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Forum: Foo
10-22-20, 09:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 148
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I don't think the good folks at Teton Gravity...

I don't think the good folks at Teton Gravity Research agree.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-20, 05:24 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 2,673
Posted By Seattle Forrest

You waited almost 10 years too long. It's in the...

You waited almost 10 years too long. It's in the helmet not an implant though.

Shift gears on Toyota's bike with your mind alone (https://latimesblogs.latimes.com/technology/2011/07/toyota.html)
Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-20, 05:21 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 2,673
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I'm curious what kind of experience the people...

I'm curious what kind of experience the people who are so down on electronic shifting have with it.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-20, 04:17 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 607
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I like the color of the tape but I'd go with a...

I like the color of the tape but I'd go with a different frameset.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-20, 03:57 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 2,673
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Also an asteroid could fall out of the sky onto...

Also an asteroid could fall out of the sky onto your shifter and kill you. Missed that one.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-20, 03:29 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 731
Posted By Seattle Forrest

For what it's worth, this...

For what it's worth, this (https://arcteryx.com/us/en/shop/mens/proton-fl-hoody) is a game changer if you overheat with exertion but still need some warmth and protection.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-20, 11:32 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 731
Posted By Seattle Forrest

This. If you're not a little cold when you walk...

This. If you're not a little cold when you walk out the door, you're going to be overheating a few miles in. It's important to sweat as little as possible in winter conditions. (And we all have a...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-20, 11:23 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 731
Posted By Seattle Forrest

On very cold days (20s F) I wear a thin base...

On very cold days (20s F) I wear a thin base layer, a light soft shell for the wind, and a down vest as an outermost layer. Plus long pants. The zipper gives you a lot of control over how much...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-20, 10:49 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 731
Posted By Seattle Forrest

In bike specific stuff? 50F, maybe a little...

In bike specific stuff? 50F, maybe a little lower. In hiking clothes, I'm not sure, teens? I've night skied at -10F.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-20, 08:52 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 2,673
Posted By Seattle Forrest

​​​​​​Ultegra mechanical is really good. It's...

​​​​​​Ultegra mechanical is really good. It's almost never worth replacing a working group set, Di2 is more of a buying (or building) a new bike anyway thing. And mechanical Ultegra is too good to...
10-20-20, 03:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 364
Posted By Seattle Forrest

This is actually true. Coronavirus is a hoax,...

This is actually true. Coronavirus is a hoax, like the moon landing. And dying is the only bad thing that can happen to anybody, so if nobody you know is dead, why are we so worried? Let's leave the...
10-20-20, 01:05 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,366
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Vaccines aren't cures. If you don't understand...

Vaccines aren't cures. If you don't understand that, you're not qualified to speak on this subject. That won't stop you, anybody can talk about anything no matter how little they know about it, see...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-20, 12:51 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 2,673
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Doesn't everybody? Sometimes I break 3 or 4...

Doesn't everybody? Sometimes I break 3 or 4 frames on a ride.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-20, 12:06 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 716
Posted By Seattle Forrest

55 or 62 mph depending where you trust Garmin or...

55 or 62 mph depending where you trust Garmin or Strava more. Coming down Barlow Pass toward Granite Falls. I remember a kid at a campground staring at me like bikes aren't supposed to go that fast.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-20, 10:26 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 518
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Di2 every day of the week and twice on Sunday. ...

Di2 every day of the week and twice on Sunday. No question about it.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-20, 10:24 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 2,673
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Serious answer, about Di2. It shifts really...

Serious answer, about Di2. It shifts really well, probably not better than a well tuned DA mech system, but not worse either. Unlike mech, it never needs adjustment. Your Garmin can show you where...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-20, 10:10 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 2,673
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Pffft. I have a spare groupset in my left pocket...

Pffft. I have a spare groupset in my left pocket next to the spare frame in the right pocket. The only mechanical problem I can't deal with on the side of the road is a taco'd wheel, but that's ok...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-20, 10:02 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 449
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Merino glove liners. I lost a pair...

Merino glove liners.

I lost a pair yesterday. Had them in a pocket in case I need them, fell out somewhere along my route. :(
10-19-20, 11:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 646
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Covid isn't bad enough to justify the massive...

Covid isn't bad enough to justify the massive undertaking eradication would need, and it has non human reservoirs. If everybody on earth stayed home for a month, it would run out of hosts. But it...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-19-20, 12:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 382
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Let me know if you need a frame pump. :mad: ...

Let me know if you need a frame pump. :mad:

http://normaali.net/temp/breakingawaypump.gif
10-19-20, 12:02 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 645
Posted By Seattle Forrest

​​​​​​I can't really disagree with anything in...

​​​​​​I can't really disagree with anything in this post, but I'd like to say that even if it isn't critical to get a flu shot, you still should. Especially this year; the flu is pretty miserable...
10-19-20, 11:06 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,366
Posted By Seattle Forrest

You're putting a lot of faith in this because you...

You're putting a lot of faith in this because you like vitamin d, and you read something that validates that.
Forum: Foo
10-19-20, 10:21 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 837
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I'm voting by mail, as always. My ballot arrived...

I'm voting by mail, as always. My ballot arrived last week, I will drop it off in person at a ballot drop I know is legitimate, and is on a bike loop I enjoy.

My #1...
10-19-20, 10:13 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 638
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Sounds like a very well rounded person. ...

Sounds like a very well rounded person.

Also, I just learned the reason pros have people to change their flats for them is because they can't lift a tire.
Forum: Foo
10-19-20, 09:59 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,170
Posted By Seattle Forrest

My cat brought me on a hunting trip.

My cat brought me on a hunting trip.
Forum: Foo
10-18-20, 09:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 354
Posted By Seattle Forrest

​​​​​​You don't have to wait! Cochlear implants...

