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  1. PM sent regarding Speed Radical Toes w/ Plum Race...

    PM sent regarding Speed Radical Toes w/ Plum Race 170 Heels
  2. Thread: Norway

    by Dromond
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    Nice! I was wondering what it would be like to...

    Nice! I was wondering what it would be like to ride in Norway. The fjord areas northwest of there that I saw seemed nearly too steep to ride in many places. Not to mention crazy rugged, steep,...
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    That place blew us away! When you approach the...

    That place blew us away! When you approach the subterranean roundabout, the blue lights make you think you are about to fall prey to an alien abdication.
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    Iíve done them all - many of my favorites! I...

    Iíve done them all - many of my favorites! I prefer to go both up and down Northway but to each their own. Cristoff is a bit of a brake burner.
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    410 is awesome (although I havenít yet ridden it...

    410 is awesome (although I havenít yet ridden it post-fire TBH) but I donít think it has quite the trail density of Oakridge in one small area if thatís what you are comparing it to.
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    Backyard getaway?

    Backyard getaway?
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    Savage!

    Savage!
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    Thanks for sharing your thoughts. I guess Iím in...

    Thanks for sharing your thoughts. I guess Iím in a similar spot in that Iím sure they are good skis, but 50/50 on if they are my personal favorite. Iíll have to go skiing some more to find out...
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    Interesting that youíve skied both. Do you prefer...

    Interesting that youíve skied both. Do you prefer the backlands in general?
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    It all makes sense now! Radical.

    It all makes sense now! Radical.
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    Interesting. I'm honestly surprised that you...

    Interesting. I'm honestly surprised that you didn't get more than 40 days in living in Whistler - do you have a high work load and need to work on weekends? I definitely see what you are saying about...
  12. While you could take the thread as a negative...

    While you could take the thread as a negative nancy sort of thing, but the inverse observation of "most disappointing destinations to ride at" is "most surprisingly awesome destinations to ride at."...
  13. St George. Maybe I rode the wrong trails, but...

    St George. Maybe I rode the wrong trails, but what I did ride was tedious to the extreme.

    II'm thinking of this one in particular:
    https://www.trailforks.com/trails/suicidal-tendencies/
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    Myself and a friend both got 182cm Backland 107s,...

    Myself and a friend both got 182cm Backland 107s, mounted them with lightweight tech bindings, and went on a 7 day hut trip in interior BC.

    Likes


    Very lightweight and great feel while...
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    Those are interesting stats. Where did you find...

    Those are interesting stats. Where did you find them?
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    Is this the project you guys are referring today?...

    Is this the project you guys are referring today? Iím assuming that the terrain and/or elevation canít compete with Whistler?
    ...
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    Are those milk-crate verts?

    Are those milk-crate verts?
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    Thanks for the info!

    Thanks for the info!
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    I recommend the above. I ski the 26.5 KR2 for...

    I recommend the above.

    I ski the 26.5 KR2 for alpine with a huge toe punch and several bontex shims to reduce vertical volume. I use the softer of the two sets of tongues that come with them. I...
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    I've considered ditching my hardtail for these...

    I've considered ditching my hardtail for these exact reasons you mentioned. It's less the comfort loss than the fact that it just doesn't corner and flow all that nicely. It's ok but the whole...
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    Does anyone know what the delta/pin height on the...

    Does anyone know what the delta/pin height on the ATK Crest 280 is? Just did a quick scan of the website and the skimo chart but couldn't find it.
    ...
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    ^^^this is good for the base!^^^ The pic says...

    ^^^this is good for the base!^^^

    The pic says it all. My compatriots and I deemed it the deepest of all time. Not the best of all time but pretty good and quite memorable.
  23. Nice to bump into some of you. It was quite the...

    Nice to bump into some of you. It was quite the first Mission experience. Is it like that every weekend? [emoji38]
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    Did you see any ptarmigans?

    Did you see any ptarmigans?
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    I'm considering 107s for my next bc ski. I'd ski...

    I'm considering 107s for my next bc ski. I'd ski the 182 length, (I weight 182 lbs and am 5' 11") mount them with very lightweight tech bindings, and ski them with Hawx 130 XTD boots. My bc ski for...
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    On a related note, does anyone know where a deal...

    On a related note, does anyone know where a deal can be had on the Backland 107 in a 182cm? I'm assuming that it's a similar situation as for the new bent chetler.... more lighter is more better for...
  27. Thread: G3 Seekr 110

    by Dromond
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    Thanks for the photos and review, andrewpringle!...

