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My new MEC Etape

Well, new to me anyway. MEC (Mountain Equipment Co-op) is a Canadian company similar to REI in the US. [ATTACH=CONFIG]275706[/ATTACH] Full carbon (Toray T700) frame and fork FSA Energy compact crank with BB30 Full Ultegra 6700 group Ultegra pedals Mavic Ksyrium Elite wheels Easton EA50 stem ... Read More »

MEC bikes

Looking at the MEC catalogue that came in the mail. Long-time MEC member. Long-time cyclist. Love of gear and good prices. But I gotta say, i can't recommend MEC bikes to anyone. Their prices are no savings, especially for generic unrefined aluminum frames that only come in four sizes. I have ... Read More »

MEC PF36 Panniers--a quick review

When I was in Vancouver (BC) in January, I picked up a pair of PF36L (36 liters to the pair) panniers from the Mountain Equipment Coop: [IMG]http://images.mec.ca/media/Images/Products/Cycling/5008911_v1_m56577569830569807.jpg[/IMG] These are, for any commuting purpose and for light (read: not ... Read More »

Toronto Ride for Heart - Real Distance? Also MEC road tubes?

1) My bike computer says the Ride For Heart is under 45 km, and my friends say it's more like 47 km. It's supposed to be 50 km. Anyone know the real distance? Whatever the case I'm happy enough to have done it under 90 minutes. I'm not in great shape, but 30 km/hr is better than what I did last y ... Read More »





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