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I have a 2006 Litespeed Pisgah 26 which I built up with a Fox RL 80 fork. The past few years I've ridden the bike mostly on paved paths and I would like to replace the Fox fork with a carbon fork. I...
I live in Montreal which has excellent public transportation. I had cancer 3 times and took up walking and cycling to maintain my health. The money I save by not owning a car pays for a great 3 week...
Anybody know what racing track he is on?
The Madison final had me on the edge of my seat. Awesome race!
Lots of trip journals here https://www.crazyguyonabike.com/doc/locales/?locale_id=1801226&doctype=journal
I can tell you that you will get all the hills you can ever wish for.
In the woman's Kerin final the Australian woman had a rear tire go down and the race was stopped. The mechanic changed the rear wheel and then she was disqualified. What was the ruling?
Sometimes the State has to protect people from themselves. I live in a social democracy and we get lots of that.
From The Adventure Cycling site.
Just a quick note, when I talk about light touring, or randonneur bikes, the characteristics I'm referring to place us somewhere between road bike geometry and...
I ride the track one day a week. Great track with one climb and a very quick curving descent. It is car free early in the A.M. and when cars are present there are dividers set up around the entire...
Here is a link to a Montreal - Quebec ride report
The Bicycle Tourist: Montréal ? Québec City (by Michel Gagnon)
I would e mail Via rail about transporting your bikes as they have different...
Ottawa shuts down the Parkways on Sundays and they are for cyclists only. I think they call it Alcatal Sundays.
The bike show will be at the Palais Congress in February and the maps given out by...
Here is a trip report. I haven't read it .
Ottawa-Montreal-Ottawa via Gatineau River Valley, P'tit Train du Nord, Ottawa River Valley
Yes, I did it with a friend on road bikes in 6 days. The Ottawa - Montreal section is mostly on highways but if I did it again, I would drop down south and catch a really good west-east rail to...
All of the info is on the Petit Train du Nord website. Velo Quebec sell an excellent guide in English.
If you want to ride with the leaf watchers you will need to make reservations early b/c the hotels and motels are packed. I've done it a few times camping out with a bivy sack.
A great ride is...
I tape them to the bottom of the chain stay on the non drive side.
Recent test results
2015 POV Camera Shootout: Best in test winners revealed - Mtbr.com
I purchased a Sony cam that was bundled with a wi fi device that is wrist mounted and provides
real time viewing. The bundled price was 320$.
I weigh 260-270. Three years ago I built myself a set of wheels using Velocity A23 -32 hole rims on Ultegra hubs and DT Comp. spokes.
I ran them with a 25 tire and never broke a spoke. I reset the...
I have done a lot of off road riding on multi-day tours and while the Pangea looks up to the task, I would use a Jones H bar with Paul components shifters which adapt the bar ends to thumb shifters....