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    This is pretty much what I do, except it normally...

    This is pretty much what I do, except it normally takes about 5-10 minutes of fiddling and swearing to get it right. Maybe I'll get better with practice.



    I think this may be the source of my...
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    For those of you swapping multiple wheelsets on a...

    For those of you swapping multiple wheelsets on a frame, how do you deal with offsets in rotor position between different hub/rotor combinations? Use shims between the rotors and hubs to make...
  3. FS: GPS bike computer, power meter, bacon jersey, etc.

    Shipping to US included, prices in USD. Happy to ship within Canada too.

    1. Magellan Cyclo 315 HC bike computer kit with sensors $120 shipped
    GPS bike computer with color touch screen. This is...
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    The numbers probably depend a little on the exact...

    The numbers probably depend a little on the exact rim (and tire) you are using, but the Enve chart seems like a good starting point.

    If you really want to nerd out on this stuff, you could try...
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    Tire pressure for fastest speed has been a hot...

    Tire pressure for fastest speed has been a hot topic in the roadie world for the past few years. It turns out there is an optimum pressure that depends on the road surface roughness (as well as tire...
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    Assuming you want to commute weekdays and ride...

    Assuming you want to commute weekdays and ride single track on the weekend, swapping forks twice a week is going to get tiresome really fast. Why not just set up your old bike for commuting and make...
  7. I'm looking for this too, for occasional (few...

    I'm looking for this too, for occasional (few times a year) family road trips and vacations. The 1up looks nice, but it's pushing $2K Canadian for the 4 bike solution, once I factor in exchange...
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    I placed an order recently, and today with the...

    I placed an order recently, and today with the shipping confirmation they sent me a code... for free shipping over $75. I guess that will come in handy if I ever need to order something between $75...
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    Recommend me a modern MTB (in Canada)

    This is kind of similar to Muggy's recent thread, but I'm special and want my own thread, and many of your are probably bored at home and itching to post up your advice anyway.

    The background:
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    I will take it. Sent you a pm.

    I will take it. Sent you a pm.
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    There should be no taxes/duties or extra...

    There should be no taxes/duties or extra brokerage fees for shipments to USA valued under $800 USD, regardless of carrier. (Strictly speaking there is a limit of 1 shipment per person per day under...
  12. Everything but the boots for 2 hunnert bux: ...

    Everything but the boots for 2 hunnert bux:

    https://www.ebay.com/itm/Head-Alpine-Walker-Set-130/192915085783
  13. Sierra.com has some nice deals on touring boots...

    Sierra.com has some nice deals on touring boots for small feet.
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    Yeah, no point in buying now. The situation has...

    Yeah, no point in buying now. The situation has changed very rapidly since I started this thread. I'm now just hoping the validity will be extended to next season.
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    They are plastic cards so I would need to mail...

    They are plastic cards so I would need to mail them unless you are in Ottawa. Canada Post Xpresspost (1-3 days guaranteed depending on destination) should be around $20, which I will cover if you...
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    FS: Canadian lift passes

    Due to a cancelled trip, I have 10 Diamond level Canadian Ski Council lift passes to sell. These are gift cards that can be exchanged for a full day pass, any day this season, at participating...
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    I’ve tried a bunch of different techniques for...

    I’ve tried a bunch of different techniques for DIY base grinds on my xc rock skis, and by far the easiest and most successful was an orbital sander followed by a few quick passes of the SkiVisions...
  18. In Europe taxes are normally included in the...

    In Europe taxes are normally included in the displayed price, unlike in NA where they are added on at checkout. Shipments outside of the EU are not subject to tax, so when you choose a non-EU...
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    You guys are making me regret selling my MX98...

    You guys are making me regret selling my MX98 without ever skiing them. At the time, I just didn’t see when I would chose them over my MX88, skiing mostly in the East. Did I make a mistake?
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    Not sure what the problem is here... MNIAW is...

    Not sure what the problem is here... MNIAW is getting a new pair of the skis he already knows he likes at a price he named, I’m getting some cash and freeing up storage space, my wife is happy to...
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    Classic is easier to start with (if you can walk,...

    Classic is easier to start with (if you can walk, you can probably shuffle along in the track), but harder to do really well. There is also a continuum of possible exertion from barely moving to...
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    Can’t find the link now, but this summer while...

    Can’t find the link now, but this summer while nerding out about tire pressure I came across an interview with a technical guy from one of the big European pro cycling teams discussing their tire...
  23. Sorry to ruin this budding bromance, but you’re...

    Sorry to ruin this budding bromance, but you’re probably no more than top thousand if you had to read the PSA on a public forum. Top hundred and OP would have just bought the skis for you.

    (JK,...
  24. Wow, that’s above and beyond and you guys are...

    Wow, that’s above and beyond and you guys are lucky SOBs.

