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10-24-20, 09:58 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,646
Posted By NoWhammies

The clothes.

The clothes.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-20, 09:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 615
Posted By NoWhammies

Mrs. NoWhammies bought me a pair of Gortext...

Mrs. NoWhammies bought me a pair of Gortext riding gloves. They are five finger gloves and my hands toasty! When the temperature drops to single digits, I pull those gloves out and have no trouble...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-20, 09:23 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,954
Posted By NoWhammies

I won't ride in anything below 0 c. Even around...

I won't ride in anything below 0 c. Even around 1 or 2 degrees celsius is pushing it for me since black ice can form at those temperatures.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-18-20, 09:37 PM
Replies: 19,701
Views: 4,207,545
Posted By NoWhammies

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7Mesh Freeflow Jacket

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10-15-20, 10:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 343
Posted By NoWhammies

Thank you everyone for the feedback. Very much...

Thank you everyone for the feedback. Very much appreciated. Looks like I have my winter project!
10-08-20, 08:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 343
Posted By NoWhammies

jadocs Thank you for the feedback. The wrap on...

jadocs Thank you for the feedback. The wrap on the rim is coming up to three years old now. Question. Do I remove the old wrap first? Thanks again.
10-07-20, 10:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 283
Posted By NoWhammies

Wow. You really did a good job of selling that...

Wow. You really did a good job of selling that ride :lol:
10-07-20, 10:57 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 9,570
Posted By NoWhammies

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Why? Because I needed a handy torque tool and the Park one fit the...
10-07-20, 10:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 343
Posted By NoWhammies

Help finding slow leak in tubeless tyre

The rear tyre on my road bike is a tubeless 25mm Veloflex EVO TLR. The tyre was a ***** to mount and when I did get the tyre on the rim, I used my pump, which has an 'air blast' cylinder, to seat...
10-05-20, 09:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 385
Posted By NoWhammies

Good advice. Thank you. Now. Any recommended...

Good advice. Thank you. Now. Any recommended YouTube videos that will show me the process and tell me what tools I need? My assumption is I can use regular Park grease in the pedal body cavity?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-05-20, 09:32 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,495
Posted By NoWhammies

Post your review when you've received and ridden...

Post your review when you've received and ridden in the bibs. I've been looking at them online for a while now, but have yet to pull the trigger.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-05-20, 09:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 461
Posted By NoWhammies

I switched to an 11-32 cassette this...

I switched to an 11-32 cassette this spring/summer and went with a Wolftooth link accommodate the change. Yes, it worked. But my shifting felt clunky. I was never really happy with the shifting...
10-01-20, 08:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 385
Posted By NoWhammies

Shimano Ultegra road pedal maintenance

While surfing YouTube I came across a GCN video about Shimano road pedal maintenance. The presenter took the pedal apart and greased the interior. The maintenance he did was not a full breakdown of...
10-01-20, 08:52 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,324
Posted By NoWhammies

I hope you brought that kitten home and gave it a...

I hope you brought that kitten home and gave it a good life/home!
Forum: Road Cycling
10-01-20, 08:45 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,033
Posted By NoWhammies

Thank you Badger6 and MidTNBrad . Very much...

Thank you Badger6 and MidTNBrad . Very much appreciated. Cheers.
09-30-20, 10:18 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,324
Posted By NoWhammies

Sunnies Crescent wrench Pliers Scissors ...

Sunnies
Crescent wrench
Pliers
Scissors
(not all at once)
Forum: Road Cycling
09-30-20, 10:12 PM
Replies: 2,492
Views: 348,576
Posted By NoWhammies

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Forum: Road Cycling
09-30-20, 10:11 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,033
Posted By NoWhammies

I have a favour to ask anyone with a D-fly unit. ...

