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10-17-19, 11:16 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,207
Posted By NoWhammies

I'll throw my hat in to the ring requesting the...

I'll throw my hat in to the ring requesting the OP post some photos of the chain and packaging. If they are able to compare the real vs. fake in the photos that would help too.
10-16-19, 04:27 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,023
Posted By NoWhammies

Heck, just go buckner.

Heck, just go buckner.
10-16-19, 04:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 434
Posted By NoWhammies

I bought a Kool Stop Tyre Jack and never looked...

I bought a Kool Stop Tyre Jack and never looked back.
10-16-19, 04:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 307
Posted By NoWhammies

Thanks everyone. Much appreciated.

Thanks everyone. Much appreciated.
10-16-19, 04:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 225
Posted By NoWhammies

Thanks folks. I think their is too much air in...

Thanks folks. I think their is too much air in my tyres. I think I had 30~35psi in there.
I'll also work on sitting more while climbing.
Cheers.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-16-19, 09:24 AM
Replies: 18,873
Views: 3,804,259
Posted By NoWhammies

Shock pump for the mountain bike. ...

Shock pump for the mountain bike.

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And armor for...
10-16-19, 09:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 307
Posted By NoWhammies

Well CodyDog I am definitely pushing myself. I...

Well CodyDog I am definitely pushing myself. I am riding trails that are right at, or above, my skill level. And where I am having issues clearing certain features, I go back and and again until I...
10-16-19, 09:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 225
Posted By NoWhammies

Rear wheel spinning out when climbing - ideas/suggestions?

This past weekend I was riding some technical single track. Talk about working on your bike skills. Anyway...

Some the sections had rock faces that needed to be climbed. I was finding that my...
10-15-19, 08:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 369
Posted By NoWhammies

Thanks cpach. Great suggestion re: speed to...

Thanks cpach. Great suggestion re: speed to enter the berm at. Right now I'm bombing in there quick (due to how the trail is setup) and having to brake. I like the idea of entering the berm at a...
10-15-19, 08:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 307
Posted By NoWhammies

Thanks folks. Sounds like more time on the bike...

Thanks folks. Sounds like more time on the bike is what's called for here. There is no magical cure. eshew you're right about progress. I was hopeful my road experience would carry over. That...
10-15-19, 09:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 369
Posted By NoWhammies

Thank you spokes5678 and cpach. All very good...

Thank you spokes5678 and cpach. All very good tips. The next time I'm out on the trails (which won't be for another two weeks at a minimum) I'll log back in here and re-read what you've written. ...
10-15-19, 09:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 307
Posted By NoWhammies

Couldn't agree more with this statement. ...

Couldn't agree more with this statement. Experience. I definitely need more experience. I am getting out on my mtb as much as I can, although looking I won't be on the bike for the next two weeks....
10-15-19, 09:11 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,069
Posted By NoWhammies

Donate seems to be the best route. I do the same...

Donate seems to be the best route. I do the same with my running shoes. While the shoes have no life left in them for a runner, they still have plenty of life left in them for day-to-day activities.
Forum: Foo
10-14-19, 08:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 438
Posted By NoWhammies

So to bring this thread to a close. I finally...

So to bring this thread to a close. I finally became tired of the battery on my phone dying halfway through the day. Today I sucked it up and bought a new iPhone 11. Here's hoping I'm able to...
10-14-19, 08:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 369
Posted By NoWhammies

So some additional guidance please. I can dial...

So some additional guidance please. I can dial down the difficulty a bit. There is a downhill trail near me that is fast and flowy. The trail has some berms that I can bank off, but to be honest I...
10-14-19, 07:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 153
Posted By NoWhammies

Congrats on your bike! Looks like a great ride. ...

Congrats on your bike! Looks like a great ride. I'm sure you'll have a great time with awesome rides.
10-14-19, 07:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 307
Posted By NoWhammies

Give up on a bike? When to sack it and buy another bike

I am a noob when it comes to mountain biking. I can count on two hands the number of times I've been on my mtb. I've ridden some varied trails, from technical to downhill (although no jumps, just...
10-14-19, 07:46 PM
Replies: 1,371
Views: 89,272
Posted By NoWhammies

103k today. Was a freaking BRILLIANT day. ...

