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    All of what you said is exactly where I sit with...

    All of what you said is exactly where I sit with him. But, I'll add that I did a bunch of research when he first got popped. I found it odd they were sueing everyone for liveSTRONG (the strong part...
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    Look closely at the track on Gaia, see if a...

    Look closely at the track on Gaia, see if a random waypoint got tagged up a hillside, sometimes happens in valleys. I think that Strava will correct those to a known trail and thus bring that...
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    Yes, and No... I'm on a 32x 11-46 now, will...

    Yes, and No... I'm on a 32x 11-46 now, will likely move down to a 30 for an upcoming tour. The reality is that I coast once I hit over 20 when bikepacking, that is my best spot for recovery.
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    Tandems are so rare that they actually hold value...

    Tandems are so rare that they actually hold value decently. I had a late 90s Cannondale tandem that I sold about 5yrs ago for $1k, maybe $1200. Perfect shape, just didn't for me or get used much. ...
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    Feedbag like 406 does Sent from my SM-N975U...

    Feedbag like 406 does

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    200/250 from the tees, so right in slice alley....

    200/250 from the tees, so right in slice alley. Surprised that we don't get more hits on the house. The house is too my left in that photo, so it provides protection to the patio.

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    Part of my new morning routine is watching the...

    Part of my new morning routine is watching the crew cut lines in the turf. I still haven't played a round yet, focused on other things. ...
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    ^nice! I'm planning on my first s24o this coming...

    ^nice! I'm planning on my first s24o this coming week. Need to get back into the habit.

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    I need to figure out which mags are local now...

    I need to figure out which mags are local now that I'm settled in. I saw your post yesterday and figured out you were in Missoula.

    The fence line descent was in fantastic shape yesterday.

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    Had 40 min of this fine singletrack on a climb...

    Had 40 min of this fine singletrack on a climb today. Need to do the descent someday. It was the pointy part of this profile. 2.5 miles, I think 1400...
  11. If bringing a MTB, Arkansas has some great trails...

    If bringing a MTB, Arkansas has some great trails as you head towards Memphis, then south to the coast and over
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    I'd bet on tight hamstrings and/or weak core....

    I'd bet on tight hamstrings and/or weak core. That is always my personal fix and we cyclists avoid core work as it doesn't make sense until it is too late

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    Revelate Designs bags are 25% off at REI right...

    Revelate Designs bags are 25% off at REI right now. Not sure if that was shared earlier.

    https://www.rei.com/search?q=revelate+designs


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    Same for me. 2x a week for takeout, double the...

    Same for me. 2x a week for takeout, double the normal tips.

    Another thing to consider for tipping, a few of our normal eateries emailed about how they are pooling tips for the entire team to...
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    Similar problem here Buster. Daughter...

    Similar problem here Buster. Daughter academically pushes herself and is graduating from Purdue in EE and a business minor. To make things worse, we moved to Montana last year, so now she is...
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    Ofda, those are some steep climbs Sent from my...

    Ofda, those are some steep climbs

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    Lots of shops now have a way to measure your sit...

    Lots of shops now have a way to measure your sit bones. And many of the good shops will have demo saddles to try before you buy. With your complications, I'd search that route.

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    I was at the infamous failed tire F1 race at...

    I was at the infamous failed tire F1 race at Indy. 4 buddies camping outside the entry, drinking like crazy. Enjoyed the Saturday qualifications and undercard races. Open fields to walk all around, ...
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    I should post under an alias, but are you guys...

    I should post under an alias, but are you guys stating that you need to hire staff in order to turn the cash into a grant? If so, I'm sure that Mrs Griz is available for hire (and not show up). ...
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    Don't know if it really applies to modern frames,...

    Don't know if it really applies to modern frames, but in the old days some frames folded the front end as the tubing wasn't engineered for the stresses of a suspension fork.

    They should have info...
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    I watch the timer and stand up every 10min when I...

    I watch the timer and stand up every 10min when I first start zwifting. Gradually increasing the time each week. I can go 45min or more now, but still try to stand every 20min if I can remember.
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    I've active now on Zwift since March 1st, started...

    I've active now on Zwift since March 1st, started by following my plan and slowly ramping up each week. Had 3 large hour weeks in a row and didn't catch it until I was tired. But, vast majority of...
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    If it helps I think you'll enjoy the trig over...

    If it helps I think you'll enjoy the trig over the woodsmoke. I've heard of several that had trouble with that frame. Not sure if it was related to specific years or what...

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    I'll switch today's topic around and say that...

    I'll switch today's topic around and say that these are the order of the professional sports that could disappear.

    1) NBA - wouldn't miss them a bit
    2) MLB - this could be saved if they trimmed...
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    Vaya is good. Nice looking ride. Not sure of the...

