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    Has anyone just used a retractable dog leash? ...

    Has anyone just used a retractable dog leash?

    Dog leash $15....bike specific kid tow strap $80.
  2. Thread: Ask the experts

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    Your Ripmo can be recreated in horst and split...

    Your Ripmo can be recreated in horst and split pivot soooo close nobody is going to tell the difference. The clone can also have arguably better anti-rise.
  3. Thread: Ask the experts

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    Crankzilla was awesome. Glad to be able to say I...

    Crankzilla was awesome. Glad to be able to say I did that one. And yes f the whiners that complained.

    The Gargamel stage for the S2S series was pretty epic.
  4. Thread: Ask the experts

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    What I am saying is the the difference between...

    What I am saying is the the difference between what Weigle is doing and what some unknown has done with a horst / four bar IS marketing.

    Once we all moved to 1x what Weigle was doing lost any...
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    Yes it is. Buy a copy of Linkage and mess around...

    Yes it is. Buy a copy of Linkage and mess around for 20-30 hours and you will learn just how much marketing bs is spewed.

    1x drivetrain was the real change. Short link multi link bikes were...
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    That doesn't sound good to me.

    That doesn't sound good to me.
  7. Thread: 2021 Supply

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    How is a bike shop going out of business right...

    How is a bike shop going out of business right now??? Bike shops here are basically printing money and selling out of stock faster than they can get it.
  8. Thread: 2021 Supply

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    With coaster brakes. Everyone gunna be on...

    With coaster brakes. Everyone gunna be on klunkers in a couple months.
  9. Thread: 2021 Supply

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    You mean you guy's aren't hoarding chains and...

    You mean you guy's aren't hoarding chains and brake pads?

    https://ep1.pinkbike.org/p5pb20490670/p5pb20490670.jpg

    https://ep1.pinkbike.org/p4pb20490638/p4pb20490638.jpg
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    Birzman shitty Push n Twist pump head. Must...

    Birzman shitty Push n Twist pump head. Must replace this POS.
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    "WHISTLER BLACKCOMB IS CLOSED FOR WINTER 2020-21...

    "WHISTLER BLACKCOMB IS CLOSED FOR WINTER 2020-21
    Out of respect for yesterday’s announcement from the Provincial Health Officer to close Whistler Blackcomb, the resort will shut its winter operation...
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    This blows. We had been waiting for spring to use...

    This blows. We had been waiting for spring to use our Edge Card days, kept it local on Cypress for the core season. We night skied more every week on Cypress and the Better Half has been working six...
  13. Thread: 2021 Supply

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    https://www.kinetikcycles.com/shimano-crankset-fc-...

    https://www.kinetikcycles.com/shimano-crankset-fc-m8100-xt-1x-12spd.html

    I bought a pair of these just last week. Still two in stock.
  14. Thread: 2021 Supply

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    Ordered 7 chains yesterday and I have two on...

    Ordered 7 chains yesterday and I have two on hand. That should get our fleet well into 2022. Next is a bulk order of pads and rotors. Has uhhh anyone used any of the unknown pads and rotors from...
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    Ordered a Microshift AdventX 10sp drivetrain for...

    Ordered a Microshift AdventX 10sp drivetrain for the Better half build I am collecting parts for.

    For anyone that doesn't know it.
    ...
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    I've done a couple set up. The old bike with...

    I've done a couple set up. The old bike with trailer, the old bike with front mount seat. Then it was old bike front mount seat and trailer.

    Then it was this set up. Front mount seat, rear mount...
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    https://scontent.fyvr1-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/15...

    https://scontent.fyvr1-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/159959599_10158630292931311_2567063459622262271_o.jpg?_nc_cat=111&ccb=1-3&_nc_sid=730e14&_nc_ohc=ONiimZxGoU4AX9Mu-zj&_nc_ht=scontent.fyvr1-1.fna&oh=c8f2...
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    I need to do an inventory on what we have and...

    I need to do an inventory on what we have and what we need to get the fleet through the summer.

    Late fall I switched my e-cargo bike down to 10sp from 11spd as it's cheaper and no need for the...
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    I don't think I'd ever fly with it. This would be...

    I don't think I'd ever fly with it. This would be the lunch hour power hour machine.
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    This idea is burning further into my head. I like...

    This idea is burning further into my head. I like many people are time constrained so I really don't need 600wh+ of battery. Build the bike around a smaller form factor 300wh battery thus keeping...
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    Aggg tempted to do a garage build full suspension...

    Aggg tempted to do a garage build full suspension bike. Some little Italian start-up is making a retrofit unit that functions that same as the Rocky Mountain bike with a small cog driving the chain. ...
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    Particular vehicle in question was build in the...

    Particular vehicle in question was build in the same Magna Steyr plant as the W211 4matic's. So uh not an American build X class.

    You guys actually do any research?
    ...
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    The first gen E83 X3 are known to be a pretty...

    The first gen E83 X3 are known to be a pretty bomber unit (built by Magna in Austria). Engine and trans are both good in it. Only real weakness is going to be age of plastic hoses. Old BMW plastic...
  24. Thread: Garden 2021

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    It's been several years now without lawn and yes...

