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Forum: Road Cycling
05-28-20, 10:38 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,455
Posted By NoWhammies

How to increase my base/cruising speed?

Yesterday I was out for a ride. While riding, I was cruising at what I felt was a pretty good clip. I wasn't working/struggling. I was motoring along in what I would call my comfortable riding...
Forum: Foo
05-28-20, 07:55 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 403
Posted By NoWhammies

My hat is off to those of you who volunteer at...

My hat is off to those of you who volunteer at the cat shelter. I know my heart wouldn't be able to handle it.
Forum: Foo
05-26-20, 10:40 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 403
Posted By NoWhammies

Sounds like 5am is the wake up time/call across...

Sounds like 5am is the wake up time/call across the board. That's when our little girl comes up and starts pawing at our heads. Usually it's a test of wills between Mrs. NoWhammies and I as to who...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-20, 08:30 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 9,482
Posted By NoWhammies

I'm in the same boat. I have a couple of private...

I'm in the same boat. I have a couple of private segments in GC that I use to compete against myself. I find it interesting to see where I've set PRs and where I've dogged it.

GC does everything...
Forum: Foo
05-26-20, 08:17 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 403
Posted By NoWhammies

Cat wake up calls - anyone else?

Anyone else experiencing the joys of cat wake up calls?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w0ffwDYo00Q

If you are, what solutions besides getting up and feeding the little monster do you have? I...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-20, 10:24 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 9,482
Posted By NoWhammies

I don't pay for Strava and I don't use it for...

I don't pay for Strava and I don't use it for much. My Garmin Connect (GC) activities sync automatically and that's that. I put a lot of information in to GC though. I can't be bothered doing two...
05-15-20, 10:54 PM
Replies: 1,569
Views: 114,146
Posted By NoWhammies

140k of rollers and hills, sun and shade. ...

140k of rollers and hills, sun and shade. Perfect day as far as I'm concerned.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-15-20, 10:40 PM
Replies: 19,388
Views: 4,065,600
Posted By NoWhammies

My first choice was the Bontrager TLR Flash...

My first choice was the Bontrager TLR Flash Charger Floor Pump. But the pump was sold out. The reviews on this guy were pretty good so I figured what they heck? I'd give it a try and if the pump...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-13-20, 06:07 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,309
Posted By NoWhammies

I pay much much more attention to my power meter...

I pay much much more attention to my power meter than speed. When I'm on a ride and the testosterone starts flying and attacks start happening, I keep eye on my power meter to make sure I'm not...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-20, 08:19 AM
Replies: 2,409
Views: 325,565
Posted By NoWhammies

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Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-20, 08:16 AM
Replies: 2,418
Views: 371,986
Posted By NoWhammies

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04-27-20, 10:29 PM
Replies: 1,569
Views: 114,146
Posted By NoWhammies

60k after work and before sunset. A nice easy...

60k after work and before sunset. A nice easy ride.
04-27-20, 08:22 AM
Replies: 1,569
Views: 114,146
Posted By NoWhammies

125k. Was aiming for 140 but the weather had...

125k. Was aiming for 140 but the weather had different ideas.
04-21-20, 11:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 196
Posted By NoWhammies

Garmin sensor error 0:FC - any idea what sensor this is?

Looking for some help understanding the sensor error that popped up on my Garmin Edge 520 tonight. First time I've ever seen anything like this. Any ideas?

The error message was: Sensor Error 0:FC...
04-16-20, 08:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 741
Posted By NoWhammies

Alas, the Fenix belong to Mrs. NoWhammies. I'll...

Alas, the Fenix belong to Mrs. NoWhammies. I'll see what I can do. Mind you she is VERY protective of her watch...
04-14-20, 09:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 575
Posted By NoWhammies

I've been cycling with a cap/hat since I started...

I've been cycling with a cap/hat since I started riding. Does a good job of soaking up the sweat. Plus if a bee/bug flies in to the air vent of my helmet I don't panic...as much.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-13-20, 10:36 AM
Replies: 223
Views: 10,296
Posted By NoWhammies

Love my tubeless setup. Been riding with...

