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    Been working on a couple new bike trails this...

    Been working on a couple new bike trails this summer and have had to deal with the wasps a fait bit. Got lit up a few times by some living in trailside nests, took some amusing falls fleeing in the...
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    +2, Ms Boissal doesn't seem to differentiate...

    +2, Ms Boissal doesn't seem to differentiate between her inner monologue and her spoken words. It's one big story in her head and she's convinced I hear 100% of it while I really am privy to maybe...
  3. Thread: Neighbors...

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    The house west of us has been empty for about a...

    The house west of us has been empty for about a year now after the renters left. They were cool people, never had any issues with them, they'd occasionally toss a chicken back over the fence if it...
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    I'm loving the Rogue 55H with the rake for...

    I'm loving the Rogue 55H with the rake for rockier and rootier terrain. The rake is great to a 1st pass cleanup removing small plants and brush and the narrower head works a bit better when digging...
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    That and there's something else you need to see...

    That and there's something else you need to see up there :fmicon:
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    ^^^ Noice! Silver is definitely a wild ride,...

    ^^^ Noice!

    Silver is definitely a wild ride, between the tailing surfing at the top and the mega chunk on the "dirt road" portion at the bottom, quite full value.
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    Ooooof, that's scary. Not exactly a remote and...

    Ooooof, that's scary. Not exactly a remote and unpopular spot.
    Kitties are everywhere lately, there was one roaming Wheeler farm this spring that was relocated and apparently another one is back...
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    Your taste in brakes and fork are excellent!!

    Your taste in brakes and fork are excellent!!
  9. This. I was riding at Alta yesterday and the...

    This.
    I was riding at Alta yesterday and the shit I saw on the way up and down the canyon was sobering. Solid walls of cars on both sides of the road from China Wall to the Superior pullout with...
  10. Thread: Garden 2022

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    Very solid responses from both of you :D

    Very solid responses from both of you :D
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    I've had 1 cucumber this year. One single cuc....

    I've had 1 cucumber this year. One single cuc. Unreal. Usually by this time even the chickens are begging for a break...

    I like the idea of the freebie box, that's rad. In most years ours would...
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    Damn... Big one!! Better not case it or come up...

    Damn... Big one!! Better not case it or come up short, those pine branches would tickle a bit!
  13. Thread: Garden 2022

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    Man every time I see grapes like that I want to...

    Man every time I see grapes like that I want to find the previous owner of our house who decided to rip out mature vines and replace them with Virginia creeper. Only a gargantuan asshole would do...
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    It's going to make me years to get quick with the...

    It's going to make me years to get quick with the d-ring system. I've had Fox half-lids with the fidlock buckle for a year, thought it was a bit of a gimmick compared to other hald-lid buckles, but...
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    Hooray for only paying some of the sales tax I...

    Hooray for only paying some of the sales tax I guess?? 5% is fairly insulting for sure.

    It's been quite perfect out there lately. Snuck in an LCC ride last night when the apocalyptic forecast...
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    It's creeping down to the valley!! I was pedaling...

    It's creeping down to the valley!! I was pedaling up Quarry trail last night, got to the only spot where there's only 1 manageable line (right before the power plant wood bridge). Couple guys are...
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    Hot damn, East Zion is now on the list, these...

    Hot damn, East Zion is now on the list, these trails look DOPE!

    RA13, mad props for your work. I started digging this year in a zone that is about as easy to work with as it gets and the magnitude...
  18. Thread: Garden 2022

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    I really wanted to try it one year but didn't...

    I really wanted to try it one year but didn't have the room. Or was convinced I didn't which I think is wrong. Looking at the footprint of a couple indeterminate plants gone wild vs 2 rows trained...
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    Thanks, 10 Nm is what I run on my trail bike and...

    Thanks, 10 Nm is what I run on my trail bike and previous 2 bikes. I couldn't believe the 25 Nm spec on GG, seems insane, that's the kind of stuff I'd hate to have to loosen trailside with a small...
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    Experts, riddle me this one. I've been running...

    Experts, riddle me this one.

    I've been running a Hydra rear hub for about `1000 miles now, first on my trail bike and now on my enduro pig. It's a 32H centerlock microspline version if that...
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    Looks like the Bird has "sanctioned" one segment...

    Looks like the Bird has "sanctioned" one segment that is very visible but the bulk of the stuff is still on the DL and I would have never found it if I had been out there looking on my own. Even now...
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    I'm impressed whoever owns this left the CAUTION...

    I'm impressed whoever owns this left the CAUTION HOT sticker on the group head for 22 months...
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    Speed is high due to steepness which is for real....

    Speed is high due to steepness which is for real. About 2 bike lengths between the trees. First time I tried without the rocks I was slightly off on the timing, clipped the back wheel on the 1st...
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    Oh I have no beef with Torx, they're great bits...

    Oh I have no beef with Torx, they're great bits and unstrippable fasteners. The safety version though? The one that requires a dimpled bit to work on? Why??
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    Elusive tacky UT dirt: 426864 So nice after...

    Elusive tacky UT dirt:

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    So nice after weeks of dust bowl...

    Nothing wrong with a bit of ramp, especially with back to back trees straight at the bottom of angry steep sections. Without...
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    Look at the positive side of things here:...

    Look at the positive side of things here: nobody's going to steal that chainring while you leave your bike unattended for 30 seconds. Or 2 hours.

