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    Would love to join for that! The first time I...

    Would love to join for that! The first time I did this ride I "shuttled" using the city bus. Doesn't work on Sundays though : )
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    Happy to help, glad you had a good time! If...

    Happy to help, glad you had a good time!

    If you want some more stoke my Colorado Trail race TR is finished in the Trip Reports subforum...
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    There were lots of CDT thru hikers too. Plus...

    There were lots of CDT thru hikers too. Plus people doing the Collegiate Peaks loop or just backpacking a number of CT segments. There are around 350 completers listed on the CT org website so far...
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    The hikers hated Sargents just as much. It is a...

    The hikers hated Sargents just as much. It is a long dry section for them on top of all the loose rock that is no fun to walk on. At least I could get through it in half a day. Hikers have the...
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    I was having trouble getting them to show last...

    I was having trouble getting them to show last night after hitting the post reply button, but see them all now. Try coming back to the thread later.
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    Summary and final thoughts.... Overall stats...

    Summary and final thoughts....


    Overall stats -

    589.8 miles total, +77,605/-74,915 feet elevation gain/loss. Moving time 134hrs - moving average 4.3mph. My usual speed is around 5mph so...
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    Probably have to deduct a point for having the...

    Probably have to deduct a point for having the maxtrax hidden in the bed. Nice use of side cabinets though. Holy shit that is a lot of weight up high. Truck bed itself likely empty?


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  8. Thread: Wildlife

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    Hopefully that gives the #yolo tourists some...

    Hopefully that gives the #yolo tourists some inspiration, we could use some fodder for both the darwin and the yellowstone tourist threads.


    On a trip years ago we saw a wolf staring down and...
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    Sounds about right. I'm starting a project to...

    Sounds about right. I'm starting a project to re-finish my deck. I can't even get the existing paint off. Home depot paint guy recommended using Behr stripper to remove it. Youtube confirmed it...
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    Only the first 20 photos are free. To see more...

    Only the first 20 photos are free. To see more you need the TRG premium subscription.

    Or try refreshing the page. Sometimes that works, sometimes I have to come back later and try again.
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    I lived in dorms for 1st and 2nd year at...

    I lived in dorms for 1st and 2nd year at university. It was tradition that the fire alarm would get pulled multiple times the night before the Math 100 final exam. And numerous other times during...
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    A guy I know in Sedona bought a timeshare on ebay...

    A guy I know in Sedona bought a timeshare on ebay for $150 back in the late 2000s. He could swap his weeks for the Sedona resort for any of their other locations across the southwest. And he could...
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    Fiskars makes garden and yard tools. You'll have...

    Fiskars makes garden and yard tools. You'll have to go to the TGR gardening subforum for your sprinkler system needs.
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    The main issue I've been having with the post...

    The main issue I've been having with the post Adidas 5.10s are the soles completely peeling off the shoe. The sole would always peel off around the toe, heel and side but you could easily shoe goo...
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    Day 12 Time to finish this thing! Up...

    Day 12

    Time to finish this thing!


    Up before sunrise. I wanted to get over Indian Trail Ridge before any storms could hit. Didn't quite have a view of the sunrise but that's ok.
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    Day 11 Molas is a much busier section of the...

    Day 11


    Molas is a much busier section of the CT so I was seeing people not long after I got up. Alex, the FKT chaser, was out of the running and just looking to finish after having to go into...
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    Day 10 Early to bed, early to rise. I wanted...

    Day 10

    Early to bed, early to rise. I wanted to get going early since this would be a big day. And I wanted to get up above treeline to see sunrise and get the hardest climbing over before it...
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    Day 9 I woke up to find everything covered...

    Day 9


    I woke up to find everything covered in condensation despite camping under tree cover, so relocated into the sun to dry off. Otherwise, it was a great spot. Aside from a truck driving...
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    Day 8 Woke up to a nice sunny day. I wasn't...

    Day 8


    Woke up to a nice sunny day. I wasn't far from the next water source at Tank 7 Creek so I decided to head there for breakfast.


    This singletrack is what I woke up to trail-wise. A...
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    Day 7 Didn't sleep super well that night. I...

    Day 7


    Didn't sleep super well that night. I kept having dreams that a bear was trying to get into my tent after the big food resupply the day before. And of course every sound after that woke...
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    Day 6 Slept well and didn't get a particularly...

    Day 6

    Slept well and didn't get a particularly early start. But it was nice out, and my stuff was dry after finding that dry spot on the ground. After making it up most of the climb the prior...
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    Day 5 Up in the dark, I rolled out of camp...

    Day 5


    Up in the dark, I rolled out of camp by 430am. I was a bit surprised to pass one thru hiker in the dark. First light appeared not long after I got above tree line. That is Janet's cabin...
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    Day 4 Camp spot near Breck ...

    Day 4


    Camp spot near Breck

    http://www.habventures.com/photos/07-Colorado/CTR2021/05CTR/04/001.jpg


    That's the Tenmile range, which I'll hopefully crest around noon.
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    Day 3 Campsite for the previous night. Didn't...

    Day 3

    Campsite for the previous night. Didn't waste any time finding a spot once on public land

    http://www.habventures.com/photos/07-Colorado/CTR2021/05CTR/03/001.jpg


    One thing I'd...
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    Day 2 I woke up just before sunrise. Things...

