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  1. Thanks for the feedback. I will think about ways...

    Thanks for the feedback. I will think about ways to work some of these ideas into a future release of the app when I have time to work on it again (hopefully in Summer). That is also interesting...
  2. As one of the authors of the PowderGuide I would...

    As one of the authors of the PowderGuide I would definitely be interested in you opinion on my little app.

    I have seen the Reduction Method and 3x3 filter in WhiteRisk. I think the WhiteRisk app...
  3. I have Werner's book from 2009 and that is what...

    I have Werner's book from 2009 and that is what my app is based on. If you can point me to any more literature that is more up to date than that I would be interested, and so would a number of my...
  4. Glad you like it and find it useful. :smile:

    Glad you like it and find it useful. :smile:
  5. There are a lot of things to consider when you...

    There are a lot of things to consider when you are going into avalanche terrain, especially in the excitement of hitting fresh pow at stupid o'clock in the morning. This gives you a quick double...
  6. No, no iOS version. I don't have an iPhone or a...

    No, no iOS version. I don't have an iPhone or a Mac, so the expense of writing an iOS app would be too high.

    The output is a recommendation as to whether the combination of factors in you plan...
  7. Avalanche risk assesment Android app (free)

    I have written a little Android app that I think can be useful in planning your trip through avalanche terrain. The app consists of two main pieces of functionality:

    The first is a list of...
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    Sticky: Whitedot Redeemer 190 by LittleWoodsie

    Whitedot Redeemer 190 by LittleWoodsie
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    I think the 107 probably refers to the 107m cliff...

    I think the 107 probably refers to the 107m cliff that Fred dropped. I saw a prototype of them in Chamonix about a month ago. They looked more like a medieval weapon than a ski, a big black beast...
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    I have just put my impressions of the Redeemer...

    I have just put my impressions of the Redeemer here https://www.tetongravity.com/forums/showthread.php?t=185967
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    Review: Whitedot Redeemer 190

    I have had these skis now for about a month with six days on the mountain. Here are my initial impressions of them.

    Me
    Height: 190cm (6'3")
    Weight: 100kg (220lbs)
    Age: 41
    Ability: 12+ years...
  12. Can stand forever with my eyes open. All goes to...

    Can stand forever with my eyes open. All goes to shit when I close my eyes.

    But I am a very visual person. Well, that's what I tell my girlfriend when she catches me watching teh porns. :cool:
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    Why the prejudice against good mogul skiers. I...

    Why the prejudice against good mogul skiers. I don't go looking for moguls anymore than I have to. But if the entry or runout to a good run is bumped out, I'm glad I have done some mogul training,...
  14. Hmmmmm, I have my doubts. Without being able to...

    Hmmmmm, I have my doubts. Without being able to read Japanese, the technology looks pretty similar.

    I have a set of the current season D2 vario flexs that I picked up at a bargain basement price...
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    Learning you Lita......, Littera........, readin...

    Learning you Lita......, Littera........, readin and riting in skool, their doin it rong.
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    Priceless!!!! :biggrin: But seriously, jumping...

    Priceless!!!! :biggrin:

    But seriously, jumping anything on that bike just looks dangerous! :eek:
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    Shouldn't be a problem. It has more to do with...

    Shouldn't be a problem. It has more to do with how many chainrings you have up front. Rule of thumb for SRAM:

    3 rings - Long cage
    2 rings - Medium cage
    1 ring - Short cage

    I would imagine...
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    From some muppet on an expat forum in...

    From some muppet on an expat forum in Switzerland...



    He was SO EXTREME that wearing a backpack with shovel and probe would have been suicidaly dangerous. :fmicon:



    Avy danger was 3,...
  19. Disappointing. I was waiting for the muppet...

    Disappointing. I was waiting for the muppet driving the white truck to reverse it too far, the wall of the ditch collapsing and both trucks ending up stuck in the mud. :FIREdevil
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    Vibes to here family and friends. Also vibes to...

    Vibes to here family and friends.
    Also vibes to the instructor. I felt bad when I had a learner break her wrist on a nursery slope. But to die? He must be feeling like absolute shit at the moment.
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    You can put him in a group, then update your...

    You can put him in a group, then update your security settings so that the group he is in can't see status updates and photos. Then add your mum to the same group. ;)

    Well, you could in last...
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    With modern skis and techniques, more like 3-5...

    With modern skis and techniques, more like 3-5 seasons if you are fit, confident and coordinated. I know some people who are charging pretty hard on skis by the end of their first season, even if...
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    Sounds like snowboarding became mainstream. The...

    Sounds like snowboarding became mainstream. The kids are looking for something new and unconventional. Ooooooh look, twintips and fatboys. Schweeeeet!!!! :biggrin:
  24. That immediately rings alarm bells. First thing...

    That immediately rings alarm bells. First thing I would check is the wheel build.

    Then, if that is all good, I would go with shimming the disk a bit further away from the wheel, as long as you...
  25. DON'T FILE THE CALIPER!!!!!! :eek: Something...

