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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 11-28-11, 06:31 PM   #1
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Checking back in

I dropped off the face of the internet a few months ago due to school and life. I just wanted to check in. Life's been crazy with school and the holidays. It's been grand. I do have to admit I haven't been on the bike since September. I did manage to do a few half centuries before I hung the bike but it's cold here and I'm a wuss. I have however been doing well on the diet front. I've actually dropped below the Clyde line but I'd like to stick around because you guys rock.

Anyhow, after reading that I realize it didn't flow well. I just wanted to say hello again.
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Old 11-28-11, 07:30 PM   #2
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This is the internet, not an English class. No worries about the flow.
Occasionally I'll see a post from somebody who is functionally illiterate. Or from the guy who wants us to believe he is a red necked hillbilly who lives in an old RV. Y'all unnerstan don'ch?

But those people don't post here.
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Old 11-28-11, 11:20 PM   #3
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Old 11-30-11, 06:25 PM   #4
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Good to have you back with us ! Don't worry about the flow.
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Old 12-11-11, 10:17 AM   #5
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Welcome back. I haven't been on here in a while. Your post is almost one I was about to write. Cold weather, feeling too fat to ride, gets dark early, etc were all of my excuses why I haven't ridden. Actually, today is the first day I have been to the site in well over a month I think. I haven't touched my bike since Sept as well, except to go to the convienence store 1/4 mile each way. But since you have kept up with your diet, that is highly commendable and congrats on dropping below the Clydes mark. I probably gained the little I lost so I haven't been on a scale.

Keep up the good diet work. Think of it as most of a lifestyle change then a diet. You'll keep with it better.

Maybe I'll have to take the ol' road bike for a spin now...
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Old 12-19-11, 10:44 AM   #6
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Hey - There is saddle time and net time - I'll take the saddle time...
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