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  1. Thread: Wasatch 2019

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    More rock slides in LCC.... I'm afraid we'll be...

    More rock slides in LCC.... I'm afraid we'll be seeing a lot of this over the next year.....
  2. Thread: Wasatch 2019

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    I either take a shuttle or pedal up from Mill-D....

    I either take a shuttle or pedal up from Mill-D. Or occasionally do a Crest loop from PCMR, pedaling up.
  3. Thread: Wasatch 2019

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    snow up high Wed..........

    snow up high Wed..........
  4. Thread: Wasatch 2019

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    LOL, I get the same looks at a different spot. I...

    LOL, I get the same looks at a different spot. I actually hit Kruzr but then take a hard right up to Lake Solitude (fun single track), then wrap around the uphill side of the lake and scramble up the...
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    putting the wheel on a round trash can makes...

    putting the wheel on a round trash can makes doing all this on/off stuff much easier, FWIW.
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    FWIW I abandoned Schwalbe not because of how they...

    FWIW I abandoned Schwalbe not because of how they rode, but because I had to replace them every 400miles and they were really expensive. In the USA you could get them cheapER than anywhere at...
  7. Thread: Wasatch 2019

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    I can't imagine the misery of Evil Empire the...

    I can't imagine the misery of Evil Empire the hard way. I always accessed via Guardsman and up the jeep road to Jupiter Peak and Ridge down, which is actually fun.

    It's amazing how the conditions...
  8. Thread: Wasatch 2019

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    I think the Honeycomb garden (Rocky Chute) is...

    I think the Honeycomb garden (Rocky Chute) is super spicy, WAY harder than before the storm.
  9. Thread: Wasatch 2019

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    I'm doing Honeycomb today beginning 5pm if you...

    I'm doing Honeycomb today beginning 5pm if you want to come. Days Fork next week.
  10. Thread: Wasatch 2019

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    I also heard good things about Old Red Pine Rd.,...

    I also heard good things about Old Red Pine Rd., but was also disappointed. Overgrown and totally uneventful (unmemorable) descent.
  11. Thread: Wasatch 2019

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    That Big Water climb is stiff after 1k' of Puke...

    That Big Water climb is stiff after 1k' of Puke Hill and the 3 Bitches already behind you...... Glad you didn't take Little Water, it would have killed you! :-D
  12. Thread: Wasatch 2019

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    LCC Trail work, 9am Saturday (8/17/19) at Lisa...

    LCC Trail work, 9am Saturday (8/17/19) at Lisa Falls trailhead, working til' 1pm or so. Tools provided. We are trying to rebuild what Mother Nature wiped out!
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    ok, now I see what you were referring to. I don't...

    ok, now I see what you were referring to. I don't ride the Aggressor, and wasn't aware it only came in DC. Aggressor has no traction climbing either, that's another hit.

    For me the DC Assguy has...
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    Then the Aggressor is even worse than my opinion...

    Then the Aggressor is even worse than my opinion already was, because it's already sorely lacking in traction. At least for me.

    I have no idea where Mandelbrot came from. It's not unusual for...
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    I value cornering and braking traction highly....

    I value cornering and braking traction highly. What it appears you cannot grasp is that a Assguy/DHF/DHR DC tire has MORE traction than an Aggressor 3C (of any type). It's not just the compound. FOR...
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    You aren't saying why my statement is at odds...

    You aren't saying why my statement is at odds with itself, not that I care. I think we both agree already.
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    How? The Aggressor slides on the marbles, the...

    How? The Aggressor slides on the marbles, the Assguy/DHF/DHR cuts thru them.



    In my experience ANY of the 3C tires (even the Max Terra, which is supposed to be the longest lasting) goes at most...
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    Ya, High Rollers are a horrible tire!

    Ya, High Rollers are a horrible tire!
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    It's even more confusing when you figure out that...

    It's even more confusing when you figure out that OE tires are often vastly different than the replacement ones they sell. Not always, but they are often very different. Same name, totally different?...
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    https://www.maxxis.com/technology/bike-technology...

    https://www.maxxis.com/technology/bike-technology

    Post a picture of the labeling (the print), or list it in a reply.

    I personally prefer the dual compound over the 3C (triple compound). The DC...
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    With Maxxis, DHF, DHR, Hi Roller, Aggressor, etc,...

    With Maxxis, DHF, DHR, Hi Roller, Aggressor, etc, is the tread pattern.

    3C (Max Grip, Max Terra), Dual Compound, is the tread COMPOUND. 3C is 3 different compounds, dual is 2.

    EXO, EXO+, DD,...
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    From what I have seen with my riding buddies the...

    From what I have seen with my riding buddies the Aggressor is BY FAR the most fragile "gnarly" tire that Maxxis makes. Short knobs give little support to the rest of the carcass. I rode with a guy...
  23. Thread: Wasatch 2019

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    I didn't see him when I rode Fat Lip last week.

    I didn't see him when I rode Fat Lip last week.
  24. Thread: Wasatch 2019

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    Coming down from the top of Little Cottonwood...

