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Forum: Foo
09-26-20, 10:48 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 672
Posted By Seattle Forrest

It snowed this morning on Sunrise.

It snowed this morning on Sunrise.
Forum: Foo
09-26-20, 01:05 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 484
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Maybe give the wrong password altogether and if...

Maybe give the wrong password altogether and if it comes up, "my bank must have flagged your IP address as suspicious."
Forum: Foo
09-26-20, 01:04 AM
Forum: Foo
09-25-20, 11:46 PM
Forum: Foo
09-25-20, 07:47 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 672
Posted By Seattle Forrest

3 day rainfall totals. If you're willing to...

3 day rainfall totals. If you're willing to drive you can have the weather you want, or close to it.

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EixQzjsUYAE2tde?format=jpg&name=900x900
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-20, 06:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 237
Posted By Seattle Forrest

This image is going to be with me for a while. ...

This image is going to be with me for a while. :twitchy:
09-25-20, 12:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 175
Posted By Seattle Forrest

For what it's worth, the new law lets us treat...

For what it's worth, the new law lets us treat stop signs as yields, but it doesn't let us treat red lights as stop signs, like Idaho's law does. I've only ever heard of these laws being enforced...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-20, 11:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 236
Posted By Seattle Forrest

How did you know what groupset the bike had? ...

How did you know what groupset the bike had?

Cervelo makes great bikes. I had a Soloist back in the day, even with 15+ year old tech that thing was fast. I prefer their R and C bikes personally.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-20, 11:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 431
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I would recommend making that decision before you...

I would recommend making that decision before you buy pedals, cranks, or even wheels, just to avoid spending twice.

A power meter is just a thing that spits out numbers, like rubiksoval says, it's...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-20, 10:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 389
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Mercer Island is about to lose a revenue source. ...

Mercer Island is about to lose a revenue source. :)
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-20, 10:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 389
Posted By Seattle Forrest

It looks like the change to Washington law does...

It looks like the change to Washington law does not let us treat stop lights as stop signs, like Idaho's law allows. FYI to local folks. Stop signs are yields, you slow down approaching them and go...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-20, 11:14 PM
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-20, 11:13 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,427
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Analogies are grand, but you have to make sure...

Analogies are grand, but you have to make sure they don't lead you down the garden path to the wrong answer. The human brain is like a computer, that's awesome, I just ordered more memory for my...
09-24-20, 06:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 522
Posted By Seattle Forrest

​​​​​​Like noisebeam, I haven't felt like this...

​​​​​​Like noisebeam, I haven't felt like this has been stressful for my body either. It's common in winter to arrive at the Nordic area where it's 15F, ski for a few hours, and then get back into a...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-20, 05:21 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 2,802
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Just a thin, sweat wicking layer. Probably won't...

Just a thin, sweat wicking layer. Probably won't help too much in a crash, but I guess every little bit is better than nothing. I mostly use an older version of these...
Forum: Foo
09-24-20, 02:31 PM
Replies: 4,471
Views: 373,545
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Nearby trail. ...

Nearby trail.

https://live.staticflickr.com/4510/23950605348_319e0e65b2_o_d.jpg

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48902066946_e5ed1ab949_o_d.jpg

Sekret "trail" up the road.
...
Forum: Foo
09-24-20, 02:23 PM
Replies: 4,471
Views: 373,545
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Black Peak has been on my list for years. Real...

Black Peak has been on my list for years. Real long day. *

You can see a road in a few of those pics. It's the "we need a poet" highway.

* I really can't complain. When Becky made the first...
Forum: Foo
09-24-20, 02:20 PM
Replies: 4,471
Views: 373,545
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Heather/Maple Pass larch march a few years ago....

Heather/Maple Pass larch march a few years ago. Almost time to do it all over again. I won't even have to get larch fever this time. :)
...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-20, 02:00 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 743
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I have a friend who rides out to do Tiger...

I have a friend who rides out to do Tiger regularly from Lake City. It's the only cat 1 climb I could think of in riding distance. :)

I've only got one bike, and I use tires that measure out to 33...
Forum: Foo
09-24-20, 01:37 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 672
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I always assumed you must like the heat. :(

I always assumed you must like the heat. :(
Forum: Foo
09-24-20, 11:47 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 672
Posted By Seattle Forrest

:eek: That's like 20 years worth of rain in Las...

:eek: That's like 20 years worth of rain in Las Vegas!
Forum: Foo
09-24-20, 11:46 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 672
Posted By Seattle Forrest

We're expecting to have 11 feet of new snow on...

We're expecting to have 11 feet of new snow on Baker by Saturday. :twitchy:
Forum: Foo
09-23-20, 08:00 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 595
Posted By Seattle Forrest

​​​​​​Last December, in some combination of...

​​​​​​Last December, in some combination of stupidity and excitement, I went night skiing in Mazama (one stop sign town) and left my dome light on. I'm lucky it started again after 45 minutes.

I...
Forum: Foo
09-23-20, 05:24 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 672
Posted By Seattle Forrest

It's raining pretty hard. All day. I have the...

