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  1. Thread: NFL 2019/2020

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    This has been my take for the last few years....

    This has been my take for the last few years. This game wasn't decided by the refs, which makes it easier to stomach the maximum back and forth mediocrity that produced most of the drama. Probably...
  2. Thread: NFL 2019/2020

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    As the 4th quarter started with Russell up 2...

    As the 4th quarter started with Russell up 2 scores I thought "how's he going to get another winning drive in the 4th/OT here?" Ridiculous.

    Seems like the biggest knock on Wilson for MVP thus far...
  3. Thread: NFL 2019/2020

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    Nice thing about being a Hawks fan is all the...

    Nice thing about being a Hawks fan is all the extra time. I mean we've had to watch a few extra minutes to see some endings, but I haven't watched a first half yet.
  4. Thread: CORE Act

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    I think grandfathering in uses that make the W...

    I think grandfathering in uses that make the W viable is in keeping with Frank Church's take that Wilderness need not be pure and totally unused in order to be worth protecting. Congress clearly and...
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    I also measured my hands at 8.5" and the L (in...

    I also measured my hands at 8.5" and the L (in the original gloves) took a few days to pack out and fit right. I have their XL mittens that are a bit too big without liner gloves (great combo for...
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    Depends on how many days is a lot and how hard...

    Depends on how many days is a lot and how hard you are on gloves, but there's a point where I'd rather have to eventually replace them rather than give up dexterity for their whole lives. I think FTP...
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    I think he meant the extra "o"

    I think he meant the extra "o"
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    Good point about the real end game here. They...

    Good point about the real end game here. They want their own brand so they can escape from the hell that is price-matching. If everybody has their own brand or even just their own part number for...
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    The apology seemed to imply that they actually...

    The apology seemed to imply that they actually bought the right to use "backcountry" to market apparel (or something) from one or more of the companies they've settled with (whose name likely would...
  10. And you're just now telling us this?...

    And you're just now telling us this? Holy...wah...I have no words
  11. Should be fine. Or could be snowy, but not if you...

    Should be fine. Or could be snowy, but not if you bring a well-shod 4x4. So leave that home and we're probably good.
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    Give him a ring. See if he thinks BC.com was...

    Give him a ring. See if he thinks BC.com was bought for its ability to barely stay in business.

    ...which is why no one felt all that loyal to them anyway, and probably why no one expects to have...
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    This doesn't sound like the analysis of a person...

    This doesn't sound like the analysis of a person whose dad worked at Goldman Sachs.
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    Depends. Whatchagot?? Easy pickup in nidaho for...

    Depends. Whatchagot?? Easy pickup in nidaho for the right something about 115x170....unless someone is going to bham anytime soon, then I'm out.
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    This^^ Thread is 63% trademark bullying outrage...

    This^^ Thread is 63% trademark bullying outrage and 37% no deals there anymore outrage. I may have that backwards.

    Goats looked so generic lately. Goatfuckery and red slashes really helping make...
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    Trying to ride Beacon tomorrow, maybe that'll do...

    Trying to ride Beacon tomorrow, maybe that'll do it? Hard to know about these things--thin styrofoam snow above Lower Basin rolled just fine on Sunday. Did you move here with a snowblower TAFKALVS?...
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    I had some loss the first few nights on a...

    I had some loss the first few nights on a Michelin, first with no sealant (held up ok for a long ride, but had 14 psi about 30 minutes after). Added 2 oz orange "subzero" and it still went flat....
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    That's a very hot take. I've somehow only been on...

    That's a very hot take. I've somehow only been on it once and can't assess the riding from that type III mudfest, but I'll go back just for the views. Probably what all the over-raters say?
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    I was crediting sticky rubber on the beads, but...

    I was crediting sticky rubber on the beads, but wide Syntace rims might be helping my efforts, too. The last tire I put a little water on the beads, left the beads mostly in the center groove (just...
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    Congrats on recovering enough to get screen time...

    Congrats on recovering enough to get screen time back. What tires are you (not) mounting? I have a compressor in case, but the last two (DHF and the dreaded Wild Enduro) went on fine with just the...
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    I've taken a big group of casual riders out on...

    I've taken a big group of casual riders out on GBM and most of them still talk to me--some even claim to want to return.

    The Jeep road (White Trail) is your friend. Take that up to the Practice...
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    GBM is broadly flat with tons of small ups and...

    GBM is broadly flat with tons of small ups and downs of varying but often borderline ridiculous slope. Those others are all downsloping.

    ETA: +1 for Zion Cycles; good guys there. Over The Edge in...
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    I think there was a very detailed write-up on...

    I think there was a very detailed write-up on tints out there in the interwebs once that recommended...slightly orange or red tint for flat light? I don't remember for sure, but your comment on green...
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    Bumping because too many cheap goggles to choose...

    Bumping because too many cheap goggles to choose from! What's the latest recommendation? How about something that works in flat light?
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    Disagree. (I get that's not your real point.)...