    Vaya is good. Nice looking ride. Not sure of the mud clearance on those, but as long as you stay off the clay roads during rain, you'll be fine.

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    Obviously going to be the seat rails or post now.

    Obviously going to be the seat rails or post now.
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    What bike? (the link is gone) I don't see the...

    What bike? (the link is gone) I don't see the 10x135qr being a problem. It won't be getting rallied on hard stuff. As for the gearing, you can always gear down the front ring. In my photos above,...
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    326140 While I'd love that Cutthroat that I...

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    While I'd love that Cutthroat that I mentioned above, this is my all around bike. Salsa El Mar ti, setup with Cutthroat fork for bikepacking, have a Niner carbon fork and skinny tires for...
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    I'd do the Cutthroat in a heartbeat, but I don't...

    I'd do the Cutthroat in a heartbeat, but I don't think that I want the 2020 version. Something different with the frame that limits the low gearing allowed up front. For long bikepacking, that...
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    How is he under pressure? Real pressure to...

    How is he under pressure? Real pressure to measure up, self imposed pressure to succeed, etc.

    My daughter is graduating from a top 10 school in EE this spring. She was under a lot of stress, ...
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    The above is good advice. The best advice given...

    The above is good advice. The best advice given to me when I was just starting to train for racing was an analogy to weightlifting (which I don't really do, but easy to understand).

    You wouldn't...
  32. Nice - I was thinking of building something...

    Nice - I was thinking of building something similar to your upper rack. Up and out of the way for summer.
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    Corporate America will embrace the work from home...

    Corporate America will embrace the work from home model and save money on rent.
    Corporate peeps will wonder why they live in major metros when they can work from home anywhere.
    Mass exodus from the...
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    I race and ride a hardtail, so take it FWIW...but...

    I race and ride a hardtail, so take it FWIW...but I really noticed the difference. Quicker on spin up due to lighter weight, also a noticeable smoothness over small vibration terrain. One of my...
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    Thought we saw a fox hole walking the course a...

    Thought we saw a fox hole walking the course a few months ago. Saw the confirmation as it was hunting this evening. Saw it get 3 voles/mice in under...
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    Racks + bags is more weight that just bags. Plus...

    Racks + bags is more weight that just bags. Plus racks have the potential to lose bolts when touring off road.

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    I have the Elite Direto, smart trainer. Might...

    I have the Elite Direto, smart trainer. Might have been around $800 2yrs ago. I love the smart aspect because I think it replicates outside riding as much as possible. If you can swing the extra...
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    They updated the app in the past few days, maybe...

    They updated the app in the past few days, maybe you need to update yours?

    They have been hitting over 30k users over the weekend (and last week), so they added a 3rd world for riding when you...
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    I read this aloud to my wife (I thought it was...

    I read this aloud to my wife (I thought it was funny).

    She deadpanned..."welcome to motherhood, pussy" :)

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    I've used the quarantine to double down on riding...

    I've used the quarantine to double down on riding and get back into shape. The best part of this monthly email is seeing how poor February was for me.

    The badge quest has been instrumental in...
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    Another satisfied Endura knicker owner. Great for...

    Another satisfied Endura knicker owner. Great for cool weather rides, two front facing hip zippers to expose venting when you get warm. Nice selection of pockets for phone and wallet.

    Sent from...
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    Salsa Cutthroat for gravel, road and...

    Salsa Cutthroat for gravel, road and bikepacking.

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    Download the "Companion" app for Zwift if you...

    Download the "Companion" app for Zwift if you don't already have it. I use Apple TV as well and it works good. But, the app allows easy access to the Power-up (or whatever they are called) and easy...
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    I bailed today. Lost about 25% overall, 40% in my...

    I bailed today. Lost about 25% overall, 40% in my bank stock, the 45% of my portfolio moved to bonds last fall saved me even more heartburn. Moved a sizeable amount to cash (45%), left the 45% in...
  46. Your in Bozeman, right? Thinking outside of...

    Your in Bozeman, right?

    Thinking outside of the box.... Do the college students have to sign 12 month leases? If so, you should be able to find one to sub-lease from. They should be happy to get...
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    If I remember correctly, different sized housing...

    If I remember correctly, different sized housing and cable diameter for road and mtb. I made that mistake many years back. Not sure if it still applies to the current stuff.

    Maybe it was brake VS...
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    5 laps of the jungle was harder than I expected....

    5 laps of the jungle was harder than I expected.

    Difference between tour and races, nothing really. Anytime you get a group starting together, people will treat it as a race.

    Tour of Watopia is...
  49. When the govt money was paid out after 9/11,...

    When the govt money was paid out after 9/11, didn't we get taxed on it during the following tax season? I think so.

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    I tried that and had to size down and back up. I...

    I tried that and had to size down and back up. I was getting dizzy when coming down the Epic Kom climb. The corners come at you fast.

    Great for racing though.

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