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    Face out and with numbers/letters right side up...

    Face out and with numbers/letters right side up above or below the chainstays? Because if that doesn't matter, then it is not directional, unless the inner plates and outer plates are completely...
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    How often is sometimes? Can't see any reason to...

    How often is sometimes? Can't see any reason to do that more frequently than once a year, and that is still pushing it. And at that point, why not just take an extra 15 minutes, pull the brake...
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    You might be thinking 2004. I remember getting...

    You might be thinking 2004. I remember getting some October backcountry days and hiking to Estelle the first weekend of November that year. But maybe 2006 was good early, too, yeah things get fuzzy.
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    It even comes with free sealant!

    It even comes with free sealant!
  5. Thread: Ikon Pass

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    Got a postcard in the mail regarding class action...

    Got a postcard in the mail regarding class action lawsuit due to covid closure in 2020. My initial reaction is fuck those lawyers. Everything was shut down, we weren't even supposed to be leaving...
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    I think you are confused. The land WITHIN...

    I think you are confused. The land WITHIN wilderness should be undeveloped. I love wilderness and forests and nature as much as the next person, but every time more land is deemed special and given...
  7. I've been on the previous generation Hunt carbon...

    I've been on the previous generation Hunt carbon all mountain wheelset for three summers now. Best upgrade I've ever made. I'm a Clydesdale, charge pretty hard, mostly ride rocky terrain, and have a...
  8. So speaking of the gondola, just saw this...

    So speaking of the gondola, just saw this article, which states the gondola will operate 9-4 daily. When the vast majority of the community was against the project, KSL/Alterra's big selling point...
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    Well, now I'm lost. Double OC? I'm not getting...

    Well, now I'm lost. Double OC? I'm not getting it. Basically, the trail has been the same for several years, you get used to it and ride it fast to take advantage of features, and then one day you...
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    Hey, thanks for the trail work guys and gals, but...

    Hey, thanks for the trail work guys and gals, but please give a heads up when you alter the trail! Couple years ago, on a trail I've ridden many dozens of times, a jump built up on a boulder was...
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    Zee brakes - o ring on both sides of the banjo?...

    Zee brakes - o ring on both sides of the banjo? Got a little intermittent trickle right there I need to figure out, which of course has now contaminated pads and rotor.
  12. 2 P-Funk tickets for Sunday in Truckee up for...

    2 P-Funk tickets for Sunday in Truckee up for grabs. My favorite band ever and one of George's last shows, but work. PM me.
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    Before you jump the gun on those XTs, you can get...

    Before you jump the gun on those XTs, you can get SLX or Zee for less with equal performance.
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    That's what I thought, but apparently it's not...

    That's what I thought, but apparently it's not true.


    You still need the tool to install the OneUp. Amazon.
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    This thinking boggles my mind. I can't wrap my...

    This thinking boggles my mind. I can't wrap my head around how putting a bunch of stuff on the bike, instead of on your body, could possibly be better. Maybe if you are just sitting in the saddle...
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    Details? Also, as I'm sure you well know, plenty...

    Details? Also, as I'm sure you well know, plenty of non-motorized trails around Tahoe are now, or soon will be, legal to certain motors. Fortunately, most of the trails I ride are not heavily used,...
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    Unless I'm missing something, it would. That's...

    Unless I'm missing something, it would. That's the shock size. Fork travel can be adjusted by swapping the air spring. Not sure if you have anything lined up, or looking for something in...
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    Jackstraw, I got some parts you may be interested...

    Jackstraw, I got some parts you may be interested in. 230x60 Fox DPX2, Fox 36 (originally Performance, but upgraded to Grip 2, so basically Performance Elite) 170mm, with or without a Runt. Both in...
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    Paralyzed by hitting a "no walking" sign - damn.

    Paralyzed by hitting a "no walking" sign - damn.
  20. And I'm guessing the pond in question is the one...

    And I'm guessing the pond in question is the one right under Wa She Shu?
  21. I'm really wondering what the plans are for the...

    I'm really wondering what the plans are for the gondola. KSL/Alterra always hyped the gondola as a transportation thing, getting cars off the road between OV and Alpine, but will it operate that...
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    Rear brake? Stand the bike up on the rear wheel...

    Rear brake? Stand the bike up on the rear wheel so that it's all uphill from the caliper to the lever, then pump the brake a few times. That should move any air to the caliper. Then just attach...
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    You know shit's outta hand when people are...

    You know shit's outta hand when people are calling a used bike with GX parts a good deal for 4k.
  24. Thread: Ikon Pass

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    Blackouts happen to be when kids are out of...

    Blackouts happen to be when kids are out of school, so don't know why you wouldn't get them a full pass, especially if you get one for yourself.
  25. I use bikeindex.org. Pretty easy to just put all...

    I use bikeindex.org. Pretty easy to just put all your bike info there. Would be nice if it was pushed more by the bike industry, so it could become sort of like a carfax for bikes, at least to...
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    Missed out on this thread for over a year because...

