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Forum: Foo
09-18-20, 09:51 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,444
Posted By Seattle Forrest

https://youtu.be/Y0yUnL_Wk6k

https://youtu.be/Y0yUnL_Wk6k
09-18-20, 05:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 204
Posted By Seattle Forrest

The only thing about this that's really going to...

The only thing about this that's really going to have any effect is breathing techniques, and only breathing through a mask. None of what you're doing is going to hurt you so if you find it...
09-18-20, 05:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 204
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Not having covid broke your water heater?

Not having covid broke your water heater?
Forum: Foo
09-18-20, 01:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 425
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Thing you have to understand about a web browser...

Thing you have to understand about a web browser is you gotta hit that refresh. Hit that fresh button or whatever. Thats all you can really do. Other than that, you gotta just resort to calling...
Forum: Foo
09-17-20, 12:14 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,364
Posted By Seattle Forrest

​​​​​​On top of everything else that's wrong...

​​​​​​On top of everything else that's wrong about this situation, the fires here have wiped out 20 years of wildlife conservation for a few native and now locally endangered species. Sage grouse...
09-16-20, 09:30 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,304
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I know a lot of people will see this as a grave...

I know a lot of people will see this as a grave threat to personal liberty everywhere, keep yer hands off my doritos. Obesity is a problem for everyone, society at large (costs the medical system...
Forum: Foo
09-16-20, 01:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 131
Posted By Seattle Forrest

How to DIY air purifier

Not that you can find a box fan or an air filter in a store, but maybe this will be helpful to somebody. We're still a long way from the end of fire season.
...
09-16-20, 01:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 125
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I camped at Diamond Lake. It was lush and...

I camped at Diamond Lake. It was lush and verdant, surrounded by forest, with a view of Mt Thielson. I guess it will look very different for the next several decades.

:(
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-20, 11:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 322
Posted By Seattle Forrest

​​​​​​Good advice all around. I'd go with...

​​​​​​Good advice all around.

I'd go with the PCT method for bear bagging, because of the minimal gear requirements. Or just use an ursack.
...
Forum: Foo
09-15-20, 10:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 215
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Oregon. You can barely see the headlights....

Oregon. You can barely see the headlights. https://static.seattletimes.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/e9db197b-9c59-4b53-91e9-5f0115cc0f2c-1024x683.jpg
Forum: Foo
09-15-20, 09:32 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,226
Posted By Seattle Forrest

A friend moved back into town and didn't have a...

A friend moved back into town and didn't have a car, so this was her first hike in years. She had rescued the dog and it was his first hike ever, it was one of his first times in a car. He was...
Forum: Foo
09-15-20, 09:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 215
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I grew up in the east coast. A bad fire there...

I grew up in the east coast. A bad fire there might destroy a whole building, and even damage the ones next to it. I had no way to imagine how large and destructive the fires in the west would...
Forum: Foo
09-15-20, 03:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 254
Posted By Seattle Forrest

What are peoples' thoughts on microbial life vs...

What are peoples' thoughts on microbial life vs as yet undiscovered abiotic pathway?
Forum: Foo
09-15-20, 02:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 254
Posted By Seattle Forrest

It's not contamination from probes. ...

It's not contamination from probes. Extremophiles live in extreme conditions, life forms that life at 50 to 70 F don't evolve the capability to live at 800 F because they don't have to. And that...
Forum: Foo
09-15-20, 12:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 254
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I heard about this yesterday on NPR. It would be...

I heard about this yesterday on NPR. It would be exciting and profound if true, I'm not ready to hold my breath yet, although the science is over my head. If it does turn out to be true, did life...
Forum: Foo
09-15-20, 11:59 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,189
Posted By Seattle Forrest

For people who don't live here, we're not even...

For people who don't live here, we're not even trying to put the fires out. They'll burn until the snow flies.

