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  1. Feel like it's taken me years to pair this down...

    Feel like it's taken me years to pair this down to skis I actually like, but with 3 skis to bring I'm super happy with this setup.

    190 salomon stance 102 w/ grip walk p18s. Awesome awesome hard...
  2. Awesome! I should be up for some spring bird days...

    Awesome! I should be up for some spring bird days or if you are making your way to moab I'll be over there for april and may. I can definitely pay some beers. I vividly remember the last day I skied...
  3. Holy crapoli.. I had those skis.. like... those...

    Holy crapoli.. I had those skis.. like... those were my skis! I am pretty sure those were mine back in the day. sold em like the canyons parking lot.. to you? or someone else maybe? I needed $$ for a...
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    Wayyyyy back in this thread I have some posts...

    Wayyyyy back in this thread I have some posts that say this exact same thing and people jumped on me for it. I moved on from the shifts and have been much happier. If shifts work for you, then...
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    Well yeah but.. it depends. Ski length, ski flex,...

    Well yeah but.. it depends. Ski length, ski flex, camber profile, speed.. are just a few things to take into consideration.

    But yeah, most people tail pushing around their soul 7s at 12 mph tops,...
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    Looks like another example of someone 'playing it...

    Looks like another example of someone 'playing it safe' just not safe enough :(
  7. This is good stuff. I was going to post something...

    This is good stuff. I was going to post something similar. This whole thread reads like a novel over the past few weeks with the avalanche incidents, the traffic, the storms, the close calls, the...
  8. Thread: 21/22 Gear Rumors

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    My years of beatering around the west have led me...

    My years of beatering around the west have led me to settle on 110ish underfoot for a true daily driver ski. Glad to see that width getting some more attention again. Will be interested to check out...
  9. Any chance for an american? 5 seasons experience...

    Any chance for an american? 5 seasons experience free grooming
  10. Thread: 21/22 Gear Rumors

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    You're joking... right? ...

    You're joking... right?

    https://www.instagram.com/p/CKmZTCnp177/?igshid=18v1xuqfoi0vz

    Jamie Pierre skied AK on fucking pocket rockets.
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    Invented at Telluride ...

    Invented at Telluride

    https://www.powder.com/stories/this-remote-control-tractor-helps-stabilize-snowpack/
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    Nice.. Warren crushes that one. Here's one...

    Nice.. Warren crushes that one.

    Here's one that just got put up a few days ago

    https://youtu.be/F2NuOVgQWt8
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    This link went dead so I'll post it again. One of...

    This link went dead so I'll post it again. One of my favorites.


    https://youtu.be/q3euAfNhuR4
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    It sucks that some of them got pulled, but here's...

    It sucks that some of them got pulled, but here's another great one

    https://youtu.be/iOHkyZ62jjQ
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    https://youtu.be/LR-T2qTLF6o

    https://youtu.be/LR-T2qTLF6o
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    https://youtu.be/h73qzaGalZg

    https://youtu.be/h73qzaGalZg
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    https://youtu.be/MpInpgRMUSM

    https://youtu.be/MpInpgRMUSM
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    Bumpage from the depths \m/ ...

    Bumpage from the depths \m/


    https://youtu.be/RY_ikde28oU
  19. Thread: Head Monster 108

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    Low tide January hardpack = Monster Season! ...

    Low tide January hardpack = Monster Season!

    Out of all my skis, my 177 monsters cut into skied off glacial snow better than any other ski I have. And that includes a 66 underfoot heard ispeed pro,...
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    Cue the Springsteen 'Glory Days' :biggrin: ...

    Cue the Springsteen 'Glory Days' :biggrin:

    Stared at these things all last winter while I was healing up my busted arm. Scored them off eBay in pretty much brand new condition with one set of...
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    Rack is fine.. Would have preferred it to be...

    Rack is fine.. Would have preferred it to be busted and the bike ok, but it held pretty strong, if the bike would have been facing the other way I think it would have been fine, one of those things...
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    Bastard ran off, hopefully to die a slow...

    Bastard ran off, hopefully to die a slow excruciating death somewhere. If it had still been around I would have snapped his neck like Geena Davis in Long Kiss Goodnight.

    The decision now is to...
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    So on the second to last day of lift served...

    So on the second to last day of lift served biking, I snapped my frame. Took a long time to get a hold on NS Bikes via chain reaction cycles but eventually they do me right and send me a replacement...
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    Picture a monster 108 and a flex 3 bamboo...

    Picture a monster 108 and a flex 3 bamboo sidewall r1 dps lotus 138 had a baby...
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    Assorted Kinda random machine tips. Get out...

    Assorted Kinda random machine tips.

