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    I recently went from XT trails to XT race, I just...

    I recently went from XT trails to XT race, I just didn't feel like the cage did anything and I still don't think I can tell the difference w/o looking. I run Specialized 2fo shoes, which are stiff...
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    2010 i think and it was a 4.8l , not 4.2.

    2010 i think and it was a 4.8l , not 4.2.
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    Drove a 6sp Cayenne GTS today. 4.2 V8 I think....

    Drove a 6sp Cayenne GTS today. 4.2 V8 I think. Grunty. Half a liter smaller than the powerplant in our Tahoe, but 3x as fast.
  4. Thread: Fork oil

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    Wouldn't the lower viscosity would speed up all...

    Wouldn't the lower viscosity would speed up all aspects of the fork rather than target any particular speed/position? Might make sense if you're very light yourself and the spring rate in your fork...
  5. I've been really impressed with my Ribbon Coil....

    I've been really impressed with my Ribbon Coil. Had a question and called their GJ office and got to speak directly w/ an engineer, that has never happened for me w/ sram or fox.
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    Recently bought a used Megatrail for not much...

    Recently bought a used Megatrail for not much more than your budget. Seems to fit the bill.
  7. Looks like a 1st gen Flying Spur. Maybe a $50k...

    Looks like a 1st gen Flying Spur. Maybe a $50k car in mint condition.

    Your insurance should have fun with this one.
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    I stand corrected, I9 has since been been...

    I stand corrected, I9 has since been been licensed. Their's is $205. I suppose I deserve that.
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    Is Shimano cycling division permafucked?

    Let's just move past how they gifted the mtb drivetrain market to SRAM by being about 5 years late to the 1x party. Skip right over their inability to produce a crankset that worked with their hyped...
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    Other than some encounters with mud, I've been...

    Other than some encounters with mud, I've been really pleased with the Aggressor out back. Running a 2.5" WT in the Double Down casing and not finding it to be a huge penalty over the previous 2.4...
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    Rode Jackass a couple weeks ago, can confirm it's...

    Rode Jackass a couple weeks ago, can confirm it's fun. I think you would do the jackass system as an out and back, then head downriver toward truckee to hit big chief. BC was closed when I was...
  12. That dude should start a youtube channel...

    That dude should start a youtube channel reviewing bikes for the seated cornering niche. I'm sure there's an audience.

    Let's go fucking deep on the hunt for the perfect seated cornering quiver....
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    Just ordered a 2.5 WT Aggressor double down for...

    Just ordered a 2.5 WT Aggressor double down for park season. First time running anything other than a DHR2 in a while, but I need a bit more support in back than the exo casing. Wider than usual,...
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    Torn between the XR3 and the Rekon in back this...

    Torn between the XR3 and the Rekon in back this year. Running 2.4 DHR2 front and back right now, ready to try something a little more fast rolling and light in back.
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    RIP https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d_H05gpykGQ

    RIP

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d_H05gpykGQ
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    Barnum has a decent pump track (or it did last...

    Barnum has a decent pump track (or it did last time I was there 5 years ago), and it's super close to downtown.
  17. Mountain biking California's Central Coast?

    Going to have about a week to meander from LA to Monterrey and will have bikes in tow. Any can't miss riding? CA access seems so hodgepodge, but I see a few state parks and other rec areas that look...
  18. Michelin PS4S. Had the PSS on my last car,...

    Michelin PS4S. Had the PSS on my last car, thought they were pretty excellent and was excited to try these. Running Blizzak WS80 on the oem wheels for the other 6 months of the year.
  19. New wheels and tires today along with test...

    New wheels and tires today along with test fitting a hitch rack. Not under the hood, but i have to show this to someone and it seemed douchey to put on the...
  20. I have the Pivot (currently for sale) and I've...

    I have the Pivot (currently for sale) and I've had no issues. It did take a few minutes to get the latch tensioned properly when I first set it up, but no rattles or issues since. Only selling it...
  21. Bump for rack details.

    Bump for rack details.
  22. Racks n' stuff, all very used and in VG...

    Racks n' stuff, all very used and in VG condition.

    Kuat Pivot swing out hitch mount - $200
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    Yakima Skybox 16 with lock cores and key. Bit scratched up, but functionally great....
  23. Yup, I play hockey with the dude. About as nice...

    Yup, I play hockey with the dude. About as nice as they come, I had no idea. Respect the hustle.
  24. Way too on the nose. I bet you'd ride it more...

    Way too on the nose. I bet you'd ride it more than 4 times a year if this was your DJ!
  25. We went with espar for hyrdonic heating because...

    We went with espar for hyrdonic heating because it's a factory option and covered by warranty. Our living space heater is a webasto airtop diesel model. And I love it. Single best thing in our build.
  26. Yeah, the factory Espar hydronic aux heater is...

    Yeah, the factory Espar hydronic aux heater is nice. In addition to making it easier to add an air heater, it preheats the engine coolant so you can hop into a warm vehicle without having to idle the...
  27. If you have the means, i highly recommend...

    If you have the means, i highly recommend one.https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20190323/9365018da54533aa007759e3067cd21e.jpg

    Sent from my SM-G960U using Tapatalk
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    That's because Fuck Jerry produced the...

