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Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-21, 10:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 248
Posted By njkayaker

You definitely don't need an ebike. ...

You definitely don't need an ebike.


​​​​​​​Cool. You still don't need it. Not at all.
09-27-21, 10:00 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,396
Posted By njkayaker

As far as I can tell, this is a "desperate" mode....

As far as I can tell, this is a "desperate" mode.

Use a $10 external battery (along with your Hagstrom pages).
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-21, 11:27 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 463
Posted By njkayaker

Consider yourself lucky.

Consider yourself lucky.
09-27-21, 10:32 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 551
Posted By njkayaker

Nice but very expensive ($130). These (at...

Nice but very expensive ($130).


These (at about $10) are likely going to be a better choice for more people.
Forum: Foo
09-23-21, 03:17 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 622
Posted By njkayaker

??? You said you were "reporting news". That...

??? You said you were "reporting news".

That "some vbloggers" opinion doesn't go against Apple's position at all. He also explains why Apple went with Lighting and kept it (stuff I've heard...
Forum: Foo
09-23-21, 01:05 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 622
Posted By njkayaker

:rolleyes: The law is news. The apple junk...

:rolleyes:
The law is news.

The apple junk is editorializing. It's not reporting anything. It's speculating/guessing about what is going on in Apple's head.


I suspect a multibillion dollar...
Forum: Foo
09-23-21, 12:39 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 622
Posted By njkayaker

Yes. The gratuitous and irrelevant dig at...

Yes.

The gratuitous and irrelevant dig at Apple proves it.

The "Apple is not happy" or "setback" isn't news. It's commentary/editorializing.


It's an easy change for them. And a change they...
Forum: Foo
09-23-21, 12:05 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 622
Posted By njkayaker

Calling it a "setback" or that "APPL is not...

Calling it a "setback" or that "APPL is not happy" seems like silly BS. It's "click bait" (not "news") and you fell for it.

Apple already uses USB-C. It wouldn't be hard for them to start using...
Forum: Foo
09-23-21, 11:59 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 622
Posted By njkayaker

No surprise. I saw that earlier. Low power...

No surprise. I saw that earlier.

Low power (relatively) and slower speeds than the $35 cable you referenced earlier.
Forum: Foo
09-23-21, 11:55 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 622
Posted By njkayaker

Lightening (which you like) came out before...

Lightening (which you like) came out before USB-C. The available alternative was micro USB (which not many people appeared to like at all).
Forum: Foo
09-23-21, 11:53 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 622
Posted By njkayaker

The Belkin cable is a "universal" one (not just...

The Belkin cable is a "universal" one (not just Lightening).

You can get Lightening cables made by a reputable brand for $8.50.
...
Forum: Foo
09-23-21, 11:47 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 622
Posted By njkayaker

Yeah, I know. It's not "ironic". It's also...

Yeah, I know. It's not "ironic".

It's also yet another reason Apple isn't worried about the European law. Apple uses USB-C all over the place (except in iPhones).
Forum: Foo
09-23-21, 11:46 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 622
Posted By njkayaker

Sounds like a good plan. ...

Sounds like a good plan.

https://www.zdnet.com/article/i-bought-a-load-of-cheap-iphone-lightning-cables-and-all-but-one-were-awful/
Forum: Foo
09-23-21, 11:35 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 622
Posted By njkayaker

These really haven't been sold in quite a long...

These really haven't been sold in quite a long while (I don't think they are common at all anymore).


It's not "ironic". The intent is that USB-C be the "universal standard" (and the Magsafe...
Forum: Foo
09-23-21, 10:49 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 622
Posted By njkayaker

??? Chargers? Chargers have been universal...

??? Chargers?

Chargers have been universal for years*. I'm supposing they mean cables.

(* There's an issue with the amount of power being delivered but the vast majority of chargers have been...
09-22-21, 08:35 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 471
Posted By njkayaker

That isn't really useful, then.

