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    As a counter argument, around here there have...

    As a counter argument, around here there have been very few issues with the Shifts from different shop guys I know including arguably the largest local/online dealer Monod's (I ride with the buyer...
  2. Yeah, Ski Cross:...

    Yeah, Ski Cross:
    https://nsmb.com/articles/ski-cross-racer-dies-while-riding-squamish/

    To me her death hits home much harder knowing some of the team and knowing most of them are getting into...
  3. Thread: Ask the experts

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    That Henty looks pretty nice actually (kind of...

    That Henty looks pretty nice actually (kind of like the Wingnuts), first time seeing it. The straps should add some nice stability to the bigger 3L bladder and I don't think you would notice them...
  4. +1 to what Andeh said. Putting a Works angleset...

    +1 to what Andeh said. Putting a Works angleset on the Ripmo is an automatic to give it the same HA as the RipmoAF at a slight reduction in Reach (maybe 5mm?). But curious like Andeh to hear how...
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    No? because the old C & D had way longer rocker....

    No? because the old C & D had way longer rocker.

    Would it not just be a Supergoat 124 vs 118?
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    I would like to hear peep's experiences with...

    I would like to hear peep's experiences with Stan's Race as well.

    I've heard Stan's Race is strong stuff, overkill and making tire changes (breaking the seal) extremely difficult. However I'm...
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    Well Specialized, after the launch of the new...

    Well Specialized, after the launch of the new Enduro I was expecting to be blown away with an upcoming Kenevo, however, I'm finding this new bike to be extremely underwhelming.
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    Lame!

    Lame!
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    Ripley4 vs. Tallboy4...everyone seems to be on...

    Ripley4 vs. Tallboy4...everyone seems to be on the same page!
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    YES, I noticed the same. It almost seems like...

    YES, I noticed the same. It almost seems like some of the cameras in the woods were remote (i.e. not tracking the riders) and the others were manned...which suits me fine as we get to see more of the...
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    Both bikes are compelling for their own reasons....

    Both bikes are compelling for their own reasons. The Ripley definitely being the noticeably faster and more technical climber of the two due to its lighter weight, steeper SA, suspension kinematics,...
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    Have you ridden New Denver? I can't compare as I...

    Have you ridden New Denver? I can't compare as I haven't ridden Nakusp but New Denver is rad...and I assume what Nakusp is striving to become?
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    This the spot?

    Now that I see the cost of what you paid (not that it really changes anything), I would expect them to cover the cost of the gear. They have their gear distributors and...
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    Unbelievable...I thought Brosnan had it. Super...

    Unbelievable...I thought Brosnan had it.

    Super Bruni indeed!!!
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    I was hoping the new Instinct would be out before...

    I was hoping the new Instinct would be out before the new Slayer but alas, not until Summer 2020 for the brand new revisions.
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    +2 on Money Heist, even enjoyed watching it in...

    +2 on Money Heist, even enjoyed watching it in Spanish with the subtitles. Likeable characters, main character is a babe, traps me into episode after episode. Seasons (Parts) 1 & 2 were great (I...
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    Must be a Revy localís thing;) ...

    Must be a Revy localís thing;)

    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20190819/0fcfef7f9298e8d6bf6d5ef4eacff108.jpg


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    I see my friend’s shop just received the...

    I see my friend’s shop just received the Dissector (Canada), just need that Exo+/DD love to come sooner than later from Maxxis.

    DHF rear is my go to over the DHR2. Even though it’s heavier I find...
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    Haha, is that like the couple I passed on the...

    Haha, is that like the couple I passed on the bike path this weekend who rang their bell at me after I passed them (obviously I don't have a bell)?

    Speaking of bike paths, our city just got the...
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    Pros: - quicker cornering/turning - the ability...

    Pros:
    - quicker cornering/turning
    - the ability to run heavier casings + inserts without gaining as much heft and maintain quickness
    - increased butt crack clearance
    Cons:
    - still doesn't roll...
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    Very soon...Crankworx starts in a week. Maybe...

    Very soon...Crankworx starts in a week.

    Maybe a press camp/dealer launch now?
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    I even mean the NEW SCs, Megatower/Hightower2 vs....

    I even mean the NEW SCs, Megatower/Hightower2 vs. SB130/150, the Yeti's are noticeable steeper/more centred body position.
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    Yup, and I feel the SCs don't come close to the...

    Yup, and I feel the SCs don't come close to the way the Yetis feel in the SA department.
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    I think we've all seen this: ...

    I think we've all seen this:


    https://youtu.be/AU7GFl5mn2U
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    Admittedly I've always been the type of rider to...

    Admittedly I've always been the type of rider to just 'ride the bike' so I have trouble speaking eloquently on what works/doesn't work. I'm a fast climber so I know I want an efficient pedalling...
  26. Yes...now Mt. Cartier, THAT's the character...

    Yes...now Mt. Cartier, THAT's the character building hike;) (sans heli)
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    Spears...motherfuckin' spears. I understand when...

