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06-27-22, 10:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 68
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I find looking at my training load gives me a...

I find looking at my training load gives me a better idea how I'll feel tomorrow and when I'll be ready to play again than the recovery feature. If you have a power meter it's the PMC chart (fatigue...
06-27-22, 10:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 68
Posted By Seattle Forrest

To clarify ​​​​​​Garmin/Firstbeat is...

To clarify
​​​​​​Garmin/Firstbeat is recommending the countdown timer until you're in race condition. They recommend hard workouts again when the recovery timer gets below 24 hours.
Forum: Foo
06-27-22, 10:05 PM
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06-27-22, 04:34 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 862
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Go to a better running store. I had a chat...

Go to a better running store.

I had a chat with the salesman about what I needed, he watched me walk and run, checked out the wear on the bottom of the shoes I was replacing, and then we tried...
Forum: Foo
06-27-22, 01:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 124
Posted By Seattle Forrest

When you check out now, they ask you "please...

When you check out now, they ask you "please don't tag us on social media!"
Forum: Foo
06-27-22, 10:34 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 760
Posted By Seattle Forrest

They paid me very well. Shrugs.

They paid me very well. Shrugs.
Forum: Foo
06-27-22, 10:29 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 862
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Go get fitted at a running store.

Go get fitted at a running store.
06-27-22, 10:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 130
Posted By Seattle Forrest

​​​​​​Get the cheap one.

​​​​​​Get the cheap one.
Forum: Foo
06-26-22, 10:40 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 310
Posted By Seattle Forrest

​​​​​​Some people are very bad at dealing with...

​​​​​​Some people are very bad at dealing with novel situations and freeze up or make mistakes. Hopefully not most of us. Our broad ranging ability to deal with mental tasks is counterbalanced by...
06-26-22, 10:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 153
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Thanks for posting this. 🙂 It's interesting...

Thanks for posting this. 🙂

It's interesting to watch how bike computers evolve. Garmin is the undisputed ruler of battery life and HammerHead will have to respond by bringing the K3 up to at...
Forum: Foo
06-25-22, 10:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 124
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Some vacation pics ... how the PNW does lakes

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/52173260101_2b97953d9a_o_d.jpg

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/52172239642_65fb98a198_o_d.jpg
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06-25-22, 03:45 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 3,558
Posted By Seattle Forrest

It sounds like the 1040 basically works the same...

It sounds like the 1040 basically works the same as the 1030. They've dropped some new features like stamina and probably soon training readiness and morning report if you have a compatible watch....
06-24-22, 10:48 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 3,558
Posted By Seattle Forrest

The 1030+ is no longer on clearance, Garmin and...

The 1030+ is no longer on clearance, Garmin and everybody else is asking $599 again. I can't imagine who would buy one at that price when the 1040 base model is the same price.
Forum: Foo
06-24-22, 10:30 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 760
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Do you think Microsoft sells 79's Word documents?

Do you think Microsoft sells 79's Word documents?
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06-24-22, 10:28 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 760
Posted By Seattle Forrest

What are you doing in Word and Excel that the...

What are you doing in Word and Excel that the feds not seeing it is part of your decision making process?
Forum: Foo
06-23-22, 10:16 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 760
Posted By Seattle Forrest

TPM always seemed like a gimmick to me. "We're...

TPM always seemed like a gimmick to me. "We're gonna take this cryptography code and move it to its own chip! Instead of it's not supposed to leave its process, now it's not supposed to leave its...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-22, 11:33 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 912
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Get Ultegra. No question.

Get Ultegra. No question.
06-17-22, 09:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 254
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I have a couple miles like this on one of my...

I have a couple miles like this on one of my loops. It's a fun place to sprint because flat ground is rare here, but the Varia goes nuts.

The couple of times I've forgotten to turn the Varia on...
Forum: Foo
06-17-22, 07:43 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,263
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Code names for state sponsored hacker groups from...

Code names for state sponsored hacker groups from Russia, Iran, and USA are: Fancy Bear, Charming Kitten, and The Equation Group.
06-17-22, 09:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 343
Posted By Seattle Forrest

You guys need to try blindfolded crits, it'll...

You guys need to try blindfolded crits, it'll make you feel alive!!
Forum: Foo
06-16-22, 10:15 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 618
Posted By Seattle Forrest

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51128376478_3d...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51128376478_3d4e3ea21e_k_d.jpg

This cat lived with a hoarder and was neglected. She kept escaping and preferred to be stray. Now she lives next door with four...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-22, 06:22 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,242
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Can I use that on my sealant too? :love:

Can I use that on my sealant too? :love:
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-22, 03:59 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,242
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Where's my milk steamer?

Where's my milk steamer?
06-16-22, 01:40 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 548
Posted By Seattle Forrest

You should! The radar uses the Doppler effect to...

You should! The radar uses the Doppler effect to do its job, which means if a car paces you it drops off the radar. It's not uncommon at least here for a car to match my speed until it's able to...
Forum: Foo
06-16-22, 01:23 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,092
Posted By Seattle Forrest

A friend of mine went hiking yesterday with an...

A friend of mine went hiking yesterday with an $850 Fenix 6 Pro. His nylon strap broke and the watch fell 10+ feet onto a granite rock. One of the buttons got smashed. Garmin is sending him a free...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-22, 01:18 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,242
Posted By Seattle Forrest

​​​​​​I have your guess the consideration it...

​​​​​​I have your guess the consideration it deserves, now it's time to move on. :thumb:​​​​​​​
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-22, 01:15 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,242
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I would rather have a Cervelo than a Trek.

