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  1. Thread: Kitty Stoke

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    Might be really diffuse and hard to notice?...

    Might be really diffuse and hard to notice? Depending on where Ugly gets bitten he doesn't really swell up and the abcess is hard to notice. The last one I drained from him was barely detectable by...
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    A few years back I baked an elaborate bundt cake...

    A few years back I baked an elaborate bundt cake for a kid's birthday party. I went all out with a 3-chocolates concoction topped with a chocolate & coffee sauce, a real beauty. The kind of project...
  3. Thread: Kitty Stoke

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    Oooof, vibes KQ, we went through a phase of this...

    Oooof, vibes KQ, we went through a phase of this with Ugly where he couldn't go more than a couple weeks without getting a gnarly abscess. Sucks to have to dose them with antibiotics too, they get...
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    If they're anything like the other chinese carbon...

    If they're anything like the other chinese carbon manufacturers you should dodge the import fees as the commercial invoice will have a value that has nothing to do with the price of the wheel. Which...
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    Unless you're strictly a one-store shopper for...

    Unless you're strictly a one-store shopper for groceries I have to recommend Rancho Market for the weird cuts of meats. They have shit in that store that I can't even fathom, and I grew up in a...
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    For me it's worth it just for the cheeses. I go a...

    For me it's worth it just for the cheeses. I go a couple times a month and get some comte, some extra sharp cheddar, either smoked gouda or a big old bock of swiss, parmesan, goat, etc... The average...
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    I was gonna say, if 90% of people buy boots that...

    I was gonna say, if 90% of people buy boots that are too stiff it just means the other 10% are on TGR...
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    Truth. Unless you drive or walk on the stuff and...

    Truth. Unless you drive or walk on the stuff and pack it down it's melted in 24 hours. Winter isn't a thing here.

    I deal with an interesting variation of this problem though: neighbor across the...
  9. Thread: Garden 2021

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    That then lounge in the sun afterwards. The dirt...

    That then lounge in the sun afterwards. The dirt in the lower boxes is supposed to act as a heat sink (along with buckets of water on the other side) so she can poop in there all she wants...
  10. Thread: Kitty Stoke

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    Well, we do have too many cats... But, I never...

    Well, we do have too many cats...

    But, I never really thought of the issue actually. The 4 of them (and the dog) have managed not to fry themselves in the past 2 years but I wouldn't put it past...
  11. Thread: Kitty Stoke

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    Living the hard life: 364493 Hiding in...

    Living the hard life:

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    Hiding in nooks:

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    She spent 15 minutes in there this morning dipping her paw in the water and splashing around...
  12. Thread: Garden 2021

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    Ms Boissal went big this year, we're about to get...

    Ms Boissal went big this year, we're about to get started in this thing:

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    Many new seeds have been purchased and a bunch of chickens have been supplying fertilizer for the garden all...
  13. I'm gonna come visit you this summer. Hoping for...

    I'm gonna come visit you this summer. Hoping for serious beatdowns on sandbagged rides.
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    I re-seated it a few time and even trimmed the...

    I re-seated it a few time and even trimmed the tape that was a touch wide and was creeping up one of the sidewalls. Didn't help much. I'll ride it and see.
    I usually get around 800 miles out of my...
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    Talk to me about tire wobble. Recently bought...

    Talk to me about tire wobble.

    Recently bought some carbon wheels and put them on the bike yesterday. The tires I had on the old rims were in good shape with about 400 miles on them, I decided to...
  16. I'd pour one out for the shrubbery but my bet is...

    I'd pour one out for the shrubbery but my bet is that it gave no fucks and barely suffered a couple of broken branches. Only way to clear that shit is a massive spring gouger. Or it has to grow big...
  17. Coalpit #4 made a solid attempt but only managed...

    Coalpit #4 made a solid attempt but only managed to dust up the road
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    :eek:

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  19. Thread: Kitty Stoke

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    The whole time he was thinking "bet I can take...

    The whole time he was thinking "bet I can take him".

    I remember reading somewhere that the whole feline family is built using the exact same blueprint at various scales. They all have very similar...
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    Don't want to hijack this thread but was this...

    Don't want to hijack this thread but was this posted somewhere? MP? I remember the incident but can't remember ever reading a report that wasn't 7th degree hearsay... And I don't have the 2016 ANAM.
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    Don't get all kevintheskier on me please...

    Don't get all kevintheskier on me please...
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    Wait, are you telling me your name isn't Mike...

    Wait, are you telling me your name isn't Mike Tnwriter or something? Cause I am Bobby Oissal and tgapp is, well, probably easy enough for Ms Tgapp to figure out!
  23. Can't imagine Coalpit proper ever making it to...

    Can't imagine Coalpit proper ever making it to the road, even with the biggest starting zone of any slide path on that side of the canyon. The gully is super long and deep and once it spills out past...
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    Oh you don't need multiple bikes to have a...

    Oh you don't need multiple bikes to have a problem, one is more than enough... Hell, you're already thinking about carbon wheels.
    As for appeasing the better half, Ms Boissal has the exact same bike...
  25. If they manage to tickle the starting zones of...

    If they manage to tickle the starting zones of the 4 branches at the same time I think there's a chance it crosses 210 and maybe even gets to the lower access road to the Perpetual Storage vaults....
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    If that's the case he is well and truly fucked...

