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    If you want you came sometimes find the Yvette...

    If you want you came sometimes find the Yvette for around $300. My wife has two pairs and both were sub $350 new in plastic. Iím not a fan of DPS skis personally but they made her a better powder...
  2. Probably a dumb question… Has anyone tired...

    Probably a dumb question…

    Has anyone tired using a full suspension MTB on a trainer? I have a pivot Mach 4 Sl that has a pretty solid remote lockout. I’m wondering about a trainer but I’m...
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    Just to point this out, there are a lot of powder...

    Just to point this out, there are a lot of powder skis for women in the 105-110mm. For women those will typically float as well as 120mm POW skis for men. Iíve said this in other threads but my...
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    Iím not an expert, still very much figuring this...

    Iím not an expert, still very much figuring this outÖ but what I try to avoid is my legs feeling dead like they do when I donít ride my bike for a week. So essentially trying to think of a few rides...
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    another vote for 2-3 wraps of gorilla tape.

    another vote for 2-3 wraps of gorilla tape.
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    I can only speak to Cushcore XC but I think it...

    I can only speak to Cushcore XC but I think it takes less than 5 minutes to install with a standard tire lever. Ive never needed to use soap. Just thatís a little more work than a normal tubeless...
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    Iím in no way trying to question your ability to...

    Iím in no way trying to question your ability to thrash rims but I would buy a new tire pressure gauge or check reliability against some friends gauges. Iíve gone pretty deep down this rabbit hole...
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    Iíve been impressed with Maxxterra. Hard to put a...

    Iíve been impressed with Maxxterra. Hard to put a number on but it seems a lot more grippy than their standard dual casing tires.
  9. I think theyíre likely in process of shifting to...

    I think theyíre likely in process of shifting to the float X but have mixed inventory right now. Either way, Iím not perturbed. It rides really really well. Iíd need to compare but Iím guessing itís...
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    One tweak, youíre thinking of a this as ďfloatĒ...

    One tweak, youíre thinking of a this as ďfloatĒ and surface area, when in reality skis are more about ďliftĒ in soft snow. Instead of thinking about a boat standing still, think of it once itís...
  11. Iíll be curious for more feedback on the cascade...

    Iíll be curious for more feedback on the cascade link on the switchblade.

    Dumb question, does it still work with the flip chip? Iím thinking of doing an Angleset and I like the idea of being able...
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    For a lighter skier, a Sierra will ski like a...

    For a lighter skier, a Sierra will ski like a Deathwish does for a heavy skier. My wife is about the same proportions and floats way way better on her 112 mm underfoot skis than I do on my 125mm...
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    Theyíre a couple dollars cheaper on SteepandCheap...

    Theyíre a couple dollars cheaper on SteepandCheap but the return policy is worse.
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    After quite a bit of back and forth I picked up a...

    After quite a bit of back and forth I picked up a new Pivot Switchblade (Race Xt Build). It joints my Pivot Mach 4 Sl which has served as my race bike (and everything mountain bike). I sold my Gravel...
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    To this note, when possible I use Santa Cruz...

    To this note, when possible I use Santa Cruz boxes. Theyíre within the standard size dimensions and are pretty darn solid.

    Not sure if bikeflights does shipping from Canada but you could plug...
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    Iím curious about one-up. I swapped from some...

    Iím curious about one-up. I swapped from some older Race Face SixC bars to Chromag BZA carbons (both 35mm) and the Chromag was way way better. Not sure about the new race face stuff.
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    I hadnít seen this before. Really interesting. ...

    I hadnít seen this before. Really interesting.

    My big Ďtipí is just to always remove the caliper from the bike so you can tap/rotate as youíre doing the bleed. Iíve had some tricky stuck bubbles...
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    I have a short KS lev Iím going to unload soon....

    I have a short KS lev Iím going to unload soon. Itís in great shape. Iíll send you a PM.
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    As far as cassette wearÖ itís varies a lot by...

    As far as cassette wearÖ itís varies a lot by rider weight, chain replacement frequency, and terrain. 1000 miles of pedaling in a 51 tooth with a single chain would 10/10 destroy it. Iím 3000 miles...
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    Not quite what youíre afterÖ but Iíd go to a...

    Not quite what youíre afterÖ but Iíd go to a smaller chainring up front. I typically think that you should have a chainring that allows you to almost never be riding in your lowest year. I try to...
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    Thoughts on the link would be appreciated. Iím...

    Thoughts on the link would be appreciated. Iím curious about it. I was slightly tempted by a firebird but thatís way more bike than I actually need and Iíll end up hauling this bike on 40-50 mile...
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    I just picked up a Switchblade yesterday and it...

    I just picked up a Switchblade yesterday and it has a float X. I didnít have any big issues yesterday on my first ride but weíll see if I start bottoming out regularly. Update what your results if...
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    Strange, on my devices this shows as Black text...

    Strange, on my devices this shows as Black text on a white background. Sorry for any hassle. Anyone know why this happens?

    Also, Sold.
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    Santa Cruz Stigmata CC $2200

    "Cross" Posting.

    https://www.tetongravity.com/forums/showthread.php/342902-Santa-Cruz-Stigmata-2200
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    Santa Cruz Stigmata $2200

    I have a Santa Cruz Stigmata CC for sale.... trying to fund the purchase of a new MTB... really sad to see this one go I just can't afford a new MTB and keeping this as well.

