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Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 04-21-12, 11:17 AM
Replies: 492
Views: 17,086
Posted By natbla
That looks really good! Can't wait for the ride...

That looks really good! Can't wait for the ride report from your first ride this week.
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 04-15-12, 05:13 PM
Replies: 492
Views: 17,086
Posted By natbla
I'm not sure I recognize you looking so "normal"....

I'm not sure I recognize you looking so "normal". Of course the best part I'm sure is lack of knee pain.
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 04-03-12, 06:38 AM
Replies: 492
Views: 17,086
Posted By natbla
sounds like everything is going forward even with...

sounds like everything is going forward even with the set backs. Keep up the good work it will ahve you back riding and hikin sooner than you think.
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 10-06-11, 05:38 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,937
Posted By natbla
Well I was able to pick up the bike at the end of...

Well I was able to pick up the bike at the end of August, just before moving to Logan OH. With the move and the new job its now got a whopping 12 miles on it. That said, I love the bike. Its smooth,...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 09-12-11, 11:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 300
Posted By natbla
Definitely not consistent with the roads along...

Definitely not consistent with the roads along here. I did a google search and here is a post from RBR in with a great looking ride around here:
...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 09-08-11, 03:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 300
Posted By natbla
I've been here 4 days and its rained every day. I...

I've been here 4 days and its rained every day. I didn't bring the right gear for the weather. But, Logan is located is south central OH in the hill region called Hocking Hills. So there are are...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 09-04-11, 08:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 300
Posted By natbla
Changing locations

Well after 21 years of living in Western MD, tomorrow I head off to Logan, OH for a new position, and a new start with the family. I finally picked up the carbon bike I was building up yesterday. So...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 06-02-11, 07:15 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,937
Posted By natbla
Originally, was going to have them just do the...

Originally, was going to have them just do the headset and crankset work (would have cost me $30-$40 max). But I looked at my schedule and determined that not only was I not willing to spend money on...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 06-02-11, 10:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 166
Posted By natbla
OT - suggestions for a good Realtor in Knoxville, TN

I posted this in the South East Regional forum. But was hoping I'd get some help from here.

I'm doing an interview in Knoxville, TN next Friday and was looking for suggestions on a reputable...
Forum: Southeast 06-02-11, 10:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 376
Posted By natbla
I'm used to the climbing as out here is Western...

I'm used to the climbing as out here is Western Maryland we have a ton of steep up and downs. When I have time to commute to and from work, I have 1500 ft of elevation change to deal with each trip....
Forum: Southeast 06-02-11, 09:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 376
Posted By natbla
OT - suggestions for a good Realtor in Knoxville, TN

I'm looking for suggestions on a decent Realtor in Knoxville, TN to contact. I'm interviewing there next Friday, and need to get with someone to look at a few places and get a good feel for...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 06-02-11, 08:55 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,937
Posted By natbla
I dropped off the partially completed bike for...

I dropped off the partially completed bike for the shop on Tuesday to finish the build for me. With my limited tool supply and lack of faith in my own ability to get this perfect on install I was...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 05-20-11, 02:44 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,937
Posted By natbla
Frame set arrived today 10 days day-to-day. On...

Frame set arrived today 10 days day-to-day. On the good side it looks great. On the bad side they sent me a 3k finish frameset and mine was supposed to be 12k (it looks sweet). On the good side its...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 05-17-11, 08:52 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,937
Posted By natbla
Final parts list: Frame: Chinerello Frame...

Final parts list:

Frame: Chinerello Frame set ($330)
Fork: full carbon fork include w/ frame
headset: included with frame
Shifters: Dura ace 7801 10 speed ($120)
shifter/brake cables: Jagwire...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 05-14-11, 12:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 993
Posted By natbla
I'm a weight weenie in putting together my new...

I'm a weight weenie in putting together my new bike build. But its in the form of what is the lightest most durable and cool looking parts I can get for my funds. So I wanted 42 mm aluminum rims so I...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 05-12-11, 02:13 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,937
Posted By natbla
It will be the first time a build one up myself....

It will be the first time a build one up myself. I expect that at some point in the process I'll be dropping it off at the shop to finish. But I could be wrong. Looks like I'll be selling my current...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 05-12-11, 09:58 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,937
Posted By natbla
I had some mix feelings too. Its part of what...

I had some mix feelings too. Its part of what took me so long to actually make the purchase. From what I understand from others who have purchased this frame it should ride like a good carbon bike...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 05-12-11, 07:55 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,937
Posted By natbla
For now I'm planning on leaving alone with the...

For now I'm planning on leaving alone with the 12K nude finish. I may add some red race stripes or even a few words at a later time. I just purchased red bar tape and have a red GP4000 tire for one...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 05-12-11, 07:10 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,937
Posted By natbla
Fair enough, I guess I could have picked a...

Fair enough, I guess I could have picked a different frame style. But at the end of the day, I just like the way this frame looks even though I could have save $30-$40 if I'd picked one of the 3...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 05-11-11, 04:09 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,937
Posted By natbla
Updated again with almost all of the items I ...

Updated again with almost all of the items I need for the build (just missing FD clamp, and seat post):

Frame:Chinerello Frame set ($330)
Fork: full carbon fork include w/ frame
headset:...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 05-09-11, 12:28 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 10,460
Posted By natbla
The job has its ups and downs. But the hardest...

The job has its ups and downs. But the hardest (and also most interesting) part is the managing all the parts, and stakeholders to form a cohesive approach to a project that meets both the...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 05-06-11, 02:42 PM
Replies: 611
Views: 15,323
Posted By natbla
8 miles after work was great!

8 miles after work was great!
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 05-06-11, 09:38 AM
Replies: 273
Views: 10,460
Posted By natbla
AS long as that same inner Tea Praty doesn't like...

AS long as that same inner Tea Praty doesn't like all the corporate subsidies given Large corps and their even larger tax breaks that keeps under cutting our country's well being I good with that.
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 05-06-11, 09:13 AM
Replies: 328
Views: 13,980
Posted By natbla
Yeah, there are a ton of complications and...

Yeah, there are a ton of complications and interrelated piece of the puzzle for your situation and you're the person who has to get comfortable before you jump. Over the years it is clear to me that...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 05-05-11, 06:19 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 10,460
Posted By natbla
I'm working in Public Housing as a Affordable...

I'm working in Public Housing as a Affordable Housing developer. I chase money (grants, loans, tax credits) and partnerships to finance and build/remodel/redevelop public housing, subsidized rental...
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