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Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-21, 08:16 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 7,565
Posted By NoWhammies

And just like that. Boom! Did the front tyre...

And just like that. Boom! Did the front tyre flat? No. But the rear? You bet!. Last time I post on here bragging about the number of K's I have on a particular tyre. That's for sure. Damn you...
07-23-21, 08:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 214
Posted By NoWhammies

I am starting to wonder if my old HRM is somehow...

I am starting to wonder if my old HRM is somehow incompatible with the calculation of the performance condition. Which sounds ridiculous because at the end of my ride, when I am looking at my ride...
07-23-21, 08:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 335
Posted By NoWhammies

Thank you for all the feedback. I have all of the...

Thank you for all the feedback. I have all of the tools I need except the cone wrench. How do I know what size cone wrench I need? Well that and I do no have a vice or an axel vice. And indofulioh I...
07-23-21, 07:59 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 747
Posted By NoWhammies

Congrats! Well done :thumb:

Congrats! Well done :thumb:
07-22-21, 01:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 335
Posted By NoWhammies

Regrease rear hub - leave to pros or can I do it?

I think the time has come to regrease the rear hub on my bike. Maybe even the front hub too. I have never done anything like this before. For those of you who have done this:

- How mechanically...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-21, 01:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 544
Posted By NoWhammies

Yes I wear Under Armor Heat Compression tank...

Yes I wear Under Armor Heat Compression tank tops. At least I think that's what they are called. I like the fact that they help protect against bib straps and zipper chafes. Plus they wick the...
07-22-21, 01:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 214
Posted By NoWhammies

Thanks folks. Good input/feedback. I did some...

Thanks folks. Good input/feedback. I did some searching of the Garmin forums too. Seems like there is some kind of threshold that needs to be covered before telling me my performance condition. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-21, 08:07 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,109
Posted By NoWhammies

I have pretty much the EXACT same setup as you...

I have pretty much the EXACT same setup as you with the Lezyne Road Caddy. Works great.
07-21-21, 08:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 214
Posted By NoWhammies

Performance condition not showing - Garmin 745

Does anyone know if Garmin pushed out an update to their Forerunner devices? I have the Forerunner 745 that I also use to track my bike rides. The watch used to tell me my performance condition...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-21, 05:53 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 6,066
Posted By NoWhammies

Well, after 1,000km of use I am sold on Rock N...

Well, after 1,000km of use I am sold on Rock N Roll gold. Clean drive train. Bike runs quiet. Much better for my riding style than the Muc Off Hydrodynamic that I had been using before.
Now I am...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-21, 05:42 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 7,565
Posted By NoWhammies

So I just passed 10,000km on my front tyre. ...

So I just passed 10,000km on my front tyre. Veloflex Corsa EVO in 25mm. Of course now that I've posted this I have probably cursed myself...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-21, 04:41 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,113
Posted By NoWhammies

I have been wearing cycling caps for years. I...

I have been wearing cycling caps for years. I had an old Campagnolo one I habitually wore while riding until someone on the forums here posted about Walz caps. Since then I've been riding with...
07-16-21, 04:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 720
Posted By NoWhammies

This ^^ The first time crawling in to bed with...

This ^^ The first time crawling in to bed with freshly shaved legs. Hard to describe. But once you experience the sensation, you won't forget it.
07-14-21, 09:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 158
Posted By NoWhammies

upgrade heart rate monitor?

I have been riding with the HRM that was included with my 520. Works great. No problems.
I was bored the other day and started googling around HRMs and found out there are different...
07-12-21, 08:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 156
Posted By NoWhammies

Seattle Forrest and Iride01 Same Garmin...

Seattle Forrest and Iride01

Same Garmin Connect accounts.

I can see the FTP setting in each device. I am not sure how if the 520 and 745 are calculating the same IF and TSS. The two are...
07-12-21, 08:02 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,261
Posted By NoWhammies

Tyres. Tubes. Brake pads. Chains. Chain lube....

