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  1. Liv2ski, you normally ski Mammoth, no? Tahoe in...

    Liv2ski, you normally ski Mammoth, no? Tahoe in March is awesome. Give it a shot. There are more locals midweek than Mammoth but it's not bad after March 1!

    For the rest of y'all -- is Boreal the...
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    From FWT social mediumz Bummer! Best of...

    From FWT social mediumz



    Bummer! Best of luck to a true champ.

    Some sweet highlights from the Remarks: https://www.freerideworldtour.com/news/fwt-riders-charging-down-south-fwq
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    Yeah, sick vid brodie blue gloves! That 193 CB...

    Yeah, sick vid brodie blue gloves!

    That 193 CB looks soooo sick. Me want.
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    Hmm. In the event someone is hurt, I don't...

    Hmm. In the event someone is hurt, I don't understand how carrying two tents (weighing, for example, 4 pounds each) is better than carrying one tent (weighing, for example, 6 pounds)...

    Of course,...
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    I have no recs, but want the same thing -...

    I have no recs, but want the same thing - backpacking tent for 4 people. I already have a tent for 2, but my 3-person Sierra Designs tent from 1995 aint cutting it for the family of 4 anymore.
    ...
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    Has there ever been a Tahoe (/NorCal) MTB thread...

    Has there ever been a Tahoe (/NorCal) MTB thread here on TGR? Or is that the domain of MTBR or what? I see the Wasatchalenos have an area-specific thread...
  7. Reno/Tahoe are desperate for skilled construction...

    Reno/Tahoe are desperate for skilled construction work. There is a real shortage of labor, and tons of construction. You can definitely make the money you want doing that.

    The schools in Tahoe and...
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    Sweet! I got them in orange. lol, guess so...

    Sweet! I got them in orange.



    lol, guess so - the truth hurts!

    cyd, thanks for the cramp comment on the Crampons. I've got crampy feet, and the thought of something pushing UP into my arch...
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    Thanks for the advice y'all. Settled on DMR...

    Thanks for the advice y'all. Settled on DMR Vaults. Found some for 35% off at chain reaction cycles. Will report back.

    Contacts look really good too...and I would still like to try some of that...
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    Thanks for the comments and recs y'all! Hadn't...

    Thanks for the comments and recs y'all! Hadn't look at the Deitys but those are nice. I wish I could "demo" the pedals before buying...oh well.

    FYI, I contacted Canfield because I coundn't figure...
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    Need some new flats, and would love some opinions...

    Need some new flats, and would love some opinions based on first-hand experience. Been running the Pedaling Innovations Catalyst dinner plate pedals - my first mtb flat pedal. I love their size, but...
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    What is a Self-Jupiter? Sounds erotic. Anyway,...

    What is a Self-Jupiter? Sounds erotic.

    Anyway, I looked into Slayer v. Patrol a little while ago, and remember these two links:
    https://www.pinkbike.com/forum/listcomments/?threadid=202650...
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    Transition is selling all of its Patrols for 20%...

    Transition is selling all of its Patrols for 20% off. I just upgraded my 2017 aluminum Patrol to the 2019 car-bone.

    Speaking of which, I am selling my 2017 Patrol in large. Will post a FS soon. I...
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    Rode with a buddy today who has ridden a 2018...

    Rode with a buddy today who has ridden a 2018 Specialized Levo, a 2019 Trek Powerfly, and a 2018 or 19 Rocky Mountain Altitude PP, and he said he liked the Rocky Mt the best. Mostly because of the...
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    I have the same question. I was thinking of...

    I have the same question. I was thinking of getting my first dirt bike recently, and the whole eMTB has me reconsidering. Wonder if dirt bikes are cheaper than eMTBs LOL...
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    Tahoe gold dust 290944

    Tahoe gold dust

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    Lately ...

    Lately

    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20190809/3f8635ad7899a6d00ef575b8d119f65d.jpg

    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20190809/0729d5cc3341914848db8be7c39b353a.jpg
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    Blister posted a review, but I'm paywalled out of...

    Blister posted a review, but I'm paywalled out of it.

    My data point: I've weighed two pairs of 189 Backland 107s:

    3148g (no plastic wrap)
    3206g (plastic wrapped) I would wild-ass-guess it's...
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    Man these pics are just unreal! Local bike...

    Man these pics are just unreal!

    Local bike park - yum!

    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20190803/3b7146979f1222308e48c960f2db8036.jpg

    TJ, I'll be at Downieville racing - catch ya there!!
    ...
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    mmmpow, only done it a couple times in over the...

    mmmpow, only done it a couple times in over the last 2 years but the TRT DH is quite tech and very awesome. I've only ridden it twice, but can't imagine it was ever easier! I think most other trails...
  21. OG, where does it say that Squaw agreed to remove...

    OG, where does it say that Squaw agreed to remove 8 Gazex? afaik, that would be all 8 on AM road: https://squawalpine.com/explore/blog/18-new-gazex

    I think the complaint is from the homeowners is...
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    Mindsurfing through Monday. Stanford Rock and...

    Mindsurfing through Monday.

