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Forum: Road Cycling
10-27-21, 08:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 120
Posted By Seattle Forrest

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Forum: Road Cycling
10-26-21, 09:44 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 450
Posted By Seattle Forrest

1 year return for any reason policy. Their...

1 year return for any reason policy. Their stores are open, if they have your size in stock they'll probably let you try them on and use one of their bikes on a trainer. Anyway, they're a good...
Forum: Foo
10-26-21, 06:11 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 2,032
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I just ran an informal poll. Question: Do...

I just ran an informal poll.

Question: Do you want a 3.5 mm jack in your next phone?

Answer: No. I have an awesome rock I can sit on any time I want. I'm good.

100% of respondents had no...
10-26-21, 12:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 306
Posted By Seattle Forrest

This is not what's going on for you, but misery...

This is not what's going on for you, but misery loves company and sometimes birds of a feather... In Garminland there's a 24 hour HR chart, with your movement level and recorded activities...
10-26-21, 11:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 188
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Garmins connect to your phone and know the...

Garmins connect to your phone and know the weather, it almost sounds like it considers riding in the rain to be dangerous, so when the thing sees a sign deceleration, if it's raining it's a crash. I...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-26-21, 11:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 291
Posted By Seattle Forrest

​​​​​​I have some socks made from alpaca. ...

​​​​​​I have some socks made from alpaca. They're wonderful! I bet the stuff makes a great hat too?
10-26-21, 11:02 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 306
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I don't really use Strava, in Garmin you can make...

I don't really use Strava, in Garmin you can make the X axis time or distance, but that's not what I mean. What I mean is this. You have more data points in your file than you have pixels on the X...
Forum: Foo
10-26-21, 10:50 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 2,032
Posted By Seattle Forrest

At this point I'm expecting to be grilled about...

At this point I'm expecting to be grilled about the scientific method.
Forum: Foo
10-26-21, 10:49 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 2,032
Posted By Seattle Forrest

No. They can choose to buy a different phone....

No. They can choose to buy a different phone. They choose not to. They choose not to have an earphone jack. I know it's fun to imagine a conspiracy involving Big Phone.
Forum: Foo
10-25-21, 09:49 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 483
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Fret for your sailboat

Fret for your sailboat
Forum: Foo
10-25-21, 03:41 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 2,032
Posted By Seattle Forrest

​​​​​​Answering a survey is free, when it comes...

​​​​​​Answering a survey is free, when it comes time to actually buy a phone, the ones without jacks are moving. That's what matters.
Forum: Foo
10-25-21, 03:39 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 483
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Learn to swim

Learn to swim
10-25-21, 02:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 306
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I wouldn't be surprised if the top number came...

I wouldn't be surprised if the top number came from the data of the file, and the average you see next to the speed chart was the average of the values in the chart. You would expect that to be the...
Forum: Foo
10-25-21, 02:23 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 2,032
Posted By Seattle Forrest

When you get right down to it, Apple and Samsung...

When you get right down to it, Apple and Samsung aren't putting those jacks in phones because consumers aren't demanding them. It's stopped being important.
Forum: Foo
10-25-21, 12:26 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 2,032
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Ok, users didn't notice that they were getting ...

Ok, users didn't notice that they were getting slower data in exchange for more battery life, but some did, so Apple should put headphone jacks back into their phones removing more space the battery...
Forum: Foo
10-25-21, 11:28 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 2,032
Posted By Seattle Forrest

​​​​​ Users experiencing no negative effects and...

​​​​​ Users experiencing no negative effects and getting something (more battery time) is a win. You're complaining that an evil company made its users happy?
Forum: Foo
10-25-21, 10:11 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 2,032
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Apple putting metal in their phone doesn't show...

Apple putting metal in their phone doesn't show that people want phones to have a headphone jack. People buying phones without one shows they don't care.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-24-21, 08:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 291
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Synthetic beanie ...

Synthetic beanie
https://arcteryx.com/us/en/shop/motus-beanie

Wool beanie
https://arcteryx.com/us/en/shop/rho-ltw-beanie

Wool neck gaiter
https://arcteryx.com/us/en/shop/rho-ltw-neck-gaiter...
10-24-21, 12:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 376
Posted By Seattle Forrest

That would make sense if you paid a lower price...

That would make sense if you paid a lower price six months later.
Forum: Foo
10-24-21, 12:23 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,159
Posted By Seattle Forrest

We're expecting 30 foot waves at the coast...

We're expecting 30 foot waves at the coast tomorrow! 😳 🤯
Forum: Foo
10-23-21, 11:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 162
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Honor among thieves!

Honor among thieves!
Forum: Foo
10-23-21, 12:47 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 2,032
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I heard Apple is going to stop including changing...

I heard Apple is going to stop including changing cables with new phones because everybody on the planet already has too many of them. I feel pretty similarly about that. 🙂
Forum: Foo
10-23-21, 12:45 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 2,032
Posted By Seattle Forrest

It's definitely cheaper to make a phone if you...

It's definitely cheaper to make a phone if you can avoid putting something into it vs the same phone otherwise. There's also the software and testing expense of having to support it. In the scheme of...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-21, 12:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 185
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I've been using Vectors for years. The additional...

