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Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-22, 07:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 263
Posted By NoWhammies

Thanks for all the advice folks. I guess in the...

Thanks for all the advice folks. I guess in the end it comes down to what my risk level is. Still not certain what I'll do. Trouble is I did not buy the bike from the LBS so if I do brick the...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-22, 03:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 263
Posted By NoWhammies

No, I am doing the update via Bluetooth. From my...

No, I am doing the update via Bluetooth. From my iPhone to the rear derailleur. The Shimano 12 speed Di2 setup does not require the EW-WU111.
08-05-22, 03:37 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 13,360
Posted By NoWhammies

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08-05-22, 03:36 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 30,828
Posted By NoWhammies

Money Heist. Still on season 1 but enjoying the...

Money Heist. Still on season 1 but enjoying the show thus far.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-22, 03:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 142
Posted By NoWhammies

redcon1 Thank you. That is exactly what I was...

redcon1 Thank you. That is exactly what I was looking for.

Iride01 Alas, no. I did not buy the bike locally. But the advice from RedCon1 was what I was looking for. Thank you.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-22, 03:33 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,041
Posted By NoWhammies

My recommendation then TakingMyTime ? Yes,...

My recommendation then TakingMyTime ? Yes, purchase some additional pairs while you can. Never hurts to have a couple of spares in stock.
08-05-22, 03:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 183
Posted By NoWhammies

I shelled out the cake for the full Shimano bleed...

I shelled out the cake for the full Shimano bleed kit. Included the bleed cup for road and mountain bikes as well as the syringe. The kit worked perfectly for the front and back bleed. Did I...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-22, 03:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 263
Posted By NoWhammies

To update Di2 components to latest software version or not

Checking the front and rear derailleur in the E-Tube app shows there are software updates for both. Having been around non-bike related technology for years, I know the perils of updating stable...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-22, 10:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 244
Posted By NoWhammies

Thanks Iride01 I dove deeper into the Di2 setup...

Thanks Iride01 I dove deeper into the Di2 setup on the 1030+ and saw that I needed to setup the chain rings/cogs. For some reason I thought the 1030+ would automatically know the information.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-22, 10:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 142
Posted By NoWhammies

Setting up synchro shift on Shimano e-tube

I recently purchased a new bike. The bike came with Shimano 12spd Di2. I downloaded and e-tube app to my phone and connected it via Bluetooth to the Di2 unit. So far so good.

Here is my...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-22, 04:43 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,041
Posted By NoWhammies

Anywhere between 5,000 and 6,000km. But I ride...

Anywhere between 5,000 and 6,000km. But I ride up (and down) a LOT of hills.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-22, 04:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 244
Posted By NoWhammies

Di2 Gear Rations not reading on Garmin 1030+

On today's ride I bought up the screen on my 1030+ that is suppose to show the Di2 gear ratios. The ratios are supposed to be read wirelessly from the Di2 unit. Instead all I saw was 0.0 and 0 - 0....
08-01-22, 04:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 294
Posted By NoWhammies

I decided to go with the FSA stuff in the end. If...

I decided to go with the FSA stuff in the end. If the manufacturer recommended FSA, who am I to argue? Thanks for all the replies.
07-29-22, 04:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 294
Posted By NoWhammies

All seatpost mounting paste created equal?

Is all seatpost mounting paste created equal? My bike's manual says to only use FSA seat post mounting paste. BUT I have some Park Tool paste already and I am wondering if I can get away using the...
07-25-22, 08:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 92
Posted By NoWhammies

Unfortunately I do not have a face plate. The...

Unfortunately I do not have a face plate. The handlebars and stem are all one integrated unit. The Garmin mount comes from a series of holes drilled into the underside of the integrated unit.
07-25-22, 08:34 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,262
Posted By NoWhammies

So this past weekend Mrs. NoWhammies and I did a...

So this past weekend Mrs. NoWhammies and I did a century route. The markings on the route were wrong and one point and we (along with many others) were off route. My 1030+ was telling me how to get...
07-25-22, 08:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 492
Posted By NoWhammies

I wear compression socks after hard rides, or...

I wear compression socks after hard rides, or rides that are particularly long. I do find that my legs feel better the next day. Can I tie that back to the socks? I don't know. But while I am...
07-24-22, 10:45 PM
Replies: 699
Views: 96,246
Posted By NoWhammies

Yellowjackets. 10/10

Yellowjackets. 10/10
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-22, 10:42 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 621
Posted By NoWhammies

I look at it when it pops up at the start of my...

I look at it when it pops up at the start of my ride. And even then, it does not pop up all the time. Which is frustrating as all get out. But that's another topic...I do look at my PC numbers...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-22, 10:40 PM
Replies: 2,917
Views: 555,099
Posted By NoWhammies

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07-24-22, 10:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 92
Posted By NoWhammies

Garmi mount for EVO Monocoque ACR

Anyone have any experience with aero handlebar mounts for Garmin computers? Specifically the EVO Monocoque ACR?

