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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 02-14-12, 10:21 PM   #26
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Rode 20 miles Saturday and 20 miles Sunday - ramping up for the spring!
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Old 02-17-12, 12:24 PM   #27
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Took the cruiser out on a nice snow ride. Man that was fun!
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Old 02-22-12, 09:57 AM   #28
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Went for a ride Sunday wih a buddy and found some great classic cars/trucks. Always love seeing the classics!
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Old 02-25-12, 03:52 PM   #29
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Had a job interview today, wish me luck!
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Old 02-25-12, 04:07 PM   #30
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Had a job interview today, wish me luck!
Good luck Rover.

Last night I rode a pretty windy Critical Mass Ride. We had 30 brave souls come out to face the 30+mph winds and a bit of snow...Good times.
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Old 02-25-12, 07:57 PM   #31
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No riding for three days. First day I did volunteer work all day in the state park. That was enjoyable, mostly involving tooling around on a golf cart and sitting around talking to people about birds. The next day it was windy and rainy and I read a novel and cruised the 'net. Today was cold and rainy and I vegetated most of the day. I over ate each of these three days and now have a headache. I need to get out of the effing motorhome! I did "show up" today and ran about a mile and lifted weights and did core exercises for about a half an hour. It all felt like torture. I should have done the exercise before I ate too much and consumed too much caffeine. I still am trying to find my sweet spot with food and exercise.

Tomorrow the weather is supposed to be nice. I think that I'll go for a nice ride. Or, I'll take the dog on a car trip to Salineno to see if we can spot a brown jay.
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Old 02-26-12, 12:49 AM   #32
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After weeks of low temperatures and rainy commutes to work, a Clyde riding buddy and I set off on a 65 minute ferry ride across to the island of Aegina with our bikes. Reaching the main port/town, we trekked all along the northern coast to the town of Souvala for a nice cold coffee (temperature was around 19C / 68F) and returned to the town a few hours later for a late lunch/early dinner. The total distance was only around 25km, but it was continuous small hills with a couple of large ones which really knackered us. Overall a great single day outing taking advantage of the weather and natural beauty of the Greek islands.


Here's the route taken with the port on the left side and Souvala on the right...



Tony, my riding buddy and childhood friend gearing up...



Typical Greek road found around the islands; perfect for trekking because of light traffic!



View of the Saronic sea with Athens across (not seen) at 17nm...



One of two cyclist seen on this route...



...sorry for the blurry shots which were taken from a small cheap camera on my helmet.
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Old 02-26-12, 02:04 AM   #33
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Just got in from a 197 mile brevet (300k). Second ride on the new tandem, beautiful weather during the day, although it was cold this morning and cold this evening.
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Old 02-26-12, 04:34 AM   #34
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Yesterday I did what I call a triple nickle. I walked 5 miles @ 5% incline @5 mph. I did get a delivery from Nashbar yesterday as well. Today is an off day.
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Old 02-27-12, 12:21 AM   #35
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Way to go everyone!

Helped the parents out after a wicked ride with some friends!
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Old 03-08-12, 12:08 AM   #36
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Started a 2nd job, physical activity dropped, this will be changed as I can tell a huge difference!
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Old 03-08-12, 01:22 AM   #37
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Well today was one of the few nice weather days we've had in months and I made good use of it. I started with a nice ride through 25 miles of rolling hills. I washed my car. I mowed my lawn. Then I had an unbelievably fun marathon session of racquetball (played for 3 hours) in the evening.
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Old 03-08-12, 05:59 PM   #38
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WOW!!! Productive day!
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