Search:

Type: Posts; User: californiagrown

Page 1 of 6 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.04 seconds.

  1. Replies
    200
    Views
    9,084

    I'm just wrapping up week 10 of a Bill Starr 5x5...

    I'm just wrapping up week 10 of a Bill Starr 5x5 modified to be leg heavy. Next week I'm switching to a more volume based program and plyometrics in an effort to get my work capacity up and get that...
  2. Replies
    200
    Views
    9,084

    Haha, right!? I deadlift heavy on my leg days,...

    Haha, right!? I deadlift heavy on my leg days, so just looking at fortrees finisher has me saying NOPENOPENOPE!!!



    This is also very true. There is no better training for alpental, than...
  3. Replies
    200
    Views
    9,084

    Honestly, leg blasters. I find the key is to not...

    Honestly, leg blasters. I find the key is to not shortchange the effort on the jumping. Its real easy to start half-assing the jumping movements and just barely get off the ground (same with stuff...
  4. I am in the Seattle area and am interested in the...

    I am in the Seattle area and am interested in the KOA 116 setup. PM Sent.
  5. Replies
    39
    Views
    1,995

    Buddy, thats just good for the base! Colder...

    Buddy, thats just good for the base!


    Colder pattern setting up for the end of the week is what ive heard?
  6. Replies
    39
    Views
    1,995

    Yes to the powder tech jong show, and yes to all...

    Yes to the powder tech jong show, and yes to all reports from up high being deep and PNW light snow. We only made it up to cambell basin and down where the snow was top notch snowball making snow......
  7. Replies
    284
    Views
    25,161

    Interesting. If i am understanding correctly,...

    Interesting. If i am understanding correctly, the argument is that the seat tube relies on the addition of the seatpost to gain its structural integrity. Meanwhile everywhere else on the frame...
  8. Replies
    284
    Views
    25,161

    from lack of seatpost insertion depth?

    from lack of seatpost insertion depth?
  9. Replies
    284
    Views
    25,161

    Do you also strictly believe that more than 3...

    Do you also strictly believe that more than 3 mounts on a ski is unsafe for EVERYONE because that is industry standard? The seatpost insertion thing to me smells of unnecessary overdesign for most...
  10. Replies
    284
    Views
    25,161

    Maybe ive been biking wrong all these years, but...

    Maybe ive been biking wrong all these years, but im not plopped on my saddle when riding over roots, steps, or anything remotely tech. My dead weight is only in the saddle when its pretty darn...
  11. Replies
    284
    Views
    25,161

    Only Hulks climb up over roots on a 20-25degree...

    Only Hulks climb up over roots on a 20-25degree pitch while still seated haha. That shit is a trials move. On any techish climb, only a portion of my weight is actually on my seat at any one time,...
  12. Replies
    284
    Views
    25,161

    I see where you are coming from. My thought is...

    I see where you are coming from. My thought is that the post below the seatpost collar is 'loose' within the frame. The seatpost collar acts as a fixed connection, thus not allowing any moment...
  13. Replies
    284
    Views
    25,161

    Sure. What situations will i be in where that...

    Sure. What situations will i be in where that seatpost has a good amount of shear force or torque applied to it when in the up position? Maybe im thinking about it wrong, but sitting and spinning,...
  14. Replies
    284
    Views
    25,161

    yup, i think the wireless AXS droppers would fit...

    yup, i think the wireless AXS droppers would fit the bill even better, minus the exorbitant cost haha.
  15. Replies
    284
    Views
    25,161

    Havent tried it on my current bike. That said,...

    Havent tried it on my current bike. That said, my 170mm dropper is completely slammed all the way down on my current bike (2017 slayer), and i nearly slammed my 150mm dropper when i had an Enduro...
  16. Replies
    284
    Views
    25,161

    Almost all "climbs" on my downhill trails are...

    Almost all "climbs" on my downhill trails are punchy little 15 -30 second sprints which i would do out of the saddle anyways so i can keep some speed into the next section.

    1) You are buying...
  17. Replies
    284
    Views
    25,161

    Anytime im climbing for more than 10 minutes in...

    Anytime im climbing for more than 10 minutes in big gear, I doubt id feel put out to stop for literally 5 seconds and drop my post with a QR as opposed to using a dropper. The one or two short...
  18. Replies
    284
    Views
    25,161

    That is EXACTLY the kind of riding that made...

    That is EXACTLY the kind of riding that made dropper posts a game changer. Sounds like desert riding?
  19. Replies
    284
    Views
    25,161

    I think you all are missing the point. When we...

    I think you all are missing the point. When we say that we don't feel a dropper is necessary or all that helpful its because most of our riding is grinding entirely uphill for 1000'+, and then...
  20. Replies
    284
    Views
    25,161

    I have had 2 Race Face Turbine droppers. the...

    I have had 2 Race Face Turbine droppers. the first one completely froze (in the up position) after 18months while at whistler bike park, so i found a 170 version on Evo for $150 and just bought that...
  21. Replies
    2,968
    Views
    238,552

    This thread is Iconic. I mean Ikonich. Iconick. ...

    This thread is Iconic. I mean Ikonich. Iconick. Ikonick. Icahnick. Icahnich. Ikonik. Iconik. Ikonic. Still trying to figure out the naming origin.
  22. Replies
    76
    Views
    4,600

    Hold my beer, watch this....

    Hold my beer, watch this....
  23. Replies
    664
    Views
    58,787

    I ended up pulling the trigger on the last 192s...

    I ended up pulling the trigger on the last 192s in stock.

    I have the OG 191 version of that other ski by another brand, but that is a very different beast than current models from what i...
  24. Replies
    1,718
    Views
    124,747

    And I would have gotten away with it too if it...

