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Forum: Road Cycling
03-10-19, 08:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 424
Posted By hammond9705

You might ask dc rainmaker if he has any ideas

You might ask dc rainmaker if he has any ideas
12-31-18, 10:20 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,051
Posted By hammond9705

I finished today. Was concerned about the rain...

I finished today. Was concerned about the rain since it rained most of the night and was about 40 this morning. It was really wet out, but didn't rain and I finished in a little over an hour for 18...
12-31-18, 05:41 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,051
Posted By hammond9705

I’m heading out now to finish mine. I got...

I’m heading out now to finish mine. I got another 44 in yesterday leaving me needing 17 miles to finish. It’s wet out after raining overnight but not raining now. Hopefully I can get an hour...
12-29-18, 06:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,051
Posted By hammond9705

Cold, cold day. Saw a clock that said it was 32...

Cold, cold day. Saw a clock that said it was 32 on the way out, and only warmed up to 33 2 hours later on the return. I got 44 miles in, giving me 250 total

I took the bike and drove up to Celina...
12-28-18, 11:09 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,051
Posted By hammond9705

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/7e386c9b_e3b9_46e2_b95a_f7f2511dbd86_ec60e30bd1d5647f46394fc23eaba6bf99b9d4fe.jpeg...
12-26-18, 10:09 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,051
Posted By hammond9705

Another 33 miles today which is a bit less then...

Another 33 miles today which is a bit less then needed to stay on track. But considering I thought I was going to get rained out it ended up OK. Left before 6 to avoid the promised rain, and it...
12-25-18, 10:34 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,051
Posted By hammond9705

Got another 40 in this morning leaving before my...

Got another 40 in this morning leaving before my wife woke up. Good news was that it was warmer (mid 50s) but it was foggy and rainy at the start. Still it was good weather for late December. Still...
12-24-18, 12:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,051
Posted By hammond9705

Strava Festive 500

Anyone doing the Strava Festive 500? It's a challenge to ride 500km (310 miles) in the eight days between Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve.

...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-22-18, 07:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,198
Posted By hammond9705

yes, on a Garmin you can add a field for battery...

yes, on a Garmin you can add a field for battery level. Not sure about Wahoo
11-22-18, 07:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 647
Posted By hammond9705

Did you ask Garmin how much it is for them to...

Did you ask Garmin how much it is for them to repair? I think they would swap it for a refurb
09-03-18, 03:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,273
Posted By hammond9705

Ride more and worry less. You aren't going to...

Ride more and worry less. You aren't going to damage the frame or fork at your weight. You may eventually have wheel problems, but don't worry about it and get out and ride. Deal with it...
04-14-18, 11:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 803
Posted By hammond9705

I don't believe in pressure gauges for bikes. ...

I don't believe in pressure gauges for bikes. On the road my thumb is accurate enough. At home I pump up the tires at least once a week and use the guage on the pump
02-13-18, 06:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 11,643
Posted By hammond9705

Have you asked Garmin about the cost for a swap?

Have you asked Garmin about the cost for a swap?
Forum: Road Cycling
02-10-18, 07:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 977
Posted By hammond9705

I've bought a lot of stuff from them. They...

I've bought a lot of stuff from them. They often have sales or coupons, ask to get on their email list. But there is no telling what the good deals will be when you get there, you have to know...
08-21-16, 05:35 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 10,249
Posted By hammond9705

I've only used mine a couple of times, but...

I've only used mine a couple of times, but noticed 2 things

-if it doesn't locate the Di2 sensor when it first boots up, it won't link the entire ride. The 810 would. The Di2 sensor doesn't...
06-26-16, 09:19 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,480
Posted By hammond9705

Great accomplishment! What was the temp...

Great accomplishment! What was the temp difference from the bottom to the top? Was it hot at the start?
06-04-16, 09:28 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 10,516
Posted By hammond9705

Nice bike. It's fun building up frames, and...

Nice bike. It's fun building up frames, and allows you to get it just the way you want

2 small notes
-I think that you have too much cable housing going into the rear der
-I would rotate the...
06-03-16, 01:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 530
Posted By hammond9705

Gu packets can work also

Gu packets can work also
05-15-16, 04:05 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,209
Posted By hammond9705

I have a couple Thomsons and they are great,...

I have a couple Thomsons and they are great, never a problem and easy to adjust

Are u having a problem with the current post?

For length, get the same length as your current post
04-30-16, 08:23 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,030
Posted By hammond9705

Take it back to the shop where you got it and get...

Take it back to the shop where you got it and get them to look at the fit. Hand and wrist pain may be from putting too much weight on your hands. Crotch pain may be helped with saddle adjustment...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-15-16, 09:09 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,155
Posted By hammond9705

How much do u weigh? Unless you're pretty thin...

How much do u weigh? Unless you're pretty thin the cheapest answer would be to lose a couple of pounds....
Forum: Road Cycling
03-01-16, 09:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 582
Posted By hammond9705

Why do u think that u need something other then...

Why do u think that u need something other then the standard?
01-19-16, 09:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,440
Posted By hammond9705

Garmin a are great, but for navigation u will...

Garmin a are great, but for navigation u will need an 800 or 810. If u want the phone I would look at Samsung S6 Active
08-07-15, 06:55 AM
Replies: 858
Views: 80,699
Posted By hammond9705

Now he has made bicycling mag also Meet the...

Now he has made bicycling mag also

Meet the 500-Pound Man Biking Across America | Bicycling (http://www.bicycling.com/culture/people/meet-500-pound-man-biking-across-america)

Another article...
08-05-15, 04:58 PM
Replies: 858
Views: 80,699
Posted By hammond9705

Doesn't someone reading this thread live in RI? ...

