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  1. Sweet - holler. Good luck. Lemme know if I can...

    Sweet - holler. Good luck. Lemme know if I can help.

    TahoeBC, that was awesome. Halls footy was excellent, and you had a nice long segment (2-3 laps?) from a zone I've been wanting to check out...
  2. I live in Glenshire. Our flowers are popping by...

    I live in Glenshire. Our flowers are popping by end of March/beginning of April. We get way less snow here than anywhere else in Tahoe/Truckee.

    Glenshire Drive is nothing like Northwoods. NW is a...
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    Oaxaca! ...

    Oaxaca!


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CjrYqGIOiAQ
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    Whoa - rad! I waited and watched and waited...

    Whoa - rad!

    I waited and watched and waited for deals on the 188 C108 (used or new) for a couple months. Never saw anything below $600, which is above my ski purchase price ceiling. Same reason I...
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    Man, those kids had a TON of energy. Ghost, Gin -...

    Man, those kids had a TON of energy. Ghost, Gin - awesome. Bowie - otherworldly. So tight, so hawt. Give it a spin before it disappears in 5 days!
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    Thanks for the feedback and photos people! ...

    Thanks for the feedback and photos people!

    Buying a pair from Spyderjon...with brakes. :)

    I have leashes on another pair of Alpinists but brakes seem to make more sense on a powder ski....my...
  7. Thread: Doggie stoke

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    Thanks y'all - stoked on Kona-man. He's awesome.

    Thanks y'all - stoked on Kona-man. He's awesome.
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    Anybody use the Alpinist brakes? Do they suck? I...

    Anybody use the Alpinist brakes? Do they suck? I know they have a pull tab string that breaks easily...any other insight?

    Also, can I buy a brakeless version...
  9. Damn dude wow - good luck with recovery.

    Damn dude wow - good luck with recovery.
  10. I hooked up a buddy with one of their used demo...

    I hooked up a buddy with one of their used demo bikes (from last season) about 3 weeks ago. Screaming deal. But don't know what they have now - call em up!

    It's a bike seller's market right now -...
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    PM coming - thanks dude!

    PM coming - thanks dude!
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    I'm 6'. 190#, usually a size large, but only a...

    I'm 6'. 190#, usually a size large, but only a 40-41L (narrow chest/shoulders). I mostly ride before it gets hot, but I guess I'm just going for the lightest protection I can get - other than just a...
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    MTB body armor

    Anybody wear body armor?

    I'd like to get a lightweight long-sleeve shirt with elbow, shoulder, chest, and back pads. I'd like to be able to wear this pedaling to 80-90*, so think super light not...
  14. Thread: Doggie stoke

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    First dog I've owned since being a kid in the...

    First dog I've owned since being a kid in the 90s.

    This is Kona, 8 weeks old. We're STOKED!

    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20200514/803b63464a6fd02e6914f6ad61fff56f.jpg
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  15. Those Mott pics are droolworthy. Holy damn....

    Those Mott pics are droolworthy. Holy damn. Gimpy, jfc man, sick pics.

    Hit up Sports Hub yesterday - tons of skis (and boots) still in stock - all 50% off. Picked up some sticks for next season -...
  16. BUMPING - update from MTBR [ETA:...

    BUMPING - update from MTBR [ETA: https://forums.mtbr.com/california-norcal/30-miles-new-trails-hidden-falls-we-need-your-help-1136505.html]

    Thank you everyone for taking a few minutes to comment!...
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    Lassen NP is still completely closed per their...

    Lassen NP is still completely closed per their website.
  18. What did they go for? Just curious if the asking...

    What did they go for? Just curious if the asking price for mine is too high.
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    Thanks for the help on sizing folks. I'm 182cm,...

    Thanks for the help on sizing folks. I'm 182cm, 88kg (6', ~195#) - 184 looked short in the shop, but 191s for metal layup hard snow skis sounded big. Looking to replace 188 PBJs. Happy on 190 Bibbys,...
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    Why are you so obsessed with Dean? I don't think...

    Why are you so obsessed with Dean? I don't think you've done anything on TGR except start this thread and keep it going, apparently obsessed with dragging a low man through the mud. What's your axe...
  21. Thanks for the beta, Moko. I'll report back when...

    Thanks for the beta, Moko. I'll report back when I explore first hand. Heckacali, hope you get some workers' comp lined up. That sucks.

    BTW, for all your MTBers, Auburn may be opening more trails...
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    10-4. The collective delivers...

    10-4. The collective delivers...
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    BD sent me Evo toepieces to replace Black...

    BD sent me Evo toepieces to replace Black toepieces last winter....

    CJ, I gave away my last Vipec toe-piece, but I do have a Tecton invaginator toe-piece (v1.0) - you want? PM your address. I...
  24. Anybody been up Western States/Painted Rock? I've...

    Anybody been up Western States/Painted Rock? I've found snow-free trails on south aspects up to about 7500. Wondering about the shadier stuff that's not south. Seems like there are still lots of...
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    CJ, I may have one. I'll dig around tonight. PM...

    CJ, I may have one. I'll dig around tonight. PM me if I forget!
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    Gotcha. That all makes sense. I have a beacon...

