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    God damn NBC!! Showed a replay of the Eng-Aus...

    God damn NBC!!
    Showed a replay of the Eng-Aus game instead of the NZ-IRE match.
    I'm having to steam it off YouTube in Japanese
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    I was highly skeptical about the value of...

    I was highly skeptical about the value of droppers for a long time. Much more xc/trail rider than enduro/dh. Never bothered to drop post with QR cos I usually don’t stop at every transition.
    ...
  3. FS: New Intuition liners, Salomon and Marker bindings

    Intuition Power Wraps; MV 27. New, never heated. $110 shipped conus. **SOLD**

    Salomon L7 junior bindings. New in box, 80mm brake. Possibly swap in wider but used brakes if you wish. $70...
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    I went with dynafit superlights for my kids. 4...

    I went with dynafit superlights for my kids.
    4 din is fine for them.
    Weight on feet matters when your 75lbs.
    They're not skiiing gnar in the backcountry so i don't see the point of a tecton...
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    Thanks for input everyone - I’m not beholden to...

    Thanks for input everyone - I’m not beholden to maxxis but its hard enough to understand differences in their line up that throwing in all the multitude of other brands and tire options quickly...
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    Yup - tire choice is all about compromise but I’m...

    Yup - tire choice is all about compromise but I’m thinking there has to be a compromise that works better for her. If i have to try categorize her riding and what we’re looking for it’d be beefy xc...
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    Looking for something a little lighter and a bit...

    Looking for something a little lighter and a bit faster rolling for my lady than the oem high roller II on her trance.
    CO rockies, lot of dry hardpack, loose over firm, throw in some rocks and roots...
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    Arghhh! Having issues getting itv to steam nz/sa...

    Arghhh!
    Having issues getting itv to steam nz/sa thru vpn.

    Keeps telling me video is not available so I'm thinking they might have blocked the pia vpn servers.
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    Electric car thread

    So having had our model 3 for about 6 months now I can share some thoughts.

    The car itself is pretty darn amazing, fun to drive, really quiet, and fast.

    Range and range anxiety:
    Quite frankly...
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    No personal experience but I've read that the...

    No personal experience but I've read that the nordica is identical except for topsheet as the blizzard cochise team jr. Shape certainly looks like that could be true and if so I'm a big fan - see...
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    Volkl Mantra Jr 2018: full rocker or not?

    FWIW neither of my kids ever liked their gotama jrs.
    My oldest thought they were just ok. My youngest actually disliked them to the point of refusing to ever ski them.
    They were both in race...
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    More than likely a bent hanger i reckon. Can...

    More than likely a bent hanger i reckon. Can look ok eyeballing but be way off measured with the ridiculously overpriced but invaluable alignment tool.
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    She's officially a better skier than I am

    Sounds like I’m in good company with all you other guys.

    Most of the mountain, freeskiing, steeps, bumps, trees, pow etc. I’ve still got my 10 and 12 yr olds beat but freeskiing groomers and...
  14. Thread: Skintrack stoke

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    This morning was pretty darn good...284691284692

    This morning was pretty darn good...284691284692
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    Thanks for volunteering for this Lee...

    Thanks for volunteering for this Lee [emoji471][emoji471]

    I'm out though - need wider and never like my prior efforts at bending
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    If any one willing to facilitate purchase and on...

    If any one willing to facilitate purchase and on ship to CO I'd be in for a pair w/ 110 brakes. Beer$$, bit of a markup....
  17. For sure. For the amount we ride (singletrack...

    For sure.
    For the amount we ride (singletrack probably once a week) where we ride (western co) and where we are on the aggression scale (more cruiser than ripper) we’re happy with a $200 bike +...
  18. Don't really agree with this. Yes you can get...

    Don't really agree with this.

    Yes you can get carried away and that's a money pit. Trying to change v-brake bike to disc brakes was a path i rejected early for example. A new 1x drivetrain was...
  19. Been through this one too. When you look at...

    Been through this one too.
    When you look at bike weight as percentage of body weight it sucks for kids.
    What I've done is buy decent functional but used bikes (spesh, trek etc.) and selectively...
  20. Thread: What phone now?

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    What phone now?

    Dantheman,
    We reactivated old phones on t-mobile prepaid for our kids for what sounds like very similar reasons as you want. They were “family phones” not the “kids phones” so only took them when...
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    Does the sx have screw t-nuts in the cuff like...

    Does the sx have screw t-nuts in the cuff like the rx?
    If so then easy to turn a lange 130 into a 120 by pulling one - not so easy to go the other way.
  22. Thread: Ikon Pass

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    Wow dude! I guess that touched a nerve. I hope...

    Wow dude! I guess that touched a nerve.
    I hope you enjoyed your day up there.

    My point was its a f#@ken stupid sticker to put on your car.
    It's even more ikonically stupid to put it on your...
  23. Thread: Ikon Pass

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    Seen at Aspen Highlands today....278233

    Seen at Aspen Highlands today....278233
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    And for reference an aspen pass for next year is...

    And for reference an aspen pass for next year is $1899 but we're still skiiing (this year at least)

    I will concede many but by no means all locals get a discount through their employer but...
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    WTB - Nordica Enforcer 93

    93 is proving to be a great spring ski for me. Noticeably different from the 100 imho.
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    @bennymac That is exactly the definition of type...

