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Forum: Road Cycling
01-30-23, 09:20 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,196
Posted By NoWhammies

I have no experience with any of the bikes on...

I have no experience with any of the bikes on this thread. I just wanted to post and say wow. Some pretty nice looking bikes here. I think you'll be happy with any of them :thumb:
01-29-23, 03:45 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 505
Posted By NoWhammies

Now that is pretty freaking cool. Nice little...

Now that is pretty freaking cool. Nice little hack.
01-29-23, 03:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 456
Posted By NoWhammies

Whelp. Amazing what a little google searching...

Whelp. Amazing what a little google searching can turn up.

Looks like I am not the only one experiencing this issue....
01-28-23, 04:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 456
Posted By NoWhammies

njkayaker just like rebooting your computer can...

njkayaker just like rebooting your computer can fix computer glitches, I am thinking that resetting the GPS will fix whatever is wrong with my elevation issues.
01-27-23, 10:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 231
Posted By NoWhammies

Thanks folks. I use the tempe for temperature...

Thanks folks. I use the tempe for temperature readings when running b/c the temperature reading from my 745 are unreliable. My body heat really throws off the readings. The tempe on my shoe is...
01-27-23, 10:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 145
Posted By NoWhammies

So a couple of questions: 1. Do we think...

So a couple of questions:

1. Do we think this functionality will be rolled out to all of Garmin's watches as a software update? Such as the 255 and 955?

2. How much use is the ECG...
01-27-23, 10:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 456
Posted By NoWhammies

Tourist in MSN Yeah, something is definitely off....

Tourist in MSN Yeah, something is definitely off. I use my watch for running three or four times a week so it is int like the GPS is sitting unused. Tonight, for example, there were no issues with...
01-27-23, 09:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 391
Posted By NoWhammies

Wicked. Thank you for the advice. I am going to...

Wicked. Thank you for the advice. I am going to take a look at the ride and see how if I can fit the ride into my schedule. I am only now starting to book my summer events. First up - The Viking,...
01-22-23, 10:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 231
Posted By NoWhammies

Tempe vs 1030+ temperature readings

What do you think takes a more accurate temperature reading? The tempe attached to my black cycling shoe OR the temperature reading that comes from the Edge 1030+?
01-22-23, 10:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 456
Posted By NoWhammies

Yeah, something is definitely off with my watch. ...

Yeah, something is definitely off with my watch. Here is the elevation profile from my run today:

...
01-22-23, 10:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,876
Posted By NoWhammies

No complaints with Merlin here. Parts ordered...

No complaints with Merlin here. Parts ordered and parts delivered. No problem.
01-22-23, 10:28 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,796
Posted By NoWhammies

base2 I just took a look at the McClinchy mile. ...

base2 I just took a look at the McClinchy mile. I am going to confirm with Mrs. NoWhammies, but I will likely be signing up in the next day or two. Will be nice to say hi.
01-20-23, 10:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 456
Posted By NoWhammies

Steve B. I do not think the running pod generates...

Steve B. I do not think the running pod generates its own elevation data. I think it only calculates power, stride length, and some other metrics. Funny enough I ran tonight and made sure the watch...
01-20-23, 10:30 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 926
Posted By NoWhammies

Glad to see the Mid Life Cyclist recommended...

Glad to see the Mid Life Cyclist recommended here. That is a book I have been interested in reading. Thank you.


I thought Not About the Bike by Lance Armstrong was a good read.
01-18-23, 09:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 456
Posted By NoWhammies

I use my watch every day and the GPS gets used at...

I use my watch every day and the GPS gets used at least three times a week. Regarding the barometric sensor, that is a good question. I do not know. I will have to do some googling around.

I...
01-18-23, 09:33 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,796
Posted By NoWhammies

I won't make the Chilly Hilly but I am seriously...

I won't make the Chilly Hilly but I am seriously considering the McClinche Mile.
01-18-23, 09:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 391
Posted By NoWhammies

Thanks folks. Sounds like Cycle Oregon deserves...

