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Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-21, 06:04 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,593
Posted By Ghazmh

I dislike press fit BB’s but I have a Trek with a...

I dislike press fit BB’s but I have a Trek with a press fit with over 6000 bad weather and winter miles and its as quiet and smooth as day 1.
09-25-21, 06:01 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,138
Posted By Ghazmh

Um wasn’t this supposed to be a pic thread?

Um wasn’t this supposed to be a pic thread?
09-25-21, 05:58 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 717
Posted By Ghazmh

Yes yes and yes. They might be contract...

Yes
yes
and yes.

They might be contract manufactured by Giant but they are uniquely responsible for their design elements like IsoZone,
09-24-21, 01:59 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,280
Posted By Ghazmh

I used mine on an 8-ish hour ride using turn by...

I used mine on an 8-ish hour ride using turn by turn navigation with all the connected features turned off. I couldnít use battery saver mode because of the known bug that prevents the screen from...
09-18-21, 04:37 AM
Forum: Touring
09-14-21, 07:19 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 751
Posted By Ghazmh

Your not missing much. I’ve camped there in...

Your not missing much. I’ve camped there in weekend overnight bike rides and there is nothing that can’t be had elsewhere. Unless you really enjoy heavy traffic and long lines at every restaurant.
09-13-21, 02:18 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,120
Posted By Ghazmh

Yes, with plenty of room to spare.

Yes, with plenty of room to spare.
09-12-21, 05:03 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,120
Posted By Ghazmh

Good luck! I had a 2006 that I traded in in 2012....

Good luck! I had a 2006 that I traded in in 2012. It was the bees knees for cyclists. If they still made them I’d own nothing else.
Forum: Framebuilders
09-12-21, 06:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 363
Posted By Ghazmh

I would replace the frame if you can get another...

I would replace the frame if you can get another Teschner frame or become attached to your next bike. A proper repair would not be economically feasible.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-11-21, 05:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,351
Posted By Ghazmh

I have been using Silca tape lately and have been...

I have been using Silca tape lately and have been pleased with the results.
09-11-21, 04:44 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 2,637
Posted By Ghazmh

If I do inadvertently shift into that combination...

If I do inadvertently shift into that combination the chain makes unpleasant noises reminding me and then I quickly correct it.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-21, 04:38 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,157
Posted By Ghazmh

I had a black R3 with blue stripe and silver...

I had a black R3 with blue stripe and silver logos it was built in in 2014 but it may have been a 13 model year frame, don’t recall. I fit 25’s on it with HED Belgium rims which were considered wide...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-21, 04:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 362
Posted By Ghazmh

I dig the furniture and decor. Never heard of a...

I dig the furniture and decor. Never heard of a 35mm handlebar however.
09-06-21, 05:42 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,280
Posted By Ghazmh

I have one, the battery meter is comically...

I have one, the battery meter is comically inaccurate, it will say I have 0% battery life and keep on running for hours with the screen on (no backlight) while paired to a Varia radar and a HRM. The...
09-05-21, 07:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 199
Posted By Ghazmh

Entree level Specialized huh? enjoy it...

Entree level Specialized huh?


enjoy it and in a few years then buy a better Specialized or whatever brand you can get from your LBS.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-21, 04:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 715
Posted By Ghazmh

As I sit here wondering if yesterday’s 3 drinks...

As I sit here wondering if yesterday’s 3 drinks is going to screw my plans for a 75 mile mixed terrain ride today I am comforted reading that I fall in the light drinker category (2-4 drinks per...
09-04-21, 05:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 595
Posted By Ghazmh

Looks really nice. I like the shop set up too.

Looks really nice. I like the shop set up too.
09-04-21, 05:48 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,363
Posted By Ghazmh

I say tell the rider. Non cyclists will see that...

I say tell the rider. Non cyclists will see that and use that horrible image to form an opinion on all of us spandex wearing weirdos.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-03-21, 03:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 593
Posted By Ghazmh

Ensure the quick releases (if so equipped) are...

Ensure the quick releases (if so equipped) are tight and the hubs are centered and seated in the openings.
09-03-21, 03:10 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,298
Posted By Ghazmh

Local attraction called Ponyhenge ...

Local attraction called Ponyhenge


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09-03-21, 03:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 285
Posted By Ghazmh

Tourism is a big part of the local economy. It...

Tourism is a big part of the local economy. It will be bikeable before your vacation.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-21, 06:18 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 4,635
Posted By Ghazmh

I bet I’ll be replacing my mechanical rim brake...

I bet I’ll be replacing my mechanical rim brake 11 speed Dura Ace groupset in 10 years with 11 speed Claris.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-21, 12:18 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,675
Posted By Ghazmh

Twice. Both times was in the cold and I had a...

Twice. Both times was in the cold and I had a thermal head covering. Both times I noticed it at about the end of my street.
09-01-21, 12:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 443
Posted By Ghazmh

Iíve never thought about it until I saw this...

Iíve never thought about it until I saw this thread. My rain bike which I recently converted to tubeless does the same thing. I bet itís from sealant slowly leaking from the stem. I do have to top...
08-30-21, 06:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 497
Posted By Ghazmh

I’ve found mine stays unrealistically low...

I’ve found mine stays unrealistically low sometimes. I trim my hair around the area where the contact pads are and it resolves it. I also wet the pads prior to putting the strap on.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-29-21, 05:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 550
Posted By Ghazmh

I have a Husky compressor that Ive used almost...

