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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 04-18-08, 11:36 AM   #1
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April Report........

Hi,

Title Should Read April Report (not March)............

I still mostly lurk around here, but I have learned a great deal, so thanks to all for the knowledge.

After a slow start to the year maybe riding once a week in January, February and March I have made a great transition into April. For April I have ridden 11 time, 88 miles and averaged 14mph. It's pretty flat here in Dallas but I find myself wanting to some hills to ride. But the biggest change came on yesterdays ride. I took my normal route, but extended it to 40:00 minutes (30 usually) mileage went from 7.5 to 10 for a 15mph total. I now track my cadence as well and it stayed the same at 69. Bottom line I felt stonger and it showed. In addition while I have not lost any weight yet (started at 286) my clothes are fitting better, so improvement is occuring and ridden is the most enjoyable exercise that I have found.

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Old 04-18-08, 01:04 PM   #2
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Glad you are enjoying riding, seems like you are doing very well, and the best part is you are enjoying it!

Keep up the good work!
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Old 04-18-08, 01:09 PM   #3
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Congratulations on the fine progress. Keep it up!!
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