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    Interesting. The copper thing has been around a...

    Interesting. The copper thing has been around a long time but I've always been kinda, meh, in a totally ignorant way. Nice to hear from an actual unpaid human say they help.

    Rest that puppy...
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    Yeah, this was a pretty heavy one coinciding with...

    Yeah, this was a pretty heavy one coinciding with the full moon. These exceptionally high tides have become more and more normal...climate change is a...
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    I know, it's quite strange. The Pease trails have...

    I know, it's quite strange. The Pease trails have an old dump in one area. It's disgusting. The amount of broken glass on the surface is disheartening. I cannot imagine how the wildlife avoid cutting...
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    Thanks you guys. Yeah, all I could find was 3.0...

    Thanks you guys. Yeah, all I could find was 3.0 and I don't think my HT or Bronson will take that width and was hoping for as fat as possible when I do hit snow, so I didn't understand the 2.6 width....
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    Yeah, we just rake. Hard rake the big debris...

    Yeah, we just rake. Hard rake the big debris first, then fine rake if necessary. The trails I build get ridden quite a bit, so the surface gets packed by riding. That's all we do...well, for the soil...
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    650B 2.8 studded tire?

    I cannot find one. Does anybody make it?
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    So you've been there before? Yes....

    So you've been there before?



    Yes. Although, knowing a bunch of those old schoolers and RIP Max (he was the man!) I pretty much agree with this statement. But if you're an intermediate, or yes...
  8. Screw you man. Where TF is the soup pic!? Nice...

    Screw you man. Where TF is the soup pic!?

    Nice score VTF! Looks tasty
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    Most are missing the core of this whole subject...

    Most are missing the core of this whole subject here. We have leather boots and my niece has a slight interest in trying a tele turn. She rips on Alpine. We're not saying don't rent plastic, but hey...
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    I agree.

    I agree.
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    My point is that you can still ski in leather...

    My point is that you can still ski in leather boots, especially a beginner that's meadow skipping...and they'll be a better tele skier starting that way. If they advance and think they want to do it...
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    Who the fuck are addressing here? CT?

    Who the fuck are addressing here? CT?
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    You're proving my point. All these kooks think...

    You're proving my point. All these kooks think they're making a tele turn, when the reality is they're relying on plastic boot and super binder to keep them upright. And sure, if it's fun who cares,...
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    Yeah, I grew up here. I left then came back and...

    Yeah, I grew up here. I left then came back and was around for my parents in their later years. If I was to move back east right now, I'd most likely head to Maine. My wife needs to be on the coast,...
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    Maine and VT have legal weed...and MA and Canada....

    Maine and VT have legal weed...and MA and Canada. We're surrounded but have a governor with his head up his ass. NH is a fucked up state in many ways, don't kid yourselves.
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    Throughout the "states". It's asinine.

    Throughout the "states". It's asinine.
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    Bode was the most fun guy to watch since Franz...

    Bode was the most fun guy to watch since Franz imo. The guy is still young and has a long way to go in life. He's just trying to make a living. Giving him shit for promoting anything is weak, really...
  18. You guys ride chairlifts?

    You guys ride chairlifts?
  19. Congrats on turning 70!

    Congrats on turning 70!
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    The circumference was tight and sans studs this...

    The circumference was tight and sans studs this was a slow art pond project https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20220113/1f27dbc16af93f49ae9ced002107e2e4.jpg
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    I've never even heard the term 'dishing' before....

    I've never even heard the term 'dishing' before. Thanks for the knowledge...again.

    https://www.parktool.com/blog/repair-help/wheel-dishing-centering
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    Funny thing this morning happened. It was 5...

    Funny thing this morning happened. It was 5 degrees and 3 of my 4 tires were reporting low air pressure. They've never had low air pressure before, but it must have been the temperature. I wonder if...
  23. Another groomer potential or just ride ...

    Another groomer potential or just ride

    https://youtu.be/JTXGraGGr04
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    Wow, this is quite the thread. In '89 my...

    Wow, this is quite the thread.

    In '89 my friend Gavin had a Vail sucks sweatshirt he used to wear around the Village and here we are 32-3 years later and they actually suck way more now. Fuck...
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    Damn! I know 2funky. We met in Taos way back....

    Damn! I know 2funky. We met in Taos way back. Yeah, you rip man! [emoji3]
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    Yeah, I break trail a lot, so granny gear is key....

