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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 08-17-08, 03:48 PM   #1
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Just broke 1000 miles

I know it isn't much compared to some, but I just broke 1000 miles this year. I just got back into cycling in April (after 8 years off) when I weighed 215. I now weigh about 195. I will be riding in the Hotter N Hell pulling my 3 year old son in a trailer next weekend. I didn't think losing this much weight would have been so much fun!!!
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Old 08-17-08, 04:08 PM   #2
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everyone has to start somewhere. Congrats. 1000 miles since April is very good.
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Great job, keep it up!!!
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Congrats, bdiamond!! Great work... I just hit 1000 this weekend also - one of my milestones. My other milestone was 220 lbs which I hit last week (down from 250).
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You're not going to do the 100 at the HH100 are you? That would be a workout if it gets hot.

Have you been before? It's a great experioence.
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Old 08-17-08, 07:27 PM   #6
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Good job!
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Great job! Good luck in the hh100!
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No, I'm just going to pull him for 25 miles.... May drop him off with his mom and do the loop twice.. We'll see.
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