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    I have had Flexx bars on my motos for several...

    I have had Flexx bars on my motos for several years now and my experience is exactly the same as that of the reviewer. The best thing is being able to set up the forks a little firmer because the...
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    https://www.truckcampermagazine.com/off-road/extre...

    https://www.truckcampermagazine.com/off-road/extreme-rigs/move-over-westfalia-the-vw-doka-truck-camper-rig/

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    I'm really happy with my Rockbros/Roswheel setup...

    I'm really happy with my Rockbros/Roswheel setup from Amazon. Total cost was like $140, and while i have no illusions that they are as good as Revelate or Rogue Panda, they will likely work just...
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    V Strom 650 is a fantastic choice for a street...

    V Strom 650 is a fantastic choice for a street bike that has slightly longer travel suspension. A real dual sport would also be good for bad roads.

    A big bike like an Africa Twin or GS would be a...
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    Seems like a year or two ago it was very cheap,...

    Seems like a year or two ago it was very cheap, but I didn't want to buy a Pixel (no headphone jack). I just checked and it would cost $60/mo for 4 gb right now. That's roughly what I pay Verizon,...
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    3a looks really appealing, and the inclusion of a...

    3a looks really appealing, and the inclusion of a headphone jack makes it a contender for me. It appears that Fi is not super cheap anymore, though, so I'm going to stick with my rooted V30 and...
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    The new Surly dropout has it built in. It allows...

    The new Surly dropout has it built in. It allows just about any wheel or drivetrain configuration.

    I'm going to convert my Spot to geared soon and will prob use an Origin8 or Problem Solvers...
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    Just rode my new Krampus for the first time. It's...

    Just rode my new Krampus for the first time. It's fun, and way faster than I expected. I nearly hit my own KOM on our local DH section, which is very dry & loose right now.282858

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  9. Amazon is back to $300. Sent from my VS996...

    Amazon is back to $300.

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    This is on ADVrider. Looks like it's in Reno. ...

    This is on ADVrider. Looks like it's in Reno.

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  11. https://youtu.be/f0SVLr5pxIg Barbie Jeep wins...

    https://youtu.be/f0SVLr5pxIg

    Barbie Jeep wins the internet today.

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    We have switched to summer mode.280145 Sent...

    We have switched to summer mode.280145

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    The output of those things is actually very hot....

    The output of those things is actually very hot. No flames, at least on mine, but I can't hold my hand in front of it for long...

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    I actually live in Carson, so my home base is...

    I actually live in Carson, so my home base is just under 5k ft. We camped a lot in Hope Valley and various other spots between 6-8k.

    There is a lot of talk about the A-F ratios at altitude, but...
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    These are game changers. We love ours and can't...

    These are game changers. We love ours and can't imagine winter RVing without it. There is an extremely active FB group for them that will give you all the info you need. Bottom line: spend the...
  16. Just a regular cookout in the eastern bloc.278185...

    Just a regular cookout in the eastern bloc.278185

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  17. I'm with you, man. I love powder more than...

    I'm with you, man. I love powder more than anything but the 1-5" of mush and no freeze BS every few days just ruins it for me. Luckily trails are melting out nicely: I'm going to ride my bike. Maybe...
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    I skied Patterson today from the Sweetwater...

    I skied Patterson today from the Sweetwater Summit side. Good times. It's not exactly a roadside hit, but the terrain is solid back there. Snow was better than expected. It was 17.1 mi and 8266' on...
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    We are feeling the annual pull from the trails as...

    We are feeling the annual pull from the trails as well, even though there is plenty of snow up high...
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  20. Ha. I was still with the GF at the time...he was...

    Ha. I was still with the GF at the time...he was just maching down the skintrack and couldn't be bothered to yeild to uphill traffic, I guess. PH tests my patience sometimes, but the ease and quality...
  21. That's because they were all at Powderhouse. It...

    That's because they were all at Powderhouse. It was the full junk show with a guy snowshoeing in the skintrack, dogs (TWO three-legged dogs, WTF?), and a snowboarder literally hit me while I was...
  22. This belongs here.276096 Sent from my VS996...

    This belongs here.276096

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  23. I'm with you here. Often I'm out in the BC 5 days...

    I'm with you here. Often I'm out in the BC 5 days a week, and I just can't figure out how people seem to find such fantastic snow. Either I must be pretty terrible at choosing destinations, or people...
  24. Haha... No, I'm 5'9", but I kind of live for the...

    Haha... No, I'm 5'9", but I kind of live for the uphill. I went back over Houghton yesterday and my tracks from Tues were all raised from the wind so the ones farther back were prob visible. It's...
  25. I did a big loop earlier this week that included...

    I did a big loop earlier this week that included 3 laps in that zone, which I'd been eyeing for a while. It was better than my topo-peeping had suggested. It's a way's out there, but worth it if one...
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    The Vanagon thing blows me away. I think GoWesty...

