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    Good on you for chasing him down. I only wish my...

    Good on you for chasing him down. I only wish my coworkers and boss cared half as much as you did when my bike was stolen years ago. I was working in Toronto and had my brand new mountain bike...
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    Other than cycling: - Coaching my son's hockey...

    Other than cycling:

    - Coaching my son's hockey team
    - I play hockey with a bunch of similarly aged and (un)skilled guys.
    - Drinking beer with aforementioned guys
    - Homebrewing
    - Camping. Well,...
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    Contour mounts are specific to Contour. Maybe a...

    Contour mounts are specific to Contour. Maybe a GoPro or Garmin mount could be adapted to work?
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    it's called the Contour Flex Strap. It's a...

    it's called the Contour Flex Strap. It's a rubber strap with a camera mount attached. I wrap it around the head tub, adjust the angle and attach the camera. Works very well. The camera has a...
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    I have a Contour and have experimented with...

    I have a Contour and have experimented with helmet mounting, handlebar mounting and head tube mounting. Of the three I prefer the head tube. Helmet mounting is nice in that the camera sees whatever...
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    Many Canadians too. I'm currently participating...

    Many Canadians too. I'm currently participating in our office "Biggest Loser" contest. It's incredible to see the emails flying around about the latest diet or cleanse or "boot camp weekend." Sure,...
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    Personally, I have no problem with team kit. I'm...

    Personally, I have no problem with team kit. I'm Canadian and there are very few of us in the pro peloton so I'd happily wear a Garmin jersey because of Ryder Hesjedal (if I could find an...
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    Speaking from experience (and my experience is no...

    Speaking from experience (and my experience is no different from anybody else's) it may be the bottom bracket. Or it may be the seatpost, saddle, pedals or any number of things. I'd check the...
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    I just purchased a new helmet out of immediate...

    I just purchased a new helmet out of immediate necessity. I was getting ready for the Ride to Conquer Cancer in Toronto last Friday and was in the parking lot unloading my gear and dropping off my...
  10. One of my favorite rides is a loop through Point...

    One of my favorite rides is a loop through Point Pelee National Park in southwestern Ontario. Yesterday there were four of us out on a beautiful sunny day. We had a pretty good pace line going when...
  11. Thread: First Century

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    96 miles is an excellent ride and I congratulate...

    96 miles is an excellent ride and I congratulate you for it. I personally haven't done it yet. But 96 miles is not a Century. A Century is a milestone achievement for many cyclists, something they...
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    I live near US border in southwestern Ontario. I...

    I live near US border in southwestern Ontario. I grew up learning imperial measurement in grade school before Canada switched to the metric system. Because of that I still prefer my temperatures in...
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    I live in Southwestern Ontario and it's flat,...

    I live in Southwestern Ontario and it's flat, flat, flat. I don't like headwinds anymore than the next person, but I always try to plan my rides so that I'm going into the wind for the first part of...
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    I've had an ashtray dumped out in front of me as...

    I've had an ashtray dumped out in front of me as the car went by. Not very pleasant at all.
  15. I really like my Performance Ultra Max bibs. ...

    I really like my Performance Ultra Max bibs. They fit well and have a very good chamois that is about medium thickness. Yesterday I received a new pair from Ekoi Canada. Ekoi is a French company...
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    Another happy SRAM mount user here. The stem...

    Another happy SRAM mount user here. The stem mount works just fine but the extensions - SRAM or others - present a much better viewing angle. The SRAM mount has clean lines, is inexpensive and...
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    Go to Youtube and search for roguemechanic. He...

    Go to Youtube and search for roguemechanic. He has a series of videos that show exactly how to disassemble, clean, lube and reassemble a Ksyrium freehub.

    Cheers!
    K
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    Had a bunch this week: (2) Ultegra 6701 chains...

    Had a bunch this week:

    (2) Ultegra 6701 chains
    Defeet Woolie Boolie socks
    P.I. shoe covers
    MEC Drencher rain gloves

    The last 3 items are in response to the winter that will not end. I...
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    I put the trainer away 2 weeks ago and last night...

    I put the trainer away 2 weeks ago and last night had to mount the bike on it again. That SUCKED. Going back on that thing after 5 or 6 rides was awful. Next time I won't let myself be seduced by...
  20. The Steve Bauer Canfondo, September 7, 2013, in...

    The Steve Bauer Canfondo, September 7, 2013, in the Guelph area. www.canfondo.com
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    Hello from Essex, Ontario!

    Hello everyone,

    Just wanted to drop in and introduce myself. I've been in and out of cycling since I was 20 years old. Bought my first "real" road bike - a Bianchi Campione d'Italia - after...
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