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08-10-20, 02:20 PM
Replies: 124
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Posted By njkayaker

No one is saying that lights are always better...

No one is saying that lights are always better (nothing will be!) but you aren't saying they are worse.

Even in bright daylight, I can see the flashing lights from much farther away.


That...
08-10-20, 02:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 273
Posted By njkayaker

Yes. Turning your head increases the coverage....

Yes. Turning your head increases the coverage. The same thing is true for mirrors in your car. But since car mirrors are much bigger (and farther away), it's not quite as necessary,


No. This...
08-10-20, 01:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 453
Posted By njkayaker

It's not that complicated. It just requires being...

It's not that complicated. It just requires being clear about what "format" means.

"Course points" are a little confusing. They are "turn information" embedded in the file. They are mostly...
08-10-20, 01:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 453
Posted By njkayaker

The problem is that what you are saying is vague...

The problem is that what you are saying is vague and unclear. It doesn't help anybody understand how this stuff works.

A TCX file (one format) can have "course points" or not have "course points"....
08-08-20, 07:02 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 4,566
Posted By njkayaker

https://ntrs.nasa.gov/citations/19750023659 ...

https://ntrs.nasa.gov/citations/19750023659



https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/154193129503902105


...
08-08-20, 06:35 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 4,566
Posted By njkayaker

Your reading is still wrong. The improvement...

Your reading is still wrong. The improvement (above the threshold) is consistent (related to) with effective intensity.


The part you ignored. So, below visual threshold, flashing is better...
08-08-20, 03:26 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 4,566
Posted By njkayaker

No, you are still reading it wrong. It's "well...

No, you are still reading it wrong. It's "well above" that it's "improved" over flashing (below this level it's not better than flashing).
And you are ignoring the other quotes. And it's about...
08-07-20, 10:28 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 453
Posted By njkayaker

This is the basic problem. There are two...

This is the basic problem.


There are two independent ways of getting "messages that come up on the device while following a course". One is "course points' and the other is "turn guidance".
...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-20, 09:02 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,325
Posted By njkayaker

Split the group.

Split the group.
08-06-20, 06:57 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 4,772
Posted By njkayaker

This is a false dilemma: It's not a choice...

This is a false dilemma: It's not a choice between "nothing" and "everything".

I suspect most people (me being one of them) using GPS aren't using this level of information and having the GPS...
08-06-20, 05:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 453
Posted By njkayaker

This is vague and unclear. The same route...

This is vague and unclear.

The same route planner is putting the same data in the files regardless of the format.
Except for course points (as I've repeatedly pointed out), which aren't available...
08-06-20, 05:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 453
Posted By njkayaker

No. Outside of having course points, TCX,...

No.

Outside of having course points, TCX, FIT, and GPX will behave exactly the same (the data is the same in any of the formats).

Keep in mind that the Edges need track data (the "GPX route"...
08-06-20, 05:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 453
Posted By njkayaker

These are what Garmin calls "course points"....

These are what Garmin calls "course points". RWGPS adds them to the TCX and FIT files it exports. You need a paid RWGPS subscription to add your own. I believe Garmin Connect will let you add your...
08-06-20, 05:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 453
Posted By njkayaker

I don't think so. Even so... The...

I don't think so.

Even so...

The Garmins use maps based on Openstreetmap (OSM) data. Most of the route planners let you use OSM maps (in RWGPS, there's a dropdown at the upper right of the map...
08-06-20, 04:44 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 4,772
Posted By njkayaker

It might depend more on the MVNO (which might be...

It might depend more on the MVNO (which might be weirder than a standard network). If it's the phone, I'd say that the phone isn't very good.

It's supposed to fall back gracefully with no...
Forum: Foo
08-06-20, 01:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 453
Posted By njkayaker

There doesn't seem to be enough sailing vessels...

There doesn't seem to be enough sailing vessels to be of any use. I only know of the USCG Eagle (originally owned by the Nazis).

