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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 12-18-07, 04:39 PM   #1
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C&A, let's see your Raleighs!

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Old 12-18-07, 06:08 PM   #2
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YES!!!!!

Here she is. Right next to my bed (lower left) and dresser, right where she belongs. My wife sleeps on the other side.



Thanks, Tom. You totally made my day.

Maybe later on I'll even try to find a good background and turn the bike around. Not going to flip the stem though.
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Old 12-19-07, 09:39 PM   #3
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My '77 Super Course. My sweet daily commuter and she is huge! I am 6'4" and can just can stand over her.




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Old 12-19-07, 09:43 PM   #4
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I'll have to contribute in February, when I get the mixte back from Dr. D.

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Old 12-19-07, 09:50 PM   #5
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Old 12-19-07, 11:04 PM   #6
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'80 Super Course 12

'81 Grand Prix


I also have a late 60's Grand Prix, but it's not finished just yet.
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Old 12-19-07, 11:08 PM   #7
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OK, are all of the Raleigh super tall frames????

Those all look great for me.
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Old 12-19-07, 11:19 PM   #8
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Raleigh made frames, (For a lot of years) In 21.5" 23.5" and 25.5" I think your average American male would have been better served with a 22.5" or 23" even frame. But you take what you can get.

Both mine are 23.5", fit great in the top tube length, but are a little tall in the standover. Oddly enough, I have very little standover clearence, but my seatposts are set at the right spot. You'd think they should be lower. go figure.
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Old 12-19-07, 11:57 PM   #9
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My wife's Raleigh Route 66. She's since swapped the seat for a Specialized Jett:
http://pod.ath.cx/katebike/Site%204/...ew%20Bike.html
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Old 12-20-07, 07:33 AM   #10
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My Mojave after a few modest upgrades:



New double walled rims, new spokes, new dart three fork, and some nashbar platforms. It will probably be the most bad ass 2.0 by time I'm done with it
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Old 12-20-07, 07:31 PM   #11
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