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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 10-27-07, 11:19 PM   #1
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She's Here

Picked up my new lady this afternoon. Ride Pictures should come up tomorrow or Monday.






Even pretty than I thought and rides like a dream. Didn't have time to go very far, but I've got about 2 hours or so staked out to ride tomorrow.
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Old 10-28-07, 12:07 AM   #2
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Old 10-28-07, 12:35 AM   #3
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Nice looking ride!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Old 10-28-07, 01:07 AM   #4
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Old 10-28-07, 05:12 AM   #5
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Old 10-28-07, 05:17 AM   #6
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Beautiful bike.

Quick question? How much do you weight? If you are 250 or over, I might consider replacing that carbon seat post.
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Old 10-28-07, 05:49 AM   #7
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Nice ride ya got there. So when are all them yeller warning stickers coming off?

Enjoy the ride.

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Old 10-28-07, 05:50 AM   #8
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She's a beut!
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nice ride....
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Old 10-28-07, 06:07 PM   #10
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You call your bike a "lady?" That's just weird....
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Old 10-28-07, 06:46 PM   #11
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My bikes are "The Other Women", according to my wife All my bikes are female personalities as well Not weird at all! It's like a boat
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Old 10-28-07, 07:28 PM   #12
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How much do you weight? If you are 250 or over, I might consider replacing that carbon seat post.
240 and falling so I'm not worried about it at all. When I rode this afternoon the wheels seemed a little soft, but not really in a bad way, think it was more the change from my bomb-proof 36spoke 24mmdyad-ultegra wheels to something with a little more spring.

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Already Gone except for the one under my dealers sticker.

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My bikes are "The Other Women", according to my wife All my bikes are female personalities as well Not weird at all! It's like a boat
Well said Tom. Not sure what to name her yet and I don't quite have the personality figured out, but like all good ladies I'm sure that will come out in time.

The first ride was wonderful, I got a little cold at the end which slowed me down a little, was the fastest two hours I've ever done alone and I was at a lower exertion level according to my HRM even then, no Photos unfortunately as I forgot my camera. And like a good lady, I can't wait to spend more time with her.
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Old 10-28-07, 07:49 PM   #13
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I have a suggestion.........Mariah

Remember the song from Paint Your Wagon?
"They call the wind Mariah"
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Old 10-28-07, 08:01 PM   #14
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Very Nice ride, congrats
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Old 10-28-07, 08:40 PM   #15
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I think your new lady is gonna make you ride longer and stronger!
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Old 10-29-07, 07:13 AM   #16
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Nice, I like it.
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Old 10-29-07, 08:21 AM   #17
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That is one Fast Lady!!
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Old 10-29-07, 11:29 AM   #18
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Nice ride man! Looks like lots of people going with the Specialized road bikes lately.
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