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    One of the cooler bikes that few of us need to be...

    One of the cooler bikes that few of us need to be announced this week. Also details of the "because nobody we feel is making a good one bike quiver" bike to be announced soon by WeAreOne...I'm piqued.
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    This thread isn't very dentist. Everybody knows...

    This thread isn't very dentist. Everybody knows their wheels require:
    - Enve rims
    - CX-Ray or the equivalent DT spokes
    - Chris King/I9 hubs
    - carbon DT wheels probably fall in there too

    A nice...
  3. Thread: Ask the experts

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    Any recommendations for a fast rolling commuter...

    Any recommendations for a fast rolling commuter tire for a 29er with 25mm internal rim width? Could we get away with 29x1.5"?
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    So Jamal, help me decide before I pull the...

    So Jamal, help me decide before I pull the trigger tomorrow on GP5000 TLs, 28 vs 32, Iím 190lbs, Focus Paralane.

    32ís are great riding solo, can incorporate a bit more gravel in my riding...but...
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    I would argue the MAJOR reason for the Ripmo...

    I would argue the MAJOR reason for the Ripmo feeling so good while climbing is due to the steeper SA...along with the DW link suspension. With the steeper SA your centre of mass is just simply...
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    90+ psi vs. 25+psi, which one would you feel ok...

    90+ psi vs. 25+psi, which one would you feel ok "ghettoing"? Road requires much tighter tolerances (as plugboots mentioned Mavic is trying to standardize).

    I've been in the shop twice now over the...
  7. Ever sell something (mtn bike) then see it listed online for 2x the selling price?

    Are you in Alberta? I wouldnít sweat it. Demand is down due to Covid IMO (although admittedly up on cheap older bikes) and so is supply so peeps are thinking they can sell for higher. Dick move on...
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    Isn't the obvious answer to this question...

    Isn't the obvious answer to this question Continental GP5000s, choose a width and be a dick about it? Some of the reviews are even suggesting the non-tubeless version rides better than the tubeless...
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    CP, I think one of the threads was stating that...

    CP, I think one of the threads was stating that Black Diamond will be including the FR14 next season along with their current rebranded ATKs.
  10. Stranger Than Fiction by Taylor Steele Streaming

    Unlike ski/snowboarding/even skateboarding vids, I find most surfing movies to be boring. However, Taylor Steele's Stranger Than Fiction stands out as one of the more entertaining ones in relatively...
  11. What bike setup are you on...and obviously a...

    What bike setup are you on...and obviously a better quality and dialled suspension will help (i.e. Fox 36, Float X2). My Santa Cruz's handle the yearly trips to the desert just fine.

    Speed is your...
  12. Timely thread as I started working at a shop a...

    Timely thread as I started working at a shop a month ago and know little about kids bikes except that most are embarrassingly bad (and most of our stock comes with useless front suspension fork which...
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    How about: 1 - type in a font colour we can see...

    How about:
    1 - type in a font colour we can see
    2 - link properly
    3 - level pics from the side

    That said the Section IMO is a well done ride by Norco, a more aggressive endurance/all road bike...
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    Same internals, revised lowers and maybe crown

    Same internals, revised lowers and maybe crown
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    Saw pics of the Norco Range coming...summer?...

    Saw pics of the Norco Range coming...summer? (actually who knows as Norco is super behind on deliveries from overseas)

    170 travel HSP.
  16. Get your head on straight man. Except for the raw...

    Get your head on straight man. Except for the raw 165 that's by far the best colour Yeti has come out with.

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    Really?!? 320703 Unfortunately one of the...

    Really?!?

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    Unfortunately one of the women I work with owns two as "insurance for her face".
  18. Does this really need to be said? Pretty sure...

    Does this really need to be said? Pretty sure when somebody says St. George they mean SG et al (Hurricane, Grafton, Virgin).
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    Winter comes back this weekend so it could be...

    Winter comes back this weekend so it could be anything...-15 to -20C and snowing forecasted.
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    Supposedly the Next R cranks have had the new...

    Supposedly the Next R cranks have had the new pedal inserts and construction methods for at least a year (made in a different facility I believe the rep said), or even since its inception (I see now...
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    Oh, and Race Face claims to have finally solved...

    Oh, and Race Face claims to have finally solved the pedal insert woes in their carbon cranks. All cranks getting similar construction to Next R's...so if anybody has had issues with their Next R's in...
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    If you happen to remember the Calgary crew from...

    If you happen to remember the Calgary crew from early EWS days, Dave Harder is riding for Forbidden and Cam has a shop which is selling them. We haven't talked specifics but they're super down with...
  23. Thread: WSL

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    I actually get really into the broadcasts and...

    I actually get really into the broadcasts and surprise myself how many heats I can watch. As much as I like watching ski & mountain bike edits, I don't really enjoy watching surf edits/videos as much...
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    This is exactly what I envision the M108 to be, a...

