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    YT Canada is one dude in Kelowna. I love my...

    YT Canada is one dude in Kelowna. I love my Jeffsy but I would not recommend YT in Canada unless you are willing to accept slow service/communication. Commencal has a way better reputation and an...
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    Iíd go used in that price range if you are at all...

    Iíd go used in that price range if you are at all comfortable assessing a used bike for condition/damage. Otherwise Giant if you want new in store, or Commencal for direct sales, check their outlet...
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    Would love to go for a ride, but my wife is a...

    Would love to go for a ride, but my wife is a front-line healthcare worker so I'm doing my best to avoid interacting with ppl outside our house because exposure risk is a higher for me. When life is...
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    Where were you guys in January? Easy for me to...

    Where were you guys in January? Easy for me to say since I got my 5 days and they were effing amazing pow. Given the situation and Vailís model, I think the offers are fair. Also highly doubt many...
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    Got my first road bike ever a couple weeks ago......

    Got my first road bike ever a couple weeks ago... riding from my house during work from home/COVID is awesome, can get a workout in an hour during the day.

    Bike came with Vitoria Rubino Pro G+...
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    I like YT (I ride a Jeffsy) but the grip shift...

    I like YT (I ride a Jeffsy) but the grip shift shock lock out is stupid and unnecessary on a 130mm trail bike. Adds complexity with limited value, and makes cockpit setup harder. Really a head...
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    Personally I donít have an issue with the ppl on...

    Personally I donít have an issue with the ppl on this thread that know what they are doing being out skiing/biking in their local communities. Problem is dumbass citiots seeing it and validating that...
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    Canít see the bike park opening. Where are the...

    Canít see the bike park opening. Where are the staff going to come from? Sounds like they are trying to put plans together but so much is unknown. Wonder when they will decide re: Crankworx.
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    Hopefully the uphill routes donít result in...

    Hopefully the uphill routes donít result in hundreds of citiot turds (like me) driving up there to ski and get #socialdistancing selfies.

    I wouldnít count on Edge/season pass refunds but canít...
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    Would be surprising if summer ops are going in...

    Would be surprising if summer ops are going in May, just can't see it based on the current outlook. Scary times, not sure why there wasn't an immediate mass exodus to YVR > SYD... instead of you...
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    Maybe not actually, read that ops are still...

    Maybe not actually, read that ops are still working, patrol on hill etc. Better to not cause them any grief.
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    I wonder if there will be much on-mountain ops...

    I wonder if there will be much on-mountain ops activity? Would think some folks might jump at the chance to ski some PC terrain on the resort in midwinter conditions. I did see pics of tracks down...
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    Wow, you guys killed it Nortonwhis... looks...

    Wow, you guys killed it Nortonwhis... looks perfect up there.
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    The Official Salomon S/Lab SHIFT MNC Thread -AMA

    Stellar deal, $489CAD, wow. I paid $570ish CAD all in last fall which was a nice savings over retail ($770CAD with tax).

    Very happy with my Shifts. Have skied more resort and only a handful of...
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    I moved down to one do-it-all ski setup this...

    I moved down to one do-it-all ski setup this season because I get limited days with a young kid, Mon-Fri work etc.

    2020 4FRNT Hoji 187cm 1900g
    Salomon Shift 865g
    27.5 Atomic Hawx XTD 130 with...
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    If you are only riding a couple days in Whistler...

    If you are only riding a couple days in Whistler I would do one day in the park and do it right with a V10 from Evolution Sports. Not cheap (and get the insurance in case your break a wheel) but...
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    Great shots! Looks like fun skiing with the...

    Great shots! Looks like fun skiing with the family in primo snow and weather, canít complain about that. Deffo need to get up there in the spring sometime.
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    Even the more east aspects of Robertsons were not...

    Even the more east aspects of Robertsons were not enjoyable around 10:30am-11am yesterday, maybe alpine elevation E fared better?
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    Sick day today! Got held up by an accident on the...

    Sick day today! Got held up by an accident on the upper levels so was half way back in the Harmony line but still managed first H5. Boomer, Wet Dreams, Robertsonís skiers left trees all awesome but...
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    Whistler 2019 - 2020

    Not really any deals on lift tickets besides the 25-50% off vouchers from season pass/Epic holders, at least that Iíve seen.

    Looks like 35ish new at the snow stake in 24h. Alpine should be good...
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    Any AC work happen today with the high winds?...

    Any AC work happen today with the high winds? Trying to plan my day for tomorrow, should be fun times.
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    Saw insta posts of insane traffic on Sea to Sky....

    Saw insta posts of insane traffic on Sea to Sky. Whatís up this year, Epic pass holders from lower mainland? Edge card plebs (like me this year) itching to use days because Nov/Dec were stinkers?
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    ^^^ yes boss!

    ^^^ yes boss!
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    Wow that's scary, glad everyone was ok. I don't...

    Wow that's scary, glad everyone was ok. I don't know much about helis, sounds like roll-over on landing is often caused by a skid getting stuck on a rock/ice while there is still power from the rotor...
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    Still haven't been up there, but if you have a...

    Still haven't been up there, but if you have a line on a day trip when it's high pressure/good weather and stable seems like a no brainer to me!
  26. Video: Verbier rescue on what sounds like a chaotic day

    I believe this is making the rounds on the news, instagram: https://www.instagram.com/p/B8rSFvwFYTN/

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    Avalanche in Verbier, Switzerland. Thursday 30th of January was a hard day, almost...
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    Yah thatís where Iím at.. couple skiffs this week...

