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06-18-19, 11:23 AM
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Posted By NoWhammies

Excellent. Thanks cobba and Elvo.

Excellent. Thanks cobba and Elvo.
06-18-19, 09:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 261
Posted By NoWhammies

And to be fair, the instructions on the tyre box...

And to be fair, the instructions on the tyre box DID say to put in the sealant and then fully inflate the tyre to the max PSI. Which in this case was/is 87.

Checked the tyres last night and...
06-18-19, 09:47 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,189
Posted By NoWhammies

Jeff Wills thanks. Looks like it's time to pick...

Jeff Wills thanks. Looks like it's time to pick up some WD-40

freeranger there was grease on the saddle post, but it is possible that after successive removals and reinsertions the grease has...
06-18-19, 09:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 66
Posted By NoWhammies

How to set up a flat mount rotor for 160mm from 140mm

I have a Shimano flat mount disc brake on my front wheel/fork. Currently the setup is for a 140mm rotor and I want to switch it for 160mm.

Question. I know I need to flip the flat mount over, so...
06-18-19, 09:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 259
Posted By NoWhammies

Skipjacks I was hoping to find something on the...

Skipjacks I was hoping to find something on the interwebs that would a) do the math for me and b) show my graphically my trip/distance.

MattTheHat Cool. Thanks for the info.
06-17-19, 02:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 261
Posted By NoWhammies

Thank you DrIsotope I was under the (mistaken)...

Thank you DrIsotope I was under the (mistaken) impression once the tyres seated I wouldn't see bubbles with the soapy water. The sealant would only help 'seal' the tyre in the event of a puncture.
06-17-19, 02:17 PM
06-17-19, 12:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 176
Posted By NoWhammies

Replacing Shimano Center Lock Rotors - any recommended how to sites?

I need to replace the Shimano centre lock rotors on my road bike.

Can anyone recommend a detailed/helpful website or YouTube video?

Also, do I need any special tools to get the work done?
...
06-17-19, 12:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 261
Posted By NoWhammies

Awesome. Thank you. I'll take a closer look at...

Awesome. Thank you. I'll take a closer look at the tyres/rims when I get home tonight. I'll even head out for another short ride to get the sealant distributed again.

ThermionicScott I did...
06-17-19, 12:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 259
Posted By NoWhammies

Very cool. Thank you Synack42

Very cool. Thank you Synack42
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-19, 10:31 AM
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Views: 3,651,171
Posted By NoWhammies

mattleegee I'm interested in hearing your...

mattleegee I'm interested in hearing your experience with the Specialized saddle. I was looking at purchasing that saddle for a while, but I settled on the Romin.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-19, 10:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 120
Posted By NoWhammies

Almost forgot to add.. Tyres were easy to...

Almost forgot to add..

Tyres were easy to get on the rim. I'd say as easy as the Pro One's.
The tyres seated easy enough with my floor pump, although I have some questions about the seating. ...
06-17-19, 10:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 261
Posted By NoWhammies

Seating tubeless tyres - questions re: sealant and the 'snap, crack, pop'

I recently installed new tubeless tyres on my road bike. You can read all about it here....
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-19, 10:12 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 120
Posted By NoWhammies

Pirelli Cinturato Velo TLR tubeless - seat of my pants review

Bike: 2017 BH G7
Wheels: Boyd 44mm

After riding Schwalbe Pro One tyres for a year and a half, I decided to try out a different tyre. After reading around the interwebs, I decided on the...
06-17-19, 09:57 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,189
Posted By NoWhammies

Jeff Wills and do you just spray/oil the whole...

Jeff Wills and do you just spray/oil the whole thing? Spring included? Or just the metal skewer part?
06-17-19, 09:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 536
Posted By NoWhammies

I have a set of yellow lenses and I use them...

I have a set of yellow lenses and I use them whenever I'm riding in cloudy or overcast days. They really help brighten up an otherwise dull day. So much so that I'm surprised at exactly how dark...
06-17-19, 09:52 AM
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Views: 69,523
Posted By NoWhammies

Saturday - 152k Sunday - 31k recovery ride.

