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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 06-09-10, 11:04 AM   #1
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Dear Clydes/Athenas, I need some help....

I hope this doesn't violate any rules here or anything, but I'm getting desperate so I figured I'd try it.

USA Triathlon has a photo caption contest each quarter. My caption is one of the finalists. I'm currently in second place with 1 day to go. I'm down by 47 votes. If I win I get some nice little cycling prize pack from Rudy Project. Voting ends tomorrow so I'm on a mission to make up a lot of ground quickly

There are no forms to fill out, and voting takes 2 seconds.

The poll is here: www.usatriathlon.org/poll

My caption is: "Yeah, Matty Reed thinks he dropped me. he doesn't realize I've already finished the course 6 times."

We spent a lot on the upcoming honeymoon so I could really use the free gear.

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Old 06-09-10, 12:07 PM   #2
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Done.

Currently you're in 2nd w/ 50 votes -- 1st has 89.
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Old 06-09-10, 12:11 PM   #3
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Yep Thanks! I wish Id gotten the email right away so I wouldnt be putting this push on last minute.
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Old 06-09-10, 12:15 PM   #4
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Voted. Happy to help. I did the same forum internet marketing campaign on all the Disney forums. They helped my family win a Haunted Mansion sleepover at Disneyland. Hey, do what you gotta do!

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Old 06-09-10, 12:18 PM   #5
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ok just voted and your 59 with 1st still at 89
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Old 06-09-10, 12:30 PM   #6
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Done, 65 to 89 (1st).
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Old 06-09-10, 12:35 PM   #7
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Done. good Luck!
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Old 06-09-10, 12:37 PM   #8
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done, but the 8.2 seconds schtick is still ahead of you.

I'll post a link to this thread over in the roadie forum if someone will do the same in the tri and other forums. We need to get you more traffic.
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Old 06-09-10, 12:57 PM   #9
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Thanks Chip. I didn't post to tri yet, just Foo and here so far. Im now only 10 down, but Im concerned they may make a last minute push, so Im hoping to clear them by a good bit.
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Old 06-09-10, 12:58 PM   #10
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getting close 81 to 90 now. within 10
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Old 06-09-10, 12:59 PM   #11
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if I remember I will vote via aircard and home tonight to help out *LOL*
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Old 06-09-10, 01:09 PM   #12
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up to 85, down by 5.
Good luck
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Old 06-09-10, 01:39 PM   #13
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just voted, your on 98, congrats
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Old 06-09-10, 01:50 PM   #14
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Thanks. Still have about 20 hours left so we need to keep the pedal down. Thanks so much everyone for helping out!
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109 w/ 34%, good luck!
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Voted... Your in the lead. Good luck.
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Old 06-09-10, 03:16 PM   #17
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You now have 39% of the vote - talk about stuffing the ballot box <VBG>
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Currently in the lead by 42 votes. Good luck!
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Old 06-09-10, 03:54 PM   #19
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Voted for you. Looks like you are way ahead. Yay!
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Old 06-09-10, 05:19 PM   #21
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Thanks for the help gang. Please keep voting if you havent. Want to be sure no last minute heroics from another competitor wipe out our hard work to this point!

And thanks again!
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Sorry, I voted for the 8.2 because I liked it better.
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I also voted for the caption I thought was best.

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isn't the best caption supposed to win?
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