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07-13-20, 11:00 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 641
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Bars around here just inject the alcohol directly...

Bars around here just inject the alcohol directly into your bloodstream now.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-20, 10:53 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,580
Posted By Seattle Forrest

This doesn't tell me how heavy is too heavy to...

This doesn't tell me how heavy is too heavy to use for Zwift.
07-13-20, 03:03 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 641
Posted By Seattle Forrest

​​​​​​And then the pandemic hit. 😕

​​​​​​And then the pandemic hit. 😕
Forum: Foo
07-12-20, 09:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 229
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Took my bike up a river valley on Rainier...

Took my bike up a river valley on Rainier yesterday.
Forum: Foo
07-12-20, 09:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 220
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I just add up the different component weights in...

I just add up the different component weights in my head.

My gravel bike weights 3 pounds 10 ounces.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-20, 09:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 362
Posted By Seattle Forrest

​​​​​​I know that some people who use GPS watches...

​​​​​​I know that some people who use GPS watches set up a second Connect account, put the credentials into Garmin Express, and then it gets uploaded when you charge it (from the computer) and you...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-20, 05:59 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,467
Posted By Seattle Forrest

All the different services come up with different...

All the different services come up with different names because they're different. Strava programmers (well their bosses) didn't think writing their own code to make the same names as Garmin was...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-20, 12:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 219
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I ride a compact with a 12-28 (on 28mm tires). ...

I ride a compact with a 12-28 (on 28mm tires). The Cascades are lower than the Rockies, but steeper. Our biggest climbs are around 5k. Based on all my experience and the way fatigue sneaks up on...
07-12-20, 12:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 126
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Waste water

I haven't had time to finish reading this yet, but it's obviously something that will be of some interest here.
...
07-12-20, 11:58 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 641
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I can't believe it isn't both. A lot of other...

I can't believe it isn't both. A lot of other are convinced the protests have had a minimal impact, that's a little hard to believe given how tightly spaced many of them were, but people have made...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-20, 11:41 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,467
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Any software change is always 5x more complicated...

Any software change is always 5x more complicated than you expect. Rule of nature. You can't just write code for the thing you're trying to accomplish, you have to basically cover every possibility...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-20, 11:30 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,467
Posted By Seattle Forrest

​​​​​​Are you sure? On Connect, the website...

​​​​​​Are you sure?

On Connect, the website not the app, when you look at a ride you've done, there's a dropdown labeled course. Usually empty. If I follow a course, the correct one is filled in...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-20, 11:23 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 767
Posted By Seattle Forrest

​​​​​​The lighter weight won't make you faster,...

​​​​​​The lighter weight won't make you faster, but it will make the bike feel more responsive. Especially when you accelerate.

When the wind is blowing sideways, deep rims get blown around and...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-20, 11:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 362
Posted By Seattle Forrest

https://buy.garmin.com/en-US/US/p/65811 ...

https://buy.garmin.com/en-US/US/p/65811

https://buy.garmin.com/en-US/US/p/557702

I've never used one personally, so I can't say anything useful.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-20, 11:43 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,467
Posted By Seattle Forrest

​​​​​​For what it's worth, each of those services...

​​​​​​For what it's worth, each of those services comes up with its own name according to its own rules. Garmin's are always the location and the activity type, like NYC cycling, Seattle running,...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-20, 02:17 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 767
Posted By Seattle Forrest

How much do you weigh? Not trying to get...

How much do you weigh? Not trying to get personal but you'll get better recommendations if people know more about how the wheels are going to be used.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-20, 11:43 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,059
Posted By Seattle Forrest

​​​​​​Is this true? Dry (weather and air both)...

​​​​​​Is this true? Dry (weather and air both) is associated with high air pressure, moisture with low.
07-10-20, 05:40 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 4,234
Posted By Seattle Forrest

PHOENIX—Noting that the medical problem was...

PHOENIX—Noting that the medical problem was common in these sorts of cases, sources confirmed Thursday that 17-year-old Kevin Albright, a local teenager who died of coronavirus, probably had...
07-10-20, 02:49 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 4,234
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I avoid elevators too. I've been taking them...

I avoid elevators too. I've been taking them down when empty, but it's rare lately to be in a building with one.

Went to the podiatrist last week. Could have been done as telemedicine except...
07-10-20, 01:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 236
Posted By Seattle Forrest

If he was arrested for breaking no laws, he's...

If he was arrested for breaking no laws, he's going to win a big settlement from the city. If journalists are exempt from this law except under narrow circumstances, and he has a press pass, it will...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-20, 12:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 755
Posted By Seattle Forrest

If you actually know the actual, Bob's your...

If you actually know the actual, Bob's your uncle. But the actual is going to be different every day depending how much air you put in your tires. If you look it up in the table that came with the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-20, 11:22 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,467
Posted By Seattle Forrest

A lot of the low tech hardware is to be frugal...

A lot of the low tech hardware is to be frugal with the battery. I find the screen resolution in the Edge series to be very low for the price, and the processors are kind of slow. And, at first, it...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-20, 10:13 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,059
Posted By Seattle Forrest

You did 100 miles with 1,414 of ascent? That's...

You did 100 miles with 1,414 of ascent? That's hard to fathom!
Forum: Foo
07-09-20, 09:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 265
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Look up

In the meantime, the best time to spot the comet is about 80 minutes before dawn across the northeastern horizon. NEOWISE will reach its highest point in the sky around July 11. Then, around July 12...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-20, 12:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 362
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I use a Fenix watch. Like it very much. The...

