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    Agree with all of this. The Blister review was...

    Agree with all of this. The Blister review was pretty spot on as well.

    According to the tracking app I hit 51 mph at Mammoth and don't recall any particularly scary moments. With all of that...
  2. Thread: Energy Bars

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    Yeah, I know, it was still a good line.

    Yeah, I know, it was still a good line.
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    ^^ Haha, the Shiffrin of the NBA. ;-) And...

    ^^ Haha, the Shiffrin of the NBA. ;-)

    And he's only 20 years old! That's the crazy part.
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    Umm... what? Everyone was saying the West would...

    Umm... what? Everyone was saying the West would be dominated by the two LA teams (so long as they remained healthy).
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    There never was a formal report. A few weeks later he just did an interview with Powder and that was it. As far as I can remember, anyway, there's a chance I'm mistaken. (and for the record, IMO...
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    So is the entire Snickers bar itself the dick, or...

    So is the entire Snickers bar itself the dick, or just part of it? Figured we'd need to clarify such a detail in this important thread.
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    I don't know about you guys, but instead of...

    I don't know about you guys, but instead of reading this I went home with a waitress, the way I always do.
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    Quoting this because it deserves to be quoted! ...

    Quoting this because it deserves to be quoted! haha.
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    On the line. I'm generally a directional skier...

    On the line. I'm generally a directional skier and it feels perfect there.

    After several days I like my WC 108's so much that I just pulled the trigger on the tour version. Looking forward to...
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    It wasn't all the time, but it happened a few...

    It wasn't all the time, but it happened a few times. No solution, and not that big of a deal - I mostly tour on Tectons anyway.
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    No. I clicked them out of the way properly,...

    No. I clicked them out of the way properly, straight from the car (so no icing issues possible). They still released on me. And I did not snag them.
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    A snickers bar is going to fuck up your health? ...

    A snickers bar is going to fuck up your health? Lighten up, Francis.
  13. Except we've kind of been dealing with it...

    Except we've kind of been dealing with it somewhat regularly the last few years so it doesn't feel all that unusual anymore. 2 years ago it happened three separate times in one month, IIRC.
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    I agree with you but have to acknowledge that...

    I agree with you but have to acknowledge that going to 8 straight finals is like playing an extra season and a half, maybe 2 given playoff intensity.
  15. I hate Vail as much as the next guy, but you need...

    I hate Vail as much as the next guy, but you need to let it go. Seems pretty obvious they've done a solid job with Kirkwood so far this season (if you want to bitch about early closures we are all...
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    To be fair, he was preserving his knees those...

    To be fair, he was preserving his knees those years in Toronto when he wasn't trying. :fmicon: So in basketball years he's more like 38. ;-)

    By that same measure, LeBron is like 45.
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    Haha, good call. I've only skied there one day...

    Haha, good call. I've only skied there one day but it was definitely a black diamond rating that day and made for some good people watching.
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    Nope - they're light so easy to swing around and...

    Nope - they're light so easy to swing around and have some pop for quick turns.
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    A good rule of thumb: anytime you're getting...

    A good rule of thumb: anytime you're getting bindings mounted anywhere but on the recommended line, make sure it's actually written down on the slip. Between this and some other things I've heard...
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    I have recently ditched the Clif and energy bars...

    I have recently ditched the Clif and energy bars for a plain old Snickers - which tastes better and is basically the same thing. Doesn't work for warm weather bike rides, however.
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    I had the Atris in 184 as well, so good head to...

    I had the Atris in 184 as well, so good head to head comparison. They were fine skis, but not quite as playful as I would have liked, and also pretty easy to reach their speed limit (jack of all...
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    Ha, I bought these to replace my Atris. I love BC...

    Ha, I bought these to replace my Atris. I love BC Noctas but never quite clicked with the Atris the same way.
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    Im 5 11 / 185 pounds and on the 184. I was...

    Im 5 11 / 185 pounds and on the 184. I was worried theyd feel a little short (my powder skis are 190) but I also wanted them to be quick in the trees. No regrets with the shorter length, but...
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    I left right before that, but after three...

    I left right before that, but after three straight days going hard to start my season, my legs were toast by then anyway. Caught one of the first chairs on Gold Rush, same for 12 mid day, and maybe...
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    So last spring I got a few days on my Wildcat...

