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    2019/20 Aspen/Roaring Fork Thread

    After riding my bike up there yesterday I'm way less excited to ski than I was a few days ago. Many areas melted out, ugly sun cups everywhere and lots of hiking on dirt for many objectives. I...
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    Real world perspective on how this shit often...

    Real world perspective on how this shit often plays out without video...
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    WTB: 26” bike for kid

    Where you located?
    I might have a XS specialized myka available. Not a high caliber bike but cheap. Will send ya a pm.
  4. Thread: STP Deals Thread

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    STP Deals Thread

    I’ve bought a ton of stuff from them over the years. Sale prices less coupons plus active junky cashback = great deals.

    But Covid shutdown seems a perfect opportunity for them to get away from...
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    Shopping for a mortgage

    I fricken hate quicken/rocket about now.

    Locked a 7/1 arm at 2.5% back in march. CO, jumbo, high credit scores, LTV < 40%.
    Took them 2 months to sort out appraisal which means lock expiration...
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    how much should a decent set of rims cost?

    I’ve done it both ways - ignored the light for years but recently I’ve had good luck buying tpms sensors for about $40 a set off ebay/amazon etc. Discount Tire happy to install with new tires. ...
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    My youngest (11) has ~25 days skinning since the...

    My youngest (11) has ~25 days skinning since the lifts stopped turning but we swapped skis for bikes today. 327960327961
  8. Thread: Ask the experts

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    Had one of these mystery clicks too. Pulled...

    Had one of these mystery clicks too. Pulled cranks and BB three times with no fix. Turned out to be loose cassette lock ring.
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    BD website says the helio 180 has 3 riser heights...

    BD website says the helio 180 has 3 riser heights but it looks like just a single "race style" flap over the pins. Presume it does flat with 1/4 turn rotation.
    The helio 200 seems to have the...
  10. Thread: Ikon Pass

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    ^^^Real mature response there dude. If you don’t...

    ^^^Real mature response there dude.
    If you don’t want people to have an alternate opinion you shouldn’t post on a public web forum.
  11. Thread: Ikon Pass

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    Ikon Pass

    Most resorts were open for ~100+/- days this season.
    They spun the lifts and paid the employees and had facilities open whether people showed up or not. How were they supposed to know you had no...
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    I was all super interested in these based on...

    I was all super interested in these based on trade show intros and a few comments from Greg earlier. Thought they might finally be the boot to replace my well worn tlt5p. Unfortunately sounds like...
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    recommend a commuter light

    I’d say you got a dud urban.
    Replace under warranty and try it again.
    I’ve got a few and they’ve been great.
  14. Thread: Kingpin charging

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    Kingpin charging

    Well, no, not arguing its irrelevant but perhaps oversimplified my argument a bit. I’m arguing that bindings are mechanical devices designed to function in a certain way. Perhaps i should restate,...
  15. Thread: Kingpin charging

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    Can someone please define a “pre-release”. ...

    Can someone please define a “pre-release”.

    The idea that a binding should stay on just because you don’t think it should have come off is comical.
    And the idea of cranking it up so it...
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    Sure looks like there's also a ski track and...

    Sure looks like there's also a ski track and slide in the five fingers today.

    Fricken crazy!
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    What brake width you looking for? I’ve got a new...

    What brake width you looking for?
    I’ve got a new pair of white/black Atomic’s.
    I’d sell for what I paid back in early March - unfortunately I paid a decent bit more than Corbett’s current price.
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    FWIW the cold gives me far less range anxiety in...

    FWIW the cold gives me far less range anxiety in our model 3 than driving anywhere with significant elevation gain. Computer doesn't appear to factor that in at all so unless it's a drive you are...
  19. Thread: 1kg Boot thread

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    ^^ yeah, boots [emoji15][emoji15] Thanks....

    ^^ yeah, boots [emoji15][emoji15]

    Thanks.
    I've been looking to pick up backland carbons for the lightweight slot in the boot quiver but now I'm quite intrigued by these boots for some reason.
  20. Thread: 1kg Boot thread

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    1kg Boot thread

    gregL
    Wondering if you’ve been getting out on the dalbello quantum asolo factory boots and had any more comments on ski performance to share?
    Particularly vs the backland carbon that I know you’ve...
  21. Thread: Shift or Tecton

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    I’d agree with Eluder. I dont think your other...

    I’d agree with Eluder.
    I dont think your other factors really change anything.
    IMHO if you dont think you’ll tour all that much on this setups go shifts. Even in soft snow inbounds you’re running...
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    Ongoing Kid Stoke [2011 and on...]

    Got out with my 11 year old today. 3,700' up and creamy sticky hot pow down 323115323116
    I’m apparently not clever enough to embed video so settling for stills of the skiing
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  23. Thread: 1kg Boot thread

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    DGamms What other 'light' boots have you used? ...

    DGamms
    What other 'light' boots have you used? I think you've had xtd's but I'm considering travers to replace my now well worn tlt5p's.
  24. Thread: Fritschi Tecton

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    ^^ There seems to be an updated (August 2019)...

    ^^
    There seems to be an updated (August 2019) tecton compatibility document on black diamonds website:
    ...
  25. Pm coming in case a set of vert brakes still...

