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    What's your budget? You could do a cleary and add...

    What's your budget? You could do a cleary and add a suspension fork or for more money the spawn yama Jama 26s are due in February.
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    Thanks. It's mostly logistics trying to find the...

    Thanks. It's mostly logistics trying to find the time for the other rides, as the only real open time I have during the week is after the kids go to bed and a hard ride is rough on the sleep schedule.
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    There's a lot of great info in here that's mostly...

    There's a lot of great info in here that's mostly beyond me, but thought I'd throw myself at the experts to see if what I'm doing is productive.
    Long story short, coming off a long spell of almost...
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    Agreed. I was going to, but a solid week of work...

    Agreed. I was going to, but a solid week of work meetings has destroyed my will.
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    Let me introduce you to technology venture...

    Let me introduce you to technology venture capital and related returns...

    "In 2021, U.S. investments in venture capital exceeded $300 billion for the first time, nearly doubling 2020’s $166.6...
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    I have virtual gearing on the smartbike and...

    I have virtual gearing on the smartbike and generally move between 15 (hard sprints) and 25 (climbs) on the rear with a 50t front. Not sure how spot-on the virtual gearing is though.
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    No. Because the number of vulnerable is not 0 and...

    No. Because the number of vulnerable is not 0 and if they don't have meaningful vaccination rates it will still kill people or make them sick.
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    Based on the volume of deer droppings I'm already...

    Based on the volume of deer droppings I'm already getting on my raked out trail - they approve. Also sounds like if it isn't getting that much traffic, likely a hard, deep rake/till is called for -...
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    Ha, you fools, I've already locked up aluminum...

    Ha, you fools, I've already locked up aluminum foil futures.

    Checkmate.
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    Thanks, that's what I though might be the case,...

    Thanks, that's what I though might be the case, but wanted to confirm. Definitely feel you on the wide corners. I'll be expanding in spring/summer, so at that point might see about adding berms and...
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    Finally saw it - his ethos and accomplishments...

    Finally saw it - his ethos and accomplishments are truly inspiring in terms of on-sight solos, but it's clear that continuing on that path would eventually kill him just from the dice coming up snake...
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    Question mostly for jackstraw (as he knows NH...

    Question mostly for jackstraw (as he knows NH surfaces) from a jong at trailbuilding - What's the best way to set a surface? I raked out some lines in my woods and tamped them with a metal tamper as...
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    Bosch 800 with crystal dry is what we have - it's...

    Bosch 800 with crystal dry is what we have - it's great. Crystal Dry is magic, though your dishes will be red hot when they come out. Also quieter by a few db.
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    Ha, you're even posting some of his smaller...

    Ha, you're even posting some of his smaller drops. The one time I skied near Dan (was just in passing) he threw a 60 foot lawn dart like it was nothing.
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    Not that place, but knew of people that cut their...

    Not that place, but knew of people that cut their teeth on the Portsmouth shipyard. It's steady work, but have you ever welded a mile in a day? It's just endless and monotonous, though an excellent...
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    People can't pay their medical bills anyhow - it...

    People can't pay their medical bills anyhow - it would just end up paid for by all of us, especially if they die. I'm saying add explicit triage protocols that put them at the end of the list if they...
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    There's only so much any of us can do. At a...

    There's only so much any of us can do. At a certain level, a bunch of people are choosing to die or put themselves at massive risk of death, so we should honestly just deprioritize their health care...
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    Well, from most measures if you're vaccinated and...

    Well, from most measures if you're vaccinated and boosted, you really don't have that much risk anymore, especially with omicron. I think there's a few things going on here:
    1. For the vaccinated...
  19. Thread: Littleton, NH

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    He's not wrong. NH has very little in terms of...

    He's not wrong. NH has very little in terms of services or social support as a lot is municipal. The state is starting to take a bit more of a role on a few things now, but I doubt you'll ever see a...
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    Hopefully schedule lines up again soon. Slowly...

    Hopefully schedule lines up again soon. Slowly getting faster as I drag myself out of the muck of not really working out regularly for 4-5 years.
  21. Thread: Littleton, NH

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    Yeah, school funding is district by district in...

    Yeah, school funding is district by district in terms of good/bad and is a shitty system for low prop value towns.
    NH has always been individualist, but right now there's been plenty of kowtowing to...
  22. Thread: Rust abatement

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    It was hydraulic fluid the old timers used. My...

    It was hydraulic fluid the old timers used. My dad used to get it done - way more around than ATF from tractors needing it. General tips:
    1. Paint flakes - sand and prime it. Can't rust if it's not...
  23. Thread: Littleton, NH

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    Right by UNH in the oyster river district. House...

    Right by UNH in the oyster river district. House prices are bonkers here though
  24. Thread: Littleton, NH

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    Yeah, this is a really awesome thing about some...

    Yeah, this is a really awesome thing about some towns in NH - you can get access to a better high school if you pay a bit more, which is usually more than offset by how much cheaper taxes+houses are...
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    I mean, the tele skiers at cannon (where he grew...

