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    Plus 1. Watch what you eat..........ride at a...

    Plus 1. Watch what you eat..........ride at a pace that makes you want to ride all day.
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    BillinPA, congrats to you sir. That is awesome....

    BillinPA, congrats to you sir. That is awesome. Inspiration to everyone that is a clyde.
  3. I wore a suit for the first 6 years of my work...

    I wore a suit for the first 6 years of my work life................decided it was not for me. The last 25 years have been business casual, khaki's and shirt of choice, button down or polo. Suits are...
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    I'm at 370. Had my local LBS build up a Surly...

    I'm at 370. Had my local LBS build up a Surly Karate Monkey. Velocity double wall 36 spoke rims, disc brakes, big apple rubber, alfine 8 speed internal, heavy duty crank, jones loop bars, cris king...
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    Yep, have given away two bikes. One to my sister...

    Yep, have given away two bikes. One to my sister and one to a fellow employee that had knee replacement surgery and wanted to get into biking. I gave it to him with the agreement that he could not...
  6. That seems the hardest part to condition....

    That seems the hardest part to condition. Legs......ok, lungs......ok.......butt...not so much. It just takes time.
  7. Thread: Need advise

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    Training is good but heat stroke is bad.

    Training is good but heat stroke is bad.
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    Your weight won't be an issue with the bike,...

    Your weight won't be an issue with the bike, hopefully it is tall enough for your height. Biking is the absolute best exercise for fitness and weight loss, especially if you carry extra pounds like...
  9. Thread: Which Bike

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    I have back issues also, 350 lbs. I have a...

    I have back issues also, 350 lbs. I have a Cannondale Quick CX3 and a Surly Karate Monkey. Both are great rides. The Surly is steel and rides like a dream. The Cannondale is good also, a little more...
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    Nice bike, wheels look plenty strong with ample...

    Nice bike, wheels look plenty strong with ample spoke count. Just change out the tires to some narrower slicker tread ones. you should see a big difference in rolling resistance, hence increase in...
  11. AC Crash

    Have it from a good source who knows a guy, who knows a guy, that saw a spectator throw a banana peel it front of AC on the downhill.:D
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    +1.
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    Did not say any negative comments regarding a...

    Did not say any negative comments regarding a trike, just said, don't put them on a trike. You obviously missed the entire point of this thread.
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    Electra Townie with 3 speed internal hub. FUN FUN...

    Electra Townie with 3 speed internal hub. FUN FUN FUN. Don't put them on a trike.
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    Unfortunatly society is experiencing a decay in...

    Unfortunatly society is experiencing a decay in moral behavior, brush it off and move on, chances are worse things will happen over your lifetime.
  16. What accessories you put on your bike is purely...

    What accessories you put on your bike is purely personal. Over time you will find what works best for you. I vary what I bring with me based on the duration and remoteness of the ride. Sometimes I...
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    I looked at several helmets and after trying them...

    I looked at several helmets and after trying them on settled with a Specialized brand at 40.00. Specialized like Bell qualify for the higher DOT safety standard. The Specialized is very light,...
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    A steady diet of lobster eventually leaves one...

    A steady diet of lobster eventually leaves one craving for a bologna sandwich.
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    It may not be the saddle but rather not enough...

    It may not be the saddle but rather not enough time/miles under your belt to strengthen your muscles. How often do you ride? How long have you been riding?
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    +1 on the 7.4.

    +1 on the 7.4.
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    Very familiar with Mickey Mouse boots, aka Bunny...

    Very familiar with Mickey Mouse boots, aka Bunny Boots. More than likely you will need to fabricate some. Those boots are very thick and tall.
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    Not a good idea. I would rather get there a...

    Not a good idea. I would rather get there a little later than risk the alternative. YMMV.
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    Another company owned by Shimano…..Pearl Izumi makes some great shoes. I have wide feet, usually wear a 4E and was concerned my shoe choices were to be limited. I tried on a pair of Pearl Izumis at...
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    Plenty of rain jackets are available with hoods,...

    Plenty of rain jackets are available with hoods, great if you are sitting watching a football game or fishing. Not the choice I would have for bike riding.
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    +1, multiple release cleats, number 56. Work...

    +1, multiple release cleats, number 56. Work great.
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