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  1. Gregor and his cronies are looking at introducing...

    Gregor and his cronies are looking at introducing a "Bike Share" program in Vancouver/GVRD.
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bicycle_sharing_system
    Much like the BIXI program in Montreal.
    One of the...
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    This comment displays a lack of understanding of...

    This comment displays a lack of understanding of the costs of running a smaller business when compared to a larger one.
    Taxation alone is more onerous for the smaller shop; as well as the skewed...
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    Though I would point out (having experience with...

    Though I would point out (having experience with the Xtracycle Free Radical) that the kit is very robust, and does the "Trick" nicely.
    It is mounted in a very sensible way, and is as strong as...
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    It is a valid point concerning the LBS near MEC...

    It is a valid point concerning the LBS near MEC Broadway; but they did not have to worry about MEC competing for Bike sales.
    And a smaller shop can only "up it's game" so much against something with...
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    This is a great idea. The second part is also...

    This is a great idea.
    The second part is also good for those looking for a greater physical challenge.
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    Except that MEC appears to be headed down a very...

    Except that MEC appears to be headed down a very gray-lit path with a nigh Wal-Mart-like potential to undercut reputable shops.
    I hope they do not begin stocking brands in such a way as to unfairly...
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    Factual info here.:thumb:

    Factual info here.:thumb:
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    Thanks all for the great input. I have sorted it...

    Thanks all for the great input.
    I have sorted it out.
    Funny part of this is that when we got this bike originally this derailleur was on it.
    As it turns out someone messed-up big time: The cage...
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    It is the Pedal Depot. It is an extension of Our...

    It is the Pedal Depot.
    It is an extension of Our Community Bikes up on Main, and 17th.
    Shop is open to the Public from 3-6pm.
    The rest of the day is spent fixing bikes for sale, and as freebies...
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    Placing a bet on 700's. Hybrid commuter by the...

    Placing a bet on 700's.
    Hybrid commuter by the looks of it.
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    Right looks image not? lol:D Scrambling...

    Right looks image not? lol:D
    Scrambling reference for I was.
    Image first available i grabbed.

    Okay. Gotcha.
    Yes those Suntour VX's are wonderful little systems: I have tuned them before, just...
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    heh. Either the image is reversed, or it is made...

    heh. Either the image is reversed, or it is made on mars.
    I used that image to show the "bit" I was curious about; sorry for THAT reference cross-up.
    Here is better image to reference....
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    Suntour Derailleur question.

    Don't have the model number yet; but I have a question:
    It is obvious that the rear derailleur has a hole for mounting something in it just behind the ?dropout? (where the derailleur hooks onto the...
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    Note that on weekends, and evenings (non-rush...

    Note that on weekends, and evenings (non-rush hour times): You can take your bike on the Skytrain.
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    You planning on using the #3 (Crowsnest) I...

    You planning on using the #3 (Crowsnest) I assume:
    I have never ridden it; but having lived for 16 years, and having family in Lethbridge AB; I can honestly say I know this route like the back of my...
  16. This is actually what is happening. VACC...

    This is actually what is happening.
    VACC confirms it.
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    Two things: I have a Tikit that I won from...

    Two things:
    I have a Tikit that I won from MOMENTUM; and after several test rides found it fit just fine.
    I am 6' tall, 170 lbs.
    My build is a little wonky: I have long legs/arms, and a short...
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    Noes. They go for the other nuts first. Unless...

    Noes.
    They go for the other nuts first.
    Unless you are a woman.
    Then they try to hide in the bush.
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    You will be close to several Grocery outlets. It...

    You will be close to several Grocery outlets.
    It should also be pointed out that there is now a Skytrain line running down the Lougheed Highway.
    Which, judging by your description; will be very...
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    This is factual. Main highways have good...

    This is factual.
    Main highways have good shoulders; So you should be good-to-go.
    My Dad is one of those "Albertan owners"; he owns a time-share in Fairmont Hot Spring.
    I have cycled the circular...
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    Loved the one with the Nun BMX'er ("God's...

    Loved the one with the Nun BMX'er ("God's Lesson"), and "White Vans" (won the People's Choice award. -Well deserved).
    Was pleasantly suprised to see the one from Victoria called "No, no. Yes"....
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    The Central Valley Greenway has been a handy...

    The Central Valley Greenway has been a handy addition to the entire corridor from Vancouver to New Westminster.
    I have friend that uses it to get from his house in East Vancouver (near Commercial...
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    This is a good point. I will back-up my info by...

    This is a good point.
    I will back-up my info by saying I am a Hybrid Commuting/Touring rider (flat bars).
  24. Here's hoping the rumour that the Helmet Law is...

    Here's hoping the rumour that the Helmet Law is being examined for a repeal is true.
    Ridership needs to go up. Not stagnate because of a barely useful piece of plastic on the head.
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    Here's hoping that the helmet law repealed up...

    Here's hoping that the helmet law repealed up here.
    (I've heard a rumour)
    Helmets work against the drive for a Bixi-Bike program, and the drive to increase ridership.
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