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    When do I get my money back? Sent from my...

    When do I get my money back?


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  3. Thread: Ask the experts

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    Re carbon: knew a mtb guide in Italy who had a...

    Re carbon: knew a mtb guide in Italy who had a bunch of ghetto carbon self repairs on rims, frame, even handlebars. Go overkill fugly and youíre golden!

    Re Specialized rubber. Iíve had a...
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    Sarcasm. Our culture promotes the idea that...

    Sarcasm.
    Our culture promotes the idea that choice is good. That the free market will win the day. The poor and uneducated are the ones who suffer. Actually, the kinda poor suffer. The real poor...
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    Whatís a J***? Sent from my iPhone using...

    Whatís a J***?



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    YV4A22RK1M1698789 Thanks Robert Sent from...

    YV4A22RK1M1698789
    Thanks Robert


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    Jesus. Thatís gonna feel nice. Sent from my...

    Jesus. Thatís gonna feel nice.


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    I work in case management at a hospital serving a...

    I work in case management at a hospital serving a good chunk of hill people.
    Theyíve all benefitted ďwellĒ from having the choice to (not) choose Medicare.
    Most common thing that becomes my...
  9. Thread: Lange girl 2022Ö

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    I read it as ďLarge Girl 2022Ē NTTAWWT Sent...

    I read it as ďLarge Girl 2022Ē
    NTTAWWT


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  10. Thread: Neighbors...

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    Neighbors...

    Last fence I had put in, the contractor said heíd put it 3-4Ē inside my property line unless the neighbor and I were hiring him together. Took all questions out of it, and accounted for concrete...
  11. Thread: Tool Time

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    Why donít they include a hard case with tools...

    Why donít they include a hard case with tools anymore?
    Looking to move on from my 18yo Makita drill/impact driver set, but that thing came with a sweet case. Anything new is meant to just chuck in a...
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    Trying to remember how to spell queue. Belongs in...

    Trying to remember how to spell queue. Belongs in the Things That Annoy Me threat.


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  13. Thread: Ask the experts

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    Ask the experts

    Iím kinda anti-upgrade-itis right now. So what I hear is, ďmy bike is great, but Iím itching to drop a grand on it to make a very subtle change that I probably wouldnít notice in a blinded test. But...
  14. Thread: Tool Time

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    Iím loving my tool roll. Holds each tool, super...

    Iím loving my tool roll. Holds each tool, super compact.
    Only gripe is with Performance Bike out of business I donít have a convenient source to buy cheap duplicates. Iím still going to the car to...
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    Ironically, the anti mtb arguments from...

    Ironically, the anti mtb arguments from equestrians and hikers sound remarkably similar to the anti Ebike arguments from mountain bikers.


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    The magnet buckle on my Proframe is amazing. ...

    The magnet buckle on my Proframe is amazing. Works with gloves. I can remove the helmet with one hand if I get to the bottom of a descent and start climbing. Hang the helmet on the handlebar. At...
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    Fuuuuck


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  18. Thread: Tool Time

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    Tool Time

    I donít feel like youíre gonna get a ton of shit into three plastic drawers. Iíd guess really focusing on whatís likely to get used would make more sense than treating yourself to some boutique...
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    Bummer mang. Hopefully those teeth arenít too...

    Bummer mang. Hopefully those teeth arenít too pricey to fix/replace.
    Ordering a new Proframe for wife right now after she (fortunately?) lost an unobtanium cheek pad from her 6 year old MET FF. ...
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    2022 DH Fantasy League

    Some iPhone pics I got at Val di Sole
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    Gwin bring it in hot. The Italians wen Bonkers for Gwin. Was sick.
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    Anyone have anything they'd like to rant about?

    I donít buy into the torx superiority theory as itís been applied to bikes. Whenís the last time someone striped out a shifter bolt? It should never happen because of the low torque (see what I did...
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    You and Booner both Sent from my iPhone...

    You and Booner both


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    Just to hear myself talk again: If you want a...

    Just to hear myself talk again:
    If you want a wide and stiff shoe, 5.10 Impact is for you. On model, only, ever. Not stiff in a ďgood enough for logging 1000 XC milesĒ kinda stiff. More like, stuff...
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    Iíll be curious to hear Toast response on this....

    Iíll be curious to hear Toast response on this. Guessing itís for less stiffness.
    From my experience, the two beNefits of 32 hole rims:
    1. Pragmatic. Readily available hubs, reuse hubs in the...
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    Teenage is so vague. Was she 13 or 19? Itís like...