I doubt any but really old ships could be converted to coal and it...
08-06-20, 12:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 719
Posted By njkayaker

Drunk drivers manage to run into all sorts of...

Drunk drivers manage to run into all sorts of things.

Nothing is going to be perfect.

Presumably, the likelihood of getting hit by a drunk driver is low. So, if flashing lights work to prevent...
08-06-20, 12:49 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 4,772
Posted By njkayaker

It uses networks that have better coverage in...

It uses networks that have better coverage in metro areas. It probably doesn't beat Verizon and ATT for overall coverage (outside of metro areas).
...
Forum: Foo
08-06-20, 12:40 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 719
Posted By njkayaker

That general error might indicate a dislike of...

That general error might indicate a dislike of the format (I've seen it for that). Unfortunately, Garmin doesn't provide more information.

GPSVisualizer and GPSBabel are useful to have in your...
Forum: Foo
08-06-20, 05:27 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 719
Posted By njkayaker

What does "doesn't work" mean? I'm not sure...

What does "doesn't work" mean?

I'm not sure about the watches, but the Edges cannot use route files.

It should work. If it doesn't, it's probably something minor.

You issue could be that the...
Forum: Touring
08-05-20, 12:03 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 788
Posted By njkayaker

Actions have consequences.

Actions have consequences.
08-05-20, 11:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 372
Posted By njkayaker

Duuude!

Duuude!
08-04-20, 04:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 372
Posted By njkayaker

Try turning off WiFi on the device. I think...

Try turning off WiFi on the device.

I think the devices can get confused about what to use of there's any connectivity to more than one thing.

I got the 0 error (my internet is out).

I...
08-04-20, 03:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 372
Posted By njkayaker

The easiest way to use the RWGPS app is to pin...

The easiest way to use the RWGPS app is to pin the routes you are interested in. Note that you can bin routes that aren’t yours.

The RWGPS app shows the latest 10 pinned or most-recent routes....
08-04-20, 02:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 372
Posted By njkayaker

It works over cell. I have seen issues with...

It works over cell.

I have seen issues with a weak signal.
08-04-20, 10:09 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 4,566
Posted By njkayaker

Read it more closely. The effect you are...

Read it more closely. The effect you are repeating occurs "Well above visual threshold".

And I show it repeated multiple times.


That's what you did!

I also showed sources that talk about...
Forum: Foo
08-04-20, 08:57 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 719
Posted By njkayaker

Probably as hard as reading the whole paragraph. ...

Probably as hard as reading the whole paragraph.

This is the part that explains the part you clipped. I'm assuming it was meant to be an amusing anecdote (not a deep analysis of Google Maps).
Forum: Foo
08-04-20, 06:16 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 719
Posted By njkayaker

The idea that people did not get lost before GPS...

The idea that people did not get lost before GPS is peculiar. Like the idea that everybody knew how to read maps.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-20, 05:09 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 14,908
Posted By njkayaker

You complained about one of his opinions. ...

You complained about one of his opinions.

If you want to stop it, why do you keep replying?

You donít need to reply.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-20, 04:31 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 14,908
Posted By njkayaker

??? I did not call the guy a tool. You...

???

I did not call the guy a tool.

You said that guy could have his opinion and then complained about him expressing his opinion.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-20, 03:51 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 14,908
Posted By njkayaker

Itís weird to have that sort of text on bottles....

Itís weird to have that sort of text on bottles. Itís weird text without context. Itís weird all around. Thatís probably why Rapha added it.


Anything is possible. It might even discourage it...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-20, 03:30 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 14,908
Posted By njkayaker

The Do you really think that weird quote (on a...

The
Do you really think that weird quote (on a bottle) would encourage eating disorders? Seems far-fetched.
08-03-20, 02:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 372
Posted By njkayaker

The RWGPS IQ app lets you download your pinned...

The RWGPS IQ app lets you download your pinned and recent routes. The RWGPS app is something else.

Widgets are supposed to be things that are useful when riding.

There is no widget version of...
08-03-20, 11:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 372
Posted By njkayaker

The Ridewithgps app is useful (if you use that...

