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    Type outline.com/ in front of the url and ta...

    Type outline.com/ in front of the url and ta fucking da, paywall defeated.


    Outline.com/https://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2021/08/pandemic-american-shoppers-nightmare/619650/
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    Like toast said, its all about heat dissipation....

    Like toast said, its all about heat dissipation. Fancy schmancy ice tech rotors would help too.
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    Have you tried finned brake pads? That and a...

    Have you tried finned brake pads? That and a 203mm rotor on the rear will help, that was my solution for the 3000' decent I rode often on my Reign.
  4. Subsonic .22 They're quiet and deadly, better...

    Subsonic .22 They're quiet and deadly, better than a pellet gun. They dont work in my Ruger 10-22 semi auto, not enough kick to push the bolt back. I guess they work but you have to pull the bolt...
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    You finally figured out she's a dood.

    You finally figured out she's a dood.
  6. Thread: Ask the experts

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    My commuter bike has Magura MT5e brakes. Pads are...

    My commuter bike has Magura MT5e brakes. Pads are getting thin. Availabe pads are jagwire with 4 individual pads. On the bike are original magura pads on on each side. Jagwire pads are $11. Anyone...
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    If price is your major driving factor go for it....

    If price is your major driving factor go for it. If you want a good bike, run away. I sell & fix e-bikes, Rad's are not the worst but they're most def on the low end of the quality spectrum. If you...
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    DT Swiss hub question. To make a short story...

    DT Swiss hub question.

    To make a short story long, I smashed my rim on a rock and got a good dent in it. For entertainment I decided to try to straighten it (Sourced new rim at LBS as plan A (You...
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    You are a fucking cunt.

    You are a fucking cunt.
  10. Thread: Ask the experts

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    Drawbacks to bigger Rotors is that you might...

    Drawbacks to bigger
    Rotors is that you might not be able to get them hot enough to leave a burn scar on your calf.
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    Oof. 378335i

    Oof.

    378335i
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    Our master bedroom is in the basement, as of...

    Our master bedroom is in the basement, as of yesterday when I left to work on our lake house kitchen reno we hadn't turned on the AC this year. The previous owner of the house blew about 12" of...
  13. Thread: 2021 Supply

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    Orbea Wild fs, Occam & Rallon in stock in Vernon....

    Orbea Wild fs, Occam & Rallon in stock in Vernon. If somone wants my Occam M10 at a smokin deal ($5200cad cash) I'll sell it.
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    Bring it! 377697

    Bring it!

    377697
  15. Thread: 2021 Supply

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    Willing to sell my 2021 Occam M10 size xl with...

    Willing to sell my 2021 Occam M10 size xl with less than 10 rides. If that happens the Rallon mentioned above will be mine. :)
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    Got a couple Orbea bikes in this week in Vernon...

    Got a couple Orbea bikes in this week in Vernon if anyone is looking in the Okanagan.
    Rallon M10 size L
    Occam H20 size M
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    What should I get my wife for 28th anniversary?...

    What should I get my wife for 28th anniversary? Tomorrow.
  18. Thread: Wtb cranks

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    Found some 170 xt cranks online at TBS bike parts...

    Found some 170 xt cranks online at TBS bike parts for $219cad and ordered them Wednesday night with free 10 day shipping in North America. How surprised was I to get home from work and see them on...
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    I used to have a Stihl string trimmer, found the...

    I used to have a Stihl string trimmer, found the plastic string too shotty for most of what I used it for so i put a used guitar string in it and cut it to the right length. It worked way better. I...
  20. Thread: Wtb cranks

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    How much different will 5 or 10 mm crank length...

    How much different will 5 or 10 mm crank length make? I get that ill lose a bit of torque on climbs but how noticeable will it be? Not that I'd notice much difference, I've only ridden it a handfull...
  21. Thread: Wtb cranks

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    Wtb cranks

    Well fuck me sideways, I bent a crank on my Orbea Occam. Shimano XT M8100 175mm drive side. Im thinking shorter might be better since I'm smashing my pedals repeatedly on this bike. I was off my...
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    The question is moot. I texted him Friday saying...

    The question is moot. I texted him Friday saying i could come pick it up on Sunday. He texted me Saturday afternoon that he sold it to somone else. Dick.

    No I'm back to my other option. Rip off...
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    Not too concerned that BRP shut down Evinrude. My...

    Not too concerned that BRP shut down Evinrude. My experience with my parents was, give it a quick warm up, rev the piss out of it with a skier and park it. It went to the bottom of the lake 2 or 3...
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    Outboard motor questions

    I bought a house on a lake from my mom. It came with a boat with an early 80's Evinrude 90 that replaced a 70hp that threw its guts out of the block one hot afternoon. Insurance refinished the hull a...
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    You'll never get airtight.

