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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 01-15-09, 09:05 PM   #1
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The scales are broken? Yay!

I've been doing some extra work on the bike and off for a couple of months now, but I had not been losing any weight.vPlenty of people were asking if I had lost weight or telling me that I looked good, but those darn scales were stubbornly sticking to 3 digits (kg). I figure it was all converting into hill-climbing-thigh-goodness!

For the last whole week the digital scales at my sport club have been broken - How do I know? The third digit has stopped working . Every time I get on, I'm sub-100kg (220lb). I never thought that ninety-something would seem so good to see!

I haven't told the wife yet, but if I can get to 90kg by the end of the year I'm going to buy a new bike with more 'bling'. Better start saving and working harder!
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WTG that exactly what I'm working towards, sub 200 would be great. I'm getting a new bike in late April early May but won't do it unless I'm under 220lbs. Let's see started year at 235lbs now 230lbs heck maybe I can hit 210 or 200 by May. Go at it man once it starts coming off it usally continues that way for awhile till you plateau.
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As hard as shifting the pounds is (and will continue to be), probably the hardest part will be convincing the wife that I need a new/more bling bike! The Caad9 is pretty damn good and perhaps I'll just upgrade it with SRAM Force rather than replace it.

However, I'm thinking titanium...
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Naw get the new bike you won't be happy till ya get it. My wife has long ago came to realize I'm a bear till I get my toys.
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