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    Well my Toyota Yaris engine shit the bed. I think...

    Well my Toyota Yaris engine shit the bed. I think too many daughters driving it and not checking the oil. Compression is 180,180,120,80. Oof. Debating scraping it and getting $750 (bc scrapit program...
  2. Thread: Ask the Idiots

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    As manager/mechanic at LBS I couldn't believe the...

    As manager/mechanic at LBS I couldn't believe the people the boss hired. I can't count the number of times I looked over and yelled, "Stop!" as the "mechanic" was breaking out a cheater bar to remove...
  3. Thread: Need cranks

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    Need cranks

    I'm fixing a bike for chick on a budget. Current drive train is completely worn out. She wants lower gearing 30f,11-46r now. 10 speed. Suntour zeron cranks. The smallest non boost chainring you can...
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    Orbea Wild would work well. Decent spec/$

    Orbea Wild would work well. Decent spec/$
  5. Thread: vintage

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    415636 1952 Raliegh, all original. A little...

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    1952 Raliegh, all original. A little rough but everything works.
  6. Thread: Ask the experts

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    Does spam make a 12sp shifter that has a double...

    Does spam make a 12sp shifter that has a double action upshift lever like shitmano?
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    Ultimately motor lag reduces the need to ratchet.

    Ultimately motor lag reduces the need to ratchet.
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    Depends how you've been programmed. With Bosch...

    Depends how you've been programmed. With Bosch and Brose I know for sure a shop can adjust motor lag. Bosch by the program picked and Brose by adjusting parameters. Older (2-3+ yr) old bafang ultras...
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    Ya hubs on ebikes don't really. Except sometimes...

    Ya hubs on ebikes don't really. Except sometimes then ya.
  10. Thread: Ask the experts

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    Fire.

    Fire.
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    A co-worker's dad died last year. When they were...

    A co-worker's dad died last year. When they were cleaning out his house they found guns everywhere. They also found man sized women's shoes and clothing, he didn't have a girlfriend.
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    Odd things in your will

    KQ's what will the find when you die thread got me thinking, what is in your will that will surprise someone?

    I have, first choice of all my bikes goes to xxxx. He's a friend I grew up riding...
  13. Hey fatso, I'm putting you on a diet.

    Hey fatso, I'm putting you on a diet.
  14. http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_1CRY3BpQAXg/S7TLvfsvjVI/...

    http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_1CRY3BpQAXg/S7TLvfsvjVI/AAAAAAAAAio/S7T8goKFK0Q/s1600/IMG_0793.JPG
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    If you want a really nice spot near a creek, I...

    If you want a really nice spot near a creek, I know one near my house in Pass Creek about 10 minutes north of Castlegar. Located 49.3738627, -117.6796135. I don't live in that house so.... if you're...
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    I had a fwd sienna. With good snpw tires it was...

    I had a fwd sienna. With good snpw tires it was great. If youve owned a sienna ypu know that they are as maintenance free as an ICE car can be.

    Ive known 3 odessy owners who had transmission...
  17. Orbea Rallon would fit the bill. 170/170 on...

    Orbea Rallon would fit the bill. 170/170 on 29ers. Climbs decent, decends like a beast. My first ride on mine was on a trail I've ridden many times. It was so much smoother than my Giant Reign, when...
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    Not analog bikes, acoustic bikes.

    Not analog bikes, acoustic bikes.
  19. Sounds about right

    Sounds about right
  20. Going back to the talk of sanitation and...

    Going back to the talk of sanitation and sterilization. Fuck that, don't worry so much about it. Clean is clean enough. Encourage them to eat dirt. Mine grew up on a farm playing with chicken, ducks,...
  21. Thread: Fuel Prices.

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    Oh gosh darn, the cost of electricity is going...

    Oh gosh darn, the cost of electricity is going up. I wonder what gas will increase over the next 3 years.

    BC Hydro applied to the commission for the rate change last September as part of a...
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    Tire studs for my studable fat tires. About 15%...

    Tire studs for my studable fat tires. About 15% of local price.
  23. Thread: Ask the experts

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    I've got a 38 on my Rallon. First ride on it...

    I've got a 38 on my Rallon. First ride on it today, oh baby, it just eats chunder.
  24. Thread: Fuel Prices.

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    $2/l in Vancouver (don't know what that...

    $2/l in Vancouver (don't know what that translates to in usd/us gal) I'm really looking forward to the arrival of my EV.
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    So turn the din back down on YOUR skis and don't...

    So turn the din back down on YOUR skis and don't tell. Maybe go a little lower than normal. When he falls on his face in front of clients then perhaps he'll buy his own.
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    British Columbia dropped PST (7% tax) on electric...

    British Columbia dropped PST (7% tax) on electric vehicles. The Ionic 5 I ordered last month just got about $3500 cheaper.
  27. Thread: Fuel Prices.

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    It's a plot to get everyone on electric cars.

    It's a plot to get everyone on electric cars.
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    I've got an Occam I bought last spring and love...

