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Posted By keithm0

I only managed one 1000+ mile month this year --...

I only managed one 1000+ mile month this year -- 1311 miles in September. The SIR Summer 600K and Crater Lake 1000K helped boost my total.
Forum: Foo
06-06-13, 12:41 PM
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Posted By keithm0

I grew up in Texas, and I always heard my mom say...

I grew up in Texas, and I always heard my mom say it as "The Devil is whipping his wife". She got the phrase from her mother (also from Texas), but she has no idea what it really means.
04-20-13, 12:11 PM
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Posted By keithm0

This might have some useful information for you:...

This might have some useful information for you: http://bicyclealliance.org/growing-bicycling/washington-bike-laws/
04-18-13, 11:35 PM
Replies: 27
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Posted By keithm0

http://trackmytour.com/ It doesn't...

http://trackmytour.com/

It doesn't automatically record every 10-20 minutes, but it only enables GPS & location services whenever you want to record a waypoint. I've played around with it a bit,...
Forum: Introductions
02-16-13, 07:02 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By keithm0

Greetings from Woodinville!

Greetings from Woodinville!
02-10-13, 10:13 AM
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Posted By keithm0

Maybe, maybe not. Try some of the $1 product and...

Maybe, maybe not. Try some of the $1 product and let us know their reliability and their ability to charge high-current devices.

The chargers I bought from Adafruit two years ago are still going...
02-10-13, 09:51 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,990
Posted By keithm0

Something like this? ...

Something like this?

http://www.thinkgeek.com/product/e81a/
Forum: Foo
02-09-13, 09:19 PM
Replies: 51
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Posted By keithm0

1) Our passports 2) External HD with backup of...

1) Our passports
2) External HD with backup of all our photographs
3) My wallet
4) Kasia's purse
5) Car keys
02-09-13, 06:40 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,990
Posted By keithm0

FWIW, these Adafruit USB power supplies...

FWIW, these Adafruit USB power supplies (http://www.adafruit.com/products/501) rock. They're cheap, they charge everything I've thrown at them (iPhone, Nexus 7, Kindle, bike lights, etc) and they...
01-14-13, 01:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 609
Posted By keithm0

I have Titanico X saddles on my mountain bike and...

I have Titanico X saddles on my mountain bike and my road bike. My butt has never been happier. :)
01-13-13, 08:36 AM
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Posted By keithm0

Sensors supported by Cyclemeter:...

Sensors supported by Cyclemeter: http://www.abvio.com/sensors/

Looks like you'll need to Wahoo Fitness ANT+ key for iPhone (http://www.wahoofitness.com/Products/Wahoo-Fitness-Wahoo-Key.asp).
01-13-13, 08:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 609
Posted By keithm0

Sadly, no. I was maybe 2/3 up the hill when...

Sadly, no. I was maybe 2/3 up the hill when someone several riders ahead suddenly stopped. This caused a domino effect, and I had to stop quickly to avoid hitting the rider immediately in front of...
01-12-13, 09:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 609
Posted By keithm0

That was my second Stinky Spoke. Last year we had...

That was my second Stinky Spoke. Last year we had snow at the end!

Other than the cold (and ice hazards) it was a great day for a ride. Here are a few random iPhone photos from the ride....
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Posted By keithm0

I've attempted this several times, but I've never...

I've attempted this several times, but I've never actually hit 1000 miles. I think the closest I ever got was ~750. But sure, what the heck, sign me up!
12-27-12, 10:27 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,871
Posted By keithm0

Carbs leaves your digestive system as glucose....

Carbs leaves your digestive system as glucose. Glucose not used as fuel (etc) is processed with insulin to become fatty acids. The fatty acids are processed with glycerol-3-phosphate into...
Forum: Commuting
12-23-12, 01:19 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,430
Posted By keithm0

RCW 46.61.790...

RCW 46.61.790 (http://apps.leg.wa.gov/rcw/default.aspx?cite=46.61.790)

There's a lot of wiggle room in how this can be interpreted. I'll leave that to the lawyers.
Forum: Commuting
12-21-12, 01:07 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,430
Posted By keithm0

Biking while intoxicated (BWI?) is not illegal in...

