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    Snowshoes with pin binders

    With a tech toe youíd then want a fixed platform on which to mount it thus negating the necessarily flexible platform that is the crampon.

    During the years I went full blown ghey (snowboarder) me...
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    That is the hooded version. fit it "slim" but...

    That is the hooded version.

    fit it "slim" but not fitted. That cannot make sense. I ski in mine any time it's not snowing enough to warrant a hard shell. I commonly use a light puffy under it...
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    If the Sharks win the cup it'll be the first year...

    If the Sharks win the cup it'll be the first year an asterisk goes with the team name. And the team photo should include the cup and four guys in stripes. It doesn't matter anyway, as the Bruins...
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    Are you aggressive? Not at skiing, you're on TGR...

    Are you aggressive? Not at skiing, you're on TGR so you're aggressive at that, but I mean at putting skis in a car? Try and up your game a bit: those 186's'll fit. Or just buy Elan fagsticks in a...
  5. ^^ Model that 999 turned into. And yes, great...

    ^^ Model that 999 turned into. And yes, great metal laminate skis.

    What a deal for the package.
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    I voted Fag. This should have been a poll...

    I voted Fag.

    This should have been a poll goddammit.
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    And I'd like to know if Blister is OK with this. ...

    And I'd like to know if Blister is OK with this. Marketing to the lowest common denominator is way too easy. If I were Blister, I'd be dead set against anyone using my name for such a purpose (we...
  8. Thread: Blister

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    I know, right? It's not like any ski is breaking...

    I know, right? It's not like any ski is breaking new ground in this day and age (maybe the company that puts the silly putty inside). It's all been done.

    I initiated an email exchange with JE...
  9. A left side Shimano brifter, in most all models...

    A left side Shimano brifter, in most all models (there are some variations where double or triple specific) can and do run double or triple. 5500? Yes, it can run double or triple.
  10. Dynastar Legend X106. Way too stiff, especially...

    Dynastar Legend X106. Way too stiff, especially the tail, and way too light for a ski that stiff.

    If you always get nice soft conditions and/or never have to navigate any nasty bumps or you just...
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    Jimty, I think finding someone with experience on...

    Jimty, I think finding someone with experience on both of these is highly unlikely. You already know the answer.

    In the world of skis, lighter is junk unless the weight reduction serves a valid...
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    those are for the M5 machine screws for the...

    those are for the M5 machine screws for the inserts. Don't go by those measurements. They may be correct (99% sure they are not), but just saying not apples to apples.
  13. Jesus christ

    Jesus christ
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    yeah, they're taking it to a level that only a...

    yeah, they're taking it to a level that only a Euro could: just needs a splash of neon.

    kind of interesting that they can get right flat without the board washing from lack of downward edge...
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    I don't board anymore, but when I did it was all...

    I don't board anymore, but when I did it was all in hardboots. The alternative at the time was felt lined Sorels. That made no sense and we did do that for first couple of seasons (late 80's)

    I...
  16. I read the first sentence and laughed. Then I...

    I read the first sentence and laughed. Then I read the second and thought, jesus christ, heís serious.
  17. I use 3M spray glue (big aerosol rattle can):...

    I use 3M spray glue (big aerosol rattle can): great stuff to have around and works amazing.

    I just shield what parts I donít want to hit with stray spray with some rags.
  18. Man those are some cheap skis. If you donít like...

    Man those are some cheap skis. If you donít like it, flog it on CL for little or no loss.

    Those Wizards are interesting. Sure be nice if a profile pic anywhere. 250mm of tip rocker and tail is...
  19. Yes. Bindings are included.

    Yes. Bindings are included.
  20. PSA for sale 190 Bibby with FKS 140's

    Not mine but on local Vancouver CL for $300 CAD (about $225 USD) and likely flexible.

    I inquired as would have scooped them if my BSL.

    Seller says 3rd mount and currently in middle of range...
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    As was everyone who was not a Pats fan. I'm...

    As was everyone who was not a Pats fan.

    I'm sure every D player on the Chiefs thought, "oh shit" when they saw 3+ mins on the clock.



    I agree with this (but then I'd love a 3-0 game played...
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    Maybe take a quick measure of width? They do...

    Maybe take a quick measure of width?

    They do indeed look like 95's and not 115's is all.
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    Merlin Cycles online bike/parts retailer out of...

    Merlin Cycles online bike/parts retailer out of the UK.

    I have never come across a company less willing to assist the customer when they fuck up. And more than once. Actually more than twice (I...
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    this new fabric, "futurelight", from North Face...

    this new fabric, "futurelight", from North Face may be interesting.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bDyj8FALiG0

    I find marketing goes furthest when it comes to waterproof/'breathable". There...
  25. It's 10 in either direction if mounted in middle....

    It's 10 in either direction if mounted in middle.

    I know this from actual use. It's like a ski industry myth gone viral about their limited adjustment range, but Rossi themselves (and Blister)...
  26. 100%. They appear to be right in middle of...

    100%.

