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  1. Thread: 2021 Supply

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    trucker co had brake pads back in stock today. I...

    trucker co had brake pads back in stock today. I ordered 4 sets so I can ride some park this summer.
  2. Thread: Ask the experts

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    I bought a digital shock pump this year after the...

    I bought a digital shock pump this year after the RS that came with my pike had the gauge fail. I really like the digital for repeatability. I am picky and adjust pressure for big temp swings so it...
  3. Thread: Wagon Stoke

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    Congrats, e46 is probably the best handling car I...

    Congrats, e46 is probably the best handling car I have ever driven. Fortunately for my wallet they are too small for me to DD (can't fit behind me when I drive). e91 was fun but after a sudden...
  4. Thread: Wagon Stoke

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    Do share more. Can you get at t8 hybrid in a v60?...

    Do share more. Can you get at t8 hybrid in a v60? I am planning on going electric after the manual e91 but phev is interesting too.
    Leaning niro ev on lease and see what comes over the next few...
  5. Thread: Wagon Stoke

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    Sadly no longer a member of the club. Maybe I can...

    Sadly no longer a member of the club. Maybe I can rejoin with a taycan after a few years of depreciation.
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    Sold. A bit sad as I will likely never own...

    Sold. A bit sad as I will likely never own another manual wagon but I am ready for the electric version. We still have a Q7 tdi so my mechanic isn't in danger of going broke yet.
  7. Thread: Wagon Stoke

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    My 2006 325xi e91 6mt wagon is officially for...

    My 2006 325xi e91 6mt wagon is officially for sale. see in gearswap. Located in Belmont, MA. Make me an offer....
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    2006 BMW 325xi Sportwagon, Rare MT, Low Miles

    Listed on craiglist and submitted to bring a trailer but want to offer up here too. Craigslist is at $12500 can go lower for an established mag. PM me for pricing or VIN or more pictures because the...
  9. Thread: Ask the experts

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    I just grabbed some pi elevates. Good walking...

    I just grabbed some pi elevates. Good walking grip comfortable and I like the boas so far. Not as stiff as my carbon shoes but seem ok. Only had them a week so no comments on durability
  10. Thread: Ask the experts

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    I was fully on board the dual link train until my...

    I was fully on board the dual link train until my current bike. New suspensions are pretty good across the board with some feel differences and exceptions. Hopefully we are done with regressive...
  11. Thread: What phone now?

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    Verizon prepaid is $40/month + tax not strings,...

    Verizon prepaid is $40/month + tax not strings, 3gb rollover data. It is occasionally slow in high traffic areas but that could be my old phone (iphone se gen 1) to.

    I eventually want to move to a...
  12. Thread: 2021 Supply

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    Sounds like I should pick up an eagle chain while...

    Sounds like I should pick up an eagle chain while they are in stock.
    Any suggestions on what code pads to buy? I err towards sintered and was planning on trying trucker co or disco brakes but they...
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    Heading to Gloucester next week with the family,...

    Heading to Gloucester next week with the family, can likely sneak out for a short ride. Where should I go? I like tech and prefer when it points downhill. For reference my go to are Lynn and...
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    Go xl for sure. I am 6í3Ē and wouldnít mind a...

    Go xl for sure. I am 6í3Ē and wouldnít mind a touch longer reach than my sentinel at 500mm but would not want to go shorter.
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    How tall are you? Fit and geo >most everything...

    How tall are you? Fit and geo >most everything else. Long and slack is awesome in the pnw my sentinel was the perfect bike there. Not so much here in New England but thatís because we donít have fun...
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    371864 Ski straps worked great. Pulled the tire...

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    Ski straps worked great. Pulled the tire retaped and attempt 2 with the straps only took like 5 minutes and it is now holding air.
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    Holy shit inserts make life harder. Put my new...

    Holy shit inserts make life harder. Put my new Michelin rockr2 and a new tan us tubeless onto my rear wao union wheel this morning. 20 minutes later it is on but I hear air in a spoke hole so I think...
  18. Thread: Ask the experts

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    Headset is a good place to check. it is most...

    Headset is a good place to check. it is most noticeable when standing and cranking on the bars. Bike is probably due for a teardown and regrease on a bunch of parts.
    The only carbon I have on...
  19. Thread: Ask the experts

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    What do I grease to fix creaky bars? I should...

    What do I grease to fix creaky bars? I should probably pull out the torque wrench and check them but they are pretty tight. Newish pnw bars in an older syntace megaforce stem on the hardtail.

    We...
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    My dhf is an exo which wonít survive the rocks...

    My dhf is an exo which wonít survive the rocks here under my smashing. Otherwise I would rotate.
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    r2...

    r2 https://www.worldwidecyclery.com/products/michelin-rock-r2-enduro-tire-29-x-2-35-clincher-folding-black-front-magi-x

    It doesn't look like my ideal tread as I tend to prefer some transition...
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    Ordered a michelin wild rock'r for cheap (~$40)...

    Ordered a michelin wild rock'r for cheap (~$40) off worldwide since I had a code. going to try that out with the tannus insert I also ordered.
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    I just bought hydra this year only a couple rides...

    I just bought hydra this year only a couple rides so far. Massively better than the about to explode novatec it replaced, noticeably faster engagement than the king on my other bike and similar in...
  24. Thread: Wagon Stoke

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    Had the e91 in for recall work today and was...

    Had the e91 in for recall work today and was given a new 228 loaner. New car was quieter, smoother faster and used less gas but was very happy to get back into my na-I6-6mt wagon at the end of the...
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    Tread design looks fine but the ATC casing is...

    Tread design looks fine but the ATC casing is only ~900g in 29x2.4 no way is that beefy enough for my plow into sharp rocks riding style. If it was available in AEC/AGC I would try. I tend to put...
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    Fast rolling rear tire for the NE options? want...

