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06-30-22, 09:57 PM
Replies: 78
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Posted By kahn

I will say that my FIRST cortisone shot was...

I will say that my FIRST cortisone shot was miraculous. From limping and pain to back country hiking in Yosemite and a climb of Mt Lassen and other feats of fun. Second shot - absolutely useless!!!
06-27-22, 09:47 AM
Replies: 4,068
Views: 316,216
Posted By kahn

15.7 and 800. Left at 6:30am and home by 8am to...

15.7 and 800. Left at 6:30am and home by 8am to avoid the predicted 90F temps. As is my thermometer says 84F at 8:45am.

It breaks tomorrow if the weatherman is correct.
06-25-22, 10:57 PM
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Views: 316,216
Posted By kahn

Unfortunately, we seem to be trying to match your...

Unfortunately, we seem to be trying to match your temps. I was home from my ride by 10:30am or so.
06-25-22, 03:31 PM
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Posted By kahn

22.9 and about 800 feet looping through Discovery...

22.9 and about 800 feet looping through Discovery Park, Smith Cove Park and Myrtle Edwards Park before climbing up to Seattle Center.

Some of the views today. Boeing planes look rather small...
06-25-22, 03:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 336
Posted By kahn

jeneralist Looking forward to more of your...

jeneralist

Looking forward to more of your adventure. You are to be admired.
06-23-22, 10:19 AM
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Posted By kahn

Outstanding scenery. Thanks for sharing.

Outstanding scenery. Thanks for sharing.
06-22-22, 04:05 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,050
Posted By kahn

Here's what I did yesterday after biking the day...

Here's what I did yesterday after biking the day before


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06-21-22, 08:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 471
Posted By kahn

I have been atop four times. First time as an...

I have been atop four times. First time as an arduous day hike from the Valley, second time overnight on top (still legal back then) during the Perseus Meteor Shower and twice on extended backpacks...
06-21-22, 07:55 PM
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Posted By kahn

Between yesterday, 22.8 and 800 feet and today, 2...

Between yesterday, 22.8 and 800 feet and today, 2 miles and 800 feet.

...
06-20-22, 06:31 PM
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Posted By kahn

Very nice scenery. And very nice stats.

Very nice scenery. And very nice stats.
06-19-22, 04:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 471
Posted By kahn

Years ago, I was hitching in Yosemite. Guy picks...

Years ago, I was hitching in Yosemite. Guy picks me up and I noticed a huge wad of bandage on his foot. He was doing the hike/climb of Half Dome in sandals and slipped and ripped his entire big...
06-19-22, 04:19 PM
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Posted By kahn

Joint Base Lewis McCord?

Joint Base Lewis McCord?
06-18-22, 05:15 PM
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Posted By kahn

15.5 and 800 feet on my gray day loop. ...

15.5 and 800 feet on my gray day loop.

Here's the same picture of folks enjoying low tide. We had a record low tide the other day and this was a followup. One photo as seen and one edited on the...
06-18-22, 05:12 PM
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Posted By kahn

Excellent idea. I had a melanoma removed from...

Excellent idea. I had a melanoma removed from inside forearm just below the elbow last year. It was the "contained" type fortunately. I wear long sleeve jerseys all the time but they are probably...
06-17-22, 08:34 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,388
Posted By kahn

I had it happen twice on my then "hand built"...

I had it happen twice on my then "hand built" Trek. Eastern Washington long downhill. The bike just started oscillating WILDLY. I had never experienced anything like it. I was terrified. I was...
06-17-22, 08:17 AM
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Posted By kahn

I suggest you sit it out. Those kinds of...

I suggest you sit it out. Those kinds of conditions will only make you soft! :p
06-15-22, 10:37 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,231
Posted By kahn

I not sure I like the words sharpie and nuts in...

I not sure I like the words sharpie and nuts in the same sentence.
06-15-22, 10:31 PM
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Views: 316,216
Posted By kahn

I understand that way back when, there was a...

I understand that way back when, there was a thought of purchasing MI and making it a Seattle City Park. A real missed opportunity billions of tax dollars later.

A friend lived on the same road...
06-15-22, 10:13 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,231
Posted By kahn

I wear briefs and they are all a boring white by...

