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10-22-21, 08:34 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,222
Posted By kahn

Nice contrast over the seasons - but what - no...

Nice contrast over the seasons - but what - no snow?
10-22-21, 11:27 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 525
Posted By kahn

Yes, I was more than irritated that my DJI Osmo...

Yes, I was more than irritated that my DJI Osmo Action Camera needed activation and connection to their website. Like you, I kind of understand drones needing the connection.
10-22-21, 11:21 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 407
Posted By kahn

Two go-to's! Both loops have nice water views...

Two go-to's! Both loops have nice water views and 700 to 1,100 feet of gain.

An about 15 mile loop from home to Golden Gardens Park on Puget Sound with variations on the way home.

23 mile loop...
10-22-21, 11:11 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 407
Posted By kahn

When I lived in Rogers Park, decades ago, I'd...

When I lived in Rogers Park, decades ago, I'd ride north to Northwestern and then add whatever else. It was always pleasant.
10-22-21, 09:03 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,222
Posted By kahn

I "love" Fall. The continuous raking of the...

I "love" Fall. The continuous raking of the leaves falling from my TEN g-d Pin Oak trees. Well, I spent yesterday herding them and binning a bunch of them, then went riding. I will post those...
10-21-21, 10:54 PM
Replies: 3,256
Views: 227,675
Posted By kahn

15.3 and about 650. It was ridiculously mild...

15.3 and about 650. It was ridiculously mild today and I left home at around 10am with 64 degrees when yesterday did not even reach 60F. Hit about 70 but we plunge back down. They are calling for...
10-21-21, 11:04 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 3,449
Posted By kahn

@fooferdoggie...

@fooferdoggie (https://www.bikeforums.net/members/fooferdoggie-511721.html)

"if you jsut put the garmin to sleep it will cause issues so turn it off once in awhile. sometimes you have to remove it...
10-21-21, 08:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 447
Posted By kahn

They are greased. I suspect that the shop...

They are greased. I suspect that the shop tightened them and I had not checked - or maybe Specialized shipped it that way (unlikely). Mine have that faux lever like a quick release so you can't...
10-21-21, 08:09 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,062
Posted By kahn

Is the fork backwards? Looks like my desk - very...

Is the fork backwards? Looks like my desk - very cluttered!
10-20-21, 10:44 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 3,449
Posted By kahn

Since I can't seem to get to the last page other...

Since I can't seem to get to the last page other than coming without logging in!!!

re: Electric tandem. Within the last few months, friends got an electrified Bike Friday tandem and just returned...
10-20-21, 07:57 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,222
Posted By kahn

Nice pictures and trip. Hope you don't mind my...

Nice pictures and trip.
Hope you don't mind my asking but are front panniers better than rear one? Or a reason for a preference?
10-20-21, 04:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 447
Posted By kahn

But I had the opposite problem when I got a flat...

But I had the opposite problem when I got a flat near Golden Gardens Park. I could not loosen the rear (of course, where else get a flat) axle. I tried standing on it. I tried prying with a tire...
10-19-21, 09:15 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 936
Posted By kahn

Colour me shocked! :p

Colour me shocked! :p
10-19-21, 04:39 PM
Replies: 3,256
Views: 227,675
Posted By kahn

29.1 and 1,578 gain. ...

29.1 and 1,578 gain.


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Edmonds, WA Ferry Dock with the Kingston-Edmonds Ferry...
10-18-21, 10:29 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 3,449
Posted By kahn

Filler to get to last page

Filler to get to last page
10-18-21, 12:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 408
Posted By kahn

You should have definitely reversed the ratio! :p

You should have definitely reversed the ratio! :p
10-18-21, 12:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 712
Posted By kahn

New to me "chase the threads!" I had never...

