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    Here's the link for anyone interested in going. ...

    Here's the link for anyone interested in going.

    Toronto International Bicycle Show

    A few good deals on tires last year, Michelin Race Pro, 2 for $70 CDN.
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    I know, I know... it's just like bringing the...

    I know, I know... it's just like bringing the bike out of storage when you switch from your winter bike, I always do it too soon and want to ride the best I've got.... maybe if I put some Armadillos...
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    A Pinch Flat

    I was commuting home today and had an excellent little tailwind (not that such a thing exists), and at about 40 km/h, I hit a stone and hear a wsshhhh from the rear tire. I was flat within 20...
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    Bravo, Nothing at all wrong with a 5:34...

    Bravo,

    Nothing at all wrong with a 5:34 century. In fact, any century is to be appauded. Sleep well.


    p.s. hope my next century comes close.
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    I'm with Media, at 50 km/h, I wait to check my...

    I'm with Media, at 50 km/h, I wait to check my speed after I get off the hill. Something about going into a speed wobble.... and don't even talk about cornering, that's just wrong.

    I think that's...
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    95 Kona Cinder Cone, still as solid as the day I...

    95 Kona Cinder Cone, still as solid as the day I bought it.
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    I have a very similar knife. It's locked in a...

    I have a very similar knife. It's locked in a drawer and I haven't cut myself yet.

    Well, except the day I got it. But that's why it's locked in the drawer.
  8. Poll: Black or silver, this Jamis just got better...

    Black or silver, this Jamis just got better lookin' Don't make me fly to Austin to take those reflectors off!
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    Patient: Doctor, Doctor, it hurts every time I do...

    Patient: Doctor, Doctor, it hurts every time I do this. [Patient flaps arms in an unnatural fashion while rapidly banging their head against left and right shoulders].

    Doctor: Don't do that.
    ...
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    Just so you know, I'd never hear of "Scottoiler"...

    Just so you know, I'd never hear of "Scottoiler" and i'd never seen it posted on these pages. I had to go out and track it down on the internet. I can't imagine a lot of cyclists going for that...
  11. I thought there'd be a funny picture attached to...

    I thought there'd be a funny picture attached to this message because of the link. Apparently the @ symbol creates a link and starts one's email editor. I did not send a message to...
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    Good point. I never thought about the helmet...

    Good point. I never thought about the helmet warranty thing, or the actual effectiveness if you crash. I've actually stayed away from the rear light because I thought it was too bright, but I'm not...
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    BLT's products are marketed in the USA by a...

    BLT's products are marketed in the USA by a company called Bicycle Technologies International. Here's a link to the BTI Store Locator.

    If you put in your zipcode it shows local stores that carry...
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    I know this LED light has been mentioned in a few...

    I know this LED light has been mentioned in a few other threads, but I just wanted to get a post in specifically about this product to let anyone looking for relatively cheap lighting know what's out...
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    We've been getting a fair amount of snow in...

    We've been getting a fair amount of snow in southern Ontario this year. I've found that the best thing I can do for the chain is wipe it dry when I get home. A wet snowy, salty chain, warming up in...
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    Hey Mark, I bought my first road bike from...

    Hey Mark,

    I bought my first road bike from Pedlars. They don't specialize in road bikes and only had a couple, but what they did have was perfect for me because I was just getting started. I...
  17. I've gained about 10 lbs since November and I'm...

    I've gained about 10 lbs since November and I'm forcing myself to ride to work more to help keep it off. Plow on through and think of the warmer weather. This won't last forever.
    Today's ride...
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    Hey TrailRider, I just read your series of...

    Hey TrailRider,

    I just read your series of posts. I'm in Niagara and have a little experience with the local shops. Let me know how the shopping goes and whether you have any concerns about...
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    I'd sign up because my subscription is coming to...

    I'd sign up because my subscription is coming to an end but apparently the new account login will work for anyone, as long as you live in the USA....

    I've sent Deekins a message, maybe I'll get...
  20. didn't think of the front derailleur either......

    didn't think of the front derailleur either... thanks. Hopefully by the time this chain wears out, I'll be able to sneak a 10 speed everything into the garage.
  21. I'd mention that Wipperman has a couple chains...

    I'd mention that Wipperman has a couple chains that are 11/128" but that would be like splitting hairs... 1/128" difference. Thanks for the info sydney. I had no idea about the standard and figured...
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    Wooohooo. Love the night rides. One of the...

    Wooohooo. Love the night rides.
    One of the shifts I work ends at 2 a.m. so I get to experience this time of the night pretty regularly on my ride home. You just have to make sure you keep a close...
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    Love to, but I think the OCR-3 is a little...

    Love to, but I think the OCR-3 is a little different today than it was in 2002. I think they've gotten a bit better by adding a carbon fork with a 1 1/8" steerer to the package, but it's still...
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    3 riders on a trip to Ottawa. Drafting every...

    3 riders on a trip to Ottawa. Drafting every chance I got.

    September 23 6:19 St. Catharines to Whitby
    September 24 5:42 Cobourg to Kingston
    September 25 5:04 Kingston to Ottawa...
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    Excellent thread! I bought a 2002 OCR-3 and...

    Excellent thread!
    I bought a 2002 OCR-3 and spent a season in Sora before the upgrade to Ultegra. If it wasn't for the startup price being so reasonable, I never would have gotten into road cycling.
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