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09-20-21, 01:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 197
Posted By Seattle Forrest

That just means you had a really good summer. 🙂

That just means you had a really good summer. 🙂
09-19-21, 05:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 101
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I love my Fenix 6X.

I love my Fenix 6X.
09-19-21, 04:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 120
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Chances are your rice wasn't digested yet by the...

Chances are your rice wasn't digested yet by the time you got home and rode? Exercising immediately before or after eating carbs makes it more likely your body will turn them into glycogen than...
09-19-21, 11:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 233
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Don't use a watch in a (competitive) triathlon,...

Don't use a watch in a (competitive) triathlon, it's too much drag in the water.
09-19-21, 10:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 197
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I record my rides using a Garmin watch. The data...

I record my rides using a Garmin watch. The data just has my power output in it. Sounds like you're using Strava to capture and record the data. I think most cyclists who use Strava as a data...
09-19-21, 10:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 214
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Climate change has dried us out a bit. It used...

Climate change has dried us out a bit. It used to rain in August pretty reliably.

We still suffer a thousand years of darkness from November through March.
09-19-21, 10:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 210
Posted By Seattle Forrest

This is awesome. Random act of kindness from one...

This is awesome. Random act of kindness from one cyclist to another. Reading this post made my day. 🙂
09-18-21, 08:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 233
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I think you've discovered a market niche waiting...

I think you've discovered a market niche waiting for a creative entrepreneur! 🙂
09-18-21, 04:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 210
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Repair if possible. Keep it out of a landfill...

Repair if possible. Keep it out of a landfill over a minor repair, and avoid a learning curve of a new unit.
09-18-21, 04:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 233
Posted By Seattle Forrest

In addition, cyclists using Apple Watches as head...

In addition, cyclists using Apple Watches as head units most be a fairly small market and probably doesn't justify the R&D from a profitability standpoint.
Forum: Foo
09-18-21, 01:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 317
Posted By Seattle Forrest

It's crazy because it's maybe 3 hours from...

It's crazy because it's maybe 3 hours from Seattle. Everybody knows it rains a lot here, you start heading east and you go through rain forest, over mountains, and everything changes. The clouds...
Forum: Foo
09-18-21, 11:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 317
Posted By Seattle Forrest

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https://i.postimg.cc/nrqyM2g4/R.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-21, 11:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 376
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Good. Sounds like you're going to be in wind but...

Good. Sounds like you're going to be in wind but not cold. Insulation would work against you.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-21, 03:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 376
Posted By Seattle Forrest

If you're concerned, a wind shirt and down vest...

If you're concerned, a wind shirt and down vest pack up smaller than a water bottle.
Forum: Foo
09-15-21, 11:13 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 459
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Is there a vet nearby? Maybe you can get pain...

Is there a vet nearby? Maybe you can get pain killers? Prednisolone would help her a lot for a few days.
Forum: Foo
09-14-21, 11:01 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,122
Posted By Seattle Forrest

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09-14-21, 05:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 202
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I think you need the newest cellular watches to...

I think you need the newest cellular watches to stream music without your phone. I can put music on my watch and play it without the phone, but then it needs the files, it can't just play me any...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-21, 12:25 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 870
Posted By Seattle Forrest

https://youtu.be/mY1IFTR12Kg

https://youtu.be/mY1IFTR12Kg
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-21, 06:22 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 3,692
Posted By Seattle Forrest

​​​​​​And a moron. Never break check anyone,...

​​​​​​And a moron. Never break check anyone, especially when you don't know how close they're paying attention.
09-13-21, 02:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 202
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Fenix 6X. If I go into the music controls...

Fenix 6X.

If I go into the music controls from the hot key, it will "time out" and go back to what it was doing after a while. But if I go in through that menu in the shape of a circle, it stays...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-21, 02:12 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 870
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I got a handlebar basket like Pee Wee Herman a...

I got a handlebar basket like Pee Wee Herman a gravel rider and keep a bunch of fire crackers ready to go. It frightens the dog, who leaves you alone as a result.
09-12-21, 08:08 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 103
Posted By Seattle Forrest

High hubby begins September 15

If you're riding or hiking in the backcountry, wear orange. Same goes for the dog
Forum: Foo
09-07-21, 09:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 613
Posted By Seattle Forrest

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https://www.boredpanda.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/CTIKqFSMZsv-png__700.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-21, 12:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 562
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Bellingham WA came to mind reading your OP.

Bellingham WA came to mind reading your OP.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-21, 10:01 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,127
Posted By Seattle Forrest

​​​​​​Gatorskins?? Where's my pitchfork?

​​​​​​Gatorskins?? Where's my pitchfork?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-21, 09:43 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,640
Posted By Seattle Forrest

:cry: ​​​​​​Everything right there and you...

:cry:

​​​​​​Everything right there and you can't use it. Sounds like something I would do.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-21, 03:52 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 982
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I went over the bars once as a kid, and landed on...