I wear briefs and they are all a boring white by JC Penney. But all cotton except for the waist band. :rolleyes:
06-15-22, 10:09 PM
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Posted By kahn

What were you wearing? :) Nah, you did a...

What were you wearing? :)

Nah, you did a more extensive "loop" including the loop at Seward (Seward's Folly - Alaska purchase which the Russians want back) Park. I should note that Mercer Island...
06-15-22, 07:34 PM
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Posted By kahn

Today, 35.5 and about 1,770 feet. Two bridges...

Today, 35.5 and about 1,770 feet. Two bridges and an island. A gray, very gray day and about 62F. So compared with what some of you are contending with - a good day, I guess.

...
06-13-22, 07:37 AM
Replies: 4,068
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Posted By kahn

I inquired a while ago about your lock-down. ...

I inquired a while ago about your lock-down. Glad to see you back in action.
06-13-22, 07:35 AM
Replies: 4,068
Views: 316,216
Posted By kahn

Yup, Doppler showed dry. Walk to garage for a...

Yup, Doppler showed dry. Walk to garage for a foray at Discovery Park by foot. Pull out of driveway. Noooooooooooo. Windshield wipers the entire drive. A very thick mist for the first half of...
06-12-22, 11:50 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 659
Posted By kahn

I, too, like my Garmin Varia rear radar/light. ...

I, too, like my Garmin Varia rear radar/light. Not only does it alert me visually and audibly to a car to my rear (or multiple cars) but the light also blinks as someone approaches giving the...
06-11-22, 10:14 PM
Replies: 4,068
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Posted By kahn

23 miles. Nice day. Note the bunny in the...

23 miles. Nice day. Note the bunny in the mid-foreground.


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06-11-22, 10:10 PM
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Posted By kahn

Congratulations on your first century. Well done.

Congratulations on your first century. Well done.
06-11-22, 11:51 AM
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Posted By kahn

And your workout is my nightmare! :p

And your workout is my nightmare! :p
06-09-22, 07:23 AM
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Posted By kahn

Maybe we passed each other. I did my standard...

Maybe we passed each other. I did my standard 15.5 mile Golden Gardens loop also. Did you see the turtles out by the pond at the end of Golden Gardens - lots of them. Today there was also a large...
06-09-22, 07:16 AM
Replies: 4,068
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Posted By kahn

You are not suppose to sell anyone on the beauty...

You are not suppose to sell anyone on the beauty of this area. Backroads will become more congested. Speaking of - I had friends who motorcycled. They used the various Bike Route books to...
06-07-22, 03:29 PM
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Posted By kahn

Yesterday: 22.5 and about 1,100 feet visiting the...

Yesterday: 22.5 and about 1,100 feet visiting the uplands and beaches and Seattle Center.
06-07-22, 03:27 PM
Replies: 4,068
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Posted By kahn

I think something has rattled your brain recently...

I think something has rattled your brain recently or broken your keyboard! :crash:
06-05-22, 09:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 592
Posted By kahn

What I truly see wrong with this direct to...

What I truly see wrong with this direct to consumer model is BIKE FIT. Using the online size charts and guides does not replicate in any way actually sitting on the bike and pedaling around the block...
06-04-22, 10:35 PM
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Views: 316,216
Posted By kahn

Here's wishing you a full and speedy recovery.

Here's wishing you a full and speedy recovery.
06-04-22, 12:46 PM
Replies: 4,068
Views: 316,216
Posted By kahn

Oh, sheesh, back to Winter! I got out early...

Oh, sheesh, back to Winter!

I got out early to beat the projected rain. Roads were still damp from the overnight liquid moonshine. 15.6 and 700 feet. Home in less than an hour and a half. Oh,...
06-02-22, 07:50 AM
Replies: 4,068
Views: 316,216
Posted By kahn

Google helped me - that means 75+ miles. Well...

Google helped me - that means 75+ miles. Well done. Some of us are happy with our 20-30 mile rides. And I would cause heart attacks if I posted a selfie. :eek:
06-01-22, 04:57 PM
Replies: 4,068
Views: 316,216
Posted By kahn

Welcome to our world. But in the interim...

Welcome to our world.