Love my tubeless setup. Been riding with tubeless for over 10+ years now and would never go back to tubes. The convenience, for me, just makes sense and works.

My suggestion? Give it a go for a...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-20, 02:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 414
Posted By NoWhammies

102k with Mrs. NoWhammies. Nothing fast. ...

102k with Mrs. NoWhammies. Nothing fast. Nothing crazy. Just an opportunity to get out and enjoy the nice weather we're having.
...
04-08-20, 08:20 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,599
Posted By NoWhammies

I follow the same process as FlMTNdude . I just...

I follow the same process as FlMTNdude . I just gave my bike some longer TLC last night. Took the wheels off, cleaned out the brake dust from the brake pads, wiped down the rotors, etc. Bike looks...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-02-20, 09:19 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,407
Posted By NoWhammies

Or, build the bike up at your place and then I...

Or, build the bike up at your place and then I ride it back across the border :D
03-30-20, 09:32 PM
Replies: 2,566
Views: 260,047
Posted By NoWhammies

Bombshell. 7.5/10 I thought the three main...

Bombshell. 7.5/10

I thought the three main actors - Kidman, Theron, and Robbie - did great. The person who really stole the show for me was John Lithgow as Roger Ailes. The movie did, what I...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-20-20, 08:09 AM
Replies: 2,409
Views: 325,565
Posted By NoWhammies

Does frozen water count? ...

Does frozen water count?

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03-17-20, 03:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,116
Posted By NoWhammies

Sorry for your loss BobbyG I hope, when you're...

Sorry for your loss BobbyG I hope, when you're ready, you will welcome another cat in to your life.
03-12-20, 04:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,116
Posted By NoWhammies

Our cat is an indoor only cat. At night, as we...

Our cat is an indoor only cat.
At night, as we are going to bed, we can hear you tearing around downstairs. She meows. She races all over the place. Then she come up to the bedroom flops on the...
02-04-20, 10:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,066
Posted By NoWhammies

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Forum: Road Cycling
12-19-19, 10:28 PM
Replies: 26,760
Views: 16,744,219
Posted By NoWhammies

Wow. Wish I'd come across a black Friday deal on...

Wow. Wish I'd come across a black Friday deal on a R5 too. Well done.
12-04-19, 11:46 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 8,987
Posted By NoWhammies

3-4? Nope. That's a little too often. Every 10...

3-4? Nope. That's a little too often. Every 10 years? Yeah, I could be in agreement with that.
11-16-19, 05:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,557
Posted By NoWhammies

Craigslist. I like to see be able to see, touch,...

Craigslist. I like to see be able to see, touch, and take the bike for a test ride. I'm also finding that eBay is being taken over my professional sellers whereas Clist is still very local focused.
11-10-19, 07:39 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 9,286
Posted By NoWhammies

I have no problems spending good money on...

I have no problems spending good money on glasses. All of my cycling glasses to date have been Oakley's. If you watch the sales, you can usually get them at a good price.
11-06-19, 10:36 PM
Replies: 1,569
Views: 114,146
Posted By NoWhammies

All the more reason I need to get down to to So...

All the more reason I need to get down to to So Cal! Thank you.
11-03-19, 11:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,424
Posted By NoWhammies

Oakley Flak Jackets. Work well for my usage and...

Oakley Flak Jackets. Work well for my usage and I swap out the lenses depending the day/light.
Forum: Foo
10-29-19, 05:21 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 6,419
Posted By NoWhammies

Wow. I"m surprised you've ever able to get up. ...

Wow. I"m surprised you've ever able to get up. Whenever my cat is curled up in my lap I'm pretty much stuck there for the duration.
10-29-19, 08:06 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 9,492
Posted By NoWhammies

As others have said, you don't need one. I...

As others have said, you don't need one.

I had my first season with a PM this year and I enjoyed looking at the data though. And as the summer progressed, I found myself looking more at the...
10-27-19, 10:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 821
Posted By NoWhammies

I swapped my tubed setup to tubeless too. Been...