    You'll never get airtight.
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    We sell pints and xrs at the ebike shop i work...

    We sell pints and xrs at the ebike shop i work at. One of our employees was playing on one and wiped out and busted her arm a couple weeks ago. It was considered a work related incedent so her lost...
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    If you're going to be towing don't get a hub...

    If you're going to be towing don't get a hub motor. If you're set on a hub motor, front wheel drive sucks.

    Xiongda makes a 2 speed hub motor that is an exception when it comes to towing. The...
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    I drove to work for the first time in a couple...

    I drove to work for the first time in a couple years last week. I had to give my daughter a ride because she cant drive a stick with a freshly busted right radius.
  29. Thread: Sink peeing

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    Pedestal sink for female could be disastrous.

    Pedestal sink for female could be disastrous.
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    Ya, I got an Orbea Occam M10 non E, all I can say...

    Ya, I got an Orbea Occam M10 non E, all I can say is wow. Only 140mm but faster up and down than my Reign. My only issue is pedal strikes, I've been thrown twice when my pedal stopped abruptly. Who...
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    For service Brosse has stepped it up this year....

    For service Brosse has stepped it up this year. We've got Bulls and Orbea & Moustache that run Bosch & Brosse. Far more Bosch than Brosse in our shop, for all but the most nit picky sensitive people...
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    Bosch are great but have you ridden a new Brosse?...

    Bosch are great but have you ridden a new Brosse? That margin you speak of isn't that wide and it's debatable which end of it the Bosch is on.
  33. Don't blame Instagram, credit instagram.

    Don't blame Instagram, credit instagram.
  34. Thread: 2021 Supply

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    Which one?

    Which one?
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    If you think there's wierd shit in here you need...

    If you think there's wierd shit in here you need an education and some living.
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    Well, I just flew at it and got it apart. The...

    Well, I just flew at it and got it apart. The pressure stick is fuct. A new one costs 75% of the whole post so I think it's going in the trash.

    Any comment on Brand X from chain reaction?
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    A friend has a KS Lev eTen i that spooged oil...

    A friend has a KS Lev eTen i that spooged oil into his frame. He asked if I could fix it, so I said I'd look into it. Since it spewed all it's oil I think it will need more than a basic seal refresh....
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    There is a Rallon M10 in a shop in Kelowna you...

    There is a Rallon M10 in a shop in Kelowna you could have now. Great price? Not so much.
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    I was kinda thinking that might be the case. The...

    I was kinda thinking that might be the case. The first pedal was a legit 30kph to 0 hit that tossed me over the bars (steel toe skate shoes saved my toes). The second pedal hit was pretty minor.
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    That swimming critter is an otter. I watched...

    That swimming critter is an otter. I watched him/her come to the surface with a fish and eat it.
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    Christina Lake B.C. 372615

    Christina Lake B.C.

    372615
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    About 3rd or forth ride on my new Orbea Occam I...

    About 3rd or forth ride on my new Orbea Occam I drilled a rock and bent a pedal. Replaced the pedals after 2 rides on the bent one and the very next ride I bent the same pedal. I hadn't bent a pedal...
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    I've only got 6 pair of brake pads, no chains. My...

    I've only got 6 pair of brake pads, no chains. My chain is new and dipped in queso so I should be good for a while.
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    Kranked 1 Live To Ride. I'm kinda biased though,...

    Kranked 1 Live To Ride. I'm kinda biased though, it was directed by a friend with 2 riding buddies in it. RIP Swetty

    https://youtu.be/IGCEnlgzNNY
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    I've begun to enjoy telling people that the bike...

    I've begun to enjoy telling people that the bike they looked at yesterday sold while they were out comparison shopping and no, we won't be getting another one any time soon.
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    I know where there is a new Orbea Rallon M10 size...

    I know where there is a new Orbea Rallon M10 size L just sitting on the floor waiting to be scooped up. If I hadn't bought an Orbea Occam last month it would be mine.
  47. If you type outline.com/ in front of the address...

    If you type outline.com/ in front of the address you can get around paywalls.
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    Anyone ever use White lightning clean Ride? Wax...

    Anyone ever use White lightning clean Ride? Wax based, It seems ok, better than Muck off dry lube.
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    It's been said but, ditch the padded gloves. I...

    It's been said but, ditch the padded gloves. I ride basic leather ropers glove with a shit ton of snowseal worked in with a hair dryer.
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    I have a Yaris, that thing is wicked good in the...

    I have a Yaris, that thing is wicked good in the snow. Too fast for road conditions is arbitrarily decided by a cop usually in a car that should never be taken off dry asphalt.
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