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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 11-11-08, 11:30 PM   #1
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Broke 200 today!

Started riding in May for the first time in 15 years, was 219 lbs. Today, 199! 4 more to lose to get back to where I was when I quit smoking 5 years ago.
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Old 11-12-08, 12:22 AM   #2
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Congratulations. To get back to where I was before quitting smoking is a goal of mine also. Do you have any sort of special reward for yourself breaking 200?
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Old 11-12-08, 04:33 AM   #3
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awesome great job! I just got into the 280's and I was singing and dancing. Congratulations on quitting smoking as well.
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Old 11-12-08, 04:37 AM   #4
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Old 11-12-08, 07:09 AM   #7
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Started riding in May for the first time in 15 years, was 219 lbs. Today, 199! 4 more to lose to get back to where I was when I quit smoking 5 years ago.
Congratulations on the No Smoking and Weight Loss.
Any idea how many miles or hours on your bike?
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That is awesome... way to be below 200!!!
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Old 11-12-08, 11:31 AM   #13
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Congratulations on the No Smoking and Weight Loss.
Any idea how many miles or hours on your bike?
About 1200 km, so say 750 miles, plus a lot of walking/hiking with the new dog mixed in.

As for rewards................food! ;-) I plan on hitting some of the pricier restaraunts in the area as I make my targets

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195 - quit smoking
185 - started working behind a desk
175 - mid twenties, playing weight

Thanks everyone and best of luck to all the rest of the Clydes and Athena's with their goals.
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Old 11-12-08, 01:47 PM   #14
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Congratulations, Fogghorn!
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Started riding in May for the first time in 15 years, was 219 lbs. Today, 199! 4 more to lose to get back to where I was when I quit smoking 5 years ago.


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Thats excellent news, man. I'm at 223 down from 267, quit smoking 11 years ago. My goal is to break the 200 barrier with a sonic boom.
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Good job. I hope to break 200 myself next summer some time. Keep riding!
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Tom seems to be slacking, it's been a day and still no certificate?
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I started at 313 and am at 242 now. The notion of breaking 200 seems an impossible goal at this point, but I will just keep doing what I am doing and we shall see what happens. The last time I was under 210 I was pretty buff, but I was a lot younger back then too!
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I broke 200 too... the other way. I gotta get back on my bike!
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I started at 313 and am at 242 now. The notion of breaking 200 seems an impossible goal at this point, but I will just keep doing what I am doing and we shall see what happens. The last time I was under 210 I was pretty buff, but I was a lot younger back then too!
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