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Old 06-12-11, 09:45 PM   #1
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Looking for a change

Hello everyone. I've started running to get back in shape. I was complaining to a couple of co-workers about some days I just dont feel like running. They said I should get a bike. They are both avid bike riders. Im a big guy at about 6'2 and now 345 lbs.. I was concerned that any bike would be able to hold me up. I loved bmx and mountain biking as a kid, and I knew I would enjoy cycling again. After three months of research I found a used 07 Caonnondale System Six Team edition. It has all 105 components except for the front de-railer its an Ultegra. The wheels are basic shimano wheels. The bike shop I got the bike from didn't have the petals I wanted or shoes in my size, so I bought come bmx flats just so i could take her out for a ride, while my petals and shoes are ordered. I'm looking forward to riding on the road and using another method to get back into shape. I was told that this bike was one of the best frames Cannondale made, but I dunno? Does anyone know if Cannondale has a lifetime warranty on this frame? Well here is a picture of her in my In-Laws garage.



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Old 06-13-11, 03:12 AM   #2
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Cheers GrtSaint, welcome to Bike Forums!

People in our Clydesdales / Athenas Forum will have answers regarding durability issues. From what I've understood it's mostly the wheels that you should be concerned about, not so much the frame.

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Old 06-13-11, 05:54 AM   #3
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Howdy and welcome to the forums! Bike looks good, congrats.
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