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    Most shops will pack a bike for you for around...

    Most shops will pack a bike for you for around $50-75, including the "cost" of the cardboard bike box. As someone said above, it looks like BikeFlights prices have gone up recently, and...
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    Latest Ripley or Tallboy....Anyone Ridden?

    The new Ripley is the V4. ;)
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    Possibly both? To me, it just doesn't feel like...

    Possibly both? To me, it just doesn't feel like a "do it all" bike. But that's not a bad thing. My rationale in thinking: this summer, I rode the GG Trail Pistola for a month, and thought it was...
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    This is very true with the Ripley. On mine, I...

    This is very true with the Ripley. On mine, I actually had to move the saddle back and get a longer stem to make it comfortable.

    Can't go wrong with the Ripley for most applications. I find it a...
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    Holy crap... sub-$3k for this and no one is...

    Holy crap... sub-$3k for this and no one is biting? Hell of a deal!
  6. Either one and youíre good... it definitely...

    Either one and youíre good... it definitely deserves a 140 fork.


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    You should have just sold the warranty...

    You should have just sold the warranty replacement. Next time youíll learn.

    Maybe


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  8. For what it's worth, I think the Trail Pistola...

    For what it's worth, I think the Trail Pistola that I posted back in July is the best all-around bike I've ridden this year... if I had a one-bike quiver, that would be at the top of the list. It...
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    You basically have to do it as a loop from E....

    You basically have to do it as a loop from E. Baker Creek though, right? Climb up the road, up Osberg's, and then down Alden?
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    That's a nice little summary, gracias. How does...

    That's a nice little summary, gracias. How does the type of riding in Revelstoke compare to Squamish and Nelson specifically?
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    Slight thread drift... but for those who have...

    Slight thread drift... but for those who have spent decent time in both Squamish and Revelstoke, how do they compare? I absolutely love Revelstoke, and am looking to explore more areas like that in...
  12. I didn't read the whole review (because holy shit...

    I didn't read the whole review (because holy shit it's long), but the bike feels WAY better in "plush" mode compared to "crush".... I typically like a little bit firmer trail bike, but "crush" was...
  13. Itís fucking awesome. Did Connor drop the...

    Itís fucking awesome.

    Did Connor drop the helmet?

    And maybe more importantly, was the helmet secured to your friendís pack? Or did it fall off the pack when the guide handed it to you? I...
  14. As someone who could be in that situation (as a...

    As someone who could be in that situation (as a guide and tour operator) if I did that with a client's gear, I would fully expect to replace it for you with brand new gear if it was in fact our/their...
  15. FS: SRAM NX Eagle 1x12 5-piece Groupset, Brand New

    I'm selling a brand new SRAM NX Eagle 12-speed drivetrain, taken from a new bike build but never installed (or even taken out of the plastic). It is made for boost-compatible frames. The groupset...
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    No live update from the roads today? I-70...

    No live update from the roads today? I-70 traffic leaving Denver looked EPIKONIC, and it still does at 7pm.
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    If you can live with centerlock rotors, I've got...

    If you can live with centerlock rotors, I've got a rear Reynolds TR309 carbon 29er wheel for sale listed here. $250 plus shipping, that's as good a deal as you're going to find. It's brand new,...
  18. FS: Reynolds Carbon TR309 Rear Wheel, Brand New

    This wheel is brand new- it was mounted with a tire, rotor and cassette but never ridden. $250 picked up around Boulder, but will ship at buyer's expense.

    29" wheel
    Non-boost (12x142mm)...
  19. Photo TR: Revelstoke is Pretty Fun on Bikes

    Spent last week in Revelstoke, which was a mind-blowing eye-opener for me. I've never ridden trails that steep, intense or technical before. And holy shit, 5000 feet of continuous vertical on...
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    RIP, Scout. My sister had to put her 13+ year...

    RIP, Scout. My sister had to put her 13+ year old lab down after a battle with kidney and heart disease. He was the cutest, sweetest little stinker I ever met and was one lucky sonofabitch to be...
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    Two more from yesterday's ride in Revelstoke...

    Two more from yesterday's ride in Revelstoke before a photo dump sometime next week....

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    Yep, Revelstoke is legit. Jesus Christ this...

    Yep, Revelstoke is legit. Jesus Christ this place is awesome.

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    Taken along the glacial ice fields in Banff NP...

    Taken along the glacial ice fields in Banff NP yesterday evening around 8pm.

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    FS: SRAM NX Crankset (175mm, 32t, DUB)

    I've got a very lightly used SRAM NX 12-spd crankset available for sale: it was used for 4-5 rides on one of my bikes before being replaced. There are a couple minor scratches on each end of the...
  25. I used the 4-bike heavy duty version on some of...

