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Old 06-18-22, 07:10 PM
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Originally Posted by bampilot06 View Post
The suspense is killing me. Canít Mo shoot out a text or something.
Im sure they have a sat phone and satellite web access, but I donít know how to reach him.
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Old 06-18-22, 07:15 PM
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Ive tried this. I get to the end of my neighborhood and I convince myself I forgot to close it. I even tried in enlist the help of my daughter. When I ask her if I shut the garage door she never answers Yes with confidence.

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It uses a camera and a pinch of AI to tell if you garage is open, you can control it remotely, it can send notifications, etc.
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Old 06-18-22, 07:15 PM
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Im sure they have a sat phone and satellite web access, but I donít know how to reach him.

How far away is he from being feet dry?
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Old 06-18-22, 07:16 PM
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The doc put me on a two month run of this cinnarizine. I've done about three weeks, forgetting a lot, so just 17 pills. But I'm not noticing the tinnitus as much as before. I'll keep you posted.
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Old 06-18-22, 07:18 PM
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$43 + shipping - https://www.wyze.com/products/wyze-g...41943403790498

It uses a camera and a pinch of AI to tell if you garage is open, you can control it remotely, it can send notifications, etc.

I have a camera in my garage for this purpose, but itís honestly easier to just turn around.

Two weeks ago, I came down at 4 am to do my riding thing. Both doors were open!

All three bikes were where they were supposed to be, I didnít check anything else. I still have no idea how that happened.
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Old 06-18-22, 07:19 PM
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I have a camera in my garage for this purpose, but itís honestly easier to just turn around.
But it obviously doesn't have notifications...
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Old 06-18-22, 07:20 PM
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Originally Posted by Mojo31 View Post
The cat was not in their class, so that is probably withdrawing for a different reason. Restive and Jettie could have collided with damage to both boats. Or, they could all be returning for different reasons.

Itís not unusual for boats to withdraw in ocean races. They get damaged, have equipment failures, and people get hurt.

Mo will have to tell us.
If you scroll back on the time to about 0820 today you can rule out a collosion betweent the two. The Restive was a number of "nm" ahead of the Jettie. It turned around first.
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I'm sure he'll inform us first as soon as he's onshore.
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Old 06-18-22, 07:25 PM
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Originally Posted by Velo Vol View Post
If you scroll back on the time to about 0820 today you can rule out a collosion betweent the two. The Restive was a number of "nm" ahead of the Jettie. It turned around first.

Look at you, being all detective. Iím impressed.
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Originally Posted by Velo Vol View Post
If you scroll back on the time to about 0820 today you can rule out a collosion betweent the two. The Restive was a number of "nm" ahead of the Jettie. It turned around first.
I didnít look into details. Weíll find out what happened soon enough.
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Originally Posted by seedsbelize2 View Post
I'm sure he'll inform us first as soon as he's onshore.
It better be the first thing he does or else!
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Old 06-18-22, 07:26 PM
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Busy day. Awoke at 4 for ride at 6AM. Plan was to do 3 50 mile loops for 150 total. But the pace was a smidge faster than ideal and the wind was strong (15MPH) so although I felt just ok after 100 miles, I was sure I would be in a ton of hurt for the last 50. So I called it a century. Still respectable. Came home and crashed for a couple hours.

Speaking of crash, a clubmate on a different ride went down hard. I am told his pedal came off. I know he just came back here from Arizona, so I am suspecting the pedal was not torqued enough, but not positive. He was apparently unconscious for a minute but came to before the ambulance came. He is at the hospital but I am told no life threatening injuries.

Tomorrow we have a short ride, then heading to NJ for Father’s Day. My dad is 88, so I don’t know how many more Father’s Days he has left.
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Originally Posted by bampilot06 View Post
How far away is he from being feet dry?
Don't know.
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Originally Posted by WhyFi View Post
But it obviously doesn't have notifications...

My phone stays on silent. Notifications mean nothing to me.
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Old 06-18-22, 07:28 PM
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Re: third water bottle: find water stops frequently enough so two bottles are enough. If you really need a lot of water you can consider the dreaded camelbak.
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It better be the first thing he does or else!
Before he kisses his wife even?
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Old 06-18-22, 07:33 PM
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Before he kisses his wife even?

She prolly already has the 411 on what the hell is going on.


So yes.
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Old 06-18-22, 07:36 PM
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Busy day. Awoke at 4 for ride at 6AM. Plan was to do 3 50 mile loops for 150 total. But the pace was a smidge faster than ideal and the wind was strong (15MPH) so although I felt just ok after 100 miles, I was sure I would be in a ton of hurt for the last 50. So I called it a century. Still respectable. Came home and crashed for a couple hours.

Speaking of crash, a clubmate on a different ride went down hard. I am told his pedal came off. I know he just came back here from Arizona, so I am suspecting the pedal was not torqued enough, but not positive. He was apparently unconscious for a minute but came to before the ambulance came. He is at the hospital but I am told no life threatening injuries.

Tomorrow we have a short ride, then heading to NJ for Fatherís Day. My dad is 88, so I donít know how many more Fatherís Days he has left.
Sorry to hear about the fall. btw do you have siblings?
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Sorry to hear about the fall. btw do you have siblings?
I have one sister. She is not a cyclist.
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Re: third water bottle: find water stops frequently enough so two bottles are enough. If you really need a lot of water you can consider the dreaded camelbak.
In 2020 when even the parks had the water turned off I resorted to using a 70oz Camelbak on the road when it was over 100. I tried the bottle in the back pocket, couldn't stand it. I put on a handle bar bag and put 2 bottles in there but I couldn't get comfortable with the way it affected the steering feel and the bag took away some of my hand position. I could never use a bottle launcher (seat post cage) because it would interfere with my badonkadonk.
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I have one sister. She is not a cyclist.
Do you ever see her? I have 3 sisters and 2 surviving brothers. I only see the sister who lives near here. Our family blew up when my eldest brother passed in 2003.
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Look at you, being all detective. Iím impressed.
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What about the Jetti?


mast track damage? Sounds important.
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What about the Jetti?


mast track damage? Sounds important.
Could make reefing and unreefing difficult. Or your mainsail could start pulling out of the mast, which could get "interesting"
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Do you ever see her? I have 3 sisters and 2 surviving brothers. I only see the sister who lives near here. Our family blew up when my eldest brother passed in 2003.
Yes. She lives in NJ. She had a (thankfully unsuccessful) overdose in the spring of last year and had a very unusual brain injury that made her need lots of care and rehab. It was essentially a hard reset to much of her brain so she had to relearn many basic skills. She spent all of last summer here (doing outpatient rehab and Mrs datlas took care of her), and thankfully has had a good recovery so she is back in her apartment in NJ, we donít see her too often but every couple of months.
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