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Forum: Road Cycling
05-16-22, 11:51 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 632
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Well I already broke all my spokes by using disc...

Well I already broke all my spokes by using disc brakes so what else am I supposed to do?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-16-22, 11:11 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 632
Posted By Seattle Forrest

You started this thread on this forum to...

You started this thread on this forum to stimulate discussion somewhere else?
05-16-22, 10:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 127
Posted By Seattle Forrest

There's a heat map built in. By default the...

There's a heat map built in. By default the watches use it for routing but don't display it. I don't love the way it looks visually but have it turned on and find it useful. I know this isn't what...
05-16-22, 09:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 236
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Is it really that hard for people to understand...

Is it really that hard for people to understand that a person in Seattle would want to enjoy as much sun as possible without getting burned?
05-16-22, 09:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 127
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I wanted to talk a little bit more about battery...

I wanted to talk a little bit more about battery and the Fenix vs Epix choice.

For battery, everybody has expectations from what they're used to. If you're using an Apple Watch I think you'll be...
05-16-22, 11:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 236
Posted By Seattle Forrest

If you don't understand, that's ok. There are...

If you don't understand, that's ok. There are plenty of other threads for you.
05-16-22, 11:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 127
Posted By Seattle Forrest

​​​​​​There's a large POI database in the watch,...

​​​​​​There's a large POI database in the watch, I think it only comes preloaded on the Epix and maybe the sapphire versions of the Fenix? It isn't hard to load them on other models, but it's time...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-16-22, 10:25 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 632
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Really?

Really?
Forum: Foo
05-15-22, 09:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 175
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I gave up trying to grow anything edible because...

I gave up trying to grow anything edible because the squirrels and possums get it before it's ripe. So I grow things that look good in my garden.
05-15-22, 09:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 127
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Both of these watches let you set your data pages...

Both of these watches let you set your data pages and fields up with your phone. The touch screen interface on the watch works well and takes a lot of the pain out of setting things up.

Both...
05-15-22, 09:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 127
Posted By Seattle Forrest

​​​​​​My F7x arrived a week ago, with about 80%...

​​​​​​My F7x arrived a week ago, with about 80% in the battery. I've used probably 10-12 hours of multiband GPS. I have yet to charge the thing and it has 48% left. I've been using it more than...
05-15-22, 09:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 127
Posted By Seattle Forrest

It was a difficult choice for me, I went with...

It was a difficult choice for me, I went with Fenix 7X Solar. Very happy with the decision.

They'll both work identically in terms of your power meter, Varia radar, and navigation. It's a choice...
Forum: Foo
05-15-22, 04:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 198
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I get about one text a week saying my Chase or...

I get about one text a week saying my Chase or BofA or whatever account is frozen or there was activity in Alaska or Malaysia or something, and always, click here to fix it. I don't have an account...
05-15-22, 03:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 236
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Can the solar panels collect all the energy that...

Can the solar panels collect all the energy that lands on them? I guess the Garmin can only tell me what the sensors collect, it can't measure what it can't see, like a measuring cup that overflows....
Forum: Foo
05-15-22, 02:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 299
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I've never wished for the physical medium. ...

I've never wished for the physical medium. Just to hear the music.

Ok, Aenema had a very cool jewel case. I'd have fun playing with that again.
05-15-22, 12:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 236
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I'm trying to figure something specific out. It...

I'm trying to figure something specific out. It has nothing to do with how old this feature is. That's a bizarre question and it's also not a straightforward one. If you want to learn the history...
05-15-22, 11:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 236
Posted By Seattle Forrest

:wtf:does this have to do with the question at...

:wtf:does this have to do with the question at hand?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-14-22, 07:37 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 827
Posted By Seattle Forrest

The rule I've used is ignore the pressure rating...

The rule I've used is ignore the pressure rating on the tire, obey the one on the rim.

For the OP, I run 70 to 80 psi @ 28 mm depending on the day and what I'll be riding on.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-14-22, 07:22 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,601
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Di2 has been in use for, what, 15 years? I've...

Di2 has been in use for, what, 15 years? I've never heard anybody complain about any of those things. If it was happening regularly, a lot of people would be complaining.
05-14-22, 07:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 236
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Garmin solar charging

I would love to never get a sunburn again, but that doesn't seem likely. The next time I get one, I feel like I should be able to use the solar feature to see how many lux hours of exposure it took,...
Forum: Foo
05-14-22, 04:24 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 557
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I told my cat we're out of food, he has to catch...

I told my cat we're out of food, he has to catch his own if he wants to eat. He's whining at me.
Forum: Foo
05-14-22, 04:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 77
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Sagittarius A*

https://www.sciencealert.com/images/2022-05/eso2208-eht-mwa.jpeg
Forum: Foo
05-14-22, 03:31 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 557
Posted By Seattle Forrest

https://youtu.be/sdNmOOq6T8Y

https://youtu.be/sdNmOOq6T8Y
Forum: Foo
05-14-22, 01:58 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 557
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I got my law degree at Costco.