    Get out and look. Things look way different from the machine than ground level. You can get tricked into thinking the machine is sitting level and build off of...
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    340869 As for upgrades I finally got this...

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    As for upgrades I finally got this thing on my bike. 180mm lyrik replacing a 160 pike. Bought it on eBay and it shipped from germany, damn thing spent over a month in customs, thought it...
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    Did that ever change anything? I've ran the high...

    Did that ever change anything? I've ran the high roller 2 as a rear tire a few times with a similar sized rim and had a somewhat similar experience but this year I picked up a super light wheelset...
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    Thanks! To say it's been a challenging season...

    Thanks! To say it's been a challenging season would be an understatement. Crew cut in half and basically no budget, we've been able to get creative and pull off some pretty amazing builds. Hopefully...
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    I'm not sure the model number, a pro grade stihl...

    I'm not sure the model number, a pro grade stihl though. I was cutting the planks into decking with that husqvarna and setting them as well as some of the dirt work. You can see the milling going on...
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    Navigating some steep sidehill with an alaska...

    Navigating some steep sidehill with an alaska mill and some lag screws.
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    A hand built berm
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    What size rims do you have vs tire size? Iíve...

    What size rims do you have vs tire size? Iíve liked the hr2 way more on skinnier rims and enough pressure that give it a rounder profile and keep the side knobs from engaging til itís tipped over.
  32. Thread: What bike?

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    NS Bikes Synonym might be worth a look. I was...

    NS Bikes Synonym might be worth a look. I was lusting for one early season but a new lighter pedally wheelset for my Snabb (and the bike park opening) quieted my urge.
    ...
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    There are some cool spots out at behind the...

    There are some cool spots out at behind the rocks. I've always had good luck there but I usually don't venture over peak season or if I do I crash at some friend's places in town. It's south of town...
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    https://youtu.be/Iq51f7GlBeo

    https://youtu.be/Iq51f7GlBeo
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    Nice work! ��

    Nice work! ��
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    More old trail beautification and fun with rocks...

    More old trail beautification and fun with rocks 😄

    Building the rock roll
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    New rock berm construction
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    Rock roll is now about 3 times as long
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    And an insta-schralp proof...
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    335654


    https://youtu.be/R0IUR4gkPIE
  38. FS - Leatt dbx 3.5 neck brace size xxl brand new $135

    Do what Wu Tang says and 'Protect ya neck!" This is brand new never used. Adjustable to fit chest sizes 43-48. Super lightweight and one of the more affordable but effective options out there. Only...
  39. Thread: Ask the experts

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    Any of you experts got a 35x50mm stem kicking...

    Any of you experts got a 35x50mm stem kicking around?
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    For sure, and with a completely new trail design...

    For sure, and with a completely new trail design itís like you are programming an experience. That can hopefully be replicated over and over. So many factors like terrain and weather that get in your...
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    My Al frame nsbikes Snabb e is about 32-33 with...

    My Al frame nsbikes Snabb e is about 32-33 with the light wheels and tires and 35-36 with the park meats.
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    Fish on!! :biggrin: 335101 Last week, place...

    Fish on!! :biggrin:
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    Last week, place giant rocks in the tread. This week, remove giant rocks from the tread.

    Such is life

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    Berm starting to take it's shape.
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    Its still a pretty awesome ride, up the G to...

    Its still a pretty awesome ride, up the G to prospect to alta lakes(magic meadows) to sunshine (t35) back up the goose. Like 25 miles and some rad descents. I'm being a bit nitpicky, it just is a...
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    I think technically the gentleman's loop skips...

    I think technically the gentleman's loop skips alta lakes and sunshine trail? I'm no good with the nicknames. However I can't really recommend this ride anymore as an 'epic' since the forest service...
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    That thought definitely entered my mind. What's...

    That thought definitely entered my mind. What's that old saying? Jerry proof something and the world builds a better jerry :wink:

    One of the most frustrating/addicting things to me about building...
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    We did some work with the excavator at the top to...

    We did some work with the excavator at the top to divert any water from or coming down the road away from the trail so it won't be a large area of runoff to deal with. I did set the rocks with a...
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    Me.... And this thread! ...

    Me.... And this thread!


    https://youtu.be/qM0zINtulhM
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    So we had a big ass rock pile to pick from and an...

    So we had a big ass rock pile to pick from and an excavator to help load the truck, and since it's the start of a trail it's literally right off a service road. So most of the rocks 'only' had to...
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    334587 334589 Fixing up old trail, armoring...

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    Fixing up old trail, armoring up steep fall line tracks to keep the old school feel. My back hurts. But at least the views are nice
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