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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 03-05-11, 05:46 PM   #1
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It Followed Me Home. Can I Keep It? 2011 Giant XTC 1

It followed me home today. I promise to take care of it and get it dirty and beat the living hell out of it:thumbsup:

I had a temporary raised bar put on, plus my trusty Pure V Seat and Ergon grips and the Azonic 420s. Here is the killer though. I am still not released from my recent surgery to ride. St. Patties day will be my Go Date. I couldn't even take the bike off of the rack. Had to get my wife to do it as it is about 11# over my 15# current lift limit. I just could not leave it at the shop any longer. I at least had to get it home and into my office so we can get to know each other

As soon as the weather straightens out, i will get outdoor pics up (you know, the one leaned up against the white garage door). I am so stoked. What a cool bike:cool:

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Old 03-05-11, 05:54 PM   #2
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I was the same way when I got my Sun Equalizer wheelset; I know it was going to be a MAJOR step up from the damned Deore disc/Rhyno Lite setup I'd had crutching me through the winter.

Trust...it's worth the wait...........
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Old 03-05-11, 05:57 PM   #3
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Old 03-05-11, 06:06 PM   #4
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If that is not motivation enough to get healed up quickly then I don't know what is.
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Old 03-05-11, 08:07 PM   #5
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Congrats on the new wheels.
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Old 03-05-11, 10:56 PM   #6
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Awesome looking steed you got there!
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Old 03-06-11, 06:53 AM   #7
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Nice looking machine that. Good luck on the recovery so you can get out on the road on it! Just remember, small steps - don't let your enthusiasm out strip your physical limits!
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No, you absolutely cannot keep it - I'll take it off your hands - you know, for your own protection :-)
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Old 03-06-11, 11:50 PM   #9
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I've never had a new one follow me home.... Mine always have..... potential..... Yeah that's it
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