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06-21-22, 08:53 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 30,149
Posted By NoWhammies

Just finished season III of Occupied. I hope...

Just finished season III of Occupied. I hope Netflix manages to secure the rights to the follow-up seasons. I feel like I have been left hanging.
06-21-22, 08:52 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 21,515
Posted By NoWhammies

I recommend the updated version. Pride,...

I recommend the updated version. Pride, Prejudice and Zombies.
06-21-22, 08:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 422
Posted By NoWhammies

I cannot recall what I paid for it, but I put...

I cannot recall what I paid for it, but I put Fizik bar tape on my bike over a year ago. Still hanging there just fine after approx 16,000km.
06-19-22, 07:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 120
Posted By NoWhammies

I find https://www.bikingbis.com/ to be a...

I find https://www.bikingbis.com/ to be a fantastic resource. Is this what you are after?
06-19-22, 07:04 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 70
Posted By NoWhammies

Anyone do Tour de Blast this year?

Anyone get out and ride Tour de Blast this year? Mrs. NoWhammies and I made the trek to the base of Mt. St. Helen's and gave the ride a go. Unfortunately we bailed after the second food station. ...
06-13-22, 08:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 433
Posted By NoWhammies

Converted Orange Seal user here. I used to use...

Converted Orange Seal user here. I used to use Stans, but after reading the claims on Bikeforums about a) how Stans might not work under higher pressures and b) how great Orange Seal was, I made the...
06-13-22, 08:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 566
Posted By NoWhammies

Seeing as you just bought yourself some bike...

Seeing as you just bought yourself some bike tyres, I am guessing you decided to replace them. That would have been my vote too :thumb:
06-13-22, 08:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 495
Posted By NoWhammies

I bought a new bike in October of 2021. The bike...

I bought a new bike in October of 2021. The bike was supposed to arrive in December. Then January. Then late Feb. Etc. I am still waiting for my bike. Oh well. Not much I can do about it so I...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-22, 03:31 PM
Replies: 2,891
Views: 546,751
Posted By NoWhammies

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06-11-22, 03:21 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 847
Posted By NoWhammies

I regularly sign up for paid events. But I am...

I regularly sign up for paid events. But I am picky about which ones though. If the cost is obscenely expensive and filled with testosterone bros (hello RBC Whistler Gran Fondo!) I avoid it like...
06-09-22, 08:11 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 3,345
Posted By NoWhammies

I agree with Seattle Forrest on having the newest...

I agree with Seattle Forrest on having the newest watch. I probably would gain more from the watch than the new bike computer TBH. Trouble is, my 745 is only a year old to me and works just fine. ...
06-09-22, 08:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 239
Posted By NoWhammies

AVOID UPS at all costs. They are one of the...

AVOID UPS at all costs. They are one of the most, if not THE most expensive carrier out there. Hands down their brokerage fees are killer. UPS costs are bad that I avoid sellers who use them to...
Forum: Foo
06-08-22, 09:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 841
Posted By NoWhammies

Kind of looks like my house. Come home with a...

Kind of looks like my house. Come home with a paper bag and within a few minutes of the bag being emptied of goods the bag becomes home to the cat.
06-08-22, 09:06 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 3,345
Posted By NoWhammies

Yeah, the 1040 has landed. In my part of the...

Yeah, the 1040 has landed. In my part of the world (Canada) the 1040 non-solar is $100 more then the 1030+ on sale. Not sure if $100 justifies the new gear.

I gave DC Rainmakers review a quick...
06-08-22, 09:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 208
Posted By NoWhammies

+1 on Garmin watches. I used my Forerunner 745...

+1 on Garmin watches. I used my Forerunner 745 for a year until recently when I bought a dedicated bike computer.
06-05-22, 09:00 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 3,345
Posted By NoWhammies

Having done several rides with the 1030+ now, I...

