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Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 05-04-16, 07:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,275
Posted By Cipo
Three Sportsnet channels, five more at TSN and...

Three Sportsnet channels, five more at TSN and Canadians are denied the chance to watch one of cycling's three Grand Tours (I'll be surprised if we get the Vuelta later this year), an event that...
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 05-04-16, 12:27 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,275
Posted By Cipo
Sportsnet seems to be bailing on a lot of cycling...

Sportsnet seems to be bailing on a lot of cycling coverage this year. We didn't get Milan-San Remo or Amstel Gold or the Tour of Flanders or even Strada Bianchi, all of which we've been able to see...
Forum: Road Cycling 04-08-12, 08:30 AM
Replies: 1,101
Views: 169,761
Posted By Cipo
I did that climb seven times with the Contour...

I did that climb seven times with the Contour mounted in various positions.
Forum: Road Cycling 04-08-12, 06:56 AM
Replies: 1,101
Views: 169,761
Posted By Cipo
A little ode in honor of Paris-Roubaix ...

A little ode in honor of Paris-Roubaix

http://youtu.be/U7JXiy1rkNU
Forum: Western Canada 07-02-11, 11:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 351
Posted By Cipo
Heck, why go to commercial when they can cut away...

Heck, why go to commercial when they can cut away to the umpteenth replay of Sportscentre instead. Hopefully their controller is more alert over the next few weeks...
Forum: Road Cycling 06-01-11, 10:30 PM
Replies: 25,641
Views: 14,396,345
Posted By Cipo
Lapierre Xelius 400 FDJ. Equipped with SRAM...

Lapierre Xelius 400 FDJ. Equipped with SRAM Force/Red, Easton carbon seatpost, handlebars, AL stem, Fizik saddle, Fulcrum Racing 5 wheels, Look Max Carbon pedals.
...
Forum: Western Canada 06-01-11, 10:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 830
Posted By Cipo
Er, Sportsnet picked up Universal's live coverage...

Er, Sportsnet picked up Universal's live coverage of the Giro. I watched it every morning. And while it wasn't in HD and the PQ looked like ##s, it was nice to see the race on television without...
Forum: Western Canada 05-30-11, 10:45 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 27,664
Posted By Cipo
If you're looking for a Felt road bike, Fort...

If you're looking for a Felt road bike, Fort Langley Cyclery (http://www.cyclery.ca) is probably your best bet.
Forum: Road Cycling 05-02-11, 08:05 PM
Replies: 22,919
Views: 3,672,545
Posted By Cipo
Lapierre Xelius 400 FDJ. Rides like a dream. ...

Lapierre Xelius 400 FDJ. Rides like a dream.

http://www.roadhockey.net/lapierreskyline2.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling 04-22-11, 04:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 657
Posted By Cipo
Most definitely not! Here's my tribute, with...

Most definitely not!

Here's my tribute, with a bit of backstory, to my soon to be departed Orbea (http://thebigring.wordpress.com/2011/04/15/farewell-to-a-friend/). We had eight great seasons...
Forum: Road Cycling 04-18-11, 11:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 619
Posted By Cipo
My French mistress

I am in love.

And with my wife’s blessing, I have begun an affair with a mistress called Lapierre.

We consummated our relationship on Monday, a languid union along the river on a cool, breezy...
Forum: Road Cycling 04-17-11, 09:45 PM
Replies: 15,788
Views: 2,516,680
Posted By Cipo
Lapierre Xelius 400 frameset in FDJ team colors: ...

Lapierre Xelius 400 frameset in FDJ team colors:

http://thebigring.files.wordpress.com/2011/04/110408xelius1.jpg

http://thebigring.files.wordpress.com/2011/04/110408xelius2.jpg
...
Forum: Western Canada 03-28-11, 10:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 830
Posted By Cipo
Welcome to my world. First off, if you...

Welcome to my world.

First off, if you haven't yet bookmarked cyclingfans (http://www.cyclingfans.com/) and steephill (http://www.steephill.tv/), do so; they're the go-to sites to find live feeds...
Forum: Western Canada 02-21-11, 12:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,657
Posted By Cipo
Dude, Marine Dr./Way the whole way out? That's...

Dude, Marine Dr./Way the whole way out? That's suicide!

Head up into Burnaby (up 6th St., left at Edmonds, right at the Eastburn Community Centre, jog through a couple of back streets to get to...
Forum: Foo 01-24-11, 12:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 343
Posted By Cipo
I've been off the pie now for nearly nine years....

I've been off the pie now for nearly nine years. I used to be a hard core pie addict. Apple, strawberry-rhubarb, banana cream, cherry, I loved them all. Baked my own as well. I'd have two pies going...
Forum: Northern California 01-21-11, 09:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 614
Posted By Cipo
I'll be traveling down from British Columbia to...

I'll be traveling down from British Columbia to do the Gran. My wife signed me up as a birthday present; I'm not sure if she loves me or is trying to get rid of me ;) She's going to sign on as a...
Forum: Road Cycling 10-30-10, 08:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 588
Posted By Cipo
Becoming a "Hard Man of Flanders:" A report with photos

I think I now know what it means to be a "hard man of Flanders."
My wife and I are just back from a European holiday that included stays in Paris, Ghent and Berlin.
We have family in Belgium, and...
Forum: Western Canada 10-05-10, 06:48 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,908
Posted By Cipo
Nope. Just some arm warmers sponsored by RBC....

Nope. Just some arm warmers sponsored by RBC. I'll likely never wear them.

The volunteers did quite well though; they all got Lululemon hoodies worth about $100!
Forum: Western Canada 09-21-10, 08:29 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,908
Posted By Cipo
Some hopeful news: John Botelho, a Victoria...

Some hopeful news:

John Botelho, a Victoria accountant injured in last weekend's RBC Gran Fondo mass bike ride to Whistler, is now conscious after spending several days in an induced coma at Lions...
Forum: Western Canada 09-14-10, 01:40 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,908
Posted By Cipo
My wife volunteered at the salt shed station,...

My wife volunteered at the salt shed station, then drove up to Whistler and we made a weekend of it. We would have liked to see some of that crazy Red Bull downhill race, but it was just too cold and...
Forum: Western Canada 09-14-10, 08:40 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,908
Posted By Cipo
Update...

Update (http://www.vancouversun.com/travel/Victoria+cyclist+unconscious+after+GranFondo+crash/3521445/story.html) on the downed rider.
Forum: Western Canada 09-13-10, 11:09 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,908
Posted By Cipo
Same here. I thought it was a great event,...

Same here.

I thought it was a great event, well-managed traffic, well-stocked rest/refueling stations (pizza and wine for lunch!). The pockets of spectators cheering encouragement along the road...
Forum: Western Canada 09-04-10, 11:39 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,908
Posted By Cipo
Weather forecasts a week out on the coast are...

Weather forecasts a week out on the coast are notoriously inaccurate. I wouldn't sweat it just yet.
Forum: Western Canada 08-28-10, 07:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,657
Posted By Cipo
Welcome to the Lower Mainland ;) One option...

Welcome to the Lower Mainland ;)

One option is to head east, through Coquitlam/Port Coquitlam (if you're not averse to climbing, I'd head up and over Burnaby Mountain, then along the Barnet), over...
Forum: Western Canada 08-23-10, 02:54 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 406
Posted By Cipo
Vuelta on TV; but not for Shaw subscribers!

It looks like the long drought (as in forever) of pro cycling coverage on Canadian tv may finally be coming to an end; Sportsnet One will be showing two hours every day of delayed coverage of the...
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