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Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 08-08-14, 05:07 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,370
Posted By jdevarie
The last person to yell things at me while riding...

The last person to yell things at me while riding had the audacity to stop and wait for me. He almost wore my bike frame as a neck adornment and I had to walk home. I lost control but he started it,...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 08-07-14, 03:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,360
Posted By jdevarie
now that is a sweet ride. I have a madden that I...

now that is a sweet ride. I have a madden that I never thought about outfitting with heavy duty stuff. You are giving me great ideas. Also from the Boston area I've been riding my fuji sly with 36h...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 08-03-14, 03:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 449
Posted By jdevarie
already working on it. it feels fine :-)

already working on it. it feels fine :-)
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 08-02-14, 07:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 449
Posted By jdevarie
Hello, new to me ride

I just purchased this bike for a song. It is a vintage aluminum cannondale from when they had the little house logo on the head tube. It is a 60cm and after a good scrub and new brake cables it seems...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 07-28-14, 08:54 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,396
Posted By jdevarie
No offense taken. Opinions are like belly...

No offense taken. Opinions are like belly buttons, everyone has one. Anyways, I realize I may not have been as sensitive to those that swear by the garmin. I personally, having used gamins before,...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 07-28-14, 08:14 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,396
Posted By jdevarie
I would not waste my money on any of the...

I would not waste my money on any of the dedicated GPS devices. In my experience and based on the specifications, the receivers on these devices are slow in nature and react slowly to changes in the...
Forum: Alt Bike Culture 09-12-13, 08:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,138
Posted By jdevarie
that is sweet

that is sweet
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 08-26-13, 06:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 483
Posted By jdevarie
good job on the distance ridden. I have had the...

good job on the distance ridden. I have had the same situation with my feet when using normal pedals. The problem is not necessarily the shoe but the support underneath. I rode a mtb with normal...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 08-25-13, 05:13 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,914
Posted By jdevarie
It is all about work. You can ride 100 miles but...

It is all about work. You can ride 100 miles but with little effort it does not help you burn any fat. Ride your miles with a purpose, challenge yourself, every day either faster or less flat but...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 08-08-13, 07:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 665
Posted By jdevarie
nice ride. i would not worry about the wheels,...

nice ride. i would not worry about the wheels, just have them checked out. you'll be surprised as to how strong they are.
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 07-25-13, 06:58 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,427
Posted By jdevarie
this:thumb:

this:thumb:
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 07-25-13, 06:37 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 6,888
Posted By jdevarie
I dont know but I feel the problem is simpler...

I dont know but I feel the problem is simpler than that. I am 425+ at 6'1" and often ride carbon bikes no problem. I have a fuji SL1 and a Specialized Allez and they have held me well, I fitted them...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 01-31-13, 09:59 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,361
Posted By jdevarie
at over 380 lbs, I have yet to have a problem...

at over 380 lbs, I have yet to have a problem with my rims on my trek district (2010). I also have a fuji sl1 for which I had a custom set built dt swiss 36hole wheels. I did not want to ruin the...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 01-28-13, 09:59 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,454
Posted By jdevarie
Canondale Jekyl 1000 is my ride for the forest...

Canondale Jekyl 1000 is my ride for the forest trails :thumb:

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-vP1Q4udCP1c/TyxU-JCrsEI/AAAAAAAAbRE/2mX1OyL2_Kc/s640/2012-02-03_16-18-14_31.jpg
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 11-28-12, 08:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 604
Posted By jdevarie
Awesome choice. Note that it will be fine. I am...

Awesome choice. Note that it will be fine. I am as ubber as you and have ridden a GF Mendotta without issues and lately a Trek District (2010) single speed without a problem. Whenever I feel lucky, I...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 09-19-12, 08:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 458
Posted By jdevarie
Have you beat at 6`1" and 387. I use both bibs...

Have you beat at 6`1" and 387. I use both bibs and regular shorts from aerotechdesigns.com and they work well on my Fuji, tarmac and pinarello. Chamois should just cover the seat area. I have a...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 09-18-12, 07:41 PM
Replies: 307
Views: 5,392
Posted By jdevarie
A little late to join the party but I am shooting...

A little late to join the party but I am shooting for 100 miles in sept. We will see October as well LOL

thanks everyone
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 09-18-12, 07:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 294
Posted By jdevarie
Thanks for the replies. I will have to look into...

Thanks for the replies. I will have to look into that. The thing is that it does not do it if I have it on the stand. Anyways, I hope this time my return is for good. Tired of being fat :-) Time to...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 09-18-12, 03:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 294
Posted By jdevarie
What did I do?

Hello, I have not posted here in a while. Finally getting back on the bike. I have found some 36 spoke wheels that will suit me well. I am 6'1" at 387 so I am on the clydesdale squared camp. ...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 01-24-12, 10:05 PM
Replies: 925
Views: 33,803
Posted By jdevarie
Just joined WW. Today was my first full day into...

Just joined WW. Today was my first full day into the points system. Let's see how it goes. Lots of good stories here. I need to shed at least 200lbs. Good luck to all.
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 01-24-12, 09:34 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 490
Posted By jdevarie
Congratulations. Best of luck to you.

Congratulations. Best of luck to you.
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 06-23-11, 10:24 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,863
Posted By jdevarie
no surprises. u r too close to Boston, lots of...

no surprises. u r too close to Boston, lots of posers there. I know I live in Quincy lol

he has a chainring up his A$%
lol
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 06-18-11, 11:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,058
Posted By jdevarie
Basically, it is math. Calories go in, but...

Basically, it is math. Calories go in, but calories don't go out then you have a big bag to hold all of them.

I agree with has been said about liquid diets, it is very likely that you will put...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 06-11-11, 12:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 354
Posted By jdevarie
Keep the specialized. It is what I have and are...

Keep the specialized. It is what I have and are built tough. I do not know of the other brand you speak of so I am going just by experience.

good luck
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 06-10-11, 05:55 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 7,714
Posted By jdevarie
I could never (for now) ride something like that....

I could never (for now) ride something like that. My belly would fill the void between the tip of the seat and the stem and then some :)

Very nice ride. Reminds me of my Cervelo one. Nice bike...
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