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  1. Thread: visit to ottowa

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    I live in Ottawa and am a daily cycling commuter....

    I live in Ottawa and am a daily cycling commuter. Ottawa has a very good path system for recreational rides. I advise a bike rental at Cyco's--good rates. (Your hosts can advise you on location) They...
  2. Thread: Bicycle crashes

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    Bicycle crashes

    Picked this up from another site...........I know I shouldn't laugh--but I couldn't help myself

    http://www.bicycle.net/2007/monday-cycling-movie-cyclings-funniest-painful-home-videos/
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    Terrific! Thanx for posting this!

    Terrific! Thanx for posting this!
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    Wow! Lucky for you for the siting! We had a stray...

    Wow! Lucky for you for the siting! We had a stray pink flamingo here a few years back. The story was he was disoriented, having come Way too north, when he should have gone south. I didn't get a...
  5. Thread: Manitoulin Island

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    Manitoulin Island

    Just doing some preliminary research here today, planning for Next season. Are posters here, familiar with riding to Manitoulin Island, up from Sudbury--the availability of campsites for...
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    Ottawa is under a freezing rain warning--but...

    Ottawa is under a freezing rain warning--but Heck! ALL we've seen for six WEEKS has been Rain. The fact that it is going to rain some More--and freeze up--just has us all shrugging, with a few curses...
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    My condolences on the loss of your mother. We are...

    My condolences on the loss of your mother. We are never ready for these events and they are difficult passages. Of having that well used and reliable pair of gloves broken up is yet another loss, and...
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    Having just completed a little tour near Ottawa...

    Having just completed a little tour near Ottawa Ontario Canada--it went like this:
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    .............well...................did you know there are rolling hills on HW 31 and HW 43...
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    I don't know which one I have, however the...

    I don't know which one I have, however the bladder can take more than 2L of fluid. I just fill it with cold water and away I go. As I have a significant scar on my upper right back, I was resistant...
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    Nine Million Bicycles-Katie Melua

    .....A musical interlude if you want--where a bicycle is featured in the song!

    http://www.katiemelua.com/
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    ........It is as sad as the case of the young...

    ........It is as sad as the case of the young woman (Ardeth Woods), who was killed while riding her bike on a hot summer's day on our eastern pathway system here in Ottawa Ontario Canada. It took...
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    Advice much appreciated!

    Advice much appreciated!
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    Seeing is believing

    Before I did my little bike trip last week, I had been to the eye dr to upgrade my glasses for bifocals. They weren't ready for the trip--so I rode quite contentedly with the horizon a bit fuzzy. My...
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    Upgrade on a simple Norco-gears and cogs

    Okay--I just don't understand the math part of what I can intuitively understand when I try to climb a hill under full load. I have a humble Norco Monterey--and he sure needs an edge for those...
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    Ottawa to Merrickville

    My companion and I did a 6 day tour in and around Smith Falls Ontario--bicycle camping. A few adventures--a few errors that were not critical--lots of great fun and laughter--and the Next time we go...
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    Yep......did a series of herniated discs--then...

    Yep......did a series of herniated discs--then went for surgery..........before all that I was riding--just casual stuff--sometimes it hurt and sometimes it didn't. It was After surgery-for 12...
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    Last Sunday my friend and I were riding down a...

    Last Sunday my friend and I were riding down a local boulevard, close to the green belt . We were half a field away when a wolf came tearing across the rode and ran into the field. He was a big...
  18. Thread: Sewing shirts

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    Thanx Trek--an invaluble resource for the...

    Thanx Trek--an invaluble resource for the multitude of questions that popped up for me when I started researching this topic! :)
  19. Thread: Sewing shirts

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    Much thanx for the info--I will check this out! :)

    Much thanx for the info--I will check this out! :)
  20. Thread: Sewing shirts

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    Sewing shirts

    I have 2 Misty Mountain tops--nice fit--nice colours--nice fabric. What I need to know--does anyone-can anyone-point me to pattern making specifically for cycling shirts? And--What is this material...
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    Second opinion is needed here. Period. If there...

    Second opinion is needed here. Period. If there is a family history of cysts benign or otherwise, or fat deposits, then have the tests sent on for a second viewing. No doubt it will still all come...
  22. Thread: Ouch

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    SO glad you had the 'brain bucket' on! Here's...

    SO glad you had the 'brain bucket' on! Here's hoping you heal up fast and well, too!
  23. Thread: My aging knees?

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    MUCH thanx for all the tips and suggestions...

    MUCH thanx for all the tips and suggestions posted to my questions! I will go and get a tech to check out my fit and see if some small changes there aren't in order. :)
  24. Thread: My aging knees?

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    My aging knees?

    Requesting input and opinion...I am not sure what to make of it. I've had my latest bike 3 years now--gone thru 3 seats to fit properly....I noted at the end of 30kms each day on the week-end--I...
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    Ottawa was flippin' Chill yesterday--with a...

    Ottawa was flippin' Chill yesterday--with a strong west wind. Needed mitts and an earband. The wind cut thru the coat so it was difficult to self-generate the heat to get warm in the first place!...
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