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Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-20, 05:18 PM
Replies: 19,645
Views: 4,183,739
Posted By NoWhammies

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Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-20, 08:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 181
Posted By NoWhammies

Cool. Thanks folks.

Cool. Thanks folks.
09-23-20, 11:08 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,499
Posted By NoWhammies

I switch to running during the week due to the...

I switch to running during the week due to the shortness of daylight hours. On weekends I'll dress appropriately and head out for a ride provided it isn't raining. Anything above 0 and I'll be out...
09-23-20, 11:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 190
Posted By NoWhammies

Le Mechanic thanks. I'll see about snugging...

Le Mechanic thanks. I'll see about snugging everything up when I have my rear wheel of my bike next.

sch Hmm. I'll keep an eye/ear out to see if the noise happens more in high torque scenarios. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-20, 10:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 181
Posted By NoWhammies

Unused Isadore discount code

I see from the Interwebs that Isadore is offering up a 30% discount code to riders who have completed their 99.8km challenge. Due to Strava/Isadore not recognizing my ride, if you have received a...
09-22-20, 09:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 190
Posted By NoWhammies

Di2 hard shifting - cause and solution?

I have Di2 on my bike, along with an 11-32 cassette on the back. I swapped out the drop arm for a longer arm to accommodate the 11 - 32 cassette.
The bike shifts and rides well EXCEPT every now and...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 10:05 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 5,163
Posted By NoWhammies

I wear gloves because I am on a computer all day...

I wear gloves because I am on a computer all day and figure if I come of my bike, I at least want my hands to somewhat survive.
Mrs. NoWhammies also needs her hands for her job (dentistry). She...
09-20-20, 09:28 PM
Replies: 594
Views: 179,421
Posted By NoWhammies

I bought a mount for the Bontrager Ion 200 RT...

I bought a mount for the Bontrager Ion 200 RT from Shapeways. Arrived in about three weeks, and works great.
09-20-20, 09:17 PM
Replies: 7,789
Views: 3,980,514
Posted By NoWhammies

The Donnas Spend the Night ...

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09-15-20, 09:43 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 4,711
Posted By NoWhammies

Whelp I went out for a sub 40k trail ride. I...

Whelp I went out for a sub 40k trail ride. I figured getting out in to the woods would help with my mental outlook. I was going squirrelly not exercising. Was nice to get out on the bike and in...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-20, 09:37 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,061
Posted By NoWhammies

Vega bars and shot bloks pretty much fuel my...

Vega bars and shot bloks pretty much fuel my rides. For an electrolyte drink I have Vega hydrator in one of my water bottles. Cheers.
09-14-20, 08:53 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 3,347
Posted By NoWhammies

Kuat Sherpa. Had the bike rack for two seasons...

Kuat Sherpa. Had the bike rack for two seasons now. No complaints.
09-14-20, 08:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 174
Posted By NoWhammies

Thanks for the feedback. Perhaps I'll see about...

Thanks for the feedback. Perhaps I'll see about replacing it.
09-13-20, 08:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 174
Posted By NoWhammies

Threads on side of tyre. Should I be concerned?

While giving my rear tyre a check today, I notice what appears to be some threads showing through the casing. Or at least I think it thread. I might be sealant. In any event, should I be...
09-13-20, 07:57 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 4,711
Posted By NoWhammies

Nope. The air quality advisory is suggesting...

Nope. The air quality advisory is suggesting people stay inside and avoid strenuous activity. Why risk it?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-20, 10:42 PM
Replies: 19,645
Views: 4,183,739
Posted By NoWhammies

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09-06-20, 10:12 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,981
Posted By NoWhammies

Definitely worth the cost. I have sold at least...

Definitely worth the cost. I have sold at least two of my friends/other riders on the benefit of the Varia after they've been out riding with me and seen/heard the Varia in action. I don't leave home...
09-04-20, 09:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,068
Posted By NoWhammies

So thanks to your post (and discount code...

