Thats awesome Sir!!! looking great and also your expression tells the story. I just started cycling in June coming off ACL surgery and being about 255 lbs also w 42 waist. Now to 250 lbs and would love to get to 220.. will keep pedaling. Trek Domane 4.0 disc and Raleigh RX 2.0 disc CX bike coming this week. Lets go burn calories!!