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    I'm an old maggot with a truck. Still have this...

    I'm an old maggot with a truck. Still have this one, it's a couple months shy of 8 years old with 82,000km. Still have the sled too, sadly it only has about 600km on it.
  2. I picked up some studded tire in the spring,...

    I picked up some studded tire in the spring, mounted them up intending to ride the next day and overnight spring sprang up and never let go so they haven't been ridden. I'm considering tubeless but I...
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    Rick Mercer is in Kelowna the last few days, my...

    Rick Mercer is in Kelowna the last few days, my wife has seen him a few times. Apparently he's a munchkin, about 5'5".
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    No need for a doctor or hospital for...

    No need for a doctor or hospital for immunizations, they do them at school.
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    Both Jezebelle and James!

    Both Jezebelle and James!
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    Born at home. Never got sick other than minor...

    Born at home. Never got sick other than minor shit. I put that down to growing up on a farm, playing in chicken coops and the like must have booted her immunity.

    Not middle of nowhere, 10...
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    They made my wife confirm that our daughter lived...

    They made my wife confirm that our daughter lived with us for 10 years. They wanted so much info. Some of it was impossible to provide because it didn't exist. The just kept demanding the same stuff...
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    Where you moving to?

    Where you moving to?
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    Rural living is fucking great. It's a lot of work...

    Rural living is fucking great. It's a lot of work though if you decide to do anything other than live. Chickens? Gotta build a coop. Gotta build 2 coops, one for layers one for meat birds. Pigs? They...
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    Ended up with a set of double down Minions. Stuck...

    Ended up with a set of double down Minions. Stuck them on and rode them. They have a far more substantial sidewall then the Michelins I pulled off. They are a tight fit on my 2015 giant reign rims....
  11. I just did a set of Maxis Minion DHR & DHF double...

    I just did a set of Maxis Minion DHR & DHF double downs. Fucking super tight to get on the rim. I tried using my old tape (2 years old had been running with tubes for over a year because of ripped...
  12. To fill mine I pull the valve core out of my...

    To fill mine I pull the valve core out of my presta stem, stick the air nozzle on the end of the stem and blast away. Once I've heard the bead set I put the valve core back in as air is rushing out...
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    They're trying too hard to make that look...

    They're trying too hard to make that look exciting.
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    Which ones are the burly sidewalls? I thought it...

    Which ones are the burly sidewalls? I thought it was the EXO.

    "Michelin, Wild Rock'R2 Advanced, Tire, 27.5''x2.35, Folding, Tubeless Ready, MAGI-X, Reinforced, 30TPI, Black" Seems to me 30tpi...
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    I need rubber. Michelin wild somethings on a...

    I need rubber. Michelin wild somethings on a Reign. I tend to rip out sidewalls on the rocky trails I like. Present tires have too many sidewall rips to go on. I like the way the Michelin's ride but...
  16. Thread: Shock question

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    It blew out because it was 4 years old and ridden...

    It blew out because it was 4 years old and ridden hard and put away wet. $100cad to rebuild so it hit the mail stream Tuesday. 4 years is pretty good I suppose, but it's not the 15 years I got out of...
  17. Thread: Shock question

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    Shock question

    Rebuild or replace? The shock is a 2015 Rockshox Monarch RT De Boner on a Giant Reign. I can get a replacement at bike shop cost so depending on the shock $300 - 450CAD. Looking at rebuild kits and...
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    Is Ullr gay? Red Mountain got 50cm this weekend!

    Is Ullr gay? Red Mountain got 50cm this weekend!
  19. I'll be eligible for my 20 year pin in about 2...

    I'll be eligible for my 20 year pin in about 2 months. Fuck me! What happened?

    Some serious laughs and coffee sprayed on a few keyboards because of this place. The first maggot I met was...
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    As long as it doesn't sag too much.

    As long as it doesn't sag too much.
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    I got shit canned last January. It was so fucking...

    I got shit canned last January. It was so fucking awsome, I was done with that job/company about 6 earlier when they shit on me for busting my ass to get a project design out for 90% review.
    ...
  22. British actually, and they abandoned that...

    British actually, and they abandoned that bullshit long ago.
  23. I had a 98 Corolla with 405,000km on it when I...

    I had a 98 Corolla with 405,000km on it when I sold it. Yes, sold it. $1500. :)

    Now I have a '12 Tacoma with 60,000km. I put 26,000 on it in the first year, now my bicycle gets more km per year...
  24. Her helmet was quick release though. Is that a...