    Pm coming in case a set of vert brakes still available
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    Atomic Hawx Ultra XTD aka Hawk Extended aka HawX

    Well I took the plunge on a pair of 19/20s for a good price instead of waiting to pay more for the new liner.
    God damn these are hard to get on and off. Physically cannot get them on at room temp...
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    Bought a backland 95 last week from corbetts for...

    Bought a backland 95 last week from corbetts for 420 cad (~ $305 usd ) .
    Looks like they still have 185 available
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    I've got a kastle bmx 105 with shifts that i use...

    I've got a kastle bmx 105 with shifts that i use with freetours - roughly 2350 ski, 885 binding and 1850 boot --> feels like lead on my feet. Imho sucks balls as a touring setup.
    Possibly not...
  29. Thread: 1kg Boot thread

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    This boot looks pretty innovative and...

    This boot looks pretty innovative and interesting.
    Awaiting comments on ski performance but in meantime how about fit?
    Also is the cuff as low as it appears or are pics and video deceptive?
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    Ski racing is certainly not for everyone - some...

    Ski racing is certainly not for everyone - some kids hate the repetition and the discipline and will choose to gravitate elsewhere, and some kids love it but suck at it.
    My girls are a bit older (11...
  31. On a brand new pair of Nordicas I marked...

    On a brand new pair of Nordicas I marked centerline 5mm to the left and drilled before realizing. Golf tees, epoxy and 7 years later I’d almost forgotten.
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    I was damn closer to ordering a Ripmo. Now I...

    I was damn closer to ordering a Ripmo. Now I read about the Ripmo 2 which gets the Ripmo AF geometry and a more progressive linkage.
    What you guys think of this?
    Improvement across the board? ...
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    Nordica Enforcer effective edge length?

    I don't get the love for the Bonafide over the Enforcer.
    Demoed a bunch back in 2017. The Bonafide is one ski that I did not like at all. Thought it was incredibly blah in every way. Dead, slow,...
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    Colorado Weather Discussion Thread

    How does that happen?
    Theres got to be a story here....Or should we be worried and ask is your kid OK?
  35. Thread: Trucks.

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    Yeah, no shit! Always knew about it but wasn't...

    Yeah, no shit! Always knew about it but wasn't an issue til last weekend when I got my Expedition stuck resting up on plow debris on those low hanging rear control arms. Hour and half of digging...
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    Women's 2018 cochise 105 vs women's 2019 mach 1...

    Women's 2018 cochise 105 vs women's 2019 mach 1 lv 115. Both are stated 295 bsl yet the mach 1 requires 2 or 3 clicks more forward pressure, tighter toe wings and higher toe height with STH2.

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    Tecnica Boots 2016/2017

    I’m not sure that’s necessarily true.

    I understand there is some variance or tolerance in the ISO 5355 standard. A binding like the STH2 that requires precise adjustment of both toe wings and toe...
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    Subscribing for this....

    Subscribing for this....
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    Damn dude. Was hoping to pick up xtds on sale...

    Damn dude.
    Was hoping to pick up xtds on sale as season winds down. Now you got me thinking I need to wait and try this magic liner.....

    Edit: any other updates to ultra xtd next year?
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    Nah! Aspen keeps the rabble away by being...

    Nah! Aspen keeps the rabble away by being geographically located 2+hrs driving further away from Denver than all the other resorts in Colorado that y'all bitching about
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    I own em. I like em. Yeah the effective edge is...

    I own em. I like em. Yeah the effective edge is less than a traditional tip, flat tail ski. Yeah the stated radius is tighter than many TGR charger types deem worthy. But they can rail the...
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    WTB Marker 7.0 toe

    Kid smashed up her gear pretty good this weekend. Based in the gouge in her boot and the state of the binding I'm thinking she's a bit lucky to have walked away unscathed.

    But now I'm looking...
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    trying to understand Look SPX heel mount issue

    JFC monkey man. Are you this big of an asshole in real life?
    Prior to this thread 5 posts completely lacking in stoke over 10 years and then you get all butthurt when people give you accurate...
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    Just a gear swap posting that advertised 2018...

    Just a gear swap posting that advertised 2018 skis as 2020 and a price that was way high.
    OP got all butthurt when TGR crowd got going and called him out.
    Was just getting interesting then it all...
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    Pretty annoying that people that start threads...

    Pretty annoying that people that start threads can delete them just when they start getting interesting. [emoji897][emoji897]
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    In Paris I like the Musée de l'Orangerie with...

    In Paris I like the Musée de l'Orangerie with Monet's large format lily paintings. We did a walking tour of the Latin Quarter and Île de la cité and a biking tour around the gardens of Versailles, ...
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    I always use brass then nylon when hand brushing....

    I always use brass then nylon when hand brushing.
    For some reason I did not get a brass roto - first they’re quite expensive but i also seem to recall following swix recommendation and assumed it...
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    The recent Blister review update seems a bit...

    The recent Blister review update seems a bit negative on these, particularly with regard to the stiffer tail being somewhat demanding.

    Wondering if those of you with more time on them...
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    Got new i/o mag xl’s. Not super stoked on...

    Got new i/o mag xl’s.
    Not super stoked on chromapop sun green mirror. Great for bright sunny days in the open but if you get into any shadows or dive into some trees they’re awful and i can’t make...
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    Article talks about updates to atomic backland,...

    Article talks about updates to atomic backland, but other than new womens widths doesnt say what those changes are. Anyone?
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