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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 01-29-09, 03:16 PM   #1
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New here, just finished my bike

I am definately in the Clydesdales category weighing in at 240lbs. I am only 5'8" (on a good day) so finding bike sizes can be tricky when looking for used. So I took my friends Centurion and fixified it. I love riding this thing and haven't been worried for a second about my weight on it. I am using 700x25 tires on Mavic Ma3's. I can haul pretty good with my 42/16 gearing, but may bump it up to a 48 soon.
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Old 01-29-09, 03:24 PM   #2
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Wow, that's clean!
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Old 01-29-09, 03:35 PM   #3
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Very nice looking ride. Enjoy the heck out of it!!
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Old 01-29-09, 09:26 PM   #4
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I gotta get me one o' those! Nice looking ride ya got there!
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Old 01-30-09, 08:51 AM   #5
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Old 01-30-09, 01:06 PM   #7
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Very nice!
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Old 01-30-09, 01:06 PM   #8
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Sharp looking conversion. Did you paint the frame or have it powdercoated?
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Old 01-31-09, 09:57 AM   #9
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Rest in Peace beautiful geared Centurian.

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I like it too. Now go ride it!
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