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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 07-02-08, 03:28 PM   #1
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metric on my mountain bike. Woot!

had a great ride today!

63 miles = 101 km (YAY! my first official metric!)
4 hours 38 min.
13.5 mph average

anyone have any grundle balm?
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Old 07-02-08, 03:49 PM   #2
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had a great ride today!

63 miles = 101 km (YAY! my first official metric!)
4 hours 38 min.
13.5 mph average

anyone have any grundle balm?
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Old 07-02-08, 03:54 PM   #3
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Nice time and average speed!
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had a great ride today!

63 miles = 101 km (YAY! my first official metric!)
4 hours 38 min.
13.5 mph average

anyone have any grundle balm?
Congrats! Someday I'll be joining that club!
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Old 07-03-08, 06:18 AM   #7
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Congratulations, keep up the good work!
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Good job man. I will hopefully try that one next week. My longest ride so far is 45mi. You stop for any breaks along the way?
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Old 07-03-08, 07:41 AM   #9
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Great job!

I've got my first metric coming up in two weeks. Hope I'm as ready for it as you were.
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Old 07-03-08, 11:02 AM   #10
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Good job man. I will hopefully try that one next week. My longest ride so far is 45mi. You stop for any breaks along the way?
my first break was at my turnaround point, at like 31-32 miles. there was a McD's there and i almost went in and got a big mac. lol. and then after that i stoped about every 10 miles or so to drink some water.

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I meant to ask, with or without knobbies?
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I meant to ask, with or without knobbies?
im using Michelin Trans-World City's 26 X 1.75/1.95... they are not knobbies. i LOVE them, they are really good in the wet and on a nice paved flat surface they rock. they are really good on tailered limestone trails and ok in sand.
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Congrats keep it up, Any photos ??
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