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Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-21, 04:11 PM
07-31-21, 04:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 406
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I think the head unit just has to be powered on....

I think the head unit just has to be powered on. It tells me about cars approaching before I start a ride, eg when I'm calibrating my power meter. Most people aren't going to spend hundreds on a...
07-31-21, 02:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 406
Posted By Seattle Forrest

You don't have to push a button on the head unit...

You don't have to push a button on the head unit to start them. It happens automatically. You just have to use a head unit that's paired to them.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-21, 01:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 268
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Blood pressure meds, or yelling at kids on your...

Blood pressure meds, or yelling at kids on your lawn.
07-30-21, 10:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 129
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I would put one of those bridges on the must see...

I would put one of those bridges on the must see list. I've only done the I90 trail, I assume 520 is basically the same experience. It's beautiful on a clear day. They're floating bridges, the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-21, 09:42 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 639
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I'm really sorry you guys are going through this....

I'm really sorry you guys are going through this. Summers are so fleeting this far north, it sucks to have to consider giving the last day of July up. Hope it works out for you. Don't ride if it's...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-21, 04:01 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 639
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Keep an eye on the air quality before you leave. ...

Keep an eye on the air quality before you leave. Drive somewhere cleaner if possible. Be aware of the distinction between ground level and aloft, I'm not seeing what's headed your way.

You can...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-21, 02:52 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 639
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Tomorrow's smoke forecast. Most of it will be...

Tomorrow's smoke forecast. Most of it will be aloft here, I don't know if that's the case where you are.
...
07-30-21, 02:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 349
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Literally every question you just asked has...

Literally every question you just asked has already been answered in detail in this thread, and we're still on page one. :foo: For what is worth I've never used a Forerunner.
07-30-21, 02:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 349
Posted By Seattle Forrest

No alert on my lunch ride today, the data...

No alert on my lunch ride today, the data calculated and is there in Connect, it says my VO2max is up a point. I'm pretty exhaustified and no doubt glycogen depleted from all the fun I've been...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-21, 02:39 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 639
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Buy air purifiers. Get your exercise indoors...

Buy air purifiers. Get your exercise indoors through this.
07-30-21, 01:31 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 414
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I know when I'll be able to merge into traffic...

I know when I'll be able to merge into traffic and when I won't because it shows me where the gaps are.

Think about what I'm about to say, and you'll understand.

I don't even bring the Varia...
07-30-21, 12:36 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 414
Posted By Seattle Forrest

False.

False.
07-30-21, 11:36 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 349
Posted By Seattle Forrest

That's what we've been talking about this entire...

That's what we've been talking about this entire time.
07-29-21, 09:58 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,300
Posted By Seattle Forrest

None are so blind as those who refuse to see. ;)

None are so blind as those who refuse to see. ;)
07-29-21, 09:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 269
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I had an 800 for 10 years. That thing was...

I had an 800 for 10 years. That thing was ancient, but the touch screen worked fine. Rain, gloves, whatever. It's not a smartphone. Probably the extremely low resolution of all Garmins helps with...
07-29-21, 09:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 414
Posted By Seattle Forrest

​​​​​​Yep I like this a lot. Makes drivers more...

​​​​​​Yep I like this a lot. Makes drivers more aware of my presence. Also the fact that it changes in response to them is unusual, and hence attention getting.

A friend I ride with sometimes...
07-29-21, 09:44 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 414
Posted By Seattle Forrest

​​​​​​I think it can do that. For other people. ...

​​​​​​I think it can do that. For other people. 🙂
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-21, 09:40 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 2,837
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Track stand is a valuable skill, like a bunny...

Track stand is a valuable skill, like a bunny hop. I think it's like a plank, where beyond a certain point there stops being much benefit. For me, that's a long red light, or how long it takes a...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-21, 09:31 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 2,837
Posted By Seattle Forrest

They're trying to get in on the ground floor. ...

They're trying to get in on the ground floor. They know you're going to be crushing races soon and they want to leech off your fame and wealth. Also, have you ever thought about being an...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-21, 04:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 446
Posted By Seattle Forrest

This is the content I come here for. :love:

This is the content I come here for. :love:
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-21, 01:15 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 2,837
Posted By Seattle Forrest

You think he dropes the hamer and dials it up to...

You think he dropes the hamer and dials it up to 400 watts on her?
07-29-21, 12:11 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 414
Posted By Seattle Forrest

It's usually the second one that gets you. ...

It's usually the second one that gets you. Knowing there's a second one prevents that.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-21, 11:56 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 2,837
Posted By Seattle Forrest

​​​​​​I bet those pedals were making up for...

​​​​​​I bet those pedals were making up for insecurity about not having enough chain inches. :innocent:
07-29-21, 11:46 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 349
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I don't think it has anything to do with when you...

I don't think it has anything to do with when you last synced or anything, I think your ride has to meet certain conditions over the first 10 to 15 minutes for it to calculate. Don't know what those...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-21, 05:12 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,069
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I put 5 psi less in the front than the back. ...

