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    If you decide to change the KS out for one that...

    If you decide to change the KS out for one that does what you want it to do, try the One-Up. Very impressive in terms of force/speed in addition to the noted longer travel and, in keeping with this...
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    Maguras can use 4 pads or 2 on the 4-piston...

    Maguras can use 4 pads or 2 on the 4-piston calipers. If you don't find an advantage to 4 then that's your call, get the ones with a connected backing plate. If you find them squishy they need a...
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    SMH

    SMH
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    FFS. Get some Maguras and end the bullshit...

    FFS. Get some Maguras and end the bullshit already. Smells like Panaracer vs. Hutchinson in here.
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    Doesn't "measurably different" just mean in...

    Doesn't "measurably different" just mean in dollars and yuan?
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    Sticky: Damn it. Thanks for letting us know and thanks...

    Damn it. Thanks for letting us know and thanks for helping get that movie out there. His movie and the story leading up to it were hard to follow but worth the tears. Wishing for the best for his...
  7. Thread: Ask the experts

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    Send it to XXXer. Sounds like a job for AQS.

    Send it to XXXer. Sounds like a job for AQS.
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    ^^ Truth up there. After you get a few rides...

    ^^ Truth up there.

    After you get a few rides in the Lakes be sure and call your parents and thank them for your wide feet. It's only right. Nice stiff soles = no grabby platform contact to...
  9. Coming from Nidaho the decision to go south or...

    Coming from Nidaho the decision to go south or east from SLC gives about the same distance to StG or Moab. Maybe a game time decision based on weather?
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    Looks like Boston is the mode of that list.

    Looks like Boston is the mode of that list.
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    My house, too. Unfortunately the ferns didn't...

    My house, too. Unfortunately the ferns didn't quite make it, but she's not a huge fan anyway.

    The doc from 2002 "Jerry Seinfeld: Comedian" overcomes awful production value with good content and a...
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    The gathering of black holes, evidently. Thirty...

    The gathering of black holes, evidently. Thirty eight thousand trillion miles to get to the closest seems a little far and we need two. Maybe start building? IDK. Climate change > universe...
  13. Thread: 737 MAX

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    Call me a cynic, but I'll believe it when I see...

    Call me a cynic, but I'll believe it when I see how it helps Jamie get paid. Harry Stonecipher wanted to "unlock shareholder value" because he wanted the key, obviously. What's changed? We aren't...
  14. Thread: 737 MAX

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    That was a really solid read. It deserves a more...

    That was a really solid read. It deserves a more explicit conclusion: the villains and (at least) one of the victims of this story share a profession as capitalists. Unlike the engineers, the only...
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    I had to forward that to a couple of...

    I had to forward that to a couple of dirt/mountain bikers. That thing looks like a very bad bicycle (no seat height adjustment and 9 speeds to cover a range up to 50 mph?) but may be a pretty good...
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    Probably most accurate when read on its own: the...

    Probably most accurate when read on its own: the entire job is selling stuff. Raising awareness is a means to an end, which is selling stuff. That works, so who are the hypocrites?
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    IDK how we're ever gonna be the next Empty Beer...

    IDK how we're ever gonna be the next Empty Beer if you keep bringing rational thinking into it every time. SMH
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    I guess my point is that I agree with Buster in...

    I guess my point is that I agree with Buster in that judging a person for hypocrisy seems hypocritical, but it doesn't stop me from seeing the pragmatic effect it has on their message. Same goes for...
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    FIFY Creepy ones.

    FIFY



    Creepy ones.
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    True enough, but isn't the point of advocating to...

    True enough, but isn't the point of advocating to convince people who aren't already convinced? It is known that many such people are looking for convenient excuses, so offering them up is at best...
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    No. I was just agreeing with...in particular,...

    No. I was just agreeing with...in particular, this:
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    FWIW Jeremy has gotten shit in multiple threads,...

    FWIW Jeremy has gotten shit in multiple threads, not just one. This was one for the ages, 5 years on:



    Back to CG: what fraction of the hate starts from this thread? It ain't zero.

    The...
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    No socks. Not a chance.

    No socks. Not a chance.
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    Not to further inflate our collective sense of...

    Not to further inflate our collective sense of self-importance, but "no one" is maybe a step too far--that one dude who definitely did something about it is still a registered user.
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    Fixed and better located. Oh crap. Bullfighting?

    Fixed and better located. Oh crap. Bullfighting?
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    QFPRX
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    We were around a course most rides and seemed to...

    We were around a course most rides and seemed to keep hitting some "military" road when we weren't on a ridge. On the right track?

