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Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-20, 11:02 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 4,883
Posted By noisebeam

It sure has been a hot & dry July. The night...

It sure has been a hot & dry July. The night temps have also not dipped below 90F for 19 days straight until this Sunday night. Yesterday it cooled a bit and was a bit overcast with Cali fire smoke...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-20, 07:16 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 4,883
Posted By noisebeam

I've done the reverse and never again. When I...

I've done the reverse and never again. When I tried a base-layer under my jersey in hot dry full sun I stopped not even 1/3rd of the way into the ride to take the base layer off and it was...
07-31-20, 01:37 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 3,909
Posted By noisebeam

If she doesn't want to go I will. ;)

If she doesn't want to go I will. ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-20, 12:12 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,707
Posted By noisebeam

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07-31-20, 11:25 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 3,909
Posted By noisebeam

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Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-20, 07:09 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,069
Posted By noisebeam

Because I have other things in life I enjoy as...

Because I have other things in life I enjoy as well.
Forum: Foo
07-30-20, 03:41 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,298
Posted By noisebeam

yeah, hiking is an weight bearing activity which...

yeah, hiking is an weight bearing activity which is an important compliment to cycling especially if you also use your arms for climbing/scrambling.
Forum: Foo
07-30-20, 10:38 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,298
Posted By noisebeam

I also carry a synthetic fill puffy on day hikes...

I also carry a synthetic fill puffy on day hikes when night temps are below low 70s.

I have not yet fallen while hiking on dry ground. I have fallen a few times hiking on the slippery creek rocks...
Forum: Foo
07-29-20, 08:35 PM
Replies: 4,408
Views: 366,870
Posted By noisebeam

It's a trap!

It's a trap!
Forum: Foo
07-28-20, 03:30 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,250
Posted By noisebeam

There is a small part of AZ ...

There is a small part of AZ (https://www.mountain-forecast.com/peaks/Humphreys-Peak/forecasts/3851)where the high is 54 today and it will drop to 50 overnight.
I have been there a few times, good...
07-28-20, 07:50 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,871
Posted By noisebeam

Hopefully you two are doing more than just...

Hopefully you two are doing more than just watching and doing some reading as well. I have not watched any coverage which is perhaps the difference. What are you watching anyway that gives such a...
Forum: Foo
07-27-20, 03:44 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,298
Posted By noisebeam

Three in our party. Given we each had some left...

Three in our party. Given we each had some left back at the car we ended up using ~13L total for the two days including cooking and coffee. I encouraged everyone to drink a lot in the first half of...
Forum: Foo
07-27-20, 03:31 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,298
Posted By noisebeam

My wife has the exact same daypack. For day hikes...

My wife has the exact same daypack. For day hikes I use an REI Flash 22 which has no structure, but is lightweight and sometimes I pack it inside my overnight pack. I can carry three liters in the...
Forum: Foo
07-27-20, 03:05 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,298
Posted By noisebeam

Speaking of water I carried 'too much' again - in...

Speaking of water I carried 'too much' again - in quotes as I was aware of what I was doing.

Obviously water can be filtered at any time along this above hike in the creek and we each had a Sawyer...
Forum: Foo
07-27-20, 02:38 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,298
Posted By noisebeam

Went to Aravaipa Canyon this past weekend again...

Went to Aravaipa Canyon this past weekend again (we were there in early June too) with the family for one night. We had two nights scheduled, but heavy rain was forecast Friday night which was risky...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-20, 01:32 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 785
Posted By noisebeam

Double flats are not that common but failure to...

Double flats are not that common but failure to properly diagnose and/or repair a flat can be resulting in the need for 2nd repair immediately. Like most others I bring both tubes and a patch kit.
...
Forum: Foo
07-23-20, 08:33 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,504
Posted By noisebeam

Those are both fantastic Forrest. Better than the...

Those are both fantastic Forrest. Better than the APOD ones!
Forum: Foo
07-21-20, 10:11 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 899
Posted By noisebeam

Trophy Hunting Fees Do Little to Help Threatened...

Trophy Hunting Fees Do Little to Help Threatened Species, Report Says (https://www.nytimes.com/2016/06/14/us/politics/trophy-hunting-fees-do-little-to-help-threatened-species-report-says.html)If the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-20, 08:29 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,707
Posted By noisebeam

The name itself is terrible. Better something...

The name itself is terrible. Better something like Local Obsessive.
Forum: Foo
07-20-20, 02:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 655
Posted By noisebeam

Our does too.

Our does too.
Forum: Foo
07-20-20, 01:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 655
Posted By noisebeam

My wife kept a glass of water by her bedside for...

My wife kept a glass of water by her bedside for years. One night recently she woke up and caught kitty lapping it up.
Now she keeps a water filled and capped Nalgene bottle by bedside.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-20, 01:16 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,147
Posted By noisebeam

If you are not fully hydrated 12hr before the...

If you are not fully hydrated 12hr before the ride it is almost too late.

Also it is not often 90F/90%. Usually this means it is 90% RH in the morning when it is in the 70s, then the temp hits the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-20, 10:48 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 6,040
Posted By noisebeam

Similar to trolling I suspect.

Similar to trolling I suspect.
07-17-20, 10:40 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 676
Posted By noisebeam

If you see the Tempe, AZ example I posted above...

If you see the Tempe, AZ example I posted above they were quickly able to adapt from opioid testing to virus. I doubt it would be going away 'after' this pandemic.

https://covid19.tempe.gov/
07-17-20, 10:37 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 676
Posted By noisebeam

Because it is easier taking nose swabs than...

