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Old 05-01-13, 09:18 AM   #1
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new uber clyde

new uberclyde, 6'1 370, just got a new bike 2 weeks ago, only ridden 4 times because I go to night school
But hopefully next week I can ride atleast 4 times a week. My goal is to ride in the MS 150 in 2014. If there is anyone in the galveston texas area drop me a line
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Old 05-01-13, 09:22 AM   #2
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Hello and Welcome to Bike Forums.

League City road rider.

What bike are you riding?
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Old 05-01-13, 09:24 AM   #3
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Get one of these (and a tail light ) and ride at night.

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Old 05-01-13, 09:37 AM   #4
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Giant escape 3, XL frame,
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Old 05-01-13, 09:48 AM   #5
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Giant escape 3, XL frame,
Nice bike:



What days off do you ride.
We are only 19 miles from you.
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starting next week I should be able to ride any night, so far my longest has been only 5.5 miles, but for being 370 and not being on a bike in over 20 years. Slowly progress but steady progress
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so far my longest has been only 5.5 miles, but for being 370 and not being on a bike in over 20 years. Slowly progress but steady progress
That's doing VERY well for such circumstances. In a year, 5 miles will be a warmup for you. Welcome aboard. See you in the C&A forum!
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starting next week I should be able to ride any night, so far my longest has been only 5.5 miles, but for being 370 and not being on a bike in over 20 years. Slowly progress but steady progress
I started with 5 miles rides. I would ride 5, rest then 5 more. Got up to 50 miles one day with 10 rides.

Takes sometime for your body to adapted to your bike.

Have fun and asked questions when you have problems.
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Hello Dogfather69, form another Clyde, welcome to BF. You have gotten started and you have e good solid bike, now keep the enthusiasm going. Visit the Clydesdale and Athena Forum and the Regional Forums for your area so you can find some others with the same goals and trials as you. Best of luck with your cycling.

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