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    Whitefish, MT

    Whitefish, MT
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    FS: Rossignol Black Ops 118, 186cm

    Like the title says, Rossignol Black Ops 118's, 186cm. Sold flat. 1 mount for Pivots / Cast, 305 BSL. I think that mount is at -5 from center, but I might be remembering wrong. Mount holes are in...
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    For whatever it's worth, I find this iteration to...

    For whatever it's worth, I find this iteration to be pretty fussy for the first 3-4 days I use it. But then everything kinda beds in a bit and the fussiness goes away. After that, change-overs are...
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    You could probably add the Specialized Epic Evo...

    You could probably add the Specialized Epic Evo to the list as well.
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    1) make sure you'll still have enough clearance...

    1) make sure you'll still have enough clearance at bottom out.

    2) tough to say how much better it'll be since it depends on the tune, etc., but odds are that small bump sensitivity will be a...
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    That might be your issue. Dot fluid is silicone...

    That might be your issue. Dot fluid is silicone based. A lot of lubes are petroleum based. Putting a petroleum based lube on the brakes might have contaminated the seals - the seals will swell...
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    X2 on this. Specialized has some great deals in...

    X2 on this. Specialized has some great deals in that price range.
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    Hah.

    Hah.
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    If you're not pulling blood samples every lap to...

    If you're not pulling blood samples every lap to measure lactic acid buildup, you really can't even begin to act like you have comparable results.
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    Of course not. I make a list at the beginning of...

    Of course not. I make a list at the beginning of the year, and on January 7th (the day that, according to meteorological data has the most representative snow conditions for North America), I show...
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    Yes.

    Yes.
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    Yeah, but those are roadies.

    Yeah, but those are roadies.
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    My vote is don't do it. I'm sure that...

    My vote is don't do it.

    I'm sure that manitou is great, but you already have a perfectly good Fox that fits in that frame and works fine. If there's some specific aspect of the Fox's ride that...
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    There are some plastic spacers and whatnot in...

    There are some plastic spacers and whatnot in there though. They're not the moving parts that needs grease, but I'd still avoid something that's gonna eat the plastic. But yeah, no issue with white...
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    If you haven't come across them already, check...

    If you haven't come across them already, check out Damaged Bug. It's a side project of John Dwyer (the main guy in the Osees). Not hard rock, but kind of... endearingly weird(?)

    ...
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    An assortment that've been in my rotation lately:...

    An assortment that've been in my rotation lately:


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0RfAK5ly0Q4


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qw1T_domQ14


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YrHi774CXNY
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    Yeah, that makes sense, mostly from the...

    Yeah, that makes sense, mostly from the perspective of the forces on the tire being rotational. So yeah, agreed with what you're saying.

    So I guess that rim flex would mean it'd be easier to...
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    I mean, if I lean right, my weight is on the...

    I mean, if I lean right, my weight is on the right knobs on the tire, which presumably puts more force into the right bead of the rim. If there's less torsional stiffness in the rim, that right rim...
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    It's not clear to me how much those zipps...

    It's not clear to me how much those zipps actually flex. My impression that most of the engineered flex is torsional, so when leaned over the rim stays more square to the ground. And I can...
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    Yeah, that's them. I've never even fondled...

    Yeah, that's them.

    I've never even fondled them in real life, so I dunno. But pinkbike seemed to like them (https://m.pinkbike.com/news/review-zipp-3zero-moto-wheels.html?pbref=p). I...
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    Yeah, that all makes sense. And yeah, teams...

    Yeah, that all makes sense.

    And yeah, teams have been playing around with soft spoking wheels for a while. The syndicate was doing it ~10 years ago (also with enve rims, interestingly. I...
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    Definitely agreed that a stiffer rim will more...

    Definitely agreed that a stiffer rim will more evenly distribute the load across all spokes.

    But let's say you put 1000 lbs of force into one specific point on a regular aluminum rim. The rim...
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    Yeah, that all makes sense. I guess my point is...

    Yeah, that all makes sense. I guess my point is mostly that I don't think you can discount rim stiffness. I think your numbers (or really, the thought process, since the numbers are just...
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    Is that accurate? I follow your math and line of...

    Is that accurate? I follow your math and line of thinking, but you're assuming that the reduction in tension on the spokes = the load being applied to the rim. I'm no engineer, but is that...
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    If he has a season rental from a local shop, why...

    If he has a season rental from a local shop, why not just go to the shop and see if they have any stiffer skis that he could swap for? Maybe in their demo fleet?

    Seems like most places that rent...
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    In stock on Amazon and a bunch of other places. ...