    I think if they ran a lift up the sleeping would end quickly. For...
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    Long pig

    Long pig
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    I guess I'm not that far away, but I would never...

    I guess I'm not that far away, but I would never think of Fernie as an unknown, more as an obvious destination. But maybe you need more ads? IDK. Riders around here know it, though.

    Kimberley...
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    Copper City bump; solid mention! Happened to stop...

    Copper City bump; solid mention! Happened to stop off by dumb luck this week--perfect location for an intermediate stop about 5 minutes from I-90. Really well done and a nice mix for varying skill...
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    Exactly that. Maybe I shouldn't be jumping ahead...

    Exactly that. Maybe I shouldn't be jumping ahead if there's another installment coming, but are you planning another attempt, OP? Curious how long this takes to change some type 3 fun to type 2....
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    Might be time to see what the motorcycle advocacy...

    Might be time to see what the motorcycle advocacy is up to. 10 seconds on the Googles shows many options in NY. Motorcycles are generally easier to share singletrack with than horses. Should be that...
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    So unless you can ride every mountain bike trail...

    So unless you can ride every mountain bike trail you can't ride anywhere? Don't be silly. Multiple use trails exist all over the place and there are tons of places to ride on dirt with motors....
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    Yeah apparently I got derailed by the description...

    Yeah apparently I got derailed by the description of same frames for Instinct and Instinct BC. SA is an obvious difference, though; I liked the BC pretty well, but even if the travel (155mm) is as...
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    Instinct or Instinct BC are the lighter version,...

    Instinct or Instinct BC are the lighter version, no? Sounds like either will take a coil and some longer travel.

    You at Wydaho rideit? I'm taking the Instinct BC out right now; if you're a large...
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    I certainly didn't mean to imply that I thought...

    I certainly didn't mean to imply that I thought the current administration was one of those quarters. But the amount of resistance this sees might be quite small given the "upside."
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    Or C, maybe they want pedal bikers' interests...

    Or C, maybe they want pedal bikers' interests further misaligned from other non-mechanized users.

    This certainly does what lifting the blanket W ban would do in terms of making natural allies out...
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    My wife planned an outing for the weekend:...

    My wife planned an outing for the weekend: starting with a road trip and a little camping. So I went forth and scouted a spot by a little river
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    Short drive this morning brought us to a...
  39. Ever the optimist. Up here we call them "traffic...

    Ever the optimist. Up here we call them "traffic days." But if the bus doesn't block the road 40's doable.
  40. Thread: Building Wealth

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    1. Build up savings 2. Invest savings in a nice...

    1. Build up savings
    2. Invest savings in a nice watch--something pretentious that will appreciate in 1-2 years
    3. Network, network, network
    4. Sell watch for tidy profit
    5. Use money to buy food,...
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    That's what got me thinking about ice cream: if...

    That's what got me thinking about ice cream: if chocolate milk is good, chocolate cream with extra sugar and magnesium salts (and maybe a little guar gum) should be better, right? The calorie density...
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    You may be right. Coulda thrown in disclaimers in...

    You may be right. Coulda thrown in disclaimers in an attempt to head off 7 or 8 but let's be honest: if it wasn't summer there would be no forced reading, but it is summer, so no amount of...
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    Ice cream

    I was going to put this in the nutrition science thread, but just couldn't do it. I'm wondering about ice cream as a fuel/re-fuel food immediately after a hard workout.

    Protein, sugar, maybe some...
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    Tl/dr. But you're making an argument for...

    Tl/dr. But you're making an argument for causation out of correlation and then with the above "not the other way around" you seem to misunderstand correlation: if obesity is a risk factor for...
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    Agreed on the quality of the work. It's a shame...

    Agreed on the quality of the work. It's a shame PG has no equal among his detractors: not since carving on the wingtip has such virtuosity of dissonant text been displayed here and only an equivalent...
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    You're joking, but...you might be right.

    You're joking, but...you might be right.
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    Had to stop. The first five minutes of that race...

    Had to stop. The first five minutes of that race set e-moped adoption back five years.
  48. Thread: TR: UK Road Trip

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    Very cool! Moist seemed like a theme. Thanks for...

    Very cool! Moist seemed like a theme. Thanks for posting!
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    SQ Lab 611 or whatever it's name is has treated...

    SQ Lab 611 or whatever it's name is has treated mine well.

    1 week? Did the old saddle die suddenly? If you know one that's been working maybe stay with it.
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    That was kinda my thinking at the time. I don't...

    That was kinda my thinking at the time. I don't know that I'd use 80 grit to take off 1/125 of an inch, but YRMV.
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