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Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-21, 06:39 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 553
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Power meters were more expensive when I bought my...

Power meters were more expensive when I bought my Vectors. I bought dual because $700 was more than I was willing to pay to not have the right number. It was the principal of it. 🙂

And then I...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-21, 06:30 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 553
Posted By Seattle Forrest

A lot of people do unstructured training with...

A lot of people do unstructured training with power. That's good too.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-21, 03:47 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 553
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Yeah that's way too long to ride, we're talking...

Yeah that's way too long to ride, we're talking about bikes here. ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-21, 03:45 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 1,636
Posted By Seattle Forrest

There's a data field for Garmins that will...

There's a data field for Garmins that will estimate your power in real time. I don't think these different estimates are fundamentally different, one may have some modest insight into wind...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-21, 03:29 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 553
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I've been using a power meter for about or close...

I've been using a power meter for about or close to ten years. In all that time I've found exactly one stretch of road I can get a decent 20 MMP test in without having to drive my bike somewhere,...
07-22-21, 02:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 175
Posted By Seattle Forrest

​​​​​​You know I've heard different people say...

​​​​​​You know I've heard different people say different things about what it's "for" and I don't know how much Garmin has clarified. I've heard people say they've had days when they felt off but...
07-22-21, 02:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 175
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Because I'm over 40 now 😡 I have a page set up on...

Because I'm over 40 now 😡 I have a page set up on my watch to show me the "cost" of what I'm doing. I think that makes me a decent rider is being able to ignore it in the moment, and then the next...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-21, 02:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 354
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Mirror fabric cools wearer by 5* C...

Mirror fabric cools wearer by 5* C (https://www.bikeforums.net/road-cycling/1234764-mirror-fabric-cools-wearer-5-c.html#post22142806)

🙂

Give it a few years.
Forum: Foo
07-22-21, 01:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 260
Posted By Seattle Forrest

You don't want to keep those people waiting.

You don't want to keep those people waiting.
07-22-21, 01:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 620
Posted By Seattle Forrest

While I continue to agree that phones are...

While I continue to agree that phones are amazing, versatile, and transformational devices, they aren't the best possible choice for cycling.

That said, FYI, all Samsung Galaxy phones have ANT+...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-21, 01:19 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 8,261
Posted By Seattle Forrest

You can still buy a 30 pound road bike. ...

You can still buy a 30 pound road bike.

People are doing that.

And then spending more than the bike cost on minor upgrades.

What a world.
07-21-21, 11:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 201
Posted By Seattle Forrest

​​​​​​At this point, if you want to have a fire...

​​​​​​At this point, if you want to have a fire and not have Forrest go Chainsaw Willie on you, it needs to be on the beach below the high tide line. :mad:

Camp fires aren't inherently evil and...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-21, 09:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 354
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Sun protection, and especially when it's dry the...

Sun protection, and especially when it's dry the fabric can spread your sweat out over a wider area of your body so it's evaporates more quickly. I wear one when I need the UPF.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-21, 02:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 305
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Orange seal. :innocent:

Orange seal. :innocent:
07-21-21, 12:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 175
Posted By Seattle Forrest

My Fenix doesn't do it every ride, or if it does...

My Fenix doesn't do it every ride, or if it does I miss the notification sometimes.

Performance condition is a data field, you can add it to a screen and see it in real time. Garmin says the...
07-21-21, 10:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 201
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I saw people with camp fires this weekend. I...

I saw people with camp fires this weekend. I almost went Texas Chainsaw Massacre on them. :mad:
Forum: Foo
07-20-21, 10:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 160
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I heard Texas national law says if your BAC isn't...

I heard Texas national law says if your BAC isn't at least 0.15 before breakfast you can be charged with a crime.
Forum: Foo
07-20-21, 09:40 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 600
Posted By Seattle Forrest

For what it's worth. I got a mechanical on one...

For what it's worth. I got a mechanical on one of those 15F winter days we get once a year, 45F is normal for us so it felt blistering. I called an Uber XL to take me and the bike home so I come...
Forum: Foo
07-20-21, 08:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 160
Posted By Seattle Forrest

You don't need the clock's permission to drink. ...

You don't need the clock's permission to drink. That's a damn yankee lie! :mad:
Forum: Foo
07-20-21, 07:51 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 600
Posted By Seattle Forrest

​​​​​​A lot of people are isolated. Especially...

​​​​​​A lot of people are isolated. Especially the younger generations who don't have enough disposable funds to hang out in person in places like restaurants and movie theaters, or their own homes...
07-20-21, 06:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 201
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Department of Natural Resources.

Department of Natural Resources.
Forum: Foo
07-20-21, 06:00 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 808
Posted By Seattle Forrest

We definitely have enough wealth and resources as...

We definitely have enough wealth and resources as a society to address this problem if we want to. We've decided not to.

It's very sad. It's sad for the people living like stray animals. It's...
Forum: Foo
07-20-21, 03:33 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 519
Posted By Seattle Forrest

A smart phone has basically been like death by a...

A smart phone has basically been like death by a thousand paper cuts, but in reverse. No one thing is truly monumental, it's just a million little ways life is slightly more convenient or less...
07-20-21, 03:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 201
Posted By Seattle Forrest

DNR closes all land east of Cascades

https://www.dnr.wa.gov/dnr-closure-eastern-2021
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-21, 11:58 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 942
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I would be disappointed if something called "full...

