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Hello, new to me ride

Old 08-02-14, 07:25 PM
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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 like a winner. I am looking forward to it since I have been riding a carbon bike and although I have custom 36 spoke wheels on it, I am always concerned with the carbon failing on my weight (390lbs). Anyways, I just wanted to show it off :-)

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Old 08-02-14, 07:41 PM
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Should hold yourweight fine. Just make sure the tires and tubes and rim liners are in good shape and keep the tires inflated!
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Old 08-03-14, 03:14 PM
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already working on it. it feels fine :-)
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