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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 08-30-14, 08:07 AM   #1
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Any clydesdales out there ride a Cannondale w/lefty fork?

The new bike bug has bitten and I've been looking at a Cannondale hard tail w/lefty fork. Does anyone here have any experience with that fork? I'm right at 300lbs now but if I can get down under 300 I want a mountain bike.

Everyone in this forum has inspired me to keep going, even on those days I don't really want to, and I'd just like to say Thanks.
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Old 08-30-14, 12:17 PM   #2
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I have a 2003 Cannondale Jeckyll with Lefty. I was 364 when i bought it and have never had any issues. I did however have a new set of wheels built as the stock ones where 28 hole and I went to Woodman hubs 36 hole drilling
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