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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 07-29-08, 10:08 AM   #1
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Hello I'm Tracy and a Clyde

I am a Clyde at 225 lbs 5'7", this has been my weight since I was 21 and in the military, I am just now getting back into biking (attempting car free in Hartford CT) I was doing Centuries on my days off a few years ago, longest single ride for me in one day was 230 loop around Enfield, to Hartford, to Manchester, to Hartford, and Back to Enfield, my current bike is a 2000? R600 CAAD4 Cannondale.

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