Introductions - I live in Montreal and I speak french... So What?
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09-12-11, 10:09 PM
"What a catchy title!" -Celine Dion
Well... How am I suppose to introduce myself...
I was living in a "you need a car to go somewhere" city then I moved to Montreal and (re)discovered the joys of riding a bike. I now have 5 bicycles... and no car. I work at the National Library and ride to work, to the restaurants, to bars, to my hometown, everywhere all the time.
Let me introduce you to my bicycles:
My "almost everyday" bicycle : Pinlk and white Fiori Modena. Shimano Exage. Not a wonderfull bike, but I really LOVE it.
My "rainy days" bicycle : RollsWell single speed. I call it my Cookie Monster.
My sundays bike : Turbo Fairy, a two seats bicycle that I brought back from Thailand.
My winter bike : Called Black Stallion, this is a black Peugeot frame with coaster 700 wheel.
My "working on" bicycle : A .85 Bianchi Stelvio that I will ride pretty soon. (Thanks to Bianchigirll, I now know what model it is)
Cheers Lea_Kim, welcome to Bike Forums!
Welcome to BF, Lea_Kim. Sounds like you have a good collection there. Have any pics of your bikes and Montreal?
09-13-11, 06:13 AM
I have to go to work, but I'll post some pictures of my bikes when I gat back.
Pics first - then work! Get your priorities straight! :D
09-13-11, 06:50 AM
Haha!!! Here's a picture of my "new" bike to help you wait! ;-)
OK, I'm satisfied for now. ;) Nice retro-ride.
09-13-11, 04:44 PM
Ok... The temperature is not so good here (thunderstorms) so since it's not possible to take good pictures of my bikes inside, it'll have to wait.
For now, a bad picture of my bike from Thailand and two videos, one with my Cookie Monster and the other one in a snowfall with my black stalion. We can't really see them, but WTHeck.
What the heck were you eating in that first video :eek:
And thank you for the video with the snow. Makes me remember how glad I am to be living in Tampa, FL. now and not Chicago. :D
09-13-11, 08:05 PM
Chicago is a tropical paradise to me! ;-) so you can imagine how happy I would be in Florida!
But it's not just few inches of snow that will stop me riding a bike! I'll shoot more winter bike videos in few weeks.
Oh... and I was trying to eat algae, but it's not very good...
09-13-11, 08:31 PM
Oh, and welcome to the forum!
09-13-11, 08:43 PM
Welcome, you need to visit Florida before you ever move there, in the summer you take showers to wash the stink off, otherwise your always wet from sweat.
09-13-11, 08:52 PM
09-13-11, 10:19 PM
Sgt Mac, I went to Florida as a kid (guess where!... Yhea...) but honestly, I need my 6 foots of snow every year. I would miss it too much.
catmandew52, écrire en français n'est pas facile alors bravo pour avoir trouvé l'accent aigu sur votre clavier! Or is it Google translate? ;-)
09-14-11, 12:48 PM
Welcome to the BikeForums !
J'espère que tu vas aimer ton séjour ici ! :)
09-14-11, 02:17 PM
J'aime déjà beaucoup BikeForums.
Hey, one of my friends lives in Edmonton.
09-14-11, 11:19 PM
Oh... I've found a picture of me and one of my Fiori Modena
09-14-11, 11:55 PM
Good to hear ! :)
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