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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 07-10-14, 04:59 PM   #1
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I have been wanting a new bike since I started riding last fall. Today, I brought home a new 2014 Fuji Sportif 2.5. I will post some pics this evening.
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Old 07-10-14, 06:17 PM   #2
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Cool, congratulations.

Hope on this trail and see how it does. Is that right? 200 miles out and back if you go all the way on the continuation path into Alabama? That's outstanding.
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Congrats! Post the pics!!
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Cool, congratulations.

Hope on this trail and see how it does. Is that right? 200 miles out and back if you go all the way on the continuation path into Alabama? That's outstanding.
TH,

I have ridden parts of that trail a few times. It is a nice change of pace from the somewhat hilly area I live in. I hope to ride it on Saturday. Yes it is 200 miles out and back.
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Old 07-10-14, 09:00 PM   #5
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Here is a stock photo til I can take a few myself
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Stock photos!

Well, here's hoping you have tons of happy miles on your new bike.
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Very cool. Enjoy.
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Congrats. Nice bike. Please post impressions and stories of where it takes you.
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Oh, and pictures or it didn't happen!
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LBS has a 2013 2.5 (looks like equiv model was a 1.7c in 2013?) about my size, but I hate to get painted into a 7 speed corner :-)....the 2013 is a real pretty blue bike though :-). I'm going to be buying in October, looking at the 1.3 really hard but the White color is not making me jump up and down :-).

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