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    More than likely a bent hanger i reckon. Can...

    More than likely a bent hanger i reckon. Can look ok eyeballing but be way off measured with the ridiculously overpriced but invaluable alignment tool.
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    She's officially a better skier than I am

    Sounds like I’m in good company with all you other guys.

    Most of the mountain, freeskiing, steeps, bumps, trees, pow etc. I’ve still got my 10 and 12 yr olds beat but freeskiing groomers and...
  3. Thread: Skintrack stoke

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    This morning was pretty darn good...284691284692

    This morning was pretty darn good...284691284692
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    Thanks for volunteering for this Lee...

    Thanks for volunteering for this Lee [emoji471][emoji471]

    I'm out though - need wider and never like my prior efforts at bending
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    If any one willing to facilitate purchase and on...

    If any one willing to facilitate purchase and on ship to CO I'd be in for a pair w/ 110 brakes. Beer$$, bit of a markup....
  6. For sure. For the amount we ride (singletrack...

    For sure.
    For the amount we ride (singletrack probably once a week) where we ride (western co) and where we are on the aggression scale (more cruiser than ripper) we’re happy with a $200 bike +...
  7. Don't really agree with this. Yes you can get...

    Don't really agree with this.

    Yes you can get carried away and that's a money pit. Trying to change v-brake bike to disc brakes was a path i rejected early for example. A new 1x drivetrain was...
  8. Been through this one too. When you look at...

    Been through this one too.
    When you look at bike weight as percentage of body weight it sucks for kids.
    What I've done is buy decent functional but used bikes (spesh, trek etc.) and selectively...
  9. Thread: What phone now?

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    What phone now?

    Dantheman,
    We reactivated old phones on t-mobile prepaid for our kids for what sounds like very similar reasons as you want. They were “family phones” not the “kids phones” so only took them when...
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    Does the sx have screw t-nuts in the cuff like...

    Does the sx have screw t-nuts in the cuff like the rx?
    If so then easy to turn a lange 130 into a 120 by pulling one - not so easy to go the other way.
  11. Thread: Ikon Pass

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    Wow dude! I guess that touched a nerve. I hope...

    Wow dude! I guess that touched a nerve.
    I hope you enjoyed your day up there.

    My point was its a f#@ken stupid sticker to put on your car.
    It's even more ikonically stupid to put it on your...
  12. Thread: Ikon Pass

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    Seen at Aspen Highlands today....278233

    Seen at Aspen Highlands today....278233
  13. Thread: Ikon Pass

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    And for reference an aspen pass for next year is...

    And for reference an aspen pass for next year is $1899 but we're still skiiing (this year at least)

    I will concede many but by no means all locals get a discount through their employer but...
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    WTB - Nordica Enforcer 93

    93 is proving to be a great spring ski for me. Noticeably different from the 100 imho.
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    @bennymac That is exactly the definition of type...

    @bennymac
    That is exactly the definition of type 2 as i’ve always understood it.
    No idea what type 3 is - never used that term.
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    Congrats! Having done that race myself a few...

    Congrats!

    Having done that race myself a few times I definitely consider it “type 2 fun”.

    Re gear - I think there’s a reason most people are on very light or full on race AT setups these days. ...
  17. Thread: Ikon Pass

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    Well this is interesting..... Certainly...

    Well this is interesting.....
    Certainly addressing one of the complaints

    https://www.aspensnowmass.com/plan-your-stay/tickets-and-passes/passes

    ANNOUNCING OUR SPRING PASS SALE FOR 2019 - 2020:...
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    The Official Salomon S/Lab SHIFT MNC Thread -AMA

    I don’t really understand how so many of you claim to be blowing out of these things so easily, needing to crank DIN and forward pressure and this issue not showing up on the test bench .
    ...
  19. Ahh, yes. Tinkering some more I now realize...

    Ahh, yes.
    Tinkering some more I now realize the housing does slide back when stepping in.
    So screw even with housing at the orange arrow like in this image??274947
  20. Bsl adjust on really old look pivot full concept?

    Guessing these bindings got to be 15 or 20 yrs old.
    Any of you old shop rats know proper way to set bsl / forward pressure on these bindings?

    I'm not super familiar with modern pivots but these...
  21. Thread: Ikon Pass

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    I'm stoked that IKON is bringing folks here that...

    I'm stoked that IKON is bringing folks here that have not visited before and are having a great time and in some cases smashing preconceived notions about exclusivity and snobbiness (last part not...
  22. True but something was a little whack with that...

    True but something was a little whack with that set when virtually every single one of the best women in the world came over that jump getting bucked and windmilling their arms.


    Sent from my...
  23. Thread: Ikon Pass

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    Seems the problem is at the independently owned...

    Seems the problem is at the independently owned premium resorts - JH, Aspen Snowmass, Alta etc. where the resort season pass cost is the highest, comes with no IKON benefits and yet they're the...
  24. I've had success with these arch pads added to...

    I've had success with these arch pads added to stock insoles in many shoes to spread metatarsels and take pressure off the nerve. Placement seems critical - to far forward makes problem worse, too...
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    Promised by who?? Internet rumors/wishes don’t...

    Promised by who??
    Internet rumors/wishes don’t count.

