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    What works for me (including race bindings with...

    What works for me (including race bindings with no heel adjustment) is to carefully mount the toe with the template, click the boot in, line up the heel in the boot and make sure it's aligned...
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    Eh, I don't see that much difference between JB...

    Eh, I don't see that much difference between JB and other 2-part epoxies (e.g. Marine Tex) for skis. JB is usually easier for me to find and easy to eyeball the mix (1:1 instead of 1:5 or whatever)....
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    7/32" = 5.56mm

    7/32" = 5.56mm
  4. Thread: AT Helmet halp

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    Just picked up the Movement 3tech Alpi, agree...

    Just picked up the Movement 3tech Alpi, agree with others that it fits pretty well for long/narrow heads. Giro helmets tend to fit me great (bike and ski) but I swim side-to-side in a Vantage or any...
  5. For Reno/Rose I'd see Bud at Snowind. Or make the...

    For Reno/Rose I'd see Bud at Snowind. Or make the trek to Truckee (search for recs).
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    I've heard of a few drops but mostly other rate...

    I've heard of a few drops but mostly other rate hikes. Our house is 10 years old, built after the 2008 code changes with fireproof windows etc.. We keep our lot clear but Tahoe NF is literally across...
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    Shit just got real... Just got my home...

    Shit just got real...

    Just got my home insurance bill, premium almost doubled from last year (same policy, no new claims). Guess I should be happy they didn't drop me.
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    Yeah, double pole on flats, fast double pole on...

    Yeah, double pole on flats, fast double pole on gradual uphill, basically running up the steeper hills. There's a window for classic kick-and-glide but it's pretty small at the elite levels...
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9lZaXMXGdzk

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9lZaXMXGdzk
  10. That's a great deal. This is technically the...

    That's a great deal. This is technically the women's model but it's basically the same as the Attack2 13 GW aside from color.
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    It's probably been brought up before somewhere in...

    It's probably been brought up before somewhere in the past 73 pages but I had my first experience with internal brake routing today (building up a new frame) - what a pain. What product marketing...
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    I think I'm glad my wife's not on here. Her: I...

    I think I'm glad my wife's not on here.

    Her: I see you got a new pair of powder skis.
    Me: Well, they were a great deal. And they're not new, I got them on TGR Gear Swap.
    Her: Aren't they the...
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    The gas station at the Soda Springs I80 exit has...

    The gas station at the Soda Springs I80 exit has the good stuff.
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    ^This. Talk to them if you're actively looking...

    ^This. Talk to them if you're actively looking for a new job (though reaching out to people you actually know is usually better), otherwise ignore them.
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    Haven't found one but there's one...

    Haven't found one but there's one available for the Warden 13, and the toe is the same. The heel is different but you can use the heel plate as a guide, just line up the front holes the same distance...
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    Here we go again: PG&E warns of potential power...

    Here we go again: PG&E warns of potential power shut-offs Wednesday and Thursday
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    https://broadwaydirect.com/wp-content/uploads/2017...

    https://broadwaydirect.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/kb9001-724x407.jpg
  18. A fixed propane system (e.g. Generac) with auto...

    A fixed propane system (e.g. Generac) with auto switch would be nice but probably isn't workable given snow loads and county codes around propane appliances at altitude (basically need to be fully...
  19. Bump. Total generator JONG here but in the market...

    Bump. Total generator JONG here but in the market after our second multi-day outage this month.

    Looking for a portable unit around 4-5KW. Just looking to power lights, fridge, radiant heat...
  20. Thread: The Deuce

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    I could have done without the "ghosts"...

    I could have done without the "ghosts" conclusion. I get what they were doing (comparing the Deuce then vs. now), but it came off a little ham handed and maudlin. I liked the rest though,...
  21. At least he left the wine.

    At least he left the wine.
  22. Look up “stivot” or “skivot” (seems to go by both...

    Look up “stivot” or “skivot” (seems to go by both names).
  23. "Ask me in May, and I’ll tell you all about this...

    "Ask me in May, and I’ll tell you all about this winter." :biggrin:
  24. Pauling has been dead for 25 years, but he was a...

    Pauling has been dead for 25 years, but he was a supporter of alternative energy (though his "thermal balance" argument isn't very robust):...
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    Another interesting case:...

    Another interesting case: https://www.kqed.org/news/11729742/an-unlikely-suspect-on-the-trail-of-a-california-serial-arsonist
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  27. If it's still dry enough to be fire season in the...

