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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 05-16-08, 08:49 PM   #1
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ANy of you race

Do any Clydes here race any form of cycling? Unfortuately, I am probably built and have talents more for track cycling, but T-town is the closest track and 3.5 hours away. I certainly put in my share of long rides, but at 6'5, 235 pounds, I cannot keep up for very long races. I am basically looking to get competitive within a sport and would love to find my niche within cycling. I tried sprint triathlons, but too much running gives me little injures that are annoying. Are there types of races out there where us Cyles could still compete?
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Try endurance riding. Randoneuring, that kind of thing.
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I have done the cycling leg of a couple of team triathlons, you might find a runner and swimmer buddy and do something like that, or they also have some team duathlons around.
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