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    I think the problem is that ebikes are turning...

    I think the problem is that ebikes are turning some backcountry trails into front country trails, purely by virtue of the ease of getting there with a motor.

    I generally think backcountry trails...
  2. Thread: MTB Advice

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    FIFY.

    FIFY.
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    I bet that budget is do-able. I wouldn't...

    I bet that budget is do-able. I wouldn't hesitate to throw out some low ball offers on frames. That Yeti, for example - $1500 would be pretty fair for a 4 year old frame that's a bit outdated.
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    If it makes you guys feel any better, Whitefish...

    If it makes you guys feel any better, Whitefish is still fussing around with the install on their new lift too. As of yesterday, they were working on the splice for the rope. They're still acting...
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    I bet you'll be able to find something without...

    I bet you'll be able to find something without too much trouble. I guess it kinda depends how much you want to spend. Just from a quick look in the PB buy/sell, there's something like this Yeti...
  6. Thread: No more LSAT

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    ^^^ you can tell he's a good lawyer because he...

    ^^^ you can tell he's a good lawyer because he provided an obscure citation to support his point, complete with time stamp.
  7. Thread: MTB Advice

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    If Canuk hasn't managed to figure things out in...

    If Canuk hasn't managed to figure things out in 18 years, then I think he should probably just take up a different sport.
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    How tall is your son? If you have a 5 7/8"...

    How tall is your son?

    If you have a 5 7/8" steerer, that's about 150mm. Most stems are around 40mm, and a headset is probably around 10mm, depending on the specifics. So you need a frame with a...
  9. Thread: No more LSAT

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    Ultimately, I think it just comes down to caring...

    Ultimately, I think it just comes down to caring about the job.

    And for a lot of lawyers, that's hard to pull off because a lot of the work is kind of tedious and a lot of the clients are fucking...
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    I have twins and an allroad. 2 car seats are...

    I have twins and an allroad. 2 car seats are definitely fine. 2 car seats + a big diaper bag + a large tandem stroller + mom + assorted other gear are also fine.

    Beyond that, we take the...
  11. Thread: No more LSAT

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    I think billboards lack tact. I prefer a more...

    I think billboards lack tact. I prefer a more personal connection. That's why I bought a fast car - so I can keep up with the ambulances.
  12. Thread: No more LSAT

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    Can confirm. Did well on the LSAT. Did well in...

    Can confirm. Did well on the LSAT. Did well in law school. Not a particularly good lawyer.
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    Like you're saying, Allroad has a bit more people...

    Like you're saying, Allroad has a bit more people room (mostly it's wider). Alltrack has a bit more cargo room (mostly at the roofline, so may or may not be useful depending on what you're...
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    Better go with a Ford expedition, just to be...

    Better go with a Ford expedition, just to be safe. Never know when you're gonna need to evacuate an entire youth soccer team.
  15. The P4's have a pretty forgiving tip that should...

    The P4's have a pretty forgiving tip that should plane up just fine. A little bit of early rise isn't going to change much of anything. If you're having tip diving issues, moving the mount back...
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    3) Rebuild with a hub that's convertible between...

    3) Rebuild with a hub that's convertible between 15mm and 20mm with different endcaps. So you'll have to buy a hub and deal with a rebuilding the wheel, but then you can switch axle standards...
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    Backseat fits car seats (both forward and rear...

    Backseat fits car seats (both forward and rear facing) fine for me (5'9", long legs). If you're tall it'd be pretty tight though. Agreed on the Audi maintenance nervousness. I've had mine for ~3...
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    If you're not towing or going offroad, an suv...

    If you're not towing or going offroad, an suv seems pretty unnecessary. You're just throwing gas at a problem that doesn't exist for your use case.

    A fully electric vehicle is certainly the...
  19. Just wait until you learn the kid's names...

    Just wait until you learn the kid's names...
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    He's definitely right. If you want, you can...

    He's definitely right.

    If you want, you can always convert the pivots to cast in the future (assuming they're p15/p18's)
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    Depends on how big your battery is and what kind...

    Depends on how big your battery is and what kind of terrain you're riding, but I doubt it. Big battery + flat terrain + low speeds + eco mode = possibly.
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    Face out as in face out. Doesn't matter which...

    Face out as in face out. Doesn't matter which way the letters are right side up. They face out.
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    Same with Sram (although Sram chain aren't...

    Same with Sram (although Sram chain aren't directional).
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    If the chain has an arrow stamped into it, it's...

    If the chain has an arrow stamped into it, it's directional. If it only has letters / logos on one side, that side should face out. Otherwise it's not directional.

    If your chainring and/or...
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    Whitefish is starting to fill in. ...

    Whitefish is starting to fill in.

    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20221127/2ddff58360498a0af74ec0d038e1e313.jpg
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    They should create a masters class at one of...

