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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 10-29-12, 01:06 PM   #1
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Stepped on the scale this morning and saw 199.5!

Been a while since I have been this low. Excited! Moved to Denver this year and really cranked up the riding. Working in the diet last couple months pushed me to 199. To many hills out here compared to Houston. Hope this will help with my climbing next summer. Riding season is winding down and changing to ski season. Thanks for all the great tips!
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Old 10-29-12, 01:08 PM   #2
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Congratulations! You have reached the goal many of us are striving for!
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Old 10-29-12, 01:21 PM   #3
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Way to go....enjoy your success.

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Old 10-29-12, 01:53 PM   #4
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Old 10-29-12, 02:51 PM   #5
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Great Job! I look forward to the day I can reach that.
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Old 10-29-12, 03:12 PM   #6
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I don't know you, but WOO HOO for you!! That's huge. Dipping into the 1s.

(I am trying to get there myself. I saw 218 this morning, which is a record for me. I started at 290.)
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Old 10-29-12, 03:14 PM   #7
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It's a great feeling isn't it! Congrats, and keep pedaling!
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Old 10-29-12, 08:06 PM   #9
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hey, you aren't allowed to post in this forum anymore, string bean! just kidding! congrats! i am also working on seeing 199 on the scale one day, too. i haven't been there since high school (a long long time ago), but i am so close now (currently at 212 lbs.). it seems the last 15 pounds may be the hardest to lose, especially with the cold season approaching. hang in there this winter, and keep up the good job!
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Wow that is great! Congrats!
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Gratz dude!!!
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Way to go! It's amazing how proud you feel when you see that "1" lighting up on the scale. Keep it up...or down I mean.
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I remember that day. Well done!!!
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It's a great feeling. Congrats
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Nice. I hope to join you by Thanksgiving. And again by Christmas
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Way to go - Those hills that looked like mountains will get smaller every time!
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Nice job! But who says riding season is over....
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Happy for you. Hope you know what worked and keep doing it.
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Thanks for all the congrats! I still will be rif=ding as much as possible over the winter but it will defiantly slow down.
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...Hope this will help with my climbing next summer...
How was your summer?! I just got around to reading this thread again after almost a year. Back in October I was at 212 lbs. This summer, after some daily dedication, I have managed to get down to 195 lbs.! Quite a milestone for me, but I will have to continue working hard this winter to keep it off.
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Congrats!!!! I've got 14lb to go and it is indeed not easy. Thanks for the inspiration.
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Old 09-01-13, 01:10 PM   #25
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Well done! I've gone this route with a bit to go. Keep on trying; never give up!

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