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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 05-26-08, 07:29 AM   #1
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Good week

A grand total of 128 miles over 4 rides culminating today with a 38mi ride w/ an avg speed of 17.5 (spent a great deal of time battling a headwind too). Yesterday I went on my first group ride with a really nice bunch of guys. They were all 15-25yrs older than me and moved at a fairly slow pace. I may ride with them again but th hunt continues for a group that I'll fit into.
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Old 05-26-08, 07:36 AM   #2
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That's great! And, also 4 times as many miles I did last week, heh. With the dedication to riding it seems like you have, i'm sure it's only a matter of time until you find that niche group. Perhaps talking to your LBS or posting a craigslist ad would find you a more suitable group faster.

Above all, keep it up! Sounds like you're having fun.
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