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Forum: Foo
08-23-19, 06:29 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,062
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I agree, an apple is an apple whether we're...

I agree, an apple is an apple whether we're talking about fruit or computers, and really any kind of fruit is the same as any other. In fact, if all you're buying is food that's really just one...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-19, 05:47 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,172
Posted By Seattle Forrest

That shiny dirt, right off the factory floor, is...

That shiny dirt, right off the factory floor, is a many splendored thing. Loses its luster once it gets dirty though.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-19, 01:23 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 7,901
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Sometimes carbon and titanium are like bricks,...

Sometimes carbon and titanium are like bricks, real things that exist in the world. Sometimes they're both imaginary like dragons.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-19, 01:15 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,172
Posted By Seattle Forrest

West is west, gravel roads are roads, and riding...

West is west, gravel roads are roads, and riding a bike on a road is road cycling. People can disagree but I don't understand how.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-19, 12:22 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,172
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Wait til Carhartt starts making razors to shave...

Wait til Carhartt starts making razors to shave your legs with.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-19, 11:34 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,172
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I don't know if wearing kit and getting your...

I don't know if wearing kit and getting your macho on are compatible?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-19, 11:34 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,172
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I ride a gravel bike on and off pavement. I love...

I ride a gravel bike on and off pavement. I love in a city surrounded by paved roads, and I only have room for one bike. I take it out of town on weekends, and a lot of the best routes involve dirt...
08-22-19, 06:57 PM
08-22-19, 06:47 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,524
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I wouldn't use red rotors, it seems really...

I wouldn't use red rotors, it seems really counterproductive. Do you want to stop, or go fast?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-19, 04:35 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,574
Posted By Seattle Forrest

That must be it. I was half thinking of another...

That must be it. I was half thinking of another dirt road near Darrington, and I guess they blended together in my mind.

I tried to follow your route a couple months ago, but missed the turn from...
08-22-19, 02:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 427
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I like Nuun. Stock up when it goes on sale.

I like Nuun. Stock up when it goes on sale.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-19, 02:30 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,172
Posted By Seattle Forrest

This obviously applies here, as "gravel" has...

This obviously applies here, as "gravel" has become "a thing" in the road world. You can debate where it fits exactly (drop bar bikes being ridden on a specific type of road = road cycling, in my...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-19, 12:58 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,574
Posted By Seattle Forrest

HTupolev - What road is that? I'm looking at the...

HTupolev - What road is that? I'm looking at the picture and can't decide whether I've ridden there or not. I'm guessing not, a lot of washouts around here look similar enough to fool a person, and...
Forum: Foo
08-22-19, 12:45 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 624
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Sometimes I'll say it to someone older than I am,...

Sometimes I'll say it to someone older than I am, like if I forget to ask for cash back at the grocery store. The most frightening thing I've ever heard in my life is when they say "it gets worse."...
Forum: Foo
08-22-19, 12:17 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 964
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I use the SnowPeak ultralight one, but it needs a...

I use the SnowPeak ultralight one, but it needs a wind break.
Forum: Foo
08-22-19, 11:59 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 624
Posted By Seattle Forrest

What, who did? In my day, we listened to...

What, who did? In my day, we listened to Radiohead, and wore button up shirts without buttoning them. When we wanted internet, we had to go to a coffee shop, damnit, and phones were for talking.
Forum: Foo
08-22-19, 11:08 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,150
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I'm going back for Little Annapurna this weekend....

I'm going back for Little Annapurna this weekend.

I must be out of my ******g mind.

I'm even debating the wisdom of bringing an SLR with a landscape and a goat (135 mm f/2) lens.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-19, 10:12 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,172
Posted By Seattle Forrest

The title of the article was Scared of the...

The title of the article was

Scared of the Road, Cyclists Are Migrating to Dirt
but I didn't think that was very resplendent.
Forum: Foo
08-22-19, 10:02 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 964
Posted By Seattle Forrest

??

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Forum: Foo
08-22-19, 09:15 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 624
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Point well taken. ;). Don't push it.

Point well taken. ;). Don't push it.
Forum: Foo
08-22-19, 09:13 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 624
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I had a boss once who would put a meeting on her...

I had a boss once who would put a meeting on her calendar so people would think she was doing something, and then crawl under her desk and nap. Helps that's she was like 5'2".
Forum: Foo
08-22-19, 09:12 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,062
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Bam!

Bam!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-19, 09:09 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,574
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Infinite Bliss

Infinite Bliss
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-19, 09:08 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,172
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I had never encountered the word resplendent...

I had never encountered the word resplendent until a couple months ago at a WTA work party. You can't can that terrible thorny plant "devil's club" anymore, that's offensive, it's "resplendent maple...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-19, 12:09 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,172
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Dirt is suddenly resplendent.

Dirt is suddenly resplendent. Athlinks, the tech platform of Life Time, which owns and operates health clubs and participatory events like the Leadville, Colorado, race series, Dirty Kanza, and...
Forum: Foo
08-21-19, 10:36 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,062
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Metropolitan Market has a sign near their express...