Biking while intoxicated (BWI?) is not illegal in every state. The Revised Code of Washington (state) has specific provisions that allow it.
Forum: Foo
12-18-12, 11:31 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 8,609
Posted By keithm0

I run Ubuntu 12.10 on my laptop, and I recently...

I run Ubuntu 12.10 on my laptop, and I recently started playing with Arch Linux (in a VirtualBox VM). It definitely doesn't hold your hand (you'll need to have a good plan before you even try to get...
Forum: Foo
12-15-12, 12:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 280
Posted By keithm0

According to my wife Kasia (the plant expert in...

According to my wife Kasia (the plant expert in our house):

1. Euphorbia Milii (a.k.a. Crown of Thorns)
2. Begonia (she's unsure of the exact type)
3. "Zebrina pendula" (a.k.a. Wandering Jew)
Forum: Foo
12-13-12, 10:24 PM
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Posted By keithm0

Did her name end in .JPG?

Did her name end in .JPG?
Forum: Texas
11-07-12, 11:14 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,361
Posted By keithm0

It's commonly used here in Washington State, at...

It's commonly used here in Washington State, at least on the west side of the Cascades. It seems to be more prevalent in farming areas -- Skagit County has some of the worst chip seal I've ever biked...
10-26-12, 11:12 PM
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Posted By keithm0

I did my first HHH this year. It was a blast! It...

I did my first HHH this year. It was a blast! It wasn't exactly hotter'n hell (the high that day was about 97) but it was definitely windier'n hell (allegedly 20 gusting to 30, but of course if felt...
10-20-12, 05:41 PM
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Posted By keithm0

I tried a few; all failed miserably. The...

I tried a few; all failed miserably.

The best results I found was with a paleo-style diet --no grains, no refined sugar, very little dairy, but lots of grass-fed meat, fish, and veggies. I'm 6'2",...
Forum: Commuting
10-15-12, 01:29 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,224
Posted By keithm0

Crazy idea: Is there room in the budget for...

Crazy idea: Is there room in the budget for adding speed bumps to the parking lot?
Forum: Foo
10-12-12, 10:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 309
Posted By keithm0

+1 in the first point. +1000000000 on the...

+1 in the first point.
+1000000000 on the second point.
10-11-12, 08:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 292
Posted By keithm0

I don't trust the impedance body fat tests. They...

I don't trust the impedance body fat tests. They seem to be very sensitive to factors other than body fat percentage, including hydration level, time of day, etc.
10-05-12, 01:57 PM
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Posted By keithm0

It's less than 1000 feet total elevation gain,...

It's less than 1000 feet total elevation gain, and most of that is in the residential area west of the lake.

Here's a very similar route (starting in downtown Woodinville rather than Marymoor...
10-05-12, 10:00 AM
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Posted By keithm0

I love riding around Lake Sammamish. A few notes:...

I love riding around Lake Sammamish. A few notes:


The East Lake Sammamish Trail is paved for the northern 1/2 mile or so, but the remainder is gravel.
East Lake Sammamish Parkway has very...
Forum: Foo
08-03-12, 11:57 PM
Replies: 16
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Posted By keithm0

I honestly think my wife says nothing "stupid"....

I honestly think my wife says nothing "stupid". However...

English is not her native language. In fact, it's her fourth, after Polish (native), Russian, and French. We often have fun when she...
Forum: Foo
07-18-12, 07:19 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,419
Posted By keithm0

Apparently I died in Tennessee in 2009. BTW:...

Apparently I died in Tennessee in 2009.

BTW: "Googling Yourself" == "Ego Surfing".
06-08-12, 12:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 600
Posted By keithm0

I'll be riding the 100 mile route.

I'll be riding the 100 mile route.
06-05-12, 10:14 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,175
Posted By keithm0

If you're in a bike race with explicit rules that...

If you're in a bike race with explicit rules that prohibit electric assist, then it's cheating.
If you want to get somewhere, have fun while doing it, and not arrive at your destination covered in...
05-27-12, 04:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 471
Posted By keithm0

GPSBabel (http://www.gpsbabel.org/) has a merge...

