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Forum: Southwest US   11-29-2012, 01:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,877
Posted By The111
Why do you say that? When you lose control on...

Why do you say that? When you lose control on ice/snow, it happens because of insufficient friction between your tires and the road. No matter how you slow the rotation of your wheels (through...
Forum: Boots   03-21-2012, 02:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,450
Posted By The111
Outlet stores in Bay Area CA with killer deals?

I read in another thread about someone getting DC boa boots at an outlet in VA for $50.

Anybody aware of similar outlet stores (any brand) between Bay Area CA and Tahoe? I need to buy boots for...
Forum: Welcome New Riders And New Members   03-19-2012, 06:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,367
Posted By The111
You should be ok with a 3/4" setback, that's...

You should be ok with a 3/4" setback, that's common on many boards. Wherever your bindings end up, use tape or string to find the center (measuring from the center of each mounting circle), and make...
Forum: Boards   03-19-2012, 06:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,546
Posted By The111
Repairing the edges of a deep scratch which have risen UP

I got a pretty deep scratch the other day riding over a rock. I've repaired scratches with ptex before, but this one is different. Along the edges of the gouge, the base is actually bumped UP,...
Forum: Welcome New Riders And New Members   03-19-2012, 06:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,367
Posted By The111
All that means (a 3/4" setback on the board) is...

All that means (a 3/4" setback on the board) is that if you put each binding in the center of the hole pattern provided, you will be standing 3/4" back from perfectly centered (i.e. the center of...
Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   03-09-2012, 05:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 8,402
Posted By The111
Photography does not work that way. Quality...

Photography does not work that way. Quality originates at the lens and sensor.

It may be a true statement that both cameras have sufficient quality for the user's needs, but it is not true that...
Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   02-23-2012, 01:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,463
Posted By The111
Yeah I'd make sure to incorporate something in...

Yeah I'd make sure to incorporate something in there that is waterproof, like plastic and tape. I'd be more concerned about getting wet than getting cold.
Forum: Northwest US   01-27-2012, 01:12 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,415
Posted By The111
That's terrifying. I didn't know you could get...

That's terrifying. I didn't know you could get frostbite so quick.

I grew up in Florida, didn't see snow until I was 21. But I had a recurring nightmare when I was a child, that I was walking in...
Forum: Northwest US   01-27-2012, 12:45 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,415
Posted By The111
Ouch! How long were you in there?

Ouch! How long were you in there?
Forum: Northwest US   01-27-2012, 02:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 543
Posted By The111
Rain @ Kirkwood?

I am not even sure if Tahoe belongs in Northwest or Intermountain forum... can't find Tahoe resorts mentioned in any of these regional forums!

Anyway, Kirkwood is supposedly opening up the whole...
Forum: Northwest US   01-25-2012, 09:03 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,415
Posted By The111
Well, in my hypothetical scenario, which even I...

Well, in my hypothetical scenario, which even I obviously have my doubts about, I guess you'd carry it somewhere more accessible (maybe in a belly pouch?) and what you'd do with it, assuming you were...
Forum: Northwest US   01-25-2012, 08:52 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,415
Posted By The111
I am wide open to hearing it's a bad idea, but...

I am wide open to hearing it's a bad idea, but I'd rather hear why it's a bad idea. All I can think of is the concern of lighting yourself on fire, but I'm not sure that's valid or not, with a flame...
Forum: Northwest US   01-25-2012, 08:36 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,415
Posted By The111
Ok your crazy joke gave me a new idea for safety...

Ok your crazy joke gave me a new idea for safety device to carry in pack. Blow torch. :confused: Sounds crazy, and I'm probably overlooking something obvious, but seriously, couldn't you whip that...
Forum: Northwest US   01-25-2012, 05:48 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,415
Posted By The111
Thanks for the eye opener. I was indeed not...

Thanks for the eye opener. I was indeed not aware of that. I would really like to be in a controlled headfirst well submersion just to see what is and isn't possible. I know I could stay calm, but...
Forum: Northwest US   01-24-2012, 05:41 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,415
Posted By The111
Yeah I'm an in-bounds only rider (so far, only...

Yeah I'm an in-bounds only rider (so far, only one season in) so I have no real avalanche/BC gear. But last year on a deep powder day, shooting through treefields alone, watching the tree wells zoom...
Forum: Northwest US   01-24-2012, 03:53 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,415
Posted By The111
Yup: Snowboarder trapped in tree well, saved by...

Yup: Snowboarder trapped in tree well, saved by cell phone | HULIQ (http://www.huliq.com/10473/snowboarder-trapped-tree-well-saved-cell-phone)

That is assuming a lot of things though, obviously. ...
Forum: Snowboarding General Chat   01-23-2012, 03:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,034
Posted By The111
I debated going to Kirk this weekend but decided...

I debated going to Kirk this weekend but decided against it. As of today the reports total is over 40" but they still only have a few lifts open. My wife is a meteorologist and thinks we will have...
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   01-23-2012, 03:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,379
Posted By The111
Nice. In many action sports, the first time I've...

Nice. In many action sports, the first time I've done something new has been both unconscious and sometimes even unwilling. Often times I am debating in my head whether or not I should try it (a...
Forum: Tips, Tricks And Snowboard Coaching   01-11-2012, 06:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 12,958
Posted By The111
I am not by any means an expert, but I have found...

I am not by any means an expert, but I have found that on long flats where I need to go as straight and fast as possible, I actually weight my BACK foot. Or maybe I am just weighting evenly, and to...
Forum: Boards   01-11-2012, 01:59 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 55,388
Posted By The111
Haha, no that is not me but yeah it does sort of...

Haha, no that is not me but yeah it does sort of look like my clothes and riding style. I have some video footage on facebook but I don't think it's as good as his. ;-) I've only been riding for a...
Forum: Boards   08-24-2011, 11:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,358
Posted By The111
Yeah, I figured that. Thanks also for the...

Yeah, I figured that. Thanks also for the further explanation of the tool you recommended. I will probably give it a shot here soon.

And yes, I like the Sharpie method too. It's also what...
Forum: Boards   08-24-2011, 11:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,358
Posted By The111
Ahh, so it's option number 1 then. :laugh: Cool...

Ahh, so it's option number 1 then. :laugh: Cool stuff, definitely probably more reliable than a minimum wage kid with a hand tool.
Forum: Boards   08-24-2011, 10:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,358
Posted By The111
I am brand new to snowboarding, but when I was...

I am brand new to snowboarding, but when I was growing up I was way into BMX, and I learned very quickly that even for the most complex operations (truing or building wheels), the local shops often...
Forum: Boards   08-23-2011, 09:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,358
Posted By The111
How much tape? Where? :confused:

How much tape? Where? :confused:
Forum: Boards   08-23-2011, 09:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,358
Posted By The111
Guilty as charged. :dunno: Nice to...

Guilty as charged. :dunno:



Nice to hear somebody else was at least aware of this. The experts I've consulted so far have said the problem is non-existent. I don't think I'd trust myself to...
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