Clyde - Grinder
Join Date: Jun 2007
Bikes: 2009 Jamis Aurora Elite - 2007 Specialized Hardrock
Quality day for weight-loss surgery! Had my lapband installed March 10, 2009. I was back on the bike in 3-4 weeks, but my understanding is that lapband is much less invasive than RNY. I'm generally of the opinion that you should talk to your doc and listen to what he has to say on the matter. If you're feeling your oats sooner than he initially thought you should be back on the bike, check in with him and see if you can be cleared. Even with lapband I had fairly frequent follow-ups in the weeks after surgery, so lots of chances to check-in.