    Gotcha. That all makes sense. I have a beacon pocket in Trew Roams (a waterproof-breathable bib), which is nicer and does fit better than the regular pocket in the Dawn Patrols. But my BCA beacon...
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    Dumb question - what's the difference between a...

    Dumb question - what's the difference between a beacon pocket and a regular zippered-pocket? A dongle to clip your beacon to?

    I have BD Dawn Patrols, and just put the beacon in my pocket and zip...
  28. I suggest you try the lighter bindings before you...

    I suggest you try the lighter bindings before you sell those beautiful skis. A 400g binding versus the 900g Shift will make it feel like a completely different setup.

    Unless you don't like the...
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    Np. Good luck. Oddly, I fit in the Maestrale...

    Np. Good luck.

    Oddly, I fit in the Maestrale RS 1.0 in size 29, the RS 2.0 is too big for me. Bootfitter confirmed that the RS2 is larger than that RS1, so might be worth a shell fit at the local...
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    Maestrale RS2 in size 29 ...

    Maestrale RS2 in size 29

    https://www.tetongravity.com/forums/showthread.php/334679-FS-Scarpa-Maestrale-RS-2-0-size-29 {better link]

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    Agreed, it's pretty clear. Just make sure it...

    Agreed, it's pretty clear. Just make sure it fully clicks back up into ski mode when going downhill. Otherwise, potential for insta-tele. Nice binder other than this.
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    Smells stolen Sent from my Pixel 2 using...

    Smells stolen

    Sent from my Pixel 2 using Tapatalk
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    KW, thanks for posting. I don't have a dog in...

    KW, thanks for posting.

    I don't have a dog in the fight either, but the approval process for the e-bike opening on the TNF appeared to be quite flawed without required public notice and env...
  34. You know what's crazy is that Lyft started as...

    You know what's crazy is that Lyft started as ZimRide, and ZimRide's initial carpool program focused on ride-sharing to and from Tahoe. I met one of the founders when that was still ZimRide's focus,...
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    On this theory, I just swapped 178 ZeroG 95s with...

    On this theory, I just swapped 178 ZeroG 95s with Vipecs (1928g) for 183 BD Helio 95s with Alpinists (1810g). Ski weighs 250g more; binding weighs 350g less. Will report back...but maybe not until...
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    When does the custom sale end? And are the...

    When does the custom sale end?

    And are the discounts a thing of the past? I think so, but just confirming.

    Still torn between 192 Protest with veneer or 188 FRS for resort pow...
  37. From the Sierra Sun:...

    From the Sierra Sun: https://www.sierrasun.com/news/a-railroad-led-to-the-lake-of-the-sky/



    I love Truckee's rich history, intertwined with the railroads and the opening of the West. Cool stuff.
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    AH, cool. Thanks for explaining. Someone should...

    AH, cool. Thanks for explaining. Someone should tell Keith those graphics aren't in the library!
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    TTS: What are the Abyss, Eagles Next, and...

    TTS:

    What are the Abyss, Eagles Next, and Watershed graphics? I don't see them on the Praxis site. https://www.praxisskis.com/grapihcs-library/

    Impressive buy!
  40. Thread: The FIFTY

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    Those look like another manufacturer's version of...

    Those look like another manufacturer's version of the Billy Goat Tech Ascent plates: https://billygoattech.com/
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    Thanks for sharing this riser mod - was concerned...

    Thanks for sharing this riser mod - was concerned the high riser was too low for our steep Tahoe skintracks. Even 60mm seems too low, but I guess we'll see!
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    Oh, Balanced Rock and T-Bar Club is yours? Rad....

    Oh, Balanced Rock and T-Bar Club is yours? Rad. I'll bring you some biz once life normalizes.
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    I'm still picking my face up off the floor from...

    I'm still picking my face up off the floor from last night. Damn what a show.
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    Thanks for the beta and link. What's your biz...

    Thanks for the beta and link. What's your biz that gimpy mentioned? Suerte.
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    Pretty funny and harsh Blister "review" of the...

    Pretty funny and harsh Blister "review" of the Xenic. https://blisterreview.com/gear-reviews/2019-2020-fritschi-xenic-10?fbclid=IwAR3dROfXNJ0gLeG0duIa28zbLqlyQH8zOL6p34-GyeEKfVGBBIY7YMbBX18
  46. Ha, okay. I'll see what I can cook up. :D

    Ha, okay. I'll see what I can cook up. :D
  47. Smooth Op, did you find those Mantras yet? Those...

    Smooth Op, did you find those Mantras yet? Those things look tasty.

    Anyone ski the BD Helio 95? (Not the Helio Recon 95...) This one: https://skimo.co/black-diamond-helio-95

    Seems to fit the...
  48. PD, OG - very sorry for your losses. gimpy, hope...

    PD, OG - very sorry for your losses. gimpy, hope your mom is well-cared-for, and you get an opportunity to visit before too long.

    As Wobby said, we should all be a little nicer to each other, and...
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    Excellent "TR" - thanks for sharing! Enjoy the...

    Excellent "TR" - thanks for sharing! Enjoy the sweet taste of fresh air!
  50. damn emcee that was hilarious and amazing. ...

    damn emcee that was hilarious and amazing.

    :zap:
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