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Forum: Foo
11-12-19, 11:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 71
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Will computers become spiritual?

There's been a lot of hand wringing lately about self driving cars, but in the grand scheme of things that's a pretty simple task. They've trained rats to drive miniature cars, the rats find it...
Forum: Foo
11-12-19, 11:06 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 746
Posted By Seattle Forrest

We have ice worms.

We have ice worms.
11-12-19, 10:26 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,865
Posted By Seattle Forrest

aclinjury Given that, do you think a cyclist or...

aclinjury Given that, do you think a cyclist or runner (so only trains in their sport) would be able to pump as much oxygen if you put them in a specialized erg bike or treadmill that somehow used as...
Forum: Foo
11-12-19, 10:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 63
Posted By Seattle Forrest

They got a dog to run faster than sound? Must...

They got a dog to run faster than sound? Must have been chasing a really panicked rabbit!
Forum: Foo
11-12-19, 10:18 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 746
Posted By Seattle Forrest

That's one of the great things about winter, in...

That's one of the great things about winter, in places that get cold winters. I won't see an insect until March. I remember Connecticut being like this too.
11-12-19, 05:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 825
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Well, crap. Sorry for recommending them then.

Well, crap. Sorry for recommending them then.
Forum: Foo
11-12-19, 05:56 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 746
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I consider ticks and mosquitoes vampires.

I consider ticks and mosquitoes vampires.
Forum: Foo
11-12-19, 05:26 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 590
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I think it's more accurate to say plants breathe...

I think it's more accurate to say plants breathe carbon dioxide, but in any case we're down in the weeds. The point is that redwoods can't eat dogs and they can't breathe ammonia, because that's not...
Forum: Foo
11-12-19, 05:20 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 746
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Not trying to be argumentative, I just find weird...

Not trying to be argumentative, I just find weird stuff interesting. You can't prove a lot of things don't exist, but that's not a universal law of logic or anything. You can prove that there are...
Forum: Foo
11-12-19, 05:12 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 590
Posted By Seattle Forrest

It's not proof, obviously; it's convincing...

It's not proof, obviously; it's convincing reasoning for many people.
Forum: Foo
11-12-19, 05:10 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 590
Posted By Seattle Forrest

And yet plants remove chemicals (nutrients) from...

And yet plants remove chemicals (nutrients) from the soil. That's why farmers rotate crops and one reason the let fields go fallow. It's also why plants that fix nitrogen are pioneer species.
Forum: Foo
11-12-19, 04:10 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 590
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Yeah, but we're working hard to change that.

Yeah, but we're working hard to change that.
11-12-19, 03:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 825
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I use a Garmin so I don't have much useful to say...

I use a Garmin so I don't have much useful to say I wonder if it wants you to use a combined speed and cadence sensor instead? Hopefully somebody more knowledgeable can chime in here?
Forum: Foo
11-12-19, 02:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 191
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Indian.

Indian.
Forum: Foo
11-12-19, 01:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 139
Posted By Seattle Forrest

It's the same algorithm Tesla uses in its send...

It's the same algorithm Tesla uses in its send driving cars to recognize obstacles. :eek:
11-12-19, 12:23 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 627
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Fenix 5X is a great watch (with routable maps and...

Fenix 5X is a great watch (with routable maps and navigation) but it's the previous generation, which means it should be on permasale.

I do agree $380 is a lot for a bike computer.
Forum: Foo
11-12-19, 11:05 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 590
Posted By Seattle Forrest

If you buy a house and there's termites ......

If you buy a house and there's termites ... that's the only house available to you unless you're really rich.

If you're capable of interstellar travel, Earth is one of billions of planets in the...
Forum: Foo
11-11-19, 11:01 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 590
Posted By Seattle Forrest

There are billions of stars in our galaxy, and...

There are billions of stars in our galaxy, and billions of galaxies. On average there's a planet for every star - that's based on what we've been able to detect so far which is only large planets. ...
Forum: Foo
11-11-19, 07:09 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 590
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Do you think there's life beyond Earth?

We'll (probably) never know for sure, so take your best guess.
Forum: Foo
11-11-19, 04:50 PM
Replies: 3,834
Views: 304,159
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I just posted this in another thread, but it's...

I just posted this in another thread, but it's probably appropriate here too. This is 10+ years old from a point and shoot, technical quality isn't as good as we enjoy now from our phones.
...
11-11-19, 04:21 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,865
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Competitive XC skiers are the fittest people on...

Competitive XC skiers are the fittest people on earth, as measured by VO2max. They get that way by training and competing at extreme intensities. This isn't compatible with keto. You can't go/stay...
Forum: Foo
11-11-19, 02:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 169
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Indoor bike trainer is how they torture prisoners...

Indoor bike trainer is how they torture prisoners in North Korea.
11-11-19, 01:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 417
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I can't do pushups without modification because...

I can't do pushups without modification because they bother a very old injury. About 20 years ago I dislocated by sterno-clavicular joint in a car accident - be careful who you let drive you around....
11-11-19, 01:21 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 766
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Yeah, you hike and backpack too, as do I, and...

Yeah, you hike and backpack too, as do I, and that should help. We both ski, also. Maybe I'll do more running when I heal.

Do you have a family history of osteoporosis? I'm sure there's a genetic...
Forum: Foo
11-11-19, 12:47 PM
Replies: 3,834
Views: 304,159
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Table Mountain? Up above Blewett Pass. ...

Table Mountain? Up above Blewett Pass. Fantastic fun on a gravel bike, and great scenery. Probably a little boring on a MTB, but there's singletrack nearby that bikes are allowed on.

