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    I hope he gets paid big bucks for this endeavor....

    I hope he gets paid big bucks for this endeavor. Dude deserves it for just keeping the WC entertaining. That being said he should have to work in the Scarpa warranty department for a season because...
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    what do you mean downhill performance? as in...

    what do you mean downhill performance? as in skiing downhill after touring up? or skiing the binding at the hill lift service?
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    Canadian health care is great as long as you...

    Canadian health care is great as long as you don't stray to far out of the norm or get too old
  4. Thread: RIP Bob Saget

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    Sirius/XM has been running Saget bits all day...

    Sirius/XM has been running Saget bits all day (which I don't recall them doing when he was alive but the are grave dancers they did the same thing when Norm MacDonald died)
    Dude was an assassin,...
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    It's all about the metal.

    It's all about the metal.
  6. exactly, leave kids to their own devices and...

    exactly, leave kids to their own devices and they'll figure it out...why do we need lifties again?
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    Raw and Gold return for sure. I hope they don't...

    Raw and Gold return for sure. I hope they don't do any more "pro" skier editions and just do the colours everyone is asking for. We are pretty much sold out of every Pivot except the Harlaut limited...
  8. Former Tercel 4x4 SR5 wagon owner here. Pretty...

    Former Tercel 4x4 SR5 wagon owner here. Pretty much unstoppable but cheaper to maintain? 1000$ CDN to replace a starter in 1991 still sticks in my brain.
  9. Thread: Whistler 21/22

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    Fernie is going off right now just sayin'

    Fernie is going off right now just sayin'
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    Where do you need the room?

    Where do you need the room?
  11. Don't know how many kids we would have jumped...

    Don't know how many kids we would have jumped because we didn't have that many neighbors but pretty sure that same bike and four hay bales high with an old barn door as the ramp, half way down a...
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    yeah, yeah, while you go ski around on your 7 din...

    yeah, yeah, while you go ski around on your 7 din binding remember that all the big spring development come from these guys hucking their meat down mountainsides at 140kmh. As no one races on the...
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    Now the graphic makes sense. Avid angler that she...

    Now the graphic makes sense. Avid angler that she is. Now will other people buy it?
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    Got pics of Kristofferson on the Marker?

    Got pics of Kristofferson on the Marker?
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    As a race geek note, anyone notice Hirscher is...

    As a race geek note, anyone notice Hirscher is skiing Langes and Looks on his new ski company offerings.
    How bad does the Atomic race binding have to be to make old Markers your choice to replace it?
  16. ok, are those "virginity rocks" hoodies a joke or...

    ok, are those "virginity rocks" hoodies a joke or some kind of "say no to drugs" kind of thing?

    oh and OP, you already bought 'em, keep them and you have a setup for saturday and sunday
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    it doesn't have to fit when they sell or give...

    it doesn't have to fit when they sell or give every pair at pro deal to guides at heli and cat ops who then spend the whole winter getting boot work done until the get their next boots on pro deal
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    This. Rent the RV.

    This. Rent the RV.
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    The sales reps giving clinics can't even explain...

    The sales reps giving clinics can't even explain it so I doubt it.
    It's like Lange's dual core boots. "Invisitech" that is harder to explain to the customer so don't mention it and just deal with...
  20. well so far I think I'll just keep him locked up...

    well so far I think I'll just keep him locked up at home and he'll be safer

    ;)
  21. Ghislaine Maxwell?

    Ghislaine Maxwell?
  22. yeah, I agree the whole "points" system is messed...

    yeah, I agree the whole "points" system is messed up and confusing for parents (and I've been around racers since the mid 80s) my kids know it inside and out though I just smile and wave.
  23. Yeah, we are in that stream at the moment. It is...

    Yeah, we are in that stream at the moment. It is probably the most logical.
    Points are a mess because of the covid year and weird race schedule last year, hopefully they get on track as FIS starts...
  24. Ski racing in US colleges as a foreigner (Canadian, so US lite)

    The heir to the waxman throne will be university bound next year. Any hints or hacks on ski team eligibility/costs/pitfalls etc.
    Only one uni in Canada has a "team" but it isn't NCAA and competes in...
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    my dad had one of those, pretty much...

    my dad had one of those, pretty much indestructible (or not, I'll wait 'til I see your video)
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    Don't believe your friends that said they went...