That isn't really useful, then.
09-22-21, 05:32 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 471
Posted By njkayaker

https://theapplewatchtriathlete.com/blog-1/2018/3/...

https://theapplewatchtriathlete.com/blog-1/2018/3/29/the-best-bike-mounts-for-apple-watch

These are cheap but some of them appear to be discontinued.

(These have existed for years for Garmin...
Forum: Touring
09-21-21, 05:44 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,196
Posted By njkayaker

I missed that. Got it confused with the bead...

I missed that. Got it confused with the bead levels (that work upside down).
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-21, 05:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 584
Posted By njkayaker

Garmin says they de-identify it. If you are going...

Garmin says they de-identify it. If you are going to use Garmin's words, you can't cherry pick them (pointing out that "or other purposes" like that's some sort of nefarious admission).


If you...
09-21-21, 05:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 471
Posted By njkayaker

Convincing Apple would be hard. ...

Convincing Apple would be hard.

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https://apps.apple.com/us/app/echo-heart-rate-from-the-watch/id1494679144
...
Forum: Touring
09-21-21, 03:50 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,196
Posted By njkayaker

I missed the two 0 marks. You could have pointed...

I missed the two 0 marks. You could have pointed that out without the insult.
Forum: Touring
09-21-21, 03:06 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,196
Posted By njkayaker

The top edge of the bubble is at the 17' mark. ...

The top edge of the bubble is at the 17' mark.

Isn't the correct reading at the middle of the bubble?
09-21-21, 01:53 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 5,767
Posted By njkayaker

I don't get flats very frequently. I said...

I don't get flats very frequently.

I said relatively regular. You rarely get them but you still get them. How many miles are you riding in a year?


This is a dumb argument because you are...
09-21-21, 01:48 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 5,767
Posted By njkayaker

You didn't offer a "logical argument". You just...

You didn't offer a "logical argument". You just descended into insults.

If you are so triggered by a minor disagreement, staying off the internet would be even better to do.
09-21-21, 11:59 AM
Replies: 268
Views: 5,767
Posted By njkayaker

Possibly but not likely. I didn't realize...

Possibly but not likely.


I didn't realize that people here were required to agree with dumb things you say.
09-21-21, 11:54 AM
Replies: 268
Views: 5,767
Posted By njkayaker

Whoosh. Missing the point.

Whoosh. Missing the point.
09-21-21, 11:34 AM
Replies: 268
Views: 5,767
Posted By njkayaker

Flats are relatively regular occurrences. ...

Flats are relatively regular occurrences.

Repeatedly fixing the same computer problem that your friends can learn fix themselves seems like a poor approach. For you and your friend.


No one...
09-21-21, 11:25 AM
Replies: 268
Views: 5,767
Posted By njkayaker

Self centered. Your friends should have much...

Self centered.

Your friends should have much better things to do than spend an hour of their time because you don't want to spend 15 minutes to fix a flat.

Anyway, how is waiting longer for a...
09-21-21, 10:54 AM
Replies: 268
Views: 5,767
Posted By njkayaker

Not necessarily. Again, you are making...

Not necessarily. Again, you are making assumptions. It might be OK for some of them.

There are people who ride on flat tires for years.
09-21-21, 10:51 AM
Replies: 268
Views: 5,767
Posted By njkayaker

I don't get wasting the time of other people...

I don't get wasting the time of other people instead of a bit of preparation either.

I don't even get the cost of ride over being able to fix a flat.
09-21-21, 10:46 AM
Replies: 268
Views: 5,767
Posted By njkayaker

You shouldn't be too concerned with how long it...

You shouldn't be too concerned with how long it takes you. Even at a half-hour, it will still often more convenient and faster to fix it. (I wonder if there are things you could learn from someone...
09-21-21, 10:39 AM
Replies: 268
Views: 5,767
Posted By njkayaker

You are assuming anything people do "suits" them...

You are assuming anything people do "suits" them (you/we really don't know).

While gigadeath used overly-absolute language (so what, anyway?), just because the riders you mention here can't fix a...
09-21-21, 08:58 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 882
Posted By njkayaker

rk?

rk?
Forum: Touring
09-21-21, 03:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 733
Posted By njkayaker

Yes.

