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Forum: Road Cycling
04-11-21, 08:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 153
Posted By Seattle Forrest

My 4.5 ARs are deeper than you're looking at,...

My 4.5 ARs are deeper than you're looking at, they're more well behaved in cross winds than the box section rims that came with the bike. The 3.4s should be even less of a problem.

For what it's...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-11-21, 11:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 153
Posted By Seattle Forrest

The Enves are most aero with a 28 mm tire, but...

The Enves are most aero with a 28 mm tire, but because of the internal width it'll be about 33 mm on the ground. Can't say about the others, but in general rims are at their best with a specific tire...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-11-21, 11:04 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 2,803
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Those links you posted were kind of misleading...

Those links you posted were kind of misleading though.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-11-21, 01:20 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 2,803
Posted By Seattle Forrest

On the off chance somebody open minded is reading...

On the off chance somebody open minded is reading this thread wondering if CF is safe to ride or not, I hope logic has prevailed.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-10-21, 11:10 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 2,803
Posted By Seattle Forrest

​​​​​​Almost every bike made in the last few...

​​​​​​Almost every bike made in the last few decades has a carbon fork. Aluminum frames, steel frames, ti frames, they all have carbon forks. If it was half as likely as you say, we would never hear...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-10-21, 11:02 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 2,803
Posted By Seattle Forrest

People have been using metal since the bronze...

People have been using metal since the bronze age, it isn't new and mysterious. You're spot on about the fact that all frame materials fail, all very rarely. I think it's like how a lot of people...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-10-21, 10:59 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 2,803
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Do you know the term "clickbait?" There are...

Do you know the term "clickbait?"

There are millions of carbon bikes ridden every day, millions of aluminum bikes, dozens of titanium bikes ... all using carbon forks. Some of every kind of...
Forum: Foo
04-10-21, 10:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 135
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Yosemite, Glacier, Rocky Mountain

Reservations required from May 21 to Sept. 30 for day trips to Yosemite, Glacier, and Rocky Mountain National Parks this summer due to Covid crowds....
Forum: Foo
04-10-21, 10:05 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 537
Posted By Seattle Forrest

wgscott I have a friend who got out of jury duty...

wgscott I have a friend who got out of jury duty by telling the persecutor "I find you very attractive and I'll do anything you say."
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-21, 05:15 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 2,803
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Yeah but most guitar people probably know...

Yeah but most guitar people probably know something about guitars. 🙂
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-21, 04:31 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 2,803
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Shows what you guys know. :p If I can convince...

Shows what you guys know. :p If I can convince someone their bike isn't safe and should never be ridden, they don't want it anymore and think it has no resale value. It's a very pointy and lucrative...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-21, 12:07 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 2,803
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Carbon bikes always break for no reason.

Carbon bikes always break for no reason.
Forum: Foo
04-09-21, 11:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 323
Posted By Seattle Forrest

We don't really absorb vitamin pills very well...

We don't really absorb vitamin pills very well and they make expensive pee. We do absorb them from food. It's how our machinery is wired from millions of years of not having multivitamins...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-21, 12:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 628
Posted By Seattle Forrest

​​​​​​That's a good idea. You clearly don't like...

​​​​​​That's a good idea. You clearly don't like it, and it's not always going to be a seller's market like this.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-21, 12:15 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 2,803
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I wouldn't buy a no name (meaning unknown quality...

I wouldn't buy a no name (meaning unknown quality control) carbon bike. I think CF is a great material to make bikes out of. My frame, handlebars, stem, fork, steering tube, seat post, saddle, and...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-21, 12:10 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 2,803
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I don't think "Boeing uses it" is going to...

I don't think "Boeing uses it" is going to convince many people something is safe. 😉
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-21, 11:27 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 666
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I don't know if they're still in business, there...

I don't know if they're still in business, there was a place on the internet that rented then for $75 a week. Some local shops do, too.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-21, 11:17 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 758
Posted By Seattle Forrest

​​​​​​All of the Garmin watches I've had work...

​​​​​​All of the Garmin watches I've had work perfectly in terms of BT. The only time the signal drops for me is when I go out of range, it's so unusual to get a drop that it's prevented me losing...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-21, 02:00 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 758
Posted By Seattle Forrest

​​​​​​For what it's worth, once you've done that,...

​​​​​​For what it's worth, once you've done that, you can move those data pages and fields to a different device if you ever have one. Even if you resolve to never give them your money again, it...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-21, 01:57 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 758
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Maps are almost useless without a touch screen. ...

Maps are almost useless without a touch screen. It's very much a pain to zoom and scroll with buttons. That takes half a second with a touch screen and you can easily do it while you ride.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-07-21, 11:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 10,233
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Is "polishing an aluminum frame" some kind of...

Is "polishing an aluminum frame" some kind of euphemism?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-07-21, 08:57 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 930
Posted By Seattle Forrest

This is the road forum. We need 10 or 15 more...

This is the road forum. We need 10 or 15 more pages with this horse.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-07-21, 08:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 760
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Some phones have ANT+ antennas. All Samsung...

Some phones have ANT+ antennas. All Samsung Galaxy ones do. You can probably find a working older model pretty cheap.
Forum: Foo
04-07-21, 08:32 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 537
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I learned what "the rainbow bridge" is. ...

I learned what "the rainbow bridge" is. :(
Forum: Foo
04-07-21, 04:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 386
Posted By Seattle Forrest

API = application programming interface. It's...

API = application programming interface. It's the last word that's important.

An API is the way programs allow programmers to ask the programs to do something.

If you want to display a picture...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-07-21, 04:01 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 666
Posted By Seattle Forrest

How accurate it is defends on a lot of factors...