So thanks to your post (and discount code :thumb:) I ordered three tyres in my first go round. I am liking the tyres some much, I will likely order another three, just to round our my set. Not to...
09-04-20, 08:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,068
Posted By NoWhammies

I needed to use a tire bead jack to get the...

I needed to use a tire bead jack to get the tubeless tyre on the back rim. The tyre also wouldn't seat, even after multiple blasts with the air canister on my pump. Eventually, I put some sealant...
09-03-20, 10:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,068
Posted By NoWhammies

So I just installed a set of Veloflex Corsa EVO...

So I just installed a set of Veloflex Corsa EVO tubeless tyres on my bike. After just over 150k I have to say I am enjoying these tyre a lot. They roll nicely and seem to roll easier/faster than my...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-03-20, 10:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 577
Posted By NoWhammies

I just replaced a Pirelli Cinturato Velo tubeless...

I just replaced a Pirelli Cinturato Velo tubeless tyre with just over 5,000k on it. The tyre was on the rear of my bike and I decided to replace it after seeing half a dozen or so wet spots on the...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-03-20, 07:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 577
Posted By NoWhammies

Which is what distance? noodle soup WhyFi...

Which is what distance?

noodle soup WhyFi Thanks for the information. I just replaced my rear tyre that had 5,000km on it, so I guess that's pretty good.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-02-20, 10:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 577
Posted By NoWhammies

What's your expected mileage for a tubeless tyre?

Barring any tyre destroying sidewall gashes, or holes that are too big for sealant for seal, how many KMs/miles do you expect to get out a tubless tyre before the tyre is done?

I'm not speaking...
09-01-20, 10:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 462
Posted By NoWhammies

Thanks everyone. I have 5,000km on the tyre so I...

Thanks everyone. I have 5,000km on the tyre so I guess the tyre doesn't owe me anything. Although I was hoping to get between 7,000 and 8,000km out of the tyre. Guess I was little overly optimistic...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-20, 10:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 383
Posted By NoWhammies

My experience (not with Wiggle FWIW) is that UPS...

My experience (not with Wiggle FWIW) is that UPS is BRUTAL on fees. Anything that involves shipping either within Canada or coming in to Canada that uses UPS tends to cost an arm and a leg. The...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-20, 10:45 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,921
Posted By NoWhammies

Yikes! Thanks for sharing your story and the...

Yikes! Thanks for sharing your story and the tips. Glad to hear you and the bike escaped relatively unscathed. Hope you're able to get back out on your bike soon.
08-30-20, 06:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 462
Posted By NoWhammies

Thanks everyone. Your advice is much appreciated.

Thanks everyone. Your advice is much appreciated.
08-29-20, 08:33 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 936
Posted By NoWhammies

Negative. Those are the older tyres on my bike...

Negative. Those are the older tyres on my bike that are now going to be replaced!
(That tyre BTW, the one with the wet spots, is a Pirelli Cinturato Velo)
08-29-20, 08:31 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,824
Posted By NoWhammies

I thought the link was interesting and I would...

I thought the link was interesting and I would have missed it completely. Thanks for sharing. And don't let the trolls get you down. Cheers.
08-29-20, 08:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 621
Posted By NoWhammies

Mrs. NoWhammies bought me a pair of Gore...

Mrs. NoWhammies bought me a pair of Gore winter-ish cycling gloves. I don't know the make/model but these gloves kick ass. Full five fingers and my fingers/hand stay toasty warm. That said, I am...
08-29-20, 08:29 PM
Replies: 1,822
Views: 129,869
Posted By NoWhammies

117k into what felt like headwind the entire...

117k into what felt like headwind the entire ride. :mad:
08-29-20, 08:27 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 767
Posted By NoWhammies

Getting older = thinking more about safety?

I am noticing that as I'm getting older I am thinking more and more about safety. For example...

10 years ago? I'd never have considered putting lights on my bike for daytime riding. It's the...
08-29-20, 08:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 462
Posted By NoWhammies

Thanks everyone. I should have been more clear. ...

