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  1. Thread: Wasatch 2019

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    Wasatch 2019

    Was having a beer with a friend last night who was telling me how Empire is in really good shape right now. Apparently a friend of a friend has been up there working on jumps and doing some...
  2. Thread: TR: UK Road Trip

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    Rad pics! The weather over there sounds pleasant.

    Rad pics! The weather over there sounds pleasant.
  3. Burritos. I usually stop for burritos.

    Burritos. I usually stop for burritos.
  4. Yup ^. Or Zees which can usually be found for...

    Yup ^. Or Zees which can usually be found for $200 for a set. I don't personally think trying to save weight on brakes makes much sense, you want those stoppers to stop. You're also probably not...
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    yeah, i've had some friends have similar...

    yeah, i've had some friends have similar problems. yeti replaced the frames for them but it was a bit of a wait.

    is that blood?
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    Ouch! :)

    Ouch! :)
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    Hadn't done this in a while. Can confirm that...

    Hadn't done this in a while. Can confirm that it's still pretty entertaining.

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    If he's regularly tearing tires how does going to...

    If he's regularly tearing tires how does going to a thinner carcass + cushcore help? I haven't run cushcore or any kind of insert yet (I was given one that I'm going to try on my hard tail) but for...
  9. Thread: Wasatch 2019

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    Ah, ok. been riding that for about 10 years,...

    Ah, ok. been riding that for about 10 years, didn't know it had a name.
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  11. Thread: Wasatch 2019

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    what's flanders?

    what's flanders?
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    used beefcake trail bikes that dont suck

    They probably have some loading docks out back to test out the progression.
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    If you're in the PNW finding a used patrol...

    If you're in the PNW finding a used patrol locally should be pretty easy, that's probably what I'd go with. You didn't say what your budget is but that new DB Mission looks great and a hell of a...
  14. Thread: Wasatch 2019

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    Damn!

    Damn!
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    Sony a7iii. Orbea just gave him the new link but...

    Sony a7iii. Orbea just gave him the new link but he didnít have it on for this vid.
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    I'm not one to stare at another mans stem but...

    I'm not one to stare at another mans stem but that is an impressive unit
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    Short little Whistler shred vid

    https://vimeo.com/352533929

    Spent an afternoon in the woods making a little shreddit with my buddy Cesar. This is on a new'ish Whistler trail called Happiest Days.
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    Not sure I would have been pulling mine off but I...

    Not sure I would have been pulling mine off but I don't recall touching the brakes much on that trail. The bike park is in such good shape this year with all the rain they've been getting, no brake...
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    been really happy with my leatt airflex pro...

    been really happy with my leatt airflex pro knees. they breathe well, don't mind them for long pedal days, they don't slip down. haven't really tested the crash resistance too much yet, somehow.
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    The aggressor had been my dry conditions go-to...

    The aggressor had been my dry conditions go-to rear tire for the past couple of seasons but I recently decided to try a dhr2. The cornering and braking traction is much better with the dhr2 and I...
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    Are wire bead tires foldable these days? I'm...

    Are wire bead tires foldable these days? I'm looking at a stack of maxxis tires at a friends house that say "DH Casing" but are folded.
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    Sounds a bit like a magic mary?

    Sounds a bit like a magic mary?
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    289853 Squamish sucks. Donít go.

    289853

    Squamish sucks. Donít go.
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    63.5 hours, 399.4 miles, 95.5k of vert gained. 6...

    63.5 hours, 399.4 miles, 95.5k of vert gained. 6 days of that was bike park though so the vert is slightly inflated. probably another 5 or more days where I couldn't use strava. missed 2 days, got...
  26. Ran into Phil from Squamish who said it's worth...

    Ran into Phil from Squamish who said it's worth checking out as well. Next time.
  27. No frisbees were harmed in the making of this TR

    No frisbees were harmed in the making of this TR
  28. https://www.trailforks.com/trails/ultimate-frisby/

    https://www.trailforks.com/trails/ultimate-frisby/
  29. A sightly above average weekend in Revelstoke

    Headed over to Revelstoke from Whistler this past weekend. I had only ridden there a couple of times, mostly quick stops on a long drive headed somewhere else. Definitely an area that I'd like to...
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    Itís buttery smooth!

    Itís buttery smooth!
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    289554 Warming up in Revy

    289554

    Warming up in Revy
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    Toonie race? Missed it yesterday because of a...

    Toonie race? Missed it yesterday because of a cold but had a couple friends do pretty well. And then come home fairly tipsy [emoji12]
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    I had been running mine just a few clicks in from...

    I had been running mine just a few clicks in from full open but recently got some suspension work done by a Fox R&D guy and he set it up with them both in the middle (10 hsc, 6 lsc from closed). ...
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    The grip2 feels so much better than the RC2 it...

    The grip2 feels so much better than the RC2 it replaced. I used to think that separate lsr/hsr and lsc/hsc was just a gimick but I spent some time dialing things in this spring when I got the grip2...
  35. Thread: Bend OR

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    You missed the brewery? It's really good. ...

    You missed the brewery? It's really good.

    https://www.brewersunion.com/pub/index.php
  36. Thread: Bend OR

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    I've ridden in Bend but never Shasta, I'd be...

    I've ridden in Bend but never Shasta, I'd be going to Shasta.
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    It's been a damn good summer so far ...

    It's been a damn good summer so far

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    That's a bit backwards I think, generally faster...

    That's a bit backwards I think, generally faster rebound is better for high speed rough trail. It keeps the fork moving and working with the terrain.
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    I'm gonna take his gargamel KOM any day now...

    I'm gonna take his gargamel KOM any day now :knockout:
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    I've been riding the sea to sky zone every day...

    I've been riding the sea to sky zone every day since the end of June (mostly pedaling but some park days too) on an evil offering and couldn't be more happy with this bike. On paper the Bronson...
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    On the other side of the pass I thought Fisher...

    On the other side of the pass I thought Fisher creek was pretty fun.
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    a flashlight and looking in at the pads usually...

    a flashlight and looking in at the pads usually works for me
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    July has been pretty OK for bikes, haven't had an...

    July has been pretty OK for bikes, haven't had an off day since june 28th. Shortest ride was 6.5 miles and 1300 feet of vert. My ass is getting a little grumpy about all the chamois time.
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    Thanks, appreciate it. :) ...

    Thanks, appreciate it. :)

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    little sun, little clouds, some rain, some spicy...

    little sun, little clouds, some rain, some spicy pemby trails on the hard tail and then a Mile 1 burger. damn fine evening.

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    The camera makes it look a little less steep than...

    The camera makes it look a little less steep than it is in person too. It was a bit greasy, I took the chicken line around last night but want to go back in the dry and get it.
  47. Thread: Wasatch 2019

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    People love it or absolutely hate it. Luckily...

    People love it or absolutely hate it. Luckily most fall into the latter and there's rarely anyone on it.
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    Go forth and ride, then bring back pics

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    288591
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    Yup, PNW. About an hour north of Seattle.

    Yup, PNW. About an hour north of Seattle.
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