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Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-19, 12:38 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,530
Posted By Seattle Forrest

1 - Is there snow in the mountains? If yes, I'm...

1 - Is there snow in the mountains? If yes, I'm skiing. (So not in August, but it doesn't rain in August anymore.)

2 - How long has it been since I rode, even is my next chance after today?

3...
Forum: Foo
06-15-19, 11:41 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 931
Posted By Seattle Forrest

One great big festering neon distraction I've a...

One great big festering neon distraction
I've a suggestion to keep you all occupied.

Learn to swim
Learn to swim
Learn to swim
Learn to swim

... I'll see you down in Arizona Bay.
Forum: Foo
06-15-19, 11:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 610
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I usually take dinner out into the garden.

I usually take dinner out into the garden.
06-14-19, 01:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 564
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Probably the road bike, but that depends carry...

Probably the road bike, but that depends carry much where you're going.

To the best of my knowledge, bikes aren't allowed on any trail in any national park in the PNW. Bikes aren't allowed on...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-19, 11:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 621
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Signage is usually pretty good on these things. ...

Signage is usually pretty good on these things. Is the point to not get lost, out to not think/worry about routefinding?

Use the external battery either way.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-19, 12:56 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,611
Posted By Seattle Forrest

​​​​​ Always amazed at HTupolev's...

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Always amazed at HTupolev's knowledge. And good taste.

Also I've biked over this pass several times, driven it several dozens. I insisted on riding it and made my friend wait that day...
06-13-19, 10:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 680
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I usually defend Garmin because I think they suck...

I usually defend Garmin because I think they suck a little bit less than everyone else thinks. But I've literally never heard a good thing about their crash detection.
Forum: Foo
06-13-19, 10:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,360
Posted By Seattle Forrest

This is a good one. There are people keeping...

This is a good one. There are people keeping tigers as pets, private roadside "zoos," gators, hippie farms in California, and a place nearby where you can throw bread at retired movie bears. People...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-13-19, 10:11 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,623
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
06-13-19, 12:36 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,611
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I've driven up to 200 miles each way to ride on...

I've driven up to 200 miles each way to ride on better, more scenic roads.

I just discovered the magic of vacuum sealed water bottles. I make an icy Nuun water and leave it in the car for the...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-13-19, 12:01 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,427
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I beat my best time on a segment not long ago...

I beat my best time on a segment not long ago after buying a more aerodynamic jersey. The w:speed doesn't explain it and it was two windless days. I always take this one in the same position.

I...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-12-19, 11:57 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,427
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I'm pretty fast (when I want to be) on a...

I'm pretty fast (when I want to be) on a gravelish bike. 33 mm rubber. But fast wheels and fast bars. And fast clothes too.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-12-19, 11:40 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,623
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I do think DCR is right on this one. I've seen...

I do think DCR is right on this one. I've seen it many times on this forum. The main reason people buy Wahoo, etc, is because they're tired of their Garmin.

He gets units early from Garmin and...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-12-19, 05:37 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 43,414
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Haven't seen that paint job before. It's...

Haven't seen that paint job before. It's distinctive. Better than a lot of the bikes they make. (I don't dislike the one on my C3, but I've never been in love with it either. Some of their tri bikes...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-12-19, 04:59 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,553
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Also, I need to start carrying a water bottle...

Also, I need to start carrying a water bottle again.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-12-19, 04:55 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,553
Posted By Seattle Forrest

This just never gets old. I love all the...

This just never gets old.

I love all the sunglasses everywhere except his eyes.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-12-19, 03:19 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,623
Posted By Seattle Forrest

That used to be the case when I had a Fenix 3 and...

That used to be the case when I had a Fenix 3 and a different phone. When I changed phones, the BT connection became rock solid and has been for years since. I also use mine to know what time it is...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-12-19, 03:15 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,623
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Same watch. I pre-ordered mine, so that's 2.5...

Same watch. I pre-ordered mine, so that's 2.5 (?) years now? I use it every time on the bike, hiking, lifting weights 3x per week, swimming, and running. One issue on one activity in all that...
Forum: Foo
06-12-19, 12:04 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 4,518
Posted By Seattle Forrest

It sounds like Samsung will drop the headphone...

It sounds like Samsung will drop the headphone jack from the Note 10.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-12-19, 11:59 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,623
Posted By Seattle Forrest

For what it's worth, I had an Edge 800 (pre BT)...

For what it's worth, I had an Edge 800 (pre BT) for almost a decade, and have had Fenix watches for several years. My stuff has almost always worked as advertised. Haven't used Live Tracking in a...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-12-19, 11:09 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,623
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I didn't finish it either.

I didn't finish it either.
06-12-19, 01:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 632
Posted By Seattle Forrest

The view should be spectacular. Elevation chart...

The view should be spectacular. Elevation chart looks like you'll be going uphill (not steep) for the last bunch of miles, ouch!

That's more saddle time than I have in me.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-12-19, 01:44 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,623
Posted By Seattle Forrest

:popcorn

:popcorn
Forum: Road Cycling
06-12-19, 01:43 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,623
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Rainman slaps Garmin

Garminís Biggest Competitor Is Their Own Software Instability (https://www.dcrainmaker.com/2019/06/competitor-software-instability.html)
06-12-19, 12:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,341
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Like wolfchild, I've been eating dinner later in...

