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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 05-22-09, 08:02 AM   #1
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bikerides.com

Hi. I know I'm going to sound like a walking advertisement, but whatever.

I checked out the Bike Rides website from one of the banner ads here. Yes, weird, I never knew people actually clicked on them. It's a pretty cool site where you can record your ride dates, lengths, time, etc... I'm pretty sure there's other services and such out there, but I haven't been doing the biking thing for more than a week.

I started walking and such, but it's hard to get motivated to do that, so I moved on to biking since I've had this big some what expensive mountain bike hanging in a garage for the past year that was never used beyond the first ride after purchase.

Any ways, it also has a map with a route around the US that calculates where you'd be for how long you've ridden. Pretty cool.

Are there any other sites/software out there like this?
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Old 05-22-09, 08:05 AM   #2
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How about a link?
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Old 05-22-09, 08:08 AM   #3
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How about a link?
An endorsement wasn't enough?

http://bikerides.com/
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Old 05-22-09, 08:10 AM   #4
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I went, I signed up, I think it's really cool, and another motivating tool! Too bad they didn't start out east and have you make your way out west like the old Oregon Trail style game!
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I'm on bikerides.com with the same user name, DieselDan. I used another site, but received some racist feedback over a bike ride in South Carolina.

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Old 05-22-09, 03:02 PM   #6
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Another site that is worth checking out is http://www.bikely.com/. I've been using it for a couple of years and this site rocks.
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I just signed up, but I don't get it. How do I find people to ride with?
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http://www.mapmyride.com/

you map your route, get mileage, get an elevation profile.
You can also log training and if you are a commuter, it will calculate Gasoline and $ saved as well as Carbon Offset. Oh, and its free!

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