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Old 08-30-05, 07:06 AM   #626
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Like I mentioned earlier, I'm super busy this week so I don't think I can make it out tomorrow. Are you at St. George every Wednesday at 6:30? I just work at Bay/Davenport, so I can easily just grab a quick snack after work and then pop over to meet you.

I just want to start a bike gang is all..
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Old 08-30-05, 12:08 PM   #627
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Well ok, looks like i'm already downtown. If anyones on right now come by for a ride NW corner of Hoskin and St. George. I'm inside Robarts.
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I'll drop by, but I need to have a bite to eat first. Expect me in like half an hour I guess. I'll check back here befoer I go.
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Ok. I'll wait on the corner. Post before you leave. /chillin inside

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Old 08-30-05, 12:23 PM   #630
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damn you students (I assume)!
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Shiznaz?
<- starting to get bored of watching hot girls walk into the library
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yeah sorry my friend dropped by and I lost track of time. I'll be there real soon but if you get bored just leave I guess
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I'll be here. /leaving library; waiting on corner
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out of curiosity, what sorta gear ratios are you guys running? I'm running 46x16 on both the fixed and free sides of my wheel. According to a calculator I found online that's 76.76 gear inches.
I've been offline for a few days...I normally run 52/16 (currently 52/17) fixed only for me
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Old 08-31-05, 12:18 PM   #635
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I've been offline for a few days...I normally run 52/16 (currently 52/17) fixed only for me
45/16 pour moi.
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Old 08-31-05, 12:20 PM   #636
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48/17 and 48/15 on my flip flop.
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Anyone for donut ride Sunday?
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Donut ride?
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I haven't done it for a while, but I wouldn't mind hitting it.
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Donut ride?
Big roadie group ride, leaves from Bayview and Laird at 9:00 am on Saturday and Sunday. 70-100km depending on what route you choose. Pace is anywhere from fairly relaxed at the back of the pack to pretty damn quick at the front. Lotsa lotsa lycra.
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Old 09-04-05, 11:06 AM   #641
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doesn't sound like my cup of coffee.. (pun intended, sorry)
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hey, "guy I met at CM on the IRO": I saw you today at Spadina & Front. You were right in front of me while I was waiting for the light to change going West on Front. I was going to beep, but I thought you'd probably think I was just some guy in a car with road rage.

ps. I assume you're on here, I can't remember if we talked about bikeforums or not..
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Old 09-04-05, 04:44 PM   #643
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Anyone know a place in downtown-ish Toronto that sells IROs? I hear they've got a new frame on the way and I'd like to take a look at it in person when it comes out.
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Old 09-04-05, 05:38 PM   #644
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Anyone know a place in downtown-ish Toronto that sells IROs? I hear they've got a new frame on the way and I'd like to take a look at it in person when it comes out.
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hey, "guy I met at CM on the IRO":
Yeah that was probably dark mother. I'm going to hit the 10am tbn ride starting fron finch stn tomorrow.
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Old 09-04-05, 09:27 PM   #646
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Cool, thanks for the info. I had a bad experience at that place a few years ago though, so I'm not really itching to go back. I asked about getting a wheelset built up w/ MA3s and the guy working there told me they don't work with rims of that low quality ... and just left it at that. That left me with a sour impression and my money going to another shop.

*shrug* Maybe he was having an off day.
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Old 09-04-05, 10:24 PM   #647
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^^^^^
Lotta attitude in Toronto bike shops, what can I say? I have experienced that at pretty much every downtown bike shop. I like Urbane, but even they give me attitude now and then with my ghetto rides------------I brought in a Shimano WH-535 wheel I found in a dumpster and they told me it wasn't worth fixing. I took it to Sporting Life and they trued it and gave me 3 new spokes for 15 bucks. Meh. Stick to big shops like Sporting Life, Dukes or CyclePath to avoid the elitist schlock or suck it up.
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Man, I was with you until the last three words of your post.
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Cool, thanks for the info. I had a bad experience at that place a few years ago though, so I'm not really itching to go back. I asked about getting a wheelset built up w/ MA3s and the guy working there told me they don't work with rims of that low quality ... and just left it at that. That left me with a sour impression and my money going to another shop.

*shrug* Maybe he was having an off day.
If that was last year it was probably the guy I hired off my race team to fill in at the shop. Got lots of complaints about him and he is long gone. If you came in and asked me about MA 3's I would not only recommend them but keep them in stock. K.
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Man, I was with you until the last three words of your post.
Yeah, I meant "suck it up" like "don't think about it, just go elsewhere", not "suck it up and deal with the attitude to get the job done". I re-read what I wrote and it doesn't make much sense, sorry.
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