    If it's still dry enough to be fire season in the Central Valley in Jan-Feb then it probably won't be much of a ski season anyway... I've seen SB run lifts for 3-4 days without power though.
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    According to pge.com we're supposed to get power...

    According to pge.com we're supposed to get power back Sunday night.

    Note that the problem isn't just providing power to homes in "fire traps", it's all the places where transmission lines are...
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    We went down overnight as well, from the map it...

    We went down overnight as well, from the map it looks like the whole 80 corridor is down west of the Summit. Certainly isn't due to local conditions since winds are mild and the ground is still wet...
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    Build a hotbox? Easier to heat just the skis...

    Build a hotbox? Easier to heat just the skis rather than the whole room.

    http://www.nordicskiracer.com/news.asp?NewsID=448#.XZ4vU-ZKhwk
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    Mostly people seem to be getting pissed off at...

    Mostly people seem to be getting pissed off at PG&E. Having the website down most of today didn't help.

    Donner Summit is supposed to lose power even though winds are only supposed to reach 26mph...
  32. I think he's talking about the Castle Peak lots...

    I think he's talking about the Castle Peak lots within Northstar (next to the entrance roundabout), not the snow park by Boreal.

    I predict a shitshow on weekends when the only free lots start to...
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    A little weeping through the sidewalls is OK when...

    A little weeping through the sidewalls is OK when the tire is new but should stop after they set up. Weeping near the bead (or losing air through the valve hole) is usually a sign that the tire/rim...
  34. For those who are interested in "data": Winter...

    For those who are interested in "data": Winter Snow Level Rise in the Northern Sierra Nevada from 2008 to 2017



    BTW Ben is a skier and a maggot IIRC.
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    American drowns after proposing to his girlfriend...

    American drowns after proposing to his girlfriend underwater in Tanzania
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    Narrow-wide works well even without a clutched...

    Narrow-wide works well even without a clutched derailleur, particularly for short range derailleurs and a properly sized chain.

    Use this method to check chain length without removing the chain.
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    You can use the rice-in-sock technique...

    You can use the rice-in-sock technique to mold the liners in the shell - makes it a lot easier. Just make sure the sock gets down to the toe (I actually split the rice between 2 socks to make this...
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    Sold to mikey b.

    Sold to mikey b.
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    Speaking of encounters between dogs and neighbor...

    Speaking of encounters between dogs and neighbor pets... my wife was friendly with a neighbor (call her Nancy), they used to walk dogs together. One day Nancy invites my wife in. My wife asks if it's...
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    Tentatively sold. Olympus has dibs, then...

    Tentatively sold. Olympus has dibs, then banzaibikes, then mikey b.
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    Sticky: Cleaning out the garage (again). I don't want to...

    Cleaning out the garage (again). I don't want to deal with shipping so these are free if you can pick up in Donner Summit or in the South Bay.

    Boots: Tecnica Agent 65 Jrs in 23/23.5, 24/24.5, and...
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    FS: 163 Shiro Jr w/ binding

    163 Shiro Jr with Salomon L7s mounted for 288 BSL. I think these are from 2014 but they're in great shape - I think they were only used for one season and only on pow days. A couple of shallow base...
  43. Thread: Kid stoke

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    The 15 year old in her first MTB race. This was...

    The 15 year old in her first MTB race. This was in a rocky section she probably would have walked (or at least put a foot down) a couple of months ago, this time she charged it every lap.

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    I went from Forekaster to Aggressor as well and...

    I went from Forekaster to Aggressor as well and thought it was a huge improvement, especially on Tahoe moondust. Mine are holding up fine though I tend to not kill tires (my last sidewall tear was...
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    I'm happy to yield on most climbs, but if it's...

    I'm happy to yield on most climbs, but if it's steep and technical enough that if I stop I'm going to be walking then the DH rider can either stop for a second or take an alternate line.
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    Higher elevation trails coming into play now that...

    Higher elevation trails coming into play now that the snow is melting.
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    Yeah, not so much. ...

    Yeah, not so much.

    https://www.fs.usda.gov/detail/ltbmu/recreation/bicycling/?cid=stelprd3824321

    I riding up a long climb yesterday (not on an ebike) and passed someone who asked "is that an...
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    It's not about saving money, it's about getting...

    It's not about saving money, it's about getting you to pay more for brakes to avoid the annoyance.
  49. Thread: Wildlife

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    Bobcat or possibly a mountain lion cub. Adult...

    Bobcat or possibly a mountain lion cub. Adult lions don't have spots.
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    The new YT Jeffsy might be worth a look,...

    The new YT Jeffsy might be worth a look, particularly given the price.
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