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    Speak for yourself when it comes to attaching...

    Speak for yourself when it comes to attaching things to the bike and all I need is my SWAT bib for anything up to 3 hours. However, the goggle fad is going on about 5+years now and I hear ya, it can...
  2. Thread: 2021 Supply

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    Such a guilty pleasure...especially after you've...

    Such a guilty pleasure...especially after you've told them exactly what's been happening for a full year now and they still give you that look of disbelief.

    I feel for you guys in the shops...
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    Donít you fuckiní ďthanks for the pullĒ without...

    Donít you fuckiní ďthanks for the pullĒ without taking a turn yourself you twit!

    On a positive, middle of April and pulled a century today, almost a month early, fuck yeah!
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  4. Forgive me but everything in the OP's synopsis...

    Forgive me but everything in the OP's synopsis screams that he should be in the regular XT3 series (130 or 140) and NOT the Tour Pro. Nothing about the review is surprising. It's a lighter boot and...
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    I've done Ridewrap twice now, first time was...

    I've done Ridewrap twice now, first time was gloss on gloss Norco, second was matte on matte SC. The Norco took me 2 hours, the SC 4 but both came out perfect. Your lucky in that you don't have to...
  6. We have a Head Advant Edge 125 in 34 at the...

    We have a Head Advant Edge 125 in 34 at the store.

    skiwest.ca


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  7. Thread: 2022 Solly STH?

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    The 'power' switch of whatever they're calling it...

    The 'power' switch of whatever they're calling it is extremely simple (but totally fuckin' unnecessary). There's a plastic cam that either compresses or doesn't compress the existing rubber base....
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    Bump...what tip/tail skin connection is working...

    Bump...what tip/tail skin connection is working best for the Asym Spur. Are most regular connections with enough tail holding on without issue?


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    Kevin who's good buds with Hoji and has been on...

    Kevin who's good buds with Hoji and has been on it since prototypes has some thoughts on fitting the Hoji. (Has anybody been baking vs. heat stack the liner?)
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    To me so far it seems to be a whole lot of...

    To me so far it seems to be a whole lot of 'meadow skipping' going on while the 'fun' terrain gets left untouched.
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    Ski Patrol Red with Grey and Black with Grey are...

    Ski Patrol Red with Grey and Black with Grey are the 'hot' new 2022 colour ways for Peak Performance :nonono2:
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    Finished up the build this week after coming off...

    Finished up the build this week after coming off the Ď20 Sight...another 2 months of waiting for riding season.

    Kept her simple, full XTR, WAO, Fox. Still eager to see what the WAO bike will be...
  13. Thread: Lange XT3 140

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    The XT3 liners are just so grippy which is what...

    The XT3 liners are just so grippy which is what makes them so difficult to get on/off. I have a much easier time with different liners...and to GregL's point, I actually have an easier time getting...
  14. Thread: Lange XT3 140

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    Are you going back into Ski mode with buckles...

    Are you going back into Ski mode with buckles undone? I realized at some point that when the cuff buckles are tight, the plastic piece on the inside that moves up/down sometimes doesn’t have room to...
  15. Thread: Ask the experts

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    After running multiple RaceFace carbon and XTR...

    After running multiple RaceFace carbon and XTR 9120 cranks, I'm at the point where the EEWings become much more compelling, barely a mark of abuse from what I've seen.
  16. Thread: 2021 Supply

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    Definitely one of the better aspects of the...

    Definitely one of the better aspects of the pandemic, especially here in 'hockey centric' Alberta, is seeing all the parents getting out of the arena and out being much more active with their kids...
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    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20210125/72b8eb23...

    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20210125/72b8eb236ab97fa7d2b9fd3504a6024c.jpg

    Finally started working on this build. Of note Iíve now RideWrapped 2 frames. The first one, a gloss Norco Sight,...
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    358902 ...

    358902

    https://prime-skiing.de/tecnica-cochise-2022-pid53414/
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    One advantage of rocking XTR 10-45 is the...

    One advantage of rocking XTR 10-45 is the cassette's low demand...however, I scoured Shimano to buy anything extra I could, both mtb and road, to no avail (chains, pads, derailleurs, cable/housing,...
  20. Thread: Ask the experts

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    I'm running 12s 10-45 XTR on my enduro ride and...

    I'm running 12s 10-45 XTR on my enduro ride and ideally, I wanted the 11s 10-45 that was originally announced as the third option when new XTR came out but it never transpired. I'm totally good to...
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    ON3P SKIS Discussion

    Thanks for being honest and this is exactly whatís holding me back on purchasing the Woodsman, also being a more traditional and setback skier and not used to skis with more tail. I regret selling my...
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    This is a VERY supportive boot and you did well...

    This is a VERY supportive boot and you did well to go with a better liner, what gave you the feeling that you are actually "overpowering" the boot? Remember that you are now in a boot with a more...
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    Sticky: Yeah, Raw would look deadly on that IMO. Not too...

    Yeah, Raw would look deadly on that IMO. Not too many skis can pull of the Forza 2.0 but we had a new Wildcat through the shop this week and looked perfect with Forza, and in your case with the Com98...
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    I do have a pass for the record...beating the...