    Now Ford has actually announced it for 2020 model year then yes I expect it to be available stateside
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    When we get this rain and mank down low I just...

    When we get this rain and mank down low I just think of the poor bastards in PNW who ski sh!te like that all the time.

    But yes I concur up high was pretty good and should be so tomorrow too.
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    AWD, swivel seats, upfitter switches and dual...

    AWD, swivel seats, upfitter switches and dual alternators from the factory....2020 transit is sounding like a good platform for a camper build.
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    The Official Salomon S/Lab SHIFT MNC Thread -AMA

    ^^^ this
    Complaining about performance of shifts vs pivots doesn’t make sense to me if you’re in mtn labs with the shifts. What boots you use in the pivots??

    Maybe you’ll still conclude the...
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    What brake width you looking for? If you only...

    What brake width you looking for?
    If you only need low DIN then any interest in Salomon L7. Brand new, $60 shipped.


    Sent from my SM-G950U using Tapatalk
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    Zipfits 27.5 and 28.5

    There's a pair of 27.5 and a pair of 28.5 at the local gear consignment store.
    $150 and pretty sure they brand new

    They not mine but if anyone is interested I could pick up and ship - guessing...
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    I fit ski boots and a set of ski clothes in a...

    I fit ski boots and a set of ski clothes in a soft sided 40 duffel pack that'll fit the overhead bin of a smaller regional jet and carry on any time I'm flying to ski.

    Buddy spent first day of a...
  32. OP, what length did you try the enforcer in?...

    OP, what length did you try the enforcer in?
    Only reason I can think of that you found it “stiff and boring” and “not quick enough” is that you demo’d it too long.

    Happens to be my daily driver...
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    Great review article Lee. One thing I didn’t...

    Great review article Lee.

    One thing I didn’t see that I’m particularly curious about was any mention of differences in ROM between ZGTP and Hawx XTD - both functional range and resistance within...
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    Wait... you’ve pre-released a couple of times but...

    Wait... you’ve pre-released a couple of times but you know your techs set the bindings up wrong and yet you are still blaming salomon and pursuing warranty....[emoji848][emoji848]. How ‘bout setting...
  35. Pm’d on the vert shims

    Pm’d on the vert shims
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    Bump... someone gotta want new liners....

    Bump... someone gotta want new liners....
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    FS: Powerwraps & Tectons

    Size 27 MV Powerwraps
    These are a few years old but new, unused, with tags attached, never heated or skied.
    They have been test fit in a downsized 26 shell though.
    There are some subtle but...
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    What happened on Quandry

    This is sad. Most of my buddies don’t wear helmets in bc. I really wish they would.

    My old camp speed saved me this early season. Skinning resort pre opening. Hit rocks on way down, skis...
  39. Thread: 1kg Boot thread

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    1kg Boot thread

    What are peoples thoughts about the backland carbon vs the travers carbon and alien rs
    Seems the newer fischer and scarpa boots highly regarded in this weight category but the atomic is close. How...
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    Think it depends on platform. I’m getting...

    Think it depends on platform.
    I’m getting “invalid license” followed by crashing out on android and “demo version” but successfully clicking through on ios.
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    When wives are involved I believe the math...

    When wives are involved I believe the math becomes n+2.
    One for you and one for her.
    At least that's worked for me recently.
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    Salmon brakes really only snag like that when you...

    Salmon brakes really only snag like that when you downsize significantly though. Seem to work fine if you stick close to stated width
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    First outing touring on my shifts today after a...

    First outing touring on my shifts today after a couple of days lift serve.

    My toe pieces have not yet detached from my skis
    My brakes have not yet deployed while skinning
    My AFD’s have not yet...
  44. Thread: 1up Rack FS

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    ^^pm inbound

    ^^pm inbound
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    The elements are available pretty cheap on the...

    The elements are available pretty cheap on the www. So if that's all you need just buy some new (~$30 iirc)

    I would think that depending on your and your roomates electronic wizardry getting the...
  46. Thread: Fritschi Tecton

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    Hmmm. Maybe my mistake asking "customer...

    Hmmm.
    Maybe my mistake asking "customer service" not "warranty" dept but response was very different.
    I got a "here's a link to the list of compatible boots".

    Does one have to ruin a pair of...
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    F#@&ing xmas week tourists who dont know what the...

    F#@&ing xmas week tourists who dont know what the big "Alternate Here" signs mean in a lift line maze.

    Got an earful from a woman after I politely asked "Can we alternate please".
    According to...
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    Got two pair of the original pocket pockets in...

    Got two pair of the original pocket pockets in the garage - i'll remount and ski them someday when they get a bit older.

    Still annoyed at myself for dropping a pair of the neon plake / mahre...
  49. Thread: Shift fail or ?

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    Curious what the jig measurement from the middle...

    Curious what the jig measurement from the middle screw pair to the back screw pair is.
    I.e. wondering if there is allowance for movement with ski flex there too given the way the toe slides onto...
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    At mondo 25 he's clearly in an adult lug boot....

    At mondo 25 he's clearly in an adult lug boot.
    Kind of surprised given kid and boot size that your other thread said you're looking for a low 130s ski.
    Choose binding based on DIN range he needs...
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