Thanks folks. Sounds like Cycle Oregon deserves some serious consideration. The longest event I have done is the two day STP ride. But a week ride through Oregon might be just the ticket to try...
01-15-23, 05:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 456
Posted By NoWhammies

Elevation issues with Garmin Forerunner 745

Hi. Can anyone explain what's going on with my Garmin 745 and the recording of elevation? Take a look at this from my most recent run:

...
01-15-23, 04:50 PM
Replies: 663
Views: 14,282
Posted By NoWhammies

TL;DR To answer the question in the title of the...

TL;DR To answer the question in the title of the post, the bike is worth the money to the person who is purchasing the bike. The person did the cost/benefit analysis and for them, the $14k is a...
01-15-23, 04:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 391
Posted By NoWhammies

Thank you BritishV8 I will check them out.

Thank you BritishV8 I will check them out.
01-12-23, 10:56 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 784
Posted By NoWhammies

Not completely related to your question but...I...

Not completely related to your question but...I bought the 1030+ last summer when it was on sale. The 1040 was about to be released so Garmin was blowing out the 1030+ before the release of the...
01-12-23, 10:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 809
Posted By NoWhammies

I will add my vote for cloth and/or old T-shirts....

I will add my vote for cloth and/or old T-shirts. I usually spritz mine with some rubbing alcohol prior to wiping down the chain.
01-12-23, 10:47 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 922
Posted By NoWhammies

While I have no experience with them myself,...

While I have no experience with them myself, people on the forums here have good things to say about Black Bibs. Might be worth giving them a try.
01-12-23, 10:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 391
Posted By NoWhammies

Thank you Black wallnut I have not heard of any...

Thank you Black wallnut I have not heard of any of those rides. I will check them out.
01-07-23, 09:48 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 784
Posted By NoWhammies

My new bike came with Di2 12 speed. I had been...

My new bike came with Di2 12 speed. I had been riding Di2 11 speed for the past four years. Can't say I see much of a difference. Then again I only have 1,000+km on the 12 speed. Maybe I'll...
01-07-23, 09:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 391
Posted By NoWhammies

Wicked recommendations. Thank you. Will have to...

Wicked recommendations. Thank you. Will have to give them a try. I have a couple of new events I want to try out this year - The Viking Tour in Poulsbo and Blazing Saddles - but I am always...
01-04-23, 09:18 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 674
Posted By NoWhammies

I would put some tyres on my bike that came in...

I would put some tyres on my bike that came in different colours. However I have yet to find any tubeless tyres that come in any colour beside tan.
01-04-23, 09:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 391
Posted By NoWhammies

I've done the STP twice. Not a bad event. I...

I've done the STP twice. Not a bad event. I have thought about doing RSVP, but I have not exactly figured out the logistics of getting to Seattle to start the ride.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-02-23, 03:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 738
Posted By NoWhammies

robbyville PM sent! Thank you. mschwett...

robbyville PM sent! Thank you.

mschwett Good to know. Sounds like the 3D printed saddles might be worth the extra cake. But wow, they are costly.
01-02-23, 03:30 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 1,880
Posted By NoWhammies

Most definitely not.

Most definitely not.
01-01-23, 11:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 391
Posted By NoWhammies

Recommended PNW bike events

I am pretty keen on participating in the many biking events in the PNW in 2023. Some rides off the top of my head that I have participated in in the past include:

Tour de Blast
RAMROD
Skagit...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-01-23, 11:18 PM
Replies: 20,585
Views: 4,834,095
Posted By NoWhammies

4iiii Dual Sided PM Ornot blue bib shorts ...

4iiii Dual Sided PM
Ornot blue bib shorts
Ornot five finger gloves
Isadore merino wool base layer
Isadore merino wool long sleeve jersey
Couple new cycling caps from Walz
Forum: Road Cycling
01-01-23, 11:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 738
Posted By NoWhammies

3D printed saddles

Anyone riding on a 3D printed saddle? I am looking at putting a new saddle on my Aerolight in the spring. I took a quick look at the 3D printed saddles from Specialized and yoooza! Those bad boys...
01-01-23, 11:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 449
Posted By NoWhammies

Just over a week in and I am using the BPM daily....

