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10-19-20, 11:54 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,370
Posted By Ghazmh

I’d be more worried about the detergent used when...

I’d be more worried about the detergent used when washing those toxic bib shorts. Of equal concern for me would be the screen glare from time spent on Bikeforums.
10-19-20, 07:32 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,225
Posted By Ghazmh

The only thing missing from the lifestyle look is...

The only thing missing from the lifestyle look is a reference to post ride alcohol drinking like a bottle opener where the front derailer would be.
10-19-20, 07:30 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,225
Posted By Ghazmh

its actually the newest trend in gravel. Itís a...

its actually the newest trend in gravel. Itís a gravel bike that has semi slick tires and tight clearances for fast road riding. In order to achieve road bike speeds the rider can wear aero flannel.
10-17-20, 06:10 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,518
Posted By Ghazmh

Lots of nice bike pictures. I think a bike made...

Lots of nice bike pictures. I think a bike made from chocolate, chocolate ganache with fondant would make me drool.
10-14-20, 09:29 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 2,498
Posted By Ghazmh

I always ride with blinking and or solid lights...

I always ride with blinking and or solid lights so I don’t rely on my apparel to make me visible. I wear whatever I feel like. Orange and black one day, grey another and sometimes I’ll dress like its...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-13-20, 05:59 PM
Replies: 2,919
Views: 784,568
Posted By Ghazmh

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/b7218008_4ab4_40ae_b824_af2a5791a395_861ea2cf90c61dfc65de2cda127bd865cd254211.jpeg...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-13-20, 05:48 PM
Replies: 2,919
Views: 784,568
Posted By Ghazmh

In 2013 I started with a low end Madone and over...

In 2013 I started with a low end Madone and over time worked my way up to my Redsky. When I decided that I want a bike at this level/pricepoint and components I was shopping for a shop as much as a...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-09-20, 05:36 PM
Replies: 2,919
Views: 784,568
Posted By Ghazmh

Don’t recall if I posted this already or not but...

Don’t recall if I posted this already or not but to me this is like an ultrasound picture.

...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-09-20, 05:35 PM
Replies: 2,919
Views: 784,568
Posted By Ghazmh

looks great! Thatís where I got my Redsky!

looks great! Thatís where I got my Redsky!
Forum: Road Cycling
10-06-20, 07:09 PM
10-06-20, 11:06 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 7,376
Posted By Ghazmh

7 pages I’m impressed. I typically don’t speak up...

7 pages I’m impressed. I typically don’t speak up when passing on the open road but often give a friendly wave. The way I see it cars, trucks and everything in between from noisy to silent don’t...
Forum: Northeast
10-04-20, 05:29 PM
Replies: 9,064
Views: 1,044,355
Posted By Ghazmh

How could ya not get out on a Sunday like today?...

How could ya not get out on a Sunday like today? Mrs Ghazmh has me committed to a trip to the home center this afternoon. So not wanting to be all tuckered out before an afternoon of fun yardwork I...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-03-20, 06:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 675
Posted By Ghazmh

I’d say don’t file it unless your cool with an...

I’d say don’t file it unless your cool with an uneven surface.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-03-20, 12:49 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,662
Posted By Ghazmh

I thought 2 things were the cats meow. 1)...

I thought 2 things were the cats meow.

1) Treks speedwing pivoting aerodynamic cover for front brake calipers. It saved the rider from the horrible aerodynamic drag of a brake.

2) Zipp...
Forum: Northeast
10-03-20, 12:32 PM
Replies: 9,064
Views: 1,044,355
Posted By Ghazmh

Today was a day to geek out in New England Autumn...

Today was a day to geek out in New England Autumn and everything good about it. I atop my resplendent Seven Redsky rode through Weston, Wayland, Natick, Framingham, Sudbury, Maynard, Acton,...
Forum: Northeast
10-03-20, 05:39 AM
Replies: 9,064
Views: 1,044,355
Posted By Ghazmh

Tuesday evening I gleefully set out in my...

Tuesday evening I gleefully set out in my Allroads with my L&M 2200 Lumen lamp with its frame mounted battery. I was immersed in the beauty of the autumn scenery and the fact that the falling leaves,...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-29-20, 12:22 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,995
Posted By Ghazmh

Most here including myself would agree that your...

