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  1. [QUOTE=LGHT;17212469] Is this the norm for...

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    Is this the norm for dedicated bike paths / trails?

    The speed limit on MUP's in and around Montreal is 20kph.
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    About 5C with regular shoes and tights. With Lake...

    About 5C with regular shoes and tights. With Lake boots and thermal tights I'm good to -10C.
  3. Fine For Driver Who Deliberately Struck Cyclist

    Was justice served?

    $250 Fine For SUV Driver Who Deliberately Plowed Into Cyclist During Road Rage Incident: Gothamist
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    1) Am I going to die a messy and embarrassing...

    1) Am I going to die a messy and embarrassing death when the fork inevitably and spectacularly fails?
    2) Is there a relatively safe way to remove the star nut?
    3) Assuming said removal could be...
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    I won't use them b/c they have cause many eye...

    I won't use them b/c they have cause many eye injuries.
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    I've worked with alcoholics who also have mental...

    I've worked with alcoholics who also have mental illness. I make sure they have a phone and I match them up with two other people. Each morning they call each other to check that they have taken...
  7. True. The city actually shut down over 40...

    True. The city actually shut down over 40 Municipal parking lots to help reduce congestion. A lot of people in the down town area use a very efficient short term rental system
    such as Commune Auto....
  8. My error. From About Montreal Montreal has a...

    My error. From About Montreal

    Montreal has a great reputation in the commuting department and residents echo the latter with frequent public transit use. Despite a decline pattern in public...
  9. We are a long way from it but recently the Gov't...

    We are a long way from it but recently the Gov't appointed Louis Garneau, a former Olympic cyclist and cycling products manufacturer to study the present situation regarding conflicts between cars,...
  10. I live in Montreal, Quebec and have been car free...

    I live in Montreal, Quebec and have been car free for the past 15 years. We have very good public transportation and 60% of adult residents do not own cars. The bike infrastructure has consistently...
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    I had Jeff Boatman at Carousel Design fabricate a...

    I had Jeff Boatman at Carousel Design fabricate a custom bag for my Litespeed hard tail. It has zips on both sides and a zip which divides the upper and lower compartments. I've had it for 6 years...
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    Continental makes a Gatorskin in 26 x 11/8. I...

    Continental makes a Gatorskin in 26 x 11/8. I have a set on a mountain bike.
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    The city of Montreal installed a set of tools and...

    The city of Montreal installed a set of tools and an air compressor in a shack on Ille Notre Dame. Idiots came at night and cut the cables holding the tools on a repeated basis as well as cutting the...
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    Montreal Gear Swap

    Recyclo Nord-Sud 4

    Bicycle Gear Swap

    Saturday June 7, 2014

    11am to 4 pm

    7378 Lajeunesse St., (Jean Talon Metro)
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    I think you will find that MEC will only order...

    I think you will find that MEC will only order parts that they usually stock. The largest bike shop in Montreal is ABC Cycles on Park Ave. They have a large shop and carry a very large inventory of...
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    When you get the second set you can shim the...

    When you get the second set you can shim the rotors so as they sit in the same location in the caliper. Bike shops have the shims.
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    Can you move the piston further in with a flat...

    Can you move the piston further in with a flat screw driver?
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    Cannondale make an alum. 66cm. road frame and...

    Cannondale make an alum. 66cm. road frame and fork. Not sold as a complete bike. I believe it is a CAAD 5.,
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    I would buy the 29er b/c it has a bigger frame,...

    I would buy the 29er b/c it has a bigger frame, much stronger wheels than the FX and you can adjust the compression of the suspension fork to give a smoother ride.
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    Quote It would probably be massively helpful...

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    It would probably be massively helpful if you could say what make and model 29'er you have that is too big for you in an XL size.

    I have a Kona Big Unit 29er. The TTL is 648 and the...
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    [QUOTE=OmegaGator;16629120]Hey guys and gals, ...

    [QUOTE=OmegaGator;16629120]Hey guys and gals,

    So, I'm roughly 6'7 350lbs, the weight fluctuates, never really goes over 350 tho.

    I'm 6'7" and 275 lbs. I have a 26" MTB but it is a custom frame...
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    I need to adjust the pads a couple of times each...

    I need to adjust the pads a couple of times each year. I take a business card and fold it in half and hold it on the rotor while I insert the rotor into the pads and settle the wheel into the drop...
  23. Wash it down after each ride. Salt is tough on...

    Wash it down after each ride. Salt is tough on alum.
  24. In Quebec you get demerit points for cycling...

    In Quebec you get demerit points for cycling infractions. By law you must identify yourself and the data base will tell the cop if you have a drivers license.
  25. I have 3 bikes and each has a mount and I move...

    I have 3 bikes and each has a mount and I move the Garmin from bike to bike with no setting required. I think its great.
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