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    I will accept all XT hydraulic brakes that are...

    I will accept all XT hydraulic brakes that are unwanted, and give them a good home.
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    This. Some of that old stuff was truly...

    This.

    Some of that old stuff was truly terrible and a PITA to work on. U-brakes under the chain stays.... Canti cable hangers that were integrated into quill stems... roller brakes...
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    I read the T&C - quick review, but I did not see...

    I read the T&C - quick review, but I did not see what the point was of designating a single destination vs all destinations for the Covid shutdown clause.
  4. Is that a fire pit in the middle of the table?

    Is that a fire pit in the middle of the table?
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    "Sure Stop" or "Reliable" would be a much more...

    "Sure Stop" or "Reliable" would be a much more reassuring name for bike brakes than "Hope."
  6. I think Mrs C is a keeper. She didn't object to...

    I think Mrs C is a keeper. She didn't object to the free patio umbrella I got from a friend - his wife's uncle runs a bar and restaurant and has a bunch of promotional stuff from booze companies.
    ...
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    How about a new debate, experts? Acera vs...

    How about a new debate, experts?

    Acera vs Alivio: GO!!!
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    Because yours are SRAM?

    Because yours are SRAM?
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    SLX is more similar to XT than dissimilar. ...

    SLX is more similar to XT than dissimilar.

    I'd draw your "low end components" line a little differently -- everything at GX and up is decent; everything at SLX (maybe even Deore) and up is...
  10. My Nextdoor site is, as usual, a cesspool. ...

    My Nextdoor site is, as usual, a cesspool. Today, it features rich white people lecturing other rich white people about racism, "thugs," the Democratic hoax of the pandemic, etc., etc.

    For those...
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    Take a look here too - might find something...

    Take a look here too - might find something useful & cheap amongst the weirdness:
    https://www.randombikeparts.com/collections/wheelsets/disc-brake
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    Galena Park, near Reno, NV, today....

    Galena Park, near Reno, NV, today. https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20200603/4b33f7f46aba6deae7dc8cba4c244b83.jpg
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    Also, re: cheap boost 29" wheels - look at the...

    Also, re: cheap boost 29" wheels - look at the Mavic clearance at The House website.
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    I've had RockShox forks with cable lockout...

    I've had RockShox forks with cable lockout remotes, but I hadn't seen the hydraulic before. That's stupid...

    I had a circa 2011 Revelation dual air, 32mm, and didn't like it much. I recall it...
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    Swamp coolers pull outside air in, through the...

    Swamp coolers pull outside air in, through the wet mesh, don't they? Do they exhaust any inside air?
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    LQhX8PbNUWI

    LQhX8PbNUWI
  17. https://youtu.be/sNCeL7oepIM

    https://youtu.be/sNCeL7oepIM
  18. Mrs. Huckbucket's Christmas gift list: ...

    Mrs. Huckbucket's Christmas gift list:
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  19. emphasis on rim

    emphasis on rim
  20. I put it on Craigslist for $650, let's see what...

    I put it on Craigslist for $650, let's see what happens. More and better pics here:

    https://reno.craigslist.org/bik/d/reno-burley-samba-softride-tandem/7133437060.html
  21. I live a 1000' climb from the nearest grocery...

    I live a 1000' climb from the nearest grocery store. Not gonna happen...
  22. Reno and Sparks have curfews in place. Local TV...

    Reno and Sparks have curfews in place. Local TV news has live feed from downtown - lots of people standing around, lots of police standing around.
  23. Ambiguously.

    Ambiguously.
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    Nope, lots of rocks, and nope! Somehow I don't...

    Nope, lots of rocks, and nope!

    Somehow I don't seem to destroy tires on rocks, other than one bad experience with Schwalbe.
  25. I'm on Mt Rose highway, so howdy neighbor! I'm...

    I'm on Mt Rose highway, so howdy neighbor!

    I'm not sure on the size. I measured the captain at 18.5" center to top, not sure how to measure the stoker with the Softride beam being what it is.
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    I have two, both are 3C EXO.

    I have two, both are 3C EXO.
  27. I'd be pretty happy to get $500. Wonder if I...

