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Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-19, 10:57 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 314
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Of course. Why wouldn't you? Unless you live in...

Of course. Why wouldn't you? Unless you live in Detroit.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-19, 10:56 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 314
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I feel like there are fewer working fountains...

I feel like there are fewer working fountains than 10 years ago, but I don't have any data and could be wrong.
07-21-19, 10:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 128
Posted By Seattle Forrest

My god, you took less than 8 hours! I'm in awe....

My god, you took less than 8 hours! I'm in awe. I'm thinking about a 7 am start and bringing head lamps.

If my Garmin is to be believed, I did 16 miles yesterday and 5,120' of vert. Knees are...
07-19-19, 11:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 496
Posted By Seattle Forrest

GPS is amazing and having a map of where you rode...

GPS is amazing and having a map of where you rode it's really cool. But a speed sensor has value even with GPS. It's more accurate especially when you don't have a clear view of the sky.
07-19-19, 05:05 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 860
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Vegetarian. Not related to exercise. Works...

Vegetarian. Not related to exercise. Works great. Indian food is delicious. 😀
07-19-19, 12:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 760
Posted By Seattle Forrest

But it's a different thing to estimate how much...

But it's a different thing to estimate how much power you're using, vs how much you're capable of producing. Even with a direct force power meter it takes some work to nail down your FTP. You're...
07-19-19, 12:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 760
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I'm not saying don't look at the numbers, I'm...

I'm not saying don't look at the numbers, I'm saying don't take them too seriously for a couple weeks, and don't do any real analysis. Actually I suggested to look at the number and get a feel for...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-19, 10:19 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 11,161
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I think so too. If ti is superior to carbon, why...

I think so too. If ti is superior to carbon, why wouldn't you use it for rims and forks?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-19, 10:16 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 605
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Proprietary motor...

Proprietary motor (https://newatlas.com/specialized-carbon-turbo-creo-sl-ebike/60658/#gallery).
07-19-19, 12:04 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 760
Posted By Seattle Forrest

:thumb: I think the best thing to do when...

:thumb:

I think the best thing to do when you get a power meter is to spend a couple weeks riding as normal and observing the numbers. You're a clever guy and extremely knowledge about cycling,...
07-18-19, 11:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 496
Posted By Seattle Forrest

REI is a great place to buy something like this. ...

REI is a great place to buy something like this.

I had an 800 for almost a decade. The only reason I don't still have it is it got stolen, with the bike. I hope you get as much use out of your...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-19, 11:44 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 11,161
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Should cyclists wave at other cyclists?

Should cyclists wave at other cyclists?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-19, 07:11 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,945
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I'm not sure which comes first. But I got waved...

I'm not sure which comes first. But I got waved down by an e cyclist on the ship canal trail (through Interlake, south of Ballard) who wanted to know the bike route to where he was going. He said...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-19, 07:05 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,945
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I have a good friend who's owned a condo right...

I have a good friend who's owned a condo right off Dexter for a couple decades. We hike together. He complains a lot about the traffic problems the bike lanes have created. I remind him that...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-19, 05:50 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,945
Posted By Seattle Forrest

But Dexter is a hill, and a block away there's a...

But Dexter is a hill, and a block away there's a flat bike lane by the lake. I mean that one's a cluster**** too if you're a roadie, but if you were a new cyclist, why would you take Dexter unless...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-19, 05:04 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,135
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Put a piece of tape on the rails to mark the...

Put a piece of tape on the rails to mark the current position before you move the saddle.

That's the second rule of DIY bike fitting. Only change one thing at a time, and mark where it used to be...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-19, 05:02 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,135
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I can hold 40 mph for half an hour. Agree that...

I can hold 40 mph for half an hour. Agree that it's not easy at all, I have to spend a couple hours riding uphill first!
Forum: Foo
07-18-19, 04:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 216
Posted By Seattle Forrest

He knows who's in charge.

He knows who's in charge.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-19, 03:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 614
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I bought my Cervelo in lease July or early...

I bought my Cervelo in lease July or early August, two years ago. Di2 for the price of mechanical. Just before the new group and frames came out.
07-18-19, 11:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 128
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Anybody in here done the Enchantments?

I'm planning to day hike the Enchantments this year. I've never won a permit in the lottery and I don't have flexibility to play the in person game.

I'm going in over Aasgard and coming out at...
Forum: Foo
07-18-19, 11:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 276
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I've been working at home since February. The...

I've been working at home since February. The cats love it.

Bear likes me to throw his treats across the room. He chases them down and pretends to kill them before eating them.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-19, 11:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 446
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Cervelo's "gravel" bike accepts 33 mm tires...

Cervelo's "gravel" bike accepts 33 mm tires without much clearance. I've had it a couple years now. When I rode it up Slate Peak - a monumental effort and seriously crappy dirt road - some people at...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-19, 10:54 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 11,161
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Titanium wheels. Ti is superior to carbon.

Titanium wheels. Ti is superior to carbon.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-19, 09:41 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 11,161
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I rode rim brakes in the slop here for many...

I rode rim brakes in the slop here for many years. Discs are for sure better, and I can have nice wheels now. To be honest I prefer disc brakes even when it's dry.

But if I had my dream bike in...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-19, 04:18 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,135
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Merrell Trail Gloves.

Merrell Trail Gloves.
07-17-19, 03:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 399
Posted By Seattle Forrest

You're getting conflicting advice because there...