    This is a Carbon...
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    Both the Wren and Huseme shapes are awesome. My...

    Both the Wren and Huseme shapes are awesome. My wife has a 169cm Husume that I think is a bit to much ski for her but I still think theyíre a great shape. Wren 114 is my favorite ski of all time....
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    I ran MTB calipers on road hydro levers. I...

    I ran MTB calipers on road hydro levers. I remember it being hard to bleed but they worked awesome.

    I would pull the caliper off the frame and shake/tap it a bit. Then bleed with the brake lever...
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    Iím curious as well. Iím hoping Scott does...

    Iím curious as well. Iím hoping Scott does another podcast with Blister as that seems to give a ton more detail. The website doesnít list a lot of info (Mount point for example).

    Iíve always been...
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    There was talk of RES being implemented on the...

    There was talk of RES being implemented on the Jeffrey this year. Did that actually happen?

    if so, is it just the 118 or the 110 as well?
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    Is there any consensus on how many of these...

    Is there any consensus on how many of these actually broke? Like not do you know someone who it happened toÖ but more like 5% failed year 1 vs 20% failed if they were skied a lot.

    I think the PT...
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    I like the weights for touring skis. Light...

    I like the weights for touring skis. Light enough to tour on. Heavy enough to ski great in soft conditions.

    Theyíre not really meant as resort skis. I could see the use for a 2500gram Ren as a...
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    My gripe with the Wren 114 is that I canít really...

    My gripe with the Wren 114 is that I canít really justify as many pairs of skis as I want. They just crush everything and are stable but can also pivot surprisingly easily in tight terrain.

    I...
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    Well I found a great looking moxie thatís just...

    Well I found a great looking moxie thatís just not in my size. Posting here in case anyone else is looking.

    Solid build for $2000 (makes the other build at $3750 a little hard to swallow)....
  34. Still going back and forth on signing up for...

    Still going back and forth on signing up for this. I may just try it solo instead. A 5:00 am leave them and hammering to try to finish sounds way more fun that the 10:00 pm Depart.
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    I think the frame is about $900 including...

    I think the frame is about $900 including shipping. Some loose math would say he spent a good chunk more than that on the build unless it was cobbled together from old parts. Really really cool bike.
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    Iíll look at Canfield as well. For some reason...

    Iíll look at Canfield as well. For some reason Iíve never been as excited as others are about them (going back to like 2012) but Iíll give it a chance. Good to have other options for sure.

    The...
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    Awesome! This gives me more to research. Thanks...

    Awesome! This gives me more to research. Thanks for the input, there are a lot of brands in this world that Iím not aware of.

    Iím fully aware that the Honzo is a bike that makes no sense on...
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    I'm thinking a progressive hardtail may be in the...

    I'm thinking a progressive hardtail may be in the cards this fall if I can find one used. I largely have my eyes and heart set on a Kona Honzo ESD. I like the geometry as a tester for a what I'd like...
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    Sold!
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    Bump
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    I think youíre question is a little hard given...

    I think youíre question is a little hard given what the comparison points are. The 2010 S7 is a fairly different ski than the Billy Goat. I donít doubt that you can ski the hell out of them, but...
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    The new Ren graphic is probably my favorite from...

    The new Ren graphic is probably my favorite from 4frnt in the last few years to say the least. Interesting… and tempting
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    My guess is skinny young person... I was 6' and...

    My guess is skinny young person... I was 6' and about that weight in high school.
  44. All City Mr. Pink Road Bike (womens sizing) $850 + Shipping

    Cross posting for anyone looking for a good deal on a small road bike.

    https://www.tetongravity.com/forums/showthread.php/342726-All-City-Mr-Pink-Road-Bike-(womens-sizing)-850-Shipping
  45. All City Mr. Pink Road Bike (womens sizing) $850 + Shipping

    I have an All City Mr. Pink Road bike that used to belong to my wife that we're looking to move. Super cool bike with a Carbon Fork and Columbus Zona Steel Tubing. TLDR its a smooth riding road bike...
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    Pierre's Hole last weekend I did the "100" (it's...

    Pierre's Hole last weekend I did the "100" (it's only an 80 mile course). Course conditions were pretty tough... pooled hail in some sections and a good amount of mud that accumulated on tires...
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    Revel Rangers with Push suspensionÖ I think itís...

    Revel Rangers with Push suspensionÖ I think itís really dumb but dang I want to ride one.
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  48. The Powderworks 124 tour in a 171cm would be a...

    The Powderworks 124 tour in a 171cm would be a ridiculous touring ski for my wife. She actually likes her wailers as a light skier (women seem to love that shape). ButÖ there is no way I would drop...
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    If they have a commander and a narrow Deathwish...

    If they have a commander and a narrow Deathwish tour those will be some super exciting additions. I wonder if itíll be a 108 commander or the 98Ö
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    Likely as good a place as any to ask but sorry...

    Likely as good a place as any to ask but sorry for a little thread drift.

    Any comments on the Pierreís hole course? I wonít really have time to pre ride. From the overview it Looks like mostly...
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