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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 02-22-11, 08:31 PM   #26
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My first fall came on sand, it was more of a sharp turn, over sand that was in a dip, so it was a good 5 or 6 foot slide. Don't want that to ever happen again hah.
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Old 02-22-11, 09:29 PM   #27
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I think previously responding to this thread stirred "bad mojo". I havent fallen in months but tonight when arriving int the driveway, I unclipped the right and lent to the right. As I began falling, I manged to rip my left foot out and stop the fall.....
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Old 02-22-11, 09:36 PM   #28
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Don't worry it only happens a couple of times. At least you didn't hurt anything except your pride. I broke my elbow from a similar no speed fall (left foot out, right hand fall). My last fall happened years ago.
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