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Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-20, 09:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 112
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I'll try them.

I'll try them.
Forum: Foo
08-05-20, 11:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 108
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: 316
Views: 13,099
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: 316
Views: 13,099
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: 34
Views: 486
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: 34
Views: 486
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: 625
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: 56
Views: 1,057
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: 56
Views: 1,057
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: 316
Views: 13,099
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: 316
Views: 13,099
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: 316
Views: 13,099
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: 26
Views: 1,462
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: 56
Views: 1,057
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: 56
Views: 1,057
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: 56
Views: 1,057
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: 56
Views: 1,057
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: 11
Views: 518
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: 4,617
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: 56
Views: 1,057
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: 56
Views: 1,057
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: 78,056
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: 56
Views: 1,057
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: 56
Views: 1,057
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: 11
Views: 518
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: 4,617
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: 1,998
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: 4,617
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: 56
Views: 1,057
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: 1,998
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: 3,824
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: 4,617
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: 4,617
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: 4,617
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: 56
Views: 1,057
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: 4,281
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: 4,617
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: 4,617
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...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-20, 12:08 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 4,617
Posted By Seattle Forrest

When it's hot here, it's usually because we have...

When it's hot here, it's usually because we have wind blowing in from east of the Cascades where it's pretty arid. So our hot days are dry ones where our sweat does the job it evolved for, cooling...
07-30-20, 11:42 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 3,824
Posted By Seattle Forrest

We didn't enforce curfews during the riots...

We didn't enforce curfews during the riots either. Seattle has a very hands off approach for the most part. We say you must wear a mask, require "mask required" signs at stores, and then we rely on...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-20, 10:47 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 4,281
Posted By Seattle Forrest

For what it's worth robbyville and jimincalif the...

For what it's worth robbyville and jimincalif the app is working for me. I just synced my sleep and HR data. Using Android. The "thanks for your patience" message is gone, like everything is back...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-20, 11:03 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 4,617
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Opinions are split something like 50/50 among the...

Opinions are split something like 50/50 among the people I've talked to about this. Including a lot of hikers and climbers.

I have a few base layers with high tech yarns that spread moisture out...
Forum: Foo
07-29-20, 10:37 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,057
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Thanks for posting this. I need a new day pack,...

Thanks for posting this. I need a new day pack, mine is wearing out. I've had my eye on one with no frame or structure. Glad to hear it's working for you, I wasn't really sure about it.

When I...
Forum: Foo
07-29-20, 10:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 245
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I have the 15 oz Xtherm. I love it for its...

I have the 15 oz Xtherm. I love it for its weight, especially because the insulation lets me carry less to sleep in, more weight savings. Really appreciate that. I've got 4? years of use out of...
07-29-20, 10:16 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 3,824
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Hondo Gravel can't make everybody wear masks and...

Hondo Gravel can't make everybody wear masks and wash their hands and stay home. Neither can anybody else here. And the really ****ty thing is many of us making sacrifices to be safe and take...
07-29-20, 10:10 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 3,824
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I'm a white male in my early 40s, and...

I'm a white male in my early 40s, and unfortunately I've noticed the same thing. I didn't get a memo about it or anything. A friend of mine a few cities away noticed the same pattern.

We're also...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-20, 12:25 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 4,281
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Garmin is notoriously tight lipped. They issued...

Garmin is notoriously tight lipped. They issued a statement saying they didn't directly pay the group.

An article I read suggested the money may have been paid by their insurance. That idea...
07-29-20, 12:16 PM
07-29-20, 12:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 556
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Big frat groups of 50+ at Golden gardens playin'...

Big frat groups of 50+ at Golden gardens playin' beer pong, spitting beer on each other, shouting, rolling in the sand coughing.
Forum: Foo
07-29-20, 12:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 245
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I'm a backpacker so the tent and stove...

I'm a backpacker so the tent and stove recommendations I can make are of no use to you.

But I'd look into replacing that mat with an insulated inflatable one. With as high an R value was...
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