.imageshack.us/img131/7171/lameplatevu7.jpg
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    An Aussie on a snowboard gave me one of the red...

    An Aussie on a snowboard gave me one of the red and blue stickers a few weeks ago.

    I don't really feel like putting it in the mail, but if anyone wants it, let me know--I'll be at the Bird...
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    This has probably been posted a hundred times,...

    This has probably been posted a hundred times, and I don't even ski, but I never get sick of seeing this vid. Love it:


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    I would think that this is most certainly the...

    I would think that this is most certainly the case, but even if the cirque saw half the traffic it does now it would still be mostly tracked out in a morning.

    I think that most of the attraction...
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    I was fortunate to meet Heather a couple weeks...

    I was fortunate to meet Heather a couple weeks ago. Many remember her smile--I, personally, will never forget her laugh. What struck me immediately and what affects me now is that she had the...
  24. There were a lot of new skis up there today, and...

    There were a lot of new skis up there today, and a lot of people saying the same thing. It was definitely fucking awesome. Tram lines are starting to feel amusement park-ish, though.

    I'll be up...
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    There are plenty of traverses next door to...

    There are plenty of traverses next door to witness this roller derby shitshow--The Cirque, Bookends, North Baldy, etc. but I get stuck behind just as many skiers as snowboarders. It's just...
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    LibTech/Rossignol Warranty

    Last week I took an 07/08 LibTech Skate Banana to Rossignol for a warranty issue, which they handled very promptly and with very few questions. The board cracked in front of the front binding, which...
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    ...and gone to JakeCast.

    ...and gone to JakeCast.
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    Free: Snowbird Day Pass

    I have one left-over corporate pass that isn't going to get used this year--Thought it might as well go to someone here.

    PM me if you're interested. I can drop off if you're in/around the...
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    Anyone else running Salt Lake tomorrow? Or...

    Anyone else running Salt Lake tomorrow?

    Or better yet, anyone interested in the ensuing day-drinking?
  30. I have had good luck with Lunatic Fringe: ...

    I have had good luck with Lunatic Fringe: http://www.lunaticfringesalon.com/

    I go to Alex (female) at the Parley's Way location--801.463.1967. You'll spend <$35 including tip.
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    I don't necessarily condone the asshattery in...

    I don't necessarily condone the asshattery in this video, but the part at :50 involving a gaper and a cell phone is pretty funny.


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    Because we wouldn't want to hurt Alta's feelings?...

    Because we wouldn't want to hurt Alta's feelings? Or because this is is Alta's "Neptuning" and everyone will stop going there now? :rolleyes:
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    I've been on a 159 Skate Banana all year, and it...

    I've been on a 159 Skate Banana all year, and it does everything pretty well. It floats better than any non-pow specific board I've ever ridden, but on the really deep, light days, I'll stick with...
  34. Thread: Uhaul? Ryder?

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    Amen. Used U-Haul from SLC to Chicago a few...

    Amen. Used U-Haul from SLC to Chicago a few years ago, and it was white knuckle all the way. On the other hand, I used Penske more recently and it was a night and day difference--cleaner, newer,...
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    It is ridiculous, and they're aggro because they...

    It is ridiculous, and they're aggro because they probably waited an hour to get into the canyon, took another 30 minutes to get up the canyon, plus all of the time spent waiting for first chair. Not...
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    Amen! And I think that this applies to both...

    Amen! And I think that this applies to both skiers and other boarders as well. If everyone is actively keeping up with the rider/skier in front of them, no one ever has this discussion. Typically,...
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    Every upgrade I've ever gotten for free has been...

    Every upgrade I've ever gotten for free has been the result of staying calm and polite when they are overbooked or in the middle of a weather related clusterfuck.

    Or, you can be the last one to...
  38. I would agree with that. I was compelled to pick...

    I would agree with that. I was compelled to pick up a 159 Skate Banana at the beginning of the season, and think I may have already purchased my last cambered snowboard. I can't think of any reason...
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    Mazza seconded if you like Mediterranean--it's...

    Mazza seconded if you like Mediterranean--it's right next to Fresco @ 15th and 15th. Both are excellent.
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    No. I'm laughing at you for your grasp of...

    No. I'm laughing at you for your grasp of language coupled with the fact that you're a complete douchebag.
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    I was at that show and I think the other 3998...

    I was at that show and I think the other 3998 that I didn't come with were following them.
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    Who says snowboarders have a bad name? This...

    Who says snowboarders have a bad name?

    This is a fantastic marketing by a company that wants to sell more snowboards/bindings/softgoods, nothing more. Just like everything else, Burton's...
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    http://www.5cense.com/dog/33_mohawk_dog_sniffing_t...

    http://www.5cense.com/dog/33_mohawk_dog_sniffing_take_out.JPG
  44. Thread: Your song

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    Probably "A Country Boy Can Survive" by Hank, Jr.

    Probably "A Country Boy Can Survive" by Hank, Jr.
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    I think Travis Rice would disagree with you... ...

    I think Travis Rice would disagree with you...

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    I got home last night, sat down on my couch, and...

    I got home last night, sat down on my couch, and woke up at 10:00 this morning. I was exhausted after a day of disproportionate drive/ski time, but it was definitely worth it. Thanks to everyone...
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    I was thinking about heading up there tomorrow as...

    I was thinking about heading up there tomorrow as well.

    If anyone is interested in splitting gas (or just some company for the 4-hour drive), PM me.
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    The Smashing Pumpkins, 1996 in Sioux Falls, South...

    The Smashing Pumpkins, 1996 in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.

    I still like SP but the show was the suck.
  49. A month ago, I thought that my neighborhood would...

    A month ago, I thought that my neighborhood would be one of those places but some idiot proved me wrong and left the gun in my backyard to remember him by.

    Shmoe--I think we should be founding...
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    I like the ritual of actually going out and...

    I like the ritual of actually going out and getting coffee in the morning, although it is relatively expensive ($1.88 + tip) so I do it less often than I used to--16 oz. 4 shot Americano with cold...
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