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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 06-16-12, 02:05 PM   #1
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New Ride

Just got back from a 44 mile ride to the beach and back on my new bike.. I am surprised by how easy it was to ride Mostly thanks to my LBS for making a proper fit.

I came from a Cannondale M300 MTB and went the Synapse 6 Apex. Skinny tires and better components really do make a difference! Very happy with the purchase. Hands still ache a bit but not as bad as on the MTB.
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Old 06-16-12, 02:07 PM   #2
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Nice bike. Congrats.

Though you realize it doesn't really exist until we see photos.
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Old 06-16-12, 02:27 PM   #3
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Nice bike. Congrats.

Though you realize it doesn't really exist until we see photos.
Point taken
Taken at a park along the Santa Ana River Trail about 4 miles from the beach..
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Old 06-16-12, 03:24 PM   #4
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Nice!!
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