    Yah thatís where Iím at.. couple skiffs this week and maybe Sat... could be decent or could be junk... biking is guaranteed good... but Iíll regret not skiing every chance I get when summer rolls...
  28. Thread: Shift V2?

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    Hah that is amazing (putting skins on while in...

    Hah that is amazing (putting skins on while in bindings), no way I'm flexible enough to do that. I'm a stocky guy with short legs and I can still rip skins while in bindings and used to do it,...
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    Anyone been out in the bumps the last couple...

    Anyone been out in the bumps the last couple days? Wondering how ski conditions are. Dribs and drabs of snow most days week would have decent surface conditions I'd think. Debating skiing out there...
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    I'm not talking about wear from the weight of the...

    I'm not talking about wear from the weight of the bike, I'm talking about wear from people doing multiple laps of hard to reach trails (which are marked no ebikes) and doing so in poor conditions due...
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    First few days he ignored it but now heís playing around with it and mostly figured out how to move with his feet... pic above is indoctrination with Brook MacDonald Vital RAW.

    Thanks...
  32. Thread: Shift V2?

    by gramboh
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    No changes for 20/21 other than 10 din model...

    No changes for 20/21 other than 10 din model introduced, and as pointed out staying in toes not possible and why would you care about that on a binding like the shift? If you are yo-yoing laps and...
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    Atomic (in this segment at least) is one company...

    Atomic (in this segment at least) is one company I actually stand up and take notice when onenerdykid makes a statement like that... cool stuff, excited to see it even though I am happy with my Tour...
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    3:30ish ...

    3:30ish

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nXO7YIY99vs
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    Haven't ridden Cox but it looks sweet. Other...

    Haven't ridden Cox but it looks sweet. Other examples of areas that cannot handle it (ebike traffic) is Dark Crystal on Blackcomb and the Sproatt alpine stuff (at least muni staff there are...
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    Early April is awesome. Even if it isnít deep pow...

    Early April is awesome. Even if it isnít deep pow (and it can be) thereís no one skiing and itís a relaxed vibe compared to the busy times.
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    Whistler 2019 - 2020

    Havenít done it in a few years but you definitely could... unless the glacier changed a lot?

    And those Whistler Freeride Kids are amazing. That Ryder kid (15?) shreds hard on a mountain bike too,...
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    Some dumbass that got slammed on the Whistler FB...

    Some dumbass that got slammed on the Whistler FB group for complaining about buying a black out date Edge card (not new and extremely clearly advertised) wrote a whiny letter to the editor that the...
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    The number of posts on South Coast Touring either...

    The number of posts on South Coast Touring either whining about access via Singing Pass/WB not allowing access from the alpine during adverse weather or asking about safe terrain to ski around...
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    I debated mounting them a bit back but after...

    I debated mounting them a bit back but after talking with my bootfitter/tech he convinced me to just try mounted and move them back if need be... honestly they ski fine at mounted, including in pow...
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    I think Pivot's argument is DW-Link stays higher...

    I think Pivot's argument is DW-Link stays higher in travel while pedaling, combined with the shock tune, so you don't need a 77-78 STA. Same argument Canyon makes with the Shapeshifter. I like the...
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    Winning as usual Lee, some solid pow skiing shots...

    Winning as usual Lee, some solid pow skiing shots there.
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    Hah, funny I am the opposite, always been a...

    Hah, funny I am the opposite, always been a Whistler guy. Have only had one Blackcomb pow day since the new lifts went in and I was rusty with the morning pre-Crystal routine. Only thing with H5 is...
  44. Thanks Todd, found a few Spherovelo's on FB...

    Thanks Todd, found a few Spherovelo's on FB marketplace will try to snag one.

    I also started mountain bike indoctrination early, our son was born late August and I had him watching WCDH with me a...
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    H4/H5 -> traverse -> Boomer -> Wet Dreams... the...

    H4/H5 -> traverse -> Boomer -> Wet Dreams... the classic Harmony pow day first lap. Could go for one of those right about now.
  46. Lots of good info in this thread... Shirk I'll...

    Lots of good info in this thread... Shirk I'll take a look at the Strider stuff as well before I order the Spawn. I'll plan to keep it inside so he can fart around the living room/halls on it and...
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    Second this... cool to see someone hit WB for the...

    Second this... cool to see someone hit WB for the first time and have a great experience, good timing on that one dude.

    How's the snow up high today?
  48. How soon can I have my kid on a 500mm reach...

    How soon can I have my kid on a 500mm reach enduro sled with 820mm bars? He's 18 months old.

    Seriously though, I am now looking at run bikes, buddy's kid has done really well with the Spawn Tengu...
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    Whistler 2019 - 2020

    Wonder if any alpine survived those winds? Canít imagine any tree skiing will be good either with the temps, rain and winds. No idea what all those people were lining up for, besides disappointment. ...
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    Gusts at Hosrtman Hut hitting 170-179km/h...

    Gusts at Hosrtman Hut hitting 170-179km/h consistently from 7pm-12am... Peak 150-175 same timeframe. Don't recall seeing >150 gusts sustained before? Alpine is going to be shitkicked.
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