    It's been several years now without lawn and yes it's more rewarding to pick veggies than cut useless lawn. We would get it get pretty feral between cuts, thankfully neighbours are behind hedges and...
  25. Thread: Garden 2021

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    https://scontent.fcxh3-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/15...

    https://scontent.fcxh3-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/155099356_10158602635431311_8097704770006208428_o.jpg?_nc_cat=102&ccb=3&_nc_sid=730e14&_nc_ohc=0p8u6fB_pBgAX9Bbycx&_nc_ht=scontent.fcxh3-1.fna&oh=da3610...
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    Moving west...let's guess buying a Tacoma? Can't...

    Moving west...let's guess buying a Tacoma? Can't live west of Mississippi and not own a Tacoma or a Sprinter.
  27. Thread: Wagon Stoke

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    My 2005 X3 has 208,000 km on it and purrs like a...

    My 2005 X3 has 208,000 km on it and purrs like a kitten. 3.0 m54 with the rare 6spd manual.
  28. Thread: Wagon Stoke

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    Another reason to love Canada, we can import cars...

    Another reason to love Canada, we can import cars 15 years old. The 2007 can be brought in next year.

    There appears to be 12 of them up on mobile.de
    ...
  29. Thread: Wagon Stoke

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    I should hope the 2006 V70R walks all over the...

    I should hope the 2006 V70R walks all over the old 1990 3 Series tech.

    Now let's level up that fight and see how it does in it's own class...E61 M5 Touring.
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    This is how we got into the crazy Vancouver...

    This is how we got into the crazy Vancouver market in 2011. Bought a place with a rental that ends up covering the mortgage. We actually live in the basement suite ourselves and rent out the more...
  31. Thread: Wagon Stoke

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    That E30 Touring is on BAT with no reserve. You...

    That E30 Touring is on BAT with no reserve. You can buy and swap to any rims you like.

    https://bringatrailer.com/listing/1990-bmw-320i-touring-2/
  32. Thread: Wagon Stoke

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    https://bringatrailer.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/...

    https://bringatrailer.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/01/1990_bmw_320i_touring_1613412939cf5905ae2POP00261.jpg?fit=1776%2C1000
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    You would be about 400th in line. I think we've...

    You would be about 400th in line. I think we've had two people change in the 4 years so it's going to take awhile.
    ...
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    It's okay the new transplants will gentrify these...

    It's okay the new transplants will gentrify these bumfuck nowhere towns soon enough. First it will be some qualify little café for a good coffee and soon followed by a craft brewery.
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    We have a group that has put together a Whiskey...

    We have a group that has put together a Whiskey Advent Calendar the last 4 years. A friend organizes it, it's 24 guys that all put in $150 (was $100 the first year I think) and he pools that money...
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    Access to loam don't come cheap. There are...

    Access to loam don't come cheap.

    There are people that have decided they'd rather be house poor with crap retirement investments and earn a mediocre wage but be close to the...
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    Winthrop WA.

    Winthrop WA.
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    It could be worse...you could be here with us in...

    It could be worse...you could be here with us in Vancouver.

    https://www.visualcapitalist.com/least-affordable-cities-to-buy-a-home/

    Second least affordable city in the world.

    Oh and people...
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    WTF I thought everyone on here was either a Pro...

    WTF I thought everyone on here was either a Pro Skier or Trustfunder?

    Started the WFH last spring when the world went sideways, was back in the office by late summer. Have been WFH since the...
  40. Thread: Wagon Stoke

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    The AWD is a rare rare breed. I think the...

    The AWD is a rare rare breed. I think the transfer case can be pulled off a non-hybrid version and put onto the hybrid trans. I need to do more research on this.

    Info on the specific center diff. ...
  41. Thread: Wagon Stoke

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    Yes that's exactly the set-up I want to copy. ...

    Yes that's exactly the set-up I want to copy. This is been refined to near plug n play level and more development work underway. The Lexus transmission is a pretty slick item and you can find them...
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    That is awesome. Want.

    That is awesome. Want.
  43. Thread: Wagon Stoke

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    There is some interesting development happening...

    There is some interesting development happening with open source hacking of Toyota hybrid drivetrains and Nissan Leaf stuff. Guys are able to pull 300hp out of a hacked Leaf drivetrain.

    Lexus rwd...
  44. Thread: Wagon Stoke

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    https://instagram.fcxh3-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t51.2885...

    https://instagram.fcxh3-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t51.2885-15/sh0.08/e35/p640x640/144654752_219726356474268_6607075469729125006_n.jpg?_nc_ht=instagram.fcxh3-1.fna.fbcdn.net&_nc_cat=100&_nc_ohc=KWQlPPgFGzQAX-m...
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    I can't stop watching these Almost Live clips. ...

    I can't stop watching these Almost Live clips.

    https://www.youtube.com/user/GeorgeBuford/videos

    Everything you could ever need to know about Seattle is revealed in one of those clips.
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    This guy is a legend. ...

    This guy is a legend.

    https://www.youtube.com/c/RoaringKitty
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    It's been an interesting wake up call for me....

    It's been an interesting wake up call for me. Years of house, reno, kid, kid, and covid have had me ignore the market. The lolz on Hertz, initial RH slaughter, and some time in the bowls of Bay St 20...
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    I think I was naive not expect new shorts would...

    I think I was naive not expect new shorts would come in to get scorched.
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    So how does the collapse play out on GME? No way...

    So how does the collapse play out on GME? No way it holds at it's redonk X revenue position forever.
  50. You do realize that there is a period BEFORE you...

    You do realize that there is a period BEFORE you know you're sick where you can spread things?
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