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    IT7NiFpJmvI Sent from my Pixel 3a using...

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    Worst whooping for the Pats since Super Bowl XX ...

    Worst whooping for the Pats since Super Bowl XX

    Congrats Bills fans
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    Insane throw by Allen. Even better pick by Hyde....

    Insane throw by Allen.
    Even better pick by Hyde.

    Pats dropping balls. Ugh.
  4. Hope you can make that trip.

    Hope you can make that trip.
  5. How are you feeling?

    How are you feeling?
  6. Those UL GPOs are a great winter touring ski....

    Those UL GPOs are a great winter touring ski. I've put over 100 days on my pair and they're still going strong. They behave a lot like Rustler 11s. Different feeling with the ultra light layup but...
  7. There is also an aesthetic element with skin...

    There is also an aesthetic element with skin tracks. Both the movement and the track itself is more enjoyable when you climb steadily and avoid going to steep or flat. Extra kick turns are bad too. I...
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    This. I've been hoping for an F1 RS/XT for years....

    This. I've been hoping for an F1 RS/XT for years. I've also been on the lookout for a dirt cheap pair to go Dr. Frankenstein on. The current buckle arrangement works well enough (I can ski all day...
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    Strong post.

    Strong post.
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    "Bill's Mafia" is the dummest fan-nickname to...

    "Bill's Mafia" is the dummest fan-nickname to catch on since "The Twelves."

    On the other hand Bills fans are legit and Seattle has more than it's share of clueless front runners.




    Wildcard...
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    -Mammut and BD are better than the rest and have...

    -Mammut and BD are better than the rest and have been for a while, especially in terms of range (https://beaconreviews.com/).
    -BD just bungled a recall around the previous version's flawed button...
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    NJ > CT

    NJ > CT
  13. Yeah, that's what i meant.

    Yeah, that's what i meant.
  14. I wonder if this is skewed by where you live/ski....

    I wonder if this is skewed by where you live/ski. For me the glide advantage of Pomocas (2.0 and Pro S-Glide) over BD's is considerable.
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    Different plastic.

    Different plastic.
  16. Scarpa hopes to sell its new line of boots to...

    Scarpa hopes to sell its new line of boots to people who fall outside their core customer group. Casual skiers in Europe and North America know who Bode is. That's all.
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    Interesting. One reason I like the Corvus a lot...

    Interesting. One reason I like the Corvus a lot is that I find them much more engaging on groomers and lower angle snow than the older Cochises. The Corvus tips engage at a lower edge angle and the...
  18. The original 85's feel a good bit more locked in...

    The original 85's feel a good bit more locked in than the original 95's. The 95's are much more versatile skis and give up almost nothing on hard snow. I think that shape and flex just works better...
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    Hey nickwm21, I'm curious what you thought of the...

    Hey nickwm21, I'm curious what you thought of the Corvus. I'm a fan. Was also a big fan of the OG Cochise, and liked but didn't love gen 2.

    Edit: you answered in a post a few seconds before mine.
  20. I'm 5'10" with a 30" inseam, but fairly flexible....

    I'm 5'10" with a 30" inseam, but fairly flexible. I did quite a bit of touring on some old 190 Lotus 120's. I now use some 187 UL Protests and just bought a pair of used 186 BMT 109's. They all have...
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    The BOA on my F1's has stood up to a heck of a...

    The BOA on my F1's has stood up to a heck of a lot of abuse. But I like the look of the lower buckle placement on those.
  22. Did you measure your dick? I'd start with that. ...

    Did you measure your dick? I'd start with that.



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  23. -I had a monoclonal antibody infusion on December...

    -I had a monoclonal antibody infusion on December 3rd.
    -At the time I was told to wait 90 days before getting a booster shot (apparently the antibodies may interfere with vaccine effectiveness). ...
  24. I believe these are the original layup while the...

    I believe these are the original layup while the neutered ones were the same color but with carbon tips/tails.
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    Colorado in January + teaching novices to look...

