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Forum: Road Cycling
03-05-21, 10:06 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 831
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I'm working on a counterfeit bike forum. I'm...

I'm working on a counterfeit bike forum. I'm training a bunch of chat bots to argue about disc brakes. Sometimes I can't tell if I'm on the right one.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-05-21, 08:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 198
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Also, of you wanted an honest answer about...

Also, of you wanted an honest answer about whether to buy a new bike, you're in the wrong place. :)
Forum: Road Cycling
03-05-21, 08:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 198
Posted By Seattle Forrest

If you buy a road bike, you have a backup if you...

If you buy a road bike, you have a backup if you get some kind of mechanical issue you can't fix immediately.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-05-21, 07:15 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 831
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Yeah but things should cost the same as they did...

Yeah but things should cost the same as they did in 1964.
Forum: Foo
03-05-21, 04:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 162
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Every now and then I'm hearing this referred to...

Every now and then I'm hearing this referred to as the other "D" word. (Drought implies temporary, desertification implies very long term, indefinite. :eek:)
Forum: Road Cycling
03-05-21, 02:48 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 831
Posted By Seattle Forrest

​​​​​​No. In order to display a photograph on...

​​​​​​No. In order to display a photograph on your computer it has to be downloaded to your computer first. There are ways to make it harder but they can all be worked around. Even with all the...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-05-21, 02:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 261
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Mine have always been within 1 bpm for running...

Mine have always been within 1 bpm for running LTHR. I never tried to figure out what the number is for cycling because power works better for me.
Forum: Foo
03-05-21, 11:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 162
Posted By Seattle Forrest

wgscott have you thought about living in...

wgscott have you thought about living in Atlantis? I don't think they have fires there.
Forum: Foo
03-05-21, 01:33 AM
Replies: 4,756
Views: 406,317
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I skied North Mountain last weekend with a good...

I skied North Mountain last weekend with a good friend. Conditions were marginal down low.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51005421457_0698812428_o_d.jpg...
Forum: Foo
03-05-21, 12:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 162
Posted By Seattle Forrest

How's your rain dance?

https://droughtmonitor.unl.edu/
Forum: Road Cycling
03-04-21, 09:22 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 831
Posted By Seattle Forrest

My 70 year old mom got a call from the census...

My 70 year old mom got a call from the census bureau about the $40,000 she won in their secret lottery. They said they had tried to contact her on Facebook before calling. :lol:
Forum: Foo
03-04-21, 03:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 309
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I shot this from a kayak. The blurry colors are...

I shot this from a kayak. The blurry colors are reflections of nearby houseboats.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50994740151_be8c1e9130_o_d.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
03-04-21, 01:30 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 831
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Handlebar bag scam

I don't know how many people in here have already heard of this. I'm not posting a warning, I'm posting "hey this is really bizarre, read it when you get bored." Road cyclists don't use handlebar...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-03-21, 11:24 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 939
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Every word of this. Programmers don't get to...

Every word of this. Programmers don't get to choose how the software they make is going to function. It's like being handed a blueprint, except it's a requirements doc instead. It's a product...
Forum: Foo
03-03-21, 06:36 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 597
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I can run queries and commit to source control...

I can run queries and commit to source control from the beach. And up in the Cascades if I stay close to the highway. Latency is annoying but it encourages me to write code that's more parsimonious...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-03-21, 05:39 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 939
Posted By Seattle Forrest

​​​​​​They're the same thing. Just two different...

​​​​​​They're the same thing. Just two different views of that thing. You can get at your routes, see your power curves, check the mileage on your tires before you place an order, and look at your...
Forum: Foo
03-03-21, 03:38 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 597
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I heard someone on the radio predicting this will...

I heard someone on the radio predicting this will be permanent in my line of work. There's already a lot of competition for good people, companies won't be able to require physical attendance. I...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-03-21, 01:59 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 939
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I don't know why Connect is so maligned, it's...

I don't know why Connect is so maligned, it's pretty good.
Forum: Foo
03-02-21, 10:24 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 597
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Work from home after the pandemic

Do you think it will still be wide spread when we come out on the other side of this? Will you want to?
Forum: Road Cycling
03-02-21, 07:56 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 939
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I'd maybe warm the thing up before I changed into...

I'd maybe warm the thing up before I changed into my bike clothes, if mine was similarly possessed. It can't screw up the way it did if there isn't an update is my thinking.

Honestly I'd probably...
Forum: Foo
03-02-21, 01:28 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,718
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Stupidly Brave, Vismund, Coloradbro Rider I...

Stupidly Brave, Vismund, Coloradbro Rider
I hate voting in these contests and always want to abstain. There's a lot of talent in here and I feel like I'm short changing a lot of people every time I...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-02-21, 12:30 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 939
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Much more likely it's an unintended consequence...

Much more likely it's an unintended consequence of the many "moving parts" in the software. Between the different phones, 3rd party sensors, variable GPS etc, there are a lot of scenarios.

That...
Forum: Foo
03-01-21, 10:07 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 983
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I never took you for a quitter.

I never took you for a quitter.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-01-21, 10:01 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,376
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Power = torque vector * angular velocity aka...

Power = torque vector * angular velocity aka cadence.

Your pedals can't be wrong (about cadence) by much and still hit the +/- 2% accuracy spec. Or whatever it is for yours specifically.

...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-01-21, 12:24 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,284
Posted By Seattle Forrest

That's supposed to be automatic. But you're...

