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Forum: Eastern Canada 01-30-14, 10:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,727
Posted By aglauser
I have been looking in to powder coating in KW....

I have been looking in to powder coating in KW. So far, I've found Century Powdercoating (http://www.centurypowder.site11.com/main.html) in Kitchener and Westex Coatings...
Forum: Eastern Canada 01-21-14, 07:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,113
Posted By aglauser
There are some bridges out on the Kissing Bridge...

There are some bridges out on the Kissing Bridge Trail, so some on-road diversions (or stream fordings) are required. Also, the maintenance gets much worse toward Millbank.

I agree that the TCT...
Forum: Commuting 07-05-13, 10:41 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,633
Posted By aglauser
Why is this different from having a bike stolen...

Why is this different from having a bike stolen from a public rack?
Forum: Commuting 08-23-12, 12:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,122
Posted By aglauser
I'm not clear why you want to remove the...

I'm not clear why you want to remove the cleat/clamp from the pedal. It doesn't get in the way of using them as platforms.

That being said, I agree with others who suggest that dual-sided...
Forum: Eastern Canada 06-13-12, 07:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,136
Posted By aglauser
The best I've found so far is to use an online...

The best I've found so far is to use an online map that has satellite or aerial imagery. This is highly dependent on having high-resolution images for the area, however, so may not be suitable in...
Forum: Commuting 04-18-12, 07:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,016
Posted By aglauser
The "My Ten Speeds...

The "My Ten Speeds (http://www.mytenspeeds.com/My_TenSpeeds_1/)" website has a lot of really good information about assessing the quality of older road bikes.
Forum: Commuting 04-04-12, 07:51 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 720
Posted By aglauser
It is my understanding that what you are...

It is my understanding that what you are proposing should work. I have a 105 crankset and FD from the same era (1055 groupset), and I'm successfully using it with a 9-speed cassette. This thread...
Forum: Eastern Canada 03-27-12, 07:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,145
Posted By aglauser
I'm not sure if they're doing powdercoating on...

I'm not sure if they're doing powdercoating on existing frames, but bike builders True North Cycles...
Forum: Commuting 03-21-12, 09:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,458
Posted By aglauser
DIY option

I kludged an adaptor similar to the one that no1mad linked (http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php/805993-How-to-mount-taillight-to-Axiom-rear-rack?p=13997204&viewfull=1#post13997204). I just...
Forum: Eastern Canada 02-28-12, 08:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,110
Posted By aglauser
This blog post...

This blog post (http://waterloobikes.ca/2011/09/23/waterloobiked-to-jake-laytons-memorial-service/) gives a ride report from KW to Toronto, hope it will be helpful. If you're aiming for the west side...
Forum: Commuting 02-21-12, 09:35 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 9,340
Posted By aglauser
Seems like it would be a good way to practise...

Seems like it would be a good way to practise formation riding when one's riding partner wants to access their drink on the go.
Forum: Commuting 01-09-12, 02:20 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 836
Posted By aglauser
Cyclists must use the bicycle-specific...

Cyclists must use the bicycle-specific infrastructure where it is available though, right? That's what they told me when I rented a bike in Montreal. I don't think that's true in most places.
Forum: Commuting 01-03-12, 12:12 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,594
Posted By aglauser
I'm interested in your perspective here as a bus...

I'm interested in your perspective here as a bus driver. What is it about a cyclist passing on the left that is a problem?

I try to avoid playing leapfrog with buses, but sometimes I know the...
Forum: Commuting 12-18-11, 09:35 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,644
Posted By aglauser
Another example along these lines is a heavy,...

Another example along these lines is a heavy, tightly woven cotton shirt, like a rugby shirt. I find that keeps a surprising amount of wind out in dry, cool conditions. In fact, I find it too warm...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 10-27-11, 10:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 274
Posted By aglauser
Yeah, I plan on relacing to be sure I got it...

Yeah, I plan on relacing to be sure I got it right. Just wanted to make sure it wasn't normal for things to be off so much.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 10-27-11, 09:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 274
Posted By aglauser
Wheel build initial tensioning problem

I'm building my first wheel. It's a rear wheel. I got the spokes at the LBS, they measured the hub and rim for me to figure out the correct lengths. I've also confirmed their measurements using the...
Forum: Commuting 10-17-11, 07:17 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,602
Posted By aglauser
You mentioned the Keen Coronado earlier. Keen...

You mentioned the Keen Coronado earlier. Keen also makes some nice sandals (I have the men's Commuter II and quite like it), and the Presidio looks like the closest you can get to the Coronado, but...
Forum: Commuting 09-21-11, 10:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 677
Posted By aglauser
For the sake of comparison, my commute is about...

For the sake of comparison, my commute is about 22 miles one-way and consists mostly of fairly small rolling hills.



I ride 2 or 3 days out of 5. I sometimes take the bus for most of the...
Forum: Commuting 09-07-11, 08:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 255
Posted By aglauser
Another good resource is The Bicycle Wheel...

Another good resource is The Bicycle Wheel (http://www.amazon.com/Bicycle-Wheel-3rd-Jobst-Brandt/dp/0960723668), by Jobst Brant. I am planning to do my first wheel build soon, and I'm a lot less...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 09-05-11, 12:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 369
Posted By aglauser
The gunk is from some tape that was on the frame....

The gunk is from some tape that was on the frame. I think the intention was to plug the holes in the bottom of the BB shell. It was duct tape covered by electrical tape. I'm not looking forward to...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 08-28-11, 09:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 369
Posted By aglauser
I'm thinking I'll try to clean it up a bit and...

I'm thinking I'll try to clean it up a bit and ride it for a while. If I really like it I might try to do a proper repaint to match the fork, assuming I can get the fork usable again. Right now...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 08-27-11, 07:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 369
Posted By aglauser
Details of fork. Again, not sure if original fork...

Details of fork. Again, not sure if original fork or not.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 08-24-11, 08:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 369
Posted By aglauser
Okay, here are some more shots of the frame....

Okay, here are some more shots of the frame. Looks like the rear dropouts are forged and say "??EV CAMPAGNOLO".

As for the poorly done Sprite can seatpost shim, it's a temporary fix so that I...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 08-24-11, 07:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 369
Posted By aglauser
Thanks Bianchigirll, I will get those other...

Thanks Bianchigirll, I will get those other detail shots. I still fairly new to this, wasn't sure exactly what would be helpful.

I didn't see anything stamped on the dropouts, but the frame seems...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 08-23-11, 02:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 369
Posted By aglauser
Frame identification help needed

Hi all,

I recently bought a frame from a friend at my local bike co-op. It has Brodie decals, but had a Fiori fork installed. I emailed Brodie with some photos and the serial number and they say...
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