Yes.
09-20-21, 05:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 471
Posted By njkayaker

This doesn't seem to be entirely true for the...

This doesn't seem to be entirely true for the later models. You can make/get calls on the watch without a phone.

Even if it doesn't allow it currently, there's no reason the watch couldn't send HR...
09-20-21, 04:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 471
Posted By njkayaker

A few companies jumped into writing apps for the...

A few companies jumped into writing apps for the Apple watch and ended-up discontinuing them.

Did you send an email to Cateye about it?


The Padrone Smart is $100. The Garmin 130+ is $200.
...
09-20-21, 03:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 471
Posted By njkayaker

You got the answer: "no chance" with a bunch of...

You got the answer: "no chance" with a bunch of reasons why.


Given that Wahoo tried it for phones and discontinued the product fairly quickly, it shouldn't seem surprising at all.


You'd...
09-20-21, 09:59 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 559
Posted By njkayaker

Yeah, but I've only seen ones that let you use...

Yeah, but I've only seen ones that let you use only two at a time.
Forum: Foo
09-19-21, 12:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 550
Posted By njkayaker

It doesn't much matter whether this junk being...

It doesn't much matter whether this junk being posted is automatic or not.


Report these posts using the "HAL eyeball". That's one reason it's there.


I've reported a few. And they seem to...
09-19-21, 10:17 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 471
Posted By njkayaker

Garmin has a "screen mirror" (not quite) function...

Garmin has a "screen mirror" (not quite) function on the Edges for their watches. It seems the main point is for triathletes (and similar) who use a watch across different activities.

...
09-19-21, 09:35 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,112
Posted By njkayaker

(Without water, it's useless.) The WHO stuff...

(Without water, it's useless.)

The WHO stuff appears to mostly focus on dehydration related to diarrhea (like that due to gastroenteritis).

Are there any studies related to showing a real...
09-19-21, 07:47 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,112
Posted By njkayaker

They are only a problem to people who think they...

They are only a problem to people who think they are saying it's safe to go. They are only yielding.

You must determine whether it's safe for you to go (like always).


Nothing in this kit is...
09-19-21, 07:14 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 471
Posted By njkayaker

It's too small a market (way too small) for Apple...

It's too small a market (way too small) for Apple to be interested in.
09-19-21, 07:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 307
Posted By njkayaker

Honestly, the Touring wasn't one of Garmin's best...

Honestly, the Touring wasn't one of Garmin's best efforts.

If you can fix it cheaply, then fix it.

The successor to the Touring is the Explore, which costs $250 (or less, if you get it on...
09-19-21, 07:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 307
Posted By njkayaker

Honestly, the Touring wasn't one of Garmin's best...

Honestly, the Touring wasn't one of Garmin's best efforts.

If you can fix it cheaply, then fix it.

The successor to the Touring is the Explore, which costs $250 (or less, if you get it on...
09-19-21, 06:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 307
Posted By njkayaker

Great to do. Not a good reason. The...

Great to do.


Not a good reason.

The Explore works the same way but is a much unit (works better and has a much better screen).

Other units (830 or 1030+) mostly work the same (these don't...
09-18-21, 03:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 559
Posted By njkayaker

This is a better description of the issue. ...

This is a better description of the issue.

Sure, it’s dependent on foliage (which you didn’t mention at all) but foliage is not always dependent on time of year.

Structure and terrain aren’t...
09-18-21, 10:41 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 559
Posted By njkayaker

What? ...

What?

https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-642-72011-6_2
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-21, 08:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 584
Posted By njkayaker

:rolleyes: It's optional. It also...

:rolleyes:

It's optional.

It also serves a legitimate purpose for some people.

What evidence do you have that Garmin is "marketing your data"?
09-18-21, 08:31 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 471
Posted By njkayaker

Wahoo made something like this. They...

Wahoo made something like this.

They stopped making it.
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