(Not complaining, it isn't possible to douse a 100,000+ acre fire out.)
Forum: Foo
09-15-20, 11:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 215
Posted By Seattle Forrest

https://pbs.twimg.com/tweet_video_thumb/Eh9Ir2_WAA...

https://pbs.twimg.com/tweet_video_thumb/Eh9Ir2_WAAEOJQ_?format=jpg&name=small

Animation here.

https://mobile.twitter.com/NWSWakefieldVA/status/1305842340783968259
Forum: Foo
09-15-20, 10:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 215
Posted By Seattle Forrest

More...

More (https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/smoke-from-western-wildfires-reaches-east-coast-economic-losses-could-reach-150-billion/ar-BB1949DU?ocid=spartan-ntp-feeds)
Forum: Foo
09-15-20, 10:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 215
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Here are some photos of sunrise in Seattle a few...

Here are some photos of sunrise in Seattle a few days ago. It's the smoke you're seeing, this is what it looks like here.
...
Forum: Foo
09-14-20, 09:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 425
Posted By Seattle Forrest

There's a time and a place for everything. Now is...

There's a time and a place for everything. Now is the time to start a drug hobby.
Forum: Foo
09-14-20, 12:53 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,444
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Do you like peaks, Hondo? Hannegan...

Do you like peaks, Hondo?

Hannegan (https://www.wta.org/go-hiking/hikes/hannegan-pass-and-peak) is a must see, and pretty easy. One of those surrounded by a sea of peaks views. I've been wanting...
Forum: Foo
09-13-20, 07:55 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,444
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Rainier is popular for hiking. ...

Rainier is popular for hiking.

https://static.seattletimes.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/155928-1024x625.jpg

Smoke from millions of acres of wildfire.
Forum: Foo
09-13-20, 11:46 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,226
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Somebody killed Hondo and replaced him with a...

Somebody killed Hondo and replaced him with a clone. :( The real Hondo would have settled this with a beer drinking contest.
Forum: Foo
09-12-20, 08:47 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,444
Posted By Seattle Forrest

https://64.media.tumblr.com/ba979758de1e8256fca3ec...

https://64.media.tumblr.com/ba979758de1e8256fca3ec34f5ed08db/6e5d88a15c484f37-31/s1280x1920/1bc44b6c5aaf8dabedc111a07338d235e1f25726.jpg
Forum: Foo
09-12-20, 08:46 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,444
Posted By Seattle Forrest

https://64.media.tumblr.com/dde976b7994ff4d33cd619...

https://64.media.tumblr.com/dde976b7994ff4d33cd61914f4137eae/1ad0cd45d0feac6a-8c/s640x960/889eca81ea6f602f80c9b604f0905a1e234d62d9.jpg
Forum: Foo
09-12-20, 08:43 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,444
Posted By Seattle Forrest

https://64.media.tumblr.com/11e01ad91fa5e8336f4277...

https://64.media.tumblr.com/11e01ad91fa5e8336f42774b4f3145f6/2a6d89f49a8dd54b-b5/s1280x1920/f4be62636cc3228d9338a2c971a63ab5f8caa285.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-20, 02:55 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,712
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Either that, or a quality control issue. People...

Either that, or a quality control issue. People say yaw derailleurs are harder to set up correctly, so more bikes with poor setup wouldn't be a surprise. But you're not the only one who it's worked...
09-12-20, 10:51 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,219
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Not that you can buy one now, but for future...

Not that you can buy one now, but for future reference HEPA air purifiers work. I've been running a lot of them because my kitty has asthma, it's a shocking different every time I step outside for...
Forum: Foo
09-11-20, 11:50 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,189
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Haven't been in foo much lately. Really glad to...

Haven't been in foo much lately. Really glad to hear you're ok and still have a home.
Forum: Foo
09-11-20, 11:49 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,189
Posted By Seattle Forrest

​​​​​​The smoke is thick enough to blot out the...

​​​​​​The smoke is thick enough to blot out the sun.

https://kuow-prod.imgix.net/store/537ae64f5de1f5bb2ab50c0b8a8408af.jpg?ixlib=rails-2.1.4&auto=format&crop=faces&fit=crop&h=634&w=924
Forum: Road Cycling
09-11-20, 07:45 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,013
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I can lend you something. ...

