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    I was a bitter young man so it came naturally. ...

    I was a bitter young man so it came naturally. You'll be fine.

    Also I can't believe I'm asking this to you of all people, but are you factoring in depreciation, sales tax and insurance in your...
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    +1 on consider the alternator especially if you...

    +1 on consider the alternator especially if you got "a bunch of dash warning lights." Same experience recently on my wife's 2014 OB 3.6R with 5 spd AT not CVT, but it sure felt like the tranny to me...
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    Location? Maybe interested for a friend who...

    Location?

    Maybe interested for a friend who wants to upgrade to a disc brake for commuter / all round riding but is not sufficiently geeky to know his frame specs. So I'd be interested to know...
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    If the inspection is bad or if someone offers...

    If the inspection is bad or if someone offers $200 more than you just did, this one just came up on a Craigslist near me and just a bit south of you - seems well worth checking out, a 2011 ABS with...
  5. Thread: WTB: Bro 164's

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    Don't have new or near new. But my daughter is...

    Don't have new or near new. But my daughter is looking to sell a pair she skied a few years in college. Currently mounted with 7tm Power Tour (tele) but could pull the bindings and sell flat. Skis...
  6. OK, fair enough - internet bravado aside I don't...

    OK, fair enough - internet bravado aside I don't mean seriously risky bad weather, or making them have a bad time. I just mean gear up the kids so they can have a good time in normal inclement...
  7. +1 on including the kids in your activities...

    +1 on including the kids in your activities however/whenever possible. Doesn't have to be core, just put them in a sling or backpack or whatever, bring lots of snacks, and go hiking.

    But where...
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    Rumor has it Crispi is working on a lightweight,...

    Rumor has it Crispi is working on a lightweight, carbon upper tele boot with tech inserts. Source = Crispi US disbtributo Telemarkdown:...
  9. PM'd on boots.

    PM'd on boots.
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    Also a question on this point - "Bindings ... ...

    Also a question on this point - "Bindings ... have both sets of rear claws (for Crispi vs Scarpa boots) ... " I've looked at Outlaw X on the 22Designs site and read a few reviews but do not recall...
  11. I'm not ready to sell due to imminent travel but...

    I'm not ready to sell due to imminent travel but in a couple weeks will have a pair of Liberty Origin 96 in 176cm for sale which is one of my favorites of all time for tree skiing. Fairly light...
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    FYI - not my listing but on my local(ish)...

    FYI - not my listing but on my local(ish) Craigslist -- https://newyork.craigslist.org/fct/spo/d/weston-new-marker-motion-lt-ski/6802013281.html
  13. PM sent on dreamliners.

    PM sent on dreamliners.
  14. Thread: Roof Top Box

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    +1 on having a low profile Inno and really liking...

    +1 on having a low profile Inno and really liking it. Easy to attach or remove from crossbars, access from both sides, and IIRC when I got one a few years back at REI a bit lower cost than Thule or...
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    One more thing, if the weather is half decent and...

    One more thing, if the weather is half decent and you like bikes, check out day passes or 3-day passes on the bike share system: Citibike: https://www.citibikenyc.com/pricing/day . You'll see these...
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    To complicate the Met v MOMA debate: don't forget...

    To complicate the Met v MOMA debate: don't forget the Whitney Museum of American Art - https://whitney.org/ . I've spent more time than I would like at all these museums and the Whitney is most...
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    Bump.

    Bump.
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    FS/FT Smith I/OX Everyday Green Mirror (new)

    Takeoff from a new pair of Smith I/OX - this lens - https://www.smithoptics.com/us/Root/Men%27s/Accessories/Lenses/I-OX-Replacement-Lenses/p/IL7CPG2.

    Perfect condition - never made it past the...
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    Good take on media / news coverage: WNYC's "On...

    Good take on media / news coverage: WNYC's "On the Media" https://www.wnycstudios.org/shows/otm . Comes out weekly on Friday night or Saturday a.m. so good weekend driving listen. Strong appeal...
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    And with that, two items for my XMas list - a...

    And with that, two items for my XMas list - a pair of Meidjos (someday), and a "Grant is my test pilot" bumper sticker.
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    What's your impression of the lateral release...

    What's your impression of the lateral release function? On Rottafella NTN, the first time I hooked a tip under a root it released perfectly. Huge selling point for the Meidjo vs. the mythical Lynx,...
  22. Bump.

    Bump.
  23. Nope, I'm being an idiot - I copied text from...

    Nope, I'm being an idiot - I copied text from another listing and did not pick up the price. Fixed it above.

    $350 all-in for the switch to NTN. Asking $175 for the ski setup, $175 for the...
  24. women's NTN gear - 160cm SchiDevil, Freerides, 25.5 Priestess

    SOLD
    Garmont Priestess NTN boot 25.5 - good condition consistent with roughly 40 days use by my daughter. Liners molded 1x. Available for pickup in ABQ or maybe Taos NM. Asking $175; add $25 for...
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    100 + days a year on bikes, many talking with...

    100 + days a year on bikes, many talking with friends about skiing.25-30 days a year on skis, close to zero talking about biking. I love both but one gets deeper in my head.

