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  1. Its been 20 years but Greece was one of my all...

    Its been 20 years but Greece was one of my all time favorite trips. The people are so friendly you'll get suspicious and wonder what the catch is. :) We enjoyed Crete and Santorini but were there...
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    110's skied really well yesterday evening, felt...

    110's skied really well yesterday evening, felt like 8-10". Hoping for a few more after work tours. Anyone skied Jones/Butler recently? Can you skin from the parking lot or is the road mostly...
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    You just reminded me, I got this ...

    You just reminded me, I got this for my 12 year old for Christmas. Its a two pack, so I thought I would work on one while he works on the other and I could help him out if needed. He'll be doing...
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    I hope she enjoys it! Good to see the rippers...

    I hope she enjoys it! Good to see the rippers getting after it!
  5. Thread: Fuck podcasts.

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    Videos are worse. Every DIY or How-To item has...

    Videos are worse. Every DIY or How-To item has to be a video now. Not to mention general communications, etc. Takes 3x as long to watch a video of someone explaining it, than just to read it. ...
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    I recall this fit very similar to the Lange XT3...

    I recall this fit very similar to the Lange XT3 (maybe why you have both?) but seemed to be similar to the Lange (50/50 boot) with a little better walk mode and a bigger price tag. I didn't realize...
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    Thanks for the info. Sent from my Pixel 3...

    Thanks for the info.

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    Doh! Its the S/Max. How do you like touring...

    Doh! Its the S/Max.

    How do you like touring in it? My shop told me Lange is coming out with some more tour friendly boots in 2022 but they have either a narrow last or low flex (110).

    Yes,...
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    Thats a tough age when they are going to outgrow...

    Thats a tough age when they are going to outgrow it. You could pick up an adult medium (may be a little for him now but could grow into it). My oldest daughter is 5'4" and can ride my medium Spot. ...
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    This thread was essential when I was shopping for...

    This thread was essential when I was shopping for Alpine boots. Hoping you can help me with a touring boot dilemma.

    I am looking for a dedicated touring boot with ~120 flex. Conventional boot...
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    Transition says 4'4" to 5'. My son is 4'11" and...

    Transition says 4'4" to 5'. My son is 4'11" and moved up to his sister's bike (26+). He probably could have gotten one more summer out of it, but it was looking a little small on him.
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    Selling my son's Transition Ripcord Jr. 24"...

    Selling my son's Transition Ripcord Jr. 24" wheels, full sus, air fork. Front Range pickup, prefer not to ship. Mag price $700. Feel free to price police.


    Cut and paste from the ad I just...
  13. There is dispersed camping at Rabbit Valley, a...

    There is dispersed camping at Rabbit Valley, a short drive from Mack. I heard they are cutting down on it, but haven't been back there this year. You can always find a spot on 18 road if you don't...
  14. Yes it is. We were there two weekends ago and it...

    Yes it is. We were there two weekends ago and it wasn't too bad before 11am or after 2pm, but a total cluster during prime time.
  15. I'm sorry, it got taken.

    I'm sorry, it got taken.
  16. Highline State Park (Fruita) Camping Reservation - 4/23-25

    SOLD - Not going to use this reservation and thought I'd put it out here since they are hard to come by. $56 for two nights. You'll need to have a State Parks pass as well.
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    Fyi, I have a camp site reserved at Highland St...

    Fyi, I have a camp site reserved at Highland St park for next weekend, April 23-25 for $56 if anyone is interested. Gonna post it on Front range bike swap if no interest.

    We were there 2 weekends...
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    Thank you, Pickels! This is good info.

    Thank you, Pickels! This is good info.
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    Axios
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    Thank you for the detailed info. This is really ...

    Thank you for the detailed info. This is really helpful! The kids will not have heartrate monitors, so will have to go off of feel. Is it fair to say a base ride is at moderate sustained...
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    Thank you, good input! I think she does a good...

    Thank you, good input! I think she does a good job hydrating, but may need reminders to eat. This is a really fun event and I had mixed feelings about moving from 50mile to 50k, but it'll be really...
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    I'm riding a 50k 3700 vert race (Bailey Hundito)...

    I'm riding a 50k 3700 vert race (Bailey Hundito) with my 15 year old and some of her friends in June. Its her first race and I want to create a flexible training plan that's fun and that she'll...
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    Good info, thanks. I hadn't considered kick...

    Good info, thanks. I hadn't considered kick turns. Right now I'm thinking +1 or +1.5. I'm mostly meadow skipping so not sure it'll make a huge difference, prob over thinking it. :)
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    Good write up. I picked up a pair of these today...

    Good write up. I picked up a pair of these today for a touring setup. Read Blister and am trying to figure out where to mount them. For a resort ski, I'd want to be able to scrub speed and mount...
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    A lot of good info in this thread! I'm looking...