​​​​​​You don't have to wait! Cochlear implants will completely remove your ability to hear, and replace it with a computerized version. You can turn it off any time you like! And you can listen...
10-18-20, 10:07 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 646
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Some say the end is near

https://scitechdaily.com/johns-hopkins-researchers-identify-immune-system-pathway-that-may-stop-covid-19-infection/

I hope so, anyway. Would love to hear thoughts from people who understand this....
Forum: Foo
10-17-20, 09:23 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 496
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Tacoma! :)

Tacoma! :)
Forum: Road Cycling
10-17-20, 09:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 382
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I got passed by this guy, checked the fly by...

I got passed by this guy, checked the fly by later and saw he was finishing a century when he passed me. Fly by is for feeling shame.
10-17-20, 03:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 638
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Ever since I started juggling dumbbells on the...

Ever since I started juggling dumbbells on the MUP nobody tries to pass me anymore.
10-17-20, 12:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 638
Posted By Seattle Forrest

But I want to get the least out of both kinds of...

But I want to get the least out of both kinds of workout! I do OHPs on the bike too and I'm very careful to use terrible form.
Forum: Foo
10-16-20, 10:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 240
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I know a lot of people with micro and nano puffs,...

I know a lot of people with micro and nano puffs, never met anybody who didn't love theirs. Hope your son does too!
Forum: Foo
10-16-20, 11:12 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 946
Posted By Seattle Forrest

​​​​​​If there was was a universally followed...

​​​​​​If there was was a universally followed rule of never using slang in translations, presumably flat and apartment wouldn't be linked in the database the people use. It might have avoided this...
Forum: Foo
10-16-20, 10:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 240
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Trying to arrange a hike for the weekend. Told...

Trying to arrange a hike for the weekend. Told Mary the places I was considering, all near Washington Pass. "There's been a lot of snow up there, is the road even open?"
Forum: Foo
10-16-20, 10:25 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 411
Posted By Seattle Forrest

The cougar isn't "stalking" him, she's escorting...

The cougar isn't "stalking" him, she's escorting him out the door.

Cats are stealth hunters. If you see one, especially if it knows that you see it, what's going on isn't predation.

Those are...
Forum: Foo
10-14-20, 11:34 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 946
Posted By Seattle Forrest

God intended it as a disposable planet...

God intended it as a disposable planet (https://theconversation.com/amp/god-intended-it-as-a-disposable-planet-meet-the-us-pastor-preaching-climate-change-denial-147712)
Forum: Foo
10-14-20, 09:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 411
Posted By Seattle Forrest

So apparently lynx don't come that far south, but...

So apparently lynx don't come that far south, but they do hybridize with bobcats. Maybe this was a blynx! The ear tufts are huge! And it has muttonchops.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-13-20, 10:28 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,159
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Adding to this, it's been a very long time since...

Adding to this, it's been a very long time since Ultegra was 10 speed. Sooner or later most components will wear out, in several years it'll be harder to find the right replacement parts. (I use an...
Forum: Foo
10-13-20, 09:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 411
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Lynx vs rattlesnake

Caught by a trail camera in Angeles National Forest.

https://youtu.be/NNKOr01VRL8
Forum: Foo
10-13-20, 07:34 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 946
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Hydrogen atoms are a hoax.

Hydrogen atoms are a hoax.
Forum: Foo
10-13-20, 07:33 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 946
Posted By Seattle Forrest

You don't think it's possible to arrive at the...

You don't think it's possible to arrive at the situation you described without some kind of scaffolding? What if the first aliens conveyed the allegorical stories through pantomime and historical...
Forum: Foo
10-13-20, 07:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 271
Posted By Seattle Forrest

​​​​​​Every few years we get a big dump right in...

​​​​​​Every few years we get a big dump right in Seattle, everybody skis to the coffee shop.
Forum: Foo
10-13-20, 07:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 271
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Wind storm here in Seattle. I went for a walk, a...

Wind storm here in Seattle. I went for a walk, a large branch came down next to me, I decided it was time to go home. A ~50 foot tree is leaning halfway over, the roots pulled a lot of asphalt out...
Forum: Foo
10-13-20, 03:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 271
Posted By Seattle Forrest

11 inches of new snow this morning

Up in the mountains. There was even a dusting at much lower elevations in the north central part of the state, where the most and best ski trails are.

😁
Forum: Foo
10-12-20, 02:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 463
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Sprint service is the same as ever.

Sprint service is the same as ever.
Forum: Foo
10-12-20, 09:31 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 974
Posted By Seattle Forrest

wgscott I was wondering how goes was altered,...

wgscott I was wondering how goes was altered, thought it must be something pretty subtle.

Fire is a big problem here too, especially E of the Cascades where I hope to retire one day. Pictures of...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-11-20, 12:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 455
Posted By Seattle Forrest

The used market is crazy in USA because of covid,...

The used market is crazy in USA because of covid, bikes are selling for much higher than they used to. I don't know if that's the case where you are.

I would be hesitant to buy a used carbon bike...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-09-20, 04:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,254
Posted By Seattle Forrest

The tire pressure is too low when either: the...

The tire pressure is too low when either: the bike feels "squishy" to ride, or you start getting pinch flats.

Definitely the front should get less pressure unless you almost always ride a very...
Forum: Foo
10-09-20, 01:21 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 896
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Apple will probably help if you reach out to...

Apple will probably help if you reach out to them.

Sorry, this probably isn't a time for jokes.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-09-20, 12:19 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,254
Posted By Seattle Forrest

303 Firecrests are excellent wheels. 👍

303 Firecrests are excellent wheels. 👍
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