You're getting conflicting advice because there isn't a one size fits all, correct approach. Most people who do both go easier with weights during the season and then switch for the winter.
...
Forum: Foo
07-17-19, 01:50 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,774
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Brawndo's got electrolytes, it's what plants...

Brawndo's got electrolytes, it's what plants crave!!

When I sweat a lot, I need to replenish my salt, outside in thirsty forever and feel kind of crappy.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-19, 01:20 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 11,161
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Sometimes pros aim their crashes to send flying...

Sometimes pros aim their crashes to send flying death rotors to take out their competition.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-19, 12:27 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 11,161
Posted By Seattle Forrest

How are you going to kill people without disc...

How are you going to kill people without disc brakes? Doesn't compute.
07-17-19, 11:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 16,198
Posted By Seattle Forrest

You're replying to a 10 year old post. :rolleyes:

You're replying to a 10 year old post. :rolleyes:
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-19, 11:12 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,690
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I created a few extra dashboards and have...

I created a few extra dashboards and have customized them heavily. I have it showing gear, goals, my calendar, reports of TSS and other things, etc.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-19, 11:08 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 11,161
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Every since we legalized marijuana, a lot of...

Every since we legalized marijuana, a lot of people look like the guy holding the frame in that picture.
Forum: Foo
07-16-19, 11:25 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,774
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Starting to get into the rock gardens. ...

Starting to get into the rock gardens.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48304721821_3fdf3cbd6d_o_d.jpg

Hidden Lake

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48304837702_c8bd6b1e1f_o_d.jpg

I...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-19, 10:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 482
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Performance Bike's house brand. Pretty sure it's...

Performance Bike's house brand. Pretty sure it's the same logo as in that link.
Forum: Foo
07-16-19, 10:13 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,287
Posted By Seattle Forrest

The real question is did Apollo 11 have a 3.5mm...

The real question is did Apollo 11 have a 3.5mm jack?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-19, 09:03 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,945
Posted By Seattle Forrest

colnago62 they upgraded Dexter since the last...

colnago62 they upgraded Dexter since the last time I rode, don't take it going south. Bike lane between the sidewalk and a line of parked cars, as you come down the hill, and tons of people standing...
07-16-19, 08:50 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,951
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Thanks. :)

Thanks. :)
Forum: Foo
07-16-19, 04:21 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,318
Posted By Seattle Forrest

My last job was making medical software. I...

My last job was making medical software.

I found a bug where an administrator could get the system to reveal a user's password. It was an edge case, but a pretty serious one. I told my boss, she...
Forum: Foo
07-16-19, 04:20 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,318
Posted By Seattle Forrest

My last job was every 90 days, and you couldn't...

My last job was every 90 days, and you couldn't reuse any of the last 3 passwords. So the ones I used were:

summer
autumn
winter
spring

After manually changing passwords when the sessions...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-19, 10:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 705
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Last-mile delivery startup wants to put robots in bike lanes

This isn't even The Onion.

REV-1 is larger than most delivery robots, which are about the size of coolers and drive on sidewalks. But itís smaller and less expensive than autonomous delivery vans...
07-15-19, 06:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 611
Posted By Seattle Forrest

5,240' of vert over 17 miles. Give or take. Just...

5,240' of vert over 17 miles. Give or take. Just one road involved.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-19, 05:20 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,690
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Of course Connect has had this for many years. ...

Of course Connect has had this for many years.

And your TSS, power curve (without a subscription!), training load, and all kinds of relevant stats without having to install a browser plugin.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-19, 05:11 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 11,161
Posted By Seattle Forrest

It's cost effective to make a ti frame, but not a...

It's cost effective to make a ti frame, but not a fork?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-19, 12:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 395
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I drove to Darrington and did about 25 miles of...

I drove to Darrington and did about 25 miles of gravel doubletrack. I planned a route ahead of time and the ele chart was flat like a waffle, not flat like a pancake. The road I planned to take was...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-19, 12:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 395
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Thanks to everyone who replied. Send line RwGPS...

Thanks to everyone who replied. Send line RwGPS is the consensus. I'll check it out (it's been a while) to be ready for next time.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-19, 11:53 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 11,161
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Fact: carbon bikes will make you crash. Think...

Fact: carbon bikes will make you crash. Think twice before you give up your teeth!
Forum: Foo
07-13-19, 10:58 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 5,832
Posted By Seattle Forrest

And last year, investigators at Quartz found that...

And last year, investigators at Quartz found that Google Android can track you using Bluetooth beacons even when you turn Bluetooth off in your phone.
Sounds like Apple is as bad, but they didn't...
Forum: Foo
07-13-19, 10:52 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 5,832
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Ask and ye shall receive: In order to track...

Ask and ye shall receive:

In order to track you or trigger an action like a coupon or message to your phone, companies need you to install an app on your phone that will recognize the beacon in...
Forum: Foo
07-13-19, 10:42 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 5,832
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I'm about halfway through. How do these beacons...

I'm about halfway through. How do these beacons work for positional accuracy (few mm claimed)? A phone can establish a BT connection with another device; it has a range of about 30 feet, and you...
Forum: Foo
07-13-19, 10:12 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 5,832
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Yes. If you can't see that there are phones with...

Yes. If you can't see that there are phones with and without CD ROMS I mean 3.5 mm jacks, and so many people are choosing ones without that it's not even cost effective to include them anymore ......
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