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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 06-30-08, 12:27 PM   #26
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Old 06-30-08, 01:03 PM   #27
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Thanks for the encouraging words folks.

Somebody did manage to get a picture of me during the start. It was "Le Mans style". We left our bikes at the top of the ski hill and had to run up from the bottom. That was only the first of three times I had to run up that sucker. At least I wasn't pushing a 33lb bike as well.



(That's me with the winged "RJ" logo on my jersey and the hammergel stuck in in my shorts. )
Is that a Hammer Gel in your pocket or are you just glad...
Nevermind...
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Did you end up with a numberboard for your bike, that shows off that yes, this is a bike that RACES.
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Old 06-30-08, 02:06 PM   #29
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I heard rumors that mountain bikers wore baggy shorts. Those aren't baggy shorts...
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I heard rumors that mountain bikers wore baggy shorts. Those aren't baggy shorts...
XC racers almost always wear lycra. DH, 4x, SS events normally get the baggies.

a rule of thumb is if you clip in you wear lycra
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