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Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-22, 11:43 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,288
Posted By Seattle Forrest

No need to crash. Let's just have a race where...

No need to crash. Let's just have a race where the goal is to see how fast a person can go on a bike.
Forum: Foo
07-01-22, 11:41 AM
Replies: 218
Views: 4,820
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Sure, but those battery contacts aren't randomly...

Sure, but those battery contacts aren't randomly touching people as you drive by, whereas toxic emissions from an internal combustion engine do affect others. The fact that one car in a garage puts...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-22, 10:44 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,288
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Sounds awesome! Let's allow doping too. Let's see...

Sounds awesome! Let's allow doping too. Let's see how fast humans can really go on a bike. Maybe we can call it "racing." 👍
07-01-22, 10:29 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 4,103
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Getting a fix is immediate. Even when it's...

Getting a fix is immediate. Even when it's hundreds of miles from the last place I used it.
Forum: Foo
06-30-22, 11:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 123
Posted By Seattle Forrest

This was my best neowise photo. From the lookout...

This was my best neowise photo. From the lookout on North Mountain.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50136335792_0ddb1a4eba_o_d.jpg

I was also surprised how it looked still and unmoving in...
Forum: Foo
06-30-22, 10:08 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 4,820
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I guess you can't end your life by running an...

I guess you can't end your life by running an electric car in a garage.
06-30-22, 09:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 322
Posted By Seattle Forrest

My Fenix and Edge give me different recovery...

My Fenix and Edge give me different recovery times every time I ride. I'm not sure if this is to be expected or not?

I have auto upload turned off on the Edge, which I think only applies to the...
06-30-22, 09:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 108
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Definitely the radar.

Definitely the radar.
Forum: Foo
06-30-22, 09:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 123
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Giant comet is now visible, hereís how to see it ...

Giant comet is now visible, hereís how to see it

Ottum tells me C/2017 K2 is heading toward the sun, and coming closer to Earth. The comet will make its closest approach to Earth on July 14. Ottum...
Forum: Foo
06-30-22, 09:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 123
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Comet ☄️ in the sky peaking on July 14

Enormous Comet Has Entered Our Inner Solar System, Heading Towards Earth

Scientists have known about comet C/2017 K2 for several yearsóthe Hubble telescope observed it back in 2017 when it was the...
06-30-22, 04:20 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 748
Posted By Seattle Forrest

This works well in practice. 🙂 Viewing angle...

This works well in practice. 🙂

Viewing angle is a non issue in day to day life, turns out people aren't tidally locked to the sun. You go out for a walk or a ride, and it's either a loop or you...
Forum: Foo
06-30-22, 02:56 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,115
Posted By Seattle Forrest

It's amazing how far we've come.

It's amazing how far we've come.
Forum: Foo
06-30-22, 02:25 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 4,820
Posted By Seattle Forrest

This is all true. It's also true that...

This is all true. It's also true that microplastic concentrations aren't all that high in cities and near freeways. It's a gift for everybody I guess, thanks to prevailing winds? Asthma and other...
06-30-22, 02:00 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 4,103
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I'm seeing excellent results whether I use...

I'm seeing excellent results whether I use multiband or not. I guess there isn't much reason to turn it off in an Edge, it drains the battery about twice as fast as "all systems" GPS though and there...
06-30-22, 01:55 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 4,103
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I guess there's been a geomagnetic storm recently...

I guess there's been a geomagnetic storm recently and a lot of GPS units have been going crazy. Lot of people are reporting offset tracks.
...
06-30-22, 01:47 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 4,103
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Garmin changed chip providers for the current...

Garmin changed chip providers for the current generation of their products. My Fenix 7X is far and away the best GPS receiver I've had. It's better than in my phone or in the 1030+. Your 1040...
Forum: Foo
06-30-22, 01:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 285
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I don't hike from Route 2 very often because of...

I don't hike from Route 2 very often because of traffic. I was thinking that was Lake Serene but you hike by a large waterfall to get to that lake so it must be a different one. Looks like Mount...
06-30-22, 11:41 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 4,103
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Take a deep breath and count to ten. Repeat...

Take a deep breath and count to ten. Repeat after me: "it's going to be ok." We don't want to see you stroke out.
06-30-22, 10:47 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 4,103
Posted By Seattle Forrest

https://i.postimg.cc/7PQPVk59/yb5o3k5d9p891.png

https://i.postimg.cc/7PQPVk59/yb5o3k5d9p891.png
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-22, 10:40 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,288
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Inflation's a *****!

