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Forum: Foo
09-23-20, 05:24 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 396
Posted By Seattle Forrest

It's raining pretty hard. All day. I have the...

It's raining pretty hard. All day. I have the cat on YouTube watching bird and squirrel videos. He gets really confused when the birds vanish for a commercial and then come back out of nowhere.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-20, 05:12 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 526
Posted By Seattle Forrest

surak Do you have a bike you can ride on hard...

surak Do you have a bike you can ride on hard packed dirt roads? And do Garmin Connect routes work for you? I'm going to try to peer pressure you into a once ever ride. :)
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-20, 04:15 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 526
Posted By Seattle Forrest

surak I feel the same way about driving to, say,...

surak I feel the same way about driving to, say, Tiger Mountain. It's real worth driving to Rainier or Washington Pass to ride though. :)
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-20, 03:49 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 526
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Solid logic, at least without bad side winds, but...

Solid logic, at least without bad side winds, but … do you ride from home to everywhere you want to ride?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-20, 01:51 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,708
Posted By Seattle Forrest

As long as you don't go down to the point where...

As long as you don't go down to the point where it gets squishy, supple tires can better deform to the road surface with lower pressure.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-20, 01:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 124
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I had Fulcrum Racing 7s on my R3. They were bomb...

I had Fulcrum Racing 7s on my R3. They were bomb proof, but heavy.

Light wheels don't make you much faster, but they make the bike feel faster, it'll accelerate faster, more of a touch the pedal...
Forum: Foo
09-23-20, 12:36 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 396
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Think snow. :)

Think snow. :)
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-20, 12:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 124
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I think the limiting factor (for tire size) is at...

I think the limiting factor (for tire size) is at the chainstays or maybe behind the bottom bracket. And you might be able to squeeze 25s on, but without a couple+ mms of clearance on both sides,...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-20, 11:32 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 1,888
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Those don't look like sun glasses to me, it looks...

Those don't look like sun glasses to me, it looks like triathletes who wanted to save time in a transition. Look at the ones on the guy with the cigarette!
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-20, 11:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 124
Posted By Seattle Forrest

It's a terrible bike, you need to send it to me...

It's a terrible bike, you need to send it to me for riding destruction.

The one thing that show's that bike's age is that it won't take tires larger than 23 mm. All the cool kids are on 25s to...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-20, 11:11 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 596
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I shift a **** ton more often now than I did the...

I shift a **** ton more often now than I did the month I got this bike. That tells me Di2 was a good buy for me.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-20, 11:02 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 6,337
Posted By Seattle Forrest

You don't ride much, do you? :)

You don't ride much, do you? :)
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-20, 11:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 414
Posted By Seattle Forrest

You should be able to tell your Garmin what apps...

You should be able to tell your Garmin what apps to show you notifications from in the mobile app, under settings. Anything that can notify your phone can notify your Garmin.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-20, 10:59 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 526
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Nobody who doesn't race wants to go fast because...

Nobody who doesn't race wants to go fast because you deleted your strava? :foo:

It's fine if you don't appreciate the benefits of things like aero gear and good tires. You don't have to. Not...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-20, 10:48 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 1,888
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Someone explain to me riding without goggles.

Someone explain to me riding without goggles.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-20, 11:53 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 6,337
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Now try 45F in the morning and 85F in the...

Now try 45F in the morning and 85F in the afternoon. 🙂

I agree mid 50s is t shirt weather.
Forum: Foo
09-22-20, 10:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 178
Posted By Seattle Forrest

It's a Jeep thing

Bike trail in southern California.

https://www.thedrive.com/content-b/message-editor%2F1600803248151-stuckjeep2.jpg?quality=60
...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-20, 10:06 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 596
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I'm so glad this came up. I had no idea this...

I'm so glad this came up. I had no idea this existed. Thanks so much for posting! 🙂
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-20, 10:05 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 596
Posted By Seattle Forrest

​​​​​​I shift to the bailout gear in that...

​​​​​​I shift to the bailout gear in that situation, and curse the gods if nothing happens because I'm already in it.
Forum: Foo
09-22-20, 10:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 135
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Beer is carbs, you shouldn't ride without it.

Beer is carbs, you shouldn't ride without it.
Forum: Foo
09-22-20, 10:00 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 396
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I bought a clearance down jacket that I think...

I bought a clearance down jacket that I think will only get me down to about 40F. Trying to decide if I should keep it.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-20, 05:27 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 6,337
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I know how you feel because people keep thinking...

I know how you feel because people keep thinking this forum is about racing somehow. :mad:
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-20, 03:19 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 3,228
Posted By Seattle Forrest

How did we decide that burning more calories is...

How did we decide that burning more calories is what a better workout means?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-20, 03:06 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 6,337
Posted By Seattle Forrest

​​​​​​We need to see pics. (Photoshop them if...

​​​​​​We need to see pics. (Photoshop them if you have to.)
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-20, 03:05 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 6,337
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Someone explain to me why people wear yellow...

Someone explain to me why people wear yellow shoes. :mad:
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-20, 01:41 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 596
Posted By Seattle Forrest

At the end of a ride, my Garmin can tell me I...

