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Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 05-30-15, 09:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,055
Posted By gabeham206
I'll be doing the 2-day ride. I did the flying...

I'll be doing the 2-day ride. I did the flying wheels ride today and got a pair of velo bibs at the finish line for $60 at their sale tent. I like the material and the chamois is nice and dense,...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 05-29-15, 09:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,055
Posted By gabeham206
Looking for comfortable bibs for longer rides, anybody have any they'd recommend?

I'm in the market for a new pair of bibs that will be comfortable on longer rides, mainly the STP. I have a couple pairs of specialized bibs that were right around the $100-$120 mark but make me...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 02-25-15, 02:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,305
Posted By gabeham206
Thanks for all the tips and advice. I have...

Thanks for all the tips and advice. I have registered for this event!

I think I should be ok with my pace, I have no problem keeping a 15mph pace on flats. It's the hills that get me. I averaged...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 02-24-15, 08:04 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,305
Posted By gabeham206
I haven't singed up yet, and I know time is...

I haven't singed up yet, and I know time is ticking. Last week this is not a ride I considered doing. I participated in the chilly hilly last Sunday, as my first organized and supported ride I fell...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 02-23-15, 12:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,305
Posted By gabeham206
Looking to do this for the first time this year....

Looking to do this for the first time this year. Anyone have any pro tips and how the camping works at the mid way point for the 2 day? Or any favorite spots? Looks like there is a couple places to...
Forum: Road Cycling 08-08-14, 01:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 752
Posted By gabeham206
My lbs had tons of xxl specialized and gore...

My lbs had tons of xxl specialized and gore gloves on closeout starting at $15 a pair. I got big hands and after a few uses the xxl was too big. The specialized ones stretch out quite a bit over...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-30-14, 09:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 336
Posted By gabeham206
Chain slipping on cog when shifting to lower gears

I've seemed to develop a problem, I was out climbing a hill and noticed my chain kept slipping while trying to get into my lower hill climbing gears. Would this mean my rear derailleur needs to be...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 07-30-14, 07:09 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,416
Posted By gabeham206
Like others have said, The weight limits they put...

Like others have said, The weight limits they put on bikes is pretty conservative, And are set low to avoid lawsuits and such. I'm between 320-330 lbs and have been riding a '12 Tarmac for over a...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 05-22-14, 03:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 611
Posted By gabeham206
I'm a size 15 as well, and have Shimano road...

I'm a size 15 as well, and have Shimano road shoes in a 51. They do feel a bit loose on me, but they've done a great job the last year with my shimano 105 pedals. Check out this link for road shoes....
Forum: Road Cycling 05-13-14, 02:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 574
Posted By gabeham206
This is what I do. I have a 30 mile commute each...

This is what I do. I have a 30 mile commute each way, And bike to the bus station (6 miles), and from where the bus drops me off I bike to work (3 miles).
Forum: Road Cycling 04-03-14, 07:28 AM
Replies: 15,804
Views: 2,519,917
Posted By gabeham206
372544 This box of goodies was waiting for...

372544

This box of goodies was waiting for me on my porch when I got home yesterday.
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 04-02-14, 04:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 804
Posted By gabeham206
I'm in the same boat. Last spring/summer had the...

I'm in the same boat. Last spring/summer had the most successful time of my adult life losing weight. Dropping nearly 100lbs by cycling, soccer and logging in what I eat on a daily basis. This Winter...
Forum: Road Cycling 04-02-14, 07:51 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 10,138
Posted By gabeham206
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Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 03-31-14, 10:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,121
Posted By gabeham206
I'm at 335lbs right now, and Have had a Carbon...

I'm at 335lbs right now, and Have had a Carbon road bike for about a year with no issues at all with the frame itself. There's a few others around the same weight as us too, and they haven't had any...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 08-29-13, 11:34 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 7,242
Posted By gabeham206
You'll be perfectly fine on a road bike, as I was...

You'll be perfectly fine on a road bike, as I was concerned myself, A few months ago with this same issue. I got a specialized Tarmac in May on clearence with 23c tires and have had no issues so far....
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 07-04-13, 04:52 PM
Replies: 518
Views: 65,268
Posted By gabeham206
327278Rode to legion park in Everett, this...

327278Rode to legion park in Everett, this morning. About a 13 mile ride from my house with some good hills.
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 06-12-13, 09:43 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,593
Posted By gabeham206
Great looking bike! I just bought a Carbon Fiber...

Great looking bike! I just bought a Carbon Fiber bike (Tarmac) with 24F/32R spoke, 23mm tires and I'm weighing in at 330lbs. I've only got about 100 miles on it, But I'm very impressed with the frame...
Forum: Commuting 06-10-13, 11:56 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,533
Posted By gabeham206
Narrower tires using same wheel?

So my girlfriend has had her specialized expedition bike for almost a year and we are trying to make it easier for her to get around town. She has 26''x1.95 tires that came with her bike. Would I...
Forum: Commuting 06-07-13, 01:32 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,738
Posted By gabeham206
I love the Samammish river trail! Espcially when...

I love the Samammish river trail! Espcially when it involves stopping at redhook after/during a ride, for a beer.
Forum: Road Cycling 06-07-13, 07:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 369
Posted By gabeham206
Yes, I have the DT axis wheelset on right now. 32...

Yes, I have the DT axis wheelset on right now. 32 spokes in the rear and I believe 24 in the front. I'm 6'5'' 328lbs, And getting under 250lbs. I started off at 385lbs 2 months ago. I'm making great...
Forum: Road Cycling 06-07-13, 07:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 369
Posted By gabeham206
Yes, I'm not concerned about heavier wheels, as...

Yes, I'm not concerned about heavier wheels, as I'm a clyde. I just want something strong and durable to last until I get down to my goal weight, Which I'm already half way there. I have no problems...
Forum: Road Cycling 06-06-13, 08:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 369
Posted By gabeham206
Will these wheels work with my sram apex components?

Hello all, I'm new to cycling and just got a Tarmac with Sram Apex components. I am a bigger rider and am looking into getting a Vuelta Corsa HD wheelset from nashbar, for my new bike. Would I have...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 06-06-13, 07:00 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 895
Posted By gabeham206
Great advice everyone. I'm 2 1/2 months into my...

Great advice everyone. I'm 2 1/2 months into my lifestyle change, and have lost 53lbs. One thing that has been a huge help is having a protein shake in the morning. It is filling, and gets me off to...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 06-03-13, 11:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 885
Posted By gabeham206
I weigh 330lbs, have the same exact tire...

I weigh 330lbs, have the same exact tire size/spoke count on my tarmac I bought last week. I've got about 40 miles on it and a quarter of that was on a road pretty torn up, Lots of bumps, cracks,...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 06-02-13, 09:53 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,939
Posted By gabeham206
I wear them, I'm a super-Clyde (6'5" 330lbs) it...

I wear them, I'm a super-Clyde (6'5" 330lbs) it makes cycling so much more comfortable and easier. That's all that matters to me.
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