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    Why did you buy the second one? Sent from my...

    Why did you buy the second one?

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    26" vs 27.5" fat bike tires isn't as much of a...

    26" vs 27.5" fat bike tires isn't as much of a difference as you'd think. I think the widest 27.5 tire is about 4.5" where you can get up to 5+" on 26"... the contact patch and wheel diameter is...
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    Subscribed for when my new Pomocas inevitably...

    Subscribed for when my new Pomocas inevitably have this problem.

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    Strong post. Sent from my SM-A505W using...

    Strong post.

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    Used it all last season, and will again this...

    Used it all last season, and will again this season... thanks!

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    They don't even list geometry but it sure doesn't...

    They don't even list geometry but it sure doesn't look modern... but mid drive, dual battery option, and torque sensing...

    https://rizebikes.ca/products/rize-rx-pro

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    I've had mine for 2 seasons. It's fun but its so...

    I've had mine for 2 seasons. It's fun but its so much fucking work with that heavy bike!

    I've also upgraded my brakes, drive train, and added front suspension. Electrifying this bike is cheaper...
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    Motor kit with controller was under $700. Got a...

    Motor kit with controller was under $700. Got a battery on amazon for about $500. Also needed some shims and spacers to fit my rear dropouts I got from a ebike specialty store... maybe another $100...
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    The charger stays at home... that silver box is...

    The charger stays at home... that silver box is the controller.

    2020 Norco bigfoot 3.

    Also hub drive don't add any stress to the drive train or through the chain... the motor directly turns the...
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    Mine is 100mm. Bafang mid drives can be 100mm,...

    Mine is 100mm.

    Bafang mid drives can be 100mm, but you still need to clear the chainstays. And I've read it can be difficult to get a good chainline, particularly if you want to put a reasonable...
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    I hummed and hawed about this for a while but...

    I hummed and hawed about this for a while but came to the conclusion that a bafang mid drive wouldn't fit... the chainstays get wide pretty quick and I didn't think the motor housing would even...
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    You sure do say a lot of shit over the internet...

    You sure do say a lot of shit over the internet for someone who doesn't like people saying shit over the internet.

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  13. Thread: Heated socks

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    Anyone know if the 4.0 is any good or if the 5.0...

    Anyone know if the 4.0 is any good or if the 5.0 is a notable improvement?

    I can find 4.0 sets for a little more than half the price of the 5.0

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  14. Thread: FS: Dry suit

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    I have an old scuba drysuit that I use for...

    I have an old scuba drysuit that I use for rafting... it is also neoprene at the arm and neck cuffs but totally waterproof.

    They do exist.

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  15. Thread: Line Blade

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    Anyone else looking? Not my sale, in CDN...

    Anyone else looking?

    Not my sale, in CDN dollars. Looks like a brand new pair of 176 for $450.

    https://www.kijiji.ca/v-ski/calgary/line-skis/1588366131

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    Atta boy Tryggvi! Sent from my SM-A505W using...

    Atta boy Tryggvi!

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    Mcshortyshorts (a name after my own heart) has...

    Mcshortyshorts (a name after my own heart) has paid and I have an arrangement with the seller.

    If that falls through CA has dibs.

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    Well we aren't on the coast. But also I don't...

    Well we aren't on the coast.

    But also I don't think there's been more than a dusting of snow around here yet.

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    PSA: 186cm Bodacious w/ STH13

    Https://www.kijiji.ca/v-ski/calgary/blizzard-skis/1587738061

    Not my sale but can facilitate and re-ship if wanted, but I'm in Canada so that won't be cheap to the US. I already have a box.
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    Subscribed. Sent from my SM-A505W using...

    Subscribed.

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  21. Thread: The FIFTY

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    Yeah... I guess my point is it doesn't matter if...

    Yeah... I guess my point is it doesn't matter if the guide was paid or not. It doesn't matter what his role was.

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    Does it matter? Though I think Cody said in a...

    Does it matter?

    Though I think Cody said in a post above that he works for vertical... implying he wasn't hired.

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  23. Yup... or detuning the heel edge a little if you...

    Yup... or detuning the heel edge a little if you feel like you're getting hung up on it with a more forward mount.

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  24. I'm sure it's different but I don't think it...

    I'm sure it's different but I don't think it makes one predisposed towards or against a progressive stance or fat skis.

    This coming from 1 size up at 25, who skis a progressive stance on fat skis....
  25. Also... in general, my feeling is that...