I went over the bars once as a kid, and landed on my feet. Literally hit the ground running. Couldn't stop in time and ran right into a wall, my arm hurt for a week, but it could have been so much...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-21, 03:50 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 982
Posted By Seattle Forrest

:lol: :thumb: :thumb: :thumb:

:lol: :thumb: :thumb: :thumb:
09-06-21, 03:35 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,068
Posted By Seattle Forrest

​​​​​​Sorry for the random question, but since...

​​​​​​Sorry for the random question, but since you follow that, do you know if the Karoo goes on sale? I don't know that I've ever seen it marked down, I'm guessing that isn't worth waiting for?
09-06-21, 03:34 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,068
Posted By Seattle Forrest

​​​​​​That's why they have to take away power...

​​​​​​That's why they have to take away power meter support, training, etc. No one is going to pay $350 just for the battery difference. But you don't get to choose a bunch of features...
09-06-21, 11:18 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,068
Posted By Seattle Forrest

It used to be that an SRM cost $3k+. Garmins...

It used to be that an SRM cost $3k+. Garmins Vectors were $1,800, I combined sales and coupons to get mine at $1,300 and felt like I had done well. The ones on my bike now we're $800, and there are...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-21, 11:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 561
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Puppies!

Puppies!
09-05-21, 08:52 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,068
Posted By Seattle Forrest

A lot of the kind of people who (1) are willing...

A lot of the kind of people who (1) are willing to spend that kind of money on a bike computer, and (2) post on this forum either have a power meter, or think they might get one one day.
09-05-21, 08:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 468
Posted By Seattle Forrest

It's there highest paved mountain pass in WA and...

It's there highest paved mountain pass in WA and may have been the highest pavement overall at some point. Sunrise, on Rainier, is paved to 6,400'.

Sherman Pass is lovely, and the entire ride...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-21, 02:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 561
Posted By Seattle Forrest

So the Campy version is $200 less and 10 pounds...

So the Campy version is $200 less and 10 pounds more?
09-05-21, 12:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 350
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Get thee to an MRI, or whatever they need to...

Get thee to an MRI, or whatever they need to figure out what's wrong exactly, then do what you need for that. 🙂
Forum: Road Cycling
09-03-21, 08:55 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 982
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I was riding gravel and a bear abled across the...

I was riding gravel and a bear abled across the first right in front of me. I stopped, waited for it to pass, then turned around and left the way I came.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-03-21, 08:05 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,127
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Some people only want one thing out of tires, for...

Some people only want one thing out of tires, for them to never flat. If you don't care even a little bit about ride quality, then all the really good tires people in here love are going to...
09-03-21, 10:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 444
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I have mine connected to my watch, so the watch...

I have mine connected to my watch, so the watch vibrates when there's a car behind me. It's very noticeable.
Forum: Foo
09-02-21, 10:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 359
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I'm really sorry to hear this.

I'm really sorry to hear this.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-02-21, 06:05 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,640
Posted By Seattle Forrest

There's a rumor that you can tame cyclists and...

There's a rumor that you can tame cyclists and get them to pull you. 😉
Forum: Foo
09-02-21, 05:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 613
Posted By Seattle Forrest

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Forum: Road Cycling
09-02-21, 02:11 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,818
Posted By Seattle Forrest

That's like the difference between a jersey made...

That's like the difference between a jersey made of lycra or sandpaper.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-21, 10:16 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,640
Posted By Seattle Forrest

When it's raining at sea level in Seattle, it's...

When it's raining at sea level in Seattle, it's snowing up in the mountains. Crazy but 25F and solid water coming out of the sky is easier to stay comfortable in than 40F and liquid water...
09-01-21, 02:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 468
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Most of the ones that come to mind are far from...

Most of the ones that come to mind are far from here. Unfortunately, like you, I've found that maps aren't completely reliable in terms of what's paved and what isn't - also that it really sucks to...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-21, 12:21 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,640
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I forgot my socks for a ride once. Used napkins....

I forgot my socks for a ride once. Used napkins. Forgot my ski boots once too and had to go back for them. Getting older sucks.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-21, 10:58 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,640
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I told a friend I wanted to show her my new...

I told a friend I wanted to show her my new helmet, we drove our bikes to ride together, the helmet was on the counter at home where I left it. :o
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-21, 11:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 748
Posted By Seattle Forrest

There's a video of a parrot grabbing someone's...

There's a video of a parrot grabbing someone's phone and flying around town with it. Maybe we've been going about this all wrong.
08-30-21, 07:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 482
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I had a few CooSpo HR straps from Amazon,...

I had a few CooSpo HR straps from Amazon, couldn't tell the difference between them and the Garmin one except by price.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-29-21, 01:42 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 3,426
Posted By Seattle Forrest

These people are just jealous because you're...

These people are just jealous because you're going and fit, Larry. Nobody likes losing a race group ride to a guy in a dress.
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