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  1. I feel a bit guilty because it's taken me a...

    I feel a bit guilty because it's taken me a little while. I started out more gray on this, getting in last chairs at the local hill before they shut, convincing myself that it was OK even though my...
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    just posting to report that my two sons and I are...

    just posting to report that my two sons and I are all a) able to see fine now b)have no cancerous legions on our faces and c)were able to see fine while skiing with the OM goggles for a season. YMMV...
  3. I'm glad this thread is here, good to read...

    I'm glad this thread is here, good to read everyone's opinions and personal choices being made. I think I've decided (that sounds definitive doesn't it) to not mtb for awhile. I'm fortunate to have...
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    Isn't this the truth. my 'home office' located...

    Isn't this the truth. my 'home office' located about 2 ft away from a beer fridge and greatly reduced bike commute mileage aren't helping ...
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    That recent Corbetts deal on Shifts will be hard...

    That recent Corbetts deal on Shifts will be hard to beat...
  6. Thread: The FIFTY

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    That Shuksan episode is my fave thus far. ...

    That Shuksan episode is my fave thus far. gripping, gritty... started off thinking "I wonder if I could ski that" and quickly ramped to "holy fuck I would die skiing that". as always the intentional...
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    love that topsheet.

    love that topsheet.
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    In the spirit of sharing facts, here's a new...

    In the spirit of sharing facts, here's a new Microsoft/CDC coronavirus self-assessment bot in case you or your friends, family members are feeling ill and want to understand if your symptoms match...
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    the MSPs arrived today, incredibly in great shape...

    the MSPs arrived today, incredibly in great shape considering the ski shipping box was wide open about 4 feet along the taped edge. Build quality looks very nice, Elan Slovenia factory I think. Hand...
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    is this the birth of Jongslaughter2.0?

    is this the birth of Jongslaughter2.0?
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    Similar situation here... we just pulled the plug...

    Similar situation here... we just pulled the plug on lodging for a week in Belize scheduled for April. Kudos to the property manager who gave us credit to rebook later in the year at the same rate.
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    As I went over the bars Thursday all I could...

    As I went over the bars Thursday all I could think of was "I really dont want to enter the healthcare system right now". Thankfully didn't result in any serious injuries, but was an eye opener...
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    Wow. that's pretty awesome actually for pass...

    Wow. that's pretty awesome actually for pass holders. They are giving up some crisis revenue (Stevens and Crystal crowds needing a fix). Maybe that was the deal they struck with state health...
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    nothing yet reported on Snoq Pass site......

    nothing yet reported on Snoq Pass site... hopefully they make it at least one more day.
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    thanks HuskyDoc for dropping knowledge in here....

    thanks HuskyDoc for dropping knowledge in here. Please keep it up!
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    right on! yeah, GregL has some great stories..

    right on! yeah, GregL has some great stories..
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    yesterday afternoon, I heard an NPR interview...

    yesterday afternoon, I heard an NPR interview with a former health or homeland top official, can't remember the name, discussing in a very factual way why the recent Euro flight plan is ridiculous. ...
  18. thanks eastcoastgroomers, I ended up going a...

    thanks eastcoastgroomers, I ended up going a different direction. appreciate the follow up and here's a free bump.
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    well done SirVic. training the next generation

    well done SirVic. training the next generation
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    don't crush my mellow :) yeah, Enforcer a super...

    don't crush my mellow :) yeah, Enforcer a super solid option as well from everything I've researched alongside your and other's input here. I jumped on the MSP 99s as the deal was pretty good and...
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    319998

    319998
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    this. Surprised Norway wasn't identified as an...

    this. Surprised Norway wasn't identified as an exception....
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    right on, glad it worked out

    right on, glad it worked out
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    yep. MSP 99 181.

    yep. MSP 99 181.
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    Now $419 CAD at corbetts

    Now $419 CAD at corbetts
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    TOOL!!!

    TOOL!!!
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    PSA: 30% off 4frnt site wide

    "spring-skiing" code. MSP 99 181s on the way!
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    Sorry, should had added that. "spring-skiing" ....

