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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 10-22-07, 06:31 AM   #26
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Glad to see you're back in the saddle, Tom.
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Glad to see you're back in the saddle, Tom.
So am I! I was going NUTS!
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Glad to hear the shoulder is good enough to ride!
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Lookin' really good Tom. Welcome to.. uhh.. Now

I've noticed the same advancement of material when I upgraded from my 14 year old steel racer with a 105 set to my new Madone with the Ultegra group. Huge difference in shifting and gear engagement.
The same problem tho still persists, the engine on both of my bikes plain sucks.
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Looking good, Tom! Where on campus was the pic taken? I haven't been back to Purdue in a long time!
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When can I take it for a spin?
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Looking good, Tom! Where on campus was the pic taken? I haven't been back to Purdue in a long time!
Actually, that's Ivy Tech campus.

By the way, Keith says hey back!
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Well, so far, the saddle is very comfortable. I'd like to leave the leather on the Old School and stay with the alias for a while, see how it does on distance. If 30 miles is an indication, I'll likely stay with it as it's equipped. It's as comfortable as the Leather, much to my surprise!
I've been riding an alias for over a year now, and it has been by far and away the best saddle that I have ridden. They are also nice since you can get one that comes in the correct width for your sitbones.
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