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  1. Thread: what amuses you?

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    Seeing a Hummer H2 on the road with both an Uber...

    Seeing a Hummer H2 on the road with both an Uber and Lyft sticker.

    If you need multiple side gigs to pay for that beast, maybe consider buying something less expensive?
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    Definitely, anytime and any way you want. If I...

    Definitely, anytime and any way you want. If I did the tour divide I'd have a hard time not detouring onto nearby trails where available and likely large parts of CDT. Then use the tour route to...
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    Agreed. A lot of these riders seem to treat it...

    Agreed. A lot of these riders seem to treat it like an all or nothing race. They go balls out and as soon as anything doesn't go right for them, they have to bail. On both the AZT300 and the AZTR...
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    I'm sort of like the quote in the OP - sort of...

    I'm sort of like the quote in the OP - sort of fell into a few different jobs. Interesting at times but definitely not my passion. When it comes down to it, most work is just...work. It is who you...
  5. I have my doubts about the intelligence of anyone...

    I have my doubts about the intelligence of anyone who takes a 2,000 year old book literally.


    Maybe because a lot of those who get riled up about Sharia Law are Evangelical Christians?


    I'm...
  6. Thread: what amuses you?

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    It amuses me too, and I don't consider myself a...

    It amuses me too, and I don't consider myself a bad person. I don't see why she would be so traumatized over this. She should be embarrassed more than anything.

    Reminds me of a roommate who...
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    With a wet winter and now a couple months of warm...

    With a wet winter and now a couple months of warm temps the brush has exploded here in Socal. Including copious amounts of poison oak. I've spent numerous afternoons and evenings lately cutting...
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    Thankfully our tick season in Socal is over. ...

    Thankfully our tick season in Socal is over. Didn't seem to materialize even, which is shocking considering all the rain we got this winter followed by warm weather. There have been years where...
  9. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jWnj3g8XtOw

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jWnj3g8XtOw
  10. Don't know what happened a few years ago but I...

    Don't know what happened a few years ago but I suddenly started getting a rash when using antiperspirant. Never had a problem with it before that, and it's still the only thing that seems to give me...
  11. Thread: Doggie stoke

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    woof ...

    woof

    https://www.sandiegouniontribune.com/news/nation-world/sns-bc-eu--russia-ice-age-wolf-20190613-story.html
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    Very likely, if it was a Harley

    Very likely, if it was a Harley
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    You know theyíre there, they are too bro-brah not...

    You know theyíre there, they are too bro-brah not to have them.
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    Bill williams?

    Bill williams?
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    Sure, if you like unnecessary roosting and blown...

    Sure, if you like unnecessary roosting and blown out trails. I expect nothing less from yeti.
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    Perfect now they can all have a nap before the...

    Perfect now they can all have a nap before the big game!
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    Full tour at Mount Laguna today ...

    Full tour at Mount Laguna today

    http://www.habventures.com/photos/01-SanDiego/Lagunas/MtLaguna6-9-19/IMG_0823.jpg


    With a wet winter this pond and the main laguna have plenty of water
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    Saw this while reading another article someone...

    Saw this while reading another article someone posted, pretty funny. Trail runners actually do a fair amount of work around here (while claiming that they do a LOT of work)
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    I did something like that a few months ago. Was...

    I did something like that a few months ago. Was copying or moving something over and cancelled it by mistake. The original wasn't there. I don't remember what I used but was able to find something...
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    Sunday I'd looked at a few options for...

    Sunday


    I'd looked at a few options for Sunday and settled on an out and back up Coyote Canyon. Forecast was calling for rain as low as 3500 ft so trying to do a point to point ride from Anza...
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    Memorial Day weekend Unusually cool and rainy...

    Memorial Day weekend

    Unusually cool and rainy weather continued and with rain and generally shitty weather at all my usual Memorial Day destinations, the desert was looking promising with highs of...
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    Tucson is pretty rad. There are six full...

    Tucson is pretty rad. There are six full descents off Mt Lemmon I believe. I've done 4 of them now.
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    Done! Final bump

    Done! Final bump
  24. Thread: RIP Dr. John

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    I have no clue....

    I have no clue....
  25. Thread: 6/6/44

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    If you're gonna post the link post your password...

    If you're gonna post the link post your password too eh, so we can actually look at the pics. :tongue:
  26. Shouldn't be a surprise to anyone that sleazy...

    Shouldn't be a surprise to anyone that sleazy lawyers are behind this. Thanks to never-ending lawsuits they are probably responsible for more of California's kooky laws than our kooky politicians...
  27. Thread: what amuses you?

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    Ice cream truck operators in NYC setting up shell...

    Ice cream truck operators in NYC setting up shell corporations and swapping out plates on their trucks to avoid $millions in fines
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  28. Thread: Fucking Fed Ex

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    Do what everyone else does - bitch on facebook...

