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    Way to bury the lede. Pink and purple P15!! ...

    Way to bury the lede. Pink and purple P15!!

    https://www.pugski.com/attachments/f9d52236-b7da-4edd-a1c0-b0e089f7b877-jpeg.90717/


    Which needs to end up on some Grizzlycorn skis ASAP.
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    Sweet, thanks for putting this together!

    Sweet, thanks for putting this together!
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    Glad to help!

    Glad to help!
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    I'm in Seattle, but happy to ship.

    I'm in Seattle, but happy to ship.
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    I've got a pair of RSs that I could live without...

    I've got a pair of RSs that I could live without for a week or two. I'd be happy to send one or both levers if you can get me replacements.
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    I shimmed mine 1/4" but I'm fussier about ramp...

    I shimmed mine 1/4" but I'm fussier about ramp than most people I think. Like 'em better like that.
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    Shift brakes run wide. I'd get 100s for a 108 ski.

    Shift brakes run wide. I'd get 100s for a 108 ski.
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    I got a pair of 187 MBs this season looking for...

    I got a pair of 187 MBs this season looking for something similar, and so far I'm really happy with them, after 6 or 7 days on them. I'm recovering from a knee injury and not at full charge yet...
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    Yep. And I've blathered about this various places...

    Yep. And I've blathered about this various places on the internet, but I'm thrilled to see more companies use different length chainstays on different size bikes. No ski company is changing sizes by...
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    Also keep in mind that, unlike a FS bike, the...

    Also keep in mind that, unlike a FS bike, the reach on a hardtail actually gets a little longer as it goes through the travel, since all you're doing is pitching forward. I think the Size 3 Trail...
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    Is the Bodacious sticking around?

    Is the Bodacious sticking around?
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    Yeah, I haven't been on anything that made me...

    Yeah, I haven't been on anything that made me think or care about it in a long time either. Probably pushing 10 years.
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    Well, the Slayer is still pretty low. But the...

    Well, the Slayer is still pretty low. But the 2010 Enduro one makes sense. Like you're saying, small granny rings kind of necessitated more moderate anti-squat numbers if you're looking at the middle...
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    Yeah, what Judo Chop said. The GW AFD slopes...

    Yeah, what Judo Chop said. The GW AFD slopes downwards, so an alpine boot only contacts at the front, and the contour follows a GW sole. And the Cast ones mount differently.
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    To be clear, those kinds of parabolic leverage...

    To be clear, those kinds of parabolic leverage curves aren't inherent traits of short link bikes. But they are how Santa Cruz and Intense, in particular, set up their trail bikes for a long, long...
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    Santa Cruz is changing things up too. All the new...

    Santa Cruz is changing things up too. All the new lower link driven bikes are much more linear progressive.
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    That last point on taking these with a grain of...

    That last point on taking these with a grain of salt is a good one, especially for short link bikes (VPP, DW, etc). With those designs, small inaccuracies in selecting pivot points can make a pretty...
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    Short version: It's a graph of how much the rear...

    Short version: It's a graph of how much the rear wheel moves per amount of rear shock compression, across the full travel of a bike. So to use the Primer that kidwoo and I are making fun of as an...
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    They make that bike in a 27.5" too. I will...

    They make that bike in a 27.5" too.


    I will admit to cherry picking the worst one I found in 20 seconds of searching, but the DH bike is the only one that actually looks good.
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    Hopefully the people with passes will at least...

    Hopefully the people with passes will at least figure their shit out and do what they need to do (tires, chains) to be able to get up CMB. I'd wager that day pass people are over-represented in the...
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    Evo has 'em cheap right now if you don't find a...

    Evo has 'em cheap right now if you don't find a used option.
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    Yeah, shop has been informed. Still deciding what...

    Yeah, shop has been informed. Still deciding what I want to do about the skis. I've got a healthy quiver, so I'm not in a huge rush.
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    Oh gotcha. Yeah, I'm sure they don't have to be...

    Oh gotcha. Yeah, I'm sure they don't have to be perfect, especially as a 118mm wide soft snow ski. But they need to be better than where they are.
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    Thanks Terry, I did get one day on them before...

    Thanks Terry,

    I did get one day on them before I checked them out more carefully, and can confirm that they ski like shit now. 186 Blizzard Bodacious (current black topsheet ones). It's funny, I'm...
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    Sounds great in theory, but you need a...

    Sounds great in theory, but you need a significantly thick slab (z axis) to make good bacon. No getting around physics.
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    Digging up an old thread – had a pair of my skis...