    They should create a masters class at one of these events. Competitors have to be at least 35(?) years old. Just do it as a one off thing so hopefully they could stack it with guys like candide,...
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    Poll: If the majority can't overcome the mechanisms of...

    If the majority can't overcome the mechanisms of the American government, then it would appear the majority doesn't actually care that much. There are plenty of people who care in a "hand wringing...
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    Poll: As has been said before, Sandy Hook was the end...

    As has been said before, Sandy Hook was the end of the gun debate. When someone can go mow down 20 kids in school and the country collectively decides that nothing needs to be done about it, the...
  29. Ah, right. Then yeah, he should buy that.

    Ah, right. Then yeah, he should buy that.
  30. If I had $675 to spend, I'd rather buy a used ...

    If I had $675 to spend, I'd rather buy a used factory / performance elite than a new rhythm. For the reasons el chup stated.
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    Yeah, this. He's gotta be the oldest guy on...

    Yeah, this.

    He's gotta be the oldest guy on the tour by 6 years or so. A man's ankles can only take so much.
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    Ended up getting a small tablet on Amazon because...

    Ended up getting a small tablet on Amazon because with the black Friday deals it was basically free. I'm about due for some new speakers for the system, so maybe when I spend too much money on...
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    Sick. Envious of you big sky folks. Whitefish...

    Sick. Envious of you big sky folks. Whitefish could still use a couple decent storms.
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    Yeah, that's kinda what I'm leaning towards, or...

    Yeah, that's kinda what I'm leaning towards, or just buying another smart phone. My biggest hesitation is just that it's not very clean - cords all over the place. I was kinda hoping for a nice...
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    Thanks. Those seem like they're probably the...

    Thanks. Those seem like they're probably the cheapest options that do what I want aside from just buying an iPod or tablet to dedicate to the task.

    I guess I need to decide whether I want to go...
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    Yeah, I've seen that sort of thing mentioned...

    Yeah, I've seen that sort of thing mentioned elsewhere. Putting that together might be a bit beyond my skill level though.

    And the fact that people with high end systems are resorting to putting...
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    Heh. Yeah, that's about where my search has...

    Heh. Yeah, that's about where my search has landed. I'm kinda baffled that this isn't a more straightforward request. I can't be the only one that wants to play spotify on their home stereo...
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    Does a reasonably priced stand alone music...

    Does a reasonably priced stand alone music streaming device exist?

    I want to play spotify on my home stereo. Currently I'm doing it through an old, retired smart phone, but that phone is starting...
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    This is awesome. Great pictures. Looks like an...

    This is awesome. Great pictures. Looks like an awesome experience.
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    Schwalbe doesn't really make a DHF equivalent...

    Schwalbe doesn't really make a DHF equivalent that lacks transitional knobs. The magic mary is vaguely assegai-ish, but slightly worse in most aspects of traction. It rolls a smidge faster...
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    You guys are acting like Aymar is the only one...

    You guys are acting like Aymar is the only one who ever crashes in these comps.

    And for whatever it's worth, of the few competitions I regularly watch, FWT actually isn't too bad in terms of...
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    Yeah. One death. A couple of paralyses. All...

    Yeah. One death. A couple of paralyses. All in races that I was participating in.

    All of them were fairly unspectacular crashes. It happens, and clearly it's unfortunate and we should do...
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    ^^^fair enough (edit: directed at oftpiste). ...

    ^^^fair enough (edit: directed at oftpiste). But it still seems really weird to me to put together a competition to showcase the most badass skiers, but then have people say "oh, but maybe not...
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    As has been pointed out many times in here, guys...

    As has been pointed out many times in here, guys like Aymar are doing the same sort of lines outside of competition too. It's not like he's pushing himself just because it's a competition and he's...
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    Thought this was gonna be about Tom Petty's...

    Thought this was gonna be about Tom Petty's estate going after that crazy woman in AZ.
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    Nice. Thanks for the heads up. Grabbed a...

    Nice. Thanks for the heads up. Grabbed a couple butchers.
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    If there's someone else that'll tee up the lines...

    If there's someone else that'll tee up the lines that Aymar does and keep their shit together 100% of the time, then by all means they should be on the tour. But I haven't seen anyone new on the...
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    Last time I had a lot surveyed, I think I paid...

    Last time I had a lot surveyed, I think I paid around $1200. Nothing fancy - just marked the corners with the surveyor's rebar markers and gave me the printout of the map. I'm sure they filed it...
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    I bolted a 2x6 width wise into the box. I cut a...

    I bolted a 2x6 width wise into the box. I cut a couple of deep notches into the 2x6 so the skis slot into it. The notches aren't tight on the skis - the skis can still wiggle around a bit, but...
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    I'm assuming Dex was caught unawares by a flock...

    I'm assuming Dex was caught unawares by a flock of lurk wielding tele skiers. Maybe Danno was one of them?
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