    If that's the case he is well and truly fucked once he falls into the bike rabbit hole... And based on various discussions in tech talk you are probably right :biggrin:
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    Re: GX vs XX1, if it's your first foray back into...

    Re: GX vs XX1, if it's your first foray back into biking you will have no baseline and GX will work more than well enough. That's what I had on my first bike and I was too busy wondering how I had...
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    You definitely won't get any love from the mormon...

    You definitely won't get any love from the mormon bros with an Evil...
    My understanding of the Following is that despite not having much more squish than the Fezzari on paper, it's a much more...
  29. That would be the Lisa Falls debris pile based on...

    That would be the Lisa Falls debris pile based on where that cam is located.

    Edit: SJG beat me to it.
  30. Thread: Kitty Stoke

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    There's not much I find more amusing than cats in...

    There's not much I find more amusing than cats in a sitting position. Cute beast.

    Hobbes got caught in a laundry avalanche yesterday. She never dug herself half out and resumed the napping:
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    Everyone who's mentioned that ride to me has done...

    Everyone who's mentioned that ride to me has done it N to S. Would starting at the S end be even worse? Sounds like the trail is better traveled and you could deal will all the moto choss at the end...
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    I posted in another thread about the BTLOS wheels...

    I posted in another thread about the BTLOS wheels I just got, see here.
    Slightly wider (37mm wide, 30 mm internal), AM build, same hub you're looking at, 1550g for the pair and $800 to my door....
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    I'm semi-ashamed to admit that some of the best...

    I'm semi-ashamed to admit that some of the best tomato sauces I've made for pizza started with a can of tomato paste, a bit of water and balsamic vinegar, and whatever spices I had on hand.
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    Growing up there were 3 things that lived outside...

    Growing up there were 3 things that lived outside of the fridge at all times: butter, cheeses, eggs. My dad would have shat a brick if he'd found one of his precious cheeses in the cold. The temps at...
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    Sweet ride, and impressive weight! I'm barely 1/2...

    Sweet ride, and impressive weight! I'm barely 1/2 lb lighter with 150/140, a Mezzer, and fake tires with no inserts.
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    Wooden peel? One of my worst ever pizza fails...

    Wooden peel?
    One of my worst ever pizza fails was while transfering a fully-built beauty of pie onto the cast iron using a sticky wooden peel. The pie was sliding around nicely at first but I made...
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    Mu understanding is that very little of it has to...

    Mu understanding is that very little of it has to be walked. I've been told the ridge has technical sections but is mostly on the bike. The climbs are steep and sustained but not unridable as long as...
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    That's the one I want to do. That ridgeline is...

    That's the one I want to do. That ridgeline is beautiful in the winter and looks like it should be mostly rideable. Scenery and exposure would be A+. The beers at the car would taste like a diving...
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    After visiting your corner of the range last year...

    After visiting your corner of the range last year for a glorious ski day and talking to some buddies who ride up there a bunch I started plotting some dumb rides (see...
  40. Jeebus... 3 laps done, 14 sets tracks on the...

    Jeebus... 3 laps done, 14 sets tracks on the slope, 3rd time on the skinner and across that last bit of traversing to the safety of the ridge, and that's when the dragon rears its ugly head? If that...
  41. Your memory is spot on. 3 boys scouts, one fully...

    Your memory is spot on. 3 boys scouts, one fully buried. One of the kids bushwacked down to the road to ask for help, the other stayed behind to look for his brother. He got hypothermic and wandered...
  42. It's on the UAC's website, scanned pages from an...

    It's on the UAC's website, scanned pages from an old Snowy Torrents. I read it a few days ago. See here
    Crazy rescue story!
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    A Wheeled Mags of the Wasatch summit would be...

    A Wheeled Mags of the Wasatch summit would be fun! Send the Crest for fun and add something utterly miserable on the back end to balance things out.

    Tgapp, I have a 30% discount code for Bell if...
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    Carbon wheels & bars, XX1 drivetrain, you've...

    Carbon wheels & bars, XX1 drivetrain, you've stepped right past the entry-level stuff and directly into the high end. Nicely done, might as well start on a great bike and embrace your descent into...
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    I think you can be right around $600 shipped if...

    I think you can be right around $600 shipped if you stick to the default options and a 350 hub without ratchet upgrade (and non-boost hubs).


    WeAreTwo wheels? Industry8 wheels? I should have...
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    Rebranding the chinese carbon to some better...

    Rebranding the chinese carbon to some better known dentist brand crossed my mind. But, I'm not that vain, and I don't need to look like that one beater with the super fancy bike who can't pick his...
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    I think adding skulls & crossbones to the rose...

    I think adding skulls & crossbones to the rose might help in reaching people who can't be bothered to read the detailed forecast.

    Seeing orange on there is obviously not a strong deterrent. A...
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    $800 out the door. There usually are some solid...

    $800 out the door. There usually are some solid discounts around Xmas and Chinese new year but this year they probably got hammered by COVID and none of the materialized so I ended up paying full...
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    Belated Xmas gift to myself: 362190 I went...

    Belated Xmas gift to myself:

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    I went the chinese carbon route because I've never been on carbon hoops and figured I'd ease into it with an option that doesn't require selling a kidney....
  50. Outstanding story. Sounds like Ms Telefreewasatch...

    Outstanding story. Sounds like Ms Telefreewasatch could have given Robson a solid shot if she hadn't been busy supporting you!


    Fuck. No.
    Maybe the Kain face but the N face? Even with the B...
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