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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 08-25-09, 09:19 AM   #51
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Originally Posted by tombailey View Post
Not sure of the science but a harder gear/lower cadence is usually quicker for us bigger guys to push through a headwind. If speed is not you goal then spinning "up the horizontal hill" seems like the best technique.
Not for me... I find going down a gear or two less stressful.
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