    Don't believe your friends that said they went golfing or cycling the day after. Don't fly to a sales meeting the day after.
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    200 days a year on snow, 1 billion squats and...

    200 days a year on snow, 1 billion squats and you're half way there
  28. yeah, but not on purpose kind of like the toe...

    yeah, but not on purpose kind of like the toe wings
  29. don't go past the 3rd hash mark line if you see...

    don't go past the 3rd hash mark line if you see threads you are likely to bend the arms or have them screw themselves off while you use them
    me? i would ski the turn table with the plastic...
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    Having spent a little time in boot rooms when...

    Having spent a little time in boot rooms when athletes got their new boots it always makes me laugh how people think all the smoke and mirrors of the boot fitting experts is common on World Cup. Yes,...
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    That's been WM for pretty much ever hasn't it?

    That's been WM for pretty much ever hasn't it?
  32. I have seen 3 people do it. That said for...

    I have seen 3 people do it. That said for whatever reason those same people ripped the heel piece out of their skis.
    Just get a Pivot and be done with it.
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    if nothing else that's probably the best...

    if nothing else that's probably the best performing BBR ever made
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    I'd read it if I was in the dentist office or...

    I'd read it if I was in the dentist office or found one on a plane. As an industry member in wholesale and retail I hate their gear reviews. When I read them I can tell they actually never used the...
  35. exactly, the pivot brake is easily 10-12% wider...

    exactly, the pivot brake is easily 10-12% wider than they say. I have run 75mm up to 90 as well
  36. geezus, that house, it takes a lot of money to to...

    geezus, that house, it takes a lot of money to to make something look that cheap to paraphrase Dolly Parton
  37. Aspen types with a spare room, help a kid out?

    Friend of the family is looking for a room for their daughter (pump the brakes you pervs) she is skiing in Aspen for the ski club and her current accommodations are running out. Noram level athlete,...
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    I personally can't wait for gripwalk to go away....

    I personally can't wait for gripwalk to go away. Are you skiing or going for a hike? Alpine "DIN" soles have worked just fine since their introduction in one form or another. Squishy, mediocre hiking...
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    more pow oriented than the OG or subsequent LPRs...

    more pow oriented than the OG or subsequent LPRs super fun if its the right length and you know how to ski
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    sorry for the instagram link but geezus it's hard...

    sorry for the instagram link but geezus it's hard to post pics/vids on this site
    https://www.instagram.com/p/CWYocaflB4l/
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    no, specific demo hole pattern on those

    no, specific demo hole pattern on those
  42. Thread: GUNS!!!!!!!!

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    find some 0000 steel wool and some Kroil, it'll...

    find some 0000 steel wool and some Kroil, it'll clean right up and then you can protect it however you want
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    no

    no
  44. take the bindings off, take out all the screws on...

    take the bindings off, take out all the screws on the plate, turn the ski upside down and clamp the plate in to your bench vise (you have a bench vise, right?) grab the tip or tail of the ski and...
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    Agent Sonya: The Spy Next Door, Sisters and...

    Agent Sonya: The Spy Next Door, Sisters and Spies: The True Story of WWII Special Agents Eileen and Jacqueline Nearne and Talking to Strangers: What We Should Know About the People We Don't Know
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  46. as long as it has a recent covid test and is...

    as long as it has a recent covid test and is double vaxxed it'll be here in no time
  47. 10$ish a DIN is rule of thumb for used Pivots. I...

    10$ish a DIN is rule of thumb for used Pivots. I want to say they are 3 years old but the color/model didn't change for a couple of years...
  48. dude awesome, yes

    dude awesome, yes
  49. ones that release for safety i guess

    ones that release for safety i guess
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    probably not, now it is just one of the many...

    probably not, now it is just one of the many illnesses we have to deal with on a daily basis
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