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Forum: Foo
08-14-20, 10:10 PM
Replies: 4,441
Views: 368,051
Posted By Seattle Forrest

:eek:

:eek:
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-20, 12:21 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 501
Posted By Seattle Forrest

For hiking or Nordic or randonee skiing get the...

For hiking or Nordic or randonee skiing get the Fenix for navigation and barometer. If those aren't important the 945 is a generation newer (?) so better software features.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-20, 04:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 501
Posted By Seattle Forrest

lol my Fenix can beat up your Forerunner.

lol my Fenix can beat up your Forerunner.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-20, 04:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 501
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Sometimes the OHR in my Fenix is plausible on the...

Sometimes the OHR in my Fenix is plausible on the bike, sometimes it's obviously way off. I never know which one it's going to be, if I did I'd only wear the chest strap when the watch was going to...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-20, 12:38 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,582
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Well I have a lady coming over this evening, and...

Well I have a lady coming over this evening, and she's a very well rounded individual. But it's too late, you already sold the R5! :cry:
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-20, 12:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 501
Posted By Seattle Forrest

The best any kind of consumer good is usually one...

The best any kind of consumer good is usually one of the more expensive ones of its kind. Case in point, the 6X is one of the best cycling computer watches available, you could buy 3 Vivoactives for...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-20, 12:21 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,582
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I can't believe you didn't give me the R5 as...

I can't believe you didn't give me the R5 as thanks for all the laughter and joy I've brought to this forum.
Forum: Foo
08-12-20, 11:52 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,630
Posted By Seattle Forrest

If you're able to rent or borrow instead, do that.

If you're able to rent or borrow instead, do that.
Forum: Foo
08-12-20, 11:50 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,630
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Your flower looks like coronavirus. I have to...

Your flower looks like coronavirus. I have to self isolate for 14 days after seeing that!

;)
08-11-20, 02:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 141
Posted By Seattle Forrest

What's going to happen will be determined by...

What's going to happen will be determined by biochemistry not what's most convenient or expensive.
08-11-20, 02:15 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,591
Posted By Seattle Forrest

​​​​​​A flat tire can be fatal....

​​​​​​A flat tire can be fatal. (https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Death_Valley_Germans)
Forum: Foo
08-11-20, 01:51 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,630
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Here's...

Here's (https://www.usgs.gov/news/mapping-public-lands-united-states) a resource you can use to figure out which agency manages a piece of land. Again USFS means you're good to camp, I think BLM...
Forum: Foo
08-11-20, 01:45 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,630
Posted By Seattle Forrest

You can camp anywhere in any national forest...

You can camp anywhere in any national forest unless there's a rule putting a specific area off limits. Pull out on the side of the road, or miles into the backcountry. USFS land is almost always...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-20, 01:15 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 159
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Paradise wants your input

There are several folks in road who don't look at the pnw forum, and a lot more of you that need to visit.

NPS is working on a new management plan for Rainier, covering the road from the Nisqually...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 07:10 PM
Forum: Foo
08-10-20, 05:11 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,630
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I took my friend to Cascade Pass yesterday, she...

I took my friend to Cascade Pass yesterday, she had never been there before. An accomplished trail runner and a featherweight, the uphill just wasn't there for her. In the 10 to 15 years I've been...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 04:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 457
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Shut up and take my money!! :love:

Shut up and take my money!! :love:
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 04:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 457
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Motors. :foo:

Motors. :foo:
08-10-20, 04:24 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,010
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I have a friend who tried to read the Lord of the...

I have a friend who tried to read the Lord of the Rings books, and said she couldn't get through the first one. Then she bought the same books in electronic format and read them "cover to cover" on...
08-10-20, 03:23 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,010
Posted By Seattle Forrest

​​​​​​This is the fantasy of a completely...

​​​​​​This is the fantasy of a completely uniformed person.

Americans don't read.
08-10-20, 03:22 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,010
Posted By Seattle Forrest

​​​​​​It's a chubby chaser! :roflmao2:

​​​​​​It's a chubby chaser! :roflmao2:
Forum: Foo
08-10-20, 11:25 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,862
Posted By Seattle Forrest

So I start the September challenge, is that...

So I start the September challenge, is that right? Already have a theme in mind.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 10:55 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,435
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I have the blue one. Never loved it.

I have the blue one. Never loved it.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 10:54 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,435
Posted By Seattle Forrest

If you were a backpacker in the Rockies, you'd be...

If you were a backpacker in the Rockies, you'd be using a water filter or purifier, not carrying your water like a roadie. A Sawyer Mini fits in a jersey pocket and leaves room for other stuff in...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 10:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 489
Posted By Seattle Forrest

4.5 ARs at 65 to 70 psi, sprinting feels like it...

4.5 ARs at 65 to 70 psi, sprinting feels like it did on tubes.
Forum: Foo
08-08-20, 01:49 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,630
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I'm checking my summit panorama from # 68 Little...

I'm checking my summit panorama from # 68 Little Annapurna before heading back down.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49043414547_76e5f221af_o_d.jpg

Summit pano, buddy heading down ahead of...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-20, 12:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,159
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Somehow I'm not surprised. I've overheard stuff...

Somehow I'm not surprised. I've overheard stuff like that before too. I thought it was pretty clear what you were talking about, but since the OP is new I thought I'd spell it out. Well, maybe...
Forum: Foo
08-08-20, 12:24 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,630
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Do people in other places have this attitude,...

