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04-19-21, 08:01 AM
Forum: Road Cycling
04-18-21, 09:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 384
Posted By NoWhammies

So after experiencing a flat and having sealant...

So after experiencing a flat and having sealant go all over my bike, I knew my bike needed a wash. And I didn't want to wait for the Muc-Off product. After reading the good reviews about the White...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-18-21, 09:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 578
Posted By NoWhammies

Update. I cleaned my chain and cassette on...

Update. I cleaned my chain and cassette on Friday and lightly put on some hydrodynamic lube. After today's ride? Golden! No gunk on the chain and no gunk on the cassette. And my ride was quiet. ...
04-18-21, 09:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 115
Posted By NoWhammies

Finish Line Speed Degreaser - should I worry about overspray?

I recently purchased Finish Line Speed Degreaser. I used the degreaser for the first time this week on my cassette, still mounted to my rear wheel. If you have never used this produce before, the...
04-18-21, 09:26 PM
Replies: 2,472
Views: 164,970
Posted By NoWhammies

122k. Enjoying some early spring sun.

122k. Enjoying some early spring sun.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-16-21, 08:18 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 850
Posted By NoWhammies

I recently bought the Lezyne Road Drive Pump. I...

I recently bought the Lezyne Road Drive Pump. I wasn't sure if I wanted to shell out the cake for the pump because it wasn't cheap, but what the heck. The pump paid for itself yesterday though.
...
04-16-21, 08:08 AM
Replies: 2,472
Views: 164,970
Posted By NoWhammies

87k. Most of which felt like it was in to a...

87k. Most of which felt like it was in to a headwind.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-21, 08:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 384
Posted By NoWhammies

Good to know about the White Lightening detailer....

Good to know about the White Lightening detailer. My LBS had that in stock, but I opted to give the Muc Off one a go. The White Lightening one was cheaper, so that might have been the better way to...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-21, 08:14 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 578
Posted By NoWhammies

WhyFi you're probably right about the needing to...

WhyFi you're probably right about the needing to go further with chain prep. I thought I had thoroughly degreased the chain by doing the ol' finger test (no black when I ran my finger over the...
04-15-21, 07:58 AM
Replies: 2,472
Views: 164,970
Posted By NoWhammies

72k. Should have been a nice and easy recovery...

72k. Should have been a nice and easy recovery ride but my competitive streak got the better of me and I there was no recovery.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-21, 08:19 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 578
Posted By NoWhammies

Ick indeed. I gave the chain a wipe down when I...

Ick indeed. I gave the chain a wipe down when I arrived home and that got most of the crud off. But the cassette still needs a good cleaning.
Regarding the wax comment, I think the hydrodynamic is...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-13-21, 10:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 384
Posted By NoWhammies

Thanks for the suggestions folks. I've ordered...

Thanks for the suggestions folks. I've ordered the matt finish detailer and will report back how it works.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-13-21, 10:04 PM
Replies: 2,683
Views: 442,475
Posted By NoWhammies

Wow. ooga-booga what a gorgeous place to ride.

Wow. ooga-booga what a gorgeous place to ride.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-13-21, 10:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 578
Posted By NoWhammies

Muc-Off Hydrodynamic Lube = lots of gunk on chain?

So what am I doing wrong here? Mrs. NoWhammies gave me Muc-Off Hydrodynamic lube for Christmas. Once the weather turned for the better and I needed a new chain on my bike, I decided to give the...
04-13-21, 09:51 PM
Replies: 2,472
Views: 164,970
Posted By NoWhammies

75k, of which 20k or so consisted of interval...

75k, of which 20k or so consisted of interval training. Good times.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-13-21, 08:19 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,023
Posted By NoWhammies

As a quick update on my Veloflex tyres. Since...

As a quick update on my Veloflex tyres. Since mounting/seating the tyres have been holding air great. No sealant loss (as far as I can tell) and the tyres are rolling well.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-13-21, 08:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 384
Posted By NoWhammies

Any experience with Muc-Off matt finish detailer?

Title says it all. I'm looking for a detailer for my matt black bike and came across the Muc-Off matt finish detailer product. Before dropping the cake on a bottle of the stuff, I thought I'd see...
04-13-21, 08:10 AM
Replies: 2,472
Views: 164,970
Posted By NoWhammies

56k. Would have liked to have gone further but...

56k. Would have liked to have gone further but the that's all the distance the training plan called for.
04-12-21, 08:07 AM
Replies: 2,472
Views: 164,970
Posted By NoWhammies

120k. A long ride day. Nothing crazy fast, but...

120k. A long ride day. Nothing crazy fast, but not slow either. Just great to get out.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-21, 10:45 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,330
Posted By NoWhammies

Mrs. NoWhammies has the 530. No problems, no...

Mrs. NoWhammies has the 530. No problems, no complaints. She does recommend it.
04-08-21, 10:34 PM
Replies: 2,472
Views: 164,970
Posted By NoWhammies

80k, including some 30sec sprints/1min off and...

80k, including some 30sec sprints/1min off and repeat.
04-07-21, 08:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 222
Posted By NoWhammies

Thanks for the feedback everyone. Much...

Thanks for the feedback everyone. Much appreciated.
04-07-21, 08:05 AM
Replies: 2,472
Views: 164,970
Posted By NoWhammies

A quick 63k after work.

A quick 63k after work.
04-06-21, 08:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 322
Posted By NoWhammies

Thanks for the response everyone. A little bit...

Thanks for the response everyone. A little bit of pressure on the chain checker it is!

SalsaShark Your comment about the chain checker dropping down at 75% by gravity alone meaning it is time to...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-05-21, 07:10 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,864
Posted By NoWhammies

Driveway. Usually once a week, more if I...