How accurate it is defends on a lot of factors and some of them change. How useful it is depends on what you want the numbers for.

In general the guesstimated average power over the course of an...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-07-21, 03:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 433
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I ride wheels, 25 mm internal, on a different...

I ride wheels, 25 mm internal, on a different bike than you own so I can't say what might fit yours. What I can say is my tires say 28 mm on the packaging and measure out to 33.something on those...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-07-21, 01:58 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 930
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Overall this is the correct way to look at it. ...

Overall this is the correct way to look at it. But it's also important to remember driving makes people irritable, puts them in a hurry, and most drivers feel entitled to the road and believe bikes...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-07-21, 01:47 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 930
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Slalom 🚲 ⛷️ 😎

Slalom 🚲 ⛷️ 😎
Forum: Road Cycling
04-07-21, 12:32 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,096
Posted By Seattle Forrest

​​​​​​Let's ask why you feel a need to object to...

​​​​​​Let's ask why you feel a need to object to other people being happy in the first place.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-07-21, 10:18 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 930
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I really like my Varia radar.

I really like my Varia radar.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-07-21, 10:11 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,382
Posted By Seattle Forrest

You must be using a Garmin. Wahoo Bolt creates...

You must be using a Garmin. Wahoo Bolt creates an electrical field that repels water. The heat gun the battery dries the road ahead of you. Also it brings dead relatives back to life.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-07-21, 10:06 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 930
Posted By Seattle Forrest

​​​​​​It feels like a violation of the natural...

​​​​​​It feels like a violation of the natural order. No matter how fast you're going. You can be doing 2 or 3 x the speed limit and most drivers will be unhappy.

I mostly ride in the city, so I...
Forum: Foo
04-06-21, 10:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 386
Posted By Seattle Forrest

For what it's worth, the article made it clear as...

For what it's worth, the article made it clear as mud what the tech stuff meant. It was quoting the courts a lot and having what an API is explained by people who don't understand what it is just...
Forum: Foo
04-06-21, 10:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 386
Posted By Seattle Forrest

It really would have been bad in a lot of ways...

It really would have been bad in a lot of ways for most tires of computers including phones. We would lose a lot of flexibility and the ability of many things to work together. The rest would be...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-06-21, 10:20 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,121
Posted By Seattle Forrest

... the joke being that peddler means traveling...

... the joke being that peddler means traveling salesman.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-06-21, 09:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 455
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I don't know how anybody could confuse me and...

I don't know how anybody could confuse me and WhyFi, he's friendly and helpful.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-06-21, 09:00 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,382
Posted By Seattle Forrest

My C3 came with HED Ardennes, I don't remember...

My C3 came with HED Ardennes, I don't remember what flavor, in Ultegra Di2. They reduced the wheel quality the next year, Askiums or something. The shop couldn't give me what they're worth for...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-06-21, 10:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 455
Posted By Seattle Forrest

You seem really angry. Whatever is going on, I...

You seem really angry. Whatever is going on, I hope you feel better soon.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-06-21, 10:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 455
Posted By Seattle Forrest

That's a passive aggressive way to summon me. I...

That's a passive aggressive way to summon me. I don't think I've ever called you a name. I've pointed out incorrect statements you've made, that's a different thing.

I don't have advice for the...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-06-21, 09:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 351
Posted By Seattle Forrest

It's never happened to me on a fast descent. ...

It's never happened to me on a fast descent. Every flat I've ever had, the bike suddenly doesn't feel right and it takes several seconds for the tire to empty, enough time to bring the bike to a...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-05-21, 10:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 342
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I have tendinitis, it's almost gone but very...

I have tendinitis, it's almost gone but very stubborn and wearing anything but the right shoes makes it worse.

You should see a podiatrist. A good one. They will make orthotics specific to your...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-05-21, 10:08 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,110
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I have a set of 4.5 ARs. I've been off them for...

I have a set of 4.5 ARs. I've been off them for a couple weeks awaiting a tire, I think it was shipped in a row boat. Back on them now, and the contrast (vs HED Ardennes) is night and day. You...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-05-21, 01:32 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,063
Posted By Seattle Forrest

dmanthree it appears I owe you an apology. I'm...

dmanthree it appears I owe you an apology. I'm sorry for being so sarcastic.
Forum: Foo
04-05-21, 01:26 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,566
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I'm sorry for not voting. I had a very hard time...

I'm sorry for not voting. I had a very hard time narrowing it down to 3, and a few months ago we hurt somebody's feelings in a big way in this contest; I've felt a little uncomfortable voting since...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-05-21, 10:26 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,063
Posted By Seattle Forrest

​​​​​​There's an ignore feature. I'm not sure...

​​​​​​There's an ignore feature. I'm not sure where to find it but if you poke around your profile settings you should find it.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-04-21, 09:19 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,382
Posted By Seattle Forrest

The commuting forum could benefit mightily...

The commuting forum could benefit mightily...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-04-21, 09:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 382
Posted By Seattle Forrest

This is a very good time to top it off. 🙂

This is a very good time to top it off. 🙂
Forum: Road Cycling
04-04-21, 09:12 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,121
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I don't feel comfortable doing 35 mph almost...

I don't feel comfortable doing 35 mph almost anywhere in the city. Our streets are 3rd world quality, I can't see far enough down cross streets, and you never know when a dog or kid will appear out...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-04-21, 10:55 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,096
Posted By Seattle Forrest

If it seems that way to you, then ride that way....

If it seems that way to you, then ride that way. 🙂

Why is it threatening that other people are enjoying cool new stuff? It really doesn't affect you, but most of the posts I've ever seen from you...
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