    The Vanagon thing blows me away. I think GoWesty is to blame for creating the $80k synchro Westy market. I believe they sell them to people, then buy them back after they do their bucket list...
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    The Isuzu Trooper doesn't exactly have a sterling...

    The Isuzu Trooper doesn't exactly have a sterling reputation for reliability, but otherwise it is a better value than most.

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  28. I was in Rose Meadows last night (skiing out from...

    I was in Rose Meadows last night (skiing out from Houghton in the dark), and it seemed like 6" of new fluff, at least... Yesterday's storm must have been one of those sliders that hit the NE more.
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    I still maintain that old and cheap is the way to...

    I still maintain that old and cheap is the way to go. Then you can actually use the thing rather than working all the time to pay for it.273286

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  30. I was bored with the great snow so I went south...

    I was bored with the great snow so I went south to find some wind. It's going well so far... It is nice to have 4000'+ runs for a change. This was Crater Crest, which I didn't start until 1400 after...
  31. I'm going to be in the general vicinity for the...

    I'm going to be in the general vicinity for the next several days touring. If anyone is interested in joining for a larger day like Tom, get in touch. Be warned that I like to start late and go...
  32. Sorry! Maybe this works (not the same vid). ...

    Sorry! Maybe this works (not the same vid).


    https://thechive.files.wordpress.com/2019/03/daily-afternoon-randomness-49-photos-25.gif?w=500
  33. I wish there were a way to extract videos from...

    I wish there were a way to extract videos from FB. Well, a way that I could make happen without techno-wizardry, that is. Anyway, this kid is a future mag.

    Trying again:

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  34. Clear Creek has a tiny patch of snow before the...

    Clear Creek has a tiny patch of snow before the rock, but I didn't go past that. You'd prob find more snow shortly thereafter. The fun stuff across the road is totally clear. I got in 12 mi...
  35. I redeemed the day with a nice ride from my...

    I redeemed the day with a nice ride from my house. Living here is pretty grand.272507

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  36. I took a couple of days off to give my knee a...

    I took a couple of days off to give my knee a break, and should have continued that program today. I had a feeling that even slightly sunny aspects would bad, so i went to PH after initially...
  37. I found everything out there today from mank to...

    I found everything out there today from mank to corn to scoured ice to wind-buff to breakable crust, all with a solid helping of knock-you-down wind. Good times!272002272003272004

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  38. Jaws was fun today. I was solo, so no good pics,...

    Jaws was fun today. I was solo, so no good pics, but no waiting meant I could zip along. 3h 25m round trip from the neighborhood. It was mega windy on top, with a lot of snow moving...
  39. It's so fun to be able to ski near the...

    It's so fun to be able to ski near the house.270958270956270957270959270960

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  40. Has anyone been touring this week? ESAC made it...

    Has anyone been touring this week? ESAC made it sound like the rain crust was pretty pervasive and not well covered up. We were thinking about heading to the area for a change of scenery for the next...
  41. I offered to pick my gf up at the Cal base after...

    I offered to pick my gf up at the Cal base after she rode lifts and I skied Trimmer. I'm a moron. It was easy enough to get here but it's a parking lot from here to Pioneer and beyond. There was a...
  42. Canada has a very interesting and apparently...

    Canada has a very interesting and apparently effective system around Rogers Pass that aims to allow recreation but also periodically close zones for avy control. Parking passes are required and one...
  43. Cool. Thanks for your work! I watched that fire...

    Cool. Thanks for your work! I watched that fire from my deck just after buying my house and it was pretty scary, but I was blown away by how many resources they threw at it, and by how quickly they...
  44. The pic is looking down onto 50 from the Clear...

    The pic is looking down onto 50 from the Clear Creek fire burn scar. We live a couple of miles from there, so it was a nice hike.
  45. We didn't feel like braving the road up from...

    We didn't feel like braving the road up from Carson today so we skied from the house. It was far better than expected.

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  47. FYI dumpage continues here at the Carson Valley...

    FYI dumpage continues here at the Carson Valley base of 50. I'm considering skiing the burn scar above Clear Creek...

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  48. Yeah, reading that report I thought again about...

    Yeah, reading that report I thought again about how I'm happy to have my new inreach mini. I hate monthly plans, but the device itself is so small that I just carry it all the time. I started a...
  49. Man, was it windy today. The snow was actually...

    Man, was it windy today. The snow was actually better than expected on the NE trees we skied, but the 60+mph winds at the ridge were motivation-sapping. On the second lap the winds were reaching...
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    In other news, we were very pleased to find that...

    In other news, we were very pleased to find that the 'ol girl started this morning. It was -12F last night. The brand new batteries I just bought were vindicated. I had thought I'd need to connect...
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