    This is exactly what I envision the M108 to be, a Woodsman with a more setback mount point and the feel associated with that. I know its close, Woodsman is about -6 and the MFree is about -8 or 9 but...
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    Here is the correct Lange 20/21 catalogue....

    Here is the correct Lange 20/21 catalogue. Nothing exciting but of note, it lists the XT3 140 being a PU/Gril combo in the lower cog vs. PU/PU of the XT3 130. What's the advantage of the Grilamid in...
  26. Thread: WSL

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    Agreed. I watched one heat and couldn't get into...

    Agreed. I watched one heat and couldn't get into it, haven't even caught highlights. I enjoyed Shipsterns, Jaws was even better, but not Nazare.
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    What I find strange is that numerous rumours...

    What I find strange is that numerous rumours support STEPS9000 coming out later this season and yes, 2 8000 level bikes in the last week. Makes me kind of wonder if the 9000 will be retrofittable...
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    Thanks for the clarification, I'm going to have...

    Thanks for the clarification, I'm going to have to keep up with where locally the eB's are G2G or not. I didn't mean that I was seeing eBikes at Cox, just that to me with the road and loose eroded...
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    Blister has the 182 M108 at -8.

    Blister has the 182 M108 at -8.
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    Reverse Ahab...oh SNAP!!!

    Reverse Ahab...oh SNAP!!!
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    Somehow these Downieville videos have me thinking...

    Somehow these Downieville videos have me thinking more about Ebikes and LoamWolf made a great point saying how now suddenly the classic torture rides that you might do once per year are now more...
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    First two seasons of MONEY HEIST are great and I...

    First two seasons of MONEY HEIST are great and I really got into the characters, especially the narrator, such a babe. Also enjoyed watching it in Spanish with the subtitles. Season 3 loses it a bit...
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    Pretty interesting take on the Spec Levo SL from...

    Pretty interesting take on the Spec Levo SL from Enduro-MTB where they decided to include it in their BEST TRAIL BIKE 2020 shoot-out.

    https://enduro-mtb.com/en/the-best-trail-bike-mtb-review/
    ...
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    Nice! It's the new new I'm most excited about....

    Nice! It's the new new I'm most excited about. I'm curious if it will ski more to the Wrenegade (similar but looser?) end of the spectrum or more like an Enforcer.
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    I would have guessed Instinct. I don't know, I...

    I would have guessed Instinct. I don't know, I prefer creamsicle to glow-in-the-dark.
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    Because you looking in the wrong catalogue.

    Because you looking in the wrong catalogue.
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    Replacing with??? Sent from my iPhone using...

    Replacing with???


    Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    Sunshine skied well first thing but Angel, TP,...

    Sunshine skied well first thing but Angel, TP, Divide, Goats stayed closed all day so I stuck to Standish and was bored by 10. Then Standish and Wawa closed around 1230 but I decided to wait it out...
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    For da hipsters! 312753

    For da hipsters!

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    Supposedly there is still a 112 waist Squad ski...

    Supposedly there is still a 112 waist Squad ski to come out...I could be wrong? (Now that I see the 107 Ti comes 194 and 24m radius, seems odd that another 5mm wider ski would come out)
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    I don't have much of a hard on for Rossignol but...

    I don't have much of a hard on for Rossignol but why is there no chatter on the 112 Squad? (I don't know what it will be called...Blackops Squad?)
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    Haha, that's still a 19/20 catalogue...says so...

    Haha, that's still a 19/20 catalogue...says so right on the cover.
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    Blister lists the Wrenegade 189 at -10.25. My 189...

    Blister lists the Wrenegade 189 at -10.25. My 189 BGs are about 0.5cm off the Wren108s so lets call it -9.75 back.
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    In the past, as an HSE Advisor on worksites one...

    In the past, as an HSE Advisor on worksites one of my roles was to check over worker PPE's including checking the date of manufacture of their hardhats (there's a year and month stamp molded in). If...
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    BGs have a similar/same? mount point as...

    BGs have a similar/same? mount point as Wrenegades.
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    Blister weighed the new Lange XT3 (presumably the...

    Blister weighed the new Lange XT3 (presumably the 130) and a 26.5 comes out at ~1780g...so about the same weights as the current Freetours in both shell and liners.

    Skipass shows a 140, a 130, a...
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    Agreed...Forza 1.0 is rad, 2.0 sucks.

    Agreed...Forza 1.0 is rad, 2.0 sucks.
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    You didn't miss much. Opened about 12:30. I'd...

    You didn't miss much. Opened about 12:30. I'd call it a minor but consistent case of wind slab top to bottom/left to right, a little grabby but predictable. Not sure what I expected but it seems like...
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    You mean Spooky went in with a photographer;) I'm...

    You mean Spooky went in with a photographer;) I'm hearing tomorrow now.
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    What time did it open...anything left for...

    What time did it open...anything left for tomorrow? #ssvsnowsafety has really been dropping the ball this season on updates.
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