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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 08-07-07, 07:28 PM   #1
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once a clyde?

I am sure this has came up before but... if I get under 200 lbs, am I no longer a Clyde?
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Old 08-07-07, 07:42 PM   #2
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I am sure this has came up before but... if I get under 200 lbs, am I no longer a Clyde?
You graduate to Clyde Emeritus and I give you a certificate. You are then welcome around here as an inspiration to others that it can be done.
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Old 08-07-07, 07:57 PM   #3
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I am sure this has came up before but... if I get under 200 lbs, am I no longer a Clyde?
You become Clyde Emeritus, and Tom posts a certificate for you. Mind you, even if you drop to waif status, your still, really a Clyde, because you understand the mindset of the Clyde. You never forget the problems you faced as a Clyde, and your still welcome here
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Old 08-07-07, 09:27 PM   #4
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Clyde = 200 lbs plus or 6' plus. So if you're over 6', you'll always be a clyde, no matter what you weigh.

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Mind you, even if you drop to waif status, your still, really a Clyde, because you understand the mindset of the Clyde. You never forget the problems you faced as a Clyde, and your still welcome here.
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Its like being in AA. Even if you have stayed off the booze you still call yourself an alcoholic to remind yourself of the dangers.

"Hi, my name is John and I'm a clyde"

We're all trying to lose weight but could slip 15 chocolate eclairs between our lips at any time. Be careful folks.
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or you could do what I do, something I call the Betty Ford Clyde. I was clyde, not a clyde, clyde again, and I'm 3 pounds away from 200 now....

(yes, I'm a Betty Ford Clyde)
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Clyde = 200 lbs plus or 6' plus. So if you're over 6', you'll always be a clyde, no matter what you weigh.



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Now see. For me I was motivated to not be a Clyde in weight. But then I need to chop myself off at the knees too. 6'4" here
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Old 08-07-07, 11:27 PM   #8
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Same with me - I'm 6'3". But I like the company here, so I don't mind sticking around.

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