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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, 10:12 AM   #1
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You know, that felt really good.

I took a week off after I did my century due to vacation, working on the house, various other reasons. I really got the itch to go for a ride this last weekend while we were away from home and finally got to scratch it last night.

When I got in the saddle I was really surprised at how good it felt. Just went for a slow, easy half hour+ without pushing too hard, looking at the scenery. It was a good way to get started again, and a nice change from my usual ride/workouts.

Just wanted to tell someone; no one around here understands.
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Old 07-29-08, 11:02 AM   #2
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Yeah, noncyclists just don't get us. (This is the absolute truth!)

My family thinks I'm insane when I mention I just got back from a 60+ mile ride. (Other than my wife, that is, who is starting to get the distance bug herself. )
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Old 07-29-08, 11:29 AM   #3
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There is something incredibly satisfying about putting distance behind you... and having it in front of you.
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