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FatManOnABike member offline [8 comments]
Ways to connect: view my journal read my blog: Le Blog du Fatmanonabike visit my website: http://fatmanonabike.com
Location:
Houston, Texas
Member Since: August 2005
1 Year | 5 Year
Distance Chart
goal
distance
2017 Total: 10253 miles 2018 Total: 189.69 miles 2018 Total: 0 miles 2018 Total: 0 miles 2018 Total: 0 miles 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 10253 5126 0
2021 Miles Traveled: 0
2021 Rank: currently unranked
Lifetime Odometer: 27,358 miles
History:

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Recovery from mild heart attack ( no stints, knives,ets) Dec 2004. Purchased bike Feb 11 2005
Current miles 987 today 8/6/05. Training for 2006 local Houston MS. Weight loss to date 60 lb.
target loss 120 to 140 lbs. target weight 160 to 180 lbs. Beginning weight 305. Dec 2004
2010 I gain back 30 of the 60 lbs annually. This year, the goal is to ride as hard as I can through the "winter" such as it is here in Houston,Tx. 
Bicycles
click to enlarge 2003 Specialized Allez Sport
Road bike
Description:  This is a used bike purchased from a good friend at work. It's entry level bike, 9 spd Sora drive train with a stock saddle to which he upgraded to Bontrager Race Lite wheels. It's my new charity rider. Current goal is the 2016 Houston to Austin MS150. It will be my 7th(?).

Lifetime Odometer: 128.6 miles

Chain:
Shimano Brooks B17 Saddle 9 speed, 69 miles

click to enlarge 2008 Trek 7.3 FX
Touring Road bike
Description:  Bought this bike as a basic grocery getter. Added a rear rack and two grocery panniers. Probably a front rack later. It's a comfy ride fairly nimble even loaded. Although I don't have enough saddle time for a real review, I did enjoy running errands while riding a few miles to boot. 2009 installed a Brooks B68

Lifetime Odometer: 18,191.7 miles

click to enlarge Guru FLiTE
Road bike
Description:  Bright red aluminum frame with the black carbon seatstays and chainstays + carbon fork, very sexy. FSA Gossamer compact crank. Sora drivetrain/shifters. I built it up with parts from my trek 1000. I need to update the photo, I am now riding a Brooks B17 saddle. Best saddle I've ever ridden.

STOLEN September 2015.


Lifetime Odometer: 9,463.5 miles

Raleigh M40 Mountain Sport
Trail/All Mountain bike
Description:  Craig's List $80 purchased primarily for riding laps around the plant at lunch. Bike will live at work and not be shuttled to/from work. Not a bad ride.

Lifetime Odometer: 5.4 miles
No planned events for 2021

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