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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 07-19-10, 08:00 AM   #1
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Chip Seal sucks

They are chip sealing my road today. I hate chip seal. That is all.
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Old 07-19-10, 09:28 AM   #2
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I feel for ya.
I did a century yesterday and a stretch of it (small in comparison to 100mi) was chip seal. Sucked. So numb afterwards. I was riding the painted stripe to get some relief.
I think if it were my street, i'd be ordering larger tires to offset it.
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Old 07-19-10, 10:52 AM   #3
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Thanks. I ride 35mm already. What I really hate is the dust, and the stone chips getting thrown up by cars as they pass by.
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I've got an MS150 coming up, and there's usually at least 25 miles of fresh chip-seal each day. Not may favorite part of the ride.
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Old 07-19-10, 05:47 PM   #5
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3/4 or more of all the roads that I ride on are chip sealed. Riding on fresh chip seal sucks.
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