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Forum: Road Cycling
02-20-20, 02:40 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 626
Posted By Seattle Forrest

For what it's worth, people were using carbon...

For what it's worth, people were using carbon rims long before disc brake road bikes were available. Carbon rims are more common now for a lot of reasons, one is that a lot of people didn't want to...
02-20-20, 02:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 111
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I love my Fenix 6X. Won't go back to an Edge.

I love my Fenix 6X. Won't go back to an Edge.
02-20-20, 01:47 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,388
Posted By Seattle Forrest

What we're saying about weight being controlled...

What we're saying about weight being controlled by how much you eat doesn't negate anything about insulin resistance or diabetes, any more than riding a bike negates the germ theory of disease.

If...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-20-20, 12:20 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 626
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Disc brakes are now the default on road bikes – and no one cares

Disc brakes are now the default on road bikes – and no one cares
Pure climbers are winning on disc brake bikes and no one cares, so has the argument been settled?

Last weekend, Nairo Quintana...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-20-20, 12:17 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 791
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I used to have a CX back in the day. I rode it...

I used to have a CX back in the day. I rode it exactly the same way as I ride my gravel bike now. The gravel bike is more comfortable and handles better.
Forum: Foo
02-19-20, 11:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 353
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Have to dig a hole in the ground for that.

Have to dig a hole in the ground for that.
Forum: Foo
02-19-20, 11:51 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 353
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I go backpacking. Which is to say I walk miles,...

I go backpacking. Which is to say I walk miles, sometimes tens of miles, with my shelter and days of food on my back. Then I pour boiling water (from the creek) into a bag of freezer dried gruel,...
02-19-20, 08:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 501
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I don't know that I was sane to begin with, but...

I don't know that I was sane to begin with, but the sun came out, it's 35 degrees now that sunset is over, and I'm sitting outdoors looking at the cloudless night sky. That's probably a no. :eek:
02-19-20, 03:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 70
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Thanks for posting this! 🙂 I would have...

Thanks for posting this! 🙂

I would have said 20, but you beat me to it. I'd say the entire highway, end to end, but you've already picked the best part.

532 up Mount Baker for sure. The...
02-18-20, 10:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 131
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Gimmick. Edit to add: they're good for...

Gimmick.

Edit to add: they're good for scaring children who've seen Hannibal Lecter movies though.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-18-20, 10:38 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,977
Posted By Seattle Forrest

This is a very good idea because toes are...

This is a very good idea because toes are rotating weight.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-18-20, 10:37 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,977
Posted By Seattle Forrest

​​​​​​Oh man. Ten thousand dollars doesn't even...

​​​​​​Oh man. Ten thousand dollars doesn't even buy a top of the line bike anymore.
02-18-20, 08:07 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,388
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Most people hear the word vegan, and they think...

Most people hear the word vegan, and they think of an emaciated waif who just left a concentration camp. What do vegans eat? Carbs. 🤯
​​​​​​
​​​​​​There's no type of food that's fattening or...
02-18-20, 07:59 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,388
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Lol wut

Lol wut
02-18-20, 07:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 196
Posted By Seattle Forrest

It's in the elevation chart. It shows the up and...

It's in the elevation chart. It shows the up and down, and the steepness either over time or distance.

For planning, CalTopo is nice because it has terrain shading.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-18-20, 06:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 593
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I find them a little less comfortable than a more...

I find them a little less comfortable than a more traditional (round) bar, but I'm rarely in the tops anyway so it doesn't matter. They look cool.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-18-20, 05:42 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,403
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I can get behind that. It's when people call a...

I can get behind that. It's when people call a dirt road with no rocks at all gravel that I have to scratch my head.
Forum: Foo
02-18-20, 04:10 PM
Replies: 4,132
Views: 328,227
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Any idea why some of the rocks are reddish while...

Any idea why some of the rocks are reddish while most are blue?
Forum: Road Cycling
02-18-20, 04:08 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,616
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I haven't been on the bike since August because...

I haven't been on the bike since August because of an injury. All of a sudden we have perfect weather so I had to take advantage. I also just moved across town, and didn't know which box my charger...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-18-20, 01:54 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,616
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Has anybody's charger ever crapped out? My...

Has anybody's charger ever crapped out? My Android charging cables always have a limited lifespan. I use them a lot more, so it makes sense, but... I plan to keep the bike a very long time and I'm...
Forum: Foo
02-18-20, 01:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 74
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Das Rad (the rocks)

https://youtu.be/HOPwXNFU7oU
02-18-20, 12:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 452
Posted By Seattle Forrest

treebound I have this one:...

treebound I have this one: https://www.arcteryx.com/us/en/shop/calvus-cap

The logo (and name Arc'teryx) is why people call this company "dead bird."
...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-18-20, 12:31 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,403
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Funny thing is I usually think of riding (or...

Funny thing is I usually think of riding (or hiking) through the woods as the chore I have to do to get to the good stuff. We have a lot of trees, and not a lot of sunlight, so that pretty much sets...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-18-20, 12:28 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,403
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I think it's a little unhelpful that we refer to...

I think it's a little unhelpful that we refer to anything that isn't pavement as "gravel." I hate riding on actual gravel - pea sized rocks, bunch of them, especially when it's deep. We have a lot...
Forum: Foo
02-17-20, 11:35 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 877
Posted By Seattle Forrest

This was a great article.