    Teenage is so vague. Was she 13 or 19? Itís like an ocean of difference.


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    Shirt cocking. Winnie The Poh style. Sent...

    Shirt cocking. Winnie The Poh style.


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    Do we get fantasy points for Champs? Sent...

    Do we get fantasy points for Champs?


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    Communist! Sent from my iPhone using TGR...

    Communist!


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    SRAM/RS. Some of their shit will inevitably be...

    SRAM/RS.
    Some of their shit will inevitably be nice. But they insist on a significant percentage of their shit being actual shit. Like some kind of demented company ethos.


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    Home Remodel: Do, Don'ts, Advice

    From my oh so limited experience of one fence 18 years ago:
    1. Hit it with the garden hose and a spray nozzle. You want to clean it, not strip it.
    2. Let it bake in the hot CO sun for a couple...
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    So much made up stuff thatíll make you chuckle. ...

    So much made up stuff thatíll make you chuckle.


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    Street skating (or whatever non-halfpipe is called) deserves an award for how few shits and fucks the rest of the universe gives regardless of how hard it might be.


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    Fascinating. Does this mean you never put a...

    Fascinating.
    Does this mean you never put a quick link on a Shimano chain? Quick links are like disc brakes and dropper posts for me. Hard pass on a bike without that shit.


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    I have never heard anything like this outside of...

    I have never heard anything like this outside of local bike shops. Is this based in real magic?


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    I realize a live EWS is impractical. That said, I...

    I realize a live EWS is impractical. That said, I watch every WC race after the race. Itís exciting enough to watch that I shut out social media until the race. Usually itís later that evening, but...
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    This is why EWS will continue to do nothing for...

    This is why EWS will continue to do nothing for me. Thereís almost no satisfaction watching a replay that shows a couple dozen randos riding the same 20 feet of each stage with lukewarm narration. ...
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    Where are people buying derailleur cables...

    Where are people buying derailleur cables (internal) these days? Literally last time I stocked up was 6 years ago I split a box with a few buddies. Back then a 100 count box of Sram Stainless...
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    Home Remodel: Do, Don'ts, Advice

    https://www.zillow.com/homedetails/700-Method-Rd-Raleigh-NC-27607/6430991_zpid/?utm_campaign=iosappmessage&utm_medium=referral&utm_source=txtshare

    Used to live in this neighborhood. Seems about as...
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    Thanks for the input. Context: coworkerís...

    Thanks for the input.

    Context: coworkerís brother is in Italy now. First week of a 3 month trip he wrecked road biking. Broken pelvis. Sat in a rural hospital for two weeks waiting to have...
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    Travel Insurance for the Eurozone

    I know there are some rad travelers in here that have spent way more time that I abroad.
    Would love travel insurance recs, especially if anyone has actual anecdotes from people who have used it for...
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    Iíll occasionally reach through the frame to...

    Iíll occasionally reach through the frame to install a pedal on the opposite crank only to realize Iím threading it in on the inside. Real man owns up, and Iím feeling extra manly.


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    I appreciate your insights. Looking forward to...

    I appreciate your insights. Looking forward to the day that VA Tech and other impartial labs publish data that firms up some of the ideas out there so that people can by whatís proven efficacious...
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    424066 Is this excessive? If there was an...

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    Is this excessive?
    If there was an option to pay $1 more for a new rotor without bolts, I might go for it. Iím incapable of throwing out ďsparesĒ.


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    x1000 A good fit helps you ride better and...

    x1000

    A good fit helps you ride better and allows the helmet to function the way it was designed to.

    Carbon and techy features make you 3% safer and 97% more self righteous.



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    Several years ago riding well within my limits,...

    Several years ago riding well within my limits, way below bike park speed in Pisgah. Front wheel washed out and I went down on my face. Broken nose, scalp laceration above eyebrow.
    I rarely wear a...
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    In my experience, using Cushcore or Wire bead...

    In my experience, using Cushcore or Wire bead rubber significantly increases the chances of a backward mount. I donít understand the science, but itís hard fact in my garage.
    Arthritic hands seems...
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    #definitelynotadude


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  49. Thread: Ask the experts

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    1) go down the lockpickinglawyer rabbit hole and...

    1) go down the lockpickinglawyer rabbit hole and learn how to re-key lock cores
    2) locksmith.


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    Well then, looks like I can retire at 50 ÖÖ...

    Well then, looks like I can retire at 50 ÖÖ
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    As long as I die before I hit 52.


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