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  1. Thread: Mullet Talk.

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    I built up a Carbon Patrol V1 as a mullet - 29...

    I built up a Carbon Patrol V1 as a mullet - 29 front with 29er 150mm Lyrik and 27.5 rear. Works really well, especially on flow/jumpy trails. For chunky trails and flat out speed, I still like my...
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    So basically... when all is said and done, it's...

    So basically... when all is said and done, it's probably best to go new rear wheel or rear hub rather than trying to make existing hub work.
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    Can I convert Shimano 148 spline hub to 157?

    Bought a Knolly Fugitive LT frame that is using Super Boost rear hub spacing (157). Is it possible to convert a DT Swiss XM 1650 wheel using Shimano 148 Spline hub to 157?
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    Cool! Thanks for info! And yeah, would not be...

    Cool! Thanks for info! And yeah, would not be taking the "icy mogul" path down from a resort skin. Usually it's an icy or chalky groomer post resort hike so seems like either one would work. I...
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    Yep, that's right. Basically "surviving" the...

    Yep, that's right. Basically "surviving" the hard snow in the BC to get to softer snow. And also staying on low angle, low consequences terrain. I'm just starting out and my risk tolerance is...
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    Awesome. Thanks for the info on the recon 105! ...

    Awesome. Thanks for the info on the recon 105! Easy to ski, predictable, and good in powder sounds like exactly what I'm looking for!
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    ^^^awesome. we fly delta to the east coast so...

    ^^^awesome. we fly delta to the east coast so good to know! and appreciate the feedback!
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    The "gear math" in this post is based on sound...

    The "gear math" in this post is based on sound N+1 principles...
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    BD Helio Recon 105 vs Volkl Blaze?

    Finding some good deals on these. Anybody have any time on these skis? Most of the reviews I've found for the 105 Recon are around the carbon version of this ski. There was a thread on the Volkl...
  10. Yeah... was thinking Thursday morning would be a...

    Yeah... was thinking Thursday morning would be a good time for a walk up some part of Alta. Still learning the ropes around here so still have to figure out how to time my walk/descent. Thinking...
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    the "blown out" parts are part of the fun!

    the "blown out" parts are part of the fun!
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    Hmmm... maybe its worth riding if I have the...

    Hmmm... maybe its worth riding if I have the time. Sawpit used to be my favorite lap at demo only because it seemed you got an extended downhill and I loved the steeper rutted sections with small...
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    Anybody ridden new Sawpit? Headed back to Bay...

    Anybody ridden new Sawpit? Headed back to Bay for a couple of weeks and wondering if it's worth doing over the UC stuff. Although UC stuff is hard to pass up - super fun riding followed by...
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    Problem with this plan is you wont' be able to...

    Problem with this plan is you wont' be able to buy in for a discount for a while... unless you find a loss leader somewhere. Supply chain is completely f'd up and there are some bikes that are...
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    PCMR just announced that they do plan to have...

    PCMR just announced that they do plan to have Bike Haul available this year. In fact, looks like they're planning to have most of their on-mountain activities. Hopefully we don't get a Covid spike...
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    @laps - Thanks for that specific information! ...

    @laps - Thanks for that specific information! Was wondering if bike bags would fit in the regional jets that fly into Burlington. We go to Vermont every summer for a couple of weeks so short of...
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    Great info here! Thanks all!

    Great info here! Thanks all!
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    Interested. Sent you a PM!

    Interested. Sent you a PM!
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    Awesome! Good to know!

    Awesome! Good to know!
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    Lower elevation PC was starting to dry nicely but...

    Lower elevation PC was starting to dry nicely but getting some decent rain up here today. Probably going to be a few days before it's rideable again. Still limited in terms of options and length...
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    Anybody flown with an Evoc Bike Bag

    Anybody flown with an Evoc Bike Bag (for Large mtn bike), specifically on Delta or United and even more specifically to either Vermont (Burlington) or Canada. Trying to figure out if it's worth...
  22. ^^^that looks like Jupiter. you approaching from...

    ^^^that looks like Jupiter. you approaching from empire pass?

    by the way, does Deer Valley enforce non access to their slopes, i.e. will somebody get bent of shape if people tour into their ski...
  23. so much for a sunny closing weekend at Alta.......

    so much for a sunny closing weekend at Alta.... looking like some snow and cold temps through weekend and a bigger storm Sunday through Tuesday. Will Alta extend season one more bonus weekend?
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    Oooh... that really hurt. Iím going to give up...

    Oooh... that really hurt. Iím going to give up skiing entirely because of that comment. (But point taken on the bindings...)


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    New snow bump!

