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    The tire was hard AF to get on the rim. Once on...

    The tire was hard AF to get on the rim. Once on it was so tight on the rim that it squeezed itself as close to the middle as it could. At the valve stem the in-rim rubber bit pushed the beads aside,...
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    Autumn is a new season. I had a maxxis minion dhr...

    Autumn is a new season. I had a maxxis minion dhr ii DD that i bought 8 months ago as a left a bike shop job. I finally decided to ditch the showroom tire (Recon). All i can say is, fuck! That tire...
  3. The Maxis Recon that came with my Orbea weeps...

    The Maxis Recon that came with my Orbea weeps constantly, I need to pump it up every ride. I'm tired of that shitty tire, I have a new Minion going on tomorrow.
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    Still have this truck, 2012 bought with 6km, sled...

    Still have this truck, 2012 bought with 6km, sled too. Truck has a canopy now. Air bag suspension went in many years ago so it doesn't sag as they tend to do. 110,000km, and it is in need of its...
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    No way is it worth fucking around swapping a...

    No way is it worth fucking around swapping a chain instead of sharpening it. It takes about 11 minutes to sharpen a saw - 2 to roll a doobie, 5 to smoke it and 4 to file the saw.

    If you're...
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    2001ish i bought a used Husquvarna Rancher 61. I...

    2001ish i bought a used Husquvarna Rancher 61. I used it to cut many cords of wood for my primary heat source for 16 years. It was mostly trouble free. The fuel line cracked in the tank and it picked...
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    After my first 5 or 6 hours of ownership and...

    After my first 5 or 6 hours of ownership and 300km i plugged it in to 120v. 120v is laughable, my car said 67 hours til full from 9%. I quickly installed a 240v outlet and bought a 40A (50A2P...
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    No today but very recently picked up some Sun...

    No today but very recently picked up some Sun Ringle Duroc 50 summer rims for my e fat bike. Its pretty much immpossible to find a 197 hub laced to a non fat rim. I searched around and priced a bunch...
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    I got some summer rims built and mounted up some...

    I got some summer rims built and mounted up some 27.5x2.8 CST Patrol tires. I went home despot and picked up some closed cell pipe insulation. Three lengths will do 2 29ers (<$4/ea). The insulation...
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    I was asking my Hyundai dealer about pricing, if...

    I was asking my Hyundai dealer about pricing, if they sell above msrp they get a fine. Too many and they could potentially lose thier franchise.

    I had to drive a gas pot recently. Its a 2.4l...
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    Hot as fuck right now, no time to be riding.

    Hot as fuck right now, no time to be riding.
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    Someone was asking about wild camping in the...

    Someone was asking about wild camping in the nelson area, I posted a coordinates of a couple great spots by the creek near my house. Drive to the end of soukoroff rd and across the old ball park to...
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    I was floating around in the lake today with a...

    I was floating around in the lake today with a pool noodle thinking I was going to try making my own for the back wheel on my e hardtail.
  14. Thread: Windows 11?

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    But, this one goes to eleven.

    But, this one goes to eleven.
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    Must be a USA thing, mine has a heat pump. In...

    Must be a USA thing, mine has a heat pump. In Canada the trims are: essential, preferred, preferred long range and preferred awd long range. Only the essential has no heat pump.

    The awd is only...
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    Mine is RWD, it weighs about the same as my...

    Mine is RWD, it weighs about the same as my Tacoma so it should be pretty solid in the snow with some good rubber. It has snow mode, I think it limits the torque. Turn off traction control and it...
  17. Thread: Ask the experts

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    I came off an Orbea Wild H30. Spec shows, ...

    I came off an Orbea Wild H30. Spec shows, Shimano CS-M6100 10-51t 12-Speed.
  18. Thread: Ask the experts

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    Fuck the what? Pulled off my 12 speed shimano...

    Fuck the what? Pulled off my 12 speed shimano cassette, my free hub is HG. I didn't think hg 12 speed was a thing.
  19. Thread: Truck Tire Time

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    I'm thinking about winters for my ioniq 5. Stock...

    I'm thinking about winters for my ioniq 5. Stock are 235/55R19, was thinking 235/65R17 mostly because they're $65/corner cheaper for Haka 10 studded. Probably a little cheaper for rims too. They will...
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    Bought one today. Ordered a Hyundai Ioniq 5 the...

    Bought one today. Ordered a Hyundai Ioniq 5 the day I accepted an engineering job and gave notice at the E Bike shop in January. Got a call on Monday telling me it might show up this week but more...
  21. Thread: Ask the experts

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    Do I need a different tool to remove a shitmano...

    Do I need a different tool to remove a shitmano 12 speed Cassette or will the same one I use for HG cassettes work?
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    Lots of ungated forest service roads. Closer to...

    Lots of ungated forest service roads. Closer to castlegar I know a couple great spots near really good riding. Goose creek trail is one of my favorites. Camp here, 49.373693,-117.679631 on a creek....
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    Pfft. I did Rossland to Cabo with a 2yo and 3...

