November 2013 Blog Posts (4)

Got Cold Feet - not me!

No reason to hang up the bike yet.  The clothing is one challenge that I had a pretty good handle on, but the feet suffered in cold and wet conditions.  Slush spraying onto the shoe covers would eventually creep around the booties and into the shoes and feet would be cold.

After two rides, I like the shoes I just got, enough to comment.  

Garneau O winter shoes; these beauties have an inner shoe with the wire/dial system for tightening, an integrated neoprene outer with a…

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Added by Jeff N on November 13, 2013 at 3:18pm — 5 Comments

Bikes stolen

Hey guys. My bikes were stolen out of my locked garage on Thursday night (Nov 7). They weren't locked inside the garage, since I thought they were secure there, but obviously I was wrong.

I don't have any real hope of getting them back, but I plan to keep an eye out on kijiji etc for them, in case they end up there.

I would ask that if you hear or see of either bike type being offered for sale, to maybe check the reg number (for the Trek anyway). Unfortunately I never got the…

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Added by Mike McInnis on November 9, 2013 at 1:49pm — 10 Comments

2013 Provincials CX Race @ Albion Hills - Results and Pics

Hey all,

I went to support our riders on Sunday Nov 3rd 2013 this past weekend.  Great day to race as you can see by the pics.  This was a two day back to back event.  Saturday was the crappier of the two days... I'll let JRod, Mike, Jeff & Paul explain the details.

Saturday Results - Paul M Podiums! in Elite 4,  Jason places…

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Added by DY on November 4, 2013 at 10:00pm — 4 Comments

Summer 2014 - Cabot Trail N.S

Hey Everybody,

Thinking about riding (road) the Cabot Trail in Cape Breton next summer, hoping find some BCCers to go.

Reply with your email and I'll keep you posted on what I find out.

If we can get a group of 10 the price comes down quite a bit.

Here's a link for more info http://www.freewheeling.ca/adventures/NovaScotiaCabotTrail.html

Added by Tim White on November 4, 2013 at 1:36pm — 1 Comment

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