    Day 2


    I woke up just before sunrise. Things were perfectly quiet and looking out there was a tinge of orange as the sun rose. Perfect temps. Had a quick snack, packed up and started out.
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    Bike TR - Colorado Trail Race 2021

    After doing the Arizona Trail Race in 2019, the Colorado Trail has been next on my to-do list for big events. I'm slow and it's hard to get enough time off work to do something like this so the...
  27. Thread: Ask the experts

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    I used that method to bleed some Zee brakes that...

    I used that method to bleed some Zee brakes that had been sitting in a box for a couple years as I figured the brake fluid should be fully changed out. It worked perfect on the rear brake, nice and...
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    You can get one without permanent resident status...

    You can get one without permanent resident status as well. I got a SS number when I first moved here and didn't have my green card yet. Can't remember if I still had my TN visa (Nafta professional)...
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    Haha, I had same thought and tried using that...

    Haha, I had same thought and tried using that screen in my Taco once. It is no where near accurate enough to level the truck for sleeping. The screen would show level both ways when you could see...
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    Yes on bacon. I often add an egg or two done...

    Yes on bacon. I often add an egg or two done over easy.
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    Forest Service is temporarily closing all...

    Forest Service is temporarily closing all National Forests in California starting midnight tonight, so I went for a final ride for a while this afternoon.
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    That is a dude. Not sure if he has puppies.

    That is a dude. Not sure if he has puppies.
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    For my truck I bought a pair of stick-on levels. ...

    For my truck I bought a pair of stick-on levels. One for side to side level went on the driver side visor and the front/back level went on the door. Easy to see how close to level I am. Get it...
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    Your story really tugs at my heart strings. I'd...

    Your story really tugs at my heart strings. I'd totally send some money but sadly I can't read the venmo address :tongue:

    384153
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    Haha, RTT owner busted for mocking other RTT...

    Haha, RTT owner busted for mocking other RTT owners :D

    FWIW this cost around 50x what I paid for my ground tent. Love it, but I still use the ground tent when I'm going to camp at same spot...
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    Boulder gulch is a rad descent. Gets steep and...

    Boulder gulch is a rad descent. Gets steep and loose at the bottom for quite a ways. The worst part aside from the brutal hike a bike to get to it is 6 miles on the alpine loop breathing dust from...
  37. Thread: Wildfire 2021

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    Forest Service has issued a closure order for all...

    Forest Service has issued a closure order for all California national forests starting at midnight tonite, ending Sept 17 unless extended.
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    Speaking of that outro, it goes on for fucking...

    Speaking of that outro, it goes on for fucking ever. Just like this pandemic is doing.
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    What cracks me up is people spend 10 or 20x more...

    What cracks me up is people spend 10 or 20x more on a RTT when a decent ground tent is really a better option for them and the way they camp.

    Complaints heard recently: "it's really annoying...
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    Ha 383884

    Ha
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    Agreed the homeless have challenges we wouldn't...

    Agreed the homeless have challenges we wouldn't really consider. One that's come up in San Diego is providing temporary storage where homeless can keep their belongings. What do they do with their...
  42. Thread: Ask the experts

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    Anyone tried cranks shorter than 170mm? This...

    Anyone tried cranks shorter than 170mm?

    This popped up recently under YT suggestions... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h7sKhKi9Bcc&ab_channel=hardtailparty

    He seemed to like 155mm and 160mm...
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    Didn't see this earlier but have ridden parts of...

    Didn't see this earlier but have ridden parts of that route. As mentioned Elbert is a grind. When I rode it I climbed from Hwy 550 over the top and dropped Big Lick down to Hermosa. Of Big Lick,...
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    Lots of channels I check in to periodically but...

    Lots of channels I check in to periodically but these ones almost always have good stuff -

    Mark Felton productions - self produced WWII documentaries
    Vice news
    Half as Interesting
    Ronny Dahl
    ...
  45. Thread: covid liability

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    I could see companies continuing to waive cost...

    I could see companies continuing to waive cost sharing for patients who have the vax but end waivers for those who don't.

    Health plans are already ending cost sharing waivers and more expected...
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    Glad to hear you're out and doing so well Harry! ...

    Glad to hear you're out and doing so well Harry!

    I've had a couple friends have similar surgeries in the last year. Both are back biking harder than ever. Hope your recovery goes just as well!
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    A baby chasing a dollar bill... turns out the...

    A baby chasing a dollar bill... turns out the 30 yr old Nirvana cover was doing some pretty good for-shadowing



    Um, maybe if it embarrasses you, just keep your mouth shut and no one would...
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    Fun ride for sure, thanks for the tour Dan! ...

    Fun ride for sure, thanks for the tour Dan! Great to finally ride with you as well.

    I'd initially been thinking I'd want to ride more than this, but after getting up the mtn and back down I was...
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    A guy I know and ride with occasionally refuses...

    A guy I know and ride with occasionally refuses to get vaxxed. He recently sent a link to a vid by "America's Frontline Doctors" which he says proves the "truth" about vaccines. I clicked on it... ...
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    Yup. Definitely go ride it now if you like the...

    Yup. Definitely go ride it now if you like the trail as-is. I didn't have time to shuttle it so the loaded climb is my only impression of it. The re-route they were working on was sort of in the...
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