Search:

Type: Posts; User: thejongiest

Page 1 of 6 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.03 seconds.

  1. What 3-season tent do you use? I agree, the only...

    What 3-season tent do you use? I agree, the only winter-camping I've done has been in clear weather and a 4-season tent seems like just extra weight in that scenario.
  2. Replies
    20
    Views
    1,103

    Man wish these were 182s....any 182s for sale...

    Man wish these were 182s....any 182s for sale come out of the woodwork?
  3. Replies
    18
    Views
    767

    Wish it were a 27.5

    Wish it were a 27.5
  4. tech talk JONG btw I have this ski in a 186cm...

    tech talk JONG

    btw I have this ski in a 186cm and I mounted +3 from center line. Mine are the first year they launched them, not sure if they changed the mount point. I think mine is like -6 or -7...
  5. Fill Power x Fill Weight Conversion Rule of Thumb?

    If I'm comparing a 650-FP sleeping bag with an 850-FP sleeping bag, and the 850-FP has XXXg of down fill, then what is the fill weight required in a 650-FP bag to have the equivalent warmth?
    ...
  6. Replies
    170
    Views
    19,002

    This Marker setup is basically the "obvious"...

    This Marker setup is basically the "obvious" implementation of the Shift. I actually think the engineering of the Shift toe is pretty darn amazing, aside from the AFD. And I think the AFD is a shit...
  7. Replies
    170
    Views
    19,002

    Oh...say less Now I have very little trust in...

    Oh...say less

    Now I have very little trust in Marker reading the Kingpin thread, but if this sucker doesn't pre-release (or explode) - it could be pretty nice.
  8. Replies
    2,175
    Views
    280,144

    I ski the Shifts and I like them, but my...

    I ski the Shifts and I like them, but my seat-of-the-pants take is that they really do not provide the same safety/confidence/elasticity compared to the Warden I was skiing before. I think it...
  9. Replies
    2,175
    Views
    280,144

    Honestly, it is hard to say. They definitely have...

    Honestly, it is hard to say. They definitely have limited elasticity compared to some other alpine bindings, but we already knew that.

    Of course I don't know which leg he injured, but the reason I...
  10. Replies
    2,175
    Views
    280,144

    Anyone see this video of Josh Daiek with what...

    Anyone see this video of Josh Daiek with what looks like a pretty clear pre-release in the Shift? Sprained MCL...

    https://www.instagram.com/p/B4Pt7Jyl71P/
  11. Replies
    170
    Views
    19,002

    My speculation based on that picture would be the...

    My speculation based on that picture would be the silver lever is the tech toe and that the alpine part of the toe piece will be removable a la CAST, but with an actual IOS 9523 certified binding.
  12. Thread: Ikon Pass

    by thejongiest
    Replies
    3,050
    Views
    248,876

    DING DING DING. Everyone made a ton of revenue...

    DING DING DING. Everyone made a ton of revenue today on people that were on the fence (like me). It barely will affect the bottom line of the ski resorts (actually it will affect it positively by...
  13. Thread: Ikon Pass

    by thejongiest
    Replies
    3,050
    Views
    248,876

    I think legally they can't rescind the purchase...

    I think legally they can't rescind the purchase because there were no strings attached to the purchase itself. The coupon was public, whether it was an accident or not. Though I am not a lawyer. We...
  14. Thread: Ikon Pass

    by thejongiest
    Replies
    3,050
    Views
    248,876

    Huge 50% off deal some people scooped today....

    Huge 50% off deal some people scooped today. Posted on Colorado Backcountry Ski & Snowboard Facebook Group. Lots of drama, hope some folks scooped it before they deactivated!

    Links:
    ...
  15. Hmm yeah, sounds lukewarm at best. I'm curious to...

    Hmm yeah, sounds lukewarm at best. I'm curious to check it out to see what I think of it as a platform. I might have two months free in Jan-Feb and so the wheels are turning in my head already.
  16. Replies
    12
    Views
    807

    AFAIK same as last year, but different from...

    AFAIK same as last year, but different from Backland 95 and always has been.
  17. Word on the street is she's selling because her...

    Word on the street is she's selling because her husband-to-be has his own vintage camper
  18. What do you mean by "fully baselined"? I'm going...

    What do you mean by "fully baselined"? I'm going to go check it out and get under it. I'm interested in suspension condition, rust, etc. As far as I've read - the Triton V8 is pretty bulletproof?
    ...
  19. Seems like $5k for low-miles, already built -...

    Seems like $5k for low-miles, already built - pretty good! Question is definitely can I stand it, I might go check it out but I just bought a Subie so it's hard for me to justify.

    I'm trying to...
  20. 1998 E250 Van Conversion - Is This a GREAT Deal?

    Just saw this posted, for those who are familiar - is this a great deal? 78k miles? Obviously need more details, but fully built out...

    Looking for input, this caught my eye
    ...
  21. Replies
    57
    Views
    6,125

    Just grabbed a pair of the new RX Pro Mittens! I...

    Just grabbed a pair of the new RX Pro Mittens! I wanted a pair of them (used to have a different name) last season when I realized I have chronically cold hands, but they were all sold out. A friend...
  22. Replies
    121
    Views
    6,279

    Yeah, I think the biggest thing I'm missing with...

    Yeah, I think the biggest thing I'm missing with this Subie is the storage space, but I definitely realized that getting a midsized truck just makes no sense in retrospect. I do need to get new...
  23. Replies
    121
    Views
    6,279

    Well here's an update for ya: In order to...

