Maple Leaf Test Rides

The continuing saga of test riding a Supercycle SC1800 (Canadian Tire product # 71-1556)

Thursday, February 28, 2008

km 5679.9

Replaced front brake shoes.

Inflated tyres.

Procedure took under 30 minutes and included refinishing the braking surface with steel wool. Cost was $3.75 for MEC Product #4011-200.

Also covered derailleurs and chain with Tri-Flow lubricant (MEC product #1899-129 $3.50).

Rig running right through -20C temperatures.

Monday, February 18, 2008

km 5617.1

Riding well through chilly temperatures and wet snow.

Front brake shoes almost to wear line, replacements on hand.

Tyres holding air well, haven't checked inflation in over 6 weeks.