    Digging up an old thread – had a pair of my skis base ground to flatten them out after fixing an edge compression, and the shop railed one of them pretty significantly. I'll see what they say, but...
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    Nice. I have no idea what I'm going to do with...

    Nice. I have no idea what I'm going to do with the pair I bought, but the price is right. If I can't ski that much, better buy toys to make up for it, right?


    Got out on my Bodacious today for...
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    Do they make anything good now? I completely...

    Do they make anything good now? I completely stopped paying attention like 7 years ago.
  30. Thread: WTB Skins

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    PM replied, EEC still has first dibs....

    PM replied, EEC still has first dibs. skanktacular, I'll let you know if he passes.

    They measure 80mm at the narrowest point, and ~171cm long from the tip connector to the last hole in the tail...
  31. Thread: WTB Skins

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    Sorry, didn't get a chance to dig them out last...

    Sorry, didn't get a chance to dig them out last night. Will this evening.
  32. I can't keep it straight, are the Rens the old,...

    I can't keep it straight, are the Rens the old, heavy ones, or after they switched to the lighter core?
  33. Thread: WTB Skins

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    Got a pair that came with some skis I picked up...

    Got a pair that came with some skis I picked up for Ms HAB on here that I don't think we're going to end up using. They're slightly cobbled together but the plush and glue are in fine shape. I'll...
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    There's a rumor that there's going to be an all...

    There's a rumor that there's going to be an all metal 15 DIN Pivot next year. I have no idea if that's true or not.
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    Heh, good eye. But yeah, must be. It's clearly...

    Heh, good eye.

    But yeah, must be. It's clearly the P18 metal toe, and they're being sold as such. I can confirm whenever mine show up.
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    Fuck it, impulse bought a pair too. Guess...

    Fuck it, impulse bought a pair too.


    Guess this means I need some new skis to mount 'em on. :fm:
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    Mine came with almost no base bevel. A better...

    Mine came with almost no base bevel. A better tune improved them immensely.
  38. Well, yeah. I never personally broke one but I...

    Well, yeah. I never personally broke one but I know others did.

    That said, frame bindings have been out of my life for a while now and I have no interest in bringing them back.
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    Pretty much what SkiLyft said. BSL adjustment is...

    Pretty much what SkiLyft said. BSL adjustment is super easy and the range is considerable. The AFD is more annoying but it's almost certainly still faster than doing inserts and taking the whole damn...
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    MY GOD that bike sucked. Thanks for the PTSD...

    MY GOD that bike sucked. Thanks for the PTSD flashback.
  41. Right, but there was also the 186/196 Bibby...

    Right, but there was also the 186/196 Bibby Special with way bigger shovels. I think they had the same topsheet but I've had about 20,000 beers since 2012 and don't remember for sure.
  42. Am I smoking crack, or does the 186cm mean that...

    Am I smoking crack, or does the 186cm mean that those are the Bibby Special, rather than the Bibby Pro? Kinda looks like it from the middle pic but hard to see without the full shovel in view.
  43. Well, there's the Cast toe conversion option. But...

    Well, there's the Cast toe conversion option. But all that starts getting expensive.

    Guardians work pretty well for what they are.
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    I think it was a little bit ahead of its time,...

    I think it was a little bit ahead of its time, but you're certainly right that it wasn't close to being up to modern standards. Of course, it's hard to know exactly, it's not like there's a geo chart...
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    Totally. Also, a 500mm reach slapped on a 1999...

    Totally. Also, a 500mm reach slapped on a 1999 bike would have sucked. You do need to pair it with a slacker head angle, steeper seat tube angle, etc for all the modern trends to come together and...
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    Yeah, like 'woo and toast said, we had a...

    Yeah, like 'woo and toast said, we had a blueprint for geo that didn't suck all along. DH bikes never needed steep seattube angles or any of that to work, the industry just had its head up its ass...
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    PSA: P18s for $250 at evo

    Link

    Forza and gray colors, couple brake width options.
  48. I've got access to a mill and could make...

    I've got access to a mill and could make something pretty easily if you can get me good measurements on what you need. Shoot me a PM if you're interested.
  49. No, Guide pads are smaller. Looks like...

    No, Guide pads are smaller.

    Looks like Trickstuff calls them #840.
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    Just remount 'em then. 12.5mm center to center...

    Just remount 'em then. 12.5mm center to center isn't bad at all.
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