Most here including myself would agree that your reasoning for keeping the R3 makes perfect sense. When I sold my R3 it wasn’t my only bike. It it were I would have kept it. It was fast.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-20, 02:43 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,995
Posted By Ghazmh

why keep the R3? Will it be a backup, rain bike,...

why keep the R3? Will it be a backup, rain bike, etc? I had an R3, I sold it when I bought my first Seven. No regrets.
Forum: Northeast
09-27-20, 11:37 AM
Replies: 9,064
Views: 1,044,355
Posted By Ghazmh

Liking the Autmn scenery. I rode the CCRT out to...

Liking the Autmn scenery. I rode the CCRT out to Welfleet Center yesterday for 64 miles on my touring bike. I like leaving the Lycra at home sometimes, go slow and enjoy the CCRT but riding the 520...
09-24-20, 06:37 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 942
Posted By Ghazmh

I just got one to replace my Etrex. I’m using a...

I just got one to replace my Etrex. I’m using a Varia which keeps turning the screen back on. So far I do like it, planning and creating a course seems way easier.
09-24-20, 04:22 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,005
Posted By Ghazmh

I like the cooler weather, I actually keep the...

I like the cooler weather, I actually keep the mileage going but average speed drops. I donít really care about average speed. The worst thing about the cooler weather is the perpetually runny nose.
09-23-20, 03:40 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 636
Posted By Ghazmh

I think I see a funnel extender for bleeding the...

I think I see a funnel extender for bleeding the brakes.
Forum: Touring
09-21-20, 05:32 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,551
Posted By Ghazmh

Bummer, your right. mavic recomneds a max tire...

Bummer, your right. mavic recomneds a max tire width of 50mm.
09-21-20, 11:48 AM
Replies: 3,139
Views: 307,163
Posted By Ghazmh

Giro Aeon, blue, black and white Bontrager...

Giro Aeon, blue, black and white
Bontrager Velocis- Please don’t hit me yellow
Specialized Prevail-matte white
Bontrager Velocis- matte black
Bell Z20-grey, red
Lazer G21- orange, black

Yeah,...
09-20-20, 06:14 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,206
Posted By Ghazmh

Snack size zip top bag filled with dates and figs.

Snack size zip top bag filled with dates and figs.
Forum: Touring
09-19-20, 02:28 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,551
Posted By Ghazmh

I have Mavic A319 36 spoke rims on Deore hubs....

I have Mavic A319 36 spoke rims on Deore hubs. QR, rim brakes on my 520.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-20, 07:45 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,113
Posted By Ghazmh

It will look fugly. Save up a few more dollars...

It will look fugly. Save up a few more dollars and get the Etap.
Forum: Touring
09-14-20, 05:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 632
Posted By Ghazmh

I have one. I really only use it to stick my...

I have one. I really only use it to stick my helmet into when I lock up at a rack. Once I put the previous days laundry into it and it rubbed on the back tire.
Forum: Northeast
09-13-20, 05:04 PM
Replies: 9,064
Views: 1,044,355
Posted By Ghazmh

Last Friday I woke up at 0400 without hitting the...

Last Friday I woke up at 0400 without hitting the snooze button. Knowing the next 4 days were mostly filled with another cycling mini tour. My travels would take me to Plymouth, just under 60 miles...
09-12-20, 04:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 404
Posted By Ghazmh

Chris King R45 hub, I lubed the internals per the...

Chris King R45 hub, I lubed the internals per the service manual. However I think the sound was coming from the NDS axle endcap area. The sound returned after a few hundred miles so I think I am...
09-10-20, 06:58 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 5,134
Posted By Ghazmh

Eat whole wheat pasta.

Eat whole wheat pasta.
09-10-20, 04:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 404
Posted By Ghazmh

Also check the rear hub. I had an annoying creak...

Also check the rear hub. I had an annoying creak for weeks until I lubed up my rear hub. I sounded like the bottom bracket but wasn’t.
Forum: Touring
09-06-20, 04:33 AM
Replies: 1,367
Views: 206,474
Posted By Ghazmh

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/21e4e442_9997_4bff_9a47_068681a5e3a2_6a96c983ef418680320aa9b1f2e4c0e3350bb4ea.jpeg
Forum: Touring
09-05-20, 05:34 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,203
Posted By Ghazmh

Black, the blue will clash with blue frame. The...

