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Forum: Road Cycling
06-13-19, 10:11 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,946
Posted By Seattle Forrest

The point of doing it that way is to leave your...

The point of doing it that way is to leave your phone's GPS off while you ride since you're running one anyway. To save your phone's battery.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-19, 11:31 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,535
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Personally I would not. Unless I really...

Personally I would not.

Unless I really wanted them.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-19, 11:07 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,702
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Technically the Di2 as well, but realistically...

Technically the Di2 as well, but realistically you're not going to.

Are you on disc or rim brakes? If you drop $$$ you'll be married to the type of brake. How wide are the rims you're considering?...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-09-19, 11:34 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 23,585
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Great name for a brake rotor.

Great name for a brake rotor.
Forum: Foo
06-09-19, 11:56 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,551
Posted By Seattle Forrest

This forum is well sooted for a discussion like...

This forum is well sooted for a discussion like this.
Forum: Foo
06-07-19, 10:58 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,551
Posted By Seattle Forrest

The Case for Killing the Campfire

I know this is just asking for a flame war, but I'm going to carry the torch on this important issue.

The Case for Killing the Campfire...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-06-19, 10:22 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,495
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I do, on weekends. The scenery is much better. ...

I do, on weekends. The scenery is much better.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/40819731233_cb033642c7_o_d.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
06-06-19, 11:21 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,254
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Me either. Why would people want inferior...

Me either. Why would people want inferior brakes? Lag time in the rain for something you'll need in an emergency, no thanks.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-05-19, 07:14 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 23,585
Posted By Seattle Forrest

You don't use carbon forks because somebody broke...

You don't use carbon forks because somebody broke an aluminum fork on the internet? :foo:

This thread is like the tin foil hat club.
Forum: Foo
06-05-19, 01:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 982
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Sorry for replying too many times in your thread....

Sorry for replying too many times in your thread.

We've talked about your garden before, you've shared pictures, it's awesome. If my memory half works now than I'm 41, you get a lot of bird and...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-05-19, 11:30 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 11,150
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I have a jersey that's the same color as one of...

I have a jersey that's the same color as one of my favorite glacial lakes, and it makes me happy. Not exactly easy to Google for a jersey the color of Kool Aid Lake, but I saw one and grabbed it.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-19, 05:52 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 11,150
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Cool pic, nice looking kit. But I'm posting to...

Cool pic, nice looking kit. But I'm posting to agree with the bold. It's real obvious driving home from a ride on a hot day.
Forum: Foo
05-31-19, 10:14 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 3,811
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I know a guy who never went hiking, and suffers...

I know a guy who never went hiking, and suffers from diabetes. To me, it's just not worth the risk.

Couch potatoes cost our health care system too much. No one should ever neglect to go hiking...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-30-19, 11:01 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,789
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I felt like a single sided PM was too much to...

I felt like a single sided PM was too much to spend to still not know my power. I don't stray too far from 50/50, but it varies from moment to moment. If I'm doing 45/55, a left only meter will be...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-19, 11:48 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,789
Posted By Seattle Forrest

PowerTap hub.

PowerTap hub.
Forum: Foo
05-29-19, 10:35 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 3,811
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Something like 99% of rescued hikers (here) are...

Something like 99% of rescued hikers (here) are hypothermic when found. Regardless of what they were originally being rescued for. Get lost, don't freeze to death; break your leg, don't freeze to...
Forum: Foo
05-29-19, 12:09 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,124
Posted By Seattle Forrest

TV is like the 3.5mm jack, I'm surprised anyone...

TV is like the 3.5mm jack, I'm surprised anyone still uses it.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-28-19, 03:23 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 11,150
Posted By Seattle Forrest

The neck on my Castelli jerseys is so much more...

The neck on my Castelli jerseys is so much more comfortable than on my cheap ones. The cheap ones, either I leave the last bit unzipped and give up 10w, or I constrict my breathing and give up 30.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-28-19, 03:19 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 11,150
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Sure it does. Nice bikes are better than Walmart...

Sure it does. Nice bikes are better than Walmart bikes. Nice jerseys are better than cheap ones.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-19, 08:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,238
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Horse people ended my walk of shame

I drove my bike to the Chamonix of the NW with a plan to ride a maze of dirt roads to a hiking trail I want to do, and see where it's closed (by snow). Can't find anything online, and it's a...
05-26-19, 10:40 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,192
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Your entire post was a commercial for fasting,...

Your entire post was a commercial for fasting, which you claim has vague health properties.

That doesn't help me understand what thought process takes a person from "it's important to get whole...
05-25-19, 12:56 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,192
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Cutting all sugars out of your diet and eating...

Cutting all sugars out of your diet and eating none of any kind seems much more harmful than eating a balanced diet, even one including refined table sugar. But any reasonable person who is changing...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-19, 12:13 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,640
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I've been buying octagonal wheels, like a stop...

I've been buying octagonal wheels, like a stop sign, but I tried a pair of round ones and oh my god this is such a huge step forward! Looks like you're using circular wheels, too. They're awesome!
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-19, 10:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 873
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Built a wormhole and went back to a time when the...

Built a wormhole and went back to a time when the bike wasn't cracked. Lasted until it cracked again.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-19, 04:35 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,032
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Damnit this is the internet you're supposed to...