Tyres. Tubes. Brake pads. Chains. Chain lube. Bar tape.
07-09-21, 03:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 156
Posted By NoWhammies

Garmin Forerunner 745

I have been using my Garmin Forerunner 745 as a bike computer. The watch works well enough but I have a couple of questions. I am hoping someone here can help me out.

1. If I ride with my Edge...
07-09-21, 03:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 147
Posted By NoWhammies

Yeah, I hear you OldRailfan I started getting up...

Yeah, I hear you OldRailfan I started getting up at 4:30am :twitchy: to get my rides in.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-21, 04:11 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,372
Posted By NoWhammies

Same here cxwrench

Same here cxwrench
06-23-21, 08:18 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,331
Posted By NoWhammies

Over the strap because GCN told me it was cool.

Over the strap because GCN told me it was cool.
06-23-21, 08:16 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 10,503
Posted By NoWhammies

I wanted polarized lenses when I bought my new...

I wanted polarized lenses when I bought my new cycling glasses. Oakley Radar's. Instead I settled on the Oakley Prizm lens. The lens is supposed to be designed for road riding. I can't tell the...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-21, 07:20 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 6,066
Posted By NoWhammies

WorldIRC That's pretty much what convinced me to...

WorldIRC That's pretty much what convinced me to give it a try.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-21, 10:03 PM
Replies: 2,596
Views: 387,108
Posted By NoWhammies

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Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-21, 10:00 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 6,066
Posted By NoWhammies

Gotta say, I'm a Rock N Roll convert. I have...

Gotta say, I'm a Rock N Roll convert. I have been giving a go a various lubes, landing most recently on RnR Gold. So far, after a couple of rides I am impressed. Drivetrain is keeping clean and...
Forum: Foo
06-10-21, 08:03 AM
Replies: 9,618
Views: 1,235,000
Posted By NoWhammies

I'm more impressed with the way the slow-mo...

I'm more impressed with the way the slow-mo captures the mullet fluttering in the wind.
06-03-21, 07:57 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,572
Posted By NoWhammies

My guess is a warping of the rotor, and the rotor...

My guess is a warping of the rotor, and the rotor not returning to position either as quickly or at all.
06-02-21, 08:16 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,266
Posted By NoWhammies

I have a KMC chain on my bike and while I have no...

I have a KMC chain on my bike and while I have no complaints about the chain, I think the chain IS noisier than Shimano chains I've run in the past. Life expectancy wise, I think they are about...
06-02-21, 08:15 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,572
Posted By NoWhammies

On my Shimano brake pads, I replace them whenever...

On my Shimano brake pads, I replace them whenever the pad is flush with the separator spring.
I measure the thickness of the rotors and replace them when they reach the minimum thickness - 1.5mm
Forum: Road Cycling
05-30-21, 02:25 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,426
Posted By NoWhammies

Well said Hiro11 I have a couple pairs of Ornot...

Well said Hiro11 I have a couple pairs of Ornot house bibs. They are my go-to bib shorts. Fit me well and I can I ride day in day out after wearhing them.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-21, 08:03 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,521
Posted By NoWhammies

Same here. The low battery warning comes on way...

Same here. The low battery warning comes on way in advance of the battery actually dying completely. I use the 4iiii app on my phone to get an accurate battery percentage and usually swap the...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-21, 09:55 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,521
Posted By NoWhammies

I'll counter the rm -rf story with my own...

I'll counter the rm -rf story with my own positive one from 4iiii.

First up, the 4iiii left sided crank most certainly does report battery warnings to the heads unit. Whenever the battery hits...
05-26-21, 08:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,189
Posted By NoWhammies

Great. Thanks for the feedback Seattle Forrest

Great. Thanks for the feedback Seattle Forrest
Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-21, 10:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 634
Posted By NoWhammies

eduskator How do you find the muc-off sealant? ...

eduskator How do you find the muc-off sealant? Do you find that you have to replace it/refill very often? And yes, I realize this question may be dependant on things such as where you live, the...
05-25-21, 10:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,189
Posted By NoWhammies

Do you also have a bike computer, or do you use...

