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    Where is that photo from? Hood River area? I...

    Where is that photo from? Hood River area?

    I havenít ridden the new trail at Tiger but am really looking forward to it. What a great location for one. I think Bellingham and Snoqualmie valley are...
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    Way to live out my ski retirement dream! Enjoy it!

    Way to live out my ski retirement dream! Enjoy it!
  3. Kamtron did you work out the average emissions...

    Kamtron did you work out the average emissions per person on an average day there? I claim ignorance on this as I had no idea Baker was 100% generator powered. Iíd be curious to hear how this stacks...
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    Quick gravel grind today in eastern WA 388578

    Quick gravel grind today in eastern WA

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    For BV. Sorry, I pasted that from the website and...

    For BV. Sorry, I pasted that from the website and didn't make it clear.
  6. Thread: The FIFTY

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    I want to see more videos like this in the...

    I want to see more videos like this in the future. Hopefully it will reduce the popularity of backcountry skiing [emoji38]
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    Sorry to thread drift, but does anyone know if...

    Sorry to thread drift, but does anyone know if the "Phase One: Sightseeing gondola" would provide any touring access?
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    Iím just a few episodes in and found it sort of...

    Iím just a few episodes in and found it sort of fun, but derivative and also thought of Battle Royale. Iím surprised itís as popular as it appears to be, but will see where it goesÖ
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    Those are both going to be such great additions....

    Those are both going to be such great additions. Ever since I learned about that Crosshaul connector (a few years ago?) it's become my favorite route by far. Having a way back to Iverson from the top...
  10. I hear it's less crowded than Tahoe..... ok...

    I hear it's less crowded than Tahoe..... ok maybe that's not saying much!

    Resorts are crowded on prime winter weekends and whenever the snow is really good - when most people want to go. Midweek...
  11. Summed up my thought there - at a certain point...

    Summed up my thought there - at a certain point itís just easier to travel farther for fast/easy access. Really itís impressive that they keep that pass open year round!
  12. Has anyone here ever skied in the mountains on...

    Has anyone here ever skied in the mountains on the US side near there? Something tells me people with sleds and skis just keep heading north.
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    I though about putting a co2 cartridge in my...

    I though about putting a co2 cartridge in my 100cc One Up pump and then realized that I have no desire to carry more stuff to save like 1 minute of pumping every 1-3 years when I get a flat. Iíve...
  14. I did roughly this ten years ago - worth it! I'm...

    I did roughly this ten years ago - worth it! I'm in the Phinney/Greenwood area and it strikes a nice balance of having stuff you can walk to, but no scene, while also being a short drive from 99 and...
  15. Do you know if that area near Chilliwack sees a...

    Do you know if that area near Chilliwack sees a lot of skiers? I would guess so given the nearby Vancouver metro.

    Also, maybe my geography is off, but isn't Old Snowy down south by Goat Rocks?
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    Thanks for sharing the journey through great...

    Thanks for sharing the journey through great words and pictures. Two friends have completed this: one a professional cyclist (at the time) and another a more novice mountain biker. They both said it...
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    I think 110+ is much more critical in dense/wet...

    I think 110+ is much more critical in dense/wet snow than typical the 4-6" interior champagne "pow days" where you barely even float anyways. You'll see plenty of fat ski on the rack in Seattle. That...
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    What baller. Seriously tho report back....

    What baller.

    Seriously tho report back....
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    I saw a overlandthing with a bumper mounted swing...

    I saw a overlandthing with a bumper mounted swing away tire carrier rolling into a grocery store parking lot in Seattle the other day.... tire carrier was completely swing out 180 degrees!! I'm...
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    I was going to say: I just wait until goggles are...

    I was going to say: I just wait until goggles are on sale, buy one pair. If I like them I wait until the next sale, buy 1-2 more pairs with different lenses. Then I'm set for like 5+ years... Goggles...
  21. Honestly I think itís parking as much as lift...

    Honestly I think itís parking as much as lift lines. I generally show up really early a d have never failed to park, but a lot of folks canít easily get to the hill at their usual time. Especially...
  22. I feel like we aren't quite on the same page. A...

    I feel like we aren't quite on the same page. A lot more people day trip from western WA so it's a bit of a different at Stevens/Snoq/Xtal vs Wenatchee

    Even with bigger crowds I still think the...
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    F150 Lighting...... vaporware or frunk-enabled...

    F150 Lighting...... vaporware or frunk-enabled frontgating ski machine? A friend saw one in real life in a demo last week. Considering that the battery must be ~2x the size of a Tesla SUV, the...
  24. Just wait until the E-snowbike version. I don't...

    Just wait until the E-snowbike version. I don't know if I'm excited or horrified - maybe both?


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-ZC7KT3cKTk
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    Dirt in the PNWet

    Are you referring to the 29x2.4 or 2.6? This is in reference to Maxxis 2.5WT - itís hard to know how sizes compare. What rear tire do you run that with?
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    Which 29"x2.5ish version would you run for winter...

