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  1. I believe they call this interconnect Back to the...

    I believe they call this interconnect Back to the Future ...
  2. Thread: The FIFTY

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    More importantly...did he have a permit so we'll...

    More importantly...did he have a permit so we'll get to see it someday????

    C'mon, stay focused - this is a thread about The Fifty Greatest Permitting Debacles of North America

    Sent from my...
  3. Thread: The FIFTY

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    That's cheap! Toast is mostly right....

    That's cheap!





    Toast is mostly right. The Constitution always is superior to federal laws, even the Wilderness Act. [ETA: altasnob later post is right on.]

    But the court's injunction...
  4. Was looking for something else, and figured out...

    Was looking for something else, and figured out that Sierra Watch's appeal of the CEQA litigation will be proceeding to oral argument in the California Court of Appeals on July 21. Sierra Watch lost...
  5. Thread: The FIFTY

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    Tough and challenging legal issue to be sure....

    Tough and challenging legal issue to be sure. Here's the NPS webpage on the same:...
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    hehehe - I'm in truckee. Guess I should have been...

    hehehe - I'm in truckee. Guess I should have been more specific.

    Anyway...they are pending to jimmiepoison - sorry PD!!
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    Question for the experts/wrenches: are some rims...

    Question for the experts/wrenches: are some rims harder to install inserts on than other rims?

    I have Bontrager Line Pro 30s, and they are extremely difficult to get on Tannus tubeless inserts. I...
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    Douched and ready to receive...your PMs

    Douched and ready to receive...your PMs
  9. AKB, we got an Ascent last fall. Competition was...

    AKB, we got an Ascent last fall. Competition was basically the same as yours.

    I voted AWD Sienna because I love minivans. Wife wanted the Ascent. Highlander was surprisingly underwhelming.
    ...
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    Thanks for the update, Dark E! Good work -...

    Thanks for the update, Dark E! Good work - everybody I know was scared off of Shasta by the horrific conditions reports.

    Did our annual Mem Day trip to Lassen with a huge crew - 13 campsites! The...
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    Still available. PM me for a good time.

    Still available. PM me for a good time.
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    FR has it - 90+% of the total market is exactly...

    FR has it - 90+% of the total market is exactly this - urban/exurban use with daily recharging. Think commuter, delivery van, postal van, work truck (local), kid-hauler, etc. etc.

    The needs of us...
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    Yeah, what TahoeJ said. I wish they were more...

    Yeah, what TahoeJ said. I wish they were more reliable; with better reliability, they would be a solid option. But when the binding sucks at...well....binding...no thanks.

    I really don't...
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    First time I've hit it since...the 90s!

    First time I've hit it since...the 90s!
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    For the first time ever...I got tickets through...

    For the first time ever...I got tickets through PTBM!

    Now have tickets to both SF shows, Sac (6 tickets!! what!), two Gorge shows, and 10/28 in Vegas. Not 100% whether I will be able to make it...
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    Andy Hays almost got SHIFTed right off Planet...

    Andy Hays almost got SHIFTed right off Planet Earth: https://www.instagram.com/p/CPEFobLhCg4/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link

    I am quite surprised these safety bindings have not killed someone yet...
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    Sweet - thanks for the input. Ordered a pair -...

    Sweet - thanks for the input. Ordered a pair - will report back.



    I do really like the ODI Rogues. They are fat and sqooshy, and generally pretty great. Give those a look too. (I wanted to try...
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    Moment selling their demos - get some:...

    Moment selling their demos - get some:...
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    Grips for big hands...whatcha got? ...

    Grips for big hands...whatcha got?

    Specifically...I've been using ODI Rogues for the last couple years because they are nice and thick. Recently put on some ODI Elite Flows - I love the...
  20. So...they're putting in the Gondy this summer. ...

    So...they're putting in the Gondy this summer.

    But I haven't heard squat about the Village aka Waterpark aka No-More-Parking-Lot thing in a number of years. I cannot image Alterra abandoned those...
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    Nice to be back...

    Nice to be back pedaling!https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20210513/2198aa3a421b3dcbde33564accebfd06.jpghttps://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20210513/c41498a3a95e9c30b239c0ce7778f8ff.jpg

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    Yeah, 4-post "mag" from Aus ain't gonna buy 'em....

    Yeah, 4-post "mag" from Aus ain't gonna buy 'em. They're yours if you want em. PM coming.
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    schwerty - If you can't swing it, I'll gladly...

    schwerty - If you can't swing it, I'll gladly take those off your hands. Gotta make it to my hometown shows!!
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    If anybody has tickets for either Tahoe show, I...

    If anybody has tickets for either Tahoe show, I am looking for one for each night. I'll set you up with whatever loc-dog love I can give.

    Have tix to both SF shows and Gorge, put in for Sac and...
  25. Nice skis TJ! Ron Cohen (and Rusty Gregory)...

    Nice skis TJ!

    Ron Cohen (and Rusty Gregory) were both at Mammoth previously, and Cohen has definitely brought a Mammoth open-the-lifts mentality to Squaw. Seen him working the KT line a bunch too....
  26. I didn't know you were writing Unofficial Alpine...

    I didn't know you were writing Unofficial Alpine again - thought that went off the air in 2019 (or so) - back at it?

    That's a lotta days!! Good work.