Inflation's a *****!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-22, 10:39 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,288
Posted By Seattle Forrest

​​​​​​My Garmin chirps at me when I to to shift...

​​​​​​My Garmin chirps at me when I to to shift beyond the end of my cassette. It's cute!
Forum: Foo
06-30-22, 10:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 285
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Did you go by a giant waterfall to get to that...

Did you go by a giant waterfall to get to that lake?
Forum: Foo
06-30-22, 10:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 164
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Anyone who wants some laughs should look at Radio...

Anyone who wants some laughs should look at Radio Shack's Twitter feed.
Forum: Foo
06-29-22, 11:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 164
Posted By Seattle Forrest

This will only get worse

FBI is warning (https://www.ic3.gov/Media/Y2022/PSA220628) companies that people are using deep fake software to interview on Zoom or Teams for remote jobs. 🤯
...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-22, 10:21 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,288
Posted By Seattle Forrest

My experience with mechanical and Di2 Ultegra is...

My experience with mechanical and Di2 Ultegra is that the shift quality is pretty close to the same. The electronic one just never needs to be adjusted, which is nice, but not a huge deal. I prefer...
06-29-22, 03:45 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 4,103
Posted By Seattle Forrest

​​​​​​As long as we're clarifying the obvious, I...

​​​​​​As long as we're clarifying the obvious, I guess it's also worth saying "this doesn't happen for me" doesn't mean "I don't believe you," it means "something weird is going on and it's like...
06-29-22, 12:49 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 4,103
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I saw you replied to me and reread my post, I...

I saw you replied to me and reread my post, I don't mean to imply you're doing something wrong and breaking your devices. I'm a software developer and "what are you doing" is shorthand for "tell me...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-22, 11:12 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,288
Posted By Seattle Forrest

105 goes Di2

https://www.velonews.com/gear/road-gear/shimano-105-goes-electronic/
06-29-22, 10:26 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 4,103
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I've never had that kind of trouble with any of...

I've never had that kind of trouble with any of the 8 Garmins I've used for cycling. What are you doing with yours? I hope you got the problems sorted, Garmin has amazing service whether you're in...
Forum: Foo
06-28-22, 10:47 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,115
Posted By Seattle Forrest

The days of dial-up internet, AOL Instant...

The days of dial-up internet, AOL Instant Messenger, and Myspace may be over on Earth, but on Mars, the early years of the internet still live on. A Martian spacecraft has been running on software...
Forum: Foo
06-28-22, 10:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 343
Posted By Seattle Forrest

You called?

You called?
06-28-22, 04:24 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 4,103
Posted By Seattle Forrest

​​​​​​I did an 8 hour hike last week. Started at...

​​​​​​I did an 8 hour hike last week. Started at a known elevation, so I calibrated the barometer manually. I have a page set up (on my watch) with a lot of elevation data including what the...
06-28-22, 04:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 322
Posted By Seattle Forrest

​​​​​​I read a lot and count on google to find...

​​​​​​I read a lot and count on google to find things I remember, in this case I'm having trouble finding more detail for you than the basics that have already been posted here.

The short answer...
Forum: Foo
06-28-22, 04:04 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 740
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Gray one is momma cat, black one is a five month...

Gray one is momma cat, black one is a five month old kitten. Can't can't go very far because Pixie keeps finding a really fun string toy. :lol:

https://i.postimg.cc/SKyShgWy/20220626-180211.jpg
Forum: Foo
06-28-22, 03:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 285
Posted By Seattle Forrest

For me, it's whether people decide something is a...

For me, it's whether people decide something is a river or a creek. Denny Creek is bigger than the LA River.
Forum: Foo
06-28-22, 01:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 285
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Ross. In the Ross Lake National Recreation Area....

Ross. In the Ross Lake National Recreation Area. 🙂
06-28-22, 11:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 315
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Are you the guy with the really bizarre diet?

Are you the guy with the really bizarre diet?
Forum: Foo
06-28-22, 10:27 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,115
Posted By Seattle Forrest

He's putting 5G vaccine in the corn! :mad:

He's putting 5G vaccine in the corn! :mad:
06-27-22, 10:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 322
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: 23
Views: 322
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
Forum: Foo
06-27-22, 04:34 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 965
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: 15
Views: 285
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: 63
Views: 1,115
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: 34
Views: 965
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: 9
Views: 202
Posted By Seattle Forrest

​​​​​​Get the cheap one.

​​​​​​Get the cheap one.
Forum: Foo
06-26-22, 10:40 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 326
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: 2
Views: 221
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: 15
Views: 285
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
...
06-25-22, 03:45 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 4,103
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....
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