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    Must be a Revy localís thing;) ...

    Must be a Revy localís thing;)

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    I see my friend’s shop just received the...

    I see my friend’s shop just received the Dissector (Canada), just need that Exo+/DD love to come sooner than later from Maxxis.

    DHF rear is my go to over the DHR2. Even though it’s heavier I find...
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    Haha, is that like the couple I passed on the...

    Haha, is that like the couple I passed on the bike path this weekend who rang their bell at me after I passed them (obviously I don't have a bell)?

    Speaking of bike paths, our city just got the...
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    Pros: - quicker cornering/turning - the ability...

    Pros:
    - quicker cornering/turning
    - the ability to run heavier casings + inserts without gaining as much heft and maintain quickness
    - increased butt crack clearance
    Cons:
    - still doesn't roll...
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    Very soon...Crankworx starts in a week. Maybe...

    Very soon...Crankworx starts in a week.

    Maybe a press camp/dealer launch now?
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    I even mean the NEW SCs, Megatower/Hightower2 vs....

    I even mean the NEW SCs, Megatower/Hightower2 vs. SB130/150, the Yeti's are noticeable steeper/more centred body position.
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    Yup, and I feel the SCs don't come close to the...

    Yup, and I feel the SCs don't come close to the way the Yetis feel in the SA department.
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    I think we've all seen this: ...

    I think we've all seen this:


    https://youtu.be/AU7GFl5mn2U
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    Admittedly I've always been the type of rider to...

    Admittedly I've always been the type of rider to just 'ride the bike' so I have trouble speaking eloquently on what works/doesn't work. I'm a fast climber so I know I want an efficient pedalling...
  10. Yes...now Mt. Cartier, THAT's the character...

    Yes...now Mt. Cartier, THAT's the character building hike;) (sans heli)
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    Spears...motherfuckin' spears. I understand when...

    Spears...motherfuckin' spears. I understand when peeps can't move a fallen log across the trail, I do my best to get fallen trees completely off the trail and without a saw can usually roll it off....
  12. I feel like this is something that Trailforks has...

    I feel like this is something that Trailforks has wrong, or else the name has evolved...what say you locals Grinch and AlexC?

    We always used to call this Frisby DH, and then when combined with...
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    In between size? Yeah that's why I'm leaning...

    In between size? Yeah that's why I'm leaning towards the SC's because they fit better (and at XL I like that longer chain stay option on the Mega).
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    I think maybe because some of these bikes are...

    I think maybe because some of these bikes are becoming a bit more specific/niche in their role, enduro vs. all mountain trail destroyers?

    I really like the way the SB150 rides (even climbs...
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    If you are asking if new 12 speed XT/XTR...

    If you are asking if new 12 speed XT/XTR shifter/derailleur is compatible with SRAM cassettes, then all anecdotal evidence suggests that YES they are. Just pick a cassette, match the chain...and be a...
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    Surprisingly he didn't Strava PB's Hot Lap...

    Surprisingly he didn't Strava PB's Hot Lap video-pinkbike-hot-lap-with-jesse-melamed even though he beat the fastest time by almost 30 sec.
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    Nort, what have you been hearing around Whistler?...

    Nort, what have you been hearing around Whistler? I had a few days on one and in this day and age of great bikes, Megatower=Megaturd...IMO;) While I liked the fit and geometry enough, I just could...
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    Enduro bikes have changed the game;) Itís become...

    Enduro bikes have changed the game;) Itís become a favourite again, seriously.


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    Canmore/Banff Ride Recommendation?

    After all that and itís probably going to be raining Friday. The way the weather is looking this week (fuck, what a shitty season weíve been having), if you need to ride, Highline (including RoR and...
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    Sunset right now is 9:30pm. I would agree with...

    Sunset right now is 9:30pm.

    I would agree with Grinch's choices, only I would do Razor's/Jewel from the Barrier Lake/Dam (Kananaskis) side and that will only add about 20 min (10min per direction)...
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    RAW is the best - Teahupo'o

    My mind is blown, possibly the best surfing footage I've ever watched. Can't believe how much better RAW is over video edits. Insane carnage throughout or skip to 27:40 for Koa's MADNESS!...
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    Last nightís plan was to ride a classic off on...

    Last nightís plan was to ride a classic off on the horizon but as almost everywhere was sitting under a dark cloud I gambled on this beauty of a 2 trail loop (that can actually handle the wet around...
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    Gnarly and shitty news...RIP ...

    Gnarly and shitty news...RIP

    https://www.google.ca/amp/s/globalnews.ca/news/5396090/skier-killed-in-alberta-backcountry/amp/


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    Good news, burning pee only lasted a couple days....

    Good news, burning pee only lasted a couple days. It was definitely due to a crushed taint from the saddle and after reading through a few Tri forums, this seems to be a more common experience than...
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    Well Joel and Potts wouldn't shut up about 2017...

    Well Joel and Potts wouldn't shut up about 2017 during the finals;)

    Ha, I didn't even notice the girls didn't surf The Box. As rad as it was watching Robinson at The Box, I would rather have the...
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    Well designing the flex of a 31.8 bar into a 35...

