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08-13-20, 05:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 162
Posted By noisebeam

CDC recommends double layer tight woven cotton ...

CDC recommends double layer tight woven cotton
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prevent-getting-sick/how-to-make-cloth-face-covering.html
Forum: Commuting
08-13-20, 04:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 251
Posted By noisebeam

My sense of purpose is to get to work and back...

My sense of purpose is to get to work and back before my 8am meeting.
Forum: Foo
08-13-20, 09:50 AM
Replies: 4,437
Views: 367,691
Posted By noisebeam

There are some great images of the train...

There are some great images of the train derailment from AZRepubic:...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-20, 05:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 492
Posted By noisebeam

Tribulus terrestris grows in my front yard. When...

Tribulus terrestris grows in my front yard. When the pods are dry I harvest them and keep in film canister which I carry in my jersey.
08-12-20, 02:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 575
Posted By noisebeam

That is actually one of the great advantages of a...

That is actually one of the great advantages of a mirror is that drivers do not know you are looking back and react to you when you don't want them to.

For example without a mirror you may not...
08-12-20, 02:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 575
Posted By noisebeam

I have used this Blackburn Road mirror design for...

I have used this Blackburn Road mirror design for over a decade. It allows a curb to curb view behind of a 6 lane road. The only blind spot is on my right side. It works in drops hoods and bars.
...
08-12-20, 01:29 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 8,960
Posted By noisebeam

Some are very proud of that feature. I suspect...

Some are very proud of that feature. I suspect this is one of those annoying (drivers) to avoid
...
Forum: Foo
08-12-20, 01:17 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,560
Posted By noisebeam

https://www.horticultureunlimited.com/plant-guide/...

https://www.horticultureunlimited.com/plant-guide/woolly-butterfly-bush/
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-20, 07:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 492
Posted By noisebeam

There are a lot of goatheads here I hear, but...

There are a lot of goatheads here I hear, but never on the road. Passing cars blow them toward the curb.
Forum: Commuting
08-11-20, 07:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 251
Posted By noisebeam

Every morning I ride to work and back. Not...

Every morning I ride to work and back. Not missing anything..
Forum: Foo
08-10-20, 07:34 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,309
Posted By noisebeam

Phoenix breaks record for days at 110 degrees or...

Phoenix breaks record for days at 110 degrees or over (https://www.azcentral.com/story/news/local/phoenix-weather/2020/08/09/phoenix-track-break-record-most-days-110-degrees-over/3331321001/)

34...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-20, 02:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 787
Posted By noisebeam

It rains in the winter (cold showers) and fall...

It rains in the winter (cold showers) and fall (hot monsoon thunderstorms) and I have had many rainy rides including a couple of centuries- one of the reasons I tried salmon kool stops. Many years...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-20, 01:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 787
Posted By noisebeam

This is 108F+ ambient in the shade. Add in full...

This is 108F+ ambient in the shade. Add in full direct sun and radiant heat from 160F blacktop, plus braking heat. They get real squishy and slick, worse than a regular pad in rain. This is all my...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-20, 12:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 787
Posted By noisebeam

Note that kool stop salmon stop working when it...

Note that kool stop salmon stop working when it is over ~108F.
The black compound ones don't have that problem.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-20, 08:10 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 5,055
Posted By noisebeam

I'd be happy with a little rain. Please. We...

I'd be happy with a little rain. Please.

We do have our cold spot in AZ where is it in the low 50's high 40s' (https://www.mountain-forecast.com/peaks/Humphreys-Peak/forecasts/3851)
08-03-20, 02:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 106
Posted By noisebeam

I see shims from 25.x to 27.x and 27.x to 31.x,...

I see shims from 25.x to 27.x and 27.x to 31.x, but not from 25.3 to 31.6
08-03-20, 02:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 106
Posted By noisebeam

Yeah it is 0mm offset currently. I may get a...

Yeah it is 0mm offset currently. I may get a cheap Al one for now to hold me over. Except for the Carbon $200 one, nothing in stock locally at the four shops I've called and only the cheap Al ones...
08-03-20, 01:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 106
Posted By noisebeam

Need 31.6m seatpost

I have a 2011 Canondale SuperSix with 31.6mm seatpost I need to replace ASAP since the saddle clamp bolt sheared during this morning's ride and I am not sure if the bolt bit remaining is extractable....
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-20, 11:02 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 5,055
Posted By noisebeam

It sure has been a hot & dry July. The night...

