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  1. They are not removable. Thinking I will put them...

    They are not removable. Thinking I will put them on a gentle way cycle and occasionally wash the pads with a damp cloth in between cycles.
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    From the cams it looked like they got about a...

    From the cams it looked like they got about a foot at Canyon Lodge by the end of the day, but it was raining there at dawn. Main looked pretty thin early, but would assume they got 18" at least...
  3. ^^^truth for SAT 2004 I believe. That was...

    ^^^truth for SAT



    2004 I believe. That was when my wife and some of our friend bought their first season pass, cause I got them up to ski before Halloween. I think that was also the year the...
  4. thank you for your sacrifices.

    thank you for your sacrifices.
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    ^^^^that came in wet. It will be glued and...

    ^^^^that came in wet. It will be glued and filled in in spots. It looks like game on. You picked a good year to move.
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    praise ullr then. snow sticking in the village.

    praise ullr then. snow sticking in the village.
  7. The Olympic Valley cam time lapse is pretty...

    The Olympic Valley cam time lapse is pretty entertaining.
  8. High Camp last night looked like Space Warp. We...

    High Camp last night looked like Space Warp. We watched that for a bit.
  9. Free bump. Just a bit too much ski for my wife. ...

    Free bump. Just a bit too much ski for my wife. Nice set up for sure.
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    ^^^ Is it the same bird? The roasted one are...

    ^^^ Is it the same bird? The roasted one are typically commodity buds, while the ones in the aisles, which must be labeled, are often free ranged, organic, grass fed, massaged and/or hugged...
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    Who are you praying to? You did not strike me as...

    Who are you praying to? You did not strike me as the deity following type.
  12. According to the KW website they have received 5...

    According to the KW website they have received 5 inches of snow so far this year and have a current base depth (as of yesterday) of 8 inches. That there is the K-Factor.

    Looks like Tahoe is...
  13. ^^^^^That is an insane amount. It's been...

    ^^^^^That is an insane amount.

    It's been ramping up all evening down here. What a storm.
  14. The storm is hitting the coast now. Rained a few...

    The storm is hitting the coast now. Rained a few inches overnight and misted all day. Almost a moment of seeing the sky around 11AM. Wind picked back up around 1PM and howling now, and the rain...
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    Sticky: I depends on how and where they ski and how stiff...

    I depends on how and where they ski and how stiff the ski is. Caber gives rebound, so it does help. My kid is 10 and has been skiing since 2.5. He mostly used and still uses mostly cambered skis. ...
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    Sticky: I've got some stuff. Atomic 90s. Mounted and...

    I've got some stuff.

    Atomic 90s. Mounted and never used. Whoever mounted, mounted the heel piece on one ski three times. Otherwise pristine. Free plus ship and a beer.

    Rossi 130 gs style ski....
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    Cleaned up decently today. Shocking. Real swell...

    Cleaned up decently today. Shocking. Real swell forecast for Monday. 15@17 forecast. Mavs swell, except for the local conditions won't be ideal.
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    You are right, I was looking at FS mostly. ...

    You are right, I was looking at FS mostly. Forgot about that. But even in the 26" bike world, I see 32-34# bikes with similar build as the Vitus. The Nukeproof I do like and have it and the...
  19. So I ended up with a pair of Launch d30 about a...

    So I ended up with a pair of Launch d30 about a week after starting this thread. They work great for me. Easy to peddle in, not too hot, stay up easy enough. Great pad.

    Now. How do I make...
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    Near Santa Cruz, CA. I generally surf outside of...

    Near Santa Cruz, CA. I generally surf outside of the bay north and west of town. The coastline there mainly runs North to South and faces West, but there are slight differences from spot to spot,...
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    Great session today. Headed out solo and went to...

    Great session today. Headed out solo and went to my usual spot. No one out, and it is a place that can feel lonely. On the walk to the cliff, the light ESE became a moderate SSE breeze and started...
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    Basically, that would mean I can't ski Capser...

    Basically, that would mean I can't ski Capser Bowl? Or S and S? Stockton in a sliver of the offerings here. Come on down and I'd be happy to show you around.

    I'm just trying to point out that...
  23. Kirkwood can't get much busier, with its parking....

    Kirkwood can't get much busier, with its parking. Maybe you'll juts need to arrive earlier.
  24. That is when I ski north lake, or until the...

    That is when I ski north lake, or until the passes open and Mammoth is only a few hours further away.
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    If by "tool" you mean the guy who ski untracked...

    If by "tool" you mean the guy who ski untracked all day and every waited in a lift line at no extra cost to himself, then, yup, that is me.

    If by "tool' you mean the person who gets used by the...
  26. Fuck yeah Powdork. Loving the early turns. ...

    Fuck yeah Powdork. Loving the early turns.

    Folks, I can tell you this year is expected to be a decent season. I have no injuries as of Oct 13th, and that bodes well for the snow. As long as I...
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    My god, ya'll sound like old people. Especially...

    My god, ya'll sound like old people. Especially Benny, who is worrying about whose job it is gonna be. Don't worry dude, I'm sure the corps are all over that and don't need your input.