    New snow bump!
  26. p.s. It was mid February powder conditions at...

    p.s. It was mid February powder conditions at Alta this morning! Unreal! Left around 11:30 and it was still skiing exceptionally well. Snow showers look to continue to mid to late afternoon, could...
  27. Wow... this sounds like it was specifically done...

    Wow... this sounds like it was specifically done to limit skiing in that area rather than mitigate avalanches. I'm definitely not of the "Vail is terrible" mindset as why would Vail want to ruin...
  28. Itís at least a foot at my house over on PC side...

    Itís at least a foot at my house over on PC side and still snowing!


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  29. Two dollars. Cash.

    Two dollars. Cash.
  30. Interesting numbers, especially that day tickets...

    Interesting numbers, especially that day tickets are about the same as IKON pass holders.

    How many daily visits at Alta/Snowbird?
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    Appropriate time for this review. Been eyeing...

    Appropriate time for this review. Been eyeing this ski as it can be found for very cheap. Any chance you've had any time on the Ripstick 106, which also gets mentioned in the same breadth as this...
  32. Wow! Alta was great this morning. Definitely...

    Wow! Alta was great this morning. Definitely some icy bumps underneath but all things considered, it was a legit powder day. Certain aspects were skiing like winter even at mid day!
  33. Surprisingly fun skiing in PC today... if you...

    Surprisingly fun skiing in PC today... if you avoided the death cookies and bumps.
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    Yes. I have the bmx 105 189 and the zx 108 184...

    Yes. I have the bmx 105 189 and the zx 108 184 hand flexes softer in the tips and tails. Not by much but it is noticeable.


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    Couldn't resist picking up a pair from Blue Zone...

    Couldn't resist picking up a pair from Blue Zone Sports in Tahoe but haven't mounted. Hand flexing they feel soft.... Do they ski stiffer than they flex? I could imagine it being amazing in powder...
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    IKON only gets you either 5 days non holiday (if...

    IKON only gets you either 5 days non holiday (if you but the base pass + the access upgrade) or 7 days anytime if you buy the Full Ikon. For areas like Aspen and Alta/Snowbird the days are combined...
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    Should have clarified that statement. Meant to...

    Should have clarified that statement. Meant to say local at Jackson, Aspen, Big Sky, Alta, Snowbird, etc.... basically the non core Alterra mountains that have limited 5 day or 7 day access
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    What were the numbers before Covid? Before Ikon?...

    What were the numbers before Covid? Before Ikon? And is this corrected for more available skiers?

    Donít have a problem being wrong. Just have a problem with people being butt hurt that others want...
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    I know this is an unpopular opinion but I love...

    I know this is an unpopular opinion but I love the passes. It makes it much more affordable for me and my family to ski our local resort and to visit and ski with our friends in other mountain...
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    Reviving an old thread. Anymore people on the...

    Reviving an old thread. Anymore people on the ZX108 with thoughts and impressions? Trying to decide between picking one of these up in a 184cm or an Enforcer 110 Free 185cm. Currently have a...
  41. Sloppy seconds at Alta today! 368563 368564...

    Sloppy seconds at Alta today!

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  42. Ah... Okay, that all makes sense now. I should...

    Ah... Okay, that all makes sense now. I should have hung in there longer. Oh well... next time.
  43. Apologies for the repost but still trying to...

    Apologies for the repost but still trying to figure out what time traffic started flowing up LCC. Was on Wasatch BLVD about half a mile past the 7-11 at 8:15 and traffic didn't move for at least 30...
  44. Tried to get up to Alta this morning and got a...

    Tried to get up to Alta this morning and got a late start. Got to just past the 7-11 around 8am and then dead stop for about 30 minutes. Is that normal? LCC road opened around 8am so couldn't...
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    Thursday bump!

    Thursday bump!
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    FS: 2013 Marker Griffon 13 Demo

    Was going to keep these but no need for them.

    2013 Marker Griffon 13 Demo Bindings with 110mm brakes. They weren't used alot as they were on my shiros that barely got used. Probably less than 20...
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    Sounds like a similar situation and hadn't...

    Sounds like a similar situation and hadn't considered the high fiddle factor. Great data point. Thanks!
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    Hard to get a read on the Shift based on this...

    Hard to get a read on the Shift based on this thread and reconciling that with the opinions of people I see skiing them. Everytime I see somebody on a shift, I ask how they like them and if they've...
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    @whiteroom_guardian - clear your messages. looks...

    @whiteroom_guardian - clear your messages. looks like it's not letting me respond to your last message as you've exceeded the limit of your PM inbox.

    @singlecross - yes. only 1 mount for the...
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    Price drop to reflect no bindings.

    Price drop to reflect no bindings.
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