I've been using Vectors for years. The additional data wasn't helpful to me until a foot injury. I think most people will do best ignoring pretty much everything but power.
Forum: Foo
10-22-21, 03:28 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 2,032
Posted By Seattle Forrest

The truth is most people don't care about having...

The truth is most people don't care about having a 3 mm jack. Companies make products to sell, that's as true of phones as anything else. If most people considered an earphones jack an important...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-21, 12:27 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 988
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Jesus, that's terrible. ☹️ Ride slowly and...

Jesus, that's terrible. ☹️

Ride slowly and conservatively. Don't take any risks at all. Be very boring. Ride slowly at places like the beach where the scenery and experience of being outdoors...
10-22-21, 12:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 334
Posted By Seattle Forrest

You can use wearable tech to guess those things,...

You can use wearable tech to guess those things, but specifically for the stuff you're talking about, companies got so good at actually measuring it, that nobody is really interested in not very...
Forum: Foo
10-22-21, 12:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 293
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I keep wanting the title to be some kind of...

I keep wanting the title to be some kind of euphemism.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-21, 07:53 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 894
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Will I get bigger gains lifting at the gym where...

Will I get bigger gains lifting at the gym where there's numbers on the side of each plate saying what it weighs, or picking up rocks in nature? DCRainman reviewed one that he said was fine up until...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-21, 12:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 396
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I had these on a bike for a couple years and...

I had these on a bike for a couple years and really liked them a lot. For what it's worth, there's a recessed basin along the bottom of the bars for the cables, once you wrap the tape you really...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-21, 08:59 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 919
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I need sunglasses most of the time the sun is up,...

I need sunglasses most of the time the sun is up, even on overcast days. But I ride without them when I don't need them. I got a gnat in the eye a week or two ago and that sucked, but it's pretty...
10-20-21, 05:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 446
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I have a Fenix light, that thing is magic when I...

I have a Fenix light, that thing is magic when I need it.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-21, 05:39 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,288
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Breed the road and gravel bikes for ten...

Breed the road and gravel bikes for ten generations and see what you wind up with.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-21, 04:21 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,288
Posted By Seattle Forrest

You're really not supposed to make this much...

You're really not supposed to make this much sense in the road forum, but we'll look the other way this time because it's great advice.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-21, 04:20 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,288
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I'm not a Spesh fan personally, but it's a much...

I'm not a Spesh fan personally, but it's a much nicer looking bike too.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-21, 01:55 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,003
Posted By Seattle Forrest

https://bigthink.com/starts-with-a-bang/big-bang-b...

https://bigthink.com/starts-with-a-bang/big-bang-beginning-universe/
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-21, 01:24 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 894
Posted By Seattle Forrest

If that's how it worked, you would have your head...

If that's how it worked, you would have your head unit automatically correct it. A power meter that's always exactly right but speaking in code like you describe would be fine. 🙂
Forum: Foo
10-20-21, 11:33 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 634
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Unlicensed standoff negotiator?

Unlicensed standoff negotiator?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-21, 11:23 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 919
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Another benefit of using contact lenses besides...

Another benefit of using contact lenses besides not having to deal with all of this, is having peripheral vision. 🙂
Forum: Road Cycling
10-19-21, 10:42 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,003
Posted By Seattle Forrest

If I can get a billion dollar stem for $500,...

If I can get a billion dollar stem for $500, that's such a good deal I can't afford to get just one. Quick, does anybody have the link to go fund me??
Forum: Road Cycling
10-19-21, 07:11 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 894
Posted By Seattle Forrest

​​​​​​Was it because the winds were different...

​​​​​​Was it because the winds were different that day, you had different luck with the traffic lights, or because you put out more effort? If you can accurately measure your effort, you'll know the...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-19-21, 07:09 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 894
Posted By Seattle Forrest

​​​​​​It's ok for you not to understand other...

​​​​​​It's ok for you not to understand other people's goals and methods, as long as you don't need to use them. 🙂
Forum: Road Cycling
10-19-21, 07:07 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 894
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Well you're intending to do your sweet spots at...

Well you're intending to do your sweet spots at 95% of your FTP, so ...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-19-21, 01:39 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 894
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Because What happens if you change power...

Because

What happens if you change power meters for any reason? To use a different wheel, kind of pedal, because you sold your bike or it got stolen, they have them at the gym, or you use a smart...
Forum: Foo
10-19-21, 11:04 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 624
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Oppossums aren't aggressive at all and won't...

Oppossums aren't aggressive at all and won't attack a cat. On average they each eat 5,000 ticks a year, so having them around helps protect you from Lyme and other diseases.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-19-21, 10:21 AM
10-18-21, 12:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 157
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Apps are tools, if that one does what you want...

Apps are tools, if that one does what you want then great!
Forum: Road Cycling
10-17-21, 11:11 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 894
Posted By Seattle Forrest

You might be able to use your phone to record one...

You might be able to use your phone to record one or both of them.
10-17-21, 11:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 608
Posted By Seattle Forrest

The best "athletic green" is the Hulk.

The best "athletic green" is the Hulk.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-17-21, 11:06 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 919
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Contacts. 🙂

Contacts. 🙂
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