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  1. Price drop shoe bump

    Price drop shoe bump
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    Those are some pretty good looking bumps. ...

    Those are some pretty good looking bumps. Slush-bumps are my favorite.

    Guess it makes sense that only people who aren't gonna fuck up the lines are out skiing Killington bumps in mid-May. Except...
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    I regret buying my wife a hardtail...mostly for...

    I regret buying my wife a hardtail...mostly for the reasons mentioned above (although it was covid bike shortage time...didn't have much choice to get a bike in time for the women's clinics she had...
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    God damn, you click on ONE link for these stupid...

    God damn, you click on ONE link for these stupid mopeds and their advertising follows you everywhere.

    Usually that's a big red flag for me...I get the usual targeted ads following a search for a...
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    I just took my first ride on a set of We Are One...

    I just took my first ride on a set of We Are One wheels with DT350 hubs and they seem pretty solid...especially now that the 350s come with the 36T ratchet by default. If you are going with WAO rims...
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    FWIW, threads like this (and just more time with...

    FWIW, threads like this (and just more time with ebikes in the world) HAVE shifted my opinion somewhat.

    Sometimes people actually make good points/bring in different viewpoints and experiences...
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    Seems really dependent on the trail system. If...

    Seems really dependent on the trail system. If the problem is just "more ebikes=more bikes" then it isn't really an ebike problem, it is a congestion problem. Maybe the increased traffic can help...
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    There does seem to be an accessibility niche...

    There does seem to be an accessibility niche where a bit of throttle assist at low speed is useful (but not really in the MTB world). I know a guy whose wife can ride/balance a moving bike just...
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    FWIW, I did a europe trip last fall with an...

    FWIW, I did a europe trip last fall with an Osprey convertable roller/backpack. I thought I was a backpack person, but that this would give me a nicer airport experience (and hold up to being checked...
  10. Thread: Tool Time

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    Looks like the creator makes the files available...

    Looks like the creator makes the files available for free: https://www.printables.com/en/model/585123-bicycle-disc-caliper-piston-spreader

    Find someone with a 3d printer, visit a library with one,...
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    Damn, that is really slick. I think I'd still...

    Damn, that is really slick.

    I think I'd still prefer a squeeze action hidden inside the rack frame, but the twist action gives you a lot of leverage for overcoming the binding on the release and...
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    See: the class system is extra dumb. Why...

    See: the class system is extra dumb.

    Why should that be in the same class as something like a pedal-only Turbo Creo that's basically a road/commuter machine that can go 28, but only has 240W of...
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    FWIW, I almost never use the screw and I've yet...

    FWIW, I almost never use the screw and I've yet to have a problem. I'll tighten it down (if I remember) if I know I'm going to be on something super bumpy, but it is hard to imagine it failing. The...
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    What about how stupid and nonsensical the ebike...

    What about how stupid and nonsensical the ebike classes are?

    Class 1 is pedal assist with a max speed of 20mph (or 15.5 in europe)

    Class 2 ebikes have a throttle...which IMHO makes them not...
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    Around that point I had 4 different drop bar...

    Around that point I had 4 different drop bar bikes...CX race bike, road, commuter (ss/fg), new/different CX bike. Plus a non-drop "grocery getter" which was different from the commuter--had a huge...
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    Heads up, orders open again on Monday morning...

    Heads up, orders open again on Monday morning from 8-10CT
    https://superiorfleece.com/

    I've probably been wearing my low loft Amnicon 3-4 days a week since it arrived.
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    Looks like I almost accomplished this last fall...

    Looks like I almost accomplished this last fall when combining some recommended routes from other mags. (At least assuming anywhere on the ridge is fine and you don't need to do the whole red trail...
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    These seem like a good deal if they fit your...

    These seem like a good deal if they fit your spacing/axle setup, even if you have to swap freehub bodies:...
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    I think my neighbor falls into that category. He...

    I think my neighbor falls into that category. He started MTBing early last year. Bought a YT Capra after borrowing bikes a few times...that's what his roommate had.

    But his roommate was someone...
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    That's probably true. I really have been...

    That's probably true.

    I really have been enjoying the SB115 a lot (and hope to enjoy it even more with a livelier wheelset and grippier tires). I tried a couple true XC bikes, but I'm not racing...
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    Might be time for me to make that jump too. ...

    Might be time for me to make that jump too.

    That extra gear and wider range could be pretty useful. Right now I’m geared low for climbing but I spin out on moderate descents.

    edit: except I...
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    To be clear, this is more like a 1700g 32 spoke...

    To be clear, this is more like a 1700g 32 spoke wheelset.

    It is plenty burly for the bike and I STILL managed to shave off a pound vs the stock wheels. That’s why I think the original 2000+g set...
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    Installed all the SB115 upgrades I bought over...

    Installed all the SB115 upgrades I bought over the winter. Also installed a hitch receiver in my GTI so now both of our cars can carry a bike rack. Had to pull the whole bumper fascia off but I think...
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    Maybe? A crimped loop seems like it would be an...

    Maybe? A crimped loop seems like it would be an easier less bulky option (although require you to crimp it yourself)

    Seems similar to my experimental option with a wood dowel and some spyderline....
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    You can still do custom graphics on the...

