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Old 08-08-14, 08:36 AM   #1
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Greetings from the Florida panhandle

Good day everyone,

I am not a cyclist but I fancy myself as my wife's mechanic/maintenance guy. She began cycling about a year ago and now that she has taken it serious, we purchased a Cannondale Carbon Synapse 105 for her. Over the last year I have learned a lot just by reading forums such as this and all over the internet. I by no means even consider myself an apprentice when it comes to working on her bike but I hope to learn more as time goes on. Who knows, maybe a year from now when I'm a little lighter in the pants, I will take up riding as well.

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Old 08-08-14, 10:45 AM   #2
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Hey Chris,

Welcome to Bike Forums.

Get a bike and enjoy your wife even more.
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Old 08-08-14, 10:49 AM   #3
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Welcome to Bike Forums. Why wait? Many of our members started when they were 200-300#. Cycling is a great way to lose weight. when I started riding in 1999 I was 245# and in less than 2 years I was 180# with no change in my already healthy diet.
Now, what bike are you going to get?
BTW: stop by the Southeast Regional subforum and say hello. Lots of us FL folks here.
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Old 08-08-14, 12:33 PM   #4
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Welcome, Chris.

Cycling can help you lose that weight. There are plenty of us who are doing it now. Check out the Clydesdales/Athenas Forum.
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