It's raining pretty hard. All day. I have the cat on YouTube watching bird and squirrel videos. He gets really confused when the birds vanish for a commercial and then come back out of nowhere.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-20, 05:12 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 743
Posted By Seattle Forrest

surak Do you have a bike you can ride on hard...

surak Do you have a bike you can ride on hard packed dirt roads? And do Garmin Connect routes work for you? I'm going to try to peer pressure you into a once ever ride. :)
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-20, 04:15 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 743
Posted By Seattle Forrest

surak I feel the same way about driving to, say,...

surak I feel the same way about driving to, say, Tiger Mountain. It's real worth driving to Rainier or Washington Pass to ride though. :)
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-20, 03:49 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 743
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Solid logic, at least without bad side winds, but...

Solid logic, at least without bad side winds, but … do you ride from home to everywhere you want to ride?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-20, 01:51 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,427
Posted By Seattle Forrest

As long as you don't go down to the point where...

As long as you don't go down to the point where it gets squishy, supple tires can better deform to the road surface with lower pressure.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-20, 01:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 431
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I had Fulcrum Racing 7s on my R3. They were bomb...

I had Fulcrum Racing 7s on my R3. They were bomb proof, but heavy.

Light wheels don't make you much faster, but they make the bike feel faster, it'll accelerate faster, more of a touch the pedal...
Forum: Foo
09-23-20, 12:36 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 672
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Think snow. :)

Think snow. :)
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-20, 12:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 431
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I think the limiting factor (for tire size) is at...

I think the limiting factor (for tire size) is at the chainstays or maybe behind the bottom bracket. And you might be able to squeeze 25s on, but without a couple+ mms of clearance on both sides,...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-20, 11:32 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 2,802
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Those don't look like sun glasses to me, it looks...

Those don't look like sun glasses to me, it looks like triathletes who wanted to save time in a transition. Look at the ones on the guy with the cigarette!
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-20, 11:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 431
Posted By Seattle Forrest

It's a terrible bike, you need to send it to me...

It's a terrible bike, you need to send it to me for riding destruction.

The one thing that show's that bike's age is that it won't take tires larger than 23 mm. All the cool kids are on 25s to...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-20, 11:11 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,020
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I shift a **** ton more often now than I did the...

I shift a **** ton more often now than I did the month I got this bike. That tells me Di2 was a good buy for me.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-20, 11:02 AM
Replies: 199
Views: 6,854
Posted By Seattle Forrest

You don't ride much, do you? :)

You don't ride much, do you? :)
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-20, 11:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 488
Posted By Seattle Forrest

You should be able to tell your Garmin what apps...

You should be able to tell your Garmin what apps to show you notifications from in the mobile app, under settings. Anything that can notify your phone can notify your Garmin.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-20, 10:59 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 743
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Nobody who doesn't race wants to go fast because...

Nobody who doesn't race wants to go fast because you deleted your strava? :foo:

It's fine if you don't appreciate the benefits of things like aero gear and good tires. You don't have to. Not...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-20, 10:48 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 2,802
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Someone explain to me riding without goggles.

Someone explain to me riding without goggles.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-20, 11:53 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 6,854
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Now try 45F in the morning and 85F in the...

Now try 45F in the morning and 85F in the afternoon. 🙂

I agree mid 50s is t shirt weather.
Forum: Foo
09-22-20, 10:59 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 595
Posted By Seattle Forrest

It's a Jeep thing

Bike trail in southern California.

https://www.thedrive.com/content-b/message-editor%2F1600803248151-stuckjeep2.jpg?quality=60
...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-20, 10:06 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,020
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I'm so glad this came up. I had no idea this...

I'm so glad this came up. I had no idea this existed. Thanks so much for posting! 🙂
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-20, 10:05 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,020
Posted By Seattle Forrest

​​​​​​I shift to the bailout gear in that...

​​​​​​I shift to the bailout gear in that situation, and curse the gods if nothing happens because I'm already in it.
Forum: Foo
09-22-20, 10:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 226
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Beer is carbs, you shouldn't ride without it.

Beer is carbs, you shouldn't ride without it.
Forum: Foo
09-22-20, 10:00 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 672
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I bought a clearance down jacket that I think...

I bought a clearance down jacket that I think will only get me down to about 40F. Trying to decide if I should keep it.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-20, 05:27 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 6,854
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I know how you feel because people keep thinking...

I know how you feel because people keep thinking this forum is about racing somehow. :mad:
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-20, 03:19 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 3,476
Posted By Seattle Forrest

How did we decide that burning more calories is...

How did we decide that burning more calories is what a better workout means?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-20, 03:06 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 6,854
Posted By Seattle Forrest

​​​​​​We need to see pics. (Photoshop them if...

​​​​​​We need to see pics. (Photoshop them if you have to.)
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-20, 03:05 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 6,854
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Someone explain to me why people wear yellow...

Someone explain to me why people wear yellow shoes. :mad:
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-20, 01:41 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,020
Posted By Seattle Forrest

At the end of a ride, my Garmin can tell me I...

At the end of a ride, my Garmin can tell me I shifted 297 times, or whatever. The actual Garmin unit can go back into its history and tell me how many times I shifted on that ride last week, too. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-20, 01:39 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,020
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I've never heard that before, but it makes sense...

I've never heard that before, but it makes sense in general, and it explains why my battery doesn't last as long as I keep reading it's supposed to.
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