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    My "backyard" ride has a little pit and some kids...

    My "backyard" ride has a little pit and some kids built a drop-in thru the pit to a step-up. Conservation got a pissy, so the kids took a shovel to it and cut it down...to this...it is and always has...
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    None (or very few) mtn bike pics do any justice...

    None (or very few) mtn bike pics do any justice for what it's like irl.
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    I don't like when the bail out isn't visible next...

    I don't like when the bail out isn't visible next to log rides.

    I'm loving my Bronson! It climbs exceptionally well for how fun it is on the down.

    Added a little...
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    Yup, for all animals. Fireworks are loud and...

    Yup, for all animals. Fireworks are loud and annoying noise and waste pollution. Especially on our beaches...makes me want to puke seeing the amoint of trash on 7/5.
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    Ha! It only takes one loser to make mention of...

    Ha! It only takes one loser to make mention of that acronym to ruin the rest of your life. Someone stupid friend of mine did it to me a few years ago. Wtf!!
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    Wrong forum jong. NEMBLA forum is two doors to...

    Wrong forum jong. NEMBLA forum is two doors to your left. [emoji3]
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    I'll have to try that next time. The other thing...

    I'll have to try that next time. The other thing we learned was to insert your hex tool into the derailleur bolt and use that to bend er in the field...or at home I guess. We always are bending...
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    That's exactly what just happened to my kids...

    That's exactly what just happened to my kids bike. Tough to tell how bent the hanger is without that tool...for us anyway...and his chain was toast. The other thing is you need to straighten your...
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    I'll have to take your word for it, but I'm...

    I'll have to take your word for it, but I'm guessing its nothing new. Maybe good for the noobs. Or some fancy app shit.
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    FB sucks and linking it sucks even worse. Take a...

    FB sucks and linking it sucks even worse. Take a lap
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    Does he get a dime if the season doesn't happen? ...

    Does he get a dime if the season doesn't happen?

    At this rate I don't see one game being played. We're too fucking dumb as a society.
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    Nice! Good dirt. We put in about 3hrs today....

    Nice! Good dirt.

    We put in about 3hrs today. Almost done with the complete rough-in. Not happy with a few turns, so needs some modification. Hopefully we'll be done after 3-4 more build sessions....
  13. https://twitter.com/DanielNewman/status/1276744489...

    https://twitter.com/DanielNewman/status/1276744489101668352?s=19
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    Yeah, that's exactly what the thought process was...

    Yeah, that's exactly what the thought process was I'm sure, but it's still an "S", just better.
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    ^so much work for such a short section. Well...

    ^so much work for such a short section. Well done.

    This is a little trail I built years ago. The turns sucked, so I did a little short reroute to straighten the "S". It was too sharp and killed...
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    It's a Trek

    It's a Trek
  17. Thieves suck

    Thieves suck
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    Thank you!

    Thank you!
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    My much needed...

    My much needed viewhttps://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20200625/d469f662bd45be14866b2002b9e1b211.jpg
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    I have to buy a threaded 73mm BB and Crank for...

    I have to buy a threaded 73mm BB and Crank for 2016 Hightower. I'm more confused than ever reading this thread.
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    Trailforks is pretty accurate for the Newfields...

    Trailforks is pretty accurate for the Newfields side. I just wish they would designate the doubletracks as doubletracks instead of trails. That side is full of doubles.
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    Basically skunked on the h2o from the sky...

    Basically skunked on the h2o from the sky here...faak
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    What time are you riding Exeter? I can give a...

    What time are you riding Exeter? I can give a little beta if needed. I might be riding tomorrow evening. Thunder showers forecasted randomly all day.
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    We've had heavy AM mist-fog the past couple days....

    We've had heavy AM mist-fog the past couple days. Its helped a little bit, but need rain badly.
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    Full circle. Dayglow and hair bands coming next

    Full circle. Dayglow and hair bands coming next
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    Is this like a OCD thing? What a pia getting it...

    Is this like a OCD thing? What a pia getting it on and off dead smack in the middle.https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20200622/4e67f991d5086b709c5f940a7ebfb053.jpg
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    No, but it's brand new, so I'm not sure I'd even...

    No, but it's brand new, so I'm not sure I'd even know because I've been playing with pressure/rebound with both front and rear.

    I'm going to check pressure tonight as I set it last night then...
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    Help! Tell me what's wrong. Fox Performance 36...