Having done several rides with the 1030+ now, I have to say I like the computer. The larger screen definitely helps for my poor eyesight. Also I appreciate, and I did not think I would, is the touch...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-05-22, 10:54 AM
Replies: 2,891
Views: 546,751
Posted By NoWhammies

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Forum: Road Cycling
06-01-22, 02:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 506
Posted By NoWhammies

They have shops/stores all over Mallorca. The...

They have shops/stores all over Mallorca. The only fly in the ointment is you have to take the bike back to the store you rented from. And if you have any issues, you need to go back to that same...
06-01-22, 02:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 589
Posted By NoWhammies

Not only was the 955 bumped up with features. ...

Not only was the 955 bumped up with features. The 255 is now LOADED with functionality. Reading the comments on DCRainmaker's site, the thinking is this might be the end of the line for the 700...
Forum: Foo
05-30-22, 09:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 737
Posted By NoWhammies

Mizuno Wave Rider. Been running in them for...

Mizuno Wave Rider. Been running in them for years. Solid shoe. Nicely priced. Great neutral shoe.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-30-22, 09:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 506
Posted By NoWhammies

Just came back from two weeks in Mallorca. What...

Just came back from two weeks in Mallorca. What a great trip. We rented bikes because we did not want to take a chance with bikes getting damaged during transport, etc. We rented Cube bikes from...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-30-22, 09:06 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 21,494
Posted By NoWhammies

I have not had good luck with the Schwalbe tyres....

I have not had good luck with the Schwalbe tyres. I've tried many flavours of them, and none of the tyres have a long life expectancy. So far my longest life tyre has been the Giant Gavia AC0. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-30-22, 09:01 PM
Replies: 2,891
Views: 546,751
Posted By NoWhammies

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05-30-22, 08:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 589
Posted By NoWhammies

Hmm. That does look interesting. My 745 has a...

Hmm. That does look interesting. My 745 has a training load status, which at first I thought was kind of a gimmick. But now after having had the watch for almost a year I have become quite used to...
05-30-22, 08:58 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 3,345
Posted By NoWhammies

Looks like I might have been two weeks early in...

Looks like I might have been two weeks early in my purchase. Although as others have stated, the 1030+ is a good computer and the sale is definitely a good price. And so far the 1030+ is working out...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-22, 08:40 PM
Replies: 2,891
Views: 546,751
Posted By NoWhammies

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05-26-22, 08:35 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 3,345
Posted By NoWhammies

So a quick follow-up. My previous speed sensor...

So a quick follow-up. My previous speed sensor was the old version 1.0 speed sensor. No problem. Worked great. Except, now that I have moved on over to the 1030+, the computer no longer recognize...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-22, 08:14 PM
Replies: 2,891
Views: 546,751
Posted By NoWhammies

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Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-22, 08:13 PM
Replies: 20,376
Views: 4,739,707
Posted By NoWhammies

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05-22-22, 08:11 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 3,345
Posted By NoWhammies

Whelp, this happened... ...

Whelp, this happened...


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After reading through the thread and comments (thank...
05-20-22, 08:37 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 3,345
Posted By NoWhammies

1. No. The only reason I am thinking of the 1030+...

1. No. The only reason I am thinking of the 1030+ now is because one sale.
2. I am not sure TBH. Again, I am considering the 1030+ because a) the item is on sale and b) my eyesight is not what it...
05-20-22, 08:22 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 3,113
Posted By NoWhammies

I have a feedback sports bike stand. Treats me. ...

I have a feedback sports bike stand. Treats me. No complains. Definitely recommend spending good money on a bike stand. You don't want it collapsing as you're working on your bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-22, 10:12 AM
Replies: 2,891
Views: 546,751
Posted By NoWhammies

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05-20-22, 10:09 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 736
Posted By NoWhammies

GamblerGORD53 Really? I am not seeing the shark...

GamblerGORD53 Really? I am not seeing the shark toothiness that I expect to see when a chain ring needs replacing. I say/ask this not as a smart-butt comment. More because I want learn how to...
05-20-22, 10:06 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 511
Posted By NoWhammies

SalsaShark Thank you. I will check out Walmart. ...

