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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 12-20-09, 04:00 PM   #1
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Clipless Ride and No Falling! but was it 23.5 or 25.0 Miles???

Thanks everyone for the tips on getting my cleats installed 'right'. I had been riding on my trainer and decided to take it outside today for the first time in several weeks. This was my first time riding clipless since I first got my bike and tried Look Keo pedals.

The good news is that I did not fall once!! I had fallen 2 or 3 times with the Looks but I was also really new to the bike so I can't blame the Look pedals. Over the past couple weeks while I was stuck inside, I was going back and forth between the two pedals trying to decide which to use.

I'm glad I used the mountain pedals since I had 2 flats near the end of my ride! (I only had one tube and no patches...my bad.) I had to walk the bike home for the last mile and a half. I can't imagine what that would have been like in those God awful road shoes!!

I like to think I've got an angel on my shoulder! Now, if only that angel could fix flats!
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