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  1. This thread has promise....front break delete ...

    This thread has promise....front break delete

    https://www.mtbr.com/threads/front-break-delete-on-my-bmc-twostroke-cross-country-bike-than-i-am-using-for-fun-trail-riding.1204831/#post-15639190
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    Do they drive a Lexus and have new phones from...

    Do they drive a Lexus and have new phones from Verizon? Fuck all those commercials on continuous repeat during the playoffs.
  3. Thread: Wildfire 2022

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    Good catch by passerby. ...

    Good catch by passerby.
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    Suspension? I think the major and game...

    Suspension? I think the major and game misconduct in game was it unless I missed something.

    It looked bad real time but was a non-hit. Watch the slo-mo replay at 2:40. Smith was spinning...
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    Doumont is the only system there I've ridden...

    Doumont is the only system there I've ridden aside from Hammerfest DH race early 2000s. Definitely get a guide if you can. I didn't find the funner stuff at Doumont until the end of my ride when it...
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    There's a definite conflict of interest on the...

    There's a definite conflict of interest on the part of shops. If they did a good job of educating their customers where they can't ride their mopeds, they might sell less of them. I don't buy it...
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    It's definitely not that bad everywhere. I paid...

    It's definitely not that bad everywhere. I paid $5.30 in LA last week and it looks to be as low as $5.50 here right now. Lots of variability though, and a lot of places with much higher prices. ...
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    That's been my exact experience at Lowes. Look...

    That's been my exact experience at Lowes. Look item up - cool it's in Aisle 59. Aisle numbers only went up to 57. Finally had someone show me to the item. It was on a wall, well away from Aisle...
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    As amazing as McJesus has been playing I think...

    As amazing as McJesus has been playing I think Smith is almost the bigger difference maker for the Oilers. So many goals the last couple games have come on plays that started with him playing the...
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    Dirt biker is set on fire by police taser after...

    Dirt biker is set on fire by police taser after gas from his moto spills over him when he is tackled by officers. 3rd degree burns to 75% of his body.
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    Google searching a trail up in Norcal I came...

    Google searching a trail up in Norcal I came across a link for fatpacking the Lost Coast. Assuming this referred to fatbiking/bikepacking (=fatpacking) I wanted to see what could be ridden since...
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    No used bikes recently but I still use Craigslist...

    No used bikes recently but I still use Craigslist for used parts. On the good side you get to meet in person, inspect the parts/bike and hand over cash. I sold a couple 10 yr old MTBs start of 2021...
  13. Thread: Ask the experts

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    I have my tools in a small pouch that can go in...

    I have my tools in a small pouch that can go in the frame bag of my spur or in my pack or hip pack. This generally works well but I forget to grab the tool pouch and pump often enough when I take my...
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    The netting on the hood is a new one. Wonder...

    The netting on the hood is a new one. Wonder what they pack under it lol.



    Saw this one a few days ago. Lots of points. Couldn't get a shot of the front but there was more up there too. ...
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    Was fun seeing Mcdavid get run over a couple...

    Was fun seeing Mcdavid get run over a couple times. Kane being a hot head they'll be able to get under his skin. Agreed Lucic's line could be a difference maker in the series. Oilers have the...
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    About the only thing we didn't see was a goalie...

    About the only thing we didn't see was a goalie brawl. Maybe next game if Smith is back in net.

    Very fun game to watch. Mcjesus is so impressive to watch, making big plays out of nothing time...
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    Flames chase Smith from the net in less than 7...

    Flames chase Smith from the net in less than 7 minutes.

    In other news I missed the first 5 mins because ESPN insisted on showing lame Canes/Rangers post game interviews rather than switch to the...
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    MTB club spent the last 2 yrs on a complete...

    MTB club spent the last 2 yrs on a complete rebuild of a trail destroyed by fire and subsequent storms. 10 miles of awesome, exposed backcountry bliss. Hikers have now found it and use it to access...
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    Hell yeah Flames! Oettinger was incredible. ...

    Hell yeah Flames!

    Oettinger was incredible. Great to see the whole handshake lineup give him props for his play.

    Battle of Alberta should be awesome. Mike Smith isn't lights out like...
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    It's all about spending $3k more than necessary...

    It's all about spending $3k more than necessary on your setup while making using the truck as hard as possible.
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    Can't really argue with that assessment. They...

    Can't really argue with that assessment. They made good use of the terrain though and the stuff at Barnes has some good chunk and interesting features. Upper Ella goes through some very scenic...
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    My favorite day of all!!! 😁

    My favorite day of all!!! 😁
  23. Thread: Ask the Idiots

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    I can confirm a truck bumper is the perfect spot,...

    I can confirm a truck bumper is the perfect spot, then when you forget its there and drive away that "too many tools" problem gets solved one tool at a time. Have lost a Swiss army knife that way...
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    Did you get to ride Ella Mountain? I hear that's...

    Did you get to ride Ella Mountain? I hear that's now been connected all the way back to town. Last fall it only went about half way. Cool trail!
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    I've not had as much of an issue with Duracells. ...

    I've not had as much of an issue with Duracells. These kirkland batteries have been terrible.