At the end of a ride, my Garmin can tell me I shifted 297 times, or whatever. The actual Garmin unit can go back into its history and tell me how many times I shifted on that ride last week, too. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-20, 01:39 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 596
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I've never heard that before, but it makes sense...

I've never heard that before, but it makes sense in general, and it explains why my battery doesn't last as long as I keep reading it's supposed to.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-20, 11:59 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 596
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I don't have buttons on my hoods, I have the...

I don't have buttons on my hoods, I have the previous generation Ultegra Di2. So all I get is for my Garmin to count shifts for me, tell me how much battery is left, and for me to be able to change...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-20, 11:57 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 596
Posted By Seattle Forrest

In the other thread, I predicted that 90% of Di2...

In the other thread, I predicted that 90% of Di2 users don't want the wireless communication unit. I was so wrong! Bike Forums cyclists are more passionate about cycling than just anybody on a bike...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-20, 10:50 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 596
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Di2 users: do you have/want the D Fly?

Shimano link about the wireless communications module aka D Fly...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-20, 10:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 223
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Idaho stop is Washington law starting Oct 1

I posted this in the PNW local subforum, but nobody reads that. There are a lot of cyclists from Seattle and the rest of Washington who read and post in the road forum though, and I want to make...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-20, 10:14 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 451
Posted By Seattle Forrest

That's a little too far. Unlike the D Fly, not...

That's a little too far. Unlike the D Fly, not including a charger would make the groupset useless. Shimano is smart enough to realize many first time buyers would not purchase Di2 if it didn't come...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-20, 10:11 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 451
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I agree with you about the and complexity, but...

I agree with you about the and complexity, but road cycling attracts obstinate people. (How do I know? I have a mirror!) Look how people are still against disc brakes. "I pull the lever and the bike...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-20, 10:10 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 451
Posted By Seattle Forrest

​​​​​​I'm a software developer and I have it when...

​​​​​​I'm a software developer and I have it when people say this, but the wireless thing is a special case.

You don't need to update the wireless communications software to ride your bike. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-20, 10:05 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 526
Posted By Seattle Forrest

​​​​​​It's the wrong people eating the wrong...

​​​​​​It's the wrong people eating the wrong marketing diet. There are small differences in efficiency between modern racish bikes, just enough to matter if a few seconds can make the difference...
09-22-20, 09:58 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 71
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Idaho stop becomes Washington law

Effective October 1. The Bellinghamster Herald wrote a trip part series explaining the new law change.
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https://www.bellinghamherald.com/news/traffic/rules-of-the-road/article245635760.html
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 11:51 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 6,337
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I use one of these in the winter because my skis...

I use one of these in the winter because my skis don't have bottle cages. But I wear it behind me like a civilized person....
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 11:23 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 6,337
Posted By Seattle Forrest

​​​​​​How aero do you need to be in the rain,...

​​​​​​How aero do you need to be in the rain, though?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 11:20 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 6,337
Posted By Seattle Forrest

A jacket. Because sometimes you start in the...

A jacket. Because sometimes you start in the afternoon and it's night when you get back. Or the weather turns inclement. I mean you can fit a very small one in a jersey pocket, but you can fit an...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 09:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 451
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Most people don't want it. I'd guess 1 in 10 Di2...

Most people don't want it. I'd guess 1 in 10 Di2 users sees value in the wireless unit. It isn't necessary to use your groupset, like the battery charger. It's extra weight and complexity, which...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 09:13 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 1,888
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Today I learned road cyclists crash a lot. ...

Today I learned road cyclists crash a lot.

Do you guys wear knee pads when you ride to protect against road rash and so people know you're extra safe? Or are you too manly for that?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 07:20 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 1,888
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Spelling out that Mary didn't become a female...

Spelling out that Mary didn't become a female later in life. This is Seattle you know...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 07:10 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 1,888
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I wear merino glove liners. $20 or so. Just the...

I wear merino glove liners. $20 or so. Just the right amount of warmth, breathe really well, and they stay warmish if you get caught out in the rain.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 07:08 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 1,888
Posted By Seattle Forrest

:foo: ​​​​​​How is bravado and BS the first...

:foo:

​​​​​​How is bravado and BS the first thing that comes to mind, let alone the only reason even when people tell you other reasons they don't wear gloves when it's warm out?

I think I...
Forum: Foo
09-21-20, 06:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 574
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Have you ever thought about dropping fish out of...

Have you ever thought about dropping fish out of airplanes?

https://youtu.be/u0MMbnM7R7s
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 04:21 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 1,888
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Have you tried not crashing?

Have you tried not crashing?
Forum: Foo
09-21-20, 03:55 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 396
Posted By Seattle Forrest

:twitchy:

:twitchy:
Forum: Foo
09-21-20, 01:29 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 396
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I don't want summer to be over, but it is. We...

I don't want summer to be over, but it is. We just had three weeks of forfeit, and suddenly it went from hot to 60s. We had good sun yesterday, but it's autumn sun, not as strong, at a lower angle....
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 01:19 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 3,228
Posted By Seattle Forrest

:thumb:

:thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 01:16 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 1,770
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Thanks for the reminder Trsnrtr. :)

Thanks for the reminder Trsnrtr. :)
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