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  1. Yes, I was looking at that. I have the 1st gen,...

    Yes, I was looking at that. I have the 1st gen, which I believe is the same as the 2015 Trance SX which had a 160mm Pike. Should I try an upgrade the rear shock too?

    And how much should I expect...
  2. This was my original line of thought... Why a...

    This was my original line of thought...

    Why a mid-travel vs. 150/160mm? I guess I just need to do some test rides...
  3. I know very little about FS mountain bikes. Is...

    I know very little about FS mountain bikes. Is the geometry and suspension on my Giant so far outdated that I should look to upgrade?

    I love bikepacking for sure. Gravel biking is sort of a...
  4. Haha hell no I'm not buying 3 new bikes. Just...

    Haha hell no I'm not buying 3 new bikes. Just dreaming about what the perfect 3 bike quiver could look like. Nothing else to really do.

    What do you ride now?
  5. New to the PNW. What bikes should I buy?

    Ok, so I just moved to Seattle from Texas with big plans for all kinds skiing, mountaineering, and biking and now. Zero. Nada. Zilch.

    So now, my mind is just rolling around thinking about what...
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    Sure but this site is never about what we *need*

    Sure but this site is never about what we *need*
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    I think a generous 50L (i.e. closer to 60L) would...

    I think a generous 50L (i.e. closer to 60L) would be fine, but I agree anything less is tight.
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    Just ordered the new Trion 50 to evaluate. Will...

    Just ordered the new Trion 50 to evaluate. Will update when it arrives.

    As an aside, I'm also looking at several packs for all-year ski touring with a focus on spring missions and possible...
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    Has anyone tried the Evoc Patrol 40L or 55L...

    Has anyone tried the Evoc Patrol 40L or 55L packs? They look pretty sweet.
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    This was interesting to me, but I was a bit...

    This was interesting to me, but I was a bit worried about how robust it would be. I wish there was an easy way to see it in person.
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    I'm also in this market and curious what people...

    I'm also in this market and curious what people tend to use. I actually tried out the Trion Spine and loved the suspension for heavy loads at least from walking around the store, but it doesn't have...
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    Thank you! Saved me a bundle.

    Thank you! Saved me a bundle.
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    Any codes? Looking to make a purchase.

    Any codes? Looking to make a purchase.
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    WTB: Salomon QST Touring Sole Blocks

    Looking for some new touring sole blocks for Salomon QST boots. At REI in Seattle they said that Amersports has been pretty unresponsive so looking to see if someone is holding them. Mine got...
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    How do these fit over ski boots? They seem more...

    How do these fit over ski boots? They seem more like hiking pants than anything, but I've felt them before and the material seems great for spring/summer skimo.
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    Bumping this...looking for recent advice on this...

    Bumping this...looking for recent advice on this front. Already thinking about spring volcano missions and I'm looking for a change of pants....heh.

    I found the TNF Summit L4 LT soft shell's on...
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    Do these have any expiration or blackouts?...

    Do these have any expiration or blackouts? Interested.
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    I think they're butt ugly.

    I think they're butt ugly.
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    For my wife. Of course.

    For my wife. Of course.
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    Sure if you insist! What about biking it...

    Sure if you insist!



    What about biking it with an e-bike?
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    I would be working in Bellevue so the commute...

    I would be working in Bellevue so the commute from Issaquah would not be so horrible (I think?), but alas I don't think I'd live there just yet.
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    From the Ballard / Freemont area is there any...

    From the Ballard / Freemont area is there any riding right out the door for an after work hour-ish where you can escape a bit?

    Also, is Alpental pretty much a go-to for sidecountry stuff?

    WW...
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    Yeah I'm not a native Texan so I've been ready to...

    Yeah I'm not a native Texan so I've been ready to get out.

    east or bust you nailed it though. I am lucky/privileged/whatever you want to call it to make living work pretty much anywhere I can get...
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    There's a much larger difference between 20 & 25...

    There's a much larger difference between 20 & 25 and 25 & 30. Not to be pretentious (sure I am) I'm not interested in hanging out with undergrads, I'm graduating from grad school.

    I guess...
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    Thanks for the input. What neighborhood in Denver?

    Thanks for the input. What neighborhood in Denver?
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    Not yet... I'm relatively new to backcountry...

    Not yet...

    I'm relatively new to backcountry skiing (1.5 seasons?), so maybe my terminology is wrong, but for example this spring I skied Esha peak near Mammoth (6k vert), Mount Whitney, and Mount...
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    Sure, but Denver isn't even close to the same as...

    Sure, but Denver isn't even close to the same as Boulder. It'd be an hour commute to live in Denver.
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    Hah! I meant pleasant as in relaxed and super...

