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10-18-09, 11:20 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,757
Posted By Isabelle's Dad

Zipp 404 or 808 Clydesdale Series

I am wondering if any of you big boys are riding on Zipp Clydesdale series wheelsets. If you are riding on them is it just for race day or are you doing your weekend rides on them as well?
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10-11-09, 12:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 872
Posted By Isabelle's Dad

This is an easy one for me to answer. I have a...

This is an easy one for me to answer. I have a Cannondale SL1, Full Carbon. Same wheelset you are using. I put about 1200 miles on the bike this summer. I weight 270lbs. I have hit pot holes, a...
06-29-09, 05:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 812
Posted By Isabelle's Dad

Look Keo Carbon...am I too heavy.

I just bought new pedals only to find out at 270lbs I may be too heavy. Can anyone give me the skinny?
06-18-09, 12:24 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 9,677
Posted By Isabelle's Dad

From one big bot to another

I have a Cannondale Sysapse Carbon SL1 with a Mavic Ksyrium SL wheelset and I weigh 270lbs. When I bought the bike my light weight friends cringed at the thought of what was going to happen when I...
05-11-09, 01:26 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 31,004
Posted By Isabelle's Dad

Only because I found the best deal on Craigs...

Only because I found the best deal on Craigs List. Cannondale Carbon SL1 w/ mavic ksyrium wheel set. Im 6'5" @ 275LBS. Ive had to bunny hop over a pot hole, I hit a rock (medium size strawberry)...
04-22-09, 01:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,161
Posted By Isabelle's Dad

Thus far I hit a rock with the rear tire hard...

Thus far I hit a rock with the rear tire hard enough to give me my first flat and I rode into a nasty pothole while day dreaming about being anywhere else but on my bike.

Rims are strong. Still...
04-22-09, 01:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 804
Posted By Isabelle's Dad

Funny you should ask...I had a threshold test...

Funny you should ask...I had a threshold test done while participating in a spin prgram designed for tri-athlets and cyclists. I am not sure of the formula used but my age is 44, resting heart rate...
04-22-09, 01:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 619
Posted By Isabelle's Dad

I am with sstorkel. On day 3 when you feel like...

I am with sstorkel. On day 3 when you feel like you are no longer sitting on the seat but just the seat post and you have all that time to think, and think...when you start thinking about the warm,...
03-19-09, 07:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 864
Posted By Isabelle's Dad

Thanks for the info. My problem really isn't my...

Thanks for the info. My problem really isn't my chest size as much as it is arm length and something that will hang to my waist in the back. I love being a big guy except when it comes to cars,...
03-19-09, 06:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 864
Posted By Isabelle's Dad

Cycling Jacket for the XXLT

Where would I find cycling jackets with Italian names to fit my 6'5" 275lbs body?
03-16-09, 05:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,161
Posted By Isabelle's Dad

I just bought a Cannondale Carbon SL 1. The rims...

I just bought a Cannondale Carbon SL 1. The rims actually came with it. The previous owner bought the bike new in 2006 and then got sick. The bike has less than 200 miles on it. To be honest the...
03-16-09, 03:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,161
Posted By Isabelle's Dad

Wheel set for Big Boys-Mavic Ksyrium SL

Are there any 250LBS+ Clydes out there riding on Mavic Ksyrium SL? I brought my bike into a different bike shop today and the first thing they did was tell me that I am to heavy for this wheel set. ...
03-02-09, 07:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 252
Posted By Isabelle's Dad

Best Buddies Hyannisport Challenge

I am riding in the 100 mile Best Buddy Challenge in 90 days. I am not a "Roadie", I'm not even a cyclist. Although I just ordered a new Roubaix Comp. I have been riding about 70 miles a week...
02-16-09, 05:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 344
Posted By Isabelle's Dad

Riding Clothes for Clydesdales

Is there a good place to get riding clothes that fit a 6'5" 285lb rider? I typically take a xxxlt shirt. A xxl riding jersey is not pretty on let alone the 8" of skin that shows in the back...any...
02-14-09, 10:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 612
Posted By Isabelle's Dad

Cooker...I hear that. I did 20 this AM in the...

Cooker...I hear that. I did 20 this AM in the gym. At the 12 mile mark I was looking for the sheepskin slip on. Thanks for all the advice folks.
02-13-09, 01:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 612
Posted By Isabelle's Dad

More than I can chew

I am 44, 6'5" and 285lbs. I play racquetball and ride an Espresso bike several times a week. I would consider myself athletic. I recently signed up for a charity event that has me riding 100...
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