Just over a week in and I am using the BPM daily. For me, the BPM fills a niche. I realize Garmin is not everyone's cup of tea and that's fine. For me though, I am pleased with the Garmin BPM thus...
01-01-23, 11:07 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 933
Posted By NoWhammies

I think BOA has a lifetime guarantee. At least a...

I think BOA has a lifetime guarantee. At least a friend of mine who was having BOA issues reached out to the company directly. They got back to him with a whole new BOA assembly. My...
01-01-23, 11:05 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,047
Posted By NoWhammies

I agree with much of what was said here. Go for...

I agree with much of what was said here. Go for your bike ride and when you get home give the bike a good rinse and clean with soap. Pay close attention to the drive train as salt will muck it up...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-26-22, 10:21 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,657
Posted By NoWhammies

45,000km on an 11 speed Di2 system. Aside from...

45,000km on an 11 speed Di2 system. Aside from regular cleaning on the cogs and chain ring, not to mention changing the chain when needed, I have not done any maintenance to the Di2 system - battery...
12-26-22, 10:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 516
Posted By NoWhammies

My Garmin 745 has become my daily wearer thanks...

My Garmin 745 has become my daily wearer thanks to the pandemic. I wear the watch for tracking my running and spin classes. While there is an optical sensor, I have opted to use the chest HRM. ...
12-26-22, 10:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 449
Posted By NoWhammies

Garmin blood pressure monitor - initial review

Santa brought me the Garmin Blood Pressure Monitor (BPM) for Christmas. First impressions.

The battery door design is TERRIBLE. The battery door keeps popping open. Repeatedly. I do not know...
12-20-22, 10:30 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,597
Posted By NoWhammies

Awe. My very first cat was a primarily black...

Awe. My very first cat was a primarily black tuxedo cat. Black cats always have a special place in my heart.
12-20-22, 10:27 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 882
Posted By NoWhammies

I will be upgrading the single sided PM on my G7...

I will be upgrading the single sided PM on my G7 to a dual sided PM provided 4iiii has a good Boxing Day sale. Maybe an updated HRM too, although the Garmin Dual HRM I am currently using works just...
12-19-22, 10:07 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,597
Posted By NoWhammies

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12-19-22, 10:02 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,796
Posted By NoWhammies

Yeah, I am here. Although I have not been on BF...

Yeah, I am here. Although I have not been on BF for quite some time. Spending X number of hours in front of computer for work purposes each day does not endear me getting back in front of a...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-18-22, 09:50 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 29,823
Posted By NoWhammies

Yeah, I will probably bin the tyre before the...

Yeah, I will probably bin the tyre before the start of next season. Like you said. No sense having the tyre let me down when I'm 100km from home.
10-18-22, 09:41 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,235
Posted By NoWhammies

Out of curiosity, what compressor did you...

Out of curiosity, what compressor did you purchase?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-14-22, 02:20 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 990
Posted By NoWhammies

After reading the various reviews and comments...

After reading the various reviews and comments here, I have been using Orange Seal for the past couple of years. Does the job well. No complaints.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-12-22, 09:08 PM
Replies: 3,012
Views: 568,388
Posted By NoWhammies

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Forum: Road Cycling
10-12-22, 09:05 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 29,823
Posted By NoWhammies

Finally found some time to take a photo of my...

Finally found some time to take a photo of my rear tyre. The tyre is the Micheline Pro tubless. The tyre is separating form the sidewall. I think it might have to do with the rubber compounds not...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-12-22, 09:02 PM
Replies: 2,914
Views: 475,981
Posted By NoWhammies

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Forum: Road Cycling
10-12-22, 08:58 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 8,967
Posted By NoWhammies

2009 Argon 18 Gallium 2017 BH G7 Disc 2019...

2009 Argon 18 Gallium
2017 BH G7 Disc
2019 Rocky Mountain C70
2022 BH Aerolight 6.5
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