    I've got an Occam I bought last spring and love it. I bought the Rallon because cost +$100 was to good to not take advantage of. I think I'll keep the Rallon in the Kootenays and keep the Occam at...
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    Not much love for Orbea in here. I bought a 2022...

    Not much love for Orbea in here. I bought a 2022 Rallon on my last day of work at the bike shop, until the snow melts I sits in frame of my web cam so my coworkers can appreciate it too.
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    I'm probably the only one who opens the siding...

    I'm probably the only one who opens the siding door and tosses her grungy dishes off the deck into the garden. We had a pot go "missing" for over a month last winter.
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    A couple more great things about a 4 stroke. ...

    A couple more great things about a 4 stroke.

    They're quiet, you can talk to the person on the back, you can even hear the person you're towing, you can understand wtf he's saying but when he...
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    406259 I just rode away.

    406259 I just rode away.
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    406257 ski doo in toyota

    406257 ski doo in toyota
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    I bought a 600 4 stroke ski doo skandic lt 10...

    I bought a 600 4 stroke ski doo skandic lt 10 years ago. 16" wide x 174" track. It goes everywhere i need it to in tje kootenay back country. It was 15 pounds heavier than tje 2 stroke equivalent....
  35. Thread: What phone now?

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    What phone now? My criteria are, sub $250CAD, a...

    What phone now? My criteria are, sub $250CAD, a reasonably recent os, 'droid. Was thinking Pixel 3 but they're no longer supported so I'm less keen. I don't give too many fucks about screen...
  36. My 27.5 x4.5 are just as meaty as my 26x4.8. I'd...

    My 27.5 x4.5 are just as meaty as my 26x4.8. I'd say they roll better but I've never compared them in similar condition with similar pressure. I tend to run my 27.5 firmer, so they roll faster, I'd...
  37. I can't really tell much difference between my...

    I can't really tell much difference between my 27.5x4.5 vee rubber snow avalanche and my 26x4.8 49N whatchamacallits, both are studded. Huge difference between those and the choyangs that came with...
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    I've gone with the ridiculous 'stache. I trimmed...

    I've gone with the ridiculous 'stache. I trimmed about an inch off it recently but could touch my ears with it for about a year
  39. WTF is a pic manouvre? I've pit manouvred somone...

    WTF is a pic manouvre? I've pit manouvred somone who cut me off once. Sent her spinning across 4 lanes and a concrete median. My little corolla was slighty dented, her buick boat was probably...
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    I've done a guesstimate using real life data and...

    I've done a guesstimate using real life data and projected imaginary data provided by Hyundai for thier Ionic 5.

    Real life. At $1.58/l of gasoline and BC Hydro's base rate of $0.0939/kWH and...
  41. Thread: Youtubers

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    My daughter needs to monetize het tiktok account....

    My daughter needs to monetize het tiktok account. She has about 3.5 million followers.
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    Nor'easters, pfft, in the west we have new buzz...

    Nor'easters, pfft, in the west we have new buzz phrase, the "atmospheric river." It seems to dominating the once popular pineapple express.
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    Tons of bikes do what you want until minimum 2...

    Tons of bikes do what you want until minimum 2 bottle mounts. You can mount bottles to your handle bars or under your seat or put em in your pocket.
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    Today is my last day working at the bike shop so...

    Today is my last day working at the bike shop so I thought I'd buy myself a bike. Orbea Rallon M10 :)
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    I guess I could sell my Orbea Occam M10 now
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  45. Thread: Ask the experts

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    At 62.5 I will have bottom out clearance on a...

    At 62.5 I will have bottom out clearance on a large frame, 65 gives tire buzz on bottom out.

    I hadn't thought about the additional pedal bob. As for big hits, I won't say never but I'm old & that...
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    I just bought an Orbea Rallon with a Fox FLOAT X...

    I just bought an Orbea Rallon with a Fox FLOAT X Performance 2-Position Evol LV shock 230x60mm. There is a guy locally with a Ohlins ttx coilover 230x65mm with a spacer to reduce stroke to 62.5mm....
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    Hyundai claims 350ish km on standard range but...

    Hyundai claims 350ish km on standard range but the display on the one in the showroom showed 460 available. A friend with a Hyundai Kona says he constantly gets more than advertised. I went with the...
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    I put a deposit on an Hyundai Ioniq 5 last week...

    I put a deposit on an Hyundai Ioniq 5 last week about 10 minutes before they closed Canadian preorders. I drove a Hyundai Kona in the fall and almost bought it, if i had a job that i needed a car to...
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    Well holy fuck, I'm in my final days working at...

    Well holy fuck, I'm in my final days working at the E Bike shop so I'm picking up some spare tires, brake pads and maybe some other shit. So I decided to have a look at my account, in just under 3...
  50. Thread: Ask the experts

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    Not good in what way? Building up new wheels...

    Not good in what way?

    Building up new wheels was my Plan A but I can't find hubs. 197x12mm & 150x15mm.
    Update, Ali express is full of hubs of every size, probably all top quality stuff too.
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