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    Thanks, I get it now. I need to actually work...

    Thanks, I get it now. I need to actually work these sections instead of giving them the 1 half-assed go and rolling on...


    That's obnoxious but par for the Springville course, place is as...
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    Shane T. He did almost the same ride as you did...

    Shane T. He did almost the same ride as you did but 2 hours earlier. What are the odds?
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    Weird, I was more scared of Tanner's B entrance...

    Weird, I was more scared of Tanner's B entrance last year than I am of the A option this year. Winter made me dumber I guess, I thought rolling the rock pile into the creek was fun.
    For the rock...
  4. Thread: Kitty Stoke

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    Last picture is awesome. Kitty wants to go home...

    Last picture is awesome. Kitty wants to go home with your mom for sure, he knows she's good people.
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    Love the ride name of Strava! Saw 2 people I...

    Love the ride name of Strava! Saw 2 people I follow get up that thing on the same day, I never even though of riding it on the bike. Worth it??
    Gonna be hard to continue playing in the foothills now...
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    That is definitely a concern. A bunch of the...

    That is definitely a concern. A bunch of the switchbacks on the lower section of 19th ave (above I street) are already showing serious signs of erosion. People are trying to haul ass around the...
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    Queen Pauline invented that game. It's insane...

    Queen Pauline invented that game. It's insane that they can perform at that level in all 3 disciplines. Not like the competition was low in any of the fields....
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    Trading shitty old hiking trails for unremarkable...

    Trading shitty old hiking trails for unremarkable new biking trail is not the most appealing tradeoff but the directional aspect is a massive net positive.
    I'll ride the same old loops for years...
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    Is that the plan? There's flagging tape on a...

    Is that the plan? There's flagging tape on a bunch of spots down low but it seems like a weird spot to put a 2nd trail. Unless both trails are parallel to each other the whole way.
    The new section...
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    Poutine? Putin? Putain? You still mad about...

    Poutine? Putin? Putain?
    You still mad about dropper posts or just happy to see my post?
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    I used to live with a guy who raged about these...

    I used to live with a guy who raged about these things on a weekly basis. One day he was in the middle of a rant and almost swallowed one he had somehow missed while cleaning an apple. To this day...
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    As one of them I have to agree. Place is going...

    As one of them I have to agree. Place is going down, hard. Some islands of resistance but I personally wrote the whole country off the far right party became a very viable political force and when...
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    How's the riding down there? As in what would you...

    How's the riding down there? As in what would you compare it in the SL or UT valley? Haven't set foot in that canyon for years, I think I need to remedy that.
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    Beauty!! I'd buy a gravel bike in hot minute if...

    Beauty!! I'd buy a gravel bike in hot minute if this was one of my commuting options! Well, try to anyway.
    The shoulder on most streets in SLC looks to be just about as janky but I see fewer...
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    Shimano XT. But I imagine it would also happen...

    Shimano XT. But I imagine it would also happen with SRAM


    2 votes for Loctite, I'll give it a go. Poor shifting makes me see red, shit was immaculate for 1500 miles across 2 bikes then a branch...
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    Locktite on the B-screw? I swear mine is backing...

    Locktite on the B-screw? I swear mine is backing out on its own on big downhills. My drivetrain will go from shifting damn near perfectly (as well as it can with a bent and re-straightened hanger) to...
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    I worked at the U of U for over 10 years and...

    I worked at the U of U for over 10 years and drove there maybe 20 times total as the parking situation is beyond fucked. They gave us a free bus pass which allowed me to avoid sketchy winter riding...
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    Thanks for the beta. It was really fun even with...

    Thanks for the beta.
    It was really fun even with the miles of pushing on snow. No traffic past the gate, cool temps, rad view, and awesome riding. I'm always pumped to ride something new even it it...
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    ^^^ Where is that being built? Can't seem to find...

    ^^^ Where is that being built? Can't seem to find any info online.

    Can't remember who posted about Parrish or one of the other mega DH trails which drop off Skyline recently?
    A buddy mentioned...
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    I'd come up with something witty but I got a...

    I'd come up with something witty but I got a delivery notification so...
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    We love extra letters in French, especially...

    We love extra letters in French, especially silent ones, but here in the US people insist on pronouncing everything and it turns my extremely manly name into the lady version. It's a dude's name...
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    Another pro-tip: slide them over a wooden spoon...

    Another pro-tip: slide them over a wooden spoon which is already drying on the rack (assuming you have a section to hold the silverware upright). Prevents them from sticking to themselves and not...
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    Still waiting :biggrin: Delivery may happen...

    Still waiting :biggrin:
    Delivery may happen today in which case I'll spare my nads another beatdown and return to the lovely feeling of riding on a pillow instead of a pogo-stick intent on smashing...
  24. Thread: Kitty Stoke

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    ^^^ Passed out in the hallway, couldn't even make...

    ^^^ Passed out in the hallway, couldn't even make it to the bed. #bender

    Gutzilla is enjoying the warm weather:

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    SICK!!!!! Love me some LCC trail. I assume snow...

    SICK!!!!!
    Love me some LCC trail. I assume snow gets deep somewhere above the ruins and below the Tanners entrance? Need to get my ass up there tonight, hopefully with an actual dropper cause the...
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    ^^ What he said :biggrin: Edit: I'd like to...

    ^^ What he said
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    Edit: I'd like to extend my annoyance to DHL who is also being pretty fucking evasive about the whereabouts of my new shock which has been in transit for 10 days despite...
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    Did someone shit in your cereal? This isn't...