    So last spring I got a few days on my Wildcat 108s and liked them a lot, but was anxious to try them on proper cold winter snow. Just spent the last three days at Mammoth, ranging from wind buff and...
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    Snow off Broadway and Stump was great. Further...

    Snow off Broadway and Stump was great. Further over towards Canyon not so much.
  27. The Official 19/20 Tahoe Ski Snowboard Thread. Plus bonus Bootfitting Recs!

    Depends. Whats the moisture content? I prefer my Ebola to be blower.

    In case anyone is wondering, Mammoth is worth the drive right now. Even more terrain open than I expected. Storm rolling in...
  28. Don Nelson?

    Don Nelson?
  29. Not only are edibles healthier, I prefer the high...

    Not only are edibles healthier, I prefer the high and how it sets in.
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    Yeah, I mean, that's not even a real question.

    Yeah, I mean, that's not even a real question.
  31. Staffing issues or not, it simply takes more time...

    Staffing issues or not, it simply takes more time to open the mountain after the first big dump then it does later in the season. They have to put in cat tracks, prep lift unload areas, mark cliffs,...
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    Never been much of a Carmelo fan, but you have to...

    Never been much of a Carmelo fan, but you have to be happy for the guy getting another shot and then actually playing well.
  33. Kirkwood now reporting 7 feet in 7 days. Well,...

    Kirkwood now reporting 7 feet in 7 days. Well, that's one way to get the season going I suppose.
  34. I have a couple sets of them. Won't be able to...

    I have a couple sets of them. Won't be able to get them until Sunday when I'm back in Truckee, but PM me your address and they're yours free.
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    Right now they are all high-fiving each other as...

    Right now they are all high-fiving each other as this is going viral...
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    Sure, Ive toured on my 122mm Noctas... just...

    Sure, Ive toured on my 122mm Noctas... just trying to picture going that much wider. To each his own.
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    Fuck that. Benefits matter. And I don't mean...

    Fuck that. Benefits matter. And I don't mean health insurance, I mean having time to do things outside of work and/or flexibility to go chase a pow day.
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    Sometimes the first response is the best one. ...

    Sometimes the first response is the best one.

    However, if I was young and single and those were my only two options, I'd probably pick Boulder.
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    I booked my stay in Mammoth several weeks ago...

    I booked my stay in Mammoth several weeks ago when things were bone dry. Nice to see my leap of faith paying dividends. Much like Squaw and Kirkwood, I love early season / lower tide on that...
  40. Pretty sure those are CM's but that's still...

    Pretty sure those are CM's but that's still pretty good. Sugar Bowl reporting another 17 inches.
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    Touring on 148mm skis... interesting. Sounds...

    Touring on 148mm skis... interesting. Sounds kind of uncomfortable.
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    Plenty of male pro skiers get ragged on around...

    Plenty of male pro skiers get ragged on around here just the same for douchey behavior (literally just happened in another thread). It's not at all sexist to give the ladies the same treatment - in...
  43. Thread: The FIFTY

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    Forget the computer, that episode was 65 screen...

    Forget the computer, that episode was 65 screen worthy!

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    Listing these here because Id rather sell them locally and not have to ship. Nice skis, I just have three pairs at 108 underfoot, which is a little ridiculous.

    2019 Black Crows Atris 184cm. A...
  45. You did it while singing? ;-) You should...

    You did it while singing? ;-)

    You should probably delete this and make up a better story.

    Bummer on the timing, too bad it didn't happen a few weeks ago instead. Heal up, and don't rush back...
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    Looking good. So is the forecast. Good call on...

    Looking good. So is the forecast. Good call on some bowling in the evening.
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    I own both the Atris and the Wildcat 108 (both in...

    I own both the Atris and the Wildcat 108 (both in 184cm). They are similar skis but I prefer the Moments, as they are more stable at high speeds so you feel comfortable opening them up a bit more...
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    An angry ex-girlfriend stealing your phone and...

    An angry ex-girlfriend stealing your phone and posting a bunch of shit doesn't really have anything to do with the victim's character.

    But I'll take b-bear's word for it with the local knowledge.
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    Awesome! He seems like a good guy. Really been...

    Awesome! He seems like a good guy. Really been enjoying his TGR segments in recent years where he's taking Kai Jones under his wing.
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    Storm(s) coming just in time. I'll be in town...

    Storm(s) coming just in time. I'll be in town Friday Dec 6 - Sunday 8th if anyone wants to make some turns.

    Time for a new thread?
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