    I mean, the tele skiers at cannon (where he grew up) are honestly the best I've ever seen. After seeing one zipper bumps at speed, I realized that I really didn't know a damn thing about skiing.
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    Hey, not everyone can be an ambiturner.

    Hey, not everyone can be an ambiturner.
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    Claremont also has the highest tax rate in NH at...

    Claremont also has the highest tax rate in NH at 40.98 per thousand, so keep that in mind when comparing to other areas. I stayed at a friend's uncles there once. Excellent basement, would sleep...
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    Yep, for the type of rider and terrain out there,...

    Yep, for the type of rider and terrain out there, Stumpy and Evo are both going to be good choices. Evo will be more capable on the down, regular will be a bit of a better climber. I have a regular...
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    I mainly noted that as I did plenty of that on...

    I mainly noted that as I did plenty of that on firm snow days. Very little of it ended up good, but a lot was entertaining (turns out edges don't work on 2 inches of fluff over leaves).
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    Also, if anyone starts making this a...

    Also, if anyone starts making this a dick-measuring contest, it's already over, as basom and mildbill spent a season skiing spatulas every day on the east coast.
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    >100 waisted skis are fine EC if you have strong...

    >100 waisted skis are fine EC if you have strong legs and are constantly in the trees chasing thin cover lines. If you're ripping inbounds terrain, the other comments are spot-on in that 80-90...
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    I get so confused by the name and just think...

    I get so confused by the name and just think wakeboards. I'm thankful I'm so rough on all gear that "ultralight" is never even in the discussion. I was born with a gift for breaking shit that has not...
  33. Thread: Ask the experts

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    As much as I'm a fan of unreasonable kid...

    As much as I'm a fan of unreasonable kid purchases (my son has a nice steel singlespeed with 20 inch wheels), a direct drive trainer feels like it's pushing it. Also already bought the neobike...
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    Yeah, as someone in a company that's not...

    Yeah, as someone in a company that's not mandating vaccination, I don't ever want to hear any bitching about benefits costs again. They're subsidizing anti-vaxxers so I can burn vacation time...
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    random q - anyone have a good hack/option for...

    random q - anyone have a good hack/option for bike trainer use with a 20 or 16 inch tire? Would love to get my kids doing some pedal practice in the winter, but doesn't seem to be much out there.
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    I work with many from Ireland and while there's...

    I work with many from Ireland and while there's some good stuff, they make heavy use of their EU passports to hit all the good stuff all around Europe.
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    Yep, he's spot on. Ubi already has an NFT...

    Yep, he's spot on. Ubi already has an NFT platform and game out (and doing poorly) and Gamestop is an unnecessary middleman. If Valve (owners of steam platform), Epic (Owners of epic game store and...
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    Remember, whenever someone brings up actual facts...

    Remember, whenever someone brings up actual facts that catch you out, either change the subject or say "what about...." to try to deflect from people calling out your horseshit. COVID never had to...
  39. We did use the community lessons that were going...

    We did use the community lessons that were going on, but with COVID, your best bet is calling up the closest college and getting someone on the swim team to do private lessons in random pools.
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    In general, buying used right now is overpaying....

    In general, buying used right now is overpaying. The XC90 was ok in that era, but nothing to write home about other than decent seats. Given that current financing deals have 0-2% pretty common, I'd...
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    Realistically, if we closed the trust/permanent...

    Realistically, if we closed the trust/permanent wealth loopholes and restored original estate taxes to take most wealth on death, that would fix most things. There would still be rich people, but it...
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    Awesome! I just hear a lot of people complaining...

    Awesome! I just hear a lot of people complaining and not doing anything about it or talking out of both sides of their mouth, so great on you that you did something about it. We were lucky that our...
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    My state one was less than 48 hours from...

    My state one was less than 48 hours from order->in my mailbox.
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    I mean, it wasn't directed at you, but the...

    I mean, it wasn't directed at you, but the recommendation changes have clear sources: Large businesses with lobbying power coupled with people not paying attention to any isolation standards. We...
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    So are you out there advocating for higher...

    So are you out there advocating for higher teacher pay and school budgets? Additional support?

    https://www.vox.com/the-goods/22868641/chicago-school-closings-omicron-covid-remote-learning

    This...
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    Yeah, I've been seeing that, but it makes no...

    Yeah, I've been seeing that, but it makes no sense given the bluetooth/ANT+ is literally 2 feet away, with the WiFi Base station 20 feet from the laptop. Might just be my janky 6 year old laptop.
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    Fun times, even with my weird connectivity issues.

    Fun times, even with my weird connectivity issues.
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    Eh, there's no bounding based on activity. On any...

    Eh, there's no bounding based on activity. On any platform with low entry coat, there will always be an oversupply at the floor of effort. I'd be interested in a breakout of the same data with...
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    Listen man, after all the promise of better 5G...

    Listen man, after all the promise of better 5G reception, now it's a conspiracy by the Jews? Decide on a boogeyman already. You can't just throw the kitchen sink at it.
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    I'd just dump it. Real estate is pretty high and...

    I'd just dump it. Real estate is pretty high and while yes, it could increase even more, unless the extra income is a vital piece, no point to continued PITA. I'd also sit on the cash and take...
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