    Hah! I meant pleasant as in relaxed and super walkable. I'm sure after a couple months I'll be so sick of going down there. Homogeneity is what I'm worried about. There's a bubble in Boulder, but...
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    I would love to be back in Portland, but...

    I would love to be back in Portland, but unfortunately there are just no great job opportunities there for me.
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    Where Should I Move? Seattle vs. Boulder

    Alright ya'll, so I'm finally graduating and getting the hell outta Texas. I'm an engineer and I've got a job lined up in both Seattle and Boulder and now it's time to make a decision.

    I want to...
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    That actually makes a ton of sense to buy right...

    That actually makes a ton of sense to buy right after the major service intervals and either make sure they've been done or get yourself a steep discount to get them done after purchase.

    What...
  32. What 3-season tent do you use? I agree, the only...

    What 3-season tent do you use? I agree, the only winter-camping I've done has been in clear weather and a 4-season tent seems like just extra weight in that scenario.
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    Man wish these were 182s....any 182s for sale...

    Man wish these were 182s....any 182s for sale come out of the woodwork?
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    Wish it were a 27.5

    Wish it were a 27.5
  35. tech talk JONG btw I have this ski in a 186cm...

    tech talk JONG

    btw I have this ski in a 186cm and I mounted +3 from center line. Mine are the first year they launched them, not sure if they changed the mount point. I think mine is like -6 or -7...
  36. Fill Power x Fill Weight Conversion Rule of Thumb?

    If I'm comparing a 650-FP sleeping bag with an 850-FP sleeping bag, and the 850-FP has XXXg of down fill, then what is the fill weight required in a 650-FP bag to have the equivalent warmth?
    ...
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    This Marker setup is basically the "obvious"...

    This Marker setup is basically the "obvious" implementation of the Shift. I actually think the engineering of the Shift toe is pretty darn amazing, aside from the AFD. And I think the AFD is a shit...
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    Oh...say less Now I have very little trust in...

    Oh...say less

    Now I have very little trust in Marker reading the Kingpin thread, but if this sucker doesn't pre-release (or explode) - it could be pretty nice.
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    I ski the Shifts and I like them, but my...

    I ski the Shifts and I like them, but my seat-of-the-pants take is that they really do not provide the same safety/confidence/elasticity compared to the Warden I was skiing before. I think it...
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    Honestly, it is hard to say. They definitely have...

    Honestly, it is hard to say. They definitely have limited elasticity compared to some other alpine bindings, but we already knew that.

    Of course I don't know which leg he injured, but the reason I...
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    Anyone see this video of Josh Daiek with what...

    Anyone see this video of Josh Daiek with what looks like a pretty clear pre-release in the Shift? Sprained MCL...

    https://www.instagram.com/p/B4Pt7Jyl71P/
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    My speculation based on that picture would be the...

    My speculation based on that picture would be the silver lever is the tech toe and that the alpine part of the toe piece will be removable a la CAST, but with an actual IOS 9523 certified binding.
  43. Thread: Ikon Pass

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    DING DING DING. Everyone made a ton of revenue...

    DING DING DING. Everyone made a ton of revenue today on people that were on the fence (like me). It barely will affect the bottom line of the ski resorts (actually it will affect it positively by...
  44. Thread: Ikon Pass

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    I think legally they can't rescind the purchase...

    I think legally they can't rescind the purchase because there were no strings attached to the purchase itself. The coupon was public, whether it was an accident or not. Though I am not a lawyer. We...
  45. Thread: Ikon Pass

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    Huge 50% off deal some people scooped today....

    Huge 50% off deal some people scooped today. Posted on Colorado Backcountry Ski & Snowboard Facebook Group. Lots of drama, hope some folks scooped it before they deactivated!

    Links:
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  46. Hmm yeah, sounds lukewarm at best. I'm curious to...

    Hmm yeah, sounds lukewarm at best. I'm curious to check it out to see what I think of it as a platform. I might have two months free in Jan-Feb and so the wheels are turning in my head already.
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    AFAIK same as last year, but different from...

    AFAIK same as last year, but different from Backland 95 and always has been.
  48. Word on the street is she's selling because her...

    Word on the street is she's selling because her husband-to-be has his own vintage camper
  49. What do you mean by "fully baselined"? I'm going...

    What do you mean by "fully baselined"? I'm going to go check it out and get under it. I'm interested in suspension condition, rust, etc. As far as I've read - the Triton V8 is pretty bulletproof?
    ...
  50. Seems like $5k for low-miles, already built -...

    Seems like $5k for low-miles, already built - pretty good! Question is definitely can I stand it, I might go check it out but I just bought a Subie so it's hard for me to justify.

    I'm trying to...
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