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Old 06-27-19, 10:26 PM
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Most racers wouldn't recommend buying a new bike to start racing.

Being 100 pounds heavier than you and having ridden a 55 pound touring bike I can assure you the weight makes little difference on a flat, steady cruise.

Check out Analytic Cycling, you can play with numbers there.
https://analyticcycling.com/ForcesLessWeight_Page.html

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