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  1. Thread: Whistler 21/22

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    Whistler 21/22

    Jeeeeezus, 1500 to share a presumably very crappy room. Brutal.

    Hoping for some cold storms on the horizon next week.
  2. Thread: Whistler 21/22

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    Man that's just ridiculous for opening day....

    Man that's just ridiculous for opening day. Probably just a random occurrence but really easy to blame Vail, is the quality of millwrights and others on the maintenance teams the same as it was...
  3. Thread: Whistler 21/22

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    THREE MILL for a Montebello attached duplex?...

    THREE MILL for a Montebello attached duplex? Christ. I remember those being around $1M in 2013ish? My buddy bought a new build attached duplex in Creekside in January when things were a bit slow,...
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    Is that the problem? I thought it was that the...

    Is that the problem? I thought it was that the line the Blackcomb gondola takes exposes it to more wind, but that doesn't explain some of the stoppages. Not much wind for Creekside. And upgrading Red...
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    Creekside is pretty old would think new...

    Creekside is pretty old would think new infrastructure… then again when they upgraded Whistler Village gondola to 8 person cabins it was same towers (maybe new power unit? Cables?) but I am just...
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    Thanks guys, even with Daprella out I managed...

    Thanks guys, even with Daprella out I managed good results at the end thanks to Angel and Vali mostly. Ended up 53rd globally, have been in the top 200 before but this high. Looking forward to next...
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    Vail announced new capital plan. New 8 person...

    Vail announced new capital plan. New 8 person gondola at Creekside and 6 pack on Red for 2022-23 (assuming this means install of both next summer). Pretty stoked as a Creekside guy. Crowds are...
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    What a finish/last lap... legendary... the...

    What a finish/last lap... legendary... the tactics and then just riding off after passing Nino, loved it.
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    Hope she recovers, really gnarly looking crash,...

    Hope she recovers, really gnarly looking crash, was scary to watch on stream. Awesome series of races to wrap up the season though, tons of drama and excitement. Caught the end of men's XC which was...
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    Brutal end for Myriam who was riding totally in...

    Brutal end for Myriam who was riding totally in control to get the overall up until the slide out… glad I hung onto Vali! Also the swearing in the interview was hilarious haha.
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    I can't imagine running MaxxGrip rear outside of...

    I can't imagine running MaxxGrip rear outside of the bike park/DH bike (and buying said tires in bulk as they do not last), feels so slow pedaling to me. MaxxTerra feels pretty dang good (DHR II)...
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    Thought it seemed super weird. on the broadcast...

    Thought it seemed super weird. on the broadcast no one seemed to think so though. Maybe rim went into rock at weird angle with all his weight on it? Didn't realize it was an Enve at first either......
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    Queued up the vids for later, but I hope he comes...

    Queued up the vids for later, but I hope he comes back just cuz of how crazy it is for him to ski the way he does at his age after all his injuries. Despite the goofy shit he says and does sometimes,...
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    Fernie has amazing mountain biking. Haven't spent...

    Fernie has amazing mountain biking. Haven't spent ski much time in the last 10 years but in the late 90's and 2000's it was an awesome place to ski and spend time in the winter and my limited...
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    Damn that looked rough, glad he appears to be ok....

    Damn that looked rough, glad he appears to be ok. Seems like a weird part of the track for an aluminum rim to blow up, maybe it hit a rock with the front loaded at an angle and hung up with full...
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    Well, Vali got her first win. Pompon would've...

    Well, Vali got her first win. Pompon would've easily taken it based on the splits until her crash. Will make the finals a bit more interesting, hope she didn't injure her hand.

    Love North America...
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    I dun goofed then. No brainer last two races,...

    I dun goofed then. No brainer last two races, oopsy.
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    Anyone remember what Myriam Nicole cost in...

    Anyone remember what Myriam Nicole cost in Fantasy $? I stuck with same line-up as last race, so Vali who is $500k, but wondering if I could've afforded Myriam... she must've been $600-650k?
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    And for a guy without a car, where else will he...

    And for a guy without a car, where else will he find walkable lift access resort skiing that is some of the best in the world in terms of terrain/snow, in addition to awesome backcountry access with...
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    Shit situation but man respect to the shop for...

    Shit situation but man respect to the shop for that offer, looking out for customers that quickly in a shitty situation for themselves wow.
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    Did well in DH this weekend! I did give up 25pts...

    Did well in DH this weekend! I did give up 25pts going to Vali/Roenning from Camile/Johnset but my switch on the mens to Angel from Kolb. Awesome race, been really good lately without rain messing...
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    I was screaming at my TV during Greg's run, so...

    I was screaming at my TV during Greg's run, so fucking awesome on so many levels. Has to go down as one of the all time great downhill race runs simply cuz of the context. I did well in fantasy...
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    Oops! No idea how that got posted in here, meant...

    Oops! No idea how that got posted in here, meant to be in the tire thread where people were asking about Maxxis.
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    I have a feeling Vali is going to dominate on...

    I have a feeling Vali is going to dominate on Sunday... every race I've had her she's had problems, so I swapped to Camile + Millie... Camile has been riding awesome this year and is defending the...
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    I have a new Transition Patrol. First couple...

    I have a new Transition Patrol. First couple rides I wasn't sure about the 165 cranks but I did a big pedal today (Howler in Whistler) and didn't even think/notice them climbing. I prefer shorter...
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    bike24.com has a bunch of Maxxis in stock,...

    bike24.com has a bunch of Maxxis in stock, roughly $50ish USD for Assegai or DHF 3C MaxxGrip DoubleDown casing. 20EUR flat shipping (at least to Canada, assume US as well), I grabbed a bunch of spare...
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    Using Shimano AM9's for my first clipless shoes,...