    Do what everyone else does - bitch on facebook and hope it goes viral. Or contact BBB and file a complaint. Refuse to pay, and dispute it when they send to collections.
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    Except for their own footprints. Being 100%...

    Except for their own footprints. Being 100% honest
  30. Thread: what amuses you?

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    Sounds like you do need help. With the phone...

    Sounds like you do need help. With the phone...
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    Here: ...

    Here: https://www.google.com/maps/@34.2641581,-117.7120502,474m/data=!3m1!1e3

    This is in Sheep Mountain Wilderness, not San Gabriel, my mistake...

    Near Mount Baldy. The access road drops off...
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    Fully agree. God forbid one person wants to take...

    Fully agree. God forbid one person wants to take a single bicycle into a wilderness area on a solo self-supported journey. But no problem if he wants to take 25 head of horses, llamas or pack goats...
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    I could support the wildlife angle of needing...

    I could support the wildlife angle of needing Wilderness to sustain a threatened species like the grizzly bear. But if these areas are so important and wildlife is affected by all users, why is it...
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    Automated phone systems that have a million...

    Automated phone systems that have a million long-winded menu options (which have recently changed, of course) so you end up zoning out and then have to listen to them again. Then, despite being so...
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    Get rid of replay for offsides. If a play is so...

    Get rid of replay for offsides. If a play is so close that a linesman can't see it then they shouldn't be wasting time on looking at it. Offside was meant to eliminate blatent cherry picking not...
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    I don't think we need to worry about e-bikes as a...

    I don't think we need to worry about e-bikes as a stepping stone to having dirtbikes access non-motorized trails. I'm much more concerned about MTBs losing access on non-motorized trails, or more...
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    Not real trailwork but did a couple rides today...

    Not real trailwork but did a couple rides today to check out how overgrown the trails are. The answer - pretty overgrown on some side trails. Lots of rain plus warming temps have caused brush to...
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    What kind of snake is that? Doesn't look like...

    What kind of snake is that? Doesn't look like one I'd want to pick up


    Went for a dual ride today to check out conditions and enjoy overcast and decent temps


    Still some flowers out there
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    I would think UBC would help with whatever visas...

    I would think UBC would help with whatever visas are needed. Again, its been done a million times. UBC has always had a ton of international students especially at graduate level. When you are a...
  40. Thread: what amuses you?

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    The whole idea of sunsetting laws. Doesn't it...

    The whole idea of sunsetting laws. Doesn't it make sense that a law would stay on the books until repealed? On the case of Texas, plumbing codes. Sounds like things might get very shitty there...
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    Should be doable. There must be hundreds of...

    Should be doable. There must be hundreds of other people at UBC in similar roles with similar pay who are pulling it off. Might need to find roommates to reduce living costs and consider going...
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    I've been running ergon grips on my hardtail. No...

    I've been running ergon grips on my hardtail. No bar ends, just a wider paddle surface on the grip. Not amazing but helps some with more hand positions for sure.
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    So…. Thoughts on the race. First off huge...

    So…. Thoughts on the race.

    First off huge thanks to Scott Morris, John Schilling and the AZ Trail Association for all the work that has gone into making the AZTR and the AZT what it is!

    It...
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    Day 14 There was no rush to get up early in...

    Day 14

    There was no rush to get up early in the morning. I picked up a bit more food once the store opened. Waiting a bit longer would provide warmer temps and hopefully a bit of time for things...
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    Day 13 Slept all the way through the night til...

    Day 13

    Slept all the way through the night til the rumbling of thunder woke me just before dawn.


    Dark clouds were coming this way from the south
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    Day 12 Up and packing in the dark. Rolling...

    Day 12

    Up and packing in the dark. Rolling out around 5:30.

    Made it over to the rim just as the sun was peeking over the horizon.
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    Day 11 Woke up around sunrise and got moving...

    Day 11

    Woke up around sunrise and got moving quick after a bite to eat. I had less stuff to pack up now.


    Starting off with nice singletrack through smaller pines and junipers, weíd slowly...
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    Day 10 Closest post office wouldnít open til...

    Day 10

    Closest post office wouldnít open til nine so I didnít need to be up early. Packed up and went across the street for breakfast at the Country Host restaurant. MehÖ Wasnít super hungry...
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    Day 9 It was freezing out, and the last thing...

    Day 9

    It was freezing out, and the last thing I wanted to do was get up in the dark and start riding. But with the early stop the night before also wanted to knock out the rest of Happy Jack.
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    Day 8 I woke before the sun was up. Rain the...

    Day 8

    I woke before the sun was up. Rain the previous day had left the trail damp and the bushes were all holding water. All my stuff was wet. Not going to do anything about it now, so I ate...
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