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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 12-01-12, 06:49 AM   #1
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i just broke the 2000 mile mark
after a stroke i needed to get into shape. i have not ridden a bike in 20 years at least.
i bought a bike and started riding in april.was hard at first with no balance or stamina. but as time went by
i was able to build up both of them.i have built a touring bike and i will be testing that out this morning to see how it rides
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Old 12-01-12, 08:20 AM   #2
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WOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!! Congratulations! 2000 miles is a lot of miles for most of us, and you did it in your first year (actually 8 or 9 months). You have every reason to be proud of yourself. Great job!
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Old 12-01-12, 09:20 AM   #3
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heres the bike i just built out on its first ride
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Old 12-01-12, 10:06 AM   #4
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That's just the greatest news! Kudos.
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Congratulations!

I just passed 1000 miles since starting last spring, and it has done so many good things for me. 2000 is a big milestone, way to go!
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Old 12-01-12, 12:40 PM   #6
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Well done!
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Congrats Nevermore1701! Enjoy the new build. 2K is a noteworthy accomplishment that most never reach in a year. Keep up the good work.
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