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    Out of interest, is that a long or short term...

    Out of interest, is that a long or short term play? I have been considering parking some profits/dividends from my CDN TFSA (that I can afford to lose 100% of) into those two ... but having a hard...
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    definitely thought about it, but spending $$$ on...

    definitely thought about it, but spending $$$ on a part that should just work really pisses me off...

    Having said that, any recommendations for solid replacement options?
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    Tuning up the fleet for the season, and my 1x...

    Tuning up the fleet for the season, and my 1x Reverb is DOA - stuck down and won't erect (TWSS). Tried the usual bleed, drain/refill air and every other trick I (and youtube) could come up with to...
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    Out of interest, has the Quixote lost the...

    Out of interest, has the Quixote lost the interest of the Praxis cognoscenti, or to put it another way, has it jumped the shark?
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    Stained Glass Mountains/Trees under veneer looks...

    Stained Glass Mountains/Trees under veneer looks very nice, imho:

    https://www.tetongravity.com/forums/showthread.php/334746-Near-New-Praxis-(custom)-Quixote-193-cm-flex-3
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    He was on the Quixote for a couple of years, but...

    He was on the Quixote for a couple of years, but I believe this year he was on a pair of FRS. I stand to be corrected as I don't have any attributable source/confirmation for that information, but I...
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    how'd you get the Blaze's for $130? I see them...

    how'd you get the Blaze's for $130? I see them listed at $479??

    2021 Volkl Blaze 106 Skis | Corbetts Ski + Snowboard
  9. how much?

    how much?
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    Purchased a 1x12 XT setup to upgrade my wife's...

    Purchased a 1x12 XT setup to upgrade my wife's MTB. Will use her existing 10-speed stuff to upgrade my cross bike.

    WIN-WIN :)

    And bonus, all the 8100-level XT stuff I ordered was in-stock and...
  11. Thread: Half Dome skied

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    And on a pair of Head Cyclic's, no less! I...

    And on a pair of Head Cyclic's, no less! I retired those skis as "death traps" a couple years ago - shows what I know... :)
  12. For the record, although it appears it did not...

    For the record, although it appears it did not open this year, the Centennial Park ski dump was open the last couple years, as that is where our kids got their start (we did over 50 "days" there with...
  13. On Family Day weekend? that's.... surprising!

    On Family Day weekend? that's.... surprising!
  14. Powder is here, so are the skis... bump!

    Powder is here, so are the skis... bump!
  15. We are booked for early March, and holding out...

    We are booked for early March, and holding out hope we can go... group mostly from AB and a couple from ON. Will be interesting to see where things are at by March...

    But, I very much agree with...
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    I have a pair of 191 Cyclic's as well, if someone...

    I have a pair of 191 Cyclic's as well, if someone in Canada wants a cheap pair ... :D
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    This. Distribution (i.e. breaking up clumps and...

    This. Distribution (i.e. breaking up clumps and ensuring consistency) can be done very simply, and proper tamping technique should take care of the rest.
  18. Bump - powder is coming, anyone want some killer...

    Bump - powder is coming, anyone want some killer sticks?
  19. Interesting. I took a look on Google and could...

    Interesting. I took a look on Google and could not find any hits, including Transport Canada's relatively thorough coverage regarding child seats ... Lots of information on other issues with 3rd...
  20. Some real good discussion in here - lots of good...

    Some real good discussion in here - lots of good points every direction for suv/van/pickup/etc.

    We have 3 kids (9, 7, and 4) and bought a Pacifica Hybrid in 2017 due to crazy (at the time) gov't...
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    I also could not add my preferred bike rack...

    I also could not add my preferred bike rack (hitch mount) due to warranty voiding issues - Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid.

    (Not quite what you are asking for as they require removal of the front wheel,...
  22. Thanks - that is helpful information.

    Thanks - that is helpful information.
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    Really, really cool TR - that route looks...

    Really, really cool TR - that route looks awesome. The pictures of day 4 are amazing - beautiful scenery and views!! Well done, and well documented.
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    I say ride 'em. I'm similarly light weight and...

    I say ride 'em. I'm similarly light weight and ride my wheels daily. Especially at that level of investment, no use letting them spend 80% of the time hanging on your wall...
  25. Near New - Praxis (custom) Quixote - 193 cm, flex 3

    Hi all,

    As the OP on the Quixote thread, I think it is safe to say that the Quixote has, in fact, not jumped the shark. However, in an interesting twist of fate, I have a pair of Quixote that I...
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    Hi all, As the OP on this thread, I think it...

