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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 08-15-08, 01:33 PM   #1
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New Bike

Hey there well I guess the forum is for us big guys that ride, i am 6 foot 7 and 290 and going down, i picked up a new ride today a Giant Cypress and weeee boy it is a fun ride much better than the target special i was riding, no pics yet cause i havent stoped long enough today to take any.
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Old 08-15-08, 01:37 PM   #2
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Well, normally we're pretty insistant on pics of new bikes, but you have stumbled upon an excellent "exception" clause.

Ride it till you can't go anymore, then take pics!

Welcome to the herd, the popcorn and punch are over by the floor pump.
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Old 08-15-08, 06:03 PM   #3
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Heya eraven. I'm a fellow noob clyde and got a Giant Cypress DX at the end of July. Love it! We're riding 8-10mi per night and it's perfect for that kind of riding.

Only problem I've had is loose spokes. Just did the LBS free 30d check up and had them re-true and tension everything, so I'm good to go for now!

Enjoy the new ride and welcome to the Clyde folder!
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