    I'd love to hear the thinking behind using that...
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    I was annoyed that when I last took the Subi in...

    I was annoyed that when I last took the Subi in for an oil change they gave it back to me with the outside all washed and clean but the inside untouched. They usually vacuum the floors and seats. Not...
  28. Thread: Garden 2022

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    ^^^^^ lucky, plums are absolutely glorious! ...

    ^^^^^ lucky, plums are absolutely glorious!

    Re: tomatoes, agree that there is absolutely no point in getting cages for them, they'll always be too small. I made cages out of 5' tall horse fencing...
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    Of all the Shimano things that don't have...

    Of all the Shimano things that don't have durability issues, the XT pedals are at the very top. You must have been wanting ULTIMATE retention to strip that screw, it's pretty damn sturdy...
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    They are great for that! They don't last super...

    They are great for that! They don't last super long but at the price it's a non-issue, and the more worn they get the more slideways you can go :D
    I bought a couple of the old ones with the harder...
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    Less than $10 online? Shit, if you're not that...

    Less than $10 online? Shit, if you're not that inspired I'll take them off your hands, they're good tires for what I do with them...
  32. Thread: Garden 2022

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    We can exclusively outside or the house turns...

    We can exclusively outside or the house turns into a furnace with the 2 burners of the CampChef 14 blasting 30,000 BTUs in a small space. And as John_B said, the heat is one thing but the fact that...
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    Can't wait to see another scene involving the sheriff and a bunch of fat fucks on snowmobiles harassing people at the bottom of the Hallway cause they're trespassing... Between that and the guy...
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    Thanks. Buddy is on ancient bindings with a...

    Thanks. Buddy is on ancient bindings with a higher pin delta (+16 I think) and he wouldn't know what a freeride spacer is if I showed him one. Same for the fancy cam system. When you skis on 15 yeah...
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    Anyone have feedback on the Kuluar yet? Despite...

    Anyone have feedback on the Kuluar yet? Despite the atrociously butchered name (listen to the Blister podcast with the ATK guy about that, hilariously harebrained way to stay away from using the...
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    Ordered brakes on Monday, they were delivered...

    Ordered brakes on Monday, they were delivered last night. Insanely fast shipping, I pay >$100 for that kind of speedy delivery when I ship stuff to Yurp for work.
    As others have said, no...
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    425970 Haven't looked at the website in a...

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    Haven't looked at the website in a while but the Coming soon... again! appears to be new?
    That would be sick, this winter is set to be my last one to really get after it and I wouldn't...
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    Same dude is probably ranting non-stop about...

    Same dude is probably ranting non-stop about liberals virtue signaling about this or that while he's turned himself into a living billboard proclaiming his own fragility.
    The fact that hypocrisy...
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    Use that kombucha, it's fine. Ms Boissal is on...

    Use that kombucha, it's fine. Ms Boissal is on and off with her brewing and we always end up with some turning to vinegar. I've used it all over the kitchen, the last time being as a combo with...
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    Solid beta on the xanthan gum, I've been looking...

    Solid beta on the xanthan gum, I've been looking for a good thickener for a while as all my sauces come out a bit too thin to be perfect. Gonna give it a try this year!
  41. Thread: Kitty Stoke

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    ^^^ standard cat move. Can't be bothered to play,...

    ^^^ standard cat move. Can't be bothered to play, can't let the dog have a good time :D

    Flop, roll, fully extend toes, expose belly, violently attack whoever has the audacity to try and pet said...
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    Moving the cleats back is definitely easier on...

    Moving the cleats back is definitely easier on the calves. Given the smaller platform of most SPD pedals if you have the cleats all the way forward your foot is completely unsupported and you calves...
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    That's her! Tomatoes make great breath fresheners...

    That's her! Tomatoes make great breath fresheners fortunately :D
  44. Enhanced trickle down economics. You pay for it,...

    Enhanced trickle down economics. You pay for it, you get no benefits from it, and $$ trickle in already well-filled pockets while you wait in a different type of line to go skiing.
  45. Damn. Been thinking of replacing my trail bike...

    Damn. Been thinking of replacing my trail bike and this is pretty much exactly what I'd put together with maybe the exception of the dropper remote :D
    Someone please snag this bike before I convince...
  46. Thread: Kitty Stoke

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    Shit I had no idea, I thought deer just ran away...

    Shit I had no idea, I thought deer just ran away from anything bigger than a mouse. Deer intervention is not a bad option to separate fighting cats though...
  47. Thread: Neighbors...

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    Federal agents followed you to Solitude? Could be...

    Federal agents followed you to Solitude? Could be worse I guess, you could have gone to Alta and got them stuck in the red snake, or worse if they are snowboarders and couldn't have tailed you on the...
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    Same here, neighbors are terrible... The other...

    Same here, neighbors are terrible... The other day the lady who lives just north of us stopped by to ask if she could pick up a few peaches from our tree which is literally crumbling under fruits. I...
  49. Thread: Kitty Stoke

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    Damn, was he trying to mess with the deer? Hard...

    Damn, was he trying to mess with the deer? Hard to imagine a cat finding himself under a deer but you never know with cats, they prey drive kicks in at the most random time and the size of the prey...
  50. Thread: shroom picking

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    It's entirely possible I haven't and properly...

    It's entirely possible I haven't and properly cooked boletes and that's why I don't care for them much. Back home where I grew up people pretty much ignore them or use them as bases for sauces....
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