    A lot of good info in this thread! I'm looking for a recommendation on the Crest vs Raider for a dedicated touring setup (Volkl Blaze 106 with Maestrale RS boots). I'm 5'10" 165lbs mostly CO...
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    We stayed in Oak Creek last week and a normally...

    We stayed in Oak Creek last week and a normally 15 min drive to Sedona TH's was 45 min mid week. Tons of hikers near TH's but surprisingly few bikes and few people once you get away from the TH's....
  27. Not CC, but I bought my last 2 bikes from Pro...

    Not CC, but I bought my last 2 bikes from Pro Bike Supply after my LBS had a long wait. Great experience and will but from them again, but you have to call to get inventory. Their website blows.
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    My PT recommended these Foundation Training years...

    My PT recommended these Foundation Training years ago and it's been a huge help. The dynamic hamstring stretches are great.

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  29. This hits close to home. I've been in this store...

    This hits close to home. I've been in this store many times when I worked in Boulder. We often pick up groceries when headed back home after a day at Valmont. Vibes to Boulder peeps.

    Sent from my...
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    Tons of great family time. Without soccer or swim...

    Tons of great family time. Without soccer or swim team, my kids really got into mountain biking. Had some great camping trips riding with them and they now like mountain biking as much as skiing. ...
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    I've been looking at the RS106 for a touring ski,...

    I've been looking at the RS106 for a touring ski, seen some good deals and they are light. Would this be good for a softer boot and meadow skipping? Or, do you really need to drive it?
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    I'm constantly amazed at the things people post...

    I'm constantly amazed at the things people post on a public forum.
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    This isn't social media, but relates to your...

    This isn't social media, but relates to your power posing question. One thing I have noticed when talking to people at trailheads is they have to justify (to the point of being apologetic) about...
  34. Poll: PM sent.

    PM sent.
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    Grabbed some stuff for the kids. Thanks for...

    Grabbed some stuff for the kids. Thanks for posting.
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    The shop that baked them only put a small piece...

    The shop that baked them only put a small piece of foam (about 1" circle) and did not use a shim. So, hopefully some room to stretch. I'll give this a go on my own and then try to grind the boot...
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    Thanks for the update. I've got 3 days on Sofirn...

    Thanks for the update. I've got 3 days on Sofirn SP40, skinning up the resort after close. They have a dedicated uphill/downhill route that is groomed blues and greens. I put it on low while going...
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    It was cooked with a small piece of foam over the...

    It was cooked with a small piece of foam over the instep, but I get your point. Thanks for the info. I don't have a bench mounted sander but will try it with a belt sander.
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    Thanks for the input. I've been really...

    Thanks for the input. I've been really conservative with the shell. Do you think a more aggressive bake (more foam, more pressure) would expand it? Or, is that a lost cause?

    Any tips on how to...
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    Coming back to this thread after 20 days on my...

    Coming back to this thread after 20 days on my boots (S/Max). I have had the shop heat mold the shells 3 times to expand room in my right boot. I've been (too?) conservative to avoid over doing it...
  41. Poll: I'm interested in a Green medium if any extras.

    I'm interested in a Green medium if any extras.
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    Closed today with the same terms. Thanks again...

    Closed today with the same terms. Thanks again for the rec!
  43. Thinking about the Brahmas. How do you like them...

    Thinking about the Brahmas. How do you like them in bumps? Go Green!

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    I wouldn't discount a 29er. My wife is 5'2",...

    I wouldn't discount a 29er. My wife is 5'2", rode a ton in the 90's and mid-00's until we had kids and recently started riding again (esp now that kids are riding). After much research, she got an...
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    Sticky: Bump. Thought someone was taking both sets of...

    Bump. Thought someone was taking both sets of skis but fell through. Also have a pair of 3 buckle Salomon boots size 22.5352734

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    The electric blowers would be ideal if I had any...

    The electric blowers would be ideal if I had any avail spots in my panel to install a 220 breaker. Electrician does not advise splicing into the dryer outlet. Currently researching Propane/Kero vs...
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    I did the same, was originally looking for cheap...

    I did the same, was originally looking for cheap mtn bike lights for my kids and ended up getting this for myself. Its direct from China, so may take a couple of weeks. I haven't ordered from...
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    I just picked up a Sofirn SP40...

    I just picked up a Sofirn SP40 for pre-dawn ski and a backup mtb bike light. Haven't received it yet but gets good reviews and has decent runtimes. Its P-shaped and can attach to shoulder straps on...
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    Damn, these are cheap. They are not too...

    Damn, these are cheap. They are not too expensive to run for a few hours?
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    I started to go down this path but decided not to...

    I started to go down this path but decided not to for these reasons.

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