I love...
Forum: Foo
11-11-19, 12:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 169
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I hope it works for you. I haven't been on the...

I hope it works for you. I haven't been on the bike since August thanks to an injury.
11-11-19, 12:27 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 766
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I finished a (my second) 12 day course of oral...

I finished a (my second) 12 day course of oral prednisolone on Saturday.

It was almost 100% effective in combating pain from tendinitis. My mood and sociability were improved, not surprisingly,...
Forum: Foo
11-10-19, 10:25 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,312
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Warren Beatty? That song is about me.

Warren Beatty? That song is about me.
11-10-19, 09:27 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 766
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I would talk to your doctor about trying a course...

I would talk to your doctor about trying a course of pred and see how it affects you. Everything CFBoy says is true, but it takes doing them long term to suffer negative effects. If they work, even...
Forum: Foo
11-10-19, 09:17 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 746
Posted By Seattle Forrest

ridelikeaturtle Great apes pass a...

ridelikeaturtle

Great apes pass a false-belief test, hinting at a theory of mind (https://arstechnica.com/science/2019/11/great-apes-pass-a-false-belief-test-hinting-at-a-theory-of-mind/)
Apes...
Forum: Foo
11-10-19, 09:13 PM
Replies: 3,834
Views: 304,159
Posted By Seattle Forrest

PM me for advice and info before you go if you...

PM me for advice and info before you go if you feel like you need any. If you go in through Aasgard water is plentiful on the climb so you don't need to carry much.

I'd love to see the photos you...
Forum: Foo
11-10-19, 12:36 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 746
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Every year, thousands of people climb all of the...

Every year, thousands of people climb all of the 14ers, the highest peaks in Colorado.

Only 75 people have climbed all of the Bulgers, the 100 highest peaks in Washington.

The most direct route...
Forum: Foo
11-10-19, 12:23 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 746
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Ghosts are the memories of loved ones, still...

Ghosts are the memories of loved ones, still affecting you.
Forum: Foo
11-10-19, 11:07 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 746
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Do you guys know about the Pacific Northwest tree...

Do you guys know about the Pacific Northwest tree octopus? It lives in the Olympics and some westside Cascades rainforests.
Forum: Foo
11-10-19, 10:00 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 762
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I like getting out of the house, the gym is good...

I like getting out of the house, the gym is good for that.
11-10-19, 09:53 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 627
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Since this came up, I'll chime in that the maps...

Since this came up, I'll chime in that the maps page on my watch (Garmin Fenix) drains the battery noticably faster than the other pages too. That's ok though, it gets 52 hours of every-second GPS...
11-10-19, 09:33 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 766
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Prednisolone is a corticosteroid. You need a...

Prednisolone is a corticosteroid. You need a script. It's more effective for pain than IV morphine, I've had both within the last few months. It works by turning inflammation off. It doesn't make...
Forum: Foo
11-10-19, 08:47 AM
Replies: 3,834
Views: 304,159
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Enchantment Lakes from #68...

Enchantment Lakes from #68 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=68) Little Annapurna

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49042700958_696b8a499e_o_d.jpg
...
Forum: Foo
11-10-19, 08:39 AM
Replies: 3,834
Views: 304,159
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Upper Enchantments ...

Upper Enchantments

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49042700233_c19a9f6c2e_o_d.jpg
Forum: Foo
11-10-19, 12:28 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,264
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Little pink tricam Blindly placed in manky...

Little pink tricam
Blindly placed in manky choss
Please don't fail me now
11-10-19, 12:13 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 766
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Prednisolone is a miracle drug for pain. You...

Prednisolone is a miracle drug for pain. You can't take it very long though. 🤕
Forum: Foo
11-10-19, 12:10 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 746
Posted By Seattle Forrest

For what it's worth, I don't think people...

For what it's worth, I don't think people appreciate how wild and untouched parts of the PNW are.

But not the sqatchy parts.
Forum: Foo
11-09-19, 08:54 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 746
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Pretty sure he lives on the lime kiln trail...

Pretty sure he lives on the lime kiln trail outside Granite Falls. It just keeps getting squatchier and squatchier the further you go.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-09-19, 11:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 547
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Merino glove liners. Something like a buff to...

Merino glove liners. Something like a buff to protect my forehead and ears but vent the back of my head.
Forum: Foo
11-09-19, 11:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 158
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I hope they gave you some strong pain killers for...

I hope they gave you some strong pain killers for that!
11-09-19, 10:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 262
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Ha ha, I haven't gone on a winter weekend bike...

Ha ha, I haven't gone on a winter weekend bike ride since I got my skis. 🙂
11-09-19, 10:50 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 766
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I don't remember a time when the entire medical...

I don't remember a time when the entire medical community thought marijuana had zero benefit. I remember them acknowledging that there were anecdotal accounts of it helping people, and being...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-09-19, 10:42 AM
Replies: 2,276
Views: 332,833
Posted By Seattle Forrest

By the way those are from route 20, near...

By the way those are from route 20, near Washington Pass. A lot of the road is stunningly beautiful, and it's a ride with traveling for. Winthrop nearby is a great place to stay, with hotels and...
Forum: Foo
11-09-19, 10:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 158
Posted By Seattle Forrest

When I did Little Annapurna, I brought a PLB and...

When I did Little Annapurna, I brought a PLB and a friend, and told a lady that wanted to see me again my exact route and when to expect me. :eek:
11-09-19, 12:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 262
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I've enjoyed night skiing (Nordic not alpine) in...

I've enjoyed night skiing (Nordic not alpine) in those kinds of temps. Not just layers, but the right ones in the right order.
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