    Coming down from the top of Little Cottonwood Trail (ruins), the first left is Cool Way. Cool Way exits back onto main trail just below Lisa Falls. Flanders is rider's right just below that (double...
  25. Thread: Wasatch 2019

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    Last night I hiked from Tanners down to the 2nd...

    Last night I hiked from Tanners down to the 2nd bridge, hitting Flanders on the way.

    Tanners DH is 50% gone. It will recover with time and a lot of work. Some areas are under 20-30' of rock and...
  26. Thread: Wasatch 2019

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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ea8mGOl84ts

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ea8mGOl84ts
  27. Thread: Wasatch 2019

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    Here's just above 3rd bridge 290775

    Here's just above 3rd bridge 290775
  28. Thread: Wasatch 2019

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    I think that T-storm we had Wed evening finished...

    I think that T-storm we had Wed evening finished them off.
  29. Thread: Wasatch 2019

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    I always hit Catherine's via Supreme road...

    I always hit Catherine's via Supreme road (miserable climb up), but then it's all glory DH, and then a short climb to Devil's Castle and Mandelbrot. We call it the "Alta-8" (Alta figure 8). I love...
  30. Thread: Wasatch 2019

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    I'm a huge Snowbird fanboi, but the recent trail...

    I'm a huge Snowbird fanboi, but the recent trail work is not all good. Some of the new lines added are so steep that it's virtually impossible to climb up (I climbed up on Sunday am). I was the only...
  31. Thread: Wasatch 2019

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    I swear the mosquitoes have been stockpiling...

    I swear the mosquitoes have been stockpiling snow. You get off your bike to navigate and they gang up on you instantly
  32. Thread: Wasatch 2019

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    Mandelbrot is still 3 weeks out from being GTG....

    Mandelbrot is still 3 weeks out from being GTG. Mandelbrot season is going to be a month long this year, amazing.
  33. Thread: Xd driver question

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    I went thru 3 E13 cassettes, best I got was 800mi...

    I went thru 3 E13 cassettes, best I got was 800mi out of 1, before I wised up and bailed on them. Loved the range, hated the shifting and durability.

    Now SRAM, has steel teeth so should last. I...
  34. Thread: Wasatch 2019

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    246mm FTW

    246mm FTW
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    I'd ask if it's such a great idea, you file and...

    I'd ask if it's such a great idea, you file and let her not respond to it.
  36. not sure how many going with me yet, but very...

    not sure how many going with me yet, but very good chance I'll have room for a bike coming back.
  37. I am going in early/mid August.

    I am going in early/mid August.
  38. Thread: Wasatch 2019

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    I prefer up Jenni's to MM, then Two Step, etc....

    I prefer up Jenni's to MM, then Two Step, etc. Rumor is TTS is going to be uphill only soon (makes sense with Mojave and Silver Queen DH only). 2 days ago we went up Jennis then up Keystone (old...
  39. Thread: Wasatch 2019

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    Fat Lip and Black Forest are GTG. I couple small...

    Fat Lip and Black Forest are GTG. I couple small snow patches on BF. Keystone is clear to Shadow Lake, a couple damp spots.
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    I switched from Cushcore to Vittoria Air-Liners,...

    I switched from Cushcore to Vittoria Air-Liners, much better. They are bigger and much lighter, and save my rims. Like a previous poster said, they do take up a huge volume of air in the tires, so a...
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    90% of new bikes have a hanger which isn't even...

    90% of new bikes have a hanger which isn't even straight. Check it.
  42. Thread: Wasatch 2019

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    There is; that trail is a great one for it no...

    There is; that trail is a great one for it no matter how wet it gets....
  43. you obviously mis-read what I typed. If the...

    you obviously mis-read what I typed. If the bottom gets more snow that's what they report. They are not consistent, they cherry pick their #s.
  44. Snowbird lies like crazy, and gets away with it....

    Snowbird lies like crazy, and gets away with it. If top gets 9" and bottom 2" they report 9". If the bottom gets 7" and top 3" they report 7". I am also pretty sure SB includes their preseason...
  45. LOL, another 20" forecast between now and...

    LOL, another 20" forecast between now and Thurs.......
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    Your recording device needs to record the heart...

    Your recording device needs to record the heart rate. I use a garmin which displays the heart rate (so I can verify the suffering), and it uploads it to strava when I post my ride. If you are using...
  47. LCC skied really good aside from vis, til' 11am.

    LCC skied really good aside from vis, til' 11am.
  48. Thread: Ketogenesis

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    I found I can only go 1/2 speed on a keto diet...

    I found I can only go 1/2 speed on a keto diet (if that). If I have anything "punchy" I need to have some carbs beforehand to fuel my way through the high output stuff.
  49. Avalanche on Organ Grinder at Snowbird (I just...

    Avalanche on Organ Grinder at Snowbird (I just skied it). Snow was super wet from mid mtn and lower. Not a surprise.
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    I always love those that proclaim all that...

    I always love those that proclaim all that is/isn't that haven't tried it.
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