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    Bumping for any experiences with the Patagonia...

    Bumping for any experiences with the Patagonia Dirt Loamer Liner Bib.

    I'm a long time liner bib with pockets guy, ever since the Specialized SWAT came out around '13 or '14. Unfortunately last...
  2. Thread: Fernie Beta?

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    Perhaps some of Kimberley (Bootleg) and...

    Perhaps some of Kimberley (Bootleg) and definitely Swansea in Invermere would be the call for more DH oriented terrain.
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    415809 Built up and a few rides now on her and...

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    Built up and a few rides now on her and I'm stoked!!! Coming off an XL Megatower and current gen Sight before that, this fits pretty similarly to the Sight, ever so slightly longer than the...
  4. Thread: Ask the experts

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    Having used Tannus, I can't see this either.

    Having used Tannus, I can't see this either.
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    Ian Mac skis them 1.5 back. I haven't skied them...

    Ian Mac skis them 1.5 back. I haven't skied them but anybody at our shop much prefers them 2-3cm back. We've even had customers ask for remounts back from recommended.
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    Any of you switch from a 36 to 38? I’m in for...

    Any of you switch from a 36 to 38? I’m in for about a $200 difference. Just finished my Arrival build, I pedal a shit ton in Alberta/BC Rockies terrain. Will prob keep it at 160 to match the...
  7. Thread: Lange XT3 140

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    Have both the XT3 130 (actually with 140 parts)...

    Have both the XT3 130 (actually with 140 parts) MV and the new Cochise. The Cochise is l definitely roomier throughout, especially instep. I’m using the same Pro Wrap liner in both that I had a snug...
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    Just noticed these micro cracks on my FR14s. Only...

    Just noticed these micro cracks on my FR14s. Only have the one ski on me so will check the other one later.

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    Admittedly, and I know I'm in the minority, I...

    Admittedly, and I know I'm in the minority, I find the Tour versions too light, even though they are medium to heavy for touring sticks. Lighter skis still feel weird to me and I would say most...
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    Buy the Intuition branded version.

    Buy the Intuition branded version.
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    Curious what breakages you've seen. We are a...

    Curious what breakages you've seen. We are a Lange dealer and in the last two seasons have not had any Langes come in from breaking. The previous Cochise however...

    Shell weight on both is nearly...
  12. Thread: Tennis 2022

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    Is this our Tennis Tech spot? Looking for a new...

    Is this our Tennis Tech spot? Looking for a new racquet, club player as a kid to young teen but haven't played since, now in my 40s but strong. What should I look into getting? Get Head pro deals, so...
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    Off topic but seeing if anybody here has compared...

    Off topic but seeing if anybody here has compared the new Cochise 130 to the Lange XT3 130/140? I'm two seasons in now on the Medium 130 with the spoiler of the 140 and Wrap liners, skis well enough....
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    What have you bought/upgraded today.

    I believe enough local shops were able to convince WAO to sell frames earlier instead of completes. You must buy the “Rolling Chassis” which includes frame, wheelset, handlebar/stem, Chris King...
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    Time to build! ...

    Time to build!

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    What have you bought/upgraded today.

    Oh yes, new bike day!!! Any guesses?

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    We've had these at our shop for the last couple...

    We've had these at our shop for the last couple months and they've been super tempting actually mounted up with a pin binding.
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    Agreed that the use of EAA/BCAAs in endurance...

    Agreed that the use of EAA/BCAAs in endurance activities is not as well promoted or even as valid/useful, however, I'm of the opinion that being 45, when I'm training (between lifting and riding)...
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    EAAs vs BCAAs...any opinions? I get that BCAAs...

    EAAs vs BCAAs...any opinions?

    I get that BCAAs are probably totally sufficient when considering either so no need to make this too complicated, but to nerd out when would you consider adding EAAs...
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    Absolute garbage, we are a Stockli dealer and I...

    Absolute garbage, we are a Stockli dealer and I refuse to sell the Edge after having so many warranty claims from delam and weak cores leading to binding pull out. Their other skis are awesome. To be...
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    We were riding up with Dave Petch when a...

    We were riding up with Dave Petch when a snowboarder went past the sign closure to the cliff band at the end, perched above the straighline and cleanly dropped in and rode out smooth...was nice. To...
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    As brought up by Hood, this is the first season...

    As brought up by Hood, this is the first season I've gone back to synthetics, both in my ski boots (Dissent) and in my training shoes (Ten Thousand) after at least 10 if not 15 years of only merino....
  23. Thread: Climbing Skins

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    Unfortunately G3 glue is NOT a thing of the past...

    Unfortunately G3 glue is NOT a thing of the past (and I never us to have G3 glue issues). We recently sent back our whole Minimist shipment, plus my own which I used all last season, due to glue...
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    This is what I believe as well...although I think...

    This is what I believe as well...although I think GoldenBC is by far one of the more experienced Intuition fitters here, could be wrong.
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    Two seasons now on the FR14 mounted on...

    Two seasons now on the FR14 mounted on BGTour116s. A few things to note after skiing them last year with the Tecnica Zero G Pro and this season with the Radical Pro.

