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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 08-08-10, 11:05 AM   #1
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Can I get a ruling here? (Am I a Clyde?)

I only go (as of this morning) 183 lbs. That's down from 188 a couple of months back, progress is slow. It may not sound like much weight but I'm pretty vertically challenged. I'm 5'4" with a BMI of 31.4. I feel pretty Clyde like at this point.

Currently riding a Kilo TT pro (for sale locally), a 1991 Marin Bear Valley Mtn bike and am building a Surly LHT.
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Old 08-08-10, 11:23 AM   #2
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While you may not fit the 'weight rule', you'll surely share most of the other concerns, IMHO.

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Not a Clyde but it's a friendly group here, nobody will kick you out :-)
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Old 08-09-10, 09:33 AM   #4
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Well, since I am a "Uber-Clyde" why don't we call you a "Mini-Clyde"??
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Not a Clyde but it's a friendly group here, nobody will kick you out :-)
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Well, since I am a "Uber-Clyde" why don't we call you a "Mini-Clyde"??
What about a Shetland?
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