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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 06-16-11, 05:36 PM   #1
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Really wonderful ride today on my commute

Nothing hurt The seat didn't slide down, the wheel was running smooth with no problems like I have been having. I even wore bike shorts. The seat was at a perfect height so my legs didn't cramp. My hands didn't numb up because I put a shorter stem that's adjustable too. And all these things I learned from you guys. On my 1st day here I learned how to get off and on a bike without depending on the curbs. I used hand signals today. I'm not getting everything smooth but know every time I ride I'll get a little better. So thanks everyone for making this day go (at least my riding)smoothly. Now if I could just stick to my diet
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Old 06-16-11, 07:22 PM   #2
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Good to hear! I am not a fan of painful rides.
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Old 06-16-11, 08:00 PM   #3
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Glad you had a great time. That feeling of euphoria becomes addictive.
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Old 06-16-11, 08:15 PM   #4
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Sweet! Keep it up!
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Old 06-16-11, 08:17 PM   #5
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Keep the reports coming. I love reliving the joy of those first perfect rides.
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Congratulations!
Great hear someone "dialing in"
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Old 06-16-11, 11:33 PM   #7
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this thread makes me smile.

hold on to that happy feeling and fight the burn!
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"Really wonderful ride today on my commute"

RIDER DOWN - Symptoms - enjoying commute - That means going to work?

Don't use that dirty word.
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Don't worry about the diet... I think you will be surprised by riding, and upping mileage, the weight will fall off. Plus exercise is a good diet controller.

Enjoy your rides, I know I couldn't get through a week without getting on my bike!
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Old 06-17-11, 02:02 PM   #11
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this thread makes me smile.

hold on to that happy feeling and fight the burn!
+1 - sounds as good as my 10 mph tail wind this morning
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Old 06-17-11, 09:29 PM   #12
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awesome! cant wait to hear more great day posts from you. keep up the good work!
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