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    i wonder what has allowed bike companies to do...

    i wonder what has allowed bike companies to do 29'ers for smaller people ... steeper seat tube angles ?
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    well there was a deductible so the plan wouldn't...

    well there was a deductible so the plan wouldn't have covered the whole 200-300, that first set was back in the day 1983-ish and I got the others over the years

    Now in retirement the plan just...
  3. Thread: Ukraine

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    Since you fucking Americans are always a month...

    Since you fucking Americans are always a month late cooking the turkey it means you got to celebrate T-giving twice that year

    yeah so if you have ever chauffeured the infamous Lee Lau you would...
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    I got 3 pair of 300$ custom molded orthotics on...

    I got 3 pair of 300$ custom molded orthotics on my extended benfits HC plan and I got the Soles,

    I have put one of each in my boots SO sole vs custom, at end of day I don't remember which was...
  5. Thread: Pickleball

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    Its no suprise to me that they call a rally ...

    Its no suprise to me that they call a rally

    Dinking
  6. Thread: Ask the experts

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    when I swapped the chain ring (30 to 28) on my...

    when I swapped the chain ring (30 to 28) on my Yeti I got the Affect crank off by holding the bike off the floor by the chainring and gently tapping the spindle with a ballpeen, it didn't take much,...
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    do you want to be right or do you want to be...

    do you want to be right or do you want to be happy ?
  8. i don't understand how you could acknowledge...

    i don't understand how you could acknowledge anyone with skis < 180 ?
  9. Thread: Antiwork

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    I went out with a gal who worked the spare board...

    I went out with a gal who worked the spare board at CN and she spent a good 2 hrs a day figuring out how to game the system and not work

    A lot of fire fighters have extra trades like electrician/...
  10. When i was buying/ fitting pwrwraps I asked the...

    When i was buying/ fitting pwrwraps I asked the fitter at the Intuition factory out let in Vangroovy about the Scarpa liner and he said Intuition made it to Scarpa specs

    so i take that to mean...
  11. Thread: Antiwork

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    I live in a rail road town, i know lots of old/...

    I live in a rail road town, i know lots of old/ new/ retired train drivers and its pretty much this ^^

    They make lots of money if you go by the rail yard which is 2 blocks away there are lots...
  12. Thread: Ask the experts

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    setting preload adj before tightening the stem...

    setting preload adj before tightening the stem bolts is all the top cap does, once the stem bolts are torked you could even take the cap off and theoreticaly and the stem should hold the bearing adj...
  13. I think maybe you look like a fucking genius ...

    I think maybe you look like a fucking genius

    until you look like a clown
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    well yer take away might be this is not...

    well yer take away might be

    this is not rocket biology
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    Rain/ snow/ cold, a Pogie works well for...

    Rain/ snow/ cold, a Pogie works well for whatever temp you throw at it ime

    Right now I just use some BD alpine ski gloves but if i was really going to ride in the shit

    IME pogies are the...
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    No, the boot has a mark and the ski has a mark so...

    No, the boot has a mark and the ski has a mark so you should check using a T square

    I think this is something really simple you could check before drilling all the holes and wondering WTF you did...
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    everyone knows they can check template accuracy...

    everyone knows they can check template accuracy by putting the actual fucking binding on top of the paper to make sure the holes are in the right spot ?
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    just get one of your illegals to shovel the snow

    just get one of your illegals to shovel the snow
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    I had some skin scraps on the rests but i removed...

    I had some skin scraps on the rests but i removed them cuz I really didnt see much % in protecting a surface that was going to get the shit beat out of it

    but look at that pic and tell me if i...
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    436452 A quick n dirty ski tuning jig ^^ on a...

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    A quick n dirty ski tuning jig ^^ on a quick n dirty work bench made from a water bed i found in the crawl space of my suite, which is why its finished

    the top surface is wide enough to ...
  21. Thread: No more LSAT

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    Lee Lau & L Hutz would joke about triple billing...

    Lee Lau & L Hutz would joke about triple billing but I don't think they were kidding
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    How about dangerous or sketchy stunts ? There are...

    How about dangerous or sketchy stunts ? There are lots of them from the old days and the gov is asking that they be taken down
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    wondering the same, i guess its easy for them to...

    wondering the same, i guess its easy for them to follow TGR at work, essentially double billing
  24. Thread: Ukraine

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    as I pointed out to buddy, I can buy the gear,...

    as I pointed out to buddy, I can buy the gear, train, ski & bike harder

    you otoh will still be a lawyer
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    I hope it was leather or at least some kind of...

    I hope it was leather or at least some kind of shit proof material
  26. I used to ski with an appliance repair guy so i...

    I used to ski with an appliance repair guy so i picked his brain on the chair ride, he said for M/C not washing very well first off the water has to be hot enough so the 1st thing he would do is...
  27. Frank Zappa had a song about carnal knowledge of...