Metropolitan Market has a sign near their express lanes saying "10 items enforced by sniper."
08-21-19, 02:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 354
Posted By Seattle Forrest

All Garmin units have an "indoor" capability...

All Garmin units have an "indoor" capability that's exactly as you describe. You don't have to use it indoors, it's called that because GPS won't work indoors so it won't even try.

Garmin and...
Forum: Foo
08-21-19, 02:45 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 964
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Here's a good alternative to cold canned food...

Here's a good alternative to cold canned food when the power goes out.

https://addstore.guphotos.com/i/w?u=/images/H/H11756/H11756-1-0019-FLat.jpg
Forum: Foo
08-21-19, 02:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 281
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I have a cat named Bear, he likes iced cream. I...

I have a cat named Bear, he likes iced cream. I turned my back on a bagel the other day and found him licking the cream cheese out of the middle, he gave me a look like "this is good, you have any...
Forum: Foo
08-21-19, 01:32 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 624
Posted By Seattle Forrest

The upside of aging

Any mistake you could possibly make at work (and in many other contexts), you can just say "oh, man, I never did dumb stuff like that before I turned 40" and all is forgiven, plus everybody gets a...
Forum: Foo
08-21-19, 01:08 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 964
Posted By Seattle Forrest

That's a problem early adopters are facing too,...

That's a problem early adopters are facing too, but for different reasons.

Over-eager smart ovens are turning themselves on overnight...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-19, 12:09 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 6,548
Posted By Seattle Forrest

https://africacheck.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/08...

https://africacheck.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/08/Someone-is-wrong-on-internet.png
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-19, 12:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 335
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I get about 600 to 700 miles to a charge. I...

I get about 600 to 700 miles to a charge.

I use my Garmin to get the approximate battery %.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-19, 11:26 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 6,548
Posted By Seattle Forrest

By the way, if you get this worked up every time...

By the way, if you get this worked up every time somebody has an opinion you don't like, life must be really hard for you.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-19, 11:25 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 6,548
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Ok, the seatbelt was only cut halfway, it might...

Ok, the seatbelt was only cut halfway, it might still work like your brakes in the rain.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-19, 11:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 719
Posted By Seattle Forrest

This has been my experience, too. Sometimes I...

This has been my experience, too. Sometimes I wouldn't even use the word allow, they're just crawling because they don't want to ding their car.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-19, 11:06 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 6,548
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Have you ever heard of an analogy? Wait, is...

Have you ever heard of an analogy?

Wait, is that a "legitimate" question? :lol: :roflmao2:
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-19, 10:57 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 6,548
Posted By Seattle Forrest

You're telling me I'm not allowed to feel like a...

You're telling me I'm not allowed to feel like a safety device is worth 400 of my dollars? :wtf:

Of course it's not the same, you could have figured that out when I mentioned my car. If it was...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-19, 10:42 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 6,548
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I look at it this way: nobody knows the future. ...

I look at it this way: nobody knows the future. I feel like I don't really need a seatbelt for the kind of driving I do, I'm not a maniac. But if my seatbelt got cut somehow, I would spend $400 to...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-19, 10:26 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 5,365
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I haven't drank Starbucks in years. I also...

I haven't drank Starbucks in years.

I also don't need to troll people for having common sense to feel better about myself. :innocent:
Forum: Foo
08-21-19, 10:13 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,097
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I made plans to climb one of the higher local...

I made plans to climb one of the higher local mountains with a guy who has a reputation as a badass. Offered to carry all stuff to get me to the top. Plan is to sleep next to the car, get up at 3...
Forum: Foo
08-21-19, 09:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 281
Posted By Seattle Forrest

https://dougcouvillion.files.wordpress.com/2012/07...

https://dougcouvillion.files.wordpress.com/2012/07/dscn2577.jpg
Forum: Foo
08-21-19, 09:25 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 654
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Will it still be 100* when you get back in 2...

Will it still be 100* when you get back in 2 months? I'll be hiking in snow.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-19, 09:22 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,790
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I have wide feet (giggidy) and Shimano fits me...

I have wide feet (giggidy) and Shimano fits me well.
08-21-19, 01:16 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,121
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Reported. :notamused:

Reported. :notamused:
08-21-19, 01:16 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,121
Posted By Seattle Forrest

How was it decided that comfort = lack of...

How was it decided that comfort = lack of vibration?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-20-19, 11:17 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 5,365
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I know, right? I'm my day, we went months...

I know, right? I'm my day, we went months without water.
08-20-19, 08:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 339
Posted By Seattle Forrest

REI has a much better return policy, gives you...

REI has a much better return policy, gives you 10% back in the spring, and is just a better company on every level though.
Forum: Foo
08-20-19, 07:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 764
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Don't you people be coveting my water! ...

Don't you people be coveting my water!

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48101317741_cce159718a_o_d.jpg
08-20-19, 07:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 339
Posted By Seattle Forrest

SPOT gen 3 on sale at REI, half price

From what I've heard, most people are happier with alternatives, like the Garmin etc. But if you're in the market, half price is better than full.
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