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    Realized I did almost no riding just for fun...

    Realized I did almost no riding just for fun since like august because of cyclocross. Not that I don't have fun doing the racing thing but pretty have only been training, practicing, racing,...
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    Vittoria's replacement for that is the terreno...

    Vittoria's replacement for that is the terreno dry, there's also a terreno zero that is pretty much a slick. You could do zero on the rear, dry up front. I've been thinking about trying their mtb...
  3. Wait who was it that posted the huge list of...

    Wait who was it that posted the huge list of actual total randoms who signed that letter saying we didn't need to worry about it? Like this has to be trolling right?
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    You're inside and not going anywhere, why would...

    You're inside and not going anywhere, why would you count that as miles? Time, sure.
  5. The point was to show that yes, they can...

    The point was to show that yes, they can determine what temperature and climate were like in the past without there having been some guy around with a thermometer. And the ice is especially useful. I...
  6. Definitely a new contender for the stupidest...

    Definitely a new contender for the stupidest asshole in the thread.

    Or maybe it's everyone who continues to engage with him and ron. Trying to argue that the earth isn't warming and it's not...
  7. I've been meaning to pick up one of these ...

    I've been meaning to pick up one of these

    https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01M12284X/?coliid=I1MR8ZXRQNK4VZ&colid=1ZBE362UPRXA7&psc=1&ref_=lv_ov_lig_dp_it

    They make another one that's a touch bigger...
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    Cyclocross racing going on all day at Big sky...

    Cyclocross racing going on all day at Big sky brewing tomorrow. Donations for the free beer go to mtb missoula. There's a "try cx" beginner race, and a mtb only race, both only cost $20, go like 25...
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    I only use the shot blocks and gels for races or...

    I only use the shot blocks and gels for races or maybe harder, longer rides in the summer, our wed worlds road ride, when I'm doing a big workout that's going to take long enough to need some...
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    -peanut butter banana flavor clif bars -apple...

    -peanut butter banana flavor clif bars
    -apple pie lara bars (lemon bar also p good)
    -salted watermelon shot blocks (margarita 2nd choice, strawberry 3rd. Haven't tried some of the new ones like...
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    Decided not to push my luck today ...

    Decided not to push my luck today

    http://jamalb.net/gallery/d/10651-2/IMG_20191026_170018636_HDR.jpg

    The guy on a fatbike with studs went all the way to the top though
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    Uh, yeah, the trails are great right now. Just...

    Uh, yeah, the trails are great right now. Just wear a jacket?
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    Sunday there were some thin patches of snow on...

    Sunday there were some thin patches of snow on the trail up to the snowbowl overlook and down the other side into spring. today i just went there and back and it was all clear and dry. Something like...
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    Running out of days ...

    Running out of days

    http://jamalb.net/gallery/d/10597-2/IMG_20191020_152335757_HDR.jpg

    Last time I made it up there last year was oct 30. in 2017 nov 30th.
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    Just a reminder that weight and pressure...

    Just a reminder that weight and pressure determine contact patch area. I don't think a slight change in diameter you would see from, say the next size up or down that would still work on the same...
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    Yesterday I could only average like 9mph and my...

    Yesterday I could only average like 9mph and my chain kept falling off for some reason.

    http://jamalb.net/gallery/d/10579-2/IMG_20191012_161423185_HDR.jpg
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    Checks out.

    Checks out.
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    https://www.pinkbike.com/news/tatze-pedal-eurobike...

    https://www.pinkbike.com/news/tatze-pedal-eurobike-2019.html
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    https://www.wtb.com/pages/wtb-introduces-padloc-gr...

    https://www.wtb.com/pages/wtb-introduces-padloc-grips
  20. The last bear encounter I had on trail was on a...

    The last bear encounter I had on trail was on a really fast one where I regularly see 30+ and that bear was already running the other way. Unfortunately it was running straight down the trail and...
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    This corner was only a few months old and was...

    This corner was only a few months old and was already fucked because you came into it too fast and it was flat/off camber and sent you wide at the exit. We slowed down the entrance and gave it some...
  22. The forest service put out a reply that basically...

    The forest service put out a reply that basically said, "nah, don't worry about it."
    ...
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    Sometimes a trail just needs to be nice and wide...

    Sometimes a trail just needs to be nice and wide and smooth:

    http://jamalb.net/gallery/d/10558-2/IMG_20191006_132024411_HDR.jpg

    One of our more popular and easy trails has seen a lot of...
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    Whenever I get a new tire I set the wheel...

    Whenever I get a new tire I set the wheel sideways on a bucket and go periodically swish it around and flip it over for like a day to try and get an even coating of sealant all over the inside of the...
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    Offset is important from more than just a tire...

    Offset is important from more than just a tire rubbing on stuff standpoint. Obviously the tires need to not rub on the body/suspension, but assuming that all clears, the scrub radius needs to stay...
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    All this snowbowl chat inspired me to ride up...

