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    Interesting. I have a newer Lodge and an older...

    Interesting. I have a newer Lodge and an older one I found at a thrift store. The older one is amazing. The newer one is good, but doesn't quite work as well. I got annoyed after a bit, took a random...
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    Here's my dog looking 4x her actual size on a...

    Here's my dog looking 4x her actual size on a socially distancing hike yesterday:

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    And here is her with a bit less forced perspective but still looking pretty large for a dog that's maybe...
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    If you mean the little flexible hose kind, we...

    If you mean the little flexible hose kind, we have one of these too. We got it for dealing with diapers and rinsing out a little toddler potty, but it now gives me peace of mind in the TPocalypse....
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    Good to consider, especially in regards to what...

    Good to consider, especially in regards to what goes in the truck, what doesn't.

    I'll be getting quotes for movers/self-pack units, but I think I'm leaning toward renting a big truck, putting...
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    Not OP, just piggybacking, but I'm getting 3k for...

    Not OP, just piggybacking, but I'm getting 3k for my moving expenses, which would cover a rental van and gas, but I doubt much more. If it was just me, I'd rent and drive the truck, but it's always...
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    Yeah I'm not super excited about the summer...

    Yeah I'm not super excited about the summer weather. I've lived in hot places for summer before though (Sinaloa, Mexico; Hyderabad, India) and survived. At least in Vegas, I'll have air conditioning....
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    I'm in the same situation, but have a bit more...

    I'm in the same situation, but have a bit more time so I hope things calm down a bit. I have to be out of my current house June 30 and my new job starts August 1. Moving from Massachusetts to Nevada....
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    I have no feelings about the bailout bill, but...

    I have no feelings about the bailout bill, but just to be clear, that article is from the WaPo's resident opinion column. Basically his entire job is writing that Pelosi and the Democrats are...
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    Alas they did not. We visited some of her distant...

    Alas they did not. We visited some of her distant relatives years later though and they had a karaoke set up. They requested a reprise of the wedding song. I'm not sure if they actually remembered it...
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    I got married in India with all the ritual, pomp,...

    I got married in India with all the ritual, pomp, and confusion that comes with that. Between the main ceremony and reception they have something called wedding games, which are silly little things...
  11. I'm lucky in that I don't have any more in class...

    I'm lucky in that I don't have any more in class tests this semester, so that won't be affected much for me. Our problem with just using Zoom for classes is time differences. An not insubstantial...
  12. I'm on the other side of this. I'm a...

    I'm on the other side of this. I'm a sociology/data science professor and we were basically given one class notice that we we're switching to online instruction. Our college has no online classes, so...
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    To be honest, I have no real attraction to the...

    To be honest, I have no real attraction to the Strip aspect of Vegas. I am exciting for the nearby biking/hiking though. So I hope it turns around for others sake, but a ghost town won't bother me.
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    I'm now acutely interested in how this plays out....

    I'm now acutely interested in how this plays out. I'm moving to Las Vegas this summer. Originally our plan was to be looking now so as to buy a house we could move into either in Boulder City or in...
  15. OK, that seems to be basically what I was...

    OK, that seems to be basically what I was thinking. I really should just keep my V1 Bronson, ride it a bit, and see what I want my next bike to do better. But it was a stressful job search and I told...
  16. Sorry to hijack, but if you were getting a bike...

    Sorry to hijack, but if you were getting a bike that you'd ride mostly at Bootleg, what type of bike would you get? I'm moving to Boulder City in a few months, so Bootleg will be my home trail...
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    The Druid has induced plenty of tightness as...

    The Druid has induced plenty of tightness as well. If I happened to move to Scotland, though, I'd go with the option where I could stop by the shop of the guys behind it.
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    I just finished a job interview with the...

    I just finished a job interview with the University of Aberdeen (via Skype), moseyed over to Pinkbike, and found this:
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    It's a sign, right? If I get the job, I'm...
  19. Thread: Google Fi

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    I've had it for three years or so now. I work at...

    I've had it for three years or so now. I work at a college and live very nearby, so most of my life is spent connected to WiFi, which makes it cheap. If I wasn't often on WiFi and used a lot of data,...
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    I don't know. I think most people's answer to the...

    I don't know. I think most people's answer to the author's rhetorical question "would you take an over the counter medicine if there was a 98% chance it was safe?" would be a resounding "no" rather...
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    I found last season entertaining. Really only the...

    I found last season entertaining. Really only the injuries marred it. There are getting to be 4 or 5 women who can compete for the top spots on any given day (Atherton, Seagrave, Cabirou, Hannah,...
  22. This is what I was going to say. Moving a little...

    This is what I was going to say. Moving a little bit up in price (but still in the inexpensive range): their bourbon is good (though I preferred the previous incarnation that tasted like Knob Creek...
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    Good on you! She's a beautiful dog. My current...

    Good on you! She's a beautiful dog. My current dog is part Catahoula with a really similar body shape. She was a bit of a spaz when we adopted her, but has really turned into a great dog.
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    It seems like the increase in progression was...

    It seems like the increase in progression was achieved by moving the mounting point a bit lower on the downtube rather than just changing the link, so I suspect that it's not a retrofit thing.
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    Both Enduro Mag and MTBR have pretty good...

