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  1. Do you get a Firebird, or do you get Kit? Big...

    Do you get a Firebird, or do you get Kit? Big difference.
  2. Thread: Santa Cruz

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    Assuming the new Bronson got the same (mostly)...

    Assuming the new Bronson got the same (mostly) progressive suspension upgrade as the 5010 and Nomad, I'd call it a no-brainer to get the V3.
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    Into the soup on my way to the ridge of one of...

    Into the soup on my way to the ridge of one of the many North Mountain Trails in the area.
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    Spectacular views up there. Looking East off North Mountain.
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    Heading South
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    I didn’t realize there was a wait. Sucks they...

    I didn’t realize there was a wait. Sucks they don’t mention that. You still waiting too, toast?
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    My eyes water if it’s even remotely cool out....

    My eyes water if it’s even remotely cool out. Goggles prevent that which is nice at speed. Never wear them cause they’re a pain, though.
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    If you're able, riding in the rain helps a lot...

    If you're able, riding in the rain helps a lot with the crowds (maybe less so if you're in the PNW?). Only one other car in the parking lot yesterday, which strangely didn't belong to the shirtless...
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    Fear and Loathing, a Rat Flu Odyssey

    WV is an entire state of underutilized recreation potential. So many cool places to hike, camp, bike, climb, and paddle and most of them are empty. I haven’t found anywhere else that you can so...
  8. Thread: Freezers

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    We bought it from a neighbor for cheap right...

    We bought it from a neighbor for cheap right after we moved in, so roughly 10 years without an unplug or shut-down. It's always full, so maybe that has something to do with it? It lives in our...
  9. Thread: Freezers

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    From your fingers to mother nature's ears...

    From your fingers to mother nature's ears (eyes?). I wish. Ticks and humidity are the only two things that make me second guess living here.
  10. Thread: Freezers

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    Freezers

    No issues with freezer burn and with an annual half cow and half pig filling it every spring, we’ve done plenty of testing. I just rendered a bunch of two year old leaf lard and it tastes great....
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    You guys are dicks. Stanton so tempting, but...

    You guys are dicks.

    Stanton so tempting, but STA seems slack the more bikes I see. The Pole Taival seems to check the most boxes. Anybody got 29" wheels and fork they're looking to sell, dirt...
  12. Thread: Freezers

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    Freezers

    I grew up with a big chest freezer and have an upright now. Whatever efficiency gained from a chest is lost digging through it to find stuff. I prefer the upright. We’re in it a lot, so easily being...
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    Hell of a build for that kind of money.

    Hell of a build for that kind of money.
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    If you get desperate, I'd pay a few hundred for...

    If you get desperate, I'd pay a few hundred for one, shipped to VA.
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    What phone now?

    Switched providers and got a pile of free iPhone 11s. I just assumed it was the same size as the 8 it replaced, but I was wrong. It’s massive. It’s a great phone, but way too big for my liking. So...
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    26 to 29 are all interchangeable in a pinch.

    26 to 29 are all interchangeable in a pinch.
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    Coronavirus complaint/commiseration thread.

    My son’s bday was yesterday. Wife broadcast a drive-by party. No gifts, just honk and wave and say hi. I vocalized my concerns that we would be putting pressure on people and my doubts that anybody...
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    "Progressive" hardtails - yay or nay?

    Agreed, withholding geo numbers is BS. Not to mention the fact that they can just make some shit up like some companies do.
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    Watcha cookin'?

    JL, you ever get crawfish shipped? We’ve done it a couple times and have been really happy.

    I’ve been communicating with some local farmers and they don’t foresee availability issues with...
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    The girl child stepped up and made her brother a...

    The girl child stepped up and made her brother a chocolate chocolate chocolate birthday cake. Minimal intervention except to kibosh the powdered sugar BS and show her the beauty of a Swiss...
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    Ours is the same. My kids are responsible for the...

    Ours is the same. My kids are responsible for the DW. As long as it gets emptied and stuff goes in the general area that it belongs, I couldn't care less about the details.
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    This has been covered, but the decision to get a...

    This has been covered, but the decision to get a loan or not depends on a hundred factors. At 1.79%, my truck loan was a no-brainer. I keep a lot of liquidity and can easily beat that rate in...
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    Life is a little more fun when you replace GIS...

    Life is a little more fun when you replace GIS with “jizz”, in your mind or out loud depending on the audience. Among our close friend group there are 4 GIS nerds. The jizz jokes surprisingly haven’t...
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    WEED, The Official Thread

    VA recently (and quietly) decriminalized. Already gettin the emails that the state is broke and that public schools are fucked. Maybe full legalization will be the silver lining to this shit cloud.
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    Edibles and tinc are always much more enjoyable...

