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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 07-31-08, 01:50 PM   #1
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Bought my specialized hardrock comp disc today!!!

bdinger, your story has inspired me to get off my ass and do what you have.
purchased my bike today after tonnes of reading on these forums...had my mind set on the kona hoss deluxe until reading bdingers posts.
cant wait to get out on it after work tonight....later everyone!!

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Old 07-31-08, 01:51 PM   #2
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One question-does your Hardrock with the disc brake have a frame that will take a rack, or are you going to be 'stuck' using a seatpost rack? I love my Topeak rail bag and rack, but it will only carry about 15lbs according to the sticker-and I have to wonder if my balance would be better if I put a regular rack on there....
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