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Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-22, 10:28 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 2,954
Posted By Seattle Forrest

RTL is on sale and will be $50 more when you have...

RTL is on sale and will be $50 more when you have your answers. Buy the 515 and move on with your life. In a few years when Garmin makes v2 of this it will be better.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-22, 04:09 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 535
Posted By Seattle Forrest

This is why I put that guy on ignore. Trying to...

This is why I put that guy on ignore. Trying to help him find the answer to a detailed question was just too frustrating. It looks like I'm not the only one to notice.
Forum: Foo
05-24-22, 01:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 359
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Not here. At least not on public transit. ...

Not here. At least not on public transit.

https://i.pinimg.com/originals/46/ec/c9/46ecc98c96dfdcd9009e864f0f875f8e.jpg
05-24-22, 01:09 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 6,469
Posted By Seattle Forrest

As a climber I prefer newtons.

As a climber I prefer newtons.
05-24-22, 10:56 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 6,469
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I'm so glad to hear you agree that calories are...

I'm so glad to hear you agree that calories are real things sense not just magic. We're making progress! 🙂
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-22, 10:27 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 2,954
Posted By Seattle Forrest

:foo:

:foo:
Forum: Foo
05-24-22, 10:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 150
Posted By Seattle Forrest

7 minutes, but it's "only" $440,000. 😳

7 minutes, but it's "only" $440,000. 😳
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-22, 11:28 PM
05-23-22, 09:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 136
Posted By Seattle Forrest

What you're seeing is the behavior we all get. 🙂 ...

What you're seeing is the behavior we all get. 🙂

If it connects to the wrong speed sensor it will fix itself as you move out of range of the first.
Forum: Foo
05-23-22, 03:20 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 529
Posted By Seattle Forrest

My 7 pound cat friend chased a 40+ pound obese...

My 7 pound cat friend chased a 40+ pound obese raccoon off the property last fall. Pixie doesn't take any **** from anyone.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-22, 03:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 419
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Sell it or trade for something I would get more...

Sell it or trade for something I would get more benefit or enjoyment from.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-22, 09:51 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 2,954
Posted By Seattle Forrest

100+ years ago cyclists weren't sharing the roads...

100+ years ago cyclists weren't sharing the roads with drivers texting each other.
05-22-22, 08:37 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 800
Posted By Seattle Forrest

​​​​​​Thanks for suggesting this, it didn't occur...

​​​​​​Thanks for suggesting this, it didn't occur to me. I've only gone to the CIQ store for watch faces and a few other specific things. Fire NoWhammies and anybody else this might be important...
05-22-22, 07:16 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 6,469
Posted By Seattle Forrest

1 calorie is the amount of energy it takes to...

1 calorie is the amount of energy it takes to raise the temperature of 1 gram of water by 1* Celsius.
05-22-22, 07:15 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 6,469
Posted By Seattle Forrest

​​​​​​For what it's worth, I did a ride of the...

​​​​​​For what it's worth, I did a ride of the same distance and elevation profile today. About 950 kJ. Strava is being very generous!
05-22-22, 03:13 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 800
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Three 1040 will be at least $600. Garmin has...

Three 1040 will be at least $600. Garmin has been raising the prices as they release new watches, so the new Edge might cost more than that. The 1030+ is $450 now. Personally I think the few new...
05-22-22, 02:52 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 800
Posted By Seattle Forrest

The 1030+ is sold out at REI. They had plenty a...

The 1030+ is sold out at REI. They had plenty a few days ago when this thread started.
05-22-22, 02:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 147
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I vote 130 too. It's a great little computer. ...

I vote 130 too. It's a great little computer. It's unobtrusive but does more than anyone really needs.

Here's the $100 option:

https://www.garmin.com/en-US/p/582636...
05-22-22, 12:07 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 800
Posted By Seattle Forrest

To be clear, nobody is asking how computers work,...

To be clear, nobody is asking how computers work, this thread is about whether the 1030+ is a good buy, and about NoWhammies concern that the 1040 will have features the 1030+ doesn't that he'll...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-22, 11:41 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 2,954
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I know in the past the code didn't work on GPS...

I know in the past the code didn't work on GPS hardware. The website didn't accept the coupon for Garmin Vector pedals, but customer service was able to take the 20% off anyway. That was years ago...
05-22-22, 11:37 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 800
Posted By Seattle Forrest

How do you get the 1030+ to show...

How do you get the 1030+ to show stamina/potential?
05-21-22, 02:34 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 800
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Can the 1030+ display a chart of your power...

Can the 1030+ display a chart of your power during a ride like in the first 1040 screenshot above?
05-21-22, 12:39 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 800
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Here are leaked 1040 photos and some details...

Here are leaked 1040 photos and some details about its feature set.
https://the5krunner.com/2022/05/21/garmin-edge-1040-first-images/
...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-22, 11:40 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 2,954
Posted By Seattle Forrest

This guy is a real road cyclist. 🙂

This guy is a real road cyclist. 🙂
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-22, 10:12 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 2,954
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I just saw that the RTL515 radar & taillight is...

I just saw that the RTL515 radar & taillight is on sale for $150. If you don't want the evidence camera, this is a much better buy. 🙂
05-20-22, 10:08 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 800
Posted By Seattle Forrest

This thread got my attention. I've been wanting...

This thread got my attention. I've been wanting a bike computer, but not in a hurry. I have a 130 and a Fenix 7. I would like a "Platform Center Offset" display, and maps would be of use to me...
05-20-22, 10:02 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 800
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I can't remember the watch you have? Fenix 7...