I have a Husky compressor that Ive used almost exclusively in the garage. I do worry about moisture in the tubes/tires from the condensation inside the tank, but its never been a verified problem...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-29-21, 05:06 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,541
Posted By Ghazmh

Crazy? No! If it is an organized event and your...

Crazy? No! If it is an organized event and your in over your head you will have an out.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-29-21, 05:01 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 3,502
Posted By Ghazmh

Iíd vomit all over my Rapha Jersey if I caught...

Iíd vomit all over my Rapha Jersey if I caught someone in a tank top on a hybrid half wheeling me.
08-29-21, 04:55 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,960
Posted By Ghazmh

Pedal like your worst enemy is about to pass you...

Pedal like your worst enemy is about to pass you at every given moment. Especially when going downhill unless your going so fast an aero tuck will be faster.
08-28-21, 09:21 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 623
Posted By Ghazmh

How long? Does the whiskey take the color of your...

How long? Does the whiskey take the color of your bike or does the bike get a bourbon colored appearance like Chris King Matte Bourbon Huns?
08-27-21, 02:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 368
Posted By Ghazmh

I’ve got a 2007 Montare with no known cracks. For...

I’ve got a 2007 Montare with no known cracks. For the past 5 years it only sees use with studded tires on salty New England roads.
08-27-21, 08:12 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,018
Posted By Ghazmh

You should try a different cycling discipline....

You should try a different cycling discipline. Don’t wear earbuds on the road or MUP as your solution. You should start a thread asking if that’s a good idea first.
08-27-21, 08:09 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 707
Posted By Ghazmh

Good job!

Good job!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-21, 06:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 653
Posted By Ghazmh

IMHO New England winter road sand that penetrates...

IMHO New England winter road sand that penetrates into the road and wet road crud is far harder on my drivetrain than riding on unpaved surfaces.
08-25-21, 05:36 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,910
Posted By Ghazmh

Coffee and food shortly afterwards. Sometimes on...

Coffee and food shortly afterwards. Sometimes on hot days a cool shower. A hot shower on cold days. Seldom to never do I stretch​ or foam roll although that could always change one day.
Forum: Foo
08-24-21, 06:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 481
Posted By Ghazmh

I refrained from posting a snarky response to yet...

I refrained from posting a snarky response to yet again another carbon vs aluminum vs SRAM vs Shimano thread in the road forum.
Forum: Northeast
08-22-21, 05:07 AM
Replies: 9,484
Views: 1,140,817
Posted By Ghazmh

Saturday ended up being a superb riding day...

Saturday ended up being a superb riding day albeit a little humid, I rode my Seven Redsky road bike for 39 brisk miles. A landscaper and his trailer felt it was his civic duty to teach me a lesson in...
Forum: Northeast
08-20-21, 11:23 AM
Replies: 9,484
Views: 1,140,817
Posted By Ghazmh

This morning I mounted my Light and Motion 2500...

This morning I mounted my Light and Motion 2500 Lumen lamp to my handlebar for the first time since April or May and rode 31 miles in the rain rounding out the week with 120 miles. Given the upcoming...
08-20-21, 09:49 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,801
Posted By Ghazmh

Just like with the mountain bikes of the 90’s...

Just like with the mountain bikes of the 90’s gravel bikes can now be had with suspension forks. Soon enough they’ll all have dual suspension and another genre will be the new”gravel bike.”
08-15-21, 05:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 280
Posted By Ghazmh

Convert it to a single speed and be done with it.

Convert it to a single speed and be done with it.
Forum: Northeast
08-12-21, 07:11 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 11,050
Posted By Ghazmh

Looks awesome! Wish I was there right now.

Looks awesome! Wish I was there right now.
08-10-21, 07:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,258
Posted By Ghazmh

Dude, Iíve never seen anybody so seamlessly...

Dude, Iíve never seen anybody so seamlessly integrate refrigerator ice maker copper tubing and zip ties into an aero set up like that. Have you submitted those pictures to GCN?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-21, 06:10 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,590
Posted By Ghazmh

Oh well, only 2 pages so far.

Oh well, only 2 pages so far.
08-07-21, 09:31 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,404
Posted By Ghazmh

Put it inside a big fish tank. I bet it’ll be a...

Put it inside a big fish tank. I bet it’ll be a good conversation piece.
08-07-21, 04:30 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,854
Posted By Ghazmh

The Goonies!

The Goonies!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-21, 06:55 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,590
Posted By Ghazmh

I predict 6 pages by tomorrow afternoon.

I predict 6 pages by tomorrow afternoon.
08-06-21, 06:52 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 3,965
Posted By Ghazmh

Sexy? Definitely but not my first thought as I...

Sexy? Definitely but not my first thought as I always feel like I need to drop 5 pounds to actually look less than horrifying in Lycra. I’d say that when I’m on my bike and drop a toe to the ground...
Forum: Northeast
08-06-21, 06:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 198
Posted By Ghazmh

Nice, I haven’t been on that trail in 2-3 years...

Nice, I haven’t been on that trail in 2-3 years now but it is a good scenic trail.
Forum: Northeast
08-06-21, 06:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,248
Posted By Ghazmh

Aftter refilling bottles at that spigot for years...

Aftter refilling bottles at that spigot for years this past Wednesday it was nice to see signs and that big ol brass handle.
Forum: Northeast
08-06-21, 12:39 PM
Replies: 9,484
Views: 1,140,817
Posted By Ghazmh

Today I decided to mix it up a bit. I aboard my...

Today I decided to mix it up a bit. I aboard my Seven Evergreen adventure bike rode the Charles River path from Waltham up the Cambridge side to the grungy street in front of the MOS and back down...
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