Do you also have a bike computer, or do you use your Fenix for that purpose too?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-21, 08:23 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,521
Posted By NoWhammies

Happy 4iiii camper over here.

Happy 4iiii camper over here.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-21, 10:13 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 6,066
Posted By NoWhammies

I've been using the Muc Off Hydrodynamic. I...

I've been using the Muc Off Hydrodynamic. I really want to like this lube. I keep giving it chance after chance. Instead all I seem to be getting is messy drive train after messy drive train...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-21, 10:11 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 182
Posted By NoWhammies

Assos Equipe RS S9 - pronounced seam issue anyone?

I took the plunge and bought myself a pair of Assos Equipe RS Bib Shorts S9. They arrived today and when I tired them on the first thing I immediately noticed is the feeling of the seam at the back...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-21, 09:30 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 6,066
Posted By NoWhammies

Thank you.

Thank you.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-21, 09:13 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 6,066
Posted By NoWhammies

I am going to use this lube on Mrs. NoWhammies...

I am going to use this lube on Mrs. NoWhammies bike when I replace the chain.

Question. Does the factory lube on the Shimano chain need to be removed before applying the Rock n Roll Gold?
Also,...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-21, 09:04 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,789
Posted By NoWhammies

SPD-SL for the road bike with yellow cleats ...

SPD-SL for the road bike with yellow cleats
PD-M520-SPD for the mountain bike
05-19-21, 08:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 651
Posted By NoWhammies

cxwrench Thank you for the tip/suggestion. A...

cxwrench Thank you for the tip/suggestion. A couple of follows up questions:

1. What cog is the chain in when you are stepping behind the bike to look for a bent hanger?
2. If you are bending...
05-11-21, 08:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 651
Posted By NoWhammies

Bent derailleur hanger for the win. I'll go...

Bent derailleur hanger for the win. I'll go about straightening the hanger before my next ride. Thanks for all the help/suggestions.
05-10-21, 08:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 651
Posted By NoWhammies

Don't know why I didn't think to check that. ...

Don't know why I didn't think to check that. Thanks for the suggestion.



Yeah, it worked one day and not the next. I'll double check the hanger. If the hanger IS bent, what's needed to...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-08-21, 12:36 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,264
Posted By NoWhammies

Second the recommendation for Boyd wheels. I've...

Second the recommendation for Boyd wheels. I've emailed Boyd Johnson several times and he's always replied. Excellent wheels and excellent customer service.
05-08-21, 12:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 651
Posted By NoWhammies

Di2 sometimes shifts in to smallest cog, sometimes not

Looking for some guidance/help. I have Di2 on my bike. Sometimes, maybe 30 - 40% of the time, when I'm in the big ring up front I cannot shift to the smallest cog on the back. The system will try...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-04-21, 08:02 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,596
Posted By NoWhammies

I'll toss my hat in to the ring for a power...

I'll toss my hat in to the ring for a power meter. Now that I have one, I really enjoy using it and seeing the results. But I know many other fast riders who get by just fine without one.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-02-21, 09:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 641
Posted By NoWhammies

Just adding my $0.05. Pull the old tape. That...

Just adding my $0.05. Pull the old tape. That way if you have any issues down the line you won't be questioning if it's the old tape, the new tape, or something in between.
05-02-21, 09:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,159
Posted By NoWhammies

Thanks for all the feedback/information.

Thanks for all the feedback/information.
04-29-21, 08:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,159
Posted By NoWhammies

When do you replace your bike computer?

So I'm having a bit of FOMO. I read a review of a new running watch - I currently have the FR235 - and that started me thinking about getting the new FR745. Mind you I cycle more than I run, and my...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-28-21, 08:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 762
Posted By NoWhammies

Or just buy a good pair of knickers. I was...

Or just buy a good pair of knickers. I was hesitant to purchase a pair but after having to deal with gaps opening up in my knee/leg warmers, and getting irritated at the grippy band on my leg, I...
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