    @bennymac
    That is exactly the definition of type 2 as i’ve always understood it.
    No idea what type 3 is - never used that term.
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    Congrats! Having done that race myself a few...

    Congrats!

    Having done that race myself a few times I definitely consider it “type 2 fun”.

    Re gear - I think there’s a reason most people are on very light or full on race AT setups these days. ...
  28. Thread: Ikon Pass

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    Well this is interesting..... Certainly...

    Well this is interesting.....
    Certainly addressing one of the complaints

    https://www.aspensnowmass.com/plan-your-stay/tickets-and-passes/passes

    ANNOUNCING OUR SPRING PASS SALE FOR 2019 - 2020:...
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    The Official Salomon S/Lab SHIFT MNC Thread -AMA

    I don’t really understand how so many of you claim to be blowing out of these things so easily, needing to crank DIN and forward pressure and this issue not showing up on the test bench .
    ...
  30. Ahh, yes. Tinkering some more I now realize...

    Ahh, yes.
    Tinkering some more I now realize the housing does slide back when stepping in.
    So screw even with housing at the orange arrow like in this image??274947
  31. Bsl adjust on really old look pivot full concept?

    Guessing these bindings got to be 15 or 20 yrs old.
    Any of you old shop rats know proper way to set bsl / forward pressure on these bindings?

    I'm not super familiar with modern pivots but these...
  32. Thread: Ikon Pass

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    I'm stoked that IKON is bringing folks here that...

    I'm stoked that IKON is bringing folks here that have not visited before and are having a great time and in some cases smashing preconceived notions about exclusivity and snobbiness (last part not...
  33. True but something was a little whack with that...

    True but something was a little whack with that set when virtually every single one of the best women in the world came over that jump getting bucked and windmilling their arms.


    Sent from my...
  34. Thread: Ikon Pass

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    Seems the problem is at the independently owned...

    Seems the problem is at the independently owned premium resorts - JH, Aspen Snowmass, Alta etc. where the resort season pass cost is the highest, comes with no IKON benefits and yet they're the...
  35. I've had success with these arch pads added to...

    I've had success with these arch pads added to stock insoles in many shoes to spread metatarsels and take pressure off the nerve. Placement seems critical - to far forward makes problem worse, too...
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    Promised by who?? Internet rumors/wishes don’t...

    Promised by who??
    Internet rumors/wishes don’t count.

    Now Ford has actually announced it for 2020 model year then yes I expect it to be available stateside
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    When we get this rain and mank down low I just...

    When we get this rain and mank down low I just think of the poor bastards in PNW who ski sh!te like that all the time.

    But yes I concur up high was pretty good and should be so tomorrow too.
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    AWD, swivel seats, upfitter switches and dual...

    AWD, swivel seats, upfitter switches and dual alternators from the factory....2020 transit is sounding like a good platform for a camper build.
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    The Official Salomon S/Lab SHIFT MNC Thread -AMA

    ^^^ this
    Complaining about performance of shifts vs pivots doesn’t make sense to me if you’re in mtn labs with the shifts. What boots you use in the pivots??

    Maybe you’ll still conclude the...
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    What brake width you looking for? If you only...

    What brake width you looking for?
    If you only need low DIN then any interest in Salomon L7. Brand new, $60 shipped.


    Sent from my SM-G950U using Tapatalk
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    Zipfits 27.5 and 28.5

    There's a pair of 27.5 and a pair of 28.5 at the local gear consignment store.
    $150 and pretty sure they brand new

    They not mine but if anyone is interested I could pick up and ship - guessing...
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    I fit ski boots and a set of ski clothes in a...

    I fit ski boots and a set of ski clothes in a soft sided 40 duffel pack that'll fit the overhead bin of a smaller regional jet and carry on any time I'm flying to ski.

    Buddy spent first day of a...
  43. OP, what length did you try the enforcer in?...

    OP, what length did you try the enforcer in?
    Only reason I can think of that you found it “stiff and boring” and “not quick enough” is that you demo’d it too long.

    Happens to be my daily driver...
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    Great review article Lee. One thing I didn’t...

    Great review article Lee.

    One thing I didn’t see that I’m particularly curious about was any mention of differences in ROM between ZGTP and Hawx XTD - both functional range and resistance within...
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    Wait... you’ve pre-released a couple of times but...

    Wait... you’ve pre-released a couple of times but you know your techs set the bindings up wrong and yet you are still blaming salomon and pursuing warranty....[emoji848][emoji848]. How ‘bout setting...
  46. Pm’d on the vert shims

    Pm’d on the vert shims
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    Bump... someone gotta want new liners....

    Bump... someone gotta want new liners....
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    FS: Powerwraps & Tectons

    Size 27 MV Powerwraps
    These are a few years old but new, unused, with tags attached, never heated or skied.
    They have been test fit in a downsized 26 shell though.
    There are some subtle but...
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    What happened on Quandry

    This is sad. Most of my buddies don’t wear helmets in bc. I really wish they would.

    My old camp speed saved me this early season. Skinning resort pre opening. Hit rocks on way down, skis...
  50. Thread: 1kg Boot thread

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    1kg Boot thread

    What are peoples thoughts about the backland carbon vs the travers carbon and alien rs
    Seems the newer fischer and scarpa boots highly regarded in this weight category but the atomic is close. How...
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