I would be disappointed if something called "full sail" was aero. :lol:
Forum: Foo
07-20-21, 11:49 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 808
Posted By Seattle Forrest

The richest country on earth, plenty of empty...

The richest country on earth, plenty of empty buildings, and human beings are living outside like stray dogs. It's amazing how little compassion people have for them. :(
07-20-21, 10:49 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 136
Posted By Seattle Forrest

The highway closure has been moved down to...

The highway closure has been moved down to Mazama. Harts Pass, the Lost River area, and the Upper Methow should be thought of as closed.
Forum: Foo
07-20-21, 10:43 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 600
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Are there ways to talk to a person without...

Are there ways to talk to a person without Facebook and also without text, or is that all? Like, what if you were face to face with them?
Forum: Foo
07-19-21, 10:35 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 519
Posted By Seattle Forrest

🤯 I couldn't tell you who was president when...

🤯

I couldn't tell you who was president when I last had a land line. Seeing what it costs today makes me feel even better about paying for cell service. I remember $300 phone bills after I moved...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-21, 04:04 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 1,636
Posted By Seattle Forrest

That's a lot to pay for estimated power. Strava...

That's a lot to pay for estimated power. Strava does it for free.
Forum: Foo
07-19-21, 03:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 349
Posted By Seattle Forrest

You can run Windows 3.1 on an iPad. ...

You can run Windows 3.1 on an iPad.

https://www.techradar.com/amp/news/yes-you-can-finally-run-windows-31-on-your-ipad-heres-how
Forum: Foo
07-19-21, 03:38 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 600
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Could be worse....

Could be worse. (https://www.npr.org/2020/06/12/876485823/rap-on-trial-how-an-aspiring-musicians-words-led-to-prison-time)
Forum: Foo
07-18-21, 10:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 349
Posted By Seattle Forrest

It's expensive to support old computer...

It's expensive to support old computer technology. That expense gets passed on to everybody, 99% of people don't desire to run DOS software. Wouldn't it be cheaper to run a DOS box?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-21, 10:39 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 1,636
Posted By Seattle Forrest

My cat's name is Bear. I tell him "if...

My cat's name is Bear.

I tell him "if somebody does something you don't like, you can maul them." He has to understand it's part of being a bear.

He's getting agitated since we ran out of...
07-17-21, 10:09 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 919
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I get 54 hours on a charge from my Garmin, using...

I get 54 hours on a charge from my Garmin, using 1 second recording, connected to a phone, power meter, heart strap, Di2, speed sensor, Varia radar, and a Tempe. Less though if I use the map page.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-21, 10:07 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 942
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Used to. They work great. I wear a non cycling...

Used to. They work great. I wear a non cycling cap now with a longer brim.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-21, 10:24 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 1,636
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I still think you should sell the other bike to...

I still think you should sell the other bike to fund a PM for your R5, but I understand the anxiety of keeping an exceptionally nice thing that way. I'd be happy to store it safely for you, too. 🙂...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-21, 03:43 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 1,636
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Seemed to me he was worried that swapping pedals...

Seemed to me he was worried that swapping pedals once a week until forever is going to wear them out some how.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-21, 03:28 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 1,636
Posted By Seattle Forrest

No. The software doesn't allow them to be used...

No. The software doesn't allow them to be used that way because people would do it if they could.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-21, 01:09 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 1,636
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I don't think the concern was that it's difficult...

I don't think the concern was that it's difficult to change pedals, it was longevity if he's doing it every time he wants to ride the other bike.
Forum: Foo
07-16-21, 12:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 635
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Somebody sued the guy, claiming to have made an...

Somebody sued the guy, claiming to have made an invisible statue first. 🤣
07-15-21, 11:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 620
Posted By Seattle Forrest

We've got a True Believer on our hands!

We've got a True Believer on our hands!
Forum: Foo
07-15-21, 11:17 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 1,828
Posted By Seattle Forrest

My cat loves balsa wood glider planes! ❤️

My cat loves balsa wood glider planes! ❤️
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-21, 01:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 334
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I have a Cervelo C3, it's a road bike that can...

I have a Cervelo C3, it's a road bike that can take 33 mm tires. Probably 35. But very much a road bike. Similar to what you're looking at. I love it. Wouldn't take it down a MTB trail, but I...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-21, 12:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 218
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Mirror fabric cools wearer by 5* C

I've been wearing a light base layer almost every ride this year, for sun protection. Once I start sweating it isn't really want hotter than wearing short sleeves. A base layer can spread your sweat...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-21, 11:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 528
Posted By Seattle Forrest

New crank set has a 150w motor powered by the Di2...

New crank set has a 150w motor powered by the Di2 battery. :eek:
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-21, 09:10 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 2,974
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Cervelo R5 Disc is 1/2 pound more than the rim...

Cervelo R5 Disc is 1/2 pound more than the rim version in DA.
Forum: Foo
07-14-21, 05:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 253
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Scientists have found the fountain of youth

Castration delays DNA aging (https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2021-07/ai-cdd063021.php)

:twitchy:

I didn't say you'd like it.
Forum: Foo
07-14-21, 05:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 176
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Freeze dried gramps could have provided the...

Freeze dried gramps could have provided the entire homeless population with housing for a year for less $$$, but he won the space race. 🙂
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-21, 05:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 292
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Sounds like gps glitches. Sometimes those have...

Sounds like gps glitches. Sometimes those have nothing to do with the unit. If it happens a lot, maybe.

Don't bin it, call Garmin, see if they can do anything, maybe they'll replace it cheap and...
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