I can lend you something.

https://th.bing.com/th/id/OIP.XOxrhGRm5sQAkPj70Bd-pwHaH9?pid=Api&dpr=2.62
Forum: Foo
09-11-20, 01:52 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,444
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I've been using a pack with clean lines and a...

I've been using a pack with clean lines and a great color, that doesn't have most of the features I need. What does that say about me?
Forum: Foo
09-11-20, 01:51 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,444
Posted By Seattle Forrest

You know those guys outside Home Depot, looking...

You know those guys outside Home Depot, looking for work? Hire one as your Sherpa.
Forum: Foo
09-10-20, 02:41 PM
Replies: 4,463
Views: 373,071
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Seen on a Seattle city bus. ...

Seen on a Seattle city bus.

https://chzoddlyspecific.files.wordpress.com/2010/02/129104059606095557.jpg?w=640

(Not mine.)
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-20, 11:31 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,013
Posted By Seattle Forrest

The right softshell has a pretty wide usability...

The right softshell has a pretty wide usability range. Goretex ShakeDry is a good but expensive option.

It doesn't have to be cycling specific, probably better if it's not.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-20, 11:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 381
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Euculan.

Euculan.
Forum: Foo
09-08-20, 10:11 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,444
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Colorado has 58 fourteeners. We have 1. ...

Colorado has 58 fourteeners. We have 1.

Hundreds of people do every 14er in Colorado in a year, every year.

About 70 people have done the highest 100 in Washington.

The youngest of them died...
Forum: Foo
09-08-20, 06:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 211
Posted By Seattle Forrest

There's 3 inches on the ground in Yellowstone.

There's 3 inches on the ground in Yellowstone.
Forum: Foo
09-08-20, 10:58 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,444
Posted By Seattle Forrest

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50309308407_ac...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50309308407_ac9dafc55d_o_d.jpg

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50309143886_1dbb3a2885_o_d.jpg
...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-20, 10:54 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,712
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Then you definitely don't want SRAM!

Then you definitely don't want SRAM!
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-20, 09:07 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,712
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I'll take heavy and expensive, please!

I'll take heavy and expensive, please!
Forum: Foo
09-07-20, 08:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 211
Posted By Seattle Forrest

First winter storm

It's snowing in Montana. Looks like a few inches at MacDonald Pass. Anybody want to go beat the heat?
...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-20, 12:53 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,712
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Every word surak wrote is spot on. I'll cosign...

Every word surak wrote is spot on. I'll cosign the notion that a power meter is a much better investment than a new groupset. I wouldn't generally recommend one to somebody who's new to road, but...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-20, 10:53 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,712
Posted By Seattle Forrest

If you've never had brakes or multiple gears and...

If you've never had brakes or multiple gears and all they involve on a bike before then yeah, those things have weight.

How much are you shifting?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-20, 08:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 599
Posted By Seattle Forrest

It's a road. How bad can it be?

Famous last words. Today I learned my Vectors "work" with running shoes, I averaged 50 watts.

A friend of mine loves ghost towns, so we decided to ride out to the old Monte Cristo townsite. I...
09-06-20, 07:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 126
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I'll post gps tracks later. Don't think about...

I'll post gps tracks later. Don't think about going on less than a MTB with suspension and fat tires.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-20, 08:56 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,416
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I'd call Cervelo and see if they can get me the...

I'd call Cervelo and see if they can get me the right fork. Sometimes the paint is the only thing that changed from one year to the next. That would get me the correct rake, tire clearance, and...
Forum: Foo
09-05-20, 12:50 PM
Replies: 4,463
Views: 373,071
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Fire and Ice

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50309308407_ac9dafc55d_o_d.jpg

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50309143886_1dbb3a2885_o_d.jpg
...
Forum: Foo
09-04-20, 10:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,194
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Blue Scholars are refreshingly original and their...

Blue Scholars are refreshingly original and their lyrics are deep like the tide from Renton to Shoreline.

https://youtu.be/TAofwb6e-Vg
Forum: Road Cycling
09-04-20, 04:34 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 11,957
Posted By Seattle Forrest

What do you mean wishes? I get a Valium in the...

What do you mean wishes? I get a Valium in the mail every time I post in a SRAM thread.
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