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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 12-12-11, 03:28 PM   #1
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Riding to and from, and thanks

Hi,

I recently purchased a bike with the help of people on this fourm ,
http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread...6#post13547316

Been about 2 and a half weeks and i am riding to work everyday and riding for enjoyment on the weekend .

I do have some questions about tyre replacements but i will leave them for a differnt day and just say

Thank you to all of those who helped with getting me on the road .

edit: oh and done around 160kms on the bike so far , it goes in for its first service to a few days .

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Good for you, mate.
We're glad everything is working out fine.
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Old 12-12-11, 04:00 PM   #3
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Good for you, mate.
We're glad everything is working out fine.
<laughs> fine i dont know about fine , you know how much my arse hurt that first week

have bike pants with padding now
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I was wondering if someone had some advice for a bike in Australia (South east QLD) for a bloke who is around 6 foot 7 inches tall around 130kgs and looking to ride.

Oh budget is around 600 but cant afford to go over that by to much or the partner will beat me with the bike.
You're 6'7" 130kgs and your partner will beat you with the bike??? Yowzer!!!
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Old 12-12-11, 06:19 PM   #5
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You're 6'7" 130kgs and your partner will beat you with the bike??? Yowzer!!!
haha i am not allowed to fight back, i just have to sit there and take it
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Good on you. Is the weather as comparatively cooler up there in Brisbane as it is down here in Victoria?
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Hi mate ,

last few days has been between 27 and 34 C so no cool is not the word I would use for it , but at least it isn't 40 ....yet

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Good Luck ! Keep the wheels rolling- 40 here, but fahrenheit, not centigrade
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I started biking to work about 3 years ago and love it. Twenty five miles round trip, now I DREAD taking public trans. Congratulations wear out as many tires as you can!
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