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Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 07-27-17, 01:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 149
Posted By woodway
Well over 20 percent for short bursts. Keeping...

Well over 20 percent for short bursts. Keeping the front wheel in contact is not the problem for stuff that steep, keeping my heart from exploding is.

When it get's steep slide forward on your...
Forum: Pacific Northwest 07-22-17, 04:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 148
Posted By woodway
The third one is at the high point of the...

The third one is at the high point of the Esmeralda Basin trail. It climbs up onto the shoulder of the Esmeralda Peaks at about 6000 feet. There is a little side scramble that gives an awesome...
Forum: Pacific Northwest 07-19-17, 08:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 148
Posted By woodway
Nice SF. No need to stop at the trailhead! ...

Nice SF.

No need to stop at the trailhead! The Esmeralda Basin trail is open to bikes and you can make a nice loop on on the Esmeralda and Boulder DeRoux trail with one section past Gallagher...
Forum: Pacific Northwest 06-06-17, 09:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 404
Posted By woodway
If you go very early in the morning you can ride...

If you go very early in the morning you can ride hard and not have too much traffic. During weekdays you can ride hard during the day but there will be plenty of other bike and foot traffic and...
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 04-20-17, 08:30 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,870
Posted By woodway
I use a Garmin 520. When I want to follow a...

I use a Garmin 520. When I want to follow a route I create the route on Strava and download it. The 520 does not give spoken directions but it does warn you of upcoming turns with an audio tone and...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 04-20-17, 01:47 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,667
Posted By woodway
Most I have ever done in a day is just under...

Most I have ever done in a day is just under 10,000 feet on RAMROD (Ride Around Mount Rainier in One Day). That 10,000 feet was stretched over 150 miles. More intense was a Mountain Bike ride in...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 04-20-17, 01:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 755
Posted By woodway
He could have been reading or responding to...

He could have been reading or responding to something on the "cop computer" in his car.That's how they get dispatched to their calls these days (my oldest son is a cop and has shown me how it works,...
Forum: Pacific Northwest 04-20-17, 01:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 295
Posted By woodway
I'm putting this one on my list. Thanks for the...

I'm putting this one on my list. Thanks for the writeup and tips.

Ancient Lakes is great fun on a Mountain Bike as well (not in the summer though...)
Forum: Pacific Northwest 04-05-17, 08:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 772
Posted By woodway
Nice pics SF. Beautiful machine you were riding...

Nice pics SF. Beautiful machine you were riding as well.
Forum: Pacific Northwest 01-14-17, 04:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 643
Posted By woodway
The Strava heatmap is available to free accounts....

The Strava heatmap is available to free accounts. Just search for Strava Global heatmap.
Forum: Pacific Northwest 01-12-17, 09:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 484
Posted By woodway
Seattle Randonneurs: Seattle International...

Seattle Randonneurs: Seattle International Randonneurs (http://www.seattlerandonneur.org/)
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 12-11-16, 12:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 900
Posted By woodway
https://www.biketiresdirect.com/product/schwalbe-w...

https://www.biketiresdirect.com/product/schwalbe-winter-studded-road-tire
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 12-09-16, 03:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 857
Posted By woodway
Having never owned a trainer (but thinking about...

Having never owned a trainer (but thinking about getting one), which type makes the least noise and comparatively, how noisy is it (for example could you watch TV at normal volume while riding it)? ...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 12-02-16, 01:58 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,556
Posted By woodway
I'm SS'er (and live in your area). I've got...

I'm SS'er (and live in your area). I've got several 50+ riding friends who also SS.

Henry's is a fun area - great for SSing!
Forum: Pacific Northwest 10-25-16, 05:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,070
Posted By woodway
Nice pics. You never disappoint!

Nice pics. You never disappoint!
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 10-18-16, 01:40 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,556
Posted By woodway
I'm a young one at 56 but still love to mountain...

I'm a young one at 56 but still love to mountain bike. Here in the Seattle area we have a wide choice of trails to ride - old school x-county, new-school flow trails, chunky downhill, big mountain...
Forum: Pacific Northwest 10-10-16, 05:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 576
Posted By woodway
I did a daily 40 mile RT commute for 8 years...

I did a daily 40 mile RT commute for 8 years before I took my current job working at home. Man I miss it. Anyway, here are some suggestions:

1. Disc brakes are a must but if you are going to be...
Forum: Pacific Northwest 10-01-16, 12:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 577
Posted By woodway
It's a road that takes you to trails. Located...

It's a road that takes you to trails. Located outside of Northbend. The Middle Fork trail is open to bikes on odd days June through October. It's a beautiful but rugged ride. You can ride the...
Forum: Pacific Northwest 09-22-16, 09:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,070
Posted By woodway
Happy to help. Find the golden larches and post...

Happy to help. Find the golden larches and post more of your awesome photos!
Forum: Pacific Northwest 09-20-16, 05:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,070
Posted By woodway
The USFS data is freely available here: GECSC:...

The USFS data is freely available here: GECSC: Tree Species Distribution Maps for North America (http://gec.cr.usgs.gov/data/little/)

I just downloaded the shapefile, used an online tool to...
Forum: Pacific Northwest 09-19-16, 12:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,070
Posted By woodway
Not sure if you'll be able to see this map SF...I...

Not sure if you'll be able to see this map SF...I imported the USFS larch data into google maps.

Larches - https://www.google.com/maps/d/viewer?mid=1QRP6_xarsE9S-InFfgeThKuqeHo&hl=en&usp=sharing
Forum: Pacific Northwest 08-15-16, 02:57 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,247
Posted By woodway
Current schedules including crossing times are...

Current schedules including crossing times are posted on the Washington State Ferry website. You'll be walking on and (hopefully) riding back so you won't need a reservation or have to worry about...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 08-12-16, 04:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,961
Posted By woodway
I've got three Dinotte lights and two of them are...

I've got three Dinotte lights and two of them are more than eight years old and still going strong. I use them several times a week. You can buy the Chinese knock-offs but if you want a great light...
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 08-12-16, 02:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,233
Posted By woodway
I paid $204 for mine all-in, including shipping. ...

I paid $204 for mine all-in, including shipping. No additional charges and it arrived much quicker then they promised on the website.
Forum: Pacific Northwest 08-12-16, 02:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,247
Posted By woodway
A friend from California who did some bikepacking...

A friend from California who did some bikepacking up here a couple years ago stayed there and gave the place good reports.
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