I can't remember the watch you have? Fenix 7 series have a few new features that don't seem to have made it into the 1030+, like "stamina" which is like a countdown until it thinks you'll bonk. If...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-22, 04:47 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,320
Posted By Seattle Forrest

https://youtu.be/mLrVxEJ7pZ8

https://youtu.be/mLrVxEJ7pZ8
Forum: Foo
05-20-22, 04:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 150
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Instead of hiking

https://youtu.be/mLrVxEJ7pZ8
05-20-22, 04:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 147
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I use a 130 (not plus) with a 510. It beeps,...

I use a 130 (not plus) with a 510. It beeps, shows cars behind me, wakes the radar up and puts it to sleep. Visibility in bright sun is excellent.
05-20-22, 02:16 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 800
Posted By Seattle Forrest

A better display would be wonderful. 🙂

A better display would be wonderful. 🙂
Forum: Foo
05-20-22, 11:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 287
Posted By Seattle Forrest

​​​​​​You're complaining on a bike forum. You...

​​​​​​You're complaining on a bike forum. You know that has zero chance of improving anything. Do what you want, but at least be honest about it. " Campaigning." :lol:
05-20-22, 10:57 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 800
Posted By Seattle Forrest

$150 off is 25%, a pretty good deal. It looks...

$150 off is 25%, a pretty good deal. It looks like REI has the same discount. The 130, 530, and 830 aren't on sale, I would think they would refresh the entire series at the same time?

Two...
Forum: Foo
05-20-22, 10:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 287
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Well, you can choose for this to be a problem for...

Well, you can choose for this to be a problem for you, or for it not to. If complaining is more important than solving, yeah, don't bother and blame the phone company. The are people who refuse to...
Forum: Foo
05-20-22, 10:31 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 427
Posted By Seattle Forrest

You're right, there's no way to know those drones...

You're right, there's no way to know those drones aren't doing something stupid like this, or in fact this exactly. We'll only find out when we lose one and somebody hacks into it, like happened in...
05-20-22, 10:20 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 562
Posted By Seattle Forrest

https://www.rei.com/product/204681/fenix-lr35r-rec...

https://www.rei.com/product/204681/fenix-lr35r-rechargeable-flashlight

Put a red film on it.
05-20-22, 10:18 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 800
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Usually if they're dropping the price to clear...

Usually if they're dropping the price to clear the current generation out, the new ones are a lot closer than a year. My crystal ball is broken so I don't know anything.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-22, 10:15 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 2,954
Posted By Seattle Forrest

​​​​​​It can't even make a latte! :mad:

​​​​​​It can't even make a latte! :mad:
Forum: Foo
05-19-22, 10:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 287
Posted By Seattle Forrest

FYI. You can put an Android phone in Do Not...

FYI. You can put an Android phone in Do Not Disturb permanently until you turn it off. You can also allow exceptions for your contacts. Setting both of those means the phone won't bring calls or...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-22, 08:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 485
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Let us know what you think after a few rides! 🙂

Let us know what you think after a few rides! 🙂
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-22, 08:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 485
Posted By Seattle Forrest

​​​​​​For starters I want to clarify I'm not...

​​​​​​For starters I want to clarify I'm not trying to be argumentative, I'm sharing ideas.

It's because aerodynamics is really weird and can be counterintuitive. The shape of the rim including...
Forum: Foo
05-19-22, 07:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 427
Posted By Seattle Forrest

The WA Notify app, for covid exposure tracking...

The WA Notify app, for covid exposure tracking and contact tracing, and basically every similar app, must be vulnerable to false positives. Since they work using BT proximity, which can be faked.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-22, 07:38 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 2,954
Posted By Seattle Forrest

​​​​​​After seeing this, I keep misreading my own...

​​​​​​After seeing this, I keep misreading my own title as "Viagra radar..."
Forum: Foo
05-19-22, 06:30 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 427
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I'm assuming this is the same vulnerability. ...

I'm assuming this is the same vulnerability.


“What makes this powerful is not only that we can convince a Bluetooth device that we are near it—even from hundreds of miles away—but that we can do...
Forum: Foo
05-19-22, 06:29 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 427
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I don't know where those numbers come from, but a...

I don't know where those numbers come from, but a watch that does OWS starts around $700. It's 2022.

Edit to add: apparently some health insurance will provide you with a "free" Apple Watch. I...
05-19-22, 04:58 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 67
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Does the Karoo 2 do Cycling Dynamics?

I found a page from two years ago saying no. Hoping somebody has more recent info?

I'm interested in how "Platform Center Offset" and "Left/Right Balance" are displayed.
05-19-22, 03:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 465
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I can see that the viewing angle has a big...

I can see that the viewing angle has a big impact, like on a laptop display.

So far it seems like that won't be a problem. I think that will average out.

New sun hoody arrived today, of course...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-22, 03:02 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 2,954
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I would go with the Karoo out of those choices. ...

I would go with the Karoo out of those choices. I've been very happy using a watch though, including with the Varia radar.
05-19-22, 01:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 175
Posted By Seattle Forrest

If speed is important to you, get a speed sensor.

If speed is important to you, get a speed sensor.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-22, 01:14 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 2,954
Posted By Seattle Forrest

You lost me at saddle bag! :eek: I just got...

You lost me at saddle bag! :eek:

I just got an Edge 130, for the past several years I've been using a watch (and still am). There's a lot to be said for the relative merits and drawbacks of a...
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