    Well here's an update for ya:

    In order to check out used cars, I ended up renting a Tacoma DCSB TRD from Hertz (just by chance) and so I got to drive it first hand. I see what people mean. It's...
  24. Replies
    121
    Views
    6,279

    Also, in terms of off-roading, I know that in the...

    Also, in terms of off-roading, I know that in the front range at least there's at least a handful (or more) spots that you can't go get to the spring skimo TH easily without a 4x4 which is kind of...
  25. Replies
    121
    Views
    6,279

    Not towing anything heavy, but a camper could be...

    Not towing anything heavy, but a camper could be in my future depending on how I end up actually using the vehicle. I I think having a backseat would be helpful just from the perspective of having...
  26. Replies
    121
    Views
    6,279

    Truck Recommendations

    So I've been whippin' in my parents 2005 Mazda minivan for a while now and she's really on her last legs. After a cross-country road trip and several more adventures, combined with existential rust,...
  27. Replies
    8
    Views
    685

    Thanks! I was on the Pieps website...twas my big...

    Thanks! I was on the Pieps website...twas my big mistake.
  28. Replies
    8
    Views
    685

    Bumping this...how do you warranty this exactly?...

    Bumping this...how do you warranty this exactly? Their website has no method to do that...do I need to go to a shop?
  29. Replies
    8
    Views
    685

    Thanks for the advice! Seems like a waste to...

    Thanks for the advice! Seems like a waste to warranty a whole device for a small little tab...but alas
  30. I've broken the boa mounting plate twice on my...

    I've broken the boa mounting plate twice on my Fischer's, cracked the shell, and broke off one of the brass boa loops. I love the boots, but they have not held up for me.
  31. Replies
    8
    Views
    685

    Pieps DSP Pro - Lanyard Repair Advice

    So the nubbin' that holds the lanyard in place pulled out on me, but somehow I managed to hold onto it. I glued the bottom side of it with superglue, but I didn't want to glue onto the clear plastic...
  32. Replies
    21
    Views
    1,026

    Character building.

    Character building.
  33. Replies
    962
    Views
    141,081

    I was planning on skiing Shasta on the 30th or...

    I was planning on skiing Shasta on the 30th or maybe 31st. I was just going to do Avy gulch, but may be in for some other routes. Time is limited though, so may just have to go the easy way...
  34. What's still open? Not a local. Sitting in...

    What's still open? Not a local. Sitting in Mammoth parking lot, lots of lifts closed, real windy. The wind buff will be f*cking great I bet. Slept @ Vons last night haha
  35. Replies
    67
    Views
    10,808

    Can this still apply with the student discount?

    Can this still apply with the student discount?
  36. Replies
    13
    Views
    1,722

    PM'd on the Smith I/O Mag

    PM'd on the Smith I/O Mag
  37. I might be interested. How does this differ from...

    I might be interested. How does this differ from the current model on the website?
  38. Driving Austin - Portland in May. WWYD?

    What would you do. Where would you go.

    I have between May 13-30. With 5 days in Paris squeezed in there somewhere.

    The current idea is go to Boulder, bum for a long weekend, go to Paris, come...
  39. Replies
    22
    Views
    947

    Word, I'm gonna think about it. I commuted to...

    Word, I'm gonna think about it. I commuted to South Bay from SF and it was a hellscape. But I also know myself. I think I'm gonna try and find a month-to-month (or even week-to-week) so that I can...
  40. Replies
    22
    Views
    947

    Glad I'm validated on the idea that there's no...

    Glad I'm validated on the idea that there's no way in hell I'm living there.



    WTF is up with Portland and its weird subcultures - is there a nuclear plant nearby or something?
  41. Replies
    22
    Views
    947

    I'll be at Intel as well. I'm trying to figure...

    I'll be at Intel as well. I'm trying to figure out where to live, but it sounds like NW Portland may be the ticket. I don't want to sit in my car for 45min+, but I also don't think I could stomach...
  42. Replies
    22
    Views
    947

    Good to know what to expect. I lived in SF for a...

    Good to know what to expect. I lived in SF for a bit and it was the same there. I wouldn't leave a bike parked for more than a couple hours tops when I was out at the bars - fully expecting it might...
  43. Replies
    22
    Views
    947

    Yeah I'm realizing that even in Austin I don't...

    Yeah I'm realizing that even in Austin I don't get on my MTB more than a once a month at best...I really enjoy being able to ride from my door or all-day excursions with an earn-your-turns type...
  44. Replies
    22
    Views
    947

    Portland Bike Quiver

    Moving to Portland (Hillsboro...) for a summer internship...possibly into a full time roll later. I'm planning on bringing some bikes up there, and I want to know what would be the perfect bike...
  45. Both are sold.

    Both are sold.
  46. TTT

    TTT
  47. Pls someone buy these. $125 shipped for either. ...

    Pls someone buy these. $125 shipped for either.

    Would also do (partial) trades for stuff.

    Things I want: crit bike drop bars 42cm, 27.5x2.3ish mtb tires (maxxis dhf / aggressor / high roller),...
  48. Bump!

    Bump!
  49. Replies
    529
    Views
    68,856

    Heh I'm not FROM Texas, I just live there...

    Heh I'm not FROM Texas, I just live there g'dammit.
  50. Replies
    529
    Views
    68,856

    I'm gonna be at Taos this weekend for the first...

    I'm gonna be at Taos this weekend for the first time...any recos? Staying at the Snowmansion with a car. Looks like conditions are pretty nice!
Results 1 to 50 of 300
Page 1 of 6 1 2 3 4