    Spears...motherfuckin' spears. I understand when peeps can't move a fallen log across the trail, I do my best to get fallen trees completely off the trail and without a saw can usually roll it off....
  28. I feel like this is something that Trailforks has...

    I feel like this is something that Trailforks has wrong, or else the name has evolved...what say you locals Grinch and AlexC?

    We always used to call this Frisby DH, and then when combined with...
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    In between size? Yeah that's why I'm leaning...

    In between size? Yeah that's why I'm leaning towards the SC's because they fit better (and at XL I like that longer chain stay option on the Mega).
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    I think maybe because some of these bikes are...

    I think maybe because some of these bikes are becoming a bit more specific/niche in their role, enduro vs. all mountain trail destroyers?

    I really like the way the SB150 rides (even climbs...
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    If you are asking if new 12 speed XT/XTR...

    If you are asking if new 12 speed XT/XTR shifter/derailleur is compatible with SRAM cassettes, then all anecdotal evidence suggests that YES they are. Just pick a cassette, match the chain...and be a...
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    Surprisingly he didn't Strava PB's Hot Lap...

    Surprisingly he didn't Strava PB's Hot Lap video-pinkbike-hot-lap-with-jesse-melamed even though he beat the fastest time by almost 30 sec.
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    Nort, what have you been hearing around Whistler?...

    Nort, what have you been hearing around Whistler? I had a few days on one and in this day and age of great bikes, Megatower=Megaturd...IMO;) While I liked the fit and geometry enough, I just could...
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    Enduro bikes have changed the game;) Itís become...

    Enduro bikes have changed the game;) Itís become a favourite again, seriously.


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    Canmore/Banff Ride Recommendation?

    After all that and itís probably going to be raining Friday. The way the weather is looking this week (fuck, what a shitty season weíve been having), if you need to ride, Highline (including RoR and...
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    Sunset right now is 9:30pm. I would agree with...

    Sunset right now is 9:30pm.

    I would agree with Grinch's choices, only I would do Razor's/Jewel from the Barrier Lake/Dam (Kananaskis) side and that will only add about 20 min (10min per direction)...
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    RAW is the best - Teahupo'o

    My mind is blown, possibly the best surfing footage I've ever watched. Can't believe how much better RAW is over video edits. Insane carnage throughout or skip to 27:40 for Koa's MADNESS!...
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    Last nightís plan was to ride a classic off on...

    Last nightís plan was to ride a classic off on the horizon but as almost everywhere was sitting under a dark cloud I gambled on this beauty of a 2 trail loop (that can actually handle the wet around...
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    Gnarly and shitty news...RIP ...

    Gnarly and shitty news...RIP

    https://www.google.ca/amp/s/globalnews.ca/news/5396090/skier-killed-in-alberta-backcountry/amp/


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    Good news, burning pee only lasted a couple days....

    Good news, burning pee only lasted a couple days. It was definitely due to a crushed taint from the saddle and after reading through a few Tri forums, this seems to be a more common experience than...
  41. Thread: WSL

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    Well Joel and Potts wouldn't shut up about 2017...

    Well Joel and Potts wouldn't shut up about 2017 during the finals;)

    Ha, I didn't even notice the girls didn't surf The Box. As rad as it was watching Robinson at The Box, I would rather have the...
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    Well designing the flex of a 31.8 bar into a 35...

    Well designing the flex of a 31.8 bar into a 35 bar is kind of the new thing, look at OneUP, WeAreOne, and VitalMTB tested this thing and seemed to really like it Fasst Flex Enduro Handlebar. It's...
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    It burns when I pee

    Seriously though, I think my taint has been compromised. I demoed a SB150 yesterday and the SB130 today, both come with that WTB Volt saddle. Both days involved some of our more physical and...
  44. Thread: WSL

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    Question after realizing I haven't watched much...

    Question after realizing I haven't watched much of Marg's in the past: Do they include The Box more for novelty/exhibition/something different for the competitors/viewers...or put another way, would...
  45. Thread: WSL

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    Was that even fair??? Local Jack Robinson...

    Was that even fair??? Local Jack Robinson absolutely schooling Filipe Toledo!
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    Keep in mind carbon rims seem to be going through...

    Keep in mind carbon rims seem to be going through a bit of an r/evolution currently, i.e. some brands are promoting shallower rim profiles to provide a bit more flex/give responding to people...
  47. Thread: The FIFTY

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    Cody, they don't care about your POLE, they just...

    Cody, they don't care about your POLE, they just want to know how you GRIP your SHAFT:fm:

    Seriously though, I think someone here even started a thread about it in Tech Talk wanting to know what...
  48. Thread: WSL

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    Cape Fear at Shipstern's Bluff was a more...

    Cape Fear at Shipstern's Bluff was a more entertaining watch today!

    Red Bull TV
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    I can't believe how many of you are surprised by...

    I can't believe how many of you are surprised by the direction/tactic of the show. Obviously they're going to use huge liberty on suspension of disbelief.

    Sansa pretty much foreshadowed the death...
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    Black Rock in Falls City, OR...does it get a lot...

    Black Rock in Falls City, OR...does it get a lot of love? I don't know, every time I've been not another group there.
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