The Ridewithgps app is useful (if you use that site).

There's also the grouteloader app that does the same and a few other things. That app is available as a widget (widgets are apps that can be...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-20, 09:25 AM
Replies: 351
Views: 14,908
Posted By njkayaker

Calling him a tool is an expression of an opinion...

Calling him a tool is an expression of an opinion (that you just said he was entitled to hold).
08-03-20, 09:19 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 453
Posted By njkayaker

He's not talking about a page for it. I don't...

He's not talking about a page for it. I don't think the newer units have that page.

Some route planners let you change the speed used. The newer units might let you change the speed.

Seems...
08-03-20, 08:58 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 453
Posted By njkayaker

I think this is a quirk of U-turns on the units....

I think this is a quirk of U-turns on the units. I seem to recall this sort of behavior on the 800.

It's possible that this won't happen if you can tweak the route so that the legs are on the...
08-03-20, 08:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 431
Posted By njkayaker

The OP wants to see the live video. He (probably)...

The OP wants to see the live video. He (probably) knows cameras exit.


Yeah, a couple of friends use it. Seems like a pointless distraction to me. It hasn't reduced the perceived hazards. They...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-20, 06:29 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 14,908
Posted By njkayaker

Ya might want to clarify that.

Ya might want to clarify that.
08-02-20, 06:14 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,622
Posted By njkayaker

Your life must be really great if using a pump...

Your life must be really great if using a pump once in a while is "miserable".

It's funny that people exercising are complaining about exercise.

It's more "miserable" to have people fail with...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-20, 06:04 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 14,908
Posted By njkayaker

https://road.cc/content/news/rapha-criticised-over...

https://road.cc/content/news/rapha-criticised-over-eating-disorder-bidon-text-276127
08-02-20, 05:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 431
Posted By njkayaker

How are you watching the output from the rear...

How are you watching the output from the rear camera as you ride?


Garmin's radar/proximity sensing device isn't that expensive and people seem to like it.
08-02-20, 04:49 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 4,566
Posted By njkayaker

This is about bicycle lights (not airports). ...

This is about bicycle lights (not airports).

https://cyclingtips.com/2017/02/see-seen-every-cyclist-needs-know-daytime-running-lights/
08-02-20, 04:37 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 4,566
Posted By njkayaker

https://www.bellinghamherald.com/news/traffic/rule...

https://www.bellinghamherald.com/news/traffic/rules-of-the-road/article178572796.html#:~:text=A%20Dutch%20study%20reviewed%20various,light%20than%20a%20continuous%20light.&text=They're%20probably%20ri...
08-02-20, 04:15 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 4,566
Posted By njkayaker

What that article is says more complicated than...

What that article is says more complicated than you are saying. Lights during the day (what the OP was talking about) tend to have a high background luminance. Flashing might work better there. The...
08-02-20, 02:53 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 2,621
Posted By njkayaker

There are "always take the lane" proponents (a...

There are "always take the lane" proponents (a guy named "chipseal" was one of them.

One problem with these threads is some people here are arguing as if you believe these things you haven't seen.
08-02-20, 02:42 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 2,621
Posted By njkayaker

Phase one: Insult your audience Phase two: ??? ...

Phase one: Insult your audience
Phase two: ???
Phase three: Profit
-mr. bill[/QUOTE]

So, anybody talking about VC is a "toxic proponent"?

Is this guy "toxic"?
...
08-02-20, 02:34 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 2,621
Posted By njkayaker

Who cares? Not a rhetorical question.

Who cares?

Not a rhetorical question.
08-02-20, 02:32 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 2,621
Posted By njkayaker

Why do you keep calling yourself names? It's...

Why do you keep calling yourself names? It's really odd.
08-02-20, 02:26 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 2,621
Posted By njkayaker

I didn't say what you implied I said. 1-...

I didn't say what you implied I said.

1- Some people think VC is "always taking the lane". It's not. So, they are misunderstanding what they are whinging about.
2- Some people here appear to...
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