    I'd be pretty happy to get $500. Wonder if I really could push that more on Craigslist...
  28. Are you trying to get divorced?

    Are you trying to get divorced?
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    Any of you like using the HR II for a rear tire?...

    Any of you like using the HR II for a rear tire? Thinking about trying it.

    Seems OK on the front, but I'm seeing undercutting on the side knobs fairly quickly, so may be time to move that HR to...
  30. I didn't think you could endo a tandem. So,...

    I didn't think you could endo a tandem.

    So, what should I try to sell this for on Craigslist?
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    This is 27.5, and the geometry is at the XC end...

    This is 27.5, and the geometry is at the XC end of trail bikes, but the spec is mind blowing at this price:
    ...
  32. Photo: ...

    Photo:

    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20200529/503f270eed808686db9a13994c403c8d.jpg
  33. What's my old but barely used tandem worth?

    Mrs C is never gonna ride this thing with me, so it's just taking up space.

    I picked up from a neighbor a couple of years ago a circa 1997 Burley Samba tandem, which had less than 100 miles on it....
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    Saris makes one that's a version of a hitch...

    Saris makes one that's a version of a hitch mounted carrier they make.
    ...
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    https://www.tetongravity.com/forums/showthread.php...

    https://www.tetongravity.com/forums/showthread.php/245491-Crank-Bros-the-trail-of-fail
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    There it is! $5k seems quite high... Get...

    There it is!

    $5k seems quite high... Get photos of the underside before traveling out to Seattle.
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    Were you able to grab the GX one? Looked at the...

    Were you able to grab the GX one? Looked at the website just now and looks like those are gone. They were something like $1300ish.
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    Here you go. If carfax shows it lived in So Cal...

    Here you go. If carfax shows it lived in So Cal its whole life, there won't be a spec of rust.

    https://orangecounty.craigslist.org/cto/d/bellflower-nissan-pathfinder-le-4wd/7115654790.html
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    Not exactly the Pathfinder your heart is set on,...

    Not exactly the Pathfinder your heart is set on, but price is right:

    https://slo.craigslist.org/cto/d/shandon-free-come-get-it/7122052704.html
  40. When you loot a Target, what's the best...

    When you loot a Target, what's the best department to raid for maximum return?
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    I bought one when they were on sale at Best Buy...

    I bought one when they were on sale at Best Buy for $300, new (not refurb), and returned it. It was huge on my small wrist.
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    What years are you looking for, and are you picky...

    What years are you looking for, and are you picky on options? 4WD, manual or automatic, any particular engine?
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    Couple more: ...

    Couple more:

    https://reno.craigslist.org/cto/d/truckee-92-nissan-pathfinder/7129846917.html

    This one looks pretty good in the few photos that are there:
    ...
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    I grew up in coastal California. Cars just don't...

    I grew up in coastal California. Cars just don't rust there - you'll see 20 year old beaters that are intact. Sun faded, abused, dented, yes, but no rust.

    I'll try to remember to keep an eye out...
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    If he's likely to like XC geometry, then look at...

    If he's likely to like XC geometry, then look at the Viathon clearance bikes. Hardtail only, nice spec, very good pricing on clearance - and there's cashback kickbacks too.

    It's the high end bike...
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    Euro tow ratings come with low speed limits,...

    Euro tow ratings come with low speed limits, don't they?

    Towing anything at 90mph, no matter what your tow vehicle, is stupid.
  47. Ritchey still makes the P-29er - but not with...

    Ritchey still makes the P-29er - but not with sliding dropouts. You want a SS-specific frame?
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    Saw this, looked again on local Craigslist... ...

    Saw this, looked again on local Craigslist... Here's another one, near Sacramento CA:

    https://sacramento.craigslist.org/cto/d/woodland-1995-nissan-pathfinder-4x4/7129287086.html

    These aren't...
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    That's the one. Friend is looking for something...

    That's the one. Friend is looking for something burly and I wanted to forward it. Thanks.
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    I thought it was in this thread, but now I can't...

    I thought it was in this thread, but now I can't find it -

    What's the aluminum enduro bike recently discussed here / announced, which was something like $3000 with a Lyrik? Available this fall.
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