    Disagree. (I get that's not your real point.) Unsustainably steep dirt bike trails suck on a mountain bike. Some of those are fun on a dirt bike but the vast majority of fun dirt bike trails are also...
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    The difference between motorized and...

    The difference between motorized and non-motorized trails will be much more interesting and useful after you ride both. I don't have a motor on my mountain bike but my local moto-friendly trails are...
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    You are correct, that is the difference: south of...

    You are correct, that is the difference: south of the border the discussion is always focused on "permanent" policies. You have the luxury of imagining time can be on your side and we do not. (If you...
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    If they were going to aggressively defend it they...

    If they were going to aggressively defend it they should have sued Alibaba for registering backcuntry.com. Alibaba is in a position to actually compete and confuse consumers, after all. Sending...
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    Sorry to see this turn into a carnage thread...

    Sorry to see this turn into a carnage thread suddenly. Hopefully everyone heals well and misses no snow days!

    Ignore the frozen ground and white garnish for the time being, though; it's still...
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    I don't buy many, either, but when a $2 snack...

    I don't buy many, either, but when a $2 snack extends a powder day it's a better investment than my season pass. I've been known to pay resort prices for Gatorade on occasion for the same reason, so...
  31. In that case, while the DB is not super updated,...

    In that case, while the DB is not super updated, there is no excuse for buying from SpecialEd.
  32. ^True that. It's a good month or more most years...

    ^True that. It's a good month or more most years between the end of gravel season and the earliest beginning of slide alder season. The brush is just closed for quite a while before we'll get to...
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    I know it's heresy, but I didn't feel like the...

    I know it's heresy, but I didn't feel like the coil was really the Slayer's key to greatness. I only got it up to speed a couple times, but I only made minor adjustments to the rear end and while it...
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    Nice work all you early turners! I was riding my...

    Nice work all you early turners! I was riding my bike in the sun those days and this morning I put out the trash in flip flops. I'm not ready. But the stoke is helping. A little. Thanks!
  35. This might be an appropriate place to admit a few...

    This might be an appropriate place to admit a few facts, since they may come in handy for planning.

    The foggy basin to the north will definitely be open by then because it will be open at...
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    I just rented one for a day on Gooseberry Mesa,...

    I just rented one for a day on Gooseberry Mesa, which is basically the opposite of Big Shuttle. Obviously it's great at speed, but I actually found it pretty useful in tight, steppy tech once I...
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    I am under the impression that my recent Brand X...

    I am under the impression that my recent Brand X Ascend is not adjustable as to pressure; might be a new version? It works ok, better than the Reverb it replaced but overdamped and slow as a result....
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    2" of insertion seems adequate for some despite...

    2" of insertion seems adequate for some despite the misgivings of many.
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    I'm not saying the one key to all human happiness...

    I'm not saying the one key to all human happiness is mounting up fresh rubber and alternately pounding and caressing the beautiful natural contours of a Virgin landscape. But it works for me.
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    If you decide to change the KS out for one that...

    If you decide to change the KS out for one that does what you want it to do, try the One-Up. Very impressive in terms of force/speed in addition to the noted longer travel and, in keeping with this...
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    Maguras can use 4 pads or 2 on the 4-piston...

    Maguras can use 4 pads or 2 on the 4-piston calipers. If you don't find an advantage to 4 then that's your call, get the ones with a connected backing plate. If you find them squishy they need a...
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    SMH

    SMH
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    FFS. Get some Maguras and end the bullshit...

    FFS. Get some Maguras and end the bullshit already. Smells like Panaracer vs. Hutchinson in here.
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    Doesn't "measurably different" just mean in...

    Doesn't "measurably different" just mean in dollars and yuan?
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    Sticky: Damn it. Thanks for letting us know and thanks...

    Damn it. Thanks for letting us know and thanks for helping get that movie out there. His movie and the story leading up to it were hard to follow but worth the tears. Wishing for the best for his...
  46. Thread: Ask the experts

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    Send it to XXXer. Sounds like a job for AQS.

    Send it to XXXer. Sounds like a job for AQS.
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    ^^ Truth up there. After you get a few rides...

    ^^ Truth up there.

    After you get a few rides in the Lakes be sure and call your parents and thank them for your wide feet. It's only right. Nice stiff soles = no grabby platform contact to...
  48. Coming from Nidaho the decision to go south or...

    Coming from Nidaho the decision to go south or east from SLC gives about the same distance to StG or Moab. Maybe a game time decision based on weather?
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    Looks like Boston is the mode of that list.

    Looks like Boston is the mode of that list.
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    My house, too. Unfortunately the ferns didn't...

    My house, too. Unfortunately the ferns didn't quite make it, but she's not a huge fan anyway.

    The doc from 2002 "Jerry Seinfeld: Comedian" overcomes awful production value with good content and a...
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