    Sorry, should had added that. "spring-skiing" . I was posted on their site as a banner ad
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    thanks again for everyone's input. The Corbet's...

    thanks again for everyone's input. The Corbet's sale PSA got me inspired... while researching the 4frnt MSP some more, I noticed they had a 30% off promo on top of existing discount and pulled the...
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    bumping this thread as the MSP99 now on my short...

    bumping this thread as the MSP99 now on my short list for firm,old snow pnw dad ski.... Anyone skied both the 176 and 181? Initially I was thinking 181 as my other skis are 183 Scott Punisher 110,...
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    Nice trailer! Are the Escapes well insulated? I...

    Nice trailer! Are the Escapes well insulated? I didnt see it called out on the overview descriptions on their site, but may have missed it in my quick read.
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    thanks! appreciate the added insights. mind...

    thanks! appreciate the added insights. mind sharing your rough weight?
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    thanks, lake_effect and poleplant. Blister...

    thanks, lake_effect and poleplant. Blister specifically mentions the manageability of the MSP 99 tail which is great
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    So how stiff are those M102 tails? Blister says...

    So how stiff are those M102 tails? Blister says they may be a hair stiffer than the all business M5, which worries me and my not superb technique and fairly light mass, but also isn't very helpful...
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    Billy Goats and PX15s sold thanks Jimi_Lee and...

    Billy Goats and PX15s sold thanks Jimi_Lee and SirVic
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    some very helpful insights and suggestions in...

    some very helpful insights and suggestions in here thanks everyone, keep em coming! Well, seeing as the woodsman 96 got three recommendations, guess they should be on my short list. 177 or 182?...
  37. Thread: Kamchatka

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    love this. I've always been fascinated by...

    love this. I've always been fascinated by Kamchatka. Really appreciate the look inside. thanks
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    The sub-100 PNW, travel, dad ski quest

    Rather than clog multiple manufacturer threads with the same question, hoping to collect advice here. and also hoping it will be useful for others with a similar quest.

    Me: 5'8", ~150lb nekkid. ...
  39. Thread: mtb shoes FS

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    bump. anyone need a solid pair of xc shoes? The...

    bump. anyone need a solid pair of xc shoes? The Giros are still available.
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    ha. I missed skiing last saturday for other lame...

    ha. I missed skiing last saturday for other lame reasons. we no longer live in Auburn, live in greater seattle area now, and miss dearly the all-year farmers market bounty from placer county. Our...
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    Guessing they would meet your needs, the original...

    Guessing they would meet your needs, the original owner/mag smokan said they were essentially new when he mounted them and I've only put a dozen days on them since. You are local too.
  42. have you tried the Punisher? I have the 110 in a...

    have you tried the Punisher? I have the 110 in a 183, pretty nice ski. didnt get a lot of attention, press.
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    Bella Familia right? DAMN GOOD pizza. such a...

    Bella Familia right? DAMN GOOD pizza. such a great family operation.
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    thread drift. have you been to the Auburn...

    thread drift. have you been to the Auburn farmer's market? Such a great market, we used to live in Auburn and went every saturday. -- end drift
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    bump. I can guarantee* these skis to be...

    bump. I can guarantee* these skis to be coronavirus free.

    *I can't guarantee anything besides they are great skis, are in the condition shown, and come with dimes.
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    sorry if I missed this with my lightweight...

    sorry if I missed this with my lightweight searching.... anyone riding the rodeo-labs bikes? I've fondled (but not ridden) a few in person, both the steel Flaaminal and the carbon Trail Donkey. ...
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    sorry for being late here, but I've been really...

    sorry for being late here, but I've been really happy with my kid's Sync'r 24. Pretty damn good spec for the price, I swear the hydros feel better than my tricked out xtr trails. The geo is a...
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    thanks for that link, good read. For the data...

    thanks for that link, good read.
    For the data nerds out there:
    https://www.arcgis.com/apps/opsdashboard/index.html#/bda7594740fd40299423467b48e9ecf6
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    Buyer preference... canadian or 'mericun dimes...

    Buyer preference... canadian or 'mericun dimes included.
  50. Thanks BanditMan. Very helpful You should trade...

    Thanks BanditMan. Very helpful You should trade me your enforcers for my BGs and give those to your kid. He'll love you more.
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