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    Complex multi-variable predictive models are...

    Complex multi-variable predictive models are always wrong, the question is by how much. So far they've generally been off by orders of magnitude after only a week or two. Anyone trying to tell you...
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    Are you telling me that I need to get up and go...

    Are you telling me that I need to get up and go earlier? Because that's pretty rich if so.

    Or are you saying everyone needs to adjust and go earlier/later? Because then you'll just have a longer...
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    Spot on, and as frustrating as it is, we can't...

    Spot on, and as frustrating as it is, we can't make one set of rules for competent people and another for all the gapers wanting to go hit some sweet backcountry now that the resorts are all shut...
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    Nobody is taking it seriously. Coworkers can’t...

    Nobody is taking it seriously. Coworkers can’t even stop crowding around for no reason all day every day.
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    5 minutes away the trail system is a zoo. 5 hours...

    5 minutes away the trail system is a zoo. 5 hours and I’d be the only person for miles. That’s the difference.
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    I got out for a few laps on the new toe, it was...

    I got out for a few laps on the new toe, it was relatively warm (20s F) and both toes engaged with only a mildly-unreasonable amount of force. I couldn't tell the difference between the new and old...
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    ^ the video in question...

    ^ the video in question https://www.facebook.com/officialsnowdog/videos/3157733644261368/UzpfSTMzNjU3ODEzMzAyMTgyMTozMDk2OTA3MjE2OTg4ODg1/

    Total shitshow.
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    Update on my broken toepiece, BD sent me a...

    Update on my broken toepiece, BD sent me a replacement, visually I can't tell a difference but the serial numbers are coded differently, broken one is 110****, new one is R1****. I'm hoping to get...
  9. Thread: Scarpa Alien RS

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    Just that it'll be nearly impossible to get out...

    Just that it'll be nearly impossible to get out once tight. I do adjust regularly but only because it pulls through every single time. Mine only had a few days on them when the cord started pulling...
  10. Thread: Scarpa Alien RS

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    Sorry, I was distracted when I wrote that - meant...

    Sorry, I was distracted when I wrote that - meant every time I put it in to ski mode.
  11. Thread: Scarpa Alien RS

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    The cord on my boots pulls through every single...

    The cord on my boots pulls through every single time I latch it in to ski mode, and it's starting to fray. Has anyone found anything to keep it in place other than a stopper knot?
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    Mine function normally at room temp, just tried...

    Mine function normally at room temp, just tried on the not-broken toe with both Alien RS and Atomic Hawx. Cold in the field they’re almost impossible to lock out.
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    I just got back in from a...

    I just got back in from a much-shorter-than-planned day thanks to a broken toepiece. It was my second day out on them. Hopefully the revised version doesn't require a breaker bar to lock out the...
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    I put a 28.5 Scarpa Freedom SL liner (tongue,...

    I put a 28.5 Scarpa Freedom SL liner (tongue, beefier than protour) in a 29 Hawx and it's good...but it's Scarpa sizing so... :confused:
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    Can anyone compare the Camox (last year's, the...

    Can anyone compare the Camox (last year's, the red ones) against the QST 92 (a couple year-old one) or the Kastle FX95 (not HP) ? They're all pretty similarly priced and similar on paper, looking for...
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    I mounted some Xenics with 95mm brakes on a pair...

    I mounted some Xenics with 95mm brakes on a pair of ZG 95s, they have some extra width when deployed but actually contact the topsheet when deploying.

    There wasn't anything about heel gap in the...
  17. Thread: Fritschi Tecton

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    Brake sizing doesn't seem to have changed, I just...

    Brake sizing doesn't seem to have changed, I just mounted a "L" aka "100mm" aka "fits up to about 108mm" (per BD) on a pair of 112s and it's a perfect, as-if custom, fit to the ski. Any bigger would...
  18. There's been a couple people asking that, I'm...

    There's been a couple people asking that, I'm open to selling without bindings. Again a local sale would take preference but shipping is less of a hassle flat and I imagine more interest farther west...
  19. Nick - yes these are RES, and per the swiss...

    Nick - yes these are RES, and per the swiss cheese threads I personally wouldn't be concerned with a full remount

    KillerMonkey - almost too well, never-ending comments
  20. Yes they’re on the line, I can’t answer how...

    Yes they’re on the line, I can’t answer how they’d feel at +1.
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    Thanks for the thoughts, going with Undertow's...