103k today. Was a freaking BRILLIANT day. Probably the last day of fall/summer for a while. So I made the most of it. The dilemma was road bike vs. mountain bike. The rode bike won.
10-14-19, 07:45 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,023
Posted By NoWhammies

As someone who has spend A LOT of time swimming...

As someone who has spend A LOT of time swimming and in pools (not the ocean I'm afraid) I'm fully of the mind to change. Swimming in a sweat shammy just sounds like it would be extremely...
10-14-19, 07:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 630
Posted By NoWhammies

Congrats! I aspire to do one myself. Perhaps...

Congrats! I aspire to do one myself. Perhaps I'll make it my winter learning activity.
10-14-19, 07:40 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,069
Posted By NoWhammies

What to do with old helmets?

I have two helmets that have been replaced with new models. There is technically nothing wrong with the helmets. They have never been in a crash. I just replaced them because the helmets were five...
10-11-19, 09:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 612
Posted By NoWhammies

I thought I had the pinch bolt tighten as much as...

I thought I had the pinch bolt tighten as much as possible. I'll give the pinch bolt another look. Thanks.
10-10-19, 08:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 369
Posted By NoWhammies

Definitely a mind game. And yeah. Practice. ...

Definitely a mind game. And yeah. Practice. Good thing I'm coming in to the rainy season here where the roots and wood bridges get all wet and slick!
10-10-19, 08:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 612
Posted By NoWhammies

OneUp Dropper post cable being pulled inside bike

I am not sure how to describe this, but I'll do my best.

I have a OneUp dropper post on my mountain bike. The cable that goes in to the switch on the handle bars keeps getting pulled in to the...
10-10-19, 09:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 188
Posted By NoWhammies

Other mtb dedicated forums?

Are any of you guys on mtb specific forums? Any you would recommend?

Time being limited, it's good to come here for one-stop posting. But I'm curious to know if anyone frequents other forums...
10-10-19, 09:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 369
Posted By NoWhammies

Yeah, skills will come with time. I get that. I...

Yeah, skills will come with time. I get that. I just don't want to get in to bad habits and then have a difficult time breaking them.

The suggestion for lessons is a good one. There are a...
10-10-19, 09:38 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,163
Posted By NoWhammies

Re: the recommendation for Muc-Off. I'm seeing a...

Re: the recommendation for Muc-Off. I'm seeing a lot of Muc-Off lubes. I'm guess though in reading the thread this is the one people are having good results with:
...
10-09-19, 10:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 369
Posted By NoWhammies

Learning how to keep off the brakes

Still new to mountain biking. I can probably count on two hands the number of times I've been out riding. Tonight I did my most challenging ride yet. The ride was a lot of fun.

I did notice...
10-09-19, 09:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 175
Posted By NoWhammies

After Googling around I ended up purchasing the...

After Googling around I ended up purchasing the Topeak 360 PSI Bar Pocket Shock DXG. Once I start using the pump I'll let you know how it works out.
10-09-19, 03:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 124
Posted By NoWhammies

I just ordered a pump for shocks. Once the pump...

I just ordered a pump for shocks. Once the pump arrives I'll see about increasing the air pressure. I have also done some google searching around and this seems to be a acknowledged problem. Other...
10-09-19, 08:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 175
Posted By NoWhammies

Recommended shock pump

Anyone have a shock pump that they like and would recommend? Thank you.
10-09-19, 08:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 224
Posted By NoWhammies

Canker Negative. No extra shifter on the bars...

Canker Negative. No extra shifter on the bars not being used. Thanks for the link.

cpach Ah. Ok. That makes sense then. I could have been more clear. Yes, I bought the bike recently, but the...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-08-19, 09:45 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,154
Posted By NoWhammies

2manybikes 3,700km on this particular tyre. ...

2manybikes 3,700km on this particular tyre.


Sy Reene Correct. I wasn't aware the manufacture of the tyre was up for debate. I would gladly have shared the information.
10-08-19, 09:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 224
Posted By NoWhammies

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Forum: Road Cycling
10-08-19, 04:30 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,154
Posted By NoWhammies

Yes I did. Although I can't speak for how old...