    Well designing the flex of a 31.8 bar into a 35 bar is kind of the new thing, look at OneUP, WeAreOne, and VitalMTB tested this thing and seemed to really like it Fasst Flex Enduro Handlebar. It's...
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    It burns when I pee

    Seriously though, I think my taint has been compromised. I demoed a SB150 yesterday and the SB130 today, both come with that WTB Volt saddle. Both days involved some of our more physical and...
  28. Thread: WSL

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    Question after realizing I haven't watched much...

    Question after realizing I haven't watched much of Marg's in the past: Do they include The Box more for novelty/exhibition/something different for the competitors/viewers...or put another way, would...
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    Was that even fair??? Local Jack Robinson...

    Was that even fair??? Local Jack Robinson absolutely schooling Filipe Toledo!
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    Keep in mind carbon rims seem to be going through...

    Keep in mind carbon rims seem to be going through a bit of an r/evolution currently, i.e. some brands are promoting shallower rim profiles to provide a bit more flex/give responding to people...
  31. Thread: The FIFTY

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    Cody, they don't care about your POLE, they just...

    Cody, they don't care about your POLE, they just want to know how you GRIP your SHAFT:fm:

    Seriously though, I think someone here even started a thread about it in Tech Talk wanting to know what...
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    Cape Fear at Shipstern's Bluff was a more...

    Cape Fear at Shipstern's Bluff was a more entertaining watch today!

    Red Bull TV
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    I can't believe how many of you are surprised by...

    I can't believe how many of you are surprised by the direction/tactic of the show. Obviously they're going to use huge liberty on suspension of disbelief.

    Sansa pretty much foreshadowed the death...
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    Black Rock in Falls City, OR...does it get a lot...

    Black Rock in Falls City, OR...does it get a lot of love? I don't know, every time I've been not another group there.
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    +1 on Crowsnest Pass (Coleman and Blairmore,...

    +1 on Crowsnest Pass (Coleman and Blairmore, Alberta). Its been on the map now for a few years (the Enduros have made it so) and the local community has done a fantastic job securing government...
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    Geek alert: Game of Thrones on HBO

    Yes, but not directly. I think she dies while giving birth to Jamieís baby.
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    Black Rock in Oregon for sure...with some sweet...

    Black Rock in Oregon for sure...with some sweet cliff jumping in Falls City.
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    Actually yesterday in the Dive seemed like the...

    Actually yesterday in the Dive seemed like the busiest of the season, a surprising amount of people made it out of the Calgary carnage. Milky Way and Galaxy Chutes were skiing most excellently!
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    Yeah Callinan was pretty awesome last night! ...

    Yeah Callinan was pretty awesome last night!

    What is it about Potts you don't like? I don't mind him...but then I'm not paying attention to his teeth. I think I prefer him to Joe, at least he...
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    Who's watching the carnage tonight? So many...

    Who's watching the carnage tonight? So many broken boards (and very few bringing boards big enough) and clean up sets, being pushed down around the corner to Winki...mayhem! John John making it...
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    Go forth and ride, then bring back pics

    A few trails have finally dried up enough to ride, however forecast calls for 20-40cm over next couple days. Oh well, back to Powtown!
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    Fuck Juniper on both hotel AND restaurant,...

    Fuck Juniper on both hotel AND restaurant, overpriced BS food by even Banff standards. Better to stay in town anyways so you can walk everywhere.

    I would go cheap on hotel and splurge on dinners,...
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    Looks like were in for a POW filled weekend...go...

    Looks like were in for a POW filled weekend...go to the resort! If some are truly in for 'exercise skinning' then they could always go up the Sunshine ski out while the ones with Ikon 'hoot it up'...
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    2018/2019 CANADIAN ROCKIES THREAD

    Today may have been the best Dive of the season...well least variable anyway (which isnít saying much for this year). Tomorrow should be excellent as well so get some[emoji109]
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  45. Thread: What bike am I?

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    Did somebody mention not enough pivots? ...

    Did somebody mention not enough pivots?
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    I suppose I find it...

    I suppose I find it interesting/fascinating/shocked how many of these people (average Joe rider) are making a go out of having a YouTube channel with mediocre content. In particular you have this...
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    I can't stand his voice and over-excitement but...

    I can't stand his voice and over-excitement but he does have a quality story to tell.

    Somehow I must have ended up in algorithm hell by starting with one of these UT/CO guys and now repeatedly...
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    The Great YouTube Circle Jerk

    So I recently ended up on a few of the YouTube MTB channels including Paul the Punter, the Dad (he's the only one who rides ok), Outdoor Gold, and a few others (whatever they're all actually called),...
  49. Don't forget the nudie hot springs! First time I...

    Don't forget the nudie hot springs! First time I went with the girlfriend and she loved the quaintness of town. Second time was with a buddy and the only camping available was during some...
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    According to his Instagram he's chosen not to...

    According to his Instagram he's chosen not to race (NZ + Tazmania) out of respect of the AFLD (French Anti-Doping Agency) and their investigation until they've come to a clear decision.

    "Good luck...
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