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Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-20, 11:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 230
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: 10
Views: 168
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: 23
Views: 609
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: 24
Views: 517
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: 14,253
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: 14,253
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: 14,253
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: 32
Views: 652
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: 681
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: 681
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: 681
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: 191
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: 32
Views: 652
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I'll try them.

I'll try them.
Forum: Foo
08-05-20, 11:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 191
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: 14,253
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: 14,253
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: 681
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: 681
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: 706
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
...
Forum: Foo
08-03-20, 07:24 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,152
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Knife edge on nearby Eldorado. Round trip is 10...

Knife edge on nearby Eldorado. Round trip is 10 miles with 6,800 feet of vert. 🤯 That's the North Cascades for you.
...
Forum: Foo
08-03-20, 07:21 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,152
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I saw a real nice shot of Johannesburg...

I saw a real nice shot of Johannesburg (https://www.summitpost.org/johannesburg-mountain/154446) looking at trip reports for this weekend's hike.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-20, 05:11 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 14,253
Posted By Seattle Forrest

​​​​​​No, but I passed a guy with hairy palms.

​​​​​​No, but I passed a guy with hairy palms.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-20, 05:11 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 14,253
Posted By Seattle Forrest

You'll get fat and not win any races, didn't you...

You'll get fat and not win any races, didn't you see the water bottle? Have some broccoli instead.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-20, 05:10 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 14,253
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I think it's weird anybody would worry that fat...

I think it's weird anybody would worry that fat people will stop eating iced cream because of something they read on a water bottle.
Forum: Foo
08-03-20, 12:29 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,604
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Very tough choice, I wish I could pick several...

Very tough choice, I wish I could pick several more. Dagray because it's a great and difficult shot, and because those feathers are intricately detailed, and TheCharm because the repeating diagonal...
Forum: Foo
08-03-20, 11:53 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,152
Posted By Seattle Forrest

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50183625407_73...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50183625407_73858d137e_o_d.jpg

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50183366861_3f32f64d95_o_d.jpg
...
Forum: Foo
08-03-20, 11:50 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,152
Posted By Seattle Forrest

We had to hike through five miles of woods to get...

We had to hike through five miles of woods to get here, it was worth it.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50182820758_d6c09a640f_o_d.jpg

Grumpy Mount Saint Helens.
...
Forum: Foo
08-03-20, 11:46 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,152
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I dunno, you and noisebeam have to carry water. ...

I dunno, you and noisebeam have to carry water. That stuff is heavy!

I got to drink straight out of a creek using my hand as a cup. It was melting out of a snow field 15 feet away, no watermelon...
Forum: Foo
08-03-20, 11:36 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,152
Posted By Seattle Forrest

So you really do have water in Texas! :p

So you really do have water in Texas! :p
08-03-20, 11:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 659
Posted By Seattle Forrest

speedlever it's in any Garmin unit, so only...

speedlever it's in any Garmin unit, so only useable if you have one. I'll try to find the link.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-20, 10:11 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 4,734
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Not usually for the arms. Besides, the base...

Not usually for the arms. Besides, the base layer looks better, and provides value off the bike too.
Forum: Foo
08-03-20, 09:09 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,152
Posted By Seattle Forrest

My buddy has mastered the art of trail portraits....

My buddy has mastered the art of trail portraits.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50183223032_9608671b82_o_d.jpg
Forum: Foo
08-02-20, 06:41 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,152
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Three photos of me from yesterday. This was...

Three photos of me from yesterday.

This was a lot of the off trail traverse. Looks like it should all be jammed together well enough to not go anywhere, but a lot of those rocks are balanced on...
08-02-20, 02:57 PM
Replies: 335
Views: 78,140
Posted By Seattle Forrest

10 minute video of the first (and possibly last)...

10 minute video of the first (and possibly last) descent of the Napeequa River.

https://www.mensjournal.com/adventure/video-solo-first-descent-napeequa/
Forum: Foo
08-02-20, 11:46 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,152
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Magical day in the Goat Rocks yesterday. In the...