    That's because Fuck Jerry produced the documentary, it's totally self serving. Hulu's Fyre doc seems to paint a more accurate picture.
  29. FS: Hitch and Roof racks, rollers, pedals, 26" tires, some free stuff

    Selling my P.slope over on pinkbike
    SOLD to a mag

    Bunch of other stuff I'll probably never use again. Hoping to avoid shipping any of this stuff so local pickup can probably have most of it for...
  30. coloradocyclist.com does a nice affordable custom...

    coloradocyclist.com does a nice affordable custom wheel build with Hopes and Flows. I used that for another bike and thought it was a good blend of value, weight and durability. My flows have held up...
  31. Thread: Trucks.

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    I've never driven a Unimog or a deuce-and-a-half,...

    I've never driven a Unimog or a deuce-and-a-half, but this HIGHLY recommended video puts them in perspective nicely.
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oi0a51ZqjOQ

    The novelty would wear off pretty...
  32. Rode my new (to me) alu Megatrail with a Ribbon...

    Rode my new (to me) alu Megatrail with a Ribbon coil on it this last weekend in St. George. There is not a thing I would change about it. The plushness off the top and traction are at levels I've...
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    Resort area condos and homes. More specifically I...

    Resort area condos and homes. More specifically I build software that connects property management companies' inventory to marketplaces like Airbnb, VRBO, etc.
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    I manage on the order of 25,000 properties with...

    I manage on the order of 25,000 properties with Airbnb. Have only see this happen a handful of times, Airbnb has dealt with it every time. Subject line made me panic though.
  35. Even if people don't take advantage of the...

    Even if people don't take advantage of the swappable stays it still seems like a pretty killer value.

    The carbon megatrail frame is only .3 lbs lighter than the alu, but GG has never been about...
  36. I had a circa ~2005 On-One 456 and can confirm...

    I had a circa ~2005 On-One 456 and can confirm those are great bikes. Fun geometry, tough as nails, nice details on the seatstays. A buddy of mine still rides it, thing is indestructible.
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    Just threw a set of Blizzak WS80 snows on the 18"...

    Just threw a set of Blizzak WS80 snows on the 18" alloys that came with my GTI. Happy so far, if anything a bit quieter than the OEM Pirellis. Going to go 19s and Michelin PS4S come spring.
  38. It looks like the spirit from Throne of Blood:...

    It looks like the spirit from Throne of Blood:
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    So yeah, thanks for the tip on Oakridge. Today...

    So yeah, thanks for the tip on Oakridge. Today was all time and I had no idea of this place. Rode Lawler and Hardesty, climbing up to the latter after shuttling the first. Just sickness all over the...
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    Any interest in a similarly blinged out 2016 Ibis...

    Any interest in a similarly blinged out 2016 Ibis Ripley LS? Pike with 130 and 140 airshafts. Hope Pro4/Flow wheels. X01, reverb, turbine, etc. based on your area code it looks like we're local....
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    Wow. Only a couple rides in and im pretty blown...

    Wow. Only a couple rides in and im pretty blown away. We had to skip Elkhorn, but rode MERA as a small consolation. However, today i rode Post Canyon and that shit is legit. You know its a good sign...
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    Wow, thank you. I'll be lucky to ride half of...

    Wow, thank you. I'll be lucky to ride half of that, but that's enormously helpful. I do have to make it to Portland on a schedule, we'll just backtrack for a day or 2 if needed.
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    Leaving tomorrow from Colorado, need to be back...

    Leaving tomorrow from Colorado, need to be back by the end of Oct. Should make it to Portland by this Friday and from there can pretty much go wherever/whenever.

    I enjoy just about any types of...
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    19.9 mpg, daily that sumnabitch. Warning, only...

    19.9 mpg, daily that sumnabitch.

    Warning, only click if you have a fresh pair of shorts nearby: https://www.instagram.com/p/BoP-RxxAvk1/?utm_source=ig_embed
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    Best trails in Oregon

    Got a month or so to dick around the state, looking to get some good bike rides in. Hood River, Bend, coastal areas, etc etc. Bringing a trail bike, but open to renting a DH if it's worth it. Any...
  46. Thread: Wagon Stoke

    by grabtindy
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    It is. Parked next to a silver car it looks...

    It is. Parked next to a silver car it looks white, next to a white car it looks silver. In certain conditions it's almost robin's egg blue.
  47. Thread: Wagon Stoke

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    It's only wagon-ish, but im...

    It's only wagon-ish, but im...
  48. Team Clown picking up points quickly. Damn shame.

    Team Clown picking up points quickly. Damn shame.
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    Yep, bagged the lease. Ended up taking it home in...

    Yep, bagged the lease. Ended up taking it home in the range you described and .9% financing. W/ $5k down the payment is the same as that lease and I get to keep the car.

    Stock photos of the...
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    Ha, I deserve that. I was shooting the shit...

    Ha, I deserve that.

    I was shooting the shit with my mechanic (owner of a local import indie shop) while mourning the news of my car's condemnation [sky point] by the insurance company. Mentioned...
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