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06-04-12, 05:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,256
Posted By RedWhiteandRed

Lose the electric assist. If you are going to...

Lose the electric assist. If you are going to ride your bicycle: ride a bicycle.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-20-11, 03:00 PM
Replies: 232
Views: 9,562
Posted By RedWhiteandRed

Not in Toronto. It would be a noteworthy event if...

Not in Toronto. It would be a noteworthy event if the police showed at all or if the officers at the station even made an appearance at the counter.
05-10-11, 08:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 448
Posted By RedWhiteandRed

That is wicked awesome - truly fast.

That is wicked awesome - truly fast.
05-02-11, 02:58 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,486
Posted By RedWhiteandRed

The MEC in Calgary is terrific. The MEC in...

The MEC in Calgary is terrific.
The MEC in Quebec City is terrific.
The MEC in Vancouver... great.
Halifax - great.

The MEC in Toronto on a weekend or Friday night - decent. The part time...
04-03-11, 07:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 796
Posted By RedWhiteandRed

I liked Shower's pass so much I bought tow -...

I liked Shower's pass so much I bought tow - different styles and each impressive.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-02-11, 06:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 269
Posted By RedWhiteandRed

Heath at Labicicletta is the top of the heap....

Heath at Labicicletta is the top of the heap. Best shop for road cycling in Canada.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-02-11, 06:11 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 226
Posted By RedWhiteandRed

New Bike

Sold my 2010 Roubaix Ultegra and plunked down on a Focus Extreme Dura Ace -

Rather excited to get the new bike - does anyone think I will miss the absorption of the Roubaix?
02-16-11, 07:09 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 895
Posted By RedWhiteandRed

Hey, I love those cookies. The traditional ones...

Hey, I love those cookies. The traditional ones with simple white cream and golden cookie parts - I think they uses to be made by Christie Biscuits but now are made by Peak Freens and are no where...
02-13-11, 07:12 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,405
Posted By RedWhiteandRed

Hi, A good local bike store might trump...

Hi,

A good local bike store might trump craigslist. One unusual upside of being a larger person is that the low end bikes are stronger and less expensive. A Giant Sedona might be the ticket - ...
02-13-11, 07:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 493
Posted By RedWhiteandRed

I enjoy cycling . I cannot imagine Georgia being...

I enjoy cycling . I cannot imagine Georgia being too cool for cycling at any time of the year.
02-13-11, 06:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 277
Posted By RedWhiteandRed

Hey - I will attend. Shoot me a message.

Hey - I will attend. Shoot me a message.
02-13-11, 06:05 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,384
Posted By RedWhiteandRed

Doctors in general are very very good. I...

Doctors in general are very very good.

I see my doctor once a year for a checkup and then maybe 2 other times for specific maladies. We have a useful professional relationship. He has been very...
01-21-11, 12:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 961
Posted By RedWhiteandRed

TBN is not very friendly and the rides are...

TBN is not very friendly and the rides are downright dangerous due to a full abscence of riding skill.

The donut ride is amazingly friendly and people are generally eager to help new riders. Keep...
01-19-11, 05:56 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 2,685
Posted By RedWhiteandRed

Full health care here - being Canadian and all: ...

Full health care here - being Canadian and all:

- visit to the doctor regularly
- see psychiatric service semi-regular
- see physio and nutritional consult once a month or so.
- ride bike for...
01-19-11, 05:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 489
Posted By RedWhiteandRed

I ride pretty well every day - usually the 40kms...

I ride pretty well every day - usually the 40kms round trip to the coffee shop and back in the morning. The cold is fine - Ontario - and the cars are more or less nicer in the colder weather. If I...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-07-10, 09:33 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 9,858
Posted By RedWhiteandRed

Roubaix - not the s-works one. The expert is aces...

Roubaix - not the s-works one. The expert is aces and the parts are cheap to replace. I am on my sixth chain on my Roubaix and very pleased.

I am a tad older, a tad heavier and a tad more...
12-04-10, 09:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,636
Posted By RedWhiteandRed

Martin Goodman Trail.

Martin Goodman Trail.
12-04-10, 09:36 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,486
Posted By RedWhiteandRed

Brutal

The MEC in downtown Toronto is a model of bad service and Toronto arrogance. Needed a few lights on a Friday night and what a chore - steer clear I say.
09-30-10, 07:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,022
Posted By RedWhiteandRed

Who is bringing the dope?

Who is bringing the dope?
09-28-10, 11:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,772
Posted By RedWhiteandRed

Htfu

Htfu
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-10, 02:24 PM
Replies: 3,933
Views: 251,812
Posted By RedWhiteandRed

Usual weekend group ride - this plot includes the...

Usual weekend group ride - this plot includes the 10kms to and from the start.


http://ridewithgps.com/trips/111267
09-26-10, 02:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 803
Posted By RedWhiteandRed

I have the 705 and it is OK. If I was buying...

I have the 705 and it is OK. If I was buying today I would get the 800.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-10, 02:45 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,378
Posted By RedWhiteandRed

ridwithgps.com is dramatically better - ...

ridwithgps.com is dramatically better -

Mapmyride sucks badly - it is obnoxious with ads and spam. Very poor design.

gmappedometer is very god as well.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-10, 08:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 252
Posted By RedWhiteandRed

UCI Montreal

Hi - attended the UCI races in Quebec and Montreal. Really great time - fabulous way to spend a weekend. Watching top pro racing live is much more dramatic than on TV. The TV does not convey how...
09-02-10, 06:18 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,837
Posted By RedWhiteandRed

Me today - I was wiped when I got home. More...

Me today - I was wiped when I got home. More depleted than I had been in years.

http://connect.garmin.com/activity/47270715
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-10, 02:03 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,401
Posted By RedWhiteandRed

It absolutely IS about the bike. I used to be...

