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Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 07-21-15, 05:09 PM
Replies: 518
Views: 65,260
Posted By tiger187126
getting back into it and need a lot of breaks,...

getting back into it and need a lot of breaks, good thing i can use the excuse that i need to take some pictures...


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Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 07-20-15, 05:36 PM
Replies: 518
Views: 65,260
Posted By tiger187126
don't let this thread die! 465814

don't let this thread die!
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Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 03-01-15, 04:53 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,126
Posted By tiger187126
little late to the party, but i also have a...

little late to the party, but i also have a specialized secteur. love it, it has a shape that fits me and has held up great. went to a local bike shop, the guy hemmed and hawed a little because bikes...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 09-08-14, 06:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,291
Posted By tiger187126
404776 Problem solved, and for less than a...

404776

Problem solved, and for less than a walmart bike as well. Just jacked the seat up and it seems fine. Nice disc brakes too.
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 09-08-14, 02:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,291
Posted By tiger187126
to respond to a couple of things: i've been...

to respond to a couple of things:

i've been looking on C-list, i'm in queen anne's county maryland so we're looking at eastern shore and annapolis mostly although eastern shore like Ocean city is...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 09-08-14, 01:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,291
Posted By tiger187126
i'll look into nashbar, and i'm guessing BD is...

i'll look into nashbar, and i'm guessing BD is bikes direct? if so i was looking at a couple of theirs, just didn't know how they compared to walmart-esque bikes.

can i make a shorter framed bike...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 09-08-14, 01:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,291
Posted By tiger187126
i did the same thing and you're not wrong, but...

i did the same thing and you're not wrong, but i'm starting at ~$500 and that's just too much for this purpose
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 09-08-14, 01:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,291
Posted By tiger187126
Walmart Bikes

I'm not good at searching, but i didn't see too much about this in this section.

I know we're all big fans (myself included) of our LBS. I have a great bike that's fitted and a joy to ride.

the...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 12-22-13, 09:06 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,498
Posted By tiger187126
i want to ride a 35 mile charity ride this...

i want to ride a 35 mile charity ride this spring. got a lot to do to get there.

i don't know how many miles i should expect to ride, this year saw me away from my bike for the majority of it, but...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 12-21-13, 03:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 417
Posted By tiger187126
test rode one and it was very comfortable. i...

test rode one and it was very comfortable. i personally went with a road bike because it felt better for my back (weird, but sitting upright hurts my back more), but if it makes you want to ride it...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 12-16-13, 11:17 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 846
Posted By tiger187126
got sick lost 10, got better gained it back, lost...

got sick lost 10, got better gained it back, lost it again, then went out of town for thanksgiving and gained it back.

now i'm down 13, so basically i wasted a lot of time seesawing when i could...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 12-15-13, 09:20 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,550
Posted By tiger187126
i found that financial investment was a great...

i found that financial investment was a great motivator to get out and ride more.
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 12-15-13, 09:17 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,686
Posted By tiger187126
gotta do a little 6/7 month bump here. took a lot...

gotta do a little 6/7 month bump here. took a lot of time off between moving, being out of town for work, and pneumonia which lasted a month (i can't think of a time i've felt worse for that long).
...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 05-25-13, 12:58 PM
Replies: 415
Views: 7,981
Posted By tiger187126
so i rode to my lbs to get my bike checked up...

so i rode to my lbs to get my bike checked up after the first month yesterday:

5.05 miles @ 14.26 mph

they told me it would probably take a day to get it back to me, so i had to ride back home...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 05-25-13, 11:44 AM
Replies: 1,105
Views: 58,088
Posted By tiger187126
just to chime in here, here's a link to the...

just to chime in here, here's a link to the forbes article that covers some of these new studies. i believe there's links to other articles, because there's been a lot written about these points this...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 05-25-13, 11:18 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,111
Posted By tiger187126
congrats on the new bike, looks awesome!

congrats on the new bike, looks awesome!
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 05-24-13, 08:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 848
Posted By tiger187126
i could see a non trued wheel rubbing somewhat...

i could see a non trued wheel rubbing somewhat and making noises at the point where it's bent out towards gear side, but yeah i'm not sure with this explanation.

either way, have fun riding and...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 05-24-13, 02:36 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 904
Posted By tiger187126
i am taking this weekend off. my wife is in town...

i am taking this weekend off. my wife is in town for a little bit and i have to pack up the house to get ready to move. i really pushed hard this week and reached my monthly goal so this will be my...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 05-24-13, 02:25 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,194
Posted By tiger187126
since i'm newer and around your weight i'll pitch...

since i'm newer and around your weight i'll pitch in my experience with riding increased mileage:

i started off around the block a few times once a day. the first week i did 11 miles on 6 rides...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 05-24-13, 08:39 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,075
Posted By tiger187126
more knowledgeable guys will probably chime in,...

more knowledgeable guys will probably chime in, but here's my 2 cents:

if you love it and it fits, ride it and replace something when/if it breaks.

these are the wheels that came with my...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 05-24-13, 07:36 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 848
Posted By tiger187126
seriously check out the trim feature. try...

seriously check out the trim feature. try shifting the front gear and see if the noise goes away. i took mine into the shop for a "grinding" noise and they showed me that one click or half click...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 05-23-13, 06:50 PM
Replies: 415
Views: 7,981
Posted By tiger187126
i actually started doing this a little and it...

i actually started doing this a little and it actually helps my legs. whenever i start getting beat and coasting a little it gets a lot worse than if i just try to grind out a little sprint. i rode...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 05-23-13, 04:34 PM
Replies: 415
Views: 7,981
Posted By tiger187126
bad weather yesterday, but it was beautiful today...

bad weather yesterday, but it was beautiful today so i doubled up:

5/23 morning: 12.33 miles @ 11.98mph
5/23 evening: 13.26 miles @ 12.1mph

MTD 115.27/110

104.79% Complete

this was my...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 05-23-13, 02:26 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,686
Posted By tiger187126
i love it, but i had to move to Minneapolis for...

i love it, but i had to move to Minneapolis for work. i went to school at Ohio State so i'm familiar with the Midwest, but this winter was just too much. we got a foot of snow in April!

luckily...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 05-23-13, 11:12 AM
Replies: 518
Views: 65,260
Posted By tiger187126
first hundred miles on the bike. 318713

first hundred miles on the bike.

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