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    I'd only go full DH if you were sure that was all...

    I'd only go full DH if you were sure that was all you were going to do with the bike. Entry level DH bikes are going to be much heavier than more XC/Enduro oriented rigs, and not great for climbing...
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    Get the bike that fits the trails closest to...

    Get the bike that fits the trails closest to where you live. That way, you'll be more tempted to head out the back door and jump on the bike. From what I've seen of the Front Range (Colorado...
  3. Charlemont Trails in Western MA

    I took a trip out there a couple weeks ago for my first ride on their trails and was mightily impressed.

    You can park at Berkshire East and pick up maps at the gift shop there. They are open...
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    I started using Burnham last year and much prefer...

    I started using Burnham last year and much prefer it to the asphalt climb up the mountain road. It's a little steep and wet at the beginning, but still a fairly manageable/enjoyable climb. That...
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    If foreign investors are the "deep pockets" and...

    If foreign investors are the "deep pockets" and Stenger and the EB-5 center are setting the development strategy- remind me again what Q Jr's role is in all of this...?

    Oh yeah, operations. So...
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    Have a great time up there Downhill. BTW.....

    Have a great time up there Downhill. BTW.. "Suite" was probably the wrong term for what we had. More like a kitchenette. (one room, hide-a-bed, kitchen, gas fireplace and fold out couch) It was...
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    Mont Tremblant, QC Jan 25-26th

    Date Skied: 1/25-1/26/2014

    Resort or Ski Area: Mont Tremblant

    Conditions: Precious, precious powder.

    Trip Report:

    This was my first trip to Tremblant, although I'd heard about their...
  8. That would be my guess too. I took a trip...

    That would be my guess too.

    I took a trip there back in 2010 and there is some decent skiable terrain to be found.

    http://nebackcountry.blogspot.com/2010/02/burnt-meadow-mountain-11810.html
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    Did anyone else notice that the follow-up article...

    Did anyone else notice that the follow-up article from Digger indicates that Stenger is a "co-owner" of QBurke? Sounds like it isn't wholly owned by the Quiros family. Anyone actually know what the...
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    Got it. In other words, QBurke may be operations...

    Got it. In other words, QBurke may be operations only with separate entities responsible for the hotel, pool, indoor bike park.. etc.
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    From a previous Digger article: This would...

    From a previous Digger article:



    This would imply that the money invested is not Q's money but would come from other outside investors. I would assume there would be some mechanism for the...
  12. Four Q will do.

    Four Q will do.
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    I thought there was a board of directors...

    I thought there was a board of directors...
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    Kingdomtele has a good point about the fact the...

    Kingdomtele has a good point about the fact the boycott would hurt the locals as well as QBurke.

    However, if the choice is to force QBurke to go out of business versus let their exceedingly poor...
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    Jay should be concerned about the damage being...

    Jay should be concerned about the damage being done to any future development in the NEK by QBurke. I hope they are pulling whatever strings they have to kill this thing quickly and quietly.
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    I'd say alienating a group which is composed...

    I'd say alienating a group which is composed primarily of the surrounding landowners, while at the same time sending a negative wave down the East Coast for everyone that knows of (and loves) KT is...
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    I really thought this was going to end badly. ...

    I really thought this was going to end badly. Teenagers aren't exactly known for keeping their cool and making great decisions but this kid is a case study on what to do after you get lost. I'm...
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    Great work NEK. I like to stay positive on...

    Great work NEK.

    I like to stay positive on what could be a very important project for the area given that anything new always receives more than it's fair share of skepticism in the NEK, but I...
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    And apparently you have no interest in discussion...

    And apparently you have no interest in discussion over the difference between acceptable and unacceptable posts, just finding an opportunity to fling insults and repeat the same personal attacks that...
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    As described above, we write articles, we post to...

    As described above, we write articles, we post to forums, we enter into discussion. It is certainly self-promotion, but spam? Spam is dump & run in my book, which I feel like I've been conscious to...
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    No worries kingdom. Your comments pushed for...

    No worries kingdom. Your comments pushed for some introspection which is always good.



    Also, thanks for bringing his blog to my attention. I heard of his steep skiing exploits, but didn't...
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    I've been working on participating a little...

    I've been working on participating a little more... But apparently not hard enough.

    Consider that the limited time I have to write about my thoughts/ideas on the bc I put mostly toward the blog. ...
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    Nothing complicated! Just throw the three pins...

    Nothing complicated! Just throw the three pins on your white-skis and go out the back door. That doesn't mean we can't plan bigger adventures though.
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    Nice. The fresh cut on the left? How was the...

    Nice. The fresh cut on the left? How was the grundlefloss?
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    I haven't.. but I am itching to try. It is...

    I haven't.. but I am itching to try. It is pretty far for me so I always end up going to closer spots. One day.... one day...

    NEK-

    Good point. She probably doesn't hold snow for long. Maybe...
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