Like wolfchild, I've been eating dinner later in the day, often between 8 and 9. I got a job that is fantastic in many ways, but shifted my schedule a couple hours. And then I'm satiated for a...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-12-19, 12:03 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 7,678
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Motor? More red?

Motor?

More red?
Forum: Foo
06-11-19, 11:16 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,132
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Sex is already taken, so I'll go with flavor top...

Sex is already taken, so I'll go with flavor top nectarine as a consolation prize.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-19, 09:27 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,553
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Body weight and bike weight aren't really...

Body weight and bike weight aren't really connected except when you're riding up a hill. You can be twice Timothy's (healthy) weight and still enjoy having a light bike - check The Rules, nothing...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-19, 09:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 521
Posted By Seattle Forrest

This is confusing. You true a wheel if it's sort...

This is confusing. You true a wheel if it's sort of wobbly side to side. You true a rotor if it's bent (ie not flat) running the brake pads. But a flat spot on the wheel??
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-19, 07:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 996
Posted By Seattle Forrest

For what it's worth, when I cracked my Cervelo...

For what it's worth, when I cracked my Cervelo they sent me a replacement frame (better than the one I had bought) but didn't cover the rebuild.
Forum: Foo
06-11-19, 06:07 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,655
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Here's a post from the local hiking forum that...

Here's a post from the local hiking forum that sums the issue up well, especially the last three paragraphs.


Sept 2012? Hot, dry, 40 wildfires burning in the state. I spent the night at 6500'...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-19, 05:01 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,795
Posted By Seattle Forrest

OP, if you rode a 54 that's an incredible bike.

OP, if you rode a 54 that's an incredible bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-19, 04:15 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,795
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Oh man. I wish I could take it! What size? ...

Oh man. I wish I could take it!

What size? Somebody else reading this thread might want it.
06-11-19, 04:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,100
Posted By Seattle Forrest

It's my understanding that simple carbs you take...

It's my understanding that simple carbs you take in during sustained exercise are burned off immediately, and don't effect the stuff you care about because of it.

But I'm just some idiot on the...
06-11-19, 04:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 906
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Every now and then tubes of Nuun go on sale at...

Every now and then tubes of Nuun go on sale at Whole Foods for $4.50; prime members get another 10% off of that. I spent about $600 on Nuun the last time that happened, and posted a PSA in the road...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-19, 03:41 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,795
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Less traffic, safer conditions, better scenery,...

Less traffic, safer conditions, better scenery, more wildlife than texting drivers ... what's not to like?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-19, 03:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,007
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Gatorskins are costing you about 25w (both tires...

Gatorskins are costing you about 25w (both tires combined) compared to something like GP4ks. It just takes more energy to flatten the leading edge of the tire into a contact patch. That's equivalent...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-19, 11:31 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,553
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: 1,795
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
06-10-19, 05:28 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,441
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Some lenses have magic at their widest aperture,...

Some lenses have magic at their widest aperture, and your 50 is one of them.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-19, 04:46 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 7,678
Posted By Seattle Forrest

What do you mean we don't know what kind of steel...

What do you mean we don't know what kind of steel bike it is? It's a steel bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-19, 04:27 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 24,576
Posted By Seattle Forrest

A bird flew into my face once while I was riding...

A bird flew into my face once while I was riding after dark once, the day I bought my Cervelo.
Forum: Foo
06-10-19, 10:44 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,655
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Every time I go hiking I see fallen trees in...

Every time I go hiking I see fallen trees in various states of decomposition. Lot of nurse logs, a nurse log is a tree that dies and falls over, that other trees grow out of.

Whenever I hike...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-09-19, 11:34 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 24,576
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Great name for a brake rotor.

Great name for a brake rotor.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-09-19, 10:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 956
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I would but the Cervelo hands down, I wouldn't...

I would but the Cervelo hands down, I wouldn't even look at the other bike. (That's assuming I was confident it hasn't been crashed or abused.) The way Cervelos handle is exactly the way I think a...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-09-19, 10:31 PM
Replies: 326
Views: 26,066
Posted By Seattle Forrest

That's odd because from what I've heard the...

That's odd because from what I've heard the possibility of a Chinese throwing rotor keeps these pros up at night in a cold sweat, but also from what I've heard "the industry" has made the choice for...
06-09-19, 10:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 748
Posted By Seattle Forrest

People have been able to defeat fingerprint...

People have been able to defeat fingerprint readers by scanning and printing a fingerprint (like from something else you touched), by taking an impression of a fingerprint and turning it into a...
Forum: Foo
06-09-19, 09:41 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,655
Posted By Seattle Forrest

A lot of it just decomposes into the soil instead...

A lot of it just decomposes into the soil instead of burning.

That might be a thing of the past though.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-09-19, 08:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,007
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Conventional wisdom says there's a "need" if...

Conventional wisdom says there's a "need" if you're losing races by a fraction of a second. An aero jersey or for covers are likely to have as much impact on your speed.
06-09-19, 12:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,053
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I'm waiting for the snow to melt so I can hike...

I'm waiting for the snow to melt so I can hike White Chuck and at Harts Pass.
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