A quick google search came up with the K-Edge mount, shown below. So this mount is...
07-24-22, 10:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 299
Posted By NoWhammies

Thanks for the feedback everyone. I use Orange...

Thanks for the feedback everyone. I use Orange Seal. I have had a couple of punctures and the only way I knew about them was b/c when I arrived home my bike was covered in sealant. Had I not seen...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-22, 10:23 PM
Replies: 20,485
Views: 4,780,288
Posted By NoWhammies

Shimano S-Phyre shoes ...

Shimano S-Phyre shoes


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07-20-22, 10:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 299
Posted By NoWhammies

Tubeless puncture - stop or keep rolling to allow sealant to work?

So. I hear conflicting reports on what to do when punctures happen with tubeless tyres and sealant. Some posts I've read state to keep rolling and allow the sealant to do its job as your ride. ...
07-20-22, 10:11 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 853
Posted By NoWhammies

I think the key is to find a couple of brands...

I think the key is to find a couple of brands where you know the sizing is right for your particular body type and stick with it. I learned that the hard way when I bought a Castelli jersey in what...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-22, 09:52 AM
Replies: 2,917
Views: 555,099
Posted By NoWhammies

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07-17-22, 09:45 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,014
Posted By NoWhammies

Never done gel shorts. Always ridden with a...

Never done gel shorts. Always ridden with a chamois. For me I needed to find a bib shorty/chamois that worked by my body type and then I just stuck with it. I've found Asos to be pretty good, if...
Forum: Foo
07-15-22, 11:53 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,563
Posted By NoWhammies

Seattle Forrest is that a mini camera around your...

Seattle Forrest is that a mini camera around your cat's neck?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-22, 11:51 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 23,560
Posted By NoWhammies

Well after just over 9,000km on my front Veloflex...

Well after just over 9,000km on my front Veloflex tubeless tyre, I had to put two plugs in it on the weekend. The tyre, with plugs, will air and I rode another ~200km with the plugs in the tyre. But...
07-15-22, 11:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 180
Posted By NoWhammies

I am trying to figure out if the run dynamics of...

I am trying to figure out if the run dynamics of the HRM are the same as the run dynamics recorded by the running dynamics pod. I also don't know if I need the new 255/955 to take advantage of all...
07-15-22, 11:39 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 545
Posted By NoWhammies

Favourite cleaner? Muc Off soap/wash. Whatever...

Favourite cleaner? Muc Off soap/wash. Whatever the pink spray bottle is.
Degreaser? Some bio-degradable stuff I buy from the local co-op. Does an OK job, not great. I recently started using the Muc...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-22, 10:25 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,073
Posted By NoWhammies

Thanks for all the replies folks. Most...

Thanks for all the replies folks. Most insightful.
07-08-22, 10:18 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,239
Posted By NoWhammies

I don't know. I am no engineer but I think the...

I don't know. I am no engineer but I think the engineering Shimano has done behind the Ice-tech rotors is pretty damn amazing.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-22, 10:07 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,277
Posted By NoWhammies

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http://https://youtu.be/7h_eEC0V3yY
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-22, 10:05 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,073
Posted By NoWhammies

Life expectancy for cycling shoes

I did a quick search of the forum and nothing came up. But I am sure I saw this topic somewhere...Anyway. Here we go again.

Anyone have any insight into the life expectancy of road cycling...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-22, 08:04 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 628
Posted By NoWhammies

My mileage this season/year is terrible. Way way...

My mileage this season/year is terrible. Way way off from last year. A combination of a) extremely wet spring and b) a coaching program that is emphasizing quality of quantity. Kind of going in a...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-22, 08:02 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,277
Posted By NoWhammies

I'd watch Hambini's video first before dropping...

I'd watch Hambini's video first before dropping any cake on that sucker. Just my $0.05.
07-04-22, 07:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 316
Posted By NoWhammies

I was going to say. I read somewhere (don't ask...

I was going to say. I read somewhere (don't ask me where, I cannot recall) that the wireless Di2 unit does connect to your Garmin. So there is no need for the shimano ew-wu111 unit.
07-04-22, 07:56 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,465
Posted By NoWhammies

Looks better than my first attempt. I'd say job...

Looks better than my first attempt. I'd say job well done.
07-03-22, 06:05 PM
Replies: 699
Views: 96,246
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: 29
Views: 1,537
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: 2,917
Views: 555,099
Posted By NoWhammies

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07-03-22, 05:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 590
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: 496
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: 33
Views: 1,262
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: 62
Views: 1,338
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: 29
Views: 746
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: 1,377
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: 35
Views: 1,239
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: 188
Views: 30,828
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.
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