    - With all the talk of the toe...
  26. Thread: Ask the experts

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    If I'm selling a headset (Cane Creek 110), do I...

    If I'm selling a headset (Cane Creek 110), do I need to remove the crown race (carefully) from the fork (which is going on new build, coming with CK) or is the buyer of the headset or headset/frame...
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    Thanks...I have a 1 1/2 season old 30 tooth,...

    Thanks...I have a 1 1/2 season old 30 tooth, putting new cassette and chain on new build so should replace. I'm running the 10-45, hence the 30 and not 32.
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    Looking for new or minimal use XTR 12 speed...

    Looking for new or minimal use XTR 12 speed chainring - 30 tooth
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    If BZN means you're in Bozeman, then your...

    If BZN means you're in Bozeman, then your conditions probably aren't that dissimilar to ours in the Alberta Rockies, BC Interior. While I like my Everyday Green, I find for most of the season the...
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    This is more what I expected, not the positivity...

    This is more what I expected, not the positivity the video portrayed, considering the five week? long high pressure system with consistently high ravaging winds. Golden locals (GoldenBC, DougW), is...
  31. Thread: WSL

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    AWESOME...and as much as the term GOAT gets used...

    AWESOME...and as much as the term GOAT gets used WAY too much lately, can we argue that Kelly is the one and only athlete deserving of the term...or is he the GOAT of GOATS?
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    Hey minion... Lesson #1 - USE THE RIGHT FONT...

    Hey minion...
    Lesson #1 - USE THE RIGHT FONT
    Lesson #2 - Lake Louise...ALL...DAY...LONG
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    Lots of awesome memories (Wall jump, far side and...

    Lots of awesome memories (Wall jump, far side and south side chutes) coaching and racing there but I'm of the opinion just let it die already. As fun as it used to be I think the place would get...
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    WAO Arrival chassis ordered today and should have...

    WAO Arrival chassis ordered today and should have before spring. Only nitpicks include the short stroke shock, and short head tube and reach but otherwise, there isn't another bike I would want to...
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    So far so good, threw the boot in the oven (110C)...

    So far so good, threw the boot in the oven (110C) for 15 minutes, kept checking at 8, 10, 12, 14, seemed ok. Put it into the binding and already the heel pins are aligned and centred. Will be...
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    Is my new Dynafit Radical Pro fubared? ...

    Is my new Dynafit Radical Pro fubared?

    Initially I punched both big toes for length using a hydraulic press (the type that goes inside and presses off the heel of the boot) and attached a toe box...
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    More like Hustler = Rustler Unlimited.

    More like Hustler = Rustler Unlimited.
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    WAO "Da Package"...there is no other.

    WAO "Da Package"...there is no other.
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    Holy shit…looks like Santa parked himself in...

    Holy shit…looks like Santa parked himself in Fernie for the night!!!
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    I seem to remember you putting up a pair of...

    I seem to remember you putting up a pair of Woodsman 110 192 up for sale. Was it to compliment the Commander 108 or did you get the Commander to replace the Woodsman?

    I've had nine days now on the...
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    Dive was SO GOOD today…but SO COLD!!!

    Dive was SO GOOD today…but SO COLD!!!
  42. I'm so glad a 2021 thread has been started...

    I'm so glad a 2021 thread has been started because the previous 2020 thread has become totally irrelevant. Are you going to start a 2022 thread in a couple weeks?
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    Part of it was to have a more supportive tail...

    Part of it was to have a more supportive tail which I dig, but I am curious as to why the ASYM went away.
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    We had a 120AX warrantied last year that was...

    We had a 120AX warrantied last year that was punched in that exact spot, the circumference where the t-nut is was weakened from stretching and then broke off. I didn't know this when the customer...
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    Tecnica coming out with a 1000gram class touring...

    Tecnica coming out with a 1000gram class touring boot. No changes except for colours to the Zero G Tours.

    No more Driver toe apparently from the Amer Group, consolidating into a new Warden'esque'...
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    Today ended up being stellar, warming a little 11...

    Today ended up being stellar, warming a little 11 ish around Top Of World base but cooling by early afternoon. Can’t wait for even better conditions tomorrow!!!
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    Anecdotally, I did this today for a regular CAST...

    Anecdotally, I did this today for a regular CAST mount using the Look toe as the guide, I only did it on the first ski which turned out prefect, second ski I did not and its a little tighter between...
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    Huh, who takes the extra effort to move the cable...

    Huh, who takes the extra effort to move the cable from skiing position to the first touring rung?
    Step 1 - loosen strap
    Step 2 - hit BOTH buckles at same time and open all the way forwards
    Step 3...
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    Good reminder, thanks. I did clean up the holes...

    Good reminder, thanks. I did clean up the holes mostly with a scraper but probably could have been better with it.
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    Before I mount my second pair of CAST today, I...

    Before I mount my second pair of CAST today, I mounted up the first pair a few weeks ago. One ski is perfect, however on the other I had to loosen 1 or 2 of the screws on the toe plate (about 1/4...
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