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05-11-09, 01:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 920
Posted By Burkevillebrewr

This is a good compromise and will help get...

This is a good compromise and will help get people on bikes across that bridge. The setup of sharing a sidewalk with pedestrians was not great and I could see how new cyclists would be nervous with...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-07-09, 10:11 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,335
Posted By Burkevillebrewr

Checked and mine is a 143, so a 155 could work...

Checked and mine is a 143, so a 155 could work well. I like the avatar, there seems like a lot of room to scoot around and the gel/stiffness mix seems to work for me.

I am checking the other...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-06-09, 01:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,335
Posted By Burkevillebrewr

Thanks, bryceepoo, that looks good, but have you...

Thanks, bryceepoo, that looks good, but have you tried the Toupe? Reading the reviews of Specialized saddles led me to that model. It sounds about right. Anyone?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-06-09, 12:42 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,335
Posted By Burkevillebrewr

Ah, good question! I will have to check when I...

Ah, good question! I will have to check when I get home. Thanks for the question/info.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-06-09, 10:18 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,335
Posted By Burkevillebrewr

Wide flat saddle

Hi, had a re-fit for my road bike this weekend and the fitter said my current saddle (Specialized Avatar) is not wide enough for my sit bones (I believe him). He suggested a saddle with a wide, flat...
01-13-09, 11:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 418
Posted By Burkevillebrewr

Haha, yeah, I don't know yet, my ride home from...

Haha, yeah, I don't know yet, my ride home from work yesterday was in the fog and the dark, so safety rather than speed was the order.

And it's a flat route, so my climbing has to be on weekends....
01-12-09, 06:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 418
Posted By Burkevillebrewr

Thanks the great links. Riding with some...

Thanks the great links.

Riding with some folks would be really fun. Just got back on the road this morning, and had to dodge the last of the snow still hanging around. Have been filling my belly...
01-08-09, 06:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 418
Posted By Burkevillebrewr

Tour tourist

Hi,

I am planning on driving from my home in Vancouver, BC to take in Stage 1 of the Tour of California, with or without a riding buddy. (early stages of plans...)

Any advice for solo and/or...
11-20-08, 10:08 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 31,248
Posted By Burkevillebrewr

+1 I ride mostly only on dry days, but I...

+1

I ride mostly only on dry days, but I registered for that very reason. This is a very good way to say to local governments "we are out there, support us"

Two commutes this week, Monday and...
09-26-08, 02:12 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 514
Posted By Burkevillebrewr

Massey Tunnel bike shuttle news

Just learned this morning from the driver the Massey Tunnel bike shuttle will be running through this winter.

The schedule will be the same, except the weekend and weekday mid-day trips will not...
Forum: Commuting
07-22-08, 05:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,465
Posted By Burkevillebrewr

FWIW, it is against the rules to sell your WOW...

FWIW, it is against the rules to sell your WOW account. The software company actually "owns" your character.

I don't play, but know someone who does.
Forum: Commuting
07-11-08, 04:39 PM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 1,134,974
Posted By Burkevillebrewr

A particularly nice ride this morning, with lots...

A particularly nice ride this morning, with lots of stimulation. Bright, sunny, fairly warm (15 C with a 5 km/h wind) On the first bit I ride past a casino which always seems to be under renovation...
07-08-08, 12:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 7,037
Posted By Burkevillebrewr

I would recommend the Cyprus bike route south,...

I would recommend the Cyprus bike route south, then over the Arthur Laing bridge onto Sea Island, then the 2 Road bridge onto Lulu Island (Richmond) and the Railway Ave. bike lane south. Stop in...
07-04-08, 12:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 529
Posted By Burkevillebrewr

Just North of you is Fort Langley, which is good...

Just North of you is Fort Langley, which is good for road riding. A favourite of mine is to start at Derby Reach Park, ride out to Fort Langley town centre through some really nice rolling country,...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-27-08, 04:53 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,558
Posted By Burkevillebrewr

Yeah, and he's a BC boy, too! From Victoria

Yeah, and he's a BC boy, too!

From Victoria
Forum: Commuting
06-20-08, 11:18 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,990
Posted By Burkevillebrewr

14.5 kms (9 miles) to tunnel bike shuttle, 40...

14.5 kms (9 miles) to tunnel bike shuttle, 40 min.s, last 4.5 km (3.4 miles) to work on other side of tunnel, 15 minutes.
Forum: Commuting
06-20-08, 11:07 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 3,701
Posted By Burkevillebrewr

Am I the only one who passes by fish plants? I...

Am I the only one who passes by fish plants? I pass by three! Sadly, no nice restaurants.
05-23-08, 09:58 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 357
Posted By Burkevillebrewr

4:30 bike shuttle cancelled

Further to my previous post about the George Massey Tunnel bike shuttle, I found out this morning the 4:30 pm (Northbound) trip has been canceled. Now we have just 3:30 and 5:30 again. I am trying...
05-20-08, 08:58 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 434
Posted By Burkevillebrewr

Massey Tunnel bike shuttle

Just thought I would let everyone in the Vancouver area (or visiting) know there is a 4:30 pm Northbound trip now. It is not on the web-based schedule, but it exists (I have taken it). And for...
03-24-08, 10:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 360
Posted By Burkevillebrewr

I haven't taken my road bike there or tried this...

I haven't taken my road bike there or tried this ride, but I understand Westsyde Road out to the McLure ferry (or further) is a very good, paved secondary road. I plan on trying this when I visit...
10-02-07, 12:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 731
Posted By Burkevillebrewr

Hi, I haven't cycled in Victoria, but these...

Hi,

I haven't cycled in Victoria, but these links might help:

http://www.gvcc.bc.ca/

http://www.cyclingvictoria.com/

I have visited Victoria a few times (honeymooned there, come to think...
09-20-07, 09:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,156
Posted By Burkevillebrewr

If you do UBC keep going south along Marine...

If you do UBC keep going south along Marine Drive, across the Arthur Laing bridge and out to Iona Island park. Little traffic and lots of planes to watch. I have done this one lots and there are...
Forum: Introductions
09-16-07, 10:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 222
Posted By Burkevillebrewr

Thanks! I picked my hops today and am getting...

Thanks! I picked my hops today and am getting pretty excited about my first brew of the fall in a few weeks. You should brew again, it is great fun.

Checked out the Foo discussions. You have...
Forum: Introductions
09-15-07, 09:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 222
Posted By Burkevillebrewr

Introduction

Hello, from the (sunny) Left Coast of Canada!

I caught the cycling bug a few years back when my tennis partner lent me his spare road bike. It was great and I loved riding, but I am 6'5" and I had...
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