    You can still do custom graphics on the veneers...they are just far more muted/subtle.

    That said--yeah, the boldness of the colors of the plastic topsheet is half the fun. I have also never had...
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    I think your file is too big. Need to resize...

    I think your file is too big. Need to resize below 2mb or so?

    Unfortunately you gotta do that on your end as the software won't just shrink it for you.

    On Android I used to have a slick app...
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    Not the greatest build/suspension but...you can...

    Not the greatest build/suspension but...you can get a new Rocky Mountain Element 10 for $1500 in any size. ...
  28. Rim diameter, inner width, axle type?

    Rim diameter, inner width, axle type?
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    Didn't quite nail the focus but pretty happy with...

    Didn't quite nail the focus but pretty happy with this Big Dipper shot.
    493435
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    Are you running it back to your safety chain...

    Are you running it back to your safety chain loops or just wrapping it around the bikes and some part of the 1up? If back to the chain loops, is the 6' long enough to make it through bike wheels and...
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    Hell of a light show. Can't way to pull some...

    Hell of a light show. Can't way to pull some more RAW shots from my real camera and see if I actually nailed the focus.

    Here's one I just pulled straight off the camera wifi to my phone last...
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    I'm currently a believer in the "hoji formula"...

    I'm currently a believer in the "hoji formula" here: larger boots should move back by (BSL-284)/2 millimeters.

    Which is naturally going to put bigger skiers (who tend to have bigger feet) further...
  33. Thread: Tool Time

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    I can confirm that I've had a set of cheap amazon...

    I can confirm that I've had a set of cheap amazon calipers since 2012 and not ONCE have I run into an issue where something got messed up because the calipers weren't sufficiently inaccurate.

    I'm...
  34. Used to freaking love getting the performance and...

    Used to freaking love getting the performance and nashbar catalogs as a kid.
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    I'm 6'2 195 or so on 184s and I'd say I'm at the...

    I'm 6'2 195 or so on 184s and I'd say I'm at the point where I kinda wish I had the 190s, mostly for the bit of extra float.

    They pivot around so easily that I'm sure I wouldn't have trouble...
  36. Fanboy gets his finger broken by his cybertruck...

    Fanboy gets his finger broken by his cybertruck while trying to prove that clearly the Tesla engineers would never allow such a thing to happen:...
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    My wife has an earlier version of what became...

    My wife has an earlier version of what became this bike to fill that sort of role:...
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    I was about to chime in and say absolutely...

    I was about to chime in and say absolutely not...but then I saw your note that they'd be for YOU.

    I think they could work there. They seem very fun to slide around at low speeds in the right...
  39. That's the one thing that's making it hard to...

    That's the one thing that's making it hard to hold on to my beloved custom steel CX bike that does gravel/road duty now.

    The straight steerer is fine and while pickings were slim I was able to...
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    FWIW, Fox turned around my X2 in March in about a...

    FWIW, Fox turned around my X2 in March in about a week and responded to a follow-up email in April in a day or so.

    They didn’t have to do any work on it though as they just sent me a brand new...
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    Anyone have comparative measurements for 2.4 DHR...

    Anyone have comparative measurements for 2.4 DHR vs 2.4 kryptotal on the same rim?

    Can I expect the kryptotal to measure larger like they seem to do in the 2.6 size vs maxxis?
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    Had time for a little after work lap at copper...

    Had time for a little after work lap at copper city last night. Fun stuff, wish I’d had time for a 2nd or 3rd climb. Someone put a LOT of work into those access road switchbacks!!!

    Probably gonna...
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    If you're just trying to carry gravel bikes and...

    If you're just trying to carry gravel bikes and you're not that worried about frame rub...old hanging style racks tend to go pretty cheap and they are easy to store when not using.

    Modern geo...
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    Sounds like stuff is still a lot wetter than what...

    Sounds like stuff is still a lot wetter than what we have in the flathead.

    I think I'm just gonna bring gravel bike, trail bike, and touring skis...who knows what I'll get up to!

    If anyone is...
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    Bozeman mags: I'm coming down for a few days over...

    Bozeman mags: I'm coming down for a few days over this weekend.

    Any suggestions for a good bike loops that are melted out?


    Alternatively, I wouldn't mind another day of skiing...you can...
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    Yeah, usually the prices come down to make it...

    Yeah, usually the prices come down to make it work out about even on a monthly payment level (although you get shit for equity if all your money is going to the HOA so its not a great long term...
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    Zenni works great for cheap sunglasses, but the...

    Zenni works great for cheap sunglasses, but the prices add up if you start adding features.

    Polarization plus a mirror flash and you are already adding $64 to the price (which would buy you 2...
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    Anyone have thoughts on how the freerider pro...

    Anyone have thoughts on how the freerider pro canvas compares to the regular freerider pro?
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    Hit them up on their contact page. If enough...

    Hit them up on their contact page.

    If enough people express interest in hoodless options, they might make them.
  50. Did ski: Rustler 10 Sheeva (Rustler) 11...

    Did ski:

    Rustler 10
    Sheeva (Rustler) 11
    Praxis MVP 108 (most of the days once the snow filled in)
    Kastle MX84
    Fischer RC One 82 GT (can’t get along with these, the kastles win this slot and...
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