New to me "chase the threads!" I had never heard that term. But it is popular in this thread (oh, no pun intended!)
10-18-21, 08:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 250
Posted By kahn

My friend has the same complaint about bras!!!! :p

My friend has the same complaint about bras!!!! :p
10-17-21, 10:37 PM
Replies: 3,256
Views: 227,675
Posted By kahn

I use to commute to/from Renton from Greenlake...

I use to commute to/from Renton from Greenlake but not during Winter. You get spoiled by riding along Lake Washington but Montlake and the U-district would counter that!

I've occasionally gotten...
10-17-21, 06:37 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 3,449
Posted By kahn

Although, I'm always afraid that too much...

Although, I'm always afraid that too much security and the thief feels if they can't have it, the owner can't either and vandalized the property. Good luck with the project.
10-17-21, 06:32 PM
Replies: 3,256
Views: 227,675
Posted By kahn

And ZIP, ZERO, ZILCH, NONE It was a day for...

And ZIP, ZERO, ZILCH, NONE

It was a day for absolutely phenomenal live music - Seattle opera. The first in more than a year and a half.

...
10-17-21, 06:27 PM
Replies: 3,256
Views: 227,675
Posted By kahn

You actually are convincing me it may be time to...

You actually are convincing me it may be time to travel again. Shanghai was the last City in a two week China trip and the entire trip was phenomenal. Actually, Google keeps throwing me images from...
10-17-21, 06:23 PM
Replies: 3,256
Views: 227,675
Posted By kahn

You actually tread over to this side of the great...

You actually tread over to this side of the great barrier reef, well, lake? :p
10-17-21, 06:19 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,222
Posted By kahn

All of my Fall rides start right here - home. ...

All of my Fall rides start right here - home. The other shot is from Smith Cove Marina....
10-17-21, 01:26 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 917
Posted By kahn

I just got one of those bed-in-a-box things. Let...

I just got one of those bed-in-a-box things. Let me say, 100 pound boxes are not easy to move around. Everything in a box these days is too much.
10-17-21, 12:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,308
Posted By kahn

There will always be improvements like...

There will always be improvements like cellphones, etc. I've been given permission by the semi-financial planner to replace as appropriate as long as I sell the current one!!!
10-17-21, 12:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 180
Posted By kahn

Very sad.

Very sad.
10-17-21, 12:22 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 917
Posted By kahn

Hmmm. I do have a block when it comes to making...

Hmmm. I do have a block when it comes to making paper in a completely "organic" way that can hold wine/alcohol. But I'll watch for it.
10-17-21, 12:12 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 3,449
Posted By kahn

Is that La Grand? Makes me feel a bit less...

Is that La Grand? Makes me feel a bit less psycho. A few years back on the way to Sun Valley for cross-country skiing we spent the night at a friend's house there. Suitcases, packs and multiple...
10-17-21, 12:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,042
Posted By kahn

I actually setup a juryrigged pulley system in my...

I actually setup a juryrigged pulley system in my garage. I positioned the car under the dangling roof rack and then lowered it onto the car. Or raised it to remove the rack. It was fiddly to setup...
10-17-21, 11:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 184
Posted By kahn

Oh, Doc, I've got this .... Can you be of...

Oh, Doc, I've got this .... Can you be of assistance? :p
10-17-21, 09:50 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 936
Posted By kahn

I will quote this one and leave your...

I will quote this one and leave your well-deserved rant alone.

I would sit down and write a nicely composed letter to your local or state consumer affairs org. I would also contact a local news...
10-17-21, 09:41 AM
Replies: 3,256
Views: 227,675
Posted By kahn

23.2 (can't omit the .2) and a gain of 1,180...

23.2 (can't omit the .2) and a gain of 1,180 feet. Really glorious day compared to the dreck we've been having.


...
10-17-21, 09:36 AM
Replies: 3,256
Views: 227,675
Posted By kahn

Oh, the sacrifices made in the name of domestic...

Oh, the sacrifices made in the name of domestic harmony!
10-15-21, 10:49 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 825
Posted By kahn

I went Ti because I have very corrosive sweat and...

