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Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) Looking to lose that spare tire? Ideal weight 200+? Frustrated being a large cyclist in a sport geared for the ultra-light? Learn about the bikes and parts that can take the abuse of a heavier cyclist, how to keep your body going while losing the weight, and get support from others who've been successful.

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Old 03-04-07, 07:47 PM   #1
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This is my ride

321 lbs Clydesdale and this bike handles it.



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Old 03-04-07, 08:25 PM   #2
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Nice, give up some details. Model, weight, ect.
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Old 03-04-07, 08:25 PM   #3
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By the way, welcome to the Clyde forum. This is a nice group.
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Old 03-04-07, 08:26 PM   #4
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How many miles you got on it?
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Old 03-04-07, 09:29 PM   #5
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thanks guys,

2006 scott speedster with the CR1 front fork, aluminum frame,full campagnolo chorus mavic 502 36 spokes wheels with campagnolo hubs, f.s.a wing handle bars f.s.a seat post. weights in at about 16 lbs.

I ride 10-15 miles everyday at night after work. I hope to do more soon.
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Old 03-04-07, 09:55 PM   #6
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Nice looking bike. Clean and balanced.
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Old 03-04-07, 10:43 PM   #7
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Looks good to me! Looks like you have a good solid wheel set and all, as well as a really sharp looker!
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Old 03-04-07, 10:58 PM   #8
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As mentioned in a early post, very clean looking, I like it. By the way, which version of the Speedster? and if I remember right, is chorus the Campy equivilent of Ultegra??
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Old 03-05-07, 05:25 AM   #9
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that bike looks tight. nothing too crazy just clean lines and sexy paint.
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Very Nice!!
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Sweet ride metalman. I seriously dig the colour...very clean bike

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Sweet looking and yes, it certainly has clean lines! Enjoy!
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Clean look, sweet! This looks like a great bike for the "long haul" of many years of riding
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