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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 08-25-09, 11:37 AM   #1
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Hey all, I'm currently in Chicago for a few days on business, and I've never seen so many bikes on the road. I saw more riders in an hour than I do all week in FL. (at least where I live) Pretty cool! It's neat to walk along and see the variety of bikes locked up at racks.
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Old 08-25-09, 11:41 AM   #2
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Chicago is bike friendly. We have a full range of riders, everything from Hipsters to Time Trial riders.

Try to visit the lakefront while in the city.

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I'm heading up that way the weekend of Oct. 3rd. I'm thinking about renting a bike while I'm up there.
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