    Both Enduro Mag and MTBR have pretty good comparisons between the two versions. Seems like if you want a true trail bike, the V1 may have the edge and is a bit poppier, esp. at slow speeds. Both do...
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    Did you read this thread at all? These are kids...

    Did you read this thread at all? These are kids bikes. The 26er in question is recommended for people 4'8" to 5'2.
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    Harry Schofield. He is a British kid and I assure...

    Harry Schofield. He is a British kid and I assure you, Stuck, he will make you feel inadequate if you put him up on a penny farthing. Incredible ripper on a bike and moto. So good that it makes me...
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    Right. My Chinese students are talking about...

    Right. My Chinese students are talking about their experiences over break and their families' experiences at the moment.
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    Oh I'm in the US. Massachusetts specifically. But...

    Oh I'm in the US. Massachusetts specifically. But the school I teach at has something like 18% of its students coming from China, so things that happen there tend to have effects here.
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    I teach at a college with a large Chinese student...

    I teach at a college with a large Chinese student population. The population level panic and preventive measures are pretty wild. The mask rules are serious and a big problem as there aren't enough...
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    I really think the cups are the standout feature...

    I really think the cups are the standout feature of the Ninja: Load smoothie ingredients into single serving cup. Screw on blender cap. Flip and put into blender. Blend. Take cap off. Rinse the...
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    I'm late to the party, but I find that harness...

    I'm late to the party, but I find that harness totally differ in their effects based on design. The ones that put the leash attachment point in front of the chest so that the dog is generally pulled...
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    I've been using a Ninja for smoothies everyday...

    I've been using a Ninja for smoothies everyday for six years. No issues so far. Vitamix finally has single serving cups, so I would consider it when my Ninja finally goes, but they seem less easy to...
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    I wish they had made the Levo SL similar to the...

    I wish they had made the Levo SL similar to the eZesty adn the NOX Helium in that you can just take the battery and motor unit off and ride it as a slightly portly trail bike. The EZesty at least...
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    I've read a lot about them. I have a Transit...

    I've read a lot about them. I have a Transit Connect and have thought about getting a Transit at some point to have more space for hauling things and making a sometimes camper.

    There's a pretty...
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    When I'm out for the interview, I'll probably...

    When I'm out for the interview, I'll probably stay another day, rent a bike, and ride the trail. I'll see how long it takes and how much extra oomph it would take for me to do the ride in what I...
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    I think I'm still just slightly hesitant about...

    I think I'm still just slightly hesitant about the idea of an e-bike. In theory I have no problem with them, but somehow I still can't quite get my head around riding one rather than a standard bike...
  38. I haven't ever done one on the new Outbacks, but...

    I haven't ever done one on the new Outbacks, but the two hitches I've installed (on a Honda Fit and a Ford Transit Connect) were pretty easy even as a one person job. Looking at etrailer.com though,...
  39. And if the end of this WCDH season doesn't shape...

    And if the end of this WCDH season doesn't shape his rapidly forming brain, I don't know what will.
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    It's gotten me somewhat interested in an ebike...

    It's gotten me somewhat interested in an ebike for the first time. I have a job interview coming up that - if I got it - I could basically commute 11 miles on a mountain bike, with 8 of them being...
  41. Also, one last thing: I don't think I really need...

    Also, one last thing: I don't think I really need to convince too many people here, but getting kids good bikes isn't really as expensive as it appears. It's a bit of an upfront cost, but quality...
  42. I think that's a good plan, but I don't think you...

    I think that's a good plan, but I don't think you should feel like a failure. Sometimes kids take to things right away, sometimes they don't. No reason to push them or they'll resent it.

    That...
  43. I can imagine that being an issue with some cheap...

    I can imagine that being an issue with some cheap brakes. I splurged a bit and the little bike my son is on has hydraulic discs. The lever reach could be a bit shorter but he doesn't seem to have a...
  44. My son doesn't have much trouble with his hand...

    My son doesn't have much trouble with his hand brakes now. Took him a bit to get used to using them vs. just putting his feet down, but now that he is accustomed, they work pretty well. He's still...
  45. The tires and lack of brake was actually what...

    The tires and lack of brake was actually what pushed me to get my son the bike he's on in the picture above. when he was approaching his third birthday. He had a Strider with foam tires and no brake...
  46. Nice. I actually took the pedals off and on that...

    Nice. I actually took the pedals off and on that bike probably 5 times before it finally clicked for my son. He'd want them. I'd install them. He'd get nervous/frustrated and want them off. I'd take...
  47. Look at this miserable three year old! 313711...

    Look at this miserable three year old!

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    Though I do agree: There is no reason to push s kid past what they're comfortable and capable of having fun with. And that includes getting too big...
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    I think it's funny that we have one thread going...

    I think it's funny that we have one thread going about how Americans are fat indoors-dwellers who don't recreate outside and another debating whether one of the easy ways to get outside is acceptable.
  49. Are you in bike shorts/jersey? Could explain it...

    Are you in bike shorts/jersey? Could explain it...
  50. Thread: cool homes

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    I'm not sure if it's there to plug the realtor,...

    I'm not sure if it's there to plug the realtor, but the last photo on Zillow made me laugh. When I'm browsing million dollar homes, the first thing I always look for is whether it's convenient to a...
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