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    two enduros and a DH so nothing has to be that...

    two enduros and a DH so nothing has to be that light

    one enduro and the DH are from 2014-15 maybe that is why 28

    Was thinking of getting some Spank Spike Race 33 Bead Bite MTB Rim in both 27.5...
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    When to replace wheels? 28 vs 32 rims

    Of course when they are broken , but lets say you have a 5 year old wheel, the rim goes, do you bother reusing the hub. You've already replaced a spoke or two. Wouldn't the hub be pretty worn out?
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    If an 8' wall then can have joists run between...

    If an 8' wall then can have joists run between the two walls. Can't do that with a 5' pony wall unless everyone in household was 4'-9" tall.
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    Ok , trusses like that i have no experience with...

    Ok , trusses like that i have no experience with but looking more closely at drawing they do have the loads on them and the HORZ is zero, so there is no load on the pony wall other than the...
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    Civil/Structural Eng Roof Truss Question

    I ended up doing a simple calc to check if this steel beam was up to the task for this local guy. While the beam was fine I questioned what he was doing above. Above the floor he was going to have...
  6. Thread: Fuel Prices.

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    TM picking up slack from Pembinas bullshit" ...

    TM picking up slack from Pembinas bullshit"

    Pardon my ignorance but what does pembina have to do with refined product supply to lower mainland? I have heard as a company they don't play well with...
  7. Thread: Fuel Prices.

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    Yes I would think it changes seasonally but the...

    Yes I would think it changes seasonally but the EIA stuff is average for whole year which ranges from 8 to 2 with an average of 5k which compared to TMX is small. Doing it monthly much bigger...
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    Don't think so, about the US as major supplier. ...

    Don't think so, about the US as major supplier. Saw a Province Art which had the sources as Trans Mountain , then Burnaby then US refineries though their number for the US was trival amount so maybe...
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    So you'll be the naked zombie?

    So you'll be the naked zombie?
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    You can look at the Chilean data above and see a...

    You can look at the Chilean data above and see a clear correlation of the benefit of the booster , its very clear. Masks are a different story. Probably yes and if you think that every precaution...
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    One thing that has come up in the anti circles is...

    One thing that has come up in the anti circles is the pzifer after market vax reactions. Is there anything to this? Of course when you give 10mil a shot just by chance a certain number are going...
  12. Thread: Fuel Prices.

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    Just some numbers for US: Imports 6000k BPD...

    Just some numbers for US:

    Imports 6000k BPD crude, down form 8000K in 2016

    Exports crude 2800k so net import crude 3200K

    Total exports non crude 4,400k BPD so exporting 1,200 bpd net...
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    Yes agree, dilbit if it ends up in a body of...

    Yes agree, dilbit if it ends up in a body of water is a bugger to clean up. Though on the other hand if on land the solvent will evaporate and the heavy are not going anywhere. Whereas if it was...
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    Why would you buy US light crude when you just...

    Why would you buy US light crude when you just spent 10 billion upgrading your refinery to take Canadian dilbit? Why pay $100 WTI when you can get WCS for $10 to 20 less per barrel always that is...
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    Ok but the idea of a carbon tax when prices are...

    Ok but the idea of a carbon tax when prices are low in US does seem like a non starter. In Canada while not exactly popular everyone is pretty used to the concept of pretty high taxes on gas, sales...
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    Then the easy way to do that is have a sliding...

    Then the easy way to do that is have a sliding scale carbon tax. When oil prices are low the tax automatically goes up to create a base for crude of $50-$60 for WTI. The producers gets whatever...
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    interesting graph

    interesting graph
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    But the SPR is still small compared to the...

    But the SPR is still small compared to the overall oil demand in the world. The price of oil is determined by the world price unless you want to decouple that which is hard as the US is a big...
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    I'm certainly not an expert but seems very...

    I'm certainly not an expert but seems very simplistic. There are lots of reasons why some companies are not drilling. So got burned for being over extended and some of these went BK like Whiting...
  20. The trip was planned so that the hiking in canyon...

    The trip was planned so that the hiking in canyon would not be too hot ( not my idea as would have wanted to finish off ski season here) so I'm getting that to avoid shoulder season stay south ,...
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    The US gets a trivial amount of oil from Russia...

    The US gets a trivial amount of oil from Russia so stopping imports would be symbolic. The Euros won't go there as it is important for them and have said as much. If they did that would really...
  22. Which place would be too early??

    Which place would be too early??
  23. Places to Bike/See coming back from Flagstaff AZ to BC

    Going to do back packing trip South Rim Grand Canyon and for return trip , just burning down on way there, was wondering good places to go for mtn biking and some good day hikes. Out of the hike on...
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    Today picked up a hitch hiker up to the hill...

    Today picked up a hitch hiker up to the hill today. He asked if we wanted to him to mask up , we looked at each other for 1/2 sec and said no we're had it and he said he'd had it too. So fuck it. ...
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    We got share of stupid to just not as many on a %...

