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  1. Oh fuck yeah. l'll be in that yellow blob...

    Oh fuck yeah. l'll be in that yellow blob Saturday AM.
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    The RSD fat bike frame I ordered in early...

    The RSD fat bike frame I ordered in early December has been pushed back for a third time to mid-March and the price went up too. I'd cancel the order but there just aren't any frames out there. The...
  3. 4 or so new inches skied amazing at Mad River...

    4 or so new inches skied amazing at Mad River today. Crust is gone and steeps were soft and smooth. If only I could always ski here mid week when it’s empty.

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  4. Hell of a sleeper day skiing trees at Bolton...

    Hell of a sleeper day skiing trees at Bolton today. Crust is on the way out and the 6-8 inch refresher sure helped. Snow hard when I left.

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    MRG on tap for tomorrow...
  5. Last week’s crust packed down nicely and an inch...

    Last week’s crust packed down nicely and an inch of snow overnight made for some fast and fluffy riding.
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  6. I've never heard of Action Park but I'm sure as...

    I've never heard of Action Park but I'm sure as shit watching that HBO doc when I get home.
  7. Sweet relish, horseradish, mayo honorable...

    Sweet relish, horseradish, mayo

    honorable mentions: honey hot sauce, spicy deli mustard
  8. Thanks for the intel. $39 Monday lift ticket...

    Thanks for the intel. $39 Monday lift ticket might be the new plan for Bolton.
  9. What's the crust report from the higher elevation...

    What's the crust report from the higher elevation Greens?

    Got a tour planned for Monday at Bolton and my yard's got a serious crust layer.
  10. Bc NIN fucking rules. Sent from my iPhone...

    Bc NIN fucking rules.


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  11. I know everyone in Vermont is skiing but Perry...

    I know everyone in Vermont is skiing but Perry Hill now has legit fat biking as of this weekend.

    https://fpr.vermont.gov/news/perry-hill-winter-recreation-pilot

    Pretty stoked to have some...
  12. I went to buy a ton of stove pellets the other...

    I went to buy a ton of stove pellets the other day. A dude there helped me load all 25 bags into my truck. I have him $5 and he gave me a funny look and then awkwardly said thanks. I thought this...
  13. Mixed it up today and rode lifts at Bolton. ...

    Mixed it up today and rode lifts at Bolton. Found endless lines through the trees while it snowed all day. Skiing is gooooood right now.

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  14. East Coast Roll Call #??? 20-21 Covid closures and hard core touring! Be Fit or Sit

    Did a quick Bolton lap this morning on a few inches of new snow. Wind scoured up top but the trees are still skiing very well. Snow started up again as I left and looks like its going to be on and...
  15. I'm dying to ride Slab City trail up in Quebec. ...

    I'm dying to ride Slab City trail up in Quebec. I hope the border will open for summer but I'm not holding my breath.

    Millstone trails have some grippy slab riding too.
  16. I with you. Let the tourists get frostbite and...

    I with you. Let the tourists get frostbite and blown away by -20 wind chills.

    I'm about quality of ski days lately, not quantity.
  17. Around here, trails can be ready as soon as mid...

    Around here, trails can be ready as soon as mid April or as late as mid May. Most years, you'll have some solid riding options by May 1st. Trails that are higher up usually dry out a week or 2...
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    Tough to go wrong with this new Ripley AF Deore...

    Tough to go wrong with this new Ripley AF Deore or SLX as a do all bike. I'd jump on this simply because its a great bike and most shops have them in stock at the moment (at least around here). ...
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    Its been a long dry January so far. I've...

    Its been a long dry January so far. I've concluded I'm ended it a day early because 1/30 is a Saturday night.

    First beer will promptly be a 8% Foam DIPA.
  20. Stratton is personally cursed for me; every time...

    Stratton is personally cursed for me; every time I go there something bad happens. I lacerated my leg after a fall there a few years ago and ended up in the hospital, another time we had to drag a...
  21. .......and more snow fell last night. Hasn't...

    .......and more snow fell last night. Hasn't really stopped since Sunday. Might need to skin a Bolton tree lap before dark.



    Edit: Just saw on Reddit that a hiker's been missing since...
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    I put $ down for a pre-order on an RSD Mayor fat...

    I put $ down for a pre-order on an RSD Mayor fat bike frame back in early December. Frame was scheduled to arrive next week so I have a pile of parts ready to build it. Found out yesterday that the...
  23. Staff at our school who are working face to face...

    Staff at our school who are working face to face with kids starting get vaccinated with the Moderna shots. Kind of unexpected considering the Gov has said nothing about teachers getting inoculated. ...
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    100% agree. The only thing more awful than...

    100% agree. The only thing more awful than taking a vacation via plane right now is also having the audacity to post vacation pics all over social media.

    If you're going to be a selfish douchebag...
  25. NOAA forecast is looking more promising for...

