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Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-20, 01:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 154
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: 23
Views: 154
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.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-20, 11:59 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 154
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I don't have buttons on my hoods, I have the...

I don't have buttons on my hoods, I have the previous generation Ultegra Di2. So all I get is for my Garmin to count shifts for me, tell me how much battery is left, and for me to be able to change...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-20, 11:57 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 154
Posted By Seattle Forrest

In the other thread, I predicted that 90% of Di2...

In the other thread, I predicted that 90% of Di2 users don't want the wireless communication unit. I was so wrong! Bike Forums cyclists are more passionate about cycling than just anybody on a bike...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-20, 10:50 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 154
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Di2 users: do you have/want the D Fly?

Shimano link about the wireless communications module aka D Fly...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-20, 10:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 97
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Idaho stop is Washington law starting Oct 1

I posted this in the PNW local subforum, but nobody reads that. There are a lot of cyclists from Seattle and the rest of Washington who read and post in the road forum though, and I want to make...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-20, 10:14 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 376
Posted By Seattle Forrest

That's a little too far. Unlike the D Fly, not...

That's a little too far. Unlike the D Fly, not including a charger would make the groupset useless. Shimano is smart enough to realize many first time buyers would not purchase Di2 if it didn't come...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-20, 10:11 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 376
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I agree with you about the and complexity, but...

I agree with you about the and complexity, but road cycling attracts obstinate people. (How do I know? I have a mirror!) Look how people are still against disc brakes. "I pull the lever and the bike...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-20, 10:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 376
Posted By Seattle Forrest

​​​​​​I'm a software developer and I have it when...

​​​​​​I'm a software developer and I have it when people say this, but the wireless thing is a special case.

You don't need to update the wireless communications software to ride your bike. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-20, 10:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 122
Posted By Seattle Forrest

​​​​​​It's the wrong people eating the wrong...

​​​​​​It's the wrong people eating the wrong marketing diet. There are small differences in efficiency between modern racish bikes, just enough to matter if a few seconds can make the difference...
09-22-20, 09:58 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 34
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Idaho stop becomes Washington law

Effective October 1. The Bellinghamster Herald wrote a trip part series explaining the new law change.
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https://www.bellinghamherald.com/news/traffic/rules-of-the-road/article245635760.html
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 11:51 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 5,381
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I use one of these in the winter because my skis...

I use one of these in the winter because my skis don't have bottle cages. But I wear it behind me like a civilized person....
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 11:23 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 5,381
Posted By Seattle Forrest

​​​​​​How aero do you need to be in the rain,...

​​​​​​How aero do you need to be in the rain, though?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 11:20 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 5,381
Posted By Seattle Forrest

A jacket. Because sometimes you start in the...

A jacket. Because sometimes you start in the afternoon and it's night when you get back. Or the weather turns inclement. I mean you can fit a very small one in a jersey pocket, but you can fit an...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 09:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 376
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Most people don't want it. I'd guess 1 in 10 Di2...

Most people don't want it. I'd guess 1 in 10 Di2 users sees value in the wireless unit. It isn't necessary to use your groupset, like the battery charger. It's extra weight and complexity, which...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 09:13 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,440
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Today I learned road cyclists crash a lot. ...

Today I learned road cyclists crash a lot.

Do you guys wear knee pads when you ride to protect against road rash and so people know you're extra safe? Or are you too manly for that?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 07:20 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,440
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Spelling out that Mary didn't become a female...

Spelling out that Mary didn't become a female later in life. This is Seattle you know...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 07:10 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,440
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I wear merino glove liners. $20 or so. Just the...

I wear merino glove liners. $20 or so. Just the right amount of warmth, breathe really well, and they stay warmish if you get caught out in the rain.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 07:08 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,440
Posted By Seattle Forrest

:foo: ​​​​​​How is bravado and BS the first...

:foo:

​​​​​​How is bravado and BS the first thing that comes to mind, let alone the only reason even when people tell you other reasons they don't wear gloves when it's warm out?

I think I...
Forum: Foo
09-21-20, 06:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 554
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Have you ever thought about dropping fish out of...

