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    I made a bending jig out of some galvanized pipe....

    I made a bending jig out of some galvanized pipe. Rockered a pair of OG Powder Plus with it, and a heat gun. That ski has two sheets of metal pretty much tip to tail. Also used the "reef on it...
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    Sticky: Ah damn. Dude was just overflowing, like he was...

    Ah damn. Dude was just overflowing, like he was too much for this life.

    RIP Tate...
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    sick deal PSA: Reynolds/i9 wheels

    Go-Ride in SLC were running a good deal on Reynolds TR wheels this summer but this is better.

    Blacklabel Enduro 28i with i9 torch hubs, Sapim C-Xray spokes.

    29- 1750g: $1200

    27.5- 1660g:...
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    They're also contributing to Olillo's...

    They're also contributing to Olillo's (Snapperhead/Marquette Backcountry Skis) non-profit that connects students with investors to bring products to market.

    These are all good things but yeah,...
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    Nothing to add on the ride but I decided to try...

    Nothing to add on the ride but I decided to try the SQ Labs saddles this summer. Generally don't have complaints about saddles on the MTB *except* long fire road climbs would always result in numb...
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    Dangit, missed this! Already got some this year....

    Dangit, missed this! Already got some this year. Good on ya for doing this 542!
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    He sells 200-400 pairs/year and turns a profit. ...

    He sells 200-400 pairs/year and turns a profit.

    This isnít about shopping, itís about a big corporate entity trying to intimidate and destroy small businesses.

    Glad you think youíre so smart...
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    2nd the freeriders, mine are old but too wide for...

    2nd the freeriders, mine are old but too wide for my taste. Giro makes a wide in most of their shoes. The normal ones are narrow though so their wide might nit be *that* wide. The Jacket w and...
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    This is beyond shitty on the part of...

    This is beyond shitty on the part of backcountry.com. I won't be buying anything from them for the foreseeable future.

    It's BLOWING UP my facebook feed right now, like every other post. ...
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    Ha, true! Also, def get him a better helmet...

    Ha, true!

    Also, def get him a better helmet for next year!
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    I'd size down. You can make a small boot bigger...

    I'd size down. You can make a small boot bigger but you can't make a big boot smaller. Dream Liners are available in three volumes, do you know which you have?
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    Damn that's a gnarly helmet break! And losing...

    Damn that's a gnarly helmet break! And losing five hours, I did that last year, pretty bad. Glad he doesn't have other injuries too. AC tell Dan to heal up! Good on ya for taking care of his...
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    Sick build! How tall are you and what size...

    Sick build!

    How tall are you and what size frame?
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    Those Speciale 8s do look sweet, might be ticket...

    Those Speciale 8s do look sweet, might be ticket for my next set.

    Looks like MX8s are $130ish these days while the Speciale 8s are $125. I guess I got lucky when I got my MX8s for $85. It was a...
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    You can check to see if the springs have worn...

    You can check to see if the springs have worn into the pins they k
    Lever against. Thatíll reduce the spring tension a bit. I remedied it by pushing the pin out enough to rotate it 180 degrees. I...
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    Meh, don't see what all the fuss is about. I...

    Meh, don't see what all the fuss is about.

    I use whatever width Stan's tape I have lying around, or they have at the shop. Never edge to edge or up the sidewall, though I can see the advantage of...
  17. Thread: Rampage 2019

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    Totally, had to snub Lacondeguy and give him my...

    Totally, had to snub Lacondeguy and give him my peopleís choice vote.
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    2020 bikes that make your shorts tight

    Also, Iím an idiot. Totally failed to register the ď2020Ē part of the title. Oh well.

    Hightower?

    Iíd like to see a new Switchblade. Longer, lower, slacker.
  19. Thread: Rampage 2019

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    Was wondering about that. Is it common for these...

    Was wondering about that. Is it common for these guys? I guess it could help keep the tire on in theory but obviously didnít help here. Hella pressure to based on how big it blew up.
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    Scored well all things considered. Almost...

    Scored well all things considered.

    Almost forgot. ZINK! Dude, crushing.
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    Yeah that was high stakes. Glad to see Nell...

    Yeah that was high stakes.