    NOAA forecast is looking more promising for higher elevations around here:

    https://forecast.weather.gov/MapClick.php?lat=44.42113000000006&lon=-72.85026999999997#.YAGSOehKjIU

    9-15 inches is a...
  26. "one potentially had an altered level of...

    "one potentially had an altered level of consciousness."

    Hahaha sounds like my kind of party.
  27. ^^^^^That doesn't look too bad, Laps. If this...

    ^^^^^That doesn't look too bad, Laps.

    If this storms works out, let me know if you're up for a tour/skin this weekend. I'm itching to ski on something other than rocks and sticks.
  28. Any weather nerds have good news about Fri-Sat...

    Any weather nerds have good news about Fri-Sat night? Looks like 3-6 inches of wet slop from the forecasts.
  29. I had grand plans for touring all season. Long...

    I had grand plans for touring all season. Long range forecast isn't looking good and maybe some rain/snow/sleet on tap for this weekend.

    I'm just going to keep fat biking.
  30. Getting lost with 6 inches of snow on the ground...

    Getting lost with 6 inches of snow on the ground with temps in the mid 20s doesn't sound cool enough when you're trying to explain yourself on Facebook.
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    Trails are packing down and setting up nicely. ...

    Trails are packing down and setting up nicely. Even got a little golden hour sun on my last lap.

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  32. Thanks for this tip. Definitely taking a...

    Thanks for this tip. Definitely taking a Wednesday off to ski Burke with the wife once it snows. Never skied there despite the dozens of bike days there.

    Burke also does $60 day tickets for...
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    Probably best to wait on a fat bike. I hear...

    Probably best to wait on a fat bike. I hear they're sold out everywhere due to the COVID bike boom.
  34. Should've said I'm forgoing lift served this...

    Should've said I'm forgoing lift served this season. I got the Bolton backcountry/uphill pass. Only skinned up once so far, waiting for that big dump.
  35. I'm forgoing resort skiing this year so have no...

    I'm forgoing resort skiing this year so have no idea how a Vail resort is managed but it sounds they're all complete shit shows across the board.
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    I broke down a bought a fat bike once I realized...

    I broke down a bought a fat bike once I realized it's perfect for when the skiing sucks. There's plenty of groomed fat biking between North Branch, Millstone, Blueberry Lake and the miles of VAST...
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    I saw an interview with Chris Harris awhile back...

    I saw an interview with Chris Harris awhile back and he had this same complaint about the Mclaren F1. Its one of the best driver's cars ever and prices used to be not insane so owners would actually...
  38. First day of dry January and I'm already thinking...

    First day of dry January and I'm already thinking about Foam. Gonna be a long month

    2-3' of new snow last night. Starting to slowly pile up.
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    Trails froze hard overnight and were riding great...

    Trails froze hard overnight and were riding great this morning. Flurries all morning also put a nice cover on the woods. Back on skinny tires until the next storm.


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    Ask the experts

    I know you just need a lever but I have a new SLX M7000 right/rear unit. Happy to sell you the whole thing for cheap.

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    I'm going to be selling my current fat bike frame...

    I'm going to be selling my current fat bike frame if anyone is interested. It was always a bit too small for me so I ordered a slightly large new frame.

    It's an 18 inch Motobecane Lurch frame,...
  42. Be sure to report back. It'd be cool to have...

    Be sure to report back. It'd be cool to have some skinning options tomorrow.
  43. Enjoy that snow down there, especially the report...

    Enjoy that snow down there, especially the report from Magic......jealous

    2 or so inches here overnight that'll at least make for some good fat biking later.
  44. Aww looks who's up from their nap and a just lil'...

    Aww looks who's up from their nap and a just lil' cranky.
  45. Nothing quite like a brown Christmas in Vermont. ...

    Nothing quite like a brown Christmas in Vermont.

    Throw in some limited terrain, thousands of tourists looking to party, a global pandemic and dash of COVID rage and you've yourself a nice little...
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    I didn't think Volvo even made the T8 with an FWD...

    I didn't think Volvo even made the T8 with an FWD platform. C'mon Volvo.
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    That is a sleeper car. 415 hp.

    That is a sleeper car. 415 hp.
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    I bought a PNW Pine external dropper post for my...

    I bought a PNW Pine external dropper post for my fat bike, installed it like every other dropper post and it initially returned very slowly. I fucked with the cable tension, checked the seat past...
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    It was lots of small annoying things - a front...

    It was lots of small annoying things - a front wheel bearing needed replacing early, the right rear tire wore unevenly and the dealer couldn't figure out why (?), suspension bolts would came loose...
  50. I'm a rookie when it come to Bolton uphill...

    I'm a rookie when it come to Bolton uphill access.....looks like they have an uphill route opened for the weekend but only a few lower trails opened. Anyone been up top? They say 8-10 inches but...
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