    Her helmet was quick release though. Is that a safety feature I should look for?
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    Saddest government yet!

    Saddest government yet!
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    ....and we'll pay you to take it.

    ....and we'll pay you to take it.
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    Shredgnar - I'm rocking a BBS02 (750w) tuned to...

    Shredgnar - I'm rocking a BBS02 (750w) tuned to put out 1250w on an 04 Rocky Mt Slayer. The thing is a street slayer with buckets of power. In the am if I coast the hill I get to 60 kph, on the way...
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    Is it picante? Buttered corn is good but if that...

    Is it picante? Buttered corn is good but if that stuff is picante it would make my asshole burn.
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    As my daughter once said, "I love summer, butter...

    As my daughter once said, "I love summer, butter is soft."
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    I work in an e bike shop. All we sell are e...

    I work in an e bike shop. All we sell are e bikes, mostly to old people who haven't been on a bike for years. They're great for that demographic, it gets them off the couch and occasionally they...
  31. Thread: Keller Williams

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    Keller Williams

    Is a powder skier. "Freshies"
  32. Recumbent bikes are great after you've been hit...

    Recumbent bikes are great after you've been hit by a car while riding to work on a diamond frame and got your hand so smashed that you can't lean on regular handle bars for 8 months but want to keep...
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    Looking for a fork

    I'm looking for a fork with a 1" threaded steer tube and disc brake mounts for a 26" wheel. It doesn't need to look purdy but I'd like it to be reasonably sturdy and not weigh 10 pounds. Does anyone...
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    Why do you need an auto for? If you must get to...

    Why do you need an auto for? If you must get to an arbitrary destination the trains are great. But really, a bike, Europe, no itinerary, locate lodging ride to it. Eat great food, drink wine, ride,...
  35. If you read the OPs post it says these pieces of...

    If you read the OPs post it says these pieces of crap run on a single AAA battery. 1.5v. leds
    actually run at 0.7V (with slight variation for colour), that is the voltage drop across the diode....
  36. They're not going to sync because each one has...

    They're not going to sync because each one has it's own driver in it. If you got them all started at the same time they will appear synced initially but because of the nature of cheap electronics...
  37. Well fuck. I went to edit and my whole post...

    Well fuck. I went to edit and my whole post deleted.

    Short version, you want them synced buy a set already wired together for the purpose.
  38. Cunt the cake?

    Cunt the cake?
  39. With time the memory of the pain recedes, 17...

    With time the memory of the pain recedes, 17 years later and I vaguely remember it like it was last week.
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    I work in an e bike shop and we get a lot of old...

    I work in an e bike shop and we get a lot of old people (70+) buying bikes, one old guy said now he could ride until he's CTD. I'd heard it before but my coworker had to ask, he wasn't sure if he...
  41. My ultimate road trip does not have a place for a...

    My ultimate road trip does not have a place for a fossil fuel burner let alone Ford Ranger.
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    I haven't read the entire thread, but I think the...

    I haven't read the entire thread, but I think the USA's illustrious leader should be mentioned in this thread.
  43. I think he said he stays away from the meth.

    I think he said he stays away from the meth.
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    I've had 4 Corollas, never did shit to them and...

    I've had 4 Corollas, never did shit to them and they all went 400k+ km. Gas, oil, tires, mufflers, brakes and one thermostat. Wife has an 09 Vibe now, basically a Corolla with a different body and a...
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    Fuck that. Encourage the unvaccinated to mingle...

    Fuck that. Encourage the unvaccinated to mingle with each other in large groups and let Darwin play.
  46. I recently picked up a pair of vee rubber...

    I recently picked up a pair of vee rubber snowshoe xl studded tires. Wow, sooo much better than the chaoyang tires that came with my bike. Lower profile sidewall, former sidewall, flatter tread...
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    Phoenix mountain near Grand Forks BC allows fat...

    Phoenix mountain near Grand Forks BC allows fat bikes up the t bar. It's 800 vertical feet. I've never been but I'm thinking it would be fun.
  48. Dude's knees are bent backwards!

    Dude's knees are bent backwards!
  49. Dick cam ...

    Dick cam
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    I found an "As good as Katz" recipe. Being a...

    I found an "As good as Katz" recipe. Being a Canadian from the West coast I'd never heard of Katz but tried it. I didn't stop at corned beef, I went all in on pastrami. Since then I've made pastrami...
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