    They appear to be right in middle of range so good for -10 or +10mm.
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    Jesus christ

    Jesus christ
  28. ^^ if these had more mounts then it might be very...

    ^^ if these had more mounts then it might be very difficult, but you should have no problem getting ST 2's in there considering you have a lot of flexibility with the 25mm of adjustment range the...
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    Hulkster kicking some serious ass in the streets....

    Hulkster kicking some serious ass in the streets.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7xX4W6M4lzg
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    It's typical of the Royal Family bindings...

    It's typical of the Royal Family bindings relative to all others (save for maybe FKS which is also a bit of a pain to get back into in soft deep snow)

    Moving the heel back will alter your forward...
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    what a great deal. I like the older ones...

    what a great deal.

    I like the older ones (like yours as opposed to this years and the couple prior) as they are way heavier than the new ones. Had Moment started rounding the edges/semi capping...
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    agree, 7th was short lived but deep and colder...

    agree, 7th was short lived but deep and colder snow.

    Glacier started loading just after 2 (surprised me they even opened it by that time). It spun for at least an hour before loading. That wait...
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    K108. I donít get you guys who have a ~116 as a...

    K108. I donít get you guys who have a ~116 as a dd. You compromise a chunk of versatility for marginal bonus in the very rare conditions that you actually Ďneedí (benefit?) from such a width.
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    Bandit Man, that is pretty frickin accurate. I...

    Bandit Man, that is pretty frickin accurate.

    I no longer own a wider ski than my 17-18 Wren 108 184's. They are ideal for PNW (Whistler) pow which is basically huge piles of dense cut up when...
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    Post up how it was. It pains me that I cannot...

    Post up how it was. It pains me that I cannot make it up at all today, because weekend and citiots em masse or not, itís still preseason and the masses booked into whistler are not there yet.
    ...
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    What a debacle today was. No shit, it took 2...

    What a debacle today was. No shit, it took 2 hours to get to Jersey Cream chair (which was spinning but not loading) from the time i got in the epic line up at Base 2. Lifties on Jersey came by to...
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    Combo of both. Glacier was not scheduled to spin...

    Combo of both. Glacier was not scheduled to spin today regardless of dump. big winds tomorrow should further hamper that but I would guess all lifts (at least on blackcomb) will be open for weekend.
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    What you think it would be like is vastly...

    What you think it would be like is vastly different to reality.

    The AD summed it up.
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    Looks like snow stake cam shows snow stake...

    Looks like snow stake cam shows snow stake completely buried. Well, in another hour it will be. Currently at 45cms. Insane.

    Those driving from Van may want to leave extra early.

    Unusually...
  40. Wow, that’s a very comprehensive post VI. I...

    Wow, that’s a very comprehensive post VI. I concur.

    You’ve got narrow brakes on both. The Axial1 (not the Pivot) brakes are a pain to bend. The FKS are a pain too but a very workable pain. If you...
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    Personally, I'd bring the beaters, but then I've...

    Personally, I'd bring the beaters, but then I've had some monumental core shots with this kind of coverage in that past (and I would prefer to just ski and not think/care about my skis hitting rock)....
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    I have a set of 177 98ís mounted +2. I cannot...

    I have a set of 177 98ís mounted +2. I cannot recall what the measured mount is from chord center just that I went +2 in front of rec line for no grand reason except a lot of chatter about the 88s...
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    The line, yes. The mount is pretty far...

    The line, yes. The mount is pretty far back/traditonal/directional relative to most other skis on the market.

    don't you find those things flex really stiff? I loved their look too, but just...
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    One day there. A lot of cut block and tree...

    One day there. A lot of cut block and tree skiing. As a poster above said, not a lot of steep. It was pretty thin cover the day I was there, but it was still fun (when is cat skiing not fun?).
  45. They are my dedicate resort or touring hardshells...

    They are my dedicate resort or touring hardshells (when I need a hardshell). Smart pant. Light material in thighs and tougher on ass and knees/cuffs. Full zips so you can take on and off and keep...
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    Have the Junior team change their name and take...

    Have the Junior team change their name and take the Thunderbirds.

    Expansion teams always end up with ghey names.
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    FS: Rossignol FKS 120 (Pivot 12)

    *** SOLD ***

    Brakes bent to ~104mm.

    Good shape.

    DIN 5 to 12.

    Only issue is on one of the heels the plastic "cap" where the strut meets the dildo is missing and opposite one is chipped. ...
  48. Sales tell them otherwise: that they can leave it...

    Sales tell them otherwise: that they can leave it as is.

    I would guess the design will not allow a FP indicator to ever be accurate. I mean really, that white tab and black relief works just like...
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    Going solo? I've done a few in BC, but Island...

    Going solo? I've done a few in BC, but Island Lake Lodge I've done twice on a call in day prior: left them a VM telling them I was looking for anything next day and had a message the evening saying...
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    I wore bibs for years and only recently (about 4...

    I wore bibs for years and only recently (about 4 years ago) switched to pants both in my full goretex shells and my softshells. I did it mostly because I simply found no benefit to the bibs and I...
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