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Forum: Boards   Today, 01:56 AM
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Posted By neni
Yep, hand hewn n bolted with hand-forged bolts;...

Yep, hand hewn n bolted with hand-forged bolts; its ~200y old. Some wall logs had to be replaced cos they were rotten, but most of the cabin is original; the floor in the barn is original and you've...
Forum: Boards   Yesterday, 02:17 PM
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Posted By neni
More barn for ya :) ...

More barn for ya :)

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1717/25427844013_294901ee8b_k.jpg

BTW: a pretty uncomfy barn in winter; it snow right through the logs, unheated. Waxing n maintenance...
Forum: Boards   07-24-2016, 03:47 AM
Replies: 26
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Posted By neni
I interpret this thread as "I would have the...

I interpret this thread as "I would have the budget to actually buy the stuff I would like to have but out of respect to a family tradition, I play this hub Burton sale game and just try to get the...
Forum: General Travel Forum   07-22-2016, 08:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 536
Posted By neni
BUT for a non-resort based trip, especially for...

BUT for a non-resort based trip, especially for heliboarding? AK snow is very worth a travel, even around half the globe :).
Forum: General Travel Forum   07-22-2016, 08:07 PM
Replies: 12
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Posted By neni
I wouldn't travel all the way only for Alyeska....

I wouldn't travel all the way only for Alyeska. It's pretty small (disclaimer, the interesting chutes were all closed when we've been there). I'd use it as a warm-up if other BC activities are the...
Forum: Boards   07-22-2016, 07:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 583
Posted By neni
Note that also the mondo jump higher. Sizes are...

Note that also the mondo jump higher. Sizes are given in 0.5 steps for smaller sizes and in less granularity for bigger sizes.
For each 0.5 US sizes increase, there's a mondopoint increase by 3-4....
Forum: Boards   07-22-2016, 12:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 583
Posted By neni
Yeah.. Also the EU boot measurement is dumb....

Yeah.. Also the EU boot measurement is dumb. I've a 38. Ooookey. 38 what? Eggs? Bananas? Whats the measure behind it? (It probably is 38 times the toenail length of Louis XIV :rolleyes:). A 24.5...
Forum: Boards   07-22-2016, 10:39 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 583
Posted By neni
Hmmm... 27.3cm is 27.3 Mondo (mondo is just a...

Hmmm...
27.3cm is 27.3 Mondo (mondo is just a dumb name... why did they have to give it a new name when it only is centimeters).
Which actually converts to 10.5 US size. ...
Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   07-22-2016, 10:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 361
Posted By neni
It's summer... it's just generally slow. I...

It's summer... it's just generally slow.

I just know of ppl with THR who still ride horses. None of them ever snowboarded. But if one can sit in a saddle with that artificial piece of bone? I'd be...
Forum: Off-Topic General Discussion   07-21-2016, 10:51 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 4,041
Posted By neni
Veto 12345

Veto

12345
Forum: Boards   07-20-2016, 03:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 704
Posted By neni
Considering the step 4 in that article? Lol......

Considering the step 4 in that article? Lol... uber catious sales guys... like with washing instructions :).
We've been storing our boards in a dusty windy shed +20y, leaning against a wall, upside...
Forum: Boards   07-20-2016, 02:57 PM
Replies: 27
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Posted By neni
If you want to hang the board horizontally, I'd...

If you want to hang the board horizontally, I'd take 3 hooks: two for the lower edge, one to stabilize upper edge.

I hang the boards vertically, one hook per side. Space them bit smaller than the...
Forum: Boards   07-20-2016, 02:50 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 704
Posted By neni
Remember? Jones fan here. Wooden topsheet. Waaay...

Remember? Jones fan here. Wooden topsheet. Waaay easier to hand screw through than fancy carbonium topsheets
Forum: Boards   07-20-2016, 01:58 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 704
Posted By neni
Instead of expensive wall mounts just get two of...

Instead of expensive wall mounts just get two of these thingies (angled screws??)
http://www.yunding-international.com/SYSTEM/UPLOAD_IMAGE/201231420511255076.jpg

Two of them on the wall hold a...
Forum: Off-Topic General Discussion   07-20-2016, 10:04 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,039
Posted By neni
Hot summer day in the low lands (@~500m)....

Hot summer day in the low lands (@~500m). Outside, the range is looking over us. Love their familiar silhouettes, their ever lasting presence...
Forum: Off-Topic General Discussion   07-20-2016, 05:11 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 887
Posted By neni
Don't have any personal trainer for myself, but...

Don't have any personal trainer for myself, but our XC horseriding trainers all said that we absolutely should not add a rest day but should lightly exercise the horses a day after a strenuous...
Forum: Bindings   07-20-2016, 01:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 383
Posted By neni
Hmmm... I'm using two different size M Burton...

Hmmm... I'm using two different size M Burton bindings (Escapades and Lexa) with pretty bulky men's BC boots which are not particularly wide, but have a sturdy sole and overall build. They just fit...
Forum: Boots   07-19-2016, 03:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 597
Posted By neni
lol, I was riding since '92 with too big boots...

lol, I was riding since '92 with too big boots :blush::laugh:.
(To my defense, it didn't matter much until abt 10y ago, foot problems only began to be prevalent then. But yeah, sully me accepted...
Forum: Off-Topic General Discussion   07-18-2016, 09:03 AM
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Posted By neni
Today I love the Tour de France! Thanks to the...

Today I love the Tour de France! Thanks to the drug train rolling through our town, our street is blocked and I'm "forced" to work @ home. There are worse places to spend a 30C bluebird day infront...
Forum: Off-Topic General Discussion   07-18-2016, 02:14 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 4,041
Posted By neni
Wow... your Mrs. is very patient... Is it...

Wow... your Mrs. is very patient...

Is it going to be a pergola? I'm dreaming of such a thing in the garden, planted with grape-vine, clematis and visteris for some shade... aaah, envious :)
Forum: Boots   07-18-2016, 01:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 597
Posted By neni
Are you asking abt well fitting but loosely...

Are you asking abt well fitting but loosely tightened boots, or too big boots?
Loose boots lead to heel lift on toeside carves and traverses = loss of leverage/response; or crammed toes through fwd...
Forum: Boards   07-16-2016, 07:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 790
Posted By neni
I'm sort of astonished you took the TS instead of...

I'm sort of astonished you took the TS instead of the Flag for that trip, especially after seeing the faces you rode (:eyetwitch2::rock:). What made you choose that way?
Forum: Boards   07-16-2016, 12:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 790
Posted By neni
Lol, these were only just mine ;). In the "family...

Lol, these were only just mine ;). In the "family quiver" there'd be two more :) (hubby rides a '14 Carbon Flag n Solution 164).
Forum: Off-Topic General Discussion   07-16-2016, 10:12 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 4,041
Posted By neni
Nope. It's a normal stroll over it bridge. But...

Nope. It's a normal stroll over it bridge. But you can grip the upper side ropes on both sides. Without that tight hand grip? I would have been crawling on my knees :laugh:
Forum: Off-Topic General Discussion   07-16-2016, 07:18 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 4,041
Posted By neni
Lol, I really struggled to cross that bridge. The...

Lol, I really struggled to cross that bridge. The creek beneath it looked endlessly deep (actually only ~70m :rolleyes:). It's funny how I don't mind to walk/climb along exposed faces where there's a...
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