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Old 09-06-11, 11:20 AM
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Ok so just like you see professional cyclist's stats on television what is your's? I'll go first.
Name: Dave
Age: 18
Height: 5' 11 1/2"
Weight: 120
Years riding: 4 months
Strength: Hills
Preferred riding: Road
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Old 09-06-11, 11:42 AM
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Name: Booger
Age: 54
Height: 6ft and shrinking
Weight: Don't own scale,about 180
Riding: 48 years
Strenghts:I have 1 mouth and 2 ears,I use them proportionally
Preferred Riding: Touring

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Old 09-06-11, 12:02 PM
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Name: DEK
Age: 56
Height: 5' 12"
Weight: 219 and falling. Falling slowly but falling nonetheless.
Years riding: Off and on since I learned as a little tyke.
Strength: Going really slow.
Preferred riding: Road
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Old 09-06-11, 01:27 PM
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Name: BBW
Age: 53
Height: 6' 1"
Weight: 222
Years riding: Since about age 6 but really for the past year
Strength: Not over-analyzing things
Preferred riding: Dirt bike woods riding
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Old 09-06-11, 02:15 PM
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Name: Anything but late for lunch, but usually answer to Aaron
Age: Old enough to know better, young enough not to care...claiming I am 51, but my bride claims I am stuck at 14.
Height: 6'-2" and holding
Weight: 215#
Experience:45 years of riding, several long haul tours, raced for ~5 years, lived car free for 6 years
Strength: locating closest source of beer
Preferred Riding: Anything under 15mph that ends up at a pub. I also do S24O's

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Old 09-06-11, 02:40 PM
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Name: Tony
Age: 37
Height: 6'3"
Weight: Not much for my height. I've always been skinny (except when I was on the college meal plan as a freshman). But cycling's made me almost gaunt.
Years riding: 31. With a renewed sense of purpose for the last six.
Strength: No.
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Old 09-06-11, 04:03 PM
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Name: Flying Merkel
Age: 50
Height: 6'
Weight: right around 160
Years riding: 44
Strength: Sense of humor
Preferred riding: Riding to a destination, be it 1 mile or 100.
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Old 09-06-11, 06:34 PM
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Name: Machka
Age: 44
Height: 166 cm
Weight: 70 kg
Years riding: 38 years, the last 21 of those have been a lot more serious
Experience: 3 years of racing, 11 years of randonneuring, several cycling tours of various sorts, lived car-free for 6 years and used bicycle for transportation, and lots of recreational riding
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Preferred riding: Road
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Old 09-06-11, 07:24 PM
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Name: Gary
Age: 54
Height: 6'
Weight: 215 (Formerly 320)
Years riding: 4 years
Strength: Ride EVERY day weather permitting (indoor workouts if not)
Preferred riding: Road
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Old 09-06-11, 07:39 PM
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Originally Posted by Farmer Dave View Post
Height: 5' 11 1/2"
Weight: 120
that seems unhealthy.
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Old 09-06-11, 08:02 PM
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Name: Beanz
Age: 48
Height: 6' 1"
Weight: 240 (average )
Years riding: 15 years (other than a lifetime of childhood riding).
Strength: riding with no hands
Preferred riding: Road & tandem, some MTB


Name: Gina
Age: 48
Height: 5' 4"
Weight: Can't tell, she'll kill me
Years riding: 13 years
Strength: Sucking my wheel
Preferred riding: Road & tandem




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Old 09-06-11, 10:49 PM
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Originally Posted by jrhii View Post
that seems unhealthy.
It sounds like it but it's not too bad. I'm just tall and gainly kinda like the Schleck brothers I guess. Of course I don't ride like them, at least not yet...
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Old 09-07-11, 09:50 AM
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Name: Gotte (Mr Gotterdammerung to my bankmanager)
Age: 47
Height: 5'11"
Weight: 157
Years riding: 34
Strengths: just turning those peddles
Experience: riding, riding, riding, interspersed with some falling off when younger. Building bikes from a cupboard full of bits. More riding.
Preferred riding: nowadays, touring, tootling, teaching my kids to enjoy riding.
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Old 09-07-11, 02:24 PM
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Name: Ron
Age: 66
Height: I used to be 6'-0" but two weeks ago when I had my annual physical the nurse said I was almost 5'-11". How can that be? So I checked my height when I got home. Sure enough I'm now 5'-11". The Incredible Shrinking Man.
Weight: 188 pounds this week. 180 next week? 170 is my goal.
Years riding: 11 years
Strength: Riding slow on level terrain, but sometimes I can go fast.
Preferred riding: Road
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Old 09-07-11, 03:38 PM
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Name: Scott
Age: 31
Height: 5'8"
Weight: 150lbs or so. (Have lost ~20 since the beginning of the year.)
Years riding: 4 years since picking it up again. Hardly ever rode a bike after I got my driver's license!
Strength: Foolishness
Preferred riding: Road, some off-road
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Old 09-08-11, 05:47 AM
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Name: Jonathan
Age: 49
Height: 5' 9"
Weight: 180 (30 pounds too much)
Years riding: Nine since I restarted in 2002
Strength: Enthusiasm. I mostly suck, but I keep at it.
Preferred riding: Dirt-pathing
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Old 09-08-11, 10:18 AM
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Name: Nathan Johnson
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Height: 6'0"
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