Saturday - 152k
Sunday - 31k recovery ride.
06-17-19, 09:48 AM
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Views: 693
Posted By NoWhammies

I'm interested in knowing this as well. ...

I'm interested in knowing this as well.

Currently all I do is rinse the bottles out as soon as I get home from each ride and let them air dry. I'm thinking I need to do more as I read through...
06-17-19, 09:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 259
Posted By NoWhammies

Website showing your distance around the world

I am not sure if this website exists but I thought I'd ask all the same.

Does anyone know if there is a website out there that will track your distance and show how far around the world you're...
06-14-19, 09:57 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,703
Posted By NoWhammies

Weds - 121k of riding. The ride out was good. ...

Weds - 121k of riding. The ride out was good. The ride back, killer. I cracked around the 96k mark. I think the heat and poor fueling, plus a lack of liquids, got to me. That said, it was nice...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-19, 09:51 AM
Replies: 2,158
Views: 301,955
Posted By NoWhammies

I can finally contribute to this thread... ...

I can finally contribute to this thread...

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06-14-19, 09:44 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,189
Posted By NoWhammies

Well after doing hill repeats last night, Mrs....

Well after doing hill repeats last night, Mrs. NoWhammies has told me the noise is back. So it's back to the drawing board.

For the suggestion to oil the skewers, what oil are you using?
06-14-19, 09:38 AM
Replies: 1,228
Views: 69,523
Posted By NoWhammies

121k. Finally managed to find some flat roads to...

121k. Finally managed to find some flat roads to ride on around here. The worst was the wind. The never ending wind...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-12-19, 10:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 615
Posted By NoWhammies

mattleegee I haven't put the tyres on my bike...

mattleegee I haven't put the tyres on my bike yet. I likely will do so in the next week or so.

I have a big ride coming up and I want to make sure I'm doing the ride on good tyres.

Thanks for...
06-12-19, 10:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 644
Posted By NoWhammies

I'm considering doing the ride. I've been...

I'm considering doing the ride. I've been training for Tour de Blast so hopefully I'll have the legs for it. I'm not much of a racer though. I tend to do these events for the enjoyment. But yes,...
06-11-19, 09:07 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,401
Posted By NoWhammies

Considering I'm stopping my ride to pick up other...

Considering I'm stopping my ride to pick up other people's discarded tubes and CO2 cartridges because I don't want all cyclists to be painted with the same brush, I'll keep my Karma points thank you.
06-10-19, 10:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,703
Posted By NoWhammies

Hill repeats tonight. 2mins off, 30 secs on,...

Hill repeats tonight.
2mins off, 30 secs on, repeat to the top.

I felt pretty good actually. And by doing a workout as I climb up the mountain, the ride up is a lot more interesting than just a...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-19, 10:19 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,446
Posted By NoWhammies

Wow gents. Very impressed with these clean drive...

Wow gents. Very impressed with these clean drive trains and chains. I can only hope to get my chain and drive train that clean. I have some work/learning to do.
06-10-19, 10:12 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,401
Posted By NoWhammies

UniChris I see this kind of jazz in my part of...

UniChris I see this kind of jazz in my part of the world too. I do my part, pick it up and take the tube with me back to the bike shop for recycling. Same goes for the CO2. I figure I can always...
06-10-19, 10:11 PM
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Views: 69,523
Posted By NoWhammies

68k after work, during hill repeats. 2mins rest,...

68k after work, during hill repeats. 2mins rest, 30 secs on, repeat for 10 minutes, 4 x through.

The 68k includes the ride to and from the hill.
06-10-19, 10:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 859
Posted By NoWhammies

Jon T Thanks. caloso Are you cleaning your...

Jon T Thanks.

caloso Are you cleaning your chain at all before re-applying the Pro Link? Or are you just applying the lube over the existing (dirty?) chain? I notice my chain turning black and...
06-10-19, 09:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 546
Posted By NoWhammies

Ah.. Well there ya go. I had no idea. Thanks.

Ah.. Well there ya go. I had no idea. Thanks.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-19, 09:37 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,446
Posted By NoWhammies

GlennR what ultrasonic cleaner do you use? ...

