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  1. Sticky: I've got a quiver of 85's -90', you still looking?

    I've got a quiver of 85's -90', you still looking?
  2. Sticky: Looking for something in a 115cm.... anybody have...

    Looking for something in a 115cm.... anybody have anything that length? Even better if you're in the bay area...
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    I wouldn't have it any other way.

    I wouldn't have it any other way.
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    Maybe I'm more trusting than most, but this last...

    Maybe I'm more trusting than most, but this last week my boys loaded the chair together at 4 and 6 (well, closer to 5 and 7 really). Given, we were on the kiddie-lift that doesn't go so fast, but...
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    'cmon snow!

    'cmon snow!
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    This stuff is so awesome. I had my boys out for...

    This stuff is so awesome. I had my boys out for the first time this season last week (Thanks, Mike!). I was really pumped as the older one (he's 6, and he is the more timid one in general, and was on...
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    Love the mom teasing... haha!

    Love the mom teasing... haha!
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    Way East Bay, out in Livermore. Hence on the...

    Way East Bay, out in Livermore. Hence on the right edge to be close to DR.
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    I was able to ski with my oldest more when I...

    I was able to ski with my oldest more when I lived in Minneapolis than I do now - I would complain about the lack of mountains for me, but I quickly realized that a $13 early-bird midweek half-day...
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    Ski bum to ski dad transition

    Okay, so in all honesty I wasn't really much of a ski bum. I spent a few years in Vail and logged a couple of 100-day seasons before I joined the semi-corporate machine, and then later the corporate...
  11. Sticky: I'm looking for a set of 70cm's for the kiddo.......

    I'm looking for a set of 70cm's for the kiddo.... anybody have anything? Alternately, a set of jr. binders would help too, there are some uber-cheap ski deals online right now.

    If anybody needs...
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    Sage advice here - one other suggestion -...

    Sage advice here - one other suggestion - instead of using a ski pole, grab a piece of bamboo. Gives you plenty of reach and then you don't have to ski right next to them. Great teaching tool!
  13. Deuter Comfort II kid carrier backpack

    Hey mags w/ mini-mags. The kids have grown out of this (the bonus is that they are both on skis now!). Great pack, fits well, super adjustable, and lots of storage. It's got the raincover, but I...
  14. Thanks guys - will get a few pics up soon, but...

    Thanks guys - will get a few pics up soon, but didn't take too many. I wish I would've taken one of my fly-rod splint! Anybody know realistically what I'm looking at as far as time to at least...
  15. Tib-Fib in the Backcountry.... a bummer TR

    Had a less-than desirable trip over the 4th, and will be headed to Gimp Central soon to start that discussion. But first, a story.

    Headed from Minneapolis to Denver last Thursday for some...
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    Is it just me, or is she holding a modified GSA...

    Is it just me, or is she holding a modified GSA pose before the GSA even existed?!?! Does that make the GSA a petty imposter?!? My mind has gone numb. I must review the teachings and meditate in a...
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    I'll second this! Coors original is an eternal...

    I'll second this! Coors original is an eternal classic.

    Also dig the Dales, and I've seen Sierra Nevada in cans lately too.
  18. Huck to flat FTW. In more ideal conditions, he...

    Huck to flat FTW. In more ideal conditions, he would've totally hottubed it!
  19. There goes my excuse of my poor guitar skills...

    There goes my excuse of my poor guitar skills because of small hands.
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    Exactly my point. I've got a mechanical...

    Exactly my point. I've got a mechanical engineering background, and to me, those guys are the REAL engineers.
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    Fkna. Those dudes are the real deal is right. The...

    Fkna. Those dudes are the real deal is right. The technology advances in the 60's and 70's with that stuff is mind-boggling considering the lack of computing power available at the time.
  22. I can't believe I missed this discussion the...

    I can't believe I missed this discussion the first time around - everything everyone has said definitely rings true. Yes, everyone can't be that guy due to various constraints, but maybe trying to be...
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    [QUOTE=assman;4241866] My favorite is the 60's...

    My favorite is the 60's pronunciation of "whhhhhhhale of a problem"
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    Fak, I'd ride that uncool wheelsize all day long....

    Fak, I'd ride that uncool wheelsize all day long. At a towering 5'8", those cool wheel sizes just don't work for me anyway.
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    All true. The shiny-new-pimp market is not to be...

    All true. The shiny-new-pimp market is not to be taken lightly, though those values plummet overnight.

    I've got a box of old components hanging around - a bunch of Deore stuff, before it had an...
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    I'm glad I'm not the only one. And Toast, you...

