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Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 07-25-16, 04:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 81
Posted By Seattle Forrest
It used to be simpler, they've changed it...

It used to be simpler, they've changed it recently. Used to be that your zones (heart and power) were a property of you (your profile) now they're part of your device(s).

Click this link:...
Forum: Road Cycling 07-25-16, 01:35 PM
Replies: 1,562
Views: 196,042
Posted By Seattle Forrest
Highway 20 between Twisp and Loup Loup Pass ...

Highway 20 between Twisp and Loup Loup Pass

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8816/28508917796_f0f4969d9a_o_d.jpg
Forum: Pacific Northwest 07-25-16, 12:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 72
Posted By Seattle Forrest
You know, I kind of forgot I was on a major state...

You know, I kind of forgot I was on a major state highway at times. Traffic is pretty light, it's far from population centers and away from the main destinations. Got passed by some big trucks but...
Forum: Training & Nutrition 07-25-16, 12:41 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,228
Posted By Seattle Forrest
Himalayan blackberries grow like a weed here, and...

Himalayan blackberries grow like a weed here, and they're in fruit now. Everybody in Seattle - including yours truly - is picking as many as possible, and freezing what we can't eat now. I mostly...
Forum: Training & Nutrition 07-25-16, 12:38 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,228
Posted By Seattle Forrest
And again, this shows that the public has bought...

And again, this shows that the public has bought into all kinds of myths about food. Like "sugar is the devil."
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 07-25-16, 11:31 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 137
Posted By Seattle Forrest
2017 GT Grade Preview

GT Grade Carbon Gravel Bikes Get Widder Rubber for 2017 (http://www.cxmagazine.com/gt-grade-carbon-gravel-bike-cyclocross-magazine)

Minor changes it sounds like, and new paint. I don't like the...
Forum: Road Cycling 07-25-16, 09:21 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 129
Posted By Seattle Forrest
Loup Loup Pass Loop (pics)

Beth and I spent the weekend in the Methow Valley. We got a hotel room in Winthrop, lost count of the cyclists riding over Washington Pass on the drive out, and I got to do a ride over Loup Loup...
Forum: Pacific Northwest 07-25-16, 09:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 72
Posted By Seattle Forrest
Loup Loup Loop (pics)

Beth and I spent the weekend in the Methow. I got to ride a loop over the Loup from Twisp, and we hiked Tatie Peak and Grasshopper Pass yesterday from Harts. Lovely, all around. Here are some...
Forum: Training & Nutrition 07-22-16, 03:21 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,228
Posted By Seattle Forrest
A moderate amount of refined white sugar won't...

A moderate amount of refined white sugar won't hurt most people. Diabetics aside, most people can work an oero or candy bar into their day. As long as you get all the nutrients you need and don't...
Forum: Training & Nutrition 07-22-16, 03:17 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,228
Posted By Seattle Forrest
Too much sugar - like anything else - will be...

Too much sugar - like anything else - will be harmful.
Forum: Training & Nutrition 07-22-16, 12:39 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,228
Posted By Seattle Forrest
Don't even think about having any sugar unless...

Don't even think about having any sugar unless you're riding 100 miles that day? :eek: This is the kind of nonsense that prompted this thread! It's amazing what people think and believe.
Forum: Training & Nutrition 07-22-16, 11:17 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 1,938
Posted By Seattle Forrest
Congratulations kzin!! :)

Congratulations kzin!! :)
Forum: Road Cycling 07-21-16, 03:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 553
Posted By Seattle Forrest
Oh man. Now I feel compelled to try. For...

Oh man. Now I feel compelled to try. For science!

Thanks for the laugh. :)
Forum: Road Cycling 07-21-16, 03:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 553
Posted By Seattle Forrest
How do you fill somebody's tubes with water? ...

How do you fill somebody's tubes with water? :innocent:
Forum: Road Cycling 07-21-16, 03:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 553
Posted By Seattle Forrest
Well not crash it, but make it harder to pedal,...

Well not crash it, but make it harder to pedal, and then laugh. If you don't think somebody would do this, think about internet trolling.
Forum: Training & Nutrition 07-21-16, 12:05 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 1,938
Posted By Seattle Forrest
I agree 100 %. The point of this thread is that...

I agree 100 %. The point of this thread is that it's ultimately about calories because that's a corner-stone that everything else need to build on (if we're talking about weight). You found...
Forum: Training & Nutrition 07-21-16, 11:57 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 1,938
Posted By Seattle Forrest
There are a couple things going on here. I'm not...

There are a couple things going on here. I'm not disputing any of what you say. But there's an important distinction that's getting lost here.

Under the rules of reality, the only way to lose...
Forum: Training & Nutrition 07-21-16, 10:22 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,228
Posted By Seattle Forrest
You use energy sitting on the couch or laying in...

You use energy sitting on the couch or laying in bed. This is called your basal metabolic rate. Unless they're in a coma even the most sedentary person is going to use energy beyond that, getting...
Forum: Training & Nutrition 07-21-16, 09:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 319
Posted By Seattle Forrest
I do that most weekends, pretty much always when...

I do that most weekends, pretty much always when I'm on vacation.
Forum: Pacific Northwest 07-21-16, 09:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 200
Posted By Seattle Forrest
I have no idea because I haven't been there. But...

I have no idea because I haven't been there. But if you don't get an answer here, try nwhikers.net which has people who live on the San Juan Islands, and many more people who've camped all over them.
Forum: Training & Nutrition 07-21-16, 09:32 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,228
Posted By Seattle Forrest
Sure, but it also doesn't explain why the Mayans...

Sure, but it also doesn't explain why the Mayans built pyramids, because these questions are outside the scope of the research.

You can find recommendations for sugar intake from the WHO and other...
Forum: Training & Nutrition 07-21-16, 09:19 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,228
Posted By Seattle Forrest
These things are absolutely true. Sugar is dense...

These things are absolutely true. Sugar is dense with calories, and has no nutrients. So it shouldn't be the staple of your diet. But it's not poison. A lot of people have been vilifying sugar...
Forum: Road Cycling 07-21-16, 09:07 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 887
Posted By Seattle Forrest
Thanks, both of you. I'm sure nobody has any...

Thanks, both of you.

I'm sure nobody has any idea when V2 is coming out.

Rural down hills are a big one for me, chipseal is noisy at 35 mph, I like to be in the middle of the lane so I have...
Forum: Road Cycling 07-21-16, 09:04 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 887
Posted By Seattle Forrest
Well I was too much in shock to know what I was...

Well I was too much in shock to know what I was supposed to do, and the LEO who showed up to take a report didn't bother to take the guy's name and info down as a witness. So it wound up being my...
Forum: Road Cycling 07-20-16, 03:49 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 887
Posted By Seattle Forrest
It's all fun and games until the accident breaks...

It's all fun and games until the accident breaks your arm and you wake up in rain with a passerby telling you that you should really get out of the road if you're able to walk.
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