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  1. Thread: New bike

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    That is a really nice bike - you probably have...

    That is a really nice bike - you probably have the Giant Contend 3. Frame geometry pretty much spot on the same as the much more expensive models in the Giant line. The compact drivetrain also the...
  2. Thread: Boot Flex

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    "I have a 104 forefoot, high instep and arch,...

    "I have a 104 forefoot, high instep and arch, narrow ankles and calves. Right, please show me who will supply me THAT insole. REALLY clueless."

    Just because YOU have weird feet doesn't mean that...
  3. Thread: New bike

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    Yes, please, tell us what you got. It's really...

    Yes, please, tell us what you got. It's really interesting to see what one can get now for about 2 - 2.5 Comparatively speaking 2.5k can now get you something that would have been considered a...
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    :razz::razz: Good one!!

    :razz::razz:

    Good one!!
  5. Thread: Boot Flex

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    As to he Flex 120 on those boots, that's a tough...

    As to he Flex 120 on those boots, that's a tough one to call and all I can tell you that the 100 flex of my Pantteras is plenty for me.

    I like to ski fast, carve my turns (mostly) and I do ski...
  6. Thread: Boot Flex

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    I'm fairly sure that the Pantteras you're looking...

    I'm fairly sure that the Pantteras you're looking at have the same "adjustable last" feature as mine. The last buckle, the one over the toes, can be locked in three different positions, giving you...
  7. Thread: Boot Flex

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    You really, truly never had a bad experience...

    You really, truly never had a bad experience buying ski equipment from a ski shop (even in the ski country) and ended up with wrong stuff? Ok, may be never did but I doubt that. A lot of people have...
  8. Thread: If only.....

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    That shot is channeling something straight out of...

    That shot is channeling something straight out of Pacific Northwest. Really awesome.
  9. Thread: Boot Flex

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    twinplanx, if you typically have no issues with...

    twinplanx, if you typically have no issues with your feet and most shoes that you buy fit you just fine, you'll probably do just fine buying ski boots on-line. If you ever bought something like...
  10. Thread: If only.....

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    A bit fuzzy, but still a great shot!

    A bit fuzzy, but still a great shot!
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    As kelly001 said - this is a smart move. Given...

    As kelly001 said - this is a smart move. Given the option of deferral, I'm baaack in the Ikon camp.
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    Definitely one of the more intense mogul runs -...

    Definitely one of the more intense mogul runs - classic old style NE ski trail, twisty and the double fall line on the L. Bubblecuffer always makes for interesting bump formation. This spring would...
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    Thanks kendo and cdskier - this is really helpful...

    Thanks kendo and cdskier - this is really helpful I have not though about the east-west directionality. Great idea. Very long time ago I took a leisurely drive from Albany to Buffalo on Rt 20 and it...
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    I'm sure we'll agree that stoned drivers are less...

    I'm sure we'll agree that stoned drivers are less of a hazard than drunks or idiots that just HAVE to check their texts. Still, buzzed drivers regardless of intoxicant is a serious consideration for...
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    A run that absolutely makes me super happy is...

    A run that absolutely makes me super happy is when a whole mountain has great spring snow and you can just go like bat out hell from the very top and take in the whole vertical. The actual trails...
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    Question for cdskier: how busy do the roads...

    Question for cdskier: how busy do the roads around the Finger Lakes get if you were to look at it from a perspective of a road cyclist?

    Constant traffic of cars ahead of you and oncoming or just...
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    Oh.. you gave away the secret ;-) There are days...

    Oh.. you gave away the secret ;-)
    There are days when lining up for Cannonball Quad is a bit like being a bowling pin. The Easy Link is often in much better shape than Big Link but the area right...
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    ?? OK, it gets icy really quickly but at least...

    ?? OK, it gets icy really quickly but at least it's downhill.
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    I'll reiterate the theme of icy slopes. Since I...

    I'll reiterate the theme of icy slopes. Since I do quite a bit of day tripping, I often arrive at the slopes when they are either scrapped down to the ice or close to it, making for a crappy session....
  20. I probably will not renew our IKON passes for the...

    I probably will not renew our IKON passes for the 2020/2021 season. It was fun to have it this season but now, too many variables that are up in the air and they won't be determined anytime soon. The...
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    Quite possibly you are right. I'm sure that their...

    Quite possibly you are right. I'm sure that their sales must be down. Would you know what their price increases schedule was last year?

    Off the top of my head I sort of recall that their first...
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    OK, got my answer, had to communicate with IKON...

    OK, got my answer, had to communicate with IKON to get it:
    "Renewal discount ends, payment plan offer ends, and prices go up on April 22, 2020".
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    Does anyone know the price increase deadline for...

    Does anyone know the price increase deadline for IKON pass? I just can't find that info on their site. I'm tempted to take advantage of the renewal rate but it would be good to know how long I have...
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    I just checked with the White Mountains National...

    I just checked with the White Mountains National Forest (their web page, that is) to see if hiking is still OK in that terrain. It seems to be.
    Also checked a hiking report from Sunapee - it is a NH...
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    Interesting and sobering read - one person's...

    Interesting and sobering read - one person's telling about taking care COVID-19 afflicted loved one. Granted, one person's experience but no hype. This is serious. Ask yourself, do you really want...
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