    Stanford Rock and Downieville

    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20190729/c227b4b8c997e8c75c94d2cec0a31891.jpg
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  23. Nope, but you can be sure we'll be crowding your...

    Nope, but you can be sure we'll be crowding your tram line next season with OUR IKON PASSES :the_finge :the_finge

    TJ - personally, I agree. Village is a much bigger deal. But I bet SW litigates...
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    Yeah, I usually am lol. But just cause it's a...

    Yeah, I usually am lol.

    But just cause it's a "rule," doesn't mean it makes any sense or is right. Nor does the rule give the uphill rider license to be a close-minded, bellicose dickface. Use...
  25. Sweet. For future Raven purchasers, skis went for...

    Sweet. For future Raven purchasers, skis went for 325+shipping (350).
  26. Is Sierra Watch going to litigate those...

    Is Sierra Watch going to litigate those approvals/EIR?

    Sent from my Pixel 2 using Tapatalk
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    Yes, I was mountain biking downhill in a...

    Yes, I was mountain biking downhill in a mountainous forest on technical singletrack. Strangely, I could not see as far as I could on flat, paved fireroads through meadows.

    ETA: this is the rant...
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    Thanks Z! Great reference.

    Thanks Z! Great reference.
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    The "uphill has the right of way" mantra, adhered...

    The "uphill has the right of way" mantra, adhered to religiously and without regard to the actual situation at hand. WTF is the purpose of that? To make it unsafe for riders going downhill? Fuck...
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    Got some good buddies in Carbondale (Sam and...

    Got some good buddies in Carbondale (Sam and Kerry and son W) on Colorado Ave - wish I had my bike when I was visiting! That red hill looks sweet. Think our riding here in Truckee is somewhat similar...
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    Oh really? Damn. I got a TRSr 9-46 for free...

    Oh really? Damn. I got a TRSr 9-46 for free though, so...I figure I ought to use it. Thanks for the info.
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    Why's that? I'm about to mount up a TRS...

    Why's that?

    I'm about to mount up a TRS cassette and XD driver, with SRAM chain, shifter, and derailleur. Just curious what I'm getting into.
  33. bump for skins still available - $50?

    bump for skins still available - $50?
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    I'm selling 184s with skins... buy mah skis

    I'm selling 184s with skins... buy mah skis
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    Sweet - thanks dood.

    Sweet - thanks dood.
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    Where are yall watching this bike racing? On the...

    Where are yall watching this bike racing? On the intertubez??
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    Douched my inbox - feel free to PM any questions...

    Douched my inbox - feel free to PM any questions - can't promise answers lol, but will do my best!
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    Tahoe Donner has great XC-style trails. They are...

    Tahoe Donner has great XC-style trails. They are not technical but still fun as hell. Great ride plan. Upper Motherlode will probably still have snow on it.

    Also, hit East...
  39. Pretty sure, but not positive, that it is flex...

    Pretty sure, but not positive, that it is flex 4/stock.
  40. Thanks for the great thread and great advice...

    Thanks for the great thread and great advice throughout.

    Just ordered up a set of Stan's Flow MK3 with DT350 hubs with the 54t ratchet upgrade. Stoked. $600 shipped to me.
  41. bump for pics

    bump for pics
  42. FS: 187 Praxis GPO with Salomon STH 14 bindings

    187 Praxis GPO skis with Salomon STH14 alpine bindings mounted for 315ish on the recommended line. Good shape, not many days, just not my style. Some topsheet chipping. Used 5ish days by me, maybe...
  43. Great thread. Couple questions for the...

    Great thread. Couple questions for the collective.

    I may be replacing my Maestrale RS2s with the 19/20 Hawx XTD 130s next year for the tighter heel cup fit and stiffer forward pressure. (I tried...
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    RSG, sweet Lil Tranny. Where is that? WA? ...

    RSG, sweet Lil Tranny. Where is that? WA?

    ...
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    Mt. Hough near Quincy,...

    Mt. Hough near Quincy,...
  46. FS: 184 4FRNT Ravens with Skins (2017/2018 model)

    SOLD

    $420 + ship, prefer to sell locally in Tahoe/NorCal.

    Mounted once for Vipecs at -1.5 for 322. Very good condition.

    SKINS SOLD:
    Comes with the worst-named, but best all-around skins...
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    go get it gimpy & hankey! 285760 not as...

    go get it gimpy & hankey!

    285760

    not as steep as 'Tina, but always worthy to drop direct from 14k. We'll call it the gimpy-hankey headwall
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    Yeah man, we were ogling that thing hard. We...

    Yeah man, we were ogling that thing hard. We couldn't believe it, but there was a chute that went all the way through, except for a chockstone about 150 (??) feet down. Hard to judge relative scale,...
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    LL, shoulda heeded your earlier post (and my...

    LL, shoulda heeded your earlier post (and my gut). Oh well.

    telep, I would love to hear your impressions of the Lynx! There's a thread with a whole lotta nothing if you can provide some actual...
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    Whitney was cruiser. All snowbridges were still...

    Whitney was cruiser. All snowbridges were still covered with winter snowpack, but the big one/two at the top were starting to open. It looked like at least 2-4 weeks before things would start to open...
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