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    Fischer shied away from a flex rating (at least...

    Fischer shied away from a flex rating (at least in the marketing I’ve seen) but I think they’re an honest 120. As I rack up the miles, this really has become my go to touring boot. Skis as well as...
  2. ZeroG 105 has a nice friendly flex, and is...

    ZeroG 105 has a nice friendly flex, and is lighter and more nimble than my zeroG 108s…it’s fine, but really I came here to rave about the 2022 dynafit beast 108. My 188s came in at 1650 g, and I’ve...
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    Just saw your last post. How many people have...

    Just saw your last post. How many people have you taught to Tele ski? I’ve taught people on modern beefy gear—a good alpine skier can learn the technique in a day—and then encouraged them to try...
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    No need for false binaries jack. Plenty of tele...

    No need for false binaries jack. Plenty of tele skiers have beefy plastic setups and light weight 3 pin waxless fat xc skis … similar to what we learned on back in the day. I’ve got a zone...
  5. kid stoke is the best stoke. Skied good pow...

    kid stoke is the best stoke.

    Skied good pow day before yesterday, and figured we’d aim for corn yesterday…which we found on SE aspects above treeline at 11 am. The unexpected bonus was decent pow...
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    Although my BEV chemistry knowledge is only...

    Although my BEV chemistry knowledge is only mildly proficient, I have been following solid state development closely since all signs point to it being the real breakthrough that will eventually...
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    Red is one of our favorite zones. Although the...

    Red is one of our favorite zones. Although the base depth can be a bit low compared to whitewater. Glad you had good conditions.
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    skibrd, that sounds bizarre. You say you sold...

    skibrd, that sounds bizarre. You say you sold ‘all’ your Protests right? The symptoms you described were for one pair of Protests?

    I’ve owned or currently ski GPOs, Quixotes, Ullrs, 9D8s,...
  9. They offered you a fart in a jar?

    They offered you a fart in a jar?
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    Am I going to hell for laughing at this? ...

    Am I going to hell for laughing at this?

    https://www.instagram.com/reel/CYeqb4KoEPl/?utm_medium=copy_link
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    Do you have a link in which ‘Vail admits the...

    Do you have a link in which ‘Vail admits the email was sent by a VR employee’?
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    Thx tnabe for spreading the joy :cool: The...

    Thx tnabe for spreading the joy :cool:

    The final version came out great. I’ve been touring 4-5 days a week, and i really notice the difference on side hill sections … the added cuff freedom...
  13. Thread: Wagon Stoke

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    You can fuck right off with that idea :D

    You can fuck right off with that idea :D
  14. Let’s be honest, the RP was a garbage dentist...

    Let’s be honest, the RP was a garbage dentist ski. :fmicon: The RPC was an actual ski, and I still have my pair & use ‘‘em occasionally.

    I have enough metal lam katanas and mantras I don’t need...
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    Activist judge shenanigans:...

    Activist judge shenanigans: https://www.vox.com/2022/1/4/22866839/supreme-court-covid-vaccination-navy-seals-reed-oconnor-religion-military
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    Whoa. That’s some Joe Rogan level insight.

    Whoa. That’s some Joe Rogan level insight.
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    I freaking luv my pair of 28.5s. Hope someone...

    I freaking luv my pair of 28.5s. Hope someone takes you up on this great deal.
  18. I think that windbreaker hoodie...

    I think that windbreaker hoodie https://www.uniqlo.com/us/en/men-pocketable-uv-protection-parka-425418.html?dwvar_425418_color=COL69 is essentially the same as the orange one I got 3 yrs ago on sale...
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    I agree with the mega trends you’ve summarized...

    I agree with the mega trends you’ve summarized but that Generational Homeownership Rate graph suggests that a) at age 20, a surprisingly high amount of millennials own a home. b) homeownership rate...
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    398993 …

    398993
  21. Plus in wasangeles you get the pow day pleasure...

    Plus in wasangeles you get the pow day pleasure of a 2 hour 10 mile drive to remind you of home !
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    Poll: This 2006 post is still relevant.

    This 2006 post is still relevant.
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    Thx for that antidote to the double pole plant...

    Thx for that antidote to the double pole plant vid upthread. :fmicon:
  24. Truth. Yesterday’s meadow ski in 120 flex Tele...

    Truth. Yesterday’s meadow ski in 120 flex Tele boots with no actual walk mode on 124 mm skis & no skins was super efficient ;)

    Snowing hard here. At least helping dig out cars is giving me...
  25. Goldenboy, hoping for the best for your friend’s...

