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    I got a deal on one last spring, so I grabbed it....

    I got a deal on one last spring, so I grabbed it. Thought process was: If I spend this much on a spare, the bike gods will laugh at me and I'll never get to use it. So far, so good.

    Biggest...
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    I wish I lived somewhere with enough paved hills...

    I wish I lived somewhere with enough paved hills to warrant a green machine. Lord I've made some questionable decisions late at night on one of those.

    Finally got this thing, swapped some parts...
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    Yeah, agreed with everything that's been said. I...

    Yeah, agreed with everything that's been said. I rode an aluminum one for everything (including way more bike park laps than I should have put on a 120 mm bike) last year, upforked it to 150 and...
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    Specialized Enduro Elite: OneUp cockpit We...

    Specialized Enduro Elite:

    OneUp cockpit
    We Are One Agent wheels

    Probably gonna swap to a OneUp dropper sometime midsummer and then go Shimano drivetrain and brakes over the winter.
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    Mostly agreed. In my experience, I get two or...

    Mostly agreed. In my experience, I get two or three days of biking a summer that I'd count as a "5". The right trails, the right dirt, the right people. I get closer to 8-10 powder days like that in...
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    Lord, I was damn close to hopping on that Madonna...

    Lord, I was damn close to hopping on that Madonna pre-order. Seeing yours all built up makes me regret not pulling the trigger!
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    Yeah, the Wolftooth one lives in my hip pack as...

    Yeah, the Wolftooth one lives in my hip pack as well, haven't ever needed it since I got it, of course.

    I'd agree with Toast, if the quick link doesn't go by hand then well, I'm carrying a chain...
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    I ran/run a LG1 Plus on the back last year. Now...

    I ran/run a LG1 Plus on the back last year. Now it's on the back of my hardtail. I really like it as a rear tire, around here a semi-slick is pretty perfect for most of the riding season. It felt...
  9. Yeah, I coach a bunch of kiddos in the 6-11...

    Yeah, I coach a bunch of kiddos in the 6-11 range, and from what I've seen, it's WAY easier for small hands to do trigger shifts. It's way more of a struggle to get the kids with grip shift to even...
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    Build on the cheap Stache is garbage for sure,...

    Build on the cheap Stache is garbage for sure, but the Surly isn't really better. Geo is really similar on both bikes. The elevated chainstays on the Stache mean that the frame will never really be...
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    Three bikes? MTB: Transition Smuggler (or...

    Three bikes?

    MTB: Transition Smuggler (or Sentinel if you wanna get a little more sendy)
    Gravel: Kona Sutra LTD. What's with the 650b love on gravel bikes? I really don't understand. Sutra is a...
  12. N+G did buy Buckrail this winter. However, to my...

    N+G did buy Buckrail this winter. However, to my understanding (and it's born out by the content both sources produce) N+G has allowed Buckrail to continue in the same path it was on, without...
  13. Thanks! Unfortunately, that's it for me over...

    Thanks!

    Unfortunately, that's it for me over there. COVID shutdown kills advertising dollars, and semi-weekly columnists who blab about mountain stuff are (rightly) among the first to get the chop...
  14. Right now would be a really good time to "unlike"...

    Right now would be a really good time to "unlike" Buckrail on all the social medias and instead read the Jackson Hole News and Guide and the Teton Valley News. All N+G content is free right now, and...
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    We've been digging our faces off at 5th Street....

    We've been digging our faces off at 5th Street. By the end of the week we should have something like 9 different jump/landing combos in one 100ft by 100 ft area. One advantage to school being...
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    Shift's great for what it is. I have no qualms...

    Shift's great for what it is. I have no qualms about skiing it hard inbounds, haven't had the pre-release issues others have had at all. I do miss having a high riser more than Salomon says I should....
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    All good advice in here. My .02: I'm over G3...

    All good advice in here. My .02: I'm over G3 bindings. Killed three pairs of Ions myself (without doing anything gnarly) watched friends kill four more pairs. Watched another friend who never breaks...
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    I wrote that, and after a season of touring on...

    I wrote that, and after a season of touring on both Tours with Vipecs, and regulars with Shift I stand by it 100%. Get the real Deathwish if you're going Shift. It's not "too heavy" or worth worrying...
  19. Rode the curly bar bike up to the 'ghee today....

    Rode the curly bar bike up to the 'ghee today. They were putting up signage, they'll be open for uphill traffic tomorrow. Pretty stoked they got it all cleaned up and ready for us that fast.
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    Moved a stupid amount of snow to finally ride...

    Moved a stupid amount of snow to finally ride Teton dirt this morning:

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  21. Coupla notes: 1) Just because you didn't like...

    Coupla notes:

    1) Just because you didn't like your old 29'er doesn't mean you won't like a new one. Don't let wheel size be a deciding factor. Geometry has come a loooong way. I think you'd be...
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    Looking real good Toast! This whole...

    Looking real good Toast!

    This whole "Coronavirus is gonna delay everything till July" situation is almost making me wish I'd gone for the Enduro instead of holding out. We shall see...
  23. Thread: The FIFTY

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    Was watching when the native North Carolinian in...

    Was watching when the native North Carolinian in my house walked past and tore into this same statement.
  24. I know the skiing is still awesome (and I'll...

