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Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) Looking to lose that spare tire? Ideal weight 200+? Frustrated being a large cyclist in a sport geared for the ultra-light? Learn about the bikes and parts that can take the abuse of a heavier cyclist, how to keep your body going while losing the weight, and get support from others who've been successful.

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Old 07-05-07, 06:41 AM   #1
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Down 33lbs. Yeah!!!!!

I've been riding and eating alot healthier and riding everyday since about Christmas. I weighed 253lbs. at Christmas and haven't weighed since. Yesterday (the 4th) I weighed and was 220 exactly! I think that I've finally found an exercise activity that I can stick with. You guys on this site are really an inspiration especially Tom Stormcrowe, what a transformation!
I couldn't wait to post and brag a little.
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NIce job. Keep it up.
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I've been riding and eating alot healthier and riding everyday since about Christmas. I weighed 253lbs. at Christmas and haven't weighed since. Yesterday (the 4th) I weighed and was 220 exactly! I think that I've finally found an exercise activity that I can stick with. You guys on this site are really an inspiration especially Tom Stormcrowe, what a transformation!
I couldn't wait to post and brag a little.
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Outstanding! You are doing a fantastic job! Keep up the good work!
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WOW!! I will be happy if I lose that much in a year(about half my goal). Keep up the great work!!
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Congrats! That's a wonderful accomplishment.
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First of all Congratulations. Secondly and most importantly "it aint bragin if you earned it". Can't remember who that quote is attributed to, but it certainly applies here.
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Outstanding! Great job!
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awesome job, that's may goal for around 17 months. I figure that I put on about 2-3 lbs a month when I started working and it took me about 4 years to notice and stop it so now I'll take 4 years to lose it. I was 271 at the start of may and I was 261 at the start of July so I'm slightly ahead of schedule, reading your story makes me feel good!
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I've been riding and eating alot healthier and riding everyday since about Christmas. I weighed 253lbs. at Christmas and haven't weighed since. Yesterday (the 4th) I weighed and was 220 exactly! I think that I've finally found an exercise activity that I can stick with. You guys on this site are really an inspiration especially Tom Stormcrowe, what a transformation!
I couldn't wait to post and brag a little.
Take care
Congrats!!!
I've had the same amount of weight loss myself!
I've also recently quit smoking and I'm about to celebrate 1 year of complete sobriety!
High five Thoakes!!
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EXCELLENT! I bet you feel SO much better...
I am happy to announce that I have 25# left to reach my goal of 200 from a high of 320...
After 200, comes 180!!!
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Old 07-05-07, 05:00 PM   #14
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Thanks guys, I feel great! Just chaniging my diet was change enough, but after cycling I've really taken off. I've let myself slide for far too long, but I finally reached the point of saying enough is enough. Thanks for the positive responses.
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