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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 08-01-08, 02:58 PM   #1
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OK- it's the eve of the Covington Century

Ok - Wish me luck...I am off to ride in the Covington Century tomorrow. My plan is to make it to the 50 mile mark. I bought a cute little camera/phone case for the front of my bike - so hopefully I will take some photos.

I am riding on my own - as I am planning on avg speed of 12-15 I imagine - but am excited for my first organized SAG supported ride. I love riding in the groups - but it will be nice to not feel like I am holding anyone back. Perhaps I will meet others along the way.

Any Clydes/Athenas riding in the race? Good Luck!
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Old 08-01-08, 03:01 PM   #2
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Go for the whole banana! Enjoy your ride, pace and hydrate, and we expect a great report, as per your usual, MIss B!
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At large rides, there are always a lot of people riding your pace. The first few miles can be kind of crowded, so you may want to let the idiots get out in front. Then just enjoy the ride.
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