It sure has been a hot & dry July. The night temps have also not dipped below 90F for 19 days straight until this Sunday night. Yesterday it cooled a bit and was a bit overcast with Cali fire smoke...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-20, 07:16 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 5,055
Posted By noisebeam

I've done the reverse and never again. When I...

I've done the reverse and never again. When I tried a base-layer under my jersey in hot dry full sun I stopped not even 1/3rd of the way into the ride to take the base layer off and it was...
Forum: Foo
08-01-20, 07:51 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,560
Posted By noisebeam

Why would you even want to beat the rain on a hot...

Why would you even want to beat the rain on a hot day? (unless potentially dangerous thunderstorm)

During monsoon season my family often hopes for mid hike downpour.
07-31-20, 07:40 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,541
Posted By noisebeam

I went to Nova Scotia when I was 2. Spent time on...

I went to Nova Scotia when I was 2. Spent time on a beach with gigantic pebbles.
07-31-20, 05:34 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,541
Posted By noisebeam

Four seasons in low desert AZ: Spring:...

Four seasons in low desert AZ:

Spring: Feb-March
Summer: April-Sept
Fall: Oct-Nov.
Winter: Dec-Jan
Forum: Foo
07-31-20, 02:09 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,560
Posted By noisebeam

It does amaze me sometimes how our peripheral...

It does amaze me sometimes how our peripheral vision and/or direct vision and subconscious memory allow for this. I've hiked on rough rocky trails with step off/ons etc. even while holding camera...
07-31-20, 01:37 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 3,978
Posted By noisebeam

If she doesn't want to go I will. ;)

If she doesn't want to go I will. ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-20, 12:56 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 5,055
Posted By noisebeam

Correct, but the double layer doesn't help with...

Correct, but the double layer doesn't help with evaporation. It just feels hotter. I've done this 110F+ ride in full sun hundreds of times and experimented with varied strategies.

That is why I...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-20, 12:25 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 5,055
Posted By noisebeam

For me a thin base layer makes things worse in...

For me a thin base layer makes things worse in the desert. Best is tight fitting single layer. Every drop of water facing wind evaporates immediately and the main issue is body sweat rate can not...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-20, 12:12 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,749
Posted By noisebeam

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/611x164/img_8746_7f886ea6ba720cbe47e1cef45e36b4ad2319cb3f.jpg
07-31-20, 11:25 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 3,978
Posted By noisebeam

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1280x720/ewscripps_brightspotcdn_com_710d9955c91bf01faff6fd3407f2db12163db5d8.jpg
Forum: Foo
07-31-20, 10:16 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,309
Posted By noisebeam

That is the highest peak in AZ. 12,633 ft ...

That is the highest peak in AZ. 12,633 ft

Southern AZ is known for it's Sky Islands (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sky_island). Isolated peaks or ranges that rise thousands of feet from the desert...
Forum: Foo
07-31-20, 07:44 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,309
Posted By noisebeam

At 118 degrees, Phoenix breaks daily record set...

At 118 degrees, Phoenix breaks daily record set in 1934 (https://www.azcentral.com/story/news/local/phoenix-weather/2020/07/30/record-breaking-temperatures-and-heat-forecast-phoenix-area/5544421002/)
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-20, 08:17 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,749
Posted By noisebeam

I get emails telling me I got one, emails telling...

I get emails telling me I got one, emails telling me I lost one, emails telling me I could get one with X more rides and emails telling me generically about it.
In my mobile feed I get banners...
Forum: Foo
07-30-20, 07:12 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,560
Posted By noisebeam

That is not nice posting pictures like that.

That is not nice posting pictures like that.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-20, 07:09 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,135
Posted By noisebeam

Because I have other things in life I enjoy as...

Because I have other things in life I enjoy as well.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-20, 07:07 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,749
Posted By noisebeam

Is anyone else finding the ongoing local legend...