    Colorado in January + teaching novices to look out for overhead hazard + basic safe travel practices.

    Just because most west facing slopes are safe doesn't mean they all are (see the slide over...
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    Backland Carbon:...

    Backland Carbon:
    https://www.skimo.co/image/data/atomic/2017/backland-carbon.jpg

    Backland Carbon Light (100g lighter with flimsy liner, no power strap):...
  27. Skis sold.

    Skis sold.
  28. Stretchy power strap: ...

    Stretchy power strap:

    https://www.voile.com/voile-straps-22-inch-xl-series.html

    Recommended.
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    I think that's an Amersports tradition. Wasn't...

    I think that's an Amersports tradition. Wasn't there a version of the 1st Backland boot that was lighter just because it had less stuff on it?
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    I think most manufacturers starting making good...

    I think most manufacturers starting making good touring boots around their 3rd or 4th try. Isn't this Salomon's 3rd try?

    Looks like a Scarpa F1 without the upper power strap. Take away the upper...
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    There is a reason the NFL collected PSI data the...

    There is a reason the NFL collected PSI data the following season and declined to release it....

    But contrary to what some Pats fans think, they aren't the only team that has been subjected to...
  32. Bindings sold

    Bindings sold
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    Sold

    Sold
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    Exactly. And I hope people say something to me...

    Exactly. And I hope people say something to me too if I'm ignoring something important.

    A few weeks back I snapped this pic of 3 guys transitioning under a whole lot of snow.

    I would have said...
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    I've been called out for mansplaining in a not...

    I've been called out for mansplaining in a not too dissimilar situation. It was worth it. The group of women I spoke with decided not to ski the avy prone terrain trap they were standing above (which...
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    Those are already for sale:...

    Those are already for sale:...
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    Dolphins fire Flores? What the hell are they...

    Dolphins fire Flores? What the hell are they thinking? Did he strongly oppose a trade for Watson? Makes no sense.

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    Bump.

    Bump.
  39. Bump.

    Bump.
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    Trade for brand new 185 Fischer Ranger 94 FR?

    Trade for brand new 185 Fischer Ranger 94 FR?
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    Thanks for the laugh, Colts. Sent from my...

    Thanks for the laugh, Colts.

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    187 UL Protest is 2000g I think the old 192...

    187 UL Protest is 2000g
    I think the old 192 Lotus 138s were also about 2000g.
    186 Voile Hyper Drifter (158-124-141) is 1700g
    185 Cochise 106 weighs 2250.

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    Road or trail? Yaktrax will break. Microspikes...

    Road or trail?

    Yaktrax will break. Microspikes and some of the knockoffs are pretty durable, but better suited for trail use. I have a buddy who uses another Katahoola product for road running. I...
  44. Try it on? Sizing is inconsistent. I've generally...

    Try it on? Sizing is inconsistent. I've generally sized up on over layers. But not always.
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    Yup. The Fifty is full of humility as well as...

    Yup. The Fifty is full of humility as well as good lessons for both novice and experienced skiers that don't interfere with the flow of the episodes. In other words, it's never preachy but it makes...
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    FS: Shifts

    These have been good for me, but I don't think I'll be skinning on these skis any time soon so I'm swapping in alpine bindings. Skied about 20 days. 80% riding lifts. Black, Armada branded with 110...
  47. I've got these:...

    I've got these: https://www.tetongravity.com/forums/showthread.php/345328-FS-New-185-Fischer-Ranger-94-FR-Attack2-AT-with-95mm-brakes

    Pretty similar, I think.
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    I watched Wavy. They talked about how he was...

    I watched Wavy. They talked about how he was becoming more cautious, then he caught pow fever and almost got himself killed.
  49. Pic: 399982

    Pic:

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  50. FS: New 185 Fischer Ranger 94 FR + Attack2 AT with 95mm brakes

    Skis are new, never mounted with last year's top sheet. $340 + shipping

    blister review

    Bindings are also brand new. 14 DIN. $130 + shipping

    Would trade for the right spring touring ski...
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