    Edibles and tinc are always much more enjoyable when consumed around a meal (that contains fat).

    I'm full of nervous energy. I don't drink coffee and don't like anything with stimulants, which...
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    Sent you a PM.

    Sent you a PM.
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    FTW = for the win. It's awesome. No steerer tube...

    FTW = for the win. It's awesome. No steerer tube shenanigans. Buy a couple more mounts for cheap, and it's an easy swap between bikes. Tube and CO2 get strapped to the frame.

    Seat bags are fine...
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    OneUp EDC + OneUp pump FTW

    OneUp EDC + OneUp pump FTW
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    "Progressive" hardtails - yay or nay?

    My FS “XC” bike was built by Walt. He’s a good guy and prices are pretty reasonable for full custom, especially when you factor in shop cost for parts. Happy to answer any questions.
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    Go forth and ride, then bring back pics

    Love Carvins! Probably my best day last year was at the Cove lapping OG. Unfortunately, Carvins and Mountain Lake are the extent of my riding down there. There’s a ton of stuff I want to check out,...
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    People avoidance, an unusually long spring/cool...

    People avoidance, an unusually long spring/cool weather/slow growth of briars and weeds, a flexible work schedule, and let's be honest, age, have pushed my adventure riding this season. Checked one...
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    I have the same rear hub, and same experience....

    I have the same rear hub, and same experience. What freehub oil are you using? The DuMonde Tech oil they recommend spins well, but needs to be applied more often than I'd like, and is comparatively...
  34. Thread: Garden 2020

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    We're getting down to 34 the next two nights....

    We're getting down to 34 the next two nights. Thanks to the bathroom project, I've got plastic sheeting for days, but sucks to be dealing with frost this late.
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    Mornings keep getting earlier. Caught the moon...

    Mornings keep getting earlier. Caught the moon dragging its ass to bed off Sawmill Ridge. Didn’t make it to the other side in time to catch the sunrise.

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    Sorry, man. If it's any consolation, I'm down to...

    Sorry, man. If it's any consolation, I'm down to every other day for 20 minutes, and no flips.
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    See, I was wondering about that. Mine sounds the...

    See, I was wondering about that. Mine sounds the same in all settings. I got it on Amazon and thought maybe it was a fake.
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    So clutch. Adult energy, too.

    So clutch. Adult energy, too.
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    I'm still on the fence. The only people that...

    I'm still on the fence. The only people that speak up are the ones that appreciate it. The look on the faces of some of the folks that don't say anything...says everything. I find the thing highly...
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    I was never a big fan of the perfectly resto'd...

    I was never a big fan of the perfectly resto'd resto mod, ala Chip Foose. But, I gotta say, I really dig the Derelicts that Icon is doing. I'll never have the money for something that extensive, and...
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    Nothing too crazy, the general change has been...

    Nothing too crazy, the general change has been bizarre, though.

    - Nobody talks anymore. It's a good thing, but really strange as it seemed to happen overnight. Sometimes a mumbled "hi", but...
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    This has gotten interesting with the poison ivy...

    This has gotten interesting with the poison ivy going fucking nuts at the local spot.
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    Finally got some Michelin Rock’r2s to try out....

    Finally got some Michelin Rock’r2s to try out. Gonna throw those on today. Had lots of other big plans but the wife just got furloughed, so things are on hold for a little while.
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    Along those same lines, a thermos* opens up a...

    Along those same lines, a thermos* opens up a world of possibilities. Everybody assumes it’s coffee in there. Only you know that it’s an ice cold beer.

    *Insert trendy wide mouth insulated bottle...
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    I'm not in any industry, but have gotten access...

    I'm not in any industry, but have gotten access to cell data for research. I wouldn't put a tracking app on my phone either, FTR.
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    “Relationship” eh? More like fling. I give it a...

    “Relationship” eh? More like fling. I give it a year, tops. :D
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    I think I've talked about this, but I've worked...

    I think I've talked about this, but I've worked with cell phone location data. Data provided by OS and/or carrier, not third party apps. Unless you always have your location turned off (I do most of...
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    Keep the 3” tires of you get a Stache, they’re...

    Keep the 3” tires of you get a Stache, they’re half the point. 29+ tires are lower profile than 27.5+ and don’t have the same vagueness and weird cornering at speed. If you’re gonna go stupid, go...
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    Heh. The head congestion is the cause, think the...

    Heh. The head congestion is the cause, think the tramp just exacerbated.

    I love that thing. So much fun and great way to get some quick exercise, and the kids stay on a lot longer if I'm on it...
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    Ha! I posted that thinking you were up North,...

    Ha! I posted that thinking you were up North, forgot you're hanging down here. The rain and cold keep people off the trails, so I think that's improving my opinion of the crappy days. We're also...
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