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04-07-20, 11:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 137
Posted By Seattle Forrest

That's not good news! Now we'll never know what...

That's not good news! Now we'll never know what panda style is like. :(

Besides, I can't take credit for that.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-07-20, 07:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 216
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I've been very happy with Ultegra Di2. ...

I've been very happy with Ultegra Di2. Mechanical DA has slightly better front shifting, but with electronic they're exactly the same (performance, not weight).

Weight makes no difference on flat...
04-07-20, 06:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 137
Posted By Seattle Forrest

You must be a hit at parties.

You must be a hit at parties.
04-07-20, 06:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 137
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Hugs for everyone!

Hugs for everyone!
04-07-20, 06:50 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 649
Posted By Seattle Forrest

What about viratti from the Illuminati? That's...

What about viratti from the Illuminati? That's an accepted term in peer reviewed science, right? :innocent:
04-07-20, 06:48 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 649
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Clickbait. I agree it's a very low quality...

Clickbait. I agree it's a very low quality article and didn't recommend it. I distrust anything with an obvious agenda. But it did happen, and that much sets an example for the rest of us. If her...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-07-20, 06:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 264
Posted By Seattle Forrest

It sounds like you're happy with your climbing...

It sounds like you're happy with your climbing abilities in MTB, so this doesn't sound like a suck it up, put in the time, and get fitter kind of thing. Also, spinning is better for your knees long...
Forum: Foo
04-07-20, 03:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 147
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Works in Seattle. There's an annoying bug in...

Works in Seattle.

There's an annoying bug in the text editor (at least in chrome mobile) but that's not because of connectivity.
04-07-20, 03:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 137
Posted By Seattle Forrest

You're welcome.

In our state, the research suggests Washington hit its peak COVID-19 hospital resource date April 2.

In other words, our need for hospital beds, ICU beds and ventilators since that date has...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-07-20, 02:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 145
Posted By Seattle Forrest

BLM seeks pubic input on eBike policy

FYI

https://www.blm.gov/press-release/blm-seeks-public-comment-proposed-e-bike-regulations

It doesn't sound harmful. A lot of car trips are being replaced by eBike trips, at least in cities. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-07-20, 02:18 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,014
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I'm going to use this at work today. 🙂

I'm going to use this at work today. 🙂
04-07-20, 01:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 89
Posted By Seattle Forrest

There's a huge learning curve involved in...

There's a huge learning curve involved in training with power. Don't tackle it all at once.

Don't take another FTP test, that's very stressful on your body, and any good training plan applies...
04-07-20, 01:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 79
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Garmin watches are able to broadcast HR measured...

Garmin watches are able to broadcast HR measured at the wrist over the air. Apple doesn't have a feature like that? Maybe possible to code one up, or does the walled garden prevent that?
Forum: Foo
04-07-20, 01:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 109
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Magnitude 6.5 in the Idaho Sawtooths

The photos are incredible.

https://sawtoothguides.com/2020/04/05/fault-lines-fracture-lines/
Forum: Road Cycling
04-07-20, 12:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 113
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Rotor make a 1x13 now

For TT. To reduce drag, at the crank and by removing a shifter. I don't know how big a deal that could be, marginal gains I guess.
...
04-07-20, 12:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 184
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Washington State was early and aggressive with...

Washington State was early and aggressive with distancing. I think we were the second state to institute "mandatory" lockdown, we closed our schools almost immediately, most businesses, parks,...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-07-20, 12:00 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,675
Posted By Seattle Forrest

True. They look pro, but they don't look good. ...

True. They look pro, but they don't look good.

Someone, get a rope!
04-07-20, 11:51 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 649
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I've been reading about the Black Death lately. ...

I've been reading about the Black Death lately. Helps my anxiety to be reminded how much worse this could be. Plague (Y Pestis) has about a 3% death rate today, at least according to one source. ...
04-07-20, 01:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 403
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Probably takes a lot of piss water to float a...

Probably takes a lot of piss water to float a boat. ;)
04-07-20, 12:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 184
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I think riding on quiet roads is one of the safer...

I think riding on quiet roads is one of the safer things you can do outside your house. It sounds like MUPs are overrun with people and the dog walkers with retractable leashes are making it harder...
04-06-20, 10:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 205
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I hope they shook hands recently.

I hope they shook hands recently.
04-06-20, 10:12 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 649
Posted By Seattle Forrest

It's not a hoax

Texas Woman Who Claimed COVID-19 Was ‘Media Driven’ Hoax Dies From Virus...
Forum: Foo
04-06-20, 09:56 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 2,373
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I have no idea what your flag looks like. But...

I have no idea what your flag looks like. But then I don't know if Washington even has its own flag, so I might be an outlier.
04-06-20, 09:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 343
Posted By Seattle Forrest

****. My left eye has been bothering me.

****. My left eye has been bothering me.
Forum: Foo
04-06-20, 09:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 320
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I got Bear a cheap hair brush. Took it out of the...

I got Bear a cheap hair brush. Took it out of the box, held it up for him to see. His eyes got big with excitement, he ran to me, and started immediately rubbing his face on it.

I didn't know if...
Forum: Foo
04-06-20, 09:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 320
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Holy crap, does that just change at random? I...