But in the interim between dousings. 15.5 and 700 feet with a view of low tide and a number of bumps on a log.

And then also in the interim and showing some of us have...
05-30-22, 10:40 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 948
Posted By kahn

It did not kill the roaches in The Bronx so it...

It did not kill the roaches in The Bronx so it won't kill me.

Besides, as kids we loved playing with the very flexible real lead pipe in the game of Clue!
05-30-22, 10:33 PM
Replies: 4,068
Views: 316,216
Posted By kahn

20.1 "spot!" :p and about 1,000 gain. It was...

20.1 "spot!" :p and about 1,000 gain. It was chilly and cloudy but I refuse to go backward and so wore shorts.

Edited to add: So while others were complaining about 90F and similar humidity, I...
05-29-22, 08:25 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 727
Posted By kahn

Too bad my pannier seems to have endless room. I...

Too bad my pannier seems to have endless room. I am always tossing something else in there. But without the tire jack, I'd probably still be there months later trying to reinstall the tire! :D
05-28-22, 06:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 727
Posted By kahn

It was practical for the ride where I needed it...

It was practical for the ride where I needed it to reinstall the tire!!!
05-25-22, 10:52 PM
Replies: 4,068
Views: 316,216
Posted By kahn

Today's double loop encompassing two good rides...

Today's double loop encompassing two good rides for 26.5 or so miles and about 1,200-1,700 gain. First to Discovery Park (no pictures), on to Smith Cove and ships anchored, cruise ship Seabourn...
05-25-22, 08:15 AM
Replies: 4,068
Views: 316,216
Posted By kahn

I overkill the tracking. My little Specialized...

I overkill the tracking. My little Specialized unit and my Garmin 1030+ are always within a few hundredths or tens of each other and similar results form Specialized app for the phone as well as...
05-24-22, 07:35 AM
Replies: 4,068
Views: 316,216
Posted By kahn

Yesterday, 15-16 and 700 feet. The usual urban...

Yesterday, 15-16 and 700 feet. The usual urban loop to the water at Golden Gardens. Was going for my fhist hike in a while this morning in the foothills but I-5 is closed completely in my...
05-21-22, 10:34 PM
Replies: 4,068
Views: 316,216
Posted By kahn

36 and 1,200 (1,700 all kinds of values) on the...

36 and 1,200 (1,700 all kinds of values) on the Edmonds Loop. No thunderstorms but views to the east showed some turbulent clouds. No pictures as my friend stops for coffee but nothing else!
...
05-20-22, 07:45 AM
Replies: 4,068
Views: 316,216
Posted By kahn

Did it cross the road? And, if so, WHY?

Did it cross the road? And, if so, WHY?
05-19-22, 08:50 PM
Replies: 4,068
Views: 316,216
Posted By kahn

Oh, deer! (sorry, could not resist.) That...

Oh, deer! (sorry, could not resist.)

That occasionally happens with PORTRAIT oriented shots. I have found that using Irfanview as my jpg viewer when showing correctly, if I merely resave the...
05-19-22, 11:29 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 1,947
Posted By kahn

That reminds me that about two weeks ago, I...

That reminds me that about two weeks ago, I received a "cow bell" (too heavy for bicycle) from Switzerland and while it cost about $250 US, there was no duty collected on it. At least, so far!
05-19-22, 11:22 AM
Replies: 4,068
Views: 316,216
Posted By kahn

Nice acreage. I threw my back our real good...

Nice acreage. I threw my back our real good BADLY a few weeks ago relocating rotting old wooden raised beds to stock tanks. I could barely walk across the dining room. PT is still occurring. ...
05-19-22, 09:23 AM
Replies: 4,068
Views: 316,216
Posted By kahn

Unlike rsbob I went out around 1:30 and fought...

Unlike rsbob I went out around 1:30 and fought the winds heading over to Golden Gardens. Once or twice I was buffeted and wobbled but it was sunny and worth it. 15.7 and the usual loop's approx 700...
05-19-22, 09:05 AM
Replies: 4,068
Views: 316,216
Posted By kahn

Oh, you really have gone backwards, weatherwise! ...

Oh, you really have gone backwards, weatherwise! So much for dry heat!
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