    I do have a pass for the record...beating the line, getting some fitness:)


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    Just shortly after 9, 9:10ish? I rode up with a...

    Just shortly after 9, 9:10ish? I rode up with a couple different peeps on chairs who mentioned watching it while waiting at the base for the Gondola, only after the second mention did it click thatís...
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    Sunshine showed 20cm this morning which matched...

    Sunshine showed 20cm this morning which matched the metre stick, not sure why they would have changed the number later in the afternoon. Awesome day!!!

    So I decided to skip the Gondi line and skin...
  27. Thread: Lange XT3 140

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    If he means that sometimes the mode won't...

    If he means that sometimes the mode won't completely switch from Tour to Ski or vice-versa, then simply loosen the cuff buckles so there is enough room between the liner and shell for the tour...
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    New season of Archer, that is all.

    New season of Archer, that is all.
  29. Thread: Lange XT3 140

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    And MUCH better rearward support (carpet testing...

    And MUCH better rearward support (carpet testing the Freetour).
  30. Thread: Lange XT3 140

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    Lange XT3 140

    Curious as to where you guys are finding the compromise between your XT3s and your non-hybrid inbounds boot. More noticeable rebound in the latter? Rebound and damping? Would a liner difference...
  31. Thread: 2021 Supply

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    2021 Supply

    Not like this is news anymore but an interesting article regardless that came out in the industry a couple weeks ago. I worked at a bike shop all season before switching to a ski shop a couple months...
  32. All these Smiths...iox vs io7 vs io mag vs 4d mag..

    As has been mentioned, the 4Ds are definitely no game changer but it is nice having that increases FOV downwards (slight distortion when youíre thinking about it but not noticeable when skiing), the...
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    Girlfriend also told me yesterday how here client...

    Girlfriend also told me yesterday how here client was hiking earlier this week and when her and her friend got back to the parking lot, RCMP were there and handed them each a $1000 ticket for driving...
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    6'2", 185lbs here. You peeps listing off...

    6'2", 185lbs here. You peeps listing off Patagonia and Burton as long enough must never have stepped into Strafe or Norrona. Burton IMO is way too short, Pata a little less so. Almost every...
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    Police 'Checkstop' on the Sunshine Road this...

    Police 'Checkstop' on the Sunshine Road this morning. I didn't get pulled over into 1 of the 5 Checks, but I can only assume they're checking to see who's driving out together.
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    2020/2021 CANADIAN ROCKIES THREAD

    Spooky deserves some recognition too...STOMPED!!!

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    Fischer Ranger 102 FR

    Fischer Ranger 102 FR
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    We've even had one customer complain of his tire...

    We've even had one customer complain of his tire hitting the battery at full compression on his Med MegaT so we swapped it out for a regular. Its the only case of this I've heard of.

    My absolute...
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    The new head on the Fox Transfers makes swapping...

    The new head on the Fox Transfers makes swapping out saddles so much easier, can't believe it wasn't thought of by anybody before...although we have seen one where the bolt mushroomed in the 'slot'...
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    ALL...THE...FUCKEN...TIME One time I was...

    ALL...THE...FUCKEN...TIME

    One time I was approaching a bit of a clearing where a couple trails intersect, fast section of trail. Husband and wife were there stopped and he saw me approaching...
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    The Skin Clip charge has been there all season....

    The Skin Clip charge has been there all season. It isnít mentioned or shown on the BGTour or BGTour108 page but those skis DO come with notches in the stock form.


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    What's the consensus on the liner of this boot,...

    What's the consensus on the liner of this boot, are most peeps keeping or switching out? It will be a dedicated tourer, no resort.
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    So what exactly are these shims that come with...

    So what exactly are these shims that come with the FR14s? Thereís 3 different thicknesses (0.6mm, 1.2mm, 2.4mm) but only 4 of each as opposed to 8.
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    Got the Mountain Collective but still debating...

    Got the Mountain Collective but still debating returning for a LL pass. Has anyone looked into or foresee any issues with the MC Pass (i.e. reservation/booking required?)?
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    No need to sigh...there will be more!

    No need to sigh...there will be more!
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    BOOM [emoji95] ...

    BOOM [emoji95]

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    Canít say Iíve ever called a ski beautiful but...

    Canít say Iíve ever called a ski beautiful but HOLY SHIT the BGTours are stunning. I didnít realize the green on the website but yeah, they have a vibrant emerald colourway, almost glittery in...
  48. Thread: Ask the experts

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    FWIW, my SixC cranks came loose at the pedal...

    FWIW, my SixC cranks came loose at the pedal inserts just as quickly as the two previous sets of Next SLs. Fortunately all were warrantied by Raceface but I have no trust in their cranks anymore and...
  49. Not to mention vying to become the largest Naked...

    Not to mention vying to become the largest Naked Yoga influencer in North America.
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    Appreciate the responses...it really is a 50/50...

    Appreciate the responses...it really is a 50/50 argument. Iím not into spring touring due to mountain biking and resort skiing so that takes that out of the equation. Again, Iíve been on different...
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