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    Have you mounted multiple different bindings on...

    Have you mounted multiple different bindings on them and if so how were the holes plugged? If water gets in and rots the core I could imagine the ski cracking under foot causing it to flatten out...
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    After a weekend avalanche rescue course with...

    After a weekend avalanche rescue course with guides in Hokkaido I am in the market for a new beacon to replace my 3+. Leaning heavily toward the Barryvox S for its multiplicity of "pro" functions...
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    I have three pair that have been in a rotation of...

    I have three pair that have been in a rotation of five or six for about eight years. They are my go-to socks and I rotate them onto my feet more often than all the others combined. I probably have a...
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    Malika Tirolien, she sings and raps, in 7/8 time,...

    Malika Tirolien, she sings and raps, in 7/8 time, in Creole. Rapping at 2:55


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k2bEXwLVcNM
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    I agree with xxx-er that it's water. Thing is,...

    I agree with xxx-er that it's water. Thing is, when you separate the skins to dry them, that dries the surface of the glue. But most of the water is coming from the plush and wicking through the...
  6. Another vote for Wren 96 or Head Core 99.

    Another vote for Wren 96 or Head Core 99.
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    Loved the blue 120s until I broke them. And they...

    Loved the blue 120s until I broke them. And they weren't even mine. I was lucky that Marshal was very close by and when we told him that I broke them he had to warrantee them because I am such a...
  8. Freeride Systems in Japan--photo by J.T....

    Freeride Systems in Japan--photo by J.T. Robinson, Vertical Integrations

    My favorite and best fitting and featured jacket I've ever owned. Never had a hood that fit and closed around my face as...
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    YES!

    YES!
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    Goshiki Onsen is awesome. It's kind of old...

    Goshiki Onsen is awesome. It's kind of old fashioned in a Japanese way. The current lodge is actually new, built less than 30 years ago. But it's an older style Japanese building. Meals are nothing...
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    I guess that answers the question then.

    I guess that answers the question then.
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    I might offer •500 if seller pays shipping. With...

    I might offer •500 if seller pays shipping. With those hard bases they'd make a good sand ski and the sand would clean up the edges real nice. Then I could flip them and sell for $999 and buyer pays...
  13. I don't see the problem as long as your belt...

    I don't see the problem as long as your belt matches.
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    "Now when you think feminine itch, you're...

    "Now when you think feminine itch, you're thinking Bode Miller anyways."


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4gSwL-qhLZw
  15. I have been a runner for more than 50 years. I've...

    I have been a runner for more than 50 years. I've been though all the evolution in running shoe technology. My first racing flats and spikes were both Onitsuka Tigers (now Asics). They were minimal...
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    TX-Pro cuff swap with Scarpa Rush

    I've been threatening to do this for a while. Like many tele skiers I am not entirely satisfied with the current boot offerings. I already removed the top buckle on one pair of Pros because it puts...
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    Moon over Summit County strikes again! If you...

    Moon over Summit County strikes again!

    If you want to do a half, see what happens, then do the other half, that's up to you, man.

    "Giri" is a Japanese concept of obligations in close personal...
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    As a resident of Japan married to a Japanese...

    As a resident of Japan married to a Japanese national, a lot more people than me would be harmed if I got busted. I guess to the extent that I am a party to many "giri" relationships, I have gone a...
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    Just being in Tokyo is like an unplanned acid...

    Just being in Tokyo is like an unplanned acid trip.

    But I have to say, people in Japan are vaping nicotine all over the country. And not a single case reported. Weed is so illegal and so...
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    I have a Ramirez classical, a Lanikai baritone...

    I have a Ramirez classical, a Lanikai baritone uke, and this 1964 Regal archtop I found stuck to the floor in my uncle's basement. He bought it and never played it. The grandkids had used it as a...
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    Jarl is a righteous and stand up dude. If you...

    Jarl is a righteous and stand up dude. If you read his statements he was involved in Community Ski before he ever knew that Lish was a part of it. You will also see that Jarl invested none of his own...
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    I don't run as warm as I used to but not in your...

    I don't run as warm as I used to but not in your category. But on really cold ski days what I've been wearing is Uniqlo (Japanese clothing company) HeatTech mid length underwear as an additional...
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    Living in Sapporo now we went to Australia vx...

    Living in Sapporo now we went to Australia vx Fiji and England vs Tonga. Aussie vs Fiji was a great match, closer than the score indicated but in the last ten minutes Fiji seemed to bonk and Aussie...
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    Hey @Meadow Skipper and @MakersTeleMark !...

    Hey @Meadow Skipper and @MakersTeleMark ! Retirement life is good in Hokkaido. Got some medical SHIT to take care of before snow starts flying. Multiple repeats of the same procedure are no picnic....
  25. I live in Hokkaido and these are what I currently...

