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    MPR
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    A group I can relate to!!

    I just found this site and I'm glad to find like minded individuals. I am truly a Clydesdale at 6'5" 300 ex-football player. I love to ride and have been doing so for years. I'm glad to find a place where I can ask about durable parts and larger clothing. (I need a winter jacket.)

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    Senior Member lutz's Avatar
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    Welcome MPR,

    perhaps this source might be helpful regardign the jacket etc.:

    Warm cycling tights - custom made

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    MPR, Welcome to the forums. OK... I have to ask. Where and for whom did you play football?
    Uphill or downhill; headwind or tailwind; Pavement or Dirt ... it's all good.

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    Check out www.foxwear.net The guy who runs it can custom-make most kinds of cycle wear.
    This space open

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    welcome
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    Hi MPR! Don't be shy, we like to hear from people in this forum .

    Yeah, give on the football details...

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    Welcome aboard!

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    Welcome brother. I used to play too. Just on a high school level but i was at the top of my game and got hurt my senior year. Was supposed to go to miami in the late 80s early 90s when they were in their prime. Wish i has some local clydes to ride with.

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    MPR
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    Thanks for the welcome. Nothing spectacular for the football. Quite boring actually. Went to D-1 college in California. Bounced around the league for a while trying to find a permanent home. Ironically, an off season MTB accident ended the career.

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    Welcome aboard.....always room for another Clyde
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