    Sierra...
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    I get calf cramps. Usually in more solid surf...

    I get calf cramps. Usually in more solid surf when my entire body is working and I've been out for a while and it is cold 55F water. Not aways, but not terribly uncommon.
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    Vitus are gone. That was quick. Back to seeing...

    Vitus are gone. That was quick. Back to seeing what is available. Will look at the soul 10

    There is a used Timbercraft for $1200 on pinkie. gulp... It is purple and he digs purple. Nice...
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    I had him on a Marin 5 in the shop and can take...

    I had him on a Marin 5 in the shop and can take that for a street ride test. XXS comes with 26" wheel, but is just a 13.5" frame (Vitus is 14" so give him more room to grow). Marlin is a 2X8, coil...
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    Figure I'd throw this post here as well.... ...

    Figure I'd throw this post here as well....

    Kid bike buying question. 10.5 yr old, riding in Santa Cruz (Wilder and UCSC). 25" inseam, 54 inches tall.

    Not hitting the steeps (yet) but hitting...
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    ^^^ my kid is on an older 24" hot rock fully...

    ^^^ my kid is on an older 24" hot rock fully rigid. He does great on it. Heavier for sure, but he is stronger now. The newer hot rocks are even heavier with the suspension fork, but they have...
  33. Thread: Ask the experts

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    EDIT: Moved question to kids single track bike...

    EDIT: Moved question to kids single track bike thread, as it is about that specifically.
  34. Holy crap snow gets me excited. Looks pretty...

    Holy crap snow gets me excited. Looks pretty stellar out there. It did feel cold down her last night.
  35. ^^^ mostly on point. I learned to surf at 13, so...

    ^^^ mostly on point. I learned to surf at 13, so early enough. I did have an issue with draping the top of my back foot. As a kid I would sometimes rub my foot raw across the knuckles of the big...
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    It is. We always seems to get these consistent...

    It is. We always seems to get these consistent late season south swells with longer period. Just enough to cross things up, but the places I enjoy most this time of year just really want a single...
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    Another fun day at the ledge. A touch smaller...

    Another fun day at the ledge. A touch smaller and touch less period, but still oh so much fun.

    Rode my actual shortboard (6.0 with about 31L) today and it was simply a blast. I have been riding...
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    First time in 22 months I can post up in this...

    First time in 22 months I can post up in this thread and say, yes, indeed, I got some today. Felt amazing. Back home on my favorite ledge. Surfed with a water buddy I had not seen in some time. ...
  39. So, does anyone know any good boot fitters? ...

    So, does anyone know any good boot fitters?

    Agreed. We need some snow. Sooner better than later.
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    ^^^^ I am not sure the local features of mundaka...

    ^^^^ I am not sure the local features of mundaka or this reef here, but for sure breaks are effected by an number of things besides amplitude.

    Period and direction play a huge role in breaks that...
  41. ^^^^Volume is the best friend of a poor pop up. ...

    ^^^^Volume is the best friend of a poor pop up. Coming off not surfing 18 months due to injury, I found that my pop ups were as flawless as ever on my higher volume boards (they do offer easier...
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    So great seeing this thread still having legs. ...

    So great seeing this thread still having legs. Thanks for all the stoke ya'll are putting up.

    Didn't surf much this week, due to a locally angry sea outside of town. Last week was quite good. ...
  43. Love the climb out of Magic Carpet. Bunch of...

    Love the climb out of Magic Carpet. Bunch of good ways down over there. I can spend hours over there and rarely see another person. Some of the trails are in great shape too. Some, a bit blown. ...
  44. True, but I will mostly be skiing there when...

    True, but I will mostly be skiing there when staying at my buddies. Or arriving at 7:40AM because it is snowing and I'm off work and off dadding.
  45. Bring the bikes next time. There are trails for...

    Bring the bikes next time. There are trails for every level here, as long as they can ride down a sidewalk. Seriously, I've been taking kids around campus for almost three years now. My son and I...
  46. My kid practices soccer at Harvey West on...

    My kid practices soccer at Harvey West on Tuesdays from 4:30 to 6. Up EMT, up UCON, up lower RockNRoll to the Circle of Doom, to the road to the water tanks and down upper Dead Camper to Hilly Billy...
  47. December is not winter in Tahoe. Winter starts...

    December is not winter in Tahoe. Winter starts some time in January or February and runs till late March or early April. So that is a fall closure. Seriously, how may times have we not had a...
  48. It is not that hard to have fun at Palisades...

    It is not that hard to have fun at Palisades Tahoe out of the Olympic Valley base on a weekend. I hit it up with kid on a mid winter Sunday with variable conditions. We skied all day and never were...
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    To be fair, as I've been tracking this. 20/21...

    To be fair, as I've been tracking this.

    20/21 Passes went on Sale just a COVID was breaking. Price was listed at $649 for early renewal which was slated to end in mid April just like 19/20. The...
  50. I'm totally fine with that. Rarely ever surf that...

    I'm totally fine with that. Rarely ever surf that place. Besides, it is little entertaining seeing all the 'locals' get cringe and pissed at the SUP in the line up. Pure comedy.

    Emcee, there is...
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