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  1. https://www.forbes.com/sites/cassidyrandall/2020/0...

    https://www.forbes.com/sites/cassidyrandall/2020/03/29/the-outdoors-are-a-way-of-life-in-missoula-shelter-in-place-hasnt-changed-that/

    "The public lands that help shape Missoulians’ identity, with...
  2. ^^^ you're jumping to a lot of conclusions there....

    ^^^ you're jumping to a lot of conclusions there.

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  3. I agree with most of this... but I honestly think...

    I agree with most of this... but I honestly think a total lockdown might not be a bad thing. Indefinite is not feasible in the long term but doing it for a defined period of time to let us "catch...
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    Man... that did NOT look fun. And who tries...

    Man... that did NOT look fun.

    And who tries something like that on gear they've only used 3 times?

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    I hear you. I'm glad I bought a fat bike this...

    I hear you.

    I'm glad I bought a fat bike this year... I'll keep doing that locally until they tell me I can't do that anymore either.

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    Thanks for the feedback. I wonder if going...

    Thanks for the feedback.

    I wonder if going with a smaller ah battery from someone else could work as a bolt on? I need to do more research... the frame triangle is definitely small on this bike,...
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    Your bike looks like an older norco bigfoot? ...

    Your bike looks like an older norco bigfoot?

    Do you have hydraulic brakes or cable, and if they're hydraulic do you just not install the break levers with power cutoff?

    Did you install the...
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    That sounds like great fun, actually. I'm...

    That sounds like great fun, actually.

    I'm already a big fan of acid bike rides.

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    I totally understand that. I'm risk averse to...

    I totally understand that.

    I'm risk averse to begin with and would definitely be dialing it back even further if I went out in these times. And I'd accept that the risk to me is higher.

    But...
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    I fail to see how getting outdoors is a problem,...

    I fail to see how getting outdoors is a problem, honestly.

    I walk my dog at nose hill park and there are more people and cars then normal there, but it's so easy to keep your distance, both in the...
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    Covid 19 hasn't been around for 2 years so there...

    Covid 19 hasn't been around for 2 years so there is literally no way to know that.

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    I personally don't have an issue with busy...

    I personally don't have an issue with busy parking lots and it's easy to space pit once you're on a trail.

    All the parking lots for nose hill park are busier than I've ever seen them but there...
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    Well at least I have an excuse to get fat if that...

    Well at least I have an excuse to get fat if that happens.

    Ugh... [emoji53]

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    ^^^ fucking hell. I'm not sure what risk you...

    ^^^ fucking hell.

    I'm not sure what risk you can really pose driving in your own car to do something on your own.

    I'm guessing they're just so desperate they don't want to allow people to be...
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    I wouldn't feel guilty for touring I'd just...

    I wouldn't feel guilty for touring I'd just accept increased risk and ski more conservative terrain to reduce that risk.

    Which is why i want to tour the resorts.

    But that's just me.

    And then...
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    Holt shit... thanks for the info. Sent from my...

    Holt shit... thanks for the info.

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    Yeah fair... but I'd honestly rather ski the...

    Yeah fair... but I'd honestly rather ski the packed runs with less risk given what's going on now.

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    Yeah that's a fair point. Sent from my...

    Yeah that's a fair point.

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    I hear you but it's not like everyone else just...

    I hear you but it's not like everyone else just stopped dying because they're waiting until covid is over.

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    Do you really think that because you have...

    Do you really think that because you have insurance the US isn't going to have to adopt the same measures?

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    We do have to guard against or at least prepare...

    We do have to guard against or at least prepare better for this in the future.

    But the economy will be shut down for a lot more than a week.

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    There is more than 1 case in alberta directly...

    There is more than 1 case in alberta directly attributed to that conference.

    And how long were they crawling around in people's mouths before they new this?

    Yikes.

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    Not sure if you've greenhoused before, but shit...

    Not sure if you've greenhoused before, but shit getting too hot in there can be a challenge. Make sure you have a way to ventilate it.

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    Maybe a little dark for today's times? Hey, at...

    Maybe a little dark for today's times?