Is anyone else finding the ongoing local legend push to be annoying? Emails, banners in the feed, large laurel leaf on activities when someone gets one. It really needs an opt out not just from...
Forum: Foo
07-30-20, 03:41 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,560
Posted By noisebeam

yeah, hiking is an weight bearing activity which...

yeah, hiking is an weight bearing activity which is an important compliment to cycling especially if you also use your arms for climbing/scrambling.
07-30-20, 03:12 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 4,132
Posted By noisebeam

If you want open source this is for you jack:...

If you want open source this is for you jack: https://radvac.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/White-Paper-SARS-CoV-2-vaccine-ver-2-3-2.pdf
07-30-20, 11:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 513
Posted By noisebeam

Mike is your friend. Nice. Solis is my wife's...

Mike is your friend. Nice. Solis is my wife's favorite IPA
Forum: Foo
07-30-20, 10:38 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,560
Posted By noisebeam

I also carry a synthetic fill puffy on day hikes...

I also carry a synthetic fill puffy on day hikes when night temps are below low 70s.

I have not yet fallen while hiking on dry ground. I have fallen a few times hiking on the slippery creek rocks...
Forum: Foo
07-30-20, 08:09 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 913
Posted By noisebeam

I used TRS-80 as a kid, but it was not mine. My...

I used TRS-80 as a kid, but it was not mine. My own first computer was a C64 as well. My dad would give me rides to the nearest Radio Shack and I bought things like photo sensors, voice synth chips...
Forum: Foo
07-29-20, 08:35 PM
Replies: 4,437
Views: 367,691
Posted By noisebeam

It's a trap!

It's a trap!
Forum: Foo
07-29-20, 02:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 343
Posted By noisebeam

I know the feeling. I stumbled into an...

I know the feeling. I stumbled into an unfamiliar world expecting the familiar. These must be for setting up camp for many days at a time.

But what about cooking and attracting animals? Is a...
Forum: Foo
07-28-20, 03:30 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,309
Posted By noisebeam

There is a small part of AZ ...

There is a small part of AZ (https://www.mountain-forecast.com/peaks/Humphreys-Peak/forecasts/3851)where the high is 54 today and it will drop to 50 overnight.
I have been there a few times, good...
Forum: Foo
07-28-20, 10:23 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,309
Posted By noisebeam

Recently back from a 30mi ride this morning. Left...

Recently back from a 30mi ride this morning. Left at 7:30am 92F (93F HI), end of ride was 101F (104F HI). Overall pleasant with the low sun and self made breeze.
07-28-20, 07:50 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,916
Posted By noisebeam

Hopefully you two are doing more than just...

Hopefully you two are doing more than just watching and doing some reading as well. I have not watched any coverage which is perhaps the difference. What are you watching anyway that gives such a...
Forum: Foo
07-27-20, 06:23 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,309
Posted By noisebeam

113F Today. Will get warmer before it cools down...

113F Today. Will get warmer before it cools down again...
https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1161x238/capture_0dd042fbce142098412667ba7cd512413b6c0940.jpg
Forum: Foo
07-27-20, 04:06 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,560
Posted By noisebeam

I bet you have never done a backpacking trip...

I bet you have never done a backpacking trip where the only clothing you had was a bathing suit, t-shirt and one dry underwear in pack for sleeping in. ;)

Oh, and socks so the river sand doesn't...
Forum: Foo
07-27-20, 03:44 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,560
Posted By noisebeam

Three in our party. Given we each had some left...

Three in our party. Given we each had some left back at the car we ended up using ~13L total for the two days including cooking and coffee. I encouraged everyone to drink a lot in the first half of...
Forum: Foo
07-27-20, 03:31 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,560
Posted By noisebeam

My wife has the exact same daypack. For day hikes...

My wife has the exact same daypack. For day hikes I use an REI Flash 22 which has no structure, but is lightweight and sometimes I pack it inside my overnight pack. I can carry three liters in the...
Forum: Foo
07-27-20, 03:05 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,560
Posted By noisebeam

Speaking of water I carried 'too much' again - in...

Speaking of water I carried 'too much' again - in quotes as I was aware of what I was doing.

Obviously water can be filtered at any time along this above hike in the creek and we each had a Sawyer...
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