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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 03-23-10, 05:32 AM   #1
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Long Hard Winter-But Clyde no more

Since the beginnng of Oct I dropped 50 lbs and worked hard at getting my strength up.
I have just hit 199 lbs and last week rode outside again since last fall. It felt like flying in comparrison to last year.
I still have about 15 lbs to go for my goal, but appreciate this forum and the inspiration everyone provides thru it.
I have always been, and will always be a clyde at heart and will keep part of this BF.
Have a great spring and summer.
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Old 03-23-10, 06:17 AM   #2
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Congrats! Keep up the good work!
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Old 03-23-10, 10:02 AM   #3
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WTG I'm right behind you at 205lbs and would also like to get to 180 by end of summer. It sure makes a difference with 35 less pounds to haul up the hills eh!
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Old 03-23-10, 11:58 AM   #4
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I went from 265 down to 170 by running 6 miles a day, then I hurt my knee and I'm back up to 240!

Oh well, just getting back into cycling, weight should come off somewhat quickly now.

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Old 03-23-10, 12:21 PM   #5
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fantastic! congratulations! I got close with 206 lbs in 2006. alas I am back up in the 220s ...
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