I got my law degree at Costco.
05-14-22, 11:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 145
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Mine was 57. DCRainmaker says they're...

Mine was 57.

DCRainmaker says they're changing how they calculate that score, adding weight to restlessness. I've always been skeptical of activity trackers' ability to say much about sleep, but...
05-14-22, 11:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 136
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I can't believe this has to be explained. Garmin...

I can't believe this has to be explained. Garmin is allowed to choose how they respond to their customers. They chose to take care of one in the hope that he'll spend more money with them in the...
05-13-22, 08:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 145
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Garmin is moving to quarterly feature updates

https://www.dcrainmaker.com/2022/05/new-garmin-features-fenix7-instinct2-epix7.html/amp
​​​​​​They will still do bugs as separate updates.
05-13-22, 02:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 152
Posted By Seattle Forrest

This is why plants crave electrolytes.

This is why plants crave electrolytes.
Forum: Foo
05-13-22, 02:14 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 1,259
Posted By Seattle Forrest

​​​​​​​So you did your own research on the...

​​​​​​​So you did your own research on the internet. Got it.
Forum: Foo
05-13-22, 01:33 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 1,259
Posted By Seattle Forrest

​​​​​​ ​​​​​​I was going to ask next what you...

​​​​​​
​​​​​​I was going to ask next what you meant by "have" except you answered already and said most cyclists can't achieve 745 watts. I can't say whether that's true for most of not but I'm...
Forum: Foo
05-13-22, 01:00 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 1,259
Posted By Seattle Forrest

This is my data and I'm far from an elite...

This is my data and I'm far from an elite cyclist. I use a Vector 2 to measure this, it can be off by up to 2%.

https://i.postimg.cc/g0Q7mw8G/Screenshot-20220513-115929-Chrome.jpg
Forum: Foo
05-13-22, 12:21 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 1,259
Posted By Seattle Forrest

How did you determine this fact?

How did you determine this fact?
05-13-22, 10:30 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 606
Posted By Seattle Forrest

How long have you been riding?

How long have you been riding?
Forum: Foo
05-12-22, 04:16 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 1,259
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Cool story, bro.

Cool story, bro.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-12-22, 01:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 164
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I had a pain like that once and it came down to...

I had a pain like that once and it came down to cleat position. Could be the shoes though, do you have another pair to rule that out?
Forum: Foo
05-12-22, 01:04 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 684
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Cool story, bro.

Cool story, bro.
Forum: Foo
05-12-22, 12:11 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 1,259
Posted By Seattle Forrest

People have explained this to you over and over. ...

People have explained this to you over and over. It's not our fault you're not able to understand. You're like Anthony G and his "explain me vaccines" act, and we've all given up on you.
Forum: Foo
05-12-22, 10:33 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 684
Posted By Seattle Forrest

And a lot of folks posting on the internet with...

And a lot of folks posting on the internet with no clue how computers work.
Forum: Foo
05-12-22, 10:11 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 1,259
Posted By Seattle Forrest

​​​​​​Fear and jealousy that other people enjoy...

​​​​​​Fear and jealousy that other people enjoy something.
Forum: Foo
05-11-22, 07:29 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 684
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Here's an article in Hackaday that some of you...

Here's an article in Hackaday that some of you will enjoy.

LEARNING OBSOLETE TECHNOLOGY (https://hackaday.com/2022/05/07/learning-obsolete-technology/)
05-11-22, 05:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 606
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I'm craving masala.

I'm craving masala.
05-11-22, 02:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 267
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Thanks for testing that for me! 🙂 You...

Thanks for testing that for me! 🙂

You raised my curiosity. I had googled his to put the radar in pairing mode and chicken the RTL515 instructions from the results. Wondering why it behaves...
Forum: Foo
05-11-22, 01:43 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 684
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I remember calculators being a separate thing,...

I remember calculators being a separate thing, too.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-22, 01:23 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 928
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Thanks, as always, for a great summary. I...

Thanks, as always, for a great summary.

I don't see how this is relevant to me as a person who likes riding a road bike on the road. I'm not complaining about the thread being here, I'm offering...
05-11-22, 12:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 267
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Powering the unit on, letting go of the button,...

Powering the unit on, letting go of the button, and then pressing it again for 2 seconds gets the radar into pairing mode. 😁

That was harder than it had to be, but it's done and now I can have...
Forum: Foo
05-11-22, 12:00 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 1,259
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I don't understand the whole point of 4G. I have...

I don't understand the whole point of 4G. I have even lower standards, so should everybody else. :p
05-11-22, 11:41 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,662
Posted By Seattle Forrest

We named one of the kittens Winthrop. Winnie for...

We named one of the kittens Winthrop. Winnie for short. ❤️
05-10-22, 11:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 267
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Thanks everyone for the suggestions so far. ...

Thanks everyone for the suggestions so far.

I won't be able to talk to Garmin until tomorrow. I just don't have a long enough block of time. 😳 I also have to call my bank to approve my debit...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-10-22, 10:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 530
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I'm not interested in watching some random guy...

I'm not interested in watching some random guy speculate about being a tech hipster. 🙂
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