    I used the 4-bike heavy duty version on some of the roughest roads in the southwest, and never had a problem. If it's marginally more, go for the "super HD" version, but I'm not sure it's really...
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    FS: Brand New Shimano SLX Brakeset

    I bought these off a guy on Pinkbike last month, but it turns out I don't need them for my new bike build. They're brand new take-offs, no mounting hardware included. The front brake line is 28"...
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    I'm pretty sure he said it can't be a...

    I'm pretty sure he said it can't be a non-piggyback shock... which by the double negative rule, means he wants a piggyback shock. I think.

    Same thing with the fork... can't be less than 35mm...
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    Try that same ride next time and push yourself....

    Try that same ride next time and push yourself. No sugar or carbs to utilize, your body wonít be able to do it.


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    Those casino buses haul ass. The casino patrons,...

    Those casino buses haul ass. The casino patrons, on the other hand....
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    I've got two in my demo fleet.... new this...

    I've got two in my demo fleet.... new this spring, ridden ~ 5 days. If you're interested, let me know and I can see if I need both of them for the rest of our 2019 trips. I have a feeling I can...
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    Colorado Trail: Kenosha to Breck Question

    Next week, I'm going to ride from Kenosha to Breck via the Colorado Trail... obviously a pretty popular ride. That said, what's the BEST/MOST FUN way from the Colorado Trail down into Breck?

    I...
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    Anyone have anything they'd like to rant about?

    I hear this is what made the guys at Yeti finally redesign their frames.
  33. Sweet pictures! I'm super stoked to be heading...

    Sweet pictures! I'm super stoked to be heading up there in a few weeks to ride...
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    So many good trails in Sun Valley... it's not...

    So many good trails in Sun Valley... it's not that technical, but for big backcountry-type riding, it's tough to beat.
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    OFFICIAL I70 BITCH THREAD....

    Thereís also construction on that section of 285 (itís been closed during the week), which means people have to slow down to stare at the orange cones as they drive by. Double bonus traffic factor.
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    Try not coming back from Crested Butte on a...

    Try not coming back from Crested Butte on a Sunday. You should know better.


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    At least you arenít on this one: ...

    At least you arenít on this one: https://www-m.cnn.com/2019/07/28/uk/cruise-ship-brawl-uk-gbr-scli-intl/index.html?r=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.cnn.com%2F


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    Iíll be up there in mid-August. But likely not...

    Iíll be up there in mid-August. But likely not doing that.


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    Iíve had worse luck with the Aggressor (EXO...

    Iíve had worse luck with the Aggressor (EXO casing) than any other tire on our demo bikes.


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    FYI, Sturtevants runs shuttles to East Baker...

    FYI, Sturtevants runs shuttles to East Baker Creek (Osbergs) and Edge of the World (Oregon Gulch), I don't think it costs much per person. You can ride back to town from either of those two drop...
  41. Sold on PB. Sent from my iPhone using TGR...

    Sold on PB.


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  42. Yep, just added that to the description. Thanks.

    Yep, just added that to the description. Thanks.
  43. FS: DT Swiss XM1501 Spline One 30 Wheelset (29'er), Brand New

    I'm selling a brand new DT Swiss wheelset- these are XM1501 Spline One 30 wheels, for a 29er. They were taken off a brand new bike, and have never been ridden. SOLD SOLD picked up around Boulder,...
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    A couple from 401 in CB yesterday morning......

    A couple from 401 in CB yesterday morning... still a ways out from "peak" wildflower bloom.

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    Set up my Uuni with the new gas attachment......

    Set up my Uuni with the new gas attachment... immediate game changer. Itís kind of a PITA to start (it may be my propane tank though), but otherwise it makes the pizza oven so much better. We...
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    Doctor Park is riding very nice right now. ...

    Doctor Park is riding very nice right now.

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    A few from Crested Butte this afternoon... the...

    A few from Crested Butte this afternoon... the wildflowers are out of control.

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  48. I used the Sigma 100-400 for a little while on...

    I used the Sigma 100-400 for a little while on the M5 and it worked really well. It always felt kind of awkward with such a big lens on a tiny body.


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  49. The M50 and 11-22 is a killer combination, one of...

    The M50 and 11-22 is a killer combination, one of my favorites. That lens is super sharp, and it's tiny.
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    Could it be another new bike thread?

    Iím salty because Iíve been waiting for three months for any Ripley I can get my hands on... and I buy 20+ bikes from Ibis every year. So if you think you can get a V4 frame in a week, youíre fucking...
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