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  1. Thread: quivers

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    The whole process of researching and optimizing a...

    The whole process of researching and optimizing a setup for X or Y condition is a fun distraction. Also when you buy new gear it makes you psyched to use it, even if it is nearly identical to 5...
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    Get the Pro. You will spend massive amounts of...

    Get the Pro. You will spend massive amounts of time in front of the laptop and the extra screen size is well worth the cost. I also don't recommend glossy. I had a glossy monitor at work and it...
  3. I want a road bike but I know nothing about them

    I want to get an old road bike for tooling around but I have no knowledge of such things.

    For mountain bikes, I like sizes with about a 23" top tube. How does this map to roadie sizes?

    The...
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    I thought the Karma at 87mm would be my non-pow...

    I thought the Karma at 87mm would be my non-pow ski but I never, ever ride it. It's too narrow on anything but a groomer, at least compared to what my lazy ass has become used to. I think 95-100 is...
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    My friend took that video, we have no idea who it...

    My friend took that video, we have no idea who it was.
  6. Right after reserving my economy yugo mobile I...

    Right after reserving my economy yugo mobile I see this:
    Friday: Snow showers likely. Accumulations possible. Highs at 8000 feet 15 to 20. Chance of snow 70 percent.

    The UTA ski bus may be a...
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    Some pics from the last 4 days... ...

    Some pics from the last 4 days...

    https://www.xythosondemand.com/home/interwebs/amorgan/pics/2006-12-10-2007-06-01-SkiSeason/albums/2007-02-23-2007-02-27-SuperStorm/images/picture_011.jpg
    ...
  8. Utards: Car rental advice for this Fri, Sat, Sun.

    I am going to be staying in SLC and driving up LCC to Alta/Bird this Fri, Sat, and Sunday. The weather looks to be clear, so should I just get a cheap 2 wheel drive econo ride (cheaper) and take a...
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    I went with the ride line on the sidewall. I...

    I went with the ride line on the sidewall. I like the handling.
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    Squaw: Nuking all day, still nuking. KT opened...

    Squaw: Nuking all day, still nuking. KT opened at 10:15. Few people here. Not too windy. Fun stuff.
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    I don't think I understand how to use it. Maybe...

    I don't think I understand how to use it. Maybe it is too warm for my setup.
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    I have this thing and I don't find a use for it,...

    I have this thing and I don't find a use for it, except to keep the sweat close to my body. It is great at that.
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    Which one has better access...

    Which one has better access...
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    KT has a major problem: it is low elevation. And...

    KT has a major problem: it is low elevation. And it is summer all the time in California these days. WTF is with that anyway? I blame Al Gore.
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    I agree with this. Regarding the debate.... ...

    I agree with this.

    Regarding the debate....
    Rabble Rabble Rabble!!!
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    How did you like the 183 gots? I have those too,...

    How did you like the 183 gots? I have those too, and they ski shorter than the 185 blowers, but the running length is similar. I don't know, competing in comps makes me think you should get the...
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    If you are asking about the blowers I would say...

    If you are asking about the blowers I would say they are medium overall. The tip is soft but it ramps up quickly underfoot and the tail is pretty solid. They are similar to the Gotama in the hand...
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    LPs. It is pretty dense and you don't sink that...

    LPs. It is pretty dense and you don't sink that much.
  19. I will chime in as a semi-disgruntled season pass...

    I will chime in as a semi-disgruntled season pass holder who was at the Olympic resort the last 4 days.

    Squaw has been pretty annoying this year, and Sunday was the height of frustration. They...
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    I am 5'11" and 180lbs and ski the girl size and...

    I am 5'11" and 180lbs and ski the girl size and like it. I don't get the "these are too short" feeling on them, like I did with the 183 gotamas.
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    Afternoon NOOA update: THE FIRST STORM SYSTEM...

    Afternoon NOOA update:

    THE FIRST STORM SYSTEM WILL MOVE INTO THE AREA TODAY AND LIKELY
    BRING SEVERAL INCHES OF SNOW TO THE SIERRA...MAINLY ABOVE 6500
    FEET...AND LIGHT RAIN TO LOWER ELEVATIONS...
  22. Look at the recommended ski and binder list ...

    Look at the recommended ski and binder list
    http://tetongravity.com/forums/showthread.php?t=41028

    Sounds like you want a medium stiff 185ish 105ish 25-30m radius all-arounder. There are tons in...
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    The Nordica Blower is worth a look. Heavier than...

    The Nordica Blower is worth a look. Heavier than the gots, but similar in that it works as an everyday all around fatty.
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    Big Gay Al has 08 gotamas, Super! ...

    Big Gay Al has 08 gotamas, Super!

    https://www.xythosondemand.com/home/interwebs/pub/biggayal.jpg
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    There was just enough cloud cover to prevent corn...