    Tahoepa, Shirley was in good shape,...
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    After noodling around with Exo, Exo +, Air...

    After noodling around with Exo, Exo +, Air Liners, Huck Norris, etc etc, I finally surrendered to the flow(chart) and got some DoubleDown DHRIIs. But I got MaxxTerra as that is what the shop had and...
  28. Free base grinds on Mountain Run! ...

    Free base grinds on Mountain Run!

    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20210511/2fd66b68133b213a2b5a45e8541e4cb1.jpg

    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20210511/e62e81a68ad4bd8d3363bde7e58d6e3e.jpg...
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    Twice-mounted Coochies? Hmm...only twice, eh??...

    Twice-mounted Coochies? Hmm...only twice, eh?? Might be worth a few more screws.

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    Yep, but looks like it will be USD$89.95 for...

    Yep, but looks like it will be USD$89.95 for shipping. https://postcalc.usps.com/Calculator/MailServices?country=10013&ccode=AU&omil=False&dmil=False&mdt=5%2F11%2F2021&mdz=8%3A29&m=12&dvi=250 So,...
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    I've used a couple softshells (Marmot something...

    I've used a couple softshells (Marmot something and OR Ferrosi). Love them for touring.

    But...no matter what I do...they fucking stink so bad after 5-10 days of use. Not quite...
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    FS: Marker Kingpin 13

    SOLD

    FS: Kingpin 13s with 100-125 and 75-100 brakes

    Just warrantied the toes, so they are brand-spanking new (never used/mounted). Heels have a few seasons of use.

    Love these bindings, but...
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    WHOA! The man with many names is back. Hope all...

    WHOA! The man with many names is back. Hope all is well with you. Saw you post in the Tahoe thread - glad you're back sliding on snow. One day at a time...

    And...here is some Moment stoke from...
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    Back to the...

    Back to the buildinghttps://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20210424/28b665a8c974f8b5a1d567b58dcfd0d1.jpghttps://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20210424/b02657b6f1fbef0de602451031f0f286.jpg

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    RAD Sent from my Pixel 5 using Tapatalk

    RAD

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    Thanks for the beta and shot ELA! Davr - where...

    Thanks for the beta and shot ELA!

    Davr - where do you get this Caltrans info? The book of faces?

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    If you're in Tahoe, bring them to Tahoe Sports...

    If you're in Tahoe, bring them to Tahoe Sports Hub in Truckee. They'll work on the boots for ya.

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    Ah...nice - thank you

    Ah...nice - thank you
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    Anybody ski the Frankenski outside the jib-ditch?...

    Anybody ski the Frankenski outside the jib-ditch? https://www.momentskis.com/products/frankenski

    98 underfoot, triple-camber... Looks pretty close to a PB&Death, but has a bamboo core....
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    AH gotcha. Those shoes are probably not terrible,...

    AH gotcha. Those shoes are probably not terrible, but I bet true flat shoes would better. I'd guess they are stiff where the cleat goes. Probably would have better grip here with a more pliant sole. ...
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    Get some good flat shoes - they are WAY cheaper...

    Get some good flat shoes - they are WAY cheaper than hospital bills. For real. Do it. You won't regret it. You will ride way safer and in more control.

    Overall, over than that, you're doing the...
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    Went to swap out my rear tire last night and...

    Went to swap out my rear tire last night and remove the Vittoria Air Liner (which always seem to set with a wobble), and pulled out a hilariously large sealant goo-ball. Perhaps this was caused part...
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    Great stoke. Thanks for sharing - need to explain...

    Great stoke. Thanks for sharing - need to explain that region more.
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    Yep! Starting on 9 will be perfect for them! My...

    Yep! Starting on 9 will be perfect for them! My daughters are both 8 (fraternal twins). One is coming off a broken tibia in December, so long corn groomers sound perfect.
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    Will be swooping in to Mammoth tmrw (Saturday)...

    Will be swooping in to Mammoth tmrw (Saturday) with family and dog and homies in tow. Can't wait!

    Should be back the following weekend too.

    I'll be there to shred Veg Chutes (never seen that...
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    I own 188 FRS in enduro/stock flex (4) and layup,...

    I own 188 FRS in enduro/stock flex (4) and layup, and 187 Protest in MAP/carbon. Don't know the Protest flex but guessing a 3.

    I don't love the FRS - it's a great freeride/comp/pow ski, but I...
  47. What the heck is that? Mortal Kombat? With you as...

    What the heck is that? Mortal Kombat? With you as a 20-year old?? ;)

    KT is skiing great.

    Access to the Nose is getting verrrrry thin, but other than that, it's skiing great!

    *pathway to...
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    That's rad - I'll buy your fish! Problem...

    That's rad - I'll buy your fish!

    Problem is...I'm a lower-48-dummy (what do Alaskans call CONUS'ans?) . . . and I don't know shit about the difference between sockeye fillets, sockeye "portions",...
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    My 187 carbon/MAP Protests (2015/16) are...

    My 187 carbon/MAP Protests (2015/16) are 2065g/ski. Dunno about how much lighter a UL (+veneer?) would be.

    2448 with Alpinists. (Alpinists were my only feasible choice due to swiss-cheesing...
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    Early season. Psyched to be pedaling...

    Early season. Psyched to be pedaling again.https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20210406/a4ccb85f7ff22bb12cbacfcc33572396.jpg

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