    I'm glad I'm not the only one.

    And Toast, you definitely make a point about the number of options - I'm sure trying to keep inventory on 6 different suspension configurations of essentially the...
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    When did bikes get so expensive?

    I mean, I get it, I'm old. I worked in bike shops in the early 2k's, where somewhere in the neighborhood of $1500 would get you a well appointed Shimano LX-model with full suspension, etc.

    But...
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    Colbert should be good -looking forward to it. ...

    Colbert should be good -looking forward to it.

    In other news, has anybody seen Seth Myers? I always thought Weekend Update on SNL was well done but from a talk show standpoint, it fucking bombs...
  29. Seconded the 1080's as well - I've got the first...

    Seconded the 1080's as well - I've got the first gen 1080's that I have been on while teaching Cooper. One of the lifties one day stops me and says "Duuuuude! Are those the original 1080's??" It was...
  30. Seconded on the Tankers - still riding mine. Hard...

    Seconded on the Tankers - still riding mine. Hard charging, plain old solid ski. I've also got a pair of old, old Atomic 10EX'es. It's a skinny ski these days, but when it came out it was semi fat....
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    40-50 Gallons? What, is this some dude who just...

    40-50 Gallons? What, is this some dude who just lets the hose run the entire time? I fill up a 2 gallon bucket, do a light spray first, wash and entire side, rinse that side, and then one final...
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    I got the same question this year, and it's so...

    I got the same question this year, and it's so awesome. Like on a random Tuesday night:

    Mini-Mag: "Daddy, we should go skiing tomorrow."
    Me, after thinking about what meetings I'll be blowing...
  33. My 223 Hart DH boards (with the full Derbyflex...

    My 223 Hart DH boards (with the full Derbyflex plates) are dying to come out for this one. Too bad we're stuck in MN. Damn, damn, damn!
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    Marmot Warranty - AMAZING

    Props to Marmot.

    I had an Alpinist Jacket that I bought (okay, my mommy bought it for me) before I went to college in '95 - the mfg date was '94. Just a straight-up 3 layer Gore-Tex jacket that...
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    Back to the lawn implements - Craftsman mower has...

    Back to the lawn implements - Craftsman mower has started it's decline after 12 years with no oil change, just a top-up as necessary once every 4 years. Was running really rough, so I took it to the...
  36. Prostitutes.... because all women will be just...

    Prostitutes.... because all women will be just plain slutty.
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    Trying to get out as much as we can before the...

    Trying to get out as much as we can before the season disappears.... video quality sucks, but you get the idea...


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LstTlERKVwc
  38. You beat me to it. And apparently, she could beat...

    You beat me to it. And apparently, she could beat me into oblivion.
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    Sofa King awesome! I can't wait to get my boys...

    Sofa King awesome! I can't wait to get my boys out west - maybe even as soon as next season....
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    My little dude locally here in MN - this is his...

    My little dude locally here in MN - this is his fourth time out this season - he just turned four a few weeks ago. So far so good. He quickly figured out that rolling the edges works great for...
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    I'd ski that with no turns Sent from my Nexus...

    I'd ski that with no turns

    Sent from my Nexus S 4G using TGR Forums
  42. Krikey! Friday, indeed.

    Krikey! Friday, indeed.
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    I thought the exact same thing... reading that...

    I thought the exact same thing... reading that transcript is frightening - the part about how the dude had the stick back the entire time without the other pilots realizing it as there is no feedback...
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    Afton Alps pass for $419 is clearly the worst.

    Afton Alps pass for $419 is clearly the worst.
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    Keerrrrs original for the win!

    Keerrrrs original for the win!
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    I said the exact same thing to the Mrs. That...

    I said the exact same thing to the Mrs. That bitch was digging.

    In other news, how the hell did Weibrect lose 0.6s after the last split??? I thought he had gold all wrapped up the way he hard...
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    Double Luge??? I didn't even realize it was a...

    Double Luge??? I didn't even realize it was a sport....not that there's anything wrong with that.
  48. I had the opportunity to bid on a photography job...

    I had the opportunity to bid on a photography job for lululemon back in the day when they were small. My bid was too high (in my opinion the other bids were way low), and I didn't get the job.
    ...
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    Total fail for not asking Matt Lauer if he has...

    Total fail for not asking Matt Lauer if he has change for a nickel.:fmicon:
  50. Anybody know where the original checking the...

    Anybody know where the original checking the spare thread is? That would be a classic worth a re-read...
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