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Forum: Western Canada 03-08-10, 07:44 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 166
Posted By Godwin
Bicycle Shorts Day!

The Bike Root presents the 2nd annual Bicycle Shorts Day (BSD) this coming March 20th 2010 at the University of Calgary.

The big bash starts at 4pm, join us at the Bike Root for a free barbecue,...
Forum: Eastern Canada 05-19-09, 12:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 704
Posted By Godwin
Never eaced in Ottawa but it is probably the...

Never eaced in Ottawa but it is probably the nicest city and area I've ever cycled in, it's beautiful this time of year and the roads and drivers are generally pretty good.

You're pretty close to...
Forum: Western Canada 05-06-09, 07:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 626
Posted By Godwin
The Bike Dungeon...

The Bike Dungeon (http://www.bikecollectives.org/wiki/index.php?title=The_Bike_Dungeon) is on campus, never been there, never even been to Manitoba, I just found it via google.

EDIT: That's UofM...
Forum: For Sale 05-01-09, 01:58 PM
Replies: 390
Views: 88,347
Posted By Godwin
Have: Black Thomson Elite X2 Road Stem 10deg 31.8...

Have: Black Thomson Elite X2 Road Stem 10deg 31.8 x 110mm

Want: Same thing but shorter.
Forum: Eastern Canada 04-27-09, 11:35 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,683
Posted By Godwin
Was this meant to be a joke? Calgary? I find...

Was this meant to be a joke? Calgary? I find everyone in Toronto has a "me first" attitude, cars, cyclist, and pedestrians, probably much the same as nyc. Calgary drivers seem to want to just squish...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 04-13-09, 10:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 396
Posted By Godwin
For what it's worth, this one...

For what it's worth, this one (http://www.dealextreme.com/details.dx/sku.18014) is cheaper and has free shipping.
Forum: Road Cycling 04-12-09, 07:09 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,924
Posted By Godwin
If you've got a good bike co-op (I'd assume you...

If you've got a good bike co-op (I'd assume you would down there) pay them a visit, use their tools and expertise.
Forum: Road Cycling 04-12-09, 06:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 367
Posted By Godwin
Thanks! I just sent them an email.

Thanks! I just sent them an email.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 04-12-09, 06:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 174
Posted By Godwin
Crank Brothers Quattro problem

(Cross-posted from the road forum (http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php?t=530338))

Hey guys, I've got a problem with one of my quattro ti peddals. The peddal seems to have lost its tension...
Forum: Road Cycling 04-12-09, 04:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 367
Posted By Godwin
Yes, it's not the cleats, it's definetly the...

Yes, it's not the cleats, it's definetly the eggbeater, it's loose.
Forum: Road Cycling 04-12-09, 04:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 367
Posted By Godwin
I'm actually not sure but I don't think this is...

I'm actually not sure but I don't think this is the problem as the clips are the problem and don't really use bearings to keep you clipped in. If you're not familiar with them here's a closeup of one...
Forum: Road Cycling 04-12-09, 04:07 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,913
Posted By Godwin
http://i6.photobucket.com/albums/y208/somegodwin/P...

http://i6.photobucket.com/albums/y208/somegodwin/PDR_0090.jpg

I've had it there for two years now and nevver had a problem.
Forum: Road Cycling 04-12-09, 03:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 367
Posted By Godwin
Crank Brothers Quattro problem

Hey guys, I've got a problem with one of my quattro ti peddals. The peddal seems to have lost its tension over the past two years I've owned it (it's just one of the two) and comes loose every once...
Forum: Eastern Canada 04-12-09, 12:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 685
Posted By Godwin
Halifax Pop Explosion, it happens in October....

Halifax Pop Explosion, it happens in October. Lots of bands, big and small, over a few days, all over town.
Forum: Western Canada 01-22-09, 02:13 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 14,475
Posted By Godwin
Basically. Campus bike initiative was a campus...

Basically. Campus bike initiative was a campus club but we have a shop, bikes and parts now. The website is still campusbike.ca but we'll have bikeroot.ca up by our official grand opening in March.
Forum: Eastern Canada 01-21-09, 12:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 631
Posted By Godwin
If I still lived there I'd offer to put you up...

If I still lived there I'd offer to put you up for nothing. Unfortuanetly since I lived there I don't know many of the hotels very well but I've always heard good things about the King Edward Inn....
Forum: Western Canada 12-19-08, 07:45 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 14,475
Posted By Godwin
There's a second co-op in town now, the Bike Root...

There's a second co-op in town now, the Bike Root which is located at the university of calgary behind murray fraser hall. You can work on your bike, build a new one, or take one out of our bike...
Forum: Commuting 12-15-08, 11:48 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,039
Posted By Godwin
I did a 60km each way commute this past summer...

I did a 60km each way commute this past summer but I did find it draining by the end. I used a good road (race) bike. If don't want to buy from a shop and you have any mechanical know how and...
Forum: Commuting 12-15-08, 12:36 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 658
Posted By Godwin
I think studded tires in Wales might be a little...

I think studded tires in Wales might be a little overkill, usually a bit of practise handling the bike goes a long way. Like mstrpete says, lay off the front break as much as possible, also slow way...
Forum: Road Cycling 12-15-08, 12:15 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,133
Posted By Godwin
My Giordana wool tights...

My Giordana wool tights (http://www.sierratradingpost.com/p/0,19063_Giordana-Wool-Cycling-Tights-For-Men.html) are my favorites, I mostly wear them when it gets colder than that though.
Forum: Road Cycling 12-15-08, 12:12 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,249
Posted By Godwin
I sure do.

I sure do.
Forum: Commuting 12-14-08, 01:06 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,573
Posted By Godwin
Yeah, I'll probably be putting a few extra f's in...

Yeah, I'll probably be putting a few extra f's in there as well.
Forum: Winter Cycling 12-14-08, 12:38 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,322
Posted By Godwin
Sounds like you're getting the same cold snap as...

Sounds like you're getting the same cold snap as us, only it's -30c here. I'm also from the east, I've never experienced this kind of cold before (I still prefer slicks in this though). Best of luck...
Forum: Commuting 12-14-08, 02:46 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,427
Posted By Godwin
Unfortunately saddles are pretty much the most...

Unfortunately saddles are pretty much the most individualistic part of a bike, the right one really depends on your particular shape. Get some shorts (you can wear something over them if you like)...
Forum: Commuting 12-14-08, 02:23 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,573
Posted By Godwin
+1, there's 'skinny tire' weekend only types and...

+1, there's 'skinny tire' weekend only types and then there's dedicated commuters (and then here's some that are both). I haven't had a flat in ages and I'm still planning on commuting on Monday...
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