I was in mec in Toronto today to replace my superflash, which committed suicide earlier this month.
Instead of gear and bike parts they now have bikes. (They still have some gear and bike parts, but selection seems to be reduced, and stuff is spread out over the store.)
The bikes look interesting - a cyclocross style bike with canti brakes and cables on the top of the top tube caught my eye. They are all about the same price as a bike with comparable components would be at an LBS. October is sort of a strange time to launch your new bike line too. I had heard that they were going to be launching a touring bike as well, but didn't see anything while I was in there. Nothing on the website yet either.