    Also I've been at...
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    Say what you will, Tony Crocker has posted more...

    Say what you will, Tony Crocker has posted more valuable content than most. Some on epic but the core collection is here - http://bestsnow.net/ - 20+ years snow data by region, weather pattern,...
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    I'm astounded and I guess kind of happy to hear...

    I'm astounded and I guess kind of happy to hear he was not just a troll. He was nucking futz on the internet, how you pull that off in real life escapes me.

    ("Nucking Futz" - maybe I found a...
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    Which I garbled. "taichiskiing" was the name. ...

    Which I garbled. "taichiskiing" was the name. Got his incomprehensible self banned on epicski.
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    Damn. I'm one of the cross-posters, first got my...

    Damn. I'm one of the cross-posters, first got my feet wet as an adult-onset skier at epicski before joining here (mostly a lurking dentist) and at telemarktips. TTips closing down was a much bigger...
  30. Sold. Thanks Grinch.

    Sold. Thanks Grinch.
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    If you'd consider Speed Turn heels, not Radical,...

    If you'd consider Speed Turn heels, not Radical, I'm trying to sell a pair here: https://www.tetongravity.com/forums/showthread.php/311020-FS-pair-Dynafit-Speed-Turn-heels-only-NIB-115-OBO-shipped.
  32. FS pair Dynafit Speed Turn heels only, NIB, $115 OBO shipped.

    Offering one pair of Dynafit Speed Turn heels only, new in box, $115 OBO shipped to lower 48.

    These are new old stock Dynafit Speed Turn heels. Not Speed Turn 2.0 to the extent I understand...
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    Wow, a full day and 70+ views and no one on TGR...

    Wow, a full day and 70+ views and no one on TGR can name a ski under 90mm. So, random thoughts because I should be working:

    -- I'm a big Liberty fanboy based on half a season on the Sequence 95mm...
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    Have to pass on the boots, sorry - probably going...

    Have to pass on the boots, sorry - probably going to be too tight for me. Good deal though for someone who would fit it.
  35. Thread: ALL CITY Dealer

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    +1. Thinking it's time to replace my 15 y/o...

    +1. Thinking it's time to replace my 15 y/o aluminum frame fast/fun bike and thinking a lot about Mr. Pink frame or giving in to lifelong lust for Ti (Lynskey). Practical side says go Pink. I ride...
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    What's the BSL on the F1? If +\- 305, then dibs...

    What's the BSL on the F1? If +\- 305, then dibs ...
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    I've been around long enough to know the special...

    I've been around long enough to know the special place Benny holds here. Easy to ignore and amusing at times, I don't know why he comes back for the beatings.

    Taos is way over my head too. ...
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    Great pic - typical conditions the day or two...

    Great pic - typical conditions the day or two after I leave a mountain.

    But on a side note, "ready to be raped"? (Or from your other post - "used up like an old whore"?) I appreciate the pic...
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    Today did not suck at all. More than made up for...

    Today did not suck at all. More than made up for the last two of boilerplate and high winds. Came up with low expectations, I think the forecast was scattered showers, 1". At the top of lift 4 it...
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    Anyone with a taste for deferred gratification...

    Anyone with a taste for deferred gratification should consider the Fidelity card that kicks 2% back into an IRA or 401k or perhaps other types of investment accounts. Nerdwallet should have details,...
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    Any idea of weight on these compared to Scarpa TX?

    Any idea of weight on these compared to Scarpa TX?
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    I've skinned Stowe but won't pay AIG for a lift...

    I've skinned Stowe but won't pay AIG for a lift ticket. In the unlikely event I'd pay corporate overlords to ski there, Vail is better than AIG.
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    Good to know re Plum Guides - thanks. Pricey...

    Good to know re Plum Guides - thanks. Pricey though, so I'm even more interested in your hoard of verticals if you have a couple to spare.
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    WTB Dynafit 5-hole pattern toes or bindings

    I'm looking for a pair of Dynafit toes with the 5-hole pattern in good working condition, for skis that have Binding Freedom inserts for that pattern. I'm no tech binding expert but I think this...
  45. If these are red cartridges, dibs and PM on its...

    If these are red cartridges, dibs and PM on its way.
  46. Next in line for the Verticals.

    Next in line for the Verticals.
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    Bumped again for another price drop - $2,850...

    Bumped again for another price drop - $2,850 o/b/o.
  48. Thread: More wrecked tele

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    Happened to my son's red T2x after a season or 2....

    Happened to my son's red T2x after a season or 2. Re - soled for $100 some place on CO. Seemed to be a known problem with the T2x.
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    Kids often don't know anything about the drive,...

    Kids often don't know anything about the drive, it's all one big nap to them. Punctuated by pop-tarts or whatever other crap food they're not allowed to eat at home but will burn off during a ski...
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    Excellent - and it only gets better. Soon you...

    Excellent - and it only gets better. Soon you will learn the three most dangerous words in skiing - "Follow me, Dad!"

    +1 on tele recommendation.

    BTW I'm hoping to play out your story in...
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