Because it is easier taking nose swabs than collecting poop at drive up testing facilities.
Forum: Foo
07-16-20, 03:25 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,504
Posted By noisebeam

I'm really glad you attempted and succeed at...

I'm really glad you attempted and succeed at imaging neowise. Great pics of yours all around.

It has been bugging me in back of mind I should get out there, but I have been in a bad mood lately...
Forum: Foo
07-16-20, 12:36 PM
Replies: 4,408
Views: 366,870
Posted By noisebeam

Very nice Seattle. Two common ways for night shot...

Very nice Seattle. Two common ways for night shot WB. Daylight looks way too warm, but is said to be accurate and preferred by the astronerds. Overly cool makes for nice blue sky and preferred by...
07-16-20, 10:41 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,910
Posted By noisebeam

I can't say what I want to since this is not...

I can't say what I want to since this is not P&R
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-20, 09:44 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 6,040
Posted By noisebeam

Strava should have a 3 strikes and you are out of...

Strava should have a 3 strikes and you are out of the leaderboards policy. I find I am flagging the same few over and over again.
07-08-20, 01:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 601
Posted By noisebeam

Thank you for sharing.

Thank you for sharing.
07-05-20, 05:57 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 5,944
Posted By noisebeam

'survival of the fittest' is often portrayed with...

'survival of the fittest' is often portrayed with the idea that this will strengthen the species, but that is not always the case. fittest only means those who pass on their genes the most.
is...
07-05-20, 02:06 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 4,884
Posted By noisebeam

If I am hiking or going where there is no water I...

If I am hiking or going where there is no water I take a lot of extra and would not go mid day in the summer. But if cycling where there are a few potential water stops I am comfortable taking too...
07-05-20, 12:42 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 4,884
Posted By noisebeam

Wow that sounds complicated. I set out for a ride...

Wow that sounds complicated. I set out for a ride at 7:15am (89F) this morning with a 24oz chilled water bottle in one cage and a BT speaker in the other. I was out of water by 9:15 but was home by...
Forum: Foo
07-01-20, 02:15 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,046
Posted By noisebeam

Poblano! ...

Poblano!

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07-01-20, 07:57 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,125
Posted By noisebeam

As to individual shops. Here is a sign on the...

As to individual shops. Here is a sign on the door of a vintage clothing store:
"We'll be happy to debate the efficacy of masks with you when this is all over and you come in to sell your dead...
06-30-20, 04:47 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 6,466
Posted By noisebeam

You are badly mistaken. Who feeds you this info?

You are badly mistaken. Who feeds you this info?
Forum: Foo
06-30-20, 02:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 778
Posted By noisebeam

You can also try soapy handwash in a basin then...

You can also try soapy handwash in a basin then lots of sun.
Forum: Foo
06-29-20, 05:22 PM
Replies: 4,408
Views: 366,870
Posted By noisebeam

Hiked up Quartz Peak...

Hiked up Quartz Peak (https://www.blm.gov/visit/search-details/16525/2) in the Sierra Estrella Wilderness (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sierra_Estrella) this past Sunday. As it is mid summer the...
06-25-20, 04:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 353
Posted By noisebeam

Just to be clear I meant per each hour of riding...

Just to be clear I meant per each hour of riding that day, not for each hour of the day.
06-25-20, 03:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 353
Posted By noisebeam

Go for 2-3hr ride every morning. You get 1 daily...

Go for 2-3hr ride every morning. You get 1 daily beer per hour - that is it. No pro-rating and no rounding up.
Forum: Foo
06-24-20, 12:25 PM
Replies: 4,408
Views: 366,870
Posted By noisebeam

A couple more from campsite Sunday night: ...

A couple more from campsite Sunday night:

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127...
Forum: Foo
06-22-20, 08:03 PM
Replies: 4,408
Views: 366,870
Posted By noisebeam

Last night ...

Last night

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06-19-20, 04:24 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 6,579
Posted By noisebeam

I carry a lightweight down puffy when hiking...

I carry a lightweight down puffy when hiking remotely if night temps are below 70F
Forum: Foo
06-18-20, 05:01 PM
Replies: 4,408
Views: 366,870
Posted By noisebeam

In the spirit of recent images ...

In the spirit of recent images

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Forum: Foo
06-18-20, 04:56 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,478
Posted By noisebeam

One year after a particularly snowy winter I...

One year after a particularly snowy winter I hiked up the tallest peak in AZ (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Humphreys_Peak) (12,633) on the 4th of July and found a lot of snow in a few of the deeper...
06-18-20, 03:08 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 6,579
Posted By noisebeam

“I Reject Your Reality” – Germ Theory Denial and...

“I Reject Your Reality” – Germ Theory Denial and Other Curiosities (https://sciencebasedmedicine.org/i-reject-your-reality/)
Forum: Foo
06-18-20, 12:27 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,478
Posted By noisebeam

Gotta cool spell going on here. Only 102F high...

Gotta cool spell going on here. Only 102F high today, but it is expected to be back to 111F next week.

I keep my thermostat at 82F which means the bedroom varies from 82-84F.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-20, 11:07 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 19,290
Posted By noisebeam

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I0A8vBmfzWU

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I0A8vBmfzWU
Forum: Foo
06-13-20, 05:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,249
Posted By noisebeam

Your garden is a lot further along than I had...

Your garden is a lot further along than I had imagined from your first post. Sounds like it is doing great!
06-10-20, 10:59 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 5,210
Posted By noisebeam

I think I'm peaking

I think I'm peaking
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