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    Some mildly optimistic developments. ...

    Some mildly optimistic developments.

    https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2020/07/14/need-some-good-news-about-covid-19-here-are-six-reasons-optimism/
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    Are they really any bikes being sold with 175’s...

    Are they really any bikes being sold with 175’s anymore? (2020)
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    I knew him from the Stowe School, so I imagine...

    I knew him from the Stowe School, so I imagine some circles overlap.
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    Found out one of my high school roommates died of...

    Found out one of my high school roommates died of a combination of Covid and Alcoholism.
    He probably would have survived one or the other, but withdrawal in the icu was just too much.
    I bet some...
  5. Thread: Ask the experts

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    I remember riding porcupine on a rigid for the...

    I remember riding porcupine on a rigid for the first time, my eyes couldn’t focus and my teeth hurt. I had to stop a few times because of this. Not to mention my fingers.
    And the flats!
    And we...
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    I concur, I could see not getting a ride all day.

    I concur, I could see not getting a ride all day.
  7. I think I’d rather have some Utica Greens on the...

    I think I’d rather have some Utica Greens on the side with a proper slice...
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    Bingo

    Bingo
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    I was there!

    I was there!
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    I thought it was an early panty de-buncher.

    I thought it was an early panty de-buncher.
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    I’m gonna pioneer the trend of different lengths...

    I’m gonna pioneer the trend of different lengths for each leg, as everyone has a leg that is slightly longer than the other. You heard it here first.
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    Great, now I’m on the hunt for some gently used...

    Great, now I’m on the hunt for some gently used 167.5mm Sweetwings.
  13. Tell me more...

    Tell me more...
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    Or just get all passive aggressive with a jar of...

    Or just get all passive aggressive with a jar of Karo syrup and a Schrader core removal tool.
  15. She is pretty fucking cute, though.

    She is pretty fucking cute, though.
  16. Ok, we have beaten the horse. Now can we discuss...

    Ok, we have beaten the horse. Now can we discuss regional pizza styles?
    Have any of you had a Luna Pie from Syracuse?
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    It’s fucking sad that you can’t just saunter over...

    It’s fucking sad that you can’t just saunter over and try and chat with the neighbors in these types of situations anymore, the chances are just too high that you would just get capped in the ass. ...
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    Not obscure, but have you considered Teton...

    Not obscure, but have you considered Teton Valley, Idaho?
    Well, I could certainly send you on some rides where you *might* see three or four other people in 30 miles.
    Or none.
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    I’m considering a new Slayer for ‘21, and I am...

    I’m considering a new Slayer for ‘21, and I am not totally sure which way to go. It would be primarily for Targhee Bike Park, Pass laps, Monarch Crest laps, TWE, that sort of thing.
    I might just...
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    I dunno, I am seeing renewed interest in long...

    I dunno, I am seeing renewed interest in long travel 27.5 among the “ride for the party, not for the speed” crowd.
    See:
    RM Slayer 27.5, SB165, etc...
  21. Thats the Leatherstocking region, n00b

    Thats the Leatherstocking region, n00b
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    How some people on MTBR yank their shorty...

    How some people on MTBR yank their shorty cranks...

    https://forums.mtbr.com/drivetrain-shifters-derailleurs-cranks/short-cranks-lets-talk-1144605.html
  23. Yeah, I bet I haven’t stepped foot in there since...

    Yeah, I bet I haven’t stepped foot in there since fall tour ‘89.
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    I think the only fair solution is to ban hikers...

    I think the only fair solution is to ban hikers and equestrians from established trails.
    There, no conflict, it’s a win-win!
  25. Always used to eat at Roscoe Diner after driving...

    Always used to eat at Roscoe Diner after driving home to Syracuse from Dead shows at the Garden. Those pies in the front case were like a foot tall...
    Anyone else have any of those maroon bumper...
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    Hey, I’ll be in SLC tomorrow afternoon. If you...

    Hey, I’ll be in SLC tomorrow afternoon. If you want I could bring the Park tool.
  27. Now, if one end of that was Presta, it would be...