    Frank Zappa had a song about carnal knowledge of german appliances and he never jokes
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    IME collars or a ductape mark will slip BUT you...

    IME collars or a ductape mark will slip BUT you can drill thru a 1.5" piece of wood and slip the bit up/down in the chuck so you only get the amount of drill bit you need, drill thru the center of...
  29. Yup I keep 2 sets of appliances running in my...

    Yup I keep 2 sets of appliances running in my duplex, 25yr old appliances are pretty easy to fix probably cuz they aren't very smart and its almost never the electronics that fucks up its something...
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    yes, I been there , so quit being a cheap fuck,...

    yes, I been there , so quit being a cheap fuck, resist the urge to try and make a boot do more than one thing well

    so buy a great alpine boot and buy a great touring boot of the size & stiffness...
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    Expediting for a ski hut the pole I seen the most...

    Expediting for a ski hut the pole I seen the most often loaded into the helo was the flicklock, those people were obviously just trying to act badass
  32. Thread: No more LSAT

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    Are there Christian law schools down there ? ...

    Are there Christian law schools down there ?

    Trinity western was prevented from starting a program up here

    https://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/trinity-western-supreme-court-decision-1.4707240
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    a great bunch, enough telewankers to fill a ski...

    a great bunch, enough telewankers to fill a ski hut, some good skiers, I remember Lucy was really quite good, or at least seemed to fall less !
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    I have Mustard in the fridge both dijon and with...

    I have Mustard in the fridge both dijon and with the big seeds but no Mayo so that answers the question for me

    First recipe I tried from Jaques Pepin the renouned french cook called for a couple...
  35. Thread: No more LSAT

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    has been the burning question ^^ since i started...

    has been the burning question ^^ since i started reading this thread

    I heard an interview with Ben Mulronney a canadian entertainment reporter type, the epitomey of the silver-spoon-in-mouth,...
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    I have that sticker on the side of my helmet so...

    I have that sticker on the side of my helmet so a telemarker talking to me on the chair can see it

    A group of telemarktips types came up to ski burnie hut, they had an extra day before flying...
  37. Thread: Ukraine

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    Actualy its N.A. kids in general and I've heard...

    Actualy its N.A. kids in general and I've heard the same thing from the ski/ snow board coach who told me he " came up in the euro system where if you fuck up your out " but its different in NA
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    5 yrs ago when i bought the Yeti 5.5 they only...

    5 yrs ago when i bought the Yeti 5.5 they only went to Medium, its interesting that yeti now offer a 29er in small, I figured the short people would be forever SOL when it came to the 29" hoops, ...
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    Yes, kind of short but correctly wrapped bottom...

    Yes, kind of short but correctly wrapped bottom to top, I'm assuming that^^^ was the left-over bar tape from a new instal

    I used the old tape I took off the bar cuz I noticed the half of the...
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    my ex wife would thro out important stuff right...

    my ex wife would thro out important stuff right away like the copy of last years income tax " it looks like it needs throwing out "

    most people would wait till they can't get anymore tooth paste...
  41. Thread: Ukraine

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    A ( now ) local bro at the craft brew told me he...

    A ( now ) local bro at the craft brew told me he got here from Russia 1 month before the war started and the Russian gov have since sent a draft notice to his mom

    Comrade is the figure skating...
  42. Thread: Ask the experts

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    Its only authentic if you get one of your...

    Its only authentic if you get one of your illegals to lube your chain
  43. Nothing like a good Bloviate

    Nothing like a good Bloviate
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    yup heated socks would be warm in whatever foot...

    yup heated socks would be warm in whatever foot wear she chooses
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    Is there any other kind ?

    Is there any other kind ?
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    If mrs fleaches is pretty handy the OP could just...

    If mrs fleaches is pretty handy the OP could just buy all the shit and let her do it herself

    kind of like when you got the science experiment in a box or paint by #'s as a kid

    but consider...
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    personaly I like a to wrassle a big fucking...

    personaly I like a to wrassle a big fucking E-bike with lots of suspension up and down some tight trails in boost for a few hrs and then go drink some beer

    the last thing I wana do is wonder if I...
  48. Thread: All About Stout

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    https://www.bulkleyvalleybrewery.com/collections/b...

    https://www.bulkleyvalleybrewery.com/collections/beer/products/ullr-stout

    Ullr's oatmeal stout brewed just a block from the mancave and sometimes on tap

    won 2nd best stout in Canada, the owner...
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    probably, depending on how much you weigh, type...

    probably, depending on how much you weigh, type of terrain, riding in eco/ trail/ boost, size of battery, do you have an extra battery to swap ?
  50. Thread: Ask the experts

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    Its not really lube its just a corrosion coating...

    Its not really lube its just a corrosion coating to keep the chain from rusting, I used to douse new chains with pro-gold which would clean and lube pretty well but using wax you have to clean it all...
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