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09-20-20, 06:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 234
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: 20
Views: 335
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: 25
Views: 642
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: 395
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: 9,027
Views: 1,038,475
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: 342
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: 127
Views: 4,282
Posted By Ghazmh

Eat whole wheat pasta.

Eat whole wheat pasta.
09-10-20, 04:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 342
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: 1,294
Views: 200,539
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: 860
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: 9,027
Views: 1,038,475
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: 9,027
Views: 1,038,475
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: 317
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: 1,086
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: 9,027
Views: 1,038,475
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: 9,027
Views: 1,038,475
Posted By Ghazmh

Thank you!

Thank you!
08-29-20, 07:56 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,804
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: 718
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: 50
Views: 2,163
Posted By Ghazmh

I do.

I do.
Forum: Northeast
08-29-20, 06:06 PM
Replies: 9,027
Views: 1,038,475
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: 1,812
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: 2,087
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: 25
Views: 608
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: 9,027
Views: 1,038,475
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: 320
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: 692
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!
08-27-20, 03:14 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,130
Posted By Ghazmh

Titanium frame, carbon fork with rim brakes. I...

Titanium frame, carbon fork with rim brakes. I wear a helmet. I use Liquid wax based chain lube. I also wave.
08-26-20, 05:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 656
Posted By Ghazmh

Drop bar mountain bikes and flat bar road bikes.

Drop bar mountain bikes and flat bar road bikes.
08-25-20, 04:02 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,908
Posted By Ghazmh

David Attenborough

David Attenborough
08-22-20, 03:37 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 3,680
Posted By Ghazmh

I wonder why this has never been discussed on BF...

I wonder why this has never been discussed on BF before?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-20, 03:14 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,125
Posted By Ghazmh

No, eventually all the matte black carbon frames...

No, eventually all the matte black carbon frames with matte grey logos on the down tube will crack and be replaced by the next finish trend. I predict iridescent purple with metallic reflective logos.
08-16-20, 05:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 258
Posted By Ghazmh

Your welcome

Your welcome
08-16-20, 05:53 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,418
Posted By Ghazmh

Do it do it do it do it Do it do it do it do...

Do it do it do it do it Do it do it do it do it!!!!
08-16-20, 05:59 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 886
Posted By Ghazmh

I seem to strike a balance between supporting my...

I seem to strike a balance between supporting my LBS when I can. My long time favorite is geared towards the entry level/hybrid clientele. The LBS near me has the biggest inventory on the shelf but...
Forum: Northeast
08-15-20, 01:34 PM
Replies: 9,027
Views: 1,038,475
Posted By Ghazmh

Been riding much lately?

Been riding much lately?
Forum: Touring
08-15-20, 05:01 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,004
Posted By Ghazmh

Thanks for sharing it looks like a great trip....

Thanks for sharing it looks like a great trip. Iím in Maine all the time for work and keep saying Iím going to start riding up there sometime.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-20, 04:57 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,697
Posted By Ghazmh

Nope, never. Unzipped a few inches at most.

Nope, never. Unzipped a few inches at most.
08-15-20, 04:49 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 612
Posted By Ghazmh

No, I haven’t

No, I haven’t
08-13-20, 09:17 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 999
Posted By Ghazmh

Late 90’s Trek logo.

Late 90’s Trek logo.
08-12-20, 03:48 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,217
Posted By Ghazmh

Start with bar ends. If it works, great. If you...

Start with bar ends. If it works, great. If you love it then get a road bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-20, 08:53 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,413
Posted By Ghazmh

So I had mentioned my bike making a similar...

So I had mentioned my bike making a similar creaking sound earlier in the thread. For unrelated reasons I pulled the axle and freehub body off of the R45 rear hub to clean and lube it up. After...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 03:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 573
Posted By Ghazmh

Aero full suspension road bikes capable of...

Aero full suspension road bikes capable of tackling the gnarliest of singletrack using the newest Shimano road series; Dirtegra. All while being .0045% more aerodynamic than last years frame.
08-09-20, 01:09 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,577
Posted By Ghazmh

I go by feel rather than temp. Sometimes when...

I go by feel rather than temp. Sometimes when it’s humid it’s too taxing. My temperature/distance/intensity tolerance is more influenced by how hot the water in my uninsulated bottles get.
Forum: Northeast
08-08-20, 06:45 PM
Replies: 9,027
Views: 1,038,475
Posted By Ghazmh

I’ve still been on the saddle often. 4673 miles...

I’ve still been on the saddle often. 4673 miles this year to be exact. A few weeks ago I rode 84 on the Vineyard again then a few days later rode the CCRT, Old Colony Rail Trail and on up to Truro...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-20, 01:18 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,413
Posted By Ghazmh

what crankset are you using? I have the newest...

what crankset are you using? I have the newest Dura Ace on my Ti roadbike and have a similar noise that too drives me crazy. I went through the same troubleshooting you mentioned in the thread and...
07-30-20, 06:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 887
Posted By Ghazmh

Yes and consider getting a matching helmet and...

Yes and consider getting a matching helmet and gloves.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-20, 06:29 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,445
Posted By Ghazmh

Gore Pearl Izumi PRO

Gore
Pearl Izumi PRO
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-20, 02:43 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,014
Posted By Ghazmh

Unless by chance Iím coming up on another rider I...

Unless by chance Iím coming up on another rider I know I stay back far enough not to be confused with a member of the group. I feel no obligation to pull. Often I either pass or stick to my route...
07-19-20, 02:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,238
Posted By Ghazmh

I use those on my winter/rain bike. They are a...

I use those on my winter/rain bike. They are a game changer when the Northeast roads are covered in salty sandy crud.
Forum: Northeast
07-19-20, 02:22 PM
Replies: 9,027
Views: 1,038,475
Posted By Ghazmh

So most of June Iíve been riding my Redsky about...

So most of June Iíve been riding my Redsky about 150 a week. Usual 25-30 mile rides in the morning with the quintessential weekend rides. Yesterday I rode a brutally hot 40 miles. Iíve lately been...
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