GPSBabel (http://www.gpsbabel.org/) has a merge function. It's not the easiest to use application, but it's the Swiss Army Knife of GPS manipulation.
05-21-12, 08:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 665
Posted By keithm0

Heron Haus B&B (http://www.heronhaus.com/) is a...

Heron Haus B&B (http://www.heronhaus.com/) is a great place. It's near the Pearl District, the Arboretum, the Japanese Garden, and not too far from the zoo (although it's a mighty hilly ride).
Forum: Touring
05-20-12, 10:42 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,562
Posted By keithm0

a) Try a Selle An-Atomica saddle. They're...

a) Try a Selle An-Atomica saddle. They're awesome.

b) Irritation on one side may be due to a leg length difference. If that's the problem, it can be accommodated somewhat by rotating your saddle...
05-17-12, 06:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,131
Posted By keithm0

I've followed a low carb diet for the past year...

I've followed a low carb diet for the past year or so and lost ~50 pounds (from 270-ish to 220). I did this mostly by following the Primal Blueprint...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-11-12, 11:33 PM
Replies: 282
Views: 32,785
Posted By keithm0

I'm waiting for the iPad version. :)

I'm waiting for the iPad version. :)
04-02-12, 09:45 PM
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Views: 3,482
Posted By keithm0

Big, steep, soul-crushing hills like the one you...

Big, steep, soul-crushing hills like the one you describe have one incredibly useful feature: they're great for measuring progress.

Every time you climb the hill, note exactly where you get off...
03-26-12, 10:12 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 3,636
Posted By keithm0

Whenever I ride the Sammamish River &...

Whenever I ride the Sammamish River & Burke-Gilman Trails on a pretty day, I always see the same behavior: some bike riders behaving aggressively towards pedestrians (passing them too quickly & too...
Forum: Foo
03-16-12, 09:41 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,408
Posted By keithm0

You can use dental floss to whip the end of a cut...

You can use dental floss to whip the end of a cut rope to prevent unraveling.

Yes, you can use floss to whip it; whip it good.
03-12-12, 07:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 647
Posted By keithm0

Or a scythe...

Or a scythe (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scythe). ;)
Forum: Commuting
03-01-12, 09:00 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 9,693
Posted By keithm0

This. And that.

This.


And that.
02-09-12, 07:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 587
Posted By keithm0

Done.

Done.
02-09-12, 07:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 565
Posted By keithm0

Woo-hoo!

Woo-hoo!
Forum: Foo
02-09-12, 07:38 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,546
Posted By keithm0

I can tread water just long enough to get into a...

I can tread water just long enough to get into a really good panic before I drown.
Forum: Foo
02-09-12, 07:36 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,201
Posted By keithm0

Software behaves like a gas -- it expands to fill...

Software behaves like a gas -- it expands to fill all available space.
02-08-12, 03:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 770
Posted By keithm0

I'll be there, probably riding with CliftonGK1. :)

I'll be there, probably riding with CliftonGK1. :)
Forum: Foo
02-05-12, 06:40 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,201
Posted By keithm0

My older brother just sent me a (lame, blurry)...

My older brother just sent me a (lame, blurry) photo of his original Digi-Comp:

http://keithmo.com/Random/digi-comp-thumb.jpg (http://keithmo.com/Random/digi-comp.jpg)

He still has the original...
Forum: Foo
02-05-12, 12:58 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,201
Posted By keithm0

Very cool! Good to know Edmunds sold at least...

Very cool! Good to know Edmunds sold at least two. (j/k -- They seem to have an almost cult-like following.)

My father ran his own TV repair business, and my oldest brother was a EE major. (He's...
Forum: Foo
02-05-12, 08:43 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,201
Posted By keithm0

My oldest brother had a Digi-Comp...

My oldest brother had a Digi-Comp (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Digi-Comp_I) mechanical computer from Edmunds Scientifics (http://www.scientificsonline.com/), although this really stretched the...
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