I use a Fenix watch. Like it very much. The screen is smaller than a normal bike computer, if you do other "sports" it's a good tradeoff. If you're only a cyclist it may not be. The Forerunner...
07-08-20, 03:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 437
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I've been known to carry a filter and refill my...

I've been known to carry a filter and refill my bottles from a creek or waterfall.
07-08-20, 02:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 216
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Brain damage in mild cases

Man, this really takes the fun out of living in a pandemic.


Neurologists are on Wednesday publishing details of more than 40 UK Covid-19 patients whose complications ranged from brain...
Forum: Foo
07-08-20, 11:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 448
Posted By Seattle Forrest

One more from that hike. People think I'm crazy...

One more from that hike. People think I'm crazy when I say this, but I love big burns and I cannot lie.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50083986632_ea9a53002e_o_d.jpg
Forum: Foo
07-08-20, 10:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 448
Posted By Seattle Forrest

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50083750661_49...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50083750661_49cacf3da4_o_d.jpg
07-07-20, 11:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 375
Posted By Seattle Forrest

They're not? :eek:

They're not? :eek:
07-07-20, 10:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 298
Posted By Seattle Forrest

It had to be circulating in the community before...

It had to be circulating in the community before the first confirmed case was discovered. It's an insidious disease, a long incubation period, a lot of asymptomatic carriers, and symptoms that look...
07-07-20, 09:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 298
Posted By Seattle Forrest

That and covid toes.

That and covid toes.
07-07-20, 09:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 416
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I misread that somehow and thought you had to...

I misread that somehow and thought you had to check your email records to be sure what your birthday was. :o
07-07-20, 01:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 416
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Good friend of mine had it a couple months ago. ...

Good friend of mine had it a couple months ago. She said she had all the major symptoms including painful toes. Mostly she says she felt very run down, sore and achy, fatigued, like she had just...
07-07-20, 12:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 172
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Bolsonaro tests positive for COVID-19

Like US President Donald Trump, Bolsonaro has downplayed the risks and extent of the COIVD-19 pandemic and said that the danger was over-exaggerated by the media. Brazil now has the second-worst...
07-06-20, 09:47 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,844
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Carbonfiberboy ...

Carbonfiberboy

https://www.firstbeatanalytics.com/en/features/respiration-rate/

🙂
Forum: Foo
07-06-20, 12:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 516
Posted By Seattle Forrest

False hellebore ...

False hellebore

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50083986987_19a0773c25_o_d.jpg
Forum: Foo
07-06-20, 12:23 PM
Replies: 4,381
Views: 359,849
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I did Norse Peak on Saturday with two good...

I did Norse Peak on Saturday with two good friends. 10 miles with 3,000 of vertical, millions of lupines. I knew this would be fantastic, but it was so much better than I hoped.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-20, 12:45 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,968
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I dislocated my sternoclavicular joint many years...

I dislocated my sternoclavicular joint many years ago. Doctor's words: "I didn't even know that was possible!" I hope your experience was as bearable as it could be.
Forum: Foo
07-06-20, 12:37 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,299
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Bear just trotted into the house with something...

Bear just trotted into the house with something squeaky hanging from his mouth. Set it free and it ran in the bathroom with a delighted cat following it.

I caught it with a box - mice like hiding,...
07-06-20, 12:03 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 4,234
Posted By Seattle Forrest

On a serious note, it's not that we can't stop...

On a serious note, it's not that we can't stop the virus, it's that we won't. Smallpox was a horrible disease. Was. We've been free of it for 40 years. Caronavirus would be easier to eradicate,...
07-05-20, 11:56 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 4,234
Posted By Seattle Forrest

​​​​​​Don't worry, we're getting closer to herd...

​​​​​​Don't worry, we're getting closer to herd immunity for car accidents. We just have to let this run its course. :p
07-05-20, 11:54 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 4,234
Posted By Seattle Forrest

If you think we're going to reach herd immunity...

If you think we're going to reach herd immunity by people getting infected, you're not a realist. I mean, how's that herd immunity working out for the cold and flu?
07-05-20, 02:18 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,844
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Garmin's newer watches record respiration rate...

Garmin's newer watches record respiration rate during activity and in the background too. I don't know how accurate they are, I suspect they work better with a chest strap.
07-05-20, 02:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 535
Posted By Seattle Forrest

It sounds like you'll need something that can...

It sounds like you'll need something that can display the cadence number for you as it's measured. That could be a phone, it could be an expensive GPS computer with all kinds of features, it could...
07-05-20, 02:04 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 4,234
Posted By Seattle Forrest

We can't stop the virus so we shouldn't make...

We can't stop the virus so we shouldn't make things less bad?

The videos wrecked the economy no matter how we react. Normal is off the table now.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-20, 01:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 647
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Years ago I bought an R3 from a shop that let...

Years ago I bought an R3 from a shop that let people do all day test rides. They'd be happy for you to go out and do a century on a bike you were considering. Helped them sell bikes.

I know how...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-20, 08:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 819
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I want to see more of that bike.

I want to see more of that bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-20, 08:20 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,596
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I've always left zeros. Your power data isn't...

I've always left zeros. Your power data isn't complete without them. I was able to sprint from the light because I had to stop for it, and caught my breath waiting for it to turn green. The...
07-03-20, 01:44 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,009
Posted By Seattle Forrest

We've been mandated to wear suits like the guys...

We've been mandated to wear suits like the guys who came for ET had, and laser sanitize our hands before going into the store for rations. Tell the people of Texas if they comply with the masks it's...
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