    There was just enough cloud cover to prevent corn formation, but not enough for accumulation. It was still fun, but I am starting to loose hope.
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    Cross forum flame wars are so hot right now.... ...

    Cross forum flame wars are so hot right now....


    "We really appreciate both of you coming over to tell us how much our forum sucks and how lame ouir comments on fat skies are.

    Gee thanks,...
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    Yup. Actually I was off by once ounce. It is 8...

    Yup. Actually I was off by once ounce. It is 8 pounds 6 ounces.

    The source: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0415306/quotes
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    Skis are a crutch for skiing.

    Skis are a crutch for skiing.
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    You have to admit, this is pretty funny: "Fat...

    You have to admit, this is pretty funny:

    "Fat skiers probably voted for Bush, do it missionary style -- all the time"
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    Don't upset little baby jeebus, with his tiny...

    Don't upset little baby jeebus, with his tiny little baby hands. Little 8lbs 7 once baby jeebus.
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    That is Kirkweeds advanced cloud seeding in...

    That is Kirkweeds advanced cloud seeding in action. It is why they hvae the “deepest snow pack in Sierras”, and “Tahoe’s best conditions”, with “snow at all elevations”, and “the most expert terrain...
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    So are the Amish to blame for this drought? You...

    So are the Amish to blame for this drought? You can’t prove they are not. I mean they do have chickens and beards. Very suspicious.
  33. My friend just got a new Taco with the extended...

    My friend just got a new Taco with the extended cab and full sized bed. It is pretty big, much bigger than my Taco (98). They have been getting bigger every year.
  34. Yeah I was lucky not to be on a chair when KW...

    Yeah I was lucky not to be on a chair when KW exploded. How did you get off the lift? I think they started brining in those mobile CAT power generators after this fire.
  35. Totally environmentally friendly: ...

    Totally environmentally friendly:

    https://www.xythosondemand.com/home/interwebs/pub/kwInFlames.jpg

    :FIREdevil :FIREdevil :FIREdevil
  36. Good link. It quantifies the pain. Know your...

    Good link. It quantifies the pain. Know your enemey and all that.
  37. Jessica Alba wins. Tara Conner, the...

    Jessica Alba wins.

    Tara Conner, the semi-disgraced miss teen USA rules also:

    https://www.xythosondemand.com/home/interwebs/pub/missusa7.jpg
    ...
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    I used a ski boot plus about 20 lbs of these wrap...

    I used a ski boot plus about 20 lbs of these wrap around weights for exercising. I just added weight until the ski was a little bit reverse cambered -- so there was a slight curve, but not much. ...
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    You can measure the maximum gap between both skis...

    You can measure the maximum gap between both skis with their base to base. More importantly there appeared to be results with the all important eye-ball exam.
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    I got some Nordica Supercharger Blowers and they...

    I got some Nordica Supercharger Blowers and they had a lot of camber, but more importantly, one had way more camber than the other. It was a noticeable difference, and while it didn't cause any...
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    Yeah they do have a lot of camber, maybe too much...

    Yeah they do have a lot of camber, maybe too much for this kind of ski, but it should mellow out after usage. Another negative is the edges are not as thick as they could be. Because these handle...
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    I have the blowers and like them. They are weird...

    I have the blowers and like them. They are weird in a way. Initiate turns easy, but still really stable. Carve much better than 05/06 gotamas with more power in the tail and a bit more shape. ...
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    I am just not cool enough for apple products. My...

    I am just not cool enough for apple products. My reflection would make this instantly explode.
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    What are these sites? I must add them to my...

    What are these sites? I must add them to my weather control center.

    Edit: Maybe this is it? http://www.wcc.nrcs.usda.gov/snotel/
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    According to the KW webcam 6 is turning and it is...

    According to the KW webcam 6 is turning and it is still snowing. Based on radar it seems to be winding down.
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    I think the winds, if they are as bad as NOAA...

    I think the winds, if they are as bad as NOAA says, will not last all day. In any case, I am thinking it should be good enough, and I will be at Squaw tomorrow, where they measure their base totals...
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    I love my treo.

    I love my treo.
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    Bump for this question... since I don't know if I...

    Bump for this question... since I don't know if I am supposed to use the I mark on the sidewall or the the Ride line on the top sheet. They don't line up.
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    I agree with everything said. My favorite...

    I agree with everything said. My favorite binding right now (converted from Look/Rossi).

    Wide breaks here:
    http://www.snowgalleria.com/prod.phtml?p=HTW162603

    Note: when they show up they...
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    I agree. I have Karamas and never use them...

    I agree. I have Karamas and never use them unless it is total ice groomer action.
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