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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 09-25-09, 09:48 PM   #1
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Clyde Haiku

Young greyhound climbing,

dropping flailing huffing clyde.

Were I twenty, I'd...
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Old 09-25-09, 11:07 PM   #2
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I hope I didn't offend anyone with this. Keep in mind that I am the clyde here. It came to me as I was dropped in dramatic fashion on a climb by someone far younger and lighter than I am.
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Old 09-26-09, 07:18 AM   #3
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live life like a race
speeding everywhere you go
brings only the end
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Even Lance gets dropped!
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Old 09-26-09, 12:50 PM   #5
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live life like a race
speeding everywhere you go
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Ain't that the truth!
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Old 09-26-09, 05:56 PM   #6
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Bright eyes at fresh start.
Sixty two miles are behind.
Pass the burgers now!
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Against a headwind
In the drops I grind it out
Wishing I was small...
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Old 09-27-09, 08:41 PM   #8
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little children, running dogs

spin through rushing leaves
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Old 09-27-09, 08:55 PM   #9
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I'll surely outlast them all
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Old 09-27-09, 08:59 PM   #10
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Hear me now, svelt ones!

Bow you down behind me now,

in my wind shadow!
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Old 09-28-09, 09:15 AM   #11
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My Saturday ride
I hear them, "Attack the hill!"
Thanks for the support.

In appreciation of the roadies I saw as I neared the top of a nasty little hill I encountered on my Saturday morning ride and their show of encouragement as I pedaled my way to the top (Passed a few people who had decided to walk).
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Old 09-28-09, 09:21 AM   #12
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One more quick one, then I suppose I should get some real work done:

Monday mornings sucked
Until the day I started
Cycle commuting
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The wind is blowing hard
I think I'm struggling
Then i see 20 skinny's struggling behind me





Getting dropped going up hill is a fact of life. your choice is to become stronger and or lighter to change this.
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Old 09-28-09, 10:22 AM   #14
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Climbing the long hill
Dawn rising just as slowly
Washing out the stars
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See the big guy roll
Quickly picking up more speed
Whoop yo' ass downhill
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Old 09-28-09, 01:24 PM   #16
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Climbing the long hill
Dawn rising just as slowly
Washing out the stars
Very nice.
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Some days I wonder
"Where did my beer belly go?"
It's almost gone now
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french fries and burgers,

chips and candy, makes hill climbs

sad, lonely and slow....
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Who did not finish,
But had the courage to start,
Is still a winner.
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Quiet Texas highway
Rear tire deflates in the rain
"Oh no! D*mned goatheads!"
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The last time I will ride with
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Hot, hard ridgetop light
I look, longing, to the fog
Turn south and dive in
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Skinny guys shiver
While I ride through the cold night
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The earth trembles
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