    Yeah, I break trail a lot, so granny gear is key. But once it gets packed it really does become fast or faster. As a reference many strava koms at places like Fort Rock are from winter snow rides. We...
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    ^ thank you so much! Surely I will fuck this...

    ^ thank you so much!

    Surely I will fuck this all up! :) Live and learn!
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    I want to convert my 2016 Beargrease fatbike to a...

    I want to convert my 2016 Beargrease fatbike to a 1x. How do you figure out the spacing for the chainring? Do you buy new cranks or can you use the original? And what else don't I know?...aside from...
  29. Bwahahaa!

    Bwahahaa!
  30. Yeah, and who draws the short straw to drive it...

    Yeah, and who draws the short straw to drive it onto the geyser? Bwhahaha!

    Maybe they should have just thrown a piece of plywood over it? Or one of the pop up sun tents would have worked. :fm:
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    Don't look up. We'll all be fine.

    Don't look up. We'll all be fine.
  32. Thread: Doggie stoke

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    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20220108/71a065dd...

    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20220108/71a065ddf6be488f66583222dd6a405d.jpg
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    Absolutely. We are blue collar and deal with...

    Absolutely. We are blue collar and deal with repeat blue collar customers. We sell to industrial, commercial, and residential contractors. Primarily residential in most of our markets. Many of our...
  34. Yup, we got about 6" down south of you....

    Yup, we got about 6" down south of you. Upside-down storms....Oh bother
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    Yeah, I couldn't get that to work. But in...

    Yeah, I couldn't get that to work. But in hindsight I would have work the bead out with a tire iron as well as strap down.

    2.8 went on no problem.

    Is this better?...
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    So we're in the 100 employee mandate and we have...

    So we're in the 100 employee mandate and we have one employee who has been with us for 35+ years saying he's going to quit if he has to get tested and wear a mask and another long term is taking and...
  37. Good to see that change. Jfc some of Cannon's old...

    Good to see that change. Jfc some of Cannon's old patrollers were complete douchebags. And I have a ton of friends that were patrol inda west, so I've always had respect for them, but I've never run...
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    Yeah, the logo is pro. I go amateur and use the...

    Yeah, the logo is pro. I go amateur and use the one sided logo.

    What I learned? Bikes can be a complete pain in the ass! All you kooks helped and honestly, this chick convinced me to work the...
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    Dog stoke!

    Dog stoke!
  40. That is really cool! You should have shared these...

    That is really cool! You should have shared these before! ....maybe you did and I just missed it.
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    Oh man, so funny! I just got a repair stand last...

    Oh man, so funny! I just got a repair stand last year, maybe two years now, but I cannot put a wheel on a bike when it's in the repair stand. I can, but it is such a pia! (not a bike mechanic!)
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    Fuck me! Finally seated. I guess I learned...

    Fuck me! Finally seated. I guess I learned something new. [emoji1745] https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20220107/7d0adff4e5eabc44ecb8c562bc34c668.jpg
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    Yes, 100% Substitute teachers are...

    Yes, 100%



    Substitute teachers are extremely limited or non existent in my neck of the woods right now.

    Daycare workers get shit. Most broken system. Sucks for the centers, the teachers,...
  44. ^^Are those releasable pole straps?

    ^^Are those releasable pole straps?
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    So chemo doesn't work for some cancers, yet works...

    So chemo doesn't work for some cancers, yet works for other types dependent upon the progression, type, etc. That is a correct statement. I'm not sure what you're saying.
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    :biggrin: Yeah, I was thinking about how...

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    Yeah, I was thinking about how to do it differently next time (or this time because it's still not done) to push the beads outward. And I haven't used a compressor to inflate a...
  47. Thread: The Alpinist

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    He was a likeable character and an unreal...

    He was a likeable character and an unreal alpinist. Some of the footage had my stomach in knots. Using ice tools bare handed (like Alex mentioned) is quite amazing itself, let alone the climb in...
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    They had a women who runs one of the NYC...

    They had a women who runs one of the NYC hospitals on NPR today and she was really well spoken and full of empathy. She mentioned that many of their patients were not vaccinated, but were not...
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    My wife has a masters degree in Early Childhood...

    My wife has a masters degree in Early Childhood development and what you say is not necessarily wrong, but not entirely correct either. Faces are not completely covered. Regardless, these are...
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    Yeah, when I strapped it, it just kinda flattened...

    Yeah, when I strapped it, it just kinda flattened it pushing the beads nowhere. I really think temperature had something to do with it and it was a relatively 'old' new tire, so folded for a long...
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