    Missed out on this thread for over a year because I had no idea what gotos was, thought it was maybe some online video game or some dungeons and dragons nerd type shit, really I had no idea wtf it...
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    Just wait until you actually need a rescue and...

    Just wait until you actually need a rescue and get the bill, then GoFundMe. Seems to apply to medical bills and all sorts of other stuff, too. You can get supplemental insurance by rounding up a...
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    Moab with kids

    Thought I saw a thread on this before, but can't find it. Possibly heading to Moab next week, weather and Jeep shitshow permitting. I've done bunch of riding there, but not in the past 12 or so...
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    Well, fuck me. Haven't been to Moab in way too...

    Well, fuck me. Haven't been to Moab in way too long, planning a trip for next week, had no idea. Thanks for the inadvertent heads up. Looking for silver linings, would this mean that if I were to...
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    I have the Genuine Inovations one. Nothing to...

    I have the Genuine Inovations one. Nothing to compare it to, but it's cheap and it works. Only used the plug once, did the job fine. I actually get the most use out of the valve core remover, way...
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    Refer to Charles Barkley if you want to talk...

    Refer to Charles Barkley if you want to talk about athletes being roles models. These guys are trying to win a ski competition where difficulty of line is a major component of the score, and pretty...
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    There are no responsibilities in skiing, it's...

    There are no responsibilities in skiing, it's about the least responsible thing a person can do. Those risks have obviously been working for Aymar, as he has been able to make a living and ski on...
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    Nope, about 150 miles away. Doesn't matter a...

    Nope, about 150 miles away. Doesn't matter a bit, just find it amusing.
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    Whut? If dude sticks the landing, you just...

    Whut? If dude sticks the landing, you just witnessed some fantastic skiing. You want them to ban jumping off cliffs? The whole premise of the FWT is risk taking. Sometimes it works out, sometimes...
  35. Everyone wants IKON to limit passes. Until it's...

    Everyone wants IKON to limit passes. Until it's announced that they go on sale at 9 AM on so and so date, and you log on to the site at exactly 9, and they're already gone and you're SOL.
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    Mammoth couldn't dig up a photo from somewhere...

    Mammoth couldn't dig up a photo from somewhere local to pair with the dismal news?
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    20k mi. Still ridiculous. People need to stop...

    20k mi. Still ridiculous. People need to stop buying all this overpriced shit - houses, cars, campers, all of it.
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    Can't help you there, but got similar issues with...

    Can't help you there, but got similar issues with a BL-M7000. Figure I'll give this a shot before trying to hunt down a new lever. ...
  39. Nice, TahoeBC. Trying to figure out exactly what...

    Nice, TahoeBC. Trying to figure out exactly what line that is. Is that the prominent cooler? Hard for me to tell from that perspective and with somewhat of a midwinter snowpack. Always wondered...
  40. Started getting the itch and looked at trailforks...

    Started getting the itch and looked at trailforks to see what trail conditions are like nearby. Someone is claiming upper cold creek is good to go. Complete bullshit? Very skeptical, especially...
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    Hey, might be heading that way next week. ...

    Hey, might be heading that way next week. Staying in Glenwood Springs. How's the public transit to the ski areas? Worth taking so the non-skiing part of the group can use the car around Glenwood? ...
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    I put it in the other thread, but if you are...

    I put it in the other thread, but if you are looking at the Canyon, this seems like a better deal with a slight weight penalty...
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    This might be the key, I set it in the stand....

    This might be the key, I set it in the stand. Will give this a try; would it still be smoother on the stand or only while riding? Pretty sure it's not the hanger as the old bike had the same issue,...
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    Any tips to smooth out shifting on Shimano 12...

    Any tips to smooth out shifting on Shimano 12 speed? If I get it shifting good in the bigger sprockets, it's way off on the smaller ones and vise versa. XT shifter/chain, SLX derailleur/cassette. ...
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    You think they accumulated all that money by...

    You think they accumulated all that money by giving it to riff raff like you, or tipping waitstaff, or voting for tax increases?
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    Ego. So many people judge not just others, but...

    Ego. So many people judge not just others, but themselves, based almost entirely on net worth. That's the only logical conclusion I can come to on that. Just wanting to see that number get higher...
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    Rear hub maintenance time. What should I use to...

    Rear hub maintenance time. What should I use to lube the pawls? Yeah, I know there are specific oils and greases for this, but I try to avoid buying stuff that will sit around the shed for years...
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    This whole conversation just played out in North...

    This whole conversation just played out in North Tahoe the other day. The county board of supervisors who are supposed to "represent" us, are made up of four people from the Sac suburbs, and one who...
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    https://www.commencalusa.com/meta-am-29-essential-...

    https://www.commencalusa.com/meta-am-29-essential-gun-metal-2021-c2x31920211
  50. Might as well think big, like a strip bar/casino....

    Might as well think big, like a strip bar/casino. There should probably be at least one on every block to accommodate the hotel guests.
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