    In stock on Amazon and a bunch of other places. Amazon has them in 170mm and without a chainring for $435 (narrow chainline version).
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    I didn't see one, but he posted some good shots...

    I didn't see one, but he posted some good shots of his run on his instagram: https://www.instagram.com/p/CZFgHLQgcq1/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link
    (scroll to the second clip)
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    It seems like a lot of the guys they're hiring to...

    It seems like a lot of the guys they're hiring to get these drone shots are more interested in showing the capabilities of the drone by getting crazy high speed swoopy shots, and less interested in...
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    ^^^ also, xtr cranks. A little heavier than the...

    ^^^ also, xtr cranks. A little heavier than the sram options, similar price. Cons: need bb and chainring. Pros: not carbon and thus won't have pedal / bb insert failure.
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    Mediocre snow, but cool light on the edge of an...

    Mediocre snow, but cool light on the edge of an inversion in a burn near whitefish today.

    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20220124/588c49577cc343edbfaee401a46092e5.jpg
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    Because they're enduro as fuck.

    Because they're enduro as fuck.
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    I have a Hugene on order too. Never ridden one,...

    I have a Hugene on order too. Never ridden one, but it seems like it'll hit the mark for what I'm after (trail bike with just enough nuts on it to get after it a bit). Last eta I heard was...
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    That was a fun comp (at least from the ski men). ...

    That was a fun comp (at least from the ski men). Going into it I wasn't sure about the venue, but I actually like it. Sure, it could be longer, but there was a ton of variation in the lines which...
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    I'm no bootfitter, but I always put foam in after molding. If nothing else, molding with foam already in there is just gonna make the liner thinner in that area and it'll pack out quicker.
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    Yesterday, guy at the bar at the top of the ski...

    Yesterday, guy at the bar at the top of the ski hill got so hammered, ski patrol had to strap him into the chair for the download.
    ...
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    To add to what climberevan said, every derailleur...

    To add to what climberevan said, every derailleur has a stated maximum tooth capacity. For an X01 11 speed long cage derailleur, that stated capacity is 42 teeth.

    I've found that you can...
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    Make sure your rear derailleur can handle the...

    Make sure your rear derailleur can handle the increased tooth count / bigger cog.
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    Sent my league request. Per usual, I have...

    Sent my league request. Per usual, I have absolutely no idea who is good at riding snowboards.
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    If there's worthwhile snow by the time you're...

    If there's worthwhile snow by the time you're driving back, you could scoot over and ski Turner, just north of Libby, Montana. It wouldn't be very far out of your way. Open Friday - Sunday (so...
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    I'll take those off your hands. Sending a PM.

    I'll take those off your hands. Sending a PM.
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    If you have access to a welder, you can bend a metal coat hanger to fit the ski so that it works with a BD tip kit. You just need to weld some nubbins onto the ends of the coat hanger. I did this...
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    X3. I say this as the owner of a specialized. ...

    X3. I say this as the owner of a specialized. The smash is a great bike.
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    If you're left footed, does that mean you ride...

    If you're left footed, does that mean you ride left foot back / right foot forward?

    I think it's easier to snap out of a turn that's the opposite direction of your rear foot. So left foot back...
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    Terrene cake eater appears to be in stock...

    Terrene cake eater appears to be in stock (directly from Terrene). Eluder might have insight into stock levels.
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    X2. I rebuild when they start to feel crappy. ...

    X2. I rebuild when they start to feel crappy. Maybe a little earlier if they've been subjected to something particularly horrible or if I have a big trip coming up where I want the suspension to...
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    I think the advent x has a normal 10 speed cog...

    I think the advent x has a normal 10 speed cog spacing, right? So maybe just run the drivetrain with an xt 10 speed shifter / derailleur? It looks like a long cage xt handles a 46t max, so you'd be...
  47. I went around in circles on touring skis for...

    I went around in circles on touring skis for years. Too fat, too skinny, not enough float, not enough edge hold, too heavy, too light, etc.

    Landed on the deathwish tour and haven't looked...
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    Eluder is probably a better person to ask about...

    Eluder is probably a better person to ask about the kinematic changes with swapping rings / cassettes around on the Rowl. That said, on that bike I think the anti-squat numbers (and pedal kickback)...
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    I find that the usefulness of having the same...

    I find that the usefulness of having the same number of gears on every bike exists, but isn't huge. However, I find the usefulness of having the same hub driver on every wheelset is more...
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    I keep mine, and occasionally build a wheel with...

    I keep mine, and occasionally build a wheel with them. But mostly because old spokes are super useful.

    - grind a point onto them to use as a pokey thing.
    - bend them into a "u" to hold a...
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