    Help! Tell me what's wrong. Fox Performance 36 fork. Makes a sound like its losing air during the rebound motion. Sounds like pumping a bike pump not hooked up to a tire. Quick short burst. Hard to...
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    Just another racist pos in a uniform.

    Just another racist pos in a uniform.
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    This connection is at the post so I'm assuming it...

    This connection is at the post so I'm assuming it was the shop, but I'm not sure how assembled these arrive at shops from SC. EVO is where I bought it.
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    Next time Lance.

    Next time Lance.
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    The problem. PSA - generally speaking screws need...

    The problem. PSA - generally speaking screws need to be screwed ALL the way in! Wtf.
    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20200619/0ffd086f561c9ad87b647b368f00be82.jpg
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    Yes, I did check that as well. Meeting a guy...

    Yes, I did check that as well. Meeting a guy tomorrow who has a bleed kid. He works at a shop part-time and said they had a lot of bad batches from Santa Cruz. An assembly issue. I'm not real happy...
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    Yes and yes. Nothing on the horizon either. Rode...

    Yes and yes. Nothing on the horizon either. Rode with two buds last night and we stayed about 50yards apart!
  35. Thread: Ripmo AF

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    Demo was closed from the flooding last time I was...

    Demo was closed from the flooding last time I was there. Wilder, Pogonip, and Campus is where I've ridden. No tech to speak of, but plenty of steeps and jumps. Great place to ride for sure, but I am...
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    I'm doing my best to remain calm and it's really...

    I'm doing my best to remain calm and it's really fucking hard!

    New bike day! Yeah!

    Reverb does not work...at all. Pulled seat made sure was 250lbs and still nothing. Needs a bleed? Needs the...
  37. Thread: Ripmo AF

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    I'm curious as to where the tech is in SC? My...

    I'm curious as to where the tech is in SC?

    My friend has one and loves the thing. I've only heard good things from everyone. Components are what they are on all bikes. Some good and some not so...
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    No, I totally agree and that's why my last...

    No, I totally agree and that's why my last sentence in my post is what it is.

    We all have individual hardships and heartaches in our world, but for the most part my personal world is pretty damn...
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    That is even worse. All the HS seniors are...

    That is even worse. All the HS seniors are getting hit on both sides. Screwed on graduation and then their freshman start...if it even happens for some.
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    Don't you have a video game to go play pussy boy?

    Don't you have a video game to go play pussy boy?
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    My son graduated from UCSC yesterday and we...

    My son graduated from UCSC yesterday and we couldn't be there to celebrate with him. Small in the grand scheme of things but nonetheless annoying.
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    Day 3. It's coming along....

    Day 3. It's coming along....
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    Yeah, it was solid underneath yesterday as well...

    Yeah, it was solid underneath yesterday as well even though it stayed above freezing thurs night. Vert is shorter than normal or maybe typical for this time of year...I've usually hung 'em by...
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    Daily...

    Daily doublehttps://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20200612/9e21b474c59f3fda6f383be65ffc13ec.jpghttps://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20200612/884ca85cb3e26be96bc6585ba934ed94.jpg
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    I just became an admin for Trailforks (yeah, not...

    I just became an admin for Trailforks (yeah, not a lot vetting going on there) and the mo is to rate the trail based on the most difficult section and use the IMBA rating. Of course, so much is...
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    Ha! So what part hasn't been named yet? Fucking...

    Ha! So what part hasn't been named yet? Fucking bikes...

    Drop the whole bike in a vat of wd40.
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    In my little fucking world I'm seeing polar...

    In my little fucking world I'm seeing polar opposites. Construction here in the sticks is chugging along and busier than last year and at the same time I'm hearing of multiple restaurants, gyms, and...
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    wtf! Where are the links man! So I took much...

    wtf! Where are the links man!

    So I took much of my investments and put it into cash. I guess I'm a bandwagoner.
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    Is it the seat? Creaking drives me bat shit...

    Is it the seat?

    Creaking drives me bat shit crazy. I feel like I should be able to overcome it mentally, but it is chalkboard torture that slices my cranium.
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    This topic came up on the ride last night. A guy...

    This topic came up on the ride last night. A guy I just started riding with has a new Hightower and he blew the 370 hub and they warrantied it by sending the shop a DT350. He said he now knows of 4...
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