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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 03-06-12, 06:46 PM   #1
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Sons New Bike

I posted this in the road forum but I'm a pretty happy Dad, this kid has been asking for a roadbike for three years. It's a Louis Garneau XS with 24" wheels.


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Old 03-06-12, 07:20 PM   #2
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Awesome! My daughter is getting her first "real" bike this year too. Road bike with 105 or Apex. She is 13 and just hit 6' tall, probably another 2-3" to go. I'm probably going with a 58. She could do a 56 or 58 and since she is still growing the 56 would eventually be too small whereas the 58 can be adjusted as she grows.
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Old 03-07-12, 10:16 AM   #3
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Sorry for the dumb question but do kids grow out of bikes as fast as they grow out of shoes?
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Old 03-07-12, 11:43 AM   #4
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He will get two years out of this, if not he will move into his brothers old one.
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Old 03-07-12, 12:47 PM   #5
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That's a great looking bike and a lucky kid!
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Old 03-08-12, 07:39 AM   #6
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Sure beats the Schwinn Varsity I got as a kid.
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