Have you ever thought about dropping fish out of airplanes?

https://youtu.be/u0MMbnM7R7s
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 04:21 PM
Forum: Foo
09-21-20, 03:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 184
Posted By Seattle Forrest

:twitchy:

:twitchy:
Forum: Foo
09-21-20, 01:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 184
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I don't want summer to be over, but it is. We...

I don't want summer to be over, but it is. We just had three weeks of forfeit, and suddenly it went from hot to 60s. We had good sun yesterday, but it's autumn sun, not as strong, at a lower angle....
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 01:19 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 2,917
Posted By Seattle Forrest

:thumb:

:thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 01:16 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 1,666
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Thanks for the reminder Trsnrtr. :)

Thanks for the reminder Trsnrtr. :)
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 12:07 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 1,666
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Sounds more like pinball than cycling, but what...

Sounds more like pinball than cycling, but what do I know?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 11:28 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 1,666
Posted By Seattle Forrest

It's an unspoken goal every roadie has, not to...

It's an unspoken goal every roadie has, not to crash. Sometimes **** happens and it can't be avoided. But that's pretty rare. If you're aware of the traffic around you, the road surface ahead of you,...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 11:13 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 1,666
Posted By Seattle Forrest

You know what your problem is? You sugar...

You know what your problem is?

You sugar coat things too much.

:)
09-21-20, 11:11 AM
Replies: 3,135
Views: 304,524
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Sometimes I don't wear one on gravel, but that...

Sometimes I don't wear one on gravel, but that makes me a bad person and you don't want to follow in my clown shoes.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 12:02 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 1,666
Posted By Seattle Forrest

​​​​​​What kind of babying are you used to?

​​​​​​What kind of babying are you used to?
Forum: Foo
09-20-20, 11:57 PM
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-20, 08:35 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 2,917
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I can feel a huge difference picking the bike up...

I can feel a huge difference picking the bike up with/without water though! "Holy crap, you got fat!" as I lift it off the wall.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-20, 08:34 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 2,917
Posted By Seattle Forrest

To answer your question, a small difference in...

To answer your question, a small difference in weight between two bikes isn't going to make my decision. It's something I'll take note of, but ~1 kg is low on my priorities in a bike. Same group,...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-20, 08:20 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 2,917
Posted By Seattle Forrest

People will pity you and give you theirs!

People will pity you and give you theirs!
09-20-20, 03:41 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 826
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Can't we just use quantum mechanics to create a...

Can't we just use quantum mechanics to create a parallel reality where Sturgis never happened and then compare?
Forum: Foo
09-20-20, 11:16 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 376
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I do my share of ultralight camping as a hiker. ...

I do my share of ultralight camping as a hiker. For us, it's a trade-off between comfort in camp vs comfort carrying your stuff around on your back all day. I wouldn't get the most ultralight stuff...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-20, 11:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 786
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Life's too short to let someone else's opinion...

Life's too short to let someone else's opinion ruin your summer.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-20, 11:26 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,378
Posted By Seattle Forrest

They got ice cream flavored meth now. 20%...

They got ice cream flavored meth now.

20% off if you let Walter White keep your teeth.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-20, 11:25 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,378
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Look here's the deal! When you're typing on the...

Look here's the deal! When you're typing on the internet you gotta use lots of words. That's just how it is!! If that doesn't work you gotta try a different browser or something!
09-19-20, 12:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 190
Posted By Seattle Forrest

For what it's worth, the entire Entiat was closed...

For what it's worth, the entire Entiat was closed for years after its most recent fire. Which was a lot lower intensity than the ones in your neck of the woods this year. Nobody was happy about it....
Forum: Foo
09-18-20, 09:51 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,502
Posted By Seattle Forrest

https://youtu.be/Y0yUnL_Wk6k

https://youtu.be/Y0yUnL_Wk6k
09-18-20, 05:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 263
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: 12
Views: 263
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: 21
Views: 554
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: 2,448
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: 34
Views: 1,547
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: 157
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: 6
Views: 190
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: 369
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: 236
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
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