Holy crap, does that just change at random? I need to be checking this regularly? Like if I'm at the grocery store do I need to see if I need any "not so fresh" products? And can I trust my own...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-06-20, 09:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 516
Posted By Seattle Forrest

How are we supposed to argue for 10 pages when...

How are we supposed to argue for 10 pages when you give excellent advice like this?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-06-20, 07:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 279
Posted By Seattle Forrest

You could file the inside of the fork a bit. ...

You could file the inside of the fork a bit.

(But not in real life!)
Forum: Road Cycling
04-06-20, 07:52 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,768
Posted By Seattle Forrest

​​​​​​Like that's not a problem at home...

​​​​​​Like that's not a problem at home...
04-06-20, 06:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 206
Posted By Seattle Forrest

That guy was so prolific. There probably isn't...

That guy was so prolific. There probably isn't any possible experience there isn't a Heinlein story about. I wasn't crazy about his writing, but he had the best ideas. Really fascinating, well...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-06-20, 06:20 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,008
Posted By Seattle Forrest

You know what the take home is for me? It's not...

You know what the take home is for me? It's not just one or two people who've had bad experiences with SRAM, and after being here a while, you can tell there are some highly competent people who...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-06-20, 06:00 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,768
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Life wouldn't be the same without surprises. I...

Life wouldn't be the same without surprises. I drank an Odwalla protein shake before a ride once, it must have gone bad, or something. Ten miles from home, on the bike. I didn't know I could ride...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-06-20, 05:55 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,768
Posted By Seattle Forrest

In the bushes. You saw the Borat movie.

In the bushes. You saw the Borat movie.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-06-20, 03:58 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,008
Posted By Seattle Forrest

You can get Di2 quality out of AXS, but only on a...

You can get Di2 quality out of AXS, but only on a single speed. :o
04-06-20, 03:18 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,472
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Thanks everybody for sharing your thoughts on...

Thanks everybody for sharing your thoughts on this. Very helpful.

Not that it matters that much, I used to have the v1 radar, but during a trip somebody smashed my car window and stole the bike,...
04-06-20, 03:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 343
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I never realized this thing would go viral. ...

I never realized this thing would go viral.

Boo! Hiss!
04-06-20, 03:11 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,544
Posted By Seattle Forrest

This is a bit dated, and very long winded in...

This is a bit dated, and very long winded in terms of answering this $64,000 question, but it's worth reading and thinking about.

How the Pandemic Will End

The U.S. may end up with the worst...
04-06-20, 03:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 664
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Words are so incapable. Wishing you all the best.

Words are so incapable. Wishing you all the best.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-06-20, 02:51 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 598
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I have bad luck. I tore up a $350 Arc'teryx...

I have bad luck. I tore up a $350 Arc'teryx jacket (goretex shake dry) in a ski crash, sent it to the factory to see if it could be repaired even though I knew it couldn't, and they offered to...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-06-20, 02:41 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 598
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Email the manufacturer a picture and ask if you...

Email the manufacturer a picture and ask if you can pay to have it repaired.
04-06-20, 01:31 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 733
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Another thing is that the isolation we're going...

Another thing is that the isolation we're going through isn't sustainable. People want to see their friends and family, they want to go out, etc. Most people are currently doing the right things,...
04-06-20, 01:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 403
Posted By Seattle Forrest

You don't actually have to mix them, you can...

You don't actually have to mix them, you can enjoy one and then the other. You have more choices that way.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-06-20, 12:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 598
Posted By Seattle Forrest

If it makes you feel any better (misery loves...

If it makes you feel any better (misery loves company) I put an expensive goretex jacket through the wash. The draw cord for the hem got caught on the agitator, and tore the hem apart. Jacket...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-06-20, 11:26 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 598
Posted By Seattle Forrest

How do you wash the part that's been running...

How do you wash the part that's been running against your junk for hours? The inside, I mean.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-06-20, 11:24 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 598
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Exactly what it is. This is why you can't wash...

Exactly what it is. This is why you can't wash down in a top loader, and anything with a draw cord needs to go in a bag.

Ask me how I know.
04-06-20, 12:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 206
Posted By Seattle Forrest

A few pet dogs and cats have tested positive too....

A few pet dogs and cats have tested positive too. When I heard about them I expected to hear later that it was some kind of mistake. It's seeming more realistic now.

The really frightening thing...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-05-20, 09:47 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,768
Posted By Seattle Forrest

You're talking to a guy who races penny farthings.

You're talking to a guy who races penny farthings.
04-05-20, 08:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 501
Posted By Seattle Forrest

The watch will work with your PM. Neither is...

The watch will work with your PM. Neither is inherently better. If you're going to do power based intervals the larger screen on an Edge is useful. But on a technical level they're equivalent.
Forum: Foo
04-05-20, 08:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 320
Posted By Seattle Forrest

It just went below $3 in Seattle. I'm hearing...

It just went below $3 in Seattle. I'm hearing it's $1.50 in Cle Elum. There's never been much demand there, if you want to go further than your mailbox, that's what horses are for.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-05-20, 08:00 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,768
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Cycling vanity...

Cycling vanity (https://www.bikeforums.net/road-cycling/1196564-cycling-vanity.html)

Honestly, I feel a little goofy when I'm looking in a mirror, but the other 99.99999% of the time I don't care...
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