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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 09-18-12, 11:43 PM   #1
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how to keep track miles ?

i know my park is one loop equal 1.8mile but i hate to keep number in my mind if i just ride around without worry keep track what you recommend what kind of equipment ? but i don't has iphone .. i notice some cyclist do have small GPS .. what you used kind of mile tracker ?

my weight is 260 but my goal is 200 by June 2013...
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If you have a smart phone there are a number of apps to do this. If not any bike computer will do it. A wireless one from a discount / membership store is what I put on my son's bike for less than $20.
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Bike computers are not expensive, and most bike stores have them for sale. I have a wired one that I like:

There are also wireless ones, as mentioned above. Either type is easy to install. There are several manufacturers to choose from too, with a range of prices. You'll find folks here that like every different kind of model and manufacturer.

Welcome to the Bike Forum, and I wish you success in meeting your goal. My personal goal wasn't necessarily a weight loss number, but rather to be a daily bike commuter to work. In the process, I have lost 40 pounds and controlled my cholesterol and blood pressure. Ride safe and have fun!
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A "cyclometer" (i.e., computer) that shows trip miles and an odometer is all you need. Shouldn't have to spend more than $25.
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$5 shipping. works great for me.
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