I have a favour to ask anyone with a D-fly unit. The next time your Di2 battery level is showing solid red, can you tell me what the percentage battery is showing on your Garmin/computer of choice?...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-30-20, 10:07 PM
Replies: 19,701
Views: 4,207,545
Posted By NoWhammies

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Chianstay protector
09-30-20, 09:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,161
Posted By NoWhammies

The fact that Greta Van Zepplin is in the movie...

The fact that Greta Van Zepplin is in the movie is reason enough to avoid the flick.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-20, 05:18 PM
Replies: 19,701
Views: 4,207,545
Posted By NoWhammies

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Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-20, 08:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 243
Posted By NoWhammies

Cool. Thanks folks.

Cool. Thanks folks.
09-23-20, 11:08 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,044
Posted By NoWhammies

I switch to running during the week due to the...

I switch to running during the week due to the shortness of daylight hours. On weekends I'll dress appropriately and head out for a ride provided it isn't raining. Anything above 0 and I'll be out...
09-23-20, 11:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 245
Posted By NoWhammies

Le Mechanic thanks. I'll see about snugging...

Le Mechanic thanks. I'll see about snugging everything up when I have my rear wheel of my bike next.

sch Hmm. I'll keep an eye/ear out to see if the noise happens more in high torque scenarios. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-20, 10:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 243
Posted By NoWhammies

Unused Isadore discount code

I see from the Interwebs that Isadore is offering up a 30% discount code to riders who have completed their 99.8km challenge. Due to Strava/Isadore not recognizing my ride, if you have received a...
09-22-20, 09:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 245
Posted By NoWhammies

Di2 hard shifting - cause and solution?

I have Di2 on my bike, along with an 11-32 cassette on the back. I swapped out the drop arm for a longer arm to accommodate the 11 - 32 cassette.
The bike shifts and rides well EXCEPT every now and...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 10:05 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 6,221
Posted By NoWhammies

I wear gloves because I am on a computer all day...

I wear gloves because I am on a computer all day and figure if I come of my bike, I at least want my hands to somewhat survive.
Mrs. NoWhammies also needs her hands for her job (dentistry). She...
09-20-20, 09:28 PM
Replies: 597
Views: 183,546
Posted By NoWhammies

I bought a mount for the Bontrager Ion 200 RT...

I bought a mount for the Bontrager Ion 200 RT from Shapeways. Arrived in about three weeks, and works great.
09-20-20, 09:17 PM
Replies: 7,792
Views: 3,982,804
Posted By NoWhammies

The Donnas Spend the Night ...

The Donnas Spend the Night


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09-15-20, 09:43 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 5,009
Posted By NoWhammies

Whelp I went out for a sub 40k trail ride. I...

Whelp I went out for a sub 40k trail ride. I figured getting out in to the woods would help with my mental outlook. I was going squirrelly not exercising. Was nice to get out on the bike and in...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-20, 09:37 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,116
Posted By NoWhammies

Vega bars and shot bloks pretty much fuel my...

Vega bars and shot bloks pretty much fuel my rides. For an electrolyte drink I have Vega hydrator in one of my water bottles. Cheers.
09-14-20, 08:53 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 3,753
Posted By NoWhammies

Kuat Sherpa. Had the bike rack for two seasons...

Kuat Sherpa. Had the bike rack for two seasons now. No complaints.
09-14-20, 08:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 206
Posted By NoWhammies

Thanks for the feedback. Perhaps I'll see about...

Thanks for the feedback. Perhaps I'll see about replacing it.
09-13-20, 08:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 206
Posted By NoWhammies

Threads on side of tyre. Should I be concerned?

While giving my rear tyre a check today, I notice what appears to be some threads showing through the casing. Or at least I think it thread. I might be sealant. In any event, should I be...
09-13-20, 07:57 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 5,009
Posted By NoWhammies

Nope. The air quality advisory is suggesting...

Nope. The air quality advisory is suggesting people stay inside and avoid strenuous activity. Why risk it?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-20, 10:42 PM
Replies: 19,701
Views: 4,207,545
Posted By NoWhammies

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09-06-20, 10:12 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,099
Posted By NoWhammies

Definitely worth the cost. I have sold at least...