    Glad to see Nell finish. That hip caseíll hurt his score. Dang his tireís flat!
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    Oh Man. He left it all on the hill for sure. The...

    Oh Man. He left it all on the hill for sure. The exposure on that recovery!

    He gets my fan fav vote.
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    So youíll have a vertically mounted shock? ...

    So youíll have a vertically mounted shock?

    Keep up the good work, canít wait to see it.
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    Thatís sick, nice work! Was it just too much...

    Thatís sick, nice work!

    Was it just too much headache to build and tune or does it not ride as well as youíd like?
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    Me too. Lacondeguy, over stoked. Not really...

    Me too.

    Lacondeguy, over stoked. Not really surprising I guess. Heís such an animal, hope heís good for another run.

    Man Reeder last a lot for that little case. Podium run otherwise.

    Do...
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    The score! Fuck yeah!

    The score! Fuck yeah!
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    That was sick. Brendog!

    That was sick. Brendog!
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    I mean that was kinda rhetorical but yeah. Kid...

    I mean that was kinda rhetorical but yeah. Kid still kinda came out of nowhere, 29 years old! Sweet!

    Semenuk, Man. So tech and smooth.
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    He nailed it. Who is Emil Johansson??? Nice...

    He nailed it.

    Who is Emil Johansson??? Nice run!
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    Aw man, Zink. Agree on Brendogís line, would...

    Aw man, Zink.

    Agree on Brendogís line, would love to see him win.
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    Rampage 2019

    Looks calm now.

    Letís do this!
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    RAMPAGE! MUCH EXCITE! Hope they get it...

    RAMPAGE!

    MUCH EXCITE!

    Hope they get it rolling soon so I can get a ride in after. Riders and lines are looking so dialed this year!
  33. Deal!

    Deal!
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    Course my Firebird still does it for me too. ...

    Course my Firebird still does it for me too.
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    The shock is built by them, custom valved to your...

    The shock is built by them, custom valved to your weight and style. Can prolly get whatever fork you want? They spec a lot of Magura for their team riders.

    Cool company. Father/Son outfit,...
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    Ancillotti Scarab EVO 29. Handmade Italian...

    Ancillotti Scarab EVO 29.

    Handmade Italian aluminum. You have to go to Italy to get it in person. You ride with them, pick your geometry and measurements, they tune the house built shock for you.
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    Operator error.

    Operator error.
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    Got 1200 miles on my V1 OneUp, itís been really...

    Got 1200 miles on my V1 OneUp, itís been really good. Itís gotten sticky at the top of the return a few times but a quick lube of the top bushing fixes that up. Finally took it totally apart and did...
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    Brutal. Good job not murdering some random...

    Brutal. Good job not murdering some random beater just to burn off the frustration. At least you ended up with best lever on the market. Iíve got it on two bikes. Flawless.
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    If you havenít, taking it apart and cleaning and...

    If you havenít, taking it apart and cleaning and properly lining the internals helps a lot too.
  42. Nice, congrats.

    Nice, congrats.
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    Two inches seatpost insertion??? You WILL...

    Two inches seatpost insertion???

    You WILL break that frame. And good luck with warranty.
  44. Wheels that don't suck on non-dentist salary

    The difference of Carbon rims for me is hudge. Early stuff was suspect and I broke a few but the latest generation from the top manufacturers, and even lower tier brands is pretty bomber.

    With...
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    Cane Creek OEM level stuff ie: the 40 headset is...

    Cane Creek OEM level stuff ie: the 40 headset is crap IMO. NEver last a season without sounding and feeling worse than my knees. The 110 series is way better. Not King quality but reliable and...
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    Hudge

    Hudge
  47. Heading to Istanbul in 8 days - with family - bad idea?

    And the community kittehs!

    https://youtu.be/lKq7UqplcL8
  48. Heading to Istanbul in 8 days - with family - bad idea?

    It says reconsider travel to Batman province. Why even go at this point.




    Zing!
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    To my untrained mind, the crane pulling up on...

    To my untrained mind, the crane pulling up on that red steel beam and leveraging things it was bolted to seemed plausible. In one of the linked videos though, you can see that beam spinning freely...
  50. Beer League...

    Beer League
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mUnDyIKeWpY
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mUnDyIKeWpY
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