    And I would have gotten away with it too if it wasn't for those meddeling patrollers closing Nash gate!
  25. Replies
    664
    Views
    58,787

    Ive been looking for a stiff, super pivoty surfy...

    Ive been looking for a stiff, super pivoty surfy powski for myself and Im not sure if the 192s would fit the bill. I basically want a long ARG, that doesnt suck quite so much on the way back to the...
  26. Replies
    1,718
    Views
    124,747

    IDK man, everytime ive tried to drive up to nash...

    IDK man, everytime ive tried to drive up to nash the gate has been closed. Even got my Land Rover stuck last year trying to drive around.
  27. Its all good. He can build the kind of trails he...

    Its all good. He can build the kind of trails he wants to build, and you and I can build the kind we want. Not really an issue. I like to build go arounds for the bigger features that i help build...
  28. Replies
    1,718
    Views
    124,747

    Can i get a Rubble Report? Anyone have any...

    Can i get a Rubble Report?


    Anyone have any beta on the muir recently? Like how low the skiable snow goes, crevase/snowbridge situations etc. Thinking about skipping a day of work to frolic with...
  29. Replies
    2,968
    Views
    238,552

    ColoRadBro!!!! Is IKON an acronym? Or the...

    ColoRadBro!!!!



    Is IKON an acronym? Or the last name of someone? Or did they just think it was a cool way to spell Icon in the way the 90s thought it was cool to spell things with a Z instead...
  30. Replies
    44
    Views
    2,979

    Orage's JP auclair jacket used to have rubberized...

    Orage's JP auclair jacket used to have rubberized material on the shoulders and upper back where your pack rubs away the DWR and you dont need the jacket to breath. I would love to see that...
  31. Replies
    557
    Views
    48,762

    Pretty much. investment in a new electric grid...

    Pretty much. investment in a new electric grid to handle "green" energy more efficiently, investment in more efficient capture of green energy, and a massive subsidization of products built to use...
  32. Replies
    31
    Views
    1,222

    Reminds me of my home mountain.

    Reminds me of my home mountain.
  33. Replies
    5,250
    Views
    1,076,387

    Creating a small den area that is covered with...

    Creating a small den area that is covered with blankets will make it so the dog can heat his own small area effeciently. they make heat reflecting pads for cats and dogs that are basically survival...
  34. Replies
    13
    Views
    736

    Addition by subtraction method of measuring.

    Addition by subtraction method of measuring.
  35. Replies
    13
    Views
    736

    fill it up to the 1.5 cup mark, pour it out to...

    fill it up to the 1.5 cup mark, pour it out to the 1/2 cup mark. drink the remaining 1/2 cup.
  36. ?? all parking is paid parking now?

    ?? all parking is paid parking now?
  37. I can see a future where a season pass is simply...

    I can see a future where a season pass is simply discounted lift tickets on retainer. Buy a $1000 pass and you get $1000 worth of lift tickets based on 20% off window rate that day, that way theyd...
  38. Replies
    1,718
    Views
    124,747

    I got you: 294318

    I got you:

    294318
  39. I have a small creek i need to cross on a trail...

    I have a small creek i need to cross on a trail im building. The creek has worn the earth away so that it is only 4'-5' accross, but also probably 4' deep. I cant use power tools. I was thinking...
  40. Replies
    380
    Views
    19,130

    Theyre good for specific things though haha.

    Theyre good for specific things though haha.
  41. did you properly secure your helmet as you were...

    did you properly secure your helmet as you were told? Why was the guide unloading your helmet, and why was it not on your head (easiest most hands free way to carry a helmet)?

    did you have to...
  42. Replies
    4
    Views
    358

    Are any of the rooms sound proof? Would it be...

    Are any of the rooms sound proof? Would it be acceptable to make some minor modifications to a room e.g. install some large steel hooks, switch the locks to the outside, etc?

    Are cats allowed? ...
  43. Replies
    217
    Views
    11,428

    Always remember that someone will think you're a...

    Always remember that someone will think you're a douchebag, no matter what you do, so just do what youd like the have done to yourself and move on with your life haha. I personally get a little...
  44. Replies
    50
    Views
    5,199

    Yup, all shells lose the DWR layer after a bit...

    Yup, all shells lose the DWR layer after a bit and when water soaks the outside of the jacket completely there is no breathing happening, but i sure as shit do not want that water penetrating the...
  45. Replies
    1,382
    Views
    166,142

    If i plan to get a new pair of boots, should i...

    If i plan to get a new pair of boots, should i use my current custom footbeds, or allow new ones ($$$) to be made by the bootfitter?

    Why dont boots come stock with a company specific Booster...
  46. Replies
    105
    Views
    8,734

    Agreed with all of this. OP needs to accept that...

    Agreed with all of this. OP needs to accept that its going to be very uncomfortable for a while. Take any kind of job you can get right now. You need money to stay afloat. You dont need a...
  47. Cats are my family. A lot of cats. 73 of them...

    Cats are my family. A lot of cats. 73 of them to be exact. one or two might be dead, but they also might be sleeping and there might be a couple pregnant ones in there too, so lets call it 70-100...
  48. Sounds like a lot of people know him much better...

    Sounds like a lot of people know him much better than I do. I just know him from his own clickbait marketing, and from a couple incidents reported on by media. I don't feel qualified to judge...
  49. Meh. the guy absolutely shreds on skis, seems to...

    Meh. the guy absolutely shreds on skis, seems to live a classically awesome "fast life" of hot girls, cool toys, celebrities and wild times, is apparently self made, and recently just made a pretty...
  50. Replies
    590
    Views
    57,716

    That is correct. It is most definitely not a...

    That is correct. It is most definitely not a winter tire, nor an offroading tire.
Results 1 to 50 of 300
Page 1 of 6 1 2 3 4