    Now, if one end of that was Presta, it would be the ticket.
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    Ok, it is XenForo. Moving to this platform...

    Ok, it is XenForo.
    Moving to this platform would be like moving to DPS skis coming from clapped out k2 parabolics.
    It’s THAT much better.
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    Step one might be to go to a MUCH better forum...

    Step one might be to go to a MUCH better forum hosting platform, like the one Ridemonkey uses.
    Images copy easily, links don’t need html tags, everything about it is a more positive user...
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    Just put panniers on your $10k road bike, and...

    Just put panniers on your $10k road bike, and fill them with rocks.
    Problem solved!
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    Daddy/mommy issues

    Daddy/mommy issues
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    To be fair, around here, the guys consistently...

    To be fair, around here, the guys consistently getting top ten Strava times on everything are crushing everyone in meatspace, too.
  33. He Didn’t Fumble (Some Good News For A Change)

    A former high school football player dove and caught a child dropped from the balcony of a burning building
    Former football player catches a child thrown from burning building

    Phillip Blanks, a...
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    That’s great news! Curious about Line Creek as...

    That’s great news!
    Curious about Line Creek as well.
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    So, this just hit my inbox. Do any of you have...

    So, this just hit my inbox.
    Do any of you have a more concise summary of what this means for cycling access?

    https://www.fs.usda.gov/custergallatin
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    You will NOT regret it.

    You will NOT regret it.
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    Don’t you want to get laid, maaan?

    Don’t you want to get laid, maaan?
  38. EDIT: I guess I could buy the whole tool, and...

    EDIT: I guess I could buy the whole tool, and disassemble just the teeny shock pump...

    EDITEDIT: Blackburn doesn’t currently offer this tool, from what I can tell.
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    Numbers don’t lie, you are just getting older....

    Numbers don’t lie, you are just getting older. :FIREdevil:FIREdevil
  40. Ooh, that’s amazing. If I hadn’t already...

    Ooh, that’s amazing. If I hadn’t already converted to the Wolftooth Encase ecosystem, I would be all over that...
  41. Once in Perϊ a guide severed my rear hydraulic...

    Once in Perϊ a guide severed my rear hydraulic line tying my bike to a Burro. It was followed by a 10,000 foot descent. That sucked, but it was really my fault for not supervising more closely. Never...
  42. Well, I enjoy being a hero on really stupid rides...

    Well, I enjoy being a hero on really stupid rides when someone needs a tool or something that no one else has, if that’s good enough? Once I saved the ride of a German gal on top of Burro Pass when...
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    110 DB air horn Into the air ducts whenever he...

    110 DB air horn Into the air ducts whenever he starts laughing.
  44. Ok, so I found the contemporary version (but it...

    Ok, so I found the contemporary version (but it is a little longer)
    Topeak Microshock.

    https://www.topeak.com/global/de/products/shock-pumps/353-microshock

    Now the problem is finding one,...
  45. Anyone Remember A Tiny, Tiny Shock Pump (‘04-‘05?)

    I think it was made by Topeak, but I could be wrong. It was only ~6” long, had no gague, and was certainly the smallest, lightest emergency shock pump ever made. I lost mine a decade ago, and I would...
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    I like how it is ‘embellished’ in 24 ct gold.

    I like how it is ‘embellished’ in 24 ct gold.
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    Possible To Turn A Fox 34 into 135mm Travel?

    So, I have 130 and 140 air shafts, are there any spacer tricks available to turn my fork into a 135mm travel unit? ‘19 model year 34.
    Yes, it’s incredibly nit picky...but I have...reasons.
    don’t...
  48. And you thought that YOU had bootfitting issues.

    And you thought that YOU had bootfitting issues.
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    Well, overall height might have an average, but...

    Well, overall height might have an average, but torso length, leg length, and ape-hanger indexes are all different, and every engineer (likely) has a small bias on these.
    Just my .02...
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    What are these ‘tubes’ of which you speak? ...

    What are these ‘tubes’ of which you speak?

    (Knocks on wood) I haven’t had a road flat in three years, I *think* I remember what they are...
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