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    70 years at least! My street is completely...

    70 years at least! My street is completely flooded and we have a downed power line across the street, most of our backyard, and the chicken coop. Hopefully we don't find fried chicken in the AM.
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    If I were you I wouldn't pass on the opportunity,...

    If I were you I wouldn't pass on the opportunity, this is TGR after all and I think I have a track record that makes it clear that I'm not all there...
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    I used to run EXO+ front and back (DHF and DHR2...

    I used to run EXO+ front and back (DHF and DHR2 or Aggressor) and flatted maybe twice over 2000 miles so I didn't feel the need to go DD in the rear. When I wanted to try a Dissector I couldn't find...
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    Yep. Running EXO+ DHF in the front at 21 psi and...

    Yep. Running EXO+ DHF in the front at 21 psi and I've never had an issue no matter how poor my line choice is.
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    I had no idea Suncloud = Smith but ^^^^ I used...

    I had no idea Suncloud = Smith but ^^^^
    I used to live with a Smith rep. Even with the deepest of prodeals he couldn't touch the Suncloud prices. Love their sunglasses.
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    Thanks, found those this morning and decided to...

    Thanks, found those this morning and decided to buy new tires for the Subi for the same price.
    $100 for a tire, get outta here Maxxis, you're drunk :biggrin:


    Your warnings are finally going to...
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    And the other options require quite a bit more...

    And the other options require quite a bit more effort than the tri-canyon stuff since they tend to start on the valley floor as opposed to a trailhead at 8k.
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    Shite, was hoping to avoid pulling the tire and...

    Shite, was hoping to avoid pulling the tire and patching inside... It's an EXO tire so best course of action would be to set it on fire and move on but those fucking Dissectors are impossible to find...
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    Agreed, subscribed. OP, revisit the Wasatch...

    Agreed, subscribed.

    OP, revisit the Wasatch conditions thread for 2020/21, it should give you an idea of what we're dealing with these days. The TLDR is that it's insanely busy, and not in a way...
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    Experts, what do you do with your bacon fixes...

    Experts, what do you do with your bacon fixes (for a puncture) once you get home? Just trim more or less flush with the tire and hope it stays in place? Flatted yesterday with a beautifully executed...
  11. Dee Hubs is correct, there are compatibility...

    Dee Hubs is correct, there are compatibility issues between XT and XTR and between the x100 and x120 blades (a 8100 blade won't go in a 8120 lever).
    If you can find the right blade it won't matter...
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    Delightful evening up high yesterday with a solid...

    Delightful evening up high yesterday with a solid 15 minutes of sprinkling and a quick downpour. Enough to make the granite slick and the flowers pop. There was a dfinn sighting too.

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    New...
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    Mormon babies aren't driving an 18% population...

    Mormon babies aren't driving an 18% population expansion over 10 years. People who realized that UT is worth looking into when moving West are. No more stopping in CO or pushing to CA/WA/OR, even our...
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    I was going to pull the trigger but at $700 I...

    I was going to pull the trigger but at $700 I thought they were a bit on the cheap side, wouldn't want my bike to feel like I'm using bargain-level parts...
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    Do It. That's what I ride and I LOVE it, it's the...

    Do It. That's what I ride and I LOVE it, it's the perfect do-it-all bike. I pedal the shit out of mine on long days with big vert and the weight is completely acceptable (just over 30 lbs). On the...
  16. Thread: Kitty Stoke

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    Vibes to the old kitties and all their woes. We...

    Vibes to the old kitties and all their woes.
    We also have an extremely picky old man at the house who refuses to touch most foods. Dry stuff is out of the question, tuna doesn't interest him, same...
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    I've been washing leather gloves pretty...

    I've been washing leather gloves pretty frequently and it doesn't seem to affect them at all, they feel stiff for a minute after drying but go right back to normal after a bit. I'm sure they don't...
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    Spotted in PC this weekend: 379874 Raised...

    Spotted in PC this weekend:

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    Raised my blood pressure a bit.
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    I was going to ask the experts about the best way...

    I was going to ask the experts about the best way to deal with an angry scratch on a stanchion but there was a pretty good video from GMBN on that very topic. I gave it a shot and am quite pleased...
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    Bwah!!! I don't look like much when I'm riding....

    Bwah!!!
    I don't look like much when I'm riding. I wear sun shirts cause I don't like sweating sunscreen everywhere, whatever shorts were on clearance, and el-cheapo chinese glasses. My only fashion...
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    Right? I have buddies who live in Squamish and...

    Right?
    I have buddies who live in Squamish and they can predict the newest trends in MTB fashion in UT with alarming accuracy. They were here this spring and told me of this monstrosity which was...
  22. Thread: Wildlife

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    They're hilarious to watch, especially when there...

    They're hilarious to watch, especially when there are a whole bunch of them and the hierarchy starts to show. The lazy ones that just stand there and lazily paw at a salmon going by crack me up,...
  23. Thread: Garden 2021

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    2nded on the pics, that is some nice garden porn....

    2nded on the pics, that is some nice garden porn.
    The dish detergent thing works for all kings of garden pests, that's how we control whatever it is that attacks our squashes or the aphids that...
  24. Thread: Kitty Stoke

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    ^^^ That notched ear. He clearly means business.

    ^^^ That notched ear.
    He clearly means business.
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    I'll let you know, there's a good chance I won't...

    I'll let you know, there's a good chance I won't keep it but a friend has already called dibs on the hub.

