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07-03-22, 06:05 PM
Replies: 684
Views: 94,552
Posted By NoWhammies

Black spot on Netflix. 10/10. Loved the drama,...

Black spot on Netflix. 10/10. Loved the drama, the suspense, the bit of supernatural, and the odd bit of humour thrown in when you least expect it.
Forum: Foo
07-03-22, 06:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,351
Posted By NoWhammies

Good to know. I will keep an eye open blood in...

Good to know. I will keep an eye open blood in the stool. But of course the cat STILL continues to be off like a shot after dropping a deuce...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-22, 05:57 PM
Replies: 2,892
Views: 547,930
Posted By NoWhammies

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07-03-22, 05:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 368
Posted By NoWhammies

I do and I don't heed Garmin's recommendations. ...

I do and I don't heed Garmin's recommendations. For example my watch currently says 33hrs until I am fully recovered. I will not wait 33hrs before my next ride/workout. Weather permitting I will...
07-03-22, 05:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 260
Posted By NoWhammies

Buy nice or buy twice. That's been motto for a...

Buy nice or buy twice. That's been motto for a while now and it's served me well. YMMV of course.
07-03-22, 05:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 272
Posted By NoWhammies

As the starter of the Buy the 1030+ or wait...

As the starter of the Buy the 1030+ or wait thread thank you posting your review. Very information and interesting to read.

I am still happy with my 1030+. The unit does everything I need a bike...
07-03-22, 05:29 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 695
Posted By NoWhammies

Wear a cycling cap. Someone here recommended...

Wear a cycling cap. Someone here recommended Walz caps. Since giving them a try I have never looked back. I have a combination of tech fabrics and merino wool caps. Can't recommend them enough.
07-03-22, 05:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 573
Posted By NoWhammies

So an update. I put the Shoe Goo on the exposed...

So an update. I put the Shoe Goo on the exposed part of my shoe (see photos above). The experiment did not go well. The Goo causes the normally soft foam to become super hard. Hard enough that...
07-03-22, 05:13 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,123
Posted By NoWhammies

Running a couple times a week and swimming a...

Running a couple times a week and swimming a couple times of week. During the winter months those two activities become my primary sources of exercise.
07-03-22, 05:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 548
Posted By NoWhammies

I am up for warp resistant rotors. Where I live...

I am up for warp resistant rotors. Where I live we have a LOT of mountains/hills. On those descent my rotors, specifically my front, tend to warp. Of course once they cool down the rotors return...
06-21-22, 08:53 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 30,205
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: 131
Views: 21,640
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: 449
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: 139
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: 97
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: 446
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: 587
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: 32
Views: 1,016
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: 2,892
Views: 547,930
Posted By NoWhammies

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06-11-22, 03:21 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 855
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: 173
Views: 4,221
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: 243
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: 885
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: 173
Views: 4,221
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: 238
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: 173
Views: 4,221
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: 2,892
Views: 547,930
Posted By NoWhammies

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Forum: Road Cycling
06-01-22, 02:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 515
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: 650
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: 34
Views: 992
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: 515
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: 21,697
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: 2,892
Views: 547,930
Posted By NoWhammies

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05-30-22, 08:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 650
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: 173
Views: 4,221
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: 2,892
Views: 547,930
Posted By NoWhammies

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05-26-22, 08:35 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 4,221
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: 2,892
Views: 547,930
Posted By NoWhammies

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Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-22, 08:13 PM
Replies: 20,447
Views: 4,745,381
Posted By NoWhammies

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05-22-22, 08:11 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 4,221
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: 173
Views: 4,221
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: 3,196
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: 2,892
Views: 547,930
Posted By NoWhammies

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05-20-22, 10:09 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 740
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: 26
Views: 573
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: 2,064
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: 173
Views: 4,221
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: 2,781
Views: 455,922
Posted By NoWhammies

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05-18-22, 09:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 573
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: 666
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.
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