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  1. Maybe instead of bumping the thread you should...

    Maybe instead of bumping the thread you should lower your prices
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    Ride as many modern bikes as you can, even if...

    Ride as many modern bikes as you can, even if it's not the exact model you are looking at.
    This will give you the best sense of where you are at. You can then apply that knowledge to the the bike...
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    Mezcals do tend to make trails a bit more "spicy"

    Mezcals do tend to make trails a bit more "spicy"
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    Got the Outbound Trail Evo light yesterday. The...

    Got the Outbound Trail Evo light yesterday. The inside diameter of the aluminum mount is very sharp / might have a little burr.

    This is going onto carbon bars. Should I sand / lightly file that...
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    Regarding the injury: Sorry to hear it! I seem to...

    Regarding the injury: Sorry to hear it! I seem to get the worst injuries when I'm doing something trivial. I put my collarbone into 5 pieces on a day I was "taking it easy". Riding partner washed out...
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    Just to follow up here because I was thinking...

    Just to follow up here because I was thinking about what I wrote this weekend while riding and wanted to clarify more.

    I listen to Huberman a moderate amount (Not every episode, but interesting...
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    I'd let the pressure out.

    I'd let the pressure out.
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    Athletic greens has such a marketing push that...

    Athletic greens has such a marketing push that Cletus McFarland and Heavy D Sparks are pushing the product.

    I doubt you’d see a reliable change in health or performance.

    The best are fruits and...
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    Big Sky Gravel?

    Anyone have any information on this?

    https://bigskygravel.com/

    https://ridewithgps.com/routes/38183803
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    I concur

    I concur
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    https://www.pinkbike.com/news/review-the-155mm-rev...

    https://www.pinkbike.com/news/review-the-155mm-revel-rail-29-wants-more-uphill.html
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    Not a very big difference from the original....

    Not a very big difference from the original. Realigned the intermediate knobs, changed the siping, and slapped "Downcountry" on it.

    Relatively tall, thin, knobs look squirmy on hardpack. Might...
  13. I have a Polar Vantage V (Original) that I'd let...

    I have a Polar Vantage V (Original) that I'd let go pretty darn cheap. Could meet for you to check out.
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    At some point bigger isn't better. The 2.6's are...

    At some point bigger isn't better. The 2.6's are heavier, slower rolling, and harder to access the side knobs than a 2.4.
    She ought to be able to run low pressure even with the 2.4's and if she...
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    I needed one small thing from BikeInn last night...

    I needed one small thing from BikeInn last night so I broke down and bought x2 Xynotal and x2 Kryptotal Rear in the Trail casing to fill up the box.

    I do wish they offered different compounds per...
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    This x2 Conti is that company that has a good...

    This x2

    Conti is that company that has a good product, but is lax about other aspects of the business /consumer and they'll continue to have mediocre sales (and not understand why).
  17. Fox Tune Code Needed: Pivot Switchblade with Float X

    I randomly ended up with a stock Float X for my Switchblade ~ a year ago.
    Now that the Float X is standard, does anyone know the Tune iD that used with the Switchblade?
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    I've ridden a lot of them and on Kestral's, the...

    I've ridden a lot of them and on Kestral's, the PI's, but the Shimano ME7 is the best in my book.

    I find the Kestral's too heavy and Bulky,
    The PI's are too soft (but great for bike-packing /...
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    You can dial up that low-speed adjuster to help...

    You can dial up that low-speed adjuster to help with some of the bob, but it won't be lock-out levels of support.
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    Have you ridden a new fork with this amount of...

    Have you ridden a new fork with this amount of travel recently? If not, you just might not be used to the feeling of how modern forks feel while climbing.
    For climbing on a longer travel full...
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    He's done a lot of core temperature / palm...

    He's done a lot of core temperature / palm cooling work, right?
    I can go back and look more deeply.

    Let me know if there was a different topic.
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    Dan is spot on here and I'm glad he made the...

    Dan is spot on here and I'm glad he made the point.
    Heat adaptations do not require you to ride hard.

    If the goal of the ride is to adapt to the heat, then take it easy but spend time in hot...
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    Echo'ing this. Heat acclimation is real; your...

    Echo'ing this.

    Heat acclimation is real; your perception changes (effects less), your sweat composition changes (less sodium), your blood volume increases.
    There are performance benefits of...
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    I think it's worthwhile. The caveat is just...

    I think it's worthwhile.

    The caveat is just that you need to have a large amount of power data. For example, if you regularly mountain bike but only have power on your road bike, you will not be...
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    Concur with the above. Also noticed squirm from...

    Concur with the above. Also noticed squirm from the Assegai on steeper, chundery braking. The DHF knobs seem to flex a bit less and were more predictable. You could feel the Assegai knobs flex which...
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    When you get to W' and CP, you really need a...

    When you get to W' and CP, you really need a solid amount of data to have meaningful numbers.

    There are Garmin Connect IQ apps that calculate W' real-time. I haven't used them enough to say...
  27. Interesting, I have a pair of S/Max that I was...

