TheLoneRider.com Sunday January 21, 2018 EST 
a nomad in search of...
HOME PAGE About TheLoneRider Contact TheLoneRider Web TheLoneRider.com      
HOME PAGE
DESTINATIONS
Cambodia Canada France Hong Kong Indonesia Italy Laos Malaysia Monaco Myanmar Philippines Singapore Switzerland Thailand Vietnam USA
ACTIVITIES
Astral Projection Caving Fitness Freediving Kayaking Meditation Mountain Biking Mountaineering Rafting Rock Climbing Scuba Diving Snowboarding Surfing Traveling Yoga
REVIEWS
Book Review Gear Review Hotel Review Movie Review Restaurant Review
MISC
Art Chilling Out Cool Sites Community Counter Culture Food Odyssey best food recipes Lucid Thoughts Peoplescape Politics Print Media Quantum Mechanics Random Lives Showbiz Snapshot Slice of Life Thought Bubble Teaching Verbatim Wealth Building
WEB SERVICES
SEO Services Web Design Services Advertising Here

lucid thoughts

October 4, 2002 Friday

Workout

none....argh!

Manitou Fork

I headed to Sporting Life after wunder-mechanic Brian Spargo advised me that my fork is ready for pickup. Not only did he replace the broken part, he also customized the preload section to provide a more robust and bomb proof componentry. With his signature on the fork, confidence is high it will deliver on the trails.

I wish I could chill at the Yonge / Eglinton area but I had to go back.

Giant Bike

I went to CyclePath to leave Darryl the fork, went home to get the Titec handlebar, and picked up my kids (and bike) to go back to CyclePath for the final assembly of the components. Because the rigid fork was being replaced with a suspension fork, we also needed to install a few more unforseen parts (read: unexpected additional expense). Store manager Darryl and his lovely wife once again shown through with the best parts at rock bottom prices - negative rise Bontrager stem and Crane Creek headset. These high-performance parts are a lot better than what I have on my bike! That's a very nice bike for a 10 year old.

With my daughter's eagerness to use the bike, we all had to walk home so she can ride it. She has nothing but praise.

Comments?

Next Lucid Thought entry »

Reader Comments:

Dave - October 6, 2002
I hope to see her at the races in five years kickin' are old asses.

ARCHIVE: 2017 | JAN| FEB | MAR | APR | MAY | JUN | JUL | AUG | SEP | OCT | NOV | DEC

2000 | 2001 | 2002 | 2003 | 2004 | 2005 | 2006 | 2007 | 2008 | 2009 | 2010 | 2011 | 2012 | 2013 | 2014 | 2015 | 2016 | ALL BLOGS









Subscribe

TheLoneRider