    I don’t think I would feel regret at taking advantage of an error by an evil corporate behemoth (thinking of you BC...), but...
  25. Code BF2019 for another 10% off 2020 gear at...

    Code BF2019 for another 10% off 2020 gear at Corbetts this weekend.

    I hope they cancel the ebay price error orders for the obvious resellers, and ship to the people who are truly stoked to get a...
  26. For you Canucks, they are on ebay.ca for shipping...

    For you Canucks, they are on ebay.ca for shipping to Canada

    For the ‘Muricans, no import duty on shipments of $800 (US) or less
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    I want to see Swissific dumpster dive an old pair...

    I want to see Swissific dumpster dive an old pair of fat kids skis, router out a channels in the base, and glue in strips of salvaged skin material.

    (That’s what I would do if I had the time)
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    Altai Hoks have permanently attached skin inserts...

    Altai Hoks have permanently attached skin inserts instead of the fishscales on the Marquettes, but otherwise a similar concept (and the Hoks are from Canada!). I have Hoks, and they are a lot of fun...
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    ^thanks, worked for me!

    ^thanks, worked for me!
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    I’ve posted a bunch of my codes in this thread,...

    I’ve posted a bunch of my codes in this thread, but now I need one myself. Anyone holding?
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    Jong’s guide to binding adjustment: DIN: ...

    Jong’s guide to binding adjustment:

    DIN: start with the chart, then adjust up if you release prematurely, or down if you break your leg (it’s a fine balance). Or, just crank it to the max and...
  32. For the record Lindahl, the Alp Tracks sold for...

    For the record Lindahl, the Alp Tracks sold for about $625 shipped on ebay.
  33. Alp Tracks sold, and prices adjusted on boots and...

    Alp Tracks sold, and prices adjusted on boots and bindings.

    Possible free shipping to USA or international if we complete the deal today and I can use a Canada Post promo (today only)
  34. Final opportunity for Canada Post free shipping...

    Final opportunity for Canada Post free shipping Tuesday promo.
  35. Last call for free shipping Tuesday promo. All...

    Last call for free shipping Tuesday promo. All items still available.
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    Piste Jib sold!

    Piste Jib sold!
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    184 Piste Jib and 190 Powderboards for sale over...

    184 Piste Jib and 190 Powderboards for sale over in gear swap
    https://www.tetongravity.com/forums/showthread.php/330165-FS-Kastle-MX98-Praxis-ON3P
  38. replied to pm's still have one slot for free...

    replied to pm's

    still have one slot for free shipping in Canada tomorrow (Tuesday)
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    Pics added and ON3P description revised to...

    Pics added and ON3P description revised to correct 181cm length

    I'm almost ashamed at how little use these skis have had, especially the Praxis Piste Jib and Powderboards. I tried to adjust the...
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    No thanks on the kidney trade offer -- I'm gonna...

    No thanks on the kidney trade offer -- I'm gonna try and squeeze another season out of the OG pair. Could use some fresh young lungs (VO2max of 60 or so) to keep up on the uphills though...

    I...
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    FS: Kastle MX98, Praxis, ON3P

    Some TGR favorites here that deserve a better home than I can give them.

    Prices in USD, shipping from Canada not included (estimate $40-60 depending on size and destination).
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  42. Turkey sale update: new stuff added, sold items...

    Turkey sale update: new stuff added, sold items deleted. I will be able to ship another package for free within Canada this Tuesday (with preference to buyers of multiple items for the free shipping).
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    Years ago Tecnica made the Bodacious, a 130 flex...

    Years ago Tecnica made the Bodacious, a 130 flex boot with tech fittings and no walk mode. I think it was quickly discontinued, and the fact that you can still find the 2013 model in stock at a...
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    Another one for 25% off no minimum: HJ75NK426 ...

    Another one for 25% off no minimum: HJ75NK426

    Fine print always says “on select items” and “not valid on clearance”, and the ones I’ve been getting recently seem to have expiry dates same day or...
  45. I used to use the scissor jacks that came with my...

    I used to use the scissor jacks that came with my vehicles for seasonal tire changeover, but after 2 separate jack failures (once the jack tipped over, and once the threaded rod stripped through the...
  46. From the True North Strong and Free (So no...

    From the True North Strong and Free

    (So no tax/duty/brokerage fees for you, and same for the Amerifriends if <$800)
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    KA26XC823

    KA26XC823
  48. Thanks for playing. The free shipping slot for...

    Thanks for playing. The free shipping slot for today is gone, but there will be another one next Tuesday (or non-free shipping any time).
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    I will take both MTN brakes. Pm coming.

    I will take both MTN brakes. Pm coming.
  50. Flash sale - Canada - MHW, TNF, Saga, Norrona, Cycling

    Update: Last opportunity for free shipping promo in Canada is today (Oct 29)

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    I’m tired of looking at this stuff, and there’s a Canada Post promo where I...
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