Driveway. Usually once a week, more if I encounter a very dusty ride. I am getting in the habit of wiping down my bike with all purpose pledge after each ride this time of year though. There is...
04-05-21, 07:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 322
Posted By NoWhammies

How much pressure to press down on the chain checker tool?

How much pressure, if any, do you put on your chain checker when checking chain wear?

I have the Filzer chain checker (below). If I just place the checker tool on/in the chain, the chain reports...
04-05-21, 06:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 222
Posted By NoWhammies

19mm tubeless tape for a 19mm internal width rim?

This might seem like an obvious question, but a second opinion never hurt.

According to the specs on the web, my 44mm carbon wheels have a 19mm internal width.
I am looking to replace the...
04-05-21, 08:14 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 3,403
Posted By NoWhammies

Turned off, in a waterproof pouch, in my back...

Turned off, in a waterproof pouch, in my back pocket.
Forum: Foo
04-02-21, 10:04 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 816
Posted By NoWhammies

Sounds like a great ride. Please take some pics...

Sounds like a great ride. Please take some pics along the way.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-02-21, 10:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 472
Posted By NoWhammies

I might be missing something here, and I admit...

I might be missing something here, and I admit that I am not familiar with GP 4 season tyres, but this looks like normal wear to my eye after 2,900 km.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-02-21, 09:55 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,259
Posted By NoWhammies

I'm glad this topic is being discussed here. I...

I'm glad this topic is being discussed here. I watched the GCN video and I have to admit. I am intrigued. I don't think I will be early adopter of this technology. But as people on the forums here...
04-01-21, 10:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 308
Posted By NoWhammies

I am considering getting the 1030 when my 520...

I am considering getting the 1030 when my 520 dies, if only because I hope the larger screen will mean easier reading for my aging eyes.
04-01-21, 10:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 406
Posted By NoWhammies

Yeah, I normally get a year out of the battery of...

Yeah, I normally get a year out of the battery of my HRM. I figured since I wear the thing every time I ride, that's not too bad.
04-01-21, 10:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 826
Posted By NoWhammies

For us visual learners, would love to see a photo...

For us visual learners, would love to see a photo if/when you get a chance.
04-01-21, 09:52 PM
Replies: 2,472
Views: 164,970
Posted By NoWhammies

68k after work and before dusk.

68k after work and before dusk.
03-30-21, 08:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 406
Posted By NoWhammies

Off hand, I'd say when my Garmin is no longer...

Off hand, I'd say when my Garmin is no longer recording my heart rate.

BTW I find changing the battery a real pain. The screws and TINY and strep very easily. I've had to take my mine to a...
03-30-21, 08:08 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,033
Posted By NoWhammies

I replaced my QR with a Robert Axle Project thru...

I replaced my QR with a Robert Axle Project thru axle this year. Yes, it is a bit more work to get the wheel on and off, but for me it was worth the investment.

hounslow Are you sayin...
03-30-21, 08:04 AM
Replies: 2,472
Views: 164,970
Posted By NoWhammies

67k after work. Would have ridden longer/farther...

67k after work. Would have ridden longer/farther but I was starting to get cold. Damn early spring weather.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-29-21, 01:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 312
Posted By NoWhammies

This ^^ is exactly what happened to me when I...

This ^^ is exactly what happened to me when I changed my last tyre. The tape started pulling up at the edges in spots along the rim. There might have been some creasing too. In some places it looks...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-28-21, 04:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 312
Posted By NoWhammies

Thanks all.

Thanks all.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-27-21, 09:10 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,137
Posted By NoWhammies

To be clear, now that the tyre is seated, it is...

To be clear, now that the tyre is seated, it is bead-locked when deflated. Getting it seated on the other had was a bit of a job.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-27-21, 09:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 312
Posted By NoWhammies

Does tubeless tape dry out?

Subject line says it all. Does tubeless rim tape dry out? I'm thinking of picking up some DT Swiss tubeless tape for the next time I swap out my tyres so I can replace the existing tape. But that...
03-27-21, 08:58 PM
Replies: 2,472
Views: 164,970
Posted By NoWhammies

62k as a nice recovery ride.

62k as a nice recovery ride.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-26-21, 09:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 266
Posted By NoWhammies

Cool. Thank you.

Cool. Thank you.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-26-21, 09:15 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,793
Posted By NoWhammies

How often are you guys crimping and cutting...

How often are you guys crimping and cutting cables? I've been doing my own bike work for the last three seasons and I haven't needed to crimp/cut a cable once. Or are you just stocking up on tools...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-26-21, 09:12 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,560
Posted By NoWhammies

Thank you for your sacrifice. I look forward to...

Thank you for your sacrifice. I look forward to reading all about it.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-26-21, 09:11 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,137
Posted By NoWhammies

dmanthree not to derail your thread, but if you...

dmanthree not to derail your thread, but if you are looking for a tyre that might last you longer than what you've experienced before, give the Giant Gavia series a go. I've had good luck with those...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-26-21, 09:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 399
Posted By NoWhammies

If you are not using the bike, and it is taking...

If you are not using the bike, and it is taking up space at home, I'd move it.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-25-21, 11:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 266
Posted By NoWhammies

Thanks for the information folks. Much...

Thanks for the information folks. Much appreciated.

WhyFi Under pressure air was gushing out of the hole in the sidewall. The gash appeared to be between 5mm in length. When I took the tyre off...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-24-21, 09:31 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,137
Posted By NoWhammies

Oi. That's just over 2,000k. I aim to get at...

Oi. That's just over 2,000k. I aim to get at least 5,000k out my tyres. I recently had a sidewall gash that ended the life of my rear tyre at 3,400km and I'm feeling let down.

Here's hoping the...
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