    DON'T FILE THE CALIPER!!!!!! :eek:

    Something sounds wrong with the setup.

    Was size disks are you running.
    Is the caliper central over the disk?
    Is the wheel built correctly, is the rim...
  26. Ahmen to that....

    Ahmen to that....
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    For repeat offenders, make them stand there...

    For repeat offenders, make them stand there nekkid! :the_finge


    If it is a hot chick, make her stand there nekkid on her first offence...... :FIREdevil
  28. Depends on how much you like butthurt.

    Depends on how much you like butthurt.
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    A man after my own heart. I built a hardtail...

    A man after my own heart. I built a hardtail trail bike because my DH bike is too heavy to ride up Swiss alps. Ended up with a hardtail that is stronger and charges downhill harder than most "all...
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    Then you don't have them setup properly. The...

    Then you don't have them setup properly. The older models you had to dick around with shims and washers to get them right. If they where wrong then they didn't work right. The newer hopes have...
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    A good pair of Vans or Etnies stops better than...

    A good pair of Vans or Etnies stops better than Hayes Mags. ;)
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    Ahhhh, cool, thanks. Just worked that out for...

    Ahhhh, cool, thanks. Just worked that out for myself before I read your post. Makes sense. Both wheels spinning gives you the balance.
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    Got a real jong question here. Why is the front...

    Got a real jong question here. Why is the front wheel on a roller aswell, instead of just on the ground or on a solid platform? I have never seen these before, but I am intrigued by the idea.
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    What, the whole hour? :eek: I bet that has had a...

    What, the whole hour? :eek: I bet that has had a major impact on the safety of the roads! :rolleyes:
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    If you are willing to fork out some extra coin,...

    If you are willing to fork out some extra coin, then Hopes are amazing for stopping power, ease of maintenance, reliability and the pads last forever. Can take a while to bed them in at first...
  36. I can't get a job in a cubicle cos my butt hurts...

    I can't get a job in a cubicle cos my butt hurts too much to sit down. :(
  37. See, you are guilty of your breaking your own...

    See, you are guilty of your breaking your own statement there. Who would call it a sleep in if you can get to a meeting be 8am? If anybody schedules an 8am meeting with me, there better be a bloody...
  38. Hell, don't bring down a our bitch about work...

    Hell, don't bring down a our bitch about work session with your doomsday tales of economic reality. You're messing with my delusion of invunerability. :nonono2::nonono2::nonono2::nonono2::nonono2:
    ...
  39. Sorry, hate lunchtime meetings too. What if I've...

    Sorry, hate lunchtime meetings too. What if I've got something to do at lunch like go to the bank or the post office or something, which is closed before and after I am in the office? :nonono2:
    ...
  40. Can't be software engineers then. I only get in...

    Can't be software engineers then. I only get in that early if it is an emergency. :the_finge



    Now, that is just plain rude. :nonono2::nonono2::nonono2:



    An arse kicking would just be too...
  41. Oh, and my other favourite one. When there is a...

    Oh, and my other favourite one. When there is a really fucking tight deadline, and everybody is nose to the grindstone trying to get all the work done. Then the boss decides that he needs to get...
  42. A boss of mine, who after I left wanted to move...

    A boss of mine, who after I left wanted to move the weekly team meeting to be at 6pm on a Thursday evening. A team member asks why. The boss responds "So that it doesn't cut into productive time". ...
  43. Damn! I think I just shat my pants! That's a...

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    Damn! I think I just shat my pants! That's a view of the Mer de Glace that I never expect to see with my own eyes. Thanks for making the effort to take the camera out and share your...
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    ^^^^ Gold! Pure gold!...

    ^^^^ Gold! Pure gold! :yourock::yourock::yourock::yourock::yourock:
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    I actually laughed out loud. :biggrin: The end...

    I actually laughed out loud. :biggrin:

    The end is like one of those nightmares where he is after you in slow motion, but you ............ just ............. can't ................ get...
  46. When I was a kid my parents where definitely my...

    When I was a kid my parents where definitely my parents. Pretty strict and taught me a lot. But they where always open and honest and taught me the importance of this. I think this helped us make...
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    It's funny because it's true. :wink: Though,...

    It's funny because it's true. :wink:

    Though, being an Australian in an Austrian ski school where 50% of the staff are Dutch makes things a bit more chill here. Most of the young Austrians are...
  48. Thread: HDR

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    Colour print film, and more so B&W print film,...

    Colour print film, and more so B&W print film, can capture a wider dynamic range than any digital sensor currently produced.

    Film's sensitivity at the limits of its dynamic range tapers off...
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    I got the joke first time. Though damn that...

    I got the joke first time.

    Though damn that French liftie the day my backpack got caught on the chair and I couldn't get out of my backpack. He just stood there with my mates laughing at me as I...
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    Save for Web also strips out all the EXIF data,...

    Save for Web also strips out all the EXIF data, which is why I never use it.
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