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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 08-28-09, 04:35 PM   #1
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anyone else 214 trying to be 196?

I got down to 208 this summer but I'm back to 214. hoping not to get back to 223 this winter
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Old 08-28-09, 05:03 PM   #2
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I'm 238ish right now. Was 270 at the start of the year. My goal is 199...
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Old 08-28-09, 05:08 PM   #3
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I was 288 a year and a half ago. Now I'm 235, trying to get to 215. We'll see where I go from there.
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Old 08-28-09, 05:20 PM   #4
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I'm 6'4" and 214# as of this morning. Not really trying to be anything else except faster... and perhaps live a bit longer (so I can continue getting faster - at my current rate of improvement I should be about to win the TDF when I'm 107 years old).
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Old 08-28-09, 06:17 PM   #5
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217 trying to get below 200...i dropped ~25 pounds the past few months.
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Old 08-28-09, 06:23 PM   #6
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Stuck at 200 lbs.
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Old 08-28-09, 07:34 PM   #7
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Was 231 in mid-May, was 204 in the doctor's office a little while back, and am right around 200 now on my home scale.

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I was 228 on March 1. Now, 3200 miles and a lot less ice cream later, I'm at 205 with a goal of 190.
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Old 08-28-09, 08:44 PM   #9
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I was about 250 in Jaunary. Down to 230 in June. If I try REEEEEEAL hard, I can get down to 220. But I have no interest in leaving Clyde status. I have fun with it!
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I was 245+ and now I'm stuck at 205. I should try to get down to 180.

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Was 220 last year, down to 193 yesterday on the gym scale. My ultimate goal is 180-185. Just don't give up hope, if I can do it, so can anyone else !!!!
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Got back on the bike about a month ago at 220 now down to 210 and I'm not going to stop till I get to 195.....Then maybe I take a small break and maintain.....Damn I feel good.
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Well, started off at 231 trying to be 195 and am down to 224 after almost two weeks. Give me a couple more weeks and I'll be 214 trying to get down to 195. Actually, anything under 200 would be nice!
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How tall are you and what is your build? Instead of going for a magic weight try to go for BF % then as you develope muscle tone you're not dropping too much weight
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I hear ya... I'm 5'9", 211 the last time I checked. I'd like to get down to around 175 or 180 by next summer. I'm hoping my new road bike and training for a MS150 event will get me there.
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I got down to 208 this summer but I'm back to 214. hoping not to get back to 223 this winter
Yea right!! Don't I wish.

259 down from 270.

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