    Hi all,

    As the OP on this thread, I think it is safe to say that the Quixote has, in fact, not jumped the shark. However, in an interesting twist of fate, I have a pair of Quixote that I am...
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    Good advice in this thread already, so not much...

    Good advice in this thread already, so not much to add... WiFi extenders suck and any mesh system will be a bit pricier but save +++ headaches. We went with TP-Link Deco and it is rock solid....
  28. Truth right there. Never imagined drinking...

    Truth right there. Never imagined drinking pineapple rum until I tried the Plantation... it's amazing.
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    Greyhound bus service no longer exists in Western...

    Greyhound bus service no longer exists in Western Canada:
    https://www.cbc.ca/news/business/greyhound-western-canada-1.4884374

    Busbud will get you some options, though.......
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    next... ;)

    next... ;)
  31. Amazing pictures, looks like a great trip!

    Amazing pictures, looks like a great trip!
  32. Sorry to hear it. I was part of the cycling...

    Sorry to hear it. I was part of the cycling industry for several years and always enjoyed the tight-knit feel of the community. I hope you can find some solace and peace in the coming days and...
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    This post (ie the two posts quoted in it) have...

    This post (ie the two posts quoted in it) have all the information you need, OP.

    Edit to add: here's a good option at $300:...
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    Holy crap TH with the huge!!!! 3! sweet!

    Holy crap TH with the huge!!!! 3! sweet!
  35. Sweet bike, good price.

    Sweet bike, good price.
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    Wow, that is amazingly beautiful - great picture!...

    Wow, that is amazingly beautiful - great picture! Makes me look forward to my next trip out west (early March can't come fast enough)!
  37. Reading through, I would think that winter MTB...

    Reading through, I would think that winter MTB gloves or XC-skiing gloves, both designed for some warmth during high output/heat activities, may be the ticket. Auclair makes some nice ones:
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    We also regularly use a 2-liter barrel to age...

    We also regularly use a 2-liter barrel to age Manhattans... as said directly above, results are always good to very good. Elevates cheap ingredients and skyrockets good ones. Well worth doing, imho.
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    Interesting the 27.5" "regular" Trance Advanced...

    Interesting the 27.5" "regular" Trance Advanced has the 36mm fork, and the 29" "new" Trance Advanced has a 34mm... I guess with less travel (130mm v 150mm) they decided the 29'er does not need the...
  40. Sold, thanks for the interest...

    Sold, thanks for the interest...
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    Heh, did a double take, as those are carbon...

    Heh, did a double take, as those are carbon copies of my 192's:

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    (btw, they have been completely amazing. At their peak in untracked, but amazingly versatile. Enjoy yours in good...
  42. Bump... thanks for the replies, but nothing has...

    Bump... thanks for the replies, but nothing has worked out yet. I'm open to reasonable offers, $4,000CDN anyone?
  43. FS: 2018 XL Giant Trance Advanced 1 (Carbon Wheelset and Upgrades!) $4300CDN!

    Ultimate Enduro Machine or XC Race Whip depending on setup!

    From Giant: Whether you’re pinning on a number for a weekend enduro race or ripping laps on your favorite local trails, Trance...
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    damn it. Just missed. Anyone else with a sweet...

    damn it. Just missed. Anyone else with a sweet 20" for sale?

    Full Disclosure, I am in Canada re: shipping...
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    Looks like a scene out of Narnia or Middle Earth...

    Looks like a scene out of Narnia or Middle Earth - is that shot heavily filtered/post-processed or was the natural light that amazing?
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    Had that exact ski (still in my profile picture...

    Had that exact ski (still in my profile picture here). Sold it. Regretted it ever since. Stupid move.
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    Here is a picture of my 194 Q's, Karelian Birch...

    Here is a picture of my 194 Q's, Karelian Birch with Stained Glass Trees...

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    great pictures, looks like an awesome day!

    great pictures, looks like an awesome day!
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    I prefer Salma Hayek in nothing, but that's just...

    I prefer Salma Hayek in nothing, but that's just me... :)
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    I see what you did there... (and totally not...

    I see what you did there... (and totally not defending SW in way, shape or form...)
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