    I know the skiing is still awesome (and I'll continue to take full advantage of it) but I got a little jealous of all my internet friends who live in places where they can ski and bike in the same...
  25. Bleh. And my boots are one week over the "1 year...

    Bleh. And my boots are one week over the "1 year warranty." Seems like the part is readily available online, so I may just order ASAP and miss as little skiing as possible.

    And, if any Teton folks...
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    Yes. Had a pair with the same issue, backed that...

    Yes. Had a pair with the same issue, backed that screw out just a touch, no more problems.
  27. North end is pretty. And the snow was pretty good...

    North end is pretty. And the snow was pretty good too.

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    On a related note, anybody wanna sell me a spare instep "snowboard" style strap for a Maestrale RS? Skiing the Black Hole with...
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    Thanks all! Really appreciate it. Here's...

    Thanks all! Really appreciate it.

    Here's another from two weeks ago. Just gotta crank one more out this afternoon and I'll be all caught up. Just in time to go looking for trouble tomorrow!
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  29. Sure looks like you're right...

    Sure looks like you're right
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    I'll second that. You're totally fine with your...

    I'll second that. You're totally fine with your Bronson. I'd never rent, or lend a non-DH bike to anyone riding there though. Braking bumps day after day really take the mileage out of all your...
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    Yeah, so the Whistler Bike Park is all the...

    Yeah, so the Whistler Bike Park is all the lift-accessed stuff. Buy a lift ticket and go ride A-Line or whatever. It's awesome, will blow your mind, but when you have the quality of riders and...
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    Yeah, what Lee said. Two years ago we did the...

    Yeah, what Lee said.

    Two years ago we did the same sort of thing, but ended up renting from Corsa in Squamish. Didn't have the most awesome customer service (super bro-bra, and really talked down...
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    Yeah, I mean, glass always makes the most...

    Yeah, I mean, glass always makes the most difference. Very few kit lenses will make you happy, I have been pleasantly surprised by the kit Sony 16-50 though. Fast AF and good enough image quality.
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    Feel free to get angry and chew me out about this...

    Feel free to get angry and chew me out about this post haha. I'm asking for it!

    As has been stated, you want mirrorless, not a DSLR.

    You shouldn't actually care about full frame, it's not...
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    I've painted a few pairs of skis, and vinyl...

    I've painted a few pairs of skis, and vinyl wrapped a pair. No matter what you do, or how you paint them, they're going to chip a little. That's just the way she goes. If you paint a busier design on...
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    Trying to get caught up from last week: ...

    Trying to get caught up from last week:


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    Yeah... So many questions, I gotta stop...

    Yeah... So many questions, I gotta stop speculating haha.

    For me, I want something pretty close to a mini DH bike, so 150 or 160/170 sounds awesome. I was really impressed at how playfull and not...
  38. Some more stoke. Middle-riser-friendly skin...

    Some more stoke. Middle-riser-friendly skin tracks and long consistent pow shots aren't anything to complain about.

    Also, Pass Gas makes driving to ski the dark side exponentially better.

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    All good points! And a lot of it comes down to...

    All good points!

    And a lot of it comes down to your style/terrain. If I'm opening it up and making big turns, it's in good snow, and the DW is plenty for as fast as I want to ski. But a lot of my...
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    Yeah... but only briefly. So take all the grains...

    Yeah... but only briefly. So take all the grains of salt. I'm a hardcore Deathwish guy, and the WC has never made me feel like the DW does, so for me, that weird combo of really strong edge grip in...
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    I was literally in a shop, trying to order a 2020...

    I was literally in a shop, trying to order a 2020 Enduro frame, but the dumbass at the counter was being a jabrone and trying to sell me the old one instead, and claiming there wasn't a new one out...
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    New Transition Sentinel in the mold of the new...

    New Transition Sentinel in the mold of the new Scout that just got released will do it for me.

    Although this Scout almost has me ready to go back to little wheels...too bad I have carbon 29er...
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    Si.

    Shot zee moon, shot zee buck, shot zee pillows all the way back home.
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    Just jumping back in with my regular "The...

    Just jumping back in with my regular "The Deathwish Tour is the greatest ski ever!" gushing. Been touring a bunch, in a wide variety of conditions, in some more committing lines this winter, and I...
  45. Can't say how anything will be, but the park was...

    Can't say how anything will be, but the park was frigging excellent today!
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    Ha, hadn't seen Brother Merle's stuff, now I'm a...

    Ha, hadn't seen Brother Merle's stuff, now I'm a fan.

    Another trip report from Sunday:

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    Part one from last weekend: 314076

    Part one from last weekend:

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    I'll second CAST or a Techton. Don't go Ions,...

    I'll second CAST or a Techton.

    Don't go Ions, have seen a bunch of failures, including one where my 6'1" 175lb body manage to somehow bend the threaded rod that the binding rides on and...
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    If you do go WAO wheels, the Downtime Podcast has...

    If you do go WAO wheels, the Downtime Podcast has had a few episodes sponsored by WeAreOne and had a 20% off code in the show notes. You don't even have to listen to the podcast, just scroll through...
  50. Double stoke post cause hey, there's two days in...

    Double stoke post cause hey, there's two days in the weekend, might as well ski something fun on each of them!
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