    Also... in general, my feeling is that progressive skiing is more nuanced where driving the tips is more athletic. If you get used to staying centered you are less likely to get punished by longer...
  26. Yeah... demo bindings and move the mount in small...

    Yeah... demo bindings and move the mount in small increments to get used to it.

    But I don't think small feet and fat skis are at odds with each other. I'm a 25 and have some pretty fat skis that...
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    Come on up... I'll show you around while I try to...

    Come on up... I'll show you around while I try to keep up.

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    Dammit! I haven't even skied my katanas yet but...

    Dammit! I haven't even skied my katanas yet but now I want some mfree 108s as well... but I just CAN'T!

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  29. I'm not sure I caught the question in the OP. ...

    I'm not sure I caught the question in the OP.

    If you want to try to ski more progressive stance, I'd get a ski that rewards that stance, consider a more upright forward lean boot, and just play...
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    Anyone have interest in these old bindings for...

    Anyone have interest in these old bindings for sentimental reasons? There's no way I would ski them... got some cheap skis to make a shot ski and these were on them.

    You pay shipping from Calgary...
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    Sticky: Thanks for the feedback. Might find something...

    Thanks for the feedback. Might find something shorter used and save the 90cm for next season.

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    Sticky: Am I crazy to put my kid on 90cm for his first...

    Am I crazy to put my kid on 90cm for his first skis? He will be 3 in January and is tall for his age (98cm tall).

    I could grab some 80cm locally used if I need to but the 90cm are crazy cheap and...
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    The fact that the binding itself holds the screw...

    The fact that the binding itself holds the screw is a design flaw that was probably put in place solely to avoid losing the fasteners.

    I drill my bindings out to wider than the thread before I...
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    Sure. I got PM asking for a shipping quote I...

    Sure.

    I got PM asking for a shipping quote I need to do first, but I'd consider it.

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    Bump. Open to offers. Sent from my...

    Bump.

    Open to offers.

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  36. Yup... $300 CDN plus per tire for studded. If...

    Yup... $300 CDN plus per tire for studded.

    If the tires on your bike are studable you can do it yourself for a lot less but it is a physically demanding and time consuming job. I split it up over...
  37. Nice find. I've seen a few fat bikes pop on on...

    Nice find. I've seen a few fat bikes pop on on kijiji lately but they are basically asking new price for a 2 to 3 year old bike with older tech.

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    Bump for price drop. Sent from my SM-A505W...

    Bump for price drop.

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    Timely post... was wondering this myself. Sent...

    Timely post... was wondering this myself.

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    I forgot that last winter I took a pic where I...

    I forgot that last winter I took a pic where I get the pain realizing that I might forget exactly where I get it.

    Which I must have because it turns out that spot is exactly where my styloid...
  41. That 4.8 tire looks very close to the seat...

    That 4.8 tire looks very close to the seat tube... I'm a bit skeptical a 5.05 would fit in there. That stock tire looks like Jimbo Jim's and they don't have a very tall centre lug... if you go more...
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    Bump.... Sent from my SM-A505W using Tapatalk

    Bump....

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    Good to know... thanks. Sent from my SM-A505W...

    Good to know... thanks.

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    I do have a couple of small bumps about 40%...

    I do have a couple of small bumps about 40% forward from the heel. I think the pain is closer to the toes than that. About 55% like you say but no bump there.

    I will skip the shell mold and do...
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    I meant that maybe heating the shells only...

    I meant that maybe heating the shells only shrinks boots to conform and doesn't stretch them? I don't know what to worry about here.

    The area where I get pain is not in an area with the CAS...
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    Even in my 100 lasted cochise I get some pain on...

    Even in my 100 lasted cochise I get some pain on the outside at my mid-foot. I'm expecting something like this with the 98 lasted mach1. So I'd love to make a little room there.

    If I'm paying...
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    Right on.... thanks. Sent from my SM-A505W...

    Right on.... thanks.

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    Thanks. Will mounding the shell tend to shrink...

    Thanks.

    Will mounding the shell tend to shrink it or stretch it? I.e. if I want to create a little room can I do that by padding my foot during the shell mould?

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    Can you heat mold Tecnica Mach1 130?

    Got some cheap boots online and don't have a tonne of experience sussing out a good bootfitter... but I called a local shop that does bootfitting and they said I could... just want to make sure this...
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    FS - 189 Bluehouse Maestro w/ PX12

    Excellent shape... I'd say 9/10 for both skis and bindings but a little rust on the edges in the rocker zones but nothing major.

    My size 25 boot puts the heel near the front of the adjustable...
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