    We got share of stupid to just not as many on a % basis.
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    Well this is turned in to a US thread somehow. ...

    Well this is turned in to a US thread somehow. Anyway there was a 20 ft letter high FREEDOM snow stamp out on way to hill. I changed it to FREEDUMB. Then they came back and changed to back by...
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    On the transCanada route I think that is a low...

    On the transCanada route I think that is a low number passing through Golden
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    As I understand before the Emergency Act all...

    As I understand before the Emergency Act all they could do was tow and charge fees but with the Act imposed and assuming "passed" that they can seize and sell at auction. Truckers were informed of...
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    sorry not keeping track, yes PM me for details...

    sorry not keeping track, yes PM me for details if still want
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    Found cumulative, interesting for countries that...

    Found cumulative, interesting for countries that had very little covid and big restriction like Oz a lot of lives were saved? freedumb cost lives?
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    I don't its reasonable to think that the baseline...

    I don't its reasonable to think that the baseline has been changing during covid but based on 2017-2019 and refined for actual pop.

    Here is the entire pandemic US and UK only . Certainly looks...
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    OK not in the US as still 10% excess deaths but...

    OK not in the US as still 10% excess deaths but in Canada, UK, Denmark over by excess deaths?
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    Ok if there is issue with the stats why not look...

    Ok if there is issue with the stats why not look at excess mortality ? Maybe covid has already cleaned out the waiting room so less in the queue? From looking at excess deaths then covid is over?
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    well its interesting that in Canada the Convoy...

    well its interesting that in Canada the Convoy Protesters are always say but Demark is getting rid of restrictions. Danes the Canadians for Europe.

    Interesting if any of the looseners do a u...
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    I also thought the number of single vehicle...

    I also thought the number of single vehicle accidents was up

    from NYT
    The United States is enduring its most severe increase in traffic deaths since the 1940s.

    It is a sharp change from the...
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    From the pic of the arms found a lot are semi...

    From the pic of the arms found a lot are semi auto that are now all on the prohibited list so that is going to be serious for those people. Also high capacity mags that is serious offence. The...
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    Somewhere in the interchange someone made a...

    Somewhere in the interchange someone made a statement the suicides went up. That is what you would guess but the opposite happened . Have seen that a couple of times. Yes OD deaths are up though...
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    Wow that is funny. I kinda fell sorry for those...

    Wow that is funny. I kinda fell sorry for those simple truckers . But not really.
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    well if they have high cap mags then they go to...

    well if they have high cap mags then they go to jail whether they had them at protest or not, handguns the same as protest is not on way to range. Handguns and big mags are there to kill people...
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    Fuck'em fuck them in the ass those unvaxxed...

    Fuck'em fuck them in the ass those unvaxxed freedumb fighters. Get rid of the mandates and restrictions but treat being unvaxxed as a DNR. Let in every vaxx in the world , sinovax, cubanwax,...
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    It was fun to watch though from the side was good...

    It was fun to watch though from the side was good but I think from base would have been better. From the side you could really tell how fast a lot of them were going.
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    T1 is directly south of gondi, the rocky peak...

    T1 is directly south of gondi, the rocky peak about a 15 minute boot hike. From gondi you can see T1 north side runs, they don't start at the peak but down the ridge. T1 south is the other side.
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xc7qiPXWXKw ...

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xc7qiPXWXKw

    Wrangle the Chute 4* 2020 Highlights held on T1 south
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    From FWT site NEW VENUE CONFIRMED IN KICKING...

    From FWT site

    NEW VENUE CONFIRMED IN KICKING HORSE
    Yesterday's unforeseen wind storm has critically affected the snowpack, and we decided to move the competition to a new venue: T1 South.
    The...
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    any details? That would be T1 north I would...

    any details? That would be T1 north I would think , its a different aspect that shouldn't have been as affected by wind from west but but its hard to tell. Shorter , the one they used in 2019? for...
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    In Golden there have been a number of FREEDOM...

    In Golden there have been a number of FREEDOM signs stamped in the snow. The one going up to the resort was modified before I could get to it to FREEDUMB MOB.

    What really pissing me of is that...
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    Skied Sunday, Monday,Tuesday Wednesday but not...

    Skied Sunday, Monday,Tuesday Wednesday but not today ( Thursday) Monday there was wind but depended where you skied, abit sheltered and was very good. There was 6cm fresh as I remember so 0cm on...
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    detailed from KH The competition is scheduled...

    detailed from KH

    The competition is scheduled for February 12 with an additional weather window from February 13-17. The competition will be live broadcasted here.
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  49. Somebody having fun ( MrsDougw)

    Somebody having fun ( MrsDougw)
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    From KH FB post Ozone is looking prime and just...

    From KH FB post
    Ozone is looking prime and just in time for the Freeride World Tour. T-minus 7 days ��
    Weather window February 12-17.
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