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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 05-01-08, 11:42 PM   #1
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My First Metric Century!

I am embarrassed to say how long it took me but I did it! I finished with 102 kilometres and change. Now to try for a regular Century before the end of this season! A few rollers and 1 itty bitty hill. Hey! It was still a Metric though!
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Old 05-02-08, 01:11 AM   #2
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Good job, PATH!!!

Just add a couple more hours to your ride and you'll have that Imperial. Do you mind sharing your nutrition and water intake?
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Old 05-02-08, 05:16 AM   #3
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I am embarrassed to say how long it took me but I did it! I finished with 102 kilometres and change. Now to try for a regular Century before the end of this season! A few rollers and 1 itty bitty hill. Hey! It was still a Metric though!
Don't be embarrassed, because there's nothing to be embarrassed about. Congratulations. More details on the ride, please?
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Old 05-02-08, 05:26 AM   #4
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Outstanding job, PATH! Congratulations!!!
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Old 05-02-08, 07:50 AM   #5
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Great work PATH! 102km is still 102km weather it takes you three hours or twenty hours. Nothing to be embarrassed about. Care to share a bit more about the ride?
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Yay!!

That's awesome!!!
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Congratulations!

I remember my first metric, I cried. That was over three years ago.

I'll let y'all know when I get my first imperial done.
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Congratulations! Did my first one a while back and have yet to repeat it! Don't worry about the time, just doing the deed is great.
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You are too modest PATH! It's wonderful knowing that you just finished a metric. It's so much more than many of us could ever have imagined in the past.

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Old 05-03-08, 12:35 AM   #12
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Well the ride was mostly flat. I finished three large water bottles and two energy bars. Geez was I sore the next day. You guys are the inspiration that keeps me going! Thanks for all the support!
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Good job on your first metric! You're moving in the right direction! Congrats!

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That is not enough water. Drink up!
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