    Interesting, I have a pair of S/Max that I was about to give away. I thought you could only heat mold the lowers and that elsewhere would eventually go back to it's original form?
  28. Boot Advice: Skinny Ankles + Big Calves

    Hey Team,

    I've been needing to replace my 130 Flex Salomon Ghosts (With Pro-wraps) for a few seasons now, but they fit so well I can't give them up.
    My issue is that I have a narrow foot and...
  29. Hiring in Boulder: Videographer / Editor / DP

    Sorry for the spam, Posting here as it's a bit more specific and the Jobs board doesnt seem to get much play.

    We're looking for an experienced DP who can handle projects from Pre production...
  30. Job in Boulder- Videographer / Editor / Director of Photography

    Hey Photo-video people!

    Posting here as it's a bit more specific.

    We're looking for an experienced DP who can handle projects from Pre production through Post-production. Being knowledgeable...
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    Bump for a solid watch. I've owned multiple...

    Bump for a solid watch.

    I've owned multiple WearOS watches and this is the best daily I've had. Looks good, functions well.
    Also use for Running / workout tracking. It's great.
    Also use while...
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    I was less than pleased with the Butcher on...

    I was less than pleased with the Butcher on deeper, looser, soil where the compound has less influence than knob orientation.
    I *think* it's because the center and side knobs are lined up such that...
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    Pedal Kickback is a myth... ..or so they say ...

    Pedal Kickback is a myth...
    ..or so they say

    https://www.pinkbike.com/news/why-you-shouldnt-worry-about-pedal-kickback.html
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    That's what I said when I put skis up for sale...

    That's what I said when I put skis up for sale this year. Never did a great job of getting things out the door...
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    LA County: Gravel or XC MTB?

    I'll be in the MT Sac / Bonelli Park area for a few days in mid April.

    I'd like to cruise around Bonelli and also get up into the hills.
    Three 3 hour rides would be great.

    Prefer not to...
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    I'm looking for a Sram 10-33 12 speed cassette if...

    I'm looking for a Sram 10-33 12 speed cassette if anyone has / knows of any.

    Also, I started a Google Sheet to try to keep better track of stuff.
    Maybe we can repost this link every page and...
  37. Hiring: Boulder Colorado - Content Manager, Social Media Manager, Marketing Coord.

    Hey-
    Sharing this in Sprocket's because it's relevant to this crew.

    Fast Talk Labs is hiring for 3 positions:
    1. Content Manager adept at managing multi-media contributors and content...
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    Not too dissimilar to what I've been hearing. Can...

    Not too dissimilar to what I've been hearing. Can feel great and then be hammered by recovery / some systemic inflammation thereafter.

    Re. Team Camp
    1. Try to be as healthy as possible. Eat...
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    If you don't want to go Dissector, Specialized...

    If you don't want to go Dissector, Specialized Eliminator is very similar. Running a 2.3 Grid Casing as my "downcountry" tire on the Epic Evo when I want a lil something something more than my fast...
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    First one in a long time that I won't be at. ...

    First one in a long time that I won't be at.
    Fun times walking around a racetrack seeing friends.
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    Take it easy after COVID and listen to your body....

    Take it easy after COVID and listen to your body. If it tells you that you need more rest, take it. It's hard to climb out of a hole that's dug.
    You might feel like you're a few steps behind, but...
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    This is really going to pay off. Both in terms...

    This is really going to pay off.
    Both in terms of skills, but also how she looks at the trail and unlocks the fun and alternatives that it holds.
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    Granted we're both in Colorado, but I'm on this...

    Granted we're both in Colorado, but I'm on this train as well.

    Dissector has been the best All-around front that I've found when you're trying to balance speed, weight, and grip.
    Pair it with a...
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    Cold and Snowy outside, so reliving glory days...

    Cold and Snowy outside, so reliving glory days from the fall.
    (Low quality video grabs)

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    Didn't go so well for my friend
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    Latex for sure as a regular set-up, but they are...

    Latex for sure as a regular set-up, but they are impossible to carry as a spare.
    Also, Latex tends to dry out over time if not kept sealed - then they over heat easily while descending a mountain...
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    Yeah - You need a solid 3 to 8 minutes for VO2 to...

    Yeah - You need a solid 3 to 8 minutes for VO2 to plateau depending on the workload. If you can only hold a workload for less than 3 minutes, it likely is involving too much anaerobic / high energy...
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    Assuming your zones are set correctly, yes. ...

    Assuming your zones are set correctly, yes.

    This looks like a perfectly executed threshold workout. Even if you were doing 5 x 5 min (25 min total) at 250watts, you're always going to get a...
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    I think we covered cramping earlier in the thread...

    I think we covered cramping earlier in the thread

    Basics
    Cramping has many different etiologies.
    1. Electrolyte imbalance: This tends to cause cramps in all areas, including those that aren't...
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    Physiologically, I wouldn't worry about it,...

    Physiologically, I wouldn't worry about it, especially if you're mostly taking it easy and it's become "The norm". It doesn't sound overly long or taxing.
    Your knees and hips might say otherwise.
  50. I have an Expert on hold **Found someone** ...

    I have an Expert on hold

    **Found someone**

    For future reference:
    1. They need to go to the store with a label that I created through BikeFlights.
    2. They'll sign for the bike, hand off the...
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