Black, the blue will clash with blue frame. The other colors will not tie in with the green stem cap.
Forum: Northeast
09-03-20, 11:28 AM
Replies: 9,064
Views: 1,044,355
Posted By Ghazmh

Especially with my 4 day 3 night CC tour I have...

Especially with my 4 day 3 night CC tour I have for this weekend. Iíll be back on my 520 with my small Ortliebs. Friday Iím riding to Plymouth, Saturday to Yarmouth. Iíll stay there with the wife and...
Forum: Northeast
09-03-20, 04:25 AM
Replies: 9,064
Views: 1,044,355
Posted By Ghazmh

Tuesday morning I excitedly rode my Seven Redsky...

Tuesday morning I excitedly rode my Seven Redsky for 24.8 miles, a variation of my quintessential loop out to Concord and back. Wednesday I extended that to 28 miles by adding Strawberry Hill rd to...
09-02-20, 06:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 360
Posted By Ghazmh

Good for you and welcome to the 7000+ mile club!

Good for you and welcome to the 7000+ mile club!
09-02-20, 09:31 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,198
Posted By Ghazmh

Yes, I stay away from them. Several aero road...

Yes, I stay away from them. Several aero road bikes have their own proprietary integrated road bar stem special slotted hidden cable spacers. What happens 10 years from now when you need a part and...
Forum: Northeast
08-31-20, 03:46 AM
Replies: 9,064
Views: 1,044,355
Posted By Ghazmh

Sunday was an absolutely great day to ride. I...

Sunday was an absolutely great day to ride. I rode through Weston, Wayland, Natick, Framingham, Sudbury, Concord, and Lincoln for 44 miles on my Seven Redsky. I rode by a covered bridge in Wayland....
Forum: Northeast
08-31-20, 03:43 AM
Replies: 9,064
Views: 1,044,355
Posted By Ghazmh

Thank you!

Thank you!
08-29-20, 07:56 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,629
Posted By Ghazmh

As a 520 owner there is something about that...

As a 520 owner there is something about that picture I just can’t like. My initial thought is it was envissioned by a focus group and speced out by a committee. Most companies show their bikes kitted...
08-29-20, 07:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 830
Posted By Ghazmh

I have a stand and do what I can. Chains,...

I have a stand and do what I can. Chains, cassettes, mechanical brakes and sometimes cables. I think a mechanic who wrenches on Force, Red, Ultegra and Dura Ace will know the nuances of how to tune...
08-29-20, 06:13 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,374
Posted By Ghazmh

I do.

I do.
Forum: Northeast
08-29-20, 06:06 PM
Replies: 9,064
Views: 1,044,355
Posted By Ghazmh

Rode my Allroads 50 miles in the pouring rain...

Rode my Allroads 50 miles in the pouring rain today. My wife got me the newest Varia radar taillight. I gotta say it adds situational awareness with a nice audio visual display.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-29-20, 06:01 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,971
Posted By Ghazmh

I use Ultegra chain and cassette on my Dura Ace...

I use Ultegra chain and cassette on my Dura Ace bike. I use 105 chain and cassette on my Ultegra bike. Saves money and works flawlessly. Ultegra chain lasts longer than Dura Ace IME.
08-29-20, 05:46 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,220
Posted By Ghazmh

My hybrid has Gary Fishers name on it.

My hybrid has Gary Fishers name on it.
08-29-20, 05:39 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 848
Posted By Ghazmh

When it’s cool I wear Gore Bike Wear Goretex...

When it’s cool I wear Gore Bike Wear Goretex gloves, when it’s cold I wear Castelli Estremo gloves. When it’s really cold I wear 45Nrth Sturmfist gloves and when it’s below freezing I slip those...
Forum: Northeast
08-29-20, 05:32 PM
Replies: 9,064
Views: 1,044,355
Posted By Ghazmh

I canít say Iíve got good excuses for not posting...

I canít say Iíve got good excuses for not posting other than the fact that 9 out of 10 would end up sounding the same. Last Saturday I drove to Mashpee to a free parking spot with my touring bike in...
08-28-20, 12:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 364
Posted By Ghazmh

I use automotive spray wax on the bare ti, paint,...

I use automotive spray wax on the bare ti, paint, anodized surfaces and the crankset on my 2 titanium bikes.
08-28-20, 12:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 908
Posted By Ghazmh

That’s a nice looking bike! Worth the wait if you...

That’s a nice looking bike! Worth the wait if you ask me!
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