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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 11-29-08, 05:02 PM   #1
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50 Miles Today!

My wife and I set out on a 30 mile ride this morning. We headed up the coast a bit then turned inland along the river. Got to our planned turn around spot and felt pretty good so I convinced my wife we should try a little climbing. We headed up toward the lake for some rolling hills with a couple of nice climbs including a mile of 5% +. Had a bite to eat on the patio overlooking the lake then headed for home. Got within a mile of our house and realized we'd gone over 45 miles so we took a ride around the harbor to get our 50. And my wife didn't think she was up to doing 30 when we left the house. Beautiful day, beautiful scenery, beautiful riding partner and our first half century. Doesn't get much better than that.
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Awesome ride!! Congrats on 50! Sounds like a great day.
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Old 11-29-08, 07:21 PM   #3
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Good job on your first 50 miler. Sounds like it was a fun ride.
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Old 11-29-08, 08:39 PM   #4
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Great job!! Sounds like you had an awesome day!
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Old 11-29-08, 08:53 PM   #5
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Very nice. Congratulations on the ride with your better half.
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Old 11-29-08, 09:15 PM   #7
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Ya know, I was sitting there admiring the lake with my cell phone in my jersey pocket and wishing I had a camera. Duh!
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Old 11-29-08, 09:18 PM   #8
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Sounds like a great ride. I hope to do some of those in the spring. It is snowing tonight right now and I have to move my daughter tomorrow, so I hope it is all done by tomorrow morning.
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