Thanks everyone. I should have been more clear. Cords are not showing, but coming off the tyre where tyre meets the rim. Kind of like long strands of hair. If that makes any sense.

But if it is...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-29-20, 08:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 730
Posted By NoWhammies

I'll throw my positive comments behind Boyd...

I'll throw my positive comments behind Boyd wheels. I have a set on my bike, closing in on just over 25,000km. No complaints.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-29-20, 08:06 PM
Replies: 2,873
Views: 754,075
Posted By NoWhammies

Walz caps 20% summer sale on technical caps,...

Walz caps
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use code BYEBYE20
08-28-20, 10:07 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 936
Posted By NoWhammies

Now that's a good idea. I too keep track of the...

Now that's a good idea. I too keep track of the mileage on my tyres. I could do something like this. Thanks for the suggestion. Cheers.
08-28-20, 09:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 462
Posted By NoWhammies

Wet spots on tubeless tyre - what to do?

In looking over my rear tyre tonight I noticed maybe half a dozen or more small wet patches/spots on my tyre. I am running a tubeless setup, with Orange Seal. The tyre is holding air, although the...
08-26-20, 10:11 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 936
Posted By NoWhammies

Great/interesting replies. So far my new tyres...

Great/interesting replies. So far my new tyres are still in the box, on the shelf. I haven't broken them out yet. Still running the existing tyres. I'll inspect them on the weekend. Perhaps it's...
08-25-20, 10:27 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,141
Posted By NoWhammies

We're still waiting for electricity to get here. ...

We're still waiting for electricity to get here. Once that happens I'll let you know.
08-25-20, 10:24 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 936
Posted By NoWhammies

Anyone change out perfectly good tyres just to try a new set?

Based on some feedback here on the forums, I ordered a pair of Veloflex tubeless tyres. They arrived a couple of weeks back, and every time I go to take my bike out of the garage, the new tyres are...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-20, 10:18 PM
08-24-20, 10:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 763
Posted By NoWhammies

Yup. As soon as the weather turns rainy and cold...

Yup. As soon as the weather turns rainy and cold here, I'll be ditching the bike for runs. The lack of daylight hours and the wet is not my cup of tea for riding. The runs aren't too bad as I have...
08-24-20, 10:22 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,550
Posted By NoWhammies

As others have stated. Use an insulated bottle....

As others have stated. Use an insulated bottle. Fill 1/4 with water. Throw / place in the freezer overnight. Fill the rest with water when you're ready to head out on your ride. You'll be golden....
08-24-20, 10:19 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,981
Posted By NoWhammies

I know this WAY out of your $75 price range. BUT...

I know this WAY out of your $75 price range. BUT if you are considering stepping out of the range, I can't recommend the Garmin Varia RTL510 enough. Bright light. Radar. Ties in with your Garmin...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-20, 10:14 PM
Replies: 2,532
Views: 399,300
Posted By NoWhammies

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Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-20, 10:13 PM
Replies: 2,481
Views: 345,899
Posted By NoWhammies

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Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-20, 10:12 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,041
Posted By NoWhammies

I do this. I've also had people who, on the...

I do this. I've also had people who, on the second pass will turn me and say with a smile/laugh "Doing intervals?" Usually leads to a good laugh. More so if I am suffering.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-20, 10:08 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 3,341
Posted By NoWhammies

To be fair we haven't approached the LBS about...

To be fair we haven't approached the LBS about swapping out the groupo yet. Mrs. NW is no reconsidering if she does indeed want a new bike so everything is now just on hold until she figures out what...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-20, 09:58 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 25,263
Posted By NoWhammies

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Forum: Foo
08-24-20, 09:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 521
Posted By NoWhammies

I've vacationed in Bend and thought the place was...

I've vacationed in Bend and thought the place was great. Interestingly enough, when I was in Boise I met a lot people who were moving there FROM Bend. Go figure.
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