    Using Shimano AM9's for my first clipless shoes, speed lace system. I like them, stiff enough but great to walk around in (which I do a fair bit of), seemed like they would handle that better than...
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    Jackson is absurdly talented on a bike. Have seen...

    Jackson is absurdly talented on a bike. Have seen him cruising the bike park over the years and he is just amazing to watch. Seeing him win after that brutal crash with a time that was top 15 in...
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    Track changes look dope, besides the tiny drop...

    Track changes look dope, besides the tiny drop and asphalt right hander into the finish area. Changed up my team a bit based on timed training which is never a good idea, you are welcome TGR league :)
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    Never been but same thought on the EWS/WCDH dudes...

    Never been but same thought on the EWS/WCDH dudes shredding Morzine, both the official tracks and the loamers through the woods at the bottom look so fun. Plus how close it is to other bike parks in...
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    I hope Hojis stay around 2000... I have 19/20's...

    I hope Hojis stay around 2000... I have 19/20's in 187cm I believe they are 1950g but I didn't weigh them. Would not want them any lighter for a do it all ski (I run Shifts on mine). Curious to see...
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    This. My friend asked me if I was going to cancel...

    This. My friend asked me if I was going to cancel my Transition Patrol pre-order for one of these. They look great, and WeAreOne's track record with existing products and customer service is...
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    In case anyone else cares, turns out you get one...

    In case anyone else cares, turns out you get one free sight seeing adult ticket with Edge card, and discount on a second one. Paid $65 with tax for the second. Either that or the dude transferred an...
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    I've tried the Race Face SIXC 800x35 and Renthal...

    I've tried the Race Face SIXC 800x35 and Renthal Fatbars carbon 800x30. The SIXC is really stiff, I didn't mind it once I got used to it and was riding a lot, ran it on my DH bikes and trail bike...
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    Shitty dude, having a big off on the road bike is...

    Shitty dude, having a big off on the road bike is a constant scary thought in my head. Knock on wood no crashes other than 1 random stop sign tip over but I'm just over a year in so not a ton of...
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    Sorry, I only have an Edge card (young kids...

    Sorry, I only have an Edge card (young kids citiot), but my buddy has an Epic so I was hoping he might have gotten those vouchers for discounts but it seems no bueno.
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    Anyone know if the Epic pass (2020/21 or 2021/22)...

    Anyone know if the Epic pass (2020/21 or 2021/22) included any discount vouchers for summer sightseeing? I've been an EDGE pleb, my buddy has been Epic for a few seasons but doesn't remember getting...
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    Gee/Hardline organizers invited Bernard to be the...

    Gee/Hardline organizers invited Bernard to be the track tester after Gee was badly hurt in a crash a month or so back. Given his success at Hardline it made sense, and then he was the guy in practice...
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    Too lazy to search, is there a master plan type...

    Too lazy to search, is there a master plan type doc for Sunshine (and LL) that outlines potential terrain expansion in the future? New lift is great and all but feels like there's zero chance Parks...
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    Happening to me as well... admin? This has to be...

    Happening to me as well... admin? This has to be some kind of hijack?
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    Haven't spent any time in town, just houseboating...

    Haven't spent any time in town, just houseboating and various cabins but it's a lovely area of the province. I heard there is some pretty sweet mountain bike trails developing in the area and it's...
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    Yep it's a fair point, will definitely be losing...

    Yep it's a fair point, will definitely be losing power to the wheel, however you want to express it, with the shorter cranks (and heavier bike). Would imagine there is marginally more power required...
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    Cool to hear. I run 30/10-51 on my current bike...

    Cool to hear. I run 30/10-51 on my current bike and the Patrol comes with 32/10-51 so I am swapping down to a 30t ring to maintain my granny gear. I only use 30/51 when it's crazy steep or I use it...
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    I have a Patrol XT on preorder, also raw. The...

    I have a Patrol XT on preorder, also raw. The weight is a bit concerning to me, my current bike (YT Jeffsy Pro Race 27.5 carbon with carbon wheels, cranks and bars) is about 31.5lbs before pedals...
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    I'm much worse at EWS fantasy than DH... oh well,...

    I'm much worse at EWS fantasy than DH... oh well, switched up team for La Thuille round 2 and see how she goes. Does look like awesome trails there, natural and raw with lots of roots and good dirt.
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    Pics of 10t and 51t (sorry for night shot of...

    Pics of 10t and 51t (sorry for night shot of 51t). From looking at the link from teledad (thanks dude) the 51t looks like the cage is around the same angle but the 10t is definitely off.

    378958...
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    I turned the clutch on and off (turned it off in...

    I turned the clutch on and off (turned it off in lower gears and shifted down) and there's still the same slack in 10t. Clutch feels a bitch notchy but I don't think it's the issue. B-tension is in...
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    Basic drivetrain question that is confusing me....

    Basic drivetrain question that is confusing me. My chain has a bunch of extra slack on the lower portion (from bottom of chainring to the derailleur bottom jockey wheel) in the biggest/hardest gear...
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    Yep have heard all that, even some Euro ones...

    Yep have heard all that, even some Euro ones aren't interested (Champery, Schladming etc.) despite having legendary tracks. Has to make economic sense.

    I've heard there's a potential business case...
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    Despite the weather throwing a wrench, this was...

    Despite the weather throwing a wrench, this was an awesome race to watch... much better than when weather fucked up Lourdes 2017. So many impressive runs in bad conditions, Daprela out of this world...
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