Magical day in the Goat Rocks yesterday. In the center of a triangle Adams, Rainier, and Saint Helens make, high up on the ruins of a giant extinct volcano. We left the trail for a long ridge...
Forum: Foo
08-01-20, 08:43 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,152
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Here's a ten minute video showing the first (and...

Here's a ten minute video showing the first (and I think last) time someone took a boat down the Napeequa River. I posted a photo of its valley earlier in this thread. Well worth the time.
...
07-31-20, 10:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 659
Posted By Seattle Forrest

There's a Connect IQ data field that will record...

There's a Connect IQ data field that will record the location and passing speed of every car that goes by.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-20, 09:15 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 4,734
Posted By Seattle Forrest

​​​​​​You know you can buy just the stripe,...

​​​​​​You know you can buy just the stripe, right?

My cousin found some that fell off the back of the truck.
Forum: Foo
07-31-20, 08:21 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,053
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Cats love to bring prey indoors. They can play...

Cats love to bring prey indoors. They can play with it and it has no chance of escape. Bear set a mouse loose in the bathroom a week or two ago, tried to get in with a dying bird yesterday. Not...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-20, 07:12 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 4,734
Posted By Seattle Forrest

And if so, is it a Rapha? :mad:

And if so, is it a Rapha? :mad:
Forum: Foo
07-31-20, 02:02 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,152
Posted By Seattle Forrest

GRANITE FALLS, Wash. – Snohomish County Search...

GRANITE FALLS, Wash. – Snohomish County Search and Rescue recovered the body of a Seattle man on the Gothic Basin Trail on Wednesday.

The sheriff’s office says the 30-year-old man fell through an...
Forum: Foo
07-31-20, 01:32 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,053
Posted By Seattle Forrest

You can catch a mouse very easily with a small...

You can catch a mouse very easily with a small box. Set it down near the mouse, with the opening sideways like a door. That's probably enough, mice like to hide.

Release it a mile away from home. ...
07-31-20, 12:43 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 3,864
Posted By Seattle Forrest

There's nothing to worry about with the protests....

There's nothing to worry about with the protests. They're in part of Cap Hill and sometimes downtown; for most people there isn't a lot of reason to be in either of those places if you don't want...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-20, 12:21 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 4,734
Posted By Seattle Forrest

​​​​​​That's what provides the energy required to...

​​​​​​That's what provides the energy required to get the rabbit out of the hat.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-20, 12:15 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 4,734
Posted By Seattle Forrest

It takes 1 calorie to heat 1 gram of water by 1*...

It takes 1 calorie to heat 1 gram of water by 1* c.

1 calorie = 1 Joule

1 Joule (per second) = 1 watt

Therefore, doing hot yoga in a heated vest gets you an extra 75 watts.

This is how...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-20, 12:03 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 4,734
Posted By Seattle Forrest

:innocent: ...

:innocent:

https://media.npr.org/assets/img/2012/07/24/istock_000011455445large-3f355882cb24a49461f433aa683c32b7964ee748-s1200.jpg
Forum: Foo
07-30-20, 07:05 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,152
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Thinking about this for Saturday. Might go up in...

Thinking about this for Saturday. Might go up in the afternoon, hang out for blue hour, and go home.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-20, 03:35 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 4,310
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Try plugging the watch into a computer with the...

Try plugging the watch into a computer with the cable, and using Garmin Express to sync. For some reason that often works when the phone doesn't. That's what I had to do when they first came back...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-20, 02:45 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 4,734
Posted By Seattle Forrest

​​​​​​A lot of mesh jerseys don't block much sun...

​​​​​​A lot of mesh jerseys don't block much sun and are meant to be worn with sunscreen. But (at least for me) the point is more that it covers my sleeves better than detachable ones, and early in...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-20, 02:41 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 4,734
Posted By Seattle Forrest

​​​​​​Most people wear heavy (250 - 400 gsm) base...

​​​​​​Most people wear heavy (250 - 400 gsm) base layers in the winter, medium ones in the shoulder seasons, and light (silk weight) ones in summer. My summer ones are 75 gsm. So no it's not the...
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