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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 07-10-12, 08:30 PM   #1
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I don't know if a metric half century is a thing...

But I rode one today. It's a personal best for me. 52km, 32.6 miles. If it hadn't gotten dark I feel like I could have cranked out another 10 miles.
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Old 07-10-12, 09:18 PM   #2
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Century, schmentuary... A personal best is always a good thing.
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Old 07-10-12, 09:31 PM   #3
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That's a nice ride... you have to start somewhere. Next up?
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Century, schmentuary... A personal best is always a good thing.
*looking all over for "Like" button* Yeah: what Skilsaw said.
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Well done! Personal accomplishments are always so rewarding.
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A metric half-century is not a thing, but a 52km ride sure is!
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Awesome......keep pedaling!
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I vote that we officially classify a metric half-century as a "thing".

Great ride. You should be proud.

So what's your next thing going to be?
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Congrats! Helluva ride! Especially being a personal best!
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great job! Those miles are good and you earned it.
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I like to use centimeters. So you did 500,000 cm. or one half of a mega cm.
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Great job.

Do you use Strava to track progress? I just got two PR's in two days on the same 1.4 mile segment; outbound yesterday afternoon, inbound this morning.
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Congrats on the milestone! It is the thing until you ride farther.
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Anything can be a thing, as long as you make your thing that thing.

Good job! Do it two more times, then add that 10 more miles!
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