SalsaShark Thank you. I will check out Walmart. Although I am going to give the Shoe Goo a go first.

phughes I did try that option first. I went to my tailor - who is a master of all things...
05-20-22, 10:03 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,051
Posted By NoWhammies

SkinGriz Well done!!! Nice to know good people...

SkinGriz Well done!!! Nice to know good people (and pet lovers) still exist. We now return you to your regular bike related thread.
05-20-22, 09:59 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 3,345
Posted By NoWhammies

Buy the 1030+ or wait?

The Edge 1030+ is on sale right now. Tempting to buy a new computer as my 520 is on its last legs. BUT...I keep thinking an Edge 540 and/or 1040 is just around the corner.

So. Buy a new, yet...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-22, 09:41 PM
Replies: 2,780
Views: 454,918
Posted By NoWhammies

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05-18-22, 09:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 511
Posted By NoWhammies

Great suggestions everyone. Thank you! ...

Great suggestions everyone. Thank you!

Leading _ForceD_ The rubbing is a sock. Not bare skin.

SalsaShark where did you get your iron on patches?

The shoe goo suggestion is a simple...
05-16-22, 10:46 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 660
Posted By NoWhammies

My $0.05? Based on the photo I would bin the...

My $0.05? Based on the photo I would bin the tyre. For what? $80 I would not not take the risk of the tyre blowing out on a descent or rounding a corner or in a paceline, etc.
05-16-22, 10:43 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 896
Posted By NoWhammies

I have had a 520 for five years no? Maybe...

I have had a 520 for five years no? Maybe longer? No complaints. Mrs. NoWhammies has the 530 and she really likes it. I am waiting for the 540 to come out (hopefully soon) so I can upgrade from...
05-16-22, 10:40 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,051
Posted By NoWhammies

If the used bike market is anything like the pet...

If the used bike market is anything like the pet market, that would be a solid YES. People in my part of the world are dumping the pets they picked up during covid all over the place. The humane...
05-16-22, 10:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 511
Posted By NoWhammies

Suggestions needed to fix heal of cycling shoe

After just under 40,000km my cycling shoes have developed holes where the back of my achilles tendon hits the shoe. I suspect I have some funny movement in my foot b/c my running shoes all wear out...
05-15-22, 09:39 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,042
Posted By NoWhammies

British Scandal American Scandal Against the...

British Scandal
American Scandal
Against the Rules with Michael Lewis
Aaron Mahnke's Cabinet of Curiosities
Forum: Road Cycling
05-15-22, 09:30 AM
Replies: 2,780
Views: 454,918
Posted By NoWhammies

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Forum: Road Cycling
05-15-22, 09:29 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 839
Posted By NoWhammies

Miserable spring in my part of the PacNorthWest...

Miserable spring in my part of the PacNorthWest too. Lots of and lots of rain. My only hope is that all this rain now means for a) very few forest forest lowering air quality and b) a summer of...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-15-22, 09:28 AM
Replies: 2,891
Views: 546,751
Posted By NoWhammies

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Forum: Road Cycling
05-15-22, 09:25 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 21,494
Posted By NoWhammies

Just mounted a 28mm Michelin Power Road TLR on my...

Just mounted a 28mm Michelin Power Road TLR on my rear wheel yesterday. Tyre mounted easier than I thought it would after reading some of the posts here on the forum. Still, I did grunt and groan a...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-15-22, 09:18 AM
Replies: 2,190
Views: 519,621
Posted By NoWhammies

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05-15-22, 08:55 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,358
Posted By NoWhammies

I am not sure what brand my bike pump is. Planet...

I am not sure what brand my bike pump is. Planet Bike perhaps? The pump works well enough, no complains. When I met and married Ms. NoWhammies, she came with her own bike pump too. As luck would...
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