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    I'm smitten with mine.

    I'm smitten with mine.
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    Nice.

    Nice.
  3. How much? I donít need them as they overlap...

    How much?

    I donít need them as they overlap with my meridians, but I love my scimitars and always wanted to check these out
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    To The Top

    To The Top
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    For what it's worth, this is never true.

    For what it's worth, this is never true.
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    Based on my recent experience, it's best with...

    Based on my recent experience, it's best with full terrain covering, but partial covering will suffice.
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    WTB: Salomon S/Max 130 size 27 / 27.5

    Carbon or no Carbon, likely doesn't matter too much.
    Looking for this model specifically, no others need apply.

    Looking for good to great shape. Liners don't matter as they'll get Intuitions...
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    These have sold. Slightly sorry to see them go.

    These have sold.
    Slightly sorry to see them go.
  9. Sold-to-tha-iz-old

    Sold-to-tha-iz-old
  10. Steerer tube is 180mm. I do have two local...

    Steerer tube is 180mm.
    I do have two local people interested. Will update if it sells
  11. Itís been interesting to see how different trails...

    Itís been interesting to see how different trails affect settings and really reinforced setting the fork up in an iterative process on demanding terrain. Additionally it helped understand changes...
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    About 10, mostly with my kids on green and blue...

    About 10, mostly with my kids on green and blue groomers. They fit me so well that I kept hoping.
  13. I will say that the Scimitar is perfect for this...

    I will say that the Scimitar is perfect for this application. But, Might have better luck finding the shorter 4frnt devastator?

    I donít find Meridians as good as the Scimitar as they do not...
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    One of the nice things about Zwift is that it...

    One of the nice things about Zwift is that it runs fairly well on so many different platforms. Yes, a powerful system will give you 4K graphics etc, but a phone will also give you an accurate...
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    I think I was a bit high at $250. Coming down...

    I think I was a bit high at $250.

    Coming down to $200
  16. It's not, it's actually a Sram Shockwhiz

    It's not, it's actually a Sram Shockwhiz
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    Yeah. Weight savings of 45 vs 51 is negligible....

    Yeah. Weight savings of 45 vs 51 is negligible. Steps between gears are nice.
    On the XC Bike the 51 allows you to run a larger front chainring and not be spun out at higher speeds.
    On the enduro...
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    Sorry all- I did this fun thing last week. It's...

    Sorry all- I did this fun thing last week. It's called skiing. Pretty sweet. I think I'm going to do more of it while not riding my bike.

    Looks like a quorum is interested in some training /...
  19. FS: 2020 Fox Stepcast 34 120mm Factory (29")

    I've been running this Stepcast 34 on my XC bike since the spring and it's been great.

    Offhand I don't know the steerer measurement, but can measure if there's interest.

    Specs:
    2020 Fox...
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    FS: Salomon SMax 120 27.5

    I bought these hoping they'd replace my beloved 130 flex OG Ghosts.

    The fit is incredible, but I'm missing the 130 flex. Sad to see these go.

    $250 Cash Front Range.
    A few dollars more for...
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    FWIW these look like demo's

    FWIW these look like demo's
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    I'd agree that the Jersey isn't helping heat...

    I'd agree that the Jersey isn't helping heat storage.

    At the same time, not sure anyone on YouTube wants too see a bare chested cyclist.
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    Question: Would anyone be interested in a...

    Question:

    Would anyone be interested in a physiology / training / biomechanics Zoom session?
    If the group decided on a topic(s) I'd be happy to put together a lil presentation and Question /...
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    I've conducted ~5,000+ Physiology tests and...

    I've conducted ~5,000+ Physiology tests and completed 30+ on my myself.

    Ultimately for enduro racing a high VO2 max is helpful. Knowing your baseline VO2 max can help establish if training has...
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    I don't have many badges, but I do have that one!...

    I don't have many badges, but I do have that one! https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20201223/5b94782e72e6daefd4020ff274b92014.jpg
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    I'll get in line. My item is in stock

    I'll get in line. My item is in stock
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    It's a bit harder to find in the US, but Picture...

    It's a bit harder to find in the US, but Picture does all sustainable apparel.

    https://www.picture-organic-clothing.com/collection/en/135-midlayers
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    By now our young AKPM must be all grown up ...