I went Ti because I have very corrosive sweat and killed one custom steel bike - I did not notice a paint chip on the bottom of the top tube and it rusted through and split. Another bike had it cable...
10-15-21, 08:15 AM
Replies: 3,256
Views: 227,675
Posted By kahn

While we have two relatively close bike paths...

While we have two relatively close bike paths that are fairly flat (and boring) once you get to them most 10-15 miles rides have gains of about 700 feet and more elevation can be easily added. It was...
10-14-21, 09:39 AM
Replies: 3,256
Views: 227,675
Posted By kahn

Hope you AND the bike are okay.

Hope you AND the bike are okay.
10-14-21, 09:37 AM
Replies: 3,256
Views: 227,675
Posted By kahn

I have driven it! And a few of those other...

I have driven it! And a few of those other insane passes. I admired the bike riders and was aghast at the buses with their ram horn extended mirrors passing the bikes! Up, UP and away. Amazing...
10-14-21, 09:31 AM
Replies: 3,256
Views: 227,675
Posted By kahn

Years ago, I managed finding those concrete curb...

Years ago, I managed finding those concrete curb blocks they use to delineate the merge lines at good old Monster Recycling. They stop my rear wheels from going too far into the garage as I back up....
10-14-21, 09:15 AM
Replies: 3,256
Views: 227,675
Posted By kahn

I don't use the cycle path that often but, yes,...

I don't use the cycle path that often but, yes, I'm more than half way there!!! And yesterday's chain jumping off the chain ring and getting jammed in between the chain ring and frame edged me...
10-13-21, 02:18 PM
Replies: 3,256
Views: 227,675
Posted By kahn

I don't have enough garage depth to allow the car...

I don't have enough garage depth to allow the car AND rack inside when mounted. Also, the constant beeping/warning when the rack interferes with both the backup camera and warning sensor would drive...
10-12-21, 12:51 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,222
Posted By kahn

Wonderful camouflage paint job including the...

Wonderful camouflage paint job including the chain ring, crank and chain in the paint really works well.
10-12-21, 12:45 PM
Replies: 3,256
Views: 227,675
Posted By kahn

I recently acquired and installed a Kuat dock to...

I recently acquired and installed a Kuat dock to hang my rack on the garage wall more out of the way.
10-12-21, 11:34 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 569
Posted By kahn

And how many rivets attaching the top tube to the...

And how many rivets attaching the top tube to the seat tube, etc?
10-12-21, 11:22 AM
Replies: 3,256
Views: 227,675
Posted By kahn

Rain? What rain? Although, my tiredness was due...

Rain? What rain? Although, my tiredness was due to the damn flat tire just outside of Google-Seattle in Fremont. Not stranded but I almost reached out to the AAA. What's with those ten minute flat...
10-11-21, 08:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 189
Posted By kahn

Never mind the upsidedown bike, what's with the...

Never mind the upsidedown bike, what's with the three legs? :lol:

And then, there's this:

https://www.handlebarjack.com/
10-10-21, 03:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 465
Posted By kahn

I've always liked Superbowl Day for similar...

I've always liked Superbowl Day for similar reasons or when the Huskies are in some playoff bowl or another and Ski slopes, cross-country trails and bike ways are much less crowded.
10-08-21, 10:14 PM
Replies: 3,256
Views: 227,675
Posted By kahn

20.4 and 780 yesterday. 23.2 and 1020 today.

20.4 and 780 yesterday.

23.2 and 1020 today.
10-08-21, 09:08 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,222
Posted By kahn

Nice! But I hate Fall. I'm on a corner lot...

Nice!

But I hate Fall. I'm on a corner lot with TEN Pin Oak trees. They drop leaves slowly over the entire Fall, Winter and Spring. The last few leaves are pushed off by the new growth in early...
10-07-21, 09:31 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,823
Posted By kahn

Not only pulling the shorts up but the shirt...

Not only pulling the shorts up but the shirt down!!!
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