I put 5 psi less in the front than the back. Like you, there's only so far I'm going with this.
07-28-21, 05:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 98
Posted By Seattle Forrest

There are a lot of apps and devices (think...

There are a lot of apps and devices (think watches) that count steps and use GPS for walking the way cyclists use it. Some of them have the phone bark at you, either status updates like you heard,...
Forum: Foo
07-28-21, 04:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 424
Posted By Seattle Forrest

That stuff is so good though. Probably the tears...

That stuff is so good though. Probably the tears of the marginalized workers that give it that je ne sais quoa.
Forum: Foo
07-28-21, 04:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 277
Posted By Seattle Forrest

​​​​​​I worked with a lady years ago who bought...

​​​​​​I worked with a lady years ago who bought some kind of vibrating plate and was surprised she didn't lose weight by standing on it. I feel like if that worked, everybody would be skinny. Why...
Forum: Foo
07-28-21, 02:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 277
Posted By Seattle Forrest

​​​​​​Maybe it's just the engineer in me, but...

​​​​​​Maybe it's just the engineer in me, but solutions that obviously didn't work are bad solutions.
07-28-21, 01:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 349
Posted By Seattle Forrest

For what it's worth, this didn't come up on...

For what it's worth, this didn't come up on yesterday's ride, but still showed on the watch as a data field. The few rides before yesterday's all had a performance condition alert.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-21, 12:21 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,069
Posted By Seattle Forrest

🤯 Better you than me! 😳

🤯

Better you than me! 😳
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-21, 11:54 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,069
Posted By Seattle Forrest

The bone shaker!!

The bone shaker!!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-21, 11:49 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,069
Posted By Seattle Forrest

My Enves are 25 mm internal, I remember them...

My Enves are 25 mm internal, I remember them feeling squishy and not precise when I got them and went through finding the right pressure. Don't remember what it took.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-21, 09:27 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 2,837
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I went to clippless pedals a ton of years ago...

I went to clippless pedals a ton of years ago after getting a repetitive stress pain in knee on a very long ride. I've been riding all my life, had been using straps for a decade or more at the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-21, 09:23 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 2,837
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Hikers say "a pound on your foot is like five on...

Hikers say "a pound on your foot is like five on your back." 🙂
Forum: Foo
07-27-21, 09:15 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 814
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I mostly posted that because I read a few replies...

I mostly posted that because I read a few replies that said people weren't sure what close friends means. I don't know, there's a pretty wide range, that's on the closer side. I brought my bike,...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-21, 05:08 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,069
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Ah, ok, thanks. I didn't realize optimal meant...

Ah, ok, thanks. I didn't realize optimal meant fastest specifically. Vs most comfortable, least likely to pinch, or whatever balance of qualities any particular rider is looking for. Hence my...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-21, 04:46 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,069
Posted By Seattle Forrest

What does real world testing demonstrate with...

What does real world testing demonstrate with regard to optimal tire pressure? What result would tell you that 65 psi is optimal and 75 psi isn't?
Forum: Foo
07-27-21, 03:49 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 814
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Mary texted me a while ago, "Do you have plans...

Mary texted me a while ago, "Do you have plans this weekend?" She was running a trail marathon Saturday, had just gone to the emergency room with chest pains, the tests were inconclusive about...
Forum: Foo
07-27-21, 03:42 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 814
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Just don't set lunch down and turn your back!

Just don't set lunch down and turn your back!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-21, 03:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 296
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I've been using Vectors for most of 10 years,...

I've been using Vectors for most of 10 years, since the first ones. Lost the battery door once, Garmin sent me a new one free, that's the only problem I've ever had with them.

After looking at...
07-27-21, 12:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 269
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Maps without touchscreen = barely worth having.

Maps without touchscreen = barely worth having.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-21, 12:17 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,069
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I go anywhere from 65 to 80 psi depending what I...

I go anywhere from 65 to 80 psi depending what I plan to ride on. I weigh more than you.
Forum: Foo
07-26-21, 11:42 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 814
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I'm saddened reading this thread. I love people...

I'm saddened reading this thread. I love people but also my alone time, so I've always got the idea that I'm on the less social end of the scale. I would prefer to have more close friends than I...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-21, 11:31 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 886
Posted By Seattle Forrest

El Salvador is tiny compared to eBay.

El Salvador is tiny compared to eBay.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-21, 11:05 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 729
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Yes.

Yes.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-21, 12:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 642
Posted By Seattle Forrest

GP4ks were excellent tires. And tires have a...

GP4ks were excellent tires. And tires have a huge impact on how a bike rides. There are a ton of great tires now though. Starting to feel like a golden age.
Forum: Foo
07-25-21, 12:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 407
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I just purchased a bear. Hope it arrives...

I just purchased a bear. Hope it arrives quickly. Need to go rub salmon and berries on the neighbor's car.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-21, 09:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 325
Posted By Seattle Forrest

A Runner’s Guide to Connective Tissue...

A Runner’s Guide to Connective Tissue (https://runnersworldonline.com.au/guide-to-connective-tissue/)

Most connective tissues adapt to training, but there’s a catch: they adapt at a much slower...
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