I swapped my tubed setup to tubeless too. Been running tubeless in my road bike for years, so I saw no reason not to go tubeless on the mtb.
10-27-19, 10:05 AM
Replies: 1,569
Views: 114,146
Posted By NoWhammies

Where abouts is this? Looks fantastic.

Where abouts is this? Looks fantastic.
Forum: Foo
10-26-19, 04:40 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 6,419
Posted By NoWhammies

Here's the owner of our house... ...

Here's the owner of our house...

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10-14-19, 08:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,527
Posted By NoWhammies

So some additional guidance please. I can dial...

So some additional guidance please. I can dial down the difficulty a bit. There is a downhill trail near me that is fast and flowy. The trail has some berms that I can bank off, but to be honest I...
10-10-19, 09:38 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,152
Posted By NoWhammies

Re: the recommendation for Muc-Off. I'm seeing a...

Re: the recommendation for Muc-Off. I'm seeing a lot of Muc-Off lubes. I'm guess though in reading the thread this is the one people are having good results with:
...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-19, 10:05 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,619
Posted By NoWhammies

Keep your current bike and ride it for a season. ...

Keep your current bike and ride it for a season. Find out what you like and don't like about the bike. If after a season you feel the bike is holding you back, sell it and buy the bike you want...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-19, 09:41 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,175
Posted By NoWhammies

When I bought my bike it came with no synchro...

When I bought my bike it came with no synchro modes enabled and I've left it as for the past two years. I keep thinking I'll play around with semi synchro but never get around to giving it a try.
09-24-19, 09:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 825
Posted By NoWhammies

Getting grumpy when unable to ride

Due to life getting in the way of riding, I haven't been on my bike in over two weeks. I have noticed that my overall attitude is starting to hit the crapper and I can only chalk it up to not being...
09-18-19, 03:06 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,199
Posted By NoWhammies

So not a mechanical problem, but how about a...

So not a mechanical problem, but how about a weather related one? I was out for a ride, approx 40k from home when the skies just open and the rain came like it hadn't rained for days. After getting...
09-15-19, 04:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,698
Posted By NoWhammies

qclabrat I ended up getting a Rocky Mountain...

qclabrat I ended up getting a Rocky Mountain Instinct C70.

Kapusta as requested!
...
09-10-19, 08:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,698
Posted By NoWhammies

I ended up getting a bike with 120mm of travel in...

I ended up getting a bike with 120mm of travel in the front and a 100mm in the back.
I don't plan on doing jumps, and wheels will likely stay on the ground more often than in the air. Most, if not...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-19, 06:47 PM
Replies: 19,388
Views: 4,065,600
Posted By NoWhammies

I needed a new winter activity. So this...

I needed a new winter activity. So this happened.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-19, 06:45 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,664
Posted By NoWhammies

Picked the bike up on Friday. Turns out not only...

Picked the bike up on Friday. Turns out not only were two spokes broken but six others were bent. New Shimano derailleur arm with derailleur pulleys installed.

Took the bike for a quick 35k ride...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-19, 09:35 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,664
Posted By NoWhammies

Well I called the LBS yesterday and my bike is...

Well I called the LBS yesterday and my bike is supposed to be ready today. So after work I'll head down and pick it up. Fingers crossed everything has been fixed and I'm good to go.
08-28-19, 08:54 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,618
Posted By NoWhammies

Thanks for the info folks. mikewhiskey I was...

Thanks for the info folks. mikewhiskey I was walking home from work the other day and a fellow on a mountain bike bunny hopped up on the low-rise wall beside me. I glanced down at his pedals and he...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-28-19, 08:50 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,248
Posted By NoWhammies

TerryDi2C if you do find out, could you share...

TerryDi2C if you do find out, could you share your findings (with photos?) here? Also, your website is very informative. I took at look at the Di2 for dummies page. Well done :thumb:

jmess I...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-28-19, 08:47 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,664
Posted By NoWhammies

Oh, thanks for the find noodle soup. My bike is...

Oh, thanks for the find noodle soup. My bike is in with the LBS for fixing, and they called me to let me know they had located a lower portion of the derailleur. So I think I'll be good.

Kimmo...
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