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Forum: Foo
06-25-22, 10:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 70
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Some vacation pics ... how the PNW does lakes

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06-25-22, 03:45 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 3,333
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: 120
Views: 3,333
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: 43
Views: 716
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Do you think Microsoft sells 79's Word documents?

Do you think Microsoft sells 79's Word documents?
Forum: Foo
06-24-22, 10:28 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 716
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: 43
Views: 716
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: 876
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Get Ultegra. No question.

Get Ultegra. No question.
06-17-22, 09:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 239
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: 1,252
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: 335
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: 27
Views: 464
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: 1,222
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: 1,222
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Where's my milk steamer?

Where's my milk steamer?
06-16-22, 01:40 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 537
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: 1,084
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: 1,222
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: 1,222
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: 537
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: 1,222
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: 1,222
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: 1,222
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: 1,222
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: 640
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: 476
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: 120
Views: 3,333
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: 120
Views: 3,333
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: 246
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: 120
Views: 3,333
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: 736
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: 535
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: 120
Views: 3,333
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: 1,222
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: 1,222
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: 1,222
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: 431
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: 120
Views: 3,333
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: 743
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: 1,648
Posted By Seattle Forrest

You don't need an excuse.

You don't need an excuse.
06-11-22, 01:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 551
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: 743
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. ...
Forum: Foo
06-10-22, 11:24 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 743
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I don't think of the things I do as hobbies. ...

I don't think of the things I do as hobbies. Hiking, cycling, kitteneering.
06-10-22, 11:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 242
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Thanks, both of you, for sharing your experience...

Thanks, both of you, for sharing your experience here. 🙂
Forum: Foo
06-10-22, 09:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 324
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Get better!

Get better!
06-09-22, 10:21 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 3,333
Posted By Seattle Forrest

In that case if you're within the return period...

In that case if you're within the return period and would rather have the improvements in the '40 including battery and GPS, spend the extra $100.

My Fenix 7 is getting a bunch of cool features...
Forum: Foo
06-09-22, 10:03 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,084
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I had a Fenix 6X for 3 years, used it every day. ...

I had a Fenix 6X for 3 years, used it every day. Hiked with it, used it as a bike computer. It never did anything wrong, and then one day it stopped working. I think it was a corrupt file or a...
Forum: Foo
06-09-22, 09:57 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,084
Posted By Seattle Forrest

​​​​​​Fenix 6 is $350 at this place, which is 2x...

​​​​​​Fenix 6 is $350 at this place, which is 2x as much as the Instinct. I don't know if this one has maps. If so they're not touch screen. Other than that it's a fantastic watch.
...
Forum: Foo
06-09-22, 09:43 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,084
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Maybe just order the Instinct again and tell them...

Maybe just order the Instinct again and tell them to send it to the right place this time?
Forum: Foo
06-09-22, 03:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 841
Posted By Seattle Forrest

https://youtube.com/shorts/mD_deEUAZDs

https://youtube.com/shorts/mD_deEUAZDs
Forum: Foo
06-09-22, 12:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 386
Posted By Seattle Forrest

This is where I stopped reading and started...

This is where I stopped reading and started laughing. :lol:
06-09-22, 12:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 284
Posted By Seattle Forrest

​​​​​​When they aren't there to be able to see...

​​​​​​When they aren't there to be able to see the radar on the bike, they have to be extra cautious like that. It sounds like they're saying you can't do this but millions of cyclists do. Just make...
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