    Hey, at least it's voluntary...

    http://www.vhemt.org/

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    100% agree

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    You're not wrong, but if everyone saved the way...

    You're not wrong, but if everyone saved the way they should the economy would probably crumble. They depend on people spending every dollar available to "grow".

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    Anyone here tour the resorts yet? A friend...

    Anyone here tour the resorts yet?

    A friend knows a guy who was riding at sunshine yesterday but just wondering if it's busy there or not.

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    Has the stockpiling made you run out of tinfoil...

    Has the stockpiling made you run out of tinfoil for your hats?

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    Maybe start with not reading this thread and then...

    Maybe start with not reading this thread and then go from there?

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    Not to mention the collateral damage from a...

    Not to mention the collateral damage from a health care system than can't manage normal case load and the people that will die because the hospital was full of covid patients.

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    And they are also likely the people with the...

    And they are also likely the people with the ability to buy in the market with stock prices so low, thus further concentrating the wealth.

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    Could be my new signature. Well said. Sent...

    Could be my new signature. Well said.

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    A little bit of rational response, IMO. Whistler...

    A little bit of rational response, IMO. Whistler is allowing/ facilitating uphill traffic.

    ...
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    Coughing. Sent from my SM-A505W using Tapatalk

    Coughing.

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    Trying to squeeze 1 or 2 more days of spring...

    Trying to squeeze 1 or 2 more days of spring break traffic in first.

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    I'd totally go skiing but I'd stay out of the...

    I'd totally go skiing but I'd stay out of the lodge.

    But I agree with your suspicion that they'll all close before I get a chance.

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    Holy fuck... you think people are worried about...

    Holy fuck... you think people are worried about this and trying to get people like you to take this seriously so they can look cool?

    Wow. Just wow.

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    K... let me try the hestras when they get here. ...

    K... let me try the hestras when they get here.

    And I mounted up CA's sickles for a 300mm bsl and if we meet up for you to try them we can do a glove test.

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    You'll forgive me if I don't respect the...

    You'll forgive me if I don't respect the predictions of a ski tech on how this disease is going to affect us, that seems to be based on trout for some reason.

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    It sure does. I think it's easy to forget...

    It sure does.

    I think it's easy to forget because this is all so new. It would not be unreasonable for you to quietly point that out to anyone you see doing something like that, IMO.

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    [QUOTE=Lone Star;5924661]I laughed. Sent from...

    I laughed.

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    Why only 20 years? Does it suit your argument? ...

    Why only 20 years? Does it suit your argument?

    I don't care what your opinion is on this because even if you're right it's a pointless discussion right now.

    So I'm out.

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    Yup... true. If anyone here I called out...

    Yup... true.

    If anyone here I called out actually has the background and wants to let me know then I'll listen to them.

    If not I rest my case.

    Also this is a ski forum. Where we talk about...
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    I didn't say it's xenophobic I said it promotes...

    I didn't say it's xenophobic I said it promotes xenophobia.

    But whatever... spew your internet based bs theories on the internet instead of figuring out how to best protect your family.

    A non...
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    My feeling are not hurt at all. But the...

    My feeling are not hurt at all.

    But the "conversation" implies that white people in relatively unaffected north America have anything accurate or valuable to contribute on the origin of infectious...
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    I think all you experts should shut the fuck up...

    I think all you experts should shut the fuck up on your theories on the source of this and just try to keep your family safe.

    You are almost certainly wrong about your theories, and it...
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    Simmer down on your "expert" opinions on the...

    Simmer down on your "expert" opinions on the origins of disease.

    We live in a global society with over 7 billion people... this shit is going to happen... and probably again before we die.

    Sent...
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    Find the link to the New York times article...

    Find the link to the New York times article posted in this thread... no it's not over reaching.

    A great quote I heard on the radio today is that this guy hopes that he's lamented in the future for...
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    The article actually says 3.1 million people...

    The article actually says 3.1 million people infected at one time during the peak, the total number of infected people is the area under the curve... way more than 3.1 million.

    I.e. the earlier...
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    That article is terrifying. If I understand...

    That article is terrifying.

    If I understand the chart correctly they're suggesting that intervening today will still result in about 300,000 deaths in the USA alone?

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