    As a side note, has anyone here gone back to alu wheels after spending time on carbon? ...
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    Hadn't thought about the suspension aspect of...

    Hadn't thought about the suspension aspect of things and the weight was already ticking me off so I might just sell the thing and see if any replacement appeals to me. I am getting a bit ticked off...
  27. Thread: Wildlife

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    Been watching on and off all afternoon. Some real...

    Been watching on and off all afternoon. Some real lazy chunks in that river, getting hit in the face by fish and just shrugging it off. There's a link to yesterday evening when they had 17 bears on...
  28. Thread: Garden 2021

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    Thanks, looks like Ms Boissal was a bit quick on...

    Thanks, looks like Ms Boissal was a bit quick on the trigger when it came to pulling them off the plant. Hopefully they ripen a bit on the counter, most of our other peppers do. Last year a bunch of...
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    Solid beta, I'm going to try and salvage a few...

    Solid beta, I'm going to try and salvage a few this year.

    Norseman, you got any good options to eat the corbacis? Pulled a bunch of the plant this morning, the smell is incredible!

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    Nice!!! Flowers are bursting up there right now....

    Nice!!! Flowers are bursting up there right now.

    Post-work lap up Soli and down Days was very pleasant, barely sweaty with great views. Easier than the Uintas for sure.
    The Soli trails have gone...
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    Jeebus do they offer free sandwiches if you rent...

    Jeebus do they offer free sandwiches if you rent that outfit? Whoever's modeling is in dire need of one...
    Also, those shoes absolutely don't work. Need something more pointy. Style-less peasants.
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    I could probably tell the difference between a...

    I could probably tell the difference between a spoke that is tight enough to nearly pull out of the rim and one that is floppy :D
    I borrowed a tension thing from a buddy, I'll play with it tonight...
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    The only thing that is impressive when I have to...

    The only thing that is impressive when I have to dress up fancy and don't feel like it is how uncomfortable I am and how awkward it makes me look.
    Fuck that noise, it's summer in UT. Wearing shorts...
  34. Thread: Kitty Stoke

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    Truth. I should have kept some of the trimmings...

    Truth. I should have kept some of the trimmings so you can make a truly Ugly catnip toy!
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    I'm the most tone deaf motherfucker around. I can...

    I'm the most tone deaf motherfucker around. I can bang on a steel rod and a piece of salami and it all sounds the same to me...
  36. Thread: Garden 2021

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    Weird, our shishito plants have been grown from...

    Weird, our shishito plants have been grown from seeds for the past 3 seasons and they're the most reliable pepper. They don't get big but they produce constantly and never require any maintenance.
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  37. Thread: Kitty Stoke

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    Truth. Should have posted this before picture...

    Truth. Should have posted this before picture which gives a better idea of the extent of his shagginess!

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    ^^^^^ luv me some shishitos! Still have some...

    ^^^^^ luv me some shishitos! Still have some frozen one from last year to go in the morning eggs, so flavorful.
    If you guys get crushed under the mass of peppers these plants can produce, they're...
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    Alright, bending it is, thanks everyone. ...

    Alright, bending it is, thanks everyone.
    Youtube makes wheelbuilding seem super easy. I can smell a sandbag from 10 miles away...
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    Ate my first cuc this morning! Shit's been...

    Ate my first cuc this morning!
    Shit's been blowing up this past week despite the insane heat. We need to shade the tomatoes a bit but the peppers are slaying it:

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    The squashes are...
  41. Thread: Kitty Stoke

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    Before: 379387 After: 379388 He did...

    Before:

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    He did very well and only chomped on me once when Ms Boissal was trying to deal with his tail. The thing was like a very large dreadlock, the clippers just...
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    Shit's getting old for sure but fortunately...

    Shit's getting old for sure but fortunately mechanicals (along with all the bad shit in life) come in series of 3 so that's was the last one. Yes, I already said that when I snapped my brake lever...
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    Wheel building question for ze experts. A...

    Wheel building question for ze experts.

    A rear Onyx hub recently landed in my lap and since a couple of good friends who ride A LOT swear by it I am considering putting it to use. My thought...
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    This calls for a sandbag!! Sunday's ride...

    This calls for a sandbag!!

    Sunday's ride started with a bunch of miles of this:

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    Followed by a couple miles of "riding" through this carnage:

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    Weeks and weeks I'm sure What, you suggest...

    Weeks and weeks I'm sure


    What, you suggest not playing on the phone while driving? Blasphemy!!
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    I'm going in October. It's not really any cheaper...

    I'm going in October. It's not really any cheaper than usual but I haven't seen the family in almost 3 years now and it's getting old. Keeping an eye on the Delta variant, trip is insured, nothing to...
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    HA! I had over 30 emails in 2 different chains...

    HA! I had over 30 emails in 2 different chains over the weekend because of this. Coworker spent the weekend frothing at the mouth over some non-issue. He was really mad nobody responded and chewed me...
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    Received this morning via text: 379284 I...

    Received this morning via text:

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    I suggested she go to a gas station to get some air in there before driving it home. She got really annoyed. I suggested she at least use the compressor...
  49. ^^^ I remember reading that this type of fencing...

    ^^^ I remember reading that this type of fencing is a real nightmare for animals. WTF are these knobs at the colony thinking, they're acting like they built their mansions in the gut of the Mower or...
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    I'll check. I was going 5 mph as I had gone...

    I'll check. I was going 5 mph as I had gone around a hiker and I was on the flat. Shifted down, chain went slack, stopped immediately, the derailleur was just sitting there loose on the chain.
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