    Which 29"x2.5ish version would you run for winter riding around Seattle in the casing that is close to Maxxis EXO? For a front tire specifically.
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    For wet roots and rocks Iíve become convinced...

    For wet roots and rocks Iíve become convinced itís all about compound. I use 3C maxxTerra DHF/DHR in slippery conditions. I havenít tried maxxGrip on the front but hear it rolls slow. I donít ride...
  28. I only skied Baker once or twice last year - what...

    I only skied Baker once or twice last year - what are the lines like when parking is maxed out? Those lifts are slow.... I do agree that it's the best run mountain in western WA. The regularity with...
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    Iíve been running the deity deftrap plastic...

    Iíve been running the deity deftrap plastic pedals since the spring. I converted to plastic several years ago and never looked back. Iíve not broken a pedal ever so metal seems overkill for me. These...
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    Thanks to you and DanoT for the report. Much...

    Thanks to you and DanoT for the report. Much appreciated!
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    Iím tentatively planning to drive across the...

    Iím tentatively planning to drive across the border from WA and get on the Tsawwassen ferry to Nanaimo on the afternoon of Sept 4th - labour day weekend. I do have a ferry reservation. Can anyone...
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    I rode Tiger four mornings in the last 9 days: ...

    I rode Tiger four mornings in the last 9 days:

    Last Saturday: poured rain. Soaked to my underwear. I was just happy to see water.

    Tuesday: ultra hero loam brown pow

    Thursday: totally dry -...
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    Iíve got a trip to B.C. planned for September but...

    Iíve got a trip to B.C. planned for September but all of this confusion and some reports of super long wait times has me thinking twice. I understand that a lot of Canadians are on edge - somewhat...
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    I havenít ridden assagai, but DHF/DHR has taken...

    I havenít ridden assagai, but DHF/DHR has taken me from pnw wet winter to the desert and back many times.
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    Thanks. Maybe I will try them out! I like drops...

    Thanks. Maybe I will try them out! I like drops on the road or light gravel that is basically road riding, and super wide risers for mtb, but for rough gravel and mixed gravel/trail I haven't gotten...
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    Did you put them on a bike that originally have...

    Did you put them on a bike that originally have drop bars or flat/riser bars? Did you need to get a super long stem to compensate for all that back sweep?
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    Yes Stairway to Heaven at #2 canyon. Endless...

    Yes Stairway to Heaven at #2 canyon. Endless green circle downhill!

    This weekend I sampled my Galbraith and Tiger. Both were prime condition but the Tiger dirt was out of this world!
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    x2 on that! For wet mtbing at 30-50 degree temps...

    x2 on that! For wet mtbing at 30-50 degree temps those waterproof socks have led to a big increase in riding comfort for me. The boot drier also works great to dry the shoes out.

    I'm half...
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    This thread is a little stale considering the...

    This thread is a little stale considering the luscious loam that is going to be ripening over the next few days. Last weekend i journeyed east for some nice, mellow, flowy single track and flowers,...
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    So sorry to disappoint you. I was here 10 years...

    So sorry to disappoint you. I was here 10 years ago and must have survived by miracle or generosity from superior beings.
  41. Thread: Fuck podcasts.

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    I wanted to love audiobooks, but for the most...

    I wanted to love audiobooks, but for the most part I find them too slow, and that listening to something meant to be read isnít as satisfying as reading it. Thatís why radio/podcasts works better as...
  42. Thread: Fuck podcasts.

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    Cheap podcasts where people blab for 2 hours...

    Cheap podcasts where people blab for 2 hours aren't really podcasts to me - they are talk radio.

    The real podcasts IMO and produced radio shows with specific approach to the audio medium - not...
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    I'm almost through season 3 of Babylon Berlin on...

    I'm almost through season 3 of Babylon Berlin on Netflix and think this show is great. An awesome historical drama made with a modern aesthetic and great production values.
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    If it has enough range for your commute, I think...

    If it has enough range for your commute, I think the cheap, used, small electric car is a legit second car option. They are good at what they are good at.
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    This is absolutely a thing. My building is four...

    This is absolutely a thing. My building is four floors and we have multiple teams in other countries so we had to communicate as though we were remote much of the time anyways. Hybrid WFH is the...
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    So Syracuse hasnít benefitted from the WFH boom?...

    So Syracuse hasnít benefitted from the WFH boom?

    This thread has me wondering if there were similar RE trends internationally, and my five minutes of searching suggest that there are:
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    I should have said: that frame looks dialed

    I should have said: that frame looks dialed
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    2021 Bikes That Make Your Shorts Tighter.

    Price aside - that bike looks dialed. Seems like the bike between the Sentinel and Spur that Transition hasnít made yet. The sizing gap is a bit large, though.
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    I have the Houdini and Ferrosi. Used the Houdini...

    I have the Houdini and Ferrosi. Used the Houdini for skiing and more recently mtbing for years. Ferrosi is softer and less ďslipperyĒ and noisy than the Houdini but also much bulkier and absorbs more...
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