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    Wasatch Dirt Thread

    I see no reason for a new thread every year. This one's forevah.

    Anyone been by I Street in the last couple days? The kiddo is itching to boost some stuff.

    Also, recently my bike got fully tricked out with all the best stuff Hayes Group makes. Manitou Mezzer Pro fork and Mara Pro shock, Reynolds carbon wheels, Dominion A4 brakes (actually had these last year and they're spectacular), Protaper carbon bars, the works. I also suffered a head injury late last fall and I'm not supposed to ride for a year. So, if anyone is Hayes/Manitou-curious and short enough to fit my bike you're more than welcome to borrow it as a demo sled. It's a small GG Shred Dogg v2, sizing rec's and geo here: https://ridegg.com/shreddogg-2018

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    LCC Was good yesterday albeit a little squishy at the bottom around noonish.




    The north side of Corner Canyon from Orson Smith to the Ghost Falls bridge is good. Everything above the bridge is either mud or snow.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Dantheman View Post
    So, if anyone is Hayes/Manitou-curious and short enough to fit my bike you're more than welcome to borrow it as a demo sled. It's a small GG Shred Dogg v2,
    That would fit. So this summer I can just fly in and take it for a long weekend demo? Sorry to hear about the hiatus. Do some hiking to scope out new lines and some trail building?

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    Quote Originally Posted by evdog View Post
    That would fit. So this summer I can just fly in and take it for a long weekend demo?
    "You break it, you buy it" policy applies, but yeah pretty much if I'm in town. I suppose I could also loan out just the fork pretty easily, too.

    Quote Originally Posted by evdog View Post
    Sorry to hear about the hiatus. Do some hiking to scope out new lines and some trail building?
    Pretty much the plan. I also ended up with a big cache of spare parts so I'm going to build up a cheap hardtail frame and hopefully noodle it around on mellow trails in late summer/fall.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dantheman View Post
    I see no reason for a new thread every year. This one's forevah.

    Anyone been by I Street in the last couple days? The kiddo is itching to boost some stuff.
    Rumors of upper area is starting to dry out, and the upper step-up is GTG. Some south facing stuff on the backside is dry....Guessing there will be enough rideable to make it worthy of a sesh by Saturday...although looks like windy Saturday and rainy Sunday, pick you poison....Ogden bike park looks GTG as well. Maybe lower Bountiful B too. Fruit Heights I believe is GTG.

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    Hmmm. Saturday definitely looks too windy, was thinking about tomorrow afternoon since he gets out of school early. Though even tomorrow could have enough wind to be questionable.

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    Rode Eagle Mountain today. South facing was totally dry, North facing was out, and East and West depended on tree cover. Rock-a-billy , cow tracks, and Jackrabbit were all mostly good with some wet spots around the Junipers. Deadwood was wet n rutty n sticky. Billy Idol, Backspacer, and Deer Tracks were all gtg.

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    I rode Moab yesterday. Get in the car and drive, it’s worth it. Only saw three other riders on Capt. Ahab, but I was on and off early.

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    Ogden bike park is in great shape.

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    YMJC, the thread says ‘Dirt’. What you are doing on snow I don’t understand.

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    He sold his soul and quit skiing a few years back.

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    Quote Originally Posted by dfinn View Post
    He sold his soul and quit skiing a few years back.
    #dadlife

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dantheman View Post
    I see no reason for a new thread every year. This one's forevah.

    Anyone been by I Street in the last couple days? The kiddo is itching to boost some stuff.

    Also, recently my bike got fully tricked out with all the best stuff Hayes Group makes. Manitou Mezzer Pro fork and Mara Pro shock, Reynolds carbon wheels, Dominion A4 brakes (actually had these last year and they're spectacular), Protaper carbon bars, the works. I also suffered a head injury late last fall and I'm not supposed to ride for a year. So, if anyone is Hayes/Manitou-curious and short enough to fit my bike you're more than welcome to borrow it as a demo sled. It's a small GG Shred Dogg v2, sizing rec's and geo here: https://ridegg.com/shreddogg-2018
    Were doing a bunch of work for the Hayes group right now and Im getting fired up to get the A4s and possibly a Mezzer. Do you have any time on it?


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    No time on the Mezzer yet. I had the Dominions most of last summer but everything else I just got a few weeks ago and it's all still sitting in a pile on my floor. I should have it all installed pretty soon, but I'm not allowed to ride hard enough to do it justice until next year. Hayes' head mechanic (Phil Ott) races pro enduro and when we met up with them last spring to shoot the JUNIT promo video he was really, really stoked on it.

    I'd be happy to let you borrow the Mezzer. It would be super easy to pull it off. Someone needs to break it in for me!

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    Posting in a few places for the Utah folks:
    I had a friend post this in NYC Caffery Garff but if anyone in SLC needs work done on their bicycles to get around/to the store/for a little excercise, let me know. I'd be happy to do whatever I can to get it up and running for you. This is not a free tune up on your MTB for the season, but if you have a bike that has been sitting for a bit, and you just want to go pedal around for some air, let me know. I will not accept payment for the services.
    "If we can't bring the mountain to the party, let's bring the PARTY to the MOUNTAIN!"

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    For fucks sake... Who pushed the reset button on spring?!!


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    No joke. Back to the backcountry. Sloppy wet snow that is going to Mud everything up big time.

    The stream through our yard is running like it typically does in mid to late April. Early run off.

    Things are dry , but windy in Moab.

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