    Goldenboy, hoping for the best for your friend’s brother at Nstar.
  26. Looks like Kwood will cosplay as the Yellowstone...

    Looks like Kwood will cosplay as the Yellowstone club today, with ch 5 running at some point.

    Wish I’d brought some fat xc skis. 1st world problems.
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    Wow jackstraw is zero for two on his attempted...

    Wow jackstraw is zero for two on his attempted insults.

    Source: I’ve skied with jmed.

    Merry Christmas you pinheads.
  28. Blizzard here at the wood. Somehow 6 has been...

    Blizzard here at the wood. Somehow 6 has been running most of the day.

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    Merry Christmas to y’all.
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    Do you still have an upper strap (Velcro or a...

    Do you still have an upper strap (Velcro or a voile strap) on the top of the boot? Or did you take that off? When the upper strap is still in tension, it makes it easy to disengage the StrapOff...
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    398023 …

    398023

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    One million dollars for these unique beasts. Or...

    One million dollars for these unique beasts. Or $75.
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    Ha. I still have that extra pair of im103s, new...

    Ha. I still have that extra pair of im103s, new in plastic. Thx for the mammaries.
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    I’m kinda intrigued by the 188 beast, and any...

    I’m kinda intrigued by the 188 beast, and any real world beta on the current version.
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    ml242, venting here seems totally appropriate. ...

    ml242, venting here seems totally appropriate. A close family member had almost a year of surgery delays due to the overwhelmed hospital situation. Fortunately it all worked out. Thinking of your...
  35. Can confirm. Kinda unexpected to get 6 hot laps...

    Can confirm. Kinda unexpected to get 6 hot laps in with mostly empty chairs on the lift, and lines like this every lap. 397722
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    ^^ this. Is there a reason toasty doesn’t want...

    ^^ this. Is there a reason toasty doesn’t want to do this?

    The distance between tech inserts and front tip of the sole varies. It’s longer by 4mm on my transalp pros compared to my F1s. No...
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    I like the design of the cramplifier, hesitating...

    I like the design of the cramplifier, hesitating on the $200 price.
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    A bit weird that bobleisure’s ‘top seller’ is a...

    A bit weird that bobleisure’s ‘top seller’ is a Tele boot.
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    Size 28.5 liner: 300 g 28.5 shell: 1140 g ...

    Size 28.5 liner: 300 g
    28.5 shell: 1140 g

    About what I expected. The mfg 1280 g number is for a smaller boot and is probably optimistic.
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    Supreme Court dumbfuckery and vaccine...

    Supreme Court dumbfuckery and vaccine ‘exemptions’



    https://slate.com/news-and-politics/2021/12/vaccine-mandates-supreme-court-religious-liberty-pandemic.html
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    Good thing he emphasized hiway mpg when tire...

    Good thing he emphasized hiway mpg when tire shopping.
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    You have a system for putting wet clothes near...

    You have a system for putting wet clothes near the warm air port so they dry?
  43. ‘Twas a fine day at the wood.

    ‘Twas a fine day at the wood.
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    Nope doesn’t sound right. I’ll let him know. ...

    Nope doesn’t sound right. I’ll let him know. We’re you using Apple Pay or Google?

    John, thx for the narrow strap data. Wish I’d known about this before.
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    “Everybody likes wearing Carhartt until it’s time...

    “Everybody likes wearing Carhartt until it’s time to do Carhartt shit”
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    The shipping fulfillment we are paying for ‘is...

    The shipping fulfillment we are paying for ‘is what it is’…sorta out of our control…but the International option should be working.

    Can someone provide photos of the small F1’s or LTs and...
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    Interesting, we had beta user at 25 but maybe it...

    Interesting, we had beta user at 25 but maybe it was 25.5. Anyway if there’s interest, we can easily design one for narrow straps.
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    Woot! We goin live! ...

    Woot! We goin live! https://www.tahoetrailtools.com/product/strapoff-preorder-/6

    Actual mfg run could be before Christmas, but regardless rest assured we’ve been trying to get this going as fast...
  49. Thread: Trucks.

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    Welp guess the Rivian is out of the running for...

    Welp guess the Rivian is out of the running for us skiers. https://www.thedrive.com/tech/43488/rivian-r1t-and-r1s-lack-heat-pumps-could-reduce-cold-weather-range
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    Negatives: getting them on requires pulling the...

    Negatives: getting them on requires pulling the cuff all the way back, and rolling down the fabric gaiter. Getting them off is hard if you have a high instep like me. The forefoot area buckle works...
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