    Thanks for the thoughts, going with Undertow's opinion to start. Public Spam Announcement, skis for sale:
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  22. 13/14 186cm ON3P Billy Goats w/ FKS14 and pillowfight topsheets

    SOLD

    Pretty minty, prefer to sell together, prefer a local (Denver) sale but will ship if necessary. Barely used, time to get them out of my closet and in the hands of someone who'll put them to...
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    I have skis with and without brakes, I want...

    I have skis with and without brakes, I want brakes for this setup but thanks for the opinion. That said, what size brakes should I get for some ZG95s? Do I need 95s or are the 85s as oversized as...
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    Horrible....

    Horrible.
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    I picked up a pair, seem nice. Still need brakes,...

    I picked up a pair, seem nice. Still need brakes, this is going on a 95mm ski so what size brake should I get? Will 85 work given the comically-wrong historic sizing of Fritschi brakes?
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    Can someone price police me? I’m probably going...

    Can someone price police me? I’m probably going to sell my 13/14 186 BGs, only used a small handful of days, mounted once for FKS14, almost-minty, pillow fight top sheets. With or without bindings....
  27. Price cut bump

    Price cut bump
  28. DPS 184 Wailer 99 Pure2, Vipec black, glidelite skins

    SOLD

    I'm selling my 184 W99 pure2 (1450g/ski) from a few years back, including bindings and skins. Nothing wrong with any of it, just moving on to newer stuff.

    The bindings only have a few days...
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    Over. Any guesses at what time(s) Vail Pass...

    Over.

    Any guesses at what time(s) Vail Pass will close and for how long?
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    It was avoiding typical rush hour congestion....

    It was avoiding typical rush hour congestion. Pena-70-470-285 is going to be the fastest and simplest option most of the time, construction hasn't really made traffic much worse through there - it's...
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    Likely not, the ramp is 5 miles away from where...

    Likely not, the ramp is 5 miles away from where he crashed.
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    Terrible.

    Terrible.
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    This non-fatal incident or another one? ...

    This non-fatal incident or another one?

    https://avalanche.state.co.us/caic/acc/acc_report.php?acc_id=711&accfm=rep
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    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/m/pubmed/22221769/

    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/m/pubmed/22221769/
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    272318

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    I left Loveland about 1:30 yesterday and traffic...

    I left Loveland about 1:30 yesterday and traffic back was fast and easy. Today looks like a different story.

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    The portion of the forecast discussion smmokan is...

    The portion of the forecast discussion smmokan is referring to:



    Nice to finally be stuck in a long snowy pattern for once.
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    Is Loveland going to be open tomorrow?

    Is Loveland going to be open tomorrow?
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    I had really bad binding hole interference on a...

    I had really bad binding hole interference on a pair of skis I put a Vipec on, I was able to order a longer heel track from BD, it has 6 holes instead of 4 and gives a LOT more adjustment range. Call...
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    You just had a known case, that's some pretty...

    You just had a known case, that's some pretty godawful customer service. Europe?
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    I just took in a 6-season old Stinger bib because...

    I just took in a 6-season old Stinger bib because the crotch zip self-destructed. I'm not sure how possible it'll be to repair so I'm wondering how it'll turn out. They're otherwise in fine shape.
    ...
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    How much battery life do you need and how...

    How much battery life do you need and how important are the smart-watch features to you?

    I had a 935 (Fenix5 with a plastic bezel) because I was doing lots of long runs and races and liked the...
  43. Thread: Fritschi Tecton

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    BD approved my warranty request for toe...

    BD approved my warranty request for toe replacement, I haven't been able to send them in yet but expect it'll be as fast and easy as every other time I've done an RMA with them.
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    40 Below, you will have to modify by fully...

    40 Below, you will have to modify by fully opening up around the toe/heel though.
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    260-weight merino boot-cut.

    260-weight merino boot-cut.
  46. Thread: Fritschi Tecton

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    Can anyone comment on the sizing for the ski...

    Can anyone comment on the sizing for the ski crampons for these? 95 is in stock, 100 is out, and wondering if the 95 would work with a Wailer 99.
  47. Thread: Fritschi Tecton

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    I've got a couple pairs of too-big brakes for my...

    I've got a couple pairs of too-big brakes for my vipec and tecton I'd be happy to swap with someone for. Both are 120mm and I'm looking for a 110 and 100.
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    I don't run any more and I just got a...

    I don't run any more and I just got a warranty-replacement refurbished Forerunner 935 from Garmin, so thinking I'll sell. Looks like a refurb can be had for $400, I'm thinking $350 shipped. Any...
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    Has anyone done a longitudinal intervention study...

    Has anyone done a longitudinal intervention study on this subject?
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    What's battery life like on the PR1200?

    What's battery life like on the PR1200?
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