Damnit this is the internet you're supposed to argue! :beer:
05-23-19, 12:24 PM
Forum: Foo
05-23-19, 12:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 867
Posted By Seattle Forrest

"Gearsplaining"

You've all heard of "mansplaining," this is the sports version.

Recently, an old friend of mine took an evening walk on a quiet road near his home in the Southwest. He was carrying a camping...
05-22-19, 06:38 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,192
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Preventable Cancer Burden Associated with Poor Diet in the United States

CNN article:
https://www.cnn.com/2019/05/22/health/diet-cancer-risk-study/index.html

JNCI Article:...
Forum: Foo
05-22-19, 11:19 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,886
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I've heard they have good Nordic skiing, so the...

I've heard they have good Nordic skiing, so the winters must be nice. :)
Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-19, 10:04 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,634
Posted By Seattle Forrest

"Rim brakes are perfectly adequate, nobody needs...

"Rim brakes are perfectly adequate, nobody needs discs."
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-19, 11:46 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 5,497
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Nuun. No energy, just electrolytes.

Nuun. No energy, just electrolytes.
05-21-19, 12:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,359
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Have you ever poached a trail?

I rented a MTB in Winthrop, and took it to check out some of the new trails on Sun Mountain. After a while going up and down got old and it became time for a viewy trail. So I rode Patterson Mtn.
...
Forum: Foo
05-20-19, 11:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 615
Posted By Seattle Forrest

In the Hall of the Mountain King (pics)

Thursday evening my friend sent me a text, the road is open to the Cascade Pass trailhead, and my weekend plans were delivered to me on a silver platter.

A few sooty grouses greeted me in the...
Forum: Foo
05-17-19, 10:33 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,886
Posted By Seattle Forrest

We're closed. No room for more.

We're closed. No room for more.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-14-19, 01:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 802
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Eject button.

Eject button.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-14-19, 12:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,281
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Light Bicycle wheels are highly reputed in here. ...

Light Bicycle wheels are highly reputed in here.

That's a seriously high weight limit!
Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-19, 10:56 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,239
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I find it valuable to see messages coming in,...

I find it valuable to see messages coming in, without having to pull my phone out. I don't respond to them almost ever, but **** happens. A friend of mine had a minor heart attack, she's in her 30s...
Forum: Foo
05-10-19, 10:26 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 999
Posted By Seattle Forrest

For some reason I can't find the like button on...

For some reason I can't find the like button on the mobile version. :lol:
Forum: Foo
05-08-19, 05:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 867
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I'm in bug jail

The whole team is. We're not allowed to work on new features until we make good on some quality debt. This should be more common among software companies.
05-07-19, 06:34 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 719
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Interesting GPS tracker for bikes

I'm not vouching for this, I've never used it or even seen one in person. But it sounds interesting, and if it delivers on its promises, it could be genuinely useful.

It sends data out over a...
Forum: Foo
05-07-19, 03:37 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 242
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Grizz

https://youtu.be/3tJmvRkFWVQ
Forum: Road Cycling
05-07-19, 10:43 AM
Replies: 326
Views: 25,568
Posted By Seattle Forrest

No, I caught the sarcasm. I feel like I gave...

No, I caught the sarcasm. I feel like I gave that specific post the attention it deserved. ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
05-07-19, 10:04 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,290
Posted By Seattle Forrest

If you have kidneys, you're detoxing 24/7.

If you have kidneys, you're detoxing 24/7.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-06-19, 06:51 PM
Replies: 326
Views: 25,568
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Will you guys ever go to brifters? I can still...

Will you guys ever go to brifters? I can still get the chain to another cog from the down tube, this newer stuff just moves the chain to another cog. Therefore bar end shifters are exactly the same...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-06-19, 11:39 AM
Replies: 326
Views: 25,568
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Everybody who's used disc brakes and instantly...

Everybody who's used disc brakes and instantly realized they were better - look at all the "I won't go back" reported in here - is just hallucinating? No, that's not it. In theory is worth a lot...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-06-19, 11:11 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,728
Posted By Seattle Forrest

This is really awesome. I give you crap...

This is really awesome. I give you crap sometimes (because we're all passionate about this bike stuff and disagree at times) but I've got to say, you're a stand up guy.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-06-19, 12:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,019
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Paradise Found (pics)

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47733792952_12ce60547e_o_d.jpg

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/46869668785_e75e60086c_o_d.jpg
...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-05-19, 05:50 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,239
Posted By Seattle Forrest

For sure, and you didn't imply it either. I said...

For sure, and you didn't imply it either. I said that in general because most of the replies so far sounded like ignoring your phone comes next after HTFU in Velomaniti's rules.
05-01-19, 11:01 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,403
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I take steroids for cat 6 racing on multi use...

I take steroids for cat 6 racing on multi use trails. One time this student beat me on his way commuting to class, and I vowed never to lose to a Fred again. So I started juicing. The next time I...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-19, 02:57 PM
Replies: 326
Views: 25,568
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Sure. But that's 2 compelling reasons more than...

Sure. But that's 2 compelling reasons more than there are to ride rim brakes. I mean, being ok with inferior performance is fine, but it's not a compelling reason to ride rim brakes.
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