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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 12-17-07, 11:57 PM   #1
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Athena and Shorter Shorts?

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Old 12-18-07, 12:06 AM   #2
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Wouldn't blind me....

I see nothing wrong with them at all. (Matter of fact, not to be too forward, but I think they look pretty good, actually )
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Old 12-18-07, 12:19 AM   #3
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Why thank you! Keep in mind I am the average recreational rider and grandmother. I'm sure I would get a different response in a racing forum, which is not the real world for most of us.
Ah, but I don't care what twig people and human Greyhounds think
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Old 12-18-07, 07:00 AM   #4
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Nothing wrong with those (or you). Enjoy your tan.
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As a larger full figured woman, would it be acceptable to wear these shorts in public on a ride? Or is it something that would blind one's eyes?
Bgurl, those look great! If they're comfortable, that's a plus, but trust me, you don't have to worry about blinding too many guys with them (but keep an eye on 'em if too many spend a lot of time following you).
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You look fine! Enjoy your riding .

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Why thank you! Keep in mind I am the average recreational rider and grandmother. I'm sure I would get a different response in a racing forum, which is not the real world for most of us.
That's why we hang out in the Clyde/Athena forum. Who cares what they think.

I agree with Tom though (don't tell my wife). I think they look great. I have never been happier than the first day I stopped wearing basketball shorts over my bike shorts. Just wear them, and anyone who's worth anything will respect your for being out there riding.
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Hey, trust me, I find a set of shorts or bibs that fit and work, I don't care what the twigs think. They look ok to me. You have pretty nice grandma legs by the way.
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Very nice

I think they look great on you.


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You worry way too much. Go. Ride.
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"clears throat, pulls shirt away from neck rodney dangerfield style"
Uh, those look great on you...nice legs by the way
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