This was a great article.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-17-20, 11:28 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 132
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Sounds like a tough race

At another village in northern Botswana called Sinete the role of the bike in the country’s past is celebrated in the form of a competition dubbed Dengenzela Bicycle Race. In this annual contest,...
Forum: Foo
02-17-20, 10:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 146
Posted By Seattle Forrest

AI and early diagnoses

Interesting article on BBC. They don't make clear how much of this is actually possible/production-ready now vs a promising idea, but it points to a rosy future. Or if you really hate progress, a...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-17-20, 02:53 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,776
Posted By Seattle Forrest

It's pretty obvious OBoile isn't the one who...

It's pretty obvious OBoile isn't the one who doesn't get it. You appear to think he's urging everybody to go get burned until they develop cancer. He's suggesting people shouldn't and the sun...
Forum: Foo
02-16-20, 09:21 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 877
Posted By Seattle Forrest

You need a "speed limit enforced by sniper"...

You need a "speed limit enforced by sniper" sign.
Forum: Foo
02-16-20, 08:47 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 462
Posted By Seattle Forrest

How tall are you? Forester and Outback rear...

How tall are you? Forester and Outback rear seats fold down, people sleep in the backs.
02-16-20, 08:43 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 3,915
Posted By Seattle Forrest

​​​​​​He was charged with fleeing and resisting...

​​​​​​He was charged with fleeing and resisting arrest. They won't hold up, but the officer changed him with a felony.
02-16-20, 06:45 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,388
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Don't do crunches, they're bad for your spine.

Don't do crunches, they're bad for your spine.
Forum: Foo
02-16-20, 03:04 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 708
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I like the way you think.

I like the way you think.
Forum: Foo
02-16-20, 03:03 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 708
Posted By Seattle Forrest

How are you feeling today?

How are you feeling today?
02-16-20, 12:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 912
Posted By Seattle Forrest

You should all ride the North Cascades Highway. ...

You should all ride the North Cascades Highway.

https://youtu.be/cEHNNmwKE9Y
Forum: Foo
02-16-20, 11:45 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,655
Posted By Seattle Forrest

The first white people to come through the...

The first white people to come through the Columbia River Gorge knew about Rainier from Vancouver's sea trip. They didn't know about Adams, and thought they were looking at Rainier. It's not hard...
Forum: Foo
02-16-20, 11:42 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,655
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Nondes Indyfabs Machka

Nondes
Indyfabs
Machka
02-16-20, 12:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 376
Posted By Seattle Forrest

The last time I rode Washington Pass my barometer...

The last time I rode Washington Pass my barometer watch had a total error of about 25 feet (vs USGS topos) out of more than 3,400. This is pretty typical except when the pressure changes either due...
Forum: Foo
02-15-20, 09:55 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 708
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I just found out my 70 year old mom loves Rage...

I just found out my 70 year old mom loves Rage Against the Machine! 🤯

Enjoy the Sabbath, watch out for faeries with boots.
02-15-20, 09:41 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 3,915
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I'm surprised this got moved to A&S and not P&R. ...

I'm surprised this got moved to A&S and not P&R. It seems like the central issue here is police overreach.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-15-20, 09:37 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,243
Posted By Seattle Forrest

My understanding - correct me if I'm wrong - is...

My understanding - correct me if I'm wrong - is it's for nerve pain. I know when discs go they often impinge nerves. I agree that no medicine is good for everything. But it sounds like this could...
Forum: Foo
02-14-20, 11:24 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 708
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Some dentists and endodontists have a 24 hour...

Some dentists and endodontists have a 24 hour emergency number. All they'll do is give you opiates, but it's not like that can make it worse. See if yours does.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-14-20, 12:15 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,616
Posted By Seattle Forrest

My god, you're right! My phone, Bluetooth...

My god, you're right! My phone, Bluetooth speaker, and lights all use the same charging cable, but they each came with one. Obviously Big Charger is strong arming Samsung, Garmin, and all the rest...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-14-20, 12:11 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,616
Posted By Seattle Forrest

How much does it cost to buy a complete DA group?...

How much does it cost to buy a complete DA group? How much does it cost to buy each of those parts individually? When the charger is bundled with the group it's part of, it's a fraction of what it...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-13-20, 10:49 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,616
Posted By Seattle Forrest

The charger is part of the group set.

The charger is part of the group set.
02-13-20, 01:50 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,388
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Probably typed on a phone. Once you go with a...

Probably typed on a phone. Once you go with a spelling, it gets added to the dictionary and your device will suggest it in the future.
Forum: Foo
02-13-20, 11:59 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 877
Posted By Seattle Forrest

In a serious emergency, I don't think somebody is...

In a serious emergency, I don't think somebody is going to come unlock all the bollards.

I mean here in the city the roads will gridlock too, but there are so many of them you'd have a chance if...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-13-20, 11:41 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,776
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Yeah. I was making a joke about Seattle's...

Yeah. I was making a joke about Seattle's terrible weather. It's rained 38 of the last 40 days. It's depressing.

I have some base layers that are comfortable even in heat and when I'm sweaty. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-13-20, 01:45 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,776
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I use the permacloud for sun block. We usually...

I use the permacloud for sun block. We usually get a day in the summer with sunshine, it didn't happen last year, but I'm hopeful we could get a few hours in 2020 or 2021.
Forum: Foo
02-13-20, 12:53 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 877
Posted By Seattle Forrest

The fire code thing is real. Look what happened...

The fire code thing is real. Look what happened in Paradise CA.
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