    Fast rolling rear tire for the NE options? want something more than a semi slick. Currently have a worn out hans damf SG that is ok but a bit slow and drifty and a mostly worn trail boss tough/fast...
  27. Thread: Ask the experts

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    Long and low bike plus rocks means bashguards are...

    Long and low bike plus rocks means bashguards are used heavily for me. I have a oneup on my sentinel with a chain guide cause why not and an old triple crank with a big ring on the hardtail. Both...
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    Shuffling around my tires, anyone want to trade a...

    Shuffling around my tires, anyone want to trade a new without package 29x2.5 DHF exo/maxterra for a solid rear tire in a stronger casing? Something a bit faster rolling preferred. Also open to a sale.
  29. Lots of good stuff in here. My little guy is 4.5...

    Lots of good stuff in here. My little guy is 4.5 and mostly fun. Roughhousing is good for stress on both sides.

    The take time for you and be present when present is important but hard. This year...
  30. Realized I forgot to post my pictures. Found out...

    Realized I forgot to post my pictures. Found out that the big amazon rocket in the 2 pack deosn't go very high with an "a" motor, the chute barley pops before it hits the ground but the little guy...
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    Got a day off friday so looking to venture a...

    Got a day off friday so looking to venture a little further from home and feeling the need for some gravity. Is anything north running dry yet or should I head south to Diamond Hill in RI?
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    Rab has the longest sleeves across the line. I...

    Rab has the longest sleeves across the line. I have a rab super light wind shell (donít know the name but it is like 6oz of ripstop) and an or ferrosi. The ferrosi is better if Iím going to wear it...
  33. Thread: Wagon Stoke

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    Cool car but it has 2 pedals unless someone spent...

    Cool car but it has 2 pedals unless someone spent a boatload converting it aftermarket. f31 was auto only in the states with gas or diesel options. e91 was the last manual. I bet a diesel f31 gets...
  34. We got the same kit. Assembly is above 4yo level...

    We got the same kit. Assembly is above 4yo level so I am going to do it and let him do the stickers.
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    The whole point of bikes is to ride them not to...

    The whole point of bikes is to ride them not to hang on the wall. Props to Bob for using his fancy toys.

    I don't have 20k bikes all of my bikes currently have mud and scratches on them....
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    I felt the trailer made it hard to maneuver the...

    I felt the trailer made it hard to maneuver the bike around, made it much wider and slower to accelerate and stop. I think trailers are great for occasional use and on paths but I was never...
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    Mac ride on a MTB is great to keep her in front...

    Mac ride on a MTB is great to keep her in front or for harder terrain. For pure utility itís hard to beat a cargo bike, this can also carry a small kids bike if she wants to ride in safe sections. I...
  38. bought a 2 rocket starter kit and a 24 pack of a8...

    bought a 2 rocket starter kit and a 24 pack of a8 engines. I will do the assembly, little guy will put on stickers. Should be fun.

    Water rockets are great but not when it is 30* outside, will look...
  39. I knew I could rely on this crew to encourage...

    I knew I could rely on this crew to encourage expensive fun. Still probably cheaper than magic carpet tickets for 1 hour of skiing.
  40. Model Rockets and Younger Kids Cool dad or bad idea?

    My 4.5 yo son really likes watching rocket launches on youtube since I showed him the manned SpaceX last summer. I am very tempted to buy an Estes kit and build and launch them with him as a fun...
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    A 3 pedal 3 series wagon is worth maintaining a...

    A 3 pedal 3 series wagon is worth maintaining a 15 year old auto x3 is not
  42. Thread: Wagon Stoke

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    Q7 has been good, we have owned it for 4 years...

    Q7 has been good, we have owned it for 4 years but not many miles as my wife has had health issues. It's a 5500lb tank and drives like it, smooth on the highway and tows our ~4500lb trailer very...
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    Budget ~1.5k/yr in maintenance plug plus probably...

    Budget ~1.5k/yr in maintenance plug plus probably 1-2k on purchase and 20mpgs on premium then compare ownership costs to a newer japanese crossover. Water pump/thermostat is a 1-1.5k job that will...
  44. Thread: Ask the experts

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    I have crank brothers double shots on my cargo...

    I have crank brothers double shots on my cargo bike for the same reason. Flat side is small but has real pins so your feet donít slide off. Clip side feels like a candy. My knees like the float of...
  45. Thread: Wagon Stoke

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    Hell no, going electric for around town. Probably...

    Hell no, going electric for around town. Probably an egolf or niro unless chevy fixed the seats in the new bolts and the tax redit re-ups.

    We have a q7 tdi and a camp trailer for adventures. I was...
  46. Thread: Wagon Stoke

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    My 2006 325xi 6spt wagon will be up for sale in a...

    My 2006 325xi 6spt wagon will be up for sale in a few months as I am hoping to move across the country. ~90k miles and was in the PNW until last year so only rust is on the hitch for a bike rack. ...
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    Crash test videos will show the biggest drawback...

    Crash test videos will show the biggest drawback to the class A. Hopefully when we are back in Seattle I can have my trailer up in lot 3 but it obviously wonít be getting there if it is puking.
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    The market has been nuts. Hopefully we can afford...

    The market has been nuts. Hopefully we can afford to bug back in post move. More map stating has me thinking about central Bellevue wilberton or lake hills any beta on those areas?
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    Btlos gets good reviews on Mithras and is cheaper...

    Btlos gets good reviews on Mithras and is cheaper than lightbike but I haven’t used. I have a lb am28 on the front of my hard tail that I am happy with but splurged on we are one for my fs that...
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    I fit our trailer next our house in Ravenna itís...

    I fit our trailer next our house in Ravenna itís not big but that rules out most hoa areas
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