I would rather have a Cervelo than a Trek.
06-16-22, 12:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 548
Posted By Seattle Forrest

​​​​​​It's also great because when you have a...

​​​​​​It's also great because when you have a left turn coming up, you know where the breaks in traffic are.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-22, 10:41 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,242
Posted By Seattle Forrest

​​​​​​You've said that many times already. We...

​​​​​​You've said that many times already. We know what your guess is.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-22, 10:29 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,242
Posted By Seattle Forrest

​​​​​​No. People will only spend the extra...

​​​​​​No. People will only spend the extra premium on this feature because they want the ability to leave their phone behind. Most customers don't pay extra for that ability and then not use it.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-22, 09:03 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,242
Posted By Seattle Forrest

​​​​​​Yes, but no. I mean there isn't a 1040 LTE,...

​​​​​​Yes, but no. I mean there isn't a 1040 LTE, or any Edge LTE I think, so it's hypothetical. Because watches are so small Garmin has put a chip in that does the same thing as a sim card. It's...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-22, 04:31 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,242
Posted By Seattle Forrest

It would make the data go directly from the...

It would make the data go directly from the Garmin to the internet without going through your phone on the way. I guess if you have Bluetooth issues that would be good since BT wouldn't be involved....
Forum: Foo
06-15-22, 03:33 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 649
Posted By Seattle Forrest

​​​​​​Heavy Metal...

​​​​​​Heavy Metal (https://radiolab.org/episodes/heavy-metal) | Radiolab
Today we have a story about the sometimes obvious but sometimes sneaky effects of the way that we humans rearrange the...
06-15-22, 03:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 487
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Is your watch paired to your Varia? I have...

Is your watch paired to your Varia?

I have mine paired and I like that it vibrates on my wrist. The Garmin beep isn't very loud, I can't hear it or cars behind me when I'm descending on chip...
06-15-22, 03:23 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 3,558
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I saw a thread on another site where people were...

I saw a thread on another site where people were speculating about the possibility of Garmin allowing people to write widgets for their hardware using other languages like Python or Java. One person...
06-15-22, 03:16 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 3,558
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I think Garmin has low power consumption down,...

I think Garmin has low power consumption down, more than they have a mastery of solar. I honestly don't know if they do solar better or worse than anybody else, the Epix and some Fenix 6/7 and...
Forum: Foo
06-15-22, 03:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 256
Posted By Seattle Forrest

RIP Internet Exploder 🎻

https://www.theverge.com/2022/6/15/23167121/microsoft-internet-explorer-end-of-support-retirement
06-14-22, 10:22 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 3,558
Posted By Seattle Forrest

​​​​​​If HH can make the battery issue go away,...

​​​​​​If HH can make the battery issue go away, they seem like the compelling choice for anybody who doesn't have Di2 and D Fly. The screen is much better, it sounds like navigation is better. Price...
Forum: Foo
06-14-22, 02:24 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 742
Posted By Seattle Forrest

This question is what the IRS thread is about.

This question is what the IRS thread is about.
Forum: Foo
06-13-22, 09:06 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 536
Posted By Seattle Forrest

You have to escalate. The next step for me would...

You have to escalate. The next step for me would be to have a small plane fly a banner by their office that says "PICK UP THE PHONE!"
06-13-22, 11:27 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 3,558
Posted By Seattle Forrest

​​​​​​I'm curious, why max watts? Does it help...

​​​​​​I'm curious, why max watts? Does it help you knowing that while you ride?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-12-22, 10:26 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,242
Posted By Seattle Forrest

The internet: it costs $800 and I can't use it...

The internet: it costs $800 and I can't use it for Twitter updates! :mad:
Forum: Road Cycling
06-12-22, 06:52 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,242
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I appreciate having it in my watch but don't feel...

I appreciate having it in my watch but don't feel any need to have it in a bike computer. The battery is more than almost anyone needs without it. Garmin already had the technology though.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-12-22, 06:49 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,242
Posted By Seattle Forrest

There are 3 ways Garmin computers and watches can...

There are 3 ways Garmin computers and watches can get to the internet: Bluetooth to go through your phone's data connection, wifi, and LTE. LTE is what phones use. Having LTE in a Garmin means you...
06-12-22, 03:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 437
Posted By Seattle Forrest

​​​​​​For sure. How much gas did you have in the...

​​​​​​For sure. How much gas did you have in the tank at the end of the century? Those periods of coasting allowed you to rest during the event, which you may have needed, or maybe not. They may...
06-12-22, 01:04 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 3,558
Posted By Seattle Forrest

​​​​​​That's annoying. I don't ride longer than...

​​​​​​That's annoying. I don't ride longer than 7 hours at a time but don't want to feel like I can't use the thing if I forget to change it once. Obviously you disagree and the screen is more...
Forum: Foo
06-11-22, 10:35 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 754
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Momma cat is 8 pounds, she's the smallest adult...

Momma cat is 8 pounds, she's the smallest adult cat I've ever seen. The four kittens range from 5.5 to 7 pounds, they're almost as big as her! I hope the tiny one is forever tiny and extra cute,...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-22, 07:23 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,663
Posted By Seattle Forrest

You don't need an excuse.

You don't need an excuse.
06-11-22, 01:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 601
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Running is a great alternative. You can get a...

Running is a great alternative. You can get a better workout more quickly than on a bike.

Rowing is also a fantastic workout but requires equipment.
Forum: Foo
06-10-22, 11:41 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 754
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Well this small, young cat has been coming to my...

Well this small, young cat has been coming to my back door looking sad and pathetic. I've been feeding her, she'd hiss and growl at me while I brought her food, never let me within 5 or 10 feet. ...
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