That's supposed to be automatic.

But you're supposed to pretend you love all your children bikes equally.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-01-21, 12:21 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,063
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Do you ever feel like Not Sure in Idiocracy?

Do you ever feel like Not Sure in Idiocracy?
Forum: Road Cycling
02-28-21, 02:02 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,063
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I paid less than $7,800 for a Cervelo with...

I paid less than $7,800 for a Cervelo with Ultegra Di2 and a bilateral power meter. That was before the pandemic though.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-28-21, 01:25 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,284
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I have a spare set of wheels bit only one bike. ...

I have a spare set of wheels bit only one bike. I don't want to store a second road bike and it's a very long drive to anywhere interesting to ride a MTB. Bike is in good working order but...
Forum: Foo
02-28-21, 11:10 AM
Replies: 4,756
Views: 406,317
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Kitteh!

Kitteh!
Forum: Foo
02-27-21, 12:04 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 2,829
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I've got a peak bagger friend who's been to...

I've got a peak bagger friend who's been to France and Australia but says other than keeping his wife happy he doesn't really see the point of not being in Washington.
Forum: Foo
02-26-21, 12:40 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 525
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Turtles, all the way down.

Turtles, all the way down.
Forum: Foo
02-25-21, 10:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 339
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Here's a video of avy control near the pass. ...

Here's a video of avy control near the pass.

https://m.facebook.com/WSDOT/videos/890724984835056/

The second to last photo in this trip report is jaw dropping. I've been to that exact spot...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-25-21, 01:35 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 863
Posted By Seattle Forrest

​​​​​​When I went from 23 to 28 my arm grew back...

​​​​​​When I went from 23 to 28 my arm grew back so...
Forum: Foo
02-24-21, 10:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 525
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Time is a hoax. You can't believe everything you...

Time is a hoax. You can't believe everything you see in the MSM.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-21, 03:07 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,376
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Wait a minute I'm confused. You're saying there...

Wait a minute I'm confused. You're saying there are obnoxious threads? In the 41??
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-21, 01:14 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,615
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Gravel roads are roads.

Gravel roads are roads.
Forum: Foo
02-23-21, 12:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 401
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I like the part where he apologized to the lynx...

I like the part where he apologized to the lynx while setting it free and then paid it reparations. Very Canadian.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-21, 12:03 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 5,299
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Girlfriend says she used to hear something a lot...

Girlfriend says she used to hear something a lot like that.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-22-21, 11:57 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,376
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Higher cadences. It sounds like you hit your...

Higher cadences.

It sounds like you hit your biggest numbers mashing. Try comparing 20-60 minute average power spinning vs mashing. Huge numbers for seconds is a sprint, but you've got to be in...
Forum: Foo
02-22-21, 11:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 339
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Today is going to be a bad day

https://avalanche.org/
https://nwac.us/

😳
Forum: Foo
02-21-21, 02:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 158
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I watched Weird Al's video Fat again and I'm...

I watched Weird Al's video Fat again and I'm thinking about training for an eating contest. Might be a change of pace from riding my bike over mountain passes.
Forum: Foo
02-21-21, 11:51 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 2,829
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Growing up in Connecticut we had a dirt driveway,...

Growing up in Connecticut we had a dirt driveway, we lived sightly downhill from the street. Same thing, people would try to turn around, get stuck, sometimes come for help. Home alone as kids...
Forum: Foo
02-21-21, 02:24 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 755
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Cheap beer is what runs through the pipes in...

Cheap beer is what runs through the pipes in Hondo Texas.
Forum: Foo
02-20-21, 10:03 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 2,829
Posted By Seattle Forrest

It looked like they were taking turns getting...

It looked like they were taking turns getting themselves stuck and puking each other out. It's better than watching TV. 🙂

I wish I could have got some pictures but it was snowing and raining the...
Forum: Foo
02-20-21, 08:25 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 2,829
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Today I learned "road closed" means "jeeps only."...

Today I learned "road closed" means "jeeps only."

A friend and I went to the steepest FS road either of us could think of nearby. They close it seasonally; we parked a mile away, walked over, and...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-20-21, 07:45 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,154
Posted By Seattle Forrest

As much fun as the hairy taint talk is ... know...

As much fun as the hairy taint talk is ... know that a lot of bike shops and companies have generous saddle trial and return policies because this is so personal. I could tell you what saddle I...
Forum: Foo
02-19-21, 09:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 471
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Have you ever been to Oregon?

https://youtu.be/KIC-XmyEfhI
Forum: Foo
02-19-21, 08:42 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 2,829
Posted By Seattle Forrest

https://www.inquirer.com/resizer/WVIgyhLrDU4u0f3mx...

https://www.inquirer.com/resizer/WVIgyhLrDU4u0f3mxAmoK5fC0G4=/1400x932/smart/arc-anglerfish-arc2-prod-pmn.s3.amazonaws.com/public/2WKK4MMSCVC2RA47N2LLCMMLU4.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
02-19-21, 03:30 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,063
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I really like this a lot better than not being...

I really like this a lot better than not being able to find toilet paper.

Of course I already have a carbon road bike.
Forum: Foo
02-19-21, 01:34 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 2,829
Posted By Seattle Forrest

FYI the times for driving in snow are go...

FYI the times for driving in snow are

go slow
stay away from other cars - following distance and choice of lane
stay away from the brakes and much as possible and apply them slowly when you...
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