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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 08-12-10, 02:21 AM   #1
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Graceful Fat Shebas?

Any clydes ride them?

I'm totally stoked about Salsa's new Mukluk complete build: http://salsacycles.com/bikes/mukluk/

But a single walled, no eyelet, 32 spoke rim of that size makes me a little nervous....
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Old 08-12-10, 08:23 AM   #2
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With so much tire and low pressures, that rim's more than enough. It'll probably be pretty bouncy.
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Old 08-12-10, 10:50 PM   #3
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Where are the studs? I guess if you're guaranteed to have only snow, not ice, then that's fine. It would be nice to have a few studs though, just in case.
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Looks like fun to me.
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