    Pfft. I did Rossland to Cabo with a 2yo and 3 month old.
  24. Thread: Fuel Prices.

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    Not sure I follow what you're saying. Assuming...

    Not sure I follow what you're saying. Assuming you're talking about alternative energy sources, one would think that higher fuel prices would encourage a transition not spurn it.
  25. Thread: Ask the experts

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    You better ride wrap those for her.

    You better ride wrap those for her.
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    Well my Toyota Yaris engine shit the bed. I think...

    Well my Toyota Yaris engine shit the bed. I think too many daughters driving it and not checking the oil. Compression is 180,180,120,80. Oof. Debating scraping it and getting $750 (bc scrapit program...
  27. Thread: Ask the Idiots

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    As manager/mechanic at LBS I couldn't believe the...

    As manager/mechanic at LBS I couldn't believe the people the boss hired. I can't count the number of times I looked over and yelled, "Stop!" as the "mechanic" was breaking out a cheater bar to remove...
  28. Thread: Need cranks

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    Need cranks

    I'm fixing a bike for chick on a budget. Current drive train is completely worn out. She wants lower gearing 30f,11-46r now. 10 speed. Suntour zeron cranks. The smallest non boost chainring you can...
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    Orbea Wild would work well. Decent spec/$

    Orbea Wild would work well. Decent spec/$
  30. Thread: vintage

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    415636 1952 Raliegh, all original. A little...

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    1952 Raliegh, all original. A little rough but everything works.
  31. Thread: Ask the experts

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    Does spam make a 12sp shifter that has a double...

    Does spam make a 12sp shifter that has a double action upshift lever like shitmano?
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    Ultimately motor lag reduces the need to ratchet.

    Ultimately motor lag reduces the need to ratchet.
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    Depends how you've been programmed. With Bosch...

    Depends how you've been programmed. With Bosch and Brose I know for sure a shop can adjust motor lag. Bosch by the program picked and Brose by adjusting parameters. Older (2-3+ yr) old bafang ultras...
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    Ya hubs on ebikes don't really. Except sometimes...

    Ya hubs on ebikes don't really. Except sometimes then ya.
  35. Thread: Ask the experts

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    Fire.

    Fire.
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    A co-worker's dad died last year. When they were...

    A co-worker's dad died last year. When they were cleaning out his house they found guns everywhere. They also found man sized women's shoes and clothing, he didn't have a girlfriend.
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    Odd things in your will

    KQ's what will the find when you die thread got me thinking, what is in your will that will surprise someone?

    I have, first choice of all my bikes goes to xxxx. He's a friend I grew up riding...
  38. Hey fatso, I'm putting you on a diet.

    Hey fatso, I'm putting you on a diet.
  39. http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_1CRY3BpQAXg/S7TLvfsvjVI/...

    http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_1CRY3BpQAXg/S7TLvfsvjVI/AAAAAAAAAio/S7T8goKFK0Q/s1600/IMG_0793.JPG
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    If you want a really nice spot near a creek, I...

    If you want a really nice spot near a creek, I know one near my house in Pass Creek about 10 minutes north of Castlegar. Located 49.3738627, -117.6796135. I don't live in that house so.... if you're...
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    I had a fwd sienna. With good snpw tires it was...

    I had a fwd sienna. With good snpw tires it was great. If youve owned a sienna ypu know that they are as maintenance free as an ICE car can be.

    Ive known 3 odessy owners who had transmission...
  42. Orbea Rallon would fit the bill. 170/170 on...

    Orbea Rallon would fit the bill. 170/170 on 29ers. Climbs decent, decends like a beast. My first ride on mine was on a trail I've ridden many times. It was so much smoother than my Giant Reign, when...
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    Not analog bikes, acoustic bikes.

    Not analog bikes, acoustic bikes.
  44. Sounds about right

    Sounds about right
  45. Going back to the talk of sanitation and...

    Going back to the talk of sanitation and sterilization. Fuck that, don't worry so much about it. Clean is clean enough. Encourage them to eat dirt. Mine grew up on a farm playing with chicken, ducks,...
  46. Thread: Fuel Prices.

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    Oh gosh darn, the cost of electricity is going...

    Oh gosh darn, the cost of electricity is going up. I wonder what gas will increase over the next 3 years.

    BC Hydro applied to the commission for the rate change last September as part of a...
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    Tire studs for my studable fat tires. About 15%...

    Tire studs for my studable fat tires. About 15% of local price.
  48. Thread: Ask the experts

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    I've got a 38 on my Rallon. First ride on it...

    I've got a 38 on my Rallon. First ride on it today, oh baby, it just eats chunder.
  49. Thread: Fuel Prices.

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    $2/l in Vancouver (don't know what that...

    $2/l in Vancouver (don't know what that translates to in usd/us gal) I'm really looking forward to the arrival of my EV.
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    So turn the din back down on YOUR skis and don't...

    So turn the din back down on YOUR skis and don't tell. Maybe go a little lower than normal. When he falls on his face in front of clients then perhaps he'll buy his own.
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