    I live in Hokkaido and these are what I currently have. I have one other pair of skis but they are very specialized and not Atomics.

    Atomic Backland 102 180 cm for lift skiing early and late...
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    I've been crayoning the wax for years. This is...

    I've been crayoning the wax for years. This is what I get after a light scrape and brush. No reason to waste wax at all. And while we're on the subject, I maintain if you wax your skis regularly...
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    What does a patroller need condoms for? $20...

    What does a patroller need condoms for?

    $20 Timex with large geezer hands, tic marks, and numbers is low profile enough not to interfere with my gloves. And for taking vitals what's important to...
  28. I have G3 120mm Alpinist skins on my 189 cm...

    I have G3 120mm Alpinist skins on my 189 cm Backland 107s. I maintain that you don't need edge to edge coverage the full length of a rockered ski. I end up tapering my skins in the rockered sections...
  29. Return of the Steincomps!

    Return of the Steincomps!
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    My work is done here. ;-)

    My work is done here. ;-)
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    I used to have a cave with a proper bench. ...

    I used to have a cave with a proper bench.

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    Then I retired and moved back to Hokkaido. Now I have a 2 cubic meter storage locker and these hot rods.

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  32. Thread: New ACL

    by telepariah
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    Sounds like y'all have good, strong repairs. If I...

    Sounds like y'all have good, strong repairs. If I have any complaint about mine it's that it was never tight like you describe even from the start. At 1 week I had full extension and flexion. It was...
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    There will be no pictures of you and telepariah...

    There will be no pictures of you and telepariah pushing that reckless toboggan full of weight-limited, freestyle approved Staki Skis down the Molly Hogan on the six o'clock news because the...
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    I am not sure what help I can be but I am in...

    I am not sure what help I can be but I am in Sapporo, retired, and not looking for work. My Japanese is nowhere near good enough to get a regular job here but I see jobs that I could probably do if I...
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    Saffron flatline was April, 2017.

    Saffron flatline was April, 2017.
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    Looking back over this thread I see some...

    Looking back over this thread I see some disagreement regarding red vs lime green shoes. I used to think lime green shoes were faster until I noticed what David Rudisha was wearing against a field of...
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    I live in Japan. Just got a refill plus two other...

    I live in Japan. Just got a refill plus two other meds for about $40. US health care is fucked.
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    I had three pairs of Hokas. They lasted longer...

    I had three pairs of Hokas. They lasted longer than any other running shoes I've ever had by far. But ultimately, I think all that squish allowed too much wobble that translated to my knees and hips....
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    I'm also allergic to all tree nuts, so it has...

    I'm also allergic to all tree nuts, so it has been a scary life all along. I don't go anywhere without epipens, though I did go out for that walk without that night. Never more.
  41. I would buy them. Pretty much the epitome of...

    I would buy them. Pretty much the epitome of pre-rocker ski design IMO.
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    I had the same experience with a double inguinal...

    I had the same experience with a double inguinal hernia two years ago. I went in with an obvious hernia on the right and the surgeon said she would check the left while she was in there and repair it...
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    This is a great ski mags. I have a pair of 189s...

    This is a great ski mags. I have a pair of 189s and skied the 182 in the Backcountry Magazine gear test last year. Super versatile, light and quite stable for their weight. Ski like a wider ski in...
  44. Swing by a cash machine on your way to the...

    Swing by a cash machine on your way to the owner's house, you know, in case the nihilists are passed out.
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    In the last job I had before I was shooed away...

    In the last job I had before I was shooed away into retirement I asked if I could have a standing desk adapter. They said no so I brought in a 30 year old plastic milk carton and set a sheet of 3/4"...
  46. Thread: Maggot down

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    Following Brittany on FB. Vibes continuous and...

    Following Brittany on FB. Vibes continuous and donation sent. Know we are thinking about you and inspired by your tenacity and spirit.
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    "Where'd you go skiin'?" See that line up...

    "Where'd you go skiin'?"

    See that line up there?

    "That ain't snow. That's salt!"
  48. Eleven years ago inline speed skating in the road...

    Eleven years ago inline speed skating in the road I hit a drain cover that I didn't see and supermaned through an intersection, landing on both hands (with wrist guards) outstretched in front of me....
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    Not as big a difference as you might think. LAX...

    Not as big a difference as you might think. LAX to Narita 11:20. Denver to Narita 11:50. O'hare to Narita 13:00. Boston to Narita 13:45. Newark to Narita 13:55. Do it!
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    I read somewhere there are three different types...

    I read somewhere there are three different types of TKR; with existing cruciate ligaments, with no existing cruciate ligaments and the acl function is integral to the TKR, and partial cruciate...
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