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Forum: Off Topic Discussions 10-03-2018, 05:33 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 970
Posted By zakthor
"What was your first job?"

"What was your first job?"
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 09-22-2018, 11:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 360
Posted By zakthor
Spectacularly good granite. Wife and I climbed...

Spectacularly good granite. Wife and I climbed the ridge on the left for our honeymoon.

North side has big vertical sections, is one of the best climbing peaks that there is.

The peak to the...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 09-13-2018, 08:04 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 681
Posted By zakthor
Hope the new wheel works out. While its still new...

Hope the new wheel works out. While its still new you should make sure the bike shop equalized the spoke tension. Generally wheels bed in and should get a touch up after a few weeks. Main thing is...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 09-02-2018, 09:33 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,139
Posted By zakthor
I sort of know a local billionaire. He has a boat...

I sort of know a local billionaire. He has a boat crewed in the Mediterranean in case he wants to go hang out on it. One day I bump into him in the cereal aisle at the grocery, pushing a cart. A...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 08-16-2018, 06:26 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,531
Posted By zakthor
Allow me to completely discredit myself... ...

Allow me to completely discredit myself...

Massive exceptions but I had to look pretty hard to find good coffee in big parts of Italy and France. Color me shocked. Especially with how snooty...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 08-15-2018, 05:21 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,531
Posted By zakthor
Maybe you shouldn’t change a thing if you’re...

Maybe you shouldn’t change a thing if you’re happy...

Im sure there are some amazing beans in Portland...

We use vicace dolce here in seattle, very consistent, sweet n chocolate n cream is...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 08-15-2018, 07:41 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,531
Posted By zakthor
I think this thread some folks really aren't...

I think this thread some folks really aren't familiar with what good espresso actually tastes like. That nespresso pod stuff... guys... that isn't espresso either. Sure its a tasty convenient coffee...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 08-14-2018, 06:52 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,531
Posted By zakthor
You won't get gud espresso out of a $300 machine....

You won't get gud espresso out of a $300 machine. I think you're much better off with a digital kettle, a $300 grinder and the good old plastic melitta cone. You'll need a grinder anyway for...
Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum 06-14-2018, 06:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 285
Posted By zakthor
Took the car in for alignment and that's what...

Took the car in for alignment and that's what they said. I'll get the shocks back so I'll see. The Bilstein service guy wasn't surprised at all to hear it was clunking (which surprised me.)

14-16...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 06-13-2018, 07:20 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 919
Posted By zakthor
We write/deal with maybe 40 checks a year. Once a...

We write/deal with maybe 40 checks a year. Once a year we go through and balance the account. In 20 years we've found 3 errors, none in our favor, discrepancy totaled about $800. Each time we called...
Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum 06-11-2018, 04:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 285
Posted By zakthor
Bilstein Clunking after 28k miles

Rant.

Got new shocks about 7 years and 28k miles ago. Now the front right shock is clunking badly at slow speed but otherwise I'm happy with the car's handling.

I called Bilstein warranty dept,...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 06-07-2018, 04:25 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,051
Posted By zakthor
I think this is true but I think another word for...

I think this is true but I think another word for it is "aerobic fitness." I haven't seen any evidence that riding fasted helps grow aerobic fitness. It hurts so I wanted to think there was a benefit...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 06-07-2018, 07:15 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,051
Posted By zakthor
I really like what wayner wrote above. If...

I really like what wayner wrote above.

If you deplete your.blood sugar during your exercise you should have eaten more (sugar) before hand. Hard intervals I eat a clif bar 10 minutes before, very...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 05-22-2018, 10:30 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 4,704
Posted By zakthor
https://www.pinkbike.com/news/mountain-biker-kille...

https://www.pinkbike.com/news/mountain-biker-killed-by-cougar-in-washington-state.html

The attack happened on a logging road in an area that was recently logged. I used to bike up there in the 90s...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 05-16-2018, 03:14 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 746
Posted By zakthor
I remember an interminable road trip through ne...

I remember an interminable road trip through ne Oregon in early spring, the 5 and 7 yea olds in the back started using potty talk. Pulled over and made them bust out 100 EACH, didn't count if feet...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 05-01-2018, 11:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 532
Posted By zakthor
I had 'ASA' 12 years ago. Instead of cutting flap...

I had 'ASA' 12 years ago. Instead of cutting flap they burn the Surface of the eye. Very painful 2 week recovery but eye stays strong.

Crazy fine vision, 20/7 or so. Distractingly fine detail....
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 04-30-2018, 03:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 245
Posted By zakthor
Cool, well, by small boat its 26' volvo inboard...

Cool, well, by small boat its 26' volvo inboard diesel and I don't want to add an alternator or anything like that. The 18HD says 4kw transmit, so that would be bit more than I would like to...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 04-30-2018, 07:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 245
Posted By zakthor
Recommend a radar/plotter for small boat in San juans

Currently using an old furuno gps/depth finder. Looking to update the plotter and add a radar. The new low power (solid state) units look neat. Just want to be able to see in the fog.

I played...
Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum 04-20-2018, 06:28 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,469
Posted By zakthor
Waah? Didn't mean to sound negative - I'm all...

Waah? Didn't mean to sound negative - I'm all about the snorkel. Almost cant call it a 930 any more without those washers. All those poor flat washer people... :)
Forum: 911 / 930 Turbo & Super Charging Forum 04-19-2018, 06:06 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,469
Posted By zakthor
Most important thing: Snorkel headlight warshers...

Most important thing: Snorkel headlight warshers stopped in mid '79.
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 04-18-2018, 10:42 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,937
Posted By zakthor
Heart rate stroke volume is individual even among...

Heart rate stroke volume is individual even among very fit people. I read that in tour de france riders the resting pulse range was from "less than 40" to 75. If someone can complete the tour they...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 04-18-2018, 06:46 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,937
Posted By zakthor
Max heart rate: There are several linear...

Max heart rate: There are several linear equations that purport to give max heart rate for age. Lots of places on the internet suggest to use that max to setup your training zones. Problem is the...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 04-17-2018, 08:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 399
Posted By zakthor
Cathedral grove: yes, I've been there. Thats...

Cathedral grove: yes, I've been there. Thats about all the old growth you'll find on vancouver island, maybe in all of bc: little 0.6 mile loops though a tiny spot of big trees. Someone bucked up and...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 04-17-2018, 12:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 399
Posted By zakthor
Everyone has an opinion and so do I. My...

Everyone has an opinion and so do I.

My family and I have visited Vancouver island a few times. 3 times by car, twice by private boat.

The tragic thing is that the entire island has been...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 04-17-2018, 05:55 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 3,370
Posted By zakthor
Disclosure: I bring my own beans and hand grinder...

Disclosure: I bring my own beans and hand grinder when I travel.

Long ago starbucks realized that at their scale they couldn't use premium beans, I remember the changeover and it was dramatic. I...
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