GlennR what ultrasonic cleaner do you use?

Zaskar good tips about cleaning the bike too. I need to pick up some Park brushes for cleaning my bike. I've been using a shop rags to clean the chain...
06-09-19, 09:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 546
Posted By NoWhammies

Taptalk is my suggestion/recommendation.

Taptalk is my suggestion/recommendation.
06-09-19, 09:42 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,703
Posted By NoWhammies

41k ride today at the Wine Ride. Good ride. ...

41k ride today at the Wine Ride. Good ride. Good weather. Good wine. No complaints.

We were up early to make sure we arrived at the start line on time. My bike is starting to make some kind...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-09-19, 09:34 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,446
Posted By NoWhammies

That is very impressive. What lube are you...

That is very impressive. What lube are you using?

My chain/drive train looks good after I clean then. Then after my first ride the whole thing is a black mess again! I like the suggestion of...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-09-19, 09:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 719
Posted By NoWhammies

41k wine ride with Mrs. NoWhammies. Great way to...

41k wine ride with Mrs. NoWhammies. Great way to spend Sunday. Sample some wine. Go for a nice easy ride. And best of all, the weather was nice and sunny.

Rowan You are correct. Lots of...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-09-19, 09:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 543
Posted By NoWhammies

Definitely a warranty claim in my book. Take it...

Definitely a warranty claim in my book. Take it back to the shop.
06-09-19, 09:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 644
Posted By NoWhammies

High Pass Challenge - any takers?

I'm thinking of giving the High Pass Challenge a go. Has anyone here done the ride before?

The description says 104 miles and 7,500 ft of elevation change. Sounds like quite the challenge.
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06-09-19, 09:17 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,189
Posted By NoWhammies

Just to update the thread. The noise on Mrs....

Just to update the thread. The noise on Mrs. NoWhammies bike is gone.

Not sure what's changed. I never did get around to adjusting the stem/headset. As Mrs. NoWhammies transports her bike...
06-09-19, 09:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 859
Posted By NoWhammies

Do you need to prep the chain any special way...

Do you need to prep the chain any special way before applying White Lightning? I've heard good things about it (I currently use Pro Link) and am thinking of switching and giving White Lightening a...
06-09-19, 09:09 PM
Replies: 1,228
Views: 69,523
Posted By NoWhammies

41k. This was a wine tasting ride. Ride a bit. ...

41k. This was a wine tasting ride. Ride a bit. Taste some wine at a winery. Repeat. Not a bad way of spending a Sunday.
06-08-19, 05:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,703
Posted By NoWhammies

100 very easy K with the with today. Was...

100 very easy K with the with today. Was supposed to be 130 but it started spitting and Mrs. NoWhammies was worried we were going to get caught in a downpour. So back home it was. Still, 100k is a...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-19, 05:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 719
Posted By NoWhammies

100 easy K with the wife.

100 easy K with the wife.
Replies: 25
Views: 1,246
Posted By NoWhammies

This is all I can think of when I see this...

This is all I can think of when I see this thread...

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06-08-19, 05:22 PM
Replies: 1,228
Views: 69,523
Posted By NoWhammies

100k this morning/afternoon with the wife.

100k this morning/afternoon with the wife.
06-07-19, 09:52 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,703
Posted By NoWhammies

Ugh. Hill climbs last night. 68k ride in total,...

Ugh. Hill climbs last night. 68k ride in total, including riding to the mountain, doing the climbs, and then riding home. Workout was 2mins between 60% and 85% MAP, then 30secs above MAP. Repeat...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-07-19, 09:49 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 7,696
Posted By NoWhammies

I hope those kittens are going to a good home :)

I hope those kittens are going to a good home :)
06-07-19, 09:38 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,646
Posted By NoWhammies

Wow. Manitoba. Yeah. Those rides would be...

Wow. Manitoba. Yeah. Those rides would be long. And flat. And windy!
06-07-19, 09:33 AM
Replies: 1,228
Views: 69,523
Posted By NoWhammies

68k. Rode to the base of the mountain. Did some...

68k. Rode to the base of the mountain. Did some hill climbs with wattage goals. Rode home.
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