Do people in other places have this attitude, too? That hiking through the woods is like driving to the trail, it isn't what you set out for, it isn't especially pleasant, it's something you have to...
Forum: Foo
08-08-20, 12:01 PM
Replies: 4,441
Views: 368,051
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Milky Way and 2012 Table Mountain Burn ...

Milky Way and 2012 Table Mountain Burn

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50201379011_5bdb011423_o_d.jpg
Forum: Foo
08-08-20, 11:58 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,630
Posted By Seattle Forrest

My Garmin thinks spending a few hours at...

My Garmin thinks spending a few hours at elevation during the day keeps me up at night.
Forum: Foo
08-08-20, 11:57 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,630
Posted By Seattle Forrest

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50201379011_5b...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50201379011_5bdb011423_o_d.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-20, 11:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 346
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I've had lots of shoes with and without gtx. ...

I've had lots of shoes with and without gtx. Prefer without. The stuff doesn't breathe very well, and if your sock gets wet, it won't dry before you take the shoes off. My experience is that it...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-20, 11:24 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 940
Posted By Seattle Forrest

​​​​​​You're too skinny for this sport.

​​​​​​You're too skinny for this sport.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-20, 11:21 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,159
Posted By Seattle Forrest

We see this kind of problem all the time with...

We see this kind of problem all the time with Treks. We had a guy come in just Tuesday with a Trek with the same problem, his wasn't fixable. Specialized never has this happen. I can sell you one....
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-20, 11:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 821
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Whatever. I removed my brake pads, it saved me...

Whatever. I removed my brake pads, it saved me 30 grams.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-20, 12:15 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 15,441
Posted By Seattle Forrest

That shirt is $125. I don't understand why.

That shirt is $125.

I don't understand why.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-20, 12:14 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 15,441
Posted By Seattle Forrest

​​​​​​Urban clothes are the kiss of death. Urban...

​​​​​​Urban clothes are the kiss of death. Urban isn't hard core, unless it has straight outta Compton printed on it.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-20, 10:20 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 15,441
Posted By Seattle Forrest

WTF? Even in Zwift you still have to drive 3...

WTF? Even in Zwift you still have to drive 3 hours? :(
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-20, 10:18 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,370
Posted By Seattle Forrest

My 4.5 ARs were designed for 28 mm tires. I'm...

My 4.5 ARs were designed for 28 mm tires. I'm trying to figure out which size in these tires is best for my wheels. Obviously it's not a tan sidewall one, but that only narrows it down so much.
Forum: Foo
08-06-20, 03:47 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 795
Posted By Seattle Forrest

How do you pronounce Sequim...

How do you pronounce Sequim (https://visitsunnysequim.com/)? (Like swim, with a k.) Puyallup (https://www.tripadvisor.com/Attractions-g58693-Activities-Puyallup_Washington.html)? They'll be happy...
Forum: Foo
08-06-20, 12:16 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 795
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I get an error from Connect trying to import it....

I get an error from Connect trying to import it. It's very general, just says an error occurred, same message for a track or a route. Looking at the data right now, the track doesn't have timestamps...
Forum: Foo
08-06-20, 12:02 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 795
Posted By Seattle Forrest

No wonder you have pics of Big Four! Pretty...

No wonder you have pics of Big Four! Pretty remote mountain outside of the metropolis. Everett has one of the best views of the Cascades anywhere, I'm south of where you used to be, and make a...
Forum: Foo
08-06-20, 11:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 268
Posted By Seattle Forrest

It's one thing to kill their music app (trying to...

It's one thing to kill their music app (trying to push people into another service they sell) or even to buy Fitbit and probably let it die on the vine. But your calendar is safe, they compete...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-20, 09:46 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,370
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I'll try them.

I'll try them.
Forum: Foo
08-05-20, 11:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 268
Posted By Seattle Forrest

This is one of the very few times people are glad...

This is one of the very few times people are glad Samsung ships with their own duplicate and normally worthless copy of each and every app. Their music player is already on peoples' phones and...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-20, 03:22 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 15,441
Posted By Seattle Forrest

​​​​​​If you look at the stuff we have within a 3...

​​​​​​If you look at the stuff we have within a 3 hour drive ... you could be riding on an archipelago with orcas off shore, up your choice of volcano, through an old growth rainforest, under...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-20, 03:05 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 15,441
Posted By Seattle Forrest

A cold one. Actually make that a few.

A cold one. Actually make that a few.
Forum: Foo
08-05-20, 02:05 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 795
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Anybody know how to get a route planned in...

Anybody know how to get a route planned in CalTopo (browser) into Garmin Connect? I was thinking I could just download a gpx file and upload it to Connect, but that doesn't work. Whether I export...
Forum: Foo
08-05-20, 01:58 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 795
Posted By Seattle Forrest

​​​​​​Our road system was designed by four guys...

​​​​​​Our road system was designed by four guys on an absinthe binge.

Where were you when you lived out here?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-20, 12:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 792
Posted By Seattle Forrest

https://pjammcycling.com/climb/632.Chinook%20Pass...

https://pjammcycling.com/climb/632.Chinook%20Pass

https://pjammcycling.com/climb/211.Mission%20Ridge

https://pjammcycling.com/climb/631.Mt.%20Baker
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