Definitely worth the cost. I have sold at least two of my friends/other riders on the benefit of the Varia after they've been out riding with me and seen/heard the Varia in action. I don't leave home...
09-04-20, 09:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,118
Posted By NoWhammies

So thanks to your post (and discount code...

So thanks to your post (and discount code :thumb:) I ordered three tyres in my first go round. I am liking the tyres some much, I will likely order another three, just to round our my set. Not to...
09-04-20, 08:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,118
Posted By NoWhammies

I needed to use a tire bead jack to get the...

I needed to use a tire bead jack to get the tubeless tyre on the back rim. The tyre also wouldn't seat, even after multiple blasts with the air canister on my pump. Eventually, I put some sealant...
09-03-20, 10:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,118
Posted By NoWhammies

So I just installed a set of Veloflex Corsa EVO...

So I just installed a set of Veloflex Corsa EVO tubeless tyres on my bike. After just over 150k I have to say I am enjoying these tyre a lot. They roll nicely and seem to roll easier/faster than my...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-03-20, 10:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 634
Posted By NoWhammies

I just replaced a Pirelli Cinturato Velo tubeless...

I just replaced a Pirelli Cinturato Velo tubeless tyre with just over 5,000k on it. The tyre was on the rear of my bike and I decided to replace it after seeing half a dozen or so wet spots on the...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-03-20, 07:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 634
Posted By NoWhammies

Which is what distance? noodle soup WhyFi...

Which is what distance?

noodle soup WhyFi Thanks for the information. I just replaced my rear tyre that had 5,000km on it, so I guess that's pretty good.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-02-20, 10:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 634
Posted By NoWhammies

What's your expected mileage for a tubeless tyre?

Barring any tyre destroying sidewall gashes, or holes that are too big for sealant for seal, how many KMs/miles do you expect to get out a tubless tyre before the tyre is done?

I'm not speaking...
09-01-20, 10:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 563
Posted By NoWhammies

Thanks everyone. I have 5,000km on the tyre so I...

Thanks everyone. I have 5,000km on the tyre so I guess the tyre doesn't owe me anything. Although I was hoping to get between 7,000 and 8,000km out of the tyre. Guess I was little overly optimistic...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-20, 10:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 430
Posted By NoWhammies

My experience (not with Wiggle FWIW) is that UPS...

My experience (not with Wiggle FWIW) is that UPS is BRUTAL on fees. Anything that involves shipping either within Canada or coming in to Canada that uses UPS tends to cost an arm and a leg. The...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-20, 10:45 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 5,424
Posted By NoWhammies

Yikes! Thanks for sharing your story and the...

Yikes! Thanks for sharing your story and the tips. Glad to hear you and the bike escaped relatively unscathed. Hope you're able to get back out on your bike soon.
08-30-20, 06:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 563
Posted By NoWhammies

Thanks everyone. Your advice is much appreciated.

Thanks everyone. Your advice is much appreciated.
08-29-20, 08:33 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,026
Posted By NoWhammies

Negative. Those are the older tyres on my bike...

Negative. Those are the older tyres on my bike that are now going to be replaced!
(That tyre BTW, the one with the wet spots, is a Pirelli Cinturato Velo)
08-29-20, 08:31 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,025
Posted By NoWhammies

I thought the link was interesting and I would...

I thought the link was interesting and I would have missed it completely. Thanks for sharing. And don't let the trolls get you down. Cheers.
08-29-20, 08:30 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 898
Posted By NoWhammies

Mrs. NoWhammies bought me a pair of Gore...

Mrs. NoWhammies bought me a pair of Gore winter-ish cycling gloves. I don't know the make/model but these gloves kick ass. Full five fingers and my fingers/hand stay toasty warm. That said, I am...
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