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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 03-30-08, 11:03 AM   #1
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1 bike, 2 bikes, 3 bikes more!

I've got my Trek 7.5FX, and my soon to come (next week) Trek 4300.

You know what I'd really like? A classic English. A Raleigh I suppose. Something with the Sturmey Archer 3 spd gizmo on the right hand throttle. I'd restore it to pristine new factory condition. I'd like that.

I'm not really familiar with older English bikes except Raleighs, does anyone else know a lot more about older English bikes or can point me to a few links? I've looked at a few.

Thanks!
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Old 03-30-08, 11:08 AM   #2
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I've got my Trek 7.5FX, and my soon to come (next week) Trek 4300.

You know what I'd really like? A classic English. A Raleigh I suppose. Something with the Sturmey Archer 3 spd gizmo on the right hand throttle. I'd restore it to pristine new factory condition. I'd like that.

I'm not really familiar with older English bikes except Raleighs, does anyone else know a lot more about older English bikes or can point me to a few links? I've looked at a few.

Thanks!
You mean you don't know we have a C & V forum right here, with people dying to show off their Raleighs?

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NO! I'm there!
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Ohhhhh! Thank You!!!
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Ohhhhh! Thank You!!!
It's my favourite place (I know, I shouldn't say that, because I like C/A, but C & V is where I discovered true bike love ).

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