Doesn't someone reading this thread live in RI? Someone needs to track him down and see him in person
Forum: Road Cycling
03-11-15, 09:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 779
Posted By hammond9705

Just did mine. Nice video on how to do it at: ...

Just did mine. Nice video on how to do it at:

Video: Servicing Look and Shimano pedals (http://velonews.competitor.com/2015/02/video/video-servicing-look-shimano-pedals_361528)

5 minute job
02-19-15, 06:53 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,506
Posted By hammond9705

I have an 800, rode 5,300 miles with it last...

I have an 800, rode 5,300 miles with it last year. It isn't perfect, but it's very good. If I lost it I would buy a replacement the same day
02-15-15, 04:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,528
Posted By hammond9705

+1 on the reset and on Garmin being very good...

+1 on the reset and on Garmin being very good with the warranty
01-24-15, 02:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 743
Posted By hammond9705

Check out Peter white cycles site

Check out Peter white cycles site
01-12-15, 10:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,478
Posted By hammond9705

I like the Amazon basic ones. They also make a...

I like the Amazon basic ones. They also make a 4" version in addition to the 1 meter

Amazon.com: AmazonBasics Apple Certified Lightning to USB Cable - 3 Feet (0.9 Meters) - Black: MP3 Players &...
12-26-14, 11:04 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,863
Posted By hammond9705

Nobody mentioned the other advantage. They make...

Nobody mentioned the other advantage. They make a neat whoosh sound as you ride
11-22-14, 05:47 PM
Replies: 267
Views: 16,986
Posted By hammond9705

I have an Edelux 2 with a nice shaped beam. I...

I have an Edelux 2 with a nice shaped beam. I go on Wed night group rides with lights and my light just barely lights up the butt of the rider in front of me. It's easy to tell the people with...
11-20-14, 07:41 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 427
Posted By hammond9705

10speed Ultegra Rear grifter doesn't catch

I've got 10 speed mechanical ultegra set. When shifting the rear derailler to a smaller cog, it oftentimes doesn't catch. There's no resistance in the shifter. I'll have to try 2 or 3 times...
10-29-14, 08:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,369
Posted By hammond9705

If I'm riding alone during the week on the road,...

If I'm riding alone during the week on the road, I prefer to ride in the early morning rather then the evening. Not much traffic, and I hope that the drunks are home in bed.

I also ride with a...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-28-14, 07:26 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,114
Posted By hammond9705

Nice bike, but I think remove some spacers and...

Nice bike, but I think remove some spacers and flip the stem up.

\Have you saved all of the old bench pics? You should post the history of the bench
Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-14, 05:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 619
Posted By hammond9705

You can use superglue but those are so small I...

You can use superglue but those are so small I wouldn't bother
10-20-14, 05:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,159
Posted By hammond9705

You aren't that heavy. I would ride it and see...

You aren't that heavy. I would ride it and see if you have a problem. Or the shim would work
10-14-14, 07:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 824
Posted By hammond9705

Looks like it might be a refurb. Condition is...

Looks like it might be a refurb. Condition is "new other". Even so, I would buy it. Love mine and its a great price. I'm tempted to buy a second in case something happens to mine
09-28-14, 06:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,948
Posted By hammond9705

I have an Edelux and a son hub, and it has been...

I have an Edelux and a son hub, and it has been great. 100% reliable. I'm not crazy about the dynamo tail lights. For one it is a lot of wiring and you can get blinkers cheap and the batteries...
09-27-14, 10:28 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 10,178
Posted By hammond9705

Personally I don't see the point in the high...

Personally I don't see the point in the high priced tail lights. I think that u are better off getting 2 or 3 $30 lights. That way u have some redundancy if one fails, and you can aim them...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-14, 07:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 855
Posted By hammond9705

Does the truck bed have notches to hold a 2x4? ...

Does the truck bed have notches to hold a 2x4? A 2x4 with fork mounts screwed in is a cheap sturdy mount.
09-21-14, 03:01 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 24,425
Posted By hammond9705

Yes, curious where the bracket broke. Can u add...

Yes, curious where the bracket broke. Can u add a picture or description? I was thinking of getting one of these lights
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-14, 06:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 965
Posted By hammond9705

On a shelf in the garage

On a shelf in the garage
09-17-14, 06:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 571
Posted By hammond9705

I suspect a wiring problem. If you have enough...

I suspect a wiring problem. If you have enough wire I would cut a couple of inches off of it, and attach new connectors and try again.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-14, 07:05 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 6,792
Posted By hammond9705

Glad to see you riding. Good luck with your...

Glad to see you riding. Good luck with your recovery
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-14, 12:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,311
Posted By hammond9705

+1 I have 2 of these and really like them

+1

I have 2 of these and really like them
09-07-14, 04:01 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,538
Posted By hammond9705

You'll need to check how wide of a tire will fit...

You'll need to check how wide of a tire will fit your frame. 28s may not fit. I would replace teh stock tires with at least 25. I like the Conti Gatorskins
Forum: Texas
08-24-14, 06:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,665
Posted By hammond9705

Well that turned into a real sufferfest. It was...

Well that turned into a real sufferfest. It was warm as expected, but there was also a strong wind out of the south. I had hoped to do the 100m, but the combination of the heat and strong wind led...
08-10-14, 04:38 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 49,840
Posted By hammond9705

I don't have one, but I will say that Garmin has...

I don't have one, but I will say that Garmin has a history of this. The first releases of all of their cycling products are full of bugs, but over the course of the next year they will come out...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-14, 11:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 975
Posted By hammond9705

Agree on rare earth mags. You can get them from...

Agree on rare earth mags. You can get them from amazon
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