    Thanks for the photos and review, andrewpringle! I haven't skied this but briefly compared the 180cm to the 182cm Atomic Backland 107. Just looking in the store, the flex profile and rocker of these...
  28. Thread: ZBo

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    ZBo

    Shredding deep pow, all night parties, high quality woodworking!
  29. Thread: ZBo

    by Dromond
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    Old school in post count but timeless in spirit!...

    Old school in post count but timeless in spirit!

    When do you get your own series?
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    I have a guess: solar gain is not that strong in...

    I have a guess: solar gain is not that strong in January, and clears skies keep the snow surface cold and frozen by radiating all the heat away even when the air temp is mild.

    If someone is more...
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    Also: restaurants are expensive AF in Norway if...

    Also: restaurants are expensive AF in Norway if you haven't figured that out yet. We mostly stayed in AirBnBs and cooked for ourselves. Salmon in the grocery stores is pretty good and not expensive....
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    Agreed regarding Romsdalen. The view from the the...

    Agreed regarding Romsdalen. The view from the the Romsdal Ridge hike is unforgettable. If the weather is good when you are there, donít miss it.
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    We actually flew to Alesund, rented a car and...

    We actually flew to Alesund, rented a car and drove to Bergen. There was a decent fee to pay to go one way with the rental but I thought it was worthwhile just to be able to see more places in the 6...
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    Have you considered going Bergen to Ňlesund and...

    Have you considered going Bergen to Ňlesund and skipping to Oslo? I've never been to Oslo so I can't comment, but we did Ňlesund to Bergen this summer and it was just insanely beautiful. Lots of...
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    Looks like fun terrain, raypruit! Iíve done...

    Looks like fun terrain, raypruit! Iíve done guided sled access touring in the N Cascades but donít see many guides offering that. Is it sort of what I would expect in that you blast up a logging road...
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    Well, somewhat inspired by this thread, other...

    Well, somewhat inspired by this thread, other folks I've met who have really gotten into smart trainers, and the general darkness of November I picked up a used Wahoo Kickr to try out this odd habit....
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    Can you open the hatch without it touching the...

    Can you open the hatch without it touching the box? Which crossbars do you have? I'm having trouble finding a box that will fit my Impreza (same factory rails as the crosstrek I believe) and that I...
  38. I started with the "do something that interests...

    I started with the "do something that interests you" aim knowing that work was pretty unavoidable and that I don't like being bored. I liked art/nerd/tech stuff so I focused on that and low and...
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    Interesting! Which binding did you have the...

    Interesting! Which binding did you have the spacer on? From the Hagan website is appears that it's a sliding AFD of sorts to address the issue of added friction changing release characteristics. Is...
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    Always happy to see a TR from the great north....

    Always happy to see a TR from the great north. Keep it up!
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    Do the mounting instructions make it clear that...

    Do the mounting instructions make it clear that either the brake or stomp pad is required for the structural integrity of the binding?
  42. It seems like some of the few touring skis with...

    It seems like some of the few touring skis with full rocker are moving away from that you a flat/rocker or camber/rocker hybrid. G3 and Dynafit are two I can think of. A few full-rocker skis tourers...
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    What are your thoughts on that trainer? I rode a...

    What are your thoughts on that trainer? I rode a non-smart trainer a bit years ago, but canít make sense of these negatives listed on a review of it and if they are anything I would even notice or...
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    Highly relevant: ...

    Highly relevant:

    https://www.npr.org/2014/08/27/343623220/parking-behavior-may-reflect-economic-drive
  45. Thread: Kore 117?

    by Dromond
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    That guy has the most crazy energetic style. I...

    That guy has the most crazy energetic style. I like it.
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    I have some Helly Hansen bibs from a couple years...

    I have some Helly Hansen bibs from a couple years back that are thin fabric for the shell (but still 3 layer membrane) and then a thin soft shell from the bib perfect. They are the most perfect bib...
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    Nice. I run xi3 on a Forester and have been very...

    Nice. I run xi3 on a Forester and have been very happy, but the Blizzak tread looks more open and like it might be better in deeper snow.

    Regardless, if you want a legit winter tire that handles...
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    I think that the physical hassle of needing to...

    I think that the physical hassle of needing to swap and store the tires canít be discounted. Many people donít have the space and just donít want to take on another chore. It doesnít help that the...
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    I would refute that. Growing up in New England,...

    I would refute that. Growing up in New England, it's extremely common for people to have driven with dedicated winter tires. I think it's totally insane.


    Among the 84 percent of snowbelt...
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    Looks pretty nice! Sun, even.

    Looks pretty nice! Sun, even.
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