Yes I did. Although I can't speak for how old the sealant was at the co-op when I bought it. I'd expect it be fairly new though.
10-08-19, 04:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 224
Posted By NoWhammies

Negative. No knob like that. I'll post a...

Negative. No knob like that. I'll post a picture of what I'm seeing later tonight. And yes, the bike was bought used.
10-08-19, 09:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 380
Posted By NoWhammies

I cannot get over how great the dropper post...

I cannot get over how great the dropper post technology/invention is. Riding up a hill, seat is up. Then starting to descend, quick push of the button and the saddle goes down. Riding down and hit...
10-08-19, 09:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 224
Posted By NoWhammies

dsaul Thanks. In looking at the right, top side...

dsaul Thanks. In looking at the right, top side of the fork, there is what I would call an entry point for a lever. But no lever is present. And there is no way of moving the dial without the...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-06-19, 10:07 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,154
Posted By NoWhammies

Thanks folks. I'll take your advice and give the...

Thanks folks. I'll take your advice and give the tyre a clean and add some more Orange Seal.

jimincalif they are continuing to weep, but the tyre is holding pressure. I am not sure how old the...
10-06-19, 10:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 174
Posted By NoWhammies

Just to update the thread, Mrs. NoWhammies...

Just to update the thread, Mrs. NoWhammies settled on the Pique SX 2. She took the bike for a ride and felt the bike just fit her better than anything else she'd ridden thus far. So Pique SX 2 it...
10-06-19, 10:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 471
Posted By NoWhammies

Thanks Kapusta. I've been having a lot of fun...

Thanks Kapusta. I've been having a lot of fun with the bike so far. But wow. What a learning curve coming from a roadie background. The words 'fish out of water' come to mind. Still up for the...
10-06-19, 09:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 124
Posted By NoWhammies

OneUp Dropper v2 sticking at top

The OneUp Dropper v2 dropper post on my mountain bike is not returning to the top when released. The post goes up, I'd say 95% of the way. For the post to go all the way up, I need to press the...
10-06-19, 09:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 224
Posted By NoWhammies

RockShox Revelation RL - is there a lockout?

Just bought Mrs. NoWhammies a mountain bike. The bike came with RockShox Revelation RL front shocks/forks. In looking at the front forks, there appears to be the ability to change the motion of the...
10-06-19, 09:52 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 7,240
Posted By NoWhammies

I need to start doing this. I am guilty of...

I need to start doing this. I am guilty of riding the same routes over and over again. The boredom sets in. Good tip/advice. Now I just need to learn to take it.
10-06-19, 09:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 449
Posted By NoWhammies

During summer months when I'm riding daily, I...

During summer months when I'm riding daily, I find a rest day at least once a week helps me feel better and strong on the bike. Plus it helps off-set boredom.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-06-19, 10:49 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,154
Posted By NoWhammies

So here are all the holes on the front tyre that...

So here are all the holes on the front tyre that are seeping fluid.

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Forum: Road Cycling
10-06-19, 10:41 AM
Replies: 18,873
Views: 3,804,259
Posted By NoWhammies

FeltF2Tarmac I have set of Boyd 44mm rims. Love...

FeltF2Tarmac I have set of Boyd 44mm rims. Love them. I suspect you'll be equally as happy with your Altamont Lite wheels too.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-06-19, 10:40 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,629
Posted By NoWhammies

I'll echo what everyone else has said. Take...

I'll echo what everyone else has said. Take break. Or look in to doing some different kind of riding such as cyclecross or mountain biking. Maybe start going out for rides without any timing...
10-06-19, 10:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 471
Posted By NoWhammies

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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I have since swapped out the tyres for Maxxis High Rollers. The change in tyre...
10-06-19, 10:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 174
Posted By NoWhammies

Thanks for the feedback. My wife took a couple...

Thanks for the feedback. My wife took a couple bikes for a test ride on the weekend and decided a 27.5 is the wheel size for her. She is also on the beginner side (as am I) so an entry level bike...
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