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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 03-27-08, 10:45 PM   #1
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bike build

Well I have started a bike build...slowly but here it is so far

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Old 03-27-08, 11:59 PM   #2
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Envious. nuff said.


What size is the frame? I am 6' and have a 32" inseam...just comparing notes.
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Old 03-28-08, 12:50 PM   #3
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its a 56, I'm 6' with a 30.5 inseam
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Old 03-28-08, 12:58 PM   #4
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I want to do that some day, but the funds are not available right now and with the current job market, they may never be.
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Yeah, keep us posted on the components you use and the cost involved.
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I thought about buying a Leader frame before I picked up my current one. Let us know what you think of it after a couple of rides when it is finished. I am very interested.

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Thanks,
The build is ultegra group got from bikewrecks for 350; fork will be an Easton EC 70 with aluminum steerer 109 on ebay, frame was a craigslist find for 220, I need to find a good wheel set (saw a Mavic Ultegra 32 spoke hand build for 189 on ebay), seat post and seat and I will have everything.

I will keep ya posted
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