    By now our young AKPM must be all grown up

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    At 3w/kg Assuming: 165lbs FTP ~4w/kg Decent...

    At 3w/kg

    Assuming:
    165lbs
    FTP ~4w/kg
    Decent Fat Oxidation
    ~22% efficiency

    You are Burning ~722kcals of carbohydrate (CHO) per hour.
    Doing this for 4 hours burns ~2,888 kcals
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    Yeah. On the opposite end of the spectrum I laugh...

    Yeah. On the opposite end of the spectrum I laugh at the MTBR crew who are purposefully buying them smaller to be more manueverable

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    Deadass is the rowdiest so far. Saw your truck on...

    Deadass is the rowdiest so far. Saw your truck on the way up.

    Even though it's capable, still under-gunned (but fun) on LH. Beefier tires may help, but I don't want to Enduro my xc bike.

    Sent...
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    Thanks, I like the color a lot. The lavender...

    Thanks, I like the color a lot. The lavender grips really set it off.

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    I was able to pick up some mint p14s locally from...

    I was able to pick up some mint p14s locally from N1ck. Thanks everyone.
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    2021 Epic Evo. Not the typical TGR bike, but I...

    2021 Epic Evo.

    Not the typical TGR bike, but I can finally ride an XC bike like it's not an XC bike.

    Still waiting on wheels and tires....
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    I'd put this in the same category as riding in...

    I'd put this in the same category as riding in the morning after an over-night fast. Your liver will be low in glycogen, but your muscles will likely not be. (This very much depends on the day...
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    I don't think this is out of the ordinary. You've...

    I don't think this is out of the ordinary. You've found what works for you and understand the limitations (and benefits) of your strategy.
    I definitely concur with your last thought: Enduro's are...
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    Yes. By FTP your fat oxidation is zero in a...

    Yes. By FTP your fat oxidation is zero in a well-fed individual. If you are glycogen depleted this is not the case, but your FTP is also typically lower when glycogen depleted.
    Systems:

    Aerobic:...
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    It's all relative, so it may likely be accurate...

    It's all relative, so it may likely be accurate until you get a different power measuring device.

    If this is a representative FTP, then you ought to be focusing on riding most of your time at...
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    Man, This thread moves fast. I had some...

    Man, This thread moves fast.
    I had some thoughts on my ride today.

    1. I am not advocating that riders need to be sucking down gels all the time. It's ok to do a 2 hour ride without food. I do...
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    How did you determine your Zone 2? If you...

    How did you determine your Zone 2?

    If you haven't, I'd recommend that you do a test to estimate FTP or race up a category for an event that's 20-30 minutes long. Take 95% of that number as a...
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    Poof! Dan makes a great point about the...

    Poof!

    Dan makes a great point about the particular event.
    Proper training accounts for 90% of the available adaptation. Depleted training is the last 10%.

    For enduro racing, proper training...
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    TL : DR Training while fasted is stressful to the...

    TL : DR Training while fasted is stressful to the body and the adaptations can be gained through appropriate training. If you decide to do it, no more than 1-2 sessions per week. Additionally, while...
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    WTT: BNIB Warden 13s for Pivot / FKS

    Looking for Pivot / FKS with brakes to clear Bibbys. Great used condition fine, BNIB works too.

    Brakes are 115, Bindings are black / grey.

    *** Found locally through N1CK***
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    2021 Evo Bought the Comp, stripped pretty much...

    2021 Evo
    Bought the Comp, stripped pretty much everything off it. https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20201206/cf7801531a0b222a39851ef50fc42a27.jpg
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    Can't speak to the others, but I put a 42.5mm...

    Can't speak to the others, but I put a 42.5mm stroke shock on my epic to bring rear travel to 117mm.

    It rides like an XC bike should. I never forget it's heritage, but boy is it fun. It's poppy,...
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    I'll get in line behind the OP on those Radicals

    I'll get in line behind the OP on those Radicals
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    I don't even notice my hydras. All of you...

    I don't even notice my hydras.

    All of you should have spent more time with loud engines when you were kids.
  48. I'll take them if they aren't gone

    I'll take them if they aren't gone
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    Fwiw I warranteed the same issue on a different...

    Fwiw I warranteed the same issue on a different jacket and they gave me my pick of a new one.
  50. I may be talked into the bindings Sent from my...

    I may be talked into the bindings

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