    Did someone shit in your cereal?
    This isn't about riding the bike, I have a rigid post in there now. This is about UPS and the fact that they're as slow on the fucking draw as you are. Are you...
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    Fucking UPS fucksticks fucking up my fucking...

    Fucking UPS fucksticks fucking up my fucking biking program. Fuck them with barbed sticks dipped in lemon juice and cayenne pepper.

    Last Sat I hop on my bike and realize my dropper cartridge is...
  29. Thread: Garden 2021

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    ^^^ beautiful spread! Ms Boissal started 100s of...

    ^^^ beautiful spread! Ms Boissal started 100s of flowers from seed in the greenhouse this year, her goal is something similar, huge splashes of color everywhere:

    This is my current achievement,...
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    I typically spend 10-15 minutes on Monday night...

    I typically spend 10-15 minutes on Monday night breaking down boxes. Have to fish a few out of the big recycling bin first, typically the largest ones. They're jammed in there as to occupy as much...
  31. You sent angry letters to Alta demanding they set...

    You sent angry letters to Alta demanding they set the cutoff at 6AM? Smart.
  32. Brutal-er than this year? That would mean a...

    Brutal-er than this year? That would mean a continuous line of cars parked from the fucking start of the summer road at Alta all the way down to the gate parking lot 1 mile up the canyon :eek:
  33. Thread: Kitty Stoke

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    ^^^ Inviting belly, kitteh is asking for a rub. ...

    ^^^ Inviting belly, kitteh is asking for a rub.

    Cats lounge harder than any other creatures. Which make the zoomies all the more entertaining when they finally get out of their torpor to teleport...
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    Thansk, I called and they're out of stock, same @...

    Thansk, I called and they're out of stock, same @ Suspension Syndicate so I bought one from OneUp and it should get here on Tuesday. Gives me a few days to put some token effort into the garden and...
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    Cross- post from the Wasatch dirt thread +...

    Cross- post from the Wasatch dirt thread + questions:
    My OneUp V2 dropper shat the bed this morning, took the bike out to load it in the car and notice that I could push the dropper down by hand...
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    Off topic but anyone know if a shop in the SLC...

    Off topic but anyone know if a shop in the SLC valley stocks OneUp components? Authorized dealer of sorts? My dropper shat the bed, won't stay up or down, and I suspect the cartridge is blown. I took...
  37. Thread: Kitty Stoke

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    This ended about as well as you'd think. I...

    This ended about as well as you'd think. I couldn't get her out of the car once she jumped in, she was bent on exploring the new space. After a couple of minutes of trying to coax her out I turned...
  38. This. Someone rolled off that ridge last...

    This.

    Someone rolled off that ridge last summer and got pretty mangled IIRC. It's the cool lap for all the fast bros who can bang it out in 1 hour round trip but it can get real pretty fucking...
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    Same here. I'd buy one but I'm pretty sure Ms...

    Same here. I'd buy one but I'm pretty sure Ms Boissal already has one since she has all the gardening things.
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    Had to go to Germany to get a Manitou shock....

    Had to go to Germany to get a Manitou shock. Annoying as they're US made and the shock will end up traveling internationally a lot more than I have these past few hours.
    I considered EXT but vanity...
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    Damn! It was already crazy at the end of last...

    Damn! It was already crazy at the end of last summer, sounds like people are pulling all the stops on bikes right now. And on pretty much anything else for that matter.
    I was looking on PB to see...
  42. Thread: Garden 2021

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    Herbs and as Mr Mike was saying peppers. The...

    Herbs and as Mr Mike was saying peppers. The smaller ones (eg Thai) don't get that big and still produce massively. If you line up pots along a trellis anything that likes to climb will do well...
  43. Thread: Kitty Stoke

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    Hobbes the Chubbs, always on her guard since she...

    Hobbes the Chubbs, always on her guard since she stole Ugly's bed:

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  44. Thread: Fuck podcasts.

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    As others have said, it's the perfect medium for...

    As others have said, it's the perfect medium for activities which require you to pay some attention while sitting on ass (driving) or doing simple tasks (mowing lawn).
    If you can't find a non-shitty...
  45. Shoot me a PM, I have an analogue shock pump I...

    Shoot me a PM, I have an analogue shock pump I can drop off at your house (yours to keep).
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    Oh I get it, you were leaning on your arms too...

    Oh I get it, you were leaning on your arms too much. I have the same problem (core made of melty cheese) and it's definitely a bit of effort to focus on remaining upright. My core gets shot to shit...
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    You mean while going downhill? Or am I missing...

    You mean while going downhill? Or am I missing something?
    I think if you feel like you have to be in the saddle while going down because of your hands your setup still needs mucho tweaking.
    Re:...
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    Yeah I think making it into a loop would be...

    Yeah I think making it into a loop would be pretty ambitious and involve quite a bit of pavement (up Emigration to the base of MoPi and from the base of the dowhill to Wild Rose park, assuming you...
  49. Thread: Kitty Stoke

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    Some cats look much closer to their much larger...

    Some cats look much closer to their much larger wild cousin than others.
    This is one of them. Scaled down version of a cougar on the hunt.
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    I just mounted an Absolute Black bash guard chain...

    I just mounted an Absolute Black bash guard chain guide combo and immediately slammed it into a big old block of quartzite with 0 issues, what a lovely feeling that was. The new chain guide also...
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