    All this snowbowl chat inspired me to ride up there this afternoon since it wasn't raining.

    http://jamalb.net/gallery/d/10544-2/IMG_20190927_173503092_HDR.jpg
    ...
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    Not a very useful statistic without also...

    Not a very useful statistic without also providing the % of chairs with/without a safety bar. Like say if 95% of chairs have a bar but 30% of falls are on chairs without them.
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    I can't think of any occasion where a child has...

    I can't think of any occasion where a child has fallen off a chair at snowbowl so I'm sure it's fine.
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    Sram's apex/rival/force 1x11 will all handle wide...

    Sram's apex/rival/force 1x11 will all handle wide range cassettes and use a clutch derailleur with a road shifter/brake lever, as will shimano's new grx.

    I went with the sram stuff on my cx bike a...
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    I usually go up the grant creek path and snowbowl...

    I usually go up the grant creek path and snowbowl road, and then like to come down butler creek. snowbowl road is a more gradual grade but can be pretty loose and washboardy. Butler is steeper but...
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    https://www.facebook.com/events/1742170079246985/

    https://www.facebook.com/events/1742170079246985/
  32. Thread: SRAM RED Road Q

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    I think the last year of sram red 10 speed was...

    I think the last year of sram red 10 speed was like 2012 or 2013. So that's kind of old stuff, sure the frame is that new? does it have nice carbon wheels? I got a pretty good deal from the owner of...
  33. Thread: SRAM RED Road Q

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    Not a bad idea, 11s is what, 6-7 years old now,...

    Not a bad idea, 11s is what, 6-7 years old now, so a 2x10 bike is older than that. I don't know what you're looking to spend but like 1000-1500 gets you a pretty nice used road bike. Or even...
  34. Have you considered trying soap and water and a...

    Have you considered trying soap and water and a paper towel?
  35. Thread: SRAM RED Road Q

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    I like it. Had sram 2x10 on my first road bike...

    I like it. Had sram 2x10 on my first road bike and swapped my cx bike from shimano 2x10 to sram 1x11. First click goes down the cassette, go past that click to the next one (or two, or three) to go...
  36. Are we still getting stuff back from voyager 1? ...

    Are we still getting stuff back from voyager 1?

    Or do you mean people's cars.
  37. Yo ron, we all see through your bullshit so why...

    Yo ron, we all see through your bullshit so why don't you just fuck off already?

    I put him on ignore btw.

    Here's something fun about how the warming arctic is not a good situation despite any...
  38. Thread: Fork oil

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    I feel like stiction has more of an effect on the...

    I feel like stiction has more of an effect on the small bump sensitivity than damping. The original manual for my fork calls for that thick red liquid o-ring in a lot of places, where the newer ones...
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    Careful though, those remote roads also tend to...

    Careful though, those remote roads also tend to be in nature. By riding on them, are you not also fundamentally harming and completely destroying the true quality of being with nature?
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    https://missoulian.com/opinion/letters/trails-are-...

    https://missoulian.com/opinion/letters/trails-are-for-feet-roads-for-wheels/article_f0115242-8992-5f64-b06f-019ffc7bd0e3.html?fbclid=IwAR1Amf1cAUrsrzmaFudWLV57UV5hxvkYfVCi9HppUXZjT7if3VSW53_nlSo
  41. found it. looks like site went down about a year...

    found it. looks like site went down about a year ago
    ...
  42. Yeah mixing sram and shimano cassettes is fine. I...

    Yeah mixing sram and shimano cassettes is fine. I have shimano cassettes with sram shifters on both my mtb and cx bikes.

    There used to be a useful chart on the art's cyclery website, but that...
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    Friend and I rode the warm springs area down at...

    Friend and I rode the warm springs area down at lost trail yesterday, but without shuttling to the top first. There's a whole thing, the lost trail bike fest, where they run shuttles all day. It was...
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    I wipe off as much as I can and give it a couple...

    I wipe off as much as I can and give it a couple of lube/cleaning sessions with the r&r gold. The packaging grease seems to be more for anti-corrosion purposes and pretty thick.

    Anyway, had my...
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    Oh yeah, pretty sure I did watch worlds on...

    Oh yeah, pretty sure I did watch worlds on redbull last year.
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    You've been able to watch world cup races, this...

    You've been able to watch world cup races, this is world championships.

    You can watch it without nbc sports gold if you have cable and get the olympic channel using your service provider login. Or...
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    Looks like it will be on redbull.tv like the...

    Looks like it will be on redbull.tv like the world cups. Also possibly the uci youtube channel

    https://www.redbull.com/us-en/events/uci-mountain-bike-world-championships-2019
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    How about those shitty dog owners. Get to my...

    How about those shitty dog owners.

    Get to my nearby trailhead yesterday and stopped for a second to futz with my brake. It's small, only room for a couple of cars, no one parked there. Oh hey,...
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    No, you won't. With a complete wire rope, the...

    No, you won't. With a complete wire rope, the load is distributed evenly across all the strands. start to cut it, and suddenly it is not.
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    This seems a little tough ...

    This seems a little tough

    https://youtu.be/e1jpagI-3HY?t=117
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