It absolutely IS about the bike. I used to be slow on my steel bike with downtube shifters - now, with a carbon bike and brifters and Sidi shoes - I am fast as hell.
Replies: 3
Views: 346
Posted By RedWhiteandRed

The Canadian National Track Championships were...

The Canadian National Track Championships were held there last week. The track looks OK - it could use a new surface, a paint job on the supporting structure, improvements to the lighting, washrooms...
Forum: Commuting
08-29-10, 01:48 PM
Replies: 314
Views: 8,671
Posted By RedWhiteandRed

Only when my brain is active.

Only when my brain is active.
08-23-10, 05:06 PM
Replies: 361
Views: 10,112
Posted By RedWhiteandRed

1099 miles for Jules. 600 mtd for Aug. I...

1099 miles for Jules. 600 mtd for Aug.

I use Daily Mile for tracking since someone mentioned it here.

6870 miles for 2010.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-10, 10:44 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,087
Posted By RedWhiteandRed

A lot of companies make a very nice Madone:...

A lot of companies make a very nice Madone: Specialized, Orbea, ARGON 18. There are a lot of nice Madones out there. Some of the nicest ones are the pure black Giant ones.

I know a lot of folk...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-10, 10:40 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 9,071
Posted By RedWhiteandRed

Have you contacted your attorney yet? Negligence...

Have you contacted your attorney yet? Negligence of this sort is best addressed in court.
08-19-10, 11:39 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,851
Posted By RedWhiteandRed

Maybe someone would take it for a paint job to...

Maybe someone would take it for a paint job to spare the embarrassment.
08-18-10, 03:03 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,837
Posted By RedWhiteandRed

An impressive performance.

An impressive performance.
08-18-10, 03:00 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,837
Posted By RedWhiteandRed

Wednesday ride with club 0 slowish. ...

Wednesday ride with club 0 slowish.

http://connect.garmin.com/activity/45097755
08-17-10, 06:03 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,851
Posted By RedWhiteandRed

Sure, why not.

Sure, why not.
08-16-10, 06:56 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,837
Posted By RedWhiteandRed

Usual route - managed to get dropped on a...

Usual route - managed to get dropped on a downhill on a straight road. Stayed up too late and slept in and was doing a lot of running the day before and skipped breakfast.

...
08-11-10, 07:37 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,837
Posted By RedWhiteandRed

I am posting this even though it was from a few...

I am posting this even though it was from a few days ago and I posted it in another thread - but this was the hardest bike ride I have done in 20 years. And, there was a timed portion of a hill climb...
08-08-10, 03:13 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,449
Posted By RedWhiteandRed

The longer ride was unrelenting hills - I...

The longer ride was unrelenting hills - I normally like hills but this was up/down like I have never seen. The last 3 hills had a good number of people actually walking in cycle shoes or lying prone...
08-08-10, 02:19 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,449
Posted By RedWhiteandRed

Ride complete and here is a link: ...

Ride complete and here is a link:

http://ridewithgps.com/trips/82472

This was the hardest ride I have done in decades. Heart rate was pegged the whole time - wish I were a skinny kid for those...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-10, 03:25 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,495
Posted By RedWhiteandRed

RideWithGPS is simply the best GPS riding site...

RideWithGPS is simply the best GPS riding site around - super useful and super friendly and it should only get better. Would be nice if it offered downloadable OSM maps for the garmin.
08-05-10, 02:14 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 9,402
Posted By RedWhiteandRed

At some point he will come clean and admit it -...

At some point he will come clean and admit it - Swaggert, Marion Jones, Jim Baker, Elvis, Johnny Cash: everyone comes clean sooner or later.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-10, 05:45 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 6,969
Posted By RedWhiteandRed

Pretty well by the standard of a...

Pretty well by the standard of a minimum-wage-earning-no-health-care-having US citizen with a family of 13.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-10, 08:00 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 6,969
Posted By RedWhiteandRed

A lot of CFL lineman are paid about $100 per game...

A lot of CFL lineman are paid about $100 per game and practice for free.

I have friends that could have their own UCI Pro-Tour team. Not a great team but an OK one. But not for all that long. It...
07-26-10, 07:11 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,449
Posted By RedWhiteandRed

We will spend a night west of the city and then 3...

We will spend a night west of the city and then 3 in Philadelphia. I need a brake job (pads and rotors) and an oil change: wife thinks that the work in the US will be less costly.

Will also do...
07-23-10, 12:59 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,449
Posted By RedWhiteandRed

Anyone else??? Looking forward to a few days in...

Anyone else??? Looking forward to a few days in the Philadelphia area. And, can anyone recommend a good place (national chain maybe) for some car service?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-10, 09:47 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,820
Posted By RedWhiteandRed

xms time - dropped off a case of wine and a case...

xms time - dropped off a case of wine and a case of tea.
07-18-10, 07:34 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,869
Posted By RedWhiteandRed

Will he like the inside of the US Prison system?

Will he like the inside of the US Prison system?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-10, 08:53 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,829
Posted By RedWhiteandRed

Really:)

Really:)
07-14-10, 12:55 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 340
Posted By RedWhiteandRed

Garmin 705 City Nav - download nightmare

Hello -

I bought a 705. Then, I bought the CityNav from the Garmin online store as a download - then I had to buy an SD card and update the software from 3.0 to 3.1 (on a neighbour's PC) then...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-10, 11:04 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,829
Posted By RedWhiteandRed

The hype is just marketing. Treks are OK but the...

The hype is just marketing. Treks are OK but the better value is with some of the smaller firms. Remember - the bikes are (thankfully) made in China or Taiwan and the parts are all the same. Giant...
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