    They could still be made by Duracell I guess, although the contacts on each end are a different...
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    This is a good one. QAnon personality tells...

    This is a good one. QAnon personality tells followers they no longer need to pay utility bills, property taxes or credit card bills. They follow....with predictable results.
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    I've stopped using the costco batteries as this...

    I've stopped using the costco batteries as this seems to happen with every set, but I'm still finding things that I missed swapping out for fresh duracells.

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    I paid for Hulu when playoffs started so I could...

    I paid for Hulu when playoffs started so I could actually watch the games. Tune in yesterday for Flames/Stars and the Caps/Panthers game was playing on that stream channel. They didn't switch over...
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    That sucks... heal up! My bars have been...

    That sucks... heal up!

    My bars have been rotating back on me. I like to angle the bar so the rise is in line with the fork and I keep noticing it is off a bit. Each time it happens I've...
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    Unrelated to prior two posts, I picked up a...

    Unrelated to prior two posts, I picked up a couple of these for the first time in years. Pretty smooth, don't see DFH here much anymore.

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    Wow post a couple pics and look at the trash that...

    Wow post a couple pics and look at the trash that shows up!


    See if you can find this spot, Lee!

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    So this raises a question... as a buyer you would...

    So this raises a question... as a buyer you would want to verify whether something like that was permitted. Wouldn't going to the city/county to do so bust the seller?
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    5th day Looking at a trailhead kiosk map the...

    5th day


    Looking at a trailhead kiosk map the day before reminded me of another trail I had been wanting to check out - Middle Sespe trail. It's the only trail along Sespe creek that is open to...
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    Awesome! I think Old Man Peter Morin is still...

    Awesome! I think Old Man Peter Morin is still doing his thing on the Shore too. He's got to be almost 80 now.
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    4th day Was still throwing a few plans around...

    4th day

    Was still throwing a few plans around in my head and opted to head over towards Ojai. There are some really fun trails over there that are not well known.



    Namesake of the Piedra...
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    3rd day. Rain. Woke up to rain and spent...

    3rd day. Rain.

    Woke up to rain and spent some time in the camper reading. Every time it seemed like it had cleared up I'd start to get moving and it would start raining again. Went on like...
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    My setup is a 100Ah lithium battery and two 100W...

    My setup is a 100Ah lithium battery and two 100W solar panels. This typically runs a dometic fridge, lights and charging USB devices. When out camping I've never seen my battery drop below 85% with...
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    Second day of riding was Cold Springs, one of the...

    Second day of riding was Cold Springs, one of the four main descents on the Santa Barbara front side.


    The trail was about 3 miles east of camp on Camino Cielo. Nice views to the north from...
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    My own tour of Los Padres continued for another...

    My own tour of Los Padres continued for another week. I camped up above SB on East Camino Cielo and did a couple rides from camp after taking a full day off to relax and recover.



    The view...
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    Race route and website in case google failed you!...

    Race route and website in case google failed you! : )

    https://tourdelospadres.weebly.com/

    https://ridewithgps.com/routes/38537648


    This was the third iteration of the route. First one...
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    Same here. Have never had an issue staying...

    Same here. Have never had an issue staying charged up. My only heavy usage is water heater for hot showers. My charge controller pulls from both solar panels and/or alternator when driving. I...
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    Flames were lucky to get out of their game with a...

    Flames were lucky to get out of their game with a win considering all the penalties they took.
  43. Thread: Wildlife

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    The New York Times: An Anaconda’s Play Date With...

    The New York Times: An Anaconda’s Play Date With Dolphins Took a Strange Turn.
    https://www.nytimes.com/2022/05/02/science/dolphins-anaconda-bolivia.html

    Strange turn indeed
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    Lots of them where I live. This one takes cards,...

    Lots of them where I live. This one takes cards, coins or $bills. But if you use a card they bill $5 which gives you twice as much time as I needed, also why I didn't want to feed my $5 bill in...
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    Went to the coin op car wash today to wash the...

    Went to the coin op car wash today to wash the moto. Change machine there was broken. At the laundromat around the corner one change machine was broken and the other wouldn't take my only $5 bill. ...
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    Good brats usually come in packs of 4 or for some...

    Good brats usually come in packs of 4 or for some reason, 5. Occasionally 6. Buns come in 6 or 8. You are almost always left with extra of one or the other and if you're like me and hate throwing...
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    Back at it at my restoration project last week...

    Back at it at my restoration project last week for a few sessions.

    http://www.habventures.com/photos/Digging/2022/rs2.jpg

    http://www.habventures.com/photos/Digging/2022/rs3.jpg
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    I used the Play Music app a lot to play MP3s. It...

    I used the Play Music app a lot to play MP3s. It worked great with my truck's stereo system. Would connect reliably when I'd start the truck up.

    Since that went away I've been using one called...
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    Pic doesn't do the paint job (or whatever you...

    Pic doesn't do the paint job (or whatever you call it) justice

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  